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Stats of the State of Kansas

Kansas Birth Data, 2016
Kansas Birth Data, 2016 State Rank* U.S.**
Percent of Births to Unmarried Mothers 36.0 36th 39.8
Cesarean Delivery Rate 29.5 32nd 31.9
Preterm Birth Rate 9.1 34th (tie) 9.9
Teen Birth Rate 21.9 21st 20.3
Low Birthweight Rate 7.0  38th (tie) 8.2
¹ Excludes data from U.S. territories
‡Number of live births per 1,000 females aged 15-19

 

KS Leading Causes of Death, 2016
KS Leading Causes of Death, 2016 Deaths Rate*** State Rank* U.S. Rate**
1. Heart Disease 5,672 159.2 25th 165.5
2. Cancer 5,484 158.6 23rd 155.8
3. Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease 1,654 48.3 15th 40.6
4. Accidents 1,444 45.7 27th 47.4
5. Stroke 1,363 38.6 21st 37.3
6. Alzheimer’s disease 855 23.1 40th 30.3
7. Diabetes 727 21.2 23rd (tie) 21.0
8. Kidney Disease 533 15.0 19th 13.1
9. Flu/Pneumonia 522 14.4 20h 13.5
10. Suicide 514 17.9 15th 13.5

 

Kansas Mortality Data
Kansas Mortality Data Deaths Rate** U.S. Deaths U.S. Rate***
Firearm Deaths 383 13.4 38,658 11.8
Homicide 147 5.3 19,103 6.1
Drug Overdose Deaths 313 11.1 63,632 19.8

 

2016 Stats of the State of Kansas
Other Kansas Data State U.S.
Infant Mortality Rate (Deaths per 1,000 live births) 5.9 5.9
Percentage of Persons Without Health Insurance 7.9 9.0††
Marriage Rate 6.2 6.9
Divorce Rate 2.7 3.2†

 

* Rankings are from highest to lowest.
** Rates for the U.S. include the District of Columbia and (for births) U.S. territories. Refer to notes in publication tables for more detail.
*** Death rates are age-adjusted. Refer to source notes below for more detail.
†Excludes data for California, Georgia, Hawaii, Indiana, Minnesota, and New Mexico.
†† Estimates are presented for fewer than 50 states and the District of Columbia due to considerations of sample size and precision.
n/a – Data not available.
 

Sources:

Health Insurance data come from Health Insurance Coverage: Early Release of Estimates From the National Health Interview Survey, 2016; 2016 birth data come from National Vital Statistics Reports, Vol. 67, No. 1; leading cause of death data, including firearm, homicide, and drug poisoning mortality data, and infant mortality data come from CDC WONDER and rankings and rates are based on 2016 age-adjusted death rates. For more information on age-adjustment, refer to this report. States are categorized from highest rate to lowest rate. Although adjusted for variations in age-distribution and population size, differences by state do not take into account other state specific population characteristics that may affect the level of the birth characteristic or mortality. When the number of deaths or births events is small, differences by state may be unreliable due to instability in rates. When the number of deaths is small, rankings by state may be unreliable due to instability in death rates. Marriage and divorce data come from unpublished tables from the Division of Vital Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, CDC.

Kansas Birth Data, 2015
Kansas Birth Data, 2015 State Rank* U.S.**
Percent of Births to Unmarried Mothers 36.0 36th (tie) 40.3¹
Cesarean Delivery Rate 29.6 32nd (tie) 32.0
Preterm Birth Rate 8.8 35th 9.6
Teen Birth Rate 25.5 19th 22.3
Low Birthweight Rate 6.8 40th (tie) 8.1
¹ Excludes data from U.S. territories
‡Number of live births per 1,000 females aged 15-19

 

KS Leading Causes of Death, 2015
KS Leading Causes of Death, 2015 Deaths Rate*** State Rank* U.S. Rate**
1. Heart Disease 5,624 158.5 27th 168.5
2. Cancer 5,604 164.6 20th 158.5
3. Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease 1,704 49.7 16th 41.6
4. Accidents 1,475 47.2 27th 43.2
5. Stroke 1,364 38.6 18th 37.6
6. Alzheimer’s disease 865 23.5 38th 29.4
7. Diabetes 684 20.2 33rd (tie) 21.3
8. Flu/Pneumonia 682 18.9 10th 15.2
9. Kidney Disease 582 16.8 12th 13.4
10. Suicide 477 16.3 19th 13.3

 

Kansas Mortality Data
Kansas Mortality Data Deaths Rate** U.S. Deaths U.S. Rate***
Firearm Deaths 330 11.4 36,252 11.1
Homicide 132 4.7 17,793 5.7
Drug Poisoning Deaths 329 11.8 52,404 16.3

 

Other Kansas Data
Other Kansas Data State U.S.
Infant Mortality Rate (Deaths per 1,000 live births) 5.9 5.9
Percentage of Persons Without Health Insurance

2015

2016

 

8.3

7.9

 

9.1

9.0††

Marriage Rate 5.9 6.9
Divorce Rate 2.8 3.1†

 

* Rankings are from highest to lowest.
** Rates for the U.S. include the District of Columbia and (for births) U.S. territories. Refer to notes in publication tables for more detail.
*** Death rates are age-adjusted. Refer to source notes below for more detail.
†Excludes data for California, Georgia, Hawaii, Indiana, and Minnesota.
†† Estimates are presented for fewer than 50 states and the District of Columbia due to considerations of sample size and precision.
n/a – Data not available.
 

Sources:

Health Insurance data come from Health Insurance Coverage: Early Release of Estimates From the National Health Interview Survey, 2015 and Health Insurance Coverage: Early Release of Estimates From the National Health Interview Survey, 2016; 2015 birth data come from National Vital Statistics Reports, Vol. 66, No. 1; leading cause of death data, including firearm, homicide, and drug poisoning mortality data, and infant mortality data come from CDC WONDER and rankings and rates are based on 2015 age-adjusted death rates. For more information on age-adjustment, refer to this report. States are categorized from highest rate to lowest rate. Although adjusted for variations in age-distribution and population size, differences by state do not take into account other state specific population characteristics that may affect the level of the birth characteristic or mortality. When the number of deaths or births events is small, differences by state may be unreliable due to instability in rates. When the number of deaths is small, rankings by state may be unreliable due to instability in death rates. Marriage and divorce data come from unpublished tables from the Division of Vital Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, CDC

Kansas Birth Data, 2014
Kansas Birth Data, 2014 State Rank* U.S.**
Percent of Births to Unmarried Mothers 36.5 35th 40.2¹
Cesarean Delivery Rate 29.8 33rd (tie) 32.2
Preterm Birth Rate 8.7 36th (tie) 9.6
Teen Birth Rate 27.6 18th 24.2
Low Birthweight Rate 7.0 37th (tie) 8.0
¹ Excludes data from U.S. territories
‡Number of live births per 1,000 females aged 15-19

 

KS Leading Causes of Death, 2014
KS Leading Causes of Death, 2014 Deaths Rate*** State Rank* U.S. Rate**
1.  Cancer 5,587 166.8 21st 161.2
2.  Heart Disease 5,479 157.4 26th 167.0
3.  Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease 1,673 49.2 14th 40.5
4.  Accidents 1,377 44.1 28th 40.5
5.  Stroke 1,363 39.0 16th 36.5
6.  Alzheimer’s disease 790 21.9 35th (tie) 25.4
7.  Diabetes 643 19.2 34th (tie) 20.9
8.  Flu/Pneumonia 637 18.2 11th 15.1
9.  Kidney Disease 569 16.6 13th 13.2
10.  Suicide 455 15.7 20th (tie) 13.0

 

Kansas Mortality Data
Kansas Mortality Data Deaths Rate** U.S. Deaths U.S. Rate***
Firearm Deaths 329 11.3 33,594 10.3
Homicide 104 3.6 15,872 5.1
Drug Poisoning Deaths 332 11.7 47,055 14.7

 

Other Kansas Data
Other Kansas Data State U.S.
Infant Mortality Rate  (Deaths per 1,000 live births) 6.3 5.8
Percentage of Persons Without Health Insurance 9.0 11.5
Marriage Rate 6.1 6.9†
Divorce Rate 3.0 3.2††

 

* Rankings are from highest to lowest.
** Rates for the U.S. include the District of Columbia and (for births) U.S. territories.  Refer to notes in publication tables for more detail.
*** Death rates are age-adjusted.  Refer to source notes below for more detail.
†Excludes data for Georgia.
††Excludes data for California, Georgia, Hawaii, Indiana, and Minnesota.
n/a – Data not available.
 

Sources:

Health Insurance data come from Health Insurance Coverage: Early Release of Estimates From the National Health Interview Survey, 2014; 2014 birth data come from National Vital Statistics Reports, Vol. 64, No. 12; leading cause of death data, including firearm, homicide, and drug poisoning mortality data, and infant mortality data come from CDC WONDER and rankings and rates are based on 2014 age-adjusted death rates. For more information on age-adjustment, refer to this report.  States are categorized from highest rate to lowest rate. Although adjusted for variations in age-distribution and population size, differences by state do not take into account other state specific population characteristics that may affect the level of the birth characteristic or mortality. When the number of deaths or births events is small, differences by state may be unreliable due to instability in rates.  When the number of deaths is small, rankings by state may be unreliable due to instability in death rates. Marriage and divorce data come from unpublished tables from the Division of Vital Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, CDC

 

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