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Stats of the State of Montana

Montana Birth Data 2017
Montana Birth Data 2017 State Rank* U.S.**
Percent of Births to Unmarried Mothers 35.9 35th 39.8
Cesarean Delivery Rate 28.5 35th 32.0
Preterm Birth Rate 9.5 29th (tie) 9.9
Teen Birth Rate 21.2 21st 18.8
Low Birthweight Rate 8.0 30th 8.3
¹ Excludes data from U.S. territories
‡Number of live births per 1,000 females aged 15-19

 

MT Leading Causes of Death, 2017
MT Leading Causes of Death, 2017 Deaths Rate*** State Rank* U.S. Rate**
1.  Heart Disease 2,164 155.0 29th 165.0
2. Cancer 2,145 152.6 30th (tie) 152.5
3. Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease 752 53.5 10th 40.9
4. Accidents 579 50.2 31st 49.4
5. Stroke 487 35.6 34th 37.6
6. Suicide 311 28.9 1st 14.0
7. Diabetes 292 21.6 23rd 21.5
8.  Alzheimer’s Disease 285 20.9 44th 31.0
9. Chronic Liver Disease/Cirrhosis 195 16.1 3rdh 10.9
10. Flu/Pneumonia 185 13.3 33rd (tie) 14.3

 

Montana Mortality Data
Montana Mortality Data Deaths Rate** U.S. Deaths U.S. Rate***
Firearm Deaths 244 22.5 39,733 12.0
Homicide 42 4.3 19,511 6.2
Drug Overdose Deaths 119 11.7 70,237 21.7

 

Other Montana Data
Other Montana Data State U.S.
Infant Mortality Rate (Deaths per 1,000 live births) 5.4 5.8
Marriage Rate 8.0 6.9†
Divorce Rate 3.1 2.9†

 

* 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.
**** State estimate is unavailable.
† Excludes data for California, 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:

2017 birth data come from National Vital Statistics Reports, Vol. 67, No. 8; 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 2017 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.

Montana Birth Data 2016
Montana Birth Data 2016 State Rank* U.S.**
Percent of Births to Unmarried Mothers 36.4 34th 39.8
Cesarean Delivery Rate 29.1 34th 31.9
Preterm Birth Rate 8.8 42nd (tie) 9.9
Teen Birth Rate 23.7 15th (tie) 20.3
Low Birthweight Rate 7.9 29th (tie) 8.2
¹ Excludes data from U.S. territories
‡Number of live births per 1,000 females aged 15-19

 

MT Leading Causes of Death, 2016
MT Leading Causes of Death, 2016 Deaths Rate*** State Rank* U.S. Rate**
1.  Heart Disease 2,138 154.4 30th 165.5
2. Cancer 2,031 145.9 41st 155.8
3. Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease 722 51.9 11th 40.6
4. Accidents 626 54.1 22nd 47.4
5. Stroke 440 32.5 39th (tie) 37.3
6. Alzheimer’s Disease 314 22.6 41st 30.3
7. Diabetes 311 23.6 16th 21.0
8. Suicide 267 25.9 1st 13.5
9. Chronic Liver Disease/Cirrhosis 160 13.6 6th 10.7
10. Kidney Disease 155 11.3 30th (tie) 13.1

 

Montana Mortality Data
Montana Mortality Data Deaths Rate** U.S. Deaths U.S. Rate***
Firearm Deaths 194 18.9 38,658 11.8
Homicide 42 4.3 19,103 6.1
Drug Overdose Deaths 119 11.7 63,632 19.8

 

Other Montana Data
Other Montana Data State U.S.
Infant Mortality Rate (Deaths per 1,000 live births) 5.9 5.9
Percentage of Persons Without Health Insurance 9.3 9.0††
Marriage Rate 7.8 6.9†
Divorce Rate 3.1 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.

Montana Birth Data 2015
Montana Birth Data 2015 State Rank* U.S.**
Percent of Births to Unmarried Mothers 36.3 34th 40.3¹
Cesarean Delivery Rate 29.7 31st 32.0
Preterm Birth Rate 8.4 43rd (tie) 9.6
Teen Birth Rate 25.3 20th 22.3
Low Birthweight Rate 7.1 35th (tie) 8.1
¹ Excludes data from U.S. territories
‡Number of live births per 1,000 females aged 15-19

 

MT Leading Causes of Death, 2015
MT Leading Causes of Death, 2015 Deaths Rate*** State Rank* U.S. Rate**
1. Cancer 2,130 156.9 31st 158.5
2. Heart Disease 2,104 155.8 31st 168.5
3. Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease 679 50.2 14th 41.6
4. Accidents 637 56.3 10th 43.2
5. Stroke 458 33.8 35th 37.6
6. Diabetes 321 24.5 14th 21.3
7. Alzheimer’s Disease 277 20.7 42nd 29.4
8. Suicide 272 25.3 3rd 13.3
9. Flu/Pneumonia 183 13.7 37th 15.2
10. Chronic Liver Disease/Cirrhosis 179 15.7 4th 10.8

 

Montana Mortality Data
Montana Mortality Data Deaths Rate** U.S. Deaths U.S. Rate***
Firearm Deaths 205 19.2 36,252 11.1
Homicide 38 4.0 17,793 5.7
Drug Poisoning Deaths 138 13.8 52,404 16.3

 

Other Montana Data
Other Montana Data State U.S.
Infant Mortality Rate (Deaths per 1,000 live births) 6.0 5.9
Percentage of Persons Without Health Insurance

2015

2016

 

10.0

9.3

 

9.1

9.0††

Marriage Rate 8.0 6.9†
Divorce Rate 3.4 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.

Montana Birth Data 2014
Montana Birth Data 2014 State Rank* U.S.**
Percent of Births to Unmarried Mothers 36.9 34th 40.2¹
Cesarean Delivery Rate 31.4 23rd 32.2
Preterm Birth Rate 9.3 25th (tie) 9.6
Teen Birth Rate 26.4 20th 24.2
Low Birthweight Rate 7.4 33rd 8.0
¹ Excludes data from U.S. territories
‡Number of live births per 1,000 females aged 15-19

 

MT Leading Causes of Death, 2014
MT Leading Causes of Death, 2014 Deaths Rate*** State Rank* U.S. Rate**
1.  Cancer 2066 156.3 33rd 161.2
2.  Heart Disease 1957 147.8 38th 167.0
3.  Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease 668 50.3 13th 40.5
4.  Accidents 581 52.6 9th 40.5
5.  Stroke 480 36.4 27th 36.5
6.  Alzheimer’s disease 253 19.2 39th 25.4
7.  Suicide 251 23.9 1st 13.0
8.  Diabetes 250 19.2 34th (tie) 20.9
9.  Flu/Pneumonia 179 13.7 36th (tie) 15.1
10.  Chronic Liver Disease/Cirrhosis 150 12.2 10th (tie) 10.4

 

Montana Mortality Data
Montana Mortality Data Deaths Rate** U.S. Deaths U.S. Rate***
Firearm Deaths 172 16.1 33,594 10.3
Homicide 30 2.9 15,872 5.1
Drug Poisoning Deaths 125 12.4 47,055 14.7

 

Other Montana Data
Other Montana Data State U.S.
Infant Mortality Rate  (Deaths per 1,000 live births) 5.5 5.8
Percentage of Persons Without Health Insurance 10.0 9.1
Marriage Rate 7.9 6.9†
Divorce Rate 3.4 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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