Stats of the State of Nevada

Nevada Birth Data 2017
Nevada Birth Data 2017 State Rank* U.S.**
Percent of Births to Unmarried Mothers 48.4 4th 39.8
Cesarean Delivery Rate 34.1 11th (tie) 32.0
Preterm Birth Rate 10.7 11th 9.9
Teen Birth Rate 21.9 17th (tie) 18.8
Low Birthweight Rate 9.1 11th (tie) 8.3
¹ Excludes data from U.S. territories
‡Number of live births per 1,000 females aged 15-19

 

NV Leading Causes of Death, 2017
NV Leading Causes of Death, 2017 Deaths Rate*** State Rank* U.S. Rate**
1. Heart Disease 6,417 199.3 7th 165.0
2. Cancer 5,283 155.3 23rd 152.5
3. Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease 1,633 50.0 6th 40.9
4. Accidents 1,496 47.8 34th 49.4
5. Stroke 1,137 35.9 32nd 37.6
6. Alzheimer’s disease 779 27.3 35th (tie) 31.0
7.  Flu/Pneumonia 636 19.6 6th 14.3
8. Suicide 627 20.3 10th (tie) 14.0
9. Diabetes 608 18.3 43rd 21.5
10. Chronic Liver Disease/Cirrhosis 458 13.3 11th 10.9

 

Nevada Mortality Data
Nevada Mortality Data Deaths Rate** U.S. Deaths U.S. Rate***
Firearm Deaths 508 16.7 39,773 12.0
Homicide 221 7.6 19,511 6.2
Drug Overdose Deaths 676 21.6 70,237 21.7

 

Other Nevada Data
Other Nevada Data State U.S.
Infant Mortality Rate (Deaths per 1,000 live births) 5.8 5.8
Marriage Ratepdf icon 28.6 6.9
Divorce Ratepdf icon 4.5 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. 8pdf icon; 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 reportpdf icon. 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.

Nevada Birth Data 2016
Nevada Birth Data 2016 State Rank* U.S.**
Percent of Births to Unmarried Mothers 47.8 4th 39.8
Cesarean Delivery Rate 33.8 8th (tie) 31.9
Preterm Birth Rate 10.4 12th (tie) 9.9
Teen Birth Rate 24.2 14th 20.3
Low Birthweight Rate 8.5 17th (tie) 8.2
¹ Excludes data from U.S. territories
‡Number of live births per 1,000 females aged 15-19

 

NV Leading Causes of Death, 2016
NV Leading Causes of Death, 2016 Deaths Rate*** State Rank* U.S. Rate**
1. Heart Disease 6,457 205.9 6th 165.5
2. Cancer 5,214 157.3 27th 155.8
3. Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease 1,778 56.6 6th 40.6
4. Accidents 1,395 46.0 33rd (tie) 47.4
5. Stroke 1,096 35.9 29th 37.3
6. Alzheimer’s disease 686 24.6 38th 30.4
7. Suicide 650 21.4 6th (tie) 13.5
8. Diabetes 580 17.9 40th (tie) 21.0
9. Flu/Pneumonia 567 18.1 5th 13.5
10. Chronic Liver Disease/Cirrhosis 417 12.3 14th 10.7

 

Nevada Mortality Data
Nevada Mortality Data Deaths Rate** U.S. Deaths U.S. Rate***
Firearm Deaths 498 16.8 38,658 11.8
Homicide 211 7.4 19,362 6.2
Drug Overdose Deaths 665 21.7 63,632 19.8

 

Other Nevada Data
Other Nevada Data State U.S.
Infant Mortality Rate (Deaths per 1,000 live births) 5.7 5.9
Percentage of Persons Without Health Insurance 10.2 9.0††
Marriage Ratepdf icon 28.4 6.9
Divorce Ratepdf icon 4.3 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, 2015pdf icon and Health Insurance Coverage: Early Release of Estimates From the National Health Interview Survey, 2016pdf icon; 2016 birth data come from National Vital Statistics Reports, Vol. 67, No. 1pdf icon; 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 reportpdf icon. 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.

Nevada Birth Data 2015
Nevada Birth Data 2015 State Rank* U.S.**
Percent of Births to Unmarried Mothers 46.7 5th 40.3¹
Cesarean Delivery Rate 34.6 8th 32.0
Preterm Birth Rate 10.0 16th (tie) 9.6
Teen Birth Rate 27.6 13th 22.3
Low Birthweight Rate 8.5 17th (tie) 8.1
¹ Excludes data from U.S. territories
‡Number of live births per 1,000 females aged 15-19

 

NV Leading Causes of Death, 2015
NV Leading Causes of Death, 2015 Deaths Rate*** State Rank* U.S. Rate**
1. Heart Disease 6,114 200.9 7th 168.5
2. Cancer 5,015 157.2 30th 158.5
3. Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease 1,617 54.1 10th 41.6
4. Accidents 1,340 45.4 31st 43.2
5. Stroke 1,078 37.0 27th 37.6
6. Alzheimer’s disease 874 32.9 21st 29.4
7. Flu/Pneumonia 630 21.3 4th 15.2
8. Suicide 558 18.4 11th 13.3
9. Chronic Liver Disease/Cirrhosis 475 14.5 7th 10.8
10. Diabetes 420 13.4 50th 21.3

 

Nevada Mortality Data
Nevada Mortality Data Deaths Rate** U.S. Deaths U.S. Rate***
Firearm Deaths 446 14.9 36,252 11.1
Homicide 191 6.7 17,793 5.7
Drug Poisoning Deaths 619 20.4 52,404 16.3

 

Other Nevada Data
Other Nevada Data State U.S.
Infant Mortality Rate (Deaths per 1,000 live births) 5.2 5.9
Percentage of Persons Without Health Insurance

2015

2016

 

11.5

10.2

 

9.1

9.0††

Marriage Ratepdf icon 31.0 6.9
Divorce Ratepdf icon 4.6 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, 2015pdf icon and Health Insurance Coverage: Early Release of Estimates From the National Health Interview Survey, 2016pdf icon; 2015 birth data come from National Vital Statistics Reports, Vol. 66, No. 1pdf icon; 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 reportpdf icon. 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.

Nevada Birth Data 2014
Nevada Birth Data 2014 State Rank* U.S.**
Percent of Births to Unmarried Mothers 45.8 7th 40.2¹
Cesarean Delivery Rate 34.4 10th 32.2
Preterm Birth Rate 10.1 13th (tie) 9.6
Teen Birth Rate 28.5 13th (tie) 24.2
Low Birthweight Rate 8.3 18th (tie) 8.0
¹ Excludes data from U.S. territories
‡Number of live births per 1,000 females aged 15-19

 

NV Leading Causes of Death, 2014
NV Leading Causes of Death, 2014 Deaths Rate*** State Rank* U.S. Rate**
1.  Heart Disease 5,761 197.2 9th 167.0
2.  Cancer 5,015 164.5 24th 161.2
3.  Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease 1,522 52.9 8th 40.5
4.  Accidents 1,166 40.2 37th 40.5
5.  Stroke 948 33.8 37th 36.5
6.  Flu/Pneumonia 687 23.8 1st 15.1
7.  Alzheimer’s disease 606 23.8 32nd 25.4
8.  Suicide 573 19.6 8th 13.0
9.  Chronic Liver Disease/Cirrhosis 392 12.2 10th 10.4
10.  Kidney Disease 365 12.8 27th 13.2

 

Nevada Mortality Data
Nevada Mortality Data Deaths Rate** U.S. Deaths U.S. Rate***
Firearm Deaths 429 14.8 33,594 10.3
Homicide 176 6.3 15,872 5.1
Drug Poisoning Deaths 545 18.4 47,055 14.7

 

Other Nevada Data
Other Nevada Data State U.S.
Infant Mortality Rate  (Deaths per 1,000 live births) 5.5 5.8
Percentage of Persons Without Health Insurance 15.0 11.5
Marriage Ratepdf icon 31.9 6.9†
Divorce Ratepdf icon 5.3 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, 2014pdf icon; 2014 birth data come from National Vital Statistics Reports, Vol. 64, No. 12pdf icon; 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 reportpdf icon.  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.

 

Page last reviewed: April 11, 2018