Stats of the State of New Hampshire

New Hampshire Birth Data 2017
New Hampshire Birth Data 2017 State Rank* U.S.**
Percent of Births to Unmarried Mothers 32.6 44th 39.8
Cesarean Delivery Rate 31.0 25th 32.0
Preterm Birth Rate 8.4 47th (tie) 9.9
Teen Birth Rate 8.4 49th 18.8
Low Birthweight Rate 6.9 41st (tie) 8.3
¹ Excludes data from U.S. territories
‡Number of live births per 1,000 females aged 15-19

 

2017 Stats of the State of New Hampshire
NH Leading Causes of Death, 2017 Deaths Rate*** State Rank* U.S. Rate**
1. Cancer 2,760 153.5 27th 152.5
2. Heart Disease 2,721 149.7 35th 165.0
3. Accidents 907 62.9 9th 49.4
4. Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease 755 43.0 27th (tie) 40.9
5. Stroke 514 28.9 45th 37.6
6. Alzheimer’s disease 436 24.8 38th 31.0
7. Diabetes 340 19.2 38th (tie) 21.5
8. Suicide 265 18.9 16th (tie) 14.0
9. Flu/Pneumonia 230 13.1 36th (tie) 14.3
10. Kidney Disease 169 9.4 37th 13.0

 

New Hampshire Mortality Data
New Hampshire Mortality Data Deaths Rate** U.S. Deaths U.S. Rate***
Firearm Deaths 146 10.4 39,773 12.0
Homicide 17 Unreliable 19,511 6.2
Drug Overdose Deaths 467 37.0 70,237 21.7

 

Other New Hampshire Data
Other New Hampshire Data State U.S.
Infant Mortality Rate (Deaths per 1,000 live births) 4.2 5.8
Marriage Ratepdf icon 7.0 6.9
Divorce Ratepdf icon 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. 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.

New Hampshire Birth Data 2016
New Hampshire Birth Data 2016 State Rank* U.S.**
Percent of Births to Unmarried Mothers 33.7 41st 39.8
Cesarean Delivery Rate 30.9 26th 31.9
Preterm Birth Rate 7.8 50th 9.9
Teen Birth Rate 9.3 49th 20.3
Low Birthweight Rate 6.4 48th (tie) 8.2
¹ Excludes data from U.S. territories
‡Number of live births per 1,000 females aged 15-19

 

2016 Stats of the State of New Hampshire
NH Leading Causes of Death, 2016 Deaths Rate*** State Rank* U.S. Rate**
1. Cancer 2,875 164.1 17th 155.8
2. Heart Disease 2,631 151.1 33rd 165.5
3. Accidents 924 66.6 4th (tie) 47.4
4. Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease 684 39.3 32nd 40.6
5. Stroke 490 28.0 46th 37.3
6. Alzheimer’s disease 430 24.8 37th 30.3
7. Diabetes 316 17.9 40th (tie) 21.0
8. Suicide 244 17.2 19th 13.5
9. Flu/Pneumonia 203 11.8 35th 13.5
10. Chronic Liver Disease/Cirrhosis 162 9.6 33rd 10.7

 

New Hampshire Mortality Data
New Hampshire Mortality Data Deaths Rate** U.S. Deaths U.S. Rate***
Firearm Deaths 132 9.3 38,658 11.8
Homicide 18 Unreliable 19,362 6.2
Drug Overdose Deaths 481 39.0 63,632 19.8

 

Other New Hampshire Data
Other New Hampshire Data State U.S.
Infant Mortality Rate (Deaths per 1,000 live births) 3.7 5.9
Percentage of Persons Without Health Insurance 7.2 9.0††
Marriage Ratepdf icon 7.0 6.9
Divorce Ratepdf icon 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 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; 2015 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.

New Hampshire Birth Data 2015
New Hampshire Birth Data 2015 State Rank* U.S.**
Percent of Births to Unmarried Mothers 34.0 41st 40.3¹
Cesarean Delivery Rate 30.8 25th 32.0
Preterm Birth Rate 7.9 48th 9.6
Teen Birth Rate 10.9 48th 22.3
Low Birthweight Rate 6.9 38th (tie) 8.1
¹ Excludes data from U.S. territories
‡Number of live births per 1,000 females aged 15-19

 

NH Leading Causes of Death, 2015
NH Leading Causes of Death, 2015 Deaths Rate*** State Rank* U.S. Rate**
1. Cancer 2,773 161.3 24th 158.5
2. Heart Disease 2,571 149.0 39th 168.5
3. Accidents 815 59.0 7th 43.2
4. Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease 705 41.9 31st 41.6
5. Stroke 457 26.9 49th 37.6
6. Alzheimer’s disease 432 25.5 34th 29.4
7. Diabetes 308 17.9 43rd (tie) 21.3
8. Flu/Pneumonia 275 16.1 22nd (tie) 15.2
9. Suicide 228 16.5 18th 13.3
10. Kidney Disease 194 11.4 31st (tie) 13.4

 

New Hampshire Mortality Data
New Hampshire Mortality Data Deaths Rate** U.S. Deaths U.S. Rate***
Firearm Deaths 121 8.9 36,252 11.1
Homicide 18 Unreliable 17,793 5.7
Drug Poisoning Deaths 422 34.3 52,404 16.3

 

Other New Hampshire Data
Other New Hampshire Data State U.S.
Infant Mortality Rate (Deaths per 1,000 live births) 4.2 5.9
Percentage of Persons Without Health Insurance

2015

2016

 

5.4

7.2

 

9.1

9.0††

Marriage Ratepdf icon 6.9 6.9
Divorce Ratepdf icon 3.3 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.

New Hampshire Birth Data 2014
New Hampshire Birth Data 2014 State Rank* U.S.**
Percent of Births to Unmarried Mothers 33.7 41st 40.2¹
Cesarean Delivery Rate 29.9 32nd 32.2
Preterm Birth Rate 8.2 46th (tie) 9.6
Teen Birth Rate 11.0 49th 24.2
Low Birthweight Rate 6.9 40th 8.0
¹ Excludes data from U.S. territories
‡Number of live births per 1,000 females aged 15-19

 

NH Leading Causes of Death, 2014
NH Leading Causes of Death, 2014 Deaths Rate*** State Rank* U.S. Rate**
1.  Cancer 2,698 160.4 30th 161.2
2.  Heart Disease 2,464 147.9 36th (tie) 167.0
3.  Accidents 716 50.5 11th 40.5
4.  Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease 680 41.3 27th 40.5
5.  Stroke 474 28.9 45th 36.5
6.  Alzheimer’s disease 396 24.0 31st 25.4
7.  Diabetes 300 18.0 43rd 20.9
8.  Suicide 247 17.8 14th (tie) 13.0
9.  Flu/Pneumonia 194 11.5 42nd 15.1
10.  Chronic Liver Disease/Cirrhosis 180 10.1 26th 10.4

 

New Hampshire Mortality Data
New Hampshire Mortality Data Deaths Rate** U.S. Deaths U.S. Rate***
Firearm Deaths 122 8.7 33,594 10.3
Homicide 17 Unreliable 15,872 5.1
Drug Poisoning Deaths 334 26.2 47,055 14.7

 

Other New Hampshire Data
Other New Hampshire Data State U.S.
Infant Mortality Rate  (Deaths per 1,000 live births) 4.3 5.8
Percentage of Persons Without Health Insurance 8.0 11.5
Marriage Ratepdf icon 7.2 6.9†
Divorce Ratepdf icon 3.5 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