Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to navigation Skip directly to page options Skip directly to site content

Stats of the State of Oklahoma

Oklahoma Birth Data 2016
Oklahoma Birth Data 2016 State Rank* U.S.**
Percent of Births to Unmarried Mothers 42.3 17th 39.8
Cesarean Delivery Rate 32.0 18th (tie) 31.9
Preterm Birth Rate 10.7 10th 9.9
Teen Birth Rate 33.4 2nd 20.3
Low Birthweight Rate 7.8 31st (tie) 8.2
¹ Excludes data from U.S. territories
‡Number of live births per 1,000 females aged 15-19

 

OK Leading Causes of Death, 2016
OK Leading Causes of Death, 2016 Deaths Rate*** State Rank* U.S. Rate**
1. Heart Disease 10,209 228.2 2nd 165.5
2. Cancer 8,115 177.8 6th 155.8
3. Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease 2,794 61.4 4th 40.6
4. Accidents 2,592 64.1 6th 47.4
5. Stroke 1,859 41.8 10th 37.3
6. Alzheimer’s disease 1,590 36.1 13th (tie) 30.3
7. Diabetes 1,393 30.8 3rd 21.0
8. Suicide 822 21.0 8th 13.5
9. Chronic Liver Disease/Cirrhosis 640 14.6 5th 10.7
10. Kidney Disease 577 12.9 25th 13.1

 

Oklahoma Mortality Data
Oklahoma Mortality Data Deaths Rate** U.S. Deaths U.S. Rate***
Firearm Deaths 766 19.6 38,658 11.8
Homicide 322 8.6 19,362 6.2
Drug Overdose Deaths 813 21.5 63,632 19.8

 

Other Oklahoma Data
Other Oklahoma Data State U.S.
Infant Mortality Rate (Deaths per 1,000 live births) 7.4 5.9
Percentage of Persons Without Health Insurance 16.5 9.0††
Marriage Rate 6.7 6.9
Divorce Rate 4.4 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, 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.

Oklahoma Birth Data 2015
Oklahoma Birth Data 2015 State Rank* U.S.**
Percent of Births to Unmarried Mothers 41.8 18th 40.3¹
Cesarean Delivery Rate 32.4 17th 32.0
Preterm Birth Rate 10.3 10th (tie) 9.6
Teen Birth Rate 34.8 2nd (tie) 22.3
Low Birthweight Rate 7.9 27th (tie) 8.1
¹ Excludes data from U.S. territories
‡Number of live births per 1,000 females aged 15-19

 

OK Leading Causes of Death, 2015
OK Leading Causes of Death, 2015 Deaths Rate*** State Rank* U.S. Rate**
1. Heart Disease 10,310 234.0 2nd 168.6
2. Cancer 8,280 184.3 5th 158.5
3. Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease 2,924 65.8 1st 41.6
4. Accidents 2,422 60.1 5th 43.2
5. Stroke 1,881 43.0 10th 37.6
6. Alzheimer’s disease 1,498 34.7 18th 29.4
7. Diabetes 1,442 32.4 1st (tie) 21.3
8. Suicide 790 20.3 8th 13.3
9. Flu/Pneumonia 717 16.5 20th 15.2
9. Kidney Disease 616 14.2 24th 13.4

 

Oklahoma Mortality Data
Oklahoma Mortality Data Deaths Rate** U.S. Deaths U.S. Rate***
Firearm Deaths 706 18.0 36,252 11.1
Homicide 324 8.5 17,793 5.7
Drug Poisoning Deaths 725 19.0 52,404 16.3

 

Other Oklahoma Data
Other Oklahoma Data State U.S.
Infant Mortality Rate (Deaths per 1,000 live births) 7.3 5.9
Percentage of Persons Without Health Insurance

2015

2016

 

14.8

16.5

 

9.1

9.0††

Marriage Rate 7.4 6.9
Divorce Rate 4.4 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.

Oklahoma Birth Data 2014
Oklahoma Birth Data 2014 State Rank* U.S.**
Percent of Births to Unmarried Mothers 42.2 17th 40.2 ¹
Cesarean Delivery Rate 33.1 16th (tie) 32.2
Preterm Birth Rate 10.3 11th (tie) 9.6
Teen Birth Rate 38.5 2nd 24.2
Low Birthweight Rate 8.0 25th (tie) 8.0
¹ Excludes data from U.S. territories
‡Number of live births per 1,000 females aged 15-19

 

OK Leading Causes of Death, 2014
OK Leading Causes of Death, 2014 Deaths Rate*** State Rank* U.S. Rate**
1.  Heart Disease 9,868 228.1 2nd 16.07
2.  Cancer 7,934 179.9 7th 161.2
3.  Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease 2,772 63.3 2nd 40.5
4.  Accidents 2,421 60.4 4th 40.5
5.  Stroke 1,847 43.0 8th (tie) 36.5
6.  Diabetes 1,261 29.1 3rd 20.9
7.  Alzheimer’s disease 1,227 28.9 19th 25.4
8.  Suicide 736 19.1 9th 13.0
9.  Flu/Pneumonia 723 16.8 18th (tie) 15.1
9.  Kidney Disease 604 14.2 21st 13.2

 

Oklahoma Mortality Data
Oklahoma Mortality Data Deaths Rate** U.S. Deaths U.S. Rate***
Firearm Deaths 611 15.7 33,594 10.3
Homicide 250 6.6 15,872 5.1
Drug Poisoning Deaths 777 20.3 47,055 14.7

 

Other Oklahoma Data
Other Oklahoma Data State U.S.
Infant Mortality Rate  (Deaths per 1,000 live births) 8.1 5.8
Percentage of Persons Without Health Insurance 18.1 11.5
Marriage Rate 7.1 6.9†
Divorce Rate 4.5 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, 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.

 

TOP