Stats of the State of Utah

2017 Stats of the State of Utah
Utah Birth Data 2017 State Rank* U.S.**
Percent of Births to Unmarried Mothers 18.5 50th 39.8
Cesarean Delivery Rate 22.8 49th 32.0
Preterm Birth Rate 9.4 31st 9.9
Teen Birth Rate 15.2 34th 18.8
Low Birthweight Rate 7.2 38th 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 Utah
UT Leading Causes of Death, 2017 Deaths Rate*** State Rank* U.S. Rate**
1. Heart Disease 3,749 120.9 33rd 165.0
2. Cancer 3,161 101.9 50th 152.5
3. Accidents 1,238 39.9 40th 49.4
4.  Alzheimer’s disease 991 31.9 9th 37.6
5. Stroke 888 28.6 31st 31.0
6. Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease 826 26.6 45th 40.9
7.  Suicide 663 21.4 6th 14.0
8. Diabetes 596 19.2 18th 21.5
9.  Kidney Disease 384 12.4 17th 13.0
10. Flu/Pneumonia 334 10.8 33rd (tie) 14.3

 

2016 Stats of the State of Utah
Utah Mortality Data Deaths Rate** U.S. Deaths U.S. Rate***
Firearm Deaths 410 14.0 38,658 11.8
Homicide 79 2.6 19,362 6.2
Drug Overdose Deaths 6305 22.3 63,632 19.8

 

2016 Stats of the State of Utah
Other Utah Data State U.S.
Infant Mortality Rate (Deaths per 1,000 live births) 5.9 5.8
Marriage Ratepdf icon 8.7 6.9
Divorce Ratepdf icon 3.4 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.

2016 Stats of the State of Utah
Utah Birth Data 2016 State Rank* U.S.**
Percent of Births to Unmarried Mothers 18.6 50th 39.8
Cesarean Delivery Rate 22.3 50th 31.9
Preterm Birth Rate 9.6 25th (tie) 9.9
Teen Birth Rate 15.6 39th 20.3
Low Birthweight Rate 7.2 36th 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 Utah
UT Leading Causes of Death, 2016 Deaths Rate*** State Rank* U.S. Rate**
1. Heart Disease 3,636 150.0 36th 165.5
2. Cancer 3,125 122.4 50th 155.8
3. Accidents 1,211 43.8 39th (tie) 47.4
4. Stroke 932 38.8 20th 37.3
5. Alzheimer’s disease 904 39.3 9th 30.3
6. Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease 875 35.8 40th 40.6
7. Diabetes 624 24.6 9th (tie) 21.0
8. Suicide 620 21.8 5th 13.5
9. Flu/Pneumonia 380 15.5 12th 13.5
10. Kidney Disease 370 15.2 18th 13.1

 

2016 Stats of the State of Utah
Utah Mortality Data Deaths Rate** U.S. Deaths U.S. Rate***
Firearm Deaths 370 12.9 38,658 11.8
Homicide 80 2.5 19,362 6.2
Drug Overdose Deaths 635 22.4 63,632 19.8

 

2016 Stats of the State of Utah
Other Utah Data State U.S.
Infant Mortality Rate (Deaths per 1,000 live births) 5.4 5.9
Percentage of Persons Without Health Insurance 7.1 9.0††
Marriage Ratepdf icon 9.0 6.9
Divorce Ratepdf icon 3.6 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, 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.

Utah Birth Data 2015
Utah Birth Data 2015 State Rank* U.S.**
Percent of Births to Unmarried Mothers 18.8 50th 40.3¹
Cesarean Delivery Rate 22.8 50th 32.0
Preterm Birth Rate 9.3 30th 9.6
Teen Birth Rate 17.6 37th (tie) 22.3
Low Birthweight Rate 7.0 37th 8.1
¹ Excludes data from U.S. territories
‡Number of live births per 1,000 females aged 15-19

 

UT Leading Causes of Death, 2015
UT Leading Causes of Death, 2015 Deaths Rate*** State Rank* U.S. Rate**
1. Heart Disease 3,598 152.9 35th 168.5
2. Cancer 3,091 125.2 50th 158.5
3. Accidents 1,223 45.6 30th 43.2
4. Alzheimer’s disease 906 40.7 9th 29.4
5. Stroke 888 38.4 19th (tie) 37.6
6. Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease 811 33.9 43rd 41.6
7. Suicide 630 22.4 5th 13.3
8. Diabetes 604 24.6 13th 21.3
9. Flu/Pneumonia 372 15.7 26th (tie) 15.2
10. Kidney Disease 363 15.6 17th 13.4

 

Utah Mortality Data
Utah Mortality Data Deaths Rate** U.S. Deaths U.S. Rate***
Firearm Deaths 367 12.8 36,252 11.1
Homicide 60 2.0 17,793 5.7
Drug Poisoning Deaths 646 23.4 52,404 16.3

 

Other Utah Data
Other Utah Data State U.S.
Infant Mortality Rate (Deaths per 1,000 live births) 5.1 5.9
Percentage of Persons Without Health Insurance

2015

2016

 

8.6

7.1

 

9.1

9.0††

Marriage Ratepdf icon 8.1 6.9
Divorce Ratepdf icon 3.6 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.

2014 Stats of the State of Utah
2014 Stats of the State of Utah State Rank* U.S.**
Percent of Births to Unmarried Mothers 18.6 50th 40.2¹
Cesarean Delivery Rate 22.3 50th 32.2
Preterm Birth Rate 9.1 32nd (tie) 9.6
Teen Birth Rate 19.4 36th 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

 

UT Leading Causes of Death, 2014
UT Leading Causes of Death, 2014 Deaths Rate*** State Rank* U.S. Rate**
1.  Heart Disease 3,431 151.0 34th 167.0
2.  Cancer 3,043 127.4 50th 161.2
3.  Accidents 1,167 45.5 25th 40.5
4.  Stroke 856 37.9 20th (tie) 36.5
5.  Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease 757 32.6 43rd 40.5
6.  Alzheimer’s disease 584 26.7 25th 25.4
7.  Diabetes 570 24.3 9th (tie) 20.9
8.  Suicide 559 20.5 5th 13.0
9.  Kidney Disease 393 17.2 11th 13.2
10.  Flu/Pneumonia 366 16.2 20th (tie) 15.1

 

Utah Mortality Data
Utah Mortality Data Deaths Rate** U.S. Deaths U.S. Rate***
Firearm Deaths 337 12.3 33,594 10.3
Homicide 61 2.0 15,872 5.1
Drug Poisoning Deaths 603 22.4 47,055 14.7

 

Other Utah Data
Other Utah Data State U.S.
Infant Mortality Rate  (Deaths per 1,000 live births) 4.9 5.8
Percentage of Persons Without Health Insurance 12.9 11.5
Marriage Ratepdf icon 7.3 6.9†
Divorce Ratepdf icon 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 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 9, 2018