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Stats of the State of Wisconsin

Wisconsin Birth Data 2016
Wisconsin Birth Data 2016 State Rank* U.S.**
Percent of Births to Unmarried Mothers 37.2 30th 39.8
Cesarean Delivery Rate 26.0 43rd 31.9
Preterm Birth Rate 9.6 25th (tie) 9.9
Teen Birth Rate 15.0 41st 20.3
Low Birthweight Rate 7.4 34th 8.2
¹ Excludes data from U.S. territories
‡Number of live births per 1,000 females aged 15-19

 

WI Leading Causes of Death, 2016
WI Leading Causes of Death, 2016 Deaths Rate*** State Rank* U.S. Rate**
1. Heart Disease 11,526 154.9 29th 165.5
2. Cancer 11,498 158.0 25th (tie) 155.8
3. Accidents 3,575 55.6 17th 47.4
4. Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease 2,786 38.3 32nd (tie) 40.6
5. Stroke 2,481 33.3 36th 37.3
6. Alzheimer’s disease 2,256 29.6 29th (tie) 30.3
7. Diabetes 1,440 19.9 32nd 21.0
8. Kidney Disease 960 13.0 24th 13.1
9. Flu/Pneumonia 888 11.9 34th 13.5
10. Suicide 866 14.7 27th (tie) 13.5

 

Wisconsin Mortality Data
Wisconsin Mortality Data Deaths Rate** U.S. Deaths U.S. Rate***
Firearm Deaths 664 11.4 38,658 11.8
Homicide 256 4.8 19,362 6.2
Drug Overdose Deaths 1,074 19.3 63,632 19.8

 

Other Wisconsin Data
Other Wisconsin Data State U.S.
Infant Mortality Rate (Deaths per 1,000 live births) 6.3 5.9
Percentage of Persons Without Health Insurance 6.5 9.0††
Marriage Rate 5.6 6.9
Divorce Rate 2.6 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, 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.

Wisconsin Birth Data 2015
Wisconsin Birth Data 2015 State Rank* U.S.**
Percent of Births to Unmarried Mothers 37.5 30th (tie) 40.3¹
Cesarean Delivery Rate 26.2 42nd 32.0
Preterm Birth Rate 9.4 27th (tie) 9.6
Teen Birth Rate 16.2 41st 22.3
Low Birthweight Rate 7.3 33rd 8.1
¹ Excludes data from U.S. territories
‡Number of live births per 1,000 females aged 15-19

 

WI Leading Causes of Death, 2015
WI Leading Causes of Death, 2015 Deaths Rate*** State Rank* U.S. Rate**
1. Cancer 11,473 156.0 27th 158.5
2. Heart Disease 11,423 159.3 30th 168.5
3. Accidents 3,206 49.3 22nd 43.2
4. Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease 2,846 39.3 33rd 41.6
5. Stroke 2,618 35.6 32nd 37.6
6. Alzheimer’s disease 2,087 27.5 31st 29.4
7. Diabetes 1,382 19.4 37th 21.3
8. Flu/Pneumonia 1,052 14.2 34th (tie) 15.2
9. Kidney Disease 996 13.7 25th 13.4
10. Suicide 877 14.7 27th 13.3

 

Wisconsin Mortality Data
Wisconsin Mortality Data Deaths Rate** U.S. Deaths U.S. Rate***
Firearm Deaths 613 10.4 36,252 11.1
Homicide 243 4.5 17,793 5.7
Drug Poisoning Deaths 878 15.5 52,404 16.3

 

Other Wisconsin Data
Other Wisconsin Data State U.S.
Infant Mortality Rate (Deaths per 1,000 live births) 5.8 5.9
Percentage of Persons Without Health Insurance

2015

2016

 

3.7

6.5

 

9.1

9.0††

Marriage Rate 5.6 6.9
Divorce Rate 2.6 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, 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.

Wisconsin Birth Data 2014
Wisconsin Birth Data 2014 State Rank* U.S.**
Percent of Births to Unmarried Mothers 37.8 30th 40.2¹
Cesarean Delivery Rate 26.1 42nd 32.2
Preterm Birth Rate 9.2 28th (tie) 9.6
Teen Birth Rate 18.0 40th 24.2
Low Birthweight Rate 7.3 34th 8.0
¹ Excludes data from U.S. territories
‡Number of live births per 1,000 females aged 15-19

 

WI Leading Causes of Death, 2014
WI Leading Causes of Death, 2014 Deaths Rate*** State Rank* U.S. Rate**
1.  Cancer 11,393 161.8 27th 161.2
2.  Heart Disease 11,229 155.1 30th 167.0
3.  Accidents 3,015 46.9 21st 40.5
4.  Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease 2,759 39.3 33rd 40.5
5.  Stroke 2,511 34.6 31st 36.5
6.  Alzheimer’s disease 1,876 25.0 29th 25.4
7.  Diabetes 1,352 19.1 37th 20.9
8.  Flu/Pneumonia 1,002 13.8 34th (tie) 15.1
9.  Kidney Disease 980 13.5 25th 13.2
10.  Suicide 769 13.1 34th 13.0

 

Wisconsin Mortality Data
Wisconsin Mortality Data Deaths Rate** U.S. Deaths U.S. Rate***
Firearm Deaths 487 8.2 33,594 10.3
Homicide 166 3.0 15,872 5.1
Drug Poisoning Deaths 853 15.1 47,055 14.7

 

Other Wisconsin Data
Other Wisconsin Data State U.S.
Infant Mortality Rate  (Deaths per 1,000 live births) 5.7 5.8
Percentage of Persons Without Health Insurance 6.3 11.5
Marriage Rate 5.7 6.9†
Divorce Rate 2.7 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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