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1,608 residents die of unintentional injuries in Iowa in 2016

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By Local Labs News Service | Oct 16, 2019

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There were 1,608 Iowa residents who died of unintentional injuries in 2016, a 4.6 percent increase over the previous year, according to data obtained from the National Center for Health Statistics.

In 2015, 1,537 Iowa residents died of unintentional injuries.

The National Center for Health Statistics is the nation’s primary health statistics agency. The CDC and other health-related organizations can use NCHS data for a variety of ends.

The following table shows total unintentional injuries deaths by state in 2016 and 2015.

Total unintentional injuries deaths by state
State
2016 deaths
2015 deaths
California
13,213
12,544
Florida
12,561
10,578
Texas
10,536
9,976
Pennsylvania
8,410
7,324
Ohio
7,999
6,756
New York
7,354
6,515
Illinois
5,508
4,850
North Carolina
5,476
4,991
Michigan
5,313
4,647
Georgia
4,701
4,344
Tennessee
4,238
3,873
Arizona
4,010
3,539
New Jersey
3,839
3,218
Massachusetts
3,831
3,229
Virginia
3,710
3,429
Missouri
3,625
3,309
Wisconsin
3,575
3,206
Indiana
3,496
3,258
Washington
3,221
3,192
Kentucky
3,194
2,962
South Carolina
3,012
2,737
Colorado
2,880
2,725
Alabama
2,755
2,552
Louisiana
2,710
2,578
Minnesota
2,697
2,574
Oklahoma
2,592
2,422
Maryland
2,271
1,903
Oregon
2,105
1,999
Connecticut
1,978
1,799
Mississippi
1,803
1,814
West Virginia
1,705
1,516
Iowa
1,608
1,537
Arkansas
1,604
1,538
New Mexico
1,487
1,430
Kansas
1,444
1,475
Nevada
1,395
1,340
Utah
1,211
1,223
New Hampshire
924
815
Maine
909
802
Idaho
849
746
Nebraska
772
799
Rhode Island
675
649
Montana
626
637
Hawaii
577
536
Delaware
516
449
South Dakota
505
469
Alaska
439
388
District of Columbia
401
265
Vermont
372
346
Wyoming
371
400
North Dakota
371
368

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