2,256 residents die of alzheimer's disease in Wisconsin in 2016


There were 2,256 Wisconsin residents who died of alzheimer's disease in 2016, an 8.1 percent increase over the previous year, according to data obtained from the National Center for Health Statistics.

In 2015, 2,087 Wisconsin residents died of alzheimer's disease.

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 alzheimer's disease deaths by state in 2016 and 2015.

Total alzheimer's disease deaths by state
State
2016 deaths
2015 deaths
California
15,570
15,065
Texas
9,135
8,903
Florida
7,155
7,031
Ohio
5,031
4,643
Michigan
4,249
3,771
Pennsylvania
4,185
4,012
North Carolina
4,153
3,803
Georgia
4,021
3,714
Illinois
3,877
3,686
New York
3,349
3,174
Washington
3,269
3,490
Tennessee
3,250
3,122
Arizona
3,082
2,943
Indiana
2,678
2,513
Alabama
2,507
2,282
South Carolina
2,481
2,453
New Jersey
2,435
2,260
Virginia
2,408
2,248
Missouri
2,302
2,173
Wisconsin
2,256
2,087
Minnesota
2,219
1,789
Louisiana
2,195
2,018
Colorado
1,835
1,612
Oregon
1,786
1,652
Kentucky
1,728
1,694
Massachusetts
1,708
1,815
Oklahoma
1,590
1,498
Mississippi
1,485
1,402
Arkansas
1,475
1,457
Iowa
1,415
1,339
Maryland
1,178
1,095
Connecticut
1,035
966
Utah
904
906
Kansas
855
865
West Virginia
786
738
Nevada
686
874
Nebraska
634
598
Idaho
607
552
New Mexico
583
483
Maine
577
544
South Dakota
449
421
Hawaii
445
422
New Hampshire
430
432
Rhode Island
422
453
North Dakota
361
376
Delaware
329
264
Montana
314
277
Vermont
310
298
Wyoming
138
151
District of Columbia
120
129
Alaska
111
68

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