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Maps show the typical cause of death in each region of America – Daily Mail

There is a new way to determine how you will die other then doing those quizzes on Facebook. Data collected by the University of Washington in Seattle offer an unprecedented detailed glimpse into the differing healthcare needs between regions. data collected by the University of Washington in Seattle offer an unprecedented detailed glimpse into the differing healthcare needs between regions. Violent deaths are more common in the West and heart disease is more likely to raise the death toll in West Virginia and Kentucky.

Key Takeaways:

  • That is the conclusion of a new study that lays bare the most common causes of death county-by-county across the United States, and how it has changed since 1980.
  • The data collected by the University of Washington in Seattle offer an unprecedented detailed glimpse into the differing healthcare needs between regions.
  • Drug overdose deaths have shot up 200 percent since 1980 – with some areas seeing an increase as high as 1000 percent.

“”Where you live determines how you die.””

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-4033158/What-typical-cause-death-county-Incredible-maps-leading-killers-region-America.html