Maps Show How You’re Most Likely to Die Based on What State You Live In

We all love a good infograph map—telling us what music our state likes, the most common baby names, which states are the funniest, how we’ll eventually meet our untimely ends. OK, that last one is a little morbid, but in a weird way, probably the most helpful. Slate’s Ben Blatt compiled data from the CDC to create this series of U.S. maps that examine the most common ways people die around the country. In addition to possibly satisfying some grim curiosity, the maps can actually show how different health risks (like respiratory disease, heart disease and diabetes), more commonly affect people in different regions of the nation …

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