Age-Adjusted Firearm Mortality By State 2015

Today’s  map of the day shows firearm mortality by state for the year of 2015 per 100,000 total population. From the map we can see a cluster of south states that had rates ranging between 13.51 – 23.50, indicated by the dark brown/brown shading.  We can also see some western states such as, Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, Wyoming, and Montana also had a high rate of firearm mortality. In contrast, some states, such as California, Hawaii, New York, New Jersey, Road Island, Iowa and Montana had a low mortality rate ranging between 3.00 – 7.50, indicated by the yellow shading.