Age-adjusted rates per 100,000 U.S. standard population. Populations used for computing death rates are postcensal estimates based on the 2000 census estimated as of July 1, 2006. Since death rates are affected by the population composition of a given area, age-adjusted death rates should be used for comparisons between areas because they control for differences in population composition. Data are for 2006.
Percentage (most recent) of total area which is water by state.
Current expenditure per pupil in fall enrollment in public elementary and secondary schools, by state or jurisdiction. 2004-05
Infant deaths and mortality rate by state: US, 1995-2005
Teen death rate is the number of deaths from all causes to teens between ages 15 and 19 per 100,000 teens in this age group. The data are reported by place of residence, rather than by the location where the death occurred. Data as of 2005.
Values reported in pounds are converted to kilograms using a conversion factor of 2.205
Values reported in tones are converted to kilograms using a conversion factor of 1000
Important: Dioxins and Furans are reported differently in each country. Reported amounts are converted to kg in the database, but users should keep in mind these differences and consult the national databases for details.
Certain pollutants, such as metals, are grouped (e.g.: "lead and its compounds...
Gross State Product in US dollars, current prices. GDP figures for the US Territories of Guam , American Samoa and Northern Mariana Islands are based on Purchasing Power Parity from 2000. US Virgin Islands GDP figure is from 2002. Puerto Rico's GDP is a 2005 estimate and also based on Purchasing Power Parity. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
Number of Waters on 303(d) List
Medicare Spending Estimates by State of Residence (in millions). Data reflect Medicare spending on personal health care services and products (hospital care, physician services, nursing home care, prescription drugs, etc.) by state of residence. State of residence estimates account for the flow of individuals between states in order to consume health care services and present health spending based on where individuals reside rather than where they receive care.