The most distinctive cause of death in Connecticut (and other links)

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the most distinctive causes of death in each state — and, in Connecticut, the cause is inflammatory diseases of female pelvic organs. In other words, an infection of female reproductive organs.

This analysis looks at what causes of death are more common in a given state versus the U.S. as a whole.

But, in Connecticut, only 19 deaths can be attributed to inflammatory diseases of female pelvic organs from 2001 to 2010. New York also shares this most distinctive cause of death.

In Florida, HIV was the most distinctive cause — about 15,600 deaths from 2001 to 2010. In Texas, tuberculosis claimed 679 people in that time span.

The full dataset can be downloaded here.

Now for some more links:

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