I know, what a strange an morbid thing to post about. When I saw this, I was definitely interested, so I thought you might be as well.

This map is compiled from information collected in 2008 by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. The study was done on mortality rates in different states. As they were researching how long people lived, they of course found out how long people DID NOT live, and what they died from. From there, they were able to see how and what people were dying from.

So, In Louisiana, if an accident doesn't get you, heart disease will apparently...Happy Wednesday!

Ben Blatt / Via slate.com

 

Ben Blatt / Via slate.com