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North Dakota's Alcohol Related Death Rate One of the Highest in the Nation

1998 State-By-State Traffic Fatalities

*  = States with an alcohol related death rate above the national average.

STATE 1998 Total
Traffic
Deaths
1998 Alcohol
Related
Deaths
Percent
Alcohol-
Related
       
Alabama 1,071 406 38.0
Alaska 71 31 43.6*
Arizona 980 423 43.2*
Arkansas 625 193 30.9
California 3,494 1,324 37.9
Colorado 628 232 36.9
Connecticut 329 142 43.1*
Delaware 115 45 38.9*
D.C. 54 27 50.8*
Florida 2,824 925 32.8
Georgia 1,569 509 32.5
Hawaii 120 56 46.6*
Idaho 265 90 34.0
Illinois 1,393 599 43.0*
Indiana 978 379 38.7*
Iowa 449 164 36.4
Kansas 493 174 35.3
Kentucky 858 285 33.3
Louisiana 922 426 46.2*
Maine 192 54 28.0
Maryland 606 203 33.5
Massachusetts 406 192 47.4*
Michigan 1,367 536 39.2*
Minnesota 650 280 43.0*
Mississippi 948 351 37.0
Missouri 1,169 525 44.9*
Montana 237 104 43.8*
Nebraska 315 119 37.9
Nevada 361 177 49.0*
New Hampshire 128 61 47.5*
New Jersey 743 271 36.5
New Mexico 424 193 45.4*
New York 1,498 365 24.4
North Carolina 1,596 513 32.1
North Dakota 92 44 47.5*
Ohio 1,422 464 32.6
Oklahoma 755 252 33.4
Oregon 538 233 43.3*
Pennsylvania 1,481 619 41.8*
Rhode Island 74 35 47.5*
South Carolina 1,002 304 30.3
South Dakota 165 67 40.5*
Tennessee 1,216 499 41.1*
Texas 3,577 1,792 50.1*
Utah 350 50 14.4
Vermont 104 38 36.8
Virginia 935 343 36.7
Washington 660 307 46.5*
West Virginia 354 145 40.9*
Wisconsin 714 302 42.2*
Wyoming 154 68 44.1*
TOTAL 41,471 15,935 38.4
       

Source: Mothers Against Drunk Drivers