It seems like every story we see in the news these days, they’re talking about people who are dying in Idaho.

Whether it’s from traffic accidents, gun violence, or the pandemic roaring on (with no real end in sight), we are seeing a very scary trend in our society. 

And it got us wondering: What are the most common causes of death within Idaho?



Well, all we can say is: We were relatively surprised to see these results, particularly the fatality rates of each cause of death.

Some of these are avoidable and some are treatable, but all of them are pretty devastating. 

Continue reading on to discover what the causes are…

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