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The state of Maryland scores lower than the nation overall in teen birth rate. The state also has a lower mortality rate in firearm and drug poisoning deaths.

However, among the 10 leading causes of death in the United States, Maryland has mortality rates that are higher than the U.S. rates for the following causes: heart disease and influenza/pneumonia.

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