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Table 1.11c: Cancer Treatment by State

Lung cancer death rate per 100,000 population, by State, 2000 a
     
State Number Rate b
United States 155,516 56.5
Alabama 2,966 65.3
Alaska 204 57.4
Arizona 2,520 51.4
Arkansas 1,989 70.1
California 13,701 46.3
Colorado 1,432 40.7
Connecticut 1,867 51.5
Delaware 478 62.1
District of Columbia 319 55.8
Florida 11,749 58.9
Georgia 4,167 63.9
Hawaii 448 35.1
Idaho 533 45.5
Illinois 6,833 57.4
Indiana 3,938 66.3
Iowa 1,734 53.0
Kansas 1,458 52.9
Kentucky 3,257 80.8
Louisiana 2,821 68.6
Maine 896 65.2
Maryland 2,926 60.1
Massachusetts 3,764 56.6
Michigan 5,549 56.7
Minnesota 2,197 46.9
Mississippi 1,933 72.3
Missouri 3,741 64.6
Montana 485 50.5
Nebraska 861 48.6
Nevada 1,184 68.4
New Hampshire 659 57.5
New Jersey 4,684 53.7
New Mexico 662 40.5
New York 9,569 49.5
North Carolina 4,875 63.3
North Dakota 315 44.6
Ohio 7,264 61.7
Oklahoma 2,322 64.9
Oregon 2,057 58.7
Pennsylvania 8,060 56.4
Rhode Island 682 59.9
South Carolina 2,422 62.4
South Dakota 389 47.9
Tennessee 3,941 70.6
Texas 9,479 56.0
Utah 407 26.4
Vermont 334 56.1
Virginia 3,854 60.1
Washington 3,115 57.7
West Virginia 1,583 74.0
Wisconsin 2,661 49.2
Wyoming 232 49.3

aMeasure is age adjusted.

b1990-based postcensal population estimates were used to calculate death rates; future reports will present rates based on intercensal population estimates for 1998 and 1999 and bridged-race population estimates for 2000 and subsequent years.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Vital Statistics System - Mortality.

Table 1.11b: National Cancer Treatment, 1999 Table 1.12a: National Cancer Treatment

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