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Table 1.12c: Cancer Treatment by State, 2000

Colorectal cancer death rate per 100,000 population, by State, 2000 a
     
State Number Rate b
     
United States 57,477 20.9
Alabama 894 20.0
Alaska 64 22.7
Arizona 897 18.6
Arkansas 628 22.3
California 5,245 17.7
Colorado 603 17.3
Connecticut 818 21.9
Delaware 147 19.3
District of Columbia 162 28.0
Florida 3,892 19.4
Georgia 1,289 20.1
Hawaii 197 15.7
Idaho 186 16.0
Illinois 2,799 23.2
Indiana 1,311 22.2
Iowa 762 22.4
Kansas 522 18.5
Kentucky 951 24.0
Louisiana 990 24.5
Maine 321 23.0
Maryland 1,169 24.3
Massachusetts 1,513 22.1
Michigan 1,939 19.9
Minnesota 922 19.1
Mississippi 658 24.8
Missouri 1,265 21.5
Montana 198 20.5
Nebraska 412 22.5
Nevada 418 25.3
New Hampshire 264 22.9
New Jersey 2,019 23.0
New Mexico 304 18.9
New York 4,264 21.9
North Carolina 1,561 20.6
North Dakota 142 19.1
Ohio 2,621 22.3
Oklahoma 780 21.8
Oregon 621 17.6
Pennsylvania 3,418 23.5
Rhode Island 259 21.5
South Carolina 852 22.6
South Dakota 208 24.7
Tennessee 1,259 23.0
Texas 3,233 19.3
Utah 274 17.8
Vermont 131 21.8
Virginia 1,355 21.5
Washington 998 18.4
West Virginia 473 22.3
Wisconsin 1,178 21.2
Wyoming 91 19.8

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 1.12b: National Cancer Treatment, 1999 Table 1.13a: National Palliative Care

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