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Table 1.8c: Cancer Treatment by State, 2000

Cancer death rate per 100,000 population, by State, 2000 a
State Number Rateb
United States 553,080 201.0
Alabama 9,807 217.7
Alaska 704 203.3
Arizona 9,073 187.0
Arkansas 6,090 215.7
California 53,155 178.3
Colorado 5,922 167.7
Connecticut 7,065 192.0
Delaware 1,609 210.7
District of Columbia 1,335 231.9
Florida 39,183 197.5
Georgia 13,690 211.1
Hawaii 1,943 154.0
Idaho 2,128 181.3
Illinois 25,365 211.5
Indiana 12,842 216.5
Iowa 6,448 193.5
Kansas 5,223 187.2
Kentucky 9,207 230.3
Louisiana 9,400 230.6
Maine 3,070 222.2
Maryland 10,289 211.7
Massachusetts 14,027 208.3
Michigan 19,798 202.4
Minnesota 9,215 193.1
Mississippi 6,075 228.1
Missouri 12,144 208.7
Montana 1,867 194.3
Nebraska 3,382 187.9
Nevada 3,762 222.1
New Hampshire 2,484 215.4
New Jersey 18,072 206.7
New Mexico 2,905 178.4
New York 37,197 192.0
North Carolina 15,785 207.2
North Dakota 1,346 185.0
Ohio 24,988 212.7
Oklahoma 7,402 207.7
Oregon 6,951 197.4
Pennsylvania 30,160 210.4
Rhode Island 2,433 210.0
South Carolina 8,250 215.9
South Dakota 1,597 193.2
Tennessee 12,339 223.7
Texas 33,300 196.6
Utah 2,358 151.4
Vermont 1,240 207.1
Virginia 13,528 211.7
Washington 10,668 196.2
West Virginia 4,753 224.4
Wisconsin 10,638 194.1
Wyoming 868 186.7

aMeasure is age adjusted. Please see details in Measure Specifications Appendix.

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 1.8b: National Cancer Treatment, 1999 Table 1.9a: National Cancer Treatment, 2000

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