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Table 1.8b: Cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year for all cancers, by State, 1999 and 2001

  2001 1999
State Number Ratea Standard error Number Ratea Standard error
             
United States 553,760 196.0 0.3 549,829 200.8 0.3
             
Alabama 9,801 212.2 2.1 9,506 210.9 2.2
Alaska 689 192.6 7.9 633 190.5 8.3
Arizona 9,142 172.9 1.8 9,006 179.9 1.9
Arkansas 6,091 208.0 2.7 6,137 214.1 2.7
California 53,923 179.2 0.8 53,064 184.9 0.8
Colorado 6,145 169.6 2.2 5,862 171.1 2.2
Connecticut 7,093 187.2 2.2 7,054 191.0 2.3
Delaware 1,786 219.3 5.2 1,737 223.3 5.3
District of Columbia 1,327 235.3 6.4 1,340 241.4 6.6
Florida 39,088 187.2 1.0 38,477 190.6 1.0
Georgia 13,818 202.1 1.7 13,225 202.3 1.8
Hawaii 2,024 155.9 3.5 1,916 156.6 3.6
Idaho 2,093 172.2 3.8 2,162 186.4 4.0
Illinois 24,778 204.5 1.3 25,024 210.4 1.3
Indiana 12,831 211.6 1.9 12,898 217.4 1.9
Iowa 6,404 188.7 2.4 6,346 189.1 2.4
Kansas 5,448 193.3 2.6 5,334 192.4 2.6
Kentucky 9,358 227.9 2.3 8,925 224.2 2.4
Louisiana 9,517 227.4 2.3 9,412 230.5 2.4
Maine 3,045 207.4 3.7 3,035 214.6 3.9
Maryland 10,322 204.6 2.0 10,143 209.4 2.1
Massachusetts 13,750 199.3 1.7 13,853 206.4 1.7
Michigan 19,689 199.0 1.4 19,744 205.2 1.5
Minnesota 8,967 183.1 1.9 8,892 187.0 2.0
Mississippi 5,958 216.3 2.8 6,143 227.9 2.9
Missouri 12,365 206.8 1.9 12,186 207.9 1.9
Montana 1,956 198.8 4.5 1,854 195.1 4.5
Nebraska 3,389 185.0 3.2 3,410 189.0 3.2
Nevada 3,814 205.9 3.4 3,556 206.7 3.5
New Hampshire 2,398 193.9 3.9 2,408 203.5 4.1
New Jersey 18,164 203.2 1.5 18,177 209.3 1.5
New Mexico 2,900 167.0 3.1 2,857 173.3 3.2
New York 36,975 187.7 1.0 37,609 196.6 1.0
North Carolina 16,065 202.5 1.6 15,815 207.1 1.6
North Dakota 1,391 188.4 5.1 1,366 186.7 5.1
Ohio 24,804 207.8 1.3 25,233 215.4 1.3
Oklahoma 7,411 205.2 2.4 7,312 206.7 2.4
Oregon 7,057 196.1 2.3 6,905 198.2 2.4
Pennsylvania 29,913 203.3 1.2 30,311 209.5 1.2
Rhode Island 2,398 200.6 4.1 2,463 210.3 4.2
South Carolina 8,272 206.8 2.3 8,089 211.7 2.4
South Dakota 1,590 187.9 4.7 1,632 197.4 4.9
Tennessee 12,229 212.5 1.9 11,941 213.9 2.0
Texas 33,488 191.0 1.0 32,755 196.1 1.1
Utah 2,313 143.4 3.0 2,393 155.7 3.2
Vermont 1,249 194.8 5.5 1,255 203.7 5.7
Virginia 13,345 199.9 1.7 13,365 209.1 1.8
Washington 10,802 193.3 1.9 10,653 198.3 1.9
West Virginia 4,685 218.7 3.2 4,762 225.1 3.3
Wisconsin 10,777 190.9 1.8 10,755 195.5 1.9
Wyoming 923 192.9 6.3 899 195.1 6.5
             

a Rates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population.

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

 

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