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2005 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.10b
Cancer deaths per 100,000 female population per year for breast cancer, by State, 1999 and 2002
  2002 1999
State Number Ratea Standard error Number Ratea Standard error
United States 41,514 25.6 0.1 41,144 26.6 0.1
Alabama 681 25.5 1.0 653 25.7 1.0
Alaska 47 20.5 3.3 42 20.6 3.4
Arizona 659 22.6 0.9 684 25.4 1.0
Arkansas 416 25.4 1.3 401 25.3 1.3
California 4,133 23.9 0.4 4,060 25.1 0.4
Colorado 493 22.7 1.0 489 24.8 1.1
Connecticut 551 25.3 1.1 541 25.5 1.1
Delaware 110 23.5 2.2 120 27.7 2.5
District of Columbia 110 34.1 3.3 118 35.6 3.3
Florida 2,668 23.7 0.5 2,579 24.4 0.5
Georgia 1,042 25.2 0.8 1,008 26.1 0.8
Hawaii 115 16.2 1.5 138 21.2 1.8
Idaho 173 25.2 1.9 171 26.9 2.1
Illinois 1,897 27.1 0.6 2,007 29.5 0.7
Indiana 900 25.7 0.9 898 26.4 0.9
Iowa 483 24.8 1.2 479 25.9 1.2
Kansas 419 26.4 1.3 386 25.3 1.3
Kentucky 652 27.4 1.1 602 26.7 1.1
Louisiana 718 29.7 1.1 683 29.2 1.1
Maine 201 24.0 1.7 215 27.1 1.9
Maryland 879 29.4 1.0 791 28.0 1.0
Massachusetts 1,055 26.2 0.8 1,045 27.2 0.9
Michigan 1,516 26.8 0.7 1,531 28.1 0.7
Minnesota 641 22.7 0.9 670 25.0 1.0
Mississippi 419 26.6 1.3 429 28.0 1.4
Missouri 893 26.1 0.9 856 25.7 0.9
Montana 150 27.5 2.3 122 23.5 2.1
Nebraska 252 24.2 1.6 249 24.0 1.6
Nevada 270 25.9 1.6 245 26.7 1.7
New Hampshire 176 24.2 1.8 186 27.7 2.0
New Jersey 1,476 28.3 0.7 1,436 28.9 0.8
New Mexico 216 21.9 1.5 215 23.5 1.6
New York 2,988 26.1 0.5 3,127 28.4 0.5
North Carolina 1,221 26.4 0.8 1,168 26.7 0.8
North Dakota 103 26.0 2.6 111 26.0 2.6
Ohio 1,913 28.0 0.6 1,960 29.4 0.7
Oklahoma 546 27.0 1.2 522 26.4 1.2
Oregon 501 24.8 1.1 511 26.7 1.2
Pennsylvania 2,317 27.9 0.6 2,386 29.4 0.6
Rhode Island 164 23.4 1.9 179 26.7 2.0
South Carolina 627 26.9 1.1 604 27.7 1.1
South Dakota 109 23.9 2.4 110 23.0 2.3
Tennessee 865 25.8 0.9 833 26.1 0.9
Texas 2,510 24.3 0.5 2,408 25.2 0.5
Utah 220 23.9 1.6 185 21.7 1.6
Vermont 81 21.4 2.4 89 25.4 2.7
Virginia 1,059 26.9 0.8 1,008 27.2 0.9
Washington 762 23.8 0.9 725 24.0 0.9
West Virginia 274 22.8 1.4 286 25.0 1.5
Wisconsin 790 24.6 0.9 825 26.8 0.9
Wyoming 53 19.4 2.7 58 23.0 3.0

a Estimates 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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