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Table 1.11b
Cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year for lung cancer, by State, 1999 and 2002
  2002 1999
State Number Ratea Standard error Number Ratea Standard error
United States 157,713 54.9 0.1 152,154 55.5 0.1
Alabama 2,989 63.6 1.2 2,854 62.6 1.2
Alaska 198 49.8 3.9 179 53.6 4.3
Arizona 2,621 47.5 0.9 2,516 49.6 1.0
Arkansas 2,136 71.8 1.6 1,954 67.9 1.5
California 13,799 45.3 0.4 13,752 48.1 0.4
Colorado 1,550 42.2 1.1 1,368 40.3 1.1
Connecticut 1,847 48.5 1.1 1,788 48.8 1.2
Delaware 474 56.1 2.6 539 68.2 2.9
District of Columbia 326 58.2 3.2 299 54.0 3.1
Florida 11,852 55.2 0.5 11,489 56.5 0.5
Georgia 4,188 59.6 0.9 3,936 59.9 1.0
Hawaii 424 31.6 1.5 454 36.7 1.7
Idaho 531 43.1 1.9 497 43.0 1.9
Illinois 6,850 56.4 0.7 6,717 56.7 0.7
Indiana 3,969 65.0 1.0 3,899 65.6 1.0
Iowa 1,734 51.6 1.2 1,676 50.8 1.2
Kansas 1,479 53.1 1.4 1,470 53.9 1.4
Kentucky 3,347 79.7 1.4 2,970 74.0 1.4
Louisiana 2,839 66.6 1.3 2,693 65.5 1.3
Maine 948 63.4 2.1 824 58.2 2.0
Maryland 2,968 57.5 1.1 2,848 58.6 1.1
Massachusetts 3,763 54.7 0.9 3,595 54.1 0.9
Michigan 5,718 57.1 0.8 5,441 56.3 0.8
Minnesota 2,327 47.7 1.0 2,206 47.3 1.0
Mississippi 1,901 68.2 1.6 1,907 70.5 1.6
Missouri 3,794 63.2 1.0 3,624 62.0 1.0
Montana 531 53.1 2.3 508 53.4 2.4
Nebraska 889 49.1 1.7 910 51.4 1.7
Nevada 1,156 57.7 1.7 1,131 64.0 1.9
New Hampshire 703 55.7 2.1 665 56.1 2.2
New Jersey 4,560 50.4 0.7 4,605 52.9 0.8
New Mexico 699 39.3 1.5 627 37.8 1.5
New York 9,619 48.5 0.5 9,554 50.0 0.5
North Carolina 4,868 59.7 0.9 4,685 60.7 0.9
North Dakota 304 42.4 2.4 298 41.6 2.4
Ohio 7,496 62.2 0.7 7,177 61.0 0.7
Oklahoma 2,398 65.3 1.3 2,225 62.7 1.3
Oregon 2,057 56.9 1.3 1,888 54.5 1.3
Pennsylvania 8,101 54.8 0.6 7,923 54.7 0.6
Rhode Island 695 58.1 2.2 698 60.1 2.3
South Carolina 2,483 59.8 1.2 2,340 60.2 1.2
South Dakota 400 47.8 2.4 404 49.7 2.5
Tennessee 4,082 69.2 1.1 3,793 67.2 1.1
Texas 9,806 54.7 0.6 9,192 55.2 0.6
Utah 400 24.4 1.2 402 26.4 1.3
Vermont 318 48.7 2.7 338 54.9 3.0
Virginia 3,923 57.5 0.9 3,780 58.7 1.0
Washington 3,084 54.5 1.0 3,057 57.3 1.0
West Virginia 1,522 69.9 1.8 1,570 73.4 1.9
Wisconsin 2,805 49.7 0.9 2,649 48.6 0.9
Wyoming 242 49.1 3.2 240 52.0 3.4

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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