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Table 1.8b
Cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year for all cancers, by State, 1999 and 2002
  2002 1999
State Number Ratea Standard error Number Ratea Standard error
United States 557,264 193.5 0.3 549,829 200.8 0.3
Alabama 9,698 207.5 2.1 9,506 210.9 2.2
Alaska 715 185.9 7.6 633 190.5 8.3
Arizona 9,359 171.6 1.8 9,006 179.9 1.9
Arkansas 6,282 212.1 2.7 6,137 214.1 2.7
California 54,143 176.0 0.8 53,064 184.9 0.8
Colorado 6,384 171.8 2.2 5,862 171.1 2.2
Connecticut 7,163 186.4 2.2 7,054 191.0 2.3
Delaware 1,621 193.8 4.8 1,737 223.3 5.3
District of Columbia 1,296 230.0 6.4 1,340 241.4 6.6
Florida 39,139 183.4 0.9 38,477 190.6 1.0
Georgia 13,975 199.6 1.7 13,225 202.3 1.8
Hawaii 1,945 145.4 3.3 1,916 156.6 3.6
Idaho 2,138 172.2 3.7 2,162 186.4 4.0
Illinois 24,737 201.9 1.3 25,024 210.4 1.3
Indiana 12,865 209.8 1.8 12,898 217.4 1.9
Iowa 6,473 189.0 2.4 6,346 189.1 2.4
Kansas 5,362 188.1 2.6 5,334 192.4 2.6
Kentucky 9,438 226.3 2.3 8,925 224.2 2.4
Louisiana 9,441 222.9 2.3 9,412 230.5 2.4
Maine 3,206 214.2 3.8 3,035 214.6 3.9
Maryland 10,395 201.6 2.0 10,143 209.4 2.1
Massachusetts 13,914 199.2 1.7 13,853 206.4 1.7
Michigan 19,985 199.2 1.4 19,744 205.2 1.5
Minnesota 9,210 185.0 1.9 8,892 187.0 2.0
Mississippi 6,069 218.3 2.8 6,143 227.9 2.9
Missouri 12,322 204.3 1.8 12,186 207.9 1.9
Montana 1,911 190.7 4.4 1,854 195.1 4.5
Nebraska 3,433 185.9 3.2 3,410 189.0 3.2
Nevada 3,937 202.0 3.3 3,556 206.7 3.5
New Hampshire 2,529 199.5 4.0 2,408 203.5 4.1
New Jersey 17,827 196.3 1.5 18,177 209.3 1.5
New Mexico 3,067 172.5 3.1 2,857 173.3 3.2
New York 36,660 184.0 1.0 37,609 196.6 1.0
North Carolina 16,210 200.4 1.6 15,815 207.1 1.6
North Dakota 1,293 175.0 4.9 1,366 186.7 5.1
Ohio 25,173 208.8 1.3 25,233 215.4 1.3
Oklahoma 7,474 204.2 2.4 7,312 206.7 2.4
Oregon 7,249 197.8 2.3 6,905 198.2 2.4
Pennsylvania 29,849 200.8 1.2 30,311 209.5 1.2
Rhode Island 2,403 196.9 4.0 2,463 210.3 4.2
South Carolina 8,333 203.7 2.2 8,089 211.7 2.4
South Dakota 1,562 182.4 4.6 1,632 197.4 4.9
Tennessee 12,518 213.6 1.9 11,941 213.9 2.0
Texas 34,164 189.6 1.0 32,755 196.1 1.1
Utah 2,376 143.3 2.9 2,393 155.7 3.2
Vermont 1,224 186.7 5.3 1,255 203.7 5.7
Virginia 13,600 199.8 1.7 13,365 209.1 1.8
Washington 10,858 189.9 1.8 10,653 198.3 1.9
West Virginia 4,652 215.3 3.1 4,762 225.1 3.3
Wisconsin 10,828 189.5 1.8 10,755 195.5 1.9
Wyoming 859 175.1 6.0 899 195.1 6.5

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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