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Table 1.11b
Cancer deaths per 100,000 female population per year for breast cancer,a by State, 1999 and 2003
  2003 1999
State Number Rate Standard error Number Rate Standard error
United States 41,619 25.3 0.1 41,144 26.6 0.1
Alabama 679 25.3 1.0 653 25.7 1.0
Alaska 55 22.9 3.3 42 20.6 3.4
Arizona 675 22.5 0.9 684 25.4 1.0
Arkansas 386 23.5 1.2 401 25.3 1.3
California 4,184 23.6 0.4 4,060 25.1 0.4
Colorado 506 23.2 1.0 489 24.8 1.1
Connecticut 525 23.8 1.1 541 25.5 1.1
Delaware 119 25.3 2.3 120 27.7 2.5
District of Columbia 97 29.6 3.0 118 35.6 3.3
Florida 2,594 22.7 0.5 2,579 24.4 0.5
Georgia 1,104 26.1 0.8 1,008 26.1 0.8
Hawaii 122 16.8 1.5 138 21.2 1.8
Idaho 173 24.7 1.9 171 26.9 2.1
Illinois 1,872 26.4 0.6 2,007 29.5 0.7
Indiana 943 26.6 0.9 898 26.4 0.9
Iowa 452 23.1 1.1 479 25.9 1.2
Kansas 431 27.0 1.3 386 25.3 1.3
Kentucky 599 25.2 1.0 602 26.7 1.1
Louisiana 754 30.8 1.1 683 29.2 1.1
Maine 231 27.4 1.8 215 27.1 1.9
Maryland 820 26.8 0.9 791 28.0 1.0
Massachusetts 995 24.5 0.8 1,045 27.2 0.9
Michigan 1,439 25.0 0.7 1,531 28.1 0.7
Minnesota 640 22.8 0.9 670 25.0 1.0
Mississippi 425 27.0 1.3 429 28.0 1.4
Missouri 923 26.9 0.9 856 25.7 0.9
Montana 117 20.7 1.9 122 23.5 2.1
Nebraska 244 23.4 1.5 249 24.0 1.6
Nevada 296 26.9 1.6 245 26.7 1.7
New Hampshire 180 24.7 1.9 186 27.7 2.0
New Jersey 1,506 28.6 0.7 1,436 28.9 0.8
New Mexico 228 22.5 1.5 215 23.5 1.6
New York 3,015 25.9 0.5 3,127 28.4 0.5
North Carolina 1,186 25.3 0.7 1,168 26.7 0.8
North Dakota 93 23.5 2.5 111 26.0 2.6
Ohio 1,929 28.0 0.6 1,960 29.4 0.7
Oklahoma 541 26.0 1.1 522 26.4 1.2
Oregon 548 26.2 1.1 511 26.7 1.2
Pennsylvania 2,291 27.1 0.6 2,386 29.4 0.6
Rhode Island 169 24.0 1.9 179 26.7 2.0
South Carolina 588 25.0 1.0 604 27.7 1.1
South Dakota 121 26.2 2.5 110 23.0 2.3
Tennessee 934 27.6 0.9 833 26.1 0.9
Texas 2,554 24.5 0.5 2,408 25.2 0.5
Utah 222 23.7 1.6 185 21.7 1.6
Vermont 98 26.0 2.6 89 25.4 2.7
Virginia 1,087 27.0 0.8 1,008 27.2 0.9
Washington 788 23.9 0.9 725 24.0 0.9
West Virginia 306 25.5 1.5 286 25.0 1.5
Wisconsin 769 23.7 0.9 825 26.8 0.9
Wyoming 66 23.9 3.0 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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