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Table 1.12b
Cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year for lung cancer,a by State, 1999 and 2003
  2003 1999
State Number Rate Standard error Number Rate Standard error
United States 158,084 54.1 0.1 152,154 55.5 0.1
Alabama 3,108 64.9 1.2 2,854 62.6 1.2
Alaska 214 55.7 4.1 179 53.6 4.3
Arizona 2,719 48.2 0.9 2,516 49.6 1.0
Arkansas 2,019 67.4 1.5 1,954 67.9 1.5
California 13,648 43.8 0.4 13,752 48.1 0.4
Colorado 1,546 41.5 1.1 1,368 40.3 1.1
Connecticut 1,893 49.2 1.1 1,788 48.8 1.2
Delaware 540 62.7 2.7 539 68.2 2.9
District of Columbia 284 50.9 3.0 299 54.0 3.1
Florida 11,919 54.5 0.5 11,489 56.5 0.5
Georgia 4,264 59.7 0.9 3,936 59.9 1.0
Hawaii 508 36.9 1.6 454 36.7 1.7
Idaho 590 46.0 1.9 497 43.0 1.9
Illinois 6,856 55.8 0.7 6,717 56.7 0.7
Indiana 4,076 65.8 1.0 3,899 65.6 1.0
Iowa 1,766 52.3 1.3 1,676 50.8 1.2
Kansas 1,515 53.9 1.4 1,470 53.9 1.4
Kentucky 3,335 78.8 1.4 2,970 74.0 1.4
Louisiana 2,857 66.2 1.2 2,693 65.5 1.3
Maine 952 62.4 2.0 824 58.2 2.0
Maryland 3,016 57.2 1.0 2,848 58.6 1.1
Massachusetts 3,761 54.6 0.9 3,595 54.1 0.9
Michigan 5,716 56.3 0.7 5,441 56.3 0.8
Minnesota 2,283 45.9 1.0 2,206 47.3 1.0
Mississippi 1,898 67.0 1.5 1,907 70.5 1.6
Missouri 3,788 62.3 1.0 3,624 62.0 1.0
Montana 536 52.6 2.3 508 53.4 2.4
Nebraska 877 47.8 1.6 910 51.4 1.7
Nevada 1,324 63.6 1.8 1,131 64.0 1.9
New Hampshire 679 52.2 2.0 665 56.1 2.2
New Jersey 4,650 50.9 0.7 4,605 52.9 0.8
New Mexico 726 39.6 1.5 627 37.8 1.5
New York 9,458 46.9 0.5 9,554 50.0 0.5
North Carolina 4,851 58.2 0.8 4,685 60.7 0.9
North Dakota 316 43.6 2.5 298 41.6 2.4
Ohio 7,417 60.7 0.7 7,177 61.0 0.7
Oklahoma 2,314 62.5 1.3 2,225 62.7 1.3
Oregon 2,065 55.5 1.2 1,888 54.5 1.3
Pennsylvania 7,959 53.4 0.6 7,923 54.7 0.6
Rhode Island 644 53.7 2.1 698 60.1 2.3
South Carolina 2,626 61.9 1.2 2,340 60.2 1.2
South Dakota 406 47.9 2.4 404 49.7 2.5
Tennessee 4,047 67.5 1.1 3,793 67.2 1.1
Texas 9,729 53.5 0.5 9,192 55.2 0.6
Utah 412 24.6 1.2 402 26.4 1.3
Vermont 320 48.3 2.7 338 54.9 3.0
Virginia 4,026 57.3 0.9 3,780 58.7 1.0
Washington 3,189 55.1 1.0 3,057 57.3 1.0
West Virginia 1,468 66.7 1.7 1,570 73.4 1.9
Wisconsin 2,728 47.5 0.9 2,649 48.6 0.9
Wyoming 246 49.4 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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