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2006 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.2b
Female breast cancer incidence rate per 100,000 for women age 40 and over diagnosed at advanced stage (regional and distant SEER summary stage), by State, 2002 and 2003
  2003 2002
State Ratea Standard error Ratea Standard error
Alabama 82.1 2.7 89.1 2.8
Alaska 75.0 8.2 95.3 10.0
Arizona N/A N/A 85.2 2.7
Arkansas 85.0 3.6 92.6 3.8
California 92.1 1.1 101.3 1.2
Colorado 93.2 3.1 87.2 3.1
Delaware 83.7 6.5 89.1 6.8
District of Columbia 99.9 8.9 101.2 8.8
Florida 76.9 1.3 83.3 1.4
Georgia 95.3 2.3 93.8 2.3
Idaho 94.7 5.7 99.1 5.9
Illinois 91.7 1.8 99.9 1.9
Indiana 79.5 2.3 93.2 2.6
Kansas 98.8 4.0 94.1 3.9
Kentucky 90.4 3.0 90.1 3.0
Louisiana 101.7 3.1 101.6 3.1
Maine 85.8 4.9 83.7 4.9
Maryland 92.9 2.7 N/A N/A
Massachusetts 90.3 2.4 89.1 2.4
Michigan 86.3 1.9 94.0 2.0
Minnesota 91.2 2.8 100.5 3.0
Mississippi 79.8 3.4 N/A N/A
Missouri 91.1 2.6 100.4 2.7
Montana 85.5 6.1 79.4 5.9
Nebraska 91.1 4.7 98.2 4.9
Nevada 84.7 4.2 94.0 4.5
New Hampshire 78.0 5.0 96.0 5.6
New Jersey 98.5 2.1 106.0 2.2
New York 89.1 1.4 85.5 1.4
North Carolina 84.8 2.1 91.1 2.2
North Dakota 79.6 7.2 91.5 7.8
Ohio 83.6 1.7 88.0 1.8
Oklahoma 90.9 3.3 97.5 3.4
Oregon 86.6 3.2 99.0 3.4
Pennsylvania 91.7 1.7 92.7 1.7
Rhode Island 78.8 5.5 84.9 5.7
South Carolina 86.2 2.9 85.7 3.0
South Dakota 83.3 6.8 97.3 7.4
Tennessee N/A N/A N/A N/A
Texas 85.0 1.4 88.0 1.4
Vermont 92.5 7.6 92.4 7.7
Virginia 87.3 2.3 N/A N/A
Washington 99.4 2.7 111.9 2.9
West Virginia 86.4 4.2 77.2 4.0
Wisconsin 85.3 2.6 93.4 2.7
Wyoming N/A N/A N/A N/A

a Estimates are per 100,000 women age 40 and over and are age-adjusted to the 2000 U.S. standard million population by 5-year age groups.

N/A - Registry did not meet the data quality criteria for all invasive cancers combined. Data quality criteria include: case ascertainment is 90% or more complete; no more than 5% of cases are ascertained solely on the basis of a death certificate; no more than 3% of cases are missing information on sex; no more than 3% of cases are missing information on age; no more than 5% percent are missing information on race; at least 97% of the registry's records passed a set of core single-field, inter-field, and inter-record computerized edits.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Program of Cancer Registries.

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