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Table 1.9b
Cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year for all cancers,a by State, 1999 and 2003
  2003 1999
State Number Rate Standard error Number Rate Standard error
United States 556,890 190.1 0.3 549,829 200.8 0.3
Alabama 9,812 207.1 2.1 9,506 210.9 2.2
Alaska 735 186.4 7.4 633 190.5 8.3
Arizona 9,625 172.5 1.8 9,006 179.9 1.9
Arkansas 6,119 204.9 2.6 6,137 214.1 2.7
California 54,319 172.1 0.7 53,064 184.9 0.8
Colorado 6,417 169.2 2.1 5,862 171.1 2.2
Connecticut 7,130 183.0 2.2 7,054 191.0 2.3
Delaware 1,719 201.4 4.8 1,737 223.3 5.3
District of Columbia 1,122 199.7 6.0 1,340 241.4 6.6
Florida 39,404 181.4 0.9 38,477 190.6 1.0
Georgia 14,032 196.5 1.7 13,225 202.3 1.8
Hawaii 2,133 154.8 3.3 1,916 156.6 3.6
Idaho 2,321 180.3 3.7 2,162 186.4 4.0
Illinois 24,464 197.1 1.3 25,024 210.4 1.3
Indiana 12,929 207.6 1.8 12,898 217.4 1.9
Iowa 6,469 187.3 2.3 6,346 189.1 2.4
Kansas 5,332 186.2 2.6 5,334 192.4 2.6
Kentucky 9,378 223.6 2.3 8,925 224.2 2.4
Louisiana 9,532 221.9 2.3 9,412 230.5 2.4
Maine 3,120 204.4 3.6 3,035 214.6 3.9
Maryland 10,292 195.0 1.9 10,143 209.4 2.1
Massachusetts 13,551 193.5 1.7 13,853 206.4 1.7
Michigan 19,713 193.4 1.4 19,744 205.2 1.5
Minnesota 9,183 181.0 1.9 8,892 187.0 2.0
Mississippi 5,960 211.1 2.7 6,143 227.9 2.9
Missouri 12,353 202.5 1.8 12,186 207.9 1.9
Montana 1,847 180.9 4.2 1,854 195.1 4.5
Nebraska 3,339 178.5 3.1 3,410 189.0 3.2
Nevada 4,137 202.6 3.2 3,556 206.7 3.5
New Hampshire 2,485 190.5 3.8 2,408 203.5 4.1
New Jersey 17,957 195.6 1.5 18,177 209.3 1.5
New Mexico 3,103 169.6 3.0 2,857 173.3 3.2
New York 36,238 178.7 0.9 37,609 196.6 1.0
North Carolina 16,145 195.4 1.5 15,815 207.1 1.6
North Dakota 1,334 178.6 4.9 1,366 186.7 5.1
Ohio 25,076 204.8 1.3 25,233 215.4 1.3
Oklahoma 7,338 199.1 2.3 7,312 206.7 2.4
Oregon 7,232 192.4 2.3 6,905 198.2 2.4
Pennsylvania 29,839 198.8 1.2 30,311 209.5 1.2
Rhode Island 2,328 190.2 4.0 2,463 210.3 4.2
South Carolina 8,512 203.3 2.2 8,089 211.7 2.4
South Dakota 1,636 189.6 4.7 1,632 197.4 4.9
Tennessee 12,613 212.2 1.9 11,941 213.9 2.0
Texas 33,867 185.6 1.0 32,755 196.1 1.1
Utah 2,444 144.1 2.9 2,393 155.7 3.2
Vermont 1,210 181.3 5.2 1,255 203.7 5.7
Virginia 13,781 196.9 1.7 13,365 209.1 1.8
Washington 11,064 188.8 1.8 10,653 198.3 1.9
West Virginia 4,610 211.8 3.1 4,762 225.1 3.3
Wisconsin 10,648 183.0 1.8 10,755 195.5 1.9
Wyoming 943 188.4 6.1 899 195.1 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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