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Table 1.9b
Cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year for all cancers,a by State, 1999 and 2004
State 2004 1999
Number Rate Standard error Number Rate Standard error
United States 553,880 185.8 0.2 549,829 200.8 0.3
Alabama 9,756 203.7 2.1 9,506 210.9 2.2
Alaska 728 183.9 7.3 633 190.5 8.3
Arizona 9,618 167.2 1.7 9,006 179.9 1.9
Arkansas 6,304 208.9 2.6 6,137 214.1 2.7
California 53,700 166.8 0.7 53,064 184.9 0.8
Colorado 6,196 160.1 2.0 5,862 171.1 2.2
Connecticut 7,174 181.5 2.2 7,054 191.0 2.3
Delaware 1,827 207.4 4.8 1,737 223.3 5.3
District of Columbia 1,152 207.0 6.1 1,340 241.4 6.6
Florida 39,840 179.9 0.9 38,477 190.6 1.0
Georgia 14,313 196.3 1.7 13,225 202.3 1.8
Hawaii 2,088 147.8 3.3 1,916 156.6 3.6
Idaho 2,227 169.3 3.6 2,162 186.4 4.0
Illinois 24,289 193.2 1.2 25,024 210.4 1.3
Indiana 12,552 198.2 1.8 12,898 217.4 1.9
Iowa 6,340 181.8 2.3 6,346 189.1 2.4
Kansas 5,312 183.2 2.5 5,334 192.4 2.6
Kentucky 9,159 215.4 2.2 8,925 224.2 2.4
Louisiana 9,434 216.7 2.2 9,412 230.5 2.4
Maine 3,124 200.8 3.6 3,035 214.6 3.9
Maryland 10,168 188.6 1.9 10,143 209.4 2.1
Massachusetts 13,337 188.7 1.6 13,853 206.4 1.7
Michigan 19,653 189.5 1.4 19,744 205.2 1.5
Minnesota 9,093 176.4 1.9 8,892 187.0 2.0
Mississippi 5,983 209.8 2.7 6,143 227.9 2.9
Missouri 12,449 201.2 1.8 12,186 207.9 1.9
Montana 1,867 180.2 4.2 1,854 195.1 4.5
Nebraska 3,270 173.6 3.0 3,410 189.0 3.2
Nevada 4,119 193.4 3.0 3,556 206.7 3.5
New Hampshire 2,554 192.1 3.8 2,408 203.5 4.1
New Jersey 17,206 184.4 1.4 18,177 209.3 1.5
New Mexico 3,035 161.9 2.9 2,857 173.3 3.2
New York 36,100 176.2 0.9 37,609 196.6 1.0
North Carolina 16,477 195.4 1.5 15,815 207.1 1.6
North Dakota 1,265 166.9 4.7 1,366 186.7 5.1
Ohio 24,940 200.6 1.3 25,233 215.4 1.3
Oklahoma 7,269 196.2 2.3 7,312 206.7 2.4
Oregon 7,236 189.6 2.2 6,905 198.2 2.4
Pennsylvania 29,422 193.8 1.1 30,311 209.5 1.2
Rhode Island 2,418 194.1 4.0 2,463 210.3 4.2
South Carolina 8,348 195.5 2.1 8,089 211.7 2.4
South Dakota 1,555 176.8 4.5 1,632 197.4 4.9
Tennessee 12,586 208.6 1.9 11,941 213.9 2.0
Texas 33,937 182.2 1.0 32,755 196.1 1.1
Utah 2,445 141.2 2.9 2,393 155.7 3.2
Vermont 1,212 176.3 5.1 1,255 203.7 5.7
Virginia 13,384 187.6 1.6 13,365 209.1 1.8
Washington 10,989 183.6 1.8 10,653 198.3 1.9
West Virginia 4,694 211.7 3.1 4,762 225.1 3.3
Wisconsin 10,861 184.4 1.8 10,755 195.5 1.9
Wyoming 875 170.8 5.8 899 195.1 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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