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Table 1.12b
Cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year for lung cancer,a by State, 1999 and 2004
State 2004 1999
Number Rate Standard error Number Rate Standard error
United States 158,088 53.2 0.1 152,154 55.5 0.1
Alabama 3,054 62.7 1.1 2,854 62.6 1.2
Alaska 229 57.8 4.1 179 53.6 4.3
Arizona 2,688 46.4 0.9 2,516 49.6 1.0
Arkansas 2,103 69.0 1.5 1,954 67.9 1.5
California 13,407 42.2 0.4 13,752 48.1 0.4
Colorado 1,503 39.4 1.0 1,368 40.3 1.1
Connecticut 1,928 49.8 1.1 1,788 48.8 1.2
Delaware 583 66.0 2.7 539 68.2 2.9
District of Columbia 283 50.8 3.0 299 54.0 3.1
Florida 12,070 54.2 0.5 11,489 56.5 0.5
Georgia 4,317 59.0 0.9 3,936 59.9 1.0
Hawaii 523 37.5 1.7 454 36.7 1.7
Idaho 535 41.0 1.8 497 43.0 1.9
Illinois 6,806 54.6 0.7 6,717 56.7 0.7
Indiana 3,827 60.7 1.0 3,899 65.6 1.0
Iowa 1,827 53.8 1.3 1,676 50.8 1.2
Kansas 1,545 54.1 1.4 1,470 53.9 1.4
Kentucky 3,317 77.0 1.3 2,970 74.0 1.4
Louisiana 2,920 66.7 1.2 2,693 65.5 1.3
Maine 953 61.2 2.0 824 58.2 2.0
Maryland 2,845 52.9 1.0 2,848 58.6 1.1
Massachusetts 3,613 52.1 0.9 3,595 54.1 0.9
Michigan 5,827 56.6 0.7 5,441 56.3 0.8
Minnesota 2,355 46.8 1.0 2,206 47.3 1.0
Mississippi 1,971 68.3 1.5 1,907 70.5 1.6
Missouri 4,035 65.3 1.0 3,624 62.0 1.0
Montana 503 49.0 2.2 508 53.4 2.4
Nebraska 878 47.6 1.6 910 51.4 1.7
Nevada 1,239 57.2 1.6 1,131 64.0 1.9
New Hampshire 731 55.6 2.1 665 56.1 2.2
New Jersey 4,489 48.5 0.7 4,605 52.9 0.8
New Mexico 677 35.9 1.4 627 37.8 1.5
New York 9,386 46.0 0.5 9,554 50.0 0.5
North Carolina 5,035 59.2 0.8 4,685 60.7 0.9
North Dakota 358 48.7 2.6 298 41.6 2.4
Ohio 7,427 60.1 0.7 7,177 61.0 0.7
Oklahoma 2,361 63.0 1.3 2,225 62.7 1.3
Oregon 2,068 54.8 1.2 1,888 54.5 1.3
Pennsylvania 7,978 53.1 0.6 7,923 54.7 0.6
Rhode Island 669 55.1 2.2 698 60.1 2.3
South Carolina 2,505 58.0 1.2 2,340 60.2 1.2
South Dakota 424 49.5 2.4 404 49.7 2.5
Tennessee 4,173 68.1 1.1 3,793 67.2 1.1
Texas 9,703 52.1 0.5 9,192 55.2 0.6
Utah 454 26.5 1.2 402 26.4 1.3
Vermont 327 47.5 2.6 338 54.9 3.0
Virginia 3,992 55.9 0.9 3,780 58.7 1.0
Washington 3,067 51.9 0.9 3,057 57.3 1.0
West Virginia 1,470 65.7 1.7 1,570 73.4 1.9
Wisconsin 2,905 50.0 0.9 2,649 48.6 0.9
Wyoming 205 39.9 2.8 240 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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