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Health Statistics > Cancer Incidence per 100,000 (most recent) by state

DEFINITION: Cancer Incidence per 100,000 Population, 2001. Data not available for Arkansas, Mississippi, South Dakota, Tennessee, Virginia and Wyoming. These figures are age-adjusted to the 2000 U.S. standard population. Data are from selected statewide and metropolitan area cancer registries that meet the data quality criteria for all invasive cancer sites combined. See registry-specific data quality information. Rates cover approximately 93% of the U.S. population. Excludes basal and squamous cell carcinomas of the skin except when these occur on the skin of the genital organs, and in situ cancers except urinary bladder.
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Rank   States  Amount 
# 1     New Jersey: 521 
# 2     Maine: 515 
# 3     Rhode Island: 510.5 
# 4     Kentucky: 509.9 
# 5     Massachusetts: 504.1 
# 6     District of Columbia: 503.3 
# 7     Pennsylvania: 502.9 
# 8     Connecticut: 500.5 
# 9     Washington: 497.6 
# 10     Michigan: 491.4 
# 11     West Virginia: 486.4 
# 12     Louisiana: 484.7 
# 13     Minnesota: 481.3 
# 14     Oregon: 478.7 
# 15     New Hampshire: 478.5 
# 16     Illinois: 477.7 
# 17     Nevada: 476.6 
# 18     Wisconsin: 475.7 
# 19     Montana: 473.5 
# 20     Florida: 470.9 
= 21     Alaska: 468 
= 21     New York: 468 
# 23     Indiana: 466.1 
# 24     Iowa: 466 
# 25     Ohio: 461.4 
# 26     Vermont: 459.6 
# 27     Georgia: 459.1 
# 28     Kansas: 453.9 
# 29     Nebraska: 453.6 
= 30     Idaho: 448.5 
= 30     Colorado: 448.5 
# 32     Oklahoma: 448.4 
# 33     South Carolina: 446 
# 34     Missouri: 444.8 
# 35     North Carolina: 438.6 
# 36     Wyoming: 436.6 
# 37     Alabama: 435.9 
# 38     Arkansas: 427.4 
# 39     California: 426.3 
# 40     Hawaii: 421 
# 41     Texas: 412.8 
# 42     Utah: 404.9 
# 43     Arizona: 399.7 
# 44     New Mexico: 389.4 
Weighted average: 464.2  

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Christie
30th March 2011
What is involved in getting a environmental cancer study done? HOw do you get the ball running in your hometown?
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