HPV-Associated Oropharyngeal Cancer Rates by State
|Light blue||3.68 to 5.61||Arizona, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wisconsin, and Wyoming|
|Medium blue||5.62 to 6.54||Alaska, California, Connecticut, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Texas, Virginia, Washington, and West Virginia|
|Dark blue||6.55 to 8.18||Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Vermont|
|Light blue||0.57 to 1.27||Alaska, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, and Virginia|
|Medium blue||1.28 to 1.49||Arizona, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, and Washington|
|Dark blue||1.50 to 2.07||Alabama, Arkansas, District of Columbia, Florida, Kentucky, Maine, Michigan, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming|
Rates are per 100,000 males or females and are age-adjusted to the 2000 U.S. standard population.
Data are from population-based cancer registries that participate in the National Program of Cancer Registries and/or the Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results Program, and meet criteria for high data quality.
Only squamous cell carcinomas are included for oropharyngeal cancer. All histological types were confirmed microscopically; definitions for histology and subsite specified in Watson, 2008.
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