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Ovarian Cancer Rates by State

In the following maps, the U.S. states are divided into groups based on the rates at which women developed or died from ovarian cancer in 2010, which is the most recent year with numbers available.

Rates of Getting Ovarian Cancer by State

The number of people who get ovarian cancer is called ovarian cancer incidence. In the United States, the rate of getting ovarian cancer varies from state to state.

Ovarian Cancer
Incidence Rates* by State, 2010†

Map of the United States showing female ovarian cancer incidence rates by state.
Color on Map Interval States
Light green 7.7 to 10.2 Alaska, Delaware, District of Columbia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, Rhode Island, South Carolina, and South Dakota
Medium green 10.3 to 11.0 Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, and Texas
Medium blue 11.1 to 11.9 Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, and Wisconsin
Dark blue 12.0 to 14.2 Connecticut, Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia, and Wyoming
Light Gray Data Suppressed‡ Arkansas and Minnesota

*Rates are per 100,000 and are age-adjusted to the 2000 U.S. standard population.
‡Rates are not shown if the state did not meet USCS publication criteria or if the state did not submit data to CDC.
†Source: U.S. Cancer Statistics Working Group. United States Cancer Statistics: 1999–2010 Incidence and Mortality Web-based Report. Atlanta (GA): Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and National Cancer Institute; 2013. Available at: www.cdc.gov/uscs. (full site)

Deaths from Ovarian Cancer by State

Rates of dying from ovarian cancer also vary from state to state.

Ovarian Cancer
Death Rates* by State, 2010†

Map of the United States showing female ovarian cancer death rates by state.
Color on Map Interval States
Light green 5.2 to 7.2 Alaska, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Nevada, North Dakota, Rhode Island, and South Dakota
Medium green 7.3 to 7.7 Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Texas, and West Virginia
Medium blue 7.8 to 8.4 Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin
Dark blue 8.5 to 9.3 Alabama, Colorado, Iowa, Maine, Montana, New Jersey, Oregon, Vermont, and Wyoming

*Rates are per 100,000 and are age-adjusted to the 2000 U.S. standard population.
†Source: U.S. Cancer Statistics Working Group. United States Cancer Statistics: 1999–2010 Incidence and Mortality Web-based Report. Atlanta (GA): Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and National Cancer Institute; 2013. Available at: http://www.cdc.gov/uscs. (full site)

 
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