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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 2011, 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, 2011†

Map of the United States showing female ovarian cancer incidence rates by state.
Color on Map Interval States
Light green 7.5 to 10.4 Arkansas, Hawaii, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Dakota, South Carolina, South Dakota, and Virginia
Medium green 10.5 to 11.4 Alabama, Arizona, California, Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, Minnesota, Montana, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee, and Texas
Medium blue 11.5 to 12.0 Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Michigan, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Wisconsin
Dark blue 12.1 to 14.9 Alaska, Delaware, District of Columbia, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Pennsylvania, Utah, Washington, West Virginia, and Wyoming
Light Gray Data not available‡ Nevada

*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: 1999–2011 Incidence and Mortality Web-based Report. Atlanta (GA): Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and National Cancer Institute; 2014. 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, 2011†

Map of the United States showing female ovarian cancer death rates by state.
Color on Map Interval States
Light green 5.5 to 7.1 Arizona, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, North Dakota, Rhode Island, Utah, and Wyoming
Medium green 7.2 to 7.6 California, Colorado, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, South Dakota, and Texas
Medium blue 7.7 to 8.0 Alaska, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin
Dark blue 8.1 to 9.8 Alabama, Arkansas, District of Columbia, Iowa, Massachusetts, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oregon, Vermont, and West Virginia

*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: 1999–2011 Incidence and Mortality Web-based Report. Atlanta (GA): Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and National Cancer Institute; 2014. Available at: http://www.cdc.gov/uscs. (full site)

 
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