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Uterine Cancer Rates by State

In the following maps, states in the U.S. are divided into groups based on the rates at which women developed or died from uterine cancer in 2011, which is the most recent year with numbers available. The rates are the numbers out of 100,000 women who developed or died from uterine cancer each year.

Rates of Getting Uterine Cancer by State

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

Uterine Cancer
Incidence Rates* by State, 2011†

Map of the United States showing uterine cancer incidence rates by state.
Color on MapIntervalStates
Light green18.0 to 22.2Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and Wyoming
Medium green22.3 to 26.1California, Idaho, Kentucky, Missouri, Montana, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Utah, and Washington
Medium blue26.2 to 29.1Alaska, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Maryland, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin
Dark blue29.2 to 33.2Delaware, Iowa, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, and West Virginia
Light GrayData 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.

Deaths from Uterine Cancer by State

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

Uterine Cancer
Death Rates* by State, 2011†

Map of the United States showing uterine cancer death rates by state.
Color on MapIntervalStates
Light green3.2 to 4.0Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Tennessee, Texas, and Washington
Medium green4.1 to 4.4California, Connecticut, Georgia, Indiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, North Carolina, Rhode Island, Utah, and Virginia
Medium blue4.5 to 5.0Arkansas, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Wisconsin
Dark blue5.1 to 7.3District of Columbia, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, South Carolina, South Dakota, and Vermont
Light GrayData not available‡Alaska, North Dakota, and Wyoming

*Rates are per 100,000 and are age-adjusted to the 2000 U.S. standard population.
‡Rates are suppressed if fewer than 16 deaths were reported by a state.
†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)

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