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Addressing The Cancer Burden: At A Glance 2011

U.S. Cancer Death Rates,* 2007


127.9–170.7171.1–180.7181.0–191.9193.3–213.7
ArizonaIowaAlaskaAlabama
CaliforniaKansasGeorgiaArkansas
ColoradoMarylandIllinoisDelaware
ConnecticutMassachusettsMaineDistrict of Columbia
FloridaMontanaMichiganIndiana
HawaiiNebraskaMissouriKentucky
IdahoNew JerseyNevadaLouisiana
MinnesotaOregonNew HampshireMississippi
New MexicoRhode IslandNorth CarolinaOhio
New YorkSouth DakotaPennsylvaniaOklahoma
North DakotaWashingtonSouth CarolinaTennessee
TexasWisconsinVermontWest Virginia
UtahWyomingVirginia

* Rates are per 100,000 people and are age-adjusted to the 2000 U.S. standard population. Incidence rates are for about 99% of the U.S. population; death rates are for 100% of the U.S. population.

Source: United States Cancer Statistics: 1999–2007 Cancer Incidence and Mortality Data, available at http://www.cdc.gov/uscs.

 

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Colorectal Cancer Screening Prevalence,* 2008


53%–60%>60%–67%>67%–74%
AlabamaArizonaConnecticut
AlaskaCaliforniaDelaware
ArkansasColoradoDistrict of Columbia
IdahoFloridaMaine
IllinoisGeorgiaMaryland
IndianaHawaiiMassachusetts
LouisianaIowaMichigan
MississippiKansasMinnesota
MontanaKentuckyNew Hampshire
NebraskaMissouriNorth Carolina
NevadaNew JerseyRhode Island
New MexicoNew YorkVirginia
North DakotaOhioVermont
OklahomaOregon
TexasPennsylvania
West VirginiaSouth Carolina
WyomingSouth Dakota
Tennessee
Utah
Washington
Wisconsin

* Fecal occult blood test use within past year or lower endoscopy (colonoscopy or sigmoidoscopy) in past 10 years among adults aged 50–75 years in the United States.

Source: CDC, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2008.


 

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Breast Cancer Screening Prevalence,* 2008


72%–78%>78%–84%>84%–90%
AlabamaArizonaConnecticut
AlaskaCaliforniaDelaware
ArkansasFloridaDistrict of Columbia
ColoradoHawaiiGeorgia
IdahoIllinoisMaine
IndianaIowaMassachusetts
MississippiKansasNew Hampshire
MontanaKentuckyNew York
NebraskaLouisianaRhode Island
NevadaMaryland
New MexicoMichigan
OklahomaMinnesota
TexasMissouri
UtahNew Jersey
WyomingNorth Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oregon
Pennsylvania
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin

* Mammogram use in past 2 years among women aged 50–74 years in the United States.

Source: CDC, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2008.

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