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Death Rate Report by State, Death Years Through 2011 All Cancer Sites
Healthy People 2020 Objective Number: C-1
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All Races (includes Hispanic), Female, All Ages
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State
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Met Healthy People Objective of 160.6? 1 Annual Death Rate
over rate period deaths per 100,000
(95% Confidence Interval)
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Average Deaths per Year
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Rate Period Recent Trend 2 Recent Average Annual Percent Change2
in Death Rates
(95% Confidence Interval)
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Recent Trend Period2
United States Yes 143.5 (142.9, 144.0) 274,457 2011 falling falling trend -1.4 (-1.5, -1.4) 2007 - 2011
Kentucky No 169.2 (164.3, 174.3) 4,574 2011 falling falling trend -0.4 (-0.6, -0.3) 2007 - 2011
West Virginia No 166.0 (159.0, 173.3) 2,176 2011 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.0, -0.7) 2007 - 2011
District of Columbia No 162.1 (148.6, 176.5) 560 2011 falling falling trend -1.5 (-1.8, -1.1) 2007 - 2011
Oklahoma Yes 160.6 (155.4, 165.9) 3,698 2011 falling falling trend -0.3 (-0.5, -0.2) 2007 - 2011
Delaware Yes 158.5 (148.3, 169.2) 934 2011 falling falling trend -1.3 (-1.6, -1.0) 2007 - 2011
Louisiana Yes 157.8 (153.0, 162.7) 4,209 2011 falling falling trend -1.2 (-1.4, -1.0) 2007 - 2011
Ohio Yes 156.7 (153.9, 159.6) 12,037 2011 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.2, -0.9) 2007 - 2011
Tennessee Yes 154.8 (150.9, 158.8) 6,210 2011 falling falling trend -1.4 (-1.9, -1.0) 2007 - 2011
Indiana Yes 154.0 (150.1, 158.0) 6,147 2011 falling falling trend -1.3 (-1.5, -1.0) 2007 - 2011
Missouri Yes 153.9 (149.9, 157.9) 5,984 2011 falling falling trend -1.1 (-1.4, -0.8) 2007 - 2011
Arkansas Yes 153.8 (148.1, 159.6) 2,884 2011 falling falling trend -0.4 (-0.5, -0.2) 2007 - 2011
Mississippi Yes 153.6 (147.8, 159.5) 2,758 2011 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.3, -0.5) 2007 - 2011
Michigan Yes 153.0 (149.9, 156.2) 9,827 2011 falling falling trend -0.8 (-0.9, -0.7) 2007 - 2011
Vermont Yes 152.9 (141.2, 165.4) 665 2011 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.2, -0.6) 2007 - 2011
Maine Yes 152.4 (144.6, 160.6) 1,497 2011 falling falling trend -1.9 (-2.7, -1.1) 2007 - 2011
Pennsylvania Yes 152.0 (149.4, 154.6) 14,057 2011 falling falling trend -1.3 (-1.6, -1.1) 2007 - 2011
Illinois Yes 151.7 (148.9, 154.5) 11,843 2011 falling falling trend -1.3 (-1.4, -1.1) 2007 - 2011
South Dakota Yes 151.1 (140.6, 162.2) 825 2011 falling falling trend -0.6 (-0.9, -0.2) 2007 - 2011
Oregon Yes 150.9 (146.0, 156.0) 3,739 2011 falling falling trend -1.6 (-2.0, -1.1) 2007 - 2011
New Hampshire Yes 149.9 (141.7, 158.6) 1,292 2011 falling falling trend -1.4 (-1.6, -1.2) 2007 - 2011
Wisconsin Yes 149.5 (145.5, 153.6) 5,513 2011 falling falling trend -0.7 (-0.9, -0.6) 2007 - 2011
South Carolina Yes 149.2 (144.7, 153.8) 4,368 2011 falling falling trend -1.1 (-1.4, -0.8) 2007 - 2011
Alabama Yes 148.1 (143.7, 152.5) 4,530 2011 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.4, -0.7) 2007 - 2011
Nevada Yes 148.1 (141.8, 154.6) 2,125 2011 falling falling trend -2.1 (-2.6, -1.5) 2007 - 2011
Kansas Yes 147.0 (141.2, 152.9) 2,616 2011 falling falling trend -1.3 (-2.1, -0.5) 2007 - 2011
New Jersey Yes 146.2 (143.0, 149.4) 8,462 2011 falling falling trend -2.0 (-2.3, -1.7) 2007 - 2011
Iowa Yes 145.2 (139.9, 150.6) 3,050 2011 falling falling trend -0.6 (-0.7, -0.5) 2007 - 2011
Virginia Yes 145.2 (141.7, 148.7) 6,868 2011 falling falling trend -1.6 (-1.8, -1.3) 2007 - 2011
Maryland Yes 143.2 (139.2, 147.3) 5,021 2011 falling falling trend -1.9 (-2.2, -1.6) 2007 - 2011
North Carolina Yes 143.2 (140.1, 146.3) 8,470 2011 falling falling trend -1.4 (-1.8, -1.1) 2007 - 2011
Alaska Yes 143.1 (128.3, 159.0) 384 2011 falling falling trend -1.1 (-1.5, -0.7) 2007 - 2011
Georgia Yes 143.1 (139.8, 146.5) 7,399 2011 falling falling trend -1.6 (-2.1, -1.2) 2007 - 2011
Massachusetts Yes 142.5 (138.9, 146.2) 6,342 2011 falling falling trend -1.9 (-2.3, -1.4) 2007 - 2011
Washington Yes 142.5 (138.8, 146.4) 5,663 2011 falling falling trend -1.7 (-2.0, -1.4) 2007 - 2011
New York Yes 140.5 (138.4, 142.6) 17,958 2011 falling falling trend -1.5 (-1.6, -1.5) 2007 - 2011
Rhode Island Yes 140.2 (131.4, 149.4) 1,034 2011 falling falling trend -1.9 (-2.3, -1.6) 2007 - 2011
Montana Yes 139.5 (130.5, 149.1) 928 2011 falling falling trend -2.6 (-4.3, -1.0) 2007 - 2011
Minnesota Yes 137.2 (133.1, 141.4) 4,519 2011 falling falling trend -1.2 (-1.5, -0.8) 2007 - 2011
Connecticut Yes 137.1 (132.4, 142.0) 3,390 2011 falling falling trend -1.5 (-1.7, -1.2) 2007 - 2011
Nebraska Yes 136.6 (129.7, 143.7) 1,580 2011 falling falling trend -1.3 (-1.9, -0.6) 2007 - 2011
Texas Yes 136.0 (134.0, 138.1) 17,343 2011 falling falling trend -1.7 (-1.9, -1.5) 2007 - 2011
Florida Yes 134.8 (132.9, 136.8) 19,250 2011 falling falling trend -1.3 (-1.3, -1.2) 2007 - 2011
Idaho Yes 131.9 (124.3, 139.8) 1,164 2011 falling falling trend -3.2 (-6.2, -0.1) 2007 - 2011
California Yes 131.8 (130.2, 133.4) 27,315 2011 falling falling trend -1.6 (-1.8, -1.4) 2007 - 2011
Wyoming Yes 130.5 (117.9, 144.0) 412 2011 falling falling trend -1.4 (-1.9, -0.9) 2007 - 2011
North Dakota Yes 129.2 (118.6, 140.6) 593 2011 falling falling trend -2.9 (-5.1, -0.8) 2007 - 2011
Arizona Yes 127.4 (123.8, 131.1) 4,961 2011 falling falling trend -1.6 (-1.9, -1.3) 2007 - 2011
New Mexico Yes 126.9 (120.6, 133.5) 1,567 2011 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.1, -0.7) 2007 - 2011
Colorado Yes 125.0 (120.8, 129.4) 3,395 2011 falling falling trend -1.6 (-2.2, -1.0) 2007 - 2011
Hawaii Yes 116.6 (109.4, 124.1) 1,043 2011 falling falling trend -0.9 (-1.1, -0.7) 2007 - 2011
Utah Yes 108.0 (102.0, 114.1) 1,278 2011 falling falling trend -1.0 (-1.3, -0.7) 2007 - 2011
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 10/25/2014 1:28 pm.
State Cancer Registries may provide more current or more local data. Data presented on the State Cancer Profiles Web Site may differ from statistics reported by the State Cancer Registries (for more information).

Trend
Rising when 95% confidence interval of average annual percent change is above 0.
Stable when 95% confidence interval of average annual percent change includes 0.
Falling when 95% confidence interval of average annual percent change is below 0.
1 Healthy People 2020 Objectives provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
2 The Average Annual Percent Change (AAPC) is based on the APCs calculated by Joinpoint Regression Program. Due to data availability issues, the time period used in the calculation of the joinpoint regression model may differ for selected counties.

Source: Death data provided by the National Vital Statistics System public use data file. Death rates calculated by the National Cancer Institute using SEER*Stat. Death rates are age-adjusted to the 2000 US standard population (19 age groups: <1, 1-4, 5-9, ... , 80-84, 85+). The Healthy People 2020 goals are based on rates adjusted using different methods but the differences should be minimal. Population counts for denominators are based on Census populations as modified by NCI. The 1969-2012 US Population Data File is used with mortality data.