Return to Home Mortality > Table

Death Rates Table

Data Options

Death Rate Report by State

All Cancer Sites, 2015-2019

All Races (includes Hispanic), Male, All Ages

Sorted by Recentaapc
State
 sort alphabetically by name ascending
Met Healthy People Objective of ***?
Age-Adjusted Death Rate
deaths per 100,000
(95% Confidence Interval)
 sort by rate descending
CI*Rank⋔
(95% Confidence Interval)
 sort by CI rank descending
Average Annual Count
 sort by count descending
Recent Trend
Recent 5-Year Trend in Death Rates
(95% Confidence Interval)
 sort by trend ascending
United States *** 181.4 (181.1, 181.7) N/A 314,987 falling falling trend -2.3 (-2.6, -2.0)
Oklahoma *** 214.3 (211.5, 217.2) 3 (3, 8) 4,470 falling falling trend -1.1 (-1.2, -1.1)
Utah *** 142.8 (139.7, 145.9) 51 (51, 51) 1,718 falling falling trend -1.1 (-1.5, -0.7)
Idaho *** 174.7 (170.8, 178.7) 34 (28, 41) 1,595 falling falling trend -1.2 (-1.4, -1.1)
Iowa *** 190.0 (187.1, 192.9) 19 (14, 24) 3,431 falling falling trend -1.2 (-1.3, -1.1)
Kansas *** 186.7 (183.6, 189.8) 23 (18, 27) 2,924 falling falling trend -1.3 (-1.4, -1.2)
Nebraska *** 179.3 (175.6, 183.1) 28 (24, 37) 1,830 falling falling trend -1.3 (-1.4, -1.2)
South Dakota *** 184.9 (179.5, 190.5) 24 (14, 31) 907 falling falling trend -1.3 (-1.5, -1.1)
New Mexico *** 162.4 (159.1, 165.7) 45 (42, 48) 1,937 falling falling trend -1.4 (-1.5, -1.3)
Michigan *** 191.6 (190.0, 193.3) 18 (14, 21) 10,877 falling falling trend -1.5 (-1.6, -1.5)
North Dakota *** 172.5 (166.7, 178.5) 38 (27, 44) 701 falling falling trend -1.5 (-1.7, -1.3)
Vermont *** 187.9 (181.7, 194.3) 21 (13, 29) 739 falling falling trend -1.5 (-1.7, -1.4)
West Virginia *** 213.8 (209.9, 217.7) 4 (3, 8) 2,524 falling falling trend -1.5 (-1.6, -1.3)
Alaska *** 172.0 (164.9, 179.4) 39 (27, 46) 535 falling falling trend -1.6 (-1.9, -1.3)
Indiana *** 205.5 (203.3, 207.6) 9 (9, 10) 7,165 falling falling trend -1.6 (-1.7, -1.5)
Maine *** 198.8 (194.6, 203.2) 12 (9, 16) 1,771 falling falling trend -1.6 (-1.7, -1.5)
Mississippi *** 232.2 (228.7, 235.7) 1 (1, 2) 3,593 falling falling trend -1.6 (-1.7, -1.4)
Arizona *** 159.0 (157.3, 160.8) 48 (46, 49) 6,556 falling falling trend -1.7 (-1.8, -1.6)
Colorado *** 154.6 (152.4, 156.8) 49 (48, 50) 4,120 falling falling trend -1.7 (-1.8, -1.6)
Hawaii 8 *** 152.8 (149.0, 156.6) 50 (48, 50) 1,322 falling falling trend -1.7 (-2.1, -1.4)
Missouri *** 199.8 (197.6, 202.0) 11 (10, 13) 6,855 falling falling trend -1.7 (-1.9, -1.5)
Montana *** 171.7 (167.2, 176.4) 40 (29, 43) 1,131 falling falling trend -1.7 (-1.9, -1.5)
Ohio *** 203.2 (201.6, 204.8) 10 (9, 11) 13,339 falling falling trend -1.7 (-1.8, -1.6)
New Hampshire *** 181.8 (177.5, 186.1) 27 (21, 35) 1,475 falling falling trend -1.8 (-2.0, -1.7)
Wyoming *** 160.2 (153.9, 166.7) 47 (41, 50) 527 falling falling trend -1.8 (-2.0, -1.6)
Minnesota *** 173.9 (171.8, 176.1) 37 (31, 40) 5,234 falling falling trend -1.9 (-2.1, -1.6)
Nevada *** 174.6 (171.6, 177.6) 35 (29, 41) 2,796 falling falling trend -1.9 (-2.0, -1.8)
Rhode Island *** 188.7 (183.6, 193.8) 20 (14, 27) 1,120 falling falling trend -1.9 (-2.0, -1.7)
Wisconsin *** 184.6 (182.5, 186.7) 25 (21, 28) 6,082 falling falling trend -1.9 (-2.3, -1.5)
Delaware *** 192.7 (187.5, 198.0) 14 (11, 24) 1,103 falling falling trend -2.0 (-2.1, -1.8)
Georgia *** 192.1 (190.3, 193.9) 16 (14, 21) 9,190 falling falling trend -2.0 (-2.1, -1.9)
North Carolina *** 192.6 (190.9, 194.3) 15 (13, 20) 10,373 falling falling trend -2.0 (-2.0, -1.9)
Texas *** 176.4 (175.3, 177.5) 32 (29, 36) 21,691 falling falling trend -2.0 (-2.0, -1.9)
Louisiana *** 211.2 (208.5, 213.9) 8 (3, 8) 5,070 falling falling trend -2.1 (-2.2, -2.0)
Maryland *** 178.9 (176.7, 181.1) 29 (26, 34) 5,470 falling falling trend -2.1 (-2.2, -2.1)
South Carolina *** 198.2 (195.8, 200.7) 13 (11, 14) 5,606 falling falling trend -2.1 (-2.3, -1.9)
Tennessee *** 212.5 (210.3, 214.7) 5 (3, 8) 7,722 falling falling trend -2.1 (-2.3, -1.9)
Virginia *** 183.1 (181.3, 185.0) 26 (22, 28) 7,927 falling falling trend -2.1 (-2.2, -2.0)
Alabama *** 212.1 (209.6, 214.7) 7 (3, 8) 5,695 falling falling trend -2.2 (-2.5, -1.9)
Connecticut *** 164.6 (162.1, 167.2) 44 (41, 47) 3,360 falling falling trend -2.2 (-2.4, -2.0)
Florida *** 170.8 (169.8, 171.8) 41 (37, 41) 24,210 falling falling trend -2.2 (-2.4, -1.9)
Massachusetts *** 176.2 (174.3, 178.2) 33 (28, 38) 6,504 falling falling trend -2.2 (-2.3, -2.1)
Washington *** 174.1 (172.1, 176.0) 36 (31, 40) 6,683 falling falling trend -2.2 (-2.6, -1.8)
California *** 161.5 (160.7, 162.3) 46 (44, 47) 30,910 falling falling trend -2.3 (-3.1, -1.6)
New Jersey *** 167.3 (165.6, 169.0) 42 (40, 44) 7,960 falling falling trend -2.3 (-2.4, -2.2)
Pennsylvania *** 191.7 (190.3, 193.2) 17 (14, 21) 14,671 falling falling trend -2.5 (-3.3, -1.7)
Illinois *** 187.8 (186.3, 189.3) 22 (19, 24) 12,432 falling falling trend -2.7 (-3.5, -1.9)
Arkansas *** 212.3 (209.2, 215.5) 6 (3, 8) 3,589 falling falling trend -2.8 (-3.7, -1.9)
District of Columbia *** 177.6 (170.6, 184.9) 30 (21, 42) 502 falling falling trend -2.9 (-3.1, -2.6)
Kentucky *** 226.6 (223.9, 229.4) 2 (1, 2) 5,461 falling falling trend -2.9 (-4.7, -1.0)
New York *** 164.7 (163.5, 165.8) 43 (42, 46) 17,338 falling falling trend -2.9 (-3.4, -2.4)
Oregon *** 177.6 (175.1, 180.0) 31 (27, 37) 4,244 falling falling trend -2.9 (-4.2, -1.6)
Puerto Rico 8 *** 134.4 (132.2, 136.7) N/A 2,816 falling falling trend -3.1 (-5.7, -0.5)
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 12/05/2021 2:55 pm.

State Cancer Registries may provide more current or more local data.
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.

† 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 1969-2018 US Population Data File is used with mortality data.
‡ The Average Annual Percent Change (AAPC) is based on the APCs calculated by Joinpoint. Due to data availability issues, the time period used in the calculation of the joinpoint regression model may differ for selected counties.
⋔ Results presented with the CI*Rank statistics help show the usefulness of ranks. For example, ranks for relatively rare diseases or less populated areas may be essentially meaningless because of their large variability, but ranks for more common diseases in densely populated regions can be very useful. More information about methodology can be found on the CI*Rank website.

*** No Healthy People 2020 Objective for this cancer.
Healthy People 2020 Objectives provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

8 Due to data availability issues, the time period used in the calculation of the joinpoint regression model may differ for selected counties.



Please note that the data comes from different sources. Due to different years of data availability, most of the trends are AAPCs based on APCs but some are APCs calculated in SEER*Stat. Please refer to the source for each graph for additional information.

Interpret Rankings provides insight into interpreting cancer incidence statistics. When the population size for a denominator is small, the rates may be unstable. A rate is unstable when a small change in the numerator (e.g., only one or two additional cases) has a dramatic effect on the calculated rate.

Data for United States does not include Puerto Rico.
CI*Rank data for Puerto Rico is not available.

Return to Top