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Age-Adjusted Incidence Rates by Cancer Site, All Stages (2014-2018)West Virginia RateUSA RateMapTableCI*Rank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
All Cancer Sites483.5448.6MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Bladder22.019.7MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Brain & ONS7.16.5MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Breast (Female)118.7126.8MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Breast (in situ) (Female)21.929.4MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Cervix (Female)9.77.7MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Childhood (Ages <15, All Sites)17.017.5MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends GraphN/A
Childhood (Ages <20, All Sites)18.919.1MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends GraphN/A
Colon & Rectum46.138.0MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Esophagus5.54.5MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Kidney & Renal Pelvis20.817.1MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Leukemia15.614.2MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Liver & Bile Duct7.68.6MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Lung & Bronchus79.057.3MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Melanoma of the Skin22.022.6MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma19.319.1MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Oral Cavity & Pharynx14.211.9MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Ovary (Female)12.010.7MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Pancreas12.513.1MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Prostate (Male)94.3106.2MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Stomach5.46.5MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Thyroid17.314.1MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Uterus (Corpus & Uterus, NOS) (Female)33.127.4MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Age-Adjusted Incidence Rates by Race/Ethnicity, All Stages (2014-2018)West Virginia RateUSA RateMapTableCI*Rank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
All Races (includes Hispanic)483.5448.6MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
White (includes Hispanic)484.4451.0MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
White Hispanic205.6343.9MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
White Non-Hispanic487.0466.2MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Black (includes Hispanic)442.5444.9MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Hispanic (any race)244.0345.0MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Amer. Indian/Alaskan Native (includes Hispanic)120.9285.8MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Asian or Pacific Islander (includes Hispanic)209.4291.1MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Age-Adjusted Incidence Rates by Sex, All Stages
(2014-2018)
West Virginia RateUSA RateMapTableCI*Rank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Both Sexes483.5448.6MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Male513.7487.4MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Female464.1422.7MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Age-Adjusted Incidence Rates by Age, All Stages
(2014-2018)
West Virginia RateUSA RateMapTableCI*Rank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
All Ages483.5448.6MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Ages <65262.2227.6MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Ages <50124.5106.1MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Ages 50+1428.51349.4MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Ages 65+2013.41975.9MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
Age-Adjusted Incidence Rates by Year, All StagesWest Virginia RateUSA RateMapTableCI*Rank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
2014-2018483.5448.6MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change Graph
2018484.3435.8N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Age-Adjusted Incidence Rates by Cancer Site - Late Stage (2014-2018)West Virginia RateUSA RateMapTableCI*Rank GraphRate GraphWest Virginia Percent Late StageUSA Percent Late Stage
Bladder2.82.4MapTableRank GraphRate Graph13.112.0
Brain & ONS1.10.9MapTableRank GraphRate Graph15.514.4
Breast (Female)40.741.7MapTableRank GraphRate Graph32.831.9
Cervix (Female)4.53.6MapTableRank GraphRate Graph50.349.1
Colon & Rectum24.921.7MapTableRank GraphRate Graph53.956.9
Esophagus4.13.1MapTableRank GraphRate Graph74.567.8
Kidney & Renal Pelvis5.94.8MapTableRank GraphRate Graph29.328.5
Liver & Bile Duct3.53.5MapTableRank GraphRate Graph46.041.2
Lung & Bronchus56.639.0MapTableRank GraphRate Graph71.768.3
Melanoma of the Skin3.63.1MapTableRank GraphRate Graph16.513.7
Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma13.512.1MapTableRank GraphRate Graph69.663.4
Oral Cavity & Pharynx9.77.4MapTableRank GraphRate Graph68.662.4
Ovary (Female)8.57.7MapTableRank GraphRate Graph73.573.1
Pancreas9.69.9MapTableRank GraphRate Graph77.575.8
Prostate (Male)15.922.0MapTableRank GraphRate Graph16.320.6
Stomach3.03.7MapTableRank GraphRate Graph55.757.6
Thyroid3.54.3MapTableRank GraphRate Graph20.330.5
Uterus (Corpus & Uterus, NOS) (Female)6.97.3MapTableRank GraphRate Graph22.026.9
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 11/30/2021 12:30 pm.
For more explicit data source and footnote information please see the tables, graphs and maps that are linked to each row.

† Incidence rates (cases per 100,000 population per year) are age-adjusted to the 2000 US standard population (19 age groups: <1, 1-4, 5-9, ... , 80-84, 85+). Rates are for invasive cancer only (except for bladder cancer which is invasive and in situ) or unless otherwise specified. Rates calculated using SEER*Stat. Population counts for denominators are based on Census populations as modified by NCI. The 1969-2018 US Population Data File is used for SEER and NPCR incidence rates.
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 not available for some combinations of geography, cancer site, age, and race/ethnicity.
Suppression is used to avoid misinterpretation when rates are unstable.
Age-Adjusted Mortality Rates
by Cancer Site
(2015-2019)
West Virginia RateUSA RateMapTableCI*Rank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphRate/Trend Comparison by CancerRate/Trend Comparison by Area
All Cancer Sites180.2152.4MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Bladder4.74.2MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Brain & ONS4.64.4MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Breast (Female)21.619.9MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Cervix (Female)2.92.2MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Childhood (Ages <15, All Sites)1.32.0MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends GraphN/ATableTable
Childhood (Ages <20, All Sites)1.42.2MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends GraphN/ATableTable
Colon & Rectum17.013.4MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Esophagus5.33.9MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Kidney & Renal Pelvis4.03.6MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Leukemia7.16.1MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Liver & Bile Duct6.46.6MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Lung & Bronchus51.636.7MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Melanoma of the Skin2.92.2MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma6.15.3MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Oral Cavity & Pharynx2.92.5MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Ovary (Female)6.96.5MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Pancreas11.011.1MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Prostate (Male)16.818.9MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Stomach2.02.9MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Thyroid0.40.5MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Uterus (Corpus & Uterus, NOS) (Female)4.65.0MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Age-Adjusted Mortality Rates by Race/Ethnicity (2015-2019)West Virginia RateUSA RateMapTableCI*Rank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphRate/Trend Comparison by CancerRate/Trend Comparison by Area
All Races (includes Hispanic)180.2152.4MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
White (includes Hispanic)180.9153.4MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphN/AN/A
White Hispanic51.3116.2MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphN/AN/A
White Non-Hispanic181.7157.2MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphN/AN/A
Black (includes Hispanic)196.4173.6MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphN/AN/A
Hispanic (any race)49.5109.7MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphN/AN/A
Amer. Indian/Alaskan Native (includes Hispanic)N/A101.2MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphN/AN/A
Asian or Pacific Islander (includes Hispanic)68.095.6MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphN/AN/A
Age-Adjusted Mortality Rates by Sex (2015-2019)West Virginia RateUSA RateMapTableCI*Rank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphRate/Trend Comparison by CancerRate/Trend Comparison by Area
Both Sexes180.2152.4MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Male213.8181.4MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Female154.3131.1MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Age-Adjusted Mortality Rates by Age (2015-2019)West Virginia RateUSA RateMapTableCI*Rank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphRate/Trend Comparison by CancerRate/Trend Comparison by Area
All Ages180.2152.4MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
Ages <6565.448.4MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphN/AN/A
Ages <5019.315.1MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphN/AN/A
Ages 50+601.6512.0MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphN/AN/A
Ages 65+974.0871.8MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphN/AN/A
Age-Adjusted Mortality Rates by YearWest Virginia RateUSA RateMapTableCI*Rank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphRate/Trend Comparison by CancerRate/Trend Comparison by Area
2015-2019180.2152.4MapTableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends Graph5-Year Rate Change GraphTableTable
2019173.9146.0N/ATableRank GraphRate GraphHistorical Trends GraphN/AN/AN/A
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 11/30/2021 12:30 pm.
For more explicit data source and footnote information please see the tables, graphs and maps that are linked to each row.

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 1969-2018 US Population Data File is used with mortality data.
Demographics: CrowdingWest Virginia PercentUSA PercentMapTable
Households with >1 person per room, 2015-20191.33.4MapTable
Demographics: EducationWest Virginia PercentUSA PercentMapTable
Less than 9th grade, 2015-2019, Ages 25+4.35.1MapTable
At least high school, 2015-2019, Ages 25+86.988.0MapTable
At least bachelors degree, 2015-2019, Ages 25+20.632.1MapTable
Demographics: IncomeWest Virginia DollarsUSA DollarsMapTable
Median family income, 2015-201959,60777,263MapTable
Median household income, 2015-201946,71162,843MapTable
Demographics: InsuranceWest Virginia PercentUSA PercentMapTable
Percent uninsured in demographic group, people at or below 138% of poverty, 2019, Ages <6511.5N/AMapTable
Demographics: LanguageWest Virginia PercentUSA PercentMapTable
Language isolation, 2015-20190.44.4MapTable
Demographics: MobilityWest Virginia PercentUSA PercentMapTable
Haven't moved (in past year), 2015-201988.385.8MapTable
Moved, same county (in past year), 2015-20196.48.0MapTable
Moved, different county this state (in past year), 2015-20192.73.2MapTable
Moved, different state (in past year), 2015-20192.42.3MapTable
Moved from outside US (in past year), 2015-20190.20.6MapTable
Demographics: Population - AgesWest Virginia PercentUSA PercentMapTable
Age under 18, 2015-201920.322.6MapTable
Age 18-39, 2015-201926.629.8MapTable
Age 40-64, 2015-201933.731.9MapTable
Age 40 and over, 2015-201953.147.6MapTable
Age 50 and over, 2015-201940.535.1MapTable
Age 65 and over, 2015-201919.415.6MapTable
Demographics: Population - Race/EthnicityWest Virginia PercentUSA PercentMapTable
American Indian/Alaska Native, 2015-20190.20.8MapTable
Asian / Pacific Islander, 2015-20190.85.7MapTable
Black, 2015-20193.712.7MapTable
Foreign born, 2015-20191.713.6MapTable
Hispanic, 2015-20191.618.0MapTable
Non-Hispanic (Origin Recode), 2015-201998.482.0MapTable
White, 2015-201993.172.5MapTable
Demographics: Population - SexWest Virginia PercentUSA PercentMapTable
Female, 2015-201950.650.8MapTable
Male, 2015-201949.449.2MapTable
Demographics: PovertyWest Virginia PercentUSA PercentMapTable
Families below poverty, 2015-201912.79.5MapTable
Persons below poverty, 2015-201917.613.4MapTable
Persons below 150% of poverty, 2015-201928.122.0MapTable
Demographics: WorkforceWest Virginia PercentUSA PercentMapTable
Unemployed, 2015-20196.55.3MapTable
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 11/30/2021 12:30 pm.
For more explicit data source and footnote information please see the tables, graphs and maps that are linked to each row.

Source: Demographic data provided by the Census Bureau, the American Community Survey, and the Small Area Health Insurance Estimates.
Screening & Risk Factors: Colorectal ScreeningWest Virginia USA MapTable
Ever Had Colorectal Endoscopy (Sigmoidoscopy or Colonoscopy), Ages 50+, 201870.0171.6MapTable
FOBT in last year and/or flex sig in last 5 years and FOBT in last 3 years and/or colonoscopy in last 10 years, Ages 50-75, 201868.1369.7MapTable
Home-Based Fecal Occult Blood Test (FOBT) in Past Two Years, Ages 50+, 201813.1312.8MapTable
Home-based FOBT in the past two years or ever had a colorectal endoscopy, Ages 50+, 201874.0375.5MapTable
Screening & Risk Factors: Diet & ExerciseWest Virginia USA MapTable
Consumed 1 or More Fruits per Day, Ages 18+, 201953.6660.7MapTable
Consumed 1 or More Vegetables per Day, Ages 18+, 201980.2079.7MapTable
Healthy Weight (BMI 18.5 to <25), Ages 20+, 201924.5530.0MapTable
No Leisure Time Physical Activity, Ages 18+, 201931.1526.3MapTable
Obese (>= 95th percentile for BMI based on sex and age), High School Students, 201922.915.5MapTable
Obese (BMI >= 30), Ages 20+, 201940.6932.7MapTable
Overweight (>= 85th percentile but <95th percentile for BMI based on sex and age), High School Students, 201916.516.1MapTable
Screening & Risk Factors: SmokingWest Virginia USA MapTable
Current Smoker, Ages 18+, 201923.7616.0MapTable
Ever Smoked 100 Cigarettes, Ages 18+, 201950.1841.5MapTable
Percent of Daily Smokers Who Stopped Smoking for 1 Day or Longer in the Past 12 Months, Ages 18+, 2018-201933.635.7MapTable
Percent of People Who Answered No One is Allowed to Smoke Anywhere Inside Their Home (All People), Ages 18+, 2018-201979.590.0MapTable
Percent of People Who Answered No One is Allowed to Smoke Anywhere Inside Their Home (Current Smokers), Ages 18+, 2018-201942.358.5MapTable
Percent of People Who Answered No One is Allowed to Smoke Inside Their Home (Former/Never Smokers), Ages 18+, 2018-201989.794.0MapTable
Percent of State Population with 100% Smokefree Bar Laws, 202165.166.4N/ATable
Percent of State Population with 100% Smokefree Restaurant Laws, 202177.977.8N/ATable
Percent of State Population with 100% Smokefree Workplace Laws, 202191.976.1N/ATable
Percent of State Population with 100% Smokefree Workplace, Restaurant, & Bar Laws, 202165.161.1N/ATable
Percent of State Population with Any 100% Smokefree Laws, 202193.182.1N/ATable
Percent of Workers in Non-Smoking Environments (All People), Ages 18+, 2018-201977.879.9MapTable
Percent of Workers in Non-Smoking Environments (Current Smokers), Ages 18+, 2018-201969.173.1MapTable
Percent of Workers in Non-Smoking Environments (Former/Never Smokers), Ages 18+, 2018-201979.880.7MapTable
Screening & Risk Factors: VaccinesWest Virginia USA MapTable
Percent who received 2+ doses of HPV Vaccine, Ages 13-15, Both Sexes, 201843.151.1MapTable
Percent who received 2+ doses of HPV Vaccine, Ages 13-17, Both Sexes, 201849.555.0MapTable
Percent who received 2+ doses of HPV Vaccine, Ages 13-17, Male, 201841.052.8MapTable
Percent who received 2+ doses of HPV Vaccine, Ages 13-15, Male, 201834.549.9MapTable
Percent who received 2+ doses of HPV Vaccine, Ages 13-15, Female, 201851.552.2MapTable
Percent who received 2+ doses of HPV Vaccine, Ages 13-17, Female, 201858.557.4MapTable
Percent who received 3+ doses of HPV Vaccine, Ages 13-15, Both Sexes, 201820.627.2MapTable
Percent who received 3+ doses of HPV Vaccine, Ages 13-17, Both Sexes, 201830.334.9MapTable
Percent who received 3+ doses of HPV Vaccine, Ages 13-17, Male, 201822.532.1MapTable
Percent who received 3+ doses of HPV Vaccine, Ages 13-15, Male, 201813.626.1MapTable
Percent who received 3+ doses of HPV Vaccine, Ages 13-15, Female, 201827.328.4MapTable
Percent who received 3+ doses of HPV Vaccine, Ages 13-17, Female, 201838.637.9MapTable
Screening & Risk Factors: Women's HealthWest Virginia USA MapTable
Had a Mammogram in Past 2 Years, Ages 50-74, 201875.0078.3MapTable
Had a Mammogram in Past 2 Years, Ages 40+, 201871.0971.8MapTable
Had a Pap Smear in Past 3 Years and No Hysterectomy, Ages 18+, 201871.2171.7MapTable
Pap Test in Past 3 Years, No Hysterectomy, Ages 21-65, 201880.0480.2MapTable
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 11/30/2021 12:30 pm.
For more explicit data source and footnote information please see the tables, graphs and maps that are linked to each row.

Data statistics on this page come from the following data sources: CDC, Modeled Estimates Combining BRFSS & NHIS, Tobacco Use Supplement to the Current Population Survey, and American Nonsmokers' Rights Foundation. Please see the link on each row for the table/graph map for the specific footnote information.