The Top 5 US States with the Highest Cancer Death Rates


  U.S. State Death Rate
(between 2006 and 2010)
1
Kentucky 209.49 per 100,000 persons
2
Mississippi 203.54 per 100,000 persons
3
Louisiana 201.30 per 100,000 persons
4
West Virginia 201.16 per 100,000 persons
5
Tennessee 199.07 per 100,000 persons
Sources:  National Cancer Institute. (2014). SEER Cancer Statistics Review 1975-2010.
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List Notes: Data is for invasive cancer per 100,000 persons, age-adjusted Cancer Death Rates by State, all Races, all, sites, 2006-2010, males and females. These cancer statistics are latest available as of January 29th, 2014.
  
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