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Appendix D
U. S. Mortality Rates for Female Breast Cancer,* 1984-1988 and 1992-1996
February 2000

State 1984-88 1992-96 State 1984-88 1992-96
Alabama 24.83 23.15 Montana 24.57 24.64
Alaska 22.21 23.20 Nebraska 26.06 24.76
Arizona 24.34 22.25 Nevada 26.93 24.86
Arkansas 21.96 23.06 New Hampshire 30.91 27.54
California 27.28 24.41 New Jersey 31.80 28.37
Colorado 24.20 21.65 New Mexico 23.95 23.06
Connecticut 29.39 25.65 New York 31.46 28.19
Delaware 33.45 27.82 North Carolina 26.82 24.86
District of Columbia 33.28 32.78 North Dakota 25.77 24.45
Florida 25.46 24.47 Ohio 29.26 27.16
Georgia 25.36 23.99 Oklahoma 23.71 24.18
Hawaii 18.18 17.55 Oregon 26.60 23.99
Idaho 22.08 22.31 Pennsylvania 29.30 27.74
Illinois 29.31 27.51 Rhode Island 32.14 27.98
Indiana 27.25 25.85 South Carolina 25.27 24.43
Iowa 25.94 24.61 South Dakota 25.83 24.25
Kansas 25.22 23.41 Tennessee 24.99 25.34
Kentucky 25.54 24.82 Texas 22.50 23.53
Louisiana 24.69 26.37 Utah 22.34 20.84
Maine 26.82 25.33 Vermont 30.36 24.79
Maryland 29.92 27.33 Virginia 27.68 25.81
Massachusetts 32.07 27.87 Washington 26.74 24.06
Michigan 28.67 25.99 West Virginia 24.93 23.37
Minnesota 27.53 24.51 Wisconsin 27.70 24.83
Mississippi 22.75 23.76 Wyoming 23.86 24.03
Missouri 26.31 24.63      
U.S.A. 27.36 25.41

* Rates are per 100,000 and age-adjusted to the 1970 standard.
Source: Cancer Statistics Branch, NCI, 1999


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