Special Report

States With the Most Skin Cancer

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10. Idaho
> Annual skin cancer diagnoses: 26.6 per 100,000 residents
> Annual skin cancer death rate: 3.5 per 100,000 residents (the highest)
> White population: 80.6% (12th highest)

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9. Rhode Island
> Annual skin cancer diagnoses: 26.7 per 100,000 residents
> Annual skin cancer death rate: 2.5 per 100,000 residents (13th lowest)
> White population: 73.9% (23rd highest)

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8. Montana
> Annual skin cancer diagnoses: 26.9 per 100,000 residents
> Annual skin cancer death rate: 2.9 per 100,000 residents (20th highest)
> White population: 85.2% (6th highest)

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7. Kentucky
> Annual skin cancer diagnoses: 27.1 per 100,000 residents
> Annual skin cancer death rate: 3.3 per 100,000 residents (4th highest)
> White population: 84.9% (7th highest)

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6. Georgia
> Annual skin cancer diagnoses: 27.4 per 100,000 residents
> Annual skin cancer death rate: 2.5 per 100,000 residents (14th lowest)
> White population: 53.0% (7th lowest)