Special Report

States With the Most Skin Cancer

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35. Arkansas
> Annual skin cancer diagnoses: 20.0 per 100,000 residents
> Annual skin cancer death rate: 2.7 per 100,000 residents (25th lowest)
> White population: 72.9% (25th lowest)

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34. West Virginia
> Annual skin cancer diagnoses: 20.0 per 100,000 residents
> Annual skin cancer death rate: 3.3 per 100,000 residents (3rd highest)
> White population: 93.2% (3rd highest)

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33. Hawaii
> Annual skin cancer diagnoses: 20.3 per 100,000 residents
> Annual skin cancer death rate: 1.6 per 100,000 residents (the lowest)
> White population: 22.1% (the lowest)

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32. Arizona
> Annual skin cancer diagnoses: 20.6 per 100,000 residents
> Annual skin cancer death rate: 2.9 per 100,000 residents (17th highest)
> White population: 54.5% (9th lowest)

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31. South Carolina
> Annual skin cancer diagnoses: 20.7 per 100,000 residents
> Annual skin cancer death rate: 2.7 per 100,000 residents (22nd lowest)
> White population: 62.2% (15th lowest)