Special Report

States With the Most Skin Cancer

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25. New Jersey
> Annual skin cancer diagnoses: 21.9 per 100,000 residents
> Annual skin cancer death rate: 2.4 per 100,000 residents (8th lowest)
> White population: 56.5% (11th lowest)

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24. California
> Annual skin cancer diagnoses: 23.0 per 100,000 residents
> Annual skin cancer death rate: 2.4 per 100,000 residents (10th lowest)
> White population: 37.8% (2nd lowest)

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23. Ohio
> Annual skin cancer diagnoses: 23.1 per 100,000 residents
> Annual skin cancer death rate: 2.8 per 100,000 residents (23rd highest)
> White population: 79.8% (14th highest)

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22. Florida
> Annual skin cancer diagnoses: 23.2 per 100,000 residents
> Annual skin cancer death rate: 2.9 per 100,000 residents (17th highest)
> White population: 53.8% (8th lowest)

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21. Nebraska
> Annual skin cancer diagnoses: 23.5 per 100,000 residents
> Annual skin cancer death rate: 3.0 per 100,000 residents (8th highest)
> White population: 79.2% (17th highest)