Special Report

States With the Most Skin Cancer

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15. Maine
> Annual skin cancer diagnoses: 25.1 per 100,000 residents
> Annual skin cancer death rate: 2.9 per 100,000 residents (15th highest)
> White population: 93.6% (2nd highest)

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14. South Dakota
> Annual skin cancer diagnoses: 25.8 per 100,000 residents
> Annual skin cancer death rate: 2.5 per 100,000 residents (16th lowest)
> White population: 81.5% (11th highest)

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13. Pennsylvania
> Annual skin cancer diagnoses: 25.8 per 100,000 residents
> Annual skin cancer death rate: 2.8 per 100,000 residents (24th highest)
> White population: 77.7% (18th highest)

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12. Washington
> Annual skin cancer diagnoses: 25.9 per 100,000 residents
> Annual skin cancer death rate: 2.9 per 100,000 residents (21st highest)
> White population: 68.3% (23rd lowest)

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11. Wyoming
> Annual skin cancer diagnoses: 26.6 per 100,000 residents
> Annual skin cancer death rate: 3.0 per 100,000 residents (11th highest)
> White population: 84.0% (8th highest)