Special Report

States Where the Most People Die of Cancer

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50. Utah
> Cancer deaths per 100,000: 119.5 (3,460 – 13th lowest)
> Smoking rate: 8.9% (the lowest)
> Obesity rate: 25.9% (9th lowest)
> Inactivity rate: 18.1% (5th lowest)
> Median household income: $74,197 (12th highest)

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49. Hawaii
> Cancer deaths per 100,000: 123.8 (2,519 – 9th lowest)
> Smoking rate: 12.8% (4th lowest)
> Obesity rate: 23.7% (3rd lowest)
> Inactivity rate: 20.5% (11th lowest)
> Median household income: $83,173 (4th highest)

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48. Colorado
> Cancer deaths per 100,000: 127.2 (8,252 – 23rd lowest)
> Smoking rate: 14.6% (12th lowest)
> Obesity rate: 21.8% (the lowest)
> Inactivity rate: 15.5% (the lowest)
> Median household income: $75,231 (11th highest)

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47. Arizona
> Cancer deaths per 100,000: 127.7 (12,676 – 17th highest)
> Smoking rate: 15.6% (16th lowest)
> Obesity rate: 27.5% (14th lowest)
> Inactivity rate: 21.8% (19th lowest)
> Median household income: $61,529 (23rd lowest)

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46. New York
> Cancer deaths per 100,000: 128.8 (32,955 – 4th highest)
> Smoking rate: 14.1% (9th lowest)
> Obesity rate: 25.5% (5th lowest)
> Inactivity rate: 24.7% (18th highest)
> Median household income: $71,117 (14th highest)

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