Special Report

States Where the Most People Die of Cancer

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39. Florida
> Cancer deaths per 100,000: 136.3 (45,800 – 2nd highest)
> Smoking rate: 16.1% (22nd lowest)
> Obesity rate: 26.6% (12th lowest)
> Inactivity rate: 25.9% (15th highest)
> Median household income: $57,703 (14th lowest)

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39. Wyoming
> Cancer deaths per 100,000: 136.3 (1,029 – the lowest)
> Smoking rate: 18.7% (17th highest)
> Obesity rate: 28.9% (20th lowest)
> Inactivity rate: 24.1% (22nd highest)
> Median household income: $65,304 (20th highest)

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38. Idaho
> Cancer deaths per 100,000: 136.5 (3,004 – 11th lowest)
> Smoking rate: 14.3% (10th lowest)
> Obesity rate: 29.3% (21st lowest)
> Inactivity rate: 20.8% (13th lowest)
> Median household income: $58,915 (17th lowest)

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36. Minnesota
> Cancer deaths per 100,000: 138.7 (9,944 – 24th highest)
> Smoking rate: 14.5% (11th lowest)
> Obesity rate: 27.9% (16th lowest)
> Inactivity rate: 20.1% (9th lowest)
> Median household income: $73,382 (13th highest)

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36. Washington
> Cancer deaths per 100,000: 138.7 (12,796 – 16th highest)
> Smoking rate: 13.5% (5th lowest)
> Obesity rate: 27.8% (15th lowest)
> Inactivity rate: 17.0% (2nd lowest)
> Median household income: $77,006 (9th highest)

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