Special Report

States Where the Most People Die of Cancer

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35. North Dakota
> Cancer deaths per 100,000: 139.5 (1,308 – 3rd lowest)
> Smoking rate: 18.3% (18th highest)
> Obesity rate: 32.7% (13th highest)
> Inactivity rate: 23.9% (23rd highest)
> Median household income: $65,315 (19th highest)

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34. Texas
> Cancer deaths per 100,000: 139.8 (42,142 – 3rd highest)
> Smoking rate: 15.7% (18th lowest)
> Obesity rate: 30.1% (25th lowest)
> Inactivity rate: 24.4% (20th highest)
> Median household income: $63,826 (21st highest)

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33. Montana
> Cancer deaths per 100,000: 141.5 (2,138 – 7th lowest)
> Smoking rate: 17.2% (25th highest)
> Obesity rate: 25.8% (7th lowest)
> Inactivity rate: 21.6% (18th lowest)
> Median household income: $56,539 (11th lowest)

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32. Rhode Island
> Cancer deaths per 100,000: 141.6 (2,076 – 6th lowest)
> Smoking rate: 14.9% (13th lowest)
> Obesity rate: 28.1% (18th lowest)
> Inactivity rate: 24.4% (19th highest)
> Median household income: $70,305 (15th highest)

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31. Maryland
> Cancer deaths per 100,000: 142.3 (10,799 – 20th highest)
> Smoking rate: 13.8% (8th lowest)
> Obesity rate: 31.0% (23rd highest)
> Inactivity rate: 22.4% (21st lowest)
> Median household income: $87,063 (the highest)

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