Special Report

States Where New Cancer Cases Have Fallen the Most Since 2000

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33. Kansas
> Pct. change in cancer incidence rate, 2000-2018: -5.47%
> Cancer cases, 2000: 12,801 or 470.0 per 100,000 – 17th lowest
> Cancer cases, 2018: 15,346 or 444.3 per 100,000 – 24th highest
> Adult obesity rate change: 13.6 ppt (from 20.8% in 2000 to 34.4% in 2018)
> Median household income, 2020: $61,091 – 21st lowest

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32. New Hampshire
> Pct. change in cancer incidence rate, 2000-2018: -5.53%
> Cancer cases, 2000: 6,230 or 508.0 per 100,000 – 12th highest
> Cancer cases, 2018: 8,511 or 479.9 per 100,000 – 5th highest
> Adult obesity rate change: 11.5 ppt (from 18.1% in 2000 to 29.6% in 2018)
> Median household income, 2020: $77,923 – 7th highest

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31. South Carolina
> Pct. change in cancer incidence rate, 2000-2018: -5.91%
> Cancer cases, 2000: 18,997 or 477.0 per 100,000 – 22nd lowest
> Cancer cases, 2018: 27,906 or 448.8 per 100,000 – 22nd highest
> Adult obesity rate change: 12.3 ppt (from 22.0% in 2000 to 34.3% in 2018)
> Median household income, 2020: $54,864 – 10th lowest

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30. South Dakota
> Pct. change in cancer incidence rate, 2001-2018: -6.73%
> Cancer cases, 2001: 3,964 or 486.5 per 100,000 – 24th highest
> Cancer cases, 2018: 4,824 or 453.7 per 100,000 – 20th highest
> Adult obesity rate change: 10.3 ppt (from 19.8% in 2000 to 30.1% in 2018)
> Median household income, 2020: $59,896 – 20th lowest

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29. Ohio
> Pct. change in cancer incidence rate, 2000-2018: -7.32%
> Cancer cases, 2000: 55,879 or 473.9 per 100,000 – 20th lowest
> Cancer cases, 2018: 68,371 or 439.2 per 100,000 – 23rd lowest
> Adult obesity rate change: 12.5 ppt (from 21.5% in 2000 to 34.0% in 2018)
> Median household income, 2020: $58,116 – 15th lowest

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