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States Where New Cancer Cases Have Fallen the Most Since 2000

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28. Oregon
> Pct. change in cancer incidence rate, 2000-2018: -7.42%
> Cancer cases, 2000: 17,455 or 497.2 per 100,000 – 18th highest
> Cancer cases, 2018: 21,413 or 460.3 per 100,000 – 12th highest
> Adult obesity rate change: 8.4 ppt (from 21.5% in 2000 to 29.9% in 2018)
> Median household income, 2020: $65,667 – 18th highest

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27. Illinois
> Pct. change in cancer incidence rate, 2000-2018: -7.98%
> Cancer cases, 2000: 59,194 or 493.5 per 100,000 – 21st highest
> Cancer cases, 2018: 69,403 or 454.1 per 100,000 – 18th highest
> Adult obesity rate change: 10.1 ppt (from 21.7% in 2000 to 31.8% in 2018)
> Median household income, 2020: $68,428 – 17th highest

26. Missouri
> Pct. change in cancer incidence rate, 2000-2018: -8.40%
> Cancer cases, 2000: 27,502 or 469.7 per 100,000 – 16th lowest
> Cancer cases, 2018: 33,143 or 430.3 per 100,000 – 18th lowest
> Adult obesity rate change: 12.9 ppt (from 22.1% in 2000 to 35.0% in 2018)
> Median household income, 2020: $57,290 – 13th lowest

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25. New York
> Pct. change in cancer incidence rate, 2000-2018: -9.27%
> Cancer cases, 2000: 97,293 or 502.4 per 100,000 – 16th highest
> Cancer cases, 2018: 114,373 or 455.8 per 100,000 – 17th highest
> Adult obesity rate change: 9.9 ppt (from 17.7% in 2000 to 27.6% in 2018)
> Median household income, 2020: $71,117 – 14th highest

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24. West Virginia
> Pct. change in cancer incidence rate, 2000-2018: -9.38%
> Cancer cases, 2000: 10,627 or 503.9 per 100,000 – 15th highest
> Cancer cases, 2018: 12,210 or 456.7 per 100,000 – 16th highest
> Adult obesity rate change: 16.3 ppt (from 23.2% in 2000 to 39.5% in 2018)
> Median household income, 2020: $48,037 – 2nd lowest

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