Special Report

States Where New Cancer Cases Have Fallen the Most Since 2000

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23. Idaho
> Pct. change in cancer incidence rate, 2000-2018: -9.43%
> Cancer cases, 2000: 5,664 or 474.3 per 100,000 – 21st lowest
> Cancer cases, 2018: 8,761 or 429.5 per 100,000 – 17th lowest
> Adult obesity rate change: 9.5 ppt (from 18.9% in 2000 to 28.4% in 2018)
> Median household income, 2020: $58,915 – 17th lowest

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22. Pennsylvania
> Pct. change in cancer incidence rate, 2000-2018: -9.47%
> Cancer cases, 2000: 71,412 or 504.6 per 100,000 – 14th highest
> Cancer cases, 2018: 78,426 or 456.8 per 100,000 – 15th highest
> Adult obesity rate change: 9.7 ppt (from 21.2% in 2000 to 30.9% in 2018)
> Median household income, 2020: $63,627 – 22nd highest

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21. Montana
> Pct. change in cancer incidence rate, 2000-2018: -9.59%
> Cancer cases, 2000: 4,796 or 499.7 per 100,000 – 17th highest
> Cancer cases, 2018: 6,412 or 451.7 per 100,000 – 21st highest
> Adult obesity rate change: 11.0 ppt (from 15.9% in 2000 to 26.9% in 2018)
> Median household income, 2020: $56,539 – 11th lowest

20. Maryland
> Pct. change in cancer incidence rate, 2000-2018: -10.44%
> Cancer cases, 2000: 25,125 or 495.2 per 100,000 – 19th highest
> Cancer cases, 2018: 32,389 or 443.6 per 100,000 – 25th highest
> Adult obesity rate change: 10.7 ppt (from 20.2% in 2000 to 30.9% in 2018)
> Median household income, 2020: $87,063 – the highest

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19. Indiana
> Pct. change in cancer incidence rate, 2000-2018: -10.92%
> Cancer cases, 2000: 28,955 or 481.4 per 100,000 – 24th lowest
> Cancer cases, 2018: 34,396 or 428.8 per 100,000 – 16th lowest
> Adult obesity rate change: 12.3 ppt (from 21.8% in 2000 to 34.1% in 2018)
> Median household income, 2020: $58,235 – 16th lowest

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