Special Report

States Where New Cancer Cases Have Fallen the Most Since 2000

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8. Florida
> Pct. change in cancer incidence rate, 2000-2018: -16.25%
> Cancer cases, 2000: 103,952 or 522.8 per 100,000 – 6th highest
> Cancer cases, 2018: 131,409 or 437.8 per 100,000 – 21st lowest
> Adult obesity rate change: 12.0 ppt (from 18.7% in 2000 to 30.7% in 2018)
> Median household income, 2020: $57,703 – 14th lowest

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7. Massachusetts
> Pct. change in cancer incidence rate, 2000-2018: -17.88%
> Cancer cases, 2000: 34,467 or 518.3 per 100,000 – 8th highest
> Cancer cases, 2018: 36,637 or 425.6 per 100,000 – 14th lowest
> Adult obesity rate change: 8.9 ppt (from 16.8% in 2000 to 25.7% in 2018)
> Median household income, 2020: $84,385 – 3rd highest

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6. Wisconsin
> Pct. change in cancer incidence rate, 2000-2018: -19.06%
> Cancer cases, 2000: 26,694 or 487.0 per 100,000 – 23rd highest
> Cancer cases, 2018: 33,727 or 394.2 per 100,000 – 5th lowest
> Adult obesity rate change: 12.0 ppt (from 20.0% in 2000 to 32.0% in 2018)
> Median household income, 2020: $63,293 – 24th highest

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5. Nevada
> Pct. change in cancer incidence rate, 2000-2017: -19.52%
> Cancer cases, 2000: 9,648 or 513.8 per 100,000 – 11th highest
> Cancer cases, 2017: 14,382 or 413.5 per 100,000 – 13th lowest
> Adult obesity rate change: 11.6 ppt (from 17.9% in 2000 to 29.5% in 2018)
> Median household income, 2020: $62,043 – 25th lowest

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4. Vermont
> Pct. change in cancer incidence rate, 2000-2018: -19.60%
> Cancer cases, 2000: 3,099 or 490.9 per 100,000 – 22nd highest
> Cancer cases, 2018: 3,852 or 394.7 per 100,000 – 7th lowest
> Adult obesity rate change: 9.3 ppt (from 18.2% in 2000 to 27.5% in 2018)
> Median household income, 2020: $63,477 – 23rd highest

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