Maps of clusters of states with the highest uterine cancer rates in the USA

Below are maps of clusters of states with the highest uterine cancer rates in the USA. The clusters were found by counting the number of shared borders among states with the highest uterine cancer incidence and mortality rates of white, black, and Hispanic women.

Included are also the lists of states with the highest uterine cancer rates.

To learn more about this study, please read the main article. You may also want to read the map guidelines and glossary of terms.

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White women uterine cancer incidence rates

Map of USA. A few states are colored red, a few are colored purple, a few are colored green, and most are colored gray.

Figure 1: A cluster of states with the highest uterine cancer incidence rates of white women

Shared-border ratio: 133%   (20 shared borders among 15 states)

List of states with highest rates:

State Rate (per 100,000) Color
1 Vermont 33.3
2 New Hampshire 32.9
3 Pennsylvania 32.5
4 New Jersey 32.4
5 Rhode Island 32
6 Iowa 31.7
7 New York 31.6
8 West Virginia 30.8
9 Maine 30.7
10 Massachusetts 30.3
11 Delaware 29.9
12 Connecticut 29.7
13 Illinois 29.7
14 Michigan 29.1 Not In Cluster
15 Minnesota 28.9

(Number of states in the contiguous U.S. with numerical cancer rates in the CDC file: 48)


White women uterine cancer mortality rates

Map of USA. A few states are colored red, a few are colored purple, a few are colored green, and most are colored gray.

Figure 2: A cluster of states with the highest uterine cancer mortality rates of white women

Shared-border ratio: 140%   (21 shared borders among 15 states)

List of states with highest rates:

State Rate (per 100,000) Color
1 Vermont 5.5
2 Iowa 5.1
3 New Jersey 5.1
4 New York 5
5 Pennsylvania 4.9
6 Illinois 4.8
7 Michigan 4.7
8 New Hampshire 4.7
9 Delaware 4.6
10 Ohio 4.6
11 Rhode Island 4.6
12 South Dakota 4.6
13 Massachusetts 4.5
14 Nebraska 4.5
15 Wisconsin 4.5

(Number of states in the contiguous U.S. with numerical cancer rates in the CDC file: 49)


Black women uterine cancer mortality rates

Map of USA. A few states are colored red, a few are colored purple, a few are colored green, and most are colored gray.

Figure 3: A cluster of states with the highest uterine cancer mortality rates of black women

Shared-border ratio: 107%   (16 shared borders among 15 states)

List of states with highest rates:

State Rate (per 100,000) Color
1 District of Columbia 10.5
2 Missouri 9.5
3 Pennsylvania 9.2
4 New Jersey 9
5 New York 8.9
6 South Carolina 8.9 Not In Cluster
7 Kansas 8.7
8 Connecticut 8.4
9 Maryland 8.4
10 Oklahoma 8.4
11 Delaware 8.3
12 Illinois 8.3
13 North Carolina 8.3 Not In Cluster
14 Wisconsin 8.3
15 Michigan 8.1

(Number of states in the contiguous U.S. with numerical cancer rates in the CDC file: 34)


Hispanic women uterine cancer mortality rates

Map of USA. A few states are colored red, a few are colored purple, a few are colored green, and most are colored gray.

Figure 4: A cluster of states with the highest uterine cancer mortality rates of Hispanic women

Shared-border ratio: 100%   (16 shared borders among 16 states)

List of states with highest rates:

State Rate (per 100,000) Color
1 Utah 4.5
2 Michigan 4.4
3 New York 4.4
4 Connecticut 4.1
5 New Jersey 4
6 Florida 3.8 Not In Cluster
7 Indiana 3.8
8 Texas 3.8
9 Massachusetts 3.7
10 California 3.6
11 Illinois 3.6
12 Ohio 3.5
13 Arizona 3.4
14 Colorado 3.1
15 New Mexico 3
16 Virginia 3 Not In Cluster

(Number of states in the contiguous U.S. with numerical cancer rates in the CDC file: 19)