10 states with the highest projected colorectal cancer death rate in 2021 

Patsy Newitt - Print  |

Here are states with the highest projected colon and rectal cancer death rate in 2021 for male and female patients, from an American Cancer Society study:

Ten states with highest male 2021 projected CRC death rate:

  1. Mississippi: 22.3
  2. Oklahoma: 20.5
  3. West Virginia: 20
  4. Kentucky: 19.9
  5. Louisiana: 19.8
  6. South Dakota: 19.2
  7. Alabama: 19
  8. Arkansas: 19
  9. Nevada: 18.7
  10. Georgia: 18.4

Ten states with highest female 2021 projected CRC death rate:

  1. West Virginia: 15.2
  2. Mississippi: 14.6
  3. Alaska: 14
  4. Kentucky: 13.9
  5. Oklahoma: 13.7
  6. Vermont: 13.7
  7. Louisiana: 13.6
  8. Nevada: 13.3
  9. District of Columbia: 13.1
  10. Ohio: 12.9

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