About This Indicator


RELATED TO

Autonomy
Reproductive choice
Inequity/violence
Pleasure/satisfaction
STIs and HIV/AIDS

Cervical cancer is considered a sexual health outcome related to sexually transmitted infections. The human papillomavirus (HPV), a sexually transmitted virus, causes almost all cases of cervical cancer.

SOURCE
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and National Cancer Institute. United States Cancer Statistics: 1999–2008 Incidence and Mortality Web-based Report.

Cervical cancer incidence rate per 100,000 population, age adjusted

Rank
State
Rate/100,000
Score
24Alabama8.5-0.302
22Alaska8.3-0.151
15Arizona7.10.755
35Arkansas10.0-1.434
22California8.3-0.151
10Colorado6.61.132
7Connecticut6.31.358
26Delaware8.8-0.528
36District of Columbia10.9-2.113
29Florida9.2-0.83
21Georgia8.2-0.075
17Hawaii7.60.377
8Idaho6.41.283
26Illinois8.8-0.528
18Indiana7.90.151
14Iowa6.90.906
12Kansas6.80.981
28Kentucky9.1-0.755
32Louisiana9.6-1.132
15Maine7.10.755
15Maryland7.10.755
4Massachusetts6.01.585
16Michigan7.30.604
5Minnesota6.11.509
34Mississippi9.9-1.358
20Missouri8.10
3Montana5.61.887
14Nebraska6.90.906
25Nevada8.6-0.377
6New Hampshire6.21.434
27New Jersey9.0-0.679
23New Mexico8.4-0.226
24New York8.5-0.302
18North Carolina7.90.151
5North Dakota6.11.509
18Ohio7.90.151
30Oklahoma9.4-0.981
12Oregon6.80.981
18Pennsylvania7.90.151
20Rhode Island8.10
19South Carolina8.00.075
9South Dakota6.51.208
25Tennessee8.6-0.377
31Texas9.5-1.057
2Utah5.51.962
1Vermont5.32.113
11Virginia6.71.057
13Washington6.80.981
33West Virginia9.7-1.208
6Wisconsin6.21.434
25Wyoming8.6-0.377
United States8.1