Death rate by state due to brain cancer 1999-2016


South Dakota has the highest death rate due to brain cancer in the US at 5.5 deaths per 100,000 population between 1999 and 2016. The other states also vary near the same range at 5.0 to 5.3 deaths. The lowest states for deaths by brain cancer are Hawaii at 2.6 deaths, Washington DC at 3.0 and New Mexico at 3.7 deaths.