An estimated 246,660 new cases of invasive breast cancer were expected to be diagnosed in women in the U.S. in 2016, along with 61,000 new cases of non-invasive breast cancer
According to 2016 Ohio Annual Cancer Report, breast cancer was second leading cause of cancer incidence in Ohio in 2013.
According to the Incidence Rate Report for Ohio, Breast 2009-2013, the age-adjusted incidence rate for the US was 123.3.
The incidence rate for Ohio was 122.0 per 100,000, placing Ohio in the second highest tier for incidence rates across the U.S.
According to the Death Rate Report for Ohio, Breast 2009-2013, of the 18 counties surveyed, Mahoning County has the highest rate of 26.7 per 100,000, followed by Jefferson at 26.4.
Harrison County had the lowest incidence rate (102.1 per 100,000) and Holmes County had the lowest mortality rate (16.5)
Breast Cancer Screening Rates
2012 Ohio Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey indicated 60% of Ohio women 40 and older reported having had a mammogram in the past year.
More African Americans (64%) than whites (60%)
Less than the 2013 national average of 69%
Women who have less than a high school education, who have no health insurance coverage or who are recent immigrants are least likely to have had a recent mammogram. (ACS)
Statistics and Mortality Rates
An estimated 12,990 women in the United States diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2016.
Public health reports and results from research articles have revealed that cervical cancer incidence and mortality rates are, in general, higher in Appalachia Ohio.
An average of 456 new cases of cervical cancer were diagnosed annually in Ohio between 2009 and 2013, a rate of 7.5 per 100,000 (the same rate for the U.S. during this time period)
The average mortality rate in Ohio was 2.5 per 100,000, or an annual average of 167 deaths.
Of the 18 counties surveyed, Harrison County had the highest incidence rate of 17.4 per 100,000 followed by Jefferson (14.2)
Medina County had the lowest incidence rate at 2.3 per 100,000
Jefferson and Ashtabula Counties had the highest mortality rate of 3.8 per 100,000, followed by Columbiana at 3.5
Portage County had the lowest mortality rate of 1.6
Cervical Cancer Screening
According to the 2014 BRFSS, 82% of female Ohioans 21 to 65 reported having had a Pap test within the last three years.
The percentage of Pap testing was lowest for those with less than a high school education (68%) and those with the lowest household income of less than $25,000 per year (74%).
Highest for college graduates (88%) and those with the highest household income of greater than $50,000 per year (88%)
National survey data indicates that only 33% of Ohio female adolescents received three doses of the HPV vaccine in 2011. In comparison, 35% of female adolescents in the US were estimated to have received three doses of the HPV vaccine.