5 states with the highest, lowest mammogram rates

Massachusetts has the highest rate of mammograms at 88 percent, according to a report released Oct. 3 by personal finance site ValuePenguin.

One in 8 women will develop invasive breast cancer in their life, according to breastcancer.org. On average, 78 percent of women get a mammogram, according to ValuePenguin's report.

ValuePenguin used data from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System from the CDC to determine the number of women ages 50 to 74 who received a mammogram within two years for 2020, 2018 and 2016.

The five states with the highest mammogram rates:

        1. Massachusetts — 88.1 percent

        2. Delaware  — 86.1 percent

        3. Rhode Island — 85.6 percent

        4. Connecticut — 83.9 percent

        5. Hawaii — 83.7 percent

The five states with the lowest mammogram rates:

        1. Arkansas — 68.1 percent

        2. Idaho — 68.9 percent

        2. Alaska — 68.9 percent

        4. Wyoming — 69.4 percent

        5. Mississippi — 69.6 percent

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