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  State 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
  United States 276.8 301.3 322.0 353.6 382.0 371.0 348.1 326.3 301.1 303.8 303.5
  District of Columbia 1,074.0 1,066.8 1,009.4 816.2 877.4 643.8 710.6 383.2 352.1 398.8 440.0
  Alabama 44.4 49.9 44.6 68.0 96.3 88.7 80.1 69.7 62.0 103.2 123.5
  Alaska 625.6 527.4 621.4 612.8 532.0 535.4 748.3 771.6 759.6 590.1 667.7
  Arizona 119.0 130.3 132.5 140.4 117.3 107.7 127.9 172.9 170.6 138.6 137.5
  Arkansas 141.1 174.5 232.9 161.0 139.2 118.5 125.2 110.5 101.6 155.8 160.2
  California 410.7 450.5 547.6 590.6 719.7 778.9 730.9 670.3 656.6 655.5 810.1
  Colorado 327.4 378.6 246.1 333.3 384.7 536.8 303.0 435.9 405.9 400.5 369.6
  Connecticut 716.4 836.6 1,276.0 1,186.1 667.5 707.6 984.4 879.7 812.2 921.5 631.1
  Delaware 297.4 326.0 414.3 369.5 437.9 374.1 328.0 244.5 197.3 193.4 140.7
  Florida 151.5 161.0 198.0 215.7 192.4 144.9 179.1 183.4 177.0 407.7 164.9
  Georgia 71.4 81.3 92.7 128.1 132.2 67.5 118.8 75.1 104.4 86.0 124.7
  Hawaii 330.3 329.1 391.5 477.3 429.1 425.8 495.1 560.9 619.6 656.0 613.2
  Idaho 118.6 119.7 80.0 67.0 71.5 84.9 102.5 115.6 119.4 105.6 113.4
  Illinois 533.0 604.5 691.0 659.6 693.0 708.1 557.5 435.2 413.5 351.2 344.4
  Indiana 197.3 283.6 181.9 167.8 246.2 211.4 191.3 335.6 188.8 208.9 207.2
  Iowa 224.7 273.5 312.4 259.0 254.8 236.9 263.3 219.5 201.5 210.1 199.7
  Kansas 163.2 374.3 397.7 388.5 280.5 356.6 325.1 268.7 249.4 240.4 99.0
  Kentucky 131.9 143.8 173.8 205.1 210.0 167.7 164.7 154.4 148.3 140.1 138.4
  Louisiana 117.0 105.3 101.7 100.7 136.4 147.5 161.2 155.6 164.7 147.9 131.7
  Maine 452.2 488.2 470.0 477.1 490.6 313.2 162.2 143.7 194.3 285.5 278.7
  Maryland 559.0 647.7 1,182.5 1,442.9 1,867.3 1,305.8 1,075.2 951.7 723.0 775.8 685.0
  Massachusetts 418.4 373.6 288.6 322.7 265.2 383.8 372.7 384.3 423.2 371.8 342.3
  Michigan 331.9 367.2 406.0 409.2 409.1 360.2 325.9 247.0 151.0 142.3 160.5
  Minnesota 363.7 403.1 462.8 626.8 765.9 732.5 590.0 646.8 429.8 356.0 282.2
  Mississippi 72.1 43.9 68.4 74.1 56.2 57.5 36.8 31.7 31.8 27.5 21.9
  Missouri 289.2 309.3 249.0 285.0 299.2 280.1 211.2 217.0 196.8 190.1 173.8
  Montana 209.1 120.3 168.1 153.3 152.7 121.9 219.1 199.4 186.9 221.2 191.8
  Nebraska 268.0 308.9 305.4 306.0 343.5 356.9 319.1 336.0 285.3 335.5 235.4
  Nevada 164.2 249.7 208.4 172.4 210.0 296.3 216.2 288.2 247.2 300.1 263.8
  New Hampshire 530.5 346.0 276.9 301.8 533.8 729.1 741.3 816.7 743.2 665.1 811.4
  New Jersey 186.0 193.2 270.3 313.7 412.2 315.8 269.5 288.7 359.4 279.1 229.3
  New Mexico 55.3 69.1 89.8 97.0 88.4 145.6 95.0 101.3 111.6 169.5 184.1
  New York 480.1 486.7 455.3 570.1 552.6 515.2 514.7 391.6 341.8 421.5 437.1
  North Carolina 158.3 156.4 171.9 168.7 163.5 121.4 141.2 134.7 151.3 149.8 140.9
  North Dakota 378.1 343.2 308.2 377.1 412.1 324.0 373.4 341.1 414.1 398.7 370.2
  Ohio 346.5 399.9 378.4 373.1 421.1 482.9 382.3 473.4 377.6 321.5 286.1
  Oklahoma 131.5 126.0 165.8 144.4 109.2 85.4 119.5 148.8 163.2 160.3 157.1
  Oregon 184.9 188.8 184.0 191.1 241.0 248.5 281.6 307.9 294.8 305.9 370.9
  Pennsylvania 541.6 681.2 509.9 757.1 926.4 824.3 851.8 821.9 640.0 434.2 475.7
  Rhode Island 394.1 291.7 299.9 348.3 433.2 412.4 282.1 269.3 277.8 296.6 310.5
  South Carolina 56.9 70.2 57.5 166.5 154.7 77.6 55.3 35.0 47.7 79.1 97.2
  South Dakota 89.3 137.2 193.5 220.5 253.5 205.4 192.2 126.5 122.6 120.6 138.7
  Tennessee 99.4 73.6 89.0 125.1 73.6 63.6 56.0 71.4 68.4 73.9 80.4
  Texas 50.6 50.9 58.3 76.3 101.1 99.4 99.5 107.6 112.5 106.2 109.2
  Utah 323.0 250.9 239.3 253.2 265.4 220.3 197.8 192.1 145.0 146.0 131.5
  Vermont 387.8 439.3 531.2 478.7 503.1 451.7 458.5 511.8 653.0 636.5 675.6
  Virginia 158.6 191.5 250.7 344.7 483.4 528.7 373.3 322.2 318.4 326.4 249.5
  Washington 129.3 155.6 200.2 237.4 294.9 300.0 309.3 300.8 308.0 376.8 441.4
  West Virginia 100.5 114.4 88.1 116.1 279.7 130.8 136.5 99.5 183.5 206.8 151.9
  Wisconsin 498.1 535.8 631.8 507.0 516.2 490.4 498.7 353.4 317.8 229.3 191.5
  Wyoming 224.4 100.5 99.5 104.8 157.4 131.9 128.8 121.2 146.3 122.8 101.9