Special Report

What Your State Spends on Your Health

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50. South Dakota
> 2015 state health spending: $1,022 per capita ($877 million)
> State government spending, all programs: $5,448 per capita (11th lowest)
> Population 65 and over: 15.9% (23rd highest)
> Population with a disability: 12.2% (19th lowest)
> Population with health insurance: 91.3% (21st lowest)

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49. Nebraska
> 2015 state health spending: $1,186 per capita ($2.2 billion)
> State government spending, all programs: $5,511 per capita (12th lowest)
> Population 65 and over: 14.9% (13th lowest)
> Population with a disability: 11.9% (16th lowest)
> Population with health insurance: 91.4% (22nd lowest)

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48. Georgia
> 2015 state health spending: $1,242 per capita ($12.7 billion)
> State government spending, all programs: $4,554 per capita (2nd lowest)
> Population 65 and over: 13.2% (4th lowest)
> Population with a disability: 12.9% (23rd lowest)
> Population with health insurance: 87.1% (4th lowest)

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47. New Hampshire
> 2015 state health spending: $1,259 per capita ($1.7 billion)
> State government spending, all programs: $5,319 per capita (9th lowest)
> Population 65 and over: 17.0% (9th highest)
> Population with a disability: 12.8% (22nd lowest)
> Population with health insurance: 94.1% (15th highest)

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46. Nevada
> 2015 state health spending: $1,315 per capita ($3.8 billion)
> State government spending, all programs: $5,092 per capita (5th lowest)
> Population 65 and over: 14.9% (16th lowest)
> Population with a disability: 13.2% (25th highest)
> Population with health insurance: 88.6% (8th lowest)