Special Report

What Your State Spends on Your Health

 

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45. Idaho
> 2015 state health spending: $1,345 per capita ($2.2 billion)
> State government spending, all programs: $5,361 per capita (10th lowest)
> Population 65 and over: 15.2% (21st lowest)
> Population with a disability: 13.5% (24th highest)
> Population with health insurance: 89.9% (11th lowest)

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44. Montana
> 2015 state health spending: $1,381 per capita ($1.4 billion)
> State government spending, all programs: $7,210 per capita (19th highest)
> Population 65 and over: 17.6% (5th highest)
> Population with a disability: 14.4% (16th highest)
> Population with health insurance: 91.9% (24th lowest)

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43. North Carolina
> 2015 state health spending: $1,393 per capita ($14.0 billion)
> State government spending, all programs: $5,248 per capita (8th lowest)
> Population 65 and over: 15.4% (24th lowest)
> Population with a disability: 13.8% (20th highest)
> Population with health insurance: 89.6% (9th lowest)

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42. Florida
> 2015 state health spending: $1,403 per capita ($28.4 billion)
> State government spending, all programs: $4,256 per capita (the lowest)
> Population 65 and over: 19.8% (the highest)
> Population with a disability: 13.6% (22nd highest)
> Population with health insurance: 87.5% (5th lowest)

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41. Texas
> 2015 state health spending: $1,409 per capita ($38.7 billion)
> State government spending, all programs: $4,985 per capita (4th lowest)
> Population 65 and over: 12.0% (3rd lowest)
> Population with a disability: 11.8% (15th lowest)
> Population with health insurance: 83.4% (the lowest)