Special Report

What Your State Spends on Your Health

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25. Missouri
> 2015 state health spending: $1,837 per capita ($11.2 billion)
> State government spending, all programs: $5,223 per capita (7th lowest)
> Population 65 and over: 16.0% (22nd highest)
> Population with a disability: 14.6% (13th highest)
> Population with health insurance: 91.1% (17th lowest)

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24. Wisconsin
> 2015 state health spending: $1,845 per capita ($10.6 billion)
> State government spending, all programs: $6,892 per capita (25th highest)
> Population 65 and over: 16.1% (19th highest)
> Population with a disability: 12.0% (17th lowest)
> Population with health insurance: 94.7% (9th highest)

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23. South Carolina
> 2015 state health spending: $1,879 per capita ($9.2 billion)
> State government spending, all programs: $6,242 per capita (19th lowest)
> Population 65 and over: 16.8% (11th highest)
> Population with a disability: 15.2% (10th highest)
> Population with health insurance: 90.0% (13th lowest)

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22. Maryland
> 2015 state health spending: $1,899 per capita ($11.4 billion)
> State government spending, all programs: $7,190 per capita (20th highest)
> Population 65 and over: 14.6% (11th lowest)
> Population with a disability: 11.1% (7th lowest)
> Population with health insurance: 93.9% (17th highest)

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21. New Jersey
> 2015 state health spending: $1,927 per capita ($17.3 billion)
> State government spending, all programs: $7,974 per capita (13th highest)
> Population 65 and over: 15.4% (23rd lowest)
> Population with a disability: 10.5% (2nd lowest)
> Population with health insurance: 92.0% (25th highest)

 

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