Special Report

Counties (In Every State) Where There Are No Doctors

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6. Colorado: Elbert County
> Primary care physicians per 100,000: 4.1 (county), 81.9 (state)
> Poverty rate: 5.1% (county), 12.2% (state)
> Babies born w/ low birthweight: 9.1% (county), 8.8% (state)
> Population change, 2011-16: +6.0% (county), +7.9% (state)

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7. Connecticut: Windham County
> Primary care physicians per 100,000: 50.4 (county), 84.8 (state)
> Poverty rate: 11.2% (county), 10.4% (state)
> Babies born w/ low birthweight: 7.4% (county), 7.8% (state)
> Population change, 2011-16: -0.8% (county), +0.9% (state)

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8. Delaware: Kent County
> Primary care physicians per 100,000: 46.1 (county), 72.1 (state)
> Poverty rate: 13.2% (county), 12.0% (state)
> Babies born w/ low birthweight: 8.9% (county), 8.6% (state)
> Population change, 2011-16: +7.2% (county), +4.9% (state)

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9. Florida: Madison County
> Primary care physicians per 100,000: 10.8 (county), 73.9 (state)
> Poverty rate: 28.5% (county), 16.1% (state)
> Babies born w/ low birthweight: 12.3% (county), 8.6% (state)
> Population change, 2011-16: -3.7% (county), +6.7% (state)

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10. Georgia: Oglethorpe County
> Primary care physicians per 100,000: 6.8 (county), 66.6 (state)
> Poverty rate: 17.9% (county), 17.8% (state)
> Babies born w/ low birthweight: 8.1% (county), 9.5% (state)
> Population change, 2011-16: +0.4% (county), +5.2% (state)

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