Special Report

Worst States for Women

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6. Hawaii
> Female earnings as pct. of male: 82.2% (10th highest)
> Pct. mgmt. jobs held by women: 41.1% (8th highest)
> Pct. 3-4 yr. olds enrolled in state pre-K: 1.0% (8th lowest)
> Pct. legislative seats held by women: 28.9% (16th highest)

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7. Connecticut
> Female earnings as pct. of male: 78.5% (23rd lowest)
> Pct. mgmt. jobs held by women: 37.8% (18th lowest)
> Pct. 3-4 yr. olds enrolled in state pre-K: 19.4% (18th highest)
> Pct. legislative seats held by women: 27.3% (21st highest)

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8. New Jersey
> Female earnings as pct. of male: 80.9% (19th highest)
> Pct. mgmt. jobs held by women: 38.6% (25th highest)
> Pct. 3-4 yr. olds enrolled in state pre-K: 25.3% (10th highest)
> Pct. legislative seats held by women: 30.8% (13th highest)

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9. Maine
> Female earnings as pct. of male: 83.8% (6th highest)
> Pct. mgmt. jobs held by women: 43.3% (the highest)
> Pct. 3-4 yr. olds enrolled in state pre-K: 19.4% (18th highest)
> Pct. legislative seats held by women: 33.9% (7th highest)

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10. Minnesota
> Female earnings as pct. of male: 82.7% (9th highest)
> Pct. mgmt. jobs held by women: 37.3% (16th lowest)
> Pct. 3-4 yr. olds enrolled in state pre-K: 3.3% (15th lowest)
> Pct. legislative seats held by women: 32.3% (10th highest)