Special Report

Worst States for Women

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11. New Hampshire
> Female earnings as pct. of male: 83.1% (8th highest)
> Pct. mgmt. jobs held by women: 37.2% (14th lowest)
> Pct. 3-4 yr. olds enrolled in state pre-K: N/A
> Pct. legislative seats held by women: 28.8% (17th highest)

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12. New Mexico
> Female earnings as pct. of male: 82.1% (11th highest)
> Pct. mgmt. jobs held by women: 41.7% (5th highest)
> Pct. 3-4 yr. olds enrolled in state pre-K: 19.8% (17th highest)
> Pct. legislative seats held by women: 30.4% (15th highest)

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13. Washington
> Female earnings as pct. of male: 75.0% (9th lowest)
> Pct. mgmt. jobs held by women: 38.4% (25th lowest)
> Pct. 3-4 yr. olds enrolled in state pre-K: 6.4% (19th lowest)
> Pct. legislative seats held by women: 37.4% (5th highest)

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14. Illinois
> Female earnings as pct. of male: 78.8% (24th lowest)
> Pct. mgmt. jobs held by women: 39.3% (19th highest)
> Pct. 3-4 yr. olds enrolled in state pre-K: 23.2% (13th highest)
> Pct. legislative seats held by women: 35.6% (6th highest)

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15. Massachusetts
> Female earnings as pct. of male: 81.8% (13th highest)
> Pct. mgmt. jobs held by women: 41.5% (7th highest)
> Pct. 3-4 yr. olds enrolled in state pre-K: 6.7% (20th lowest)
> Pct. legislative seats held by women: 24.5% (23rd lowest)