South Dakota: $1,022 per capita
The South Dakota state government spent just $1,022 per capita on health in the most recent fiscal year, the lowest of any U.S. state. State spending on health nationwide came to $1,884 per capita. New Mexico spends over three times as much as South Dakota on health per capita.
According to the CDC, 9.8% of Tennessee adults have a major cardiovascular disease of some kind, compared to the national prevalence of 6.9%.
In Texas, 17.3% of the population lacks health insurance, the highest uninsured rate of any state.
Utah: 3.5 per 10,000 people
Social associations like golf clubs, fitness centers, religious organizations, and others provide social support networks — and there are only 3.5 social associations for every 10,000 people in Utah, the least of any state.
According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 45.3% of Vermont’s 18-25 year olds report using drugs in the past month, by far the highest share of any state. Less than 25% of young adults across the country report substance abuse.
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