States Most (and Least) Prepared for a Disaster

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9. Connecticut (tied)
> Pct. of adults who volunteer: 31.8% (22nd lowest)
> Avg. EMS arrival time (urban/rural): 6.8 minutes / 7.5 minutes
> Pct. population within 50 miles of a trauma center: 100.0% (the highest – tied)
> State and local gov’t spending: $12,764 (7th highest)

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9. Wisconsin (tied)
> Pct. of adults who volunteer: 37.4% (11th highest)
> Avg. EMS arrival time (urban/rural): 5.6 minutes / 10.8 minutes
> Pct. population within 50 miles of a trauma center: 100.0% (the highest – tied)
> State and local gov’t spending: $10,302 (24th highest)

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7. Colorado (tied)
> Pct. of adults who volunteer: 32.4% (25th highest)
> Avg. EMS arrival time (urban/rural): 6.1 minutes / 12.8 minutes
> Pct. population within 50 miles of a trauma center: 98.8% (22nd highest)
> State and local gov’t spending: $10,341 (23rd highest)

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7. Utah (tied)
> Pct. of adults who volunteer: 51.0% (the highest)
> Avg. EMS arrival time (urban/rural): 7.0 minutes / 16.9 minutes
> Pct. population within 50 miles of a trauma center: 97.5% (22nd lowest – tied)
> State and local gov’t spending: $8,955 (11th lowest)

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4. Vermont (tied)
> Pct. of adults who volunteer: 36.0% (15th highest)
> Avg. EMS arrival time (urban/rural): 5.7 minutes / 11.9 minutes
> Pct. population within 50 miles of a trauma center: 99.9% (12th highest – tied)
> State and local gov’t spending: $12,448 (8th highest)