States Most (and Least) Prepared for a Disaster

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50. Alaska
> Pct. of adults who volunteer: 40.6% (5th highest)
> Avg. EMS arrival time (urban/rural): 6.6 minutes / 16.0 minutes
> Pct. population within 50 miles of a trauma center: 6.8% (the lowest)
> State and local gov’t spending: $21,309 (the highest)

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48. Ohio (tied)
> Pct. of adults who volunteer: 33.2% (22nd highest)
> Avg. EMS arrival time (urban/rural): 6.6 minutes / 11.3 minutes
> Pct. population within 50 miles of a trauma center: 100.0% (the highest – tied)
> State and local gov’t spending: $10,809 (22nd highest)

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48. Nevada (tied)
> Pct. of adults who volunteer: 24.4% (3rd lowest)
> Avg. EMS arrival time (urban/rural): 5.8 minutes / 21.5 minutes
> Pct. population within 50 miles of a trauma center: 94.1% (15th lowest)
> State and local gov’t spending: $8,345 (4th lowest)

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47. West Virginia
> Pct. of adults who volunteer: 28.1% (12th lowest)
> Avg. EMS arrival time (urban/rural): 9.4 minutes / 12.6 minutes
> Pct. population within 50 miles of a trauma center: 99.9% (12th highest – tied)
> State and local gov’t spending: $9,860 (22nd lowest)

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46. Wyoming
> Pct. of adults who volunteer: 32.7% (23rd highest)
> Avg. EMS arrival time (urban/rural): 5.8 minutes / 17.6 minutes
> Pct. population within 50 miles of a trauma center: 89.4% (10th lowest)
> State and local gov’t spending: $17,195 (2nd highest)