States Most (and Least) Prepared for a Disaster

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40. Indiana (tied)
> Pct. of adults who volunteer: 34.9% (19th highest)
> Avg. EMS arrival time (urban/rural): 0.0 minutes / 0.0 minutes
> Pct. population within 50 miles of a trauma center: 98.6% (24th highest – tied)
> State and local gov’t spending: $8,732 (7th lowest)

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38. Mississippi (tied)
> Pct. of adults who volunteer: 23.8% (2nd lowest)
> Avg. EMS arrival time (urban/rural): 4.9 minutes / 5.1 minutes
> Pct. population within 50 miles of a trauma center: 100.0% (the highest – tied)
> State and local gov’t spending: $10,014 (24th lowest)

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38. Texas (tied)
> Pct. of adults who volunteer: 28.4% (15th lowest)
> Avg. EMS arrival time (urban/rural): 8.0 minutes / 15.1 minutes
> Pct. population within 50 miles of a trauma center: 98.7% (23rd highest)
> State and local gov’t spending: $9,059 (12th lowest)

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34. Washington (tied)
> Pct. of adults who volunteer: 35.7% (16th highest)
> Avg. EMS arrival time (urban/rural): 0.0 minutes / 0.0 minutes
> Pct. population within 50 miles of a trauma center: 99.7% (15th highest – tied)
> State and local gov’t spending: $11,921 (13th highest)

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34. Michigan (tied)
> Pct. of adults who volunteer: 29.4% (16th lowest)
> Avg. EMS arrival time (urban/rural): 6.0 minutes / 10.9 minutes
> Pct. population within 50 miles of a trauma center: 98.9% (20th highest – tied)
> State and local gov’t spending: $9,731 (20th lowest)