States Most (and Least) Prepared for a Disaster

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26. South Carolina (tied)
> Pct. of adults who volunteer: 30.8% (20th lowest)
> Avg. EMS arrival time (urban/rural): 0.0 minutes / 0.0 minutes
> Pct. population within 50 miles of a trauma center: 99.4% (18th highest)
> State and local gov’t spending: $9,581 (18th lowest)

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26. Arkansas (tied)
> Pct. of adults who volunteer: 30.0% (17th lowest)
> Avg. EMS arrival time (urban/rural): 7.0 minutes / 12.6 minutes
> Pct. population within 50 miles of a trauma center: 100.0% (the highest – tied)
> State and local gov’t spending: $9,136 (13th lowest)

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26. Arizona (tied)
> Pct. of adults who volunteer: 30.0% (18th lowest)
> Avg. EMS arrival time (urban/rural): 6.0 minutes / 14.9 minutes
> Pct. population within 50 miles of a trauma center: 90.0% (11th lowest)
> State and local gov’t spending: $8,509 (5th lowest)

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26. Georgia (tied)
> Pct. of adults who volunteer: 26.5% (8th lowest)
> Avg. EMS arrival time (urban/rural): 8.5 minutes / 11.2 minutes
> Pct. population within 50 miles of a trauma center: 92.7% (13th lowest)
> State and local gov’t spending: $7,971 (2nd lowest)

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26. Idaho (tied)
> Pct. of adults who volunteer: 37.9% (9th highest)
> Avg. EMS arrival time (urban/rural): 4.9 minutes / 12.6 minutes
> Pct. population within 50 miles of a trauma center: 86.1% (7th lowest)
> State and local gov’t spending: $7,430 (the lowest)