States Most (and Least) Prepared for a Disaster

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18. Oregon (tied)
> Pct. of adults who volunteer: 43.2% (3rd highest)
> Avg. EMS arrival time (urban/rural): 6.0 minutes / 12.4 minutes
> Pct. population within 50 miles of a trauma center: 99.7% (15th highest – tied)
> State and local gov’t spending: $12,130 (10th highest)

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18. Delaware (tied)
> Pct. of adults who volunteer: 31.8% (23rd lowest)
> Avg. EMS arrival time (urban/rural): 6.3 minutes / 7.4 minutes
> Pct. population within 50 miles of a trauma center: 100.0% (the highest – tied)
> State and local gov’t spending: $11,988 (12th highest)

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18. Kentucky (tied)
> Pct. of adults who volunteer: 28.1% (13th lowest)
> Avg. EMS arrival time (urban/rural): 6.5 minutes / 11.7 minutes
> Pct. population within 50 miles of a trauma center: 88.6% (9th lowest)
> State and local gov’t spending: $10,245 (25th highest)

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18. Kansas (tied)
> Pct. of adults who volunteer: 36.5% (12th highest)
> Avg. EMS arrival time (urban/rural): 6.1 minutes / 11.7 minutes
> Pct. population within 50 miles of a trauma center: 97.5% (22nd lowest – tied)
> State and local gov’t spending: $9,903 (23rd lowest)

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18. Alabama (tied)
> Pct. of adults who volunteer: 27.4% (10th lowest)
> Avg. EMS arrival time (urban/rural): 8.2 minutes / 14.7 minutes
> Pct. population within 50 miles of a trauma center: 96.6% (19th lowest)
> State and local gov’t spending: $9,310 (15th lowest)