States Most (and Least) Prepared for a Disaster

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18. North Carolina (tied)
> Pct. of adults who volunteer: 35.1% (18th highest)
> Avg. EMS arrival time (urban/rural): 7.9 minutes / 10.5 minutes
> Pct. population within 50 miles of a trauma center: 96.0% (18th lowest)
> State and local gov’t spending: $8,766 (8th lowest)

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18. Tennessee (tied)
> Pct. of adults who volunteer: 31.3% (21st lowest)
> Avg. EMS arrival time (urban/rural): 8.1 minutes / 12.3 minutes
> Pct. population within 50 miles of a trauma center: 63.2% (4th lowest)
> State and local gov’t spending: $8,684 (6th lowest)

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18. Florida (tied)
> Pct. of adults who volunteer: 22.8% (the lowest)
> Avg. EMS arrival time (urban/rural): 6.6 minutes / 10.5 minutes
> Pct. population within 50 miles of a trauma center: 91.9% (12th lowest)
> State and local gov’t spending: $8,113 (3rd lowest)

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12. North Dakota (tied)
> Pct. of adults who volunteer: 37.4% (10th highest)
> Avg. EMS arrival time (urban/rural): 3.8 minutes / 14.4 minutes
> Pct. population within 50 miles of a trauma center: 55.3% (3rd lowest)
> State and local gov’t spending: $14,240 (4th highest)

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12. Minnesota (tied)
> Pct. of adults who volunteer: 45.1% (2nd highest)
> Avg. EMS arrival time (urban/rural): 6.7 minutes / 11.1 minutes
> Pct. population within 50 miles of a trauma center: 99.6% (17th highest)
> State and local gov’t spending: $11,886 (14th highest)