Special Report

States With the Fewest and Most Doctors per Person

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50. Mississippi
> Population: 2,986,530
> Primary care doctor to population ratio: 1 to 1,889
> Primary care doctors per 100,000 people: 52.9
> Total no. of ER doctors: 552 (17th lowest)
> COVID-19 confirmed cases: 1,358 as of April 3, 2020
> COVID-19 related deaths: 3 as of April 3, 2020
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 24.1% (the highest)
> Adults without health insurance: 24.1% (6th highest)
> Adults with diabetes: 14.6% (2nd highest)

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49. Nevada
> Population: 3,034,392
> Primary care doctor to population ratio: 1 to 1,768
> Primary care doctors per 100,000 people: 56.6
> Total no. of ER doctors: 645 (21st lowest)
> COVID-19 confirmed cases: 1,484 as of April 3, 2020
> COVID-19 related deaths: 34 as of April 3, 2020
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 19.9% (10th highest)
> Adults without health insurance: 19.9% (7th highest)
> Adults with diabetes: 10.2% (22nd highest)

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48. Utah
> Population: 3,161,105
> Primary care doctor to population ratio: 1 to 1,727
> Primary care doctors per 100,000 people: 57.9
> Total no. of ER doctors: 587 (19th lowest)
> COVID-19 confirmed cases: 1,095 as of April 3, 2020
> COVID-19 related deaths: 4 as of April 3, 2020
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 13.9% (6th lowest)
> Adults without health insurance: 13.9% (17th highest)
> Adults with diabetes: 7.1% (2nd lowest)

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47. Texas
> Population: 28,701,845
> Primary care doctor to population ratio: 1 to 1,642
> Primary care doctors per 100,000 people: 60.9
> Total no. of ER doctors: 5,658 (2nd highest)
> COVID-19 confirmed cases: 5,368 as of April 3, 2020
> COVID-19 related deaths: 9 as of April 3, 2020
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 20.8% (7th highest)
> Adults without health insurance: 20.8% (the highest)
> Adults with diabetes: 10.0% (25th highest)

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46. Oklahoma
> Population: 3,943,079
> Primary care doctor to population ratio: 1 to 1,616
> Primary care doctors per 100,000 people: 61.9
> Total no. of ER doctors: 878 (23rd lowest)
> COVID-19 confirmed cases: 990 as of April 3, 2020
> COVID-19 related deaths: 25 as of April 3, 2020
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 20.8% (8th highest)
> Adults without health insurance: 20.8% (2nd highest)
> Adults with diabetes: 12.2% (9th highest)

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