Special Report

This Is How Much Your State Spends on Your Health

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40. North Carolina
> State spending on health in 2018: $1,588 per capita
> Health spending as share of all state spending in 2018: 27.3% — 22nd lowest
> Total state health budget: $16.7 billion
> Population 65 and older: 16.7% — 23rd lowest
> Population with a disability: 13.2% — 25th highest
> Adults without health insurance: 11.3% — 10th highest

39. Tennessee
> State spending on health in 2018: $1,623 per capita
> Health spending as share of all state spending in 2018: 33.0% — 10th highest
> Total state health budget: $11.1 billion
> Population 65 and older: 16.7% — 22nd lowest
> Population with a disability: 15.5% — 10th highest
> Adults without health insurance: 10.1% — 14th highest

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38. Oklahoma
> State spending on health in 2018: $1,676 per capita
> Health spending as share of all state spending in 2018: 26.2% — 19th lowest
> Total state health budget: $6.6 billion
> Population 65 and older: 16.1% — 12th lowest
> Population with a disability: 16.1% — 6th highest
> Adults without health insurance: 14.3% — 2nd highest

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37. Arizona
> State spending on health in 2018: $1,676 per capita
> Health spending as share of all state spending in 2018: 29.7% — 18th highest
> Total state health budget: $12.2 billion
> Population 65 and older: 18.0% — 13th highest
> Population with a disability: 13.2% — 25th highest
> Adults without health insurance: 11.3% — 9th highest

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36. Colorado
> State spending on health in 2018: $1,680 per capita
> Health spending as share of all state spending in 2018: 25.8% — 17th lowest
> Total state health budget: $9.7 billion
> Population 65 and older: 14.7% — 5th lowest
> Population with a disability: 10.6% — 4th lowest
> Adults without health insurance: 8.0% — 25th lowest

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