Special Report

This Is the Worst American State for Healthcare

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46. Wyoming
> Total Index score: 33.9 out of 100
> State residents per hospital: 41,505 – 2nd fewest
> Annual healthcare spending per capita: $8,222 – 22nd highest
> People satisfied with hospital service: 70% – 21st lowest

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47. North Carolina
> Total Index score: 33.8 out of 100
> State residents per hospital: 99,084 – 15th most
> Annual healthcare spending per capita: $8,712 – 15th highest
> People satisfied with hospital service: 69% – 19th lowest

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48. Arkansas
> Total Index score: 33.8 out of 100
> State residents per hospital: 58,345 – 9th fewest
> Annual healthcare spending per capita: $6,804 – 5th lowest
> People satisfied with hospital service: 69% – 19th lowest

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49. Georgia
> Total Index score: 32.5 out of 100
> State residents per hospital: 95,841 – 20th most
> Annual healthcare spending per capita: $6,927 – 6th lowest
> People satisfied with hospital service: 69% – 19th lowest

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50. Delaware
> Total Index score: 31.4 out of 100
> State residents per hospital: 123,792 – 2nd most
> Annual healthcare spending per capita: $6,587 – 3rd lowest
> People satisfied with hospital service: 69% – 19th lowest

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