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This Is the Worst American State for Healthcare

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6. North Dakota
> Total Index score: 55 out of 100
> State residents per hospital: 77,003 – 21st fewest
> Annual healthcare spending per capita: $7,627 – 16th lowest
> People satisfied with hospital service: 77% – 5th highest

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7. South Dakota
> Total Index score: 54.9 out of 100
> State residents per hospital: 37,358 – the fewest
> Annual healthcare spending per capita: $6,998 – 7th lowest
> People satisfied with hospital service: 78% – the highest

8. New Jersey
> Total Index score: 54 out of 100
> State residents per hospital: 113,776 – 5th most
> Annual healthcare spending per capita: $9,778 – 6th highest
> People satisfied with hospital service: 66% – 5th lowest

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9. Minnesota
> Total Index score: 50.8 out of 100
> State residents per hospital: 103,753 – 8th most
> Annual healthcare spending per capita: $8,107 – 25th lowest
> People satisfied with hospital service: 76% – 8th highest

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10. Colorado
> Total Index score: 49.8 out of 100
> State residents per hospital: 103,397 – 9th most
> Annual healthcare spending per capita: $10,254 – 2nd highest
> People satisfied with hospital service: 75% – 10th highest

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