Special Report

This Is the Worst American State for Healthcare

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36. Missouri
> Total Index score: 40 out of 100
> State residents per hospital: 74,326 – 19th fewest
> Annual healthcare spending per capita: $8,412 – 18th highest
> People satisfied with hospital service: 69% – 19th lowest

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37. Alabama
> Total Index score: 40 out of 100
> State residents per hospital: 54,824 – 8th fewest
> Annual healthcare spending per capita: $6,452 – 2nd lowest
> People satisfied with hospital service: 68% – 7th lowest

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38. Mississippi
> Total Index score: 38.9 out of 100
> State residents per hospital: 42,377 – 4th fewest
> Annual healthcare spending per capita: $8,221 – 24th highest
> People satisfied with hospital service: 71% – 24th highest

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39. Montana
> Total Index score: 38.8 out of 100
> State residents per hospital: 60,278 – 11th fewest
> Annual healthcare spending per capita: $6,714 – 4th lowest
> People satisfied with hospital service: 72% – 21st highest

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40. Idaho
> Total Index score: 38 out of 100
> State residents per hospital: 103,340 – 10th most
> Annual healthcare spending per capita: $8,300 – 20th highest
> People satisfied with hospital service: 77% – 5th highest

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