The 10 best and 10 worst states for children's healthcare

Mississippi is the worst state in the U.S. for children's healthcare, according to an analysis by WalletHub, a personal finance website.

To identify the best and worst states for children's healthcare, WalletHub analysts compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia on 33 relevant metrics. The metrics range from infant death rate to share of uninsured children. Each measure was graded on a 100-point scale, with 100 representing the best healthcare for children. Access additional information on the metrics used for the analysis here.

Here are the 10 best states for children's healthcare based on the analysis:

1. Vermont

2. Massachusetts

3. Rhode Island

4. District of Columbia

5. Connecticut

6. New Hampshire

7. New York

8. California

9. New Jersey

10. Maryland

Here are the 10 worst states for children's healthcare based on the analysis:

1. Mississippi

2. Oklahoma

3. Alaska

4. Indiana

5. Texas

6. Wyoming

7. Arkansas

8. Georgia

9. Louisiana

10. Ohio

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