States ranked by percentage of female physicians

There are currently 1,061,141 active physicians in the U.S., according to data published by Kaiser Family Foundation Feb. 7.

There are currently 668,255 male physicians and 392,886 female physicians practicing across the nation, according to the data, which includes all currently active allopathic and osteopathic physicians. KFF's data is based on an information request made to Redi-Data in January.

Here are states ranked by percentage of female physicians, starting with the highest: 

Rhode Island — 5,663
Female: 2,478 (44 percent)
Male: 3,185 (56 percent)

Delaware — 3,297
Female: 1,406 (43 percent)
Male: 1,891 (57 percent)

Massachusetts — 38,200
Female: 16,522 (43 percent)
Male: 21,678 (57 percent)

Connecticut — 16,528
Female: 6,772 (41 percent)
Male: 9,756 (59 percent)

Maryland — 25,802
Female: 10,541 (41 percent)
Male: 15,261 (59 percent)

New York — 96,665
Female: 39,520 (41 percent)
Male: 57,145 (59 percent)

Illinois — 45,739
Female: 18,461 (40 percent)
Male: 27,278 (60 percent)

New Jersey — 32,192
Female: 12,543 (39 percent)
Male: 19,649 (61 percent)

New Mexico — 6,106
Female: 2,393 (39 percent)
Male: 3,713 (61 percent)

Vermont — 2,448
Female: 953 (39 percent)
Male: 1,495 (61 percent)

Alaska — 1,910
Female: 725 (38 percent)
Male: 1,185 (62 percent)

California — 116,754
Female: 44,322 (38 percent)
Male: 72,432 (62 percent)

Colorado — 15,151
Female: 5,802 (38 percent)
Male: 9,349 (62 percent)

Michigan — 41,857
Female: 15,707 (38 percent)
Male: 26,150 (62 percent)

Oregon — 12,589
Female: 4,775 (38 percent)
Male: 7,814 (62 percent)

Pennsylvania — 54,656
Female: 20,726 (38 percent)
Male: 33,930 (62 percent)

Virginia — 25,234
Female: 9,496 (38 percent)
Male: 15,738 (62 percent)

Washington — 22,848
Female: 8,619 (38 percent)
Male: 14,229 (62 percent)

Maine — 4,939
Female: 1,852 (37 percent)
Male: 3,087 (63 percent)

Minnesota — 18,982
Female: 6,977 (37 percent)
Male: 12,005 (63 percent)

North Carolina — 29,950
Female: 10,960 (37 percent)
Male: 18,990 (63 percent)

Ohio — 45,191
Female: 16,600 (37 percent)
Male: 28,591 (63 percent)

Georgia — 26,470
Female: 9,432 (36 percent)
Male: 17,038 (64 percent)

New Hampshire — 4,439
Female: 1,597 (36 percent)
Male: 2,842 (64 percent)

Texas — 68,143
Female: 24,693 (36 percent)
Male: 43,450 (64 percent)

Arizona — 18,652
Female: 6,522 (35 percent)
Male: 12,130 (65 percent)

Kansas — 8,233
Female: 2,864 (35 percent)
Male: 5,359 (65 percent)

Missouri — 21,723
Female: 7,638 (35 percent)
Male: 14,085 (65 percent)

Wisconsin — 18,432
Female: 6,396 (35 percent)
Male: (65 percent)

Nebraska — 5,741
Female: 1,975 (34 percent)
Male: 3,766 (66 percent)

Hawaii — 3,761
Female: 1,248 (33 percent)
Male: 2,513 (67 percent)

Iowa — 9,224
Female: 3,085 (33 percent)
Male: 6,139 (67 percent)

Louisiana — 14,458
Female: 4,808 (33 percent)
Male: 9,650 (67 percent)

South Carolina — 13,729
Female: 4,614 (33 percent)
Male: 9,115 (66 percent)

Tennessee — 19,737
Female: 6,440 (33 percent)
Male: 13,297 (67 percent)

Florida — 60,116
Female: 19,500 (32 percent)
Male: 40,616 (68 percent)

Indiana — 17,339
Female: 5,597 (32 percent)
Male: 11,742 (68 percent)

Kentucky — 12,397
Female: 3,997 (32 percent)
Male: 8,400 (68 percent)

Oklahoma — 9,922
Female: 3,205 (32 percent)
Male: 6,717 (68 percent)

West Virginia — 6,007
Female: 1,949 (32 percent)
Male: 4,058 (68 percent)

Alabama — 12,631
Female: 3,894 (31 percent)
Male: 8,737 (69 percent)

Arkansas — 7,666
Female: 2,384 (31 percent)
Male: 5,282 (69 percent)

North Dakota — 2,179
Female: 681 (31 percent)
Male: 1,498 (69 percent)

South Dakota — 2,102
Female: 640 (30 percent
Male: 1,462 (70 percent)

Mississippi — 6,954
Female: 1,992 (29 percent)
Male: 4,962 (71 percent)

Montana — 2,346
Female: 672 (29 percent)
Male: 1,674 (71 percent)

Nevada — 6,442
Female: 1,867 (29 percent)
Male: 4,575 (71 percent)

Utah — 7,196
Female: 1,985 (28 percent)
Male: 5,211 (72 percent)

Wyoming — 1,239
Female: 345 (28 percent)
Male: 894 (72 percent)

Idaho — 3,265
Female: 839 (26 percent)
Male: 2,426 (74 percent)

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