11 states with the longest ER wait times

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Hospitals in Maryland have the longest emergency room wait times on average, according to a ProPublica analysis.

ProPublica calculated each state's average ER wait time using data reported by hospitals to the federal government.

Here are the 11 states with longest average ER wait times, according to the analysis.

Maryland — 53 minutes

District of Columbia — 52

Puerto Rico — 45

Massachusetts — 38

Delaware — 33

South Carolina — 30

Rhode Island — 30

Oregon — 28

North Carolina — 28

Georgia ­— 28

Alabama — 28

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