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State-by-state breakdown of hospital admission rates

The Kaiser Family Foundation compiled a state-by-state breakdown of hospital admission rates per 1,000 population from 1999 through 2016 for all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

KFF compiled the data using the results of the 1999-2016 American Hospital Association Survey.

Here is a breakdown of hospital admission rates for all states and Washington, D.C., ranked from most admissions to least.

  1. Washington, D.C. — 186
  2. West Virginia — 138
  3. Alabama — 130
  4. Mississippi — 127
  5. Kentucky — 126
  6. Missouri — 126
  7. Tennessee — 124
  8. Florida — 123
  9. Ohio — 123
  10. Pennsylvania — 123
  11. North Dakota — 120
  12. Arkansas — 118
  13. Louisiana — 117
  14. Michigan — 117
  15. South Dakota — 117
  16. New York — 115
  17. Massachusetts — 112
  18. New Jersey — 111
  19. Rhode Island — 110
  20. Illinois — 107
  21. Delaware — 106
  22. South Carolina — 106
  23. Connecticut — 105
  24. Kansas — 103
  25. Maine — 102
  26. Indiana — 101
  27. Nebraska — 101
  28. Oklahoma — 101
  29. Iowa — 100
  30. Minnesota — 99
  31. North Carolina — 99
  32. Maryland — 97
  33. Georgia — 95
  34. New Hampshire — 94
  35. Virginia — 94
  36. Nevada — 92
  37. Texas — 92
  38. Wisconsin — 92
  39. Arizona — 90
  40. Montana — 89
  41. New Mexico — 85
  42. California — 84
  43. Oregon — 82
  44. Washington — 81
  45. Vermont — 80
  46. Utah — 78
  47. Colorado — 77
  48. Hawaii — 77
  49. Idaho — 77
  50. Wyoming — 70
  51. Alaska — 69

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