States ranked by percentage of diabetics

West Virginia has the highest percentage of adults living with diabetes in the U.S., according to a ranking from the Kaiser Family Foundation.

The data is based on an analysis of the CDC's Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System 2013-2018 survey results.

Here are the U.S. states ranked by adults who report having diabetes:

Note: The list includes ties and results in a numerical listing of 38.

1. West Virginia: 16.2 percent

2. Alabama: 14.5 percent

3. Mississippi: 14.3 percent

4. Louisiana: 14.1 percent

5. Arkansas: 13.9 percent

6. Tennessee: 13.8 percent

7. Kentucky: 13.7 percent

8. South Carolina: 13.3 percent

9. Georgia: 12.6 percent

    Florida: 12.6 percent

   Texas: 12.6 percent

10. New Mexico: 12.5 percent

     Oklahoma: 12.5 percent

     North Carolina: 12.5 percent

     Indiana: 12.5 percent

11. Ohio: 12.2 percent

12. Maryland: 12 percent

13. Delaware: 11.9 percent

14. Michigan: 11.7 percent

15. Kansas: 11.6 percent

16. Missouri: 11.5 percent

     Hawaii: 11.5 percent

17. Pennsylvania: 11.3 percent

18. Oregon: 11 percent

      New York: 11 percent

19. Rhode Island: 10.9 percent

20. Arizona: 10.8 percent

     New Jersey: 10.8 percent

21. Nevada: 10.7 percent

22. Maine: 10.6 percent

23. Virginia: 10.5 percent

24. California: 10.4 percent

25. New Hampshire: 10.3 percent

26. Idaho: 10.2 percent

27. Illinois: 10 percent

     Iowa: 10 percent

28. Washington: 9.9 percent

29. Nebraska: 9.7 percent

     Connecticut: 9.7 percent

30. North Dakota: 9.4 percent

31. South Dakota: 9.3 percent

      Montana: 9.3 percent

32. Vermont: 9.2 percent

33. Minnesota: 8.9 percent

34. Alaska: 8.8 percent

35. Wyoming: 8.7 percent

     Wisconsin: 8.7 percent

36. Massachusetts: 8.6 percent

37. District of Columbia: 8.4 percent

     Utah: 8.4 percent

38. Colorado: 7 percent

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