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State Rankings -- Statistical Abstract of the United States

DOCTORS PER 100,000 RESIDENT POPULATION, 2006

[When states share the same rank, the next lower rank is omitted. Because of rounded data, states may have identical values shown, but different ranks. Cautionary note]

State Rate1 Rank
    United States 267 (X)
Alabama 215 39
Alaska 231 31
Arizona 208 43
Arkansas 203 44
California 262 20
Colorado 259 21
Connecticut 368 4
Delaware 250 24
District of Columbia 799 (X)
Florida 243 27
Georgia 217 38
Hawaii 311 7
Idaho 169 50
Illinois 275 11
Indiana 215 40
Iowa 187 45
Kansas 221 35
Kentucky 230 32
Louisiana 267 15
Maine 270 13
Maryland 415 2
Massachusetts 462 1
Michigan 245 25
Minnesota 287 10
Mississippi 177 48
Missouri 242 29
Montana 221 35
Nebraska 242 28
Nevada 185 46
New Hampshire 263 19
New Jersey 311 8
New Mexico 239 30
New York 392 3
North Carolina 253 23
North Dakota 243 26
Ohio 264 17
Oklahoma 172 49
Oregon 270 12
Pennsylvania 297 9
Rhode Island 366 5
South Carolina 229 34
South Dakota 220 37
Tennessee 264 18
Texas 212 42
Utah 212 41
Vermont 363 6
Virginia 270 14
Washington 265 16
West Virginia 229 33
Wisconsin 257 22
Wyoming 184 47

Symbol
X Not applicable.

Footnote
1Excludes doctors of osteopathy, federally employed persons, and physicians with addresses unknown. Includes all physicians not classified according to activity status.

Source: American Medical Association, Chicago, IL, Physicians Characteristics and Distribution in the U.S., annual (copyright). See Table 156, Statistical Abstract of the United States, 2009. [PDF 467K]

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