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States Ranked by Hospital Inpatient Days

States Ranked by Hospital Inpatient Days

By Mackenzie Bean for Becker’s Hospital Review

February 6, 2017

Here is a list of the 50 states and the District of Columbia ranked by total number of hospital inpatient days per 1,000 residents.

This list is based on data from the Kaiser Family Foundation. Data was accessed Feb. 6.

Data includes information for community hospitals, which represents 85 percent of all hospitals, according to KFF. Data does not include information from federal hospitals, long-term care hospitals, psychiatric hospitals, institutions for individuals with mental disabilities and alcoholism, or other chemical dependency hospitals.

District of Columbia — 1,418
South Dakota — 1,183
North Dakota — 881
Mississippi — 831
West Virginia — 817
Montana — 813
New York — 764
Alabama — 703
Tennessee — 694
Kentucky — 689
Nebraska — 686
Missouri — 677
Pennsylvania — 675
Kansas — 657
Louisiana — 654
Iowa — 632
Florida— 620
Ohio — 616
Maine — 614
Minnesota — 613
Arkansas — 612
Wyoming — 607
Delaware — 601
Georgia — 601
Massachusetts — 596
Michigan — 592
South Carolina — 573
Connecticut — 560
New Jersey — 556
Oklahoma — 551
North Carolina — 544
Indiana — 541
Rhode Island — 537
Illinois— 531
Virginia — 526
Nevada — 519
Alaska — 513
Maryland — 507
Hawaii— 503
Texas — 497
New Hampshire — 490
Wisconsin — 476
Vermont — 468
Arizona — 430
California — 428
New Mexico — 413
Colorado — 397
Washington — 394
Idaho — 378
Oregon — 374
Utah — 343

To view the list broken down by hospital ownership type, click here.

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