The numbers are in for the best – and worst – U.S. states for health care.
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Of the eight categories included in the report, health care was listed first with an assigned weight of 16 percent.
Each category “was assigned weightings based on the average of three years of data from an annual national survey that asked a total of more than 50,000 people to prioritize each subject in their state,” the outlet explained.
In determining each states health care ranking, access for both kids and adults to preventative medical and dental treatment was a factor, U.S. News & World Report said.
The 10 Best States for Health Care of 2019
5. Rhode Island
6. New Jersey
The 10 Worst States for Health Care in 2019
48. West Virginia