Community Hospital Units by State (2014)

RankStateAdmissions Per 1000 Population Age Adjusted
UNITED STATES103.2
1ALABAMA126.3
2NORTH DAKOTA125.6
3MISSISSIPPI125.1
4LOUISIANA124.1
5KENTUCKY124
6MISSOURI123.4
7TENNESSEE121.8
8WEST VIRGINIA120.1
9OHIO118.4
10NEW YORK113.9
11PENNSYLVANIA112.9
12SOUTH DAKOTA112.7
13ARKANSAS110.9
14MASSACHUSETTS109.6
15MICHIGAN109.3
16ILLINOIS108.6
17NEW JERSEY107.5
18DELAWARE104.3
19MARYLAND103.8
20INDIANA103.7
21NEBRASKA103.5
22FLORIDA102.6
23KANSAS101.9
24TEXAS101.5
25OKLAHOMA101.5
26CONNECTICUT100.8
27MINNESOTA100.4
28RHODE ISLAND100.3
29GEORGIA98.9
30NORTH CAROLINA98.8
31SOUTH CAROLINA97.8
32IOWA96.8
33VIRGINIA94.6
34WISCONSIN92.9
35NEVADA91.3
36ARIZONA87.8
37UTAH87
38MAINE86.3
39CALIFORNIA86
40NEW HAMPSHIRE83.9
41WASHINGTON82.8
42ALASKA81.6
43MONTANA81.6
44COLORADO81.4
45NEW MEXICO81.3
46OREGON78.7
47IDAHO74.9
48HAWAII71.8
49WYOMING70.9
50VERMONT66.1

 

Source:  AHA Annual Survey of Hospitals
Population Data is from the Bureau of the Census
Note: “Age Adjusted” is based on percentage variance from national average for percentage of population age 65 and older.
Assumptions: (1) The 65 and older population generate 3.5 times as many hospital admissions as the under 65 population. (2) 65 and older population generate 4.5 times as many hospital inpatient days as under 65 population.