Community Hospital Units by State (2015)

RankStateAdmissions Per 1000 Population - Age Adjusted
UNITED STATES103.0
1MISSOURI124.3
2NORTH DAKOTA123.7
3KENTUCKY122.7
4ALABAMA122.7
5TENNESSEE122.1
6LOUISIANA121.3
7MISSISSIPPI120.2
8WEST VIRGINIA119.3
9OHIO117.2
10MICHIGAN113.2
11ARKANSAS112.7
12PENNSYLVANIA112.3
13SOUTH DAKOTA111.8
14NEW YORK110.8
15MASSACHUSETTS109.9
16ILLINOIS109.4
17NEW JERSEY106.6
18RHODE ISLAND103.8
19DELAWARE103.5
20KANSAS102.2
21FLORIDA102.2
22INDIANA102.0
23NEBRASKA102.0
24CONNECTICUT101.4
25TEXAS101.3
26SOUTH CAROLINA100.9
27MARYLAND100.8
28OKLAHOMA100.7
29GEORGIA100.4
30MINNESOTA99.6
31NORTH CAROLINA98.7
32IOWA98.4
33VIRGINIA95.3
34NEVADA91.3
35WISCONSIN90.2
36UTAH88.3
37CALIFORNIA87.3
38MAINE86.5
39ARIZONA85.5
40NEW HAMPSHIRE84.9
41WASHINGTON83.7
42COLORADO81.9
43NEW MEXICO81.7
44MONTANA81.5
45OREGON80.2
46ALASKA80.1
47IDAHO77.8
48WYOMING73.0
49HAWAII71.4
50VERMONT68.1

 

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.