Community Hospital Units by State (2015)

RankStateAverage Length of Stay
UNITED STATES5.08
1SOUTH DAKOTA6.15
2NEW YORK6.03
3NEBRASKA5.73
4ALASKA5.67
5NEVADA5.65
6HAWAII5.61
7NORTH DAKOTA5.51
8MISSISSIPPI5.48
9DELAWARE5.34
10OKLAHOMA5.33
11GEORGIA5.31
12PENNSYLVANIA5.31
13MASSACHUSETTS5.30
14LOUISIANA5.30
15MAINE5.28
16ALABAMA5.28
17VERMONT5.26
18TEXAS5.25
19KENTUCKY5.24
20CONNECTICUT5.23
21TENNESSEE5.20
22SOUTH CAROLINA5.16
23NEW HAMPSHIRE5.15
24NORTH CAROLINA5.12
25MONTANA5.12
26NEW JERSEY5.09
27WEST VIRGINIA5.06
28KANSAS5.03
29MARYLAND4.99
30VIRGINIA4.95
31INDIANA4.94
32RHODE ISLAND4.94
33MISSOURI4.93
34ARKANSAS4.91
35OHIO4.91
36FLORIDA4.88
37NEW MEXICO4.85
38MICHIGAN4.79
39MINNESOTA4.79
40CALIFORNIA4.78
41ILLINOIS4.76
42ARIZONA4.70
43COLORADO4.70
44WASHINGTON4.58
45IOWA4.58
46WISCONSIN4.52
47IDAHO4.37
48OREGON4.35
49WYOMING4.11
50UTAH4.08

 

 

Source:  AHA Annual Survey of Hospitals