Community Hospital Units by State (2014)

RankStateAverage Length of Stay
UNITED STATES5.08
1HAWAII6.29
2NEW YORK6.08
3NEBRASKA5.64
4ALASKA5.61
5GEORGIA5.56
6NEVADA5.46
7MASSACHUSETTS5.45
8NORTH DAKOTA5.38
9CONNECTICUT5.37
10OKLAHOMA5.34
11SOUTH CAROLINA5.31
12PENNSYLVANIA5.31
13DELAWARE5.31
14VERMONT5.30
15SOUTH DAKOTA5.29
16MISSISSIPPI5.28
17TEXAS5.25
18LOUISIANA5.21
19KENTUCKY5.16
20WEST VIRGINIA5.11
21ALABAMA5.10
22NORTH CAROLINA5.10
23TENNESSEE5.09
24NEW HAMPSHIRE5.08
25VIRGINIA5.08
26NEW JERSEY5.06
27RHODE ISLAND4.96
28INDIANA4.94
29MARYLAND4.92
30KANSAS4.89
31MISSOURI4.88
32OHIO4.87
33FLORIDA4.86
34ARKANSAS4.84
35MINNESOTA4.84
36MICHIGAN4.83
37CALIFORNIA4.83
38COLORADO4.81
39MONTANA4.79
40ILLINOIS4.78
41MAINE4.77
42NEW MEXICO4.64
43WASHINGTON4.63
44IOWA4.58
45ARIZONA4.56
46IDAHO4.48
47WISCONSIN4.38
48OREGON4.30
49UTAH4.19
50WYOMING3.98

 

 

Source:  AHA Annual Survey of Hospitals