Community Hospital Units by State (2013)

RankStateMedicare Length of Stay
UNITED STATES5.59
1NORTH DAKOTA7.11
2NEW YORK6.91
3HAWAII6.82
4NEVADA6.24
5NEBRASKA6.17
6ALASKA6.05
7TEXAS6.02
8SOUTH CAROLINA5.93
9GEORGIA5.93
10PENNSYLVANIA5.89
11MISSISSIPPI5.88
12CONNECTICUT5.87
13NEW JERSEY5.86
14LOUISIANA5.83
15ALABAMA5.81
16MASSACHUSETTS5.76
17WEST VIRGINIA5.67
18OKLAHOMA5.66
19DELAWARE5.64
20WYOMING5.61
21NEW HAMPSHIRE5.61
22SOUTH DAKOTA5.59
23TENNESSEE5.56
24ARKANSAS5.54
25KANSAS5.51
26NORTH CAROLINA5.51
27VIRGINIA5.51
28MONTANA5.48
29FLORIDA5.44
30KENTUCKY5.39
31INDIANA5.38
32MICHIGAN5.34
33MAINE5.33
34MISSOURI5.32
35MARYLAND5.30
36RHODE ISLAND5.26
37VERMONT5.26
38ILLINOIS5.24
39COLORADO5.23
40MINNESOTA5.21
41CALIFORNIA5.19
42OHIO5.18
43NEW MEXICO5.16
44IOWA5.10
45IDAHO4.92
46WASHINGTON4.90
47WISCONSIN4.84
48ARIZONA4.81
49OREGON4.47
50UTAH4.45

 

Source:  AHA Annual Survey of Hospitals