Community Hospital Units by State (2014)

RankStateMedicare Length of Stay
UNITED STATES5.59
1NEW YORK6.93
2HAWAII6.82
3ALASKA6.75
4NEBRASKA6.20
5GEORGIA6.07
6TEXAS6.06
7MISSISSIPPI6.04
8SOUTH DAKOTA6.03
9ALABAMA6.02
10NEVADA5.98
11CONNECTICUT5.93
12NEW JERSEY5.91
13SOUTH CAROLINA5.84
14PENNSYLVANIA5.83
15NORTH DAKOTA5.83
16WEST VIRGINIA5.83
17LOUISIANA5.82
18MASSACHUSETTS5.77
19DELAWARE5.75
20OKLAHOMA5.65
21NEW HAMPSHIRE5.60
22VIRGINIA5.51
23ARKANSAS5.51
24KENTUCKY5.47
25KANSAS5.47
26NORTH CAROLINA5.45
27TENNESSEE5.45
28VERMONT5.41
29INDIANA5.40
30MAINE5.37
31MARYLAND5.34
32FLORIDA5.31
33MICHIGAN5.31
34MINNESOTA5.29
35MISSOURI5.27
36ILLINOIS5.23
37OHIO5.23
38COLORADO5.20
39RHODE ISLAND5.18
40CALIFORNIA5.17
41IOWA5.12
42NEW MEXICO4.97
43ARIZONA4.97
44WASHINGTON4.96
45IDAHO4.90
46WISCONSIN4.89
47MONTANA4.77
48WYOMING4.70
49UTAH4.63
50OREGON4.59

 

Source:  AHA Annual Survey of Hospitals