Community Hospital Units by State (2015)

RankStateMedicare Length of Stay
UNITED STATES5.60
1NEW YORK6.94
2HAWAII6.87
3ALASKA6.86
4NORTH DAKOTA6.68
5WYOMING6.47
6SOUTH DAKOTA6.44
7NEBRASKA6.43
8NEVADA6.39
9MISSISSIPPI6.01
10TEXAS6.00
11NEW JERSEY5.97
12MONTANA5.92
13ALABAMA5.86
14OKLAHOMA5.85
15LOUISIANA5.83
16GEORGIA5.82
17PENNSYLVANIA5.82
18DELAWARE5.79
19CONNECTICUT5.76
20SOUTH CAROLINA5.71
21ARKANSAS5.71
22NEW HAMPSHIRE5.69
23WEST VIRGINIA5.68
24MASSACHUSETTS5.61
25TENNESSEE5.57
26KENTUCKY5.56
27MARYLAND5.48
28KANSAS5.45
29NORTH CAROLINA5.43
30VERMONT5.38
31VIRGINIA5.36
32FLORIDA5.36
33MAINE5.35
34INDIANA5.34
35OHIO5.32
36MINNESOTA5.32
37MICHIGAN5.28
38ILLINOIS5.28
39CALIFORNIA5.27
40NEW MEXICO5.22
41MISSOURI5.22
42RHODE ISLAND5.19
43COLORADO5.16
44IOWA5.12
45ARIZONA5.07
46IDAHO5.01
47WASHINGTON4.91
48WISCONSIN4.83
49OREGON4.62
50UTAH4.42

 

Source:  AHA Annual Survey of Hospitals