The Best and Worst States for Women's Health - All 50 States Ranked

The following ranks the 50 states in the U.S. in order of best to worst based off of the rankings of three different studies (United Health Foundation, Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security and a study by Wallethub). They take into account the health of women in each state, the access to affordable healthcare, and the safety of women in each state among other factors. It does not take into account social or economic impacts on women.

In general, northeastern states ranked higher while southern states ranked lower.

  1. MassachusettsMassachusetts
  2. ConnecticutRhode Island
  3. Rhode Island
  4. Minnesota
  5. Vermont
  6. Hawaii
  7. New Hampshire
  8. New York
  9. California
  10. New Jersey
  11. Iowa (tie)
  12. Colorado (tie)
  13. Maryland (tie)
  14. Maine
  15. North Dakota (tie)
  16. Wisconsin
  17. Illinois
  18. Washington
  19. Nebraska
  20. Oregon
  21. Pennsylvania
  22. South Dakota
  23. Delaware
  24. Virginia
  25. Utah
  26. Michigan
  27. Montana
  28. Ohio
  29. Kansas
  30. Idaho
  31. Florida
  32. North Carolina
  33. Alaska
  34. Arizona
  35. Wyoming
  36. Indiana
  37. Missouri
  38. Georgia
  39. West Virginia
  40. New Mexico 
  41. Tennessee
  42. Kentucky
  43. Nevada
  44. Texas
  45. South Carolina
  46. Alabama
  47. Oklahoma
  48. Mississippi
  49. Louisiana
  50. Arkansas 

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