Where Maryland stands

August 20, 2002

Maryland is home to 405 physicians per 100,000 population, the third-highest rate in the nation. The U.S. rate is 277, and Idaho ranks last with 177. Data include nonfederal physicians as of Dec. 31, 2000.

.............Physicians per

...State....100,000 population....Rank

Massachusetts....448....1

New York....408....2

Maryland....405....3

Connecticut....384....4

Vermont....374....5

Rhode Island....356....6

New Jersey....322....7

Pennsylvania....318....8

Hawaii.... 300....9

Illinois....284....10

Minnesota....284....10

SOURCE: Morgan Quitno Press using data from the American Medical Association

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