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WalletHub's ranking of best and worst states for health care

New York isn't the best state with health care, but it also isn't the worst either. That's according to a recent report from WalletHub ranking "2017's Best & Worst States for Health Care." Hawaii ranked best overall and Louisiana came in last on the list. New York was right in the middle at No. 28.

WalletHub analysts evaluated the states' health care on cost, access, and outcomes on 35 relevant metrics on a 100-point scale. Each state's weighted average across all metrics was calculated to find the total score and those results were used to determine the order of the ranks, according to the site.

1) Hawaii

Total Score: 67.36 'Cost' Rank: 3 'Access' Rank:
Photo Credit: AP

Total Score: 67.36
'Cost' Rank: 3
'Access' Rank: 42
'Outcomes' Rank: 1

2) Iowa

Total Score: 66.62 'Cost' Rank: 2 'Access' Rank:
Photo Credit: AP

Total Score: 66.62
'Cost' Rank: 2
'Access' Rank: 19
'Outcomes' Rank: 13

2) Minnesota

Total Score: 66.62 'Cost' Rank: 5 'Access' Rank:
Photo Credit: AP / Ann Heisenfelt

Total Score: 66.62
'Cost' Rank: 5
'Access' Rank: 11
'Outcomes' Rank: 8

4) New Hampshire

Total Score: 65.54 'Cost' Rank: 16 'Access' Rank:
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Total Score: 65.54
'Cost' Rank: 16
'Access' Rank: 4
'Outcomes' Rank: 7

5) District of Columbia

Total Score: 65.47 'Cost' Rank: 1 'Access' Rank:
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Total Score: 65.47
'Cost' Rank: 1
'Access' Rank: 6
'Outcomes' Rank: 37

6) Connecticut

Total Score: 64.84 'Cost' Rank: 30 'Access' Rank:
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Total Score: 64.84
'Cost' Rank: 30
'Access' Rank: 2
'Outcomes' Rank: 5

7) South Dakota

Total Score: 63.89 'Cost' Rank: 7 'Access' Rank:
Photo Credit: AP

Total Score: 63.89
'Cost' Rank: 7
'Access' Rank: 5
'Outcomes' Rank: 24

8) Vermont

Total Score: 63.87 'Cost' Rank: 20 'Access' Rank:
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Total Score: 63.87
'Cost' Rank: 20
'Access' Rank: 18
'Outcomes' Rank: 3

9) Massachusetts

Total Score: 63.36 'Cost' Rank: 41 'Access' Rank:
Photo Credit: AP

Total Score: 63.36
'Cost' Rank: 41
'Access' Rank: 3
'Outcomes' Rank: 2

10) Rhode Island

Total Score: 63.23 'Cost' Rank: 15 'Access' Rank:
Photo Credit: AP

Total Score: 63.23
'Cost' Rank: 15
'Access' Rank: 13
'Outcomes' Rank: 10

11) Maryland

Total Score: 63.05 'Cost' Rank: 4 'Access' Rank:
Photo Credit: AP

Total Score: 63.05
'Cost' Rank: 4
'Access' Rank: 22
'Outcomes' Rank: 23

12) Kansas

Total Score: 62.66 'Cost' Rank: 6 'Access' Rank:
Photo Credit: AP / Charlie Riedel

Total Score: 62.66
'Cost' Rank: 6
'Access' Rank: 15
'Outcomes' Rank: 21

13) Colorado

Total Score: 62.62 'Cost' Rank: 23 'Access' Rank:
Photo Credit: AP

Total Score: 62.62
'Cost' Rank: 23
'Access' Rank: 20
'Outcomes' Rank: 4

14) Maine

Total Score: 62.20 'Cost' Rank: 17 'Access' Rank:
Photo Credit: AP

Total Score: 62.20
'Cost' Rank: 17
'Access' Rank: 1
'Outcomes' Rank: 26

15) Utah

Total Score: 62.62 'Cost' Rank: 23 'Access' Rank:
Photo Credit: AP

Total Score: 62.62
'Cost' Rank: 23
'Access' Rank: 20
'Outcomes' Rank: 4

16) North Dakota

Total Score: 61.05 'Cost' Rank: 12 'Access' Rank:
Photo Credit: AP

Total Score: 61.05
'Cost' Rank: 12
'Access' Rank: 21
'Outcomes' Rank: 18

17) Nebraska

Total Score: 60.35 'Cost' Rank: 21 'Access' Rank:
Photo Credit: AP

Total Score: 60.35
'Cost' Rank: 21
'Access' Rank: 10
'Outcomes' Rank: 19

18) Pennsylvania

Total Score: 59.93 'Cost' Rank: 14 'Access' Rank:
Photo Credit: AP

Total Score: 59.93
'Cost' Rank: 14
'Access' Rank: 8
'Outcomes' Rank: 31

19) Illinois

Total Score: 58.51 'Cost' Rank: 10 'Access' Rank:
Photo Credit: AP

Total Score: 58.51
'Cost' Rank: 10
'Access' Rank: 24
'Outcomes' Rank: 29

20) Virginia

Total Score: 58.18 'Cost' Rank: 18 'Access' Rank:
Photo Credit: AP / J. Scott Applewhite

Total Score: 58.18
'Cost' Rank: 18
'Access' Rank: 30
'Outcomes' Rank: 20

21) Wisconsin

Total Score: 57.80 'Cost' Rank: 25 'Access' Rank:
Photo Credit: AP

Total Score: 57.80
'Cost' Rank: 25
'Access' Rank: 16
'Outcomes' Rank: 22

22) Ohio

Total Score: 57.57 'Cost' Rank: 9 'Access' Rank:
Photo Credit: AP / Al Behrman

Total Score: 57.57
'Cost' Rank: 9
'Access' Rank: 14
'Outcomes' Rank: 38

23) Delaware

Total Score: 56.55 'Cost' Rank: 8 'Access' Rank:
Photo Credit: Newsday / Martin Hollander

Total Score: 56.55
'Cost' Rank: 8
'Access' Rank: 25
'Outcomes' Rank: 40

24) New Jersey

Total Score: 56.43 'Cost' Rank: 29 'Access' Rank:
Photo Credit: AP

Total Score: 56.43
'Cost' Rank: 29
'Access' Rank: 39
'Outcomes' Rank: 12

25) California

Total Score: 56.14 'Cost' Rank: 22 'Access' Rank:
Photo Credit: AP

Total Score: 56.14
'Cost' Rank: 22
'Access' Rank: 48
'Outcomes' Rank: 9

26) Washington

Total Score: 55.89 'Cost' Rank: 31 'Access' Rank:
Photo Credit: AP

Total Score: 55.89
'Cost' Rank: 31
'Access' Rank: 41
'Outcomes' Rank: 11

27) Michigan

Total Score: 55.82 'Cost' Rank: 19 'Access' Rank:
Photo Credit: AP

Total Score: 55.82
'Cost' Rank: 19
'Access' Rank: 12
'Outcomes' Rank: 39

28) New York

Total Score: 54.34 'Cost' Rank: 46 'Access' Rank:
Photo Credit: Newsday / John Paraskevas

Total Score: 54.34
'Cost' Rank: 46
'Access' Rank: 9
'Outcomes' Rank: 25

29) New Mexico

Total Score: 53.83 'Cost' Rank: 34 'Access' Rank:
Photo Credit: AP

Total Score: 53.83
'Cost' Rank: 34
'Access' Rank: 28
'Outcomes' Rank: 27

30) Indiana

Total Score: 53.57 'Cost' Rank: 26 'Access' Rank:
Photo Credit: AP

Total Score: 53.57
'Cost' Rank: 26
'Access' Rank: 27
'Outcomes' Rank: 34

31) Wyoming

Total Score: 53.56 'Cost' Rank: 39 'Access' Rank:
Photo Credit: AP

Total Score: 53.56
'Cost' Rank: 39
'Access' Rank: 36
'Outcomes' Rank: 17

32) Arizona

Total Score: 53.52 'Cost' Rank: 33 'Access' Rank:
Photo Credit: AP

Total Score: 53.52
'Cost' Rank: 33
'Access' Rank: 46
'Outcomes' Rank: 16

33) Idaho

Total Score: 53.25 'Cost' Rank: 36 'Access' Rank:
Photo Credit: AP

Total Score: 53.25
'Cost' Rank: 36
'Access' Rank: 47
'Outcomes' Rank: 14

34) Oregon

Total Score: 52.88 'Cost' Rank: 37 'Access' Rank:
Photo Credit: AP

Total Score: 52.88
'Cost' Rank: 37
'Access' Rank: 45
'Outcomes' Rank: 15

35) Montana

Total Score: 52.01 'Cost' Rank: 35 'Access' Rank:
Photo Credit: AP

Total Score: 52.01
'Cost' Rank: 35
'Access' Rank: 32
'Outcomes' Rank: 32

36) Kentucky

Total Score: 51.81 'Cost' Rank: 11 'Access' Rank:
Photo Credit: AP

Total Score: 51.81
'Cost' Rank: 11
'Access' Rank: 17
'Outcomes' Rank: 47

37) Missouri

Total Score: 51.59 'Cost' Rank: 24 'Access' Rank:
Photo Credit: AP / Charlie Riedel

Total Score: 51.59
'Cost' Rank: 24
'Access' Rank: 23
'Outcomes' Rank: 41

38) West Virginia

Total Score: 49.47 'Cost' Rank: 27 'Access' Rank:
Photo Credit: AP

Total Score: 49.47
'Cost' Rank: 27
'Access' Rank: 7
'Outcomes' Rank: 48

39) Oklahoma

Total Score: 48.06 'Cost' Rank: 28 'Access' Rank:
Photo Credit: AP / Sue Ogrocki

Total Score: 48.06
'Cost' Rank: 28
'Access' Rank: 29
'Outcomes' Rank: 46

40) Tennessee

Total Score: 47.85 'Cost' Rank: 40 'Access' Rank:
Photo Credit: AP

Total Score: 47.85
'Cost' Rank: 40
'Access' Rank: 26
'Outcomes' Rank: 44

41) Texas

Total Score: 47.11 'Cost' Rank: 44 'Access' Rank:
Photo Credit: Getty Images / Mike Ehrmann

Total Score: 47.11
'Cost' Rank: 44
'Access' Rank: 51
'Outcomes' Rank: 30

42) Nevada

Total Score: 46.24 'Cost' Rank: 47 'Access' Rank:
Photo Credit: AP

Total Score: 46.24
'Cost' Rank: 47
'Access' Rank: 50
'Outcomes' Rank: 28

43) Florida

Total Score: 46.07 'Cost' Rank: 48 'Access' Rank:
Photo Credit: AP

Total Score: 46.07
'Cost' Rank: 48
'Access' Rank: 40
'Outcomes' Rank: 35

44) Alabama

Total Score: 45.45 'Cost' Rank: 32 'Access' Rank:
Photo Credit: AP

Total Score: 45.45
'Cost' Rank: 32
'Access' Rank: 43
'Outcomes' Rank: 45

45) South Carolina

Total Score: 45.01 'Cost' Rank: 45 'Access' Rank:
Photo Credit: AP

Total Score: 45.01
'Cost' Rank: 45
'Access' Rank: 37
'Outcomes' Rank: 42

46) Georgia

Total Score: 44.89 'Cost' Rank: 38 'Access' Rank:
Photo Credit: AP

Total Score: 44.89
'Cost' Rank: 38
'Access' Rank: 49
'Outcomes' Rank: 43

47) North Carolina

Total Score: 44.45 'Cost' Rank: 50 'Access' Rank:
Photo Credit: AP

Total Score: 44.45
'Cost' Rank: 50
'Access' Rank: 44
'Outcomes' Rank: 36

48) Arkansas

Total Score: 42.82 'Cost' Rank: 42 'Access' Rank:
Photo Credit: AP

Total Score: 42.82
'Cost' Rank: 42
'Access' Rank: 34
'Outcomes' Rank: 49

49) Alaska

Total Score: 40.64 'Cost' Rank: 51 'Access' Rank:
Photo Credit: AP

Total Score: 40.64
'Cost' Rank: 51
'Access' Rank: 38
'Outcomes' Rank: 33

50) Mississippi

Total Score: 40.54 'Cost' Rank: 43 'Access' Rank:
Photo Credit: AP

Total Score: 40.54
'Cost' Rank: 43
'Access' Rank: 31
'Outcomes' Rank: 51

51) Louisiana

Total Score:38.95 'Cost' Rank:49 'Access' Rank: 35 'Outcomes'
Photo Credit: AP

Total Score:38.95
'Cost' Rank:49
'Access' Rank: 35
'Outcomes' Rank: 50

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