Arizona is 2017’s 3rd worst state for children’s health care


With Every Kid Healthy Week kicking off, the personal-finance website WalletHub released its report on 2017’s Best & Worst States for Children’s Health Care.

In order to determine which states offer the most cost-effective and highest-quality health care for children, WalletHub’s analysts compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 28 key metrics. The data set ranges from share of children aged 0 to 17 in excellent or very good health to pediatricians and family doctors per capita.

Children’s Health Care in Arizona (1=Best; 25=Avg.):

* 49th – % of Children Aged 0–17 in Excellent/Very Good Health

* 48th – % of Uninsured Children Aged 0–17

* 49th – % of Children Aged 0–17 with Unaffordable Medical Bills

* 39th – % of Overweight Children Aged 10–17

* 45th – % of Obese Children Aged 10–17

* 48th – % of Children Aged 1–17 with Excellent/Very Good Teeth

* 36th – % of Children Aged 0–17 with Medical & Dental Preventive-Care Visits in Past Year

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