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04

Drunk Fatalities
Underage Drinking
Teen Pregnancy
Educational Achievement
Quality Health Care
Minimum Wage

04

08

State

Population

.

Rk
/M
Rk
/M
Rk
/M
Rk
/M
Rk
/M
Rk
$

.

AL

4,627,851

6

8.41

1

na

AK

683,478

26

4.39

27

7.15

AZ

6,338,755

19

5.30

33

7.25

AR

2,834,797

10

6.42

10

6.25

CA

36,553,215

40

3.16

45

8.00

CO

4,861,515

36

3.50

39

7.28

CT

3,502,309

44

2.88

45

8.00

DE

864,764

13

5.78

27

7.15

FL

18,251,243

22

4.88

32

7.21

GA

9,544,750

24

4.62

7

5.15

HI

1,283,388

35

3.51

33

7.25

ID

1,499,402

23

4.67

12

6.55

IL

12,852,548

38

3.38

44

7.75

IN

6,345,289

32

3.62

12

6.55

IA

2,988,046

33

3.55

33

7.25

KS

2,775,997

29

4.11

6

2.65

KY

4,241,474

21

4.95

12

6.55

LA

4,293,204

5

8.57

1

na

ME

1,317,207

20

5.01

33

7.25

MD

5,618,344

39

3.19

12

6.55

MA

6,449,755

48

2.26

45

8.00

MI

10,071,822

42

3.03

41

7.40

MN

5,197,621

41

3.04

9

6.15

MS

2,918,785

3

10.35

1

na

MO

5,878,415

14

5.75

26

7.05

MT

957,861

1

11.07

25

6.90

NE

1,774,571

27

4.34

12

6.55

NV

2,565,382

25

4.60

24

6.85

NH

1,315,828

45

2.58

33

7.25

NJ

8,685,920

47

2.29

27

7.15

NM

1,969,915

9

6.75

43

7.50

NY

19,297,729

49

1.99

27

7.15

NC

9,061,032

18

5.37

12

6.55

ND

639.715

7

8.28

12

6.55

OH

11,466,917

37

3.41

40

7.30

OK

3,617,316

12

6.05

12

6.55

OR

3, 747, 455

31

4.00

49

8.40

PA

12,432,792

30

4.02

27

7.15

RI

1,057,832

46

2.36

41

7.40

SC

4,407,709

2

10.50

1

na

SD

796,214

15

5.65

12

6.55

TN

6,156,719

11

6.33

1

na

TX

23,904,380

17

5.40

12

6.55

UT

2,645,330

50

1.93

12

6.55

VT

621,254

34

3.54

48

8.06

VA

7,712,091

28

4.30

12

6.55

WA

6,468,424

43

3.01

50

8.55

WV

1,812,035

8

7.84

33

7.25

WI

5,601,640

16

5.59

11

6.50

WY

522,830

4

9.37

7

5.15

Drunk Fatalities

Minimum Wage

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

1 AL None
1 LA None
1 MS None
1 SC None
1 TN None
6 KS - 2.65
7 GA - 5.15
7 WY - 5.15
9 MN - 6.15
10 AR - 6.25
11 WI - 6.50
12 ID 6.55
12 IN 6.55
12 KY 6.55
12 MD 6.55
12 NE 6.55
12 NC 6.55
12 ND 6.55
12 OK 6.55
12 SD 6.55
12 TX 6.55
12 UT 6.55
12 VA 6.55
24 NV - 6.85
25 MT - 6.90
26 MO - 7.05
27 AK - $7.15
27 DE - 7.15
27 NJ - 7.15
27 NY - 7.15
27 PA - 7.15
32 FL - 7.21
33 AZ - 7.25
33 HI - 7.25
33 IA - 7.25
33 ME - 7.25
33 NH - 7.25
33 WV - 7.25
39 CO - 7.28
40 OH - 7.30
41 MI - 7.40
41 RI - 7.40
43 NM - 7.50
44 IL -7.75
45 CA - 8.00
45 CT - 8.00
45 MA - 8.00
48 VT - 8.06
49 OR - 8.40
50 WA - 8.55

1) States 2007 Fatalities per One Hundred Thousand People , 2) ; 3) : 4) : 5) Consolidated State Minimum Wage Update Table (Effective Date: 01/01/2009) Federal law is $6.55. Source: www.dol.gov/esa/minwage/america.htm

Pregnancy Rate/Birthrate/Abortion rate (2000)

Rank15-19 15-17 18-19 / Rank15-19 15-17 18-19 / Rank15-19 15-17 18-19 / Abortion Ratio

 

na 84 48 136 na 48 27 78 na 24 14 38 33

Alabama 15 90 54 142 9 61 37 96 30 16 9 24 20

Alaska‡ 30 73 37 140 21 48 24 93 35 14 8 26 23

Arizona 2 104 62 168 3 67 40 108 19 21 12 35 24

Arkansas 10 93 51 155 4 66 35 112 41 12 8 19 16

California‡ 7 96 55 156 23 47 27 78 5 36 21 58 43

Colorado 22 82 48 133 15 51 29 84 21 19 12 29 27

Connecticut 33 70 42 113 44 31 16 54 9 30 21 44 49

Delaware 11 93 62 131 19 48 30 72 8 31 24 41 39

District of Columbia na 128 119 135 na 56 50 61 na 55 53 57 50

Florida§ 6 97 55 163 16 51 28 85 7 33 19 56 40

Georgia 8 95 55 154 6 63 36 102 22 18 11 29 23

Hawaii 12 93 50 158 26 46 23 82 6 34 21 55 42

Idaho 37 62 31 106 27 43 21 74 45 10 6 16 19

Illinois 20 87 53 138 20 48 28 79 10 27 18 40 36

Indiana 31 73 39 121 17 49 26 82 38 12 7 20 20

Iowa 43 55 30 89 39 35 18 57 42 12 7 19 26

Kansas 34 69 36 118 24 46 23 81 39 12 8 19 21

Kentucky 25 76 41 124 14 56 30 91 47 8 5 13 13

Louisiana 19 87 50 140 7 62 36 100 44 11 7 18 15

Maine 46 52 27 90 46 29 14 53 31 15 9 24 34

Maryland 13 91 53 151 30 41 23 69 3 38 22 62 48

Massachusetts 40 60 34 94 48 26 15 41 11 26 14 41 50

Michigan 27 75 42 123 32 40 22 67 15 24 14 39 38

Minnesota 47 50 26 85 45 30 16 51 36 13 7 21 29

Mississippi 3 103 64 156 1 71 45 107 28 16 9 25 18

Missouri 29 74 40 124 18 49 27 81 34 14 7 25 22

Montana 38 60 33 102 37 37 19 64 32 14 9 23 28

Nebraska 41 59 32 99 36 38 19 65 40 12 8 19 25

Nevada 1 113 64 194 8 61 33 108 4 36 22 59 37

New Hampshire§ 48 47 22 83 50 23 10 43 25 17 9 29 42

New Jersey 16 90 52 154 43 32 17 57 1 47 29 78 60

New Mexico 4 103 64 163 5 66 39 106 18 22 15 33 25

New York 14 91 57 139 42 33 19 54 2 46 31 67 58

North Carolina 9 95 54 152 13 59 33 94 17 22 12 35 27

North Dakota 50 42 21 71 47 28 13 48 48 8 5 12 22

Ohio 28 74 40 124 25 46 24 78 27 17 10 27 27

Oklahoma 21 86 48 141 10 60 33 99 37 12 8 19 17

Oregon 23 79 44 130 28 43 23 72 13 25 15 40 37

Pennsylvania 39 60 34 96 41 34 20 54 23 17 10 28 34

Rhode Island 36 67 38 99 40 34 21 49 16 23 12 36 40

South Carolina 17 89 57 132 12 59 36 89 24 17 13 23 23

South Dakota 44 54 27 94 35 38 19 67 49 7 3 13 16

Tennessee 18 89 50 144 11 60 34 97 29 16 9 26 21

Texas 5 101 59 165 2 69 41 110 26 17 9 30 20

Utah 45 53 30 81 34 39 21 60 50 6 4 9 13

Vermont 49 44 23 75 49 24 11 43 33 14 9 22 37

Virginia 32 72 38 120 31 41 21 69 20 21 11 34 34

Washington 26 75 42 125 33 39 20 67 12 26 16 40 40

West Virginia 35 67 34 112 22 47 23 80 46 10 6 15 17

Wisconsin 42 55 30 93 38 35 19 60 43 12 7 19 25

Wyoming** 24 77 42 132 29 42 19 77 14 25 17 36 37

*Includes estimated number of pregnancies ending in miscarriage or stillbirth. †Abortions per 100 pregnancies ending in abortion or live birth. ‡Abortion estimates

State-level Data: Centers for Diseaase Control and Prevention, National Vital Statistics Reports: www.cdc.gov/nchs/datawh/vitalstats/VitalStatsbirths.htm

Guttmacher Institute www.guttmacher.org/pubs/2006/09/12/USTPstats.pdf

http://www.guttmacher.org/pubs/2006/09/12/USTPstats.pdf

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