Figure 6.2 is a U.S. map showing percentages reporting past year serious mental illness among persons aged 18 to 25, by State, for 2001. States listed here in alphabetical order within each group were divided into five groups based on the magnitude of their percentages. States in the highest group (14.42 to 17.47 percent) were Arizona, Kentucky, Maine, Missouri, New Mexico, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, and West Virginia. States in the next highest group (13.71 to 14.41 percent) were Arkansas, Connecticut, Idaho, Indiana, Montana, Nebraska, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon, and Pennsylvania. States in the mid group (12.89 to 13.70 percent) were Alabama, Hawaii, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Ohio, and Wyoming. States in the next lowest group (12.35 to 12.88 percent) were California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Maryland, Michigan, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia. States in the lowest group (11.53 to 12.34 percent) were Alaska, District of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Mississippi, Nevada, New Jersey, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, and Wisconsin.
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