Figure 6.3 is a U.S. map showing serious mental illness in past year among persons aged 26 or older, by State: percentages, annual averages based on 2002 and 2003 NSDUHs. 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 (9.09 to 10.17 percent) were Arkansas, Idaho, Kentucky, Missouri, Nevada, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, Utah, Washington, and West Virginia. States in the next highest group (8.36 to 9.08 percent) were Alabama, Arizona, Georgia, Maine, Montana, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, and Tennessee. States in the mid group (7.81 to 8.35 percent) were Delaware, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New York, North Dakota, South Carolina, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. States in the next lowest group (7.36 to 7.80 percent) were Alaska, Colorado, District of Columbia, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, South Dakota, Texas, Vermont, and Virginia. States in the lowest group (6.38 to 7.35 percent) were California, Connecticut, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Maryland, Nebraska, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.
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