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Comparison of the 50 States and the District of Columbia Across All Health Care Quality Measures

(3-Dimensional map of the United States, Alaska, and Hawaii)
•	The top 10 States [Delaware, New Hampshire, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Vermont, and Wisconsin] are represented by highest-level elevation and dark purple coloring 
•	The middle 31 States {Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, Washington, and Wyoming] are represented by the middle-level elevation, and purple coloring
•	The bottom 10 States [Arkansas, District of Columbia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, and West Virginia] are represented by the lowest-level elevation and light purple coloring

(Dark purple bar with the words Top 10)
Delaware, New Hampshire, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Vermont, and Wisconsin

(Purple bar with the words Middle 31)
Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, Washington, and Wyoming

(Light purple bar with the words Bottom 10)
Arkansas, District of Columbia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, and West Virginia

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