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Figure 6.1 is a U.S. map showing percentages reporting past year serious mental illness among persons aged 18 or older, 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 (9.80 to 11.35 percent) were Alabama, Arkansas, Idaho, Kentucky, Montana, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, Utah, Washington, and West Virginia. States in the next highest group (9.11 to 9.79 percent) were Alaska, District of Columbia, Maine, Missouri, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, South Dakota, and Wyoming. States in the mid group (8.51 to 9.10 percent) were Delaware, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, New York, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Vermont. States in the next lowest group (7.86 to 8.50 percent) were Arizona, Hawaii, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Virginia, and Wisconsin. States in the lowest group (6.48 to 7.85 percent) were California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Texas.

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