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Figure 6.3 is a U.S. map showing percentages reporting past year serious mental illness among persons aged 26 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 (9.05 to 10.77 percent) were Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Idaho, Kentucky, Montana, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, Washington, and West Virginia. States in the next highest group (8.36 to 9.04 percent) were District of Columbia, Georgia, Maine, Missouri, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Utah, and Wyoming. States in the mid group (7.62 to 8.35 percent) were Delaware, Indiana, Kansas, Mississippi, Nevada, New York, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Vermont, and Wisconsin. States in the next lowest group (6.88 to 7.61 percent) were Arizona, Florida, Hawaii, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, and Virginia. States in the lowest group (5.69 to 6.87 percent) were California, Colorado, Connecticut, Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, Pennsylvania, and Texas.

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