Figure 6.2 is a U.S. map showing serious mental illness in past year among persons aged 18 to 25, 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 (14.98 to 16.84 percent) were Idaho, Kentucky, Maine, Missouri, Montana, New Mexico, New York, Rhode Island, West Virginia, and Wyoming. States in the next highest group (14.03 to 14.97 percent) were Alabama, Arkansas, Indiana, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, and Washington. States in the mid group (13.37 to 14.02 percent) were Arizona, Colorado, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Dakota, Ohio, Tennessee, and Vermont. States in the next lowest group (12.77 to 13.36 percent) were California, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and South Carolina. States in the lowest group (11.76 to 12.76 percent) were Alaska, Hawaii, Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, Nevada, New Jersey, Texas, Virginia, and Wisconsin.
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