10 Worst States for Healthcare: South Carolina #8

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New research out from personal finance site Wallethub, has compared the 50 U.S.states and the District of Columbia across three key dimensions — health costs, access and outcomes — consisting of 40 relevant metrics.

The study looked at with metrics ranging from “average monthly insurance premium” to “number of physicians per capita” and “percentage of adults and children with health insurance coverage.”

Each metric was graded on a 100-point scale, with a score of 100 representing the best health care at the most reasonable cost. The study determined each state and the District’s weighted average across all metrics to calculate its overall score and used the resulting scores to rank-order our sample.

According to those findings, these 10 states have the worst healthcare in the country.

10.? Florida

Overall score: 47.04
Costs ranking: 39
Access ranking: 47
Outcomes ranking: 39

9.? Georgia

Overall score: 46.51
Costs ranking: 30
Access ranking: 50
Outcomes ranking: 42

8.? South Carolina

Overall score: 46.14
Costs ranking: 49
Access ranking: 32
Outcomes ranking: 41

7.? Oklahoma

Overall score: 45.59
Costs ranking: 41
Access ranking: 33
Outcomes ranking: 46

6.? Alabama

Overall score: 44.03
Costs ranking: 44
Access ranking: 44
Outcomes ranking: 44

5.? North Carolina

Overall score: 43.98
Costs ranking: 50
Access ranking: 46
Outcomes ranking: 30

4.? Arkansas

Overall score: 43.22
Costs ranking: 37
Access ranking: 31
Outcomes ranking: 50

3.? Alaska

Overall score: 41.78
Costs ranking: 51
Access ranking: 37
Outcomes ranking: 22

2.? Mississippi

Overall score: 41.53
Costs ranking: 42
Access ranking: 26
Outcomes ranking: 51

1.? Louisiana

Overall score: 41.14
Costs ranking: 48
Access ranking: 39
Outcomes ranking: 49

Charleston, South Carolina Named #4 Best Place to Start a Career In Latest Study

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WalletHub has released their 2018 Survey of Best and Worst Places to start a career for a new college graduates.? Coming in at #4 on the list and #1 for most entry-level jobs per 100,000 working class adults is Charleston, South Carolina.? The Lowcountry truly is becoming a land of opportunity.? Congratulations to Charleston for giving all our new graduates in the Lowcountry and those relocating, opportunities like they never had had before.

In a time when the overall, U.S. unemployment rate stands at record lows of 3.9%, this is an honored list to be included in.

To all the employers, thank you and we hope you find some great talent out there.

Complete Survey Results

Here are the list of the Top 25: