10 best, worst states for children's healthcare

Massachusetts is the best state for children's healthcare, while Mississippi is the worst, according to personal finance site WalletHub.

In a report released April 9, WalletHub determined the best and worst states for children's healthcare. The site compared the 50 states and Washington, D.C., across three key dimensions: kids' health and access to healthcare, kids' nutrition, physical activity and obesity and kids' oral health. These dimensions were evaluated using 33 metrics, including cost of a physicians' visit, pediatricians and family physicians per capita and healthy-food access . Read more about the methodology here.

Here are the 10 best states for children's healthcare:

1. Massachusetts

2. Vermont

3. Rhode Island

4. New Jersey

5. Hawaii

6. New York

7. Pennsylvania

8. Maryland

9. District of Columbia

10. Connecticut

Here are the 10 worst states for children's healthcare:

1. Mississippi

2. Wyoming

3. Texas 

4. Oklahoma

5. Alaska

6. Arkansas

7. Maine

8. Arizona

9. Louisiana

10. West Virginia

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