At least 50% of physicians are burned out in 4 states: breakdown across the U.S.

At least half of physicians in Idaho, Delaware, Kentucky and New Hampshire experience burnout, according to Medscape's Best & Worst Places to Practice 2018 report.

Meanwhile, a third or less of physicians living in Montana, Nebraska, Alaska, Utah and North Dakota reported burnout.

Medscape defined burnout as, "a feeling of physical, emotional or mental exhaustion, as well as frustration and cynicism related to work; and doubts about your competence and the value of your work."

Here is the burnout breakdown by state.

Idaho: 51 percent
Delaware: 51 percent
Kentucky: 50 percent
New Hampshire: 50 percent
Rhode Island: 49 percent
Oregon: 48 percent
Arizona: 47 percent
Minnesota: 46 percent
Colorado: 45 percent
Maryland: 45 percent
Vermont: 45 percent
South Dakota: 45 percent
Arkansas: 45 percent
Pennsylvania: 45 percent
Illinois: 44 percent
Massachusetts: 44 percent
New Jersey: 44 percent
Connecticut: 43 percent
New York: 43 percent
Missouri: 43 percent
California: 42 percent
Iowa: 42 percent
Ohio: 42 percent
Florida: 42 percent
Wyoming: 42 percent
New Mexico: 41 percent
Texas: 41 percent
North Carolina: 41 percent
Kansas: 41 percent
Wisconsin: 41 percent
Virginia: 40 percent
Louisiana: 40 percent
Washington: 40 percent
Georgia: 40 percent
Tennessee: 40 percent
Indiana: 40 percent
South Carolina: 39 percent
West Virginia: 39 percent
Nevada: 38 percent
Michigan: 38 percent
Mississippi: 37 percent
Hawaii: 37 percent
Oklahoma: 35 percent
Alabama: 34 percent
Maine: 34 percent
North Dakota: 33 percent
Utah: 30 percent
Alaska: 29 percent
Nebraska: 28 percent
Montana: 25 percent

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