Mississippi
the state with the fewest primary care physicians per capita — 66 per 100,000 people, as of 2019

Source: Health Resources and Services Administration
Additional Information: In In contrast, Vermont has the most primary care physicians per capita — 139 per 100,000 people. Primary care physicians are M.D. and D.O. general practitioners with active status.
Reference: For more information, see the 2019 Health Resources and Services Administration data, "Area Health Resource Files." "Area Health Resource Files."

Continue Exploring

Learn more about Americans today: Jobs, Health Care, States

Around the Site

  • Exploring the top reasons Americans choose to attend religious services — or not

    Showing Up for One's Faith

    Exploring the top reasons Americans choose to attend religious services — or not

  • Test your knowledge on the stars and stripes and everything in between

    How Much Do You Know About the American Flag?

    Test your knowledge on the stars and stripes and everything in between

  • Family life looks much different for those ages 25 to 40 than for previous generations

    Millennials and Generational Shifts

    Family life looks much different for those ages 25 to 40 than for previous generations