States with the highest, lowest hospital safety rankings

Healthcare data collector Leapfrog has released its 2022 hospital safety grades, ranging from F to A. New Hampshire tops the list as the state with the greatest percentage of hospitals receiving A grades at 53.8 percent. 

Percent of hospitals with an 'A' grade by state: 

1. New Hampshire: 53.8 percent 

2. Virginia: 52.1 percent

3. Utah: 51.9 percent 

4. Colorado: 50 percent 

5. Idaho: 50 percent 

6. New Jersey: 47.1 percent

7. North Carolina: 44.2 percent 

8. Maine: 43.8 percent 

9. Pennsylvania: 40.9 percent 

10. Florida: 39.3 percent 

11. Oregon: 38.2 percent 

12. Washington: 34.8 percent 

13. Massachusetts: 34.5 percent 

14. Texas: 34.1 percent 

15. Tennessee: 33.8 percent 

16. Hawaii: 33.3 percent

17. Rhode Island: 33.3 percent 

18. Minnesota: 32.6 percent 

19. Michigan: 32.5 percent 

20. Montana: 30 percent 

21. South Carolina: 29.4 percent 

22. Louisiana: 29.3 percent 

23. Mississippi: 29.3 percent 

24. Kansas: 28.6 percent 

25. California: 28.2 percent 

26. Ohio: 28 percent 

27. Indiana: 26.7 percent 

28. Illinois: 26.5 percent 

29. Nevada: 26.3 percent 

30. Georgia: 25.6 percent 

31. Arkansas: 25 percent 

32. Connecticut: 25 percent 

33. Oklahoma: 23.3 percent 

34. Missouri: 22.2 percent 

35. Maryland: 19.5 percent 

36. Kentucky: 18.3 percent 

37. Alaska: 16.7 percent 

38. Delaware: 14.3 percent 

39. Alabama: 12.7 percent 

40. New York: 12.7 percent 

41. Wisconsin: 11.9 percent 

42. Wyoming: 11.1 percent 

43. Arizona: 10.2 percent 

44. New Mexico: 10 percent 

45. South Dakota: 10 percent 

46. Nebraska: 5.3 percent 

47. West Virginia: 5 percent 

48. Iowa: 3.1 percent 

49. Vermont: 0 percent 

50. North Dakota: 0 percent 

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