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Study: Nevada among worst states for women

Posted at 11:35 AM, Mar 05, 2018

A recent study found that Nevada is among the worst states for women. 

Nevada ranked 44th overall on WalletHub's list, which includes the District of Columbia, released Monday. 

While Nevada is near the middle of the pack for share of women-owned businesses and women in poverty, it is 51st for high school graduation rate among women, 49th for the female uninsured rate, 48th for quality of women's hospitals, 45th for unemployment rate among women and 43rd for women's preventive health care.

Nevada fared slightly better for median earnings for female workers at 30th, women's life expectancy at birth at 35th and 37th for share of women who voted in the 2016 presidential election. 

WalletHub found that Minnesota ranked as the best state for women while Louisiana was at the bottom of the list.