A recent study found that Nevada is the worst state for children's health care.
The WalletHub study looked at a variety of factors, including share of children in excellent or very good health to pediatricians and family doctors per capita. Nevada ranked 51st overall, including all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
Nevada ranked 51st for percentage of children with unaffordable medical bills, 50th for percentage of uninsured children, 49th for pediatricians and family doctors per capita, 46th for percentage of children with medical and dental preventive care visits in past year, 44th in percentage of children in excellent or very good health and 39th in percentage of children with excellent or very good teeth.
Nevada fared better when it came to the infant death rate at 17th and 21st in percentage of obese children. However, the Silver State was 34th for the percentage of overweight children.
Vermont ranked the best state for children's health.