A state-by-state breakdown of the 2005 rates of premature births, compared with 2007 rates for uninsured women and women smokers.

Birth Rate; Uninsured Women; Women Smokers

Ala. 16.7 19.7 23.2
Alaska 10.6 22.4 21.3
Ariz. 13.2 25.7 17.6
Ark. 13.4 25.6 22.3
Calif. 10.7 22.7 11
Colo. 12.3 21 19.8
Conn. 10.4 13.5 16.7
Del. 14 15 22.8
D.C. 15.9 11.9 15.8
Fla. 13.8 27 19.7
Ga. 13.6 22.6 19.3
Hawaii 12.2 10.4 17.3
Idaho 11.4 19.8 19.4
Ill. 13.1 17 21.2
Ind. 13.5 17.6 26.8
Iowa 11.8 13.1 23.6
Kan. 12.2 17 19.8
Ky. 15.2 19.4 34.2
La. 16.5 25.6 21.6
Maine 10.7 11.3 26.4
Md. 13.3 18 18.3
Mass. 11.3 10.1 18.7
Mich. 12.5 15.5 24.1
Minn. 10.7 11.2 16.7
Miss. 18.8 25.2 22.9
Mo. 13.3 18.2 27.4
Mont. 11.4 21.5 24.4
Neb. 12.2 14.4 19.5
Nev. 13.9 22.3 18.8
N.H. 10.5 13.9 21.7
N.J. 12.5 19.5 17.1
N.M. 13.1 30.3 18.9
N.Y. 12.1 17.4 17.8
N.C. 13.7 22 24.1
N.D. 11.5 13.3 24.4
Ohio 13 14.5 27.4
Okla. 13.1 26.9 26.4
Ore. 10.2 22.3 16.9
Pa. 11.9 12.3 27.2
R.I. 12.1 13.6 18.9
S.C. 15.6 20.8 21.7
S.D. 11.5 15.4 24
Tenn. 14.7 16.1 26.6
Texas 13.6 31.4 18.1
Utah 11.4 18.9 9.3
Vt. 9 14.5 20.8
Va. 12.3 17.8 18.9
Wash. 10.6 14.7 19
W.Va. 14.4 23.1 32.6
Wis. 11.4 10.9 23.9
Wyo. 13.1 21.5 25.8
U.S. 12.7 20.1 21.2

Source: The March of Dimes