Number of medical malpractice payment reports for dentists across 50 states: Which state ranks as No. 1 at 3.3k?

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Throughout the U.S., National Practitioner Data Bank reports there were nearly 16,337 medical malpractice payment reports among dentists between 2006 and 2016.


Here is the number of these reports for each U.S. state and the District of Columbia:

Alabama: 72
Alaska: 32
Arizona: 302
Arkansas: 52
California: 3,271
Colorado: 272
Connecticut: 251
Delaware: 16
District of Columbia: 108
Florida: 1,186
Georgia: 260
Hawaii: 77
Idaho: 55
Illinois: 551
Indiana: 149
Iowa: 87
Kansas: 93
Kentucky: 123
Louisiana: 174
Maine: 48
Maryland: 338
Massachusetts: 375
Michigan: 399
Minnesota: 126
Mississippi: 59
Missouri: 186
Montana: 40
Nebraska: 51
Nevada: 128
New Hampshire: 57
New Jersey: 583
New Mexico: 124
New York: 2,543
North Carolina: 167
New Dakota: 14
Ohio: 353
Oklahoma: 225
Oregon: 210
Pennsylvania: 810
Rhode Island: 70
South Carolina: 151
South Dakota: 28
Tennessee: 156
Texas: 785
Utah: 118
Vermont: 39
Virginia: 226
Washington: 470
West Virginia: 55
Wisconsin: 156
Wyoming: 16

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