Report: R.I. first in U.S. for primary care doctor count, adolescent HPV vaccination

AMERICA'S HEALTH RANKINGS Annual Report lists Rhode Island first in the United States for number of primary care physicians and second for health policy. The Ocean State ranked No. 14 in the nation overall. / COURTESY AMERICA'S HEALTH RANKINGS
AMERICA'S HEALTH RANKINGS Annual Report lists Rhode Island first in the United States for number of primary care physicians and second for health policy. The Ocean State ranked No. 14 in the nation overall. / COURTESY AMERICA'S HEALTH RANKINGS
PROVIDENCE — Rhode Island ranks first in the United States for its number of primary care physicians per 100,000 people in the 29th America’s Health Rankings Annual Report released by the United Health Foundation Thursday, as well as first for adolescent female and male HPV vaccination rates as a percentage of 13- to 17-year-olds. The…
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