The 10 states below have the highest percentages of nursing homes with five stars—the federal government's best rating. Alaska has so few nursing homes that three less five-stars homes would have dropped the state off the list. The average for all states is 12.4 percent.
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|State||All Nursing Homes||% With 5 Stars|
|3. District of Columbia||18||22.2%|
|8. Rhode Island||85||18.8%|
|10. New Hampshire||79||17.7%|