WATCH: Kelly Wallace Reveals Best States for Women on 'Today'!

iVillage Chief Correspondent Kelly Wallace stopped by the Today show this morning to unveil our first-ever list of the 50 Best to Worst States for Women.

Watch the video below to see Kelly explain how and why Connecticut, Hawaii, Maryland, Massachusetts and California top the list. Our countdown began nine days ago, and today we announced the final five worst states for women: Kentucky, West Virgina, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Mississippi.

Want to know how we ranked each state? Check out our methodology here! And see our full rankings below--you may be surprised with how your home state fared!

THE TOP 5  | STATES 6-10 | STATES 11-15 | STATES 16-20 | STATES 21-25 | STATES 26-30 | STATES 31-35 | STATES 36-40 | STATES 41-45 | THE BOTTOM 5

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