State and status are terms for existing circumstances or surroundings and sometimes they mean the same and can be use interchangeably. However, even with the same meaning, the structure of the sentence sometimes varies with the two words. For example: He is in a poor state of health vs. He is in poor health status. Both mean the same.
Both state and status mean the same in the following sentences.
He is in a poor state of health.
He is in poor health status.
He dresses in a manner befitting his state.
He dresses in a manner befitting his status.
Both state and status can be used in the following sentences, but status is more commonly used.
事宜狀況, condition of affairs
The project status is green now.
The status of the negotiations has come to a halt.
State (not status) is used in the following sentences.
The project is in the state of infancy.
Water in a gaseous state becomes vapor.
It is dangerous for a man with heart problem to be in an excited state.
He is in a state of shock.
He's been in a state since hearing about his brother's death.
Status (not state) is used in the following sentence
地位, High standing; prestige:
He is a man with a position of status in the community.
法定地位, Law The legal character or condition of a person or thing:
He has the status of a minor.