How Does your State Rank in the Healthiest States Report?
The best and worst states for good health across the nation in 2019.
Each year, the United Health Foundation compares all fifty states and ranks them from most healthy to least healthy. The 2019 rankings are out, and according to America’s Health Rankings Annual Report, here is how the nifty fifty fair.
6. New Hampshire
8. New Jersey
11. New York
13. Rhode Island
14. North Dakota
25. South Dakota
36. North Carolina
37. New Mexico
42. South Carolina
45. West Virginia
The report takes into consideration various factors, including behaviors such as drinking, smoking, and access to clean water, as well as policy, healthcare, and crime rates.
All in all, Utah and Idaho are in a pretty good standing when each is compared to the other states.
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