Utah Ranks 8th, Idaho 15th In Healthiest States Report
The best and worst states for good health across the nation in 2016.
Each year, the United Health Foundation compares all fifty states and ranks them from most healthy to least healthy. The 2016 rankings are out, and according to America’s Health Rankings Annual Report, here is how the nifty fifty fair.
6. New Hampshire
9. New Jersey
11. North Dakota
13. New York
14. Rhode Island
24. South Dakota
32. North Carolina
38. New Mexico
42. South Carolina
43. 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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