The Healthy State of the Nation

The United Health Foundation has an annual report that ranks the states based on a number of factors including access to care, incidence of preventable disease, smoking rates, child poverty rates and motor vehicle deaths.


The healthiest states are:

  1. Minnesota
  2. Vermont
  3. New Hampshire
  4. Hawaii
  5. Connecticut

To find out what the most unhealthy states are, read more

The most unhealthy states are:

  1. Louisiana
  2. Mississippi
  3. South Carolina
  4. Tennessee
  5. Arkansas

The report also listed states with the largest improvements and declines in overall health since last year...
Most improved: Illinois, Ohio, Wisconsin and Kansas.
Most declined: New Mexico, Idaho and West Virginia.

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