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:
- New Hampshire
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The most unhealthy states are:
- South Carolina
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.