America’s Health Rankings® has released its annual report, which ranks each state’s health based on 35 factors, including behaviors, community and environment, policy, clinical care, and outcomes data. Now in its 28th year, the report has two primary goals: to provide a benchmark for states and to promote action to improve the health of citizens.
According to the data, these are the five healthiest states:
And the five least-healthy states are the following:
46. West Virginia
You can access the full report at assets.americashealthrankings.org/app/uploads/2017annualreport.pdf.