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The Healthiest States in the U.S.

Where does your state rank on the 2012 list of the nation's healthiest states?
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42. Missouri

2011 Rank: 40
Change: –2

Strengths:

  • High rate of high school graduation
  • Lower prevalence of low birthweight than most other states

Challenges:


  • High prevalence of smoking
  • High prevalence of sedentary lifestyle & obesity
  • High incidence of infectious disease
  • Low immunization coverage

Next: 41. Indiana

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