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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40. Texas

2011 Rank: 42
Change: +2

Strengths:

  • Low prevalence of smoking
  • Low rate of cancer deaths

Challenges:


  • High rate of uninsured population
  • High prevalences of sedentary lifestyle & obesity
  • High incidence of infectious disease
  • High percentage of children in poverty

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