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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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39. Tennessee

2011 Rank: 41
Change: +2

Strengths:

  • Low prevalence of binge drinking
  • Higher per capita public health funding than most states
  • Moderate availability of primary care physicians

Challenges:


  • High prevalence of sedentary lifestyle
  • High infant mortality rate & high prevalence of low birthweight
  • High violent crime rate

Next: 38. Nevada

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