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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33. North Carolina

2011 Rank: 35
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  • Low prevalence of binge drinking
  • Low incidence of infectious disease
  • Few poor mental & physical health days per month


  • Low per capita public health funding
  • High prevalence of diabetes
  • High infant mortality rate & high prevalence of low birthweight

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