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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27. South Dakota

2011 Rank: 19
Change: –8


  • Low levels of air pollution
  • Few poor mental & physical health days per month
  • Low incidence of infectious disease


  • High prevalence of binge drinking
  • Low immunization coverage
  • High geographic disparity within the state

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