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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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22. California

2011 Rank: 22
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Strengths:

  • Low prevalence of smoking
  • Low prevalences of obesity & sedentary lifestyle
  • Low infant mortality rate

Challenges:


  • High levels of air pollution
  • Low high school graduation rate
  • High incidence of infectious disease

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