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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20. Iowa

2011 Rank: 16
Change: –4


  • High rate of high school graduation
  • Low percentage of children in poverty
  • Few poor mental & physical health days per month


  • High prevalence of binge drinking
  • Limited availability of primary care physicians
  • High incidence of infectious disease

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