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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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13. Washington (tie)

2011 Rank: 9
Change: –4

Strengths:

  • Low prevalence of smoking
  • Low rate of preventable hospitalizations
  • Low prevalence of low birthweight

Challenges:


  • Low immunization coverage
  • Moderate geographic disparity within the state
  • Low high school graduation rate

Next: 13. Oregon (tie)

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