The Healthiest States in the U.S.

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13. Oregon (tie)

2011 Rank: 8
Change: –5

Strengths:

  • Low prevalence of sedentary lifestyle
  • Low rate of preventable hospitalizations
  • Low prevalence of low birthweight & low infant mortality rate

Challenges:


  • Low immunization coverage
  • High rate of uninsured population
  • Low per capita public health funding

Next: 11. North Dakota (tie)

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