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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48. Arkansas

2011 Rank: 47
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  • Low prevalence of binge drinking
  • Moderate per capita public health funding
  • Moderate immunization coverage


  • High prevalence of smoking
  • High percentage of children in poverty
  • High prevalence of obesity & sedentary lifestyle

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