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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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11. Colorado (tie)

2011 Rank: 14
Change: +3

Strengths:

  • Low levels of air pollution
  • Lower prevalences of sedentary lifestyle, obesity, & diabetes than all other states
  • Low rate of preventable hospitalizations

Challenges:


  • Low immunization coverage
  • High geographic disparity within the state
  • High prevalence of binge drinking

Next: 10. Rhode Island

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