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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7. Utah

2011 Rank: 5
Change: –2

Strengths:

  • Low prevalences of smoking & binge drinking
  • Low prevalences of sedentary lifestyle, obesity, & diabetes
  • Low rate of cancer deaths

Challenges:


  • Limited availability of primary care physicians
  • High geographic disparity within the state
  • Higher incidence of infectious disease than other states

Next: 8. New Jersey

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