The Healthiest States in the U.S.

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4. Massachusetts

2011 Rank: 7
Change: +3

Strengths:

  • Low rate of uninsured population
  • Low occupational fatalities rate
  • Low prevalence of obesity
  • Ready availability of primary care physicians

Challenges:


  • High prevalence of binge drinking
  • High rate of preventable hospitalizations

Next: 3. New Hampshire

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