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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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45. Alabama

2011 Rank: 48
Change: +3

Strengths:

  • Low prevalence of binge drinking
  • High per capita public health funding
  • High immunization coverage

Challenges:


  • High prevalence of smoking
  • High prevalences of obesity, sedentary lifestyle & diabetes
  • High prevalence of low birthweight & high infant mortality rate

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