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- The United Health Foundation has rated America’s 50 states depending on how healthy they are.
- The group used criteria including obesity and smoking, as well as environmental factors such as child poverty and air pollution.
- Hawaii was declared the healthiest state in 2018, while Louisiana was unhealthy.
Not all states are created equal in terms of health.
For a better perception of how healthy every US state is, for the 29th consecutive year, the United Health Foundation has rated the United States.
Hawaii made the top of the list as America’s healthy state, while Louisiana was declared unhealthy.
Based on data from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the American Medical Association and Census Bureau, the placements took account of everything from obesity and smoking to society and environmental factors, such as child poverty and air pollution, to public strategies such as immunizations and health outcomes such as cancer death and diabetes .
Here are all 50 states, rated from healthiest to least healthy.