Healthiest States, 2013

The following table shows the healthiest states in the U.S. during 2013. The Healthiest State designation is awarded on the basis of 22 factors chosen by the United Health Foundation. These include predictors of future health such as smoking and exercising, and events that have already occurred, like death or violent crime. Scores for each state are determined by gathering data from a variety of public and private databases, and calculating how much each state performs against the national average for each measure

2013 rank State
1. Hawaii
2. Vermont
3. Minnesota
4. Massachusetts
5. New Hampshire
6. Utah
7. Connecticut
8. Colorado
9. North Dakota
10. New Jersey

Source: United Health Foundation, America's Health Rankings. See also Smartest States.

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Healthiest States, 2013

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