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81.3 years The average life expectancy of a Hawaii resident.

This is the highest in America, and 1.5 years more than the national average.

27.6%
National average
23.6%
Hawaii

With 4% fewer obese people than the national average, Hawaii has the 3rd lowest obesity rate in the U.S.

22.9%
National average
18.7%
Hawaii

With 4.2% fewer sedentary people than the national average, Hawaii has the 8th most active state.

National average:
19.6%
Hawaii:
14.6%

smoking

With 5% fewer smokers than the national average, Hawaii has the 3rd lowest rate of smokers in the country.

National average:
82.5%
Hawaii:
92%

smoking

With 9.5% more people with healthcare than the national average, Hawaii has the 2nd highest rate of coverage in the country.

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Healthy Behaviors
Emotional Health
Basic Access to Necessities
Overall
Life Evaluation

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High consumption of fish rich in DHA
Low incidence of cardiovascular deaths & diabetes/gestational diabetes
Few smokers

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80.5 years The average life expectancy of a Vermont resident.

This is 0.7 years more than the national average.

27.6%
National average
23.7%
Vermont

With 3.9% fewer obese people than the national average, Vermont has the 5th lowest obesity rate in the U.S.

22.9%
National average
17.2%
Vermont

With 5.7% fewer sedentary people than the national average, Vermont is the 4th most active state.

National average:
19.6%
Vermont:
16.5%

smoking

With 3.1% fewer smokers than the national average, Vermont has the 9th lowest rate of smokers in the country.

National average:
82.5%
Vermont:
92%

smoking

With 9.5% more people with healthcare than the national average, Vermont has the 2nd highest rate of coverage in the country.

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Healthy Behaviors
Work Environment
Overall
for Physical Health

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High consumption of fish rich in DHA, fruits & vegetables
Low incidence of diabetes/gestational diabetes
Many active readers

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81.1 years The average life expectancy of a Minnesota resident.

This is 2nd highest in America, and 1.3 years more than the national average.

27.6%
National average
25.7%
Minnesota

With 1.9% fewer obese people than the national average, Minnesota has the 13th lowest obesity rate in the U.S.

22.9%
National average
17.5%
Minnesota

With 5.4% fewer sedentary people than the national average, Minnesota is the 5th most active state.

National average:
19.6%
Minnesota:
18.8%

smoking

With 0.8% fewer smokers than the national average, Minnesota has the 22nd lowest rate of smokers in the country.

National average:
82.5%
Minnesota:
91%

smoking

With 8.5% more people with healthcare than the national average.

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Physical Health
Basic Access to Necessities
Overall
Life Evaluation
Emotional Health
Work Environment

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Low incidence of cardiovascular deaths & diabetes/gestational diabetes
Active readers & community participants

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80.5 years The average life expectancy of a Massachusetts resident.

This is 0.7 years more than the national average.

27.6%
National average
22.9%
Massachusetts

With 4.7% fewer obese people than the national average, Massachusetts has the 2nd lowest obesity rate in the U.S.

22.9%
National average
19.7%
Massachusetts

With 3.2% fewer sedentary people than the national average, Massachusetts is the 10th most active state.

National average:
19.6%
Massachusetts:
16.4%

smoking

With 3.2% fewer smokers than the national average, Massachusetts has the 7th lowest rate of smokers in the country.

National average:
82.5%
Massachusetts:
95%

smoking

With 12.5% more people with healthcare than the national average, Massachusetts has the highest rate of coverage in the country.

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Basic Access to Necessities
Physical Health

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High consumption of fish rich in DHA
Low incidence of cardiovascular disease deaths
Few smokers

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80.3 years The average life expectancy of a New Hampshire resident.

This is 0.5 years more than the national average.

27.6%
National average
27.3%
New Hampshire

With 0.3% fewer obese people than the national average, New Hampshire has the 22nd lowest obesity rate in the U.S.

22.9%
National average
19.9%
New Hampshire

With 3% fewer sedentary people than the national average, New Hampshire is the 11th most active state.

National average:
19.6%
New Hampshire:
17.2%

smoking

With 2.4% fewer smokers than the national average, New Hampshire has the 11th lowest rate of smokers in the country.

National average:
82.5%
New Hampshire:
88%

smoking

New Hampshire has 5.5% more people with healthcare than the national average.

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Basic Access to Necessities

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High consumption of fish rich in DHA, fruits & vegetables
High breastfeeding rate
Many active readers & gamers

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80.2 years The average life expectancy of a Utah resident.

This is 0.4 years more than the national average.

27.6%
National average
24.3%
Utah

With 3.3% fewer obese people than the national average, Utah has the 6th lowest obesity rate in the U.S.

22.9%
National average
16.5%
Utah

With 6.4% fewer sedentary people than the national average, Utah is the 2nd most active state.

National average:
19.6%
Utah:
10.6%

smoking

With 9% fewer smokers than the national average, Utah has the lowest rate of smokers in the country.

National average:
82.5%
Utah:
85%

smoking

Utah has 2.5% more people with healthcare than the national average.

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Life Evaluation
Basic Access to Necessities

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Low incidence of cardiovascular deaths
Few smokers
Active community participants

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80.8 years The average life expectancy of a Connecticut resident.

This is 1 year more than the national average.

27.6%
National average
25.6%
Connecticut

With 2% fewer obese people than the national average, Connecticut has the 12th lowest obesity rate in the U.S.

22.9%
National average
22.1%
Connecticut

With 0.8% fewer sedentary people than the national average, Connecticut is the 21st most active state.

National average:
19.6%
Connecticut:
16%

smoking

With 3.6% fewer smokers than the national average, Connecticut has the 4th lowest rate of smokers in the country.

National average:
82.5%
Connecticut:
92%

smoking

With 9.5% more people with healthcare than the national average, Connecticut has the 2nd highest rate of coverage in the country.

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Healthy Behaviors

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High consumption of fish rich in DHA, fruits & vegetables
Low incidence of Alzheimer's deaths
Few smokers

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80 years The average life expectancy of a Colorado resident.

This is 0.2 years more than the national average.

27.6%
National average
20.5%
Colorado

With 7.1% fewer obese people than the national average, Colorado has the lowest obesity rate in the U.S.

22.9%
National average
17%
Colorado

With 5.9% fewer sedentary people than the national average, Colorado is the 3rd most active state.

National average:
19.6%
Colorado:
17.7%

smoking

With 1.9% fewer smokers than the national average, Colorado has the 15th lowest rate of smokers in the country.

National average:
82.5%
Colorado:
85%

smoking

Colorado has 2.5% more people with healthcare than the national average.

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Physical Health
Overall
Life Evaluation
Healthy Behaviors

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High consumption of DHA-fortified foods/supplements
Low incidence of diabetes/gestational diabetes, cardiovascular disease, & Alzheimer's disease

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79.5 years The average life expectancy of a North Dakota resident.

This is 0.3 years more than the national average.

27.6%
National average
29.7%
North Dakota

With 2.1% more obese people than the national average, North Dakota has the 35th lowest obesity rate in the country. It is the only state in the top 10 to have more obese people than the U.S. average.

22.9%
National average
23.8%
North Dakota

With 0.9% more sedentary people than the national average, North Dakota is the 34th most active state.

National average:
19.6%
North Dakota:
21.2%

smoking

With 1.6% more smokers than the national average, North Dakota has the 34th lowest rate of smokers in the country. It is the only state in the top 10 to have more smokers than the U.S. average.

National average:
82.5%
North Dakota:
90%

smoking

North Dakota has 7.5% more people with healthcare than the national average.

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Overall
Work Environment
Physical Health
Emotional Health
Life Evaluation

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Low incidence of diabetes/gestational diabetes & poor mental health days
Active readers

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80.3 years The average life expectancy of a New Jersey resident.

This is 0.5 years more than the national average.

27.6%
National average
24.6%
New Jersey

With 3% fewer obese people than the national average, New Jersey has the 8th lowest obesity rate in the country.

22.9%
National average
24.9%
New Jersey

With 2% more sedentary people than the national average, New Jersey is the 37th most active state.

National average:
19.6%
New Jersey:
17.3%

smoking

With 2.3% fewer smokers than the national average, New Jersey has the 13th lowest rate of smokers in the country.

National average:
82.5%
New Jersey:
85%

smoking

New Jersey has 2.5% more people with healthcare than the national average.

#9
Physical Health

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High consumption of fish rich in DHA
Low incidence of Alzheimer's deaths
High education ranking