USA TODAY: USA’s Health Improving: Hawaii First, Mississippi Last, 2/23

February 23, 2014

USA’s Health Improving: Hawaii First, Mississippi Last

USA Today recently released America’s Health Rankings 2013 Annual Report from the United Health Foundation, in which all fifty states are analyzed and then ranked with a particular score based on data from twenty-seven measures of health. These multiple measures of health include a variation of categories such as tobacco and alcohol abuse, exercise occurrence, premature birth rates, public health funding, rates of cancer and heart disease, prevalence of diabetes, obesity rates, crime rates, and much more. The …

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