Healthiest States, 2007

The following table shows the healthiest states in the U.S. during 2006 and 2007. In 2006 and 2007, Vermont was the healthiest state in the U.S.

2007 rank State 2006 rank
1. Vermont 1.
2. Minnesota 3.
3. Massachusetts 6
4. Maine 4.
5. New Hampshire 2.
6. Nebraska 7
7. Iowa 5.
8. Utah 8.
9. Hawaii 10.
10 Kansas 12.
11. Rhode Island 13.
12. North Dakota 11.
13. Connecticut 9.
14. Washington 20.
15. Wisconsin 14.
16. New Jersey 16.
17. Oregon 15.
18. Virginia 21.
19. California 19.
20. Ohio 24.
21. Michigan 23.
22. South Dakota 17.
23. Pennsylvania 29.
24. Idaho 18.
25. West Virginia 22.
26. Montana 27.
27. New York 31.
28. Colorado 32.
29. Kentucky 26.
30. Wyoming 25.
31. North Carolina 30.
32. Illinois 33.
33. Indiana 28.
34. Missouri 34.
35. Maryland 35.
36. Alaska 39.
37. Arkansas 36.
38. Tennessee 38.
39. Delaware 37.
40. Alabama 42.
41. Oklahoma 45.
42. Arizona 40.
43. Texas 46.
44. Georgia 44.
45. South Carolina 42.
46. Florida 41.
47. Nevada 47.
48. Mississippi 50.
49. New Mexico 49.
50. Louisiana 48.
Methodology: The Healthiest State designation is awarded on the basis of 21 factors selected from the 2007 edition of Morgan Quitno's annual reference book, Health Care State Rankings. These factors reflect access to health care providers, affordability of health care, and the general health of a state's population.
Source: Morgan Quitno Press. Web: www.morganquitno.com . See also Smartest States.

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