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Annual Ranking Names Vermont 4th Healthiest State in the U.S.

Wednesday, January 2, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Jeff Couture

An annual report called America’s Health Rankings released by the United Health Foundation has named Vermont the fourth healthiest state in the nation in 2018 in its state-by-state rankings.

Hawaii is named the e title of healthiest state after dropping to No. 2 in 2017. The state has been No 1. four of the past five years.  Massachusetts is No. 2, Connecticut No. 3, Vermont No. 4 and Utah No. 5. These same states ranked in the top five in 2017.

America’s Health Rankings is the 29th annual report providing an analysis of national health on a state-by-state basis by evaluating a historical and comprehensive set of health, environmental and socioeconomic data to determine national health benchmarks and state rankings.

The rankings are built upon the World Health Organization definition of health: “Health is a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” Four categories of determinants are included in its model of health: Behaviors, Community and Environment, Policy, and Clinical Care.

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