Texas ranks No. 37 among U.S. states, according to United Health Foundation’s America’s Health Rankings® Annual Report, released today.
The state received high marks for its low drug death rate (No. 5), low amount of cancer deaths (No. 11) and a high percentage of high school graduates (No. 5). The prevalence of diabetes and physical inactivity are listed as challenges.
Hawaii ranks as the healthiest state in 2018, followed by Massachusetts (2), Connecticut (3), Vermont (4) and Utah (5).
To view the full report, visit AmericasHealthRankings.org.