Saturday, March 2, 2013

How's did Your State Rate in the Well-Being of it's residents?

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...For the well-being index, Gallup conducted phone surveys from a random sample of 1,000 people daily for 350 days a year. People answered questions about their physical health (chronic health conditions, obesity); lifestyle behaviors (smoking, diet and exercise); emotional health (outlook on life, sadness); work environment (enjoying their jobs, relationship with supervisors); basic access (health care, food); and life evaluation (how they rate their lives). The survey measures 50 metrics of overall health and well-being. Gallup then analyzed the results to develop the annual index, which began in 2008. 
Here's a look at the overall state rankings based on how residents described their sense of well being in 2012: 
1. Hawaii 
2. Colorado 
3. Minnesota 
4. Utah 5. 
5. Vermont
Read the rest of the article and find out how your state did HERE.

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