10 cities with the highest, lowest incidence of heart attacks

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Boulder, Colo., and Ann Arbor, Mich., are the two cities in the U.S. with the lowest incidence of residents who have survived a heart attack, according to a new Gallup-Healthways report, part of its "State of American Well-Being" series.

Meanwhile, of the 190 communities examined, Charleston, W.Va., came in dead last, with the highest incidence of heart attacks.

"Heart disease places a tremendous toll on individuals, families and caregivers," according to the Gallup-Healthways report.

Below are the top 10 communities with the lowest incidence of heart attack.

1. Boulder, Colo. — 1.3 percent

2. Ann Arbor, Mich. — 1.3 percent

3. Tallahassee, Fla. — 1.5 percent

4. Provo-Orem, Utah — 1.6 percent

5. Austin-Round Rock, Texas — 1.8 percent

6. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, Calif. — 1.9 percent

7. Visalia-Porterville, Calif. — 2 percent

8. San Louis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, Calif. — 2.1 percent

9. Gainesville, Fla. — 2.1 percent

10. Green Bay, Wis. — 2.2 percent

And now, the bottom 10 communities, those with the highest incidence of heart attack:

181. Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, Tenn.-Va. — 6.8 percent

182. North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton — 7 percent

183. Fort Smith, Ark.-Okla. — 7.1 percent

184. Chico, Calif. — 7.1 percent

185. Lake Havasu City-Kingman, Ariz. — 7.2 percent

186. Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, Ohio-Pa. — 7.4 percent

187. Huntington-Ashland, W.Va.-Ky.-Ohio — 7.7 percent

188. Duluth, Minn. — 7.7 percent

189. Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, Fla. — 7.9 percent

190. Charleston, W.Va. — 8.8 percent

Gallup-Healthways based this data on a subset of 353,983 telephone interviews with adults in the U.S. conducted from Jan. 2, 2014, to Dec. 30, 2015.

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