America's Health Rankings: How all 50 states fared

UnitedHealth Group ranked Vermont as the healthiest state and Mississippi as the least healthy state in 2019, according to its annual population health rankings.

For its America's Health Rankings, UnitedHealth used the weighted sum of the number of standard deviations each core measure is from the national average. The insurer uses more than 30 metrics for its composite index.

Here's how all 50 states fared:

  1. Vermont
  2. Massachusetts
  3. Hawaii
  4. Connecticut
  5. Utah
  6. New Hampshire
  7. Minnesota
  8. New Jersey
  9. Washington
  10. Colorado
  11. New York
  12. California
  13. Rhode Island
  14. North Dakota
  15. Virginia
  16. Idaho
  17. Nebraska
  18. Maryland
  19. Wyoming
  20. Iowa
  21. Maine
  22. Oregon
  23. Wisconsin
  24. Montana
  25. South Dakota
  26. Illinois
  27. Alaska
  28. Pennsylvania
  29. Kansas
  30. Delaware
  31. Arizona
  32. Michigan
  33. Florida
  34. Texas
  35. Nevada
  36. North Carolina
  37. New Mexico
  38. Ohio
  39. Missouri
  40. Georgia
  41. Indiana
  42. South Carolina
  43. Kentucky
  44. Tennessee
  45. West Virginia
  46. Oklahoma
  47. Alabama
  48. Arkansas
  49. Louisiana
  50. Mississippi

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