Report: New Jersey ranks 11th healthiest state

New Jersey is now considered the nation's 11th healthiest state up from 17th in 2010, according to a report released yesterday by the United Health

EDISON - New Jersey is now considered the nation's 11th healthiest state up from 17th in 2010, according to a report released yesterday by the United Health Foundation, the American Public Health Foundation and the Partnership for Prevention.

The rankings factor in personal health behaviors, the environment, communities, state health policies, quality of clinical care and even the violent crime rate.

Vermont and New Hampshire are considered the healthiest states, while Louisiana and Mississippi are seen as the unhealthiest.

America's Health Rankings

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