10 least-healthy states in the U.S.

Vermont is the healthiest state in the U.S., while Mississippi is the least healthy, according to America's Health Rankings, a list released by the UnitedHealth Foundation.

To determine the rankings, states are evaluated based on 30 metrics, including community and environment, clinical care, policies and behaviors.

1. Mississippi
2. Louisiana
3. Arkansas
4. Alabama
5. Oklahoma
6. West Virginia
7. Tennessee
8. Kentucky
9. South Carolina
10. Indiana

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