Special Report

States Getting the Most (and Least) Sleep

Atlanta, Georgia 3
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5. Georgia
> Adults reporting insufficient sleep (< 7 hrs.): 38.7%
> Adults w/ frequent mental distress: 11.2% (24th lowest)
> Adults w/ high blood pressure: 36.2% (10th highest)
> Poverty rate: 17.0% (9th highest)

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4. Alabama
> Adults reporting insufficient sleep (< 7 hrs.): 38.8%
> Adults w/ frequent mental distress: 13.9% (6th highest)
> Adults w/ high blood pressure: 40.4% (3rd highest)
> Poverty rate: 18.5% (6th highest)

Baltimore, Maryland - Inner Harbor
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3. Maryland
> Adults reporting insufficient sleep (< 7 hrs.): 38.9%
> Adults w/ frequent mental distress: 10.5% (14th lowest)
> Adults w/ high blood pressure: 32.5% (20th highest)
> Poverty rate: 9.7% (2nd lowest)

Kentucky (horse farm)
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2. Kentucky
> Adults reporting insufficient sleep (< 7 hrs.): 39.7%
> Adults w/ frequent mental distress: 13.8% (7th highest)
> Adults w/ high blood pressure: 39.0% (6th highest)
> Poverty rate: 18.5% (6th highest)

Honolulu Waikiki Beach, Hawaii
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1. Hawaii
> Adults reporting insufficient sleep (< 7 hrs.): 43.9%
> Adults w/ frequent mental distress: 8.8% (3rd lowest)
> Adults w/ high blood pressure: 32.0% (23rd highest)
> Poverty rate: 10.6% (7th lowest)

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