Special Report

States Getting the Most (and Least) Sleep

Pierre, South Dakota
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50. South Dakota
> Adults reporting insufficient sleep (< 7 hrs.): 28.4%
> Adults w/ frequent mental distress: 7.1% (the lowest)
> Adults w/ high blood pressure: 29.9% (15th lowest)
> Poverty rate: 13.7% (24th lowest)

winter and Fall foliage at Maroon Bells, Aspen Colorado
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49. Colorado
> Adults reporting insufficient sleep (< 7 hrs.): 28.5%
> Adults w/ frequent mental distress: 10.4% (13th lowest)
> Adults w/ high blood pressure: 25.7% (2nd lowest)
> Poverty rate: 11.5% (13th lowest)

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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48. Minnesota
> Adults reporting insufficient sleep (< 7 hrs.): 29.2%
> Adults w/ frequent mental distress: 8.7% (2nd lowest)
> Adults w/ high blood pressure: 26.3% (3rd lowest)
> Poverty rate: 10.2% (3rd lowest)

Nebraska sign
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47. Nebraska
> Adults reporting insufficient sleep (< 7 hrs.): 30.4%
> Adults w/ frequent mental distress: 8.9% (4th lowest)
> Adults w/ high blood pressure: 29.9% (15th lowest)
> Poverty rate: 12.6% (19th lowest)

Idaho Falls, Idaho
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46. Idaho
> Adults reporting insufficient sleep (< 7 hrs.): 30.6%
> Adults w/ frequent mental distress: 10.3% (11th lowest)
> Adults w/ high blood pressure: 31.2% (25th highest)
> Poverty rate: 15.1% (20th highest)

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