Special Report

States Getting the Most (and Least) Sleep

Beartooth Mountains at dawn, Red Lodge, Montana, USA.
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45. Montana
> Adults reporting insufficient sleep (< 7 hrs.): 30.7%
> Adults w/ frequent mental distress: 10.6% (15th lowest)
> Adults w/ high blood pressure: 29.1% (7th lowest)
> Poverty rate: 14.6% (24th highest)

Provo Orem, Utah Valley wildflowers
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44. Utah
> Adults reporting insufficient sleep (< 7 hrs.): 30.8%
> Adults w/ frequent mental distress: 10.6% (15th lowest)
> Adults w/ high blood pressure: 23.6% (the lowest)
> Poverty rate: 11.3% (12th lowest)

Kansas house
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43. Kansas
> Adults reporting insufficient sleep (< 7 hrs.): 30.9%
> Adults w/ frequent mental distress: 9.7% (7th lowest)
> Adults w/ high blood pressure: 31.6% (24th highest)
> Poverty rate: 13.0% (20th lowest)

Wind Farm, Iowa
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42. Iowa
> Adults reporting insufficient sleep (< 7 hrs.): 31.0%
> Adults w/ frequent mental distress: 9.5% (6th lowest)
> Adults w/ high blood pressure: 30.6% (22nd lowest)
> Poverty rate: 12.2% (16th lowest)

Vermont farm house
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41. Vermont
> Adults reporting insufficient sleep (< 7 hrs.): 31.0%
> Adults w/ frequent mental distress: 10.6% (15th lowest)
> Adults w/ high blood pressure: 29.4% (10th lowest)
> Poverty rate: 10.2% (3rd lowest)

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