Special Report

States Getting the Most (and Least) Sleep

Saguaro arizona
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30. Arizona
> Adults reporting insufficient sleep (< 7 hrs.): 33.3%
> Adults w/ frequent mental distress: 11.2% (24th lowest)
> Adults w/ high blood pressure: 30.8% (23rd lowest)
> Poverty rate: 17.4% (8th highest)

San Diego, California, Waves
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29. California
> Adults reporting insufficient sleep (< 7 hrs.): 33.6%
> Adults w/ frequent mental distress: 11.0% (20th lowest)
> Adults w/ high blood pressure: 28.5% (6th lowest)
> Poverty rate: 15.3% (19th highest)

St. Louis, Missouri
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28. Missouri
> Adults reporting insufficient sleep (< 7 hrs.): 34.0%
> Adults w/ frequent mental distress: 12.9% (12th highest)
> Adults w/ high blood pressure: 34.1% (15th highest)
> Poverty rate: 14.8% (22nd highest)

Chicago, Illinois
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27. Illinois
> Adults reporting insufficient sleep (< 7 hrs.): 34.4%
> Adults w/ frequent mental distress: 9.7% (7th lowest)
> Adults w/ high blood pressure: 30.8% (23rd lowest)
> Poverty rate: 13.6% (23rd lowest)

Boston, Massachusetts
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26. Massachusetts
> Adults reporting insufficient sleep (< 7 hrs.): 34.5%
> Adults w/ frequent mental distress: 11.6% (20th highest)
> Adults w/ high blood pressure: 29.6% (12th lowest)
> Poverty rate: 11.5% (13th lowest)

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