Special Report

States Getting the Most and Least Sleep

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40. Vermont
> Adults reporting insufficient sleep: 33.0%
> Adults with sedentary lifestyles: 19.5% (8th lowest)
> Avg. poor mental health days: 4.0 per month (20th highest)
> 2016 driving death rate: 9.9 per 100,000 (16th lowest)
> Poverty rate: 11.9% (19th lowest)

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39. Kansas
> Adults reporting insufficient sleep: 33.4%
> Adults with sedentary lifestyles: 24.6% (16th highest)
> Avg. poor mental health days: 3.3 per month (7th lowest)
> 2016 driving death rate: 14.8 per 100,000 (17th highest)
> Poverty rate: 12.1% (20th lowest)

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38. Alaska
> Adults reporting insufficient sleep: 33.6%
> Adults with sedentary lifestyles: 19.3% (6th lowest)
> Avg. poor mental health days: 3.4 per month (8th lowest)
> 2016 driving death rate: 11.3 per 100,000 (22nd lowest)
> Poverty rate: 9.9% (6th lowest)

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37. Oregon
> Adults reporting insufficient sleep: 34.0%
> Adults with sedentary lifestyles: 15.8% (2nd lowest)
> Avg. poor mental health days: 4.5 per month (8th highest)
> 2016 driving death rate: 12.1 per 100,000 (25th lowest)
> Poverty rate: 13.3% (24th highest)

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36. Washington
> Adults reporting insufficient sleep: 34.4%
> Adults with sedentary lifestyles: 17.1% (3rd lowest)
> Avg. poor mental health days: 3.8 per month (25th lowest)
> 2016 driving death rate: 7.4 per 100,000 (6th lowest)
> Poverty rate: 11.3% (14th lowest)