Special Report

States Getting the Most and Least Sleep

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30. Maine
> Adults reporting insufficient sleep: 35.8%
> Adults with sedentary lifestyles: 21.4% (17th lowest)
> Avg. poor mental health days: 4.4 per month (10th highest)
> 2016 driving death rate: 12.1 per 100,000 (25th lowest)
> Poverty rate: 12.5% (21st lowest)

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29. Massachusetts
> Adults reporting insufficient sleep: 35.9%
> Adults with sedentary lifestyles: 21.5% (19th lowest)
> Avg. poor mental health days: 4.0 per month (21st highest)
> 2016 driving death rate: 5.7 per 100,000 (3rd lowest)
> Poverty rate: 10.4% (9th lowest)

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28. Connecticut
> Adults reporting insufficient sleep: 36.0%
> Adults with sedentary lifestyles: 20.4% (13th lowest)
> Avg. poor mental health days: 3.8 per month (24th lowest)
> 2016 driving death rate: 8.2 per 100,000 (7th lowest)
> Poverty rate: 9.8% (4th lowest)

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27. North Carolina
> Adults reporting insufficient sleep: 36.0%
> Adults with sedentary lifestyles: 24.3% (17th highest)
> Avg. poor mental health days: 3.9 per month (23rd highest)
> 2016 driving death rate: 14.3 per 100,000 (19th highest)
> Poverty rate: 15.4% (13th highest)

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26. California
> Adults reporting insufficient sleep: 36.4%
> Adults with sedentary lifestyles: 17.9% (5th lowest)
> Avg. poor mental health days: 3.5 per month (15th lowest)
> 2016 driving death rate: 9.2 per 100,000 (13th lowest)
> Poverty rate: 14.3% (20th highest)