Special Report

States With the Most Heart Disease

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45. California
> Prevalence of major cardiovascular disease: 6%
> Adults who report healthy weight: 36.7% (6th highest)
> Adults who report fair or poor health: 17.8% (22nd highest)
> Median household income: $71,805 (8th highest)

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44. Connecticut
> Prevalence of major cardiovascular disease: 6%
> Adults who report healthy weight: 35.7% (10th highest)
> Adults who report fair or poor health: 14.4% (10th lowest)
> Median household income: $74,168 (5th highest)

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43. New Hampshire
> Prevalence of major cardiovascular disease: 6%
> Adults who report healthy weight: 35.4% (12th highest)
> Adults who report fair or poor health: 14.1% (7th lowest)
> Median household income: $73,381 (6th highest)

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42. New Jersey
> Prevalence of major cardiovascular disease: 6.1%
> Adults who report healthy weight: 34.8% (14th highest)
> Adults who report fair or poor health: 17.6% (23rd highest)
> Median household income: $80,088 (2nd highest)

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41. Montana
> Prevalence of major cardiovascular disease: 6.2%
> Adults who report healthy weight: 36.7% (6th highest)
> Adults who report fair or poor health: 15.6% (17th lowest)
> Median household income: $53,386 (14th lowest)