The States With the Longest And Shortest Life Expectancy

While it seems like a lot of people may be trying to get healthy these days, it’s not actually helping the country’s overall life expectancy. According to a new report, in 2015 life expectancy in the U.S. fell for the first time in decades, with the U.S. landing in 28th in the world, with an average life expectancy of 78.8.

Well, 24/7 Wall Street looked certain factors in each of the 50 states to determine the best and worst states for life expectancy, and the results aren’t all that surprising.

Top Ten States With The Longest Life Expectancy

Hawaii

California

Connecticut

Minnesota

Massachusetts

New York

Colorado

New Jersey

Washington

New Hampshire


Top Ten States With The Shortest Life Expectancy

Mississippi

Alabama

West Virginia

Louisiana

Oklahoma

Kentucky

Arkansas

Tennessee

South Carolina

Is anybody surprised that we made the top 10 list of the shortest life expectancy? We pretty much cook everything in butter and grease 

 

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