Louisiana, Arkansas low in 2013 health rankings

Louisiana ranks 48th, Arkansas 49th.
The annual rankings of overall health compiled by the United Health Foundation ranks Louisiana 48th and Arkansas 49th out of 50 states.

Louisiana rose one spot from 2012. Factors such as obesity, diabetes and physical inactivity were cited as reasons for Louisiana's poor ranking. In Arkansas a high rate of smoking, obesity and low immunization rates contributed to the low ranking.

You can see the full list at the United Health Foundation.
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