Apparently Montana Isn’t Very Healthy– Drinking Is A Factor!
According to America’s Health Rankings Montana is ranked the 29th healthiest state in the US. How did they come up with this ranking? There are a few different factors that play into the ranking, such as binge drinking and diabetes. Check out who is healthier than us.
The #1 healthiest state is Vermont. My guess is that it is so boring there that they have nothing better to do. Although Vermont is the home for Ben & Jerry’s ice cream, you’d almost think that might bring down their ranking.
So why is Montana ranked #29? A few factors— Our ‘Challenges’ according to the health ranking are, low immunization coverage, high occupational fatalities rate, and a high prevalence of binge drinking (we’re ranked 41st in that one…) To see the full line up of why we aren’t very healthy check out Montana’s Health Ranking.