National report shows slight improvement in Michigan's health

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Fri March 1, 2013

National report shows slight improvement in Michigan's health

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Michigan saw slight improvement in life evaluation, healthy behavior, and work environment. Emotional and physical health and basic access were slightly worse compared to 2011.
LANSING, MI - Michigan ranks 36th nationwide for its health and well-being, a slight improvement over the previous year. The state's overall well-being score was 65.6 out of 100 in 2012, up from 65.3 in 2011, when the state ranked 37th, according to the latest Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index.