States Where the Most People Have Heart Disease

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4. Tennessee
> Adults with cardiovascular disease: 10.7% — 4th highest
> Adults who’ve had heart attack: 5.7% — 4th highest
> Obesity rate: 33.2% — 9th highest
> Smoking rate: 22.6% — 4th highest
> People who don’t exercise: 27.2% — 10th highest
> Adults who drink excessively: 14.3% — 6th lowest
> Premature mortality rate: 451 per 100,000 residents — 8th highest
> Median household income: $56,071 — 9th lowest

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4. Kentucky
> Adults with cardiovascular disease: 10.7% — 4th highest
> Adults who’ve had heart attack: 5.8% — 2nd highest
> Obesity rate: 33.8% — 6th highest
> Smoking rate: 24.6% — 2nd highest
> People who don’t exercise: 28.6% — 7th highest
> Adults who drink excessively: 17.3% — 17th lowest
> Premature mortality rate: 475 per 100,000 residents — 3rd highest
> Median household income: $52,295 — 7th lowest

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3. Alabama
> Adults with cardiovascular disease: 11.0% — 3rd highest
> Adults who’ve had heart attack: 5.2% — 5th highest
> Obesity rate: 35.5% — 3rd highest
> Smoking rate: 20.9% — 10th highest
> People who don’t exercise: 29.8% — 3rd highest
> Adults who drink excessively: 13.9% — 4th lowest
> Premature mortality rate: 475 per 100,000 residents — 4th highest
> Median household income: $51,734 — 5th lowest

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2. Arkansas
> Adults with cardiovascular disease: 11.4% — 2nd highest
> Adults who’ve had heart attack: 5.8% — 2nd highest
> Obesity rate: 34.2% — 5th highest
> Smoking rate: 22.3% — 5th highest
> People who don’t exercise: 31.6% — 2nd highest
> Adults who drink excessively: 15.8% — 8th lowest
> Premature mortality rate: 460 per 100,000 residents — 5th highest
> Median household income: $48,952 — 3rd lowest

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1. West Virginia
> Adults with cardiovascular disease: 12.5% — the highest
> Adults who’ve had heart attack: 7.0% — the highest
> Obesity rate: 36.7% — 2nd highest
> Smoking rate: 26.0% — the highest
> People who don’t exercise: 28.9% — 6th highest
> Adults who drink excessively: 12.3% — 2nd lowest
> Premature mortality rate: 502 per 100,000 residents — the highest
> Median household income: $48,850 — 2nd lowest

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