States Where the Most People Have Heart Disease

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12. Missouri
> Adults with cardiovascular disease: 8.6% — 12th highest
> Adults who’ve had heart attack: 4.3% — 19th highest
> Obesity rate: 32.2% — 16th highest
> Smoking rate: 20.8% — 11th highest
> People who don’t exercise: 25.8% — 16th highest
> Adults who drink excessively: 19.8% — 16th highest
> Premature mortality rate: 401 per 100,000 residents — 12th highest
> Median household income: $57,409 — 13th lowest

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12. South Carolina
> Adults with cardiovascular disease: 8.6% — 12th highest
> Adults who’ve had heart attack: 4.4% — 15th highest
> Obesity rate: 32.9% — 12th highest
> Smoking rate: 18.8% — 15th highest
> People who don’t exercise: 25.9% — 14th highest
> Adults who drink excessively: 17.4% — 18th lowest
> Premature mortality rate: 413 per 100,000 residents — 9th highest
> Median household income: $56,227 — 10th lowest

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12. North Carolina
> Adults with cardiovascular disease: 8.6% — 12th highest
> Adults who’ve had heart attack: 4.5% — 13th highest
> Obesity rate: 31.4% — 21st highest
> Smoking rate: 17.2% — 24th highest
> People who don’t exercise: 24.3% — 21st highest
> Adults who drink excessively: 16.9% — 14th lowest
> Premature mortality rate: 372 per 100,000 residents — 15th highest
> Median household income: $57,341 — 12th lowest

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12. Ohio
> Adults with cardiovascular disease: 8.6% — 12th highest
> Adults who’ve had heart attack: 4.7% — 11th highest
> Obesity rate: 32.3% — 15th highest
> Smoking rate: 21.1% — 8th highest
> People who don’t exercise: 26.4% — 12th highest
> Adults who drink excessively: 20.2% — 14th highest
> Premature mortality rate: 408 per 100,000 residents — 10th highest
> Median household income: $58,642 — 15th lowest

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10. Texas
> Adults with cardiovascular disease: 8.7% — 10th highest
> Adults who’ve had heart attack: 4.7% — 11th highest
> Obesity rate: 30.1% — 25th lowest
> Smoking rate: 15.7% — 18th lowest
> People who don’t exercise: 24.4% — 19th highest
> Adults who drink excessively: 19.5% — 20th highest
> Premature mortality rate: 340 per 100,000 residents — 23rd highest
> Median household income: $64,034 — 22nd highest

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