New Report: Iowa Is Not Stressed Out
Feeling stressed out? Do you feel like everyone around you is too? Those of us in Iowa may not be as stressed out as we think. According to a new study Iowa is NOT stressed out.
The personal-finance site WalletHub recently calculated the average stress levels of all 50 U.S. states according to such factors as health conditions, personal bankruptcy rates and average hours of work and sleep per week.
Here are the 10 states they found to be the most stressed:
- West Virginia
- New Mexico
And here are the 10 least stressed states:
- North Dakota
- South Dakota
- New Hampshire
- New Hampshire and South Dakota have the lowest unemployment rate, 2.8 percent, which is 2.4 times lower than in New Mexico, registering the highest at 6.7 percent.
- New Hampshire has the lowest share of population living below the poverty line, 8.9 percent, which is 2.5 times lower than in Mississippi, registering the highest at 22.5 percent.
- Utah has the lowest divorce rate, 16.22 percent, which is 1.8 times lower than in the District of Columbia, registering the highest at 29.81 percent.
- New Hampshire has the lowest share of adults in fair or poor health, 11.2 percent, which is 2.1 times lower than West Virginia, registering the highest at 23.7 percent.
- The District of Columbia has the most psychologists per 100,000 residents, 89.58, which is 6.9 times more than in Louisiana, registering the fewest at 12.97.
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