Healthiest States Index: Where does Texas rank?

Healthiest States Index: Where does Texas rank?

Texas is the 31 healthiest state in the US, according to a new study

That ranks all U.S. states and the District of Columbia against 13 contributing factors.

The Healthiest States Index, published by fitness advice platform BarBend,

Used the latest available data from the U.S. Census and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 

Published between 2015 and 2022, for residents aged 18 and over.

The index ranks the country’s 51 jurisdictions based on three main pillars:

lifestyle behavior, weighing 55% of the ranking; health status (25%); and available fitness infrastructure (20%)