Saturday, August 3, 2013

Life is Shorter in Dixie

Per the Centers for Disease Control, Southern states tend to be those with the lowest life expectancy.  Mississippi has the dubious distinction of being the state with the worst life expectancy ranking.

Articles are linked below.

The Daily Beast: Life is Shorter in Dixie

 "Likewise, many states where the CDC found people are expected to live shorter and less healthy lives are politically conservative states with low happiness listings and low median incomes."

---Eliza Shapiro, The Daily Beast Mississippi and Alabama Among the States With Shortest Life Expectancy

CDC Report on State by State Life Expectancy

State By State Happiness

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