These are the bottom 10 states:

Missouri
South Carolina
Arkansas
Oklahoma
Louisiana
Tennessee
Kentucky
Alabama
Mississippi
West Virginia

bizgrrl's picture

Aw, man.

Aw, man. Southern/conservative states not doing so well.

jbr's picture

Status of State Medicaid Expansion

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US State Policies, Politics, and Life Expectancy

States that implemented more conservative policies were more likely to experience a reduction in life expectancy.

US State Policies, Politics, and Life Expectancy

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Conservative as in

Conservative as in conservative versus liberal.

lovable liberal's picture

Wish there were something about causes

Even the report from the CDC lacks any info on the diseases that cause the variance. My guess is that smoking-related cancer and heart disease are the underlying causes, plus type 2 diabetes.

But I'm just guessing.

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