Gallup - Healthways has released its latest 'Well-Being Index,' and Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana do not fare well.
According to Gallup - Healthways, the Well-Being Index tracks 55 individual items that together provide a comprehensive picture of Americans' physical and emotional health, financial and workplace well being, and access to basic necessities.
Kentucky ranked 49th out of the 50 states, beating only West Virginia. Ohio ranked 45th and Indiana 39th.
Hawaii ranked best, followed by Wyoming, North Dakota, Alaska and Colorado.
The Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index is the first-ever daily assessment of U.S. residents' health and well-being. Researchers interviewed at least 1,000 U.S. adults every day, 350 days a year.