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America's Healthiest and Sickest States

Health & Human Service Expenditures: 1.02 billion* (2009) Health Care Funding Per Person: $220 Medicare Enrollment: 15% Lacking Health Insurance: 7.7% Prevalence of Obesity: 23.1% Prevalence of Smoking: 15.4% Reporting "Poor" or "Fair" Health: 14.8%

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4. (Healthiest) Hawaii

Health Expenditures: $1.02 billion* (2009)
Health Care Funding Per Person: $220

As a Percentage of Total Population:
Medicare Enrollment: 15%
Lacking Health Insurance: 7.7%
Prevalence of Obesity: 23.1%
Prevalence of Smoking: 15.4%
Reporting "Poor" or "Fair" Health: 14.8%

*Figures are total operating budget for Hawaii's Department of Health.

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