Utahns had one of the highest well-being ratings in the U.S. in 2011, according to the Gallup-Healthways well-being index.
The Beehive State came in fourth in the nation with a score of 69.0. Other states in the top five were Hawaii, North Dakota, Minnesota and Alaska.
Hawaii ranks No. 1 with an index score of 70.2. It’s the third consecutive year that the state has ranked on top.
The nation’s overall score was 66.2 in 2011, which is down from 66.8 in 2010 and the lowest the score has ever been since Gallup and Healthways began tracking in 2008.
West Virginia ranked last in the poll with a score of 62.3, which is a slight improvement from 61.7 in 2010.