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Wealthy and healthy: People in the wealthiest states get more exercise

By Christopher Ingraham The Washington Post   


Why do people in Colorado exercise so much more than people in Mississippi?

After state-level data was pulled from a variety of sources in a semi-scientific effort to identify the factors — demographic, cultural, economic and otherwise — that have the biggest relationship to whether residents of a given state accomplish their weekly workouts.

Among the nine indicators analyzed, the biggest predictor of weekly physical activity at the state level was money: Residents of states with bigger median incomes were more likely to get out and exercise than people in low-income states. | READ MORE


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