The Health Gap


| January/February 2001 Issue


American cities with the best overall health, based on diet, tobacco use, and prevalence and type of diseases:

  1. San Jose, California
  2. Middlesex, New Jersey
  3. Nassau, New York
  4. Bridgeport, Connecticut
  5. Washington, D.C.
Cities with the worst overall health:
  1. Johnson City, Tennessee
  2. Florence, Alabama
  3. Anniston, Alabama
  4. Joplin, Missouri
  5. Decatur, Alabama

American Demographics (Oct. 2000)