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Kansas ranks high in well being

Gallup-Healthways ranked Kansas as No. 10 in its Well-Being Index 2009. The ranking is based on life evaluation, emotional health, work environment, physical health, healthy behaviors and access to basic necessities. Hawaii ranked No. 1. Interestingly, nine of the top 10 states are in the Midwest and West, and seven of the 11 lowest well-being states are in the South. Oklahoma was No. 48.