Kansas in 27th place for 2018 America’s Health Rankings

In Feature, MSSC News by admin

A new report by United Health Foundation ranked Kansas as having the 27th best overall health outcomes. Strengths included low drug death rate, low prevalence of low birthweight, and low prevalence of frequent mental distress. Challenges included high prevalence of physical inactivity, low per capita public health funding, and low meningococcal immunization coverage among adolescents.