Calif. Ranks Above Average in National Well-Being Poll
The well-being of California residents ranks above the national average, according to the latest Gallup-Healthways Well-Being poll. The poll is based on a surveyÂ on access to basic necessities, emotional health, healthy behaviors, life evaluation, physical health and work environment. California received a 67.5 well-being score out of 100, exceeding the national average score of 66.4. Hawaii topped the list with a 71.1 score, while West Virginia placed last at 62.4.
- "How Ya Feelin' California? Not So Bad" (Milbourn, Orange County Register, 8/22).
- "Survey: California's 'Well-Being' Is Pretty Good" (McIntosh, Bay Citizen, 8/24).