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Summary of 
Massachusetts

Strengths

  • Low premature death rate
  • High reading proficiency among fourth grade public school students
  • Low uninsured rate

Challenges

  • High prevalence of excessive drinking
  • High income inequality
  • High percentage of housing with lead risk

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Measures Impacting a State's Rank

See which measures have the most impact on Massachusetts’s 2022 Annual Report ranking and how Massachusetts ranks on all measures.

Massachusetts’s 2022 Annual Report Ranking: #2Adjust My Rank

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Annual Report
Measure2022 Value2022 Rank

0.542

4

0.651

8

3.8

2

3.3

6

$185

7

309

18

0.335

23

25

4

2.2%

24

36.9%

2

8.9%

26

$49,746

1

11.5%

17

6.6%

38

8.4%

9

63.2%

44

39.2

33

5.68

48

0.700

5

42.6%

1

91.1%

26

88.0%

15

18.3

37

0.540

4

10.1%

2

94.4%

6

65

25

33.6%

29

60.9%

23

-0.136

35

-0.083

30

7.3

19

0.0%

1

100.0%

1

6,482,809

37

57.3%

38

4

1

5.2

3

-0.207

39

59.5%

2

29.7%

48

17.1%

39

1.462

1

1.595

1

7.2%

10

2.000

1

85.0

2

722.2

1

383.1

1

2.5%

1

1.743

1

81.1%

2

73.3%

3

1.891

1

79.0%

4

57.2%

1

75.0%

2

0.400

15

90.2%

3

3,144

38

0.642

8

0.180

21

22.2%

28

7.6%

21

21.1%

14

0.933

5

361.3

10

5.5%

22

6.1

1

0.400

17

31.1%

17

1.180

5

4.7%

2

10.6%

5

0.740

3

0.453

12

32.8

34

18.0%

33

13.2%

11

12.3%

11

8.7

3

0.865

2

6,500

2

1.2

6

0.649

10

8.9%

5

57.7%

3

7.4%

14

1.8

11

9.0%

16

24.7%

17

11.7%

43

7.4%

22

7.3%

8

2.9%

20

5.9%

20

18.6%

15

8.9%

8

1.650

3

29.9%

9

35.7%

25

27.4%

3

0.682

2

6,984,723

19.5%

63.1%

17.4%

7.8%

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