Other Than Hawaii, North Dakota Is the Place to Be

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The Atlantic Wire's Erik Hayden reports on Gallup's new well-being poll:

Doesn't the above image look ruggedly appealing? It's the sun rising over frigid North Dakota plains. While we wouldn't have pegged it as the state with almost the highest well-being, Gallup does in its new survey. Hawaii topped the polling outfit's index, but North Dakota trailed as a very close second. While Hawaii dominated measures for emotional and physical health (methodology here), people in North Dakota seem very satisfied with their work environment (which factors in ratings of job satisfaction and supervisor treatment), leading the state to a top rating by that measure.

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