The Most & Least Stressed States in 2018

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The Most & Least Stressed States in 2018

More than half of the population – 77 percent – experience regular physical symptoms caused by stressstatistics show. Just over a third feel like they are living with extreme stress and 48 percent feel their stress has increased over the past five years.[slideshow:104182]

The most common causes of stress include relationships, money, job pressuresleep deprivation, and poor nutrition.

American stress levels have been on the rise since 2016. The personal-finance website WalletHub released its report on the best and worst performing states in America when it comes to stress.

To determine the states with the highest stress levels, WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 38 key metrics. The data set ranges from average hours worked per week to personal bankruptcy rate to share of adults getting adequate sleep.

Click here to see the least and most stressed states for 2018

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