The 10 most, least stressed states

The most stressed states in America skew southern, while the opposite is true of the least stressed states, according to a WalletHub analysis.

Mississippi tops the most stressed states, and Minnesota sits at the other end of the spectrum. WalletHub's ranking evaluated 41 metrics associated with stress that's either work-related, money-related, family-related, or health- and safety-related. 

The 10 most stressed states:

1. Mississippi

2. Louisiana 

3. New Mexico 

4. West Virginia

5. Nevada

6. Arkansas

7. Alabama 

8. Kentucky

9. Texas

10. Oklahoma 

The 10 least stressed states:

1. Minnesota

2. Utah

3. New Hampshire

4. South Dakota

5. Massachusetts

6. Iowa

7. New Jersey

8. Connecticut

9. North Dakota 

10. Virginia

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