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Infographic: The Healthiest Places to Live

The Human Development Index, a part of the Measure of America 2010-2011 report, released Nov. 10 reveals the well-being of U.S. states, congressional districts, ethnic and racial groups, as well as men and women. The index, which goes from 0 to 10, focused on three factors of well-being: health (the capacity to live a long and healthy life), education (access to knowledge) and income (the capacity to maintain a decent standard of living).

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<a href="http://www.livescience.com/health/measure-of-america-healthiest-states-infographic-101110.html" _mce_href="http://www.livescience.com/health/measure-of-america-healthiest-states-infographic-101110.html"><img src="http://www.livescience.com/images/measure-of-america-101109-02.jpg" _mce_src="http://www.livescience.com/images/measure-of-america-101109-02.jpg" alt="‘American Human Development Report’ findings show life expectancy, education and earnings by congressional district." width="610" border="1"></a><br />Source <br /><a href="http://www.livescience.com/health/measure-of-america-healthiest-states-infographic-101110.html" _mce_href="http://www.livescience.com/health/measure-of-america-healthiest-states-infographic-101110.html">American life expectancy, education and earnings by state</a>  

Karl Tate
Karl has been Purch's infographics specialist across all editorial properties since 2010.  Before joining Purch, Karl spent 11 years at the New York headquarters of The Associated Press, creating news graphics for use around the world in newspapers and on the web.  He has a degree in graphic design from Louisiana State University.