November 17, 2003
HONOLULU – The Hawaii State Department of Health was informed
by the United Health Foundation today, that there is an error within
the annual America’s Health: State Health Rankings
Hawaii is listed as being 13th overall last year (2002),
when in fact the State was ranked 14th.
The United Health Foundation partners with the American Public
Health Association (APHA) and Partnership for Prevention each year to
release this report. Data is supplied by sources such as the U.S.
Department of Health and Human Services, National Safety Council, U.S.
Department of Education, and U.S. Department of Labor.
For more information, contact:
Laura M. Lott
Department of Health
Phone: (808) 586-4418