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RI tops the list for most stressed state in the nation

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Dee DeQuattro


Rhode Islanders experience the least enjoyment in the country and the state ranks number 2 when it comes to the most stressed states.

According to a new Gallup poll released on Wednesday RI is the second most stressed state in the country and Massachusetts is the fifth.

Meanwhile, Hawaii and Louisiana top the list for the least stressed states in the nation.

When asked if they experience the feeling of "stress" during a lot of the day yesterday 46.3% of Rhode Island respondents answered "Yes," 43.4% of Massachusetts respondents echoed the sentiment.

When it came to enjoyment only 80.4% of Rhode Island respondents reported feeling enjoyment the previous days compared to 89.7 % of Hawaiian respondents who felt enjoyment. Other states ranked between the 80.4% and 89.7% when it came to enjoyment.

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