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This morning's Arizona Republic listed the % vaccinated by state. Not surprisingly, Mississippi has the lowest percentage of any state. Mississippi is the third-least educated state in the U.S. with a high school diploma holder rate of 83.90%. Additionally, only 21.80% of Mississippi adults have a Bachelor’s degree or higher, the second-lowest rate in the country behind West Virginia. Mississippi also ranks second-to-last for its average university quality.
Mississippi, incidentally, is the most obese state in the country - as well as the most religious.
To quote College Dean Vernon Wormer (in National Lampoon's "Animal House", "fat, drunk and stupid is no way to go through life".
For the record, Mississippi is on the low end of "the drunkest" states, but the state has other problem areas:
Adults drinking excessively: 13.6% (US share: 19.0%)
>Pct. driving deaths that are alcohol related: 20.0% -- 2nd lowest (US share: 27.8%)
> Adults in poor of fair health: 24.1% -- the highest (US share: 17.2%)
> Poverty rate: 19.6% -- the highest (US rate: 12.3%)
> Drunkest metro area in Mississippi: Hattiesburg
> Adults drinking excessively in Hattiesburg: 16.3% (300th highest among all 384 metro areas)
> Drunkest county in Mississippi: Lafayette
> Adults drinking excessively in Lafayette: 18.2% (1,347th highest among all 3,142 counties)