Alaska and Hawaii are home to some of the historically highest levels of well-being. Where does your state fall? (Photo: iStock)

The South and Midwest aren’t doing as well as the rest of the country — at least, according to the most recent edition of the Gallup-Healthways well-being index.

In its report on the index, Gallup and Healthways examined well-being across the country, looking at such factors as how well-being varies by state and which states do better or worse in each of the five elements of well-being: purpose, social, financial, community and physical.

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