Pathetic – according to WalletHub
Texas ranked 47th, when all 28 measures of WalletHub were combined. Specifically
- Kids’ health and access to health care (Example: % of children in excellent or very good health. Texas was 45th on that individual measure and 47th in the key area.)
- Kids’ nutrition, physical activity and obesity (Example: Share of children aged 6 to 17 who exercise or play at least 20 minutes per day. Texas ranks 39th in the key area.)
- Kids’ oral health (Example: Share of children aged 0 to 17 lacking access to fluoridated water. Texas ranks 35th.)
Take action parents!