Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index

The Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index is a national survey that provides information on the health and well being of Americans at the national, state, city, and congressional district levels.  The Index is comprised of six sub-categories:

  • Life Evaluation
  • Physical Health
  • Emotional Health
  • Healthy Behavior
  • Work Environment
  • Basic Access

Gallup and Healthways interview  1,000 U.S. adults nationwide each day. Respondents are asked a series of fifty-six questions related to their health and well-being.

2011 State Well-Being Index Reports

More information about the Index (including definitions of the sub-categories)  and the Survey Methodology