Hawaii is the least stressful place to live in the U.S., according to a new Gallup poll, and West Virgina is the state where most people are stressed.

People were asked, “Did you experience the following feelings during ta lot of the day yesterday? How about stress?” Among the results

% yes:

Hawaii 32.1

Louisiana 37.6

Mississippi 37.9

Iowa 38.1

Wyoming 38.6

Massachusetts 43.4

Utah 44.6

Kentucky 44.3

Rhode Island 46.3

West Virginia 47.1

This data is based on daily surveys conducted from January through December 2012 and encompass more than 350,000 interviews as part of the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, according to Gallup’s website (www.gallup.com). Nationwide, 40.6 percent of Americans reported feeling stressed “yesterday” in 2012, similar to past years.

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