Where in the U.S. is well-being highest? What boosts well-being in communities? And has there been a "Trump effect" on well-being in the U.S.? In this episode, Dan Witters, Research Director of the Gallup-Sharecare Well-Being Index, joins us to answer these questions and discuss key trends in Americans' health and well-being. Later, we reveal the percentage of Americans who say they would feel unsafe walking alone at night.
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Residents of highly populated communities have better overall well-being than their counterparts in less populated areas, mainly because of better physical health.
U.S. adults' overall well-being has dropped significantly in 2017, particularly among women, minorities, low-income households and Democrats.
The percentage of U.S. adults experiencing daily worry has fallen 1.6 percentage points since mid-February, but is still 2.5 points higher than it was the month before the election.