Connecticut named 14th saddest state in USAPosted: Updated:
A study conducted by the University of Vermont showed Connecticut is the 14th saddest state in the country.
Researchers said they combined a geo-tagged data set comprised of more than 80 million words generated over several years on Twitter and also surveyed characteristics of every state and nearly 400 urban areas.
After getting the results, researchers said they generated taxonomies of cities and states based on similarities in word usage to estimate the happiness levels in every state and city that was surveyed.
According to the list, the top five happiest states were Hawaii, Maine, Nevada, Utah and Vermont. The saddest states were listed as Louisiana, Mississippi, Maryland, Delaware and Georgia.
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