According to a new study from U.S. News and World Report, Tennessee has been ranked #28 state for quality of life. 

The study ranked natural and social environments to create an aggregate score. Tennessee ranked #24 and #32 in each respective category. 

The study also took into account political involvement, drinking water quality and pollution among other factors to create the list. 

Tennessee scored low in health-related factors such as public health (#43), mental health (#42), adult dental visits (#45) and overall health care (#43). 

North Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, New Hampshire and South Dakota rank as the five best while California, New Jersey, Indiana, Illinois and Texas are listed as the worst.