NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Louisiana is 2015's fifth worst state for working dads, according to a new study.
In light of Father's Day, WalletHub, a personal finance website, analyzed the work-life balance, health conditions, financial well-being and child-rearing environments for working dads in the 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia across 20 key metrics.
See a full breakdown of the metrics here.
It's a hard life for the majority of working fathers in the state, according to the study. Louisiana ranks near last in many aspects, including (No. 1 being best, No. 51 being worst):
No. 49: Male life expectancy at birth
No. 27: Percentage of dads with kids younger than 18 living in poverty
No. 39: Male uninsured rate
No. 48: Mean hours worked per day among males
No. 48: Mortality rate due to heart disease per 100,000 men
No. 36: Percentage of men who report adequate or any physical activity
No. 48: Day care quality
No. 49: Number of prostate cancer cases per 100,000 men