BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — Being a sports fan can sometimes be stressful, especially when your favorite team is involved in a crucial game where the stakes are high.
Louisiana sports fans were considered some of the top in the U.S. who experience the most stress when cheering on their favorite team.
According to a study from The Grueling Truth, Louisiana sports fans are the second-highest to be stressed when watching a crucial game.
The study revealed that Louisiana fans’ average stress level was rated a seven out of 10. According to the study, Idaho is the only state that is ahead of Louisiana as their rating was a 7.5 on a scale of 10.
According to the study, over 1,200 sports fans in the U.S. were surveyed. They were questioned about their favorite sports, the level of stress they experience during a variety of activities and how to control stress while watching an impactful sporting event.
Here are the top five states where sports fans experience the most stress:
- Idaho: 7.5 out of 10
- Louisiana: 7.0 out of 10
- Utah: 7.0 out of 10
- West Virginia: 7.0 out of 10
- Maine: 6.7 out of 10