According to a public opinion survey, 11 percent more women than men have a favorable impression of Connecticut. In the national survey, conducted over four months, American voters nationally were asked their impressions of each state. Hawaii came out on top, by far, with California bringing up the rear. And women had a higher impression than men of the states of New York, Massachusetts, Delaware, California, New Hampshire, Vermont, Illinois and Connecticut. Overall, 26% of respondents had a favorable impression of Connecticut, 22% had an unfavorable impression, and 52% just didn't know.