It's that time of year again -- Men's Health magazine has released its 12th annual list of the best cities for men.

The ranking of 100 cities is based on 38 factors, including air quality, unemployment, death rates and commute times, according to a press release. Data was taken from government databases and cancer registries, Reuters reported.

This year, a number of western and southern states made the top 10 list of best cities for men.

For the full ranking -- including the worst, fittest and healthiest cities for men -- make sure you click over to Men's Health.

Here's the list of the 10 best cities in the U.S. for men to live. What do you think? Tell us in the comments!

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  • 10. Portland, Oregon

    Portland ranked 10th in the list of best cities for men.

  • 9. Madison, Wisconsin

    Madison ranked ninth in the list of best cities for men.

  • 8. Salt Lake City, Utah

    Salt Lake City ranked eighth in the list of best cities for men.

  • 7. Austin, Texas

    Austin ranked seventh in the list of best cities for men.

  • 6. Burlington, Vermont

    Burlington ranked sixth in the list of best cities for men.

  • 5. Seattle, Washington

    Seattle ranked fifth in the list of best cities for men.

  • 4. Plano, Texas

    Plano ranked fourth in the list of best cities for men.

  • 3. San Francisco, California

    San Francisco ranked third in the list of best cities for men.

  • 2. San Jose, California

    San Jose ranked second in the list of best cities for men.

  • 1. Boise, Idaho

    Boise ranked first in the list of best cities for men.

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CORRECTION: A previous version of this article had contained a past year's ranking of the best cities for men, not the 2013 ranking. It has been updated to contain the correct ranking.