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Ga. health rankings: Clarke County
Ga. health rankings: Clarke County

(WXIA) -- A new report offers detailed health statistics for each of Georgia's counties.

The findings, which are posted at countyhealthrankings.org, determined that Forsyth is Georgia's healthiest county. Early is the least healthy.

Clarke is Georgia's 22nd healthiest county, according to the data. It ranks 37th for quality of life, 15th for health behaviors (such as smoking and obesity), 10th for clinical care, 53rd for social and economic factors (like graduation rates and violent crimes), and 113th for physical environment.

Here are some interesting takeaways about Clarke County:

* 15% of adult residents are in "poor or fair" health
* 27% of adult residents are obese
* 21% of residents are uninsured
* 68.2% of adult residents completed at least some college coursework
* 44% of children live in single-parent households
* 17% of adult residents have what would be considered a "long" daily commute

See the full rankings.


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