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Ga. health rankings: Hall County
Ga. health rankings: Hall 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.

Hall is Georgia's 17th healthiest county, according to the data. It ranks 23rd for quality of life, 16th for health behaviors (such as smoking and obesity), 50th for clinical care, 30th for social and economic factors (like graduation rates and violent crimes), and 123rd for physical environment.

Here are some interesting takeaways about Hall County:

* 15% of adult residents are in "poor or fair" health
* 26% of adult residents are obese
* 24% of residents are uninsured
* 47.3% of adult residents completed at least some college coursework
* 29% of children live in single-parent households
* 33% of adult residents have what would be considered a "long" daily commute

See the full rankings.


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