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Ga. health rankings: Forsyth County
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Ga. health rankings: Forsyth 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.

Forsyth County ranks 1st for quality of life, 1st for health behaviors (such as smoking and obesity), 9th for clinical care, 2nd for social and economic factors (like graduation rates and violent crimes), and 100th for physical environment.

Here are some interesting takeaways about Forsyth County:

* 7% of adult residents are in "poor or fair" health
* 25% of adult residents are obese
* 14% of residents are uninsured
* 75.4% of adult residents completed at least some college coursework
* 15% of children live in single-parent households
* 47% of adult residents have what would be considered a "long" daily commute

See the full rankings.

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