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Ga. health rankings: Gwinnett County
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Ga. health rankings: Gwinnett 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.

Gwinnett is Georgia's 2nd healthiest county, according to the data. It ranks 4th for quality of life, 7th for health behaviors (such as smoking and obesity), 32nd for clinical care, 15th for social and economic factors (like graduation rates and violent crimes), and 142nd for physical environment.

Here are some interesting takeaways about Gwinnett County:

* 11% of adult residents are in "poor or fair" health
* 27% of adult residents are obese
* 21% of residents are uninsured
* 63.3% of adult residents completed at least some college coursework
* 28% of children live in single-parent households
* 52% of adult residents have what would be considered a "long" daily commute

See the full rankings.

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