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Ga. health rankings: Clayton County
Ga. health rankings: Clayton 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.

Clayton is Georgia's 38th healthiest county, according to the data. It ranks 66th for quality of life, 78th for health behaviors (such as smoking and obesity), 129th for clinical care, 122nd for social and economic factors (like graduation rates and violent crimes), and 157th for physical environment.

Here are some interesting takeaways about Clayton County:

* 17% of adult residents are in "poor or fair" health
* 38% of adult residents are obese
* 27% of residents are uninsured
* 52% of adult residents completed at least some college coursework
* 50% of children live in single-parent households
* 46% of adult residents have what would be considered a "long" daily commute

See the full rankings.


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