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Ga. health rankings: Coweta County
Ga. health rankings: Coweta 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.

Coweta is Georgia's 9th healthiest county, according to the data. It ranks 20th for quality of life, 17th for health behaviors (such as smoking and obesity), 23rd for clinical care, 13th for social and economic factors (like graduation rates and violent crimes), and 96th for physical environment.

Here are some interesting takeaways about Coweta County:

* 17% of adult residents are in "poor or fair" health
* 28% of adult residents are obese
* 17% of residents are uninsured
* 60.1% of adult residents completed at least some college coursework
* 28% 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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