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Ga. health rankings: Douglas County
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Ga. health rankings: Douglas 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.

Douglas is Georgia's 27th healthiest county, according to the data. It ranks 43rd for quality of life, 25th for health behaviors (such as smoking and obesity), 66th for clinical care, 34th for social and economic factors (like graduation rates and violent crimes), and 125th for physical environment.

Here are some interesting takeaways about Douglas County:

* 16% of adult residents are in "poor or fair" health
* 33% of adult residents are obese
* 20% of residents are uninsured
* 61.6% of adult residents completed at least some college coursework
* 38% of children live in single-parent households
* 54% of adult residents have what would be considered a "long" daily commute

See the full rankings.

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