Volusia slips to 44th, Flagler 14th in Florida health rankings

Volusia slips to 44th, Flagler 14th in Florida health rankings

Volusia slips to 44th, Flagler 14th in Florida health rankings

The report shows health disparities among the counties in North Texas and across the state.

Where you live influences how well and how long you live, new rankings show.

The health of Maine's counties are ranked in a new national report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Besides addressing the supply of nutritious, affordable food to the community, he'd like to see more emphasis on issues like childhood poverty, exercise opportunities and various social and economic factors.

"When we get people - all people - involved, not just policymakers but community members, and we start having conversations and we start taking action on a multitude of different factors, that's when we'll see progress", Trujillo says. In South Carolina, York County was ranked second behind only Beaufort County.

Iowa health rankings by county.


Areas where Beaufort County came in worse than the state's average include the percentage of adults reporting binge or heavy drinking (21 percent, compared to the state's 18 percent) and the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance (16 percent compared to the state's 13 percent).

The County Health Rankings, a system that uses a variety of statistics to measure health factors and outcomes, listed Rankin as the healthiest county (unseating DeSoto, last year's top county), with DeSoto and Madison as Nos.

In health factors, a measure of health behaviors and social factors, the county fell three spots from 62nd to 65th.

Hunter said an example of a local health effort is the community health fair set for 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. April 2 and 9 a.m.to 4:30 p.m. April 3 at Winston Salem State University's Anderson Conference Center.

Each county's ranking can be viewed at https://tinyurl.com/ya57cn9l. This on-site attorney makes civil legal help accessible to low-income patients who need an advocate to stabilize their housing, prevent homelessness, stop domestic violence, or secure health insurance or other resources for themselves and their families. Jones said as things continue to improve the ranking should improve as well.

People who live in counties ranked among the least healthiest are almost three times more likely to die prematurely than those in the healthiest counties.

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