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Ga. health rankings: Henry 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.

Henry is Georgia's 21st healthiest county, according to the data. It ranks 21st for quality of life, 28th for health behaviors (such as smoking and obesity), 22nd for clinical care, 17th for social and economic factors (like graduation rates and violent crimes), and 130th for physical environment.

Here are some interesting takeaways about Henry County:

* 12% of adult residents are in "poor or fair" health
* 30% of adult residents are obese
* 18% of residents are uninsured
* 64.5% of adult residents completed at least some college coursework
* 34% of children live in single-parent households
* 55% of adult residents have what would be considered a "long" daily commute

See the full rankings.

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