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Ga. health rankings: Rockdale County
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Ga. health rankings: Rockdale 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.

Rockdale is Georgia's 15th healthiest county, according to the data. It ranks 27th for quality of life, 24th for health behaviors (such as smoking and obesity), 53rd for clinical care, 39th for social and economic factors (like graduation rates and violent crimes), and 101st for physical environment.

Here are some interesting takeaways about Rockdale County:

* 14% of adult residents are in "poor or fair" health
* 33% of adult residents are obese
* 22% of residents are uninsured
* 61.1% of adult residents completed at least some college coursework
* 40% of children live in single-parent households
* 49% of adult residents have what would be considered a "long" daily commute

See the full rankings.

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