State releases county health rankings

March 21, 2013
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The health rankings measure factors such as tobacco and alcohol use, diet and exercise, access to clinical care and economic factors, such as the childhood poverty rate. Washington County ranked 64th out of 82 counties. Bolivar County ranked right below at 65. Sunflower County came in at number 76 and Coahoma County was number 80, making it one of the least healthy counties in Mississippi.

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