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Ga. health rankings: Fayette County
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Ga. health rankings: Fayette 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.

Fayette is Georgia's 3rd healthiest county, according to the data. It ranks 3rd for quality of life, 4th for health behaviors (such as smoking and obesity), 1st for clinical care, 3rd for social and economic factors (like graduation rates and violent crimes), and 158th for physical environment.

Here are some interesting takeaways about Fayette County:

* 9% of adult residents are in "poor or fair" health
* 27% of adult residents are obese
* 13% of residents are uninsured
* 76.3% of adult residents completed at least some college coursework
* 22% of children live in single-parent households
* 48% of adult residents have what would be considered a "long" daily commute

See the full rankings.

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