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Ga. health rankings: Paulding County
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Ga. health rankings: Paulding 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.

Paulding is Georgia's 14th healthiest county, according to the data. It ranks 49th for quality of life, 12th for health behaviors (such as smoking and obesity), 68th for clinical care, 12th for social and economic factors (like graduation rates and violent crimes), and 121st for physical environment.

Here are some interesting takeaways about Paulding County:

* 17% of adult residents are in "poor or fair" health
* 27% of adult residents are obese
* 17% of residents are uninsured
* 60.6% of adult residents completed at least some college coursework
* 28% of children live in single-parent households
* 64% of adult residents have what would be considered a "long" daily commute

See the full rankings.

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