New Study Ranking Michigan's Healthiest Counties Puts Shiawassee Inside Top 25
Michigan Has 83 Counties -- Where Does Shiawassee Rank?
Posted by Perry Pulse at 7:03am 3/28/19
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A new study ranking the overall health of each of Michigan's 83 counties ranks Shiawassee County as the state's 25th healthiest.
Genesee County ranked 80th.
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Some measures the website countyhealthrankings.org uses to calculate each state's county-by-county rankings are high school graduation rates, access to healthy foods, rates of smoking, obesity and teen births.
The study provides valuable information to all counties in all 50 states and helps communities evaluate the many influences on health impacts in their areas.
The study is a collaboration between the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Public Health Institute.
Here are some other notable Michigan rankings, from most to least healthy county: