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Here Are The 15 Unhealthiest Counties In Pennsylvania

Public health is measured by things such as number of premature deaths, prevalence of certain diseases, habits of a population, and cost of healthcare. County Health Rankings & Roadmaps compiles detailed data each year about the health of each county within the United States. They recently ranked all of the counties in Pennsylvania, taking into account many measures. Their research will help to improve health throughout our state, as well as throughout the entire country. Below we’ve listed the 15 unhealthiest counties according to their data; head over to the complete study  to read more about their methodology or to look at the results for yourself.

What do you make of these findings? What do you think should be done to improve the overall health of our state? Share in the comments below.

Christi
Christi is from Allentown and currently lives and goes to school in Pittsburgh.