Here Are The 10 Unhealthiest Counties In North Dakota
A long while back we looked at the 10 Healthiest Counties in North Dakota, determined by factors such as percentage of residents with certain health factors, risks, and amount in poor health. Things like smoking, alcohol abuse, obesity, air pollution levels – all of them play a role into physical health and well being. This data taken in 2016 has ranked the 10 unhealthiest counties in the state, and here they are:
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Many of these factors are preventable and a lot of them are things people are putting forth self effort to stop. As the new year rolls in there are plenty of resolutions made, generally relating to improving physical health. What is your New Year’s resolution?
Leah moved to North Dakota when she was 12 years old and has traveled from the Red River Valley to the badlands and many places in between. She loves small-town life and currently enjoys living on a small farm in the ND prairie. She's always had a passion for writing and has participated in novel writing challenges such as NaNoWriMo multiple times. Her favorite part about this job is recognizing small businesses that deserve a boost and seeing the positive affect her articles can have on their traffic, especially in rural areas that might have otherwise gone overlooked.
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