These 15 Places Have The Healthiest People In All Of Ohio
By April Dray|Published August 30, 2015
April is the Ohio staff writer for Only in Your State. She is an Ohio native with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from E.W. Scripps School of Journalism. With more than 10 years of writing experience and a background in news reporting for Ohio newspapers, she's published pieces in multiple print and online publications. When she's not on deadline or chasing after her toddler, she's hunting for hidden gems in Ohio or getting lost in a good book.
Have you ever thought about what the healthiest cities and counties are in Ohio? According to CountyHealthRankings.org, the following 15 counties are the healthiest in Ohio. Data is based on a variety of health factors and health outcomes, including; length of life, quality of life, health behaviors, clinical care, physical environment and social and economic factors. These health factors and health outcomes were calculated via percentages of premature deaths, obesity, smoking, food environment index, excessive drinking, access to exercise opportunities, health insurance, health care providers, number of poor physical health days, unemployment, income inequality, violent crime, air pollution, drinking water violations and many others.
For a complete list of Ohio’s county health rankings, click here. What did you think of this list? Did any of these statistics surprise you? Share your thoughts with us in the comments below.
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