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County-by-County Health Rankings Available Online

The University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation have released the 2012 County Health Rankings that assess the health of nearly every county in all 50 states and the district of Columbia. The online tool allows users to compare rankings of key health indicators, including the percentage of uninsured citizens and number of preventable hospital stays. The rankings also compare the ratio of people to primary care physicians, diabetes screenings, average life expectancy and other key metrics. The online tool is available at www.countyhealthrankings.org/#app.

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