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Monterey County: We live longer, we’re more active, but we also have obesity problems
Monterey Herald

Monterey County residents have among the nation’s longest life spans, above both the state and national average. Locals also are more physically active than most United States residents, but obesity rates are still relatively high and have been rising.

Those are among the findings contained in a report issued earlier this month analyzing a University of Washington database focused on three major health indicators for every county in the nation going back to 1985.