More Health Disparities in the US

2014-children-poverty_0Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute have released the latest edition of County Health Rankings. The heath rankings are based on 29 factors, including smoking, high school graduation rates, housing problems, physical inactivity and access to healthy foods.

The maps generally show wide gaps in health disparities between the North and South.

Read the article here and check out the rankings of your state and county here.

Juhi Mawla, Intern, gis@vertices.com 

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