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6:34 am
Thu March 21, 2013

Study Ranks Shelby as Alabama's Healthiest County

A new study finds Shelby County is number one when it comes to the health and quality of life in Alabama.

Shelby County is ranked number one in a new study of the health and quality of life in each of Alabama's the 67 counties.


The analysis was released Wednesday by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute.


It examined 25 factors that influence health, including childhood poverty, numbers of smokers, obesity levels, teen birth rates and access to physicians and dentists.