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University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute Finds LA To Be 26th Most Healthy County In California

04/04/2011 12:27 pm ET | Updated Jun 04, 2011

A private health foundation study of the health and physical well-being of residents of counties nationwide ranked Los Angeles County in the middle of the pack of California counties, 26th out of the 56 counties that were surveyed.

The report was funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and created by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. The map on the right shows California county rankings, the whiter colors meaning higher rankings, and the greener shades lower. The full nation interactive map can be viewed here.

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