04/19/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

STUDY: LA County Ranks 26th of 56 In Health; Orange County In Top 10

New county health rankings for every state in the country were released Wednesday by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin's Population Health Institute.

Los Angeles County ranked 26th for health outcomes and 44th for health factors of the 56 California counties surveyed (Alpine and Sierra counties were not surveyed). By contrast, Orange County ranked seventh for health outcomes and ninth for health factors.

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