How Healthy Is Your County? St. Louis Area Counties Compared

Mar 25, 2013

Is St. Charles County healthier than St. Louis City?

New data out from the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute says "yes."

The study ranked all US counties, by state, based on different factors including tobacco use, diet and exercise, access to care, environmental quality and more.

At a glance, here's how St. Louis' area counties stacked up in the data's rankings. Counties were ranked against each other in each state (so, Illinois' healthiest county may or may not be healthier than Missouri's healthiest county).

Click on each county for more about its ranking:

Missouri (out of 115 counties):

Illinois (out of 102 counties):

This study is released annually, so you can check out archival data (back to 2010) and more here.

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