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Ozaukee continues to be healthiest county in state

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Ozaukee continues to be healthiest county in state
March 29, Wisconsin Health News

Ozaukee County is still ranked as the healthiest county in the state, while Menominee County is the least healthy, according to an annual report from the The University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

The report examined premature deaths, which occur among people under age 75. Between 1997 and 2014, 39 counties saw improvement in premature death rates, while five saw worsening rates. 

According to the 2017 rankings, the five healthiest counties were:

·         Ozaukee

·         Kewaunee

·         St. Croix

·         Taylor

·         Washington 

And the counties with the poorest health were:

·         Menominee

·         Milwaukee

·         Sawyer

·         Adams

·         Washburn 

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