Overall county health rankings in Central Texas

Overall county health rankings in Central Texas

August 21, 2019 0 By Stanley Isaacs


SEE YOU BACK HERE TONIGHT. ROBERT:RESEARCHERS SAY SOME CENTRAL TEXAS COUNTIES ARE AMONG THE HEALTHIEST IN THE STATE.EXPERTS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN “POPULATION HEALTH INSTITUTE” SAYS WILLIAMSON COUNTY IS THE “SECOND HEALTHIEST” COUNTY IN TEXAS.TRAVIS COUNTY COMES IN AT NUMBER EIGHT.OTHER LOCAL COUNTIES LIKE HAYS AND FAYETTE FINISHED IN THE TOP 10-PERCENT. MILAM COUNTY CAME IN THE LOWEST – AT NUMBER 184.TRAVIS COUNTY SAYS THE RANKINGS HELP COUNTIES UNDERSTAND WHAT INFLUENCES HOW HEALTHY PEOPLE ARE – AND HOW LONG THEY WILL LIVE.RESEARCHERS LOOK ACCESS TO HEALTHY FOOD, INCOME INEQUALITY, HOW MANY PEOPLE SMOKE AND OBESITY – AMONG OTHER THINGS. THE HEALTHIEST