Friday, April 13, 2012

McKean County in apparent bad state of health

According to a study released by the University of Wisconsin, of 67 counties in Pennsylvania, McKean County ranks the worst in health behaviors, and 45th in health outcomes. According to the Bradford Era, McKean County seemed to be worse than the state average in nearly all categories, with the exception of the number of sexually transmitted infections. McKean County was ranked worst in the Commonwealth in the area of health behaviors, which counts excessive drinking, smoking, adult obesity and physical inactivity.

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