The physical health of residents in a community is a complex result of economic, environmental, behavioral and even genetic factors. In nearly all surveys of happiness, good health ranks among individuals' top preferences. It is essential to one's satisfaction at work and in leisure activities. Measures of community health mirror attitudes toward the distribution of essential services among the population. Without good health, achievements in economic well-being are hollow.
A full definition of each indicator, as well as its relevance to the two counties, can be found in the More Information section. The data themselves are available in a spreadsheet via the Download Data tab.
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