A national health assessment that looks at every county in the nation ranks Glynn County in the upper middle of Georgia’s 159 counties.

The study conducted by the University of Wisconsin with funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation considers health factors such as adult smoking, adult obesity, physical inactivity, excessive drinking, alcohol impaired driving deaths, sexually transmitted diseases, teen births and many others.

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