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New Survey Puts Overall Health In Santa Barbara, Ventura Counties In Top 20 For State

Posted on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 11:59am

A new survey ranks Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties in the top 20 counties in the state as far as overall health in the state.

Santa Barbara County is 14th overall, and Ventura County 15th in the new Robert Wood Johnson Foundation-University of Wisconsin study.

The rankings look at health factors, and health outcomes, and take into consideration things like health behaviors, clinical care, and social and economic status.

Marin County was ranked first in the state by the study, while tiny Lake County, in Northern California was ranked last.

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