HEALTH RANKINGS FOR AREA COUNTIES

The health rankings are out for 2018, stacking-up counties across the nation in a variety of factors, ranging from death rates to teen births.

HenryCounty checked-in at #10 of the 88 counties, while FultonCounty was #15, and DefianceCounty hit #26.

In lengthy of life, Henry County ranked #19 in the state, Fulton County was 20th, and Defiance County ranked 31st of the 88 counties in Ohio.

Adult smoking rates ranged from 17% in HenryCounty, 18% in FultonCounty, and 21% for DefianceCounty.

DefianceCounty was lowest of the three in obesity rate, at 30%; HenryCounty was 32%, and FultonCounty 37%.All were above the state and national average.

In the category of alcohol-related driving deaths, FultonCounty was lowest of the three at 26%, HenryCounty at 31%, and DefianceCounty topped 40%.

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