Mercer, Henry counties among most healthy in Illinois

Posted: 3/21/2013

QC Online: A new report finds the healthiest county in Illinois is Douglas County, in the central part of the state, and the least healthy is Alexander County, at the state's southern tip.

The report released Wednesday is the fourth annual county rankings from University of Wisconsin's Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. It brings together a variety of data on factors such as smoking, obesity, teen birth rates, poverty and access to dentists and primary care doctors. Read more.