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The annual Rankings provide a revealing snapshot of how health is influenced by where we live, learn, work, and play. They provide a starting point for change in communities.

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How healthy is your community?

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County Health Rankings Reports

Our state and national reports explore the nature and size of health differences by place and race/ethnicity to provide a deeper understanding of community health.

2020 Key Findings Report

This year’s national report focuses on signs of change in key measures of health, such as life expectancy and children living in poverty, over the past decade, showing us that, through existing patterns of unfair and avoidable differences, not everyone has had the same opportunity to be healthy where they live. 

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2020 State Reports

Our 50 State Reports explore the factors that shape opportunity and health outcomes within states, highlighting how the rate of children living in poverty reveals both current health and future risks to our communities and how those risks differ by place and racial and ethnic group.

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