Boone County Ranked Top Ten Healthiest County in Missouri

8 years 2 weeks 6 days ago Wednesday, March 30 2011 Mar 30, 2011 Wednesday, March 30, 2011 8:33:00 PM CDT March 30, 2011 in News
By: Stephanie Redding
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COLUMBIA- The University of Wisconsin conducted a study that looked at areas like birth and death rates along with the wellness of life. Researchers gathered information from national statistics, phone surveys and health departments.

The study ranked Boone County in the top ten healthiest counties among other counties in the state of Missouri. Linda Cooperstock of Columbia Public Health and Human Services, says that factors like the quality of air and number of parks are some contributing factors that may have placed Boone County in the top.

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