Metro East Among Least Healthy Illinois Counties

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ST. CLAIR COUNTY, IL (KTVI) – The Metro East is not too healthy. That’s according to a new study that shows St. Clair County ranked second to last out of Illinois’ 102 counties when it comes to healthy behaviors.

Madison County doesn’t fare much better. It ranked 95th on the list. The health rankings mean residents in the Metro East smoke more, drink more, and are more overweight than most people in the state.

The healthiest county was DuPage in Northeast Illinois.