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New Rankings Out For Healthiest Counties In NY, NJ, CT

(credit: countyhealthrankings.org)

(credit: countyhealthrankings.org)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) - Is your county the healthiest in your state? Well, a new survey will answer that question.

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Starting in New York, Putnam County has taken the top spot in the new survey from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute.

It measures factors such as adult smoking and obesity, excessive drinking and the rate of motor vehicle deaths, as well as the quality of clinical care, environmental factors and the violent crime rate.

In Putnam, 8 percent are in poor or fair health.

The least healthy county in New York is Bronx County, where 25 percent are in poor or fair health.

In New Jersey, the healthiest county is Hunterdon, with 9 percent in poor or fair health. The least healthy is Cumberland, at 24 percent.

In Connecticut, the healthiest is Tolland, at 9 percent, and the least healthy is New Haven, at 12 percent.

Here are the full listings by state.

New York
1. Putnam
2. Tompkins
3. Saratoga
4. Rockland
5. Livingston
6. Nassau
7. Westchester
8. Ontario
9. Dutchess
10. Yates
11. Schuyler
12. Wyoming
13. Schoharie
14. Madison
15. Suffolk
16. Queens
17. Tioga
18. Lewis
19. New York
20. Orange
21. Essex
22. Richmond
23. Delaware
24. Warren
25. Genesee
26. Albany
27. Seneca
28. Hamilton
29. Ulster
30. Schenectady
31. Jefferson
32. Herkimer
33. Chenango
34. Cayuga
35. Rensselaer
36. Clinton
37. Monroe
38. Oswego
39. Otsego
40. Orleans
41. Cortland
42. Onondaga
43. Franklin
44. Washington
45. Columbia
46. Wayne
47. Montgomery
48. Allegany
49. Chautauqua
50. Cattaraugus
51. Fulton
52. Greene
53. Steuben
54. Kings
55. Oneida
56. Broome
57. Erie
58. St. Lawrence
59. Niagara
60. Chemung
61. Sullivan
62. Bronx

New Jersey
1. Hunterdon
2. Morris
3. Somerset
4. Bergen
5. Sussex
6. Middlesex
7. Monmouth
8. Warren
9. Union
10. Burlington
11. Ocean
12. Mercer
13. Passaic
14. Gloucester
15. Cape May
16. Hudson
17. Atlantic
18. Camden
19. Essex
20. Salem
21. Cumberland

Connecticut
1. Tolland
2. Middlesex
3. Fairfield
4. Litchfield
5. New London
6. Hartford
7. Windham
8. New Haven

For even more detailed information, visit the County Health Rankings website.

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