Health Matters

State of Lake’s health

How does Lake County compare to the rest of Florida when it comes to various health factors? Let’s take a look at 2019 data. 

Adult smoking
Lake: 17 percent
Florida: 15 percent

Adult obesity
Lake: 30 percent
Florida: 27 percent

Physical inactivity
Lake: 27 percent
Florida: 25 percent

Excessive drinking
Lake: 17 percent
Florida: 18 percent

Lake: 14 percent
Florida: 15 percent

Low birthweight
Lake: 9 percent
Florida: 9 percent

Access to exercise opportunities
Lake: 82 percent
Florida: 88 percent

Source: County Health Rankings & Roadmaps, a collaboration between the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

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