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Mecosta County ranks 57th overall in the 2017 annual County Health Rankings report, which arranges Michigan’s counties on health based on a number of factors.

 

According to the report, researchers had a number of concerns for Mecosta County including the high school graduation rate at 79%, 30% of children are in poverty, 35% of residents are obese and 20% of county adults smoke.

 

There were positives in the report, where Mecosta County's teen birth rate was low, a low uninsured rate and no drinking water violations. 

 

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