Where Larimer, Weld rank in state health care metrics

Armbrister, Molly
May 2012
Northern Colorado Business Report;5/18/2012, Vol. 17 Issue 18, p8
The article discusses the Colorado Health Report Card, which reveals that Larimer County residents beat the rest of the state in areas such as lower numbers of adults and children dealing with obesity, having a regular health care provider and fewer smokers and binge drinkers. During 2008-2010, Larimer County had an obesity rate of 19 percent, below the state average of 22 percent. In addition, 84 percent of adults in Larimer County said that they participate in some kind of physical activity.


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