How healthy is your the parish where you live?
A new study released Wednesday ranks almost every county, or in Louisiana's case parish, in the United States. It looks at how critical factors like education, jobs, income, and environment affect health on a hyper-local level.
Here are some parish by parish rankings for areas that ranked highest in the state. Parishes in the immediate Baton Rouge area are also listed. Of course, If you're interested in seeing the ranking of every parish in the state or counties in other parts of the country, just go to this web site. http://www.countyhealthrankings.org/
Selected "Louisiana Parish by Parish Health Rankings"
1. ST. TAMMANY
19. E. BATON ROUGE
20. W. FELICIANA
49. EAST FELICIANA
59. W. BATON ROUGE
64. EAST CARROLL
There are 64 parishes in Louisiana.