New county by county breakdown of your health

Ever wonder how your lifestyle compares with others, both here and around the state? Now it's very easy to find out.

There is a county by county breakdown, online. In rankings compiled by the University of Wisconsin and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Martin County moved up to number 2 in the state for overall health.

Palm Beach County came in at 14, and Indian River at 15.

St. Lucie County ranks  22nd, and Okeechobee is rated at 53.

The rankings examine the how long and well people live. Many factors are considered, including rates of childhood poverty, rates of smoking and obesity, education levels, and more.

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