New Mexico County Health, Ranked

These county health rankings show the significant health disparities within New Mexico. The average years of life lost for the United States is 6,600. Several counties in New Mexico more than double that rate, including Rio Arriba and McKinley Counties. In an interview with Justin Rivas of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, who produced the data, the largest factors in New Mexico’s high numbers include child poverty, drug overdose deaths, and violent crime. See how counties stack up below.

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