Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Brooklyn among least healthy counties in New York State

The study says the borough is lagging behind

The study says the borough is lagging behind in several quality of life categories. (March 26, 2014 1:35 PM)

A new study has ranked Brooklyn among the worst counties in New York State when it comes to health and well-being.   

According to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the borough came in at No. 50 out of 62 counties based on important quality of life categories, including the crime rate, unemployment, obesity and smoking. 

The report found that 18 percent of borough residents...

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