POSTED: 07:27 p.m. HST, Jul 11, 2013
LAST UPDATED: 02:16 a.m. HST, Jul 12, 2013
Kauai County was ranked one of the top 10 counties in the U.S. where men were considered to be most physically active, according to recent studies published in the July edition of Population Health Metrics.
Experts researched the life expectancy for males and females and the prevalence of physical activity and obesity in U.S. counties. Results from the two studies were published in the peer-reviewed journal.
Kauai County ranked sixth among counties for percent of men reporting any physical activity (71.6 percent) in 2011.
The nine other counties where men were considered most active were Teton, Wyo.; Summit, Utah; Routte, Colo.; Summit, Colo.; Jefferson, Wash.; Nevada City, Calif.; La Plata, Colo.; Wasatch, Utah; and Los Alamos, N.M.