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CENSUS SHOWS LOCAL HEALTH CONCERNS 

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As more details emerge from 2021 Census releases this week, it appears the health of the region may be behind the nation in some areas.

Of particular note the percentage of locals living with Arthritis & Diabetes was higher than both the state & national average.

13.6% of Berri-Barmera locals reported to have arthritis, higher than the state number of 10.1% and national figure of 8.5%

Diabetes numbers in Berri-Barmera sat at 7.7% also ahead of the state & national average.

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