Angie Sandoval, 63, of Merced, grimaces as her finger is pricked for a blood sugar test by Tammy Benyo during a health screening in Atwater in 2013. Women in Merced County are more likely to lack a high-school diploma, struggle to find work, and spend more of their income on child care than women than nearly anywhere else in California, according to a new statewide analysis.
Angie Sandoval, 63, of Merced, grimaces as her finger is pricked for a blood sugar test by Tammy Benyo during a health screening in Atwater in 2013. Women in Merced County are more likely to lack a high-school diploma, struggle to find work, and spend more of their income on child care than women than nearly anywhere else in California, according to a new statewide analysis. BEA AHBECK CASSON Merced Sun-Star file
Angie Sandoval, 63, of Merced, grimaces as her finger is pricked for a blood sugar test by Tammy Benyo during a health screening in Atwater in 2013. Women in Merced County are more likely to lack a high-school diploma, struggle to find work, and spend more of their income on child care than women than nearly anywhere else in California, according to a new statewide analysis. BEA AHBECK CASSON Merced Sun-Star file