Health and Health Care in Hattiesburg, MS

Hattiesburg , MS health care quality comes down to access, affordability and outcomes. Forrest County ranks 38 for health outcomes 28 for health factors, and 42 for healthy behaviors in MS.

Health Overview

Healthy living goes beyond whether residents have access to affordable, quality doctors and hospitals. A city’s health takes into consideration the choices residents are making to lower their personal health risk. Here are figures that indicate how Hattiesburg , MS residents stack up against other areas in MS in terms of leading a healthy lifestyle.

Healthy Life Style



Percent of adults who do not smoke


Healthy Weight

Percent of adults who report a BMI < 30



Percent of adults with a health insurance

Healthy Behaviors Rank
for Forrest County in MISSISSIPPI

Health Outcomes Rank
for Forrest County in MISSISSIPPI

Health Factors Rank
for Forrest County in MISSISSIPPI

Active Lifestyle


Percent of adults who reports leisure time physical activity

Hattiesburg, MS Rankings