Health and Health Care in Meridian, MS

Meridian , MS health care quality comes down to access, affordability and outcomes. Lauderdale County ranks 37 for health outcomes 11 for health factors, and 19 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 Meridian , MS residents stack up against other areas in MS in terms of leading a healthy lifestyle.

Healthy Life Style

80%

Non-Smokers

Percent of adults who do not smoke

66%

Healthy Weight

Percent of adults who report a BMI < 30

81%

Insured

Percent of adults with a health insurance

#19
Healthy Behaviors Rank
for Lauderdale County in MISSISSIPPI

#37
Health Outcomes Rank
for Lauderdale County in MISSISSIPPI

#11
Health Factors Rank
for Lauderdale County in MISSISSIPPI

Active Lifestyle

65%

Percent of adults who reports leisure time physical activity