Health and Health Care in Asheville, NC

Asheville , NC health care quality comes down to access, affordability and outcomes. Buncombe County ranks 17 or health outcomes, 7 for health factors and 16 for healthy behaviors in NC.

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 Asheville , NC residents stack up against other areas in NC in terms of leading a healthy lifestyle.

81%

Non-Smokers

Present of adults who do not smoke

77%

Healthy Weight

Present of adults who report a BMI < 30

80%

Insured

Present of adults with a health insurance

Active Lifestyle

79%

Present of adults who reports leisure time physical activity

Asheville, NC Rankings