Health and Healthcare in Wausau, WIHealthcare comes down to access, affordability and outcomes. Wausau residents have access to 14 acute care hospitals within 60 miles. The ratio of residents to primary care physicians is 155:1 compared to the national average of 598:1. Wausau residents are part of Marathon County, which ranks 24th for health outcomes and 23rd for health factors in the State of Wisconsin. Additionally, residents spend 13.2% less than the national average on health care-related goods and services.
Health Outcomes Ranking24th in Wisconsin out of 72 counties
Health Factors Rank23rd in Wisconsin out of 72 counties
Health Behaviors Rank26th in Wisconsin out of 72 counties
Hospitals in Wausau, WI14 hospitals within 60 miles
of Wausau, WI 2,797:1 population to hospital ratio
Doctors in Wausau, WI253 doctors within city limits
of Wausau, WI 155:1 population to primary care ratio
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