Jefferson County

Health and Health Care in Bessemer, AL

Bessemer , AL, health care quality comes down to access, affordability and outcomes. Jefferson County ranks 28 for health outcomes 3 for health factors, and 3 for healthy behaviors in AL.

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 Bessemer , AL residents stack up against other areas in AL in terms of leading a healthy lifestyle.

Bessemer, AL Healthy Life Style

83%

Non-Smokers

Percent of adults who do not smoke

66%

Healthy Weight

Percent of adults who report a BMI < 30

85%

Insured

Percent of adults with a health insurance

Active Lifestyles in Jefferson County, AL

72%

Percent of adults who reports leisure time physical activity

#3
Healthy Behaviors Rank
for Jefferson County in ALABAMA

#28
Health Outcomes Rank
for Jefferson County in ALABAMA

#3
Health Factors Rank
for Jefferson County in ALABAMA