District of Columbia

Health and Health Care in Washington, DC

Washington , DC, health care quality comes down to access, affordability and outcomes. District of Columbia ranks 1 for health outcomes 1 for health factors, and 1 for healthy behaviors in DC.

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 Washington , DC residents stack up against other areas in DC in terms of leading a healthy lifestyle.

Washington, DC Healthy Life Style

84%

Non-Smokers

Percent of adults who do not smoke

78%

Healthy Weight

Percent of adults who report a BMI < 30

92%

Insured

Percent of adults with a health insurance

Active Lifestyles in District of Columbia, DC

83%

Percent of adults who reports leisure time physical activity

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Healthy Behaviors Rank
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Health Outcomes Rank
for District of Columbia in DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

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Health Factors Rank
for District of Columbia in DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA