Douglas County

Health and Health Care in Lawrence, KS

Lawrence, KS, health care quality comes down to access, affordability and outcomes. Douglas County ranks 8 for health outcomes 11 for health factors, and 9 for healthy behaviors in KS.

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 Lawrence, KS residents stack up against other areas in KS in terms of leading a healthy lifestyle.

Lawrence, KS Healthy Life Style



Percent of adults who do not smoke


Healthy Weight

Percent of adults who report a BMI < 30



Percent of adults with a health insurance

Active Lifestyles in Douglas County, KS


Percent of adults who reports leisure time physical activity

Healthy Behaviors Rank
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Health Outcomes Rank
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Health Factors Rank
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Lawrence, KS Rankings