Ouachita Parish

Health and Health Care in Monroe, LA

Monroe, LA, health care quality comes down to access, affordability and outcomes. Ouachita Parish ranks 34 for health outcomes 36 for health factors, and 31 for healthy behaviors in LA.

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 Monroe, LA residents stack up against other areas in LA in terms of leading a healthy lifestyle.

Monroe, LA 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 Ouachita Parish, LA


Percent of adults who reports leisure time physical activity

Healthy Behaviors Rank
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Health Outcomes Rank
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