Orleans Parish

Health and Health Care in New Orleans, LA

New Orleans , LA, health care quality comes down to access, affordability and outcomes. Orleans Parish ranks 46 for health outcomes 35 for health factors, and 20 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 New Orleans , LA residents stack up against other areas in LA in terms of leading a healthy lifestyle.

New Orleans, 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 Orleans Parish, LA


Percent of adults who reports leisure time physical activity

Healthy Behaviors Rank
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