Jackson County

Health and Health Care in Kansas City, MO

Kansas City, MO, health care quality comes down to access, affordability and outcomes. Jackson County ranks 74 for health outcomes 69 for health factors, and 56 for healthy behaviors in MO.

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 Kansas City, MO residents stack up against other areas in MO in terms of leading a healthy lifestyle.

Kansas City, MO 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 Jackson County, MO


Percent of adults who reports leisure time physical activity

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