Buchanan County

Health and Health Care in St. Joseph, MO

St. Joseph , MO, health care quality comes down to access, affordability and outcomes. Buchanan County ranks 73 for health outcomes 47 for health factors, and 91 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 St. Joseph , MO residents stack up against other areas in MO in terms of leading a healthy lifestyle.

St. Joseph, MO Healthy Life Style

78%

Non-Smokers

Percent of adults who do not smoke

65%

Healthy Weight

Percent of adults who report a BMI < 30

85%

Insured

Percent of adults with a health insurance

Active Lifestyles in Buchanan County, MO

72%

Percent of adults who reports leisure time physical activity

#91
Healthy Behaviors Rank
for Buchanan County in MISSOURI

#73
Health Outcomes Rank
for Buchanan County in MISSOURI

#47
Health Factors Rank
for Buchanan County in MISSOURI