Wake County

Health and Health Care in Raleigh, NC

Raleigh, NC, health care quality comes down to access, affordability and outcomes. Wake County ranks 1 for health outcomes 2 for health factors, and 5 for healthy behaviors in NC.

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 Raleigh, NC residents stack up against other areas in NC in terms of leading a healthy lifestyle.

Raleigh, NC Healthy Life Style

85%

Non-Smokers

Percent of adults who do not smoke

75%

Healthy Weight

Percent of adults who report a BMI < 30

86%

Insured

Percent of adults with a health insurance

Active Lifestyles in Wake County, NC

82%

Percent of adults who reports leisure time physical activity

#5
Healthy Behaviors Rank
for Wake County in NORTH CAROLINA

#1
Health Outcomes Rank
for Wake County in NORTH CAROLINA

#2
Health Factors Rank
for Wake County in NORTH CAROLINA