New Hanover County

Health and Health Care in Wilmington, NC

Wilmington , NC, health care quality comes down to access, affordability and outcomes. New Hanover County ranks 14 for health outcomes 10 for health factors, and 12 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 Wilmington , NC residents stack up against other areas in NC in terms of leading a healthy lifestyle.

Wilmington, NC Healthy Life Style

84%

Non-Smokers

Percent of adults who do not smoke

74%

Healthy Weight

Percent of adults who report a BMI < 30

81%

Insured

Percent of adults with a health insurance

Active Lifestyles in New Hanover County, NC

79%

Percent of adults who reports leisure time physical activity

#12
Healthy Behaviors Rank
for New Hanover County in NORTH CAROLINA

#14
Health Outcomes Rank
for New Hanover County in NORTH CAROLINA

#10
Health Factors Rank
for New Hanover County in NORTH CAROLINA