Rockingham County

Health and Health Care in Portsmouth, NH

Portsmouth, NH, health care quality comes down to access, affordability and outcomes. Rockingham County ranks 1 for health outcomes 1 for health factors, and 3 for healthy behaviors in NH.

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 Portsmouth, NH residents stack up against other areas in NH in terms of leading a healthy lifestyle.

Portsmouth, NH 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 Rockingham County, NH


Percent of adults who reports leisure time physical activity

Healthy Behaviors Rank
for Rockingham County in NEW HAMPSHIRE

Health Outcomes Rank
for Rockingham County in NEW HAMPSHIRE

Health Factors Rank
for Rockingham County in NEW HAMPSHIRE

Portsmouth, NH Rankings