Essex County

Health and Health Care in East Orange, NJ

East Orange , NJ, health care quality comes down to access, affordability and outcomes. Essex County ranks 20 for health outcomes 17 for health factors, and 17 for healthy behaviors in NJ.

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 East Orange , NJ residents stack up against other areas in NJ in terms of leading a healthy lifestyle.

East Orange, NJ 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 Essex County, NJ


Percent of adults who reports leisure time physical activity

Healthy Behaviors Rank
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Health Outcomes Rank
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Health Factors Rank
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