Knox County

Health and Health Care in Knoxville, TN

Knoxville, TN, health care quality comes down to access, affordability and outcomes. Knox County ranks 8 for health outcomes 2 for health factors, and 7 for healthy behaviors in TN.

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 Knoxville, TN residents stack up against other areas in TN in terms of leading a healthy lifestyle.

Knoxville, TN Healthy Life Style

78%

Non-Smokers

Percent of adults who do not smoke

71%

Healthy Weight

Percent of adults who report a BMI < 30

86%

Insured

Percent of adults with a health insurance

Active Lifestyles in Knox County, TN

70%

Percent of adults who reports leisure time physical activity

#7
Healthy Behaviors Rank
for Knox County in TENNESSEE

#8
Health Outcomes Rank
for Knox County in TENNESSEE

#2
Health Factors Rank
for Knox County in TENNESSEE