Wood County

Health and Health Care in Parkersburg, WV

Parkersburg , WV, health care quality comes down to access, affordability and outcomes. Wood County ranks 27 for health outcomes 17 for health factors, and 26 for healthy behaviors in WV.

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 Parkersburg , WV residents stack up against other areas in WV in terms of leading a healthy lifestyle.

Parkersburg, WV Healthy Life Style

76%

Non-Smokers

Percent of adults who do not smoke

66%

Healthy Weight

Percent of adults who report a BMI < 30

84%

Insured

Percent of adults with a health insurance

Active Lifestyles in Wood County, WV

68%

Percent of adults who reports leisure time physical activity

#26
Healthy Behaviors Rank
for Wood County in WEST VIRGINIA

#27
Health Outcomes Rank
for Wood County in WEST VIRGINIA

#17
Health Factors Rank
for Wood County in WEST VIRGINIA