Good health is something that most people take for granted. Unfortunately, those in developing countries tend to demonstrate poorer health. Personal health can be both a significant negative antecedent that supresses entrepreneurial intent as well as a significant negative consequent flowing from the stresses associated with the new venture process. This research explores this latter issue in terms of to what extent entrepreneurial intent and start-up behavior are related to women and men nascent necessity entrepreneurs’ general health perceptions in a developing country.