Alhambra (California) : Health Conditions and Public Awareness Report

According to year 2015 data published by CDC, out of 83089 adults living in Alhambra around 25675 adults are suffering from High Cholesterol. We have gathered information from government databases about health of adult population of Alhambra and tried to bring it here to make you aware of that. Awareness at the right time can save you from future health conditions.
  • City : Alhambra
  • State : California
  • Location : (34.0839734383, -118.135514119)
  • Adult Population : 83089

Major Health Conditions among people of Alhambra (California)

  • Around 25675 adults in Alhambra are suffering from High Cholesterol. It makes around 30.9% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 21935 adults in Alhambra are suffering from High Blood Pressure. It makes around 26.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 13128 adults in Alhambra are suffering from Arthritis. It makes around 15.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 8974 adults in Alhambra are suffering from Diabetes. It makes around 10.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Physical Health of around 8558 adults in Alhambra was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 10.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Mental Health of around 8475 adults in Alhambra was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 10.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 7561 adults in Alhambra are suffering from Teeth Loss. It makes around 9.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 5650 adults in Alhambra were suffering from Asthma during year 2016. It makes around 6.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Till year 2016 around 3822 adults in Alhambra were suffering from Cancer(except skin cancer). It makes around 4.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 3739 adults in Alhambra are suffering from Coronary Heart Disease. It makes around 4.5% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 3324 adults in Alhambra were suffering from COPD(Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) during year 2016. It makes around 4% of adult population of this city.
  • Kidneys of 2160 adults in Alhambra were not functioning properly due to Chronic Kidney Disease till year 2016. It makes around 2.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 1911 adults in Alhambra have suffered from Stroke at some point in their adult life. It makes around 2.3% of adult population of this city.

Unhealthy Behaviors found in people of Alhambra (California)

Following unhealthy behaviors were reported among the adult population of Alhambra
  • 31574 adults, i.e. 38% of adult population of this city, are suffering from lack of sleep, which means they are sleeping for less than 7 hours per day.
  • 18612 adults, i.e. 22.4% of adult population of this city, are physically inactive. Physical Inactivity as a behavioral trait can be an invitation to various diseases.
  • 15288 adults, i.e. 18.4% of adult population of this city, can be categorized as obese. However we have categorized it into unhealthy behaviors, but now obesity is a disease, so these people fall into diseased category in modern terminology. Know your obesity level using our BMI Calculator
  • 10552 adults, i.e. 12.7% of adult population of this city, are indulged in binge drinking, which means they are drinking more than 4 or 5 drinks in a single session.
  • 9306 adults, i.e. 11.2% of adult population of this city, are currently smoking. If you want to know how much damage smoking has done to you, then you may use our Smoking Damage Calculator.

Preventive Measures taken by people of Alhambra (California)

Following preventive measures were reported by the adult population of Alhambra to keep them on safer side. It is something good which should be further improved.
  • 62317 adults, i.e. 75% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Cholesterol Screening.
  • 73.8% of women in age group of 21-65 have gone through Pap Smear Test during year 2016.
  • 72.9% of women in age group 50-74 have gone through Mammography during year 2016.
  • 55420 adults, i.e. 66.7% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Annual Checkup.
  • 50767 adults, i.e. 61.1% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Dental Visit.
  • 49106 adults, i.e. 59.1% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Colorectal Cancer Screening.
  • 44702 adults, i.e. 53.8% of adult population of this city, are taking Blood Pressure Medication to keep their BP in check. Read New High Blood Pressure Guidelines by American Heart Association
  • 33.4% of adult women above the age of 65 are up to date on a core set of clinical preventive services: Flu shot past Year, PPV shot ever, Colorectal cancer screening, and Mammogram past 2 Years.
  • 26.4% of adult men above the age of 65 are up to date on a core set of clinical preventive services: Flu shot past Year, PPV shot ever, Colorectal cancer screening.
  • 13.4% of adult population in the age group of 18 to 64 have not taken health insurance. In other words 86.6% adults in 18-64 age group have taken health insurance, which is a good thing.

Reference : https://chronicdata.cdc.gov/

Disclaimer : The data used in this page is extracted from the public database provided by CDC on their website. The number of adults shown in the above data are approximate figures. If you find some stats inaccurate then you may verify them from https://chronicdata.cdc.gov/ .
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