Colorado Springs (Colorado) : Health Conditions and Public Awareness Report

According to year 2015 data published by CDC, out of 416427 adults living in Colorado Springs around 124095 adults are suffering from High Cholesterol. We have gathered information from government databases about health of adult population of Colorado Springs 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 : Colorado Springs
  • State : Colorado
  • Location : (38.8672748077, -104.760664479)
  • Adult Population : 416427

Major Health Conditions among people of Colorado Springs (Colorado)

  • Around 124095 adults in Colorado Springs are suffering from High Cholesterol. It makes around 29.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 103690 adults in Colorado Springs are suffering from High Blood Pressure. It makes around 24.9% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 101608 adults in Colorado Springs are suffering from Arthritis. It makes around 24.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 49138 adults in Colorado Springs are suffering from Teeth Loss. It makes around 11.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Mental Health of around 47473 adults in Colorado Springs was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 11.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Physical Health of around 46640 adults in Colorado Springs was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 11.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 39561 adults in Colorado Springs were suffering from Asthma during year 2016. It makes around 9.5% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 29983 adults in Colorado Springs are suffering from Diabetes. It makes around 7.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Till year 2016 around 26235 adults in Colorado Springs were suffering from Cancer(except skin cancer). It makes around 6.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 21654 adults in Colorado Springs are suffering from Coronary Heart Disease. It makes around 5.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 20821 adults in Colorado Springs were suffering from COPD(Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) during year 2016. It makes around 5% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 11244 adults in Colorado Springs have suffered from Stroke at some point in their adult life. It makes around 2.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Kidneys of 10827 adults in Colorado Springs were not functioning properly due to Chronic Kidney Disease till year 2016. It makes around 2.6% of adult population of this city.

Unhealthy Behaviors found in people of Colorado Springs (Colorado)

Following unhealthy behaviors were reported among the adult population of Colorado Springs
  • 125761 adults, i.e. 30.2% of adult population of this city, are suffering from lack of sleep, which means they are sleeping for less than 7 hours per day.
  • 100775 adults, i.e. 24.2% 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
  • 69543 adults, i.e. 16.7% of adult population of this city, are physically inactive. Physical Inactivity as a behavioral trait can be an invitation to various diseases.
  • 67045 adults, i.e. 16.1% 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.
  • 66628 adults, i.e. 16% 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.

Preventive Measures taken by people of Colorado Springs (Colorado)

Following preventive measures were reported by the adult population of Colorado Springs to keep them on safer side. It is something good which should be further improved.
  • 78.6% of women in age group of 21-65 have gone through Pap Smear Test during year 2016.
  • 309405 adults, i.e. 74.3% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Cholesterol Screening.
  • 69.2% of women in age group 50-74 have gone through Mammography during year 2016.
  • 278590 adults, i.e. 66.9% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Dental Visit.
  • 276924 adults, i.e. 66.5% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Colorectal Cancer Screening.
  • 259434 adults, i.e. 62.3% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Annual Checkup.
  • 218624 adults, i.e. 52.5% 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
  • 34.6% 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.
  • 29.5% 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.
  • 11.5% of adult population in the age group of 18 to 64 have not taken health insurance. In other words 88.5% 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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