Columbus (Ohio) : Health Conditions and Public Awareness Report

According to year 2015 data published by CDC, out of 787033 adults living in Columbus around 266804 adults are suffering from High Blood Pressure. We have gathered information from government databases about health of adult population of Columbus 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 : Columbus
  • State : Ohio
  • Location : (39.9859500484, -82.9851738516)
  • Adult Population : 787033

Major Health Conditions among people of Columbus (Ohio)

  • Around 266804 adults in Columbus are suffering from High Blood Pressure. It makes around 33.9% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 244767 adults in Columbus are suffering from High Cholesterol. It makes around 31.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 204629 adults in Columbus are suffering from Arthritis. It makes around 26% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 143240 adults in Columbus are suffering from Teeth Loss. It makes around 18.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Mental Health of around 110972 adults in Columbus was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 14.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Physical Health of around 102314 adults in Columbus was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 13% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 89722 adults in Columbus are suffering from Diabetes. It makes around 11.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 78703 adults in Columbus were suffering from Asthma during year 2016. It makes around 10% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 60602 adults in Columbus were suffering from COPD(Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) during year 2016. It makes around 7.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 51157 adults in Columbus are suffering from Coronary Heart Disease. It makes around 6.5% of adult population of this city.
  • Till year 2016 around 48796 adults in Columbus were suffering from Cancer(except skin cancer). It makes around 6.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 29120 adults in Columbus have suffered from Stroke at some point in their adult life. It makes around 3.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Kidneys of 23611 adults in Columbus were not functioning properly due to Chronic Kidney Disease till year 2016. It makes around 3% of adult population of this city.

Unhealthy Behaviors found in people of Columbus (Ohio)

Following unhealthy behaviors were reported among the adult population of Columbus
  • 306156 adults, i.e. 38.9% of adult population of this city, are suffering from lack of sleep, which means they are sleeping for less than 7 hours per day.
  • 261295 adults, i.e. 33.2% 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
  • 214073 adults, i.e. 27.2% of adult population of this city, are physically inactive. Physical Inactivity as a behavioral trait can be an invitation to various diseases.
  • 174721 adults, i.e. 22.2% 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.
  • 135370 adults, i.e. 17.2% 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 Columbus (Ohio)

Following preventive measures were reported by the adult population of Columbus to keep them on safer side. It is something good which should be further improved.
  • 82.4% of women in age group of 21-65 have gone through Pap Smear Test during year 2016.
  • 75.8% of women in age group 50-74 have gone through Mammography during year 2016.
  • 588701 adults, i.e. 74.8% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Cholesterol Screening.
  • 584766 adults, i.e. 74.3% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Annual Checkup.
  • 507636 adults, i.e. 64.5% 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
  • 505275 adults, i.e. 64.2% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Dental Visit.
  • 495831 adults, i.e. 63% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Colorectal Cancer Screening.
  • 34.7% 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.
  • 30.8% 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.
  • 10.8% of adult population in the age group of 18 to 64 have not taken health insurance. In other words 89.2% 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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