Detroit (Michigan) : Health Conditions and Public Awareness Report

According to year 2015 data published by CDC, out of 713777 adults living in Detroit around 330479 adults are suffering from High Blood Pressure. We have gathered information from government databases about health of adult population of Detroit 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 : Detroit
  • State : Michigan
  • Location : (42.3847015631, -83.1053178776)
  • Adult Population : 713777

Major Health Conditions among people of Detroit (Michigan)

  • Around 330479 adults in Detroit are suffering from High Blood Pressure. It makes around 46.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 250536 adults in Detroit are suffering from High Cholesterol. It makes around 35.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 237688 adults in Detroit are suffering from Arthritis. It makes around 33.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 186296 adults in Detroit are suffering from Teeth Loss. It makes around 26.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Physical Health of around 136331 adults in Detroit was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 19.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Mental Health of around 127766 adults in Detroit was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 17.9% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 123483 adults in Detroit are suffering from Diabetes. It makes around 17.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 99215 adults in Detroit were suffering from Asthma during year 2016. It makes around 13.9% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 79229 adults in Detroit were suffering from COPD(Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) during year 2016. It makes around 11.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 59957 adults in Detroit are suffering from Coronary Heart Disease. It makes around 8.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 44968 adults in Detroit have suffered from Stroke at some point in their adult life. It makes around 6.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Till year 2016 around 41399 adults in Detroit were suffering from Cancer(except skin cancer). It makes around 5.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Kidneys of 33548 adults in Detroit were not functioning properly due to Chronic Kidney Disease till year 2016. It makes around 4.7% of adult population of this city.

Unhealthy Behaviors found in people of Detroit (Michigan)

Following unhealthy behaviors were reported among the adult population of Detroit
  • 357602 adults, i.e. 50.1% of adult population of this city, are suffering from lack of sleep, which means they are sleeping for less than 7 hours per day.
  • 338330 adults, i.e. 47.4% 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
  • 254818 adults, i.e. 35.7% of adult population of this city, are physically inactive. Physical Inactivity as a behavioral trait can be an invitation to various diseases.
  • 204140 adults, i.e. 28.6% 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.
  • 106353 adults, i.e. 14.9% 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 Detroit (Michigan)

Following preventive measures were reported by the adult population of Detroit to keep them on safer side. It is something good which should be further improved.
  • 548895 adults, i.e. 76.9% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Annual Checkup.
  • 76.4% of women in age group 50-74 have gone through Mammography during year 2016.
  • 76.4% of women in age group of 21-65 have gone through Pap Smear Test during year 2016.
  • 513206 adults, i.e. 71.9% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Cholesterol Screening.
  • 476803 adults, i.e. 66.8% 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
  • 421842 adults, i.e. 59.1% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Colorectal Cancer Screening.
  • 359030 adults, i.e. 50.3% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Dental Visit.
  • 22% 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.
  • 20.9% 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.
  • 20.1% of adult population in the age group of 18 to 64 have not taken health insurance. In other words 79.9% 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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