Elgin (Illinois) : Health Conditions and Public Awareness Report

According to year 2015 data published by CDC, out of 108188 adults living in Elgin around 35594 adults are suffering from High Cholesterol. We have gathered information from government databases about health of adult population of Elgin 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 : Elgin
  • State : Illinois
  • Location : (42.0385402472, -88.3224947104)
  • Adult Population : 108188

Major Health Conditions among people of Elgin (Illinois)

  • Around 35594 adults in Elgin are suffering from High Cholesterol. It makes around 32.9% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 31915 adults in Elgin are suffering from High Blood Pressure. It makes around 29.5% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 24883 adults in Elgin are suffering from Arthritis. It makes around 23% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 15687 adults in Elgin are suffering from Teeth Loss. It makes around 14.5% of adult population of this city.
  • Physical Health of around 13740 adults in Elgin was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 12.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Mental Health of around 12766 adults in Elgin was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 11.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 11252 adults in Elgin are suffering from Diabetes. It makes around 10.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 9845 adults in Elgin were suffering from Asthma during year 2016. It makes around 9.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 6599 adults in Elgin were suffering from COPD(Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) during year 2016. It makes around 6.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 6491 adults in Elgin are suffering from Coronary Heart Disease. It makes around 6% of adult population of this city.
  • Till year 2016 around 6383 adults in Elgin were suffering from Cancer(except skin cancer). It makes around 5.9% of adult population of this city.
  • Kidneys of 3137 adults in Elgin were not functioning properly due to Chronic Kidney Disease till year 2016. It makes around 2.9% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 3137 adults in Elgin have suffered from Stroke at some point in their adult life. It makes around 2.9% of adult population of this city.

Unhealthy Behaviors found in people of Elgin (Illinois)

Following unhealthy behaviors were reported among the adult population of Elgin
  • 36676 adults, i.e. 33.9% of adult population of this city, are suffering from lack of sleep, which means they are sleeping for less than 7 hours per day.
  • 35702 adults, i.e. 33% 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
  • 28345 adults, i.e. 26.2% of adult population of this city, are physically inactive. Physical Inactivity as a behavioral trait can be an invitation to various diseases.
  • 20772 adults, i.e. 19.2% 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.
  • 18825 adults, i.e. 17.4% 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 Elgin (Illinois)

Following preventive measures were reported by the adult population of Elgin to keep them on safer side. It is something good which should be further improved.
  • 80.1% of women in age group of 21-65 have gone through Pap Smear Test during year 2016.
  • 79410 adults, i.e. 73.4% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Cholesterol Screening.
  • 73.3% of women in age group 50-74 have gone through Mammography during year 2016.
  • 73027 adults, i.e. 67.5% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Annual Checkup.
  • 69024 adults, i.e. 63.8% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Dental Visit.
  • 63074 adults, i.e. 58.3% 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
  • 63074 adults, i.e. 58.3% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Colorectal Cancer Screening.
  • 32.6% 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.
  • 30.4% 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.
  • 17.7% of adult population in the age group of 18 to 64 have not taken health insurance. In other words 82.3% 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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