Fayetteville (Arkansas) : Health Conditions and Public Awareness Report

According to year 2015 data published by CDC, out of 73580 adults living in Fayetteville around 23987 adults are suffering from High Blood Pressure. We have gathered information from government databases about health of adult population of Fayetteville 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 : Fayetteville
  • State : Arkansas
  • Location : (36.0712117312, -94.1659600436)
  • Adult Population : 73580

Major Health Conditions among people of Fayetteville (Arkansas)

  • Around 23987 adults in Fayetteville are suffering from High Blood Pressure. It makes around 32.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 23472 adults in Fayetteville are suffering from High Cholesterol. It makes around 31.9% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 17586 adults in Fayetteville are suffering from Arthritis. It makes around 23.9% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 11478 adults in Fayetteville are suffering from Teeth Loss. It makes around 15.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Mental Health of around 10007 adults in Fayetteville was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 13.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Physical Health of around 9345 adults in Fayetteville was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 12.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 6917 adults in Fayetteville are suffering from Diabetes. It makes around 9.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 6475 adults in Fayetteville were suffering from Asthma during year 2016. It makes around 8.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 5151 adults in Fayetteville were suffering from COPD(Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) during year 2016. It makes around 7% of adult population of this city.
  • Till year 2016 around 4930 adults in Fayetteville were suffering from Cancer(except skin cancer). It makes around 6.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 4856 adults in Fayetteville are suffering from Coronary Heart Disease. It makes around 6.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 2207 adults in Fayetteville have suffered from Stroke at some point in their adult life. It makes around 3% of adult population of this city.
  • Kidneys of 2060 adults in Fayetteville were not functioning properly due to Chronic Kidney Disease till year 2016. It makes around 2.8% of adult population of this city.

Unhealthy Behaviors found in people of Fayetteville (Arkansas)

Following unhealthy behaviors were reported among the adult population of Fayetteville
  • 25385 adults, i.e. 34.5% of adult population of this city, are suffering from lack of sleep, which means they are sleeping for less than 7 hours per day.
  • 24208 adults, i.e. 32.9% 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
  • 19719 adults, i.e. 26.8% of adult population of this city, are physically inactive. Physical Inactivity as a behavioral trait can be an invitation to various diseases.
  • 14937 adults, i.e. 20.3% 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.
  • 11699 adults, i.e. 15.9% 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 Fayetteville (Arkansas)

Following preventive measures were reported by the adult population of Fayetteville to keep them on safer side. It is something good which should be further improved.
  • 54817 adults, i.e. 74.5% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Cholesterol Screening.
  • 69.6% of women in age group 50-74 have gone through Mammography during year 2016.
  • 50329 adults, i.e. 68.4% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Annual Checkup.
  • 45840 adults, i.e. 62.3% 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
  • 44663 adults, i.e. 60.7% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Dental Visit.
  • 44001 adults, i.e. 59.8% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Colorectal Cancer Screening.
  • 36.5% 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.
  • 32.4% 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.
  • 9.9% of adult population in the age group of 18 to 64 have not taken health insurance. In other words 90.1% 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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