Fort Collins (Colorado) : Health Conditions and Public Awareness Report

According to year 2015 data published by CDC, out of 143986 adults living in Fort Collins around 36716 adults are suffering from High Cholesterol. We have gathered information from government databases about health of adult population of Fort Collins 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 : Fort Collins
  • State : Colorado
  • Location : (40.5487758924, -105.065904872)
  • Adult Population : 143986

Major Health Conditions among people of Fort Collins (Colorado)

  • Around 36716 adults in Fort Collins are suffering from High Cholesterol. It makes around 25.5% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 32541 adults in Fort Collins are suffering from High Blood Pressure. It makes around 22.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 30381 adults in Fort Collins are suffering from Arthritis. It makes around 21.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Mental Health of around 15263 adults in Fort Collins was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 10.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Physical Health of around 14687 adults in Fort Collins was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 10.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 13535 adults in Fort Collins are suffering from Teeth Loss. It makes around 9.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 12671 adults in Fort Collins were suffering from Asthma during year 2016. It makes around 8.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Till year 2016 around 9215 adults in Fort Collins were suffering from Cancer(except skin cancer). It makes around 6.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 8639 adults in Fort Collins are suffering from Diabetes. It makes around 6% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 6911 adults in Fort Collins are suffering from Coronary Heart Disease. It makes around 4.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 6767 adults in Fort Collins were suffering from COPD(Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) during year 2016. It makes around 4.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Kidneys of 3600 adults in Fort Collins were not functioning properly due to Chronic Kidney Disease till year 2016. It makes around 2.5% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 3600 adults in Fort Collins have suffered from Stroke at some point in their adult life. It makes around 2.5% of adult population of this city.

Unhealthy Behaviors found in people of Fort Collins (Colorado)

Following unhealthy behaviors were reported among the adult population of Fort Collins
  • 38444 adults, i.e. 26.7% of adult population of this city, are suffering from lack of sleep, which means they are sleeping for less than 7 hours per day.
  • 33405 adults, i.e. 23.2% 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
  • 27789 adults, i.e. 19.3% 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.
  • 21310 adults, i.e. 14.8% 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.
  • 18718 adults, i.e. 13% of adult population of this city, are physically inactive. Physical Inactivity as a behavioral trait can be an invitation to various diseases.

Preventive Measures taken by people of Fort Collins (Colorado)

Following preventive measures were reported by the adult population of Fort Collins to keep them on safer side. It is something good which should be further improved.
  • 77.1% of women in age group of 21-65 have gone through Pap Smear Test during year 2016.
  • 107558 adults, i.e. 74.7% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Cholesterol Screening.
  • 69.5% of women in age group 50-74 have gone through Mammography during year 2016.
  • 97479 adults, i.e. 67.7% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Dental Visit.
  • 96471 adults, i.e. 67% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Colorectal Cancer Screening.
  • 85960 adults, i.e. 59.7% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Annual Checkup.
  • 73145 adults, i.e. 50.8% 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
  • 40.6% 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.
  • 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.
  • 9.5% of adult population in the age group of 18 to 64 have not taken health insurance. In other words 90.5% 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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