Fresno (California) : Health Conditions and Public Awareness Report

According to year 2015 data published by CDC, out of 494665 adults living in Fresno around 155819 adults are suffering from High Blood Pressure. We have gathered information from government databases about health of adult population of Fresno 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 : Fresno
  • State : California
  • Location : (36.7826786711, -119.794126569)
  • Adult Population : 494665

Major Health Conditions among people of Fresno (California)

  • Around 155819 adults in Fresno are suffering from High Blood Pressure. It makes around 31.5% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 155819 adults in Fresno are suffering from High Cholesterol. It makes around 31.5% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 106848 adults in Fresno are suffering from Arthritis. It makes around 21.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 89040 adults in Fresno are suffering from Teeth Loss. It makes around 18% of adult population of this city.
  • Physical Health of around 74694 adults in Fresno was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 15.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Mental Health of around 70737 adults in Fresno was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 14.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 63317 adults in Fresno are suffering from Diabetes. It makes around 12.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 47983 adults in Fresno were suffering from Asthma during year 2016. It makes around 9.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 35121 adults in Fresno were suffering from COPD(Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) during year 2016. It makes around 7.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 32648 adults in Fresno are suffering from Coronary Heart Disease. It makes around 6.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Till year 2016 around 27207 adults in Fresno were suffering from Cancer(except skin cancer). It makes around 5.5% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 18303 adults in Fresno have suffered from Stroke at some point in their adult life. It makes around 3.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Kidneys of 17808 adults in Fresno were not functioning properly due to Chronic Kidney Disease till year 2016. It makes around 3.6% of adult population of this city.

Unhealthy Behaviors found in people of Fresno (California)

Following unhealthy behaviors were reported among the adult population of Fresno
  • 180553 adults, i.e. 36.5% of adult population of this city, are suffering from lack of sleep, which means they are sleeping for less than 7 hours per day.
  • 171649 adults, i.e. 34.7% 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
  • 133560 adults, i.e. 27% of adult population of this city, are physically inactive. Physical Inactivity as a behavioral trait can be an invitation to various diseases.
  • 84093 adults, i.e. 17% 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.
  • 70242 adults, i.e. 14.2% 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 Fresno (California)

Following preventive measures were reported by the adult population of Fresno to keep them on safer side. It is something good which should be further improved.
  • 71.8% of women in age group 50-74 have gone through Mammography during year 2016.
  • 71.6% of women in age group of 21-65 have gone through Pap Smear Test during year 2016.
  • 347749 adults, i.e. 70.3% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Cholesterol Screening.
  • 310155 adults, i.e. 62.7% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Annual Checkup.
  • 295810 adults, i.e. 59.8% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Colorectal Cancer Screening.
  • 275528 adults, i.e. 55.7% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Dental Visit.
  • 273055 adults, i.e. 55.2% 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
  • 32.3% 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.
  • 28.2% 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.
  • 18.5% of adult population in the age group of 18 to 64 have not taken health insurance. In other words 81.5% 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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