Gastonia (North Carolin) : Health Conditions and Public Awareness Report

According to year 2015 data published by CDC, out of 71741 adults living in Gastonia around 25540 adults are suffering from High Blood Pressure. We have gathered information from government databases about health of adult population of Gastonia 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 : Gastonia
  • State : North Carolin
  • Location : (35.2472984431, -81.1836588468)
  • Adult Population : 71741

Major Health Conditions among people of Gastonia (North Carolin)

  • Around 25540 adults in Gastonia are suffering from High Blood Pressure. It makes around 35.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 23890 adults in Gastonia are suffering from High Cholesterol. It makes around 33.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 18437 adults in Gastonia are suffering from Arthritis. It makes around 25.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 14779 adults in Gastonia are suffering from Teeth Loss. It makes around 20.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Mental Health of around 10474 adults in Gastonia was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 14.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Physical Health of around 10402 adults in Gastonia was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 14.5% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 8394 adults in Gastonia are suffering from Diabetes. It makes around 11.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 6744 adults in Gastonia were suffering from Asthma during year 2016. It makes around 9.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 5596 adults in Gastonia were suffering from COPD(Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) during year 2016. It makes around 7.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 5022 adults in Gastonia are suffering from Coronary Heart Disease. It makes around 7% of adult population of this city.
  • Till year 2016 around 4376 adults in Gastonia were suffering from Cancer(except skin cancer). It makes around 6.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 2798 adults in Gastonia have suffered from Stroke at some point in their adult life. It makes around 3.9% of adult population of this city.
  • Kidneys of 2367 adults in Gastonia were not functioning properly due to Chronic Kidney Disease till year 2016. It makes around 3.3% of adult population of this city.

Unhealthy Behaviors found in people of Gastonia (North Carolin)

Following unhealthy behaviors were reported among the adult population of Gastonia
  • 26975 adults, i.e. 37.6% of adult population of this city, are suffering from lack of sleep, which means they are sleeping for less than 7 hours per day.
  • 24177 adults, i.e. 33.7% 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
  • 19514 adults, i.e. 27.2% of adult population of this city, are physically inactive. Physical Inactivity as a behavioral trait can be an invitation to various diseases.
  • 15640 adults, i.e. 21.8% 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.
  • 10331 adults, i.e. 14.4% 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 Gastonia (North Carolin)

Following preventive measures were reported by the adult population of Gastonia to keep them on safer side. It is something good which should be further improved.
  • 79.7% of women in age group of 21-65 have gone through Pap Smear Test during year 2016.
  • 54523 adults, i.e. 76% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Cholesterol Screening.
  • 73.5% of women in age group 50-74 have gone through Mammography during year 2016.
  • 52299 adults, i.e. 72.9% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Annual Checkup.
  • 45914 adults, i.e. 64% 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
  • 45269 adults, i.e. 63.1% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Colorectal Cancer Screening.
  • 39601 adults, i.e. 55.2% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Dental Visit.
  • 34% 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.
  • 33.2% 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.
  • 20.2% of adult population in the age group of 18 to 64 have not taken health insurance. In other words 79.8% 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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