Gresham (Oregon) : Health Conditions and Public Awareness Report

According to year 2015 data published by CDC, out of 105594 adults living in Gresham around 33684 adults are suffering from High Cholesterol. We have gathered information from government databases about health of adult population of Gresham 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 : Gresham
  • State : Oregon
  • Location : (45.5024256798, -122.441469029)
  • Adult Population : 105594

Major Health Conditions among people of Gresham (Oregon)

  • Around 33684 adults in Gresham are suffering from High Cholesterol. It makes around 31.9% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 29250 adults in Gresham are suffering from High Blood Pressure. It makes around 27.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 24181 adults in Gresham are suffering from Arthritis. It makes around 22.9% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 18162 adults in Gresham are suffering from Teeth Loss. It makes around 17.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Mental Health of around 14783 adults in Gresham was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 14% of adult population of this city.
  • Physical Health of around 13410 adults in Gresham was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 12.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 10771 adults in Gresham were suffering from Asthma during year 2016. It makes around 10.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 9820 adults in Gresham are suffering from Diabetes. It makes around 9.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 7075 adults in Gresham were suffering from COPD(Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) during year 2016. It makes around 6.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Till year 2016 around 6758 adults in Gresham were suffering from Cancer(except skin cancer). It makes around 6.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 6547 adults in Gresham are suffering from Coronary Heart Disease. It makes around 6.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 3379 adults in Gresham have suffered from Stroke at some point in their adult life. It makes around 3.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Kidneys of 3168 adults in Gresham were not functioning properly due to Chronic Kidney Disease till year 2016. It makes around 3% of adult population of this city.

Unhealthy Behaviors found in people of Gresham (Oregon)

Following unhealthy behaviors were reported among the adult population of Gresham
  • 34107 adults, i.e. 32.3% of adult population of this city, are suffering from lack of sleep, which means they are sleeping for less than 7 hours per day.
  • 26821 adults, i.e. 25.4% 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
  • 21330 adults, i.e. 20.2% 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.
  • 19640 adults, i.e. 18.6% 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.
  • 19324 adults, i.e. 18.3% 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 Gresham (Oregon)

Following preventive measures were reported by the adult population of Gresham to keep them on safer side. It is something good which should be further improved.
  • 75.3% of women in age group of 21-65 have gone through Pap Smear Test during year 2016.
  • 72965 adults, i.e. 69.1% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Cholesterol Screening.
  • 67.5% of women in age group 50-74 have gone through Mammography during year 2016.
  • 68319 adults, i.e. 64.7% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Colorectal Cancer Screening.
  • 68319 adults, i.e. 64.7% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Dental Visit.
  • 63884 adults, i.e. 60.5% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Annual Checkup.
  • 57760 adults, i.e. 54.7% 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
  • 33.7% 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.
  • 27.3% 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.
  • 14% of adult population in the age group of 18 to 64 have not taken health insurance. In other words 86% 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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