Hartford (Connecticut) : Health Conditions and Public Awareness Report

According to year 2015 data published by CDC, out of 124775 adults living in Hartford around 48537 adults are suffering from High Blood Pressure. We have gathered information from government databases about health of adult population of Hartford 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 : Hartford
  • State : Connecticut
  • Location : (41.7660706419, -72.6834012389)
  • Adult Population : 124775

Major Health Conditions among people of Hartford (Connecticut)

  • Around 48537 adults in Hartford are suffering from High Blood Pressure. It makes around 38.9% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 42798 adults in Hartford are suffering from High Cholesterol. It makes around 34.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 33440 adults in Hartford are suffering from Arthritis. It makes around 26.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 25828 adults in Hartford are suffering from Teeth Loss. It makes around 20.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Physical Health of around 20713 adults in Hartford was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 16.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 19964 adults in Hartford are suffering from Diabetes. It makes around 16% of adult population of this city.
  • Mental Health of around 18966 adults in Hartford was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 15.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 15347 adults in Hartford were suffering from Asthma during year 2016. It makes around 12.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 9732 adults in Hartford were suffering from COPD(Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) during year 2016. It makes around 7.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 9109 adults in Hartford are suffering from Coronary Heart Disease. It makes around 7.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Till year 2016 around 6613 adults in Hartford were suffering from Cancer(except skin cancer). It makes around 5.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 5615 adults in Hartford have suffered from Stroke at some point in their adult life. It makes around 4.5% of adult population of this city.
  • Kidneys of 4866 adults in Hartford were not functioning properly due to Chronic Kidney Disease till year 2016. It makes around 3.9% of adult population of this city.

Unhealthy Behaviors found in people of Hartford (Connecticut)

Following unhealthy behaviors were reported among the adult population of Hartford
  • 51158 adults, i.e. 41% of adult population of this city, are suffering from lack of sleep, which means they are sleeping for less than 7 hours per day.
  • 46416 adults, i.e. 37.2% 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
  • 45792 adults, i.e. 36.7% of adult population of this city, are physically inactive. Physical Inactivity as a behavioral trait can be an invitation to various diseases.
  • 25579 adults, i.e. 20.5% 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.
  • 16720 adults, i.e. 13.4% 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 Hartford (Connecticut)

Following preventive measures were reported by the adult population of Hartford to keep them on safer side. It is something good which should be further improved.
  • 78.5% of women in age group 50-74 have gone through Mammography during year 2016.
  • 94455 adults, i.e. 75.7% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Annual Checkup.
  • 90836 adults, i.e. 72.8% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Cholesterol Screening.
  • 76737 adults, i.e. 61.5% 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
  • 75489 adults, i.e. 60.5% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Dental Visit.
  • 74990 adults, i.e. 60.1% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Colorectal Cancer Screening.
  • 25.1% 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.
  • 24.3% 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.
  • 18.8% of adult population in the age group of 18 to 64 have not taken health insurance. In other words 81.2% 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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