Jacksonville (Florida) : Health Conditions and Public Awareness Report

According to year 2015 data published by CDC, out of 821784 adults living in Jacksonville around 276941 adults are suffering from High Blood Pressure. We have gathered information from government databases about health of adult population of Jacksonville 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 : Jacksonville
  • State : Florida
  • Location : (30.3319820139, -81.6752266207)
  • Adult Population : 821784

Major Health Conditions among people of Jacksonville (Florida)

  • Around 276941 adults in Jacksonville are suffering from High Blood Pressure. It makes around 33.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 263793 adults in Jacksonville are suffering from High Cholesterol. It makes around 32.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 185723 adults in Jacksonville are suffering from Arthritis. It makes around 22.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 153674 adults in Jacksonville are suffering from Teeth Loss. It makes around 18.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Mental Health of around 111763 adults in Jacksonville was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 13.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Physical Health of around 110119 adults in Jacksonville was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 13.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 91218 adults in Jacksonville are suffering from Diabetes. It makes around 11.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 67386 adults in Jacksonville were suffering from Asthma during year 2016. It makes around 8.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 63277 adults in Jacksonville were suffering from COPD(Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) during year 2016. It makes around 7.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 53416 adults in Jacksonville are suffering from Coronary Heart Disease. It makes around 6.5% of adult population of this city.
  • Till year 2016 around 50129 adults in Jacksonville were suffering from Cancer(except skin cancer). It makes around 6.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 29584 adults in Jacksonville have suffered from Stroke at some point in their adult life. It makes around 3.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Kidneys of 24654 adults in Jacksonville 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 Jacksonville (Florida)

Following unhealthy behaviors were reported among the adult population of Jacksonville
  • 313100 adults, i.e. 38.1% of adult population of this city, are suffering from lack of sleep, which means they are sleeping for less than 7 hours per day.
  • 258040 adults, i.e. 31.4% 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
  • 234208 adults, i.e. 28.5% of adult population of this city, are physically inactive. Physical Inactivity as a behavioral trait can be an invitation to various diseases.
  • 166000 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.
  • 152852 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.

Preventive Measures taken by people of Jacksonville (Florida)

Following preventive measures were reported by the adult population of Jacksonville to keep them on safer side. It is something good which should be further improved.
  • 79% of women in age group of 21-65 have gone through Pap Smear Test during year 2016.
  • 627843 adults, i.e. 76.4% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Cholesterol Screening.
  • 619625 adults, i.e. 75.4% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Annual Checkup.
  • 75.4% of women in age group 50-74 have gone through Mammography during year 2016.
  • 521833 adults, i.e. 63.5% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Colorectal Cancer Screening.
  • 516080 adults, i.e. 62.8% 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
  • 471704 adults, i.e. 57.4% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Dental Visit.
  • 33.3% 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.
  • 29.4% 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.
  • 20.6% of adult population in the age group of 18 to 64 have not taken health insurance. In other words 79.4% 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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