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

According to year 2015 data published by CDC, out of 70145 adults living in Jacksonville around 24621 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 : North Carolin
  • Location : (34.7331103037, -77.3951822819)
  • Adult Population : 70145

Major Health Conditions among people of Jacksonville (North Carolin)

  • Around 24621 adults in Jacksonville are suffering from High Blood Pressure. It makes around 35.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 23218 adults in Jacksonville are suffering from High Cholesterol. It makes around 33.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 17747 adults in Jacksonville are suffering from Arthritis. It makes around 25.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 12766 adults in Jacksonville are suffering from Teeth Loss. It makes around 18.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Mental Health of around 9329 adults in Jacksonville was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 13.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Physical Health of around 8838 adults in Jacksonville was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 12.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 7716 adults in Jacksonville are suffering from Diabetes. It makes around 11% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 5892 adults in Jacksonville were suffering from Asthma during year 2016. It makes around 8.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 4559 adults in Jacksonville were suffering from COPD(Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) during year 2016. It makes around 6.5% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 4419 adults in Jacksonville are suffering from Coronary Heart Disease. It makes around 6.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Till year 2016 around 4209 adults in Jacksonville were suffering from Cancer(except skin cancer). It makes around 6% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 2385 adults in Jacksonville have suffered from Stroke at some point in their adult life. It makes around 3.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Kidneys of 2104 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 (North Carolin)

Following unhealthy behaviors were reported among the adult population of Jacksonville
  • 27286 adults, i.e. 38.9% of adult population of this city, are suffering from lack of sleep, which means they are sleeping for less than 7 hours per day.
  • 21815 adults, i.e. 31.1% 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
  • 17115 adults, i.e. 24.4% of adult population of this city, are physically inactive. Physical Inactivity as a behavioral trait can be an invitation to various diseases.
  • 14450 adults, i.e. 20.6% 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.
  • 11925 adults, i.e. 17% 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 (North Carolin)

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.
  • 79.6% of women in age group of 21-65 have gone through Pap Smear Test during year 2016.
  • 53731 adults, i.e. 76.6% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Cholesterol Screening.
  • 52328 adults, i.e. 74.6% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Annual Checkup.
  • 74.5% of women in age group 50-74 have gone through Mammography during year 2016.
  • 46296 adults, i.e. 66% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Dental Visit.
  • 45384 adults, i.e. 64.7% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Colorectal Cancer Screening.
  • 43420 adults, i.e. 61.9% 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
  • 38.4% 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.
  • 32.9% 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.
  • 17.4% of adult population in the age group of 18 to 64 have not taken health insurance. In other words 82.6% 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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