Kalamazoo (Michigan) : Health Conditions and Public Awareness Report

According to year 2015 data published by CDC, out of 74262 adults living in Kalamazoo around 24655 adults are suffering from High Blood Pressure. We have gathered information from government databases about health of adult population of Kalamazoo 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 : Kalamazoo
  • State : Michigan
  • Location : (42.2748756474, -85.588188576)
  • Adult Population : 74262

Major Health Conditions among people of Kalamazoo (Michigan)

  • Around 24655 adults in Kalamazoo are suffering from High Blood Pressure. It makes around 33.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 24061 adults in Kalamazoo are suffering from High Cholesterol. It makes around 32.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 23541 adults in Kalamazoo are suffering from Arthritis. It makes around 31.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 12402 adults in Kalamazoo are suffering from Teeth Loss. It makes around 16.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Physical Health of around 11585 adults in Kalamazoo was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 15.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Mental Health of around 11214 adults in Kalamazoo was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 15.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 8837 adults in Kalamazoo are suffering from Diabetes. It makes around 11.9% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 8763 adults in Kalamazoo were suffering from Asthma during year 2016. It makes around 11.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 6609 adults in Kalamazoo were suffering from COPD(Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) during year 2016. It makes around 8.9% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 5198 adults in Kalamazoo are suffering from Coronary Heart Disease. It makes around 7% of adult population of this city.
  • Till year 2016 around 4827 adults in Kalamazoo were suffering from Cancer(except skin cancer). It makes around 6.5% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 2970 adults in Kalamazoo have suffered from Stroke at some point in their adult life. It makes around 4% of adult population of this city.
  • Kidneys of 2599 adults in Kalamazoo were not functioning properly due to Chronic Kidney Disease till year 2016. It makes around 3.5% of adult population of this city.

Unhealthy Behaviors found in people of Kalamazoo (Michigan)

Following unhealthy behaviors were reported among the adult population of Kalamazoo
  • 30967 adults, i.e. 41.7% 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
  • 29259 adults, i.e. 39.4% of adult population of this city, are suffering from lack of sleep, which means they are sleeping for less than 7 hours per day.
  • 18714 adults, i.e. 25.2% of adult population of this city, are physically inactive. Physical Inactivity as a behavioral trait can be an invitation to various diseases.
  • 15744 adults, i.e. 21.2% 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.
  • 13516 adults, i.e. 18.2% 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 Kalamazoo (Michigan)

Following preventive measures were reported by the adult population of Kalamazoo to keep them on safer side. It is something good which should be further improved.
  • 78.9% of women in age group of 21-65 have gone through Pap Smear Test during year 2016.
  • 74.6% of women in age group 50-74 have gone through Mammography during year 2016.
  • 54360 adults, i.e. 73.2% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Cholesterol Screening.
  • 53246 adults, i.e. 71.7% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Annual Checkup.
  • 49458 adults, i.e. 66.6% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Colorectal Cancer Screening.
  • 46711 adults, i.e. 62.9% 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
  • 45597 adults, i.e. 61.4% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Dental Visit.
  • 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.
  • 31.7% 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.
  • 13% of adult population in the age group of 18 to 64 have not taken health insurance. In other words 87% 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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