Kansas City (Kansas) : Health Conditions and Public Awareness Report

According to year 2015 data published by CDC, out of 145786 adults living in Kansas City around 52046 adults are suffering from High Blood Pressure. We have gathered information from government databases about health of adult population of Kansas City 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 : Kansas City
  • State : Kansas
  • Location : (39.1234621409, -94.7441921112)
  • Adult Population : 145786

Major Health Conditions among people of Kansas City (Kansas)

  • Around 52046 adults in Kansas City are suffering from High Blood Pressure. It makes around 35.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 50005 adults in Kansas City are suffering from High Cholesterol. It makes around 34.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 34989 adults in Kansas City are suffering from Arthritis. It makes around 24% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 31927 adults in Kansas City are suffering from Teeth Loss. It makes around 21.9% of adult population of this city.
  • Physical Health of around 19973 adults in Kansas City was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 13.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Mental Health of around 19681 adults in Kansas City was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 13.5% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 19244 adults in Kansas City are suffering from Diabetes. It makes around 13.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 15453 adults in Kansas City were suffering from Asthma during year 2016. It makes around 10.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 11663 adults in Kansas City were suffering from COPD(Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) during year 2016. It makes around 8% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 10351 adults in Kansas City are suffering from Coronary Heart Disease. It makes around 7.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Till year 2016 around 8310 adults in Kansas City were suffering from Cancer(except skin cancer). It makes around 5.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 5977 adults in Kansas City have suffered from Stroke at some point in their adult life. It makes around 4.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Kidneys of 5103 adults in Kansas City 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 Kansas City (Kansas)

Following unhealthy behaviors were reported among the adult population of Kansas City
  • 63854 adults, i.e. 43.8% 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
  • 53795 adults, i.e. 36.9% of adult population of this city, are suffering from lack of sleep, which means they are sleeping for less than 7 hours per day.
  • 51900 adults, i.e. 35.6% of adult population of this city, are physically inactive. Physical Inactivity as a behavioral trait can be an invitation to various diseases.
  • 36155 adults, i.e. 24.8% 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.
  • 20410 adults, i.e. 14% 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 Kansas City (Kansas)

Following preventive measures were reported by the adult population of Kansas City to keep them on safer side. It is something good which should be further improved.
  • 70.9% of women in age group of 21-65 have gone through Pap Smear Test during year 2016.
  • 98843 adults, i.e. 67.8% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Cholesterol Screening.
  • 67.3% of women in age group 50-74 have gone through Mammography during year 2016.
  • 96510 adults, i.e. 66.2% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Annual Checkup.
  • 89658 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
  • 80620 adults, i.e. 55.3% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Colorectal Cancer Screening.
  • 75955 adults, i.e. 52.1% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Dental Visit.
  • 29.4% 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.
  • 25.4% of adult population in the age group of 18 to 64 have not taken health insurance. In other words 74.6% adults in 18-64 age group have taken health insurance, which is a good thing.
  • 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.

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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