Largo (Florida) : Health Conditions and Public Awareness Report

According to year 2015 data published by CDC, out of 77648 adults living in Largo around 23139 adults are suffering from High Cholesterol. We have gathered information from government databases about health of adult population of Largo 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 : Largo
  • State : Florida
  • Location : (27.9090907734, -82.7714203383)
  • Adult Population : 77648

Major Health Conditions among people of Largo (Florida)

  • Around 23139 adults in Largo are suffering from High Cholesterol. It makes around 29.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 22052 adults in Largo are suffering from High Blood Pressure. It makes around 28.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 18092 adults in Largo are suffering from Arthritis. It makes around 23.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 13977 adults in Largo are suffering from Teeth Loss. It makes around 18% of adult population of this city.
  • Mental Health of around 11181 adults in Largo was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 14.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Physical Health of around 10560 adults in Largo was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 13.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 7144 adults in Largo are suffering from Diabetes. It makes around 9.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 6289 adults in Largo were suffering from Asthma during year 2016. It makes around 8.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 6289 adults in Largo were suffering from COPD(Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) during year 2016. It makes around 8.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 5202 adults in Largo are suffering from Coronary Heart Disease. It makes around 6.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Till year 2016 around 4892 adults in Largo were suffering from Cancer(except skin cancer). It makes around 6.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 2485 adults in Largo have suffered from Stroke at some point in their adult life. It makes around 3.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Kidneys of 2174 adults in Largo were not functioning properly due to Chronic Kidney Disease till year 2016. It makes around 2.8% of adult population of this city.

Unhealthy Behaviors found in people of Largo (Florida)

Following unhealthy behaviors were reported among the adult population of Largo
  • 30904 adults, i.e. 39.8% of adult population of this city, are suffering from lack of sleep, which means they are sleeping for less than 7 hours per day.
  • 22363 adults, i.e. 28.8% 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
  • 22207 adults, i.e. 28.6% of adult population of this city, are physically inactive. Physical Inactivity as a behavioral trait can be an invitation to various diseases.
  • 17937 adults, i.e. 23.1% 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.
  • 15995 adults, i.e. 20.6% 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 Largo (Florida)

Following preventive measures were reported by the adult population of Largo to keep them on safer side. It is something good which should be further improved.
  • 58158 adults, i.e. 74.9% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Cholesterol Screening.
  • 57149 adults, i.e. 73.6% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Annual Checkup.
  • 71.5% of women in age group of 21-65 have gone through Pap Smear Test during year 2016.
  • 71.3% of women in age group 50-74 have gone through Mammography during year 2016.
  • 48608 adults, i.e. 62.6% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Colorectal Cancer Screening.
  • 45346 adults, i.e. 58.4% 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
  • 44725 adults, i.e. 57.6% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Dental Visit.
  • 34.4% 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.
  • 33.9% 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.
  • 20.9% of adult population in the age group of 18 to 64 have not taken health insurance. In other words 79.1% 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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