Lawrence (Massachusetts) : Health Conditions and Public Awareness Report

According to year 2015 data published by CDC, out of 76377 adults living in Lawrence around 25739 adults are suffering from High Cholesterol. We have gathered information from government databases about health of adult population of Lawrence 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 : Lawrence
  • State : Massachusetts
  • Location : (42.7002772201, -71.1626790341)
  • Adult Population : 76377

Major Health Conditions among people of Lawrence (Massachusetts)

  • Around 25739 adults in Lawrence are suffering from High Cholesterol. It makes around 33.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 23906 adults in Lawrence are suffering from High Blood Pressure. It makes around 31.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 19705 adults in Lawrence are suffering from Teeth Loss. It makes around 25.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 19247 adults in Lawrence are suffering from Arthritis. It makes around 25.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Physical Health of around 13137 adults in Lawrence was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 17.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Mental Health of around 12449 adults in Lawrence was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 16.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 11686 adults in Lawrence are suffering from Diabetes. It makes around 15.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 8631 adults in Lawrence were suffering from Asthma during year 2016. It makes around 11.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 5881 adults in Lawrence are suffering from Coronary Heart Disease. It makes around 7.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 5881 adults in Lawrence were suffering from COPD(Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) during year 2016. It makes around 7.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Till year 2016 around 3972 adults in Lawrence were suffering from Cancer(except skin cancer). It makes around 5.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Kidneys of 2902 adults in Lawrence were not functioning properly due to Chronic Kidney Disease till year 2016. It makes around 3.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 2902 adults in Lawrence have suffered from Stroke at some point in their adult life. It makes around 3.8% of adult population of this city.

Unhealthy Behaviors found in people of Lawrence (Massachusetts)

Following unhealthy behaviors were reported among the adult population of Lawrence
  • 30704 adults, i.e. 40.2% of adult population of this city, are suffering from lack of sleep, which means they are sleeping for less than 7 hours per day.
  • 26197 adults, i.e. 34.3% of adult population of this city, are physically inactive. Physical Inactivity as a behavioral trait can be an invitation to various diseases.
  • 24975 adults, i.e. 32.7% 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
  • 15734 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.
  • 10922 adults, i.e. 14.3% 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 Lawrence (Massachusetts)

Following preventive measures were reported by the adult population of Lawrence to keep them on safer side. It is something good which should be further improved.
  • 76% of women in age group of 21-65 have gone through Pap Smear Test during year 2016.
  • 57741 adults, i.e. 75.6% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Annual Checkup.
  • 71.4% of women in age group 50-74 have gone through Mammography during year 2016.
  • 53693 adults, i.e. 70.3% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Cholesterol Screening.
  • 44986 adults, i.e. 58.9% 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
  • 42160 adults, i.e. 55.2% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Colorectal Cancer Screening.
  • 41778 adults, i.e. 54.7% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Dental Visit.
  • 21.8% of adult population in the age group of 18 to 64 have not taken health insurance. In other words 78.2% adults in 18-64 age group have taken health insurance, which is a good thing.
  • 20.8% 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.
  • 17.7% 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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