Lawton (Oklahoma) : Health Conditions and Public Awareness Report

According to year 2015 data published by CDC, out of 96867 adults living in Lawton around 35938 adults are suffering from High Blood Pressure. We have gathered information from government databases about health of adult population of Lawton 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 : Lawton
  • State : Oklahoma
  • Location : (34.6170564899, -98.4203934803)
  • Adult Population : 96867

Major Health Conditions among people of Lawton (Oklahoma)

  • Around 35938 adults in Lawton are suffering from High Blood Pressure. It makes around 37.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 31579 adults in Lawton are suffering from High Cholesterol. It makes around 32.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 26251 adults in Lawton are suffering from Arthritis. It makes around 27.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 18889 adults in Lawton are suffering from Teeth Loss. It makes around 19.5% of adult population of this city.
  • Mental Health of around 14433 adults in Lawton was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 14.9% of adult population of this city.
  • Physical Health of around 14239 adults in Lawton was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 14.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 11624 adults in Lawton are suffering from Diabetes. It makes around 12% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 9784 adults in Lawton were suffering from Asthma during year 2016. It makes around 10.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 7749 adults in Lawton were suffering from COPD(Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) during year 2016. It makes around 8% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 6878 adults in Lawton are suffering from Coronary Heart Disease. It makes around 7.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Till year 2016 around 5812 adults in Lawton were suffering from Cancer(except skin cancer). It makes around 6% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 3584 adults in Lawton have suffered from Stroke at some point in their adult life. It makes around 3.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Kidneys of 3100 adults in Lawton were not functioning properly due to Chronic Kidney Disease till year 2016. It makes around 3.2% of adult population of this city.

Unhealthy Behaviors found in people of Lawton (Oklahoma)

Following unhealthy behaviors were reported among the adult population of Lawton
  • 33807 adults, i.e. 34.9% of adult population of this city, are suffering from lack of sleep, which means they are sleeping for less than 7 hours per day.
  • 31288 adults, i.e. 32.3% 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
  • 31094 adults, i.e. 32.1% of adult population of this city, are physically inactive. Physical Inactivity as a behavioral trait can be an invitation to various diseases.
  • 21601 adults, i.e. 22.3% 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.
  • 12108 adults, i.e. 12.5% 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 Lawton (Oklahoma)

Following preventive measures were reported by the adult population of Lawton to keep them on safer side. It is something good which should be further improved.
  • 76.1% of women in age group of 21-65 have gone through Pap Smear Test during year 2016.
  • 71.1% of women in age group 50-74 have gone through Mammography during year 2016.
  • 68582 adults, i.e. 70.8% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Cholesterol Screening.
  • 67710 adults, i.e. 69.9% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Annual Checkup.
  • 59961 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
  • 55311 adults, i.e. 57.1% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Dental Visit.
  • 54924 adults, i.e. 56.7% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Colorectal Cancer Screening.
  • 40.4% 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.
  • 28.4% 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.
  • 18.2% of adult population in the age group of 18 to 64 have not taken health insurance. In other words 81.8% 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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