New Haven (Connecticut) : Health Conditions and Public Awareness Report

According to year 2015 data published by CDC, out of 129779 adults living in New Haven around 46850 adults are suffering from High Blood Pressure. We have gathered information from government databases about health of adult population of New Haven 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 : New Haven
  • State : Connecticut
  • Location : (41.3113869392, -72.9247595793)
  • Adult Population : 129779

Major Health Conditions among people of New Haven (Connecticut)

  • Around 46850 adults in New Haven are suffering from High Blood Pressure. It makes around 36.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 41789 adults in New Haven are suffering from High Cholesterol. It makes around 32.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 32575 adults in New Haven are suffering from Arthritis. It makes around 25.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 22062 adults in New Haven are suffering from Teeth Loss. It makes around 17% of adult population of this city.
  • Mental Health of around 17910 adults in New Haven was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 13.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Physical Health of around 17780 adults in New Haven was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 13.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 16482 adults in New Haven are suffering from Diabetes. It makes around 12.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 14535 adults in New Haven were suffering from Asthma during year 2016. It makes around 11.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 9474 adults in New Haven were suffering from COPD(Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) during year 2016. It makes around 7.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 7787 adults in New Haven are suffering from Coronary Heart Disease. It makes around 6% of adult population of this city.
  • Till year 2016 around 7657 adults in New Haven were suffering from Cancer(except skin cancer). It makes around 5.9% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 4932 adults in New Haven have suffered from Stroke at some point in their adult life. It makes around 3.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Kidneys of 4412 adults in New Haven were not functioning properly due to Chronic Kidney Disease till year 2016. It makes around 3.4% of adult population of this city.

Unhealthy Behaviors found in people of New Haven (Connecticut)

Following unhealthy behaviors were reported among the adult population of New Haven
  • 52950 adults, i.e. 40.8% of adult population of this city, are suffering from lack of sleep, which means they are sleeping for less than 7 hours per day.
  • 44514 adults, i.e. 34.3% 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
  • 36338 adults, i.e. 28% of adult population of this city, are physically inactive. Physical Inactivity as a behavioral trait can be an invitation to various diseases.
  • 24139 adults, i.e. 18.6% 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.
  • 18039 adults, i.e. 13.9% 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 New Haven (Connecticut)

Following preventive measures were reported by the adult population of New Haven to keep them on safer side. It is something good which should be further improved.
  • 79.9% of women in age group 50-74 have gone through Mammography during year 2016.
  • 97983 adults, i.e. 75.5% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Cholesterol Screening.
  • 96036 adults, i.e. 74% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Annual Checkup.
  • 88639 adults, i.e. 68.3% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Colorectal Cancer Screening.
  • 85914 adults, i.e. 66.2% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Dental Visit.
  • 78257 adults, i.e. 60.3% 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
  • 27.1% 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.
  • 26.2% 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.
  • 13.8% of adult population in the age group of 18 to 64 have not taken health insurance. In other words 86.2% 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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