New York (New York) : Health Conditions and Public Awareness Report

According to year 2015 data published by CDC, out of 8175133 adults living in New York around 2575167 adults are suffering from High Cholesterol. We have gathered information from government databases about health of adult population of New York 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 York
  • State : New York
  • Location : (40.694960689, -73.9313850409)
  • Adult Population : 8175133

Major Health Conditions among people of New York (New York)

  • Around 2575167 adults in New York are suffering from High Cholesterol. It makes around 31.5% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 2370789 adults in New York are suffering from High Blood Pressure. It makes around 29% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 1757654 adults in New York are suffering from Arthritis. It makes around 21.5% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 1250795 adults in New York are suffering from Teeth Loss. It makes around 15.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Physical Health of around 1013716 adults in New York was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 12.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Mental Health of around 997366 adults in New York was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 12.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 948315 adults in New York are suffering from Diabetes. It makes around 11.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 858389 adults in New York were suffering from Asthma during year 2016. It makes around 10.5% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 490508 adults in New York were suffering from COPD(Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) during year 2016. It makes around 6% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 474158 adults in New York are suffering from Coronary Heart Disease. It makes around 5.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Till year 2016 around 441457 adults in New York were suffering from Cancer(except skin cancer). It makes around 5.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 261604 adults in New York have suffered from Stroke at some point in their adult life. It makes around 3.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Kidneys of 245254 adults in New York were not functioning properly due to Chronic Kidney Disease till year 2016. It makes around 3% of adult population of this city.

Unhealthy Behaviors found in people of New York (New York)

Following unhealthy behaviors were reported among the adult population of New York
  • 3261878 adults, i.e. 39.9% of adult population of this city, are suffering from lack of sleep, which means they are sleeping for less than 7 hours per day.
  • 2305388 adults, i.e. 28.2% of adult population of this city, are physically inactive. Physical Inactivity as a behavioral trait can be an invitation to various diseases.
  • 2051958 adults, i.e. 25.1% 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
  • 1512400 adults, i.e. 18.5% 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.
  • 1324372 adults, i.e. 16.2% 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.

Preventive Measures taken by people of New York (New York)

Following preventive measures were reported by the adult population of New York to keep them on safer side. It is something good which should be further improved.
  • 77.4% of women in age group of 21-65 have gone through Pap Smear Test during year 2016.
  • 6229451 adults, i.e. 76.2% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Cholesterol Screening.
  • 75.2% of women in age group 50-74 have gone through Mammography during year 2016.
  • 6065949 adults, i.e. 74.2% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Annual Checkup.
  • 5174859 adults, i.e. 63.3% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Dental Visit.
  • 5109458 adults, i.e. 62.5% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Colorectal Cancer Screening.
  • 4774278 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
  • 28% 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.
  • 27.7% 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.
  • 14.7% of adult population in the age group of 18 to 64 have not taken health insurance. In other words 85.3% 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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