Oxnard (California) : Health Conditions and Public Awareness Report

According to year 2015 data published by CDC, out of 197899 adults living in Oxnard around 61349 adults are suffering from High Cholesterol. We have gathered information from government databases about health of adult population of Oxnard 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 : Oxnard
  • State : California
  • Location : (34.1959237731, -119.18187657)
  • Adult Population : 197899

Major Health Conditions among people of Oxnard (California)

  • Around 61349 adults in Oxnard are suffering from High Cholesterol. It makes around 31% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 58776 adults in Oxnard are suffering from High Blood Pressure. It makes around 29.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 38392 adults in Oxnard are suffering from Arthritis. It makes around 19.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 29487 adults in Oxnard are suffering from Teeth Loss. It makes around 14.9% of adult population of this city.
  • Physical Health of around 28102 adults in Oxnard was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 14.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Mental Health of around 26123 adults in Oxnard was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 13.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 24342 adults in Oxnard are suffering from Diabetes. It makes around 12.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 17217 adults in Oxnard were suffering from Asthma during year 2016. It makes around 8.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 12270 adults in Oxnard are suffering from Coronary Heart Disease. It makes around 6.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 11676 adults in Oxnard were suffering from COPD(Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) during year 2016. It makes around 5.9% of adult population of this city.
  • Till year 2016 around 10291 adults in Oxnard were suffering from Cancer(except skin cancer). It makes around 5.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Kidneys of 6531 adults in Oxnard were not functioning properly due to Chronic Kidney Disease till year 2016. It makes around 3.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 6333 adults in Oxnard have suffered from Stroke at some point in their adult life. It makes around 3.2% of adult population of this city.

Unhealthy Behaviors found in people of Oxnard (California)

Following unhealthy behaviors were reported among the adult population of Oxnard
  • 72629 adults, i.e. 36.7% of adult population of this city, are suffering from lack of sleep, which means they are sleeping for less than 7 hours per day.
  • 56995 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
  • 55412 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.
  • 31070 adults, i.e. 15.7% 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.
  • 29289 adults, i.e. 14.8% 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 Oxnard (California)

Following preventive measures were reported by the adult population of Oxnard to keep them on safer side. It is something good which should be further improved.
  • 79.1% of women in age group of 21-65 have gone through Pap Smear Test during year 2016.
  • 74.3% of women in age group 50-74 have gone through Mammography during year 2016.
  • 139915 adults, i.e. 70.7% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Cholesterol Screening.
  • 125072 adults, i.e. 63.2% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Colorectal Cancer Screening.
  • 124676 adults, i.e. 63% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Annual Checkup.
  • 112407 adults, i.e. 56.8% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Dental Visit.
  • 105480 adults, i.e. 53.3% 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
  • 28.2% 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.
  • 27.4% 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.
  • 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.

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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