Palm Coast (Florida) : Health Conditions and Public Awareness Report

According to year 2015 data published by CDC, out of 75180 adults living in Palm Coast around 23682 adults are suffering from High Cholesterol. We have gathered information from government databases about health of adult population of Palm Coast 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 : Palm Coast
  • State : Florida
  • Location : (29.5405590976, -81.2508206143)
  • Adult Population : 75180

Major Health Conditions among people of Palm Coast (Florida)

  • Around 23682 adults in Palm Coast are suffering from High Cholesterol. It makes around 31.5% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 22404 adults in Palm Coast are suffering from High Blood Pressure. It makes around 29.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 16690 adults in Palm Coast are suffering from Arthritis. It makes around 22.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 12104 adults in Palm Coast are suffering from Teeth Loss. It makes around 16.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Mental Health of around 9999 adults in Palm Coast was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 13.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Physical Health of around 9548 adults in Palm Coast was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 12.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 7368 adults in Palm Coast are suffering from Diabetes. It makes around 9.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 6014 adults in Palm Coast were suffering from Asthma during year 2016. It makes around 8% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 5338 adults in Palm Coast were suffering from COPD(Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) during year 2016. It makes around 7.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Till year 2016 around 4812 adults in Palm Coast were suffering from Cancer(except skin cancer). It makes around 6.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 4586 adults in Palm Coast are suffering from Coronary Heart Disease. It makes around 6.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 2331 adults in Palm Coast have suffered from Stroke at some point in their adult life. It makes around 3.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Kidneys of 2105 adults in Palm Coast were not functioning properly due to Chronic Kidney Disease till year 2016. It makes around 2.8% of adult population of this city.

Unhealthy Behaviors found in people of Palm Coast (Florida)

Following unhealthy behaviors were reported among the adult population of Palm Coast
  • 27215 adults, i.e. 36.2% of adult population of this city, are suffering from lack of sleep, which means they are sleeping for less than 7 hours per day.
  • 20975 adults, i.e. 27.9% of adult population of this city, are physically inactive. Physical Inactivity as a behavioral trait can be an invitation to various diseases.
  • 20675 adults, i.e. 27.5% 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
  • 15487 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.
  • 13758 adults, i.e. 18.3% 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 Palm Coast (Florida)

Following preventive measures were reported by the adult population of Palm Coast to keep them on safer side. It is something good which should be further improved.
  • 57663 adults, i.e. 76.7% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Annual Checkup.
  • 57137 adults, i.e. 76% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Cholesterol Screening.
  • 75.5% of women in age group 50-74 have gone through Mammography during year 2016.
  • 74.1% of women in age group of 21-65 have gone through Pap Smear Test during year 2016.
  • 48942 adults, i.e. 65.1% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Colorectal Cancer Screening.
  • 48341 adults, i.e. 64.3% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Dental Visit.
  • 44807 adults, i.e. 59.6% 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
  • 35.6% 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.
  • 31.3% 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.
  • 19.7% of adult population in the age group of 18 to 64 have not taken health insurance. In other words 80.3% 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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