Paterson (New Jersey) : Health Conditions and Public Awareness Report

According to year 2015 data published by CDC, out of 146199 adults living in Paterson around 55848 adults are suffering from High Blood Pressure. We have gathered information from government databases about health of adult population of Paterson 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 : Paterson
  • State : New Jersey
  • Location : (40.9146874977, -74.1624181271)
  • Adult Population : 146199

Major Health Conditions among people of Paterson (New Jersey)

  • Around 55848 adults in Paterson are suffering from High Blood Pressure. It makes around 38.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 48684 adults in Paterson are suffering from High Cholesterol. It makes around 33.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 36404 adults in Paterson are suffering from Arthritis. It makes around 24.9% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 35380 adults in Paterson are suffering from Teeth Loss. It makes around 24.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Physical Health of around 25585 adults in Paterson was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 17.5% of adult population of this city.
  • Mental Health of around 22368 adults in Paterson was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 15.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 21491 adults in Paterson are suffering from Diabetes. It makes around 14.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 14328 adults in Paterson were suffering from Asthma during year 2016. It makes around 9.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 11988 adults in Paterson were suffering from COPD(Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) during year 2016. It makes around 8.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 11111 adults in Paterson are suffering from Coronary Heart Disease. It makes around 7.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Till year 2016 around 7310 adults in Paterson were suffering from Cancer(except skin cancer). It makes around 5% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 6433 adults in Paterson have suffered from Stroke at some point in their adult life. It makes around 4.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Kidneys of 5848 adults in Paterson were not functioning properly due to Chronic Kidney Disease till year 2016. It makes around 4% of adult population of this city.

Unhealthy Behaviors found in people of Paterson (New Jersey)

Following unhealthy behaviors were reported among the adult population of Paterson
  • 64766 adults, i.e. 44.3% of adult population of this city, are physically inactive. Physical Inactivity as a behavioral trait can be an invitation to various diseases.
  • 63012 adults, i.e. 43.1% of adult population of this city, are suffering from lack of sleep, which means they are sleeping for less than 7 hours per day.
  • 57602 adults, i.e. 39.4% 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
  • 31871 adults, i.e. 21.8% 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.
  • 18860 adults, i.e. 12.9% 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 Paterson (New Jersey)

Following preventive measures were reported by the adult population of Paterson to keep them on safer side. It is something good which should be further improved.
  • 112719 adults, i.e. 77.1% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Annual Checkup.
  • 74.7% of women in age group of 21-65 have gone through Pap Smear Test during year 2016.
  • 105409 adults, i.e. 72.1% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Cholesterol Screening.
  • 70.4% of women in age group 50-74 have gone through Mammography during year 2016.
  • 90790 adults, i.e. 62.1% 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
  • 76170 adults, i.e. 52.1% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Dental Visit.
  • 65790 adults, i.e. 45% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Colorectal Cancer Screening.
  • 28% of adult population in the age group of 18 to 64 have not taken health insurance. In other words 72% adults in 18-64 age group have taken health insurance, which is a good thing.
  • 23.2% 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.
  • 19.2% 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.

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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