Peoria (Illinois) : Health Conditions and Public Awareness Report

According to year 2015 data published by CDC, out of 115007 adults living in Peoria around 37262 adults are suffering from High Blood Pressure. We have gathered information from government databases about health of adult population of Peoria 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 : Peoria
  • State : Illinois
  • Location : (40.7515684146, -89.615255458)
  • Adult Population : 115007

Major Health Conditions among people of Peoria (Illinois)

  • Around 37262 adults in Peoria are suffering from High Blood Pressure. It makes around 32.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 36227 adults in Peoria are suffering from High Cholesterol. It makes around 31.5% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 30247 adults in Peoria are suffering from Arthritis. It makes around 26.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 19091 adults in Peoria are suffering from Teeth Loss. It makes around 16.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Physical Health of around 15871 adults in Peoria was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 13.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Mental Health of around 15181 adults in Peoria was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 13.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 12306 adults in Peoria are suffering from Diabetes. It makes around 10.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 11616 adults in Peoria were suffering from Asthma during year 2016. It makes around 10.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 8050 adults in Peoria were suffering from COPD(Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) during year 2016. It makes around 7% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 7245 adults in Peoria are suffering from Coronary Heart Disease. It makes around 6.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Till year 2016 around 7130 adults in Peoria were suffering from Cancer(except skin cancer). It makes around 6.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 4025 adults in Peoria have suffered from Stroke at some point in their adult life. It makes around 3.5% of adult population of this city.
  • Kidneys of 3565 adults in Peoria were not functioning properly due to Chronic Kidney Disease till year 2016. It makes around 3.1% of adult population of this city.

Unhealthy Behaviors found in people of Peoria (Illinois)

Following unhealthy behaviors were reported among the adult population of Peoria
  • 41748 adults, i.e. 36.3% 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
  • 39332 adults, i.e. 34.2% of adult population of this city, are suffering from lack of sleep, which means they are sleeping for less than 7 hours per day.
  • 30132 adults, i.e. 26.2% of adult population of this city, are physically inactive. Physical Inactivity as a behavioral trait can be an invitation to various diseases.
  • 23576 adults, i.e. 20.5% 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.
  • 21391 adults, i.e. 18.6% 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 Peoria (Illinois)

Following preventive measures were reported by the adult population of Peoria to keep them on safer side. It is something good which should be further improved.
  • 78.4% of women in age group of 21-65 have gone through Pap Smear Test during year 2016.
  • 84875 adults, i.e. 73.8% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Cholesterol Screening.
  • 73% of women in age group 50-74 have gone through Mammography during year 2016.
  • 79700 adults, i.e. 69.3% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Annual Checkup.
  • 71534 adults, i.e. 62.2% 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
  • 71074 adults, i.e. 61.8% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Colorectal Cancer Screening.
  • 67969 adults, i.e. 59.1% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Dental Visit.
  • 35% 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.
  • 30.5% 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.
  • 12.3% of adult population in the age group of 18 to 64 have not taken health insurance. In other words 87.7% 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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