Port St. Lucie (Florida) : Health Conditions and Public Awareness Report

According to year 2015 data published by CDC, out of 164603 adults living in Port St. Lucie around 50204 adults are suffering from High Cholesterol. We have gathered information from government databases about health of adult population of Port St. Lucie 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 : Port St. Lucie
  • State : Florida
  • Location : (27.2808680308, -80.3832154574)
  • Adult Population : 164603

Major Health Conditions among people of Port St. Lucie (Florida)

  • Around 50204 adults in Port St. Lucie are suffering from High Cholesterol. It makes around 30.5% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 47570 adults in Port St. Lucie are suffering from High Blood Pressure. It makes around 28.9% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 36377 adults in Port St. Lucie are suffering from Arthritis. It makes around 22.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 25184 adults in Port St. Lucie are suffering from Teeth Loss. It makes around 15.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Physical Health of around 22221 adults in Port St. Lucie was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 13.5% of adult population of this city.
  • Mental Health of around 21728 adults in Port St. Lucie was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 13.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 16954 adults in Port St. Lucie are suffering from Diabetes. It makes around 10.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 13497 adults in Port St. Lucie were suffering from Asthma during year 2016. It makes around 8.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 12181 adults in Port St. Lucie were suffering from COPD(Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) during year 2016. It makes around 7.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 10699 adults in Port St. Lucie are suffering from Coronary Heart Disease. It makes around 6.5% of adult population of this city.
  • Till year 2016 around 9876 adults in Port St. Lucie were suffering from Cancer(except skin cancer). It makes around 6% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 5267 adults in Port St. Lucie have suffered from Stroke at some point in their adult life. It makes around 3.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Kidneys of 4609 adults in Port St. Lucie 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 Port St. Lucie (Florida)

Following unhealthy behaviors were reported among the adult population of Port St. Lucie
  • 61891 adults, i.e. 37.6% of adult population of this city, are suffering from lack of sleep, which means they are sleeping for less than 7 hours per day.
  • 49875 adults, i.e. 30.3% of adult population of this city, are physically inactive. Physical Inactivity as a behavioral trait can be an invitation to various diseases.
  • 49710 adults, i.e. 30.2% 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
  • 34073 adults, i.e. 20.7% 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.
  • 30452 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.

Preventive Measures taken by people of Port St. Lucie (Florida)

Following preventive measures were reported by the adult population of Port St. Lucie to keep them on safer side. It is something good which should be further improved.
  • 79.3% of women in age group of 21-65 have gone through Pap Smear Test during year 2016.
  • 77.6% of women in age group 50-74 have gone through Mammography during year 2016.
  • 123946 adults, i.e. 75.3% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Annual Checkup.
  • 123781 adults, i.e. 75.2% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Cholesterol Screening.
  • 107980 adults, i.e. 65.6% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Colorectal Cancer Screening.
  • 103535 adults, i.e. 62.9% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Dental Visit.
  • 97280 adults, i.e. 59.1% 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
  • 34.9% 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.
  • 31.2% 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.
  • 22.1% of adult population in the age group of 18 to 64 have not taken health insurance. In other words 77.9% 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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