Raleigh (North Carolin) : Health Conditions and Public Awareness Report

According to year 2015 data published by CDC, out of 403892 adults living in Raleigh around 125207 adults are suffering from High Blood Pressure. We have gathered information from government databases about health of adult population of Raleigh 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 : Raleigh
  • State : North Carolin
  • Location : (35.8322080933, -78.6440243809)
  • Adult Population : 403892

Major Health Conditions among people of Raleigh (North Carolin)

  • Around 125207 adults in Raleigh are suffering from High Blood Pressure. It makes around 31% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 123187 adults in Raleigh are suffering from High Cholesterol. It makes around 30.5% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 84010 adults in Raleigh are suffering from Arthritis. It makes around 20.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 49275 adults in Raleigh are suffering from Teeth Loss. It makes around 12.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Mental Health of around 46851 adults in Raleigh was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 11.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Physical Health of around 39985 adults in Raleigh was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 9.9% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 37966 adults in Raleigh are suffering from Diabetes. It makes around 9.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 33927 adults in Raleigh were suffering from Asthma during year 2016. It makes around 8.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Till year 2016 around 24234 adults in Raleigh were suffering from Cancer(except skin cancer). It makes around 6% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 21406 adults in Raleigh are suffering from Coronary Heart Disease. It makes around 5.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 21002 adults in Raleigh were suffering from COPD(Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) during year 2016. It makes around 5.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 11713 adults in Raleigh have suffered from Stroke at some point in their adult life. It makes around 2.9% of adult population of this city.
  • Kidneys of 10905 adults in Raleigh were not functioning properly due to Chronic Kidney Disease till year 2016. It makes around 2.7% of adult population of this city.

Unhealthy Behaviors found in people of Raleigh (North Carolin)

Following unhealthy behaviors were reported among the adult population of Raleigh
  • 132073 adults, i.e. 32.7% of adult population of this city, are suffering from lack of sleep, which means they are sleeping for less than 7 hours per day.
  • 115513 adults, i.e. 28.6% 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
  • 75932 adults, i.e. 18.8% of adult population of this city, are physically inactive. Physical Inactivity as a behavioral trait can be an invitation to various diseases.
  • 65027 adults, i.e. 16.1% 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.
  • 60988 adults, i.e. 15.1% 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 Raleigh (North Carolin)

Following preventive measures were reported by the adult population of Raleigh to keep them on safer side. It is something good which should be further improved.
  • 83.4% of women in age group of 21-65 have gone through Pap Smear Test during year 2016.
  • 322710 adults, i.e. 79.9% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Cholesterol Screening.
  • 78% of women in age group 50-74 have gone through Mammography during year 2016.
  • 302111 adults, i.e. 74.8% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Annual Checkup.
  • 282724 adults, i.e. 70% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Colorectal Cancer Screening.
  • 273031 adults, i.e. 67.6% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Dental Visit.
  • 248797 adults, i.e. 61.6% 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
  • 44.2% 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.
  • 42.9% 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.
  • 15.1% of adult population in the age group of 18 to 64 have not taken health insurance. In other words 84.9% 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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