Sacramento (California) : Health Conditions and Public Awareness Report

According to year 2015 data published by CDC, out of 466488 adults living in Sacramento around 147877 adults are suffering from High Blood Pressure. We have gathered information from government databases about health of adult population of Sacramento 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 : Sacramento
  • State : California
  • Location : (38.5666321567, -121.468299801)
  • Adult Population : 466488

Major Health Conditions among people of Sacramento (California)

  • Around 147877 adults in Sacramento are suffering from High Blood Pressure. It makes around 31.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 136214 adults in Sacramento are suffering from High Cholesterol. It makes around 29.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 94697 adults in Sacramento are suffering from Arthritis. It makes around 20.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Physical Health of around 60643 adults in Sacramento was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 13% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 60643 adults in Sacramento are suffering from Teeth Loss. It makes around 13% of adult population of this city.
  • Mental Health of around 60177 adults in Sacramento was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 12.9% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 51314 adults in Sacramento are suffering from Diabetes. It makes around 11% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 45716 adults in Sacramento were suffering from Asthma during year 2016. It makes around 9.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 28456 adults in Sacramento were suffering from COPD(Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) during year 2016. It makes around 6.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 27056 adults in Sacramento are suffering from Coronary Heart Disease. It makes around 5.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Till year 2016 around 26123 adults in Sacramento were suffering from Cancer(except skin cancer). It makes around 5.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 14928 adults in Sacramento have suffered from Stroke at some point in their adult life. It makes around 3.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Kidneys of 14461 adults in Sacramento 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 Sacramento (California)

Following unhealthy behaviors were reported among the adult population of Sacramento
  • 175866 adults, i.e. 37.7% of adult population of this city, are suffering from lack of sleep, which means they are sleeping for less than 7 hours per day.
  • 133416 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
  • 108225 adults, i.e. 23.2% of adult population of this city, are physically inactive. Physical Inactivity as a behavioral trait can be an invitation to various diseases.
  • 75571 adults, i.e. 16.2% 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.
  • 72306 adults, i.e. 15.5% 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.

Preventive Measures taken by people of Sacramento (California)

Following preventive measures were reported by the adult population of Sacramento to keep them on safer side. It is something good which should be further improved.
  • 75.8% of women in age group of 21-65 have gone through Pap Smear Test during year 2016.
  • 74.6% of women in age group 50-74 have gone through Mammography during year 2016.
  • 335871 adults, i.e. 72% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Cholesterol Screening.
  • 321410 adults, i.e. 68.9% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Colorectal Cancer Screening.
  • 305083 adults, i.e. 65.4% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Annual Checkup.
  • 283158 adults, i.e. 60.7% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Dental Visit.
  • 248638 adults, i.e. 53.3% 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
  • 29.3% 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.
  • 26.5% 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.
  • 13.2% of adult population in the age group of 18 to 64 have not taken health insurance. In other words 86.8% 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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