San Francisco (California) : Health Conditions and Public Awareness Report

According to year 2015 data published by CDC, out of 805235 adults living in San Francisco around 237544 adults are suffering from High Cholesterol. We have gathered information from government databases about health of adult population of San Francisco 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 : San Francisco
  • State : California
  • Location : (37.7559136611, -122.440987876)
  • Adult Population : 805235

Major Health Conditions among people of San Francisco (California)

  • Around 237544 adults in San Francisco are suffering from High Cholesterol. It makes around 29.5% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 205335 adults in San Francisco are suffering from High Blood Pressure. It makes around 25.5% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 130448 adults in San Francisco are suffering from Arthritis. It makes around 16.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Mental Health of around 78913 adults in San Francisco was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 9.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Physical Health of around 72471 adults in San Francisco was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 9% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 71666 adults in San Francisco are suffering from Teeth Loss. It makes around 8.9% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 70861 adults in San Francisco are suffering from Diabetes. It makes around 8.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 62808 adults in San Francisco were suffering from Asthma during year 2016. It makes around 7.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Till year 2016 around 42677 adults in San Francisco were suffering from Cancer(except skin cancer). It makes around 5.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 36236 adults in San Francisco are suffering from Coronary Heart Disease. It makes around 4.5% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 32209 adults in San Francisco were suffering from COPD(Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) during year 2016. It makes around 4% of adult population of this city.
  • Kidneys of 19326 adults in San Francisco were not functioning properly due to Chronic Kidney Disease till year 2016. It makes around 2.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 18520 adults in San Francisco have suffered from Stroke at some point in their adult life. It makes around 2.3% of adult population of this city.

Unhealthy Behaviors found in people of San Francisco (California)

Following unhealthy behaviors were reported among the adult population of San Francisco
  • 243986 adults, i.e. 30.3% of adult population of this city, are suffering from lack of sleep, which means they are sleeping for less than 7 hours per day.
  • 170710 adults, i.e. 21.2% 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.
  • 144137 adults, i.e. 17.9% of adult population of this city, are physically inactive. Physical Inactivity as a behavioral trait can be an invitation to various diseases.
  • 138500 adults, i.e. 17.2% 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
  • 92602 adults, i.e. 11.5% 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 San Francisco (California)

Following preventive measures were reported by the adult population of San Francisco to keep them on safer side. It is something good which should be further improved.
  • 78.9% of women in age group of 21-65 have gone through Pap Smear Test during year 2016.
  • 76.7% of women in age group 50-74 have gone through Mammography during year 2016.
  • 613589 adults, i.e. 76.2% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Cholesterol Screening.
  • 563665 adults, i.e. 70% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Dental Visit.
  • 530650 adults, i.e. 65.9% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Colorectal Cancer Screening.
  • 523403 adults, i.e. 65% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Annual Checkup.
  • 419527 adults, i.e. 52.1% 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
  • 32.4% 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.
  • 30.6% 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.
  • 8.7% of adult population in the age group of 18 to 64 have not taken health insurance. In other words 91.3% 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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