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

According to year 2015 data published by CDC, out of 83781 adults living in San Marcos around 24799 adults are suffering from High Cholesterol. We have gathered information from government databases about health of adult population of San Marcos 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 Marcos
  • State : California
  • Location : (33.134965986, -117.174363098)
  • Adult Population : 83781

Major Health Conditions among people of San Marcos (California)

  • Around 24799 adults in San Marcos are suffering from High Cholesterol. It makes around 29.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 22118 adults in San Marcos are suffering from High Blood Pressure. It makes around 26.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 15583 adults in San Marcos are suffering from Arthritis. It makes around 18.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Mental Health of around 10138 adults in San Marcos was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 12.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Physical Health of around 9300 adults in San Marcos was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 11.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 8965 adults in San Marcos are suffering from Teeth Loss. It makes around 10.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 7457 adults in San Marcos are suffering from Diabetes. It makes around 8.9% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 6954 adults in San Marcos were suffering from Asthma during year 2016. It makes around 8.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Till year 2016 around 4859 adults in San Marcos were suffering from Cancer(except skin cancer). It makes around 5.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 4440 adults in San Marcos were suffering from COPD(Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) during year 2016. It makes around 5.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 4357 adults in San Marcos are suffering from Coronary Heart Disease. It makes around 5.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Kidneys of 2262 adults in San Marcos were not functioning properly due to Chronic Kidney Disease till year 2016. It makes around 2.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 2262 adults in San Marcos have suffered from Stroke at some point in their adult life. It makes around 2.7% of adult population of this city.

Unhealthy Behaviors found in people of San Marcos (California)

Following unhealthy behaviors were reported among the adult population of San Marcos
  • 27815 adults, i.e. 33.2% of adult population of this city, are suffering from lack of sleep, which means they are sleeping for less than 7 hours per day.
  • 17845 adults, i.e. 21.3% 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
  • 16840 adults, i.e. 20.1% 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.
  • 15751 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.
  • 11227 adults, i.e. 13.4% 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 Marcos (California)

Following preventive measures were reported by the adult population of San Marcos to keep them on safer side. It is something good which should be further improved.
  • 82.3% of women in age group of 21-65 have gone through Pap Smear Test during year 2016.
  • 76.9% of women in age group 50-74 have gone through Mammography during year 2016.
  • 62166 adults, i.e. 74.2% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Cholesterol Screening.
  • 58060 adults, i.e. 69.3% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Colorectal Cancer Screening.
  • 57222 adults, i.e. 68.3% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Dental Visit.
  • 54123 adults, i.e. 64.6% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Annual Checkup.
  • 43315 adults, i.e. 51.7% 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
  • 33% 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.
  • 28.9% 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.
  • 12.4% of adult population in the age group of 18 to 64 have not taken health insurance. In other words 87.6% 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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