Santa Maria (California) : Health Conditions and Public Awareness Report

According to year 2015 data published by CDC, out of 99553 adults living in Santa Maria around 32056 adults are suffering from High Cholesterol. We have gathered information from government databases about health of adult population of Santa Maria 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 : Santa Maria
  • State : California
  • Location : (34.9333735757, -120.443326954)
  • Adult Population : 99553

Major Health Conditions among people of Santa Maria (California)

  • Around 32056 adults in Santa Maria are suffering from High Cholesterol. It makes around 32.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 30861 adults in Santa Maria are suffering from High Blood Pressure. It makes around 31% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 20408 adults in Santa Maria are suffering from Arthritis. It makes around 20.5% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 18517 adults in Santa Maria are suffering from Teeth Loss. It makes around 18.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Physical Health of around 16227 adults in Santa Maria was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 16.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Mental Health of around 14634 adults in Santa Maria was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 14.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 12643 adults in Santa Maria are suffering from Diabetes. It makes around 12.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 9458 adults in Santa Maria were suffering from Asthma during year 2016. It makes around 9.5% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 7068 adults in Santa Maria were suffering from COPD(Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) during year 2016. It makes around 7.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 6670 adults in Santa Maria are suffering from Coronary Heart Disease. It makes around 6.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Till year 2016 around 5376 adults in Santa Maria were suffering from Cancer(except skin cancer). It makes around 5.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Kidneys of 3584 adults in Santa Maria were not functioning properly due to Chronic Kidney Disease till year 2016. It makes around 3.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 3584 adults in Santa Maria have suffered from Stroke at some point in their adult life. It makes around 3.6% of adult population of this city.

Unhealthy Behaviors found in people of Santa Maria (California)

Following unhealthy behaviors were reported among the adult population of Santa Maria
  • 31459 adults, i.e. 31.6% of adult population of this city, are suffering from lack of sleep, which means they are sleeping for less than 7 hours per day.
  • 30065 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
  • 28870 adults, i.e. 29% of adult population of this city, are physically inactive. Physical Inactivity as a behavioral trait can be an invitation to various diseases.
  • 16824 adults, i.e. 16.9% 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.
  • 15431 adults, i.e. 15.5% 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 Santa Maria (California)

Following preventive measures were reported by the adult population of Santa Maria to keep them on safer side. It is something good which should be further improved.
  • 74.5% of women in age group of 21-65 have gone through Pap Smear Test during year 2016.
  • 69.6% of women in age group 50-74 have gone through Mammography during year 2016.
  • 67895 adults, i.e. 68.2% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Cholesterol Screening.
  • 62320 adults, i.e. 62.6% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Annual Checkup.
  • 58736 adults, i.e. 59% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Colorectal Cancer Screening.
  • 53759 adults, i.e. 54% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Dental Visit.
  • 51469 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
  • 27% 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.
  • 26.6% 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.
  • 24.1% of adult population in the age group of 18 to 64 have not taken health insurance. In other words 75.9% 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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