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

According to year 2015 data published by CDC, out of 89736 adults living in Santa Monica around 24857 adults are suffering from High Cholesterol. We have gathered information from government databases about health of adult population of Santa Monica 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 Monica
  • State : California
  • Location : (34.0231891612, -118.481563937)
  • Adult Population : 89736

Major Health Conditions among people of Santa Monica (California)

  • Around 24857 adults in Santa Monica are suffering from High Cholesterol. It makes around 27.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 20998 adults in Santa Monica are suffering from High Blood Pressure. It makes around 23.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 15255 adults in Santa Monica are suffering from Arthritis. It makes around 17% of adult population of this city.
  • Mental Health of around 8435 adults in Santa Monica was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 9.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Physical Health of around 7628 adults in Santa Monica was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 8.5% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 6910 adults in Santa Monica were suffering from Asthma during year 2016. It makes around 7.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 6102 adults in Santa Monica are suffering from Diabetes. It makes around 6.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Till year 2016 around 5474 adults in Santa Monica were suffering from Cancer(except skin cancer). It makes around 6.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 5025 adults in Santa Monica are suffering from Teeth Loss. It makes around 5.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 3679 adults in Santa Monica are suffering from Coronary Heart Disease. It makes around 4.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 3589 adults in Santa Monica were suffering from COPD(Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) during year 2016. It makes around 4% of adult population of this city.
  • Kidneys of 1974 adults in Santa Monica were not functioning properly due to Chronic Kidney Disease till year 2016. It makes around 2.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 1884 adults in Santa Monica have suffered from Stroke at some point in their adult life. It makes around 2.1% of adult population of this city.

Unhealthy Behaviors found in people of Santa Monica (California)

Following unhealthy behaviors were reported among the adult population of Santa Monica
  • 28357 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.
  • 18306 adults, i.e. 20.4% 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
  • 17409 adults, i.e. 19.4% 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.
  • 11307 adults, i.e. 12.6% of adult population of this city, are physically inactive. Physical Inactivity as a behavioral trait can be an invitation to various diseases.
  • 8525 adults, i.e. 9.5% 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 Santa Monica (California)

Following preventive measures were reported by the adult population of Santa Monica to keep them on safer side. It is something good which should be further improved.
  • 85% of women in age group of 21-65 have gone through Pap Smear Test during year 2016.
  • 72686 adults, i.e. 81% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Cholesterol Screening.
  • 78.2% of women in age group 50-74 have gone through Mammography during year 2016.
  • 67751 adults, i.e. 75.5% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Dental Visit.
  • 64610 adults, i.e. 72% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Colorectal Cancer Screening.
  • 60303 adults, i.e. 67.2% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Annual Checkup.
  • 45676 adults, i.e. 50.9% 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
  • 41.8% 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.
  • 35.3% 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.
  • 6.3% of adult population in the age group of 18 to 64 have not taken health insurance. In other words 93.7% 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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