Springfield (Massachusetts) : Health Conditions and Public Awareness Report

According to year 2015 data published by CDC, out of 153060 adults living in Springfield around 50204 adults are suffering from High Blood Pressure. We have gathered information from government databases about health of adult population of Springfield 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 : Springfield
  • State : Massachusetts
  • Location : (42.1154977999, -72.5395254143)
  • Adult Population : 153060

Major Health Conditions among people of Springfield (Massachusetts)

  • Around 50204 adults in Springfield are suffering from High Blood Pressure. It makes around 32.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 49898 adults in Springfield are suffering from High Cholesterol. It makes around 32.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 43469 adults in Springfield are suffering from Arthritis. It makes around 28.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 39949 adults in Springfield are suffering from Teeth Loss. It makes around 26.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Mental Health of around 25867 adults in Springfield was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 16.9% of adult population of this city.
  • Physical Health of around 25867 adults in Springfield was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 16.9% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 21122 adults in Springfield are suffering from Diabetes. It makes around 13.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 19286 adults in Springfield were suffering from Asthma during year 2016. It makes around 12.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 12857 adults in Springfield were suffering from COPD(Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) during year 2016. It makes around 8.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 11786 adults in Springfield are suffering from Coronary Heart Disease. It makes around 7.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Till year 2016 around 8877 adults in Springfield were suffering from Cancer(except skin cancer). It makes around 5.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 6429 adults in Springfield have suffered from Stroke at some point in their adult life. It makes around 4.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Kidneys of 5510 adults in Springfield were not functioning properly due to Chronic Kidney Disease till year 2016. It makes around 3.6% of adult population of this city.

Unhealthy Behaviors found in people of Springfield (Massachusetts)

Following unhealthy behaviors were reported among the adult population of Springfield
  • 60000 adults, i.e. 39.2% of adult population of this city, are suffering from lack of sleep, which means they are sleeping for less than 7 hours per day.
  • 56938 adults, i.e. 37.2% 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
  • 53724 adults, i.e. 35.1% of adult population of this city, are physically inactive. Physical Inactivity as a behavioral trait can be an invitation to various diseases.
  • 36428 adults, i.e. 23.8% 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.
  • 24337 adults, i.e. 15.9% 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 Springfield (Massachusetts)

Following preventive measures were reported by the adult population of Springfield to keep them on safer side. It is something good which should be further improved.
  • 120611 adults, i.e. 78.8% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Annual Checkup.
  • 77.3% of women in age group 50-74 have gone through Mammography during year 2016.
  • 77% of women in age group of 21-65 have gone through Pap Smear Test during year 2016.
  • 112040 adults, i.e. 73.2% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Cholesterol Screening.
  • 94591 adults, i.e. 61.8% 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
  • 91989 adults, i.e. 60.1% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Colorectal Cancer Screening.
  • 89540 adults, i.e. 58.5% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Dental Visit.
  • 27.3% 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.
  • 25.9% 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.
  • 16.1% of adult population in the age group of 18 to 64 have not taken health insurance. In other words 83.9% 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/ .
Share this Article :
Email

0 comments:

Post a Comment