St. Petersburg (Florida) : Health Conditions and Public Awareness Report

According to year 2015 data published by CDC, out of 244769 adults living in St. Petersburg around 72696 adults are suffering from High Blood Pressure. We have gathered information from government databases about health of adult population of St. Petersburg 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 : St. Petersburg
  • State : Florida
  • Location : (27.792894971, -82.6650743239)
  • Adult Population : 244769

Major Health Conditions among people of St. Petersburg (Florida)

  • Around 72696 adults in St. Petersburg are suffering from High Blood Pressure. It makes around 29.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 71228 adults in St. Petersburg are suffering from High Cholesterol. It makes around 29.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 54828 adults in St. Petersburg are suffering from Arthritis. It makes around 22.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 39408 adults in St. Petersburg are suffering from Teeth Loss. It makes around 16.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Mental Health of around 32554 adults in St. Petersburg was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 13.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Physical Health of around 30596 adults in St. Petersburg was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 12.5% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 23498 adults in St. Petersburg are suffering from Diabetes. It makes around 9.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 19826 adults in St. Petersburg were suffering from Asthma during year 2016. It makes around 8.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 17379 adults in St. Petersburg were suffering from COPD(Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) during year 2016. It makes around 7.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Till year 2016 around 15176 adults in St. Petersburg were suffering from Cancer(except skin cancer). It makes around 6.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 15176 adults in St. Petersburg are suffering from Coronary Heart Disease. It makes around 6.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 7833 adults in St. Petersburg have suffered from Stroke at some point in their adult life. It makes around 3.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Kidneys of 6854 adults in St. Petersburg were not functioning properly due to Chronic Kidney Disease till year 2016. It makes around 2.8% of adult population of this city.

Unhealthy Behaviors found in people of St. Petersburg (Florida)

Following unhealthy behaviors were reported among the adult population of St. Petersburg
  • 98642 adults, i.e. 40.3% of adult population of this city, are suffering from lack of sleep, which means they are sleeping for less than 7 hours per day.
  • 71717 adults, i.e. 29.3% 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
  • 65843 adults, i.e. 26.9% of adult population of this city, are physically inactive. Physical Inactivity as a behavioral trait can be an invitation to various diseases.
  • 50912 adults, i.e. 20.8% 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.
  • 49443 adults, i.e. 20.2% 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.

Preventive Measures taken by people of St. Petersburg (Florida)

Following preventive measures were reported by the adult population of St. Petersburg to keep them on safer side. It is something good which should be further improved.
  • 187248 adults, i.e. 76.5% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Cholesterol Screening.
  • 184801 adults, i.e. 75.5% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Annual Checkup.
  • 74.3% of women in age group of 21-65 have gone through Pap Smear Test during year 2016.
  • 74% of women in age group 50-74 have gone through Mammography during year 2016.
  • 157876 adults, i.e. 64.5% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Colorectal Cancer Screening.
  • 148085 adults, i.e. 60.5% 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
  • 146861 adults, i.e. 60% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Dental Visit.
  • 35% 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.
  • 34% 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.
  • 19.1% of adult population in the age group of 18 to 64 have not taken health insurance. In other words 80.9% 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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