Thousand Oaks (California) : Health Conditions and Public Awareness Report

According to year 2015 data published by CDC, out of 126683 adults living in Thousand Oaks around 35091 adults are suffering from High Cholesterol. We have gathered information from government databases about health of adult population of Thousand Oaks 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 : Thousand Oaks
  • State : California
  • Location : (34.1917745655, -118.874888411)
  • Adult Population : 126683

Major Health Conditions among people of Thousand Oaks (California)

  • Around 35091 adults in Thousand Oaks are suffering from High Cholesterol. It makes around 27.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 30911 adults in Thousand Oaks are suffering from High Blood Pressure. It makes around 24.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 22423 adults in Thousand Oaks are suffering from Arthritis. It makes around 17.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Mental Health of around 12668 adults in Thousand Oaks was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 10% of adult population of this city.
  • Physical Health of around 11275 adults in Thousand Oaks was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 8.9% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 10261 adults in Thousand Oaks were suffering from Asthma during year 2016. It makes around 8.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 9501 adults in Thousand Oaks are suffering from Teeth Loss. It makes around 7.5% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 8994 adults in Thousand Oaks are suffering from Diabetes. It makes around 7.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Till year 2016 around 7854 adults in Thousand Oaks were suffering from Cancer(except skin cancer). It makes around 6.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 5701 adults in Thousand Oaks are suffering from Coronary Heart Disease. It makes around 4.5% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 5574 adults in Thousand Oaks were suffering from COPD(Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) during year 2016. It makes around 4.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Kidneys of 2787 adults in Thousand Oaks were not functioning properly due to Chronic Kidney Disease till year 2016. It makes around 2.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 2660 adults in Thousand Oaks 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 Thousand Oaks (California)

Following unhealthy behaviors were reported among the adult population of Thousand Oaks
  • 40792 adults, i.e. 32.2% of adult population of this city, are suffering from lack of sleep, which means they are sleeping for less than 7 hours per day.
  • 27237 adults, i.e. 21.5% 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
  • 25083 adults, i.e. 19.8% 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.
  • 19509 adults, i.e. 15.4% of adult population of this city, are physically inactive. Physical Inactivity as a behavioral trait can be an invitation to various diseases.
  • 14315 adults, i.e. 11.3% 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 Thousand Oaks (California)

Following preventive measures were reported by the adult population of Thousand Oaks to keep them on safer side. It is something good which should be further improved.
  • 84.3% of women in age group of 21-65 have gone through Pap Smear Test during year 2016.
  • 99953 adults, i.e. 78.9% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Cholesterol Screening.
  • 78.7% of women in age group 50-74 have gone through Mammography during year 2016.
  • 95519 adults, i.e. 75.4% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Colorectal Cancer Screening.
  • 95012 adults, i.e. 75% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Dental Visit.
  • 82091 adults, i.e. 64.8% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Annual Checkup.
  • 66129 adults, i.e. 52.2% 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
  • 39.1% 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.
  • 38.3% 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.
  • 8% of adult population in the age group of 18 to 64 have not taken health insurance. In other words 92% 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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