Union City (New Jersey) : Health Conditions and Public Awareness Report

According to year 2015 data published by CDC, out of 66455 adults living in Union City around 21598 adults are suffering from High Blood Pressure. We have gathered information from government databases about health of adult population of Union City 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 : Union City
  • State : New Jersey
  • Location : (40.7674606884, -74.032293507)
  • Adult Population : 66455

Major Health Conditions among people of Union City (New Jersey)

  • Around 21598 adults in Union City are suffering from High Blood Pressure. It makes around 32.5% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 21465 adults in Union City are suffering from High Cholesterol. It makes around 32.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 14155 adults in Union City are suffering from Arthritis. It makes around 21.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Physical Health of around 10965 adults in Union City was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 16.5% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 10301 adults in Union City are suffering from Teeth Loss. It makes around 15.5% of adult population of this city.
  • Mental Health of around 8971 adults in Union City was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 13.5% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 8307 adults in Union City are suffering from Diabetes. It makes around 12.5% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 5516 adults in Union City were suffering from Asthma during year 2016. It makes around 8.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 4652 adults in Union City are suffering from Coronary Heart Disease. It makes around 7% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 4386 adults in Union City were suffering from COPD(Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) during year 2016. It makes around 6.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Till year 2016 around 3190 adults in Union City were suffering from Cancer(except skin cancer). It makes around 4.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Kidneys of 2392 adults in Union City were not functioning properly due to Chronic Kidney Disease till year 2016. It makes around 3.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 2193 adults in Union City have suffered from Stroke at some point in their adult life. It makes around 3.3% of adult population of this city.

Unhealthy Behaviors found in people of Union City (New Jersey)

Following unhealthy behaviors were reported among the adult population of Union City
  • 28841 adults, i.e. 43.4% of adult population of this city, are physically inactive. Physical Inactivity as a behavioral trait can be an invitation to various diseases.
  • 27911 adults, i.e. 42% of adult population of this city, are suffering from lack of sleep, which means they are sleeping for less than 7 hours per day.
  • 22861 adults, i.e. 34.4% 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
  • 11895 adults, i.e. 17.9% 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.
  • 9570 adults, i.e. 14.4% 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.

Preventive Measures taken by people of Union City (New Jersey)

Following preventive measures were reported by the adult population of Union City to keep them on safer side. It is something good which should be further improved.
  • 49841 adults, i.e. 75% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Annual Checkup.
  • 74% of women in age group of 21-65 have gone through Pap Smear Test during year 2016.
  • 47316 adults, i.e. 71.2% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Cholesterol Screening.
  • 69.1% of women in age group 50-74 have gone through Mammography during year 2016.
  • 39341 adults, i.e. 59.2% 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
  • 37680 adults, i.e. 56.7% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Dental Visit.
  • 30237 adults, i.e. 45.5% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Colorectal Cancer Screening.
  • 28.8% of adult population in the age group of 18 to 64 have not taken health insurance. In other words 71.2% adults in 18-64 age group have taken health insurance, which is a good thing.
  • 22% 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.
  • 18.7% 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.

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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