Waterloo (Iowa) : Health Conditions and Public Awareness Report

According to year 2015 data published by CDC, out of 68406 adults living in Waterloo around 21822 adults are suffering from High Cholesterol. We have gathered information from government databases about health of adult population of Waterloo 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 : Waterloo
  • State : Iowa
  • Location : (42.4919736932, -92.3521759342)
  • Adult Population : 68406

Major Health Conditions among people of Waterloo (Iowa)

  • Around 21822 adults in Waterloo are suffering from High Cholesterol. It makes around 31.9% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 21753 adults in Waterloo are suffering from High Blood Pressure. It makes around 31.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 17512 adults in Waterloo are suffering from Arthritis. It makes around 25.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 10945 adults in Waterloo are suffering from Teeth Loss. It makes around 16% of adult population of this city.
  • Mental Health of around 8414 adults in Waterloo was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 12.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Physical Health of around 7798 adults in Waterloo was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 11.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 7319 adults in Waterloo are suffering from Diabetes. It makes around 10.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 6088 adults in Waterloo were suffering from Asthma during year 2016. It makes around 8.9% of adult population of this city.
  • Till year 2016 around 4241 adults in Waterloo were suffering from Cancer(except skin cancer). It makes around 6.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 4241 adults in Waterloo were suffering from COPD(Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) during year 2016. It makes around 6.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 4173 adults in Waterloo are suffering from Coronary Heart Disease. It makes around 6.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 2326 adults in Waterloo have suffered from Stroke at some point in their adult life. It makes around 3.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Kidneys of 1915 adults in Waterloo 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 Waterloo (Iowa)

Following unhealthy behaviors were reported among the adult population of Waterloo
  • 24353 adults, i.e. 35.6% 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
  • 20795 adults, i.e. 30.4% of adult population of this city, are suffering from lack of sleep, which means they are sleeping for less than 7 hours per day.
  • 18059 adults, i.e. 26.4% of adult population of this city, are physically inactive. Physical Inactivity as a behavioral trait can be an invitation to various diseases.
  • 14707 adults, i.e. 21.5% 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.
  • 13818 adults, i.e. 20.2% 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 Waterloo (Iowa)

Following preventive measures were reported by the adult population of Waterloo to keep them on safer side. It is something good which should be further improved.
  • 78.5% of women in age group of 21-65 have gone through Pap Smear Test during year 2016.
  • 74.5% of women in age group 50-74 have gone through Mammography during year 2016.
  • 47953 adults, i.e. 70.1% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Cholesterol Screening.
  • 47679 adults, i.e. 69.7% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Annual Checkup.
  • 45285 adults, i.e. 66.2% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Dental Visit.
  • 45148 adults, i.e. 66% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Colorectal Cancer Screening.
  • 42343 adults, i.e. 61.9% 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
  • 51.8% 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.
  • 35.6% 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.
  • 10% of adult population in the age group of 18 to 64 have not taken health insurance. In other words 90% 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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