Westminster (California) : Health Conditions and Public Awareness Report

According to year 2015 data published by CDC, out of 89701 adults living in Westminster around 28973 adults are suffering from High Cholesterol. We have gathered information from government databases about health of adult population of Westminster 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 : Westminster
  • State : California
  • Location : (33.7521523769, -117.993760054)
  • Adult Population : 89701

Major Health Conditions among people of Westminster (California)

  • Around 28973 adults in Westminster are suffering from High Cholesterol. It makes around 32.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 24937 adults in Westminster are suffering from High Blood Pressure. It makes around 27.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 15877 adults in Westminster are suffering from Arthritis. It makes around 17.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 12020 adults in Westminster are suffering from Teeth Loss. It makes around 13.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Physical Health of around 11033 adults in Westminster was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 12.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 10585 adults in Westminster are suffering from Diabetes. It makes around 11.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Mental Health of around 10405 adults in Westminster was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 11.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 6997 adults in Westminster were suffering from Asthma during year 2016. It makes around 7.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 5023 adults in Westminster are suffering from Coronary Heart Disease. It makes around 5.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 4844 adults in Westminster were suffering from COPD(Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) during year 2016. It makes around 5.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Till year 2016 around 4395 adults in Westminster were suffering from Cancer(except skin cancer). It makes around 4.9% of adult population of this city.
  • Kidneys of 2601 adults in Westminster were not functioning properly due to Chronic Kidney Disease till year 2016. It makes around 2.9% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 2512 adults in Westminster have suffered from Stroke at some point in their adult life. It makes around 2.8% of adult population of this city.

Unhealthy Behaviors found in people of Westminster (California)

Following unhealthy behaviors were reported among the adult population of Westminster
  • 32472 adults, i.e. 36.2% of adult population of this city, are suffering from lack of sleep, which means they are sleeping for less than 7 hours per day.
  • 21439 adults, i.e. 23.9% of adult population of this city, are physically inactive. Physical Inactivity as a behavioral trait can be an invitation to various diseases.
  • 17581 adults, i.e. 19.6% 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
  • 13007 adults, i.e. 14.5% 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.
  • 11571 adults, i.e. 12.9% 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 Westminster (California)

Following preventive measures were reported by the adult population of Westminster to keep them on safer side. It is something good which should be further improved.
  • 64226 adults, i.e. 71.6% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Cholesterol Screening.
  • 71.6% of women in age group 50-74 have gone through Mammography during year 2016.
  • 69.6% of women in age group of 21-65 have gone through Pap Smear Test during year 2016.
  • 58754 adults, i.e. 65.5% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Annual Checkup.
  • 54179 adults, i.e. 60.4% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Colorectal Cancer Screening.
  • 52027 adults, i.e. 58% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Dental Visit.
  • 49066 adults, i.e. 54.7% 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
  • 34.7% 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.
  • 29.3% 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.
  • 14.2% of adult population in the age group of 18 to 64 have not taken health insurance. In other words 85.8% 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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