Dallas (Texas) : Health Conditions and Public Awareness Report

According to year 2015 data published by CDC, out of 1197816 adults living in Dallas around 416840 adults are suffering from High Blood Pressure. We have gathered information from government databases about health of adult population of Dallas 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 : Dallas
  • State : Texas
  • Location : (32.7939804066, -96.7656929463)
  • Adult Population : 1197816

Major Health Conditions among people of Dallas (Texas)

  • Around 416840 adults in Dallas are suffering from High Blood Pressure. It makes around 34.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 407257 adults in Dallas are suffering from High Cholesterol. It makes around 34% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 274300 adults in Dallas are suffering from Arthritis. It makes around 22.9% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 206024 adults in Dallas are suffering from Teeth Loss. It makes around 17.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Physical Health of around 160507 adults in Dallas was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 13.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 158112 adults in Dallas are suffering from Diabetes. It makes around 13.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Mental Health of around 153320 adults in Dallas was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 12.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 111397 adults in Dallas were suffering from Asthma during year 2016. It makes around 9.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 79056 adults in Dallas are suffering from Coronary Heart Disease. It makes around 6.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 76660 adults in Dallas were suffering from COPD(Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) during year 2016. It makes around 6.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Till year 2016 around 67078 adults in Dallas were suffering from Cancer(except skin cancer). It makes around 5.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 45517 adults in Dallas have suffered from Stroke at some point in their adult life. It makes around 3.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Kidneys of 40726 adults in Dallas were not functioning properly due to Chronic Kidney Disease till year 2016. It makes around 3.4% of adult population of this city.

Unhealthy Behaviors found in people of Dallas (Texas)

Following unhealthy behaviors were reported among the adult population of Dallas
  • 426422 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
  • 410851 adults, i.e. 34.3% of adult population of this city, are suffering from lack of sleep, which means they are sleeping for less than 7 hours per day.
  • 367730 adults, i.e. 30.7% of adult population of this city, are physically inactive. Physical Inactivity as a behavioral trait can be an invitation to various diseases.
  • 212013 adults, i.e. 17.7% 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.
  • 188057 adults, i.e. 15.7% 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 Dallas (Texas)

Following preventive measures were reported by the adult population of Dallas to keep them on safer side. It is something good which should be further improved.
  • 74.2% of women in age group of 21-65 have gone through Pap Smear Test during year 2016.
  • 845658 adults, i.e. 70.6% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Annual Checkup.
  • 837273 adults, i.e. 69.9% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Cholesterol Screening.
  • 69.6% of women in age group 50-74 have gone through Mammography during year 2016.
  • 741448 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
  • 700722 adults, i.e. 58.5% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Colorectal Cancer Screening.
  • 662392 adults, i.e. 55.3% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Dental Visit.
  • 30.7% 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.
  • 28.1% of adult population in the age group of 18 to 64 have not taken health insurance. In other words 71.9% adults in 18-64 age group have taken health insurance, which is a good thing.
  • 27.5% 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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