Edinburg (Texas) : Health Conditions and Public Awareness Report

According to year 2015 data published by CDC, out of 77100 adults living in Edinburg around 26677 adults are suffering from High Cholesterol. We have gathered information from government databases about health of adult population of Edinburg 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 : Edinburg
  • State : Texas
  • Location : (26.3155843974, -98.1637130371)
  • Adult Population : 77100

Major Health Conditions among people of Edinburg (Texas)

  • Around 26677 adults in Edinburg are suffering from High Cholesterol. It makes around 34.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 24595 adults in Edinburg are suffering from High Blood Pressure. It makes around 31.9% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 14957 adults in Edinburg are suffering from Arthritis. It makes around 19.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 10486 adults in Edinburg are suffering from Diabetes. It makes around 13.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Physical Health of around 10486 adults in Edinburg was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 13.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 10100 adults in Edinburg are suffering from Teeth Loss. It makes around 13.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Mental Health of around 9252 adults in Edinburg was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 12% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 5860 adults in Edinburg were suffering from Asthma during year 2016. It makes around 7.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 4934 adults in Edinburg are suffering from Coronary Heart Disease. It makes around 6.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 4163 adults in Edinburg 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 3624 adults in Edinburg were suffering from Cancer(except skin cancer). It makes around 4.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Kidneys of 2853 adults in Edinburg were not functioning properly due to Chronic Kidney Disease till year 2016. It makes around 3.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 2467 adults in Edinburg have suffered from Stroke at some point in their adult life. It makes around 3.2% of adult population of this city.

Unhealthy Behaviors found in people of Edinburg (Texas)

Following unhealthy behaviors were reported among the adult population of Edinburg
  • 25289 adults, i.e. 32.8% of adult population of this city, are suffering from lack of sleep, which means they are sleeping for less than 7 hours per day.
  • 24980 adults, i.e. 32.4% 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
  • 22205 adults, i.e. 28.8% of adult population of this city, are physically inactive. Physical Inactivity as a behavioral trait can be an invitation to various diseases.
  • 10871 adults, i.e. 14.1% 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.
  • 10794 adults, i.e. 14% 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 Edinburg (Texas)

Following preventive measures were reported by the adult population of Edinburg to keep them on safer side. It is something good which should be further improved.
  • 73.8% of women in age group of 21-65 have gone through Pap Smear Test during year 2016.
  • 71.8% of women in age group 50-74 have gone through Mammography during year 2016.
  • 53507 adults, i.e. 69.4% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Cholesterol Screening.
  • 50038 adults, i.e. 64.9% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Annual Checkup.
  • 46414 adults, i.e. 60.2% 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
  • 41403 adults, i.e. 53.7% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Colorectal Cancer Screening.
  • 40863 adults, i.e. 53% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Dental Visit.
  • 35.5% of adult population in the age group of 18 to 64 have not taken health insurance. In other words 64.5% adults in 18-64 age group have taken health insurance, which is a good thing.
  • 28.7% 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.
  • 26.1% 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.

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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