Hampton (Virginia) : Health Conditions and Public Awareness Report

According to year 2015 data published by CDC, out of 137436 adults living in Hampton around 51813 adults are suffering from High Blood Pressure. We have gathered information from government databases about health of adult population of Hampton 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 : Hampton
  • State : Virginia
  • Location : (37.0533009025, -76.3665945624)
  • Adult Population : 137436

Major Health Conditions among people of Hampton (Virginia)

  • Around 51813 adults in Hampton are suffering from High Blood Pressure. It makes around 37.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 42743 adults in Hampton are suffering from High Cholesterol. It makes around 31.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 36421 adults in Hampton are suffering from Arthritis. It makes around 26.5% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 23914 adults in Hampton are suffering from Teeth Loss. It makes around 17.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Mental Health of around 17454 adults in Hampton was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 12.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Physical Health of around 16905 adults in Hampton was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 12.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 16630 adults in Hampton are suffering from Diabetes. It makes around 12.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 13331 adults in Hampton were suffering from Asthma during year 2016. It makes around 9.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 8796 adults in Hampton were suffering from COPD(Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) during year 2016. It makes around 6.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 8246 adults in Hampton are suffering from Coronary Heart Disease. It makes around 6% of adult population of this city.
  • Till year 2016 around 8109 adults in Hampton were suffering from Cancer(except skin cancer). It makes around 5.9% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 4948 adults in Hampton have suffered from Stroke at some point in their adult life. It makes around 3.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Kidneys of 4123 adults in Hampton were not functioning properly due to Chronic Kidney Disease till year 2016. It makes around 3% of adult population of this city.

Unhealthy Behaviors found in people of Hampton (Virginia)

Following unhealthy behaviors were reported among the adult population of Hampton
  • 59510 adults, i.e. 43.3% of adult population of this city, are suffering from lack of sleep, which means they are sleeping for less than 7 hours per day.
  • 49340 adults, i.e. 35.9% 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
  • 33672 adults, i.e. 24.5% of adult population of this city, are physically inactive. Physical Inactivity as a behavioral trait can be an invitation to various diseases.
  • 26937 adults, i.e. 19.6% 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.
  • 22814 adults, i.e. 16.6% 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 Hampton (Virginia)

Following preventive measures were reported by the adult population of Hampton to keep them on safer side. It is something good which should be further improved.
  • 82.2% of women in age group of 21-65 have gone through Pap Smear Test during year 2016.
  • 80.2% of women in age group 50-74 have gone through Mammography during year 2016.
  • 107475 adults, i.e. 78.2% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Cholesterol Screening.
  • 107338 adults, i.e. 78.1% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Annual Checkup.
  • 93731 adults, i.e. 68.2% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Colorectal Cancer Screening.
  • 91395 adults, i.e. 66.5% 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
  • 90845 adults, i.e. 66.1% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Dental Visit.
  • 34.1% 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.
  • 33% 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.
  • 14.9% of adult population in the age group of 18 to 64 have not taken health insurance. In other words 85.1% 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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