Kent (Washington) : Health Conditions and Public Awareness Report

According to year 2015 data published by CDC, out of 92411 adults living in Kent around 29294 adults are suffering from High Cholesterol. We have gathered information from government databases about health of adult population of Kent 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 : Kent
  • State : Washington
  • Location : (47.3849636272, -122.217890194)
  • Adult Population : 92411

Major Health Conditions among people of Kent (Washington)

  • Around 29294 adults in Kent are suffering from High Cholesterol. It makes around 31.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 26984 adults in Kent are suffering from High Blood Pressure. It makes around 29.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 21717 adults in Kent are suffering from Arthritis. It makes around 23.5% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 12106 adults in Kent are suffering from Teeth Loss. It makes around 13.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Mental Health of around 11736 adults in Kent 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 11551 adults in Kent was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 12.5% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 9241 adults in Kent are suffering from Diabetes. It makes around 10% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 9149 adults in Kent were suffering from Asthma during year 2016. It makes around 9.9% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 5822 adults in Kent were suffering from COPD(Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) during year 2016. It makes around 6.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Till year 2016 around 5637 adults in Kent were suffering from Cancer(except skin cancer). It makes around 6.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 5545 adults in Kent are suffering from Coronary Heart Disease. It makes around 6% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 2957 adults in Kent have suffered from Stroke at some point in their adult life. It makes around 3.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Kidneys of 2865 adults in Kent were not functioning properly due to Chronic Kidney Disease till year 2016. It makes around 3.1% of adult population of this city.

Unhealthy Behaviors found in people of Kent (Washington)

Following unhealthy behaviors were reported among the adult population of Kent
  • 30588 adults, i.e. 33.1% of adult population of this city, are suffering from lack of sleep, which means they are sleeping for less than 7 hours per day.
  • 25321 adults, i.e. 27.4% 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
  • 18113 adults, i.e. 19.6% of adult population of this city, are physically inactive. Physical Inactivity as a behavioral trait can be an invitation to various diseases.
  • 14693 adults, i.e. 15.9% 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.
  • 14324 adults, i.e. 15.5% 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.

Preventive Measures taken by people of Kent (Washington)

Following preventive measures were reported by the adult population of Kent to keep them on safer side. It is something good which should be further improved.
  • 71.4% of women in age group 50-74 have gone through Mammography during year 2016.
  • 64503 adults, i.e. 69.8% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Cholesterol Screening.
  • 58311 adults, i.e. 63.1% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Colorectal Cancer Screening.
  • 57757 adults, i.e. 62.5% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Dental Visit.
  • 56648 adults, i.e. 61.3% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Annual Checkup.
  • 47314 adults, i.e. 51.2% 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
  • 37.8% 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.
  • 33.2% 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.
  • 13.9% of adult population in the age group of 18 to 64 have not taken health insurance. In other words 86.1% 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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