Lubbock (Texas) : Health Conditions and Public Awareness Report

According to year 2015 data published by CDC, out of 229573 adults living in Lubbock around 79662 adults are suffering from High Cholesterol. We have gathered information from government databases about health of adult population of Lubbock 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 : Lubbock
  • State : Texas
  • Location : (33.5666251178, -101.886335663)
  • Adult Population : 229573

Major Health Conditions among people of Lubbock (Texas)

  • Around 79662 adults in Lubbock are suffering from High Cholesterol. It makes around 34.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 76218 adults in Lubbock are suffering from High Blood Pressure. It makes around 33.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 55098 adults in Lubbock are suffering from Arthritis. It makes around 24% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 33059 adults in Lubbock are suffering from Teeth Loss. It makes around 14.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Physical Health of around 29385 adults in Lubbock was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 12.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Mental Health of around 28926 adults in Lubbock was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 12.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 25483 adults in Lubbock are suffering from Diabetes. It makes around 11.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 20891 adults in Lubbock were suffering from Asthma during year 2016. It makes around 9.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 14463 adults in Lubbock are suffering from Coronary Heart Disease. It makes around 6.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 14234 adults in Lubbock were suffering from COPD(Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) during year 2016. It makes around 6.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Till year 2016 around 13774 adults in Lubbock were suffering from Cancer(except skin cancer). It makes around 6% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 7346 adults in Lubbock have suffered from Stroke at some point in their adult life. It makes around 3.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Kidneys of 7117 adults in Lubbock 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 Lubbock (Texas)

Following unhealthy behaviors were reported among the adult population of Lubbock
  • 86319 adults, i.e. 37.6% 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
  • 81728 adults, i.e. 35.6% of adult population of this city, are suffering from lack of sleep, which means they are sleeping for less than 7 hours per day.
  • 66347 adults, i.e. 28.9% of adult population of this city, are physically inactive. Physical Inactivity as a behavioral trait can be an invitation to various diseases.
  • 42012 adults, i.e. 18.3% 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.
  • 39487 adults, i.e. 17.2% 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 Lubbock (Texas)

Following preventive measures were reported by the adult population of Lubbock to keep them on safer side. It is something good which should be further improved.
  • 74.4% of women in age group of 21-65 have gone through Pap Smear Test during year 2016.
  • 165981 adults, i.e. 72.3% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Cholesterol Screening.
  • 71.7% of women in age group 50-74 have gone through Mammography during year 2016.
  • 156569 adults, i.e. 68.2% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Annual Checkup.
  • 139580 adults, i.e. 60.8% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Colorectal Cancer Screening.
  • 139121 adults, i.e. 60.6% 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
  • 120067 adults, i.e. 52.3% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Dental Visit.
  • 31.5% 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.
  • 28.6% 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.
  • 22.6% of adult population in the age group of 18 to 64 have not taken health insurance. In other words 77.4% 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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