McAllen (Texas) : Health Conditions and Public Awareness Report

According to year 2015 data published by CDC, out of 129877 adults living in McAllen around 44418 adults are suffering from High Cholesterol. We have gathered information from government databases about health of adult population of McAllen 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 : McAllen
  • State : Texas
  • Location : (26.2186289942, -98.2451704536)
  • Adult Population : 129877

Major Health Conditions among people of McAllen (Texas)

  • Around 44418 adults in McAllen are suffering from High Cholesterol. It makes around 34.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 40392 adults in McAllen are suffering from High Blood Pressure. It makes around 31.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 25196 adults in McAllen are suffering from Arthritis. It makes around 19.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 17793 adults in McAllen are suffering from Teeth Loss. It makes around 13.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Physical Health of around 17404 adults in McAllen was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 13.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 17144 adults in McAllen are suffering from Diabetes. It makes around 13.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Mental Health of around 15455 adults in McAllen was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 11.9% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 10001 adults in McAllen were suffering from Asthma during year 2016. It makes around 7.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 8312 adults in McAllen are suffering from Coronary Heart Disease. It makes around 6.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 7143 adults in McAllen were suffering from COPD(Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) during year 2016. It makes around 5.5% of adult population of this city.
  • Till year 2016 around 6234 adults in McAllen were suffering from Cancer(except skin cancer). It makes around 4.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Kidneys of 4676 adults in McAllen were not functioning properly due to Chronic Kidney Disease till year 2016. It makes around 3.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 4156 adults in McAllen 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 McAllen (Texas)

Following unhealthy behaviors were reported among the adult population of McAllen
  • 42210 adults, i.e. 32.5% of adult population of this city, are suffering from lack of sleep, which means they are sleeping for less than 7 hours per day.
  • 41041 adults, i.e. 31.6% 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
  • 36625 adults, i.e. 28.2% of adult population of this city, are physically inactive. Physical Inactivity as a behavioral trait can be an invitation to various diseases.
  • 18443 adults, i.e. 14.2% 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.
  • 17923 adults, i.e. 13.8% 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 McAllen (Texas)

Following preventive measures were reported by the adult population of McAllen to keep them on safer side. It is something good which should be further improved.
  • 74% of women in age group of 21-65 have gone through Pap Smear Test during year 2016.
  • 71.6% of women in age group 50-74 have gone through Mammography during year 2016.
  • 91174 adults, i.e. 70.2% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Cholesterol Screening.
  • 84290 adults, i.e. 64.9% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Annual Checkup.
  • 77666 adults, i.e. 59.8% 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
  • 70523 adults, i.e. 54.3% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Colorectal Cancer Screening.
  • 70393 adults, i.e. 54.2% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Dental Visit.
  • 34.4% of adult population in the age group of 18 to 64 have not taken health insurance. In other words 65.6% adults in 18-64 age group have taken health insurance, which is a good thing.
  • 28.8% 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.
  • 26.4% 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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