Milwaukee (Wisconsin) : Health Conditions and Public Awareness Report

According to year 2015 data published by CDC, out of 594833 adults living in Milwaukee around 223062 adults are suffering from High Blood Pressure. We have gathered information from government databases about health of adult population of Milwaukee 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 : Milwaukee
  • State : Wisconsin
  • Location : (43.0641258925, -87.9672412429)
  • Adult Population : 594833

Major Health Conditions among people of Milwaukee (Wisconsin)

  • Around 223062 adults in Milwaukee are suffering from High Blood Pressure. It makes around 37.5% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 195700 adults in Milwaukee are suffering from High Cholesterol. It makes around 32.9% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 154657 adults in Milwaukee are suffering from Arthritis. It makes around 26% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 120751 adults in Milwaukee are suffering from Teeth Loss. It makes around 20.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Physical Health of around 89225 adults in Milwaukee was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 15% of adult population of this city.
  • Mental Health of around 88630 adults in Milwaukee was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 14.9% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 80302 adults in Milwaukee are suffering from Diabetes. It makes around 13.5% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 65432 adults in Milwaukee were suffering from Asthma during year 2016. It makes around 11% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 42828 adults in Milwaukee were suffering from COPD(Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) during year 2016. It makes around 7.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 39854 adults in Milwaukee are suffering from Coronary Heart Disease. It makes around 6.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Till year 2016 around 34500 adults in Milwaukee were suffering from Cancer(except skin cancer). It makes around 5.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 24983 adults in Milwaukee have suffered from Stroke at some point in their adult life. It makes around 4.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Kidneys of 21414 adults in Milwaukee were not functioning properly due to Chronic Kidney Disease till year 2016. It makes around 3.6% of adult population of this city.

Unhealthy Behaviors found in people of Milwaukee (Wisconsin)

Following unhealthy behaviors were reported among the adult population of Milwaukee
  • 233175 adults, i.e. 39.2% of adult population of this city, are suffering from lack of sleep, which means they are sleeping for less than 7 hours per day.
  • 229011 adults, i.e. 38.5% 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
  • 171312 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.
  • 132053 adults, i.e. 22.2% 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.
  • 127889 adults, i.e. 21.5% 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 Milwaukee (Wisconsin)

Following preventive measures were reported by the adult population of Milwaukee to keep them on safer side. It is something good which should be further improved.
  • 78.2% of women in age group of 21-65 have gone through Pap Smear Test during year 2016.
  • 74.9% of women in age group 50-74 have gone through Mammography during year 2016.
  • 436607 adults, i.e. 73.4% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Cholesterol Screening.
  • 435418 adults, i.e. 73.2% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Annual Checkup.
  • 372960 adults, i.e. 62.7% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Colorectal Cancer Screening.
  • 367607 adults, i.e. 61.8% 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
  • 350357 adults, i.e. 58.9% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Dental Visit.
  • 26.9% 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.
  • 24.7% 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.
  • 17.8% of adult population in the age group of 18 to 64 have not taken health insurance. In other words 82.2% 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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