Nashville (Tennessee) : Health Conditions and Public Awareness Report

According to year 2015 data published by CDC, out of 601222 adults living in Nashville around 211630 adults are suffering from High Blood Pressure. We have gathered information from government databases about health of adult population of Nashville 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 : Nashville
  • State : Tennessee
  • Location : (36.1712229904, -86.7845944773)
  • Adult Population : 601222

Major Health Conditions among people of Nashville (Tennessee)

  • Around 211630 adults in Nashville are suffering from High Blood Pressure. It makes around 35.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 203814 adults in Nashville are suffering from High Cholesterol. It makes around 33.9% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 161127 adults in Nashville are suffering from Arthritis. It makes around 26.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 96196 adults in Nashville are suffering from Teeth Loss. It makes around 16% of adult population of this city.
  • Physical Health of around 81766 adults in Nashville was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 13.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Mental Health of around 80564 adults in Nashville was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 13.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 64932 adults in Nashville are suffering from Diabetes. It makes around 10.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 62527 adults in Nashville were suffering from Asthma during year 2016. It makes around 10.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 45092 adults in Nashville were suffering from COPD(Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) during year 2016. It makes around 7.5% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 37276 adults in Nashville are suffering from Coronary Heart Disease. It makes around 6.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Till year 2016 around 36675 adults in Nashville were suffering from Cancer(except skin cancer). It makes around 6.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 20442 adults in Nashville have suffered from Stroke at some point in their adult life. It makes around 3.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Kidneys of 17435 adults in Nashville were not functioning properly due to Chronic Kidney Disease till year 2016. It makes around 2.9% of adult population of this city.

Unhealthy Behaviors found in people of Nashville (Tennessee)

Following unhealthy behaviors were reported among the adult population of Nashville
  • 236881 adults, i.e. 39.4% of adult population of this city, are suffering from lack of sleep, which means they are sleeping for less than 7 hours per day.
  • 193593 adults, i.e. 32.2% 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
  • 161127 adults, i.e. 26.8% of adult population of this city, are physically inactive. Physical Inactivity as a behavioral trait can be an invitation to various diseases.
  • 129263 adults, i.e. 21.5% 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.
  • 93791 adults, i.e. 15.6% 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 Nashville (Tennessee)

Following preventive measures were reported by the adult population of Nashville to keep them on safer side. It is something good which should be further improved.
  • 80.2% of women in age group of 21-65 have gone through Pap Smear Test during year 2016.
  • 462340 adults, i.e. 76.9% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Cholesterol Screening.
  • 75.7% of women in age group 50-74 have gone through Mammography during year 2016.
  • 420254 adults, i.e. 69.9% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Annual Checkup.
  • 393800 adults, i.e. 65.5% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Colorectal Cancer Screening.
  • 390794 adults, i.e. 65% 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
  • 376365 adults, i.e. 62.6% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Dental Visit.
  • 35.7% 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.
  • 31.2% 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.
  • 15.4% of adult population in the age group of 18 to 64 have not taken health insurance. In other words 84.6% 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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