Providence (Rhode Island) : Health Conditions and Public Awareness Report

According to year 2015 data published by CDC, out of 178042 adults living in Providence around 60534 adults are suffering from High Blood Pressure. We have gathered information from government databases about health of adult population of Providence 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 : Providence
  • State : Rhode Island
  • Location : (41.823480533, -71.4218129335)
  • Adult Population : 178042

Major Health Conditions among people of Providence (Rhode Island)

  • Around 60534 adults in Providence are suffering from High Blood Pressure. It makes around 34% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 56439 adults in Providence are suffering from High Cholesterol. It makes around 31.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 46469 adults in Providence are suffering from Arthritis. It makes around 26.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 29911 adults in Providence are suffering from Teeth Loss. It makes around 16.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Physical Health of around 28487 adults in Providence was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 16% of adult population of this city.
  • Mental Health of around 28131 adults in Providence was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 15.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 23145 adults in Providence are suffering from Diabetes. It makes around 13% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 22077 adults in Providence were suffering from Asthma during year 2016. It makes around 12.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 14243 adults in Providence were suffering from COPD(Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) during year 2016. It makes around 8% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 12463 adults in Providence are suffering from Coronary Heart Disease. It makes around 7% of adult population of this city.
  • Till year 2016 around 10504 adults in Providence were suffering from Cancer(except skin cancer). It makes around 5.9% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 6588 adults in Providence have suffered from Stroke at some point in their adult life. It makes around 3.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Kidneys of 6053 adults in Providence were not functioning properly due to Chronic Kidney Disease till year 2016. It makes around 3.4% of adult population of this city.

Unhealthy Behaviors found in people of Providence (Rhode Island)

Following unhealthy behaviors were reported among the adult population of Providence
  • 74065 adults, i.e. 41.6% of adult population of this city, are suffering from lack of sleep, which means they are sleeping for less than 7 hours per day.
  • 60534 adults, i.e. 34% of adult population of this city, are physically inactive. Physical Inactivity as a behavioral trait can be an invitation to various diseases.
  • 57508 adults, i.e. 32.3% 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
  • 34184 adults, i.e. 19.2% 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.
  • 24570 adults, i.e. 13.8% 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 Providence (Rhode Island)

Following preventive measures were reported by the adult population of Providence to keep them on safer side. It is something good which should be further improved.
  • 144392 adults, i.e. 81.1% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Annual Checkup.
  • 78.6% of women in age group 50-74 have gone through Mammography during year 2016.
  • 134244 adults, i.e. 75.4% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Cholesterol Screening.
  • 113591 adults, i.e. 63.8% 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
  • 111988 adults, i.e. 62.9% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Dental Visit.
  • 111276 adults, i.e. 62.5% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Colorectal Cancer Screening.
  • 34.6% 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.
  • 27.8% 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.
  • 16.5% of adult population in the age group of 18 to 64 have not taken health insurance. In other words 83.5% 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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