San Antonio (Texas) : Health Conditions and Public Awareness Report

According to year 2015 data published by CDC, out of 1327407 adults living in San Antonio around 448664 adults are suffering from High Cholesterol. We have gathered information from government databases about health of adult population of San Antonio 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 : San Antonio
  • State : Texas
  • Location : (29.4721475333, -98.5246763525)
  • Adult Population : 1327407

Major Health Conditions among people of San Antonio (Texas)

  • Around 448664 adults in San Antonio are suffering from High Cholesterol. It makes around 33.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 407514 adults in San Antonio are suffering from High Blood Pressure. It makes around 30.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 294684 adults in San Antonio are suffering from Arthritis. It makes around 22.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 204421 adults in San Antonio are suffering from Teeth Loss. It makes around 15.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Physical Health of around 191147 adults in San Antonio was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 14.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 176545 adults in San Antonio are suffering from Diabetes. It makes around 13.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Mental Health of around 163271 adults in San Antonio was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 12.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 111502 adults in San Antonio were suffering from Asthma during year 2016. It makes around 8.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 83627 adults in San Antonio are suffering from Coronary Heart Disease. It makes around 6.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 74335 adults in San Antonio were suffering from COPD(Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) during year 2016. It makes around 5.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Till year 2016 around 70353 adults in San Antonio were suffering from Cancer(except skin cancer). It makes around 5.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Kidneys of 45132 adults in San Antonio were not functioning properly due to Chronic Kidney Disease till year 2016. It makes around 3.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 42477 adults in San Antonio 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 San Antonio (Texas)

Following unhealthy behaviors were reported among the adult population of San Antonio
  • 509724 adults, i.e. 38.4% 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
  • 464592 adults, i.e. 35% of adult population of this city, are suffering from lack of sleep, which means they are sleeping for less than 7 hours per day.
  • 407514 adults, i.e. 30.7% of adult population of this city, are physically inactive. Physical Inactivity as a behavioral trait can be an invitation to various diseases.
  • 224332 adults, i.e. 16.9% 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.
  • 207075 adults, i.e. 15.6% 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 San Antonio (Texas)

Following preventive measures were reported by the adult population of San Antonio to keep them on safer side. It is something good which should be further improved.
  • 76.9% of women in age group of 21-65 have gone through Pap Smear Test during year 2016.
  • 962370 adults, i.e. 72.5% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Cholesterol Screening.
  • 72.5% of women in age group 50-74 have gone through Mammography during year 2016.
  • 922548 adults, i.e. 69.5% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Annual Checkup.
  • 803081 adults, i.e. 60.5% 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
  • 779188 adults, i.e. 58.7% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Colorectal Cancer Screening.
  • 734056 adults, i.e. 55.3% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Dental Visit.
  • 30.6% 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.
  • 29.6% 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.
  • 29% of adult population in the age group of 18 to 64 have not taken health insurance. In other words 71% 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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