Sugar Land (Texas) : Health Conditions and Public Awareness Report

According to year 2015 data published by CDC, out of 78817 adults living in Sugar Land around 24591 adults are suffering from High Cholesterol. We have gathered information from government databases about health of adult population of Sugar Land 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 : Sugar Land
  • State : Texas
  • Location : (29.5974680902, -95.627455775)
  • Adult Population : 78817

Major Health Conditions among people of Sugar Land (Texas)

  • Around 24591 adults in Sugar Land are suffering from High Cholesterol. It makes around 31.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 20335 adults in Sugar Land are suffering from High Blood Pressure. It makes around 25.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 14029 adults in Sugar Land are suffering from Arthritis. It makes around 17.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 6857 adults in Sugar Land are suffering from Diabetes. It makes around 8.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Mental Health of around 6621 adults in Sugar Land was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 8.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Physical Health of around 6069 adults in Sugar Land was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 7.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 5517 adults in Sugar Land were suffering from Asthma during year 2016. It makes around 7% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 5438 adults in Sugar Land are suffering from Teeth Loss. It makes around 6.9% of adult population of this city.
  • Till year 2016 around 4335 adults in Sugar Land were suffering from Cancer(except skin cancer). It makes around 5.5% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 3389 adults in Sugar Land are suffering from Coronary Heart Disease. It makes around 4.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 2759 adults in Sugar Land were suffering from COPD(Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) during year 2016. It makes around 3.5% of adult population of this city.
  • Kidneys of 1655 adults in Sugar Land were not functioning properly due to Chronic Kidney Disease till year 2016. It makes around 2.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 1498 adults in Sugar Land have suffered from Stroke at some point in their adult life. It makes around 1.9% of adult population of this city.

Unhealthy Behaviors found in people of Sugar Land (Texas)

Following unhealthy behaviors were reported among the adult population of Sugar Land
  • 25064 adults, i.e. 31.8% of adult population of this city, are suffering from lack of sleep, which means they are sleeping for less than 7 hours per day.
  • 18364 adults, i.e. 23.3% 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
  • 15133 adults, i.e. 19.2% of adult population of this city, are physically inactive. Physical Inactivity as a behavioral trait can be an invitation to various diseases.
  • 13241 adults, i.e. 16.8% 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.
  • 9064 adults, i.e. 11.5% 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.

Preventive Measures taken by people of Sugar Land (Texas)

Following preventive measures were reported by the adult population of Sugar Land to keep them on safer side. It is something good which should be further improved.
  • 61398 adults, i.e. 77.9% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Cholesterol Screening.
  • 76.9% of women in age group of 21-65 have gone through Pap Smear Test during year 2016.
  • 75.9% of women in age group 50-74 have gone through Mammography during year 2016.
  • 56669 adults, i.e. 71.9% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Dental Visit.
  • 54857 adults, i.e. 69.6% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Annual Checkup.
  • 52729 adults, i.e. 66.9% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Colorectal Cancer Screening.
  • 47684 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
  • 38% 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.
  • 37.6% 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.
  • 13.4% of adult population in the age group of 18 to 64 have not taken health insurance. In other words 86.6% 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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