Showing posts with label Louisiana Health. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Louisiana Health. Show all posts

Shreveport (Louisiana) : Health Conditions and Public Awareness Report

According to year 2015 data published by CDC, out of 199311 adults living in Shreveport around 83910 adults are suffering from High Blood Pressure. We have gathered information from government databases about health of adult population of Shreveport 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 : Shreveport
  • State : Louisiana
  • Location : (32.4671618864, -93.7962236108)
  • Adult Population : 199311

Major Health Conditions among people of Shreveport (Louisiana)

  • Around 83910 adults in Shreveport are suffering from High Blood Pressure. It makes around 42.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 68364 adults in Shreveport are suffering from High Cholesterol. It makes around 34.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 54611 adults in Shreveport are suffering from Arthritis. It makes around 27.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 43450 adults in Shreveport are suffering from Teeth Loss. It makes around 21.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Physical Health of around 28900 adults in Shreveport was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 14.5% of adult population of this city.
  • Mental Health of around 28501 adults in Shreveport was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 14.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 27306 adults in Shreveport are suffering from Diabetes. It makes around 13.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 19532 adults in Shreveport were suffering from Asthma during year 2016. It makes around 9.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 15746 adults in Shreveport were suffering from COPD(Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) during year 2016. It makes around 7.9% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 14550 adults in Shreveport are suffering from Coronary Heart Disease. It makes around 7.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Till year 2016 around 11759 adults in Shreveport were suffering from Cancer(except skin cancer). It makes around 5.9% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 8969 adults in Shreveport have suffered from Stroke at some point in their adult life. It makes around 4.5% of adult population of this city.
  • Kidneys of 7175 adults in Shreveport 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 Shreveport (Louisiana)

Following unhealthy behaviors were reported among the adult population of Shreveport
  • 86501 adults, i.e. 43.4% 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
  • 76934 adults, i.e. 38.6% of adult population of this city, are suffering from lack of sleep, which means they are sleeping for less than 7 hours per day.
  • 62384 adults, i.e. 31.3% of adult population of this city, are physically inactive. Physical Inactivity as a behavioral trait can be an invitation to various diseases.
  • 47037 adults, i.e. 23.6% 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.
  • 29697 adults, i.e. 14.9% 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.

Preventive Measures taken by people of Shreveport (Louisiana)

Following preventive measures were reported by the adult population of Shreveport to keep them on safer side. It is something good which should be further improved.
  • 80.3% of women in age group of 21-65 have gone through Pap Smear Test during year 2016.
  • 76.5% of women in age group 50-74 have gone through Mammography during year 2016.
  • 149882 adults, i.e. 75.2% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Annual Checkup.
  • 146294 adults, i.e. 73.4% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Cholesterol Screening.
  • 141311 adults, i.e. 70.9% 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
  • 117593 adults, i.e. 59% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Colorectal Cancer Screening.
  • 98659 adults, i.e. 49.5% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Dental Visit.
  • 29.2% 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.
  • 26.9% 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.
  • 17.4% of adult population in the age group of 18 to 64 have not taken health insurance. In other words 82.6% 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/ .

New Orleans (Louisiana) : Health Conditions and Public Awareness Report

According to year 2015 data published by CDC, out of 343829 adults living in New Orleans around 135125 adults are suffering from High Blood Pressure. We have gathered information from government databases about health of adult population of New Orleans 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 : New Orleans
  • State : Louisiana
  • Location : (30.0687009935, -89.9316317895)
  • Adult Population : 343829

Major Health Conditions among people of New Orleans (Louisiana)

  • Around 135125 adults in New Orleans are suffering from High Blood Pressure. It makes around 39.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 111401 adults in New Orleans are suffering from High Cholesterol. It makes around 32.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 87333 adults in New Orleans are suffering from Arthritis. It makes around 25.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 65671 adults in New Orleans are suffering from Teeth Loss. It makes around 19.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 46417 adults in New Orleans are suffering from Diabetes. It makes around 13.5% of adult population of this city.
  • Mental Health of around 45042 adults in New Orleans was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 13.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Physical Health of around 44354 adults in New Orleans was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 12.9% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 31976 adults in New Orleans were suffering from Asthma during year 2016. It makes around 9.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 23724 adults in New Orleans were suffering from COPD(Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) during year 2016. It makes around 6.9% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 22693 adults in New Orleans are suffering from Coronary Heart Disease. It makes around 6.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Till year 2016 around 19254 adults in New Orleans were suffering from Cancer(except skin cancer). It makes around 5.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 14785 adults in New Orleans have suffered from Stroke at some point in their adult life. It makes around 4.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Kidneys of 12034 adults in New Orleans were not functioning properly due to Chronic Kidney Disease till year 2016. It makes around 3.5% of adult population of this city.

Unhealthy Behaviors found in people of New Orleans (Louisiana)

Following unhealthy behaviors were reported among the adult population of New Orleans
  • 140282 adults, i.e. 40.8% of adult population of this city, are suffering from lack of sleep, which means they are sleeping for less than 7 hours per day.
  • 118621 adults, i.e. 34.5% 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
  • 93865 adults, i.e. 27.3% of adult population of this city, are physically inactive. Physical Inactivity as a behavioral trait can be an invitation to various diseases.
  • 70485 adults, i.e. 20.5% 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.
  • 64984 adults, i.e. 18.9% 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.

Preventive Measures taken by people of New Orleans (Louisiana)

Following preventive measures were reported by the adult population of New Orleans to keep them on safer side. It is something good which should be further improved.
  • 80.6% of women in age group of 21-65 have gone through Pap Smear Test during year 2016.
  • 76% of women in age group 50-74 have gone through Mammography during year 2016.
  • 257528 adults, i.e. 74.9% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Cholesterol Screening.
  • 249964 adults, i.e. 72.7% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Annual Checkup.
  • 239993 adults, i.e. 69.8% 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
  • 217988 adults, i.e. 63.4% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Colorectal Cancer Screening.
  • 193920 adults, i.e. 56.4% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Dental Visit.
  • 28% 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.
  • 25.6% 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.
  • 16.2% of adult population in the age group of 18 to 64 have not taken health insurance. In other words 83.8% 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/ .

Lake Charles (Louisiana) : Health Conditions and Public Awareness Report

According to year 2015 data published by CDC, out of 71993 adults living in Lake Charles around 29445 adults are suffering from High Blood Pressure. We have gathered information from government databases about health of adult population of Lake Charles 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 : Lake Charles
  • State : Louisiana
  • Location : (30.2030679966, -93.2148796496)
  • Adult Population : 71993

Major Health Conditions among people of Lake Charles (Louisiana)

  • Around 29445 adults in Lake Charles are suffering from High Blood Pressure. It makes around 40.9% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 24550 adults in Lake Charles are suffering from High Cholesterol. It makes around 34.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 19150 adults in Lake Charles are suffering from Arthritis. It makes around 26.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 15550 adults in Lake Charles are suffering from Teeth Loss. It makes around 21.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Physical Health of around 10583 adults in Lake Charles was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 14.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Mental Health of around 10439 adults in Lake Charles was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 14.5% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 9791 adults in Lake Charles are suffering from Diabetes. It makes around 13.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 6983 adults in Lake Charles were suffering from Asthma during year 2016. It makes around 9.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 5831 adults in Lake Charles were suffering from COPD(Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) during year 2016. It makes around 8.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 5183 adults in Lake Charles are suffering from Coronary Heart Disease. It makes around 7.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Till year 2016 around 4248 adults in Lake Charles were suffering from Cancer(except skin cancer). It makes around 5.9% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 3168 adults in Lake Charles have suffered from Stroke at some point in their adult life. It makes around 4.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Kidneys of 2520 adults in Lake Charles were not functioning properly due to Chronic Kidney Disease till year 2016. It makes around 3.5% of adult population of this city.

Unhealthy Behaviors found in people of Lake Charles (Louisiana)

Following unhealthy behaviors were reported among the adult population of Lake Charles
  • 30309 adults, i.e. 42.1% of adult population of this city, are suffering from lack of sleep, which means they are sleeping for less than 7 hours per day.
  • 28941 adults, i.e. 40.2% 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
  • 22822 adults, i.e. 31.7% of adult population of this city, are physically inactive. Physical Inactivity as a behavioral trait can be an invitation to various diseases.
  • 17278 adults, i.e. 24% 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.
  • 12311 adults, i.e. 17.1% 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 Lake Charles (Louisiana)

Following preventive measures were reported by the adult population of Lake Charles to keep them on safer side. It is something good which should be further improved.
  • 77.6% of women in age group of 21-65 have gone through Pap Smear Test during year 2016.
  • 54067 adults, i.e. 75.1% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Annual Checkup.
  • 74.3% of women in age group 50-74 have gone through Mammography during year 2016.
  • 52843 adults, i.e. 73.4% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Cholesterol Screening.
  • 50755 adults, i.e. 70.5% 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
  • 42764 adults, i.e. 59.4% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Colorectal Cancer Screening.
  • 38444 adults, i.e. 53.4% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Dental Visit.
  • 28.5% 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.
  • 25.6% 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.
  • 17.3% of adult population in the age group of 18 to 64 have not taken health insurance. In other words 82.7% 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/ .

Lafayette (Louisiana) : Health Conditions and Public Awareness Report

According to year 2015 data published by CDC, out of 120623 adults living in Lafayette around 44631 adults are suffering from High Blood Pressure. We have gathered information from government databases about health of adult population of Lafayette 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 : Lafayette
  • State : Louisiana
  • Location : (30.2120582815, -92.0317532321)
  • Adult Population : 120623

Major Health Conditions among people of Lafayette (Louisiana)

  • Around 44631 adults in Lafayette are suffering from High Blood Pressure. It makes around 37% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 39444 adults in Lafayette are suffering from High Cholesterol. It makes around 32.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 30759 adults in Lafayette are suffering from Arthritis. It makes around 25.5% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 20747 adults in Lafayette are suffering from Teeth Loss. It makes around 17.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Mental Health of around 16405 adults in Lafayette was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 13.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Physical Health of around 16163 adults in Lafayette was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 13.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 13510 adults in Lafayette are suffering from Diabetes. It makes around 11.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 10977 adults in Lafayette were suffering from Asthma during year 2016. It makes around 9.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 8805 adults in Lafayette were suffering from COPD(Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) during year 2016. It makes around 7.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 8202 adults in Lafayette are suffering from Coronary Heart Disease. It makes around 6.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Till year 2016 around 7479 adults in Lafayette were suffering from Cancer(except skin cancer). It makes around 6.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 4342 adults in Lafayette have suffered from Stroke at some point in their adult life. It makes around 3.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Kidneys of 3739 adults in Lafayette were not functioning properly due to Chronic Kidney Disease till year 2016. It makes around 3.1% of adult population of this city.

Unhealthy Behaviors found in people of Lafayette (Louisiana)

Following unhealthy behaviors were reported among the adult population of Lafayette
  • 45475 adults, i.e. 37.7% of adult population of this city, are suffering from lack of sleep, which means they are sleeping for less than 7 hours per day.
  • 41012 adults, i.e. 34% 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
  • 33171 adults, i.e. 27.5% of adult population of this city, are physically inactive. Physical Inactivity as a behavioral trait can be an invitation to various diseases.
  • 26658 adults, i.e. 22.1% 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.
  • 21471 adults, i.e. 17.8% 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 Lafayette (Louisiana)

Following preventive measures were reported by the adult population of Lafayette to keep them on safer side. It is something good which should be further improved.
  • 78.4% of women in age group of 21-65 have gone through Pap Smear Test during year 2016.
  • 75% of women in age group 50-74 have gone through Mammography during year 2016.
  • 89985 adults, i.e. 74.6% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Cholesterol Screening.
  • 85522 adults, i.e. 70.9% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Annual Checkup.
  • 81903 adults, i.e. 67.9% 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
  • 77078 adults, i.e. 63.9% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Colorectal Cancer Screening.
  • 70203 adults, i.e. 58.2% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Dental Visit.
  • 29.7% 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.
  • 29.3% 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.
  • 14.7% of adult population in the age group of 18 to 64 have not taken health insurance. In other words 85.3% 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/ .

Kenner (Louisiana) : Health Conditions and Public Awareness Report

According to year 2015 data published by CDC, out of 66702 adults living in Kenner around 23212 adults are suffering from High Blood Pressure. We have gathered information from government databases about health of adult population of Kenner 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 : Kenner
  • State : Louisiana
  • Location : (30.0106937201, -90.2550320135)
  • Adult Population : 66702

Major Health Conditions among people of Kenner (Louisiana)

  • Around 23212 adults in Kenner are suffering from High Blood Pressure. It makes around 34.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 22679 adults in Kenner are suffering from High Cholesterol. It makes around 34% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 16142 adults in Kenner are suffering from Arthritis. It makes around 24.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 10539 adults in Kenner are suffering from Teeth Loss. It makes around 15.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Mental Health of around 8738 adults in Kenner was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 13.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Physical Health of around 8471 adults in Kenner was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 12.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 7604 adults in Kenner are suffering from Diabetes. It makes around 11.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 5736 adults in Kenner were suffering from Asthma during year 2016. It makes around 8.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 4536 adults in Kenner were suffering from COPD(Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) during year 2016. It makes around 6.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 4469 adults in Kenner are suffering from Coronary Heart Disease. It makes around 6.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Till year 2016 around 3802 adults in Kenner were suffering from Cancer(except skin cancer). It makes around 5.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 2134 adults in Kenner have suffered from Stroke at some point in their adult life. It makes around 3.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Kidneys of 2001 adults in Kenner were not functioning properly due to Chronic Kidney Disease till year 2016. It makes around 3% of adult population of this city.

Unhealthy Behaviors found in people of Kenner (Louisiana)

Following unhealthy behaviors were reported among the adult population of Kenner
  • 25747 adults, i.e. 38.6% of adult population of this city, are suffering from lack of sleep, which means they are sleeping for less than 7 hours per day.
  • 22345 adults, i.e. 33.5% 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
  • 18076 adults, i.e. 27.1% of adult population of this city, are physically inactive. Physical Inactivity as a behavioral trait can be an invitation to various diseases.
  • 13140 adults, i.e. 19.7% 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.
  • 12073 adults, i.e. 18.1% 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 Kenner (Louisiana)

Following preventive measures were reported by the adult population of Kenner to keep them on safer side. It is something good which should be further improved.
  • 79.2% of women in age group of 21-65 have gone through Pap Smear Test during year 2016.
  • 76.8% of women in age group 50-74 have gone through Mammography during year 2016.
  • 49493 adults, i.e. 74.2% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Cholesterol Screening.
  • 47959 adults, i.e. 71.9% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Annual Checkup.
  • 44290 adults, i.e. 66.4% 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
  • 41422 adults, i.e. 62.1% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Colorectal Cancer Screening.
  • 38687 adults, i.e. 58% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Dental Visit.
  • 30.1% 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.
  • 30.1% 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.
  • 18.1% of adult population in the age group of 18 to 64 have not taken health insurance. In other words 81.9% 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/ .

Baton Rouge (Louisiana) : Health Conditions and Public Awareness Report

According to year 2015 data published by CDC, out of 229493 adults living in Baton Rouge around 92256 adults are suffering from High Blood Pressure. We have gathered information from government databases about health of adult population of Baton Rouge 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 : Baton Rouge
  • State : Louisiana
  • Location : (30.4510891679, -91.1263551997)
  • Adult Population : 229493

Major Health Conditions among people of Baton Rouge (Louisiana)

  • Around 92256 adults in Baton Rouge are suffering from High Blood Pressure. It makes around 40.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 75503 adults in Baton Rouge are suffering from High Cholesterol. It makes around 32.9% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 55537 adults in Baton Rouge are suffering from Arthritis. It makes around 24.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 39473 adults in Baton Rouge are suffering from Teeth Loss. It makes around 17.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 31670 adults in Baton Rouge are suffering from Diabetes. It makes around 13.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Mental Health of around 31441 adults in Baton Rouge was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 13.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Physical Health of around 31441 adults in Baton Rouge was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 13.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 21572 adults in Baton Rouge were suffering from Asthma during year 2016. It makes around 9.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 16523 adults in Baton Rouge were suffering from COPD(Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) during year 2016. It makes around 7.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 16065 adults in Baton Rouge are suffering from Coronary Heart Disease. It makes around 7% of adult population of this city.
  • Till year 2016 around 13311 adults in Baton Rouge were suffering from Cancer(except skin cancer). It makes around 5.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 9409 adults in Baton Rouge have suffered from Stroke at some point in their adult life. It makes around 4.1% of adult population of this city.
  • Kidneys of 7803 adults in Baton Rouge 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 Baton Rouge (Louisiana)

Following unhealthy behaviors were reported among the adult population of Baton Rouge
  • 88584 adults, i.e. 38.6% of adult population of this city, are suffering from lack of sleep, which means they are sleeping for less than 7 hours per day.
  • 82158 adults, i.e. 35.8% 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
  • 69995 adults, i.e. 30.5% of adult population of this city, are physically inactive. Physical Inactivity as a behavioral trait can be an invitation to various diseases.
  • 46817 adults, i.e. 20.4% 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.
  • 36260 adults, i.e. 15.8% 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 Baton Rouge (Louisiana)

Following preventive measures were reported by the adult population of Baton Rouge to keep them on safer side. It is something good which should be further improved.
  • 79.9% of women in age group of 21-65 have gone through Pap Smear Test during year 2016.
  • 75.8% of women in age group 50-74 have gone through Mammography during year 2016.
  • 171661 adults, i.e. 74.8% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Cholesterol Screening.
  • 168907 adults, i.e. 73.6% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Annual Checkup.
  • 158809 adults, i.e. 69.2% 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
  • 149400 adults, i.e. 65.1% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Colorectal Cancer Screening.
  • 126680 adults, i.e. 55.2% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Dental Visit.
  • 30% 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.
  • 26.4% 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.
  • 16.4% of adult population in the age group of 18 to 64 have not taken health insurance. In other words 83.6% 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/ .