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

Burlington (Vermont) : Health Conditions and Public Awareness Report

According to year 2015 data published by CDC, out of 42417 adults living in Burlington around 11707 adults are suffering from High Cholesterol. We have gathered information from government databases about health of adult population of Burlington 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 : Burlington
  • State : Vermont
  • Location : (44.4876245694, -73.2314828365)
  • Adult Population : 42417

Major Health Conditions among people of Burlington (Vermont)

  • Around 11707 adults in Burlington are suffering from High Cholesterol. It makes around 27.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 10732 adults in Burlington are suffering from High Blood Pressure. It makes around 25.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 10265 adults in Burlington are suffering from Arthritis. It makes around 24.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 5599 adults in Burlington are suffering from Teeth Loss. It makes around 13.2% of adult population of this city.
  • Mental Health of around 5429 adults in Burlington was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 12.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Physical Health of around 4963 adults in Burlington was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 11.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 4496 adults in Burlington were suffering from Asthma during year 2016. It makes around 10.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 3351 adults in Burlington are suffering from Diabetes. It makes around 7.9% of adult population of this city.
  • Till year 2016 around 2715 adults in Burlington were suffering from Cancer(except skin cancer). It makes around 6.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 2545 adults in Burlington were suffering from COPD(Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) during year 2016. It makes around 6% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 2375 adults in Burlington are suffering from Coronary Heart Disease. It makes around 5.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 1230 adults in Burlington have suffered from Stroke at some point in their adult life. It makes around 2.9% of adult population of this city.
  • Kidneys of 1145 adults in Burlington were not functioning properly due to Chronic Kidney Disease till year 2016. It makes around 2.7% of adult population of this city.

Unhealthy Behaviors found in people of Burlington (Vermont)

Following unhealthy behaviors were reported among the adult population of Burlington
  • 12555 adults, i.e. 29.6% of adult population of this city, are suffering from lack of sleep, which means they are sleeping for less than 7 hours per day.
  • 10816 adults, i.e. 25.5% 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
  • 7890 adults, i.e. 18.6% 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.
  • 7677 adults, i.e. 18.1% of adult population of this city, are physically inactive. Physical Inactivity as a behavioral trait can be an invitation to various diseases.
  • 6872 adults, i.e. 16.2% 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.

Preventive Measures taken by people of Burlington (Vermont)

Following preventive measures were reported by the adult population of Burlington to keep them on safer side. It is something good which should be further improved.
  • 31473 adults, i.e. 74.2% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Cholesterol Screening.
  • 73% of women in age group 50-74 have gone through Mammography during year 2016.
  • 29777 adults, i.e. 70.2% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Dental Visit.
  • 29310 adults, i.e. 69.1% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Colorectal Cancer Screening.
  • 27826 adults, i.e. 65.6% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Annual Checkup.
  • 23923 adults, i.e. 56.4% 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
  • 39.4% 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.
  • 32.8% 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.
  • 8.4% of adult population in the age group of 18 to 64 have not taken health insurance. In other words 91.6% 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/ .