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2016 BRFSS Report

 
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Note: All percentages are rounded to the nearest whole number.

Alcohol Consumption

12% report that they are at risk from binge drinking

5% report that they are at risk from chronic drinking

5% of those who drink report that they have driven a vehicle after having too much to drink in the past 30 days

Arthritis

31% report that they have been diagnosed with arthritis

Asthma

13% report that they have ever had asthma

8% Report that they presently have asthma

Body Weight

71% report that they are overweight ( BMI =25)

37% report that they are obese ( BMI =30)

27% report that they have a healthy weight

Breast Cancer Screening

68% of women age 40 and older have had a screening mammogram within the past two years

66% of women age 50 and older have had a screening mammogram within the past two years

Cancer

6% report that they have been diagnosed with skin cancer

6% report that they have been diagnosed with some other cancer

Cardiovascular Disease

6% report they had been told that they have had a myocardial infarction

5% report they had been told that they have coronary artery disease

6% report they had been told that they have had a stroke

Cervical Cancer Screening

91% of women age 18 and older have had a Pap smear during their lifetime

83% of women age 18 and older have had a Pap smear within the past three years

Cigarette Smoking

23% report that they are current cigarette smokers (have ever smoked 100 cigarettes and now smoke every day or some days)

23% report that they have ever smoked an e-cigarette

21% report that they currently smoke e-cigarettes

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

8% report that they have been diagnosed with COPD

Colorectal Cancer Screening

36% age 50 and older report that they have never had a sigmoidoscopy or a colonoscopy

91% age 50 and older report that they have not had a blood stool test in the past year

Dental Health

43% report that it has been more than one year since they have seen a dentist

57% report that they have had at least one of their permanent teeth extracted

Diabetes

14% report that they have been diagnosed with diabetes

Disability

35% report that they have some type of disability

Exercise

30% report no leisure time physical activity in the past 30 days

Falls and Injuries from Falls

29% age 45 and older report that they have experienced a fall in the past twelve months

43% of those with a fall in the past twelve months reported suffering an injury from the fall

Health Status

23% report that their general health is fair or poor

43% report that their general health is very good or excellent

Health Care Coverage

20% from age 18 to 64 report that they have no kind of health care coverage

19% report that they could not see a doctor in the past twelve months because of cost

Healthy Days

20% report seven or more days of poor physical health during the past month

20% report seven or more days of poor mental health during the past month

HIV/AIDS

41% from age 18 to 64, report that they have been tested for HIV other than through a blood donation

Immunization

37% report that they have had a flu vaccination in the past twelve months

31% report that they have ever had a pneumonia vaccination

Kidney Disease

4% report that they have ever been diagnosed with kidney disease

Mental Health

19% report that they have been diagnosed with a depressive disorder

Prostate Cancer Screening

57% of men age 40 and older report that they have ever had a PSA test

56% of men age 40 and older who have had a PSA test report that it has been more than two years since the last test

Seat Belt Usage

92% report that they always or nearly always wear seat belts

Sleep

38% report inadequate sleep


Report prepared October 27, 2017

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