Chronic Diseases

  New Hanover Brunswick Pender NC
Adult Obesity (% of adults)

Percentage of the adult population (age 20 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2.

 
25 28 31 30
Heart Disease Death Rate

Age-adjusted death rates are per 100,000 resident population.

 
157.8 159.8 146.7 163.7
Stroke Death Rate

Stroke Deaths per 100,000 population.

 
46.6 39.9 48 43.1
Cancer Deaths

Cancer Deaths in New Hanover County and Brunswick County are listed as a percentage of total deaths in the county.

 
23.4 24.6 21.8 20.9
Diabetes Prevalence

Percentage of adults aged 20 and above with diagnosed diabetes.

 
8 11 12 11
Diabetes Monitoring

Percentage of diabetic Medicare enrollees ages 65-75 that receive HbA1c monitoring.

 
91 92 89 89
Diabetes Mellitus

Percentage of diabetic Medicare enrollees ages 65-75 that receive HbA1c monitoring.

 
2.0 2.4 4.1 3.1
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease Deaths

Respiratory Deaths in New Hanover County and Brunswick County are listed as a percentage of total deaths in the county.

 
3.3 7 4.4 5.9
Alzheimer's Disease Deaths

Alzheimer's Disease Deaths in New Hanover County and Brunswick County are listed as a percentage of total deaths in the county.

 
2.9 3 3.2 4.6