Chronic Disease Profile

     
Chronic Disease Profile, Alachua County, Florida
IndicatorMeasureYear(s)County NumberCountyQuartile
(Most to Least Favorable)
1234
StateU.S. Healthy People 2030 Goal
Socio-Demographics
PopulationCount2021
275,434
22,005,586
Population - WhiteCount2021
192,564
16,956,036
Population - BlackCount2021
56,766
3,744,735
Population - OtherCount2021
26,102
1,304,813
Population - HispanicCount2021
29,541
5,881,466
Population - Non-HispanicCount2021
245,892
16,124,119
Population (Aged 0-17 Years) Count2021
49,272
4,314,626
Population (Aged 18-64 Years) Count2021
184,424
13,004,776
Population (Aged 65 Years and Older) Count2021
41,738
4,686,183
Individuals Below Poverty LevelPercent2017-21
52,902
20.1%413.1%8.0%
Unemployed Civilian Labor ForcePercent2017-21
6,681
4.8%25.3%
Population That Speak English Less Than Very Well (Aged 5 Years and Older)Percent2017-21
9,525
3.6%311.8%
Spanish-Speakers Among Population That Speak English Less Than Very Well (Aged 5 Years and Older)Percent2017-21
3,738
39.2%177.9%
Individuals With a High School Diploma (Aged 25 Years and Older)Percent2017-21
20.3%427.9%
Adults Who Have a Personal DoctorPercent2021
79.3%84.0%
Adults With Any Type of Health Care Insurance CoveragePercent2021
87.7%92.1%
Cardiovascular Disease
Coronary Heart Disease
Adults Who Have Ever Been Told They Had Angina or Coronary Heart DiseasePercent2021
4.5%
Deaths From Coronary Heart DiseasePer 100,000 Total Population2019-21
633
73.1189.071.1
Hospitalizations From Coronary Heart DiseasePer 100,000 Total Population2019-21
1,835
216.51250.7
Heart Attack
Adults Who Have Ever Been Told They Had a Heart Attack Percent2021
4.6%
Deaths From Acute Myocardial Infarction (Heart Attack)Per 100,000 Total Population2019-21
158
18.4121.8
Hospitalizations From Acute Myocardial InfarctionPer 100,000 Total Population2019-21
1,119
134.31152.7
Heart Failure
Deaths From Heart FailurePer 100,000 Total Population2019-21
137
15.6212.6
Hospitalizations From or With Congestive Heart Failure as Any Listed DiagnosisPer 100,000 Total Population2019-21
15,382
1,807.341,243.4319.7
Stroke
Adults Who Have Ever Been Told They Had a StrokePercent2021
3.5%
Deaths From StrokePer 100,000 Total Population2019-21
367
43.0243.233.4
Hospitalizations From StrokePer 100,000 Total Population2019-21
2,262
268.13228.4
Cancer
Breast Cancer
Deaths From Breast CancerPer 100,000 Females2019-21
94
20.1318.615.3
Female Breast Cancer IncidencePer 100,000 Females2018-20
636
147.34123.5
Women 40 Years of Age and Older Who Received a Mammogram in the Past YearPercent2020
54.2%
Cervical Cancer
Deaths From Cervical CancerPer 100,000 Females2019-21
13
2.822.7
Cervical Cancer IncidencePer 100,000 Females2018-20
27
7.318.8
Women Who Received a Pap Test in the Past Year (Aged 18 Years and Older)Percent2020
40%
Colorectal Cancer
Deaths From Colorectal CancerPer 100,000 Total Population2019-21
130
15.0312.28.9
Colorectal Cancer IncidencePer 100,000 Total Population2018-20
293
36.0334.7
Adults Who Received a Sigmoidoscopy or Colonoscopy in the Past Five Years (Aged 50 Years and Older)Percent2020
53.1%
Adults Who Received a Blood Stool Test in the Past Year (Aged 50 Years and Older)Percent2020
19.8%
Lung Cancer
Deaths From Lung CancerPer 100,000 Total Population2019-21
287
32.1132.025.1
Lung Cancer IncidencePer 100,000 Total Population2018-20
496
57.0253.8
Melanoma
Deaths From MelanomaPer 100,000 Total Population2019-21
25
2.832.1
Melanoma IncidencePer 100,000 Total Population2018-20
189
23.2225.0
Prostate Cancer
Deaths From Prostate CancerPer 100,000 Males2019-21
96
25.7416.316.9
Prostate Cancer IncidencePer 100,000 Males2018-20
443
106.7490.5
Men Who Received a Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) Test in the Past Two Years (Aged 50 Years and Older)Percent2020
44.4%
Diabetes
Deaths From DiabetesPer 100,000 Total Population2019-21
203
23.7222.4
Hospitalizations From or With Diabetes as Any Listed DiagnosisPer 100,000 Total Population2019-21
22,782
2,718.732,243.4
Hospitalizations From or With Diabetes as Any Listed Diagnosis Which Resulted in a Diabetes-Attributable Amputation of a Lower ExtremityPer 100,000 Total Population2019-21
402
50.2337.24.3
Adults Who Have Ever Been Told They Had DiabetesPercent2021
11%
Respiratory Diseases
Asthma
Adults Who Currently Have AsthmaPercent2021
8.4%
Hospitalizations From or With Asthma as Any Listed DiagnosisPer 100,000 Total Population2019-21
8,322
1,041.64630.1
Adults Who Have Ever Been Told They Had AsthmaPercent2021
12.9%
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
Deaths From Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)Per 100,000 Total Population2019-21
270
30.8233.6
Hospitalizations From Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (CLRD) (Including Asthma)Per 100,000 Total Population2019-21
2,042
265.14183.7
Epilepsy
Adults Who Have Ever Been Told That They Have a Seizure Disorder or EpilepsyPercent2019
1.7%22%
Adults With Seizure Disorder or Epilepsy Who Have Had at Least One Seizure in the Past YearPercent2019
39.3%
Chronic Disease Risk and Protective Factors
Adults Who Are SedentaryPercent2021
26.2%
Adults Who Are Inactive or Insufficiently ActivePercent2016
51.7%156.7%
Adults Who Meet Aerobic RecommendationsPercent2017
49.5%59.2%
Adults Who Meet Muscle Strengthening RecommendationsPercent2019
39.2%138.1%32.1%
Adults Who Are OverweightPercent2021
37%
Adults Who Are ObesePercent2021
30%36.0%
Adults Who Have a Healthy WeightPercent2021
31.1%
Adults Who Are Current SmokersPercent2021
13%12.0%
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Data Note(s)


FLHealthCharts.gov is provided by the Florida Department of Health, Division of Public Health Statistics and Performance Management.

  • Cancer incidence counts are not displayed when less than 10 cases have occured in three years.

  • Healthy People 2030 goals are single-year rates per 100,000 population (or percentages) at the national level. Goals are not available for all indicators.

  • Data Sources

  • Deaths - Florida Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics

  • Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) - Florida Department of Health, Bureau of Community Health Promotion

  • Hospitalizations - Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA)

  • Cancer Incidence - University of Miami (FL) Medical School, Florida Cancer Data System