CDC Data on Men’s Health

  • Number of male residents (all ages): 155.7 million (2013)
  • Percent of men 18 years and over in fair or poor health: 12.1%
  • Percent of men 18 years and over who met the 2008 federal physical activity guidelines for aerobic activity through leisure-time aerobic activity: 53.8%
  • Percent of men 18 years and over who had 5 or more drinks in 1 day at least once in the past year: 30.9%
  • Percent of men 18 years and over who currently smoke cigarettes: 20.9% (2011-2013)
  • Percent of men 20 years and over who are obese: 34.6% (2009-2012)
  • Percent of men 20 years and over with hypertension (measured high blood pressure and/or taking antihypertensive medication): 31.6% (2009-2012)
  • Percent of males under 65 years without health insurance coverage: 18.0%

 

 

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/mens-health.htm