Over 40% Of U.S. Adults Are Susceptible to Severe Covid-19 #infographic

Over 40% Of U.S. Adults Are Susceptible to Severe Covid-19 #infographic


Several studies have found that the risk of extreme Covid-19 contracting that can lead to hospitalization, admission to ICU, mechanical ventilation or death rises with age, as well as the presence of underlying health conditions. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ( CDC) recently conducted a report in the United States showing that a significant proportion of the American population has some kind of underlying health issue, placing them at risk from severe types of the virus. The results of the research are focused on the 2018 BRFSS and the BRFSS (BRFSS). Population census data and 40.7 percent of U.S. decided.Adults (aged 18 years and over) have pre-existing health problems.

The report's most common disease is obesity, affecting just over 30 per cent of Americans, followed by diabetes that has a national prevalence of 11.2 per cent. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ( COPD) and cardiovascular disease incidence is just under 7% while chronic kidney disease is about 3%.

The CDC noted that "while the total number of people with any underlying medical condition was higher in heavily populated metropolitan areas, overall prevalence in non-metropolitan rural areas" It added that "counties with the highest prevalence of any disorder is concentrated in Southeastern states, notably Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana , Mississippi, Tennessee and West.

Over 40% Of U.S. Adults Are Susceptible to Severe Covid-19 #infographic

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