Skip directly to local search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to navigation Skip directly to site content Skip directly to page options
CDC Home

Men's Health

(Data are for the U.S.)

 

Population

  • Number of residents (all ages): 153.3 million (2011)

Source: Health, United States, 2012, table 1 [PDF - 9.8 MB]

 

Health status

  • Percent of men 18 years and over in fair or poor health: 12.1%

Source: Summary Health Statistics for U.S. Adults: National Health Interview Survey, 2012, Appendix III, table XIII [PDF - 1.3 MB]

 

Health risk factors

  • Percent of men 18 years and over who met the 2008 federal physical activity guidelines for aerobic activity through leisure-time aerobic activity: 53.6%
  • Percent of men 18 years and over who had 5 or more drinks in 1 day at least once in the past year: 31.4%

Source: Early release of selected estimates based on data from the 2012 National Health Interview Survey, data tables for figures 7.2, 8.3, 9.2

  • Percent of men 18 years and over who currently smoke cigarettes: 22.2% (2009-2011)

Source: Health, United States, 2012, table 56 [PDF - 9.8 MB]

  • Percent 20 years and over who are obese: 33.9% (2007-2010)

Source: Health, United States, 2012, table 68 [PDF - 9.8 MB]

  • Percent 20 years and over with hypertension: 31.7% (2007-2010)

Source: Health, United States, 2012, table 64 [PDF - 9.8 MB]

 

Health insurance coverage

  • Percent of males under 65 years without health insurance coverage: 18.5%

Source: Early release of selected estimates based on data from the 2011 National Health Interview Survey, data table for figure 1.2

 

Mortality

  • Number of deaths (all ages): 1,232,432
  • Deaths per 100,000 population: 812.0

Source: Deaths: Final Data for 2010, table 1 [PDF - 3.1 MB]

  • Leading causes of death
    • Heart disease
    • Cancer
    • Accidents (unintentional injuries)

Source:  Deaths: Leading Causes for 2010, table 1 [PDF - 1.6 MB]

 

More Data

 

 

 
Contact Us:
  • National Center for Health Statistics
    3311 Toledo Rd
    Room 5419
    Hyattsville, MD 20782
  • 1 (800) 232-4636
  • Contact CDC–INFO
USA.gov: The U.S. Government's Official Web PortalDepartment of Health and Human Services
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention   1600 Clifton Rd. Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) TTY: (888) 232-6348 - Contact CDC–INFO
A-Z Index
  1. A
  2. B
  3. C
  4. D
  5. E
  6. F
  7. G
  8. H
  9. I
  10. J
  11. K
  12. L
  13. M
  14. N
  15. O
  16. P
  17. Q
  18. R
  19. S
  20. T
  21. U
  22. V
  23. W
  24. X
  25. Y
  26. Z
  27. #