Chronic Diseases

 

Chronic Conditions in Grey Bruce

Overall, Grey Bruce residents are more likely than Ontarians to have arthritis, and to be obese as adults

 
Arthritis

28% of Grey Bruce residents have arthritis. Overall, Grey Bruce residents are more likely than Ontarians to have arthritis

 

Asthma

11% of Grey Bruce residents have asthma. Grey Bruce residents and Ontarians are similarly likely to have asthma

 
Chronic Lung Conditions

7% of Grey Bruce residents have a chronic lung condition i.e. chronic bronchitis, emphysema or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

 

Diabetes

9% of Grey Bruce residents have diabetes. Grey Bruce residents and Ontarians are similarly likely to have diabetes

High Blood Pressure

21% of Grey Bruce residents have high blood pressure. Overall, Grey Bruce residents and Ontarians are similarly likely to have high blood pressure

 

Adult Obesity

33% of adults in Grey Bruce are obese. Overall, adults in Grey Bruce are more likely than in Ontario to be obese

 
Youth Overweight and Obesity

28% of youth in Grey Bruce are overweight or obese. Youth in Grey Bruce and Ontario are similarly likely to be overweight or obese

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