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Self-​Reported Health Status

About 15 percent of people in the Pittsburgh region reported being in fair or poor health (based on their responses to one or more questions…

Smoking Rates

Smoking rates in the Pittsburgh Metropolitan Statistical Area, while still slightly higher than the benchmark average of 17.2 have dropped considerably in recent years. In…

Adult Overweight and Obesity Rates

Only 31.8 percent of adults living in the Pittsburgh region reported being a healthy weight in 2016, according to data from the Centers for Disease…

Heart Attack Death Rates

Data included in the charts below are averages for the seven year period from 1999 to 2005. Data are presented for two age groups (3554

Diabetes Rates

The Pittsburgh region’s diabetes rate for adults was one of the highest among Pittsburgh TODAY’s benchmark cities in 2016. About 11 percent of the region’s…

Adults with Health Care Coverage

Adults in the Pittsburgh region are covered when it comes to health care. About 95 percent of adults in the Pittsburgh region reported having some…
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