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Men's Health Month

Event date: 6/1/2023 12:00 AM - 6/30/2023 11:30 PM Export event

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National Men's Health Month

Men’s Health

Data are for the U.S.

  • Health status
    • Percent of men aged 18 and over in fair or poor health: 13.2% (2021)
  • Alcohol use
    • Percent of men aged 18 and over who had five or more drinks in 1 day at least once in the past year: 30.9%
  • Physical activity
    • Percent of men aged 18 and over who met the 2018 federal physical activity guidelines for aerobic and muscle-strengthening activity: 28.3%
  • Smoking
    • Percent of men aged 18 and over who currently smoke cigarettes: 13.1% (2021)
  • Obesity
    • Percent of men aged 20 and over with obesity: 40.5% (2015-2018)
  • Hypertension
    • Percent of men aged 20 and over with hypertension (measured high blood pressure and/or taking antihypertensive medication): 51.9% (2015-2018)
  • Mortality
    • Number of deaths (all ages): 1,838,108
    • Deaths per 100,000 population: 1,118.2

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Leading causes of death (2021)

  • Heart disease
  • Cancer
  • COVID-19


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Men's Health Network (MHN) is a national non-profit organization whose mission is to reach men, boys, and their families where they live, work, play, and pray with health awareness and disease prevention messages and tools, screening programs, educational materials, advocacy opportunities, and patient navigation.

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Suffolk County Government

H. Lee Dennison Bldg

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P.O. Box 6100
Hauppauge, NY 11788

Riverhead County Center

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Riverhead, NY 11901