Local Community Leaders & Influencers:

  • Grover C. Robinson IV — Mayor
    • mayorrobinson@cityofpensacola.com
  • Escambia County Board of Health— (850) 595-6500; EscambiaCHD.Feedback@flhealth.gov
    • Dr. John Lanza, Director
    • Versolla Turner, Communications, Health Education, & Nutrition Director
    • Marie Mott, Public Health Communications Manager

Cancer

  • Resources:
    • American Cancer Society— 850-475-0850
    • Ascension, Sacred Heart Cancer Center – (850) 416-6933
      • 1545 Airport Blvd Pensacola, FL 32504
      • Support groups, nutrition education, managing life with cancer
      • Man2Man (prostate cancer education & support program) – (850) 438-7627

Prostate Cancer

  • “In Escambia County, Florida from 2012-2016, there were 858 new cases of Prostate Cancer. For every 100,000 men, 95Prostate Cancer cases were reported.
    Over those years, there were 166 men who died of Prostate Cancer. For every 100,000 men in Escambia County, Florida, 22 died of Prostate Cancer.”
    • Citation: U.S. Cancer Statistics Working Group. U.S. Cancer Statistics Data Visualizations Tool, based on November 2018 submission data (1999-2016): U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and National Cancer Institute; www.cdc.gov/cancer/dataviz, June 2019.

Testicular Cancer

  • “In Escambia County, Florida from 2012-2016, there were 36 new cases of Testicular Cancer. For every 100,000 men, 5Testicular Cancer cases were reported. (0.005%)
    Over those years, there were <16 men who died of Testicular Cancer in Escambia County, Florida.”
    • Citation: U.S. Cancer Statistics Working Group. U.S. Cancer Statistics Data Visualizations Tool, based on November 2018 submission data (1999-2016): U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and National Cancer Institute; www.cdc.gov/cancer/dataviz, June 2019.

Heart Disease

  • From 2014 – 2016, the heart disease death rate was 229.8 men per 100,00 people in Escambia County. (0.23%)
    • Source: Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (https://nccd.cdc.gov/DHDSPAtlas/Default.aspx?state=FL)
  • Resources:
    • American Heart Association – (800) 257-6941 ext. 6044

Stroke

  • From 2014 – 2016, the stroke death rate was 41.1 men per 100,000 people in Escambia County. (0.04%)
    • Source: Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (https://nccd.cdc.gov/DHDSPAtlas/Default.aspx?state=FL)

Diabetes

Pre-Diabetes

  • In 2016, 26.6% of men aged 20+ in Escambia County reported severe physical inactivity. Physical inactivity and obesity are the most common and significant indicators of diabetes.

*Suicide

  • In 2017, 2,493 men committed suicide in Florida. (population: 10,256,819)
  • Age-adjusted Death Rate per 100,000: 22.11 (0.02%)
  • Resources:
    • American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
  • Florida Crisis Line – (850) 623-6363

*Obesity

  • In 2017, 29.6% men were diagnosed as being obese in Flordia.
    • Source: The State of Obesity (https://www.stateofobesity.org/states/FL/)

*state statistics