Health and Nutrition of Alamo, IN Residents

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Forty six percent of Alamo residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 16 times per month. This includes chocolate and other flavored milks, as well as hot cocoa made with milk, and does not count small amounts of milk added to coffee or tea. People living here eat an average of five meals (breakfasts, lunches or dinners) per week that were prepared away from home in places such as restaurants, fast food places, food stands, grocery stores or from vending machines. They get four of these meals from a fast-food or pizza place. They also eat three frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Alamo 46.3%
  • County 48.2%
  • State 48.5%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Alamo 15.9
  • County 22.0
  • Indiana 21.6

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Alamo 5.4
  • Montgomery County 3.3
  • State 3.5

Meals from fast food or pizza place (#/week)

  • Alamo 3.8
  • Montgomery County 1.8
  • Indiana 1.9

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Alamo 3.2
  • County 3.7
  • Indiana 3.8

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

The average Alamo resident last visited a dentist two years ago (including all types of dentists, such as, orthodontists, oral surgeons, and all other dental specialists, as well as dental hygienists). Alamo residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 45 percent. The average person living here (including children) has 29 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Here 2.4
  • Montgomery County 2.1
  • Indiana 2.0

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Alamo 45.3%
  • County 44.5%
  • State 44.9%

Average number of teeth

  • Alamo 29.4
  • County 21.8
  • State 22.3

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

The average height of Alamo residents 16 years and older is 65 inches. The average weight is 175 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 27. Thirty nine percent of people living here are obese. Thirty nine percent have ever been obese. Nineteen percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Here 64.9
  • County 66.9
  • State 66.9

Average weight (pounds)

  • Alamo 174.7
  • County 181.6
  • State 181.0

Average BMI

  • Alamo 27.3
  • Montgomery County 28.8
  • Indiana 28.8

People that are obese (%)

  • Alamo 38.9%
  • Montgomery County 37.9%
  • Indiana 37.8%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 39.3%
  • Montgomery County 50.7%
  • State 49.9%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Alamo 18.5%
  • Montgomery County 33.7%
  • Indiana 34.5%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Sixty one percent of Alamo residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Thirty two percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Thirty two percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Eight percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 61.5%
  • Montgomery County 67.3%
  • Indiana 65.4%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Here 32.3%
  • County 26.5%
  • Indiana 25.0%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 32.3%
  • Montgomery County 23.7%
  • State 22.5%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 8.2%
  • County 14.8%
  • Indiana 13.8%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Alamo residents 20 years and older on average get up to urinate one time at night (from time they go to bed at night until the time they get up in the morning).

Summary

Avg. # of times urinating at night

  • Here 0.6
  • Montgomery County 1.1
  • State 1.1

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Twenty eight percent of people living in Alamo are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 28.1%
  • Montgomery County 73.3%
  • Indiana 73.5%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Thirty three percent of people living in Alamo use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 32.8%
  • Montgomery County 35.8%
  • State 34.2%

Thirteen percent of Alamo residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Eleven percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Twenty percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Twenty nine percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Twenty one percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Seven percent of people living here move or speak so slowly that other people could have noticed, or the opposite - being so fidgety or restless that they have been moving around a lot more than usual.

Summary

People who have little interest in doing things (%)

  • Here 12.7%
  • County 27.5%
  • State 26.6%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 11.3%
  • Montgomery County 28.8%
  • State 27.8%

People who have trouble sleeping or sleeping too much (%)

  • Alamo 20.4%
  • County 43.9%
  • State 42.6%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Alamo 28.5%
  • County 53.0%
  • State 51.9%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Alamo 20.9%
  • Montgomery County 28.1%
  • Indiana 28.4%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Here 7.3%
  • Montgomery County 15.3%
  • Indiana 14.5%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Hundred percent of people living in Alamo have at least one alcoholic drink per month. People living here drink alcohol 5.3 days per month on average. They have 4.9 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 19 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Alamo 100.0%
  • Montgomery County 81.2%
  • State 80.3%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Alamo 5.3
  • County 4.9
  • Indiana 4.9

Average drinks/week

  • Here 4.9
  • Montgomery County 5.8
  • State 5.8

Average days/year people drink much

  • Alamo 18.8
  • Montgomery County 25.3
  • Indiana 24.7

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Hundred percent of Alamo residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety six percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Eighty percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Fifty three percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Seven percent of males in Alamo have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. People in Alamo were 16 years old on average when they had sex for the first time. The average man in his lifetime had any kind of sex with 15 women. He has vaginal sex with 12 women. People living here were on average 18 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. In their lifetime they performed oral sex on average on five women. Males in their lifetime have anal or oral sex with 3.5 men on average. They have had 2.4 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Alamo were 14 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. The average person in Alamo has vaginal or anal sex 68 times a year. Forty six percent have sex without using a condom. Thirty eight percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

People 18+ that ever had sex (vaginal, anal, or oral) (%)

  • Alamo 100.0%
  • County 97.2%
  • State 97.3%

Males 18+ that ever had vaginal sex with a woman (%)

  • Alamo 95.9%
  • Montgomery County 94.6%
  • State 94.4%

Males 18+ that ever performed oral sex on a woman (%)

  • Here 80.5%
  • Montgomery County 88.1%
  • State 87.3%

Males 18+ that ever had anal sex with a woman (%)

  • Alamo 53.3%
  • County 49.8%
  • Indiana 49.5%

Males 18+ that ever had any sex with a man (%)

  • Alamo 6.8%
  • County 6.6%
  • State 5.8%

Average age people first had sex

  • Alamo 15.8
  • Montgomery County 16.6
  • Indiana 16.6

Average number of female sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Here 14.9
  • County 25.0
  • Indiana 26.8

Average number of female vaginal sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Here 11.6
  • Montgomery County 21.1
  • Indiana 21.7

Average age people first performed oral sex on a woman (18+)

  • Here 18.3
  • County 21.1
  • Indiana 21.3

Average number of woman performed oral sex on in lifetime (18+)

  • Alamo 4.9
  • Montgomery County 5.4
  • State 5.4

Average number of male sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Here 3.5
  • County 5.8
  • State 2.9

Average number of male anal sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Alamo 2.4
  • County 3.4
  • State 1.7

Average age people first performed oral sex on a man (18+)

  • Here 14.4
  • Montgomery County 19.1
  • State 19.9

Average number of times people have vaginal or anal sex a year

  • Here 68.4
  • County 64.8
  • Indiana 64.1

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 46.4%
  • County 58.9%
  • State 55.8%

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Alamo 38.5%
  • Montgomery County 83.9%
  • Indiana 82.5%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Five percent of households in Alamo use chemical products in their homes to control fleas, roaches, ants, termites or other insects. Five percent use chemical products in their lawns or gardens to kill weeds.

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Here 4.6%
  • County 10.1%
  • State 10.2%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Here 5.0%
  • County 4.7%
  • Indiana 4.3%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Alamo residents 16 years and older usually get seven hours of sleep at night on weekdays or workdays.

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Here 7.1
  • Montgomery County 6.8
  • State 6.8

Forty five percent of Alamo residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Alamo 45.2%
  • County 54.0%
  • State 54.2%

Thirty eight percent of Alamo residents' work involve vigorous-intensity activity that causes large increases in breathing or heart rate, like carrying or lifting heavy loads, digging or construction work for at least 10 minutes continuously. Fifty four percent of people do moderate-intensity activities at work that cause small increases in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking or carrying light loads for at least 10 minutes continuously. Thirty seven percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Thirty nine percent do any vigorous-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause large increases in breathing or heart rate like running or basketball for at least 10 minutes continuously. Forty four percent do any moderate-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause a small increase in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking, bicycling, swimming or golf for at least 10 minutes continuously. People living here spend four hours sitting on a typical day (this includes sitting at work, at home, getting to and from places, or with friends, including time spent sitting at a desk, traveling in a car or bus, reading, playing cards, watching television or using a computer). They usually sit and watch TV or videos for about two hours per day. They use a computer or play computer games (including Playstation, Nintendo DS, or other portable video games) outside of work or school for 1.1 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Alamo 38.2%
  • Montgomery County 22.5%
  • Indiana 22.7%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Alamo 53.6%
  • County 38.2%
  • State 38.4%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Alamo 37.1%
  • County 27.4%
  • State 29.7%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Alamo 39.2%
  • Montgomery County 16.5%
  • State 18.3%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 43.9%
  • County 43.2%
  • State 41.7%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Alamo 4.0
  • County 6.0
  • State 6.0

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.0
  • County 2.9
  • State 2.8

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 1.1
  • County 1.2
  • State 1.2

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Six percent of Alamo residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Thirteen percent are overweight. Nine percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Here 5.7%
  • County 11.1%
  • Indiana 11.2%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 12.6%
  • County 34.1%
  • Indiana 33.8%

People having trouble seeing even with glass/contacts (%)

  • Alamo 8.6%
  • Montgomery County 20.4%
  • State 19.4%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

People living in Alamo report their general health condition on average at 65 percent. Eight percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 35 percent of Alamo residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Nine percent of people living in Alamo are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Alamo 64.6%
  • County 55.2%
  • State 55.3%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 8.1%
  • County 3.7%
  • Indiana 4.3%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Alamo 35.2%
  • County 38.5%
  • State 39.7%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Alamo 9.1%
  • County 8.4%
  • Indiana 8.5%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

People in Alamo spend $356 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 18 percent of their income. The average family in Alamo spends $64 on food at other stores monthly. This is three percent of their income. They spend $210 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is 11 percent of their income. They also spend $39 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is four percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Here $356
  • Montgomery County $356
  • Indiana $358

Income spent on food at supermarket/grocery store (%)

  • Alamo 18.2%
  • County 25.9%
  • Indiana 24.8%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Alamo $64
  • Montgomery County $64
  • Indiana $70

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 3.5%
  • County 4.3%
  • State 4.3%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Alamo $210
  • Montgomery County $125
  • State $133

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 10.8%
  • Montgomery County 6.8%
  • State 6.8%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Alamo $39
  • County $20
  • State $23

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Alamo 3.6%
  • County 1.2%
  • Indiana 1.3%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

People living in Alamo report their general condition of hearing on average at 85 percent. Ninety percent of them can usually hear and understand, without the use of a hearing aid or any other listening devices, what a person says without seeing his or her face if that person whispers to them from across a quiet room. Ninety eight percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Eight percent of Alamo population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Fifty nine percent of people living here have ever had a job where they were exposed to loud sounds or noise. Loud means so loud that they must speak in a raised voice to be heard. Nineteen percent of people in Alamo had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Alamo 85.4%
  • Montgomery County 77.3%
  • Indiana 78.4%

People that can hear a whisper from across a quiet room (%)

  • Alamo 89.6%
  • County 76.8%
  • Indiana 77.3%

People that can hear normal voice from across a quiet room (%)

  • Here 98.3%
  • Montgomery County 93.9%
  • State 94.6%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Alamo 8.0%
  • Montgomery County 23.5%
  • State 21.0%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Alamo 58.5%
  • Montgomery County 46.4%
  • Indiana 45.0%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Alamo 19.4%
  • Montgomery County 16.6%
  • State 16.1%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

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