Health and Nutrition of Albion, IA Residents

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Fifty percent of Albion residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 20 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 three 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 one of these meals from a fast-food or pizza place. People here eat two "ready to eat" foods such as salads, soups, chicken, sandwiches and cooked vegetables per month. They also eat four frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Here 50.0%
  • County 47.0%
  • State 48.7%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Albion 20.2
  • Marshall County 22.3
  • Iowa 22.2

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Here 3.1
  • County 3.3
  • Iowa 3.4

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

  • Here 1.5
  • County 1.8
  • State 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Here 1.8
  • County 1.7
  • Iowa 1.7

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 3.6
  • County 3.9
  • State 3.9

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

The average Albion 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). Sixteen percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Twenty one percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Albion residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 51 percent. People living here aged 30 years and older, aside from brushing their teeth with toothbrush, use dental floss or any other device that clean between teeth on average four days per week. They also use mouthwash or other dental rinse products to treat dental disease or dental problems an average of three days per week. The average person living here (including children) has 23 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Here 1.6
  • County 2.2
  • Iowa 2.1

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 16.0%
  • County 19.0%
  • Iowa 17.3%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 21.2%
  • County 22.9%
  • State 21.9%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Here 50.6%
  • Marshall County 42.2%
  • Iowa 44.7%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Albion 3.6
  • County 2.4
  • Iowa 2.7

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 3.0
  • Marshall County 2.7
  • Iowa 2.7

Average number of teeth

  • Albion 23.3
  • County 20.5
  • State 21.7

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

The average height of Albion residents 16 years and older is 65 inches. The average weight is 170 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Thirty eight percent of people living here are obese. Fifty percent have ever been obese. Fifty percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Albion 64.7
  • Marshall County 66.7
  • State 66.9

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 169.8
  • County 178.8
  • State 179.8

Average BMI

  • Albion 29.3
  • Marshall County 28.5
  • Iowa 28.6

People that are obese (%)

  • Albion 38.2%
  • Marshall County 37.0%
  • Iowa 36.9%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Albion 49.6%
  • Marshall County 50.1%
  • State 49.3%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Here 49.9%
  • County 30.9%
  • Iowa 33.4%

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

Sixty three percent of Albion residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty four percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Twenty one percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Two percent have ever used heroin. Fourteen percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Albion 63.1%
  • County 67.4%
  • Iowa 66.1%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Here 24.0%
  • County 27.6%
  • Iowa 25.6%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Albion 21.3%
  • County 24.6%
  • State 23.0%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Albion 1.7%
  • County 3.5%
  • Iowa 3.5%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 13.8%
  • County 16.3%
  • State 14.5%

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

Nine percent of people living in Albion have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Fifty four percent of people had a blood test for high sugar or diabetes within the past three years. Three percent of city residents are currently taking insulin.

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Here 9.0%
  • County 11.8%
  • Iowa 10.4%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Albion 54.4%
  • Marshall County 47.0%
  • Iowa 46.5%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Albion 2.9%
  • County 3.4%
  • State 3.2%

Albion 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 1.0
  • County 1.3
  • Iowa 1.2

Ten percent of Albion residents above the age of 40 have problems with their ability to smell, such as not being able to smell things or things not smelling the way they are supposed to. Seven percent have been having problems with their ability to taste sweet, sour, salty or bitter foods and drinks. Seventy four percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Thirty six percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Seventeen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Sixteen percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Fifty percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Albion 9.6%
  • County 12.6%
  • State 12.2%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Here 7.1%
  • County 7.0%
  • Iowa 6.1%

People 40+ that ever had wisdom teeth removed (%)

  • Albion 74.3%
  • County 69.9%
  • State 70.1%

People 40+ that ever had tonsils teeth removed (%)

  • Albion 36.3%
  • County 28.2%
  • State 30.5%

People 40+ that ever had a loss of consciousness because of a head injury (%)

  • Here 17.0%
  • Marshall County 16.7%
  • State 16.9%

People 40+ that ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull (%)

  • Here 16.2%
  • County 24.3%
  • State 23.6%

People 40+ that ever had two or more sinus infections (%)

  • Here 50.1%
  • County 40.5%
  • State 42.9%

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

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Albion 77.5%
  • Marshall County 71.8%
  • State 74.1%

Twenty five percent of people living in Albion have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had hypertension (also called high blood pressure). Twenty eight percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Forty eight percent of people in Albion frequently check their blood cholesterol. Eighteen percent of people have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that their blood cholesterol level was high.

Summary

Has high blood pressure (%)

  • Albion 24.7%
  • County 25.6%
  • State 24.0%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 28.1%
  • Marshall County 26.8%
  • Iowa 25.9%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 47.5%
  • County 42.3%
  • State 41.8%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Albion 18.1%
  • County 22.8%
  • Iowa 20.7%

Fifty four percent of people living in Albion use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 53.6%
  • County 30.5%
  • State 34.8%

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

Twenty seven percent of Albion residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty nine percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Forty six percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Fifty eight percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Thirty two percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Twenty one percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Twenty one percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Eleven 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. Four percent have thoughts that they would be better off dead or of hurting themselves in some way.

Summary

People who have little interest in doing things (%)

  • Here 27.4%
  • County 28.1%
  • State 26.5%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 28.8%
  • Marshall County 29.3%
  • State 27.8%

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

  • Albion 45.9%
  • Marshall County 43.4%
  • Iowa 42.7%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 58.0%
  • County 52.6%
  • Iowa 52.0%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Here 31.8%
  • Marshall County 30.1%
  • Iowa 28.3%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 21.1%
  • County 23.3%
  • State 22.0%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Here 20.7%
  • Marshall County 20.1%
  • State 19.6%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Albion 11.2%
  • Marshall County 16.3%
  • State 14.6%

People having thoughts they would be better off dead (%)

  • Here 3.5%
  • County 4.9%
  • Iowa 4.5%

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

Albion residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Albion 2.4
  • Marshall County 2.4
  • State 2.3

Seventy eight percent of people living in Albion have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Ten percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 4.0 days per month on average. They have 2.9 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 11 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Albion 77.8%
  • Marshall County 81.0%
  • Iowa 80.5%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Albion 9.9%
  • County 10.2%
  • Iowa 10.7%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 4.0
  • County 4.7
  • State 5.0

Average drinks/week

  • Here 2.9
  • Marshall County 6.1
  • Iowa 5.8

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 11.0
  • Marshall County 25.8
  • State 24.7

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

Ninety nine percent of Albion residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety eight percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Eighty five percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Fifty four percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Six percent of males in Albion have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Ninety nine percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Ninety four percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Forty seven percent have ever had anal sex. Ten percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Albion were 17 years old on average when they had sex for the first time. The average man in his lifetime had any kind of sex with 16 women. He has vaginal sex with 16 women. People living here were on average 23 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. People in Albion were 19 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on four men in their lifetime. Three percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Albion has vaginal or anal sex 51 times a year. Sixty seven percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Albion 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with nine men on average. They have had nine male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.4 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Forty five percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Here 98.9%
  • Marshall County 97.6%
  • Iowa 97.2%

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

  • Here 97.8%
  • County 94.8%
  • Iowa 94.5%

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

  • Albion 85.5%
  • County 87.3%
  • Iowa 87.9%

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

  • Albion 53.9%
  • County 51.6%
  • Iowa 50.0%

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

  • Albion 5.8%
  • Marshall County 4.9%
  • State 5.5%

Females 18+ that ever had vaginal sex with a man (%)

  • Albion 98.6%
  • County 97.4%
  • State 97.3%

Females 18+ that ever performed oral sex on a man (%)

  • Albion 93.8%
  • County 83.6%
  • Iowa 85.7%

Females 18+ that ever had anal sex with a man (%)

  • Albion 47.1%
  • County 40.2%
  • State 39.4%

Females 18+ that ever had any kind of sex with a woman (%)

  • Albion 10.3%
  • Marshall County 13.2%
  • State 11.9%

Average age people first had sex

  • Albion 16.9
  • County 16.3
  • Iowa 16.6

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

  • Here 16.1
  • County 29.4
  • Iowa 26.9

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

  • Albion 15.8
  • Marshall County 23.5
  • State 21.3

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

  • Albion 23.3
  • Marshall County 21.1
  • Iowa 21.2

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

  • Albion 18.9
  • Marshall County 21.5
  • State 20.3

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

  • Here 4.4
  • Marshall County 5.0
  • Iowa 5.7

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 3.1%
  • County 8.5%
  • State 8.3%

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

  • Here 51.3
  • County 62.1
  • State 64.1

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 67.0%
  • County 54.0%
  • Iowa 55.7%

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

  • Here 9.4
  • County 12.6
  • Iowa 11.9

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

  • Here 8.7
  • County 11.1
  • State 10.6

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

  • Albion 0.4
  • Marshall County 0.6
  • Iowa 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Albion 45.2%
  • Marshall County 79.8%
  • Iowa 83.7%

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

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

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Albion 11.0%
  • County 10.7%
  • State 10.1%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Here 4.5%
  • Marshall County 4.7%
  • Iowa 4.4%

Albion residents 16 years and older usually get seven hours of sleep at night on weekdays or workdays. Thirty eight percent of them have trouble sleeping.

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Albion 6.8
  • County 6.8
  • Iowa 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 38.3%
  • County 33.1%
  • Iowa 32.9%

Forty six percent of Albion residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Albion 46.0%
  • Marshall County 54.7%
  • State 53.4%

Thirteen percent of Albion 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. Thirty nine 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. Twenty six percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Sixteen 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 nine 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 seven 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 three 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 1.2 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Albion 12.9%
  • Marshall County 22.0%
  • Iowa 22.9%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 38.9%
  • Marshall County 35.8%
  • State 38.2%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 25.6%
  • Marshall County 29.9%
  • State 29.2%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 16.1%
  • County 13.9%
  • Iowa 16.9%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Albion 49.4%
  • County 36.4%
  • State 40.8%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 6.5
  • Marshall County 5.9
  • Iowa 6.0

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Albion 2.6
  • Marshall County 3.0
  • Iowa 2.9

Average hours a day using computer

  • Albion 1.2
  • County 1.1
  • State 1.2

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

Eleven percent of Albion residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Four percent of people living here has anemia, sometimes called "tired blood" or "low blood". Five percent of people 16 years and older have ever been told by a doctor or other health care professional that they had psoriasis. Forty four percent are overweight. Seventeen percent of people 60 years and older have difficulties in thinking or remembering that can make a big difference in everyday activities (this does not refer to occasionally forgetting your keys or the name of someone you recently met). This refers to things like confusion or memory loss that are happening more often or getting worse. Fifteen percent of people living in Albion have ever received a blood transfusion. Nineteen percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Thirty four percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Four percent have ever been told they had gout. Three percent have congestive heart failure. Three percent have coronary heart disease. Three percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Four percent have ever had a heart attack, also called myocardial infarction. Three percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. Two percent have ever had emphysema. Thirteen percent have another thyroid problem. Five percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Two percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Ten percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Here 11.4%
  • County 12.0%
  • Iowa 11.5%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 3.9%
  • Marshall County 3.8%
  • State 3.3%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Albion 5.3%
  • Marshall County 4.0%
  • Iowa 4.0%

People with overweight (%)

  • Albion 43.9%
  • County 33.1%
  • State 33.5%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Albion 17.1%
  • Marshall County 26.7%
  • State 22.5%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Here 15.0%
  • County 13.6%
  • State 12.3%

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

  • Here 19.0%
  • Marshall County 22.8%
  • State 19.8%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Albion 33.9%
  • Marshall County 29.9%
  • Iowa 27.9%

People with gout (%)

  • Here 3.8%
  • County 4.3%
  • Iowa 4.0%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Albion 3.2%
  • Marshall County 4.9%
  • Iowa 4.1%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Albion 3.2%
  • Marshall County 4.2%
  • Iowa 3.6%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 3.0%
  • County 2.7%
  • Iowa 2.5%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Albion 3.6%
  • Marshall County 5.1%
  • Iowa 4.4%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Here 2.9%
  • Marshall County 5.2%
  • Iowa 4.4%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Here 1.8%
  • Marshall County 5.3%
  • Iowa 4.1%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 12.7%
  • County 7.7%
  • Iowa 8.0%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Albion 4.9%
  • Marshall County 4.7%
  • Iowa 4.3%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Albion 2.4%
  • Marshall County 4.7%
  • State 3.6%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 10.3%
  • Marshall County 10.0%
  • Iowa 9.8%

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

Sixty five percent of births in Albion were vaginal deliveries. Thirty five percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.3 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty one percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Sixty five percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty five percent of women in Albion have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Thirteen percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Eighty one percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Eight percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Seventeen percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Twenty five percent have ever used female hormones such as estrogen and progesterone, including any forms of female hormones, such as pills, cream, patch and injections, but do not include birth control methods or use for infertility.

Summary

Vaginal deliveries (%)

  • Albion 64.9%
  • County 69.2%
  • State 66.6%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Albion 35.1%
  • County 30.8%
  • Iowa 33.4%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Albion 99.3%
  • Marshall County 99.5%
  • Iowa 99.5%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Albion 61.0%
  • County 62.1%
  • State 60.8%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Albion 64.7%
  • Marshall County 49.6%
  • State 52.4%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 24.6%
  • County 25.0%
  • Iowa 23.9%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Albion 13.2%
  • County 13.5%
  • State 13.1%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Albion 81.2%
  • Marshall County 70.7%
  • State 73.7%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Albion 8.0%
  • Marshall County 6.0%
  • State 8.0%

Women that have ever used Depo-Provera or injectables (%)

  • Albion 17.4%
  • Marshall County 15.4%
  • Iowa 15.1%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 24.8%
  • Marshall County 18.7%
  • Iowa 19.4%

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

People living in Albion report their general health condition on average at 57 percent. Five percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 45 percent of Albion residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Eight percent of people living in Albion are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Albion 57.3%
  • County 52.4%
  • State 54.9%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 4.7%
  • Marshall County 3.3%
  • State 4.1%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 45.0%
  • Marshall County 37.5%
  • Iowa 37.6%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Albion 7.8%
  • County 8.0%
  • Iowa 8.3%

People in Albion spend $362 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 24 percent of their income. The average family in Albion spends $71 on food at other stores monthly. This is five percent of their income. They spend $144 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is eight percent of their income. They also spend $20 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Here $362
  • County $361
  • Iowa $358

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

  • Here 23.8%
  • Marshall County 25.8%
  • Iowa 24.5%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Albion $71
  • Marshall County $62
  • State $67

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 5.0%
  • County 3.7%
  • Iowa 4.0%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Albion $144
  • County $125
  • State $133

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Albion 8.4%
  • Marshall County 6.4%
  • Iowa 6.6%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Albion $20
  • Marshall County $21
  • Iowa $22

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Albion 0.9%
  • Marshall County 1.1%
  • Iowa 1.2%

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

People living in Albion report their general condition of hearing on average at 81 percent. Eighty three 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 six percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Twenty percent of Albion population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Twenty five 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. Eleven percent of people in Albion had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Here 81.2%
  • County 76.0%
  • State 77.3%

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

  • Here 82.7%
  • County 74.5%
  • Iowa 76.1%

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

  • Here 96.4%
  • Marshall County 93.8%
  • State 94.3%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Albion 19.5%
  • County 23.5%
  • Iowa 21.8%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 24.6%
  • County 47.1%
  • Iowa 46.1%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 11.5%
  • Marshall County 16.2%
  • State 16.1%

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

Twenty seven percent of Albion residents 40 and older take a low-dose aspirin each day to prevent heart attacks, strokes or cancer.

Summary

Adults 40+ taking low-dose aspirin (%)

  • Here 27.1%
  • County 27.0%
  • Iowa 26.7%

Fifteen percent of Albion residents 20 or older have limitations caused by a long-term physical, mental or emotional problems or illnesses keeping them from working at a job or business. Twenty five percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Ten percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Six percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion. Eight percent of people here have health problems that require them to use special equipment, such as a cane, wheelchair, special bed or special telephone.

Summary

People having limitations keeping them from working (%)

  • Here 15.2%
  • County 24.1%
  • Iowa 20.8%

People limited in amount of work they can do (%)

  • Here 25.3%
  • County 30.7%
  • Iowa 27.3%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 9.5%
  • Marshall County 11.7%
  • State 10.3%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Albion 6.0%
  • Marshall County 13.0%
  • Iowa 11.1%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Albion 8.2%
  • Marshall County 9.7%
  • State 8.6%

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

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