Health and Nutrition of Allerton, IA Residents

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Fifty one percent of Allerton 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 two 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 one "ready to eat" foods such as salads, soups, chicken, sandwiches and cooked vegetables per month.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Here 51.3%
  • Wayne County 63.5%
  • State 48.7%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Allerton 19.7
  • County 20.6
  • State 22.2

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Allerton 2.4
  • Wayne County 5.4
  • State 3.4

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

  • Here 0.9
  • Wayne County 1.4
  • Iowa 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Allerton 1.1
  • County 2.2
  • State 1.7

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

The average Allerton 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). Nine percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Sixteen percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Allerton residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 46 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 three days per week. They also use mouthwash or other dental rinse products to treat dental disease or dental problems an average of four days per week. The average person living here (including children) has 19 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Allerton 1.8
  • Wayne County 1.1
  • State 2.1

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Allerton 8.8%
  • Wayne County 5.7%
  • State 17.3%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 15.6%
  • County 12.4%
  • State 21.9%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Allerton 45.6%
  • Wayne County 65.2%
  • State 44.7%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Allerton 2.6
  • Wayne County 3.4
  • State 2.7

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 4.0
  • County 2.5
  • State 2.7

Average number of teeth

  • Here 19.3
  • County 26.0
  • Iowa 21.7

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

The average height of Allerton residents 16 years and older is 63 inches. The average weight is 175 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Forty six percent of people living here are obese. Fifty seven percent have ever been obese. Thirty three percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Allerton 62.9
  • Wayne County 70.0
  • Iowa 66.9

Average weight (pounds)

  • Allerton 175.1
  • County 191.1
  • Iowa 179.8

Average BMI

  • Here 29.3
  • County 27.4
  • Iowa 28.6

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 45.8%
  • County 26.4%
  • Iowa 36.9%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Allerton 56.9%
  • County 35.8%
  • State 49.3%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Here 33.0%
  • County 37.3%
  • Iowa 33.4%

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

Thirty four percent of Allerton residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Eight percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 34.2%
  • County 70.8%
  • State 66.1%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 8.1%
  • Wayne County 16.1%
  • State 23.0%

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

Eighteen percent of people living in Allerton have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Sixty nine percent of people had a blood test for high sugar or diabetes within the past three years. Five percent of city residents are currently taking insulin.

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Allerton 18.2%
  • County 10.0%
  • Iowa 10.4%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Allerton 69.2%
  • County 53.8%
  • State 46.5%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Allerton 4.6%
  • County 3.3%
  • Iowa 3.2%

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

Allerton residents 20 years and older on average get up to urinate two 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

  • Allerton 1.6
  • County 0.9
  • State 1.2

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

Twelve percent of Allerton 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. Five percent have been having problems with their ability to taste sweet, sour, salty or bitter foods and drinks. Sixty seven percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Twenty percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Ten percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Twelve percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Here 11.9%
  • Wayne County 11.3%
  • Iowa 12.2%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Allerton 5.3%
  • County 7.7%
  • Iowa 6.1%

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

  • Here 66.5%
  • County 66.6%
  • Iowa 70.1%

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

  • Here 20.1%
  • County 43.9%
  • Iowa 30.5%

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

  • Allerton 10.0%
  • Wayne County 15.8%
  • State 16.9%

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

  • Here 11.8%
  • County 29.2%
  • State 23.6%

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

Eighty two percent of people living in Allerton are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 81.6%
  • County 90.8%
  • Iowa 74.1%

Forty six percent of people living in Allerton have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had hypertension (also called high blood pressure). Thirty six percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Sixty seven percent of people in Allerton frequently check their blood cholesterol. Forty 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 (%)

  • Here 45.7%
  • County 26.2%
  • Iowa 24.0%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 36.4%
  • Wayne County 24.8%
  • Iowa 25.9%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Allerton 66.8%
  • County 59.7%
  • Iowa 41.8%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Allerton 40.2%
  • Wayne County 20.6%
  • Iowa 20.7%

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

Thirty nine percent of people living in Allerton use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 38.6%
  • County 50.8%
  • Iowa 34.8%

Twenty five percent of Allerton residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Thirty percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Thirty four percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Fifty percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Nineteen percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Fifteen percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Sixteen percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Fourteen 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. Six 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 24.5%
  • Wayne County 14.3%
  • State 26.5%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Allerton 29.9%
  • County 13.3%
  • State 27.8%

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

  • Allerton 34.4%
  • Wayne County 31.0%
  • Iowa 42.7%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Allerton 50.4%
  • County 39.7%
  • State 52.0%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Here 18.6%
  • County 10.7%
  • State 28.3%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 15.4%
  • County 12.3%
  • Iowa 22.0%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Here 15.8%
  • County 10.2%
  • State 19.6%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Allerton 14.0%
  • County 4.9%
  • State 14.6%

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

  • Allerton 5.9%
  • Wayne County 1.1%
  • State 4.5%

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

Allerton residents on average take three prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 3.0
  • Wayne County 2.1
  • Iowa 2.3

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

Seventy five percent of people living in Allerton have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Fifteen percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 2.8 days per month on average. They have 3.3 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 (%)

  • Allerton 75.2%
  • County 92.6%
  • Iowa 80.5%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Allerton 14.9%
  • County 1.4%
  • Iowa 10.7%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 2.8
  • County 8.8
  • State 5.0

Average drinks/week

  • Here 3.3
  • County 5.4
  • State 5.8

Average days/year people drink much

  • Allerton 11.3
  • Wayne County 13.6
  • State 24.7

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

Ninety five percent of Allerton residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety seven percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Eighty nine percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Forty four percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Four percent of males in Allerton have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Ninety one percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Seventy percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Nineteen percent have ever had anal sex. Seven percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Allerton 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 43 women. He has vaginal sex with 33 women. People living here were on average 20 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. In their lifetime they performed oral sex on average on five women. People in Allerton were 21 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. Eight percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Allerton has vaginal or anal sex 29 times a year. Females in Allerton 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with four men on average. Thirty nine percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Allerton 94.9%
  • County 97.0%
  • State 97.2%

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

  • Here 97.1%
  • County 93.5%
  • State 94.5%

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

  • Here 88.7%
  • Wayne County 89.0%
  • State 87.9%

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

  • Here 43.8%
  • County 32.5%
  • State 50.0%

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

  • Allerton 3.7%
  • County 9.9%
  • State 5.5%

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

  • Allerton 91.5%
  • County 91.3%
  • State 97.3%

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

  • Allerton 69.9%
  • County 69.2%
  • Iowa 85.7%

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

  • Allerton 19.5%
  • County 22.5%
  • Iowa 39.4%

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

  • Allerton 7.3%
  • County 6.3%
  • State 11.9%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 17.4
  • Wayne County 18.6
  • State 16.6

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

  • Here 42.6
  • County 12.9
  • State 26.9

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

  • Allerton 33.0
  • County 7.6
  • Iowa 21.3

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

  • Allerton 19.8
  • Wayne County 20.1
  • State 21.2

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

  • Here 5.2
  • County 4.5
  • Iowa 5.6

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

  • Here 20.9
  • County 19.1
  • State 20.3

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 8.5%
  • Wayne County 2.5%
  • State 8.3%

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

  • Allerton 29.4
  • Wayne County 48.2
  • Iowa 64.1

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

  • Here 4.1
  • County 5.7
  • Iowa 11.9

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Here 38.6%
  • Wayne County 90.3%
  • Iowa 83.7%

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

Sixteen percent of households in Allerton 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 16.4%
  • Wayne County 9.0%
  • State 10.1%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Here 4.6%
  • Wayne County 4.5%
  • Iowa 4.4%

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

Allerton residents 16 years and older usually get seven hours of sleep at night on weekdays or workdays. Twenty four percent of them have trouble sleeping.

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Here 7.0
  • County 7.0
  • Iowa 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Allerton 23.8%
  • County 27.2%
  • Iowa 32.9%

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

Twenty five percent of Allerton residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Allerton 25.3%
  • Wayne County 24.8%
  • State 53.4%

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

Eleven percent of Allerton 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. Twenty five 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 nine percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Eleven 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. Thirty eight 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 five 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 0.8 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Allerton 11.4%
  • Wayne County 17.6%
  • State 22.9%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 25.1%
  • Wayne County 28.4%
  • State 38.2%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Allerton 28.7%
  • County 34.8%
  • State 29.2%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Allerton 11.4%
  • Wayne County 41.8%
  • State 16.9%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 38.1%
  • Wayne County 61.9%
  • Iowa 40.8%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Allerton 5.4
  • Wayne County 7.6
  • State 6.0

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.7
  • County 2.2
  • State 2.9

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 0.8
  • County 1.5
  • Iowa 1.2

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

Seven percent of Allerton residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Six percent of people living here has anemia, sometimes called "tired blood" or "low blood". Four percent of people 16 years and older have ever been told by a doctor or other health care professional that they had psoriasis. Forty one 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. Twenty percent of people living in Allerton have ever received a blood transfusion. Twenty three percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Thirty one percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Three percent have ever been told they had gout. Three percent have congestive heart failure. Four percent have coronary heart disease. Three percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Seven 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. Nine percent have another thyroid problem. Four 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 (%)

  • Allerton 7.1%
  • County 8.2%
  • State 11.5%

People with anemia (%)

  • Allerton 6.4%
  • Wayne County 1.1%
  • Iowa 3.3%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 4.5%
  • Wayne County 3.1%
  • State 4.0%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 40.5%
  • County 30.7%
  • State 33.5%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Allerton 17.3%
  • Wayne County 11.5%
  • Iowa 22.5%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Allerton 19.8%
  • Wayne County 13.6%
  • Iowa 12.3%

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

  • Allerton 23.2%
  • County 9.4%
  • State 19.8%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Allerton 31.5%
  • County 21.9%
  • Iowa 27.9%

People with gout (%)

  • Allerton 3.3%
  • County 8.7%
  • State 4.0%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Allerton 2.6%
  • Wayne County 0.9%
  • Iowa 4.1%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Allerton 4.1%
  • County 5.4%
  • State 3.6%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 2.8%
  • County 2.6%
  • State 2.5%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 7.4%
  • County 4.2%
  • Iowa 4.4%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Here 3.2%
  • County 2.0%
  • State 4.4%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 9.1%
  • Wayne County 3.6%
  • State 8.0%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Allerton 4.5%
  • Wayne County 1.6%
  • State 3.6%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Allerton 10.0%
  • Wayne County 16.5%
  • State 9.8%

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

Sixty eight percent of births in Allerton were vaginal deliveries. Thirty two percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.7 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty eight percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Sixty three percent of women breastfeed their children. Thirty two percent of women in Allerton have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Twenty percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Sixty eight percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Thirty one 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 (%)

  • Allerton 67.8%
  • County 65.3%
  • Iowa 66.6%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Allerton 32.2%
  • Wayne County 34.7%
  • Iowa 33.4%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Here 99.7%
  • Wayne County 99.4%
  • Iowa 99.5%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Allerton 67.7%
  • County 60.7%
  • State 60.8%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Here 63.3%
  • Wayne County 67.2%
  • Iowa 52.4%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 32.2%
  • Wayne County 11.7%
  • Iowa 23.9%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Allerton 19.9%
  • Wayne County 5.1%
  • Iowa 13.1%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 67.6%
  • Wayne County 64.7%
  • State 73.7%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 31.3%
  • Wayne County 10.2%
  • Iowa 19.4%

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

People living in Allerton report their general health condition on average at 49 percent. Two percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 24 percent of Allerton residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Seven percent of people living in Allerton are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 49.2%
  • Wayne County 68.6%
  • State 54.9%

Blood donors (%)

  • Allerton 1.8%
  • County 8.0%
  • State 4.1%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Allerton 24.4%
  • Wayne County 42.2%
  • State 37.6%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 7.0%
  • County 9.5%
  • State 8.3%

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

People in Allerton spend $385 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 20 percent of their income. The average family in Allerton spends $98 on food at other stores monthly. This is six percent of their income. They spend $122 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is five percent of their income. They also spend $18 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Allerton $385
  • County $395
  • Iowa $358

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

  • Allerton 20.4%
  • Wayne County 12.9%
  • State 24.5%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Allerton $98
  • Wayne County $83
  • Iowa $67

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Allerton 5.9%
  • Wayne County 1.9%
  • Iowa 4.0%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $122
  • Wayne County $285
  • State $133

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Allerton 5.0%
  • Wayne County 9.4%
  • State 6.6%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Allerton $18
  • County $44
  • Iowa $22

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Here 0.9%
  • Wayne County 1.1%
  • Iowa 1.2%

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

People living in Allerton report their general condition of hearing on average at 75 percent. Eighty four 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 four percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Twenty three percent of Allerton population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Forty six 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. Seven percent of people in Allerton had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Here 75.0%
  • Wayne County 79.4%
  • State 77.3%

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

  • Allerton 83.8%
  • Wayne County 86.6%
  • State 76.1%

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

  • Allerton 94.3%
  • Wayne County 97.1%
  • State 94.3%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Allerton 22.8%
  • Wayne County 19.0%
  • Iowa 21.8%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Allerton 46.2%
  • County 31.4%
  • State 46.1%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Allerton 7.4%
  • Wayne County 15.3%
  • State 16.1%

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

Thirty three percent of Allerton 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 (%)

  • Allerton 32.5%
  • County 36.1%
  • Iowa 26.7%

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

Twenty three percent of Allerton 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 eight percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Twelve percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Thirteen percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion. Nine 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 (%)

  • Allerton 22.7%
  • County 4.0%
  • State 20.8%

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

  • Allerton 27.7%
  • Wayne County 9.3%
  • Iowa 27.3%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 11.6%
  • County 5.3%
  • State 10.3%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Here 12.7%
  • Wayne County 3.1%
  • State 11.1%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 9.4%
  • Wayne County 6.2%
  • Iowa 8.6%
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