Health and Nutrition of Bettendorf, IA Residents

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Fifty five percent of Bettendorf residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 21 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 four 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 two 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 three frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Here 54.6%
  • County 50.4%
  • Iowa 48.7%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Here 20.8
  • Scott County 21.2
  • Iowa 22.2

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Bettendorf 4.0
  • County 3.8
  • 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)

  • Bettendorf 1.9
  • Scott County 1.8
  • State 1.7

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 3.2
  • Scott County 3.7
  • Iowa 3.9

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

The average Bettendorf 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). Twelve percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Nineteen percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Bettendorf residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 54 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 three days per week. The average person living here (including children) has 24 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Here 1.6
  • Scott County 1.9
  • State 2.1

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 12.5%
  • Scott County 15.9%
  • Iowa 17.3%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Bettendorf 18.7%
  • County 20.8%
  • Iowa 21.9%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Bettendorf 54.2%
  • County 47.9%
  • Iowa 44.7%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 3.3
  • Scott County 2.9
  • State 2.7

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Bettendorf 2.6
  • County 2.7
  • State 2.7

Average number of teeth

  • Bettendorf 24.2
  • Scott County 23.1
  • Iowa 21.7

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

The average height of Bettendorf residents 16 years and older is 67 inches. The average weight is 180 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Thirty five percent of people living here are obese. Forty six percent have ever been obese. Forty one percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Here 67.1
  • Scott County 66.9
  • State 66.9

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 180.0
  • Scott County 180.5
  • Iowa 179.8

Average BMI

  • Here 28.5
  • County 28.7
  • Iowa 28.6

People that are obese (%)

  • Bettendorf 35.0%
  • County 37.1%
  • State 36.9%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 45.6%
  • County 48.4%
  • State 49.3%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Bettendorf 41.1%
  • Scott County 36.9%
  • Iowa 33.4%

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

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

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 63.7%
  • Scott County 64.6%
  • Iowa 66.1%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Here 21.4%
  • Scott County 23.9%
  • State 25.6%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 20.0%
  • Scott County 21.7%
  • State 23.0%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Here 2.3%
  • County 3.0%
  • Iowa 3.5%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 10.2%
  • Scott County 12.5%
  • State 14.5%

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

Nine percent of people living in Bettendorf have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Fifty 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 (%)

  • Bettendorf 9.1%
  • County 9.6%
  • Iowa 10.4%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 50.1%
  • County 47.1%
  • State 46.5%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Bettendorf 3.0%
  • County 3.1%
  • Iowa 3.2%

Bettendorf 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

  • Bettendorf 1.0
  • Scott County 1.1
  • State 1.2

Eleven percent of Bettendorf 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 nine percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Thirty five percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Sixteen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Twenty three percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Forty eight percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Bettendorf 11.4%
  • Scott County 11.7%
  • State 12.2%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Here 5.4%
  • County 5.6%
  • State 6.1%

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

  • Bettendorf 69.1%
  • Scott County 68.9%
  • State 70.1%

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

  • Here 35.5%
  • County 31.4%
  • State 30.5%

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

  • Here 16.4%
  • County 16.3%
  • State 16.9%

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

  • Bettendorf 22.9%
  • County 22.9%
  • Iowa 23.6%

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

  • Bettendorf 47.7%
  • Scott County 44.4%
  • State 42.9%

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Bettendorf 81.6%
  • Scott County 75.9%
  • State 74.1%

Twenty three percent of people living in Bettendorf have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had hypertension (also called high blood pressure). Twenty four percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Forty eight percent of people in Bettendorf frequently check their blood cholesterol. Nineteen 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 (%)

  • Bettendorf 23.0%
  • Scott County 22.2%
  • State 24.0%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Bettendorf 24.0%
  • Scott County 24.0%
  • State 25.9%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 48.4%
  • Scott County 42.8%
  • Iowa 41.8%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Bettendorf 19.1%
  • Scott County 18.6%
  • State 20.7%

Forty seven percent of people living in Bettendorf use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Bettendorf 46.8%
  • Scott County 38.2%
  • State 34.8%

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

Twenty three percent of Bettendorf residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty four percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Forty percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Fifty one percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Twenty three percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Nineteen percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Seventeen percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Ten 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 22.9%
  • County 25.2%
  • Iowa 26.5%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 24.3%
  • Scott County 26.8%
  • Iowa 27.8%

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

  • Here 40.2%
  • Scott County 41.8%
  • State 42.7%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Bettendorf 50.6%
  • Scott County 51.7%
  • State 52.0%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Bettendorf 23.2%
  • Scott County 27.0%
  • State 28.3%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 19.1%
  • County 21.1%
  • State 22.0%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Here 17.3%
  • Scott County 18.9%
  • State 19.6%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Bettendorf 10.3%
  • County 13.2%
  • State 14.6%

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

  • Here 3.6%
  • County 4.2%
  • Iowa 4.5%

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

Bettendorf residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Bettendorf 2.1
  • Scott County 2.1
  • State 2.3

Eighty two percent of people living in Bettendorf have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Nine percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 5.9 days per month on average. They have 5.0 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 18 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Bettendorf 82.2%
  • County 80.7%
  • Iowa 80.5%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Bettendorf 9.0%
  • Scott County 10.3%
  • Iowa 10.7%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Bettendorf 5.9
  • County 5.2
  • Iowa 5.0

Average drinks/week

  • Here 5.0
  • County 5.5
  • Iowa 5.8

Average days/year people drink much

  • Bettendorf 18.3
  • County 22.6
  • Iowa 24.7

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

Ninety eight percent of Bettendorf residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety four percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Eighty nine percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Forty one percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Eight percent of males in Bettendorf have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Ninety eight percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Ninety percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Forty percent have ever had anal sex. Ten percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Bettendorf were 18 years old on average when they had sex for the first time. The average man in his lifetime had any kind of sex with 19 women. He has vaginal sex with 15 women. People living here were on average 22 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. In their lifetime they performed oral sex on average on four women. Males in their lifetime have anal or oral sex with 3.6 men on average. They have had 1.8 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Bettendorf were 19 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on five men in their lifetime. Five percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Bettendorf has vaginal or anal sex 58 times a year. Fifty nine percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Bettendorf 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 10 men on average. They have had nine male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.5 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Eighty seven percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Here 97.5%
  • Scott County 97.2%
  • Iowa 97.2%

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

  • Here 94.3%
  • Scott County 93.9%
  • State 94.5%

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

  • Here 89.2%
  • Scott County 87.7%
  • State 87.9%

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

  • Here 40.8%
  • Scott County 45.7%
  • State 50.0%

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

  • Here 8.0%
  • County 6.6%
  • State 5.5%

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

  • Bettendorf 98.0%
  • Scott County 97.5%
  • Iowa 97.3%

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

  • Bettendorf 89.8%
  • Scott County 86.7%
  • Iowa 85.7%

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

  • Bettendorf 40.0%
  • Scott County 39.9%
  • State 39.4%

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

  • Here 9.6%
  • County 11.7%
  • State 11.9%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 17.5
  • Scott County 16.9
  • Iowa 16.6

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

  • Here 19.0
  • County 23.5
  • State 26.9

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

  • Bettendorf 14.6
  • County 18.7
  • Iowa 21.3

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

  • Bettendorf 22.2
  • Scott County 21.5
  • Iowa 21.2

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

  • Bettendorf 4.0
  • County 4.8
  • Iowa 5.6

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

  • Bettendorf 3.6
  • Scott County 2.9
  • Iowa 3.0

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

  • Here 1.8
  • County 1.6
  • State 1.7

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

  • Here 19.1
  • Scott County 19.5
  • Iowa 20.3

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

  • Bettendorf 5.0
  • Scott County 5.2
  • State 5.7

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Bettendorf 5.0%
  • County 7.9%
  • State 8.3%

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

  • Here 57.8
  • Scott County 63.0
  • State 64.1

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Bettendorf 59.2%
  • Scott County 56.7%
  • State 55.7%

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

  • Bettendorf 9.9
  • County 11.4
  • State 11.9

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

  • Bettendorf 9.1
  • Scott County 10.2
  • State 10.6

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

  • Here 0.5
  • County 0.5
  • Iowa 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Bettendorf 86.6%
  • Scott County 83.9%
  • Iowa 83.7%

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

Nine percent of households in Bettendorf 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 (%)

  • Bettendorf 8.5%
  • Scott County 9.5%
  • State 10.1%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Bettendorf 4.5%
  • County 4.2%
  • Iowa 4.4%

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Here 6.9
  • County 6.8
  • State 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Bettendorf 33.3%
  • Scott County 32.8%
  • State 32.9%

Forty one percent of Bettendorf residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 41.4%
  • County 50.3%
  • State 53.4%

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

Nineteen percent of Bettendorf 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 six 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. Twenty six 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. Fifty one 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 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 1.3 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 19.3%
  • County 21.5%
  • State 22.9%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Bettendorf 36.0%
  • Scott County 37.5%
  • State 38.2%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Bettendorf 28.5%
  • County 29.8%
  • Iowa 29.2%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 26.5%
  • Scott County 21.5%
  • Iowa 16.9%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Bettendorf 50.8%
  • County 44.9%
  • Iowa 40.8%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 6.6
  • County 6.2
  • State 6.0

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.5
  • County 2.7
  • Iowa 2.9

Average hours a day using computer

  • Bettendorf 1.3
  • Scott County 1.3
  • State 1.2

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

Ten percent of Bettendorf residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Three 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. Thirty six percent are overweight. Fourteen 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. Eleven percent of people living in Bettendorf have ever received a blood transfusion. Fifteen percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty six percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Five percent have ever been told they had gout. Two percent have congestive heart failure. Three percent have coronary heart disease. Two percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Three 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. Eight percent have another thyroid problem. Three percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Two percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Eleven percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Here 9.6%
  • Scott County 10.9%
  • State 11.5%

People with anemia (%)

  • Bettendorf 2.6%
  • Scott County 3.1%
  • Iowa 3.3%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 4.2%
  • County 3.9%
  • State 4.0%

People with overweight (%)

  • Bettendorf 35.5%
  • Scott County 34.2%
  • State 33.5%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Here 14.0%
  • Scott County 19.2%
  • Iowa 22.5%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Bettendorf 11.0%
  • Scott County 11.2%
  • State 12.3%

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

  • Here 15.2%
  • Scott County 18.0%
  • Iowa 19.8%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 25.7%
  • Scott County 25.4%
  • Iowa 27.9%

People with gout (%)

  • Here 4.6%
  • County 4.0%
  • Iowa 4.0%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Here 2.5%
  • Scott County 3.1%
  • State 4.1%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Here 2.8%
  • County 3.0%
  • State 3.6%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Bettendorf 2.3%
  • Scott County 2.3%
  • Iowa 2.5%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Bettendorf 3.2%
  • County 3.5%
  • State 4.4%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Here 3.0%
  • County 3.6%
  • Iowa 4.4%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Bettendorf 2.0%
  • County 2.9%
  • Iowa 4.1%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 8.4%
  • Scott County 7.7%
  • State 8.0%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Bettendorf 3.3%
  • County 3.8%
  • State 4.3%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Bettendorf 2.0%
  • County 2.8%
  • Iowa 3.6%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 10.9%
  • Scott County 9.2%
  • Iowa 9.8%

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

Sixty two percent of births in Bettendorf were vaginal deliveries. Thirty eight percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.3 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Fifty eight percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Fifty nine percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty four percent of women in Bettendorf 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). Seventy nine percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Ten percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Fourteen percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Twenty two 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 (%)

  • Bettendorf 62.5%
  • County 64.7%
  • State 66.6%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Bettendorf 37.5%
  • Scott County 35.3%
  • State 33.4%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Bettendorf 99.3%
  • County 99.3%
  • State 99.5%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Bettendorf 58.2%
  • County 60.4%
  • State 60.8%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Bettendorf 59.3%
  • Scott County 54.1%
  • Iowa 52.4%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 23.8%
  • County 22.2%
  • Iowa 23.9%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Bettendorf 13.3%
  • County 12.1%
  • Iowa 13.1%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 79.3%
  • Scott County 75.7%
  • Iowa 73.7%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Here 10.0%
  • County 8.8%
  • Iowa 8.0%

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

  • Here 14.1%
  • Scott County 16.6%
  • Iowa 15.1%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Bettendorf 21.5%
  • County 18.3%
  • State 19.4%

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

People living in Bettendorf report their general health condition on average at 61 percent. Six percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 40 percent of Bettendorf residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Nine percent of people living in Bettendorf are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Bettendorf 60.9%
  • County 57.1%
  • State 54.9%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 6.0%
  • Scott County 4.9%
  • Iowa 4.1%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Bettendorf 40.3%
  • Scott County 39.7%
  • State 37.6%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Bettendorf 8.5%
  • Scott County 8.5%
  • Iowa 8.3%

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

People in Bettendorf spend $372 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 19 percent of their income. The average family in Bettendorf spends $79 on food at other stores monthly. This is four percent of their income. They spend $189 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is eight percent of their income. They also spend $30 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 $372
  • Scott County $362
  • State $358

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

  • Here 18.9%
  • County 22.9%
  • State 24.5%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Bettendorf $79
  • Scott County $74
  • Iowa $67

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 3.8%
  • County 4.2%
  • Iowa 4.0%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $189
  • County $154
  • State $133

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Bettendorf 7.6%
  • Scott County 7.3%
  • State 6.6%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Here $30
  • County $26
  • State $22

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Bettendorf 1.2%
  • County 1.3%
  • State 1.2%

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People living in Bettendorf report their general condition of hearing on average at 80 percent. Eighty 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. Eighteen percent of Bettendorf population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Thirty 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. Thirteen percent of people in Bettendorf had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Bettendorf 80.0%
  • Scott County 79.1%
  • Iowa 77.3%

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

  • Here 80.4%
  • Scott County 78.2%
  • Iowa 76.1%

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

  • Bettendorf 95.6%
  • Scott County 94.9%
  • State 94.3%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Bettendorf 18.2%
  • County 19.9%
  • Iowa 21.8%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 34.7%
  • Scott County 41.1%
  • State 46.1%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 13.5%
  • Scott County 15.3%
  • State 16.1%

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Twenty seven percent of Bettendorf 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 (%)

  • Bettendorf 27.2%
  • Scott County 26.2%
  • State 26.7%

Twelve percent of Bettendorf 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. Nineteen percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Seven 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. Six 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 (%)

  • Bettendorf 12.4%
  • Scott County 17.0%
  • State 20.8%

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

  • Here 18.9%
  • Scott County 23.3%
  • Iowa 27.3%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 7.1%
  • Scott County 8.6%
  • Iowa 10.3%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Here 6.5%
  • County 9.1%
  • State 11.1%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Bettendorf 6.4%
  • County 7.2%
  • Iowa 8.6%

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

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