Health and Nutrition of Bevington, IA Residents

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Thirty nine percent of Bevington residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 15 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 five "ready to eat" foods such as salads, soups, chicken, sandwiches and cooked vegetables per month.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Bevington 39.3%
  • Madison County 47.8%
  • Iowa 48.7%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Bevington 14.9
  • County 22.1
  • State 22.2

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Here 1.9
  • Madison County 3.2
  • Iowa 3.4

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

  • Here 1.3
  • Madison County 1.7
  • Iowa 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Bevington 4.7
  • Madison County 1.5
  • State 1.7

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

The average Bevington 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). Twenty nine percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Fourteen percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Bevington 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 three days per week. The average person living here (including children) has 26 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Bevington 2.3
  • Madison County 2.2
  • State 2.1

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Bevington 28.6%
  • County 17.8%
  • Iowa 17.3%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Bevington 14.3%
  • County 23.2%
  • State 21.9%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Bevington 46.4%
  • Madison County 43.3%
  • State 44.7%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 2.6
  • Madison County 2.6
  • Iowa 2.7

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Bevington 3.1
  • Madison County 2.7
  • State 2.7

Average number of teeth

  • Here 25.9
  • Madison County 21.4
  • State 21.7

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

The average height of Bevington residents 16 years and older is 63 inches. The average weight is 185 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 35. Fifty seven percent of people living here are obese. Seventy one percent have ever been obese. Thirty three percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Here 62.6
  • Madison County 66.8
  • State 66.9

Average weight (pounds)

  • Bevington 185.1
  • County 182.8
  • Iowa 179.8

Average BMI

  • Bevington 35.0
  • County 29.2
  • State 28.6

People that are obese (%)

  • Bevington 57.1%
  • County 39.8%
  • Iowa 36.9%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Bevington 71.4%
  • County 52.7%
  • State 49.3%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Here 33.3%
  • County 33.7%
  • State 33.4%

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

Eighty six percent of Bevington residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty nine percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Twenty nine percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Fourteen percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Bevington 85.7%
  • County 66.6%
  • Iowa 66.1%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Here 28.6%
  • County 27.9%
  • Iowa 25.6%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 28.6%
  • County 24.9%
  • Iowa 23.0%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 14.3%
  • County 15.7%
  • Iowa 14.5%

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

Fourteen percent of people living in Bevington have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Sixty seven percent of people had a blood test for high sugar or diabetes within the past three years.

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Bevington 14.3%
  • Madison County 11.1%
  • Iowa 10.4%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 66.7%
  • Madison County 45.8%
  • State 46.5%

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

Bevington 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

  • Bevington 0.7
  • Madison County 1.1
  • State 1.2

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

Twenty nine percent of Bevington 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. Fourteen percent have been having problems with their ability to taste sweet, sour, salty or bitter foods and drinks. Eighty six percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Fourteen percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Twenty nine percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Twenty nine percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Forty three percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Here 28.6%
  • County 13.6%
  • State 12.2%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Bevington 14.3%
  • County 5.6%
  • State 6.1%

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

  • Bevington 85.7%
  • County 71.7%
  • State 70.1%

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

  • Bevington 14.3%
  • Madison County 29.9%
  • State 30.5%

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

  • Here 28.6%
  • Madison County 17.1%
  • State 16.9%

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

  • Here 28.6%
  • Madison County 24.2%
  • Iowa 23.6%

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

  • Here 42.9%
  • Madison County 42.5%
  • Iowa 42.9%

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

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Bevington 85.7%
  • Madison County 73.1%
  • Iowa 74.1%

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

  • Bevington 14.3%
  • County 24.5%
  • Iowa 24.0%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Bevington 42.9%
  • Madison County 26.6%
  • Iowa 25.9%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 42.9%
  • Madison County 43.6%
  • State 41.8%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Here 25.0%
  • Madison County 21.2%
  • Iowa 20.7%

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

Fifty seven percent of people living in Bevington use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Bevington 57.1%
  • County 35.3%
  • State 34.8%

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

Forty three percent of Bevington residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Forty three percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Fifty seven percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Fifty seven percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Fifty seven percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Twenty nine percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Forty three percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Twenty nine 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 42.9%
  • Madison County 28.0%
  • State 26.5%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 42.9%
  • Madison County 30.3%
  • State 27.8%

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

  • Bevington 57.1%
  • Madison County 44.4%
  • Iowa 42.7%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 57.1%
  • County 53.8%
  • Iowa 52.0%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Here 57.1%
  • Madison County 28.9%
  • Iowa 28.3%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Bevington 28.6%
  • Madison County 23.4%
  • State 22.0%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Here 42.9%
  • Madison County 20.8%
  • State 19.6%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Bevington 28.6%
  • County 15.7%
  • Iowa 14.6%

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

Bevington residents on average take four prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Bevington 3.9
  • Madison County 2.3
  • Iowa 2.3

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

Fourteen percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 3.2 days per month on average. They have 2.6 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 10 days a year.

Summary

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Here 14.3%
  • County 11.1%
  • State 10.7%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 3.2
  • Madison County 4.8
  • Iowa 5.0

Average drinks/week

  • Bevington 2.6
  • Madison County 6.0
  • Iowa 5.8

Average days/year people drink much

  • Bevington 10.4
  • Madison County 26.5
  • State 24.7

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

Hundred percent of Bevington residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Hundred percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Hundred percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Forty three percent have ever had anal sex. Twenty nine percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Bevington were 17 years old on average when they had sex for the first time. People living here were on average 21 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. People in Bevington were 22 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on three men in their lifetime. The average person in Bevington has vaginal or anal sex 52 times a year. Seventy one percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Bevington 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with seven men on average. They have had seven male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.3 female sex partners in their lifetimes.

Summary

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

  • Here 100.0%
  • County 97.5%
  • Iowa 97.2%

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

  • Here 100.0%
  • County 98.0%
  • Iowa 97.3%

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

  • Here 100.0%
  • County 86.1%
  • State 85.7%

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

  • Bevington 42.9%
  • Madison County 41.6%
  • Iowa 39.4%

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

  • Bevington 28.6%
  • Madison County 12.4%
  • Iowa 11.9%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 17.3
  • County 16.5
  • State 16.6

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

  • Bevington 21.0
  • Madison County 21.2
  • Iowa 21.2

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

  • Bevington 21.6
  • County 18.6
  • State 20.3

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

  • Bevington 2.9
  • Madison County 9.9
  • State 5.7

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

  • Bevington 51.9
  • Madison County 65.7
  • Iowa 64.1

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Bevington 70.8%
  • Madison County 60.1%
  • Iowa 55.7%

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

  • Bevington 7.3
  • Madison County 13.1
  • Iowa 11.9

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

  • Here 7.3
  • Madison County 11.7
  • State 10.6

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

  • Here 0.3
  • County 0.6
  • State 0.5

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

Fourteen percent of households in Bevington use chemical products in their homes to control fleas, roaches, ants, termites or other insects.

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Here 14.3%
  • County 9.9%
  • State 10.1%

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Here 6.9
  • Madison County 6.8
  • State 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 14.3%
  • County 34.7%
  • Iowa 32.9%

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

Sixty seven percent of Bevington residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 66.7%
  • County 54.8%
  • Iowa 53.4%

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

Fourteen 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. Forty three percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Twenty 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. Twenty 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 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 0.9 hours per day.

Summary

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 14.3%
  • County 39.6%
  • Iowa 38.2%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Bevington 42.9%
  • Madison County 25.5%
  • State 29.2%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Bevington 28.6%
  • County 14.5%
  • State 16.9%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Bevington 28.6%
  • Madison County 41.6%
  • Iowa 40.8%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Bevington 4.8
  • Madison County 5.9
  • State 6.0

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.7
  • Madison County 2.9
  • State 2.9

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 0.9
  • County 1.2
  • State 1.2

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

Twenty nine percent of Bevington residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Fifty seven percent are overweight. Fourteen percent of people living in Bevington have ever received a blood transfusion. Forty three percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Fifty seven percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Fourteen percent have another thyroid problem.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Bevington 28.6%
  • County 10.9%
  • State 11.5%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 57.1%
  • County 34.9%
  • Iowa 33.5%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Here 14.3%
  • County 13.4%
  • Iowa 12.3%

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

  • Bevington 42.9%
  • Madison County 21.4%
  • State 19.8%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 57.1%
  • Madison County 28.8%
  • State 27.9%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Bevington 14.3%
  • County 8.2%
  • State 8.0%

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

Seventy five percent of births in Bevington were vaginal deliveries. Twenty five percent of deliveries were cesarean. 100.0 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty five percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Fifty percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty nine percent of women in Bevington have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Fourteen percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Eighty six percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Fourteen 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 (%)

  • Here 75.0%
  • County 69.0%
  • Iowa 66.6%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Bevington 25.0%
  • Madison County 31.0%
  • Iowa 33.4%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Bevington 100.0%
  • County 99.5%
  • Iowa 99.5%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Bevington 65.0%
  • County 63.0%
  • Iowa 60.8%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Here 50.0%
  • Madison County 49.2%
  • State 52.4%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Bevington 28.6%
  • County 25.8%
  • Iowa 23.9%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Bevington 14.3%
  • Madison County 13.7%
  • Iowa 13.1%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Bevington 85.7%
  • County 73.0%
  • State 73.7%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Bevington 14.3%
  • County 19.6%
  • Iowa 19.4%

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

People living in Bevington report their general health condition on average at 46 percent. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 29 percent of Bevington residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Seventeen percent of people living in Bevington are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 46.4%
  • County 54.3%
  • State 54.9%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Bevington 28.6%
  • Madison County 36.9%
  • State 37.6%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Bevington 16.7%
  • Madison County 8.8%
  • State 8.3%

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

People in Bevington spend $259 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 29 percent of their income. The average family in Bevington spends $171 on food at other stores monthly. This is four percent of their income. They spend $103 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is three percent of their income. They also spend $24 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is zero percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Here $259
  • Madison County $350
  • State $358

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

  • Here 29.2%
  • Madison County 25.8%
  • State 24.5%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Bevington $171
  • County $65
  • Iowa $67

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 4.2%
  • County 4.5%
  • Iowa 4.0%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $103
  • Madison County $115
  • Iowa $133

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 2.5%
  • County 6.4%
  • State 6.6%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Here $24
  • Madison County $19
  • State $22

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Bevington 0.5%
  • County 1.2%
  • State 1.2%

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

People living in Bevington report their general condition of hearing on average at 89 percent. Eighty six 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. Hundred percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Fifty 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.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Here 88.6%
  • Madison County 76.3%
  • State 77.3%

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

  • Bevington 85.7%
  • Madison County 75.4%
  • Iowa 76.1%

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

  • Here 100.0%
  • County 93.4%
  • Iowa 94.3%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 50.0%
  • County 48.6%
  • State 46.1%

Fourteen percent of Bevington 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 14.3%
  • County 26.6%
  • State 26.7%

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

Forty three percent of Bevington 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. Fifty seven percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Fourteen percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment.

Summary

People having limitations keeping them from working (%)

  • Here 42.9%
  • Madison County 22.4%
  • State 20.8%

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

  • Here 57.1%
  • County 29.5%
  • Iowa 27.3%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Bevington 14.3%
  • Madison County 11.5%
  • Iowa 10.3%

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

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