Health and Nutrition of Black Creek, WI Residents

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Fifty four percent of Black Creek 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 five meals (breakfasts, lunches or dinners) per week that were prepared away from home in places such as restaurants, fast food places, food stands, grocery stores or from vending machines. They get 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 four frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Here 53.8%
  • Outagamie County 47.5%
  • State 48.8%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Black Creek 20.9
  • County 21.9
  • Wisconsin 21.6

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Here 4.8
  • County 3.5
  • Wisconsin 3.5

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

  • Black Creek 1.9
  • County 1.9
  • State 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Black Creek 2.2
  • Outagamie County 1.8
  • Wisconsin 1.8

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Black Creek 3.6
  • Outagamie County 4.1
  • Wisconsin 3.8

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

The average Black Creek 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). Black Creek residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 53 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 25 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Here 1.8
  • County 2.1
  • Wisconsin 2.0

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 11.8%
  • Outagamie County 18.3%
  • State 16.8%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 19.0%
  • Outagamie County 22.6%
  • Wisconsin 22.0%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Here 52.7%
  • Outagamie County 43.3%
  • State 45.3%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 2.7
  • County 2.7
  • Wisconsin 2.8

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 2.6
  • Outagamie County 2.7
  • Wisconsin 2.7

Average number of teeth

  • Here 25.0
  • County 22.1
  • State 22.3

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

The average height of Black Creek residents 16 years and older is 70 inches. The average weight is 197 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 28. Thirty four percent of people living here are obese. Forty six percent have ever been obese. Thirty two percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Black Creek 70.0
  • Outagamie County 67.1
  • State 66.9

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 196.5
  • Outagamie County 181.1
  • Wisconsin 180.7

Average BMI

  • Here 28.2
  • County 28.7
  • Wisconsin 28.7

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 33.8%
  • Outagamie County 37.4%
  • State 37.3%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 46.0%
  • County 49.9%
  • Wisconsin 49.5%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Here 31.7%
  • Outagamie County 33.7%
  • State 34.4%

Seventy one percent of Black Creek residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty five percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Twenty five percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Three percent have ever used heroin. Twelve percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 70.6%
  • County 66.5%
  • Wisconsin 65.4%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Black Creek 25.4%
  • County 27.3%
  • Wisconsin 25.3%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 24.7%
  • County 24.4%
  • State 22.9%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Here 2.9%
  • County 3.8%
  • State 3.3%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Black Creek 11.7%
  • County 16.4%
  • State 14.3%

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

Eight percent of people living in Black Creek have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Forty 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 8.1%
  • County 9.5%
  • Wisconsin 9.9%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Black Creek 43.9%
  • County 45.0%
  • Wisconsin 46.3%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 3.1%
  • Outagamie County 3.0%
  • State 3.1%

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

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

Summary

Avg. # of times urinating at night

  • Here 0.8
  • County 1.1
  • State 1.1

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

Twelve percent of Black Creek 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. Six 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 four percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Twenty two percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Thirty one percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Forty one percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Here 12.3%
  • Outagamie County 11.5%
  • Wisconsin 11.8%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Here 5.5%
  • County 5.7%
  • State 5.7%

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

  • Black Creek 68.7%
  • County 69.7%
  • State 69.3%

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

  • Black Creek 33.7%
  • County 29.5%
  • State 30.0%

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

  • Here 22.1%
  • Outagamie County 17.7%
  • Wisconsin 17.0%

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

  • Black Creek 31.4%
  • Outagamie County 24.1%
  • State 23.2%

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

  • Here 40.7%
  • Outagamie County 43.6%
  • State 42.7%

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

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Black Creek 78.4%
  • County 71.4%
  • State 73.9%

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

  • Black Creek 19.0%
  • County 21.5%
  • State 22.8%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 22.6%
  • County 24.9%
  • Wisconsin 25.1%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Black Creek 42.4%
  • Outagamie County 38.7%
  • State 41.4%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Black Creek 16.8%
  • County 18.5%
  • Wisconsin 19.4%

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

Forty percent of people living in Black Creek use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 39.8%
  • Outagamie County 34.8%
  • Wisconsin 35.3%

Twenty one percent of Black Creek residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty one percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Thirty nine percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Forty six percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Eighteen 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. Three 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 21.0%
  • Outagamie County 27.0%
  • Wisconsin 26.5%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Black Creek 20.6%
  • County 28.1%
  • State 27.7%

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

  • Black Creek 38.7%
  • Outagamie County 43.7%
  • State 42.7%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Black Creek 45.7%
  • County 52.4%
  • State 52.0%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Here 18.0%
  • Outagamie County 28.9%
  • State 28.0%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 18.5%
  • Outagamie County 22.0%
  • State 21.6%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Here 16.9%
  • Outagamie County 20.2%
  • Wisconsin 19.6%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Black Creek 10.3%
  • Outagamie County 14.5%
  • Wisconsin 14.2%

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

  • Here 3.3%
  • County 4.5%
  • Wisconsin 4.5%

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

Black Creek residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 1.7
  • County 2.1
  • Wisconsin 2.2

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

Ninety one percent of people living in Black Creek have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Five percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 7.4 days per month on average. They have 7.3 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 29 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Here 90.9%
  • Outagamie County 81.0%
  • Wisconsin 80.7%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Black Creek 4.7%
  • County 10.3%
  • Wisconsin 10.5%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 7.4
  • County 4.8
  • Wisconsin 5.0

Average drinks/week

  • Here 7.3
  • Outagamie County 5.9
  • Wisconsin 5.8

Average days/year people drink much

  • Black Creek 28.9
  • Outagamie County 25.8
  • State 24.7

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

Ninety six percent of Black Creek residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety three percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Eighty nine percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Forty five percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Eight percent of males in Black Creek have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Hundred percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Eighty eight percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Twenty two percent have ever had anal sex. Six percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Black Creek 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 22 women. He has vaginal sex with 16 women. People living here were on average 19 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. In their lifetime they performed oral sex on average on nine women. Males in their lifetime have anal or oral sex with 2.7 men on average. They have had 1.5 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Black Creek were 18 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. Seven percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Black Creek has vaginal or anal sex 59 times a year. Fifty six percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Black Creek 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with seven men on average. They have had five male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Eighty eight percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Black Creek 95.8%
  • County 97.6%
  • Wisconsin 97.3%

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

  • Black Creek 93.5%
  • Outagamie County 94.6%
  • Wisconsin 94.5%

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

  • Black Creek 89.0%
  • County 88.6%
  • Wisconsin 87.7%

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

  • Here 44.9%
  • Outagamie County 52.0%
  • State 49.9%

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

  • Here 7.5%
  • County 5.3%
  • State 5.8%

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

  • Here 99.5%
  • County 97.7%
  • State 97.5%

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

  • Here 87.9%
  • Outagamie County 88.1%
  • State 86.5%

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

  • Here 22.3%
  • Outagamie County 42.0%
  • State 40.1%

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

  • Black Creek 6.1%
  • County 12.2%
  • State 11.8%

Average age people first had sex

  • Black Creek 17.4
  • Outagamie County 16.4
  • Wisconsin 16.6

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

  • Here 22.0
  • Outagamie County 27.0
  • Wisconsin 27.0

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

  • Black Creek 16.2
  • County 22.1
  • Wisconsin 21.7

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

  • Here 18.9
  • Outagamie County 20.8
  • State 21.2

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

  • Here 9.3
  • Outagamie County 6.0
  • Wisconsin 5.6

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

  • Black Creek 2.7
  • Outagamie County 2.1
  • State 3.0

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

  • Black Creek 1.5
  • County 1.2
  • Wisconsin 1.8

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

  • Black Creek 17.7
  • Outagamie County 20.3
  • Wisconsin 20.0

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

  • Black Creek 4.2
  • County 5.0
  • State 5.6

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 6.8%
  • County 8.1%
  • State 8.3%

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

  • Here 58.6
  • Outagamie County 68.2
  • State 64.0

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Black Creek 56.2%
  • County 57.9%
  • Wisconsin 56.0%

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

  • Black Creek 6.6
  • Outagamie County 12.0
  • State 11.5

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

  • Here 5.0
  • Outagamie County 10.8
  • Wisconsin 10.2

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Here 88.3%
  • County 84.3%
  • Wisconsin 82.9%

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

Nine percent of households in Black Creek 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 (%)

  • Black Creek 9.2%
  • Outagamie County 9.7%
  • State 9.9%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Black Creek 4.5%
  • County 4.2%
  • State 4.4%

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Here 6.8
  • Outagamie County 6.8
  • Wisconsin 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Black Creek 28.8%
  • County 33.2%
  • Wisconsin 32.3%

Forty four percent of Black Creek residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 43.5%
  • County 56.9%
  • Wisconsin 53.3%

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

Twenty eight percent of Black Creek 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. Forty 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. Thirty five percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Thirty two 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 two 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 1.5 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Black Creek 28.2%
  • County 24.7%
  • State 23.1%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Black Creek 45.0%
  • County 40.5%
  • State 38.9%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 34.5%
  • Outagamie County 29.9%
  • Wisconsin 29.3%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Black Creek 31.8%
  • Outagamie County 16.7%
  • State 18.2%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Black Creek 51.9%
  • Outagamie County 40.6%
  • Wisconsin 41.7%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 6.6
  • Outagamie County 5.9
  • Wisconsin 6.0

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Black Creek 2.5
  • Outagamie County 2.8
  • State 2.8

Average hours a day using computer

  • Black Creek 1.5
  • Outagamie County 1.2
  • Wisconsin 1.2

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

Seven percent of Black Creek residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Four percent of people 16 years and older have ever been told by a doctor or other health care professional that they had psoriasis. Twenty nine percent are overweight. Fifteen 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. Nine percent of people living in Black Creek have ever received a blood transfusion. Thirteen percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Nineteen percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Five percent have ever been told they had gout. Two percent have congestive heart failure. Four 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. Two percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. Two percent have ever had emphysema. Four percent have another thyroid problem. Two 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 (%)

  • Black Creek 7.0%
  • Outagamie County 11.5%
  • State 10.9%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 3.8%
  • Outagamie County 4.2%
  • State 4.1%

People with overweight (%)

  • Black Creek 29.3%
  • Outagamie County 33.8%
  • State 33.9%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Black Creek 15.5%
  • Outagamie County 22.1%
  • Wisconsin 20.9%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Black Creek 9.4%
  • County 11.4%
  • Wisconsin 11.7%

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

  • Here 13.3%
  • Outagamie County 19.4%
  • State 19.2%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 19.0%
  • County 26.4%
  • Wisconsin 26.6%

People with gout (%)

  • Black Creek 5.1%
  • Outagamie County 3.6%
  • Wisconsin 3.8%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Here 2.0%
  • Outagamie County 3.7%
  • Wisconsin 3.7%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Black Creek 3.7%
  • County 3.2%
  • Wisconsin 3.3%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 1.8%
  • County 2.2%
  • Wisconsin 2.3%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 3.3%
  • Outagamie County 4.0%
  • State 4.0%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Black Creek 2.3%
  • County 3.8%
  • Wisconsin 4.0%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Black Creek 2.2%
  • County 4.0%
  • Wisconsin 3.6%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Black Creek 3.7%
  • County 7.5%
  • Wisconsin 7.7%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Black Creek 2.1%
  • Outagamie County 4.2%
  • Wisconsin 4.0%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Here 1.9%
  • Outagamie County 3.6%
  • State 3.2%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Black Creek 9.6%
  • County 8.5%
  • Wisconsin 9.1%

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

Sixty seven percent of births in Black Creek were vaginal deliveries. Thirty three percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.9 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty one percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Seventy percent of women breastfeed their children. Eleven percent of women in Black Creek have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Seven percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Sixty three percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Three percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Twenty two percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Twelve 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 (%)

  • Black Creek 66.6%
  • County 65.6%
  • State 65.2%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 33.4%
  • Outagamie County 34.4%
  • State 34.8%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Here 99.9%
  • Outagamie County 99.5%
  • Wisconsin 99.4%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Black Creek 60.6%
  • Outagamie County 61.4%
  • State 60.3%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Black Creek 70.5%
  • Outagamie County 54.6%
  • State 54.5%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 11.3%
  • County 22.2%
  • Wisconsin 22.8%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Here 6.9%
  • Outagamie County 11.8%
  • State 12.3%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Black Creek 63.4%
  • County 75.8%
  • Wisconsin 75.3%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Black Creek 3.1%
  • Outagamie County 8.3%
  • Wisconsin 8.4%

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

  • Black Creek 22.1%
  • Outagamie County 17.7%
  • Wisconsin 16.4%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 12.5%
  • Outagamie County 18.1%
  • Wisconsin 18.9%

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

People living in Black Creek report their general health condition on average at 62 percent. Seven percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 39 percent of Black Creek residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Eleven percent of people living in Black Creek are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 62.4%
  • County 54.8%
  • State 55.5%

Blood donors (%)

  • Black Creek 7.4%
  • Outagamie County 4.1%
  • State 4.4%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 39.0%
  • County 39.1%
  • State 39.0%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 10.7%
  • Outagamie County 8.6%
  • Wisconsin 8.6%

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

People in Black Creek spend $346 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 17 percent of their income. The average family in Black Creek spends $78 on food at other stores monthly. This is four percent of their income. They spend $190 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is nine percent of their income. They also spend $32 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is two percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Black Creek $346
  • Outagamie County $363
  • State $359

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

  • Here 17.1%
  • County 25.3%
  • State 24.2%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $78
  • Outagamie County $69
  • State $70

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 3.8%
  • Outagamie County 4.3%
  • State 4.2%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Black Creek $190
  • Outagamie County $131
  • State $136

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Black Creek 9.3%
  • County 6.8%
  • State 6.9%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Black Creek $32
  • Outagamie County $23
  • Wisconsin $23

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Here 1.9%
  • County 1.3%
  • Wisconsin 1.3%

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

People living in Black Creek report their general condition of hearing on average at 79 percent. Eighty two 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 five percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Twenty one percent of Black Creek population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Fifty 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. Twenty three percent of people in Black Creek had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Black Creek 78.7%
  • County 78.0%
  • Wisconsin 78.2%

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

  • Black Creek 82.2%
  • County 75.6%
  • State 77.1%

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

  • Here 94.9%
  • County 94.6%
  • Wisconsin 94.6%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Black Creek 21.2%
  • Outagamie County 21.7%
  • State 21.0%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Black Creek 55.4%
  • County 48.4%
  • Wisconsin 45.6%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Black Creek 22.8%
  • County 17.2%
  • Wisconsin 16.3%

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Twenty eight percent of Black Creek 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 28.2%
  • Outagamie County 24.4%
  • Wisconsin 25.9%

Thirteen percent of Black Creek 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. Eighteen percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Five percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Seven 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 (%)

  • Black Creek 12.8%
  • Outagamie County 20.3%
  • Wisconsin 19.3%

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

  • Here 17.8%
  • Outagamie County 26.7%
  • Wisconsin 25.9%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Black Creek 5.4%
  • Outagamie County 9.6%
  • Wisconsin 9.5%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Black Creek 7.0%
  • Outagamie County 10.8%
  • Wisconsin 10.3%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Black Creek 5.8%
  • Outagamie County 7.6%
  • State 8.0%

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

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