Health and Nutrition of Bremen, KY Residents

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Forty four percent of Bremen residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 24 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 three 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 five frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Here 44.1%
  • County 46.9%
  • State 49.3%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Here 24.2
  • County 22.9
  • Kentucky 21.6

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Here 3.6
  • Muhlenberg County 3.2
  • State 3.6

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

  • Bremen 2.6
  • Muhlenberg County 1.9
  • State 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Bremen 1.8
  • County 1.6
  • Kentucky 1.8

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 5.3
  • Muhlenberg County 4.1
  • Kentucky 3.8

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

The average Bremen resident last visited a dentist three years ago (including all types of dentists, such as, orthodontists, oral surgeons, and all other dental specialists, as well as dental hygienists). Twenty percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Twenty seven percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Bremen residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 34 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 two 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 17 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Here 2.8
  • County 2.3
  • Kentucky 2.0

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Bremen 19.9%
  • Muhlenberg County 19.2%
  • State 16.6%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 26.5%
  • Muhlenberg County 23.2%
  • Kentucky 21.6%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Bremen 34.1%
  • Muhlenberg County 41.0%
  • State 46.1%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 1.6
  • Muhlenberg County 2.4
  • Kentucky 2.8

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Bremen 2.8
  • County 2.7
  • State 2.8

Average number of teeth

  • Here 17.5
  • Muhlenberg County 20.3
  • State 22.5

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

The average height of Bremen residents 16 years and older is 70 inches. The average weight is 192 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 28. Thirty one percent of people living here are obese. Fifty percent have ever been obese. Seventeen percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Here 70.0
  • Muhlenberg County 66.9
  • State 67.0

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 192.4
  • Muhlenberg County 180.2
  • Kentucky 181.0

Average BMI

  • Here 27.7
  • County 28.7
  • State 28.7

People that are obese (%)

  • Bremen 30.7%
  • County 37.7%
  • Kentucky 37.3%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Bremen 49.8%
  • County 50.9%
  • State 49.2%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Here 17.1%
  • Muhlenberg County 30.7%
  • Kentucky 35.1%

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

Seventy two percent of Bremen residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Thirty two percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Thirty one percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Six percent have ever used heroin. Twenty percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 71.5%
  • County 66.6%
  • Kentucky 65.6%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Bremen 32.1%
  • Muhlenberg County 26.4%
  • Kentucky 24.5%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Bremen 30.9%
  • County 23.6%
  • State 22.2%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Here 5.5%
  • Muhlenberg County 4.2%
  • State 3.3%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Bremen 19.8%
  • County 15.4%
  • State 13.4%

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

Twelve percent of people living in Bremen 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 (%)

  • Bremen 12.0%
  • Muhlenberg County 11.7%
  • State 9.8%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 43.5%
  • Muhlenberg County 46.1%
  • Kentucky 46.6%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Bremen 3.4%
  • County 3.5%
  • State 3.1%

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

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

Summary

Avg. # of times urinating at night

  • Here 1.4
  • Muhlenberg County 1.3
  • State 1.1

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

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

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Bremen 10.0%
  • Muhlenberg County 12.0%
  • State 11.6%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Bremen 8.6%
  • County 6.8%
  • State 5.9%

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

  • Bremen 64.6%
  • County 69.2%
  • State 69.4%

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

  • Bremen 27.2%
  • County 29.0%
  • Kentucky 30.2%

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

  • Bremen 24.6%
  • County 16.9%
  • Kentucky 16.7%

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

  • Here 35.0%
  • County 24.1%
  • State 23.0%

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

  • Here 33.4%
  • County 41.9%
  • State 43.3%

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

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 70.3%
  • Muhlenberg County 72.5%
  • State 74.7%

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

  • Bremen 27.0%
  • County 26.1%
  • State 22.9%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Bremen 29.3%
  • County 27.0%
  • State 25.1%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Bremen 39.0%
  • Muhlenberg County 41.8%
  • Kentucky 41.8%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Here 30.3%
  • County 23.2%
  • State 19.2%

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

Fourteen percent of people living in Bremen use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Bremen 14.3%
  • County 29.1%
  • State 36.1%

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

Twenty eight percent of Bremen residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty six percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Forty one percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Forty three percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Twenty five percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Eighteen percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Nineteen percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Sixteen percent of people living here move or speak so slowly that other people could have noticed, or the opposite - being so fidgety or restless that they have been moving around a lot more than usual. Four percent have thoughts that they would be better off dead or of hurting themselves in some way.

Summary

People who have little interest in doing things (%)

  • Here 27.8%
  • Muhlenberg County 27.7%
  • Kentucky 25.9%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Bremen 25.9%
  • Muhlenberg County 29.1%
  • Kentucky 27.0%

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

  • Bremen 40.5%
  • Muhlenberg County 42.9%
  • State 42.3%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 43.1%
  • Muhlenberg County 51.5%
  • Kentucky 51.7%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Bremen 24.7%
  • Muhlenberg County 29.7%
  • State 27.7%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Bremen 17.6%
  • County 22.3%
  • State 21.4%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Bremen 19.0%
  • Muhlenberg County 19.6%
  • Kentucky 19.2%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Here 16.2%
  • County 16.0%
  • Kentucky 13.7%

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

  • Here 4.3%
  • County 4.9%
  • State 4.3%

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

Bremen residents on average take three prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Bremen 2.6
  • Muhlenberg County 2.4
  • State 2.2

Ninety one percent of people living in Bremen 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 6.0 days per month on average. They have 8.6 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 36 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Here 90.6%
  • Muhlenberg County 79.7%
  • Kentucky 80.9%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Bremen 5.4%
  • County 11.2%
  • Kentucky 10.3%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 6.0
  • Muhlenberg County 4.8
  • State 5.1

Average drinks/week

  • Here 8.6
  • County 6.2
  • Kentucky 5.7

Average days/year people drink much

  • Bremen 35.6
  • County 27.6
  • State 24.2

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

Ninety eight percent of Bremen residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety five percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Eighty seven percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Fifty five percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Three percent of males in Bremen have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. People in Bremen were 15 years old on average when they had sex for the first time. The average man in his lifetime had any kind of sex with 32 women. He has vaginal sex with 24 women. People living here were on average 18 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. In their lifetime they performed oral sex on average on 12 women. People in Bremen were 28 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. Eleven percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Bremen has vaginal or anal sex 62 times a year. Forty two percent have sex without using a condom. Eighty five percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Bremen 98.5%
  • County 97.6%
  • Kentucky 97.2%

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

  • Bremen 95.5%
  • Muhlenberg County 95.0%
  • Kentucky 94.2%

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

  • Bremen 87.5%
  • Muhlenberg County 87.1%
  • Kentucky 87.6%

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

  • Here 54.9%
  • County 52.2%
  • Kentucky 48.3%

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

  • Here 2.7%
  • Muhlenberg County 4.1%
  • Kentucky 5.8%

Average age people first had sex

  • Bremen 15.4
  • Muhlenberg County 16.2
  • Kentucky 16.7

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

  • Here 32.2
  • Muhlenberg County 29.1
  • State 26.0

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

  • Bremen 24.4
  • County 23.7
  • Kentucky 20.6

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

  • Here 17.8
  • Muhlenberg County 21.1
  • State 21.4

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

  • Bremen 12.0
  • County 5.9
  • Kentucky 5.2

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

  • Bremen 28.1
  • County 21.8
  • State 19.9

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Bremen 10.9%
  • Muhlenberg County 9.6%
  • State 8.4%

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

  • Bremen 62.4
  • Muhlenberg County 64.9
  • State 62.9

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Bremen 41.9%
  • County 53.6%
  • State 56.3%

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Bremen 84.9%
  • Muhlenberg County 83.0%
  • Kentucky 84.1%

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

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

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Bremen 11.5%
  • County 10.6%
  • Kentucky 10.0%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Bremen 5.6%
  • Muhlenberg County 4.2%
  • State 4.2%

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

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Here 6.7
  • Muhlenberg County 6.8
  • Kentucky 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 28.3%
  • Muhlenberg County 33.2%
  • State 32.5%

Sixty three percent of Bremen residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Bremen 63.0%
  • County 57.9%
  • State 52.7%

Thirty five percent of Bremen 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 one 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 six percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Eight 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 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 six 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 0.7 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 34.9%
  • Muhlenberg County 24.4%
  • Kentucky 22.5%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Bremen 41.4%
  • County 37.4%
  • State 38.4%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 35.8%
  • Muhlenberg County 29.2%
  • Kentucky 29.9%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 8.5%
  • Muhlenberg County 12.8%
  • Kentucky 19.4%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 19.6%
  • County 35.2%
  • State 42.9%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 5.7
  • Muhlenberg County 5.8
  • State 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 3.1
  • County 3.0
  • State 2.8

Average hours a day using computer

  • Bremen 0.7
  • County 1.1
  • State 1.2

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

Ten percent of Bremen residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Two percent of people living here has anemia, sometimes called "tired blood" or "low blood". Five percent of people 16 years and older have ever been told by a doctor or other health care professional that they had psoriasis. Twenty nine percent are overweight. Twenty five 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 Bremen have ever received a blood transfusion. Twenty one percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Thirty two percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Five percent have ever been told they had gout. Eight percent have congestive heart failure. Six percent have coronary heart disease. Two percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Seven percent have ever had a heart attack, also called myocardial infarction. Six percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. Three percent have another thyroid problem. Five percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Seven percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Nine percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Here 10.4%
  • County 12.6%
  • State 11.3%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 1.7%
  • County 3.6%
  • State 3.3%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 5.5%
  • Muhlenberg County 4.2%
  • State 4.0%

People with overweight (%)

  • Bremen 28.7%
  • Muhlenberg County 33.6%
  • State 34.0%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Here 24.5%
  • County 24.7%
  • State 20.6%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Bremen 11.3%
  • County 13.0%
  • Kentucky 11.7%

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

  • Here 21.0%
  • County 21.3%
  • Kentucky 18.6%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 32.5%
  • Muhlenberg County 30.5%
  • State 26.3%

People with gout (%)

  • Bremen 5.1%
  • County 4.1%
  • Kentucky 3.9%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Bremen 7.9%
  • Muhlenberg County 5.1%
  • Kentucky 3.5%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Bremen 5.5%
  • County 4.0%
  • State 3.1%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Bremen 1.8%
  • County 2.7%
  • State 2.3%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 7.2%
  • Muhlenberg County 5.2%
  • Kentucky 3.9%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Bremen 6.2%
  • Muhlenberg County 5.2%
  • State 3.9%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Bremen 2.9%
  • County 8.0%
  • Kentucky 7.8%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Here 5.2%
  • Muhlenberg County 4.9%
  • Kentucky 4.0%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Here 6.8%
  • Muhlenberg County 4.3%
  • State 3.2%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Bremen 8.9%
  • County 9.6%
  • Kentucky 9.2%

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

People living in Bremen 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, 35 percent of Bremen residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Nine percent of people living in Bremen are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 49.3%
  • Muhlenberg County 52.4%
  • Kentucky 56.1%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 1.5%
  • Muhlenberg County 3.2%
  • Kentucky 4.6%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Bremen 34.7%
  • Muhlenberg County 37.3%
  • State 39.9%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 9.2%
  • Muhlenberg County 8.1%
  • Kentucky 8.5%

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

People in Bremen spend $373 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 25 percent of their income. The average family in Bremen spends $56 on food at other stores monthly. This is three percent of their income. They spend $128 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is five percent of their income. They also spend $22 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 $373
  • Muhlenberg County $359
  • State $358

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

  • Bremen 25.2%
  • County 26.5%
  • Kentucky 24.0%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $56
  • County $62
  • State $70

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 2.6%
  • County 3.9%
  • State 4.2%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Bremen $128
  • County $117
  • Kentucky $141

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Bremen 4.8%
  • Muhlenberg County 5.6%
  • Kentucky 6.9%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Bremen $22
  • County $20
  • Kentucky $24

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Bremen 0.9%
  • County 1.1%
  • State 1.3%

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

People living in Bremen report their general condition of hearing on average at 72 percent. Sixty three percent of them can usually hear and understand, without the use of a hearing aid or any other listening devices, what a person says without seeing his or her face if that person whispers to them from across a quiet room. Ninety three percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Twenty six percent of Bremen population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Seventy four 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 six percent of people in Bremen had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Bremen 71.5%
  • County 76.0%
  • Kentucky 78.6%

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

  • Bremen 63.4%
  • County 72.7%
  • Kentucky 77.3%

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

  • Bremen 93.1%
  • Muhlenberg County 93.7%
  • State 94.6%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Bremen 25.8%
  • Muhlenberg County 23.2%
  • State 20.7%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Bremen 73.9%
  • County 50.0%
  • Kentucky 43.9%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 26.3%
  • Muhlenberg County 16.8%
  • State 16.1%

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

Thirty percent of Bremen 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 (%)

  • Bremen 30.1%
  • Muhlenberg County 27.4%
  • State 26.1%

Twenty nine percent of Bremen 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. Thirty six percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Ten percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Fifteen 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 (%)

  • Bremen 28.5%
  • Muhlenberg County 24.3%
  • Kentucky 19.0%

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

  • Here 35.5%
  • Muhlenberg County 30.9%
  • State 25.3%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Bremen 10.4%
  • County 11.6%
  • State 9.4%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Bremen 14.6%
  • Muhlenberg County 12.8%
  • State 9.9%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Bremen 8.8%
  • Muhlenberg County 9.5%
  • State 7.8%

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

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