Health and Nutrition of Bussey, IA Residents

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Fifty one percent of Bussey 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 three frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Bussey 50.9%
  • County 51.1%
  • State 48.7%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Bussey 21.0
  • Marion County 22.1
  • Iowa 22.2

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Here 4.6
  • County 3.6
  • State 3.4

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

  • Bussey 2.1
  • County 1.8
  • Iowa 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Bussey 2.0
  • County 1.8
  • State 1.7

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 3.5
  • Marion County 3.8
  • Iowa 3.9

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

The average Bussey 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). Fifteen percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Twenty percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Bussey residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 47 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 24 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Here 2.1
  • County 1.9
  • State 2.1

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 15.2%
  • County 14.5%
  • State 17.3%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 20.0%
  • Marion County 21.1%
  • State 21.9%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Here 46.6%
  • Marion County 48.3%
  • Iowa 44.7%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Bussey 2.4
  • County 2.9
  • Iowa 2.7

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 2.7
  • Marion County 2.7
  • Iowa 2.7

Average number of teeth

  • Here 23.5
  • Marion County 22.5
  • State 21.7

The average height of Bussey residents 16 years and older is 70 inches. The average weight is 199 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Thirty nine percent of people living here are obese. Fifty three percent have ever been obese. Twenty eight percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Bussey 69.7
  • Marion County 67.2
  • Iowa 66.9

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 199.4
  • Marion County 179.5
  • State 179.8

Average BMI

  • Bussey 28.5
  • Marion County 28.3
  • Iowa 28.6

People that are obese (%)

  • Bussey 39.4%
  • Marion County 34.9%
  • Iowa 36.9%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Bussey 53.2%
  • Marion County 47.1%
  • State 49.3%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Bussey 28.3%
  • Marion County 34.5%
  • State 33.4%

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

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Bussey 73.5%
  • County 65.8%
  • State 66.1%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Here 31.3%
  • County 24.1%
  • State 25.6%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Bussey 30.1%
  • County 22.3%
  • State 23.0%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Bussey 3.9%
  • County 3.2%
  • State 3.5%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 16.9%
  • County 13.5%
  • Iowa 14.5%

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

Eleven percent of people living in Bussey have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Forty seven percent of people had a blood test for high sugar or diabetes within the past three years. Four percent of city residents are currently taking insulin.

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Bussey 11.1%
  • Marion County 9.3%
  • State 10.4%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 46.9%
  • Marion County 47.5%
  • Iowa 46.5%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Bussey 3.9%
  • Marion County 2.9%
  • State 3.2%

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

Bussey 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

  • Bussey 1.0
  • Marion County 1.1
  • State 1.2

Thirteen percent of Bussey 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. Seventy three percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Thirty four percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Twenty seven 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 percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Here 12.7%
  • County 11.8%
  • Iowa 12.2%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Here 4.5%
  • Marion County 6.0%
  • Iowa 6.1%

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

  • Here 73.0%
  • County 70.6%
  • State 70.1%

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

  • Bussey 34.2%
  • Marion County 32.6%
  • Iowa 30.5%

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

  • Here 26.8%
  • County 17.9%
  • Iowa 16.9%

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

  • Bussey 30.9%
  • Marion County 23.8%
  • Iowa 23.6%

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

  • Here 40.0%
  • Marion County 43.3%
  • Iowa 42.9%

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

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Bussey 74.1%
  • County 77.2%
  • Iowa 74.1%

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

  • Bussey 24.1%
  • County 23.8%
  • State 24.0%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 25.6%
  • County 26.5%
  • State 25.9%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Bussey 37.8%
  • County 43.5%
  • Iowa 41.8%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Bussey 20.3%
  • County 20.3%
  • Iowa 20.7%

Thirty four percent of people living in Bussey use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 34.4%
  • County 39.8%
  • Iowa 34.8%

Twenty four percent of Bussey residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty three percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Forty two percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Forty eight percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Twenty four percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Twenty two percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Twenty one percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Twelve 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 24.4%
  • Marion County 25.4%
  • Iowa 26.5%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 23.1%
  • Marion County 25.9%
  • State 27.8%

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

  • Here 41.8%
  • County 42.0%
  • State 42.7%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 48.0%
  • Marion County 51.3%
  • State 52.0%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Here 23.8%
  • County 25.6%
  • Iowa 28.3%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Bussey 22.1%
  • Marion County 20.5%
  • Iowa 22.0%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Bussey 21.1%
  • County 18.7%
  • Iowa 19.6%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Bussey 11.7%
  • Marion County 12.9%
  • Iowa 14.6%

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

  • Here 4.4%
  • Marion County 4.2%
  • State 4.5%

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

Bussey residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Bussey 2.0
  • County 2.3
  • Iowa 2.3

Ninety one percent of people living in Bussey have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Six 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 8.4 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 35 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Bussey 90.6%
  • Marion County 82.4%
  • State 80.5%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Here 6.2%
  • Marion County 9.5%
  • Iowa 10.7%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 7.4
  • Marion County 5.5
  • Iowa 5.0

Average drinks/week

  • Here 8.4
  • County 5.8
  • Iowa 5.8

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 34.6
  • County 23.5
  • State 24.7

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

Ninety six percent of Bussey 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. Ninety percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Forty nine percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Six percent of males in Bussey 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. Hundred percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Fifty percent have ever had anal sex. People in Bussey 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 34 women. He has vaginal sex with 21 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 14 women. People in Bussey were 17 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. Ten percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Bussey has vaginal or anal sex 51 times a year. Fifty three percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Bussey 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 20 men on average. They have had 20 male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 1.5 female 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) (%)

  • Bussey 96.1%
  • County 97.0%
  • Iowa 97.2%

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

  • Here 94.5%
  • County 94.5%
  • Iowa 94.5%

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

  • Bussey 90.3%
  • Marion County 88.3%
  • State 87.9%

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

  • Bussey 48.7%
  • Marion County 49.3%
  • State 50.0%

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

  • Here 5.9%
  • Marion County 5.7%
  • Iowa 5.5%

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

  • Here 100.0%
  • Marion County 97.0%
  • Iowa 97.3%

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

  • Here 100.0%
  • County 88.2%
  • Iowa 85.7%

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

  • Here 50.0%
  • County 39.3%
  • State 39.4%

Average age people first had sex

  • Bussey 16.6
  • County 16.8
  • State 16.6

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

  • Bussey 34.2
  • County 26.5
  • State 26.9

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

  • Here 21.2
  • Marion County 20.8
  • Iowa 21.3

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

  • Here 18.2
  • Marion County 21.4
  • Iowa 21.2

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

  • Here 13.7
  • County 5.6
  • Iowa 5.6

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

  • Here 17.2
  • County 20.1
  • Iowa 20.3

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 9.5%
  • Marion County 6.9%
  • Iowa 8.3%

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

  • Bussey 50.5
  • Marion County 60.6
  • Iowa 64.1

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Bussey 52.6%
  • Marion County 56.3%
  • Iowa 55.7%

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

  • Here 20.0
  • Marion County 10.4
  • Iowa 11.9

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

  • Bussey 20.0
  • Marion County 9.2
  • Iowa 10.6

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

  • Here 1.5
  • County 0.4
  • Iowa 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Here 88.4%
  • Marion County 85.4%
  • Iowa 83.7%

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

Eleven percent of households in Bussey 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 (%)

  • Here 11.0%
  • County 9.8%
  • Iowa 10.1%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Bussey 4.4%
  • Marion County 4.5%
  • Iowa 4.4%

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Bussey 6.8
  • County 6.9
  • State 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 31.3%
  • County 31.5%
  • State 32.9%

Forty eight percent of Bussey residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Bussey 48.1%
  • County 47.9%
  • State 53.4%

Thirty two percent of Bussey 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. Fifty 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 four percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Twenty four 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. Forty five 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 1.4 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Bussey 32.4%
  • County 22.5%
  • State 22.9%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 55.2%
  • Marion County 38.8%
  • Iowa 38.2%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 33.8%
  • County 29.2%
  • State 29.2%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Bussey 23.5%
  • Marion County 19.3%
  • Iowa 16.9%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Bussey 45.0%
  • Marion County 44.0%
  • Iowa 40.8%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Bussey 6.2
  • County 6.2
  • Iowa 6.0

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.8
  • Marion County 2.7
  • Iowa 2.9

Average hours a day using computer

  • Bussey 1.4
  • Marion County 1.2
  • Iowa 1.2

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

Seven percent of Bussey 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". 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 two percent are overweight. Eighteen 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 Bussey have ever received a blood transfusion. Seventeen percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty five percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Six percent have ever been told they had gout. Four percent have congestive heart failure. Five percent have coronary heart disease. Two percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Four percent have ever had a heart attack, also called myocardial infarction. Four percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. Three percent have ever had emphysema. Five percent have another thyroid problem. Two percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Three percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Twelve percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Bussey 7.2%
  • County 10.4%
  • Iowa 11.5%

People with anemia (%)

  • Bussey 1.8%
  • County 3.0%
  • Iowa 3.3%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Bussey 4.2%
  • Marion County 4.4%
  • State 4.0%

People with overweight (%)

  • Bussey 31.9%
  • County 33.4%
  • State 33.5%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Here 17.8%
  • Marion County 19.2%
  • State 22.5%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Bussey 11.4%
  • County 12.2%
  • Iowa 12.3%

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

  • Here 17.0%
  • Marion County 17.7%
  • State 19.8%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 24.8%
  • Marion County 27.6%
  • Iowa 27.9%

People with gout (%)

  • Bussey 6.2%
  • County 4.1%
  • State 4.0%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Here 4.2%
  • Marion County 3.7%
  • State 4.1%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Here 5.0%
  • Marion County 3.8%
  • Iowa 3.6%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Bussey 2.3%
  • County 2.4%
  • Iowa 2.5%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 4.3%
  • County 4.4%
  • Iowa 4.4%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Here 3.8%
  • Marion County 4.0%
  • Iowa 4.4%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Here 2.8%
  • County 3.8%
  • Iowa 4.1%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Bussey 5.0%
  • Marion County 8.5%
  • Iowa 8.0%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Here 2.1%
  • County 3.8%
  • State 4.3%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Bussey 2.7%
  • Marion County 3.1%
  • State 3.6%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Bussey 12.3%
  • Marion County 10.7%
  • Iowa 9.8%

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

Eighty seven percent of births in Bussey were vaginal deliveries. Thirteen percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.8 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty three percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Fifty percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty five percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason.

Summary

Vaginal deliveries (%)

  • Here 87.1%
  • County 63.5%
  • State 66.6%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 12.9%
  • Marion County 36.5%
  • Iowa 33.4%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Here 99.8%
  • County 99.4%
  • Iowa 99.5%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Bussey 63.2%
  • Marion County 58.0%
  • State 60.8%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Here 50.0%
  • Marion County 59.5%
  • State 52.4%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Bussey 25.0%
  • County 77.1%
  • State 73.7%

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

People living in Bussey report their general health condition on average at 58 percent. Nine percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 37 percent of Bussey residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Twelve percent of people living in Bussey are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 57.8%
  • Marion County 57.4%
  • State 54.9%

Blood donors (%)

  • Bussey 8.9%
  • County 4.8%
  • State 4.1%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Bussey 36.7%
  • County 37.8%
  • Iowa 37.6%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 12.2%
  • County 8.6%
  • Iowa 8.3%

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

People in Bussey spend $320 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 Bussey spends $83 on food at other stores monthly. This is five percent of their income. They spend $145 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is 11 percent of their income. They also spend $24 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is three percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Bussey $320
  • Marion County $357
  • State $358

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

  • Bussey 17.2%
  • County 22.2%
  • Iowa 24.5%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Bussey $83
  • County $68
  • Iowa $67

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Bussey 5.1%
  • Marion County 3.9%
  • State 4.0%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $145
  • Marion County $145
  • Iowa $133

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 10.9%
  • County 6.9%
  • Iowa 6.6%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Bussey $24
  • County $23
  • State $22

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Here 2.6%
  • Marion County 1.2%
  • Iowa 1.2%

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

People living in Bussey report their general condition of hearing on average at 75 percent. Seventy eight 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 two percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Twenty five percent of Bussey population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Seventy one 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 Bussey had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Bussey 75.1%
  • Marion County 77.9%
  • State 77.3%

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

  • Here 78.3%
  • Marion County 78.1%
  • State 76.1%

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

  • Here 92.3%
  • County 94.7%
  • State 94.3%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Bussey 25.3%
  • Marion County 20.7%
  • State 21.8%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Bussey 70.9%
  • Marion County 44.8%
  • State 46.1%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Bussey 25.7%
  • Marion County 16.3%
  • Iowa 16.1%

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

Twenty nine percent of Bussey 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 (%)

  • Bussey 28.6%
  • Marion County 27.5%
  • State 26.7%

Twenty one percent of Bussey residents 20 or older have limitations caused by a long-term physical, mental or emotional problems or illnesses keeping them from working at a job or business. Twenty seven 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. Eleven percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion. Eight 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 (%)

  • Bussey 20.7%
  • County 18.3%
  • Iowa 20.8%

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

  • Bussey 26.9%
  • Marion County 25.3%
  • Iowa 27.3%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Bussey 7.5%
  • County 9.5%
  • Iowa 10.3%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Bussey 11.0%
  • County 9.7%
  • State 11.1%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Bussey 7.8%
  • Marion County 8.4%
  • State 8.6%

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

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