Health and Nutrition of Caspian, MI Residents

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Sixty four percent of Caspian residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 20 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 three 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 one "ready to eat" foods such as salads, soups, chicken, sandwiches and cooked vegetables per month. They also eat two frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Caspian 63.8%
  • County 53.6%
  • State 49.4%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Caspian 19.6
  • County 21.7
  • State 21.0

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Caspian 3.0
  • Iron County 3.5
  • State 3.6

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

  • Here 0.7
  • County 1.5
  • Michigan 1.9

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Caspian 1.5
  • County 1.7
  • State 1.8

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 2.0
  • Iron County 3.1
  • State 3.6

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

The average Caspian 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). Seventeen percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Caspian 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 18 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Here 1.7
  • Iron County 1.8
  • Michigan 2.0

People with gum disease (%)

  • Caspian 17.2%
  • Iron County 18.8%
  • State 21.3%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Caspian 52.8%
  • Iron County 50.9%
  • Michigan 46.5%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 2.9
  • County 3.1
  • State 2.8

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 2.7
  • County 2.6
  • State 2.9

Average number of teeth

  • Here 17.6
  • County 22.4
  • State 22.8

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

The average height of Caspian residents 16 years and older is 64 inches. The average weight is 150 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 25. Thirteen percent of people living here are obese. Twenty five percent have ever been obese. Twenty one percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Here 64.4
  • Iron County 67.0
  • Michigan 66.9

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 150.1
  • Iron County 181.1
  • State 181.4

Average BMI

  • Here 24.7
  • Iron County 28.7
  • Michigan 28.8

People that are obese (%)

  • Caspian 12.7%
  • Iron County 37.5%
  • State 37.8%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 24.8%
  • County 49.3%
  • State 49.5%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Caspian 21.3%
  • County 36.4%
  • State 35.4%

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

Twenty four percent of people living in Caspian have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Fifty one percent of people had a blood test for high sugar or diabetes within the past three years.

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Here 24.5%
  • Iron County 11.7%
  • State 10.0%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Caspian 51.1%
  • Iron County 52.7%
  • State 47.3%

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

Caspian residents 20 years and older on average get up to urinate two 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 1.6
  • Iron County 1.1
  • State 1.1

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

Fourteen percent of Caspian 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. Two percent have been having problems with their ability to taste sweet, sour, salty or bitter foods and drinks. Sixty seven percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Eleven percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Twenty one percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Caspian 13.9%
  • Iron County 12.0%
  • State 11.2%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Caspian 2.1%
  • Iron County 5.6%
  • Michigan 5.7%

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

  • Here 66.9%
  • Iron County 72.8%
  • State 68.1%

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

  • Caspian 10.8%
  • County 17.7%
  • Michigan 16.1%

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

  • Here 21.1%
  • County 45.1%
  • Michigan 41.6%

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

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 89.2%
  • Iron County 80.9%
  • Michigan 75.0%

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

  • Here 28.3%
  • Iron County 30.2%
  • State 23.1%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Caspian 40.3%
  • Iron County 28.9%
  • Michigan 24.9%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Caspian 58.1%
  • County 51.3%
  • Michigan 42.5%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Here 38.3%
  • Iron County 24.4%
  • State 19.0%

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

Forty one percent of people living in Caspian use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Caspian 41.2%
  • County 42.2%
  • State 35.0%

Sixteen percent of Caspian residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Fifteen percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Thirty seven percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Forty seven percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Ten percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Eleven percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Eleven percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Seven 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 (%)

  • Caspian 16.4%
  • County 24.1%
  • Michigan 26.0%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 15.4%
  • County 25.3%
  • State 26.7%

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

  • Here 37.2%
  • Iron County 41.0%
  • Michigan 41.7%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Caspian 47.1%
  • County 51.1%
  • State 51.3%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Here 9.7%
  • Iron County 25.3%
  • State 27.7%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Caspian 11.5%
  • County 20.8%
  • State 21.1%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Here 10.6%
  • County 17.7%
  • Michigan 19.0%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Here 6.6%
  • Iron County 10.9%
  • State 13.4%

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

Caspian residents on average take three prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 2.5
  • Iron County 2.6
  • Michigan 2.1

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

Forty eight percent of people living in Caspian have at least one alcoholic drink per month. People living here drink alcohol 2.4 days per month on average. They have 2.9 drinks per week.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Here 48.0%
  • County 80.7%
  • Michigan 80.2%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 2.4
  • Iron County 6.0
  • State 5.1

Average drinks/week

  • Caspian 2.9
  • Iron County 5.7
  • Michigan 5.6

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

Eighty six percent of Caspian residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety two percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Fifty two percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Two percent of males in Caspian have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Eighty percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Forty eight percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. People in Caspian were 23 years old on average when they had sex for the first time. People living here were on average 26 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. People in Caspian were 23 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. Seven percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Caspian has vaginal or anal sex 26 times a year. Thirty three percent have sex without using a condom. Forty two percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Here 85.6%
  • County 97.6%
  • State 97.2%

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

  • Caspian 91.7%
  • County 95.3%
  • State 94.3%

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

  • Here 52.1%
  • Iron County 89.6%
  • Michigan 86.7%

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

  • Here 2.1%
  • Iron County 7.4%
  • State 5.8%

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

  • Here 80.2%
  • County 98.0%
  • Michigan 97.3%

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

  • Caspian 48.2%
  • Iron County 86.6%
  • Michigan 84.8%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 23.0
  • Iron County 17.2
  • Michigan 16.7

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

  • Here 26.3
  • County 21.7
  • Michigan 21.6

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

  • Caspian 23.3
  • County 18.5
  • State 19.8

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Caspian 7.0%
  • Iron County 6.5%
  • State 9.2%

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

  • Here 25.8
  • County 49.2
  • Michigan 60.7

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Caspian 33.3%
  • Iron County 54.4%
  • Michigan 54.8%

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Caspian 41.7%
  • County 88.0%
  • Michigan 82.0%

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

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

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Here 11.7%
  • Iron County 10.2%
  • State 10.3%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Here 7.9%
  • County 4.5%
  • Michigan 4.3%

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

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Here 6.9
  • County 6.9
  • State 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Caspian 26.3%
  • Iron County 34.3%
  • State 31.4%

Eighteen percent of Caspian residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 17.6%
  • County 41.4%
  • Michigan 52.0%

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

Twenty three percent of people do moderate-intensity activities at work that cause small increases in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking or carrying light loads for at least 10 minutes continuously. Twenty two percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Eleven 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. Thirty 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 1.2 hours per day.

Summary

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 23.3%
  • Iron County 39.5%
  • State 37.9%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Caspian 21.7%
  • Iron County 27.2%
  • State 30.3%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 11.3%
  • Iron County 19.0%
  • State 20.2%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 35.4%
  • Iron County 45.3%
  • State 42.8%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 6.3
  • Iron County 6.4
  • Michigan 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.5
  • County 2.8
  • Michigan 2.8

Average hours a day using computer

  • Caspian 1.2
  • County 1.2
  • Michigan 1.3

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

Five percent of Caspian residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Five percent of people living here has anemia, sometimes called "tired blood" or "low blood". Three percent of people 16 years and older have ever been told by a doctor or other health care professional that they had psoriasis. Twenty four 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. Sixteen percent of people living in Caspian have ever received a blood transfusion. Thirteen percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty one percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Five percent have ever been told they had gout. Two percent have congestive heart failure. Three percent have coronary heart disease. Two percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Four 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. Nine percent have ever had emphysema. Eight percent have another thyroid problem. Two percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Nineteen percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Here 5.4%
  • County 9.8%
  • Michigan 10.8%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 4.6%
  • Iron County 3.3%
  • Michigan 3.5%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 2.8%
  • County 4.1%
  • State 3.8%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 23.6%
  • County 36.2%
  • Michigan 34.2%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Caspian 14.6%
  • Iron County 18.2%
  • Michigan 19.6%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Caspian 15.5%
  • Iron County 15.2%
  • Michigan 11.6%

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

  • Caspian 12.9%
  • County 18.7%
  • State 18.7%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 21.4%
  • Iron County 32.8%
  • State 25.6%

People with gout (%)

  • Here 5.3%
  • Iron County 5.8%
  • State 3.9%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Here 2.0%
  • Iron County 4.4%
  • State 3.4%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Here 2.6%
  • County 4.8%
  • State 3.1%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 1.9%
  • Iron County 3.4%
  • Michigan 2.2%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 4.0%
  • Iron County 5.0%
  • State 3.7%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Here 5.9%
  • County 4.4%
  • Michigan 3.8%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Caspian 8.5%
  • County 3.1%
  • Michigan 3.1%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 8.0%
  • Iron County 9.9%
  • Michigan 7.4%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Caspian 1.9%
  • Iron County 2.7%
  • Michigan 3.0%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 19.1%
  • County 14.1%
  • State 8.8%

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

Seventy one percent of births in Caspian were vaginal deliveries. Twenty nine percent of deliveries were cesarean. 100.0 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Fifty six percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Sixty four percent of women breastfeed their children. Fourteen percent of women in Caspian have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Six percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Thirty nine percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Seven percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. 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 (%)

  • Caspian 71.3%
  • Iron County 68.7%
  • State 64.3%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Caspian 28.7%
  • County 31.3%
  • State 35.7%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Here 100.0%
  • Iron County 99.5%
  • State 99.3%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Caspian 56.4%
  • County 60.7%
  • Michigan 59.7%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Caspian 64.2%
  • Iron County 53.4%
  • Michigan 54.4%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 14.2%
  • Iron County 30.3%
  • State 22.2%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Caspian 5.6%
  • Iron County 16.7%
  • Michigan 11.8%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 39.3%
  • Iron County 72.4%
  • Michigan 75.4%

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

  • Caspian 6.5%
  • Iron County 11.1%
  • State 16.7%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Caspian 13.9%
  • County 26.9%
  • State 18.0%

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

People living in Caspian report their general health condition on average at 52 percent. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 15 percent of Caspian residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Six percent of people living in Caspian are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Caspian 52.4%
  • Iron County 57.9%
  • Michigan 56.1%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 15.3%
  • County 36.0%
  • Michigan 41.1%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Caspian 5.7%
  • County 9.0%
  • State 8.7%

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

People in Caspian spend $434 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 15 percent of their income. The average family in Caspian spends $83 on food at other stores monthly. This is three percent of their income. They spend $145 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is four 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 $434
  • County $345
  • Michigan $358

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

  • Here 14.7%
  • County 19.5%
  • State 23.7%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Caspian $83
  • County $72
  • Michigan $72

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Caspian 3.1%
  • County 3.8%
  • State 4.3%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Caspian $145
  • County $153
  • State $141

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Caspian 3.8%
  • County 7.3%
  • State 7.0%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Here $22
  • County $24
  • Michigan $25

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Here 0.6%
  • Iron County 1.2%
  • Michigan 1.3%

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

People living in Caspian report their general condition of hearing on average at 75 percent. Ninety four 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 nine percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Caspian 75.1%
  • County 76.3%
  • State 79.2%

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

  • Caspian 94.2%
  • Iron County 79.7%
  • Michigan 78.9%

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

  • Here 98.7%
  • County 94.5%
  • State 95.0%

Thirty three percent of Caspian 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 32.9%
  • County 31.1%
  • State 25.8%

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

Eighteen percent of Caspian 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 two percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Nineteen percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Six percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion. Sixteen 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 (%)

  • Here 17.7%
  • Iron County 18.8%
  • State 18.3%

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

  • Caspian 22.2%
  • Iron County 26.7%
  • State 24.5%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Caspian 19.3%
  • Iron County 10.7%
  • State 9.2%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Here 5.8%
  • County 9.8%
  • State 9.6%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Caspian 15.9%
  • Iron County 10.5%
  • State 7.8%

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

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