Health and Nutrition of Cheyenne, WY Residents

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Fifty percent of Cheyenne 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 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 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 (%)

  • Cheyenne 49.7%
  • County 49.8%
  • State 49.3%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Here 21.0
  • County 20.8
  • State 21.2

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Cheyenne 3.6
  • County 3.7
  • State 3.6

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

  • Here 1.8
  • County 1.8
  • State 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Cheyenne 1.9
  • Laramie County 1.9
  • Wyoming 1.9

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Cheyenne 3.5
  • County 3.5
  • State 3.7

The average Cheyenne 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). Sixteen percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Twenty one percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Cheyenne 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 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 23 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Here 1.9
  • County 1.9
  • Wyoming 1.9

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 15.6%
  • Laramie County 15.4%
  • Wyoming 16.3%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 21.2%
  • County 21.1%
  • Wyoming 21.9%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Cheyenne 47.3%
  • County 48.0%
  • State 46.5%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Cheyenne 2.9
  • Laramie County 3.0
  • Wyoming 2.9

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Cheyenne 2.8
  • Laramie County 2.8
  • Wyoming 2.7

Average number of teeth

  • Here 23.1
  • County 23.6
  • Wyoming 22.9

The average height of Cheyenne residents 16 years and older is 67 inches. The average weight is 180 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Thirty eight percent of people living here are obese. Forty nine percent have ever been obese. Thirty seven percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Cheyenne 66.7
  • Laramie County 67.0
  • State 67.0

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 180.0
  • County 181.3
  • State 181.6

Average BMI

  • Here 28.8
  • Laramie County 28.8
  • Wyoming 28.8

People that are obese (%)

  • Cheyenne 37.7%
  • County 37.7%
  • Wyoming 37.6%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Cheyenne 49.4%
  • Laramie County 49.3%
  • State 49.9%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Cheyenne 36.7%
  • Laramie County 37.3%
  • State 36.5%

Sixty four percent of Cheyenne residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty four percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Twenty three percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Three percent have ever used heroin. Thirteen percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Cheyenne 64.1%
  • Laramie County 64.8%
  • Wyoming 65.2%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Here 24.5%
  • Laramie County 24.7%
  • State 25.7%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 22.5%
  • County 22.8%
  • State 23.7%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Here 2.8%
  • County 2.7%
  • Wyoming 3.0%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 13.5%
  • Laramie County 13.5%
  • State 14.4%

Ten percent of people living in Cheyenne 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. Three percent of city residents are currently taking insulin.

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Here 9.7%
  • County 9.0%
  • Wyoming 9.7%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Cheyenne 47.3%
  • Laramie County 46.7%
  • Wyoming 46.5%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Cheyenne 2.9%
  • County 2.9%
  • Wyoming 3.0%

Cheyenne 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

  • Cheyenne 1.1
  • Laramie County 1.0
  • State 1.1

Twelve percent of Cheyenne 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. Sixty nine percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Thirty percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Seventeen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Twenty two 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 11.8%
  • Laramie County 11.6%
  • Wyoming 12.1%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Here 5.2%
  • County 5.0%
  • Wyoming 5.3%

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

  • Here 69.2%
  • Laramie County 69.4%
  • Wyoming 69.7%

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

  • Here 30.4%
  • County 30.3%
  • State 31.0%

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

  • Here 17.3%
  • County 17.7%
  • Wyoming 18.2%

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

  • Here 22.1%
  • Laramie County 22.5%
  • State 23.6%

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

  • Cheyenne 41.4%
  • Laramie County 42.4%
  • Wyoming 43.6%

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 74.6%
  • County 74.4%
  • State 74.3%

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

  • Cheyenne 22.1%
  • Laramie County 20.7%
  • State 21.8%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Cheyenne 24.6%
  • County 23.7%
  • Wyoming 24.6%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Cheyenne 42.0%
  • County 40.8%
  • Wyoming 41.6%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Cheyenne 18.7%
  • County 17.3%
  • Wyoming 19.0%

Thirty eight percent of people living in Cheyenne use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Cheyenne 38.3%
  • County 39.4%
  • State 38.3%

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

  • Cheyenne 26.2%
  • Laramie County 25.9%
  • Wyoming 26.4%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Cheyenne 27.3%
  • County 26.9%
  • Wyoming 27.8%

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

  • Cheyenne 42.6%
  • County 42.7%
  • State 43.3%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 51.9%
  • County 52.2%
  • State 52.5%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Here 27.2%
  • County 27.0%
  • Wyoming 27.6%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 21.0%
  • County 21.3%
  • Wyoming 21.4%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Cheyenne 19.7%
  • Laramie County 19.7%
  • State 19.9%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Here 13.4%
  • Laramie County 13.1%
  • Wyoming 13.7%

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

  • Cheyenne 4.3%
  • Laramie County 4.1%
  • State 4.4%

Cheyenne residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 2.1
  • County 2.0
  • State 2.1

Eighty percent of people living in Cheyenne have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Eleven percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 5.0 days per month on average. They have 5.7 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 23 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Cheyenne 80.4%
  • County 81.7%
  • State 81.3%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Cheyenne 10.6%
  • County 9.8%
  • Wyoming 10.1%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Cheyenne 5.0
  • Laramie County 5.2
  • State 5.1

Average drinks/week

  • Here 5.7
  • Laramie County 5.7
  • State 5.9

Average days/year people drink much

  • Cheyenne 23.0
  • Laramie County 23.6
  • Wyoming 24.7

Ninety seven percent of Cheyenne 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 eight percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Fifty percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Seven percent of males in Cheyenne have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Ninety seven percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Eighty seven percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Forty one percent have ever had anal sex. Eleven percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Cheyenne 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 27 women. He has vaginal sex with 21 women. People living here were on average 21 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. In their lifetime they performed oral sex on average on five women. Males in their lifetime have anal or oral sex with 3.3 men on average. They have had 1.9 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Cheyenne were 19 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on five men in their lifetime. Eight percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Cheyenne has vaginal or anal sex 62 times a year. Fifty five percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Cheyenne 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 10 men on average. They have had nine male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.5 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Eighty percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Cheyenne 97.4%
  • County 97.2%
  • Wyoming 97.4%

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

  • Cheyenne 94.5%
  • County 94.2%
  • Wyoming 94.5%

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

  • Cheyenne 87.8%
  • County 88.0%
  • Wyoming 88.5%

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

  • Here 49.6%
  • Laramie County 49.4%
  • State 49.8%

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

  • Here 6.6%
  • County 6.7%
  • Wyoming 6.4%

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

  • Here 97.4%
  • Laramie County 97.5%
  • Wyoming 97.7%

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

  • Cheyenne 87.3%
  • Laramie County 88.2%
  • State 88.6%

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

  • Cheyenne 40.6%
  • County 41.2%
  • State 41.3%

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

  • Here 11.0%
  • County 11.0%
  • Wyoming 11.0%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 16.8
  • Laramie County 16.8
  • State 16.7

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

  • Here 26.9
  • Laramie County 26.3
  • State 27.7

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

  • Here 21.2
  • Laramie County 20.6
  • Wyoming 22.1

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

  • Here 21.1
  • County 21.1
  • State 21.1

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

  • Here 5.4
  • County 5.6
  • State 5.9

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

  • Cheyenne 3.3
  • County 2.8
  • Wyoming 3.2

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

  • Here 1.9
  • County 1.6
  • State 1.9

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

  • Cheyenne 19.3
  • Laramie County 18.9
  • Wyoming 19.4

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

  • Cheyenne 5.4
  • Laramie County 4.9
  • Wyoming 5.5

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Cheyenne 7.8%
  • Laramie County 7.7%
  • State 7.4%

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

  • Here 62.0
  • County 61.8
  • Wyoming 62.7

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 55.0%
  • Laramie County 56.3%
  • Wyoming 57.0%

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

  • Cheyenne 10.1
  • Laramie County 10.1
  • Wyoming 10.6

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

  • Here 9.1
  • Laramie County 9.2
  • State 9.6

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

  • Cheyenne 0.5
  • County 0.5
  • Wyoming 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Cheyenne 80.3%
  • County 81.7%
  • Wyoming 83.0%

Ten percent of households in Cheyenne 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 (%)

  • Cheyenne 9.9%
  • Laramie County 9.8%
  • State 9.8%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Cheyenne 4.3%
  • County 4.3%
  • State 4.3%

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Here 6.8
  • County 6.8
  • Wyoming 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Cheyenne 31.5%
  • Laramie County 31.7%
  • Wyoming 32.7%

Forty nine percent of Cheyenne residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 49.5%
  • County 49.6%
  • State 51.6%

Twenty two percent of Cheyenne 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. Thirty nine 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 nine percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Twenty 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 four 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 1.3 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Cheyenne 22.2%
  • County 22.7%
  • State 23.6%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 39.4%
  • County 40.6%
  • Wyoming 41.0%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Cheyenne 29.3%
  • Laramie County 30.1%
  • State 29.1%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 20.1%
  • Laramie County 21.7%
  • Wyoming 19.7%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Cheyenne 43.7%
  • County 45.7%
  • Wyoming 43.8%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 6.1
  • County 6.1
  • Wyoming 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Cheyenne 2.7
  • Laramie County 2.6
  • State 2.7

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 1.3
  • County 1.3
  • State 1.3

Ten percent of Cheyenne residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Three 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 five percent are overweight. Nineteen 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. Twelve percent of people living in Cheyenne have ever received a blood transfusion. Nineteen percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty six percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Four percent have ever been told they had gout. Three 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. Four percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. Three percent have ever had emphysema. Eight percent have another thyroid problem. Four percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Three 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 (%)

  • Cheyenne 10.0%
  • County 9.8%
  • Wyoming 10.2%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 3.1%
  • County 2.9%
  • Wyoming 2.8%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Cheyenne 4.0%
  • County 4.0%
  • State 4.2%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 34.7%
  • County 34.7%
  • State 34.9%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Cheyenne 18.8%
  • County 18.2%
  • State 18.8%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Cheyenne 11.5%
  • Laramie County 10.8%
  • Wyoming 11.2%

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

  • Here 18.9%
  • County 18.1%
  • State 18.8%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Cheyenne 25.9%
  • County 24.4%
  • Wyoming 26.3%

People with gout (%)

  • Cheyenne 3.7%
  • Laramie County 3.6%
  • State 3.8%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Cheyenne 3.1%
  • Laramie County 2.8%
  • Wyoming 3.2%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Here 3.3%
  • County 2.9%
  • Wyoming 3.3%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 2.3%
  • Laramie County 2.1%
  • State 2.3%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 3.7%
  • County 3.4%
  • Wyoming 3.9%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Here 3.6%
  • Laramie County 3.1%
  • State 3.6%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Here 2.7%
  • Laramie County 2.3%
  • State 3.1%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 7.9%
  • County 7.6%
  • Wyoming 7.7%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Cheyenne 3.5%
  • County 3.4%
  • State 3.7%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Cheyenne 2.7%
  • County 2.6%
  • State 2.8%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 8.9%
  • County 8.5%
  • Wyoming 8.8%

Sixty four percent of births in Cheyenne were vaginal deliveries. Thirty six percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.4 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Fifty nine percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty two percent of women in Cheyenne have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Twelve percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Seventy five percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Eight percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Sixteen percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Twenty 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 (%)

  • Cheyenne 64.2%
  • Laramie County 63.4%
  • Wyoming 64.3%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 35.8%
  • Laramie County 36.6%
  • Wyoming 35.7%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Cheyenne 99.4%
  • Laramie County 99.4%
  • State 99.4%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 59.8%
  • County 59.4%
  • State 60.0%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Cheyenne 59.2%
  • Laramie County 60.2%
  • Wyoming 58.1%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 22.0%
  • County 21.2%
  • State 22.5%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Cheyenne 11.8%
  • County 11.4%
  • State 12.1%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Cheyenne 75.5%
  • Laramie County 76.8%
  • State 77.4%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Cheyenne 8.0%
  • County 8.6%
  • State 8.8%

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

  • Cheyenne 16.3%
  • County 16.9%
  • Wyoming 16.4%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Cheyenne 19.8%
  • County 19.1%
  • Wyoming 19.9%

People living in Cheyenne report their general health condition on average at 57 percent. Five percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 39 percent of Cheyenne residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Eight percent of people living in Cheyenne are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Cheyenne 56.5%
  • Laramie County 57.3%
  • State 56.4%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 5.0%
  • Laramie County 5.5%
  • State 5.0%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Cheyenne 38.9%
  • Laramie County 39.9%
  • State 38.9%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Cheyenne 8.4%
  • County 8.7%
  • Wyoming 8.7%

People in Cheyenne spend $358 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 23 percent of their income. The average family in Cheyenne spends $76 on food at other stores monthly. This is five percent of their income. They spend $140 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is seven percent of their income. They also spend $28 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Cheyenne $358
  • Laramie County $357
  • State $357

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

  • Here 22.8%
  • Laramie County 22.3%
  • Wyoming 23.0%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Cheyenne $76
  • County $77
  • Wyoming $74

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Cheyenne 4.5%
  • Laramie County 4.6%
  • State 4.5%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Cheyenne $140
  • Laramie County $146
  • Wyoming $141

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 7.4%
  • County 7.9%
  • Wyoming 7.5%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Cheyenne $28
  • Laramie County $27
  • State $27

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Cheyenne 1.3%
  • County 1.4%
  • State 1.3%

People living in Cheyenne report their general condition of hearing on average at 79 percent. Eighty 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 percent of Cheyenne population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Forty 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. Sixteen percent of people in Cheyenne had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Here 78.9%
  • County 79.5%
  • State 78.5%

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

  • Here 79.6%
  • Laramie County 80.1%
  • Wyoming 77.7%

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

  • Cheyenne 94.9%
  • Laramie County 95.0%
  • State 94.5%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Here 20.1%
  • Laramie County 19.8%
  • State 21.0%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Cheyenne 44.0%
  • County 44.2%
  • Wyoming 46.0%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Cheyenne 15.9%
  • Laramie County 16.4%
  • Wyoming 16.5%

Twenty six percent of Cheyenne 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 26.3%
  • Laramie County 25.1%
  • Wyoming 25.8%

Seventeen percent of Cheyenne 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 four percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Nine percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Nine 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 (%)

  • Here 17.3%
  • Laramie County 16.5%
  • Wyoming 17.9%

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

  • Cheyenne 23.8%
  • County 22.8%
  • State 24.7%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Cheyenne 8.8%
  • County 8.0%
  • State 8.7%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Here 9.3%
  • Laramie County 8.7%
  • Wyoming 9.3%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 7.5%
  • Laramie County 6.8%
  • State 7.2%
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