Health and Nutrition of Crescent, IA Residents

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Forty seven percent of Crescent residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 23 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 two of these meals from a fast-food or pizza place. People here eat two "ready to eat" foods such as salads, soups, chicken, sandwiches and cooked vegetables per month. They also eat four frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Crescent 46.8%
  • County 47.3%
  • State 48.7%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Crescent 22.6
  • Pottawattamie County 22.3
  • State 22.2

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Here 3.4
  • County 3.3
  • Iowa 3.4

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

  • Here 2.0
  • County 1.9
  • State 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Here 1.7
  • County 1.7
  • State 1.7

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Crescent 4.1
  • Pottawattamie County 4.1
  • State 3.9

The average Crescent 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). Twenty percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Twenty three percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Crescent residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 41 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 21 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Crescent 2.2
  • County 2.2
  • Iowa 2.1

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 20.5%
  • Pottawattamie County 18.3%
  • Iowa 17.3%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Crescent 23.3%
  • Pottawattamie County 23.0%
  • State 21.9%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Crescent 41.0%
  • Pottawattamie County 42.8%
  • State 44.7%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Crescent 2.6
  • Pottawattamie County 2.6
  • State 2.7

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Crescent 2.5
  • County 2.7
  • State 2.7

Average number of teeth

  • Here 20.8
  • Pottawattamie County 21.2
  • State 21.7

The average height of Crescent residents 16 years and older is 67 inches. The average weight is 181 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Thirty nine percent of people living here are obese. Fifty two percent have ever been obese. Thirty four percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Here 67.0
  • County 66.9
  • State 66.9

Average weight (pounds)

  • Crescent 181.1
  • County 180.3
  • Iowa 179.8

Average BMI

  • Crescent 29.1
  • County 28.7
  • Iowa 28.6

People that are obese (%)

  • Crescent 39.4%
  • Pottawattamie County 37.4%
  • State 36.9%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 52.0%
  • County 50.4%
  • State 49.3%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Here 33.8%
  • Pottawattamie County 32.8%
  • Iowa 33.4%

Sixty four percent of Crescent residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty eight percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Twenty five percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Five percent have ever used heroin. Eighteen percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Crescent 64.1%
  • Pottawattamie County 66.9%
  • State 66.1%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Here 27.9%
  • Pottawattamie County 27.0%
  • Iowa 25.6%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 25.4%
  • County 24.2%
  • Iowa 23.0%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Here 4.6%
  • County 3.7%
  • State 3.5%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 17.6%
  • County 15.9%
  • State 14.5%

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

Twelve percent of people living in Crescent 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. Four percent of city residents are currently taking insulin.

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Crescent 12.1%
  • Pottawattamie County 10.5%
  • State 10.4%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Crescent 44.3%
  • Pottawattamie County 46.3%
  • State 46.5%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Crescent 3.6%
  • County 3.2%
  • Iowa 3.2%

Crescent 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 1.3
  • Pottawattamie County 1.2
  • State 1.2

Twelve percent of Crescent 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 four percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Eighteen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Twenty four percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Fifty percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Here 11.9%
  • County 12.0%
  • Iowa 12.2%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Crescent 5.2%
  • Pottawattamie County 6.4%
  • State 6.1%

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

  • Crescent 69.4%
  • Pottawattamie County 70.3%
  • Iowa 70.1%

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

  • Here 33.5%
  • County 29.4%
  • Iowa 30.5%

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

  • Crescent 18.0%
  • County 17.6%
  • State 16.9%

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

  • Here 24.0%
  • County 24.2%
  • State 23.6%

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

  • Here 49.8%
  • Pottawattamie County 42.2%
  • State 42.9%

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 72.5%
  • Pottawattamie County 72.3%
  • State 74.1%

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

  • Crescent 25.2%
  • Pottawattamie County 24.1%
  • State 24.0%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 23.8%
  • Pottawattamie County 26.6%
  • State 25.9%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 39.2%
  • County 41.0%
  • State 41.8%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Here 22.8%
  • County 21.0%
  • State 20.7%

Thirty one percent of people living in Crescent use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 31.0%
  • County 33.3%
  • Iowa 34.8%

Twenty eight percent of Crescent residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Thirty one percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Forty four percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Fifty three percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Thirty 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. Fifteen 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. Five 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 (%)

  • Crescent 27.8%
  • Pottawattamie County 27.5%
  • Iowa 26.5%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 31.3%
  • Pottawattamie County 28.5%
  • State 27.8%

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

  • Here 44.0%
  • Pottawattamie County 43.7%
  • State 42.7%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Crescent 52.7%
  • Pottawattamie County 52.4%
  • State 52.0%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Crescent 30.5%
  • County 29.3%
  • Iowa 28.3%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Crescent 22.4%
  • Pottawattamie County 22.3%
  • Iowa 22.0%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Here 20.9%
  • Pottawattamie County 20.1%
  • State 19.6%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Crescent 14.7%
  • County 15.3%
  • State 14.6%

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

  • Here 5.0%
  • County 4.7%
  • State 4.5%

Crescent residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 2.4
  • County 2.3
  • Iowa 2.3

Seventy eight percent of people living in Crescent have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Thirteen percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 4.8 days per month on average. They have 6.4 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 29 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Crescent 77.7%
  • County 81.0%
  • State 80.5%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Here 12.6%
  • Pottawattamie County 10.3%
  • Iowa 10.7%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 4.8
  • County 4.8
  • State 5.0

Average drinks/week

  • Crescent 6.4
  • Pottawattamie County 5.9
  • State 5.8

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 29.3
  • Pottawattamie County 25.6
  • State 24.7

Ninety eight percent of Crescent 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. Ninety percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Fifty four percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Four percent of males in Crescent have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Ninety nine percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Eighty eight percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Thirty eight percent have ever had anal sex. Nine percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Crescent were 16 years old on average when they had sex for the first time. The average man in his lifetime had any kind of sex with 30 women. He has vaginal sex with 25 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 seven women. People in Crescent were 22 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on three men in their lifetime. Nine percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Crescent has vaginal or anal sex 71 times a year. Fifty five percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Crescent 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 11 men on average. They have had 10 male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.5 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Eighty six percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Crescent 97.9%
  • County 97.6%
  • Iowa 97.2%

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

  • Crescent 95.0%
  • County 94.9%
  • State 94.5%

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

  • Here 90.1%
  • County 88.2%
  • State 87.9%

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

  • Crescent 53.7%
  • Pottawattamie County 52.1%
  • Iowa 50.0%

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

  • Here 4.0%
  • County 5.0%
  • State 5.5%

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

  • Here 98.5%
  • County 97.6%
  • Iowa 97.3%

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

  • Crescent 88.3%
  • County 86.6%
  • State 85.7%

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

  • Here 37.9%
  • Pottawattamie County 41.4%
  • Iowa 39.4%

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

  • Crescent 9.4%
  • County 12.2%
  • Iowa 11.9%

Average age people first had sex

  • Crescent 16.1
  • Pottawattamie County 16.4
  • State 16.6

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

  • Here 29.7
  • Pottawattamie County 28.2
  • State 26.9

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

  • Here 25.0
  • County 22.8
  • Iowa 21.3

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

  • Crescent 21.1
  • Pottawattamie County 21.0
  • State 21.2

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

  • Here 7.1
  • County 5.8
  • State 5.6

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

  • Crescent 22.1
  • County 20.8
  • State 20.3

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

  • Crescent 2.9
  • Pottawattamie County 5.8
  • State 5.7

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 9.3%
  • Pottawattamie County 8.1%
  • State 8.3%

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

  • Crescent 70.7
  • County 64.4
  • State 64.1

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 55.3%
  • Pottawattamie County 56.2%
  • State 55.7%

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

  • Crescent 11.0
  • County 12.1
  • Iowa 11.9

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

  • Crescent 10.4
  • Pottawattamie County 10.8
  • Iowa 10.6

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

  • Crescent 0.5
  • County 0.5
  • Iowa 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Here 85.8%
  • County 83.2%
  • Iowa 83.7%

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

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

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Here 9.0%
  • County 10.3%
  • State 10.1%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Crescent 3.2%
  • Pottawattamie County 4.5%
  • State 4.4%

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

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Here 6.7
  • Pottawattamie County 6.8
  • Iowa 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 36.9%
  • County 33.2%
  • State 32.9%

Sixty one percent of Crescent residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Crescent 60.8%
  • Pottawattamie County 55.9%
  • Iowa 53.4%

Twenty nine percent of Crescent 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 four 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 seven percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Thirteen 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 three 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 1.0 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Crescent 28.8%
  • County 23.6%
  • State 22.9%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 43.8%
  • Pottawattamie County 38.8%
  • Iowa 38.2%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Crescent 27.4%
  • County 29.5%
  • Iowa 29.2%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 13.3%
  • Pottawattamie County 14.6%
  • Iowa 16.9%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 33.0%
  • Pottawattamie County 38.9%
  • Iowa 40.8%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 5.7
  • County 5.9
  • Iowa 6.0

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Crescent 3.0
  • County 2.9
  • Iowa 2.9

Average hours a day using computer

  • Crescent 1.0
  • County 1.1
  • Iowa 1.2

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

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

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Crescent 12.0%
  • County 11.8%
  • Iowa 11.5%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 3.0%
  • Pottawattamie County 3.4%
  • Iowa 3.3%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 4.5%
  • County 4.2%
  • Iowa 4.0%

People with overweight (%)

  • Crescent 35.5%
  • County 34.0%
  • Iowa 33.5%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Here 18.1%
  • County 23.9%
  • Iowa 22.5%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Here 10.7%
  • Pottawattamie County 12.7%
  • State 12.3%

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

  • Crescent 20.0%
  • Pottawattamie County 20.8%
  • State 19.8%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Crescent 31.5%
  • County 28.9%
  • Iowa 27.9%

People with gout (%)

  • Crescent 3.8%
  • Pottawattamie County 3.9%
  • Iowa 4.0%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Crescent 5.5%
  • Pottawattamie County 4.3%
  • State 4.1%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Crescent 3.4%
  • Pottawattamie County 3.7%
  • State 3.6%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 2.8%
  • Pottawattamie County 2.5%
  • Iowa 2.5%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Crescent 4.8%
  • County 4.7%
  • State 4.4%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Crescent 4.8%
  • County 4.5%
  • State 4.4%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Here 5.4%
  • Pottawattamie County 4.7%
  • State 4.1%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Crescent 8.4%
  • County 7.9%
  • Iowa 8.0%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Here 4.5%
  • County 4.6%
  • Iowa 4.3%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Crescent 3.7%
  • County 4.0%
  • Iowa 3.6%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 9.7%
  • Pottawattamie County 9.4%
  • State 9.8%

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

Sixty five percent of births in Crescent were vaginal deliveries. Thirty five percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.2 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Forty six percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty six percent of women in Crescent have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Fifteen percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Seventy eight percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Ten percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Fourteen 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 (%)

  • Here 65.0%
  • Pottawattamie County 67.4%
  • State 66.6%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Crescent 35.0%
  • Pottawattamie County 32.6%
  • Iowa 33.4%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Here 99.2%
  • County 99.4%
  • Iowa 99.5%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Crescent 60.1%
  • Pottawattamie County 61.8%
  • State 60.8%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Here 46.4%
  • County 53.0%
  • State 52.4%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Crescent 26.2%
  • County 24.3%
  • State 23.9%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Here 14.5%
  • County 13.1%
  • State 13.1%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Crescent 77.5%
  • Pottawattamie County 74.4%
  • Iowa 73.7%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Here 10.3%
  • Pottawattamie County 7.3%
  • Iowa 8.0%

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

  • Here 14.5%
  • County 16.0%
  • State 15.1%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 20.3%
  • County 19.8%
  • Iowa 19.4%

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

People living in Crescent report their general health condition on average at 52 percent. Five percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 35 percent of Crescent residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Nine percent of people living in Crescent are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 52.2%
  • County 53.8%
  • State 54.9%

Blood donors (%)

  • Crescent 4.8%
  • Pottawattamie County 3.6%
  • Iowa 4.1%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 34.6%
  • County 38.2%
  • Iowa 37.6%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Crescent 8.8%
  • Pottawattamie County 8.3%
  • Iowa 8.3%

People in Crescent spend $355 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 Crescent spends $72 on food at other stores monthly. This is four percent of their income. They spend $128 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is six percent of their income. They also spend $23 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Crescent $355
  • County $361
  • Iowa $358

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

  • Crescent 23.0%
  • County 25.7%
  • Iowa 24.5%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $72
  • Pottawattamie County $65
  • State $67

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Crescent 4.1%
  • Pottawattamie County 4.1%
  • Iowa 4.0%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $128
  • County $125
  • Iowa $133

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 5.9%
  • Pottawattamie County 6.5%
  • State 6.6%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Crescent $23
  • County $21
  • Iowa $22

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Crescent 1.3%
  • Pottawattamie County 1.2%
  • State 1.2%

People living in Crescent report their general condition of hearing on average at 75 percent. Seventy 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 one percent of Crescent population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Fifty 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. Seventeen percent of people in Crescent had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Here 75.4%
  • County 77.0%
  • State 77.3%

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

  • Here 69.7%
  • County 74.8%
  • Iowa 76.1%

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

  • Here 93.3%
  • County 94.2%
  • State 94.3%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Here 21.3%
  • Pottawattamie County 22.9%
  • Iowa 21.8%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 54.2%
  • Pottawattamie County 48.2%
  • Iowa 46.1%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 17.1%
  • Pottawattamie County 16.8%
  • State 16.1%

Twenty six percent of Crescent 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 25.7%
  • Pottawattamie County 26.1%
  • Iowa 26.7%

Twenty two percent of Crescent 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 eight 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. Twelve percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion. Seven 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 (%)

  • Crescent 21.8%
  • Pottawattamie County 22.3%
  • Iowa 20.8%

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

  • Crescent 28.2%
  • County 29.1%
  • State 27.3%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Crescent 9.8%
  • County 10.8%
  • State 10.3%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Crescent 12.0%
  • Pottawattamie County 11.7%
  • State 11.1%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 7.4%
  • Pottawattamie County 8.8%
  • Iowa 8.6%
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