Health and Nutrition of Creswell, NC Residents

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Forty eight percent of Creswell 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 two 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 three frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Here 48.3%
  • Washington County 46.5%
  • State 48.1%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Creswell 20.5
  • County 20.2
  • North Carolina 20.9

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Here 3.1
  • Washington County 3.1
  • North Carolina 3.6

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

  • Creswell 1.7
  • County 1.9
  • State 1.9

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Creswell 1.4
  • Washington County 1.5
  • North Carolina 1.8

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 2.8
  • County 3.1
  • North Carolina 3.7

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

The average Creswell 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). Creswell residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 44 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

  • Here 2.3
  • Washington County 2.4
  • State 2.1

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 15.4%
  • Washington County 17.1%
  • State 17.0%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 20.3%
  • Washington County 21.5%
  • State 21.8%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Creswell 44.3%
  • Washington County 41.6%
  • State 44.6%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Creswell 2.6
  • County 2.4
  • State 2.7

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 3.1
  • County 3.3
  • North Carolina 3.0

Average number of teeth

  • Creswell 20.9
  • County 20.8
  • State 22.5

The average height of Creswell residents 16 years and older is 66 inches. The average weight is 183 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 30. Forty two percent of people living here are obese. Fifty five percent have ever been obese. Thirty three percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Here 66.3
  • County 66.5
  • North Carolina 66.9

Average weight (pounds)

  • Creswell 183.4
  • County 184.6
  • North Carolina 181.5

Average BMI

  • Creswell 29.8
  • County 29.7
  • North Carolina 28.8

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 42.5%
  • Washington County 43.6%
  • North Carolina 38.4%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 55.2%
  • County 55.7%
  • State 50.1%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Here 33.2%
  • Washington County 31.7%
  • North Carolina 34.0%

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

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 60.2%
  • County 61.5%
  • North Carolina 64.6%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Creswell 20.2%
  • County 21.8%
  • North Carolina 23.5%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Creswell 18.6%
  • Washington County 19.8%
  • State 21.2%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Here 2.7%
  • County 3.6%
  • State 3.3%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 8.0%
  • County 9.0%
  • State 12.5%

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

Fifteen percent of people living in Creswell have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Fifty two percent of people had a blood test for high sugar or diabetes within the past three years. Five percent of city residents are currently taking insulin.

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Creswell 15.0%
  • County 14.1%
  • North Carolina 10.4%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 51.7%
  • Washington County 49.5%
  • North Carolina 46.7%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 4.6%
  • Washington County 4.6%
  • North Carolina 3.3%

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

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

Summary

Avg. # of times urinating at night

  • Here 1.4
  • Washington County 1.4
  • State 1.2

Eleven percent of Creswell 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. Seven percent have been having problems with their ability to taste sweet, sour, salty or bitter foods and drinks. Sixty six percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Twenty eight percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Thirteen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Sixteen percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Thirty six percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Here 10.6%
  • County 10.2%
  • North Carolina 11.0%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Creswell 6.7%
  • County 6.6%
  • North Carolina 6.1%

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

  • Creswell 65.6%
  • County 63.0%
  • North Carolina 66.6%

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

  • Here 27.8%
  • County 21.7%
  • North Carolina 26.3%

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

  • Here 12.8%
  • County 12.7%
  • North Carolina 15.1%

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

  • Creswell 16.5%
  • Washington County 17.7%
  • North Carolina 21.1%

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

  • Here 35.9%
  • County 34.0%
  • North Carolina 39.5%

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

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Creswell 78.3%
  • Washington County 74.7%
  • North Carolina 73.4%

Thirty two percent of people living in Creswell have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had hypertension (also called high blood pressure). Twenty eight percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Fifty two percent of people in Creswell frequently check their blood cholesterol. Twenty seven 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 32.1%
  • Washington County 30.5%
  • State 23.3%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 27.7%
  • County 26.1%
  • State 24.8%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Creswell 52.2%
  • County 48.2%
  • State 41.7%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Creswell 27.5%
  • Washington County 24.0%
  • State 18.9%

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

Twenty three percent of people living in Creswell use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Creswell 22.6%
  • Washington County 20.9%
  • North Carolina 30.6%

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

Twenty seven percent of Creswell residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Thirty percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Forty one percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Fifty one percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Thirty 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. Seventeen percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Sixteen percent of people living here move or speak so slowly that other people could have noticed, or the opposite - being so fidgety or restless that they have been moving around a lot more than usual. 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 (%)

  • Creswell 27.4%
  • County 28.7%
  • State 26.6%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Creswell 30.2%
  • Washington County 29.5%
  • North Carolina 27.2%

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

  • Here 40.5%
  • Washington County 40.1%
  • North Carolina 41.3%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 50.7%
  • County 50.6%
  • State 50.8%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Creswell 30.4%
  • County 30.8%
  • North Carolina 28.8%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 20.7%
  • Washington County 22.3%
  • State 21.2%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Creswell 17.3%
  • Washington County 18.3%
  • State 18.9%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Creswell 15.8%
  • Washington County 16.4%
  • North Carolina 14.4%

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

  • Here 4.5%
  • Washington County 4.9%
  • North Carolina 4.4%

Creswell residents on average take three prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 2.5
  • County 2.4
  • North Carolina 2.1

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

Seventy three percent of people living in Creswell have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Fourteen percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 4.2 days per month on average. They have 5.4 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 (%)

  • Here 72.8%
  • Washington County 73.8%
  • State 79.4%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Here 14.1%
  • Washington County 13.4%
  • State 10.8%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 4.2
  • County 4.4
  • North Carolina 4.8

Average drinks/week

  • Creswell 5.4
  • County 5.9
  • North Carolina 5.7

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 22.6
  • County 26.7
  • State 24.4

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

Ninety seven percent of Creswell 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. Seventy nine percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Forty percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Six percent of males in Creswell 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. Seventy six percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Thirty three percent have ever had anal sex. Twelve percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Creswell 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 30 women. He has vaginal sex with 22 women. People living here were on average 22 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. In their lifetime they performed oral sex on average on four women. People in Creswell were 20 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on 11 men in their lifetime. Fourteen percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Creswell has vaginal or anal sex 50 times a year. Forty percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Creswell 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 11 men on average. They have had eight male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.4 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Seventy two percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Creswell 97.1%
  • County 97.4%
  • North Carolina 97.4%

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

  • Here 94.4%
  • Washington County 95.1%
  • State 94.1%

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

  • Here 79.0%
  • County 80.8%
  • North Carolina 85.3%

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

  • Here 40.2%
  • Washington County 44.7%
  • State 48.1%

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

  • Creswell 5.9%
  • County 4.2%
  • State 5.5%

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

  • Creswell 97.4%
  • Washington County 97.1%
  • North Carolina 97.2%

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

  • Here 75.6%
  • Washington County 72.4%
  • State 82.5%

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

  • Creswell 33.3%
  • Washington County 32.8%
  • North Carolina 38.4%

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

  • Here 12.3%
  • County 13.4%
  • State 12.9%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 16.8
  • County 16.4
  • North Carolina 16.6

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

  • Creswell 30.1
  • Washington County 34.6
  • North Carolina 28.0

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

  • Here 22.3
  • Washington County 27.0
  • State 22.3

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

  • Here 22.4
  • Washington County 22.8
  • State 21.6

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

  • Here 3.6
  • County 4.3
  • State 5.0

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

  • Here 20.1
  • Washington County 20.7
  • State 20.3

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

  • Creswell 10.9
  • Washington County 5.1
  • State 4.4

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 13.6%
  • County 14.9%
  • North Carolina 10.6%

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

  • Creswell 49.7
  • County 53.4
  • North Carolina 61.2

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 39.9%
  • County 45.5%
  • State 53.0%

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

  • Here 10.5
  • Washington County 12.9
  • State 11.8

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

  • Creswell 7.6
  • Washington County 9.4
  • State 10.1

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

  • Creswell 0.4
  • Washington County 0.7
  • State 0.6

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Creswell 71.5%
  • County 73.7%
  • North Carolina 79.2%

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

Eleven percent of households in Creswell 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 (%)

  • Creswell 11.2%
  • County 12.3%
  • North Carolina 10.7%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Here 4.3%
  • Washington County 4.2%
  • State 4.2%

Creswell 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

  • Here 6.8
  • County 6.7
  • North Carolina 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Creswell 30.9%
  • Washington County 29.4%
  • State 30.3%

Fifty one percent of Creswell residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Creswell 50.7%
  • County 57.3%
  • State 54.8%

Nineteen percent of Creswell 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 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 seven percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Fifteen 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 1.1 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 19.2%
  • County 19.6%
  • State 21.4%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Creswell 33.4%
  • County 32.6%
  • State 36.4%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 27.3%
  • Washington County 29.4%
  • State 31.2%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Creswell 14.9%
  • County 14.8%
  • State 19.4%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 34.5%
  • Washington County 33.5%
  • State 40.6%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Creswell 6.1
  • Washington County 6.0
  • State 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 3.2
  • County 3.2
  • North Carolina 2.9

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 1.1
  • County 1.1
  • North Carolina 1.3

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

Eleven percent of Creswell 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. Thirty eight 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. Fifteen percent of people living in Creswell have ever received a blood transfusion. Twenty two percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Thirty one percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Five percent have ever been told they had gout. Five percent have congestive heart failure. Five percent have coronary heart disease. Four percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Six 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. Four 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 (%)

  • Creswell 10.7%
  • Washington County 11.6%
  • State 11.3%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 4.9%
  • Washington County 5.0%
  • State 3.9%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Creswell 3.4%
  • County 2.9%
  • State 3.5%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 38.5%
  • Washington County 36.3%
  • State 33.6%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Here 17.6%
  • County 22.4%
  • State 21.6%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Here 14.8%
  • County 13.9%
  • North Carolina 11.7%

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

  • Here 22.5%
  • Washington County 22.3%
  • State 19.6%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Creswell 31.4%
  • Washington County 29.2%
  • North Carolina 25.1%

People with gout (%)

  • Creswell 4.6%
  • County 4.6%
  • North Carolina 3.8%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Here 5.2%
  • County 4.7%
  • North Carolina 3.6%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Here 4.5%
  • Washington County 3.6%
  • State 3.0%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Creswell 3.7%
  • Washington County 2.7%
  • State 2.1%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Creswell 5.7%
  • Washington County 4.4%
  • North Carolina 3.7%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Here 5.9%
  • Washington County 5.5%
  • State 4.0%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Here 3.7%
  • Washington County 3.8%
  • North Carolina 3.4%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 8.3%
  • Washington County 6.5%
  • State 6.9%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Creswell 4.4%
  • County 4.4%
  • State 3.9%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Creswell 2.5%
  • Washington County 2.9%
  • North Carolina 3.3%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Creswell 9.1%
  • County 7.9%
  • State 8.1%

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

Sixty eight percent of births in Creswell were vaginal deliveries. Thirty two percent of deliveries were cesarean. 98.8 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty two percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Forty three percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty eight percent of women in Creswell 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). Sixty nine percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Four 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 (%)

  • Here 67.8%
  • County 67.4%
  • North Carolina 65.2%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Creswell 32.2%
  • Washington County 32.6%
  • State 34.8%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Creswell 98.8%
  • Washington County 98.6%
  • State 99.2%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 62.4%
  • Washington County 62.5%
  • State 60.1%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Creswell 42.8%
  • County 40.6%
  • North Carolina 51.5%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 28.0%
  • County 26.1%
  • North Carolina 21.9%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Creswell 14.7%
  • Washington County 12.3%
  • North Carolina 11.4%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 69.1%
  • Washington County 71.0%
  • North Carolina 73.8%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Here 4.4%
  • Washington County 4.9%
  • State 7.3%

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

  • Here 15.8%
  • County 18.0%
  • North Carolina 17.7%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 20.2%
  • County 15.1%
  • State 16.6%

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

People living in Creswell report their general health condition on average at 52 percent. Four percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 38 percent of Creswell residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Eight percent of people living in Creswell are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 52.2%
  • County 50.8%
  • State 54.9%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 4.0%
  • Washington County 3.5%
  • State 4.2%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 38.4%
  • Washington County 43.2%
  • North Carolina 42.3%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Creswell 7.8%
  • County 8.5%
  • State 8.4%

People in Creswell spend $332 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 25 percent of their income. The average family in Creswell spends $68 on food at other stores monthly. This is four percent of their income. They spend $107 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is six percent of their income. They also spend $20 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 $332
  • Washington County $343
  • North Carolina $358

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

  • Creswell 25.0%
  • Washington County 27.2%
  • State 25.4%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $68
  • Washington County $65
  • State $71

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Creswell 4.4%
  • Washington County 4.2%
  • State 4.3%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $107
  • County $107
  • State $133

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Creswell 5.9%
  • County 5.9%
  • North Carolina 6.7%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Creswell $20
  • Washington County $21
  • State $24

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Creswell 1.3%
  • Washington County 1.3%
  • State 1.3%

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

People living in Creswell report their general condition of hearing on average at 77 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 four percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Twenty percent of Creswell population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Forty three 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. Thirteen percent of people in Creswell had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Here 77.1%
  • Washington County 78.1%
  • State 79.3%

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

  • Here 77.7%
  • Washington County 78.0%
  • State 78.6%

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

  • Here 93.9%
  • Washington County 94.5%
  • North Carolina 95.0%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Here 20.1%
  • Washington County 20.4%
  • State 19.8%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 42.6%
  • County 43.0%
  • North Carolina 42.8%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 13.5%
  • County 14.4%
  • State 15.7%

Thirty four percent of Creswell 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 33.7%
  • County 28.9%
  • State 25.8%

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

Twenty one percent of Creswell 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. Twelve 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. Twelve 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 (%)

  • Creswell 21.3%
  • County 23.5%
  • North Carolina 19.3%

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

  • Creswell 27.3%
  • County 29.4%
  • North Carolina 25.2%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 12.1%
  • County 12.5%
  • State 9.6%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Here 10.9%
  • Washington County 12.0%
  • State 10.2%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Creswell 12.0%
  • Washington County 11.4%
  • North Carolina 8.1%

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

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