Health and Nutrition of Galien, MI Residents

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Forty six percent of Galien residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 22 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 (%)

  • Galien 46.1%
  • County 49.4%
  • Michigan 49.4%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Here 22.4
  • Berrien County 21.5
  • State 21.0

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Galien 3.5
  • Berrien County 3.5
  • State 3.6

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

  • Galien 2.0
  • Berrien County 1.8
  • Michigan 1.9

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Here 1.7
  • County 1.7
  • Michigan 1.8

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 4.1
  • Berrien County 3.5
  • State 3.6

The average Galien 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). Nineteen 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). Galien residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 43 percent. People living here aged 30 years and older, aside from brushing their teeth with toothbrush, use dental floss or any other device that clean between teeth on average two days per week. They also use mouthwash or other dental rinse products to treat dental disease or dental problems an average of three days per week. The average person living here (including children) has 22 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Galien 2.2
  • County 2.1
  • Michigan 2.0

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Galien 19.0%
  • Berrien County 16.5%
  • State 16.1%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 22.6%
  • Berrien County 21.2%
  • Michigan 21.3%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Galien 42.7%
  • Berrien County 46.0%
  • Michigan 46.5%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 2.4
  • Berrien County 2.7
  • State 2.8

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 2.8
  • County 2.9
  • Michigan 2.9

Average number of teeth

  • Galien 21.5
  • County 21.9
  • Michigan 22.8

The average height of Galien residents 16 years and older is 67 inches. The average weight is 182 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Forty percent of people living here are obese. Fifty two percent have ever been obese. Thirty three percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Galien 66.9
  • Berrien County 66.8
  • State 66.9

Average weight (pounds)

  • Galien 182.4
  • Berrien County 180.8
  • Michigan 181.4

Average BMI

  • Galien 28.9
  • Berrien County 28.7
  • Michigan 28.8

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 39.5%
  • County 38.1%
  • Michigan 37.8%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Galien 52.4%
  • Berrien County 50.0%
  • State 49.5%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Here 33.2%
  • Berrien County 33.5%
  • State 35.4%

Sixty nine percent of Galien residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty nine 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. Four percent have ever used heroin. Eighteen percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Galien 69.4%
  • County 66.0%
  • Michigan 64.4%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Galien 29.5%
  • County 23.7%
  • State 23.7%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Galien 25.1%
  • Berrien County 21.0%
  • Michigan 21.6%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Here 4.1%
  • County 3.1%
  • State 3.1%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 17.9%
  • Berrien County 12.0%
  • Michigan 12.6%

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

Ten percent of people living in Galien 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 (%)

  • Galien 10.1%
  • County 11.0%
  • State 10.0%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Galien 46.7%
  • Berrien County 48.2%
  • State 47.3%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Galien 3.3%
  • County 3.4%
  • Michigan 3.2%

Galien 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 1.1
  • County 1.2
  • Michigan 1.1

Twelve percent of Galien 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. Six percent have been having problems with their ability to taste sweet, sour, salty or bitter foods and drinks. Seventy four percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Twenty eight 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. Forty three percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Here 12.0%
  • County 12.0%
  • State 11.2%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Here 6.1%
  • Berrien County 6.5%
  • State 5.7%

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

  • Galien 73.5%
  • Berrien County 68.9%
  • Michigan 68.1%

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

  • Galien 28.5%
  • County 27.5%
  • Michigan 28.8%

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

  • Here 18.0%
  • Berrien County 15.1%
  • Michigan 16.1%

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

  • Galien 23.8%
  • County 22.4%
  • Michigan 21.8%

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

  • Here 42.9%
  • Berrien County 40.0%
  • State 41.6%

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Galien 69.9%
  • Berrien County 75.2%
  • State 75.0%

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

  • Galien 24.1%
  • County 25.6%
  • State 23.1%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 26.6%
  • Berrien County 26.2%
  • State 24.9%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 38.4%
  • County 44.8%
  • Michigan 42.5%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Galien 18.8%
  • Berrien County 20.8%
  • State 19.0%

Thirty five percent of people living in Galien use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Galien 34.9%
  • Berrien County 33.5%
  • Michigan 35.0%

Twenty seven percent of Galien residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty eight percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Forty five percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Fifty four percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Thirty one percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Twenty four 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. Fourteen 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 (%)

  • Galien 27.4%
  • Berrien County 26.4%
  • State 26.0%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 27.6%
  • County 27.0%
  • State 26.7%

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

  • Here 44.7%
  • County 41.5%
  • State 41.7%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 53.6%
  • County 51.6%
  • State 51.3%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Galien 30.8%
  • Berrien County 28.0%
  • Michigan 27.7%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 24.4%
  • Berrien County 22.4%
  • State 21.1%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Galien 21.2%
  • County 18.9%
  • Michigan 19.0%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Galien 14.3%
  • County 14.3%
  • State 13.4%

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

  • Galien 4.4%
  • County 4.5%
  • State 4.2%

Galien residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Galien 2.3
  • County 2.3
  • State 2.1

Eighty two percent of people living in Galien have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Ten percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 4.7 days per month on average. They have 5.7 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 25 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Here 81.6%
  • County 80.4%
  • Michigan 80.2%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Here 10.1%
  • County 10.1%
  • State 10.5%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 4.7
  • County 5.1
  • Michigan 5.1

Average drinks/week

  • Galien 5.7
  • County 5.6
  • Michigan 5.6

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 25.3
  • County 23.8
  • State 23.7

Ninety eight percent of Galien 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 two percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Five percent of males in Galien have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Ninety eight percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Eighty seven percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Forty five percent have ever had anal sex. Fourteen percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Galien 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 31 women. He has vaginal sex with 22 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 six women. People in Galien were 20 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on four men in their lifetime. Eight percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Galien has vaginal or anal sex 61 times a year. Fifty nine percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Galien 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 14 men on average. They have had 13 male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.5 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Eighty seven percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Galien 97.5%
  • Berrien County 97.1%
  • Michigan 97.2%

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

  • Galien 94.9%
  • Berrien County 94.5%
  • State 94.3%

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

  • Galien 89.8%
  • Berrien County 86.7%
  • State 86.7%

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

  • Here 52.5%
  • Berrien County 46.2%
  • State 47.8%

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

  • Here 4.8%
  • Berrien County 6.1%
  • Michigan 5.8%

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

  • Here 98.1%
  • County 96.8%
  • State 97.3%

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

  • Here 86.7%
  • Berrien County 80.5%
  • Michigan 84.8%

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

  • Here 44.7%
  • Berrien County 37.3%
  • Michigan 39.0%

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

  • Here 14.2%
  • County 13.0%
  • State 11.9%

Average age people first had sex

  • Galien 16.3
  • County 16.8
  • Michigan 16.7

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

  • Here 30.7
  • Berrien County 27.4
  • State 27.3

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

  • Here 21.9
  • County 21.2
  • Michigan 21.5

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

  • Here 20.9
  • Berrien County 22.1
  • Michigan 21.6

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

  • Here 6.4
  • Berrien County 4.9
  • State 5.2

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

  • Here 19.7
  • Berrien County 19.9
  • State 19.8

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

  • Galien 4.4
  • County 5.7
  • Michigan 4.7

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 7.9%
  • County 8.9%
  • State 9.2%

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

  • Here 61.1
  • County 57.3
  • State 60.7

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Galien 59.4%
  • County 54.5%
  • Michigan 54.8%

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

  • Galien 14.5
  • County 12.7
  • Michigan 11.3

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

  • Here 12.7
  • County 10.8
  • State 9.9

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

  • Galien 0.5
  • Berrien County 0.6
  • Michigan 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Galien 87.5%
  • County 81.9%
  • Michigan 82.0%

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

Eleven percent of households in Galien 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 (%)

  • Galien 11.0%
  • County 11.0%
  • Michigan 10.3%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Here 4.4%
  • Berrien County 4.5%
  • State 4.3%

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Here 6.8
  • County 6.8
  • Michigan 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Galien 35.5%
  • Berrien County 31.7%
  • State 31.4%

Fifty eight percent of Galien residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 57.6%
  • Berrien County 51.2%
  • Michigan 52.0%

Twenty two percent of Galien 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 one percent of people do moderate-intensity activities at work that cause small increases in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking or carrying light loads for at least 10 minutes continuously. Thirty one 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. Forty one 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 (%)

  • Galien 22.1%
  • County 19.4%
  • State 21.6%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Galien 41.1%
  • County 34.6%
  • State 37.9%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 31.2%
  • Berrien County 30.4%
  • State 30.3%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 14.7%
  • Berrien County 18.4%
  • State 20.2%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 41.0%
  • Berrien County 42.3%
  • Michigan 42.8%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Galien 6.0
  • Berrien County 6.2
  • State 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.9
  • Berrien County 2.9
  • State 2.8

Average hours a day using computer

  • Galien 1.3
  • County 1.3
  • State 1.3

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

Thirteen percent of Galien residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Four 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. Twenty six 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. Fourteen percent of people living in Galien have ever received a blood transfusion. Twenty two percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty nine percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Four percent have ever been told they had gout. Four 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. Four percent have ever had emphysema. Eight percent have another thyroid problem. Four percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Five 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 (%)

  • Galien 13.3%
  • County 11.8%
  • Michigan 10.8%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 3.9%
  • Berrien County 4.0%
  • Michigan 3.5%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 3.9%
  • Berrien County 3.5%
  • State 3.8%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 35.4%
  • County 34.1%
  • Michigan 34.2%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Galien 26.3%
  • Berrien County 24.0%
  • Michigan 19.6%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Here 13.6%
  • County 13.1%
  • Michigan 11.6%

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

  • Here 21.7%
  • Berrien County 20.5%
  • State 18.7%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Galien 28.8%
  • Berrien County 27.2%
  • State 25.6%

People with gout (%)

  • Galien 4.2%
  • County 4.4%
  • Michigan 3.9%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Galien 4.2%
  • County 3.6%
  • Michigan 3.4%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Galien 3.3%
  • County 3.5%
  • State 3.1%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 2.4%
  • Berrien County 2.3%
  • Michigan 2.2%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Galien 4.1%
  • Berrien County 4.2%
  • State 3.7%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Here 4.1%
  • County 4.5%
  • State 3.8%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Here 4.0%
  • Berrien County 3.5%
  • Michigan 3.1%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 7.7%
  • County 7.6%
  • State 7.4%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Galien 4.4%
  • Berrien County 4.2%
  • State 3.7%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Galien 4.7%
  • Berrien County 3.7%
  • Michigan 3.0%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 9.7%
  • Berrien County 9.9%
  • State 8.8%

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

Seventy percent of births in Galien were vaginal deliveries. Thirty percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.5 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty four percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Fifty two percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty five percent of women in Galien 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 three percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Six percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Eighteen percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Nineteen 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 70.0%
  • County 66.9%
  • Michigan 64.3%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Galien 30.0%
  • County 33.1%
  • State 35.7%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Galien 99.5%
  • Berrien County 99.3%
  • State 99.3%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Galien 63.5%
  • County 61.0%
  • Michigan 59.7%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Galien 52.1%
  • County 50.1%
  • Michigan 54.4%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 24.7%
  • Berrien County 23.8%
  • State 22.2%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Galien 12.4%
  • Berrien County 12.7%
  • Michigan 11.8%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Galien 72.9%
  • Berrien County 72.2%
  • Michigan 75.4%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Galien 5.9%
  • Berrien County 6.5%
  • Michigan 8.3%

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

  • Here 18.4%
  • County 15.6%
  • Michigan 16.7%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 18.7%
  • Berrien County 17.5%
  • State 18.0%

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

People living in Galien report their general health condition on average at 54 percent. Four percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 40 percent of Galien residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Nine percent of people living in Galien are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Galien 53.5%
  • County 55.2%
  • Michigan 56.1%

Blood donors (%)

  • Galien 4.2%
  • Berrien County 4.1%
  • Michigan 4.7%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Galien 40.3%
  • County 40.9%
  • State 41.1%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Galien 9.0%
  • Berrien County 8.5%
  • Michigan 8.7%

People in Galien spend $356 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 26 percent of their income. The average family in Galien spends $63 on food at other stores monthly. This is four percent of their income. They spend $121 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is eight percent of their income. They also spend $23 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is two percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Here $356
  • Berrien County $360
  • State $358

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

  • Galien 26.3%
  • County 25.1%
  • Michigan 23.7%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Galien $63
  • County $67
  • State $72

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Galien 4.2%
  • Berrien County 3.9%
  • Michigan 4.3%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Galien $121
  • Berrien County $137
  • Michigan $141

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 7.7%
  • County 6.7%
  • State 7.0%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Galien $23
  • Berrien County $24
  • State $25

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Here 1.6%
  • County 1.2%
  • Michigan 1.3%

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

People living in Galien report their general condition of hearing on average at 78 percent. Seventy six 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 five percent of Galien population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Forty nine 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. Eighteen percent of people in Galien had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Galien 77.5%
  • Berrien County 78.3%
  • Michigan 79.2%

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

  • Galien 75.8%
  • County 78.4%
  • Michigan 78.9%

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

  • Here 94.0%
  • Berrien County 94.4%
  • State 95.0%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Here 25.0%
  • Berrien County 22.0%
  • Michigan 19.9%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Galien 48.7%
  • County 41.4%
  • State 42.8%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 17.7%
  • County 15.3%
  • State 15.8%

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

Twenty three percent of Galien 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 23.2%
  • County 26.5%
  • Michigan 25.8%

Twenty four percent of Galien 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. Thirty one percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Eleven 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. Nine 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 24.2%
  • County 21.4%
  • State 18.3%

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

  • Galien 30.9%
  • County 27.3%
  • Michigan 24.5%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 11.2%
  • County 10.9%
  • Michigan 9.2%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Here 12.3%
  • County 11.1%
  • State 9.6%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Galien 9.0%
  • Berrien County 9.4%
  • State 7.8%

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

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