Health and Nutrition of Galva, KS Residents

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Fifty one percent of Galva 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 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 (%)

  • Here 50.8%
  • County 50.9%
  • State 48.5%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Here 19.9
  • County 21.7
  • Kansas 21.5

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Galva 3.3
  • McPherson County 3.5
  • Kansas 3.6

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

  • Galva 1.5
  • McPherson County 1.7
  • Kansas 1.9

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Galva 1.9
  • County 1.7
  • Kansas 1.8

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Galva 3.7
  • County 3.5
  • Kansas 3.8

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

The average Galva 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). Fourteen 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). Galva residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 51 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 four 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 24 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Galva 1.5
  • McPherson County 1.9
  • State 2.0

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Galva 14.2%
  • McPherson County 15.4%
  • Kansas 17.1%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Galva 20.7%
  • County 20.7%
  • Kansas 21.8%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Galva 51.5%
  • County 47.9%
  • Kansas 45.1%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 3.6
  • McPherson County 2.9
  • Kansas 2.7

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Galva 3.0
  • County 2.6
  • State 2.8

Average number of teeth

  • Galva 23.7
  • McPherson County 22.5
  • State 22.3

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

The average height of Galva residents 16 years and older is 65 inches. The average weight is 169 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Thirty nine percent of people living here are obese. Forty nine percent have ever been obese. Forty nine percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Here 64.7
  • McPherson County 66.9
  • State 66.8

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 169.1
  • McPherson County 180.6
  • Kansas 179.9

Average BMI

  • Here 29.2
  • McPherson County 28.8
  • Kansas 28.6

People that are obese (%)

  • Galva 38.9%
  • County 37.7%
  • Kansas 37.1%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 49.0%
  • County 49.5%
  • Kansas 49.2%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Galva 49.0%
  • McPherson County 36.1%
  • State 34.3%

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

Sixty two percent of Galva residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty three percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Twenty one percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Two percent have ever used heroin. Fourteen percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Galva 61.7%
  • McPherson County 64.7%
  • State 65.5%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Galva 23.2%
  • County 24.8%
  • State 25.1%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Galva 20.9%
  • McPherson County 22.7%
  • State 22.6%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Here 1.6%
  • McPherson County 3.0%
  • Kansas 3.2%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 14.0%
  • McPherson County 13.4%
  • Kansas 14.1%

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

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

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Here 7.8%
  • County 10.5%
  • Kansas 10.1%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Galva 55.1%
  • McPherson County 47.3%
  • State 46.4%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 2.5%
  • County 3.2%
  • State 3.1%

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

Galva 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

  • Galva 1.0
  • McPherson County 1.1
  • State 1.1

Nine percent of Galva 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. Thirty six percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Seventeen 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. Forty nine percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Galva 9.3%
  • County 12.4%
  • State 11.8%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Here 5.9%
  • County 5.1%
  • State 5.9%

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

  • Galva 74.0%
  • McPherson County 70.9%
  • State 68.9%

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

  • Galva 35.7%
  • McPherson County 34.1%
  • Kansas 29.0%

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

  • Here 17.5%
  • County 16.9%
  • Kansas 16.4%

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

  • Galva 15.7%
  • McPherson County 22.6%
  • State 22.7%

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

  • Galva 48.5%
  • McPherson County 45.6%
  • Kansas 41.5%

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

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 78.8%
  • County 77.0%
  • State 73.5%

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

  • Galva 23.8%
  • McPherson County 24.5%
  • Kansas 22.7%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Galva 29.8%
  • County 25.6%
  • Kansas 25.0%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 46.9%
  • McPherson County 44.7%
  • Kansas 41.1%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Galva 16.5%
  • County 21.0%
  • State 19.3%

Fifty four percent of people living in Galva use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Galva 53.7%
  • McPherson County 39.1%
  • Kansas 34.3%

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

Twenty seven percent of Galva 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 six percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Fifty nine percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Thirty two 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. Eleven 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 (%)

  • Galva 27.2%
  • McPherson County 25.3%
  • Kansas 26.5%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 27.8%
  • McPherson County 27.8%
  • State 27.5%

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

  • Here 45.7%
  • McPherson County 42.2%
  • State 42.4%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 58.7%
  • McPherson County 52.2%
  • State 51.8%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Here 31.9%
  • McPherson County 26.7%
  • Kansas 28.4%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Galva 20.8%
  • County 21.3%
  • State 21.6%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Galva 19.7%
  • County 19.2%
  • Kansas 19.6%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Galva 11.4%
  • McPherson County 13.3%
  • Kansas 14.5%

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

  • Galva 3.8%
  • County 4.5%
  • Kansas 4.4%

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

Galva residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 2.4
  • McPherson County 2.3
  • Kansas 2.1

Seventy seven percent of people living in Galva 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 3.9 days per month on average. They have 2.9 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 11 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Galva 77.4%
  • County 79.3%
  • State 80.4%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Here 10.9%
  • County 11.5%
  • State 10.6%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Galva 3.9
  • McPherson County 5.3
  • State 4.9

Average drinks/week

  • Galva 2.9
  • County 5.7
  • State 5.7

Average days/year people drink much

  • Galva 11.1
  • County 23.4
  • State 23.8

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

Ninety nine percent of Galva 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. Eighty three 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 Galva 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. Ninety three percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Forty six percent have ever had anal sex. Eleven percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Galva 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 45 women. He has vaginal sex with 42 women. People living here were on average 23 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. People in Galva were 19 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. Four percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Galva has vaginal or anal sex 52 times a year. Sixty three percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Galva 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with nine men on average. They have had nine male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.4 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Forty seven percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Here 98.6%
  • County 97.1%
  • Kansas 97.3%

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

  • Galva 94.0%
  • McPherson County 94.3%
  • Kansas 94.1%

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

  • Here 83.1%
  • County 88.5%
  • State 87.1%

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

  • Galva 51.7%
  • McPherson County 47.2%
  • Kansas 49.3%

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

  • Galva 5.3%
  • McPherson County 7.0%
  • Kansas 5.8%

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

  • Galva 98.1%
  • County 97.8%
  • State 97.4%

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

  • Galva 93.4%
  • County 87.5%
  • State 85.5%

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

  • Here 46.5%
  • County 38.1%
  • State 40.2%

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

  • Here 10.9%
  • McPherson County 10.4%
  • Kansas 12.4%

Average age people first had sex

  • Galva 16.9
  • County 16.9
  • State 16.6

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

  • Here 45.2
  • County 25.9
  • Kansas 26.6

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

  • Here 41.7
  • McPherson County 19.9
  • Kansas 21.2

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

  • Galva 23.4
  • County 21.2
  • Kansas 21.2

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

  • Galva 18.6
  • County 18.8
  • State 20.1

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

  • Galva 4.4
  • McPherson County 7.3
  • State 5.1

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Galva 4.4%
  • County 7.4%
  • Kansas 8.8%

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

  • Here 52.1
  • McPherson County 62.9
  • Kansas 63.6

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 62.9%
  • County 56.1%
  • Kansas 55.1%

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

  • Here 9.3
  • County 11.3
  • State 11.7

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

  • Galva 8.5
  • County 10.1
  • Kansas 10.3

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

  • Galva 0.4
  • County 0.5
  • Kansas 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Galva 46.7%
  • McPherson County 85.5%
  • State 81.3%

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

Ten percent of households in Galva 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 (%)

  • Here 10.3%
  • County 9.3%
  • State 10.2%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Galva 4.2%
  • County 4.4%
  • State 4.3%

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Galva 6.8
  • County 6.9
  • State 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 36.4%
  • McPherson County 33.7%
  • State 31.8%

Forty four percent of Galva residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 44.0%
  • County 49.1%
  • Kansas 53.2%

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

Twelve percent of Galva 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 eight 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. Eighteen 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. Fifty 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 seven 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 (%)

  • Here 12.5%
  • County 23.1%
  • State 22.1%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Galva 38.0%
  • County 39.9%
  • State 37.8%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 27.3%
  • County 26.6%
  • Kansas 30.3%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 17.5%
  • County 19.1%
  • Kansas 18.6%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 49.8%
  • County 43.9%
  • State 41.6%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Galva 6.6
  • County 6.1
  • Kansas 6.0

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.6
  • McPherson County 2.8
  • Kansas 2.8

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 1.3
  • County 1.2
  • Kansas 1.2

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

Eleven percent of Galva 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". Five percent of people 16 years and older have ever been told by a doctor or other health care professional that they had psoriasis. Forty two percent are overweight. Sixteen 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 Galva have ever received a blood transfusion. Eighteen percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Thirty two 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. Three percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Three percent have ever had a heart attack, also called myocardial infarction. Three percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. Two percent have ever had emphysema. Twelve percent have another thyroid problem. Five percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Two percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Eleven percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Here 10.6%
  • McPherson County 10.3%
  • State 11.2%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 4.1%
  • County 2.9%
  • Kansas 3.4%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 5.2%
  • McPherson County 4.2%
  • Kansas 3.8%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 41.9%
  • McPherson County 34.7%
  • Kansas 33.6%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Here 16.4%
  • County 18.1%
  • Kansas 22.1%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Here 15.2%
  • McPherson County 12.1%
  • Kansas 11.8%

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

  • Galva 18.0%
  • County 18.3%
  • State 19.7%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Galva 32.1%
  • County 28.1%
  • Kansas 26.2%

People with gout (%)

  • Here 4.0%
  • McPherson County 4.1%
  • Kansas 3.9%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Galva 3.3%
  • McPherson County 3.8%
  • Kansas 3.7%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Galva 2.8%
  • County 3.7%
  • State 3.3%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 2.6%
  • County 2.8%
  • State 2.3%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Galva 3.5%
  • McPherson County 4.2%
  • State 4.0%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Here 2.9%
  • McPherson County 4.1%
  • Kansas 4.0%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Galva 1.8%
  • McPherson County 3.0%
  • State 3.6%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 12.0%
  • McPherson County 8.7%
  • State 7.5%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Galva 4.5%
  • McPherson County 4.0%
  • State 3.9%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Here 2.0%
  • County 2.5%
  • Kansas 3.4%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 10.8%
  • County 10.7%
  • State 8.9%

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

Sixty four percent of births in Galva were vaginal deliveries. Thirty six percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.5 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty one percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Sixty three percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty five percent of women in Galva have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Thirteen percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Eighty percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Eight percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Eighteen percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Twenty three 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 63.8%
  • County 65.5%
  • Kansas 66.1%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Galva 36.2%
  • McPherson County 34.5%
  • State 33.9%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Here 99.5%
  • County 99.4%
  • State 99.4%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 61.5%
  • County 60.5%
  • State 60.7%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Here 63.0%
  • McPherson County 52.3%
  • Kansas 53.9%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 24.9%
  • County 25.3%
  • State 22.5%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Galva 12.5%
  • McPherson County 14.1%
  • State 12.0%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Galva 80.2%
  • McPherson County 74.7%
  • State 73.4%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Here 8.4%
  • County 9.1%
  • Kansas 7.6%

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

  • Here 18.4%
  • County 14.3%
  • Kansas 16.7%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Galva 22.7%
  • County 21.3%
  • State 18.1%

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

People living in Galva report their general health condition on average at 58 percent. Five percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 43 percent of Galva residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Eight percent of people living in Galva are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 57.6%
  • McPherson County 56.9%
  • Kansas 55.2%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 5.0%
  • County 5.0%
  • Kansas 4.3%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Galva 43.3%
  • County 35.8%
  • Kansas 39.2%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 7.7%
  • County 8.6%
  • State 8.3%

People in Galva spend $359 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 24 percent of their income. The average family in Galva spends $70 on food at other stores monthly. This is five percent of their income. They spend $147 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is nine 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 $359
  • County $350
  • State $361

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

  • Galva 23.8%
  • County 21.8%
  • Kansas 24.5%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $70
  • County $72
  • State $70

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Galva 5.4%
  • McPherson County 4.2%
  • State 4.2%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $147
  • McPherson County $141
  • State $137

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 9.5%
  • County 7.0%
  • State 7.0%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Galva $20
  • County $24
  • State $24

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Galva 1.0%
  • County 1.3%
  • State 1.3%

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

People living in Galva report their general condition of hearing on average at 82 percent. Eighty four percent of them can usually hear and understand, without the use of a hearing aid or any other listening devices, what a person says without seeing his or her face if that person whispers to them from across a quiet room. Ninety seven percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Eighteen percent of Galva population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Twenty five 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. Eleven percent of people in Galva had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Here 81.7%
  • McPherson County 77.2%
  • State 78.3%

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

  • Here 83.8%
  • County 77.4%
  • Kansas 77.8%

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

  • Galva 97.0%
  • McPherson County 94.3%
  • State 94.8%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Galva 18.2%
  • County 21.0%
  • Kansas 20.9%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Galva 24.8%
  • County 44.7%
  • Kansas 44.5%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 10.8%
  • County 15.3%
  • State 15.9%

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Twenty five percent of Galva 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 24.8%
  • County 28.2%
  • Kansas 25.9%

Fifteen percent of Galva 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 five 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. Six 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 (%)

  • Galva 14.7%
  • County 17.7%
  • State 19.5%

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

  • Here 25.2%
  • County 24.6%
  • State 25.8%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Galva 10.0%
  • County 9.5%
  • Kansas 9.7%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Here 6.1%
  • McPherson County 9.7%
  • State 10.5%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 8.6%
  • County 8.4%
  • State 8.0%

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