Health and Nutrition of Gays Mills, WI Residents

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Fifty four percent of Gays Mills residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 19 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 one 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.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Here 53.8%
  • Crawford County 50.9%
  • State 48.8%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Here 19.5
  • Crawford County 22.0
  • State 21.6

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Gays Mills 3.0
  • Crawford County 3.4
  • Wisconsin 3.5

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

  • Here 1.2
  • County 1.7
  • State 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Gays Mills 0.9
  • Crawford County 1.6
  • State 1.8

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

The average Gays Mills 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). Nine percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Gays Mills residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 47 percent. People living here aged 30 years and older, aside from brushing their teeth with toothbrush, use dental floss or any other device that clean between teeth on average two days per week. They also use mouthwash or other dental rinse products to treat dental disease or dental problems an average of four days per week. The average person living here (including children) has 20 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Here 1.8
  • County 2.0
  • State 2.0

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Gays Mills 9.4%
  • County 15.2%
  • State 16.8%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Gays Mills 46.6%
  • Crawford County 47.5%
  • Wisconsin 45.3%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 1.8
  • Crawford County 2.9
  • Wisconsin 2.8

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Gays Mills 4.2
  • Crawford County 2.6
  • State 2.7

Average number of teeth

  • Here 19.9
  • County 22.3
  • Wisconsin 22.3

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

The average height of Gays Mills residents 16 years and older is 64 inches. The average weight is 172 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 28. Thirty four percent of people living here are obese. Forty four percent have ever been obese. Twenty eight percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Here 64.4
  • County 67.0
  • State 66.9

Average weight (pounds)

  • Gays Mills 172.0
  • Crawford County 181.4
  • State 180.7

Average BMI

  • Gays Mills 27.8
  • County 28.7
  • State 28.7

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 33.8%
  • Crawford County 37.7%
  • Wisconsin 37.3%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 44.3%
  • Crawford County 50.0%
  • State 49.5%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Here 28.2%
  • Crawford County 34.1%
  • State 34.4%

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

Fifty eight percent of Gays Mills residents have ever used marijuana or hashish.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Gays Mills 58.5%
  • Crawford County 65.9%
  • Wisconsin 65.4%

Seventeen percent of people living in Gays Mills have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Sixty nine 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 (%)

  • Here 17.4%
  • County 10.3%
  • Wisconsin 9.9%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Gays Mills 69.4%
  • County 47.0%
  • State 46.3%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 3.9%
  • Crawford County 3.2%
  • State 3.1%

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

Gays Mills residents 20 years and older on average get up to urinate two 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

  • Gays Mills 1.6
  • County 1.1
  • Wisconsin 1.1

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Sixteen percent of Gays Mills 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. Eight percent have been having problems with their ability to taste sweet, sour, salty or bitter foods and drinks. Seventy five percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Twenty five percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Ten percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Here 15.6%
  • County 13.1%
  • State 11.8%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Here 7.8%
  • Crawford County 5.1%
  • State 5.7%

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

  • Here 75.1%
  • County 71.5%
  • Wisconsin 69.3%

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

  • Gays Mills 24.9%
  • Crawford County 32.6%
  • State 30.0%

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

  • Here 9.5%
  • Crawford County 17.6%
  • State 17.0%

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

Eighty three percent of people living in Gays Mills are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 82.5%
  • Crawford County 76.9%
  • Wisconsin 73.9%

Forty one percent of people living in Gays Mills have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had hypertension (also called high blood pressure). Thirty six percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Fifty nine percent of people in Gays Mills frequently check their blood cholesterol. Thirty five 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 (%)

  • Gays Mills 40.8%
  • County 24.7%
  • State 22.8%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Gays Mills 36.2%
  • Crawford County 26.1%
  • State 25.1%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Gays Mills 59.1%
  • Crawford County 44.7%
  • Wisconsin 41.4%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Here 35.4%
  • County 21.5%
  • Wisconsin 19.4%

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

Thirty eight percent of people living in Gays Mills use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Gays Mills 37.8%
  • County 39.3%
  • State 35.3%

Twenty four percent of Gays Mills residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty three percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Thirty four 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. Twenty three percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Seven percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Eleven percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Seventeen 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 (%)

  • Here 23.7%
  • County 26.2%
  • State 26.5%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 22.5%
  • County 28.1%
  • Wisconsin 27.7%

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

  • Gays Mills 34.2%
  • County 42.8%
  • State 42.7%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 51.5%
  • County 52.3%
  • State 52.0%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Gays Mills 22.7%
  • County 26.3%
  • State 28.0%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Gays Mills 7.4%
  • Crawford County 22.5%
  • State 21.6%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Gays Mills 10.6%
  • Crawford County 19.7%
  • State 19.6%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Here 16.6%
  • Crawford County 13.6%
  • Wisconsin 14.2%

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

  • Gays Mills 3.6%
  • Crawford County 4.9%
  • State 4.5%

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

Gays Mills residents on average take three prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 2.8
  • Crawford County 2.3
  • Wisconsin 2.2

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

Seventy nine percent of people living in Gays Mills 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 3.2 days per month on average. They have 3.5 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 12 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Gays Mills 78.5%
  • County 81.5%
  • State 80.7%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Gays Mills 10.2%
  • County 10.3%
  • Wisconsin 10.5%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Gays Mills 3.2
  • Crawford County 5.6
  • Wisconsin 5.0

Average drinks/week

  • Gays Mills 3.5
  • Crawford County 6.2
  • Wisconsin 5.8

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 12.1
  • County 25.9
  • Wisconsin 24.7

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

Ninety three percent of Gays Mills residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety three percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Eighty four percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Thirty six percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Twelve percent of males in Gays Mills have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Ninety two percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Seventy eight percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Thirty seven percent have ever had anal sex. Nine percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Gays Mills 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 13 women. People living here were on average 20 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. People in Gays Mills were 18 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. Twenty three percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Gays Mills has vaginal or anal sex 46 times a year. Thirty percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Gays Mills 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with five men on average. They have had five male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes.

Summary

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

  • Here 93.4%
  • Crawford County 97.0%
  • Wisconsin 97.3%

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

  • Here 93.1%
  • County 95.2%
  • State 94.5%

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

  • Here 84.4%
  • County 89.0%
  • State 87.7%

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

  • Gays Mills 35.8%
  • County 49.6%
  • Wisconsin 49.9%

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

  • Here 12.1%
  • Crawford County 6.5%
  • State 5.8%

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

  • Gays Mills 92.3%
  • Crawford County 97.5%
  • State 97.5%

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

  • Gays Mills 78.5%
  • County 86.1%
  • State 86.5%

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

  • Gays Mills 37.2%
  • County 36.8%
  • Wisconsin 40.1%

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

  • Here 8.6%
  • County 10.0%
  • State 11.8%

Average age people first had sex

  • Gays Mills 16.5
  • Crawford County 16.9
  • State 16.6

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

  • Gays Mills 12.6
  • County 29.2
  • State 27.0

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

  • Gays Mills 20.0
  • Crawford County 21.8
  • State 21.2

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

  • Here 17.7
  • Crawford County 18.9
  • State 20.0

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Gays Mills 23.3%
  • County 6.7%
  • Wisconsin 8.3%

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

  • Gays Mills 46.2
  • County 59.4
  • Wisconsin 64.0

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Gays Mills 30.0%
  • County 56.5%
  • State 56.0%

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

  • Gays Mills 5.4
  • Crawford County 11.2
  • State 11.5

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

  • Here 5.3
  • County 9.9
  • Wisconsin 10.2

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

Sixteen percent of households in Gays Mills use chemical products in their homes to control fleas, roaches, ants, termites or other insects.

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Here 16.1%
  • County 9.6%
  • Wisconsin 9.9%

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

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Here 7.2
  • County 6.9
  • Wisconsin 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Gays Mills 22.5%
  • County 33.1%
  • Wisconsin 32.3%

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

Twenty six percent of Gays Mills residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 26.0%
  • County 48.1%
  • Wisconsin 53.3%

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Nine percent of Gays Mills 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. Twenty seven 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 five percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Twelve 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 0.9 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 8.7%
  • County 23.1%
  • State 23.1%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Gays Mills 27.2%
  • County 40.2%
  • Wisconsin 38.9%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Gays Mills 35.3%
  • Crawford County 26.8%
  • State 29.3%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Gays Mills 12.4%
  • County 17.9%
  • Wisconsin 18.2%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 40.9%
  • Crawford County 44.2%
  • State 41.7%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 6.0
  • County 6.0
  • State 6.0

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.7
  • Crawford County 2.8
  • State 2.8

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 0.9
  • Crawford County 1.2
  • State 1.2

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

Five percent of Gays Mills residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Eight 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. Twenty eight percent are overweight. Nineteen percent of people 60 years and older have difficulties in thinking or remembering that can make a big difference in everyday activities (this does not refer to occasionally forgetting your keys or the name of someone you recently met). This refers to things like confusion or memory loss that are happening more often or getting worse. Eighteen percent of people living in Gays Mills have ever received a blood transfusion. Twenty percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Four percent have ever been told they had gout. Three percent have congestive heart failure. Six percent have coronary heart disease. Three percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Ten 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. Six percent have another thyroid problem. Two 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 (%)

  • Gays Mills 4.6%
  • County 10.1%
  • Wisconsin 10.9%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 8.3%
  • County 3.0%
  • State 3.3%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 4.6%
  • Crawford County 4.2%
  • Wisconsin 4.1%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 28.5%
  • County 34.6%
  • Wisconsin 33.9%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Gays Mills 18.8%
  • County 19.6%
  • Wisconsin 20.9%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Gays Mills 18.3%
  • County 12.2%
  • State 11.7%

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

  • Gays Mills 19.7%
  • County 18.9%
  • Wisconsin 19.2%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Gays Mills 20.4%
  • County 28.0%
  • State 26.6%

People with gout (%)

  • Here 4.0%
  • Crawford County 4.0%
  • State 3.8%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Here 3.1%
  • Crawford County 3.6%
  • Wisconsin 3.7%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Gays Mills 6.2%
  • County 3.7%
  • State 3.3%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 3.0%
  • Crawford County 2.7%
  • State 2.3%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 9.9%
  • Crawford County 4.4%
  • State 4.0%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Here 2.6%
  • County 4.3%
  • State 4.0%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Gays Mills 1.7%
  • Crawford County 3.1%
  • Wisconsin 3.6%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 6.5%
  • Crawford County 8.9%
  • State 7.7%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Gays Mills 1.6%
  • Crawford County 2.8%
  • State 3.2%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Gays Mills 10.0%
  • County 11.1%
  • State 9.1%

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

Thirty two percent of births in Gays Mills were vaginal deliveries. Sixty eight percent of deliveries were cesarean. 100.0 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty one percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Seventy four percent of women breastfeed their children. Sixty seven percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Thirteen percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Forty eight percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy.

Summary

Vaginal deliveries (%)

  • Here 32.3%
  • County 64.1%
  • State 65.2%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Gays Mills 67.7%
  • County 35.9%
  • Wisconsin 34.8%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Gays Mills 100.0%
  • Crawford County 99.4%
  • State 99.4%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 60.6%
  • Crawford County 58.8%
  • State 60.3%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Gays Mills 73.7%
  • County 54.9%
  • Wisconsin 54.5%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 66.7%
  • County 76.1%
  • Wisconsin 75.3%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Gays Mills 12.9%
  • County 9.0%
  • Wisconsin 8.4%

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

  • Here 48.2%
  • County 12.1%
  • Wisconsin 16.4%

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

People living in Gays Mills report their general health condition on average at 51 percent. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 24 percent of Gays Mills residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Four percent of people living in Gays Mills are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 51.1%
  • Crawford County 57.0%
  • State 55.5%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Gays Mills 24.2%
  • Crawford County 36.3%
  • Wisconsin 39.0%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 4.4%
  • Crawford County 8.9%
  • Wisconsin 8.6%

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

People in Gays Mills spend $371 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 Gays Mills spends $93 on food at other stores monthly. This is seven percent of their income. They spend $124 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is five percent of their income. They also spend $16 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Gays Mills $371
  • Crawford County $348
  • Wisconsin $359

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

  • Here 22.6%
  • Crawford County 22.2%
  • State 24.2%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Gays Mills $93
  • County $70
  • State $70

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 6.6%
  • County 4.2%
  • State 4.2%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $124
  • Crawford County $132
  • State $136

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 5.0%
  • Crawford County 6.5%
  • State 6.9%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Gays Mills $16
  • Crawford County $21
  • Wisconsin $23

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Here 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 Gays Mills report their general condition of hearing on average at 78 percent. Ninety 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 six percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Fifteen percent of Gays Mills population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Thirty six 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. Seven percent of people in Gays Mills had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Here 77.8%
  • Crawford County 77.0%
  • State 78.2%

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

  • Here 89.5%
  • Crawford County 76.8%
  • State 77.1%

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

  • Gays Mills 95.6%
  • Crawford County 93.5%
  • Wisconsin 94.6%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Gays Mills 14.9%
  • County 22.3%
  • Wisconsin 21.0%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 35.9%
  • County 47.0%
  • Wisconsin 45.6%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Gays Mills 6.9%
  • County 16.2%
  • Wisconsin 16.3%

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

Thirty nine percent of Gays Mills 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 (%)

  • Gays Mills 39.1%
  • Crawford County 27.3%
  • Wisconsin 25.9%

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

Eighteen percent of Gays Mills 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 two percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Seven 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. Six 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 (%)

  • Gays Mills 18.2%
  • Crawford County 19.8%
  • Wisconsin 19.3%

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

  • Here 21.9%
  • Crawford County 26.5%
  • State 25.9%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Gays Mills 7.4%
  • County 9.7%
  • State 9.5%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Gays Mills 11.0%
  • Crawford County 10.5%
  • State 10.3%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 6.3%
  • Crawford County 8.8%
  • State 8.0%

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

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