Health and Nutrition of Jordan Valley, OR Residents

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Fifty two percent of Jordan Valley 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 four 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 two "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 (%)

  • Jordan Valley 52.5%
  • County 46.6%
  • State 48.7%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Here 21.9
  • County 21.0
  • State 21.5

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Jordan Valley 3.5
  • Malheur County 3.5
  • Oregon 3.6

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

  • Here 1.5
  • Malheur County 1.9
  • Oregon 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Here 1.6
  • Malheur County 1.9
  • State 1.8

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Jordan Valley 3.1
  • County 3.8
  • State 3.8

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

The average Jordan Valley 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). Jordan Valley residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 50 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 22 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Jordan Valley 1.8
  • Malheur County 2.1
  • State 2.0

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 14.8%
  • Malheur County 18.1%
  • State 17.1%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Jordan Valley 19.8%
  • County 22.5%
  • Oregon 22.0%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Jordan Valley 49.9%
  • County 42.9%
  • Oregon 45.3%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Jordan Valley 3.1
  • Malheur County 2.5
  • State 2.7

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Jordan Valley 2.6
  • County 2.9
  • State 2.7

Average number of teeth

  • Here 21.7
  • Malheur County 22.2
  • State 22.4

The average height of Jordan Valley residents 16 years and older is 66 inches. The average weight is 179 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Thirty eight percent of people living here are obese. Fifty percent have ever been obese. Thirty nine percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Jordan Valley 66.5
  • County 66.5
  • Oregon 66.8

Average weight (pounds)

  • Jordan Valley 179.0
  • County 178.5
  • State 179.0

Average BMI

  • Here 28.9
  • Malheur County 28.4
  • Oregon 28.5

People that are obese (%)

  • Jordan Valley 38.3%
  • Malheur County 36.5%
  • State 36.3%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 49.9%
  • Malheur County 49.1%
  • Oregon 48.4%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Jordan Valley 38.7%
  • County 31.7%
  • Oregon 34.3%

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

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 62.0%
  • Malheur County 65.6%
  • Oregon 65.5%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Jordan Valley 23.2%
  • County 27.1%
  • State 25.6%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 21.5%
  • Malheur County 24.9%
  • State 23.1%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Jordan Valley 2.6%
  • Malheur County 2.9%
  • State 3.1%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Jordan Valley 11.9%
  • Malheur County 16.6%
  • Oregon 14.5%

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

Thirteen percent of people living in Jordan Valley have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Fifty three 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 (%)

  • Jordan Valley 13.3%
  • Malheur County 10.2%
  • Oregon 9.9%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 52.9%
  • Malheur County 45.3%
  • State 46.2%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 4.1%
  • County 2.8%
  • State 3.0%

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

Jordan Valley 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 1.2
  • Malheur County 1.1
  • State 1.1

Twelve percent of Jordan Valley 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 one percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Thirty eight percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Seventeen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Twenty two percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Forty eight percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Here 11.6%
  • Malheur County 11.9%
  • State 12.2%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Jordan Valley 5.7%
  • Malheur County 5.7%
  • Oregon 6.0%

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

  • Jordan Valley 70.6%
  • Malheur County 66.8%
  • Oregon 69.0%

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

  • Jordan Valley 38.2%
  • Malheur County 26.1%
  • State 29.1%

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

  • Jordan Valley 16.6%
  • Malheur County 16.5%
  • Oregon 16.7%

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

  • Here 21.8%
  • Malheur County 22.4%
  • Oregon 23.4%

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

  • Here 48.5%
  • County 37.3%
  • State 41.7%

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

Eighty one percent of people living in Jordan Valley are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Jordan Valley 81.5%
  • County 69.3%
  • State 73.3%

Thirty two percent of people living in Jordan Valley 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. Fifty three percent of people in Jordan Valley 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 31.9%
  • Malheur County 21.1%
  • Oregon 22.1%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 26.9%
  • County 23.7%
  • State 24.6%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 53.1%
  • Malheur County 38.1%
  • Oregon 40.7%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Here 26.5%
  • County 19.4%
  • State 19.3%

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

Forty one percent of people living in Jordan Valley use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Jordan Valley 40.7%
  • Malheur County 30.0%
  • Oregon 35.3%

Twenty four percent of Jordan Valley residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty seven percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Forty 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 five percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Twenty percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Eighteen percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Twelve 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 (%)

  • Jordan Valley 24.2%
  • Malheur County 28.8%
  • Oregon 26.7%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Jordan Valley 26.9%
  • County 29.7%
  • State 27.6%

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

  • Jordan Valley 40.2%
  • County 43.1%
  • State 42.7%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 51.0%
  • County 52.6%
  • Oregon 52.1%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Jordan Valley 25.1%
  • Malheur County 30.5%
  • State 28.3%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 20.1%
  • Malheur County 23.0%
  • State 21.9%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Here 17.8%
  • Malheur County 20.7%
  • State 19.8%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Jordan Valley 11.6%
  • County 17.4%
  • Oregon 14.5%

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

  • Jordan Valley 4.4%
  • Malheur County 5.2%
  • Oregon 4.4%

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

Jordan Valley residents on average take three prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Jordan Valley 2.7
  • Malheur County 2.0
  • State 2.1

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

Seventy seven percent of people living in Jordan Valley have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Twelve percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 5.5 days per month on average. They have 5.1 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 19 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Jordan Valley 77.4%
  • County 81.2%
  • Oregon 81.1%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Jordan Valley 12.0%
  • Malheur County 10.3%
  • Oregon 10.3%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Jordan Valley 5.5
  • County 4.6
  • State 5.0

Average drinks/week

  • Here 5.1
  • Malheur County 6.4
  • Oregon 5.8

Average days/year people drink much

  • Jordan Valley 18.7
  • Malheur County 26.0
  • State 24.1

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

Ninety eight percent of Jordan Valley residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety six percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Ninety percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Forty two percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Seven percent of males in Jordan Valley have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Ninety nine percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Eighty eight percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Thirty nine percent have ever had anal sex. Eight percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Jordan Valley 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 27 women. He has vaginal sex with 18 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 five women. Males in their lifetime have anal or oral sex with 1.9 men on average. They have had 0.6 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Jordan Valley were 21 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on three men in their lifetime. Six percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Jordan Valley has vaginal or anal sex 56 times a year. Fifty six percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Jordan Valley 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 10 men on average. They have had nine 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) (%)

  • Here 98.3%
  • Malheur County 97.4%
  • Oregon 97.3%

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

  • Jordan Valley 95.5%
  • Malheur County 94.4%
  • Oregon 94.1%

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

  • Jordan Valley 89.8%
  • County 86.2%
  • Oregon 87.2%

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

  • Jordan Valley 42.4%
  • County 51.7%
  • State 49.6%

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

  • Jordan Valley 7.0%
  • Malheur County 5.3%
  • State 5.9%

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

  • Jordan Valley 98.8%
  • County 97.0%
  • State 97.1%

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

  • Here 87.8%
  • County 83.9%
  • Oregon 85.7%

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

  • Here 38.6%
  • Malheur County 40.5%
  • Oregon 40.2%

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

  • Jordan Valley 8.5%
  • County 13.5%
  • State 12.1%

Average age people first had sex

  • Jordan Valley 17.2
  • Malheur County 16.4
  • State 16.7

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

  • Here 26.6
  • County 28.8
  • State 26.7

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

  • Here 17.8
  • County 23.5
  • State 21.5

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

  • Here 21.7
  • Malheur County 20.4
  • Oregon 21.2

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

  • Here 5.0
  • Malheur County 6.4
  • State 5.6

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

  • Jordan Valley 1.9
  • Malheur County 2.0
  • Oregon 2.4

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

  • Jordan Valley 0.6
  • Malheur County 1.2
  • State 1.3

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

  • Here 20.6
  • County 20.4
  • State 20.2

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

  • Jordan Valley 3.2
  • Malheur County 4.2
  • Oregon 4.9

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 6.2%
  • County 10.2%
  • Oregon 8.3%

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

  • Jordan Valley 55.8
  • Malheur County 65.2
  • State 63.2

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 55.5%
  • Malheur County 50.8%
  • Oregon 55.3%

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

  • Here 9.9
  • County 10.5
  • State 11.3

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

  • Here 9.3
  • Malheur County 9.4
  • State 10.1

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

  • Jordan Valley 0.5
  • County 0.6
  • State 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Jordan Valley 87.4%
  • Malheur County 74.4%
  • State 80.5%

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

Ten percent of households in Jordan Valley 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 9.8%
  • Malheur County 10.0%
  • State 10.1%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Here 4.3%
  • County 4.7%
  • State 4.4%

Jordan Valley 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

  • Here 6.9
  • County 6.8
  • State 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 35.9%
  • Malheur County 29.1%
  • State 31.9%

Forty five percent of Jordan Valley residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 44.5%
  • Malheur County 53.8%
  • Oregon 52.3%

Twenty one percent of Jordan Valley 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 six 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 five 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. Forty two 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 21.1%
  • County 23.7%
  • Oregon 22.1%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 36.3%
  • County 37.7%
  • Oregon 37.6%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 24.9%
  • Malheur County 31.8%
  • State 30.5%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Jordan Valley 17.9%
  • Malheur County 17.3%
  • Oregon 18.7%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Jordan Valley 41.7%
  • County 38.2%
  • Oregon 42.0%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Jordan Valley 6.3
  • Malheur County 5.7
  • Oregon 6.0

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.9
  • County 2.8
  • State 2.8

Average hours a day using computer

  • Jordan Valley 1.1
  • County 1.2
  • State 1.3

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

Eleven percent of Jordan Valley residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Three percent of people living here has anemia, sometimes called "tired blood" or "low blood". Four percent of people 16 years and older have ever been told by a doctor or other health care professional that they had psoriasis. Thirty eight 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. Fourteen percent of people living in Jordan Valley have ever received a blood transfusion. Eighteen percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Thirty five percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Five percent have ever been told they had gout. Five percent have congestive heart failure. Four percent have coronary heart disease. Four percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Four percent have ever had a heart attack, also called myocardial infarction. Five percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. Four percent have ever had emphysema. Nine percent have another thyroid problem. Four percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Three percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Thirteen percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Jordan Valley 10.6%
  • Malheur County 10.0%
  • State 11.1%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 2.9%
  • Malheur County 3.4%
  • Oregon 3.3%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 4.3%
  • Malheur County 3.4%
  • Oregon 3.9%

People with overweight (%)

  • Jordan Valley 37.5%
  • Malheur County 31.6%
  • State 33.1%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Jordan Valley 15.7%
  • County 23.9%
  • Oregon 22.5%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Jordan Valley 13.8%
  • Malheur County 11.4%
  • State 11.6%

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

  • Jordan Valley 17.8%
  • Malheur County 22.2%
  • State 19.9%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 34.6%
  • Malheur County 24.8%
  • Oregon 26.1%

People with gout (%)

  • Here 5.2%
  • County 3.4%
  • State 3.8%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Here 4.9%
  • County 3.6%
  • State 3.5%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Jordan Valley 4.0%
  • Malheur County 3.4%
  • State 3.4%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Jordan Valley 3.5%
  • Malheur County 2.1%
  • State 2.2%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 4.4%
  • Malheur County 4.1%
  • State 4.0%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Here 4.6%
  • Malheur County 4.1%
  • Oregon 4.0%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Jordan Valley 4.4%
  • Malheur County 3.7%
  • State 3.7%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Jordan Valley 9.3%
  • County 6.7%
  • Oregon 7.5%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Jordan Valley 4.5%
  • Malheur County 3.5%
  • Oregon 3.9%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Here 2.8%
  • County 3.8%
  • State 3.5%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 13.1%
  • County 7.7%
  • Oregon 8.9%

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

Sixty seven percent of births in Jordan Valley were vaginal deliveries. Thirty three percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.4 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty one percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Forty nine percent of women breastfeed their children. Thirty percent of women in Jordan Valley have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Sixteen percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Seventy percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Seven percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Thirteen percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Twenty four 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 (%)

  • Jordan Valley 66.7%
  • Malheur County 68.4%
  • Oregon 66.0%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 33.3%
  • Malheur County 31.6%
  • Oregon 34.0%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Here 99.4%
  • County 99.4%
  • Oregon 99.4%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Jordan Valley 60.8%
  • County 60.7%
  • State 60.1%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Jordan Valley 48.6%
  • Malheur County 54.5%
  • Oregon 55.5%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 29.7%
  • Malheur County 21.3%
  • Oregon 21.9%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Jordan Valley 16.4%
  • Malheur County 11.6%
  • Oregon 11.9%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Jordan Valley 70.3%
  • Malheur County 68.6%
  • Oregon 73.3%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Here 7.0%
  • Malheur County 5.6%
  • State 7.7%

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

  • Here 13.2%
  • Malheur County 16.8%
  • State 16.0%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 24.4%
  • County 16.9%
  • State 18.1%

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

People living in Jordan Valley report their general health condition on average at 56 percent. Five percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 35 percent of Jordan Valley residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Eight percent of people living in Jordan Valley are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 56.1%
  • County 53.2%
  • Oregon 55.4%

Blood donors (%)

  • Jordan Valley 5.4%
  • County 4.1%
  • State 4.4%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 35.1%
  • County 37.3%
  • State 38.5%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 8.1%
  • County 7.7%
  • Oregon 8.2%

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

People in Jordan Valley spend $362 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 19 percent of their income. The average family in Jordan Valley spends $74 on food at other stores monthly. This is three percent of their income. They spend $164 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is seven percent of their income. They also spend $26 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Jordan Valley $362
  • Malheur County $362
  • State $363

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

  • Jordan Valley 19.0%
  • County 24.4%
  • Oregon 24.1%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $74
  • County $73
  • State $71

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Jordan Valley 3.4%
  • County 4.4%
  • State 4.1%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Jordan Valley $164
  • Malheur County $127
  • State $140

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Jordan Valley 6.9%
  • Malheur County 7.1%
  • Oregon 7.0%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Here $26
  • County $23
  • Oregon $25

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Here 1.1%
  • County 1.3%
  • Oregon 1.2%

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

People living in Jordan Valley report their general condition of hearing on average at 76 percent. Seventy five 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 one percent of Jordan Valley population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Forty two 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 Jordan Valley had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Jordan Valley 75.7%
  • County 77.8%
  • State 78.3%

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

  • Jordan Valley 74.9%
  • Malheur County 78.2%
  • Oregon 77.5%

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

  • Here 94.1%
  • Malheur County 94.5%
  • State 94.6%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Jordan Valley 21.1%
  • County 20.9%
  • Oregon 21.0%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 42.0%
  • Malheur County 48.9%
  • Oregon 44.4%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 13.5%
  • Malheur County 15.9%
  • Oregon 15.9%

Thirty two percent of Jordan Valley 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 (%)

  • Jordan Valley 31.6%
  • County 26.0%
  • State 25.7%

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Seventeen percent of Jordan Valley 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. Nine 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 17.3%
  • County 19.7%
  • State 19.5%

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

  • Here 24.9%
  • Malheur County 25.3%
  • State 25.8%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 9.9%
  • County 9.2%
  • State 9.5%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Here 9.3%
  • Malheur County 11.7%
  • Oregon 10.5%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Jordan Valley 9.1%
  • County 7.7%
  • Oregon 7.8%
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