Health and Nutrition of Lake St. Louis, MO Residents

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Fifty five percent of Lake St. Louis residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 21 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 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 three frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Lake St. Louis 54.7%
  • County 50.7%
  • State 49.8%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Here 20.8
  • County 21.1
  • Missouri 21.3

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Lake St. Louis 4.0
  • St. Charles County 3.9
  • Missouri 3.6

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

  • Lake St. Louis 1.6
  • St. Charles County 1.8
  • Missouri 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Lake St. Louis 1.9
  • County 1.9
  • Missouri 1.8

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Lake St. Louis 3.2
  • County 3.8
  • Missouri 3.7

The average Lake St. Louis 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). Twelve percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Nineteen percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Lake St. Louis residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 54 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 24 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Here 1.5
  • St. Charles County 1.8
  • State 2.0

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 11.9%
  • County 14.9%
  • Missouri 15.9%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Lake St. Louis 18.9%
  • County 21.1%
  • Missouri 21.1%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Here 54.5%
  • County 49.1%
  • State 46.9%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 3.3
  • St. Charles County 3.0
  • Missouri 2.8

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 2.6
  • St. Charles County 2.7
  • State 2.8

Average number of teeth

  • Lake St. Louis 24.2
  • St. Charles County 23.5
  • Missouri 22.6

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

The average height of Lake St. Louis residents 16 years and older is 67 inches. The average weight is 181 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 28. Thirty five percent of people living here are obese. Forty six percent have ever been obese. Forty percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Lake St. Louis 67.3
  • County 67.3
  • State 67.0

Average weight (pounds)

  • Lake St. Louis 180.6
  • County 181.4
  • State 180.9

Average BMI

  • Here 28.4
  • St. Charles County 28.6
  • Missouri 28.7

People that are obese (%)

  • Lake St. Louis 34.7%
  • St. Charles County 35.7%
  • State 37.4%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 45.7%
  • County 47.4%
  • Missouri 49.1%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Here 40.1%
  • County 37.8%
  • State 35.4%

Sixty five percent of Lake St. Louis residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty two percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Twenty percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Two percent have ever used heroin. Eleven percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 65.1%
  • County 65.5%
  • Missouri 64.8%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Lake St. Louis 21.6%
  • County 24.3%
  • State 23.6%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Lake St. Louis 20.4%
  • St. Charles County 22.2%
  • Missouri 21.5%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Here 2.3%
  • St. Charles County 3.0%
  • State 3.1%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 10.7%
  • County 13.3%
  • State 12.6%

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

Nine percent of people living in Lake St. Louis have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Fifty one 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 (%)

  • Here 8.7%
  • St. Charles County 8.2%
  • State 10.1%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Lake St. Louis 51.3%
  • County 47.0%
  • State 47.5%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 2.9%
  • St. Charles County 2.8%
  • Missouri 3.2%

Lake St. Louis 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

  • Lake St. Louis 1.0
  • St. Charles County 1.0
  • State 1.1

Eleven percent of Lake St. Louis 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 percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Thirty five percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Eighteen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Twenty three percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Forty seven percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Here 10.9%
  • St. Charles County 10.8%
  • Missouri 11.4%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Here 5.7%
  • St. Charles County 5.8%
  • Missouri 5.8%

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

  • Lake St. Louis 69.7%
  • St. Charles County 69.1%
  • Missouri 68.8%

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

  • Lake St. Louis 34.8%
  • County 30.5%
  • State 30.1%

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

  • Here 17.8%
  • St. Charles County 17.4%
  • Missouri 16.2%

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

  • Lake St. Louis 23.4%
  • St. Charles County 24.1%
  • State 22.1%

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

  • Here 46.6%
  • County 44.4%
  • State 42.5%

Eighty two percent of people living in Lake St. Louis are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Lake St. Louis 82.1%
  • St. Charles County 76.0%
  • Missouri 75.7%

Twenty four percent of people living in Lake St. Louis have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had hypertension (also called high blood pressure). Twenty five percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Forty eight percent of people in Lake St. Louis frequently check their blood cholesterol. Twenty 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 23.9%
  • County 20.3%
  • Missouri 23.7%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 25.1%
  • County 24.2%
  • State 25.4%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 48.1%
  • St. Charles County 42.1%
  • State 43.2%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Lake St. Louis 19.6%
  • County 16.5%
  • State 19.6%

Forty eight percent of people living in Lake St. Louis use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Lake St. Louis 47.6%
  • St. Charles County 41.9%
  • State 36.0%

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

Twenty three percent of Lake St. Louis residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty three percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Forty one percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Fifty percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Twenty three percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Nineteen percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Seventeen percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Ten 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. Three 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 (%)

  • Lake St. Louis 23.0%
  • St. Charles County 25.0%
  • State 25.7%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Lake St. Louis 23.4%
  • County 25.5%
  • State 26.6%

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

  • Lake St. Louis 40.6%
  • St. Charles County 42.3%
  • State 41.7%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 50.3%
  • St. Charles County 51.7%
  • Missouri 51.3%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Here 23.0%
  • County 25.7%
  • Missouri 27.4%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Lake St. Louis 19.5%
  • County 20.5%
  • Missouri 21.0%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Lake St. Louis 17.3%
  • County 18.7%
  • Missouri 18.8%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Here 9.8%
  • St. Charles County 12.2%
  • State 13.3%

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

  • Here 3.3%
  • County 3.9%
  • State 4.2%

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

Lake St. Louis residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 2.2
  • County 2.0
  • State 2.2

Eighty five percent of people living in Lake St. Louis have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Eight percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 6.3 days per month on average. They have 5.4 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 20 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Here 84.5%
  • St. Charles County 83.2%
  • Missouri 80.3%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Here 7.6%
  • County 8.5%
  • State 10.4%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 6.3
  • County 5.3
  • State 5.1

Average drinks/week

  • Here 5.4
  • St. Charles County 5.3
  • State 5.6

Average days/year people drink much

  • Lake St. Louis 19.7
  • St. Charles County 21.9
  • Missouri 23.3

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

Ninety eight percent of Lake St. Louis 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. Forty three percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Seven percent of males in Lake St. Louis 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 percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Forty percent have ever had anal sex. Nine percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Lake St. Louis were 18 years old on average when they had sex for the first time. The average man in his lifetime had any kind of sex with 24 women. He has vaginal sex with 17 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 2.9 men on average. They have had 1.4 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Lake St. Louis 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. Five percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Lake St. Louis has vaginal or anal sex 52 times a year. Fifty eight percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Lake St. Louis 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with nine men on average. They have had eight male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.4 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Eighty seven percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Here 97.6%
  • St. Charles County 97.5%
  • State 97.2%

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

  • Here 95.0%
  • County 94.3%
  • Missouri 94.3%

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

  • Lake St. Louis 89.5%
  • St. Charles County 89.0%
  • Missouri 87.1%

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

  • Lake St. Louis 42.7%
  • County 46.7%
  • Missouri 47.3%

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

  • Lake St. Louis 7.3%
  • County 6.6%
  • Missouri 5.9%

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

  • Lake St. Louis 97.7%
  • St. Charles County 97.9%
  • Missouri 97.3%

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

  • Here 90.3%
  • St. Charles County 90.1%
  • Missouri 85.3%

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

  • Lake St. Louis 39.6%
  • County 43.3%
  • Missouri 39.1%

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

  • Here 8.8%
  • County 11.5%
  • Missouri 11.7%

Average age people first had sex

  • Lake St. Louis 17.5
  • County 16.9
  • Missouri 16.8

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

  • Here 23.8
  • County 22.4
  • Missouri 26.4

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

  • Lake St. Louis 16.7
  • County 18.5
  • Missouri 20.6

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

  • Here 22.4
  • St. Charles County 21.5
  • State 21.6

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

  • Here 4.8
  • St. Charles County 4.9
  • Missouri 5.0

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

  • Here 2.9
  • County 2.8
  • Missouri 2.8

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

  • Here 1.4
  • County 1.6
  • State 1.6

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

  • Lake St. Louis 19.5
  • County 19.6
  • State 19.9

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

  • Lake St. Louis 4.1
  • County 5.2
  • State 5.1

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Lake St. Louis 5.4%
  • County 6.0%
  • State 8.6%

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

  • Lake St. Louis 51.7
  • St. Charles County 62.9
  • State 60.7

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Lake St. Louis 58.1%
  • County 60.6%
  • Missouri 55.1%

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

  • Lake St. Louis 9.2
  • County 11.1
  • State 11.3

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

  • Lake St. Louis 8.3
  • County 10.1
  • State 9.9

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

  • Lake St. Louis 0.4
  • St. Charles County 0.5
  • State 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Lake St. Louis 87.4%
  • County 85.7%
  • Missouri 83.4%

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

Nine percent of households in Lake St. Louis use chemical products in their homes to control fleas, roaches, ants, termites or other insects. Five percent use chemical products in their lawns or gardens to kill weeds.

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Here 9.3%
  • St. Charles County 9.5%
  • Missouri 10.2%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Lake St. Louis 4.6%
  • County 4.4%
  • State 4.3%

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Lake St. Louis 6.9
  • St. Charles County 6.8
  • State 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Lake St. Louis 32.6%
  • County 32.3%
  • State 31.9%

Forty percent of Lake St. Louis residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 39.7%
  • St. Charles County 49.9%
  • State 51.3%

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

Twenty percent of Lake St. Louis 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. Thirty percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Twenty five 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 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 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 two 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 19.6%
  • St. Charles County 21.5%
  • Missouri 21.6%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 37.6%
  • County 38.2%
  • Missouri 37.7%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 30.0%
  • St. Charles County 30.2%
  • State 29.9%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Lake St. Louis 25.4%
  • St. Charles County 22.8%
  • Missouri 19.9%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 51.2%
  • St. Charles County 47.7%
  • Missouri 43.0%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 6.6
  • St. Charles County 6.4
  • State 6.2

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Lake St. Louis 2.5
  • St. Charles County 2.6
  • State 2.8

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 1.3
  • County 1.3
  • Missouri 1.2

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

Nine percent of Lake St. Louis 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 six percent are overweight. Thirteen 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. Eleven percent of people living in Lake St. Louis have ever received a blood transfusion. Fifteen percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty six percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Five percent have ever been told they had gout. Three percent have congestive heart failure. Three percent have coronary heart disease. Two 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. Three percent have ever had emphysema. Nine percent have another thyroid problem. Three 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 9.3%
  • St. Charles County 10.4%
  • State 10.9%

People with anemia (%)

  • Lake St. Louis 2.7%
  • County 2.8%
  • State 3.4%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 4.3%
  • St. Charles County 4.3%
  • State 3.9%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 35.8%
  • County 34.5%
  • State 34.3%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Here 13.1%
  • County 18.5%
  • Missouri 19.7%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Here 11.2%
  • St. Charles County 10.9%
  • Missouri 11.9%

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

  • Lake St. Louis 15.1%
  • County 16.6%
  • State 18.5%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Lake St. Louis 26.0%
  • St. Charles County 24.2%
  • Missouri 26.5%

People with gout (%)

  • Here 4.7%
  • County 3.8%
  • State 4.0%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Lake St. Louis 2.6%
  • St. Charles County 2.7%
  • Missouri 3.5%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Lake St. Louis 3.0%
  • St. Charles County 2.7%
  • State 3.3%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 2.3%
  • St. Charles County 1.9%
  • Missouri 2.3%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 3.4%
  • County 3.2%
  • Missouri 3.9%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Lake St. Louis 2.8%
  • St. Charles County 3.0%
  • Missouri 3.9%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Lake St. Louis 2.5%
  • St. Charles County 2.8%
  • State 3.3%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Lake St. Louis 8.6%
  • St. Charles County 7.3%
  • State 7.7%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Lake St. Louis 3.0%
  • St. Charles County 3.7%
  • Missouri 3.9%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Lake St. Louis 2.5%
  • St. Charles County 2.8%
  • State 3.0%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 11.4%
  • St. Charles County 8.7%
  • Missouri 9.4%

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

Sixty one percent of births in Lake St. Louis were vaginal deliveries. Thirty nine percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.2 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Fifty six percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Sixty five percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty three percent of women in Lake St. Louis 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 two percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Eleven percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Thirteen 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 61.0%
  • County 62.5%
  • Missouri 64.7%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Lake St. Louis 39.0%
  • St. Charles County 37.5%
  • State 35.3%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Here 99.2%
  • County 99.4%
  • State 99.3%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 56.1%
  • County 59.5%
  • Missouri 59.8%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Lake St. Louis 65.3%
  • St. Charles County 60.1%
  • State 54.1%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 22.5%
  • St. Charles County 21.3%
  • State 22.9%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Here 13.0%
  • County 11.4%
  • Missouri 12.3%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Lake St. Louis 82.4%
  • St. Charles County 79.6%
  • State 75.5%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Here 10.6%
  • County 9.3%
  • Missouri 8.3%

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

  • Lake St. Louis 13.2%
  • County 17.6%
  • Missouri 16.1%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 22.9%
  • County 18.6%
  • Missouri 19.0%

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

People living in Lake St. Louis report their general health condition on average at 61 percent. Six percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 42 percent of Lake St. Louis residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Nine percent of people living in Lake St. Louis are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 61.0%
  • County 58.4%
  • State 56.3%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 6.4%
  • St. Charles County 5.0%
  • Missouri 4.7%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Lake St. Louis 41.5%
  • County 42.5%
  • Missouri 40.3%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 9.0%
  • County 8.8%
  • Missouri 8.6%

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

People in Lake St. Louis spend $372 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 18 percent of their income. The average family in Lake St. Louis spends $78 on food at other stores monthly. This is four percent of their income. They spend $186 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is seven percent of their income. They also spend $29 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Lake St. Louis $372
  • St. Charles County $370
  • Missouri $358

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

  • Here 18.2%
  • St. Charles County 22.8%
  • State 23.5%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Lake St. Louis $78
  • County $73
  • State $71

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Lake St. Louis 3.6%
  • St. Charles County 4.2%
  • State 4.2%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Lake St. Louis $186
  • County $163
  • State $143

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Lake St. Louis 7.5%
  • St. Charles County 7.5%
  • State 7.0%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Lake St. Louis $29
  • St. Charles County $27
  • State $25

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Lake St. Louis 1.2%
  • St. Charles County 1.2%
  • Missouri 1.3%

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

People living in Lake St. Louis report their general condition of hearing on average at 80 percent. Eighty 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 five percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Nineteen percent of Lake St. Louis population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Thirty seven 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. Fifteen percent of people in Lake St. Louis had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Here 80.0%
  • St. Charles County 80.2%
  • State 78.8%

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

  • Here 80.1%
  • County 79.4%
  • State 78.4%

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

  • Lake St. Louis 95.3%
  • County 95.5%
  • State 94.9%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Here 18.5%
  • St. Charles County 19.8%
  • Missouri 20.3%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Lake St. Louis 36.9%
  • County 40.8%
  • Missouri 42.7%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 14.5%
  • St. Charles County 16.1%
  • Missouri 15.7%

Twenty seven percent of Lake St. Louis 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 27.0%
  • St. Charles County 23.9%
  • State 26.6%

Thirteen percent of Lake St. Louis 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 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. Seven 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 (%)

  • Here 13.3%
  • County 15.8%
  • Missouri 18.4%

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

  • Here 19.9%
  • County 22.2%
  • Missouri 24.8%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 6.7%
  • County 8.0%
  • Missouri 9.4%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Lake St. Louis 6.6%
  • County 8.1%
  • Missouri 9.6%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Lake St. Louis 6.4%
  • St. Charles County 6.4%
  • Missouri 8.0%

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

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