Health and Nutrition of Lawler, IA Residents

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Fifty percent of Lawler residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 22 times per month. This includes chocolate and other flavored milks, as well as hot cocoa made with milk, and does not count small amounts of milk added to coffee or tea. People living here eat an average of three meals (breakfasts, lunches or dinners) per week that were prepared away from home in places such as restaurants, fast food places, food stands, grocery stores or from vending machines. They get 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. They also eat three frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Lawler 49.9%
  • Chickasaw County 46.4%
  • State 48.7%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Lawler 21.9
  • Chickasaw County 23.2
  • State 22.2

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Lawler 2.7
  • County 3.1
  • State 3.4

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

  • Lawler 1.3
  • Chickasaw County 1.8
  • Iowa 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Here 1.1
  • County 1.5
  • State 1.7

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Lawler 3.0
  • Chickasaw County 4.1
  • Iowa 3.9

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

The average Lawler 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). Twenty 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). Lawler 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 three days per week. They also use mouthwash or other dental rinse products to treat dental disease or dental problems an average of two days per week. The average person living here (including children) has 21 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Here 1.9
  • County 2.4
  • Iowa 2.1

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Lawler 19.5%
  • County 20.2%
  • Iowa 17.3%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 19.8%
  • Chickasaw County 23.2%
  • Iowa 21.9%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Here 46.6%
  • Chickasaw County 40.3%
  • State 44.7%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 3.3
  • County 2.2
  • State 2.7

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 2.3
  • Chickasaw County 2.7
  • State 2.7

Average number of teeth

  • Here 20.8
  • County 19.0
  • State 21.7

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

The average height of Lawler residents 16 years and older is 64 inches. The average weight is 168 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 30. Forty six percent of people living here are obese. Fifty five percent have ever been obese. Forty five percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Lawler 63.8
  • County 66.9
  • State 66.9

Average weight (pounds)

  • Lawler 168.3
  • Chickasaw County 180.0
  • Iowa 179.8

Average BMI

  • Lawler 30.2
  • Chickasaw County 28.7
  • Iowa 28.6

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 45.9%
  • County 37.9%
  • State 36.9%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Lawler 55.3%
  • County 51.9%
  • State 49.3%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Here 45.3%
  • County 29.4%
  • State 33.4%

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

Fifty five percent of Lawler residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty two percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Nineteen 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 (%)

  • Lawler 55.0%
  • Chickasaw County 68.0%
  • State 66.1%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Here 22.2%
  • County 28.2%
  • State 25.6%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Lawler 19.4%
  • County 24.6%
  • Iowa 23.0%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Here 2.9%
  • Chickasaw County 4.3%
  • Iowa 3.5%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Lawler 12.4%
  • County 17.0%
  • State 14.5%

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

Fifteen percent of people living in Lawler have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Fifty two 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 (%)

  • Lawler 15.0%
  • Chickasaw County 13.1%
  • State 10.4%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Lawler 51.9%
  • Chickasaw County 48.0%
  • State 46.5%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Lawler 4.0%
  • Chickasaw County 3.8%
  • Iowa 3.2%

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

Lawler 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 1.3
  • County 1.3
  • State 1.2

Eleven percent of Lawler 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. Four 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. Forty one percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Eleven percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Thirteen percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Fifty eight percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Lawler 10.7%
  • Chickasaw County 12.1%
  • State 12.2%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Lawler 4.3%
  • County 7.3%
  • State 6.1%

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

  • Here 70.9%
  • Chickasaw County 70.8%
  • State 70.1%

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

  • Here 41.1%
  • County 28.8%
  • Iowa 30.5%

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

  • Here 10.7%
  • County 17.2%
  • Iowa 16.9%

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

  • Lawler 12.8%
  • County 24.8%
  • Iowa 23.6%

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

  • Lawler 58.3%
  • County 41.4%
  • State 42.9%

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

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Lawler 79.7%
  • Chickasaw County 72.4%
  • State 74.1%

Thirty three percent of people living in Lawler have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had hypertension (also called high blood pressure). Twenty six percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Fifty one percent of people in Lawler frequently check their blood cholesterol. Twenty eight 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 32.7%
  • Chickasaw County 29.0%
  • State 24.0%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Lawler 26.4%
  • Chickasaw County 29.1%
  • Iowa 25.9%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 51.1%
  • Chickasaw County 43.8%
  • Iowa 41.8%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Here 28.2%
  • County 25.7%
  • State 20.7%

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

Forty one percent of people living in Lawler use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 41.0%
  • Chickasaw County 28.7%
  • Iowa 34.8%

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

  • Lawler 26.0%
  • County 27.7%
  • State 26.5%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 34.9%
  • Chickasaw County 28.9%
  • State 27.8%

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

  • Lawler 44.8%
  • County 43.6%
  • State 42.7%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 56.1%
  • Chickasaw County 51.8%
  • State 52.0%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Lawler 34.7%
  • County 30.0%
  • Iowa 28.3%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 23.0%
  • Chickasaw County 23.1%
  • Iowa 22.0%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Lawler 20.7%
  • County 19.7%
  • Iowa 19.6%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Lawler 14.8%
  • County 15.7%
  • State 14.6%

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

  • Here 5.1%
  • Chickasaw County 4.8%
  • State 4.5%

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

Lawler residents on average take three prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 3.0
  • Chickasaw County 2.7
  • State 2.3

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

Sixty four percent of people living in Lawler have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Twenty percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 3.3 days per month on average. They have 3.7 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 15 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Here 64.3%
  • County 80.0%
  • Iowa 80.5%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Here 20.2%
  • County 10.7%
  • State 10.7%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 3.3
  • County 4.6
  • Iowa 5.0

Average drinks/week

  • Lawler 3.7
  • County 6.1
  • State 5.8

Average days/year people drink much

  • Lawler 15.4
  • Chickasaw County 27.4
  • State 24.7

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

Ninety nine percent of Lawler 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. Eighty three percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Thirty percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Seven percent of males in Lawler 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 six percent have ever had anal sex. Eight percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Lawler 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 14 women. People living here were on average 24 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. People in Lawler were 20 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on five men in their lifetime. Eight percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Lawler has vaginal or anal sex 64 times a year. Fifty percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Lawler 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.

Summary

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

  • Here 98.8%
  • Chickasaw County 97.7%
  • State 97.2%

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

  • Here 95.0%
  • County 95.4%
  • Iowa 94.5%

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

  • Here 82.9%
  • Chickasaw County 88.2%
  • Iowa 87.9%

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

  • Here 30.3%
  • County 52.7%
  • State 50.0%

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

  • Lawler 7.1%
  • Chickasaw County 3.7%
  • Iowa 5.5%

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

  • Here 98.8%
  • County 97.6%
  • Iowa 97.3%

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

  • Lawler 88.1%
  • County 82.9%
  • State 85.7%

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

  • Here 36.2%
  • Chickasaw County 39.5%
  • Iowa 39.4%

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

  • Here 8.2%
  • Chickasaw County 12.1%
  • State 11.9%

Average age people first had sex

  • Lawler 16.9
  • Chickasaw County 16.1
  • Iowa 16.6

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

  • Lawler 13.5
  • County 30.6
  • State 26.9

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

  • Lawler 24.2
  • County 21.0
  • State 21.2

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

  • Lawler 19.8
  • County 22.5
  • Iowa 20.3

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

  • Here 4.5
  • Chickasaw County 4.2
  • State 5.7

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Lawler 8.3%
  • County 8.1%
  • State 8.3%

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

  • Lawler 64.1
  • County 61.6
  • Iowa 64.1

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 49.7%
  • County 54.4%
  • State 55.7%

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

  • Lawler 10.0
  • Chickasaw County 13.7
  • State 11.9

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

  • Lawler 8.6
  • Chickasaw County 12.0
  • State 10.6

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

  • Here 0.5
  • Chickasaw County 0.5
  • Iowa 0.5

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

Eight percent of households in Lawler 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 (%)

  • Lawler 7.9%
  • Chickasaw County 11.2%
  • Iowa 10.1%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Here 3.7%
  • Chickasaw County 4.4%
  • Iowa 4.4%

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

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Here 6.8
  • County 6.8
  • State 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Lawler 45.2%
  • Chickasaw County 34.8%
  • Iowa 32.9%

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

Fifty percent of Lawler residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 50.4%
  • County 57.4%
  • Iowa 53.4%

Twenty percent of Lawler 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 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. Eighteen percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Ten 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. Thirty five 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 1.0 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Lawler 19.7%
  • County 23.3%
  • State 22.9%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Lawler 36.6%
  • County 36.8%
  • Iowa 38.2%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Lawler 17.9%
  • Chickasaw County 29.2%
  • State 29.2%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Lawler 10.3%
  • County 10.1%
  • Iowa 16.9%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 35.3%
  • County 33.2%
  • State 40.8%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 5.8
  • County 5.9
  • State 6.0

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 3.1
  • County 3.1
  • State 2.9

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 1.0
  • County 1.0
  • State 1.2

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

Thirteen percent of Lawler 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 four percent are overweight. Fifteen 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 Lawler have ever received a blood transfusion. Twenty two percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Forty percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Four percent have ever been told they had gout. Six percent have congestive heart failure. Three percent have coronary heart disease. Five percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Five percent have ever had a heart attack, also called myocardial infarction. Six percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. Three percent have ever had emphysema. Fifteen percent have another thyroid problem. Six percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Two percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Twelve percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Here 13.1%
  • County 13.3%
  • Iowa 11.5%

People with anemia (%)

  • Lawler 4.4%
  • Chickasaw County 3.9%
  • State 3.3%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 4.6%
  • Chickasaw County 4.4%
  • State 4.0%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 44.4%
  • Chickasaw County 34.7%
  • Iowa 33.5%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Here 14.9%
  • Chickasaw County 27.8%
  • Iowa 22.5%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Here 14.3%
  • Chickasaw County 14.8%
  • Iowa 12.3%

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

  • Lawler 21.5%
  • County 23.2%
  • Iowa 19.8%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Lawler 40.2%
  • County 33.8%
  • Iowa 27.9%

People with gout (%)

  • Lawler 3.7%
  • Chickasaw County 4.8%
  • State 4.0%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Here 6.5%
  • County 6.2%
  • Iowa 4.1%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Lawler 3.3%
  • Chickasaw County 4.8%
  • Iowa 3.6%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Lawler 5.0%
  • Chickasaw County 3.1%
  • Iowa 2.5%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Lawler 4.9%
  • County 6.0%
  • Iowa 4.4%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Lawler 5.7%
  • County 5.9%
  • State 4.4%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Here 2.8%
  • Chickasaw County 6.8%
  • Iowa 4.1%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Lawler 15.0%
  • Chickasaw County 8.1%
  • State 8.0%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Lawler 5.8%
  • Chickasaw County 5.5%
  • State 4.3%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Lawler 2.3%
  • Chickasaw County 5.3%
  • Iowa 3.6%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Lawler 12.2%
  • County 11.0%
  • State 9.8%

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

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

  • Lawler 66.4%
  • Chickasaw County 71.0%
  • Iowa 66.6%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 33.6%
  • County 29.0%
  • Iowa 33.4%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Here 99.4%
  • Chickasaw County 99.5%
  • Iowa 99.5%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Lawler 61.5%
  • County 63.5%
  • State 60.8%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Lawler 44.8%
  • County 46.3%
  • Iowa 52.4%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 29.3%
  • County 28.1%
  • Iowa 23.9%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Lawler 17.3%
  • County 14.9%
  • State 13.1%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Lawler 73.4%
  • Chickasaw County 71.4%
  • State 73.7%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Lawler 8.0%
  • County 5.6%
  • Iowa 8.0%

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

  • Lawler 12.8%
  • Chickasaw County 14.2%
  • Iowa 15.1%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 25.2%
  • County 20.7%
  • State 19.4%

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

People living in Lawler report their general health condition on average at 53 percent. Five percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 29 percent of Lawler residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Six percent of people living in Lawler are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Lawler 53.0%
  • County 50.9%
  • Iowa 54.9%

Blood donors (%)

  • Lawler 5.1%
  • County 2.9%
  • State 4.1%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 28.8%
  • County 36.6%
  • Iowa 37.6%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Lawler 6.4%
  • County 8.1%
  • Iowa 8.3%

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

People in Lawler spend $338 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 21 percent of their income. The average family in Lawler spends $77 on food at other stores monthly. This is five percent of their income. They spend $120 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is five percent of their income. They also spend $21 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 $338
  • Chickasaw County $360
  • State $358

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

  • Here 21.0%
  • County 26.3%
  • Iowa 24.5%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $77
  • County $57
  • Iowa $67

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 4.5%
  • County 3.5%
  • Iowa 4.0%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $120
  • Chickasaw County $116
  • Iowa $133

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 4.9%
  • County 5.7%
  • State 6.6%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Lawler $21
  • County $20
  • State $22

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Here 1.1%
  • Chickasaw County 1.1%
  • Iowa 1.2%

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

People living in Lawler report their general condition of hearing on average at 76 percent. Seventy three 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. Nineteen percent of Lawler population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Thirty one 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. Six percent of people in Lawler had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Here 76.3%
  • County 74.3%
  • State 77.3%

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

  • Lawler 72.6%
  • County 71.7%
  • State 76.1%

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

  • Here 94.2%
  • Chickasaw County 93.5%
  • State 94.3%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Lawler 19.2%
  • Chickasaw County 25.7%
  • State 21.8%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 30.9%
  • Chickasaw County 50.9%
  • State 46.1%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Lawler 5.9%
  • Chickasaw County 17.2%
  • Iowa 16.1%

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

Thirty one percent of Lawler 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 (%)

  • Lawler 30.5%
  • Chickasaw County 27.4%
  • State 26.7%

Nineteen percent of Lawler 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 six percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Twelve 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. Ten 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 19.3%
  • Chickasaw County 27.6%
  • Iowa 20.8%

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

  • Lawler 26.3%
  • County 34.5%
  • Iowa 27.3%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 11.9%
  • County 13.2%
  • State 10.3%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Lawler 10.8%
  • County 14.2%
  • Iowa 11.1%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Lawler 9.8%
  • County 11.0%
  • Iowa 8.6%
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