Health and Nutrition of Maynard, IA Residents

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Fifty percent of Maynard residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 23 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 (%)

  • Here 50.2%
  • Fayette County 49.2%
  • Iowa 48.7%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Maynard 22.7
  • County 22.3
  • State 22.2

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Maynard 2.7
  • Fayette County 3.2
  • Iowa 3.4

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

  • Here 1.3
  • Fayette County 1.6
  • Iowa 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Maynard 1.1
  • County 1.5
  • State 1.7

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 3.0
  • Fayette County 3.5
  • State 3.9

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

The average Maynard 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. Nineteen percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Maynard residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 46 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 20 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Maynard 1.9
  • County 2.1
  • Iowa 2.1

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Maynard 19.5%
  • Fayette County 17.0%
  • Iowa 17.3%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Maynard 19.5%
  • County 21.9%
  • Iowa 21.9%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Here 46.3%
  • Fayette County 44.5%
  • Iowa 44.7%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 3.3
  • Fayette County 2.8
  • Iowa 2.7

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 2.4
  • County 2.6
  • Iowa 2.7

Average number of teeth

  • Here 20.3
  • Fayette County 21.1
  • Iowa 21.7

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

The average height of Maynard residents 16 years and older is 64 inches. The average weight is 167 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 30. Forty five percent of people living here are obese. Fifty four percent have ever been obese. Forty four percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Here 63.7
  • Fayette County 66.7
  • Iowa 66.9

Average weight (pounds)

  • Maynard 166.7
  • Fayette County 180.8
  • State 179.8

Average BMI

  • Maynard 30.0
  • Fayette County 29.1
  • Iowa 28.6

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 44.9%
  • Fayette County 38.9%
  • Iowa 36.9%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Maynard 54.5%
  • County 51.5%
  • State 49.3%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Maynard 44.0%
  • Fayette County 34.1%
  • State 33.4%

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

Fifty four percent of Maynard residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty three 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. Three percent have ever used heroin. Fourteen percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 54.4%
  • Fayette County 63.1%
  • State 66.1%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Maynard 22.8%
  • County 25.5%
  • Iowa 25.6%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Maynard 19.5%
  • County 23.5%
  • State 23.0%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Maynard 3.3%
  • County 3.5%
  • Iowa 3.5%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 13.7%
  • Fayette County 14.2%
  • State 14.5%

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

Fifteen percent of people living in Maynard 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 (%)

  • Maynard 15.1%
  • Fayette County 12.1%
  • State 10.4%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Maynard 51.5%
  • Fayette County 46.2%
  • Iowa 46.5%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Maynard 4.0%
  • Fayette County 3.6%
  • Iowa 3.2%

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

Maynard 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 1.4
  • Fayette County 1.2
  • State 1.2

Eleven percent of Maynard 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 three percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Forty two percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Eleven percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Twelve percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Fifty seven percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Here 11.4%
  • Fayette County 12.9%
  • Iowa 12.2%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Maynard 4.1%
  • Fayette County 5.2%
  • State 6.1%

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

  • Here 72.9%
  • County 69.9%
  • State 70.1%

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

  • Maynard 41.7%
  • Fayette County 34.3%
  • State 30.5%

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

  • Maynard 10.5%
  • Fayette County 16.2%
  • Iowa 16.9%

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

  • Maynard 12.5%
  • Fayette County 22.2%
  • State 23.6%

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

  • Here 57.0%
  • Fayette County 45.0%
  • State 42.9%

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

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Maynard 79.7%
  • Fayette County 76.2%
  • Iowa 74.1%

Thirty three percent of people living in Maynard 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 Maynard 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 33.2%
  • Fayette County 26.5%
  • State 24.0%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Maynard 26.1%
  • Fayette County 26.4%
  • State 25.9%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Maynard 50.5%
  • County 46.2%
  • State 41.8%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Here 26.6%
  • County 24.1%
  • Iowa 20.7%

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

Forty percent of people living in Maynard use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 40.4%
  • Fayette County 34.1%
  • State 34.8%

Twenty five percent of Maynard residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Thirty three percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Forty three 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 three 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 percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Fourteen 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 (%)

  • Here 25.3%
  • Fayette County 26.4%
  • State 26.5%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Maynard 33.2%
  • County 30.3%
  • State 27.8%

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

  • Here 43.4%
  • County 42.7%
  • State 42.7%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Maynard 56.0%
  • Fayette County 51.9%
  • State 52.0%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Here 32.9%
  • County 27.3%
  • State 28.3%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 22.5%
  • County 21.0%
  • State 22.0%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Here 20.0%
  • County 19.5%
  • Iowa 19.6%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Here 14.4%
  • County 15.0%
  • Iowa 14.6%

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

  • Maynard 5.2%
  • County 5.2%
  • State 4.5%

Maynard residents on average take three prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 3.0
  • County 2.4
  • State 2.3

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

Sixty three percent of people living in Maynard have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Twenty one percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 3.4 days per month on average. They have 3.8 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 (%)

  • Maynard 62.6%
  • Fayette County 76.4%
  • Iowa 80.5%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Maynard 21.4%
  • Fayette County 13.3%
  • State 10.7%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 3.4
  • County 4.8
  • Iowa 5.0

Average drinks/week

  • Maynard 3.8
  • County 5.9
  • Iowa 5.8

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 15.1
  • Fayette County 25.0
  • State 24.7

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

Ninety nine percent of Maynard residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. 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. Nine percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Maynard were 17 years old on average when they had sex for the first time. People living here were on average 23 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. People in Maynard 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. Nine percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Maynard has vaginal or anal sex 72 times a year. Fifty five percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Maynard 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 0.6 female sex partners in their lifetimes.

Summary

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

  • Here 98.9%
  • County 97.6%
  • State 97.2%

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

  • Maynard 98.9%
  • Fayette County 98.4%
  • Iowa 97.3%

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

  • Here 88.2%
  • County 87.0%
  • State 85.7%

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

  • Here 36.4%
  • Fayette County 37.3%
  • State 39.4%

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

  • Maynard 9.2%
  • Fayette County 9.5%
  • State 11.9%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 16.8
  • Fayette County 16.6
  • State 16.6

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

  • Here 23.2
  • Fayette County 20.8
  • State 21.2

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

  • Here 20.0
  • County 19.7
  • Iowa 20.3

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

  • Maynard 4.6
  • Fayette County 10.1
  • State 5.7

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Maynard 8.6%
  • Fayette County 7.6%
  • Iowa 8.3%

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

  • Here 72.2
  • County 68.2
  • State 64.1

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 54.6%
  • Fayette County 54.1%
  • Iowa 55.7%

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

  • Maynard 10.3
  • County 11.0
  • Iowa 11.9

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

  • Maynard 9.3
  • Fayette County 9.8
  • Iowa 10.6

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

  • Maynard 0.6
  • Fayette County 0.5
  • State 0.5

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

Eight percent of households in Maynard 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 (%)

  • Maynard 8.3%
  • County 8.9%
  • Iowa 10.1%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Here 3.6%
  • Fayette County 4.5%
  • State 4.4%

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

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Maynard 6.8
  • County 6.8
  • State 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 43.0%
  • County 34.2%
  • Iowa 32.9%

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

Fifty percent of Maynard residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 49.6%
  • Fayette County 52.9%
  • State 53.4%

Nineteen percent of Maynard 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. Seventeen 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 six 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 (%)

  • Maynard 19.0%
  • County 25.2%
  • Iowa 22.9%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 35.8%
  • Fayette County 39.6%
  • Iowa 38.2%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Maynard 16.6%
  • Fayette County 23.3%
  • Iowa 29.2%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 9.7%
  • County 14.7%
  • Iowa 16.9%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Maynard 35.6%
  • Fayette County 38.3%
  • State 40.8%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 5.7
  • Fayette County 5.9
  • Iowa 6.0

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 3.2
  • Fayette County 3.0
  • Iowa 2.9

Average hours a day using computer

  • Maynard 1.0
  • Fayette County 1.1
  • State 1.2

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

Thirteen percent of Maynard 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". Four percent of people 16 years and older have ever been told by a doctor or other health care professional that they had psoriasis. Forty two percent are overweight. Sixteen percent of people 60 years and older have difficulties in thinking or remembering that can make a big difference in everyday activities (this does not refer to occasionally forgetting your keys or the name of someone you recently met). This refers to things like confusion or memory loss that are happening more often or getting worse. Fifteen percent of people living in Maynard have ever received a blood transfusion. Twenty 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. Four 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. Fourteen percent have another thyroid problem. Six percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Two 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 (%)

  • Here 13.3%
  • Fayette County 10.3%
  • Iowa 11.5%

People with anemia (%)

  • Maynard 4.3%
  • Fayette County 2.9%
  • Iowa 3.3%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 4.4%
  • County 4.4%
  • State 4.0%

People with overweight (%)

  • Maynard 42.4%
  • Fayette County 35.3%
  • Iowa 33.5%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Here 16.0%
  • County 18.4%
  • State 22.5%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Here 14.9%
  • County 12.7%
  • State 12.3%

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

  • Here 20.2%
  • Fayette County 19.5%
  • State 19.8%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 39.7%
  • County 30.8%
  • Iowa 27.9%

People with gout (%)

  • Maynard 3.5%
  • Fayette County 3.9%
  • State 4.0%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Maynard 6.3%
  • County 4.8%
  • Iowa 4.1%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Here 3.2%
  • Fayette County 4.3%
  • Iowa 3.6%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 4.7%
  • County 3.4%
  • Iowa 2.5%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Maynard 4.3%
  • Fayette County 5.1%
  • Iowa 4.4%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Maynard 5.6%
  • County 5.0%
  • State 4.4%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Maynard 3.2%
  • County 4.1%
  • State 4.1%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 14.3%
  • Fayette County 8.8%
  • Iowa 8.0%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Maynard 5.8%
  • Fayette County 4.8%
  • Iowa 4.3%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Maynard 2.1%
  • County 2.4%
  • Iowa 3.6%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Maynard 13.2%
  • County 10.4%
  • Iowa 9.8%

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

Sixty seven percent of births in Maynard were vaginal deliveries. Thirty three percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.5 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty three percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Forty four percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty nine percent of women in Maynard 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 percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Seven percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Fourteen 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 66.6%
  • Fayette County 67.1%
  • State 66.6%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 33.4%
  • Fayette County 32.9%
  • Iowa 33.4%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

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

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Maynard 62.5%
  • County 61.9%
  • Iowa 60.8%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Here 44.0%
  • County 46.4%
  • Iowa 52.4%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Maynard 29.1%
  • County 27.6%
  • State 23.9%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Here 16.5%
  • Fayette County 15.6%
  • Iowa 13.1%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Maynard 70.2%
  • County 72.6%
  • State 73.7%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Here 7.3%
  • Fayette County 7.9%
  • State 8.0%

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

  • Here 13.5%
  • County 14.0%
  • State 15.1%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 23.0%
  • County 22.8%
  • Iowa 19.4%

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

People living in Maynard report their general health condition on average at 53 percent. Four percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 28 percent of Maynard residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Six percent of people living in Maynard are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Maynard 52.6%
  • County 54.5%
  • Iowa 54.9%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 4.4%
  • Fayette County 4.0%
  • Iowa 4.1%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Maynard 27.7%
  • County 32.6%
  • Iowa 37.6%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 6.0%
  • County 8.2%
  • State 8.3%

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

People in Maynard spend $338 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 22 percent of their income. The average family in Maynard spends $75 on food at other stores monthly. This is five percent of their income. They spend $116 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is five percent of their income. They also spend $19 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Maynard $338
  • County $347
  • State $358

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

  • Here 21.6%
  • Fayette County 23.3%
  • State 24.5%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $75
  • County $68
  • Iowa $67

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 4.7%
  • County 4.2%
  • State 4.0%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $116
  • County $121
  • State $133

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Maynard 4.9%
  • County 5.8%
  • Iowa 6.6%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Maynard $19
  • Fayette County $21
  • Iowa $22

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Maynard 1.1%
  • Fayette County 1.1%
  • State 1.2%

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

People living in Maynard 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 five percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Eighteen percent of Maynard 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 Maynard had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Maynard 75.8%
  • County 75.4%
  • State 77.3%

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

  • Maynard 72.8%
  • Fayette County 74.1%
  • Iowa 76.1%

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

  • Here 94.7%
  • Fayette County 93.7%
  • State 94.3%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Here 18.3%
  • County 22.0%
  • Iowa 21.8%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Maynard 31.0%
  • County 49.0%
  • Iowa 46.1%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 6.5%
  • Fayette County 15.2%
  • Iowa 16.1%

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

Thirty three percent of Maynard 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 (%)

  • Maynard 32.9%
  • Fayette County 30.3%
  • Iowa 26.7%

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

Eighteen percent of Maynard 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. Eleven 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 (%)

  • Maynard 17.7%
  • County 19.4%
  • State 20.8%

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

  • Here 26.4%
  • County 26.6%
  • Iowa 27.3%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 12.4%
  • County 10.6%
  • Iowa 10.3%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Maynard 10.9%
  • Fayette County 11.0%
  • Iowa 11.1%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 10.7%
  • Fayette County 9.3%
  • State 8.6%

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

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