Health and Nutrition of McLoud, OK Residents

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Fifty percent of McLoud residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 20 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 four frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • McLoud 50.3%
  • County 51.3%
  • Oklahoma 48.0%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Here 19.8
  • Pottawatomie County 21.0
  • State 21.2

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Here 4.0
  • Pottawatomie County 3.8
  • State 3.5

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

  • McLoud 1.8
  • County 1.7
  • State 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Here 1.8
  • County 1.8
  • Oklahoma 1.8

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 3.8
  • Pottawatomie County 3.8
  • Oklahoma 3.8

The average McLoud 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). Sixteen percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Eighteen percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). McLoud residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 51 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 25 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • McLoud 1.7
  • Pottawatomie County 1.8
  • Oklahoma 2.1

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 16.1%
  • Pottawatomie County 16.0%
  • State 18.0%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 17.8%
  • County 19.3%
  • State 21.7%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • McLoud 50.5%
  • County 49.1%
  • Oklahoma 44.2%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 3.1
  • Pottawatomie County 3.0
  • State 2.7

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • McLoud 2.8
  • County 2.6
  • Oklahoma 2.8

Average number of teeth

  • McLoud 24.6
  • County 22.9
  • State 22.0

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

The average height of McLoud residents 16 years and older is 66 inches. The average weight is 178 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Thirty eight percent of people living here are obese. Forty eight percent have ever been obese. Forty percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Here 66.1
  • County 66.8
  • State 66.7

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 177.6
  • County 178.0
  • State 179.7

Average BMI

  • Here 29.1
  • County 28.5
  • State 28.8

People that are obese (%)

  • McLoud 38.3%
  • County 35.6%
  • State 37.8%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • McLoud 47.6%
  • Pottawatomie County 46.8%
  • Oklahoma 50.0%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • McLoud 40.4%
  • Pottawatomie County 36.9%
  • Oklahoma 34.1%

Sixty four percent of McLoud residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty four 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. Two percent have ever used heroin. Thirteen percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • McLoud 63.9%
  • Pottawatomie County 64.6%
  • State 65.4%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Here 24.0%
  • Pottawatomie County 23.2%
  • Oklahoma 25.3%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 21.5%
  • Pottawatomie County 21.5%
  • Oklahoma 23.0%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Here 2.2%
  • Pottawatomie County 2.7%
  • Oklahoma 3.1%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • McLoud 12.6%
  • Pottawatomie County 12.6%
  • State 14.4%

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

Eight percent of people living in McLoud have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Forty nine percent of people had a blood test for high sugar or diabetes within the past three years. Two percent of city residents are currently taking insulin.

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • McLoud 8.5%
  • County 10.5%
  • Oklahoma 10.9%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 49.3%
  • County 48.0%
  • State 46.4%

People taking insulin (%)

  • McLoud 2.4%
  • County 2.9%
  • State 3.2%

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

McLoud 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

  • McLoud 1.1
  • County 1.1
  • State 1.2

Eleven percent of McLoud 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. Five percent have been having problems with their ability to taste sweet, sour, salty or bitter foods and drinks. Sixty seven percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Twenty nine percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Thirteen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Twenty percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Forty five percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • McLoud 11.3%
  • Pottawatomie County 11.5%
  • Oklahoma 11.9%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • McLoud 5.5%
  • Pottawatomie County 5.6%
  • Oklahoma 5.7%

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

  • Here 66.6%
  • County 67.6%
  • Oklahoma 67.8%

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

  • Here 29.0%
  • Pottawatomie County 32.5%
  • Oklahoma 27.9%

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

  • McLoud 13.3%
  • Pottawatomie County 15.4%
  • State 15.8%

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

  • McLoud 19.7%
  • County 21.8%
  • State 22.0%

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

  • McLoud 45.1%
  • Pottawatomie County 45.6%
  • Oklahoma 41.1%

Seventy eight percent of people living in McLoud are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 77.6%
  • County 77.9%
  • Oklahoma 73.2%

Twenty percent of people living in McLoud have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had hypertension (also called high blood pressure). Twenty two percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Forty two percent of people in McLoud frequently check their blood cholesterol. Fifteen 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 19.5%
  • Pottawatomie County 22.8%
  • State 22.8%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 21.6%
  • County 24.1%
  • Oklahoma 25.0%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 42.1%
  • County 43.9%
  • Oklahoma 41.3%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • McLoud 14.9%
  • County 20.6%
  • State 20.3%

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

Forty percent of people living in McLoud use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 40.1%
  • Pottawatomie County 38.3%
  • Oklahoma 32.3%

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

Twenty five percent of McLoud 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 one 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 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. 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. Four percent have thoughts that they would be better off dead or of hurting themselves in some way.

Summary

People who have little interest in doing things (%)

  • Here 25.3%
  • County 24.4%
  • State 27.0%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • McLoud 27.0%
  • County 26.2%
  • Oklahoma 28.4%

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

  • Here 41.1%
  • County 41.0%
  • Oklahoma 42.6%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • McLoud 55.8%
  • County 51.6%
  • Oklahoma 52.5%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • McLoud 30.2%
  • Pottawatomie County 27.2%
  • State 29.4%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • McLoud 22.6%
  • County 20.3%
  • State 21.8%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • McLoud 19.7%
  • County 18.6%
  • State 19.8%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • McLoud 15.3%
  • Pottawatomie County 14.0%
  • State 15.6%

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

  • Here 4.4%
  • Pottawatomie County 4.1%
  • Oklahoma 4.6%

McLoud residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 1.9
  • County 2.1
  • Oklahoma 2.1

Eighty one percent of people living in McLoud have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Nine percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 4.9 days per month on average. They have 4.7 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 18 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Here 81.1%
  • Pottawatomie County 80.9%
  • State 79.9%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • McLoud 9.4%
  • Pottawatomie County 10.4%
  • Oklahoma 11.0%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • McLoud 4.9
  • Pottawatomie County 5.2
  • State 4.7

Average drinks/week

  • McLoud 4.7
  • Pottawatomie County 5.6
  • Oklahoma 6.0

Average days/year people drink much

  • McLoud 17.8
  • County 21.9
  • State 24.9

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

Ninety seven percent of McLoud residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety three percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Eighty eight percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Thirty nine percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Eight percent of males in McLoud 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. Eighty seven percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Forty one percent have ever had anal sex. Sixteen percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in McLoud 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 21 women. He has vaginal sex with 15 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 three women. Males in their lifetime have anal or oral sex with 2.1 men on average. They have had 0.9 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in McLoud 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. Ten percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in McLoud has vaginal or anal sex 62 times a year. Fifty six percent have sex without using a condom. Females in McLoud 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 12 men on average. They have had 10 male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.7 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 97.5%
  • Pottawatomie County 97.3%
  • State 97.5%

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

  • Here 92.9%
  • County 93.7%
  • Oklahoma 94.5%

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

  • McLoud 88.4%
  • Pottawatomie County 86.8%
  • Oklahoma 86.3%

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

  • McLoud 39.1%
  • Pottawatomie County 44.5%
  • Oklahoma 49.2%

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

  • McLoud 8.4%
  • Pottawatomie County 6.4%
  • State 5.5%

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

  • Here 97.7%
  • Pottawatomie County 97.5%
  • Oklahoma 97.3%

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

  • Here 86.9%
  • Pottawatomie County 86.8%
  • State 84.6%

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

  • Here 41.1%
  • County 36.5%
  • Oklahoma 38.5%

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

  • McLoud 15.8%
  • Pottawatomie County 11.2%
  • State 12.5%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 17.1
  • County 16.9
  • Oklahoma 16.5

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

  • McLoud 21.2
  • County 24.5
  • State 28.3

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

  • McLoud 14.5
  • County 18.5
  • State 22.4

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

  • McLoud 22.3
  • Pottawatomie County 21.5
  • State 21.2

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

  • Here 2.9
  • County 4.4
  • Oklahoma 5.3

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

  • McLoud 2.1
  • County 2.2
  • State 2.7

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

  • Here 0.9
  • Pottawatomie County 1.0
  • Oklahoma 1.5

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

  • Here 19.0
  • Pottawatomie County 20.3
  • Oklahoma 20.2

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

  • McLoud 4.3
  • County 3.8
  • State 5.1

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 9.8%
  • County 8.8%
  • State 9.9%

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

  • Here 62.2
  • Pottawatomie County 61.9
  • State 63.1

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 55.9%
  • Pottawatomie County 52.3%
  • State 52.8%

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

  • Here 11.7
  • County 10.4
  • Oklahoma 11.3

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

  • Here 10.3
  • County 9.2
  • Oklahoma 9.9

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

  • McLoud 0.7
  • County 0.5
  • Oklahoma 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Here 87.3%
  • County 84.2%
  • State 80.4%

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

Ten percent of households in McLoud 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 (%)

  • McLoud 9.7%
  • Pottawatomie County 9.5%
  • State 10.5%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • McLoud 4.4%
  • Pottawatomie County 4.2%
  • State 4.3%

McLoud 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

  • Here 6.8
  • County 6.8
  • Oklahoma 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 32.5%
  • County 32.0%
  • State 31.8%

Forty seven percent of McLoud residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • McLoud 47.2%
  • County 48.1%
  • Oklahoma 54.1%

Fifteen percent of McLoud 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 two 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 four percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Twenty four 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 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 1.4 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 14.6%
  • Pottawatomie County 20.8%
  • Oklahoma 22.1%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • McLoud 32.3%
  • Pottawatomie County 36.0%
  • Oklahoma 37.6%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • McLoud 33.8%
  • Pottawatomie County 31.1%
  • Oklahoma 30.5%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 23.8%
  • Pottawatomie County 22.5%
  • Oklahoma 18.0%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 51.1%
  • County 45.0%
  • State 40.9%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 6.5
  • Pottawatomie County 6.2
  • State 5.9

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • McLoud 2.6
  • Pottawatomie County 2.7
  • Oklahoma 2.8

Average hours a day using computer

  • McLoud 1.4
  • Pottawatomie County 1.2
  • State 1.2

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

Twelve percent of McLoud residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Five percent of people living here has anemia, sometimes called "tired blood" or "low blood". Three percent of people 16 years and older have ever been told by a doctor or other health care professional that they had psoriasis. Thirty four percent are overweight. Nineteen percent of people 60 years and older have difficulties in thinking or remembering that can make a big difference in everyday activities (this does not refer to occasionally forgetting your keys or the name of someone you recently met). This refers to things like confusion or memory loss that are happening more often or getting worse. Eleven percent of people living in McLoud have ever received a blood transfusion. Twenty percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty two percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Four percent have ever been told they had gout. Two percent have congestive heart failure. Two percent have coronary heart disease. Two percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Two percent have ever had a heart attack, also called myocardial infarction. Three percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. Two percent have ever had emphysema. Seven percent have another thyroid problem. Three percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Three percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Nine percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Here 11.7%
  • Pottawatomie County 11.0%
  • Oklahoma 11.2%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 4.5%
  • Pottawatomie County 3.2%
  • Oklahoma 3.5%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 3.1%
  • County 3.8%
  • Oklahoma 3.7%

People with overweight (%)

  • McLoud 34.3%
  • Pottawatomie County 34.1%
  • Oklahoma 33.8%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • McLoud 19.0%
  • Pottawatomie County 17.1%
  • State 21.9%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Here 11.3%
  • Pottawatomie County 11.0%
  • Oklahoma 11.7%

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

  • Here 19.6%
  • County 18.2%
  • State 20.7%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 22.2%
  • Pottawatomie County 26.5%
  • State 26.6%

People with gout (%)

  • Here 3.6%
  • County 4.0%
  • Oklahoma 3.8%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Here 1.9%
  • Pottawatomie County 3.4%
  • State 3.8%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Here 2.4%
  • County 3.4%
  • Oklahoma 3.6%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 1.7%
  • Pottawatomie County 2.3%
  • Oklahoma 2.2%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • McLoud 2.5%
  • Pottawatomie County 4.0%
  • State 4.3%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Here 2.7%
  • Pottawatomie County 3.8%
  • State 4.2%

People with emphysema (%)

  • McLoud 1.6%
  • Pottawatomie County 3.5%
  • Oklahoma 3.7%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 7.2%
  • Pottawatomie County 7.9%
  • State 7.4%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Here 3.2%
  • Pottawatomie County 3.4%
  • Oklahoma 3.9%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Here 2.6%
  • County 2.7%
  • Oklahoma 3.3%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 8.9%
  • Pottawatomie County 9.8%
  • State 8.5%

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

Sixty four percent of births in McLoud were vaginal deliveries. Thirty six percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.3 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Fifty nine percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Fifty seven percent of women breastfeed their children. Sixteen percent of women in McLoud have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Eight percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Seventy four percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Eight percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Twenty four percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Thirteen 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 63.6%
  • Pottawatomie County 64.6%
  • State 67.1%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 36.4%
  • County 35.4%
  • Oklahoma 32.9%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • McLoud 99.3%
  • Pottawatomie County 99.5%
  • State 99.4%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 59.1%
  • County 58.0%
  • Oklahoma 60.3%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • McLoud 57.4%
  • Pottawatomie County 55.5%
  • Oklahoma 52.9%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • McLoud 15.8%
  • Pottawatomie County 21.0%
  • State 21.8%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Here 8.1%
  • Pottawatomie County 12.0%
  • Oklahoma 11.8%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • McLoud 74.2%
  • Pottawatomie County 75.4%
  • State 72.6%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Here 8.1%
  • County 9.1%
  • Oklahoma 7.1%

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

  • Here 23.9%
  • County 15.5%
  • State 16.9%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 12.7%
  • Pottawatomie County 19.0%
  • State 17.7%

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

People living in McLoud report their general health condition on average at 57 percent. Five percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 46 percent of McLoud residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Seven percent of people living in McLoud are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 57.4%
  • Pottawatomie County 57.3%
  • Oklahoma 54.4%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 5.3%
  • Pottawatomie County 5.1%
  • Oklahoma 4.1%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 45.5%
  • Pottawatomie County 38.2%
  • Oklahoma 38.7%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 7.3%
  • County 7.8%
  • State 8.0%

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

People in McLoud spend $382 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 24 percent of their income. The average family in McLoud spends $82 on food at other stores monthly. This is four percent of their income. They spend $166 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is eight percent of their income. They also spend $37 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • McLoud $382
  • County $367
  • State $361

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

  • Here 24.1%
  • County 21.5%
  • State 24.8%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $82
  • Pottawatomie County $77
  • State $73

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • McLoud 4.4%
  • Pottawatomie County 3.8%
  • Oklahoma 4.2%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • McLoud $166
  • County $159
  • State $130

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • McLoud 7.5%
  • County 6.8%
  • State 6.7%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • McLoud $37
  • County $34
  • State $27

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Here 1.3%
  • County 1.1%
  • State 1.2%

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

People living in McLoud report their general condition of hearing on average at 81 percent. Eighty two percent of them can usually hear and understand, without the use of a hearing aid or any other listening devices, what a person says without seeing his or her face if that person whispers to them from across a quiet room. Ninety six percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Nineteen percent of McLoud population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Thirty 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 McLoud had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • McLoud 81.4%
  • County 78.9%
  • Oklahoma 78.1%

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

  • McLoud 81.6%
  • Pottawatomie County 78.0%
  • State 77.4%

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

  • McLoud 95.7%
  • County 95.1%
  • Oklahoma 94.6%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • McLoud 18.9%
  • Pottawatomie County 19.8%
  • State 21.6%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • McLoud 31.5%
  • Pottawatomie County 40.4%
  • Oklahoma 45.6%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • McLoud 13.3%
  • Pottawatomie County 14.6%
  • Oklahoma 15.9%

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

Twenty five percent of McLoud 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 (%)

  • McLoud 25.0%
  • County 28.8%
  • State 26.8%

Fifteen percent of McLoud 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. Eight percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Eight 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 14.8%
  • County 16.1%
  • Oklahoma 20.1%

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

  • Here 20.0%
  • County 22.2%
  • Oklahoma 26.3%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 7.9%
  • Pottawatomie County 8.2%
  • Oklahoma 9.8%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Here 8.2%
  • County 8.9%
  • State 10.8%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 6.2%
  • County 6.9%
  • State 8.1%

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

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