Health and Nutrition of Menasha, WI Residents

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

  • Here 47.2%
  • County 48.1%
  • Wisconsin 48.8%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Menasha 21.9
  • County 22.4
  • Wisconsin 21.6

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Here 3.6
  • Winnebago County 3.5
  • Wisconsin 3.5

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

  • Here 1.9
  • Winnebago County 1.9
  • Wisconsin 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Here 1.7
  • Winnebago County 1.8
  • State 1.8

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 3.9
  • County 4.2
  • State 3.8

The average Menasha 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). Nineteen percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Twenty two percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Menasha residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 43 percent. People living here aged 30 years and older, aside from brushing their teeth with toothbrush, use dental floss or any other device that clean between teeth on average three days per week. They also use mouthwash or other dental rinse products to treat dental disease or dental problems an average of three days per week. The average person living here (including children) has 22 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Menasha 2.1
  • Winnebago County 2.1
  • State 2.0

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Menasha 19.3%
  • County 18.1%
  • Wisconsin 16.8%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 22.1%
  • County 22.4%
  • State 22.0%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Here 43.0%
  • County 43.6%
  • State 45.3%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Menasha 2.7
  • Winnebago County 2.7
  • State 2.8

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Menasha 2.6
  • County 2.6
  • State 2.7

Average number of teeth

  • Here 22.4
  • County 21.9
  • State 22.3

The average height of Menasha residents 16 years and older is 67 inches. The average weight is 182 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Forty percent of people living here are obese. Fifty two percent have ever been obese. Thirty five percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Menasha 66.9
  • County 67.0
  • Wisconsin 66.9

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 182.1
  • Winnebago County 179.6
  • State 180.7

Average BMI

  • Menasha 29.1
  • Winnebago County 28.5
  • State 28.7

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 39.8%
  • Winnebago County 36.4%
  • State 37.3%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 51.6%
  • County 48.7%
  • State 49.5%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Here 34.9%
  • Winnebago County 33.0%
  • State 34.4%

Sixty six percent of Menasha residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty eight percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Twenty four percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Four percent have ever used heroin. Sixteen percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 66.2%
  • County 65.8%
  • State 65.4%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Here 27.6%
  • County 25.8%
  • Wisconsin 25.3%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Menasha 24.3%
  • Winnebago County 23.2%
  • State 22.9%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Here 3.8%
  • County 3.8%
  • State 3.3%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 16.2%
  • Winnebago County 15.2%
  • Wisconsin 14.3%

Ten percent of people living in Menasha have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Forty four 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 (%)

  • Menasha 10.0%
  • Winnebago County 9.7%
  • Wisconsin 9.9%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Menasha 44.5%
  • County 44.6%
  • Wisconsin 46.3%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Menasha 3.1%
  • Winnebago County 3.0%
  • State 3.1%

Menasha 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

  • Menasha 1.1
  • Winnebago County 1.1
  • Wisconsin 1.1

Twelve percent of Menasha 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. Seventy one percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Thirty one percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Seventeen 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 six percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Menasha 12.0%
  • County 11.9%
  • State 11.8%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Menasha 4.8%
  • Winnebago County 5.7%
  • Wisconsin 5.7%

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

  • Here 70.9%
  • County 69.1%
  • State 69.3%

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

  • Here 30.6%
  • Winnebago County 30.1%
  • State 30.0%

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

  • Here 16.9%
  • County 17.1%
  • State 17.0%

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

  • Here 22.9%
  • County 24.0%
  • State 23.2%

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

  • Menasha 45.7%
  • County 43.9%
  • State 42.7%

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Menasha 70.8%
  • Winnebago County 72.5%
  • State 73.9%

Twenty one percent of people living in Menasha have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had hypertension (also called high blood pressure). Twenty four percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Thirty seven percent of people in Menasha frequently check their blood cholesterol. Eighteen 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 (%)

  • Menasha 21.2%
  • County 21.9%
  • State 22.8%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Menasha 23.5%
  • County 24.6%
  • State 25.1%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Menasha 37.3%
  • County 38.5%
  • State 41.4%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Menasha 17.9%
  • County 19.3%
  • Wisconsin 19.4%

Thirty four percent of people living in Menasha use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 34.1%
  • County 33.8%
  • Wisconsin 35.3%

Twenty seven percent of Menasha residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty nine percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Forty four percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Fifty three 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 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 (%)

  • Here 26.6%
  • Winnebago County 26.4%
  • Wisconsin 26.5%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 29.3%
  • County 27.9%
  • Wisconsin 27.7%

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

  • Here 43.8%
  • Winnebago County 42.7%
  • Wisconsin 42.7%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Menasha 53.0%
  • Winnebago County 51.6%
  • Wisconsin 52.0%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Menasha 30.2%
  • County 28.5%
  • Wisconsin 28.0%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Menasha 23.1%
  • County 21.6%
  • State 21.6%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Menasha 20.9%
  • County 19.7%
  • Wisconsin 19.6%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Menasha 15.0%
  • Winnebago County 14.8%
  • State 14.2%

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

  • Here 4.6%
  • Winnebago County 4.4%
  • State 4.5%

Menasha residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 2.1
  • Winnebago County 2.2
  • Wisconsin 2.2

Seventy nine percent of people living in Menasha have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Twelve percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 4.7 days per month on average. They have 6.1 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 26 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Menasha 78.9%
  • County 80.3%
  • State 80.7%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Here 12.1%
  • County 11.1%
  • State 10.5%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 4.7
  • Winnebago County 4.9
  • State 5.0

Average drinks/week

  • Here 6.1
  • County 6.0
  • Wisconsin 5.8

Average days/year people drink much

  • Menasha 26.4
  • Winnebago County 26.0
  • State 24.7

Ninety seven percent of Menasha residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety four percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Eighty nine percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Fifty two percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Six percent of males in Menasha 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. Thirteen percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Menasha were 16 years old on average when they had sex for the first time. The average man in his lifetime had any kind of sex with 26 women. He has vaginal sex with 20 women. People living here were on average 21 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. In their lifetime they performed oral sex on average on six women. Males in their lifetime have anal or oral sex with 2.2 men on average. They have had 1.3 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Menasha were 19 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 Menasha has vaginal or anal sex 71 times a year. Fifty seven percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Menasha 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 13 men on average. They have had 12 male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.7 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Eighty five percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Menasha 97.3%
  • County 97.2%
  • Wisconsin 97.3%

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

  • Menasha 94.3%
  • Winnebago County 94.4%
  • State 94.5%

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

  • Menasha 88.7%
  • Winnebago County 87.9%
  • State 87.7%

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

  • Menasha 51.5%
  • County 51.6%
  • Wisconsin 49.9%

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

  • Here 5.9%
  • County 5.1%
  • Wisconsin 5.8%

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

  • Here 98.0%
  • Winnebago County 97.2%
  • Wisconsin 97.5%

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

  • Menasha 87.1%
  • County 86.6%
  • State 86.5%

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

  • Menasha 40.9%
  • Winnebago County 38.7%
  • State 40.1%

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

  • Menasha 13.1%
  • Winnebago County 11.6%
  • Wisconsin 11.8%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 16.4
  • County 16.4
  • Wisconsin 16.6

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

  • Menasha 26.5
  • County 26.6
  • State 27.0

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

  • Menasha 20.3
  • Winnebago County 21.9
  • State 21.7

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

  • Here 20.5
  • Winnebago County 20.9
  • Wisconsin 21.2

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

  • Menasha 5.8
  • Winnebago County 5.8
  • State 5.6

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

  • Here 2.2
  • County 2.4
  • State 3.0

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

  • Menasha 1.3
  • Winnebago County 1.4
  • State 1.8

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

  • Menasha 19.2
  • County 20.7
  • Wisconsin 20.0

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

  • Menasha 5.2
  • County 5.3
  • State 5.6

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 9.2%
  • Winnebago County 9.1%
  • State 8.3%

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

  • Menasha 70.7
  • Winnebago County 69.0
  • State 64.0

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 57.3%
  • County 55.9%
  • Wisconsin 56.0%

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

  • Here 12.8
  • County 12.0
  • State 11.5

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

  • Here 11.6
  • County 10.8
  • Wisconsin 10.2

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

  • Menasha 0.7
  • County 0.5
  • State 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Here 84.6%
  • County 83.9%
  • Wisconsin 82.9%

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

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

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Here 9.3%
  • County 9.5%
  • State 9.9%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Menasha 4.0%
  • Winnebago County 4.0%
  • State 4.4%

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Menasha 6.8
  • Winnebago County 6.8
  • State 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Menasha 35.3%
  • County 32.4%
  • Wisconsin 32.3%

Fifty eight percent of Menasha residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 57.8%
  • Winnebago County 56.2%
  • Wisconsin 53.3%

Twenty five percent of Menasha 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. Forty 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. Twenty nine percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Seventeen percent do any vigorous-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause large increases in breathing or heart rate like running or basketball for at least 10 minutes continuously. Forty 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 1.3 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Menasha 25.1%
  • County 25.2%
  • Wisconsin 23.1%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 42.0%
  • Winnebago County 39.6%
  • State 38.9%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 28.7%
  • Winnebago County 29.7%
  • Wisconsin 29.3%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 17.3%
  • County 16.9%
  • Wisconsin 18.2%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Menasha 41.1%
  • Winnebago County 39.9%
  • State 41.7%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Menasha 5.8
  • Winnebago County 5.9
  • Wisconsin 6.0

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.9
  • County 2.8
  • State 2.8

Average hours a day using computer

  • Menasha 1.3
  • County 1.2
  • Wisconsin 1.2

Twelve percent of Menasha 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 four percent are overweight. Twenty two 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 Menasha have ever received a blood transfusion. Twenty percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty six percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Four percent have ever been told they had gout. Four percent have congestive heart failure. Three percent have coronary heart disease. Two percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Four percent have ever had a heart attack, also called myocardial infarction. Four percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. Three percent have ever had emphysema. Eight percent have another thyroid problem. Four 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 11.9%
  • Winnebago County 11.8%
  • State 10.9%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 3.1%
  • County 3.0%
  • State 3.3%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Menasha 3.8%
  • Winnebago County 4.1%
  • Wisconsin 4.1%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 34.3%
  • County 32.5%
  • State 33.9%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Menasha 22.1%
  • County 21.5%
  • Wisconsin 20.9%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Here 11.1%
  • County 10.9%
  • Wisconsin 11.7%

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

  • Here 19.7%
  • Winnebago County 19.0%
  • State 19.2%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Menasha 25.7%
  • Winnebago County 26.2%
  • State 26.6%

People with gout (%)

  • Here 3.5%
  • County 3.5%
  • Wisconsin 3.8%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Here 3.6%
  • Winnebago County 3.9%
  • Wisconsin 3.7%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Here 2.9%
  • Winnebago County 3.2%
  • Wisconsin 3.3%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 2.4%
  • County 2.3%
  • Wisconsin 2.3%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 3.7%
  • Winnebago County 4.1%
  • Wisconsin 4.0%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Here 3.7%
  • County 4.1%
  • Wisconsin 4.0%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Here 3.1%
  • Winnebago County 4.2%
  • State 3.6%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 7.9%
  • County 7.7%
  • State 7.7%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Menasha 4.2%
  • County 4.1%
  • Wisconsin 4.0%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Menasha 3.4%
  • County 3.5%
  • Wisconsin 3.2%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 8.6%
  • Winnebago County 8.8%
  • State 9.1%

Sixty seven percent of births in Menasha 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 nine percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty two percent of women in Menasha have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Twelve 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. Eighteen percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Seventeen 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 (%)

  • Menasha 67.3%
  • Winnebago County 65.0%
  • State 65.2%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 32.7%
  • Winnebago County 35.0%
  • Wisconsin 34.8%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Menasha 99.5%
  • Winnebago County 99.5%
  • State 99.4%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 63.1%
  • Winnebago County 60.0%
  • State 60.3%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Here 49.4%
  • Winnebago County 53.2%
  • Wisconsin 54.5%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 22.2%
  • County 21.8%
  • State 22.8%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Here 11.9%
  • County 12.2%
  • Wisconsin 12.3%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 74.1%
  • County 75.5%
  • Wisconsin 75.3%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Here 7.9%
  • Winnebago County 9.8%
  • State 8.4%

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

  • Here 18.0%
  • County 15.5%
  • Wisconsin 16.4%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 17.1%
  • Winnebago County 18.1%
  • Wisconsin 18.9%

People living in Menasha report their general health condition on average at 55 percent. Five percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 38 percent of Menasha residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Nine percent of people living in Menasha are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 54.6%
  • County 54.9%
  • State 55.5%

Blood donors (%)

  • Menasha 4.6%
  • County 4.1%
  • State 4.4%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Menasha 37.6%
  • Winnebago County 37.4%
  • State 39.0%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 8.6%
  • County 8.4%
  • State 8.6%

People in Menasha spend $353 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 25 percent of their income. The average family in Menasha spends $72 on food at other stores monthly. This is five percent of their income. They spend $127 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is seven percent of their income. They also spend $23 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is two percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Menasha $353
  • Winnebago County $362
  • Wisconsin $359

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

  • Menasha 25.1%
  • Winnebago County 24.9%
  • Wisconsin 24.2%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Menasha $72
  • Winnebago County $68
  • Wisconsin $70

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 4.7%
  • Winnebago County 4.1%
  • State 4.2%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $127
  • County $131
  • State $136

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 7.2%
  • County 6.3%
  • State 6.9%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Menasha $23
  • Winnebago County $23
  • State $23

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Here 1.6%
  • Winnebago County 1.3%
  • State 1.3%

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

People living in Menasha report their general condition of hearing on average at 78 percent. Seventy five percent of them can usually hear and understand, without the use of a hearing aid or any other listening devices, what a person says without seeing his or her face if that person whispers to them from across a quiet room. Ninety four percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Twenty one percent of Menasha population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Forty eight 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. Seventeen percent of people in Menasha had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Menasha 77.8%
  • Winnebago County 77.7%
  • Wisconsin 78.2%

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

  • Here 75.1%
  • Winnebago County 74.9%
  • Wisconsin 77.1%

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

  • Here 94.2%
  • Winnebago County 94.4%
  • Wisconsin 94.6%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Here 21.4%
  • Winnebago County 20.9%
  • Wisconsin 21.0%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 48.2%
  • County 48.1%
  • Wisconsin 45.6%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 16.9%
  • County 16.5%
  • State 16.3%

Twenty five percent of Menasha 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 24.5%
  • Winnebago County 25.5%
  • Wisconsin 25.9%

Twenty percent of Menasha 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. Nine 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. Seven 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 20.0%
  • County 20.0%
  • State 19.3%

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

  • Here 26.1%
  • Winnebago County 26.3%
  • Wisconsin 25.9%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 9.4%
  • County 9.5%
  • State 9.5%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Here 11.1%
  • County 10.9%
  • State 10.3%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 7.3%
  • Winnebago County 7.6%
  • State 8.0%
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