Health and Nutrition of Mesquite Creek, AZ Residents

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Fifty one percent of Mesquite Creek 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 two frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Here 51.3%
  • County 49.1%
  • State 48.4%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Mesquite Creek 22.5
  • County 21.9
  • State 20.5

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Mesquite Creek 2.6
  • Mohave County 3.1
  • State 3.6

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

  • Here 1.3
  • County 1.6
  • Arizona 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Here 1.1
  • County 1.6
  • Arizona 2.0

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 2.4
  • County 3.3
  • State 3.6

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

The average Mesquite Creek 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). Fifteen percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Twenty one percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Mesquite Creek 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 three days per week. The average person living here (including children) has 17 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Here 2.2
  • County 2.1
  • State 1.9

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Mesquite Creek 14.7%
  • Mohave County 17.1%
  • Arizona 16.6%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Mesquite Creek 21.5%
  • Mohave County 21.5%
  • Arizona 21.0%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Here 47.0%
  • County 44.5%
  • State 46.1%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Mesquite Creek 2.6
  • County 2.7
  • Arizona 2.8

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 2.9
  • Mohave County 2.7
  • State 2.9

Average number of teeth

  • Mesquite Creek 16.6
  • County 20.6
  • Arizona 23.0

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

The average height of Mesquite Creek residents 16 years and older is 66 inches. The average weight is 179 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Thirty nine percent of people living here are obese. Fifty five percent have ever been obese. Thirty four percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Here 66.5
  • County 66.4
  • Arizona 66.4

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 179.1
  • County 179.6
  • State 177.7

Average BMI

  • Here 28.9
  • County 28.9
  • State 28.5

People that are obese (%)

  • Mesquite Creek 39.1%
  • Mohave County 38.5%
  • Arizona 36.8%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 54.7%
  • Mohave County 51.7%
  • Arizona 48.5%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Mesquite Creek 34.0%
  • Mohave County 33.5%
  • State 35.3%

Sixty percent of Mesquite Creek residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty two percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Twenty one percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Two percent have ever used heroin. Nine percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 59.7%
  • County 63.8%
  • State 63.9%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Here 22.2%
  • Mohave County 25.5%
  • State 24.7%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Mesquite Creek 20.6%
  • County 23.3%
  • Arizona 22.6%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Mesquite Creek 2.0%
  • County 3.1%
  • Arizona 2.5%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 8.9%
  • Mohave County 14.2%
  • Arizona 14.1%

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

Nineteen percent of people living in Mesquite Creek have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Sixty one percent of people had a blood test for high sugar or diabetes within the past three years. Five percent of city residents are currently taking insulin.

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Mesquite Creek 19.1%
  • County 13.2%
  • State 9.9%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Mesquite Creek 60.8%
  • Mohave County 50.1%
  • Arizona 46.6%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Mesquite Creek 5.3%
  • Mohave County 3.7%
  • State 2.8%

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

Mesquite Creek 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 1.5
  • Mohave County 1.2
  • State 1.1

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

Eleven percent of Mesquite Creek 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. Seven 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. Thirty five percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Eighteen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Twenty one percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Forty one percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Here 11.1%
  • County 12.4%
  • State 11.9%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Here 7.1%
  • County 5.9%
  • State 5.2%

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

  • Mesquite Creek 72.5%
  • County 70.1%
  • Arizona 67.2%

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

  • Here 35.2%
  • Mohave County 31.4%
  • State 27.9%

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

  • Here 18.1%
  • County 17.2%
  • Arizona 15.9%

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

  • Here 21.1%
  • County 22.1%
  • Arizona 21.1%

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

  • Mesquite Creek 41.3%
  • Mohave County 40.7%
  • Arizona 38.7%

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

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Mesquite Creek 85.8%
  • Mohave County 75.9%
  • State 72.8%

Forty two percent of people living in Mesquite Creek have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had hypertension (also called high blood pressure). Thirty seven percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Sixty four percent of people in Mesquite Creek frequently check their blood cholesterol. Forty three 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 (%)

  • Mesquite Creek 41.9%
  • County 28.8%
  • Arizona 20.8%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Mesquite Creek 37.1%
  • Mohave County 28.0%
  • State 23.1%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 64.3%
  • Mohave County 47.6%
  • Arizona 40.0%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Mesquite Creek 43.0%
  • County 26.6%
  • Arizona 18.3%

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

Thirty three percent of people living in Mesquite Creek use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Mesquite Creek 32.9%
  • County 33.4%
  • State 34.5%

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

  • Mesquite Creek 24.9%
  • County 27.0%
  • Arizona 26.9%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 28.4%
  • Mohave County 29.3%
  • State 28.0%

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

  • Mesquite Creek 40.7%
  • County 42.4%
  • State 42.2%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Mesquite Creek 48.0%
  • Mohave County 51.7%
  • Arizona 52.1%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Mesquite Creek 26.0%
  • Mohave County 28.4%
  • State 28.8%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Mesquite Creek 19.5%
  • County 22.1%
  • Arizona 21.5%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Mesquite Creek 17.1%
  • County 19.3%
  • State 20.1%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Mesquite Creek 12.7%
  • County 15.1%
  • State 15.3%

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

  • Here 4.6%
  • Mohave County 5.1%
  • Arizona 4.6%

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

Mesquite Creek residents on average take four prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Mesquite Creek 3.6
  • County 2.6
  • Arizona 1.9

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

Seventy nine percent of people living in Mesquite Creek have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Eleven percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 5.5 days per month on average. They have 5.8 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 22 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Mesquite Creek 79.3%
  • Mohave County 79.2%
  • Arizona 80.6%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Mesquite Creek 11.0%
  • County 11.4%
  • Arizona 10.4%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Mesquite Creek 5.5
  • County 5.0
  • Arizona 4.7

Average drinks/week

  • Mesquite Creek 5.8
  • Mohave County 6.1
  • Arizona 5.8

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 21.5
  • Mohave County 25.4
  • Arizona 22.8

Ninety eight percent of Mesquite Creek residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety seven percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Seventy eight percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Forty eight percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Two percent of males in Mesquite Creek 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 four percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Thirty five percent have ever had anal sex. Four percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Mesquite Creek 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 37 women. He has vaginal sex with 17 women. People living here were on average 22 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. In their lifetime they performed oral sex on average on three women. People in Mesquite Creek were 22 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. Five percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Mesquite Creek has vaginal or anal sex 27 times a year. Thirty seven percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Mesquite Creek 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with seven men on average. They have had six male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Seventy two percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Here 98.4%
  • Mohave County 97.6%
  • Arizona 97.6%

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

  • Here 97.1%
  • Mohave County 95.6%
  • State 93.8%

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

  • Mesquite Creek 78.0%
  • Mohave County 86.6%
  • Arizona 86.1%

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

  • Here 48.1%
  • County 49.0%
  • Arizona 50.0%

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

  • Mesquite Creek 2.4%
  • Mohave County 5.5%
  • Arizona 6.8%

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

  • Here 98.7%
  • County 97.4%
  • Arizona 97.3%

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

  • Mesquite Creek 84.3%
  • Mohave County 83.7%
  • Arizona 85.3%

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

  • Here 34.5%
  • County 37.5%
  • State 40.0%

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

  • Here 4.3%
  • County 10.0%
  • Arizona 12.3%

Average age people first had sex

  • Mesquite Creek 16.8
  • Mohave County 16.7
  • Arizona 16.7

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

  • Mesquite Creek 37.3
  • Mohave County 32.4
  • Arizona 27.3

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

  • Mesquite Creek 16.8
  • County 22.9
  • State 21.5

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

  • Mesquite Creek 22.2
  • County 21.3
  • State 20.9

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

  • Here 3.4
  • Mohave County 5.7
  • Arizona 5.3

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

  • Mesquite Creek 21.9
  • Mohave County 20.5
  • State 19.8

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 4.8%
  • County 8.3%
  • Arizona 9.3%

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

  • Here 27.2
  • Mohave County 55.0
  • State 63.2

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 36.8%
  • County 49.3%
  • Arizona 51.3%

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

  • Here 7.4
  • Mohave County 10.1
  • State 10.0

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

  • Mesquite Creek 6.1
  • Mohave County 8.9
  • Arizona 8.9

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Mesquite Creek 71.7%
  • County 79.1%
  • Arizona 73.8%

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

Thirteen percent of households in Mesquite Creek use chemical products in their homes to control fleas, roaches, ants, termites or other insects. Eight percent use chemical products in their lawns or gardens to kill weeds.

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Mesquite Creek 13.4%
  • Mohave County 10.7%
  • State 10.0%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Mesquite Creek 8.4%
  • Mohave County 4.8%
  • Arizona 4.5%

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

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Mesquite Creek 7.0
  • County 6.9
  • Arizona 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Mesquite Creek 36.5%
  • County 33.1%
  • Arizona 29.6%

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

Thirty seven percent of Mesquite Creek residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 36.9%
  • Mohave County 48.9%
  • Arizona 49.9%

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

Twenty percent of Mesquite Creek 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 four 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 four percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Thirty 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 0.9 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 20.4%
  • Mohave County 22.1%
  • State 21.2%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 34.1%
  • Mohave County 37.8%
  • Arizona 36.9%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Mesquite Creek 23.9%
  • Mohave County 27.3%
  • Arizona 31.2%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 30.0%
  • County 37.3%
  • Arizona 42.0%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Mesquite Creek 6.3
  • Mohave County 5.9
  • Arizona 5.9

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 3.4
  • County 3.0
  • State 2.7

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 0.9
  • County 1.1
  • Arizona 1.3

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

Ten percent of Mesquite Creek 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 two percent are overweight. Twenty 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. Twenty percent of people living in Mesquite Creek have ever received a blood transfusion. Twenty three percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Forty seven percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Six percent have ever been told they had gout. Nine percent have congestive heart failure. Seven percent have coronary heart disease. Five percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Eight percent have ever had a heart attack, also called myocardial infarction. Eight percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. Twelve percent have another thyroid problem. Seven percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Four percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Sixteen percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Mesquite Creek 10.3%
  • Mohave County 10.6%
  • Arizona 10.0%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 3.8%
  • County 3.5%
  • Arizona 3.4%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Mesquite Creek 5.3%
  • County 4.2%
  • State 3.4%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 42.3%
  • Mohave County 35.9%
  • State 33.3%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Here 20.4%
  • Mohave County 21.6%
  • Arizona 21.1%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Here 19.6%
  • County 14.1%
  • Arizona 11.1%

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

  • Here 22.6%
  • County 21.9%
  • Arizona 20.4%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Mesquite Creek 47.1%
  • Mohave County 32.8%
  • State 24.3%

People with gout (%)

  • Mesquite Creek 6.4%
  • County 4.6%
  • State 3.4%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Here 8.6%
  • Mohave County 5.2%
  • Arizona 3.2%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Mesquite Creek 7.2%
  • Mohave County 4.9%
  • Arizona 3.3%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 4.9%
  • County 3.3%
  • State 2.1%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 7.6%
  • Mohave County 5.7%
  • Arizona 3.8%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Here 8.4%
  • Mohave County 5.4%
  • State 3.6%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Mesquite Creek 11.6%
  • Mohave County 8.8%
  • State 7.1%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Mesquite Creek 6.8%
  • County 4.6%
  • State 3.2%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Mesquite Creek 4.4%
  • Mohave County 3.6%
  • State 3.1%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Mesquite Creek 16.1%
  • County 11.2%
  • State 8.0%

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

Seventy five percent of births in Mesquite Creek were vaginal deliveries. Twenty five percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.3 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty one percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Fifty one percent of women breastfeed their children. Thirty five percent of women in Mesquite Creek have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Twenty one 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. Three percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Thirty nine 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 (%)

  • Mesquite Creek 75.2%
  • County 68.8%
  • Arizona 65.3%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Mesquite Creek 24.8%
  • County 31.2%
  • Arizona 34.7%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

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

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Mesquite Creek 61.4%
  • Mohave County 61.1%
  • Arizona 59.6%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Mesquite Creek 51.2%
  • County 51.9%
  • Arizona 58.4%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Mesquite Creek 35.4%
  • Mohave County 26.6%
  • State 19.8%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Here 21.2%
  • County 14.9%
  • State 10.7%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Mesquite Creek 73.8%
  • County 72.1%
  • Arizona 71.7%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Mesquite Creek 2.8%
  • County 5.9%
  • Arizona 6.7%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 39.1%
  • Mohave County 23.0%
  • Arizona 17.1%

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

People living in Mesquite Creek report their general health condition on average at 51 percent. Four percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 31 percent of Mesquite Creek residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Six percent of people living in Mesquite Creek are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 51.3%
  • County 53.2%
  • Arizona 55.3%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 3.6%
  • Mohave County 4.2%
  • State 4.8%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Mesquite Creek 30.8%
  • Mohave County 34.8%
  • State 38.7%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Mesquite Creek 6.0%
  • County 7.9%
  • State 7.7%

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

People in Mesquite Creek spend $335 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 19 percent of their income. The average family in Mesquite Creek spends $57 on food at other stores monthly. This is three percent of their income. They spend $119 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is five percent of their income. They also spend $15 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 $335
  • County $351
  • Arizona $364

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

  • Mesquite Creek 19.2%
  • County 22.8%
  • Arizona 23.3%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $57
  • Mohave County $68
  • State $79

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Mesquite Creek 2.8%
  • County 3.9%
  • Arizona 4.4%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Mesquite Creek $119
  • Mohave County $123
  • Arizona $140

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Mesquite Creek 5.0%
  • Mohave County 6.2%
  • Arizona 7.5%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Here $15
  • County $22
  • Arizona $28

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Here 0.6%
  • Mohave County 1.1%
  • Arizona 1.2%

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

People living in Mesquite Creek report their general condition of hearing on average at 71 percent. Sixty eight 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 two percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Twenty seven percent of Mesquite Creek population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Forty four 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 Mesquite Creek had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Here 70.8%
  • County 75.1%
  • Arizona 79.0%

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

  • Mesquite Creek 68.4%
  • County 74.6%
  • State 80.1%

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

  • Here 91.9%
  • County 93.2%
  • Arizona 95.1%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Here 27.0%
  • County 23.4%
  • State 19.5%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Mesquite Creek 43.9%
  • County 47.9%
  • State 42.8%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 13.3%
  • County 15.5%
  • State 14.9%

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Thirty eight percent of Mesquite Creek 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 (%)

  • Mesquite Creek 37.9%
  • Mohave County 30.4%
  • Arizona 26.1%

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Twenty nine percent of Mesquite Creek 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. Thirty eight percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Fourteen 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. Thirteen 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 (%)

  • Mesquite Creek 28.8%
  • County 22.8%
  • State 17.4%

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

  • Here 38.5%
  • County 29.9%
  • Arizona 23.2%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Mesquite Creek 13.7%
  • County 11.2%
  • State 8.5%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Mesquite Creek 11.2%
  • Mohave County 11.8%
  • State 9.9%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 13.2%
  • Mohave County 10.2%
  • Arizona 7.2%

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

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