Health and Nutrition of Mount Ida, AR Residents

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Fifty two percent of Mount Ida 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 (%)

  • Mount Ida 51.8%
  • County 52.0%
  • State 47.7%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Here 22.8
  • County 21.8
  • State 21.6

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Mount Ida 2.8
  • County 3.5
  • Arkansas 3.4

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

  • Mount Ida 1.3
  • County 1.5
  • State 1.9

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Mount Ida 1.3
  • County 1.6
  • State 1.7

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Mount Ida 2.8
  • Montgomery County 3.3
  • Arkansas 3.8

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

The average Mount Ida 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). Fourteen 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). Mount Ida residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 47 percent. People living here aged 30 years and older, aside from brushing their teeth with toothbrush, use dental floss or any other device that clean between teeth on average three days per week. They also use mouthwash or other dental rinse products to treat dental disease or dental problems an average of two days per week. The average person living here (including children) has 20 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Mount Ida 2.1
  • Montgomery County 1.9
  • State 2.2

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 14.1%
  • County 15.7%
  • Arkansas 17.9%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Mount Ida 19.1%
  • County 19.6%
  • State 22.1%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Here 47.0%
  • County 48.8%
  • Arkansas 43.3%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Mount Ida 2.9
  • County 2.8
  • Arkansas 2.6

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 2.5
  • County 2.6
  • State 2.9

Average number of teeth

  • Mount Ida 19.9
  • Montgomery County 21.8
  • Arkansas 21.6

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

The average height of Mount Ida residents 16 years and older is 66 inches. The average weight is 179 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 four percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Here 66.0
  • Montgomery County 66.8
  • State 66.8

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 179.5
  • Montgomery County 180.1
  • Arkansas 181.2

Average BMI

  • Mount Ida 29.3
  • Montgomery County 28.6
  • State 28.9

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 39.9%
  • Montgomery County 37.2%
  • Arkansas 38.7%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 52.4%
  • Montgomery County 48.8%
  • State 51.0%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Mount Ida 34.2%
  • County 34.7%
  • Arkansas 33.1%

Sixty percent of Mount Ida residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty four percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Twenty three percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Three percent have ever used heroin. Thirteen percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 60.4%
  • County 67.6%
  • Arkansas 65.4%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Here 24.2%
  • County 24.2%
  • State 24.7%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 22.8%
  • Montgomery County 21.3%
  • State 22.1%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Here 3.3%
  • Montgomery County 2.9%
  • Arkansas 3.5%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 12.8%
  • County 12.1%
  • State 13.4%

Fourteen percent of people living in Mount Ida have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Fifty one 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 (%)

  • Mount Ida 14.2%
  • County 12.1%
  • State 11.2%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Mount Ida 50.7%
  • County 50.4%
  • State 47.1%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 3.9%
  • Montgomery County 3.5%
  • State 3.5%

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

Mount Ida 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

  • Mount Ida 1.3
  • County 1.2
  • State 1.2

Thirteen percent of Mount Ida 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. Six 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 eight percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Fourteen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Nineteen percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Forty three percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Here 13.5%
  • Montgomery County 12.6%
  • State 11.5%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Here 5.8%
  • County 6.1%
  • State 6.3%

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

  • Mount Ida 71.1%
  • Montgomery County 71.3%
  • Arkansas 68.3%

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

  • Mount Ida 38.3%
  • Montgomery County 33.0%
  • State 27.7%

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

  • Mount Ida 14.2%
  • County 15.5%
  • State 15.9%

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

  • Here 18.8%
  • Montgomery County 23.0%
  • State 22.1%

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

  • Here 42.5%
  • County 43.2%
  • State 40.3%

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

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 81.7%
  • Montgomery County 78.5%
  • State 73.3%

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

  • Mount Ida 34.0%
  • County 28.1%
  • State 25.0%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 30.9%
  • County 26.7%
  • State 26.0%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Mount Ida 54.9%
  • Montgomery County 48.8%
  • Arkansas 42.5%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Here 29.4%
  • Montgomery County 23.7%
  • Arkansas 21.0%

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

Thirty six percent of people living in Mount Ida use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 35.9%
  • Montgomery County 39.1%
  • State 30.4%

Twenty five percent of Mount Ida residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Thirty 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 two 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. Eighteen 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 (%)

  • Mount Ida 25.5%
  • Montgomery County 25.1%
  • Arkansas 27.1%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 30.0%
  • County 26.7%
  • State 28.0%

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

  • Mount Ida 41.1%
  • Montgomery County 41.4%
  • State 42.0%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 52.2%
  • County 51.7%
  • Arkansas 51.5%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Mount Ida 25.8%
  • County 26.8%
  • Arkansas 29.3%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Mount Ida 19.4%
  • County 23.0%
  • Arkansas 21.9%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Here 18.3%
  • Montgomery County 18.4%
  • Arkansas 19.2%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Here 14.8%
  • Montgomery County 13.9%
  • State 15.0%

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

  • Here 5.2%
  • Montgomery County 4.6%
  • State 4.6%

Mount Ida residents on average take three prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Mount Ida 2.9
  • County 2.5
  • Arkansas 2.3

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

Seventy two percent of people living in Mount Ida have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Sixteen percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 4.8 days per month on average. They have 5.7 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 21 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Here 71.9%
  • County 81.6%
  • Arkansas 79.2%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Mount Ida 16.2%
  • Montgomery County 9.4%
  • Arkansas 11.1%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 4.8
  • Montgomery County 5.6
  • Arkansas 4.8

Average drinks/week

  • Mount Ida 5.7
  • Montgomery County 5.7
  • Arkansas 5.9

Average days/year people drink much

  • Mount Ida 21.3
  • Montgomery County 23.1
  • State 25.4

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

Ninety eight percent of Mount Ida residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety six percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Eighty eight percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Forty five percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Eight percent of males in Mount Ida have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Ninety nine percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Eighty eight percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Thirty five percent have ever had anal sex. Eight percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Mount Ida 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 28 women. He has vaginal sex with 23 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 five women. People in Mount Ida were 19 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. Seven percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Mount Ida has vaginal or anal sex 61 times a year. Fifty percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Mount Ida 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 10 men on average. They have had eight male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.4 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Eighty four percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Mount Ida 98.0%
  • County 97.1%
  • Arkansas 97.4%

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

  • Here 95.8%
  • Montgomery County 94.8%
  • Arkansas 94.6%

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

  • Here 87.8%
  • Montgomery County 88.8%
  • Arkansas 86.1%

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

  • Mount Ida 45.4%
  • Montgomery County 43.0%
  • Arkansas 49.1%

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

  • Mount Ida 8.3%
  • Montgomery County 7.8%
  • Arkansas 5.1%

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

  • Here 99.0%
  • County 96.9%
  • Arkansas 97.3%

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

  • Here 87.8%
  • Montgomery County 80.6%
  • Arkansas 82.5%

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

  • Here 35.1%
  • County 35.8%
  • Arkansas 38.6%

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

  • Here 7.8%
  • County 11.6%
  • State 12.8%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 17.0
  • Montgomery County 17.1
  • State 16.5

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

  • Mount Ida 27.5
  • County 25.2
  • Arkansas 29.0

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

  • Here 23.4
  • County 16.9
  • Arkansas 22.7

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

  • Here 21.1
  • Montgomery County 22.0
  • State 21.5

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

  • Here 4.9
  • Montgomery County 4.8
  • Arkansas 5.3

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

  • Here 19.0
  • County 19.3
  • Arkansas 20.5

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Mount Ida 7.0%
  • County 6.9%
  • Arkansas 10.4%

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

  • Here 61.2
  • County 54.5
  • State 61.0

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 49.6%
  • Montgomery County 54.9%
  • State 53.1%

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

  • Here 9.6
  • County 12.4
  • Arkansas 12.0

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

  • Here 8.1
  • Montgomery County 10.8
  • Arkansas 10.4

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

  • Here 0.4
  • County 0.5
  • State 0.6

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Here 84.0%
  • County 86.6%
  • Arkansas 81.2%

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

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

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Here 9.1%
  • Montgomery County 10.3%
  • State 10.9%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Here 5.0%
  • County 4.8%
  • Arkansas 4.2%

Mount Ida 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

  • Mount Ida 6.9
  • Montgomery County 6.9
  • State 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 34.6%
  • County 34.1%
  • Arkansas 31.9%

Forty three percent of Mount Ida residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Mount Ida 42.8%
  • Montgomery County 45.4%
  • State 55.3%

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

Twenty two percent of Mount Ida 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. Eighteen percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Twelve 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 eight 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 (%)

  • Mount Ida 21.8%
  • County 19.0%
  • Arkansas 22.1%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 36.3%
  • County 34.9%
  • State 37.0%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Mount Ida 18.2%
  • Montgomery County 28.5%
  • Arkansas 30.2%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Mount Ida 11.6%
  • County 19.1%
  • State 16.5%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 37.9%
  • Montgomery County 45.6%
  • State 38.8%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Mount Ida 6.0
  • County 6.3
  • State 6.0

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 3.2
  • Montgomery County 2.8
  • State 2.9

Average hours a day using computer

  • Mount Ida 1.0
  • Montgomery County 1.2
  • Arkansas 1.2

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

Nine percent of Mount Ida 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". Five percent of people 16 years and older have ever been told by a doctor or other health care professional that they had psoriasis. Thirty seven percent are overweight. Seventeen 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. Sixteen percent of people living in Mount Ida have ever received a blood transfusion. Twenty percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Thirty seven percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Four percent have ever been told they had gout. Six percent have congestive heart failure. Six percent have coronary heart disease. Five percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Six 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. Four percent have ever had emphysema. Eleven percent have another thyroid problem. Five 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 (%)

  • Mount Ida 9.3%
  • Montgomery County 12.0%
  • State 11.8%

People with anemia (%)

  • Mount Ida 3.5%
  • Montgomery County 3.5%
  • State 3.9%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Mount Ida 4.5%
  • County 3.6%
  • Arkansas 3.7%

People with overweight (%)

  • Mount Ida 36.9%
  • County 34.8%
  • Arkansas 34.0%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Here 17.1%
  • County 23.8%
  • Arkansas 23.2%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Mount Ida 15.8%
  • County 14.0%
  • Arkansas 12.6%

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

  • Mount Ida 20.3%
  • Montgomery County 20.1%
  • State 20.6%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 37.0%
  • County 30.0%
  • State 27.8%

People with gout (%)

  • Mount Ida 4.1%
  • Montgomery County 5.4%
  • Arkansas 4.1%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Mount Ida 6.1%
  • County 3.7%
  • Arkansas 4.2%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Mount Ida 6.2%
  • County 4.1%
  • State 3.6%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Mount Ida 4.8%
  • Montgomery County 3.0%
  • State 2.5%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Mount Ida 6.5%
  • Montgomery County 4.9%
  • State 4.4%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Mount Ida 6.3%
  • Montgomery County 4.9%
  • State 4.5%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Mount Ida 4.0%
  • Montgomery County 3.6%
  • State 4.1%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Mount Ida 10.7%
  • County 8.8%
  • State 7.5%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Here 5.1%
  • County 4.6%
  • State 4.3%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Here 1.7%
  • Montgomery County 3.6%
  • State 3.6%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Mount Ida 13.2%
  • Montgomery County 12.5%
  • State 9.0%

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

Sixty nine percent of births in Mount Ida were vaginal deliveries. Thirty one percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.6 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty three percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Forty two percent of women breastfeed their children. Thirty three percent of women in Mount Ida have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Twenty percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Sixty four percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Six percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Ten percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Twenty eight 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 69.2%
  • County 69.3%
  • State 67.3%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Mount Ida 30.8%
  • Montgomery County 30.7%
  • Arkansas 32.7%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Here 99.6%
  • Montgomery County 99.5%
  • Arkansas 99.3%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 63.2%
  • Montgomery County 61.2%
  • Arkansas 61.4%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Mount Ida 42.4%
  • County 47.6%
  • State 49.7%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 32.9%
  • County 26.7%
  • Arkansas 23.7%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Mount Ida 19.6%
  • County 15.2%
  • State 12.5%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Mount Ida 64.3%
  • Montgomery County 71.7%
  • State 73.0%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Here 5.8%
  • County 6.1%
  • State 6.8%

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

  • Mount Ida 10.2%
  • County 12.3%
  • Arkansas 17.0%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Mount Ida 27.5%
  • Montgomery County 20.5%
  • State 18.0%

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

People living in Mount Ida report their general health condition on average at 54 percent. Four percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 26 percent of Mount Ida residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Eight percent of people living in Mount Ida are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Mount Ida 54.5%
  • Montgomery County 56.5%
  • Arkansas 53.7%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 3.7%
  • County 5.1%
  • Arkansas 3.9%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 25.6%
  • County 37.4%
  • State 40.2%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 7.5%
  • Montgomery County 8.3%
  • Arkansas 8.3%

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

People in Mount Ida spend $328 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 20 percent of their income. The average family in Mount Ida spends $65 on food at other stores monthly. This is four percent of their income. They spend $103 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is five percent of their income. They also spend $16 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Mount Ida $328
  • Montgomery County $355
  • State $356

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

  • Here 20.4%
  • Montgomery County 22.2%
  • State 25.8%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $65
  • County $69
  • Arkansas $68

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Mount Ida 4.1%
  • County 3.6%
  • State 4.2%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $103
  • Montgomery County $151
  • State $125

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Mount Ida 4.7%
  • Montgomery County 6.8%
  • State 6.5%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Mount Ida $16
  • Montgomery County $24
  • Arkansas $22

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Here 1.0%
  • Montgomery County 1.2%
  • State 1.3%

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

People living in Mount Ida report their general condition of hearing on average at 73 percent. Seventy seven 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 three percent of Mount Ida population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Forty nine 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 Mount Ida had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Mount Ida 73.1%
  • County 76.6%
  • State 77.8%

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

  • Here 77.0%
  • Montgomery County 77.1%
  • State 76.6%

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

  • Here 93.5%
  • County 93.6%
  • State 94.4%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Here 22.7%
  • Montgomery County 24.0%
  • Arkansas 21.5%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Mount Ida 49.0%
  • Montgomery County 40.6%
  • Arkansas 45.4%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 13.4%
  • Montgomery County 14.4%
  • State 16.1%

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

Thirty six percent of Mount Ida 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 (%)

  • Mount Ida 36.3%
  • County 29.7%
  • State 26.9%

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Nineteen percent of Mount Ida 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 seven percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Thirteen percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Twelve 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 (%)

  • Here 18.5%
  • County 21.3%
  • Arkansas 21.7%

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

  • Mount Ida 27.5%
  • County 27.1%
  • State 27.9%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Mount Ida 13.1%
  • Montgomery County 11.0%
  • Arkansas 10.6%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Mount Ida 12.0%
  • County 10.9%
  • Arkansas 11.3%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 13.2%
  • Montgomery County 10.0%
  • State 9.0%

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

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