Health and Nutrition of Mystic, IA Residents

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Forty eight percent of Mystic residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal eight 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. People here eat one "ready to eat" foods such as salads, soups, chicken, sandwiches and cooked vegetables per month. They also eat five frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Mystic 47.9%
  • County 48.7%
  • Iowa 48.7%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Mystic 7.5
  • County 22.5
  • State 22.2

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Mystic 3.2
  • Appanoose County 3.2
  • Iowa 3.4

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Here 1.1
  • County 1.7
  • Iowa 1.7

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Mystic 5.2
  • County 3.8
  • State 3.9

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

The average Mystic resident last visited a dentist one years ago (including all types of dentists, such as, orthodontists, oral surgeons, and all other dental specialists, as well as dental hygienists). Mystic residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 46 percent. People living here aged 30 years and older, aside from brushing their teeth with toothbrush, use dental floss or any other device that clean between teeth on average two 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 26 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Mystic 1.5
  • Appanoose County 2.1
  • State 2.1

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Here 45.8%
  • Appanoose County 44.1%
  • Iowa 44.7%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 2.3
  • County 2.6
  • Iowa 2.7

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 3.1
  • Appanoose County 2.8
  • State 2.7

Average number of teeth

  • Here 26.0
  • County 20.5
  • Iowa 21.7

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

The average height of Mystic residents 16 years and older is 72 inches. The average weight is 239 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 36. Fifty eight percent of people living here are obese. Eighty three percent have ever been obese. Seventy five percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Mystic 71.6
  • Appanoose County 66.9
  • State 66.9

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 239.1
  • County 180.0
  • Iowa 179.8

Average BMI

  • Mystic 35.8
  • County 28.7
  • Iowa 28.6

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 58.3%
  • Appanoose County 36.8%
  • State 36.9%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Mystic 83.3%
  • County 50.4%
  • State 49.3%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Mystic 75.0%
  • Appanoose County 32.8%
  • State 33.4%

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

Seventy five percent of Mystic residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Fifty percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Fifty percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Twenty five percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Mystic 75.0%
  • Appanoose County 67.1%
  • State 66.1%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Here 50.0%
  • Appanoose County 26.3%
  • Iowa 25.6%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Mystic 50.0%
  • Appanoose County 23.7%
  • Iowa 23.0%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Mystic 25.0%
  • County 15.2%
  • Iowa 14.5%

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

Sixty seven percent of people had a blood test for high sugar or diabetes within the past three years.

Summary

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 66.7%
  • Appanoose County 48.7%
  • State 46.5%

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

Mystic residents 20 years and older on average get up to urinate two 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

  • Mystic 1.5
  • County 1.2
  • Iowa 1.2

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Fifty percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Fifty percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Fifty percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

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

  • Mystic 50.0%
  • County 71.7%
  • Iowa 70.1%

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

  • Mystic 50.0%
  • Appanoose County 31.6%
  • Iowa 30.5%

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

  • Mystic 50.0%
  • Appanoose County 41.3%
  • Iowa 42.9%

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

Seventeen percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Twenty five percent of people in Mystic frequently check their blood cholesterol. Eight percent of people have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that their blood cholesterol level was high.

Summary

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 16.7%
  • Appanoose County 29.8%
  • State 25.9%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 25.0%
  • County 46.3%
  • State 41.8%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Mystic 8.3%
  • County 23.9%
  • State 20.7%

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

Twenty seven percent of people living in Mystic use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Mystic 27.1%
  • Appanoose County 35.0%
  • State 34.8%

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Fifty percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Twenty five percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Fifty percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Twenty five 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.

Summary

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

  • Mystic 50.0%
  • County 43.4%
  • State 42.7%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Mystic 25.0%
  • County 52.2%
  • State 52.0%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Mystic 50.0%
  • County 28.0%
  • Iowa 28.3%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Mystic 25.0%
  • County 14.4%
  • State 14.6%

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

Seventy five percent of people living in Mystic have at least one alcoholic drink per month. People living here drink alcohol 9.1 days per month on average.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Mystic 75.0%
  • Appanoose County 80.4%
  • Iowa 80.5%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 9.1
  • County 4.9
  • Iowa 5.0

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

Hundred percent of Mystic residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Seventy five percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Seventy five percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Seventy five percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. People in Mystic were 12 years old on average when they had sex for the first time. People living here were on average 21 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. Males in their lifetime have anal or oral sex with 2.0 men on average. They have had 2.0 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Mystic were 16 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. The average person in Mystic has vaginal or anal sex 153 times a year. Thirty one percent have sex without using a condom. Hundred percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Mystic 100.0%
  • Appanoose County 97.7%
  • Iowa 97.2%

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

  • Mystic 75.0%
  • County 95.1%
  • Iowa 94.5%

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

  • Mystic 75.0%
  • County 87.8%
  • Iowa 87.9%

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

  • Here 75.0%
  • County 50.5%
  • State 50.0%

Average age people first had sex

  • Mystic 12.3
  • County 16.5
  • State 16.6

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

  • Here 21.0
  • County 21.1
  • State 21.2

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

  • Mystic 2.0
  • County 4.6
  • State 3.0

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

  • Here 2.0
  • Appanoose County 2.7
  • State 1.7

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

  • Mystic 16.0
  • County 20.5
  • Iowa 20.3

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

  • Mystic 153.0
  • County 59.1
  • Iowa 64.1

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Mystic 31.3%
  • County 55.9%
  • Iowa 55.7%

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Mystic 100.0%
  • County 84.3%
  • Iowa 83.7%

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

Twenty five percent of households in Mystic use chemical products in their homes to control fleas, roaches, ants, termites or other insects.

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Mystic 25.0%
  • Appanoose County 10.7%
  • State 10.1%

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Mystic residents 16 years and older usually get five hours of sleep at night on weekdays or workdays.

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Here 5.1
  • Appanoose County 6.9
  • State 6.8

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

Seventy five percent of Mystic residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Mystic 75.0%
  • County 51.8%
  • State 53.4%

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Fifty eight percent of Mystic 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. Seventy five 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 three 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 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 four 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 1.7 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Mystic 58.3%
  • County 21.8%
  • Iowa 22.9%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Mystic 75.0%
  • County 38.3%
  • State 38.2%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 33.3%
  • County 13.4%
  • Iowa 16.9%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Mystic 50.0%
  • Appanoose County 38.6%
  • Iowa 40.8%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 3.7
  • Appanoose County 6.1
  • State 6.0

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Mystic 3.1
  • County 3.0
  • Iowa 2.9

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 1.7
  • Appanoose County 1.1
  • Iowa 1.2

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

Seventeen percent of Mystic residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Eighty three percent are overweight. Fifty percent of people 20 and older have arthritis.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Mystic 16.7%
  • County 11.0%
  • State 11.5%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 83.3%
  • County 34.7%
  • Iowa 33.5%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 50.0%
  • Appanoose County 32.4%
  • State 27.9%

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

People living in Mystic report their general health condition on average at 50 percent. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 100 percent of Mystic residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Seventeen percent of people living in Mystic are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 50.0%
  • Appanoose County 53.9%
  • Iowa 54.9%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 100.0%
  • Appanoose County 36.7%
  • Iowa 37.6%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Mystic 16.7%
  • Appanoose County 8.3%
  • State 8.3%

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

People in Mystic spend $218 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 Mystic spends $45 on food at other stores monthly. This is two percent of their income. This is three percent of their income. They also spend $29 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is two percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Here $218
  • County $352
  • Iowa $358

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

  • Here 24.6%
  • Appanoose County 24.8%
  • Iowa 24.5%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $45
  • County $61
  • Iowa $67

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Mystic 2.2%
  • Appanoose County 4.0%
  • State 4.0%

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 2.5%
  • Appanoose County 6.5%
  • State 6.6%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Here $29
  • County $19
  • Iowa $22

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Here 2.4%
  • County 1.1%
  • Iowa 1.2%

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

People living in Mystic report their general condition of hearing on average at 100 percent. Hundred 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. Hundred percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Forty two percent of Mystic population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Eighty three 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. Forty two percent of people in Mystic had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Mystic 100.0%
  • Appanoose County 75.6%
  • Iowa 77.3%

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

  • Mystic 100.0%
  • County 75.9%
  • State 76.1%

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

  • Here 100.0%
  • County 94.2%
  • Iowa 94.3%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Mystic 41.7%
  • County 24.0%
  • Iowa 21.8%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Mystic 83.3%
  • County 47.6%
  • State 46.1%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 41.7%
  • Appanoose County 16.9%
  • Iowa 16.1%

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

Fifty percent of Mystic 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 50.0%
  • Appanoose County 29.1%
  • Iowa 26.7%

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

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