Health and Nutrition of Northrop, MN Residents

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Fifty seven percent of Northrop 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.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Here 56.8%
  • County 47.2%
  • State 49.3%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Here 23.5
  • Martin County 22.9
  • Minnesota 21.7

The average Northrop 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). Sixteen percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Twenty seven percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Northrop residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 36 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 two days per week. The average person living here (including children) has 20 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Here 1.3
  • County 2.3
  • Minnesota 2.0

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 15.9%
  • County 18.7%
  • Minnesota 16.6%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Northrop 27.3%
  • County 22.9%
  • State 21.6%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Here 36.4%
  • County 41.6%
  • State 46.1%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 2.4
  • Martin County 2.4
  • Minnesota 2.8

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 2.5
  • Martin County 2.7
  • Minnesota 2.7

Average number of teeth

  • Here 19.8
  • County 19.6
  • Minnesota 22.5

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

The average height of Northrop residents 16 years and older is 61 inches. The average weight is 133 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 25. Eighteen percent of people living here are obese. Eighteen percent have ever been obese. Thirty three percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Northrop 60.9
  • County 66.6
  • State 67.0

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 132.6
  • County 180.2
  • Minnesota 179.8

Average BMI

  • Northrop 25.3
  • Martin County 28.9
  • Minnesota 28.5

People that are obese (%)

  • Northrop 18.2%
  • Martin County 38.7%
  • State 36.1%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 18.2%
  • County 52.4%
  • Minnesota 48.0%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Northrop 33.3%
  • Martin County 30.1%
  • Minnesota 34.4%

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

Nine percent of people living in Northrop have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Fifty percent of people had a blood test for high sugar or diabetes within the past three years.

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Here 9.1%
  • County 12.9%
  • State 9.4%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 50.0%
  • Martin County 46.8%
  • Minnesota 45.9%

Northrop 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

  • Northrop 1.1
  • Martin County 1.3
  • Minnesota 1.1

Eighty two percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Eighteen percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

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

  • Here 81.8%
  • County 71.2%
  • Minnesota 69.1%

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

  • Northrop 18.2%
  • Martin County 40.4%
  • State 43.1%

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

Fifty five percent of people living in Northrop are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 54.5%
  • County 73.5%
  • Minnesota 74.1%

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

Forty five percent of people living in Northrop have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had hypertension (also called high blood pressure). Twenty seven percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Fifty five percent of people in Northrop frequently check their blood cholesterol.

Summary

Has high blood pressure (%)

  • Northrop 45.5%
  • County 28.4%
  • State 21.9%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Northrop 27.3%
  • Martin County 28.7%
  • State 24.6%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 54.5%
  • Martin County 46.0%
  • State 40.7%

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

Sixty nine percent of people living in Northrop use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Northrop 68.8%
  • Martin County 30.8%
  • Minnesota 36.5%

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

Ten percent of Northrop residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Thirty percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Thirty percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Twenty percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Ten percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Ten 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 little interest in doing things (%)

  • Here 10.0%
  • Martin County 28.6%
  • Minnesota 26.0%

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

  • Here 30.0%
  • Martin County 43.9%
  • Minnesota 42.3%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 30.0%
  • County 53.1%
  • Minnesota 51.7%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Northrop 20.0%
  • Martin County 29.5%
  • State 27.4%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 10.0%
  • County 23.9%
  • Minnesota 21.5%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Here 10.0%
  • Martin County 16.8%
  • Minnesota 13.8%

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

Northrop residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Northrop 1.8
  • County 2.6
  • Minnesota 2.1

Seventy five percent of Northrop residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Seventy five percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. People in Northrop were 19 years old on average when they had sex for the first time. People in Northrop were 20 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.

Summary

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

  • Here 75.0%
  • County 97.3%
  • Minnesota 97.2%

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

  • Northrop 75.0%
  • Martin County 97.3%
  • Minnesota 97.2%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 19.3
  • County 16.4
  • Minnesota 16.7

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

  • Northrop 19.8
  • County 20.4
  • State 20.2

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Northrop 6.9%
  • County 7.0%
  • State 8.0%

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

Ten percent use chemical products in their lawns or gardens to kill weeds.

Summary

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Northrop 10.0%
  • County 5.0%
  • Minnesota 4.3%

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

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Here 6.4
  • Martin County 6.8
  • Minnesota 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 27.3%
  • Martin County 34.2%
  • Minnesota 32.0%

Eighteen percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Thirty six 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 1.3 hours per day.

Summary

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 18.2%
  • Martin County 26.1%
  • Minnesota 30.2%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 36.4%
  • County 36.4%
  • State 42.8%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 4.5
  • County 5.9
  • Minnesota 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.5
  • Martin County 3.1
  • Minnesota 2.7

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 1.3
  • Martin County 1.1
  • State 1.2

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

Nine percent of Northrop residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Thirty six percent are overweight. Nine percent of people living in Northrop have ever received a blood transfusion. Nine percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Nine percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Eighteen percent have another thyroid problem.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Northrop 9.1%
  • County 11.9%
  • State 11.1%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 36.4%
  • Martin County 34.4%
  • Minnesota 33.2%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Northrop 9.1%
  • County 15.0%
  • State 11.3%

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

  • Northrop 9.1%
  • Martin County 23.8%
  • State 18.6%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Northrop 9.1%
  • Martin County 32.2%
  • State 25.6%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 18.2%
  • Martin County 8.5%
  • State 7.6%

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

Ninety three percent of births in Northrop were vaginal deliveries. 100.0 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Fifty nine percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Fifty percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty percent of women in Northrop have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Fifty percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason.

Summary

Vaginal deliveries (%)

  • Here 92.9%
  • County 71.0%
  • Minnesota 64.5%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Here 100.0%
  • County 99.5%
  • Minnesota 99.4%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 58.6%
  • County 63.3%
  • State 59.6%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Northrop 50.0%
  • Martin County 44.3%
  • State 55.7%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 20.0%
  • County 29.3%
  • State 21.6%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Northrop 50.0%
  • Martin County 68.9%
  • State 75.4%

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

People living in Northrop report their general health condition on average at 48 percent. Fourteen percent of people living in Northrop are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Northrop 47.5%
  • Martin County 51.9%
  • Minnesota 56.2%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 14.3%
  • Martin County 8.3%
  • Minnesota 8.5%

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

People in Northrop spend $467 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 42 percent of their income. The average family in Northrop spends $92 on food at other stores monthly. This is two percent of their income. They spend $98 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is two percent of their income. They also spend $nine monthly on carried out or delivered food.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Northrop $467
  • County $352
  • State $363

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

  • Here 41.8%
  • Martin County 26.5%
  • State 23.8%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Northrop $92
  • County $58
  • State $70

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 2.5%
  • County 3.8%
  • Minnesota 4.1%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Northrop $98
  • County $107
  • State $143

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Northrop 2.5%
  • Martin County 5.7%
  • State 6.9%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Here $9
  • County $18
  • Minnesota $25

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

People living in Northrop report their general condition of hearing on average at 76 percent. Eighty two percent of them can usually hear and understand, without the use of a hearing aid or any other listening devices, what a person says without seeing his or her face if that person whispers to them from across a quiet room. Ninety one percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Northrop 76.4%
  • Martin County 74.4%
  • Minnesota 78.6%

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

  • Here 81.8%
  • Martin County 73.6%
  • State 77.3%

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

  • Here 90.9%
  • Martin County 93.1%
  • Minnesota 94.8%

Twenty three percent of Northrop 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 (%)

  • Northrop 22.7%
  • Martin County 28.0%
  • Minnesota 25.2%

Nine 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 requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Northrop 9.1%
  • County 11.5%
  • Minnesota 7.5%

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

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