Health and Nutrition of Oswego, KS Residents

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Forty six percent of Oswego residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 24 times per month. This includes chocolate and other flavored milks, as well as hot cocoa made with milk, and does not count small amounts of milk added to coffee or tea. People living here eat an average of four meals (breakfasts, lunches or dinners) per week that were prepared away from home in places such as restaurants, fast food places, food stands, grocery stores or from vending machines. They get three of these meals from a fast-food or pizza place. People here eat two "ready to eat" foods such as salads, soups, chicken, sandwiches and cooked vegetables per month. They also eat five frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Here 45.7%
  • Labette County 50.3%
  • State 48.5%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Oswego 23.7
  • Labette County 21.3
  • Kansas 21.5

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Here 3.8
  • County 3.5
  • Kansas 3.6

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

  • Oswego 2.5
  • Labette County 1.7
  • State 1.9

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Here 2.2
  • County 1.8
  • State 1.8

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Oswego 5.4
  • County 3.5
  • State 3.8

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

The average Oswego resident last visited a dentist three years ago (including all types of dentists, such as, orthodontists, oral surgeons, and all other dental specialists, as well as dental hygienists). Nineteen percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Twenty four percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Oswego residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 38 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 21 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Here 2.6
  • County 1.9
  • State 2.0

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Oswego 19.0%
  • Labette County 15.2%
  • Kansas 17.1%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 23.9%
  • Labette County 20.9%
  • Kansas 21.8%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Here 37.9%
  • County 47.5%
  • State 45.1%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 1.8
  • County 2.9
  • Kansas 2.7

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 2.8
  • County 2.8
  • State 2.8

Average number of teeth

  • Oswego 20.8
  • Labette County 22.4
  • Kansas 22.3

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

The average height of Oswego residents 16 years and older is 69 inches. The average weight is 188 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 28. Thirty one percent of people living here are obese. Forty six percent have ever been obese. Twenty one percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Here 69.3
  • County 66.9
  • Kansas 66.8

Average weight (pounds)

  • Oswego 188.2
  • Labette County 181.4
  • Kansas 179.9

Average BMI

  • Oswego 27.6
  • County 28.8
  • Kansas 28.6

People that are obese (%)

  • Oswego 30.7%
  • County 37.8%
  • Kansas 37.1%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 46.1%
  • Labette County 50.1%
  • State 49.2%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Oswego 20.7%
  • Labette County 35.9%
  • Kansas 34.3%

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

Seventy two percent of Oswego residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty seven percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Twenty six percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Five percent have ever used heroin. Seventeen percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 72.0%
  • County 66.2%
  • Kansas 65.5%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Here 27.3%
  • Labette County 25.2%
  • State 25.1%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Oswego 26.2%
  • County 23.1%
  • Kansas 22.6%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Oswego 5.2%
  • Labette County 2.9%
  • State 3.2%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 17.4%
  • County 13.9%
  • State 14.1%

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

Ten percent of people living in Oswego have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Forty percent of people had a blood test for high sugar or diabetes within the past three years. Three percent of city residents are currently taking insulin.

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Here 10.0%
  • County 10.3%
  • Kansas 10.1%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 39.7%
  • County 49.2%
  • State 46.4%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 3.2%
  • Labette County 3.3%
  • Kansas 3.1%

Oswego 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 1.2
  • Labette County 1.1
  • Kansas 1.1

Eleven percent of Oswego 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. Eight percent have been having problems with their ability to taste sweet, sour, salty or bitter foods and drinks. Sixty five percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Twenty six percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Twenty three percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Thirty one percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Thirty four percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Here 11.3%
  • Labette County 11.7%
  • State 11.8%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Here 7.6%
  • Labette County 5.7%
  • Kansas 5.9%

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

  • Oswego 65.0%
  • Labette County 71.3%
  • Kansas 68.9%

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

  • Oswego 25.6%
  • County 32.3%
  • State 29.0%

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

  • Oswego 22.7%
  • County 18.2%
  • State 16.4%

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

  • Oswego 31.0%
  • Labette County 22.3%
  • State 22.7%

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

  • Here 34.1%
  • Labette County 42.6%
  • Kansas 41.5%

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

Sixty eight percent of people living in Oswego are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 68.3%
  • County 76.4%
  • State 73.5%

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

  • Here 21.1%
  • County 25.5%
  • State 22.7%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Oswego 25.5%
  • County 27.4%
  • Kansas 25.0%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 33.6%
  • County 45.1%
  • State 41.1%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Here 21.9%
  • County 21.2%
  • State 19.3%

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

Eighteen percent of people living in Oswego use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 18.5%
  • County 38.8%
  • Kansas 34.3%

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

Twenty six percent of Oswego residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty three percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Thirty nine percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Forty five percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Twenty five percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Sixteen 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. Sixteen 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. Four 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 (%)

  • Oswego 26.3%
  • County 26.1%
  • Kansas 26.5%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 22.6%
  • Labette County 26.7%
  • Kansas 27.5%

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

  • Oswego 38.7%
  • County 42.8%
  • State 42.4%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Oswego 44.6%
  • County 52.2%
  • Kansas 51.8%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Oswego 25.4%
  • Labette County 27.1%
  • State 28.4%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Oswego 16.0%
  • Labette County 21.0%
  • State 21.6%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Oswego 17.9%
  • Labette County 19.3%
  • Kansas 19.6%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Oswego 16.2%
  • Labette County 12.8%
  • Kansas 14.5%

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

  • Oswego 4.2%
  • County 4.2%
  • State 4.4%

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

Oswego residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Oswego 2.0
  • Labette County 2.3
  • State 2.1

Eighty seven percent of people living in Oswego have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Seven percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 5.6 days per month on average. They have 7.7 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 33 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Oswego 86.8%
  • County 81.0%
  • State 80.4%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Oswego 7.1%
  • Labette County 10.0%
  • State 10.6%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Oswego 5.6
  • County 5.3
  • State 4.9

Average drinks/week

  • Here 7.7
  • Labette County 5.7
  • Kansas 5.7

Average days/year people drink much

  • Oswego 33.3
  • County 23.1
  • Kansas 23.8

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

Ninety eight percent of Oswego residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety four percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Eighty six percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Fifty two percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Three percent of males in Oswego have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Ninety seven percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Eighty percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Thirty two percent have ever had anal sex. Fourteen percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Oswego were 16 years old on average when they had sex for the first time. The average man in his lifetime had any kind of sex with 27 women. He has vaginal sex with 22 women. People living here were on average 18 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. In their lifetime they performed oral sex on average on 10 women. People in Oswego were 24 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. Fourteen percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Oswego has vaginal or anal sex 70 times a year. Forty seven percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Oswego 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with nine men on average. They have had seven male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.4 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Eighty two percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Oswego 97.8%
  • County 97.5%
  • State 97.3%

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

  • Here 94.2%
  • County 94.9%
  • State 94.1%

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

  • Here 86.3%
  • County 88.0%
  • State 87.1%

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

  • Here 51.8%
  • Labette County 48.7%
  • State 49.3%

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

  • Here 3.5%
  • Labette County 6.1%
  • State 5.8%

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

  • Here 96.7%
  • Labette County 97.9%
  • Kansas 97.4%

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

  • Oswego 79.9%
  • Labette County 88.1%
  • State 85.5%

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

  • Here 32.4%
  • Labette County 41.6%
  • State 40.2%

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

  • Here 14.0%
  • Labette County 10.9%
  • State 12.4%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 15.7
  • Labette County 16.8
  • Kansas 16.6

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

  • Oswego 27.4
  • Labette County 29.2
  • State 26.6

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

  • Oswego 21.6
  • Labette County 21.5
  • Kansas 21.2

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

  • Here 18.1
  • County 21.3
  • State 21.2

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

  • Here 9.6
  • Labette County 5.7
  • Kansas 5.4

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

  • Here 23.6
  • Labette County 19.1
  • State 20.1

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 14.3%
  • Labette County 7.5%
  • Kansas 8.8%

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

  • Oswego 69.7
  • County 56.4
  • Kansas 63.6

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Oswego 47.3%
  • County 55.8%
  • State 55.1%

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

  • Here 8.6
  • County 10.3
  • Kansas 11.7

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

  • Oswego 7.5
  • County 9.1
  • Kansas 10.3

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

  • Oswego 0.4
  • Labette County 0.4
  • Kansas 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Here 82.1%
  • County 84.4%
  • Kansas 81.3%

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

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

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Here 9.7%
  • County 10.5%
  • Kansas 10.2%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Oswego 3.8%
  • Labette County 4.5%
  • State 4.3%

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Here 6.7
  • County 6.8
  • Kansas 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 23.6%
  • County 32.9%
  • State 31.8%

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

Sixty three percent of Oswego residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 63.4%
  • Labette County 48.4%
  • Kansas 53.2%

Thirty three percent of Oswego residents' work involve vigorous-intensity activity that causes large increases in breathing or heart rate, like carrying or lifting heavy loads, digging or construction work for at least 10 minutes continuously. Forty three 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 eight percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Seventeen percent do any vigorous-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause large increases in breathing or heart rate like running or basketball for at least 10 minutes continuously. Twenty nine 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 (%)

  • Here 33.3%
  • County 21.4%
  • State 22.1%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Oswego 42.9%
  • County 40.5%
  • State 37.8%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Oswego 38.2%
  • County 28.8%
  • Kansas 30.3%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 17.2%
  • County 18.5%
  • State 18.6%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Oswego 29.4%
  • Labette County 43.5%
  • Kansas 41.6%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 5.6
  • Labette County 6.2
  • State 6.0

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Oswego 2.9
  • County 2.8
  • Kansas 2.8

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 1.0
  • Labette County 1.3
  • Kansas 1.2

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

Eleven percent of Oswego residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Two percent of people living here has anemia, sometimes called "tired blood" or "low blood". Four percent of people 16 years and older have ever been told by a doctor or other health care professional that they had psoriasis. Twenty six percent are overweight. Twenty three 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. Ten percent of people living in Oswego have ever received a blood transfusion. Nineteen percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty five percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Four percent have ever been told they had gout. Six percent have congestive heart failure. Five percent have coronary heart disease. Two percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Five percent have ever had a heart attack, also called myocardial infarction. Five percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. Eight percent have ever had emphysema. Three percent have another thyroid problem. Three percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Four percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Seven percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Oswego 10.6%
  • Labette County 10.1%
  • Kansas 11.2%

People with anemia (%)

  • Oswego 2.0%
  • County 3.3%
  • State 3.4%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Oswego 3.9%
  • County 4.2%
  • Kansas 3.8%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 25.8%
  • Labette County 35.7%
  • Kansas 33.6%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Here 23.0%
  • Labette County 19.4%
  • Kansas 22.1%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Oswego 9.8%
  • Labette County 13.4%
  • Kansas 11.8%

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

  • Here 18.9%
  • Labette County 19.2%
  • Kansas 19.7%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Oswego 25.4%
  • Labette County 29.4%
  • Kansas 26.2%

People with gout (%)

  • Oswego 3.9%
  • County 4.5%
  • State 3.9%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Here 5.7%
  • County 3.9%
  • Kansas 3.7%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Here 4.9%
  • Labette County 4.1%
  • State 3.3%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Oswego 1.8%
  • County 2.7%
  • State 2.3%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 5.5%
  • County 4.5%
  • Kansas 4.0%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Here 4.6%
  • Labette County 4.0%
  • Kansas 4.0%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Oswego 7.5%
  • County 3.2%
  • State 3.6%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 3.1%
  • County 8.7%
  • Kansas 7.5%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Oswego 3.3%
  • Labette County 3.8%
  • State 3.9%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Oswego 4.1%
  • County 2.7%
  • State 3.4%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Oswego 7.3%
  • Labette County 10.6%
  • State 8.9%

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

Seventy percent of births in Oswego were vaginal deliveries. Thirty percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.5 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Fifty eight percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Sixty five percent of women breastfeed their children. Fifteen percent of women in Oswego have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Seven percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Seventy percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Four percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Twenty five percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Twelve 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 70.1%
  • County 67.0%
  • State 66.1%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Oswego 29.9%
  • County 33.0%
  • Kansas 33.9%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Oswego 99.5%
  • County 99.4%
  • State 99.4%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Oswego 58.0%
  • Labette County 60.3%
  • State 60.7%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Oswego 65.3%
  • County 58.1%
  • Kansas 53.9%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 15.0%
  • Labette County 25.7%
  • Kansas 22.5%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Here 7.4%
  • County 13.6%
  • State 12.0%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 70.3%
  • Labette County 75.3%
  • Kansas 73.4%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Here 4.2%
  • Labette County 7.1%
  • State 7.6%

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

  • Here 25.0%
  • Labette County 15.1%
  • Kansas 16.7%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 12.1%
  • Labette County 23.2%
  • Kansas 18.1%

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

People living in Oswego report their general health condition on average at 53 percent. Four percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 36 percent of Oswego residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Eight percent of people living in Oswego are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Oswego 52.6%
  • Labette County 56.4%
  • Kansas 55.2%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 3.7%
  • Labette County 4.9%
  • Kansas 4.3%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 36.1%
  • County 38.6%
  • State 39.2%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 8.1%
  • County 8.8%
  • State 8.3%

People in Oswego spend $365 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 28 percent of their income. The average family in Oswego spends $65 on food at other stores monthly. This is four percent of their income. They spend $119 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is six percent of their income. They also spend $26 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Oswego $365
  • Labette County $350
  • Kansas $361

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

  • Oswego 28.3%
  • County 22.4%
  • State 24.5%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Oswego $65
  • Labette County $71
  • Kansas $70

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 3.8%
  • County 4.3%
  • Kansas 4.2%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Oswego $119
  • County $137
  • State $137

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Oswego 6.5%
  • County 7.5%
  • State 7.0%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Oswego $26
  • County $25
  • State $24

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Oswego 1.2%
  • County 1.3%
  • State 1.3%

People living in Oswego report their general condition of hearing on average at 75 percent. Seventy three 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 five percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Twenty two percent of Oswego population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Sixty 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. Twenty three percent of people in Oswego had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Oswego 75.2%
  • Labette County 77.8%
  • Kansas 78.3%

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

  • Here 73.4%
  • Labette County 79.5%
  • Kansas 77.8%

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

  • Oswego 95.1%
  • Labette County 94.8%
  • State 94.8%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Oswego 22.0%
  • County 21.8%
  • State 20.9%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 69.2%
  • Labette County 45.5%
  • State 44.5%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 22.9%
  • County 16.8%
  • Kansas 15.9%

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

Twenty nine percent of Oswego 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 (%)

  • Oswego 29.4%
  • County 28.2%
  • State 25.9%

Twenty one percent of Oswego 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. Nine 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. Eight 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 21.3%
  • Labette County 19.0%
  • Kansas 19.5%

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

  • Oswego 27.0%
  • Labette County 26.7%
  • Kansas 25.8%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 9.2%
  • County 10.1%
  • Kansas 9.7%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Oswego 12.0%
  • County 9.7%
  • Kansas 10.5%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Oswego 7.8%
  • Labette County 9.2%
  • Kansas 8.0%
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