Health and Nutrition of Pauls Valley, OK Residents

Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2016 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram

Forty seven percent of Pauls Valley residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 22 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 two 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 four frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Pauls Valley 47.1%
  • County 47.8%
  • Oklahoma 48.0%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Pauls Valley 21.9
  • Garvin County 21.9
  • State 21.2

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Pauls Valley 3.2
  • Garvin County 3.2
  • State 3.5

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

  • Here 1.8
  • County 1.7
  • Oklahoma 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Pauls Valley 1.7
  • County 1.6
  • Oklahoma 1.8

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 3.7
  • County 3.7
  • Oklahoma 3.8

The average Pauls Valley 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). Nineteen percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Twenty one percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Pauls Valley residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 42 percent. People living here aged 30 years and older, aside from brushing their teeth with toothbrush, use dental floss or any other device that clean between teeth on average three days per week. They also use mouthwash or other dental rinse products to treat dental disease or dental problems an average of three days per week. The average person living here (including children) has 21 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Pauls Valley 2.2
  • County 2.2
  • Oklahoma 2.1

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 18.8%
  • Garvin County 18.3%
  • Oklahoma 18.0%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Pauls Valley 21.3%
  • County 22.0%
  • Oklahoma 21.7%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Here 42.3%
  • Garvin County 43.1%
  • Oklahoma 44.2%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Pauls Valley 2.5
  • Garvin County 2.6
  • State 2.7

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 2.8
  • Garvin County 2.8
  • Oklahoma 2.8

Average number of teeth

  • Pauls Valley 20.9
  • Garvin County 20.7
  • State 22.0

The average height of Pauls Valley residents 16 years and older is 66 inches. The average weight is 178 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Thirty nine percent of people living here are obese. Fifty one percent have ever been obese. Thirty two percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Pauls Valley 66.2
  • County 66.6
  • Oklahoma 66.7

Average weight (pounds)

  • Pauls Valley 178.3
  • Garvin County 179.6
  • State 179.7

Average BMI

  • Pauls Valley 28.9
  • County 28.9
  • State 28.8

People that are obese (%)

  • Pauls Valley 38.6%
  • County 38.3%
  • State 37.8%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 51.4%
  • County 51.4%
  • Oklahoma 50.0%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Pauls Valley 32.4%
  • County 33.0%
  • State 34.1%

Sixty five percent of Pauls Valley residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty six percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Twenty four percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Three percent have ever used heroin. Fifteen percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Pauls Valley 65.0%
  • County 66.1%
  • Oklahoma 65.4%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Here 26.4%
  • Garvin County 26.5%
  • State 25.3%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Pauls Valley 23.6%
  • County 23.9%
  • State 23.0%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Pauls Valley 3.3%
  • Garvin County 3.3%
  • State 3.1%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Pauls Valley 15.3%
  • Garvin County 15.4%
  • Oklahoma 14.4%

Twelve percent of people living in Pauls Valley have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Forty seven 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 (%)

  • Pauls Valley 11.9%
  • Garvin County 12.2%
  • Oklahoma 10.9%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Pauls Valley 46.5%
  • County 47.6%
  • Oklahoma 46.4%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Pauls Valley 3.3%
  • Garvin County 3.4%
  • Oklahoma 3.2%

Pauls Valley 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

  • Pauls Valley 1.2
  • Garvin County 1.2
  • Oklahoma 1.2

Twelve percent of Pauls Valley 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. Sixty eight percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Twenty eight percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Fifteen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Twenty one percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Forty percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Pauls Valley 12.5%
  • County 12.5%
  • Oklahoma 11.9%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Here 5.9%
  • Garvin County 6.1%
  • State 5.7%

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

  • Here 68.1%
  • County 69.6%
  • Oklahoma 67.8%

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

  • Here 28.1%
  • Garvin County 29.6%
  • Oklahoma 27.9%

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

  • Pauls Valley 15.1%
  • County 16.3%
  • State 15.8%

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

  • Pauls Valley 20.9%
  • Garvin County 22.3%
  • State 22.0%

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

  • Here 40.1%
  • Garvin County 41.2%
  • State 41.1%

Seventy three percent of people living in Pauls Valley are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 73.0%
  • Garvin County 74.3%
  • State 73.2%

Twenty five percent of people living in Pauls Valley 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. Forty three percent of people in Pauls Valley 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 25.2%
  • County 26.1%
  • Oklahoma 22.8%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Pauls Valley 26.2%
  • County 27.5%
  • State 25.0%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Pauls Valley 42.8%
  • Garvin County 44.5%
  • State 41.3%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Pauls Valley 22.1%
  • Garvin County 23.5%
  • Oklahoma 20.3%

Thirty percent of people living in Pauls Valley use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 29.5%
  • County 32.2%
  • State 32.3%

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

  • Pauls Valley 27.8%
  • Garvin County 27.9%
  • State 27.0%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Pauls Valley 30.4%
  • County 29.9%
  • Oklahoma 28.4%

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

  • Pauls Valley 43.4%
  • Garvin County 43.5%
  • Oklahoma 42.6%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 53.4%
  • Garvin County 53.2%
  • Oklahoma 52.5%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Pauls Valley 31.1%
  • Garvin County 29.9%
  • Oklahoma 29.4%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Pauls Valley 23.1%
  • Garvin County 22.5%
  • State 21.8%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Here 20.6%
  • County 20.2%
  • Oklahoma 19.8%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Pauls Valley 17.8%
  • County 16.6%
  • Oklahoma 15.6%

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

  • Here 5.8%
  • County 5.3%
  • Oklahoma 4.6%

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

Pauls Valley residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Pauls Valley 2.3
  • County 2.4
  • Oklahoma 2.1

Seventy seven percent of people living in Pauls Valley have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Thirteen percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 4.3 days per month on average. They have 5.9 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 25 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Here 77.4%
  • Garvin County 79.4%
  • Oklahoma 79.9%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Pauls Valley 12.9%
  • Garvin County 11.3%
  • Oklahoma 11.0%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 4.3
  • County 4.6
  • State 4.7

Average drinks/week

  • Here 5.9
  • Garvin County 6.0
  • Oklahoma 6.0

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 24.6
  • County 25.2
  • State 24.9

Ninety eight percent of Pauls Valley residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety five percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Eighty six percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Fifty percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Five percent of males in Pauls Valley 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 three percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Thirty eight percent have ever had anal sex. Thirteen percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Pauls Valley 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 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. Males in their lifetime have anal or oral sex with 4.0 men on average. They have had 2.4 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Pauls Valley were 20 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on seven men in their lifetime. Eleven percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Pauls Valley has vaginal or anal sex 65 times a year. Fifty one percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Pauls Valley 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 12 men on average. They have had 10 male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.6 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Seventy nine percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Here 97.5%
  • Garvin County 97.7%
  • State 97.5%

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

  • Here 94.7%
  • County 95.3%
  • Oklahoma 94.5%

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

  • Here 86.3%
  • County 86.9%
  • Oklahoma 86.3%

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

  • Pauls Valley 50.2%
  • Garvin County 49.7%
  • State 49.2%

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

  • Pauls Valley 5.5%
  • Garvin County 5.4%
  • State 5.5%

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

  • Pauls Valley 97.4%
  • Garvin County 97.8%
  • State 97.3%

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

  • Pauls Valley 82.8%
  • Garvin County 85.1%
  • State 84.6%

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

  • Pauls Valley 37.8%
  • County 39.2%
  • Oklahoma 38.5%

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

  • Pauls Valley 13.3%
  • Garvin County 12.1%
  • State 12.5%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 16.4
  • County 16.4
  • Oklahoma 16.5

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

  • Here 27.8
  • County 28.6
  • Oklahoma 28.3

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

  • Pauls Valley 22.9
  • Garvin County 22.7
  • State 22.4

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

  • Here 21.0
  • County 21.1
  • State 21.2

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

  • Here 5.3
  • County 5.4
  • State 5.3

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

  • Pauls Valley 4.0
  • County 4.9
  • State 2.7

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

  • Here 2.4
  • County 2.8
  • State 1.5

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

  • Here 19.9
  • County 20.2
  • State 20.2

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

  • Pauls Valley 6.6
  • County 7.4
  • Oklahoma 5.1

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 10.6%
  • County 8.7%
  • State 9.9%

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

  • Here 65.4
  • County 61.9
  • State 63.1

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 51.4%
  • Garvin County 53.0%
  • State 52.8%

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

  • Here 11.7
  • Garvin County 11.5
  • Oklahoma 11.3

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

  • Here 10.2
  • County 10.1
  • Oklahoma 9.9

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

  • Here 0.6
  • Garvin County 0.5
  • Oklahoma 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Here 79.5%
  • County 81.6%
  • Oklahoma 80.4%

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

Ten percent of households in Pauls Valley 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 (%)

  • Pauls Valley 10.5%
  • Garvin County 10.5%
  • State 10.5%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Pauls Valley 4.5%
  • Garvin County 4.7%
  • State 4.3%

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Here 6.8
  • County 6.8
  • Oklahoma 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Pauls Valley 32.2%
  • County 33.3%
  • State 31.8%

Fifty five percent of Pauls Valley residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 54.5%
  • County 53.4%
  • State 54.1%

Twenty two percent of Pauls Valley 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. Twenty eight percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Fifteen 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 1.2 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Pauls Valley 21.7%
  • County 22.0%
  • Oklahoma 22.1%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 36.3%
  • County 37.3%
  • State 37.6%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 28.3%
  • County 27.9%
  • Oklahoma 30.5%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 14.9%
  • County 14.2%
  • State 18.0%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Pauls Valley 38.3%
  • County 38.7%
  • Oklahoma 40.9%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 5.8
  • Garvin County 5.9
  • State 5.9

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.9
  • Garvin County 2.9
  • State 2.8

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 1.2
  • Garvin County 1.1
  • State 1.2

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

Eleven percent of Pauls Valley residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Four percent of people living here has anemia, sometimes called "tired blood" or "low blood". Three percent of people 16 years and older have ever been told by a doctor or other health care professional that they had psoriasis. Thirty three percent are overweight. Twenty four 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. Thirteen percent of people living in Pauls Valley have ever received a blood transfusion. Twenty three percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty nine percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Four percent have ever been told they had gout. Five percent have congestive heart failure. Four percent have coronary heart disease. Three 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. Four percent have ever had emphysema. Eight percent have another thyroid problem. Four percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Three percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Nine percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Pauls Valley 11.0%
  • County 11.2%
  • State 11.2%

People with anemia (%)

  • Pauls Valley 3.8%
  • Garvin County 3.5%
  • Oklahoma 3.5%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Pauls Valley 3.5%
  • County 4.0%
  • State 3.7%

People with overweight (%)

  • Pauls Valley 33.4%
  • Garvin County 34.8%
  • Oklahoma 33.8%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Pauls Valley 24.3%
  • County 23.4%
  • State 21.9%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Here 13.5%
  • Garvin County 13.8%
  • Oklahoma 11.7%

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

  • Here 22.9%
  • County 22.3%
  • Oklahoma 20.7%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 28.6%
  • Garvin County 30.5%
  • Oklahoma 26.6%

People with gout (%)

  • Pauls Valley 4.0%
  • Garvin County 4.2%
  • State 3.8%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Here 4.5%
  • County 4.7%
  • State 3.8%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Pauls Valley 4.1%
  • Garvin County 4.4%
  • State 3.6%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 2.8%
  • Garvin County 2.9%
  • Oklahoma 2.2%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 4.9%
  • County 5.3%
  • Oklahoma 4.3%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Pauls Valley 4.9%
  • Garvin County 5.1%
  • Oklahoma 4.2%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Pauls Valley 3.8%
  • County 4.5%
  • State 3.7%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Pauls Valley 8.2%
  • County 8.4%
  • Oklahoma 7.4%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Pauls Valley 4.4%
  • Garvin County 4.7%
  • State 3.9%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Pauls Valley 3.4%
  • County 3.6%
  • Oklahoma 3.3%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 9.1%
  • Garvin County 9.9%
  • State 8.5%

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

Seventy one percent of births in Pauls Valley were vaginal deliveries. Twenty nine percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.5 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty two percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Forty eight percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty six percent of women in Pauls Valley have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Fourteen percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Sixty eight percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Five percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Sixteen percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Nineteen 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 (%)

  • Pauls Valley 70.9%
  • Garvin County 69.8%
  • Oklahoma 67.1%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Pauls Valley 29.1%
  • Garvin County 30.2%
  • Oklahoma 32.9%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Pauls Valley 99.5%
  • County 99.5%
  • State 99.4%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 62.0%
  • County 61.7%
  • Oklahoma 60.3%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Here 47.7%
  • Garvin County 50.6%
  • State 52.9%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 25.6%
  • County 25.6%
  • Oklahoma 21.8%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Pauls Valley 13.9%
  • Garvin County 13.9%
  • Oklahoma 11.8%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 67.5%
  • Garvin County 71.4%
  • State 72.6%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Pauls Valley 5.2%
  • County 5.8%
  • State 7.1%

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

  • Here 15.9%
  • Garvin County 15.4%
  • Oklahoma 16.9%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Pauls Valley 18.6%
  • Garvin County 20.6%
  • State 17.7%

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

People living in Pauls Valley report their general health condition on average at 52 percent. Three percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 35 percent of Pauls Valley residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Eight percent of people living in Pauls Valley are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 52.5%
  • County 53.2%
  • Oklahoma 54.4%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 3.3%
  • Garvin County 3.5%
  • State 4.1%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 35.4%
  • Garvin County 36.2%
  • State 38.7%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Pauls Valley 7.6%
  • County 7.8%
  • Oklahoma 8.0%

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

People in Pauls Valley spend $353 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 26 percent of their income. The average family in Pauls Valley spends $70 on food at other stores monthly. This is four percent of their income. They spend $114 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is six percent of their income. They also spend $22 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Here $353
  • Garvin County $354
  • State $361

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

  • Pauls Valley 25.6%
  • Garvin County 24.9%
  • Oklahoma 24.8%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Pauls Valley $70
  • Garvin County $68
  • Oklahoma $73

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 4.3%
  • Garvin County 4.1%
  • Oklahoma 4.2%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $114
  • County $118
  • State $130

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Pauls Valley 6.2%
  • Garvin County 6.2%
  • Oklahoma 6.7%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Pauls Valley $22
  • County $22
  • Oklahoma $27

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Here 1.2%
  • Garvin County 1.1%
  • Oklahoma 1.2%

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

People living in Pauls Valley report their general condition of hearing on average at 76 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 Pauls Valley population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Forty eight 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. Fifteen percent of people in Pauls Valley had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Pauls Valley 76.3%
  • Garvin County 76.0%
  • Oklahoma 78.1%

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

  • Pauls Valley 77.0%
  • Garvin County 75.6%
  • State 77.4%

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

  • Pauls Valley 94.2%
  • Garvin County 93.8%
  • State 94.6%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Here 23.2%
  • County 24.0%
  • Oklahoma 21.6%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 47.5%
  • County 47.8%
  • State 45.6%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 15.3%
  • County 15.9%
  • Oklahoma 15.9%

Twenty eight percent of Pauls Valley 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 28.4%
  • County 28.9%
  • Oklahoma 26.8%

Twenty two percent of Pauls Valley 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 eight percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Eleven percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Thirteen percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion. Ten 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 22.0%
  • Garvin County 22.7%
  • State 20.1%

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

  • Here 28.4%
  • Garvin County 29.6%
  • State 26.3%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 11.3%
  • Garvin County 11.5%
  • Oklahoma 9.8%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Pauls Valley 12.8%
  • Garvin County 12.2%
  • State 10.8%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Pauls Valley 9.6%
  • Garvin County 9.8%
  • Oklahoma 8.1%
Table of Contents