Health and Nutrition of Pratt, KS Residents

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Forty six percent of Pratt residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 23 times per month. This includes chocolate and other flavored milks, as well as hot cocoa made with milk, and does not count small amounts of milk added to coffee or tea. People living here eat an average of three meals (breakfasts, lunches or dinners) per week that were prepared away from home in places such as restaurants, fast food places, food stands, grocery stores or from vending machines. They get 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 (%)

  • Pratt 46.2%
  • Pratt County 46.3%
  • Kansas 48.5%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Here 23.4
  • County 23.3
  • Kansas 21.5

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Here 3.0
  • Pratt County 3.1
  • Kansas 3.6

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

  • Here 1.8
  • County 1.8
  • Kansas 1.9

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Here 1.5
  • County 1.6
  • Kansas 1.8

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 4.2
  • Pratt County 4.2
  • State 3.8

The average Pratt 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). Twenty percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Twenty three percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Pratt residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 40 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 19 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Here 2.4
  • Pratt County 2.4
  • State 2.0

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 20.1%
  • County 20.1%
  • State 17.1%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 22.7%
  • County 22.9%
  • Kansas 21.8%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Here 40.1%
  • County 40.3%
  • Kansas 45.1%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 2.2
  • Pratt County 2.2
  • State 2.7

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 2.8
  • County 2.7
  • Kansas 2.8

Average number of teeth

  • Pratt 18.9
  • County 19.0
  • State 22.3

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

The average height of Pratt residents 16 years and older is 67 inches. The average weight is 178 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 28. Thirty seven percent of people living here are obese. Fifty one percent have ever been obese. Twenty nine percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Pratt 66.6
  • County 66.7
  • State 66.8

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 177.5
  • Pratt County 177.9
  • State 179.9

Average BMI

  • Here 28.5
  • Pratt County 28.4
  • State 28.6

People that are obese (%)

  • Pratt 36.8%
  • County 36.7%
  • State 37.1%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 51.0%
  • County 50.9%
  • State 49.2%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Pratt 28.8%
  • Pratt County 28.8%
  • Kansas 34.3%

Sixty eight percent of Pratt residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty eight 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. Four percent have ever used heroin. Seventeen percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Pratt 68.2%
  • County 67.9%
  • Kansas 65.5%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Pratt 27.8%
  • County 27.7%
  • State 25.1%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 24.3%
  • Pratt County 24.4%
  • Kansas 22.6%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Here 4.0%
  • Pratt County 4.0%
  • State 3.2%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 16.7%
  • Pratt County 16.7%
  • Kansas 14.1%

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

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

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Pratt 13.3%
  • Pratt County 13.1%
  • State 10.1%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Pratt 48.2%
  • Pratt County 48.0%
  • State 46.4%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Pratt 3.7%
  • Pratt County 3.7%
  • Kansas 3.1%

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

Pratt 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

  • Pratt 1.4
  • County 1.4
  • Kansas 1.1

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

Twelve percent of Pratt 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. Seventy percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Twenty seven percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Seventeen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Twenty four 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 (%)

  • Pratt 12.3%
  • County 12.2%
  • Kansas 11.8%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Here 7.5%
  • County 7.5%
  • State 5.9%

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

  • Pratt 70.4%
  • County 70.3%
  • Kansas 68.9%

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

  • Pratt 27.4%
  • Pratt County 27.8%
  • Kansas 29.0%

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

  • Here 16.5%
  • Pratt County 16.9%
  • Kansas 16.4%

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

  • Pratt 23.9%
  • County 24.4%
  • Kansas 22.7%

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

  • Here 40.0%
  • County 40.5%
  • State 41.5%

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

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Pratt 72.5%
  • Pratt County 72.7%
  • State 73.5%

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

  • Pratt 29.5%
  • Pratt County 29.1%
  • State 22.7%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 29.6%
  • Pratt County 29.2%
  • Kansas 25.0%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Pratt 43.7%
  • Pratt County 43.5%
  • Kansas 41.1%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Here 25.8%
  • County 25.8%
  • Kansas 19.3%

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

Twenty eight percent of people living in Pratt use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 27.5%
  • Pratt County 27.5%
  • State 34.3%

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

Twenty eight percent of Pratt residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty nine 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 two 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 percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Seventeen percent of people living here move or speak so slowly that other people could have noticed, or the opposite - being so fidgety or restless that they have been moving around a lot more than usual. Five percent have thoughts that they would be better off dead or of hurting themselves in some way.

Summary

People who have little interest in doing things (%)

  • Pratt 28.1%
  • Pratt County 28.0%
  • State 26.5%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Pratt 29.0%
  • County 29.0%
  • Kansas 27.5%

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

  • Pratt 43.2%
  • Pratt County 43.3%
  • State 42.4%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Pratt 52.0%
  • County 52.0%
  • State 51.8%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Pratt 30.9%
  • Pratt County 30.5%
  • State 28.4%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Pratt 23.3%
  • Pratt County 23.1%
  • State 21.6%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Here 20.0%
  • County 20.0%
  • State 19.6%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Pratt 16.7%
  • Pratt County 16.5%
  • Kansas 14.5%

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

  • Here 4.8%
  • Pratt County 4.8%
  • Kansas 4.4%

Pratt residents on average take three prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Pratt 2.7
  • County 2.7
  • State 2.1

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

Seventy nine percent of people living in Pratt have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Twelve 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 5.8 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 78.8%
  • County 79.6%
  • Kansas 80.4%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Here 11.6%
  • Pratt County 11.1%
  • Kansas 10.6%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Pratt 4.3
  • County 4.5
  • Kansas 4.9

Average drinks/week

  • Here 5.8
  • County 5.9
  • State 5.7

Average days/year people drink much

  • Pratt 25.3
  • County 25.9
  • State 23.8

Ninety eight percent of Pratt 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 eight percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Fifty three percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Three percent of males in Pratt 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 two percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Thirty nine percent have ever had anal sex. Thirteen percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Pratt 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 31 women. He has vaginal sex with 24 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 six women. People in Pratt were 23 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on four men in their lifetime. Nine percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Pratt has vaginal or anal sex 61 times a year. Fifty three percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Pratt 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 14 men on average. They have had 12 male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.5 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) (%)

  • Here 97.7%
  • Pratt County 97.7%
  • State 97.3%

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

  • Here 95.2%
  • Pratt County 95.3%
  • Kansas 94.1%

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

  • Here 87.5%
  • Pratt County 87.6%
  • Kansas 87.1%

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

  • Pratt 53.1%
  • Pratt County 53.6%
  • State 49.3%

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

  • Pratt 3.4%
  • Pratt County 3.2%
  • Kansas 5.8%

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

  • Pratt 97.3%
  • Pratt County 97.4%
  • State 97.4%

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

  • Pratt 81.8%
  • Pratt County 82.6%
  • Kansas 85.5%

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

  • Pratt 39.3%
  • County 39.1%
  • Kansas 40.2%

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

  • Pratt 13.3%
  • County 12.8%
  • Kansas 12.4%

Average age people first had sex

  • Pratt 16.1
  • Pratt County 16.1
  • Kansas 16.6

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

  • Pratt 30.9
  • Pratt County 31.2
  • Kansas 26.6

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

  • Pratt 23.8
  • Pratt County 24.4
  • Kansas 21.2

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

  • Here 21.1
  • County 21.1
  • State 21.2

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

  • Pratt 5.9
  • County 6.2
  • State 5.4

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

  • Here 22.5
  • County 22.8
  • State 20.1

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

  • Here 3.9
  • Pratt County 3.7
  • Kansas 5.1

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 9.0%
  • Pratt County 8.8%
  • Kansas 8.8%

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

  • Here 61.1
  • Pratt County 61.2
  • Kansas 63.6

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Pratt 52.8%
  • County 52.6%
  • Kansas 55.1%

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

  • Here 13.7
  • Pratt County 13.4
  • State 11.7

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

  • Pratt 11.9
  • County 11.7
  • Kansas 10.3

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

  • Here 0.5
  • County 0.5
  • State 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Here 82.2%
  • Pratt County 82.2%
  • State 81.3%

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

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

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Here 11.5%
  • Pratt County 11.3%
  • Kansas 10.2%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Here 4.5%
  • County 4.5%
  • Kansas 4.3%

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Pratt 6.8
  • Pratt County 6.8
  • State 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Pratt 34.0%
  • Pratt County 34.0%
  • State 31.8%

Fifty seven percent of Pratt residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Pratt 56.7%
  • County 56.9%
  • State 53.2%

Twenty one percent of Pratt 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 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 percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Ten 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 two 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 21.4%
  • County 22.1%
  • State 22.1%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Pratt 35.1%
  • Pratt County 35.4%
  • State 37.8%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 30.2%
  • Pratt County 30.0%
  • State 30.3%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Pratt 9.8%
  • County 10.2%
  • State 18.6%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 32.2%
  • County 32.0%
  • Kansas 41.6%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Pratt 5.9
  • Pratt County 5.9
  • Kansas 6.0

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Pratt 3.1
  • County 3.1
  • Kansas 2.8

Average hours a day using computer

  • Pratt 1.0
  • County 1.0
  • State 1.2

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

Thirteen percent of Pratt 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". Four percent of people 16 years and older have ever been told by a doctor or other health care professional that they had psoriasis. Thirty four percent are overweight. Twenty nine 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. Fifteen percent of people living in Pratt have ever received a blood transfusion. Twenty four percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Thirty four percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Five percent have ever been told they had gout. Six percent have congestive heart failure. Five percent have coronary heart disease. Three percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Six percent have ever had a heart attack, also called myocardial infarction. Six percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. Seven percent have ever had emphysema. Eight percent have another thyroid problem. Five percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Six percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Eleven percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Here 13.2%
  • Pratt County 13.0%
  • State 11.2%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 4.2%
  • Pratt County 4.1%
  • State 3.4%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 4.1%
  • County 4.3%
  • State 3.8%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 33.6%
  • County 33.8%
  • Kansas 33.6%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Here 28.7%
  • County 27.7%
  • Kansas 22.1%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Pratt 15.4%
  • Pratt County 15.0%
  • Kansas 11.8%

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

  • Pratt 24.4%
  • County 24.0%
  • Kansas 19.7%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 33.7%
  • County 33.7%
  • State 26.2%

People with gout (%)

  • Here 4.9%
  • County 4.8%
  • Kansas 3.9%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Pratt 6.3%
  • County 6.3%
  • State 3.7%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Here 4.7%
  • County 4.8%
  • Kansas 3.3%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 3.0%
  • County 3.0%
  • Kansas 2.3%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Pratt 6.0%
  • Pratt County 6.0%
  • Kansas 4.0%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Here 6.1%
  • Pratt County 6.0%
  • Kansas 4.0%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Here 6.6%
  • Pratt County 6.9%
  • State 3.6%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 8.2%
  • Pratt County 8.2%
  • Kansas 7.5%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Here 5.4%
  • Pratt County 5.3%
  • State 3.9%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Pratt 5.5%
  • Pratt County 5.5%
  • Kansas 3.4%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 11.1%
  • Pratt County 11.0%
  • Kansas 8.9%

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

Seventy two percent of births in Pratt were vaginal deliveries. Twenty eight percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.5 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty three percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Forty six percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty nine percent of women in Pratt have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Fifteen percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Sixty nine percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Five percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Fourteen percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Twenty 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 71.7%
  • County 70.5%
  • Kansas 66.1%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Pratt 28.3%
  • Pratt County 29.5%
  • State 33.9%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Here 99.5%
  • County 99.5%
  • Kansas 99.4%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Pratt 63.2%
  • County 62.9%
  • State 60.7%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Here 46.3%
  • Pratt County 47.0%
  • Kansas 53.9%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Pratt 28.6%
  • County 28.1%
  • State 22.5%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Pratt 14.9%
  • County 14.8%
  • State 12.0%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Pratt 68.5%
  • County 69.8%
  • State 73.4%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Here 4.9%
  • County 5.5%
  • State 7.6%

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

  • Here 14.0%
  • County 13.8%
  • Kansas 16.7%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 20.1%
  • County 20.3%
  • State 18.1%

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

People living in Pratt report their general health condition on average at 50 percent. Two percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 36 percent of Pratt residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Eight percent of people living in Pratt are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 50.2%
  • Pratt County 50.4%
  • State 55.2%

Blood donors (%)

  • Pratt 2.5%
  • County 2.6%
  • Kansas 4.3%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Pratt 36.2%
  • County 36.2%
  • State 39.2%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 7.9%
  • County 8.0%
  • State 8.3%

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

People in Pratt spend $360 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 27 percent of their income. The average family in Pratt spends $56 on food at other stores monthly. This is three 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 $19 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 $360
  • County $361
  • State $361

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

  • Here 27.0%
  • Pratt County 26.6%
  • Kansas 24.5%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Pratt $56
  • Pratt County $57
  • State $70

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Pratt 3.4%
  • County 3.4%
  • State 4.2%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $114
  • County $116
  • State $137

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 5.7%
  • Pratt County 5.7%
  • State 7.0%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Here $19
  • Pratt County $20
  • State $24

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Pratt 1.0%
  • Pratt County 1.0%
  • State 1.3%

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

People living in Pratt report their general condition of hearing on average at 74 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 four percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Twenty six percent of Pratt population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Forty nine percent of people living here have ever had a job where they were exposed to loud sounds or noise. Loud means so loud that they must speak in a raised voice to be heard. Sixteen percent of people in Pratt had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Pratt 74.4%
  • Pratt County 74.4%
  • State 78.3%

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

  • Pratt 72.8%
  • County 72.3%
  • Kansas 77.8%

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

  • Here 93.9%
  • County 93.8%
  • Kansas 94.8%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Pratt 25.5%
  • County 25.1%
  • State 20.9%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 49.0%
  • Pratt County 49.7%
  • State 44.5%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Pratt 16.4%
  • County 16.7%
  • State 15.9%

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

Twenty eight percent of Pratt 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 (%)

  • Pratt 27.7%
  • Pratt County 27.6%
  • State 25.9%

Twenty eight percent of Pratt 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. Thirty five percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Fourteen percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Fifteen percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion. Twelve 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 (%)

  • Pratt 27.7%
  • County 27.4%
  • State 19.5%

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

  • Pratt 34.6%
  • Pratt County 34.4%
  • Kansas 25.8%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Pratt 13.8%
  • County 13.4%
  • State 9.7%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Pratt 14.9%
  • County 14.7%
  • State 10.5%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 11.6%
  • County 11.1%
  • Kansas 8.0%

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

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