Health and Nutrition of Sheridan, AR Residents

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Forty four percent of Sheridan 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 44.0%
  • Grant County 47.6%
  • Arkansas 47.7%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Sheridan 24.4
  • County 22.1
  • State 21.6

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Sheridan 3.8
  • County 3.4
  • State 3.4

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

  • Here 2.6
  • Grant County 1.8
  • Arkansas 1.9

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Sheridan 2.3
  • Grant County 1.6
  • State 1.7

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Sheridan 5.4
  • Grant County 3.9
  • State 3.8

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

The average Sheridan 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). Twenty one percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Twenty six percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Sheridan residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 34 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 2.7
  • County 2.1
  • Arkansas 2.2

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Sheridan 20.9%
  • Grant County 18.6%
  • Arkansas 17.9%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 26.5%
  • County 22.9%
  • State 22.1%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Here 33.6%
  • Grant County 43.1%
  • State 43.3%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 1.6
  • Grant County 2.6
  • Arkansas 2.6

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 2.7
  • County 2.7
  • State 2.9

Average number of teeth

  • Here 19.1
  • County 21.3
  • State 21.6

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

The average height of Sheridan residents 16 years and older is 70 inches. The average weight is 191 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 28. Thirty percent of people living here are obese. Forty six percent have ever been obese. Sixteen percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Sheridan 69.8
  • County 66.9
  • Arkansas 66.8

Average weight (pounds)

  • Sheridan 190.6
  • County 181.5
  • State 181.2

Average BMI

  • Here 27.5
  • Grant County 28.9
  • State 28.9

People that are obese (%)

  • Sheridan 30.4%
  • County 38.5%
  • State 38.7%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Sheridan 46.5%
  • Grant County 51.0%
  • State 51.0%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Sheridan 16.3%
  • Grant County 33.9%
  • Arkansas 33.1%

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

Seventy two percent of Sheridan residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Thirty one percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Twenty nine percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Seven percent have ever used heroin. Twenty one percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 72.3%
  • County 66.5%
  • Arkansas 65.4%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Here 30.5%
  • County 26.5%
  • State 24.7%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 28.8%
  • County 23.5%
  • Arkansas 22.1%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Sheridan 6.7%
  • Grant County 3.7%
  • Arkansas 3.5%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 21.3%
  • Grant County 14.9%
  • Arkansas 13.4%

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

Ten percent of people living in Sheridan 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 10.3%
  • Grant County 11.0%
  • Arkansas 11.2%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 40.3%
  • County 46.1%
  • Arkansas 47.1%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Sheridan 3.3%
  • Grant County 3.4%
  • State 3.5%

Sheridan 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

  • Sheridan 1.3
  • Grant County 1.2
  • Arkansas 1.2

Ten percent of Sheridan 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. Nine percent have been having problems with their ability to taste sweet, sour, salty or bitter foods and drinks. Sixty three percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Twenty five percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Twenty four percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Thirty four 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 (%)

  • Sheridan 10.3%
  • County 12.3%
  • Arkansas 11.5%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Sheridan 8.7%
  • County 6.3%
  • Arkansas 6.3%

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

  • Here 62.7%
  • Grant County 69.5%
  • State 68.3%

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

  • Sheridan 25.0%
  • Grant County 29.5%
  • Arkansas 27.7%

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

  • Here 23.8%
  • Grant County 16.3%
  • State 15.9%

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

  • Sheridan 34.4%
  • Grant County 24.4%
  • Arkansas 22.1%

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

  • Here 33.7%
  • County 43.2%
  • State 40.3%

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

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Sheridan 64.6%
  • Grant County 73.0%
  • Arkansas 73.3%

Twenty two percent of people living in Sheridan 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. Thirty three percent of people in Sheridan frequently check their blood cholesterol. Twenty three 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 (%)

  • Sheridan 22.2%
  • Grant County 24.0%
  • Arkansas 25.0%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 27.2%
  • Grant County 25.7%
  • State 26.0%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Sheridan 33.1%
  • Grant County 42.4%
  • Arkansas 42.5%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Here 22.5%
  • County 20.8%
  • Arkansas 21.0%

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

Sixteen percent of people living in Sheridan use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Sheridan 15.7%
  • Grant County 33.2%
  • Arkansas 30.4%

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

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

  • Here 28.2%
  • County 27.2%
  • Arkansas 27.1%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Sheridan 24.4%
  • County 29.2%
  • State 28.0%

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

  • Here 41.6%
  • County 43.3%
  • Arkansas 42.0%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Sheridan 43.7%
  • Grant County 52.5%
  • Arkansas 51.5%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Here 25.5%
  • County 29.0%
  • Arkansas 29.3%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 17.0%
  • County 22.4%
  • Arkansas 21.9%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Here 17.6%
  • Grant County 19.7%
  • State 19.2%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Sheridan 16.2%
  • Grant County 15.6%
  • State 15.0%

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

  • Here 4.0%
  • Grant County 4.9%
  • State 4.6%

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

Sheridan residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Sheridan 2.1
  • Grant County 2.3
  • Arkansas 2.3

Eighty eight percent of people living in Sheridan 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 6.0 days per month on average. They have 8.7 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 40 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Sheridan 88.4%
  • County 80.4%
  • Arkansas 79.2%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Here 6.6%
  • County 10.4%
  • Arkansas 11.1%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Sheridan 6.0
  • Grant County 4.8
  • Arkansas 4.8

Average drinks/week

  • Sheridan 8.7
  • Grant County 5.9
  • State 5.9

Average days/year people drink much

  • Sheridan 40.2
  • Grant County 26.0
  • State 25.4

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

Ninety eight percent of Sheridan 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 four percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Three percent of males in Sheridan have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Ninety four percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Seventy four percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Thirty five percent have ever had anal sex. Nine percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Sheridan were 15 years old on average when they had sex for the first time. The average man in his lifetime had any kind of sex with 29 women. He has vaginal sex with 23 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 12 women. People in Sheridan were 26 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. Twelve percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Sheridan has vaginal or anal sex 74 times a year. Forty nine percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Sheridan 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with seven men on average. They have had six male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Eighty three percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Sheridan 98.2%
  • Grant County 97.6%
  • Arkansas 97.4%

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

  • Sheridan 94.9%
  • Grant County 94.7%
  • State 94.6%

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

  • Here 87.9%
  • Grant County 88.0%
  • State 86.1%

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

  • Sheridan 53.5%
  • County 48.2%
  • State 49.1%

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

  • Sheridan 3.2%
  • County 5.8%
  • Arkansas 5.1%

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

  • Sheridan 94.1%
  • County 98.0%
  • State 97.3%

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

  • Here 73.6%
  • County 85.7%
  • Arkansas 82.5%

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

  • Here 34.9%
  • County 41.2%
  • Arkansas 38.6%

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

  • Here 8.9%
  • Grant County 12.6%
  • State 12.8%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 15.3
  • County 16.5
  • State 16.5

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

  • Sheridan 28.5
  • Grant County 24.6
  • Arkansas 29.0

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

  • Sheridan 23.5
  • County 20.7
  • Arkansas 22.7

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

  • Here 17.7
  • Grant County 21.1
  • Arkansas 21.5

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

  • Here 11.6
  • Grant County 5.2
  • State 5.3

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

  • Here 26.4
  • County 20.4
  • State 20.5

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 12.4%
  • County 7.7%
  • Arkansas 10.4%

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

  • Here 74.3
  • County 67.0
  • Arkansas 61.0

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Sheridan 48.6%
  • County 57.8%
  • State 53.1%

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

  • Here 7.3
  • County 12.9
  • State 12.0

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

  • Here 5.9
  • County 11.5
  • Arkansas 10.4

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Here 82.9%
  • County 84.5%
  • Arkansas 81.2%

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

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

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Here 10.4%
  • County 10.0%
  • State 10.9%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Sheridan 3.3%
  • Grant County 4.4%
  • Arkansas 4.2%

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

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Sheridan 6.7
  • County 6.8
  • State 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Sheridan 25.2%
  • County 34.2%
  • State 31.9%

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

Sixty eight percent of Sheridan residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 68.1%
  • Grant County 56.5%
  • State 55.3%

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

Thirty eight percent of Sheridan 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 four 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. Eleven 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 four 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 0.8 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 38.3%
  • Grant County 23.0%
  • State 22.1%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 44.0%
  • Grant County 37.2%
  • Arkansas 37.0%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 38.0%
  • County 28.5%
  • Arkansas 30.2%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Sheridan 11.4%
  • Grant County 15.9%
  • State 16.5%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Sheridan 23.7%
  • County 40.5%
  • State 38.8%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Sheridan 5.5
  • County 6.0
  • Arkansas 6.0

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Sheridan 3.0
  • County 2.9
  • State 2.9

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 0.8
  • County 1.2
  • State 1.2

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

Eleven percent of Sheridan 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". Five 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 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. Eleven percent of people living in Sheridan have ever received a blood transfusion. Nineteen percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty seven percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Four percent have ever been told they had gout. Seven percent have congestive heart failure. Five percent have coronary heart disease. Two percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Seven 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. Ten percent have ever had emphysema. Three percent have another thyroid problem. Four percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Five 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 (%)

  • Here 11.2%
  • Grant County 12.2%
  • State 11.8%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 2.3%
  • Grant County 3.2%
  • Arkansas 3.9%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Sheridan 4.9%
  • Grant County 4.0%
  • State 3.7%

People with overweight (%)

  • Sheridan 25.7%
  • County 34.5%
  • Arkansas 34.0%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Sheridan 23.8%
  • Grant County 23.9%
  • State 23.2%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Sheridan 10.6%
  • County 12.6%
  • Arkansas 12.6%

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

  • Sheridan 18.8%
  • County 20.6%
  • Arkansas 20.6%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Sheridan 26.8%
  • Grant County 28.2%
  • State 27.8%

People with gout (%)

  • Here 4.0%
  • County 4.1%
  • State 4.1%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Here 6.5%
  • County 4.0%
  • Arkansas 4.2%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Sheridan 5.1%
  • Grant County 3.6%
  • State 3.6%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 1.9%
  • County 2.5%
  • State 2.5%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Sheridan 6.7%
  • County 4.5%
  • Arkansas 4.4%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Here 4.9%
  • Grant County 4.5%
  • State 4.5%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Here 9.7%
  • County 4.3%
  • Arkansas 4.1%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 2.9%
  • County 7.6%
  • State 7.5%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Sheridan 3.7%
  • Grant County 4.8%
  • Arkansas 4.3%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Here 5.4%
  • County 3.7%
  • State 3.6%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 6.5%
  • County 9.1%
  • State 9.0%

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

Fifty three percent of births in Sheridan were vaginal deliveries. Forty seven percent of deliveries were cesarean. 98.1 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty six percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Sixty seven percent of women breastfeed their children. Ten percent of women in Sheridan have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Fifty nine percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Five percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Thirty percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy.

Summary

Vaginal deliveries (%)

  • Sheridan 52.9%
  • County 68.4%
  • State 67.3%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Sheridan 47.1%
  • Grant County 31.6%
  • State 32.7%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Sheridan 98.1%
  • Grant County 99.4%
  • State 99.3%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 65.9%
  • Grant County 63.2%
  • State 61.4%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Sheridan 67.0%
  • Grant County 48.8%
  • Arkansas 49.7%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 10.3%
  • County 24.2%
  • Arkansas 23.7%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 58.5%
  • County 74.1%
  • State 73.0%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Here 5.0%
  • County 6.8%
  • Arkansas 6.8%

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

  • Here 30.2%
  • County 16.9%
  • State 17.0%

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

People living in Sheridan report their general health condition on average at 51 percent. Two percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 38 percent of Sheridan residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Nine percent of people living in Sheridan are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Sheridan 50.9%
  • Grant County 54.2%
  • Arkansas 53.7%

Blood donors (%)

  • Sheridan 1.9%
  • County 3.5%
  • Arkansas 3.9%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Sheridan 38.4%
  • Grant County 38.8%
  • State 40.2%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Sheridan 9.2%
  • County 8.2%
  • Arkansas 8.3%

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

People in Sheridan spend $379 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 Sheridan spends $59 on food at other stores monthly. This is three percent of their income. They spend $119 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is five percent of their income. They also spend $21 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Sheridan $379
  • County $364
  • Arkansas $356

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

  • Here 28.2%
  • County 26.1%
  • Arkansas 25.8%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $59
  • Grant County $66
  • State $68

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Sheridan 3.2%
  • County 4.1%
  • Arkansas 4.2%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $119
  • Grant County $131
  • State $125

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 4.9%
  • County 6.3%
  • State 6.5%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Sheridan $21
  • County $22
  • Arkansas $22

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Sheridan 0.9%
  • County 1.1%
  • Arkansas 1.3%

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

People living in Sheridan report their general condition of hearing on average at 74 percent. Sixty eight 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 four percent of Sheridan population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Seventy six 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 five percent of people in Sheridan had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Sheridan 74.2%
  • County 77.2%
  • Arkansas 77.8%

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

  • Here 68.0%
  • Grant County 74.2%
  • State 76.6%

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

  • Sheridan 94.3%
  • Grant County 93.9%
  • Arkansas 94.4%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Here 23.8%
  • County 23.1%
  • Arkansas 21.5%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 76.0%
  • Grant County 46.1%
  • State 45.4%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 25.4%
  • Grant County 16.2%
  • Arkansas 16.1%

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

Twenty six percent of Sheridan 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 (%)

  • Sheridan 26.3%
  • County 26.5%
  • Arkansas 26.9%

Twenty five percent of Sheridan 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 one percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Ten 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. 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 (%)

  • Sheridan 25.5%
  • County 21.8%
  • State 21.7%

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

  • Here 31.2%
  • County 28.2%
  • Arkansas 27.9%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 9.6%
  • County 10.7%
  • State 10.6%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Here 14.6%
  • Grant County 11.4%
  • Arkansas 11.3%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Sheridan 7.8%
  • Grant County 8.4%
  • Arkansas 9.0%

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

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