Health and Nutrition of Sherwood, WI Residents

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Fifty three percent of Sherwood residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 20 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 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 three frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Here 52.9%
  • Calumet County 47.3%
  • State 48.8%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Sherwood 20.2
  • County 21.9
  • State 21.6

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Sherwood 4.2
  • County 3.5
  • Wisconsin 3.5

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

  • Sherwood 1.7
  • Calumet County 1.9
  • Wisconsin 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Sherwood 2.0
  • Calumet County 1.8
  • State 1.8

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Sherwood 3.4
  • County 4.1
  • State 3.8

The average Sherwood 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). Thirteen percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Nineteen percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Sherwood residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 54 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 25 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Here 1.6
  • Calumet County 2.1
  • Wisconsin 2.0

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Sherwood 12.8%
  • County 17.9%
  • Wisconsin 16.8%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 18.7%
  • County 22.9%
  • State 22.0%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Sherwood 53.6%
  • County 43.5%
  • Wisconsin 45.3%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 3.2
  • Calumet County 2.6
  • State 2.8

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 2.7
  • Calumet County 2.8
  • Wisconsin 2.7

Average number of teeth

  • Sherwood 24.7
  • Calumet County 21.8
  • State 22.3

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

The average height of Sherwood residents 16 years and older is 68 inches. The average weight is 184 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Thirty six percent of people living here are obese. Forty eight percent have ever been obese. Forty one percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Here 67.6
  • County 67.2
  • State 66.9

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 184.3
  • Calumet County 182.4
  • Wisconsin 180.7

Average BMI

  • Here 28.7
  • County 28.8
  • State 28.7

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 36.2%
  • County 37.6%
  • Wisconsin 37.3%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 47.5%
  • County 50.4%
  • Wisconsin 49.5%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Here 41.3%
  • County 33.4%
  • Wisconsin 34.4%

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

Sixty seven percent of Sherwood residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty five percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Twenty three percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Three percent have ever used heroin. Thirteen percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 67.2%
  • County 67.7%
  • State 65.4%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Here 24.8%
  • Calumet County 28.2%
  • Wisconsin 25.3%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Sherwood 22.7%
  • County 25.0%
  • State 22.9%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Here 2.5%
  • Calumet County 3.8%
  • Wisconsin 3.3%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Sherwood 12.8%
  • Calumet County 16.9%
  • State 14.3%

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

Eight percent of people living in Sherwood have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Fifty one 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 8.0%
  • Calumet County 9.5%
  • Wisconsin 9.9%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Sherwood 50.9%
  • County 46.3%
  • State 46.3%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Sherwood 2.9%
  • County 3.1%
  • State 3.1%

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

Sherwood 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

  • Sherwood 0.9
  • County 1.1
  • State 1.1

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

Ten percent of Sherwood 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. Seventy one percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Thirty three percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Nineteen 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 six percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Here 9.9%
  • Calumet County 11.4%
  • Wisconsin 11.8%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Here 5.8%
  • County 6.2%
  • Wisconsin 5.7%

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

  • Sherwood 71.1%
  • County 70.7%
  • State 69.3%

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

  • Here 33.3%
  • County 28.5%
  • Wisconsin 30.0%

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

  • Here 18.8%
  • County 18.1%
  • State 17.0%

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

  • Here 24.0%
  • Calumet County 24.7%
  • State 23.2%

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

  • Sherwood 45.9%
  • County 42.1%
  • Wisconsin 42.7%

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 78.2%
  • County 71.3%
  • Wisconsin 73.9%

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

  • Sherwood 21.4%
  • County 22.5%
  • State 22.8%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Sherwood 24.4%
  • County 26.2%
  • Wisconsin 25.1%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 44.9%
  • Calumet County 40.0%
  • Wisconsin 41.4%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Sherwood 16.2%
  • Calumet County 18.6%
  • State 19.4%

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

Forty nine percent of people living in Sherwood use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 48.6%
  • County 35.6%
  • Wisconsin 35.3%

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

Twenty three percent of Sherwood residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty three percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Forty two 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. Twenty four percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Twenty 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. Nine 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. Three 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 23.2%
  • Calumet County 27.3%
  • Wisconsin 26.5%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Sherwood 23.1%
  • County 27.7%
  • Wisconsin 27.7%

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

  • Sherwood 41.9%
  • Calumet County 44.2%
  • State 42.7%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Sherwood 52.3%
  • County 52.8%
  • Wisconsin 52.0%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Here 24.2%
  • Calumet County 28.7%
  • State 28.0%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 20.3%
  • County 22.4%
  • State 21.6%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Here 17.8%
  • Calumet County 20.2%
  • Wisconsin 19.6%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Sherwood 9.1%
  • Calumet County 14.3%
  • Wisconsin 14.2%

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

  • Here 3.1%
  • Calumet County 4.5%
  • Wisconsin 4.5%

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

Sherwood residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Sherwood 2.0
  • County 2.2
  • State 2.2

Eighty five percent of people living in Sherwood 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 5.9 days per month on average. They have 5.0 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 19 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Here 85.1%
  • Calumet County 82.6%
  • State 80.7%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Sherwood 6.9%
  • Calumet County 9.1%
  • Wisconsin 10.5%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Sherwood 5.9
  • County 4.9
  • Wisconsin 5.0

Average drinks/week

  • Here 5.0
  • County 5.8
  • State 5.8

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 19.3
  • County 25.4
  • Wisconsin 24.7

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

Ninety eight percent of Sherwood 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. Ninety one percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Forty three percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Seven percent of males in Sherwood have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Ninety nine percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Ninety three percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Forty seven percent have ever had anal sex. Eleven percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Sherwood were 17 years old on average when they had sex for the first time. The average man in his lifetime had any kind of sex with 22 women. He has vaginal sex with 16 women. People living here were on average 22 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 1.3 men on average. They have had 0.6 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Sherwood were 18 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on three men in their lifetime. Five percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Sherwood has vaginal or anal sex 55 times a year. Sixty four percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Sherwood 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 10 men on average. They have had 10 male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.4 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Eighty nine percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Here 97.8%
  • County 97.7%
  • Wisconsin 97.3%

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

  • Here 94.5%
  • County 95.0%
  • Wisconsin 94.5%

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

  • Here 90.6%
  • County 89.3%
  • Wisconsin 87.7%

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

  • Here 43.3%
  • Calumet County 52.1%
  • State 49.9%

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

  • Here 7.4%
  • Calumet County 5.3%
  • State 5.8%

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

  • Sherwood 98.7%
  • County 97.9%
  • Wisconsin 97.5%

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

  • Here 92.9%
  • Calumet County 88.3%
  • State 86.5%

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

  • Here 46.9%
  • Calumet County 44.5%
  • Wisconsin 40.1%

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

  • Sherwood 10.9%
  • Calumet County 12.8%
  • Wisconsin 11.8%

Average age people first had sex

  • Sherwood 17.3
  • Calumet County 16.4
  • Wisconsin 16.6

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

  • Here 21.8
  • Calumet County 27.3
  • Wisconsin 27.0

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

  • Sherwood 15.6
  • County 22.2
  • Wisconsin 21.7

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

  • Sherwood 21.6
  • County 21.0
  • State 21.2

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

  • Here 5.1
  • Calumet County 6.2
  • State 5.6

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

  • Here 1.3
  • County 2.2
  • State 3.0

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

  • Here 0.6
  • Calumet County 1.3
  • Wisconsin 1.8

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

  • Here 18.4
  • County 20.3
  • State 20.0

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

  • Here 3.2
  • Calumet County 5.5
  • Wisconsin 5.6

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 4.5%
  • County 7.0%
  • State 8.3%

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

  • Sherwood 54.8
  • County 64.4
  • Wisconsin 64.0

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Sherwood 63.8%
  • County 59.8%
  • Wisconsin 56.0%

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

  • Here 10.5
  • County 13.0
  • Wisconsin 11.5

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

  • Sherwood 9.7
  • Calumet County 11.6
  • Wisconsin 10.2

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

  • Sherwood 0.4
  • County 0.5
  • State 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Sherwood 89.0%
  • County 85.1%
  • State 82.9%

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

Ten percent of households in Sherwood 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 (%)

  • Sherwood 9.6%
  • County 10.3%
  • State 9.9%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Sherwood 4.6%
  • County 4.5%
  • Wisconsin 4.4%

Sherwood 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

  • Here 6.8
  • County 6.8
  • State 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 34.2%
  • County 33.5%
  • State 32.3%

Forty four percent of Sherwood residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 43.6%
  • Calumet County 56.4%
  • State 53.3%

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

Nineteen percent of Sherwood 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 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 one percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Twenty six 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. Fifty three 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 seven 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 two 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 1.4 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Sherwood 18.9%
  • County 23.4%
  • Wisconsin 23.1%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 39.7%
  • Calumet County 39.8%
  • Wisconsin 38.9%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Sherwood 31.1%
  • Calumet County 30.1%
  • Wisconsin 29.3%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 25.8%
  • County 15.9%
  • Wisconsin 18.2%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Sherwood 52.7%
  • Calumet County 41.7%
  • State 41.7%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Sherwood 6.8
  • County 6.1
  • Wisconsin 6.0

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Sherwood 2.4
  • Calumet County 2.8
  • State 2.8

Average hours a day using computer

  • Sherwood 1.4
  • County 1.2
  • Wisconsin 1.2

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

Ten percent of Sherwood residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Three 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. Thirty seven percent are overweight. Sixteen 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 Sherwood have ever received a blood transfusion. Fifteen percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty five percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Five percent have ever been told they had gout. Two percent have congestive heart failure. Three percent have coronary heart disease. Two percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Three percent have ever had a heart attack, also called myocardial infarction. Two percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. Two percent have ever had emphysema. Eight percent have another thyroid problem. Three percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Three percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Ten percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Here 9.7%
  • Calumet County 11.6%
  • Wisconsin 10.9%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 2.6%
  • County 3.3%
  • State 3.3%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 4.6%
  • Calumet County 4.3%
  • State 4.1%

People with overweight (%)

  • Sherwood 37.0%
  • County 34.5%
  • Wisconsin 33.9%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Sherwood 15.7%
  • County 24.2%
  • Wisconsin 20.9%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Here 11.3%
  • Calumet County 12.5%
  • Wisconsin 11.7%

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

  • Sherwood 15.2%
  • County 20.0%
  • Wisconsin 19.2%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Sherwood 24.7%
  • Calumet County 27.2%
  • Wisconsin 26.6%

People with gout (%)

  • Here 4.6%
  • County 3.9%
  • State 3.8%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Here 2.3%
  • Calumet County 3.8%
  • State 3.7%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Sherwood 2.7%
  • County 3.4%
  • Wisconsin 3.3%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 2.0%
  • County 2.1%
  • State 2.3%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 2.8%
  • Calumet County 4.1%
  • Wisconsin 4.0%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Here 2.2%
  • County 3.9%
  • Wisconsin 4.0%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Sherwood 1.7%
  • Calumet County 4.2%
  • State 3.6%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 7.7%
  • Calumet County 7.4%
  • State 7.7%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Sherwood 3.0%
  • Calumet County 4.4%
  • State 4.0%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Sherwood 2.6%
  • Calumet County 4.0%
  • Wisconsin 3.2%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Sherwood 10.1%
  • Calumet County 8.9%
  • Wisconsin 9.1%

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

Sixty three percent of births in Sherwood were vaginal deliveries. Thirty seven percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.4 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Sixty four percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty three percent of women in Sherwood have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Twelve percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Eighty two percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Eight percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Eighteen percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Twenty one 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 63.4%
  • County 66.5%
  • Wisconsin 65.2%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Sherwood 36.6%
  • County 33.5%
  • State 34.8%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Here 99.4%
  • County 99.5%
  • State 99.4%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 60.1%
  • Calumet County 62.3%
  • Wisconsin 60.3%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Sherwood 64.1%
  • Calumet County 55.4%
  • Wisconsin 54.5%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Sherwood 23.0%
  • Calumet County 23.3%
  • State 22.8%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Sherwood 12.0%
  • County 12.1%
  • State 12.3%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 81.6%
  • County 75.8%
  • State 75.3%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Here 8.4%
  • County 7.2%
  • Wisconsin 8.4%

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

  • Sherwood 18.2%
  • Calumet County 18.0%
  • Wisconsin 16.4%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 20.6%
  • Calumet County 18.7%
  • Wisconsin 18.9%

People living in Sherwood report their general health condition on average at 60 percent. Seven percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 45 percent of Sherwood residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Nine percent of people living in Sherwood are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Sherwood 60.4%
  • County 54.7%
  • Wisconsin 55.5%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 6.6%
  • County 3.8%
  • Wisconsin 4.4%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Sherwood 44.9%
  • County 40.8%
  • State 39.0%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 9.5%
  • County 9.0%
  • Wisconsin 8.6%

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

People in Sherwood spend $368 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 20 percent of their income. The average family in Sherwood spends $76 on food at other stores monthly. This is four percent of their income. They spend $185 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is nine percent of their income. They also spend $29 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 $368
  • County $365
  • Wisconsin $359

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

  • Sherwood 19.5%
  • Calumet County 25.8%
  • Wisconsin 24.2%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $76
  • Calumet County $65
  • State $70

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 4.0%
  • County 4.2%
  • Wisconsin 4.2%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Sherwood $185
  • County $131
  • State $136

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Sherwood 8.5%
  • County 6.9%
  • State 6.9%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Here $29
  • County $21
  • Wisconsin $23

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Sherwood 1.5%
  • County 1.3%
  • Wisconsin 1.3%

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

People living in Sherwood report their general condition of hearing on average at 81 percent. Eighty two percent of them can usually hear and understand, without the use of a hearing aid or any other listening devices, what a person says without seeing his or her face if that person whispers to them from across a quiet room. Ninety six percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Nineteen percent of Sherwood population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Thirty 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. Seventeen percent of people in Sherwood had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Sherwood 80.8%
  • County 78.0%
  • Wisconsin 78.2%

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

  • Here 82.0%
  • Calumet County 76.1%
  • State 77.1%

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

  • Sherwood 95.8%
  • County 94.5%
  • State 94.6%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Here 19.4%
  • Calumet County 23.0%
  • State 21.0%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 38.1%
  • County 48.3%
  • Wisconsin 45.6%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 16.6%
  • County 17.8%
  • Wisconsin 16.3%

Twenty four percent of Sherwood 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 (%)

  • Sherwood 23.8%
  • Calumet County 23.6%
  • State 25.9%

Fourteen percent of Sherwood 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 percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Seven percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Six percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion. Six 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 (%)

  • Sherwood 13.6%
  • Calumet County 21.7%
  • State 19.3%

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

  • Here 20.2%
  • Calumet County 28.5%
  • Wisconsin 25.9%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Sherwood 6.8%
  • Calumet County 10.4%
  • State 9.5%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Sherwood 6.1%
  • County 11.3%
  • Wisconsin 10.3%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 6.3%
  • County 8.2%
  • Wisconsin 8.0%

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

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