Health and Nutrition of Sidney, NE Residents

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Fifty percent of Sidney 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 three frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Sidney 49.6%
  • Cheyenne County 49.9%
  • State 47.5%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Here 21.5
  • Cheyenne County 21.5
  • Nebraska 22.1

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Here 3.5
  • Cheyenne County 3.5
  • State 3.5

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

  • Sidney 1.7
  • County 1.7
  • Nebraska 1.9

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Here 1.7
  • County 1.7
  • Nebraska 1.8

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 3.5
  • County 3.5
  • Nebraska 4.1

The average Sidney 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). Seventeen 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). Sidney residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 46 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 22 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Sidney 2.0
  • County 2.0
  • Nebraska 2.1

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Sidney 16.7%
  • County 16.7%
  • State 18.3%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Sidney 21.0%
  • Cheyenne County 20.8%
  • State 22.3%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Here 46.3%
  • County 46.5%
  • Nebraska 43.2%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 2.9
  • County 2.9
  • State 2.5

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Sidney 2.7
  • County 2.7
  • Nebraska 2.8

Average number of teeth

  • Sidney 22.4
  • Cheyenne County 22.2
  • Nebraska 21.6

The average height of Sidney residents 16 years and older is 67 inches. The average weight is 182 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Forty percent of people living here are obese. Fifty two percent have ever been obese. Thirty seven percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Here 66.8
  • Cheyenne County 66.9
  • Nebraska 66.9

Average weight (pounds)

  • Sidney 181.7
  • County 182.4
  • Nebraska 179.6

Average BMI

  • Sidney 29.1
  • Cheyenne County 29.1
  • State 28.5

People that are obese (%)

  • Sidney 39.7%
  • County 39.6%
  • Nebraska 37.0%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Sidney 51.6%
  • Cheyenne County 51.8%
  • Nebraska 49.4%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Here 36.7%
  • Cheyenne County 36.5%
  • State 32.6%

Sixty five percent of Sidney residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty six 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. Fourteen percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 65.4%
  • Cheyenne County 65.6%
  • State 66.8%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Here 25.9%
  • County 26.4%
  • State 26.1%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Sidney 23.4%
  • County 24.0%
  • Nebraska 23.3%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Sidney 3.0%
  • County 3.1%
  • Nebraska 3.5%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Sidney 14.4%
  • County 14.7%
  • Nebraska 15.1%

Eleven percent of people living in Sidney 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. Three percent of city residents are currently taking insulin.

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Sidney 10.9%
  • County 11.2%
  • State 10.4%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 48.5%
  • Cheyenne County 48.8%
  • Nebraska 46.0%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 3.3%
  • County 3.4%
  • State 3.1%

Sidney residents 20 years and older on average get up to urinate one time at night (from time they go to bed at night until the time they get up in the morning).

Summary

Avg. # of times urinating at night

  • Here 1.1
  • Cheyenne County 1.1
  • State 1.2

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

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Here 12.0%
  • County 12.0%
  • State 12.0%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Here 5.1%
  • Cheyenne County 5.0%
  • State 6.4%

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

  • Sidney 71.6%
  • County 71.7%
  • Nebraska 69.4%

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

  • Here 33.6%
  • Cheyenne County 33.9%
  • State 28.2%

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

  • Sidney 17.9%
  • Cheyenne County 18.0%
  • State 16.4%

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

  • Sidney 22.2%
  • County 22.5%
  • Nebraska 23.7%

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

  • Sidney 44.8%
  • County 45.4%
  • State 41.3%

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

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 75.3%
  • County 75.6%
  • State 72.2%

Twenty five percent of people living in Sidney 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 four percent of people in Sidney frequently check their blood cholesterol. Twenty one 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 (%)

  • Sidney 25.0%
  • Cheyenne County 25.7%
  • Nebraska 23.5%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Sidney 25.7%
  • Cheyenne County 26.0%
  • Nebraska 25.7%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Sidney 43.8%
  • Cheyenne County 44.6%
  • State 40.2%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Here 21.0%
  • County 21.8%
  • Nebraska 20.1%

Thirty eight percent of people living in Sidney use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 38.3%
  • Cheyenne County 38.3%
  • State 32.3%

Twenty six percent of Sidney residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty eight 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. Twenty eight percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Twenty two 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. Thirteen 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 (%)

  • Sidney 26.2%
  • County 26.1%
  • Nebraska 27.0%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Sidney 28.4%
  • County 28.4%
  • State 27.8%

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

  • Here 43.5%
  • Cheyenne County 43.4%
  • Nebraska 42.7%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 52.6%
  • Cheyenne County 52.7%
  • Nebraska 51.8%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Sidney 28.2%
  • Cheyenne County 28.2%
  • Nebraska 29.2%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 22.2%
  • Cheyenne County 22.4%
  • Nebraska 22.3%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Here 19.9%
  • County 19.9%
  • State 19.9%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Sidney 13.3%
  • County 13.3%
  • State 15.3%

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

  • Here 4.5%
  • County 4.6%
  • Nebraska 4.5%

Sidney residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Sidney 2.3
  • County 2.4
  • State 2.2

Seventy nine percent of people living in Sidney 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 5.1 days per month on average. They have 5.8 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 24 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Sidney 79.0%
  • County 79.4%
  • Nebraska 80.7%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Sidney 11.5%
  • Cheyenne County 11.3%
  • State 10.5%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 5.1
  • Cheyenne County 5.2
  • Nebraska 4.8

Average drinks/week

  • Sidney 5.8
  • Cheyenne County 5.9
  • Nebraska 5.8

Average days/year people drink much

  • Sidney 23.8
  • County 24.4
  • State 24.8

Ninety eight percent of Sidney 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 nine percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Forty nine percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Seven percent of males in Sidney have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Ninety eight percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Eighty seven percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Forty one percent have ever had anal sex. Eleven percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Sidney 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 28 women. He has vaginal sex with 20 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. Males in their lifetime have anal or oral sex with 3.1 men on average. They have had 1.8 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Sidney were 19 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on five men in their lifetime. Seven percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Sidney has vaginal or anal sex 61 times a year. Fifty five percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Sidney 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 11 men on average. They have had 10 male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.5 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Eighty five percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Sidney 97.6%
  • County 97.6%
  • Nebraska 97.4%

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

  • Here 94.9%
  • County 95.2%
  • State 94.4%

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

  • Sidney 89.1%
  • County 89.5%
  • State 87.5%

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

  • Here 49.0%
  • County 49.1%
  • Nebraska 50.8%

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

  • Sidney 6.5%
  • County 6.6%
  • Nebraska 5.2%

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

  • Here 98.2%
  • Cheyenne County 98.3%
  • State 97.3%

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

  • Here 87.5%
  • County 87.7%
  • Nebraska 84.6%

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

  • Sidney 40.6%
  • Cheyenne County 40.0%
  • State 40.2%

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

  • Sidney 10.9%
  • Cheyenne County 10.6%
  • State 13.1%

Average age people first had sex

  • Sidney 16.8
  • Cheyenne County 16.8
  • State 16.4

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

  • Here 28.4
  • Cheyenne County 30.0
  • State 27.4

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

  • Sidney 20.1
  • Cheyenne County 21.1
  • Nebraska 21.9

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

  • Sidney 21.0
  • Cheyenne County 21.1
  • State 21.1

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

  • Here 5.6
  • Cheyenne County 6.0
  • State 5.7

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

  • Here 3.1
  • Cheyenne County 3.0
  • State 2.0

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

  • Sidney 1.8
  • County 1.7
  • State 1.1

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

  • Sidney 18.8
  • County 18.8
  • State 20.7

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

  • Here 5.3
  • County 5.3
  • Nebraska 5.0

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Sidney 7.4%
  • Cheyenne County 7.4%
  • Nebraska 9.0%

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

  • Here 60.7
  • County 59.4
  • Nebraska 64.8

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 55.4%
  • Cheyenne County 55.3%
  • State 55.2%

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

  • Here 10.8
  • County 10.9
  • State 12.5

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

  • Sidney 9.7
  • Cheyenne County 9.8
  • State 11.0

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

  • Here 0.5
  • Cheyenne County 0.5
  • Nebraska 0.6

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Here 84.9%
  • Cheyenne County 85.5%
  • Nebraska 82.0%

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

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

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Sidney 9.9%
  • County 9.9%
  • Nebraska 10.5%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Sidney 4.2%
  • Cheyenne County 4.4%
  • State 4.3%

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Sidney 6.8
  • Cheyenne County 6.8
  • State 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Sidney 35.1%
  • Cheyenne County 35.4%
  • State 32.3%

Fifty one percent of Sidney residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 50.7%
  • Cheyenne County 50.3%
  • Nebraska 55.5%

Twenty three percent of Sidney 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 two 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 seven percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Eighteen 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. Forty 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 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 (%)

  • Sidney 22.7%
  • County 23.0%
  • State 22.6%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Sidney 41.6%
  • County 41.9%
  • Nebraska 37.2%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 27.4%
  • County 27.2%
  • Nebraska 30.8%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 17.8%
  • Cheyenne County 17.1%
  • State 16.3%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Sidney 42.5%
  • Cheyenne County 42.1%
  • State 39.5%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 6.1
  • County 6.1
  • Nebraska 6.0

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.8
  • County 2.9
  • Nebraska 2.9

Average hours a day using computer

  • Sidney 1.2
  • County 1.2
  • Nebraska 1.2

Eleven percent of Sidney 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". 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 six percent are overweight. Nineteen 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 Sidney have ever received a blood transfusion. Twenty 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. Four percent have congestive heart failure. Four percent have coronary heart disease. Three percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Four percent have ever had a heart attack, also called myocardial infarction. Four percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. Three percent have ever had emphysema. Nine percent have another thyroid problem. Four 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 10.6%
  • County 10.4%
  • State 12.1%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 3.2%
  • County 3.1%
  • State 3.6%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Sidney 4.2%
  • County 4.2%
  • State 3.8%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 36.4%
  • Cheyenne County 36.5%
  • State 33.0%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Sidney 19.4%
  • County 19.0%
  • Nebraska 24.7%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Sidney 12.8%
  • Cheyenne County 12.9%
  • Nebraska 12.3%

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

  • Here 19.7%
  • Cheyenne County 19.8%
  • Nebraska 20.7%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Sidney 29.4%
  • Cheyenne County 30.0%
  • State 27.2%

People with gout (%)

  • Sidney 4.3%
  • County 4.5%
  • Nebraska 3.9%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Sidney 4.0%
  • County 4.2%
  • Nebraska 4.1%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Here 3.8%
  • Cheyenne County 3.9%
  • Nebraska 3.5%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Sidney 2.9%
  • County 3.0%
  • State 2.3%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Sidney 4.3%
  • Cheyenne County 4.4%
  • State 4.3%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Here 4.0%
  • Cheyenne County 4.1%
  • Nebraska 4.4%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Here 3.0%
  • Cheyenne County 3.1%
  • State 4.4%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Sidney 8.8%
  • Cheyenne County 8.9%
  • State 7.5%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Sidney 4.1%
  • County 4.1%
  • Nebraska 4.3%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Here 2.9%
  • Cheyenne County 2.9%
  • State 4.1%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 10.4%
  • County 10.8%
  • State 9.1%

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

Sixty seven percent of births in Sidney were vaginal deliveries. Thirty three percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.4 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty two percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Fifty three percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty six percent of women in Sidney 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). Seventy four percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Seven percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Sixteen percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Twenty two 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 (%)

  • Sidney 67.4%
  • Cheyenne County 67.1%
  • State 67.3%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 32.6%
  • County 32.9%
  • Nebraska 32.7%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Sidney 99.4%
  • Cheyenne County 99.4%
  • Nebraska 99.4%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Sidney 62.0%
  • County 61.8%
  • State 61.4%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Sidney 52.7%
  • Cheyenne County 51.7%
  • State 51.7%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 25.8%
  • County 26.5%
  • Nebraska 22.9%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Here 13.8%
  • Cheyenne County 14.3%
  • State 12.4%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Sidney 74.4%
  • County 74.5%
  • State 72.5%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Sidney 7.0%
  • Cheyenne County 7.3%
  • State 7.1%

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

  • Here 15.5%
  • County 15.0%
  • State 16.4%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 21.9%
  • Cheyenne County 22.2%
  • State 17.7%

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

People living in Sidney report their general health condition on average at 56 percent. Five percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 37 percent of Sidney residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Nine percent of people living in Sidney are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 55.6%
  • County 55.6%
  • State 54.0%

Blood donors (%)

  • Sidney 5.3%
  • Cheyenne County 5.4%
  • Nebraska 3.8%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 36.7%
  • Cheyenne County 36.7%
  • State 38.9%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Sidney 8.8%
  • County 8.9%
  • State 8.1%

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

People in Sidney spend $347 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 22 percent of their income. The average family in Sidney spends $73 on food at other stores monthly. This is four percent of their income. They spend $135 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is seven percent of their income. They also spend $25 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 $347
  • Cheyenne County $346
  • Nebraska $363

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

  • Sidney 22.4%
  • Cheyenne County 21.9%
  • Nebraska 25.8%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Sidney $73
  • Cheyenne County $73
  • State $66

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 4.4%
  • County 4.4%
  • Nebraska 4.0%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Sidney $135
  • County $135
  • State $130

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 7.4%
  • County 7.2%
  • Nebraska 6.6%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Here $25
  • County $23
  • Nebraska $23

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Sidney 1.4%
  • County 1.4%
  • State 1.2%

People living in Sidney report their general condition of hearing on average at 77 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 two percent of Sidney population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Forty 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. Sixteen percent of people in Sidney had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Here 77.3%
  • County 76.9%
  • State 77.6%

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

  • Here 77.2%
  • Cheyenne County 76.6%
  • State 76.0%

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

  • Sidney 94.3%
  • Cheyenne County 94.1%
  • State 94.4%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Sidney 22.1%
  • County 22.4%
  • Nebraska 22.0%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Sidney 46.4%
  • Cheyenne County 47.1%
  • Nebraska 46.1%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 16.3%
  • County 16.4%
  • Nebraska 16.3%

Twenty eight percent of Sidney 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 27.8%
  • Cheyenne County 27.7%
  • State 25.7%

Nineteen percent of Sidney 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 six 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. Ten percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion. Nine 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 (%)

  • Sidney 19.3%
  • County 19.7%
  • Nebraska 21.7%

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

  • Here 26.4%
  • Cheyenne County 26.8%
  • State 27.9%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 9.7%
  • County 9.7%
  • State 10.6%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Here 10.3%
  • Cheyenne County 10.4%
  • Nebraska 11.7%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 8.5%
  • Cheyenne County 8.6%
  • State 8.6%
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