Health and Nutrition of St. Clair, MN Residents

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Forty three percent of St. Clair 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 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 five frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Here 43.0%
  • County 51.1%
  • State 49.3%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • St. Clair 23.9
  • County 21.6
  • Minnesota 21.7

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Here 3.2
  • Blue Earth County 3.8
  • Minnesota 3.6

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

  • St. Clair 2.2
  • Blue Earth County 1.8
  • Minnesota 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • St. Clair 1.8
  • Blue Earth County 2.0
  • State 1.8

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • St. Clair 5.1
  • Blue Earth County 4.2
  • State 3.9

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

The average St. Clair 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 three percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Twenty five percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). St. Clair residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 36 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 20 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • St. Clair 2.4
  • Blue Earth County 1.8
  • Minnesota 2.0

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 23.0%
  • County 12.9%
  • State 16.6%

People with gum disease (%)

  • St. Clair 24.8%
  • Blue Earth County 21.1%
  • Minnesota 21.6%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • St. Clair 35.8%
  • County 50.5%
  • Minnesota 46.1%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 2.1
  • County 3.1
  • Minnesota 2.8

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 2.8
  • Blue Earth County 2.6
  • Minnesota 2.7

Average number of teeth

  • Here 20.0
  • Blue Earth County 24.2
  • Minnesota 22.5

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

The average height of St. Clair residents 16 years and older is 67 inches. The average weight is 180 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Thirty eight percent of people living here are obese. Fifty one percent have ever been obese. Twenty eight percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • St. Clair 67.0
  • Blue Earth County 67.1
  • State 67.0

Average weight (pounds)

  • St. Clair 180.2
  • County 177.4
  • State 179.8

Average BMI

  • St. Clair 28.6
  • County 27.9
  • Minnesota 28.5

People that are obese (%)

  • St. Clair 37.8%
  • County 32.4%
  • State 36.1%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • St. Clair 50.7%
  • County 43.9%
  • State 48.0%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Here 28.0%
  • County 35.7%
  • Minnesota 34.4%

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

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

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 71.3%
  • Blue Earth County 64.2%
  • State 65.3%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • St. Clair 30.9%
  • County 22.3%
  • Minnesota 25.0%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 26.1%
  • Blue Earth County 21.1%
  • Minnesota 22.6%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • St. Clair 5.3%
  • County 2.6%
  • Minnesota 3.3%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 19.8%
  • Blue Earth County 11.4%
  • Minnesota 14.2%

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

Ten percent of people living in St. Clair have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Forty four 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 (%)

  • St. Clair 10.0%
  • Blue Earth County 6.8%
  • Minnesota 9.4%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 43.7%
  • County 43.4%
  • State 45.9%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 3.1%
  • Blue Earth County 2.2%
  • State 2.9%

St. Clair 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 1.3
  • Blue Earth County 0.9
  • State 1.1

Eleven percent of St. Clair 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. Seven percent have been having problems with their ability to taste sweet, sour, salty or bitter foods and drinks. Sixty nine percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Twenty five percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Sixteen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Twenty six 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 (%)

  • St. Clair 11.3%
  • Blue Earth County 12.3%
  • Minnesota 11.7%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Here 7.2%
  • Blue Earth County 5.3%
  • Minnesota 5.8%

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

  • Here 69.1%
  • County 69.7%
  • Minnesota 69.1%

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

  • Here 25.3%
  • Blue Earth County 32.4%
  • State 29.8%

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

  • Here 16.3%
  • Blue Earth County 17.5%
  • State 16.8%

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

  • Here 26.0%
  • Blue Earth County 23.6%
  • Minnesota 23.5%

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

  • Here 40.3%
  • Blue Earth County 43.7%
  • State 43.1%

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

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 64.6%
  • Blue Earth County 76.2%
  • Minnesota 74.1%

Twenty four percent of people living in St. Clair 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 four percent of people in St. Clair frequently check their blood cholesterol. Nineteen 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 (%)

  • St. Clair 23.5%
  • County 17.7%
  • State 21.9%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 27.4%
  • County 23.5%
  • Minnesota 24.6%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • St. Clair 34.0%
  • Blue Earth County 37.8%
  • State 40.7%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Here 18.7%
  • County 15.3%
  • State 18.7%

Twenty six percent of people living in St. Clair use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 26.2%
  • Blue Earth County 41.4%
  • Minnesota 36.5%

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

Twenty nine percent of St. Clair 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 four 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 two percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Twenty three percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Twenty one percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. 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 (%)

  • Here 29.3%
  • Blue Earth County 24.7%
  • Minnesota 26.0%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • St. Clair 28.6%
  • Blue Earth County 25.5%
  • State 27.0%

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

  • Here 44.2%
  • Blue Earth County 42.9%
  • State 42.3%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • St. Clair 52.1%
  • County 52.5%
  • State 51.7%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Here 32.4%
  • Blue Earth County 24.9%
  • Minnesota 27.4%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 23.4%
  • Blue Earth County 19.9%
  • Minnesota 21.5%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • St. Clair 21.0%
  • Blue Earth County 18.5%
  • Minnesota 19.4%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Here 17.2%
  • County 13.8%
  • Minnesota 13.8%

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

  • Here 4.8%
  • Blue Earth County 4.1%
  • State 4.3%

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

St. Clair residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • St. Clair 2.3
  • County 1.9
  • Minnesota 2.1

Eighty two percent of people living in St. Clair have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Ten percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 4.2 days per month on average. They have 5.8 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 27 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • St. Clair 81.7%
  • Blue Earth County 82.8%
  • State 81.3%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • St. Clair 9.8%
  • Blue Earth County 9.8%
  • State 10.1%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • St. Clair 4.2
  • County 5.4
  • Minnesota 5.1

Average drinks/week

  • Here 5.8
  • Blue Earth County 5.6
  • Minnesota 5.7

Average days/year people drink much

  • St. Clair 27.2
  • Blue Earth County 23.2
  • State 24.0

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

Ninety eight percent of St. Clair 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 percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Fifty five percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Three percent of males in St. Clair 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 five percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Forty six percent have ever had anal sex. Sixteen percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in St. Clair were 16 years old on average when they had sex for the first time. The average man in his lifetime had any kind of sex with 28 women. He has vaginal sex with 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 seven women. People in St. Clair were 23 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. Ten percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in St. Clair has vaginal or anal sex 74 times a year. Sixty percent have sex without using a condom. Females in St. Clair 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 16 men on average. They have had 14 male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.7 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Eighty six percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Here 98.2%
  • Blue Earth County 95.0%
  • Minnesota 97.2%

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

  • St. Clair 95.0%
  • Blue Earth County 92.0%
  • Minnesota 94.3%

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

  • St. Clair 89.6%
  • Blue Earth County 86.2%
  • Minnesota 87.8%

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

  • St. Clair 54.6%
  • Blue Earth County 50.1%
  • State 49.2%

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

  • Here 3.1%
  • County 6.8%
  • State 5.7%

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

  • Here 97.9%
  • Blue Earth County 94.8%
  • Minnesota 97.2%

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

  • St. Clair 85.2%
  • Blue Earth County 87.7%
  • State 86.6%

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

  • Here 45.5%
  • Blue Earth County 36.1%
  • State 39.8%

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

  • Here 15.7%
  • County 9.6%
  • State 11.8%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 15.7
  • Blue Earth County 16.9
  • Minnesota 16.7

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

  • Here 28.0
  • County 22.1
  • Minnesota 25.7

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

  • Here 23.6
  • County 19.0
  • Minnesota 20.8

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

  • Here 20.7
  • Blue Earth County 20.8
  • State 21.3

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

  • Here 6.6
  • County 4.9
  • Minnesota 5.5

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

  • St. Clair 22.9
  • County 18.9
  • Minnesota 20.2

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

  • St. Clair 4.7
  • County 6.6
  • Minnesota 5.1

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 9.6%
  • County 8.3%
  • State 8.0%

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

  • Here 74.0
  • County 69.9
  • Minnesota 64.4

People having sex without condom (%)

  • St. Clair 60.3%
  • Blue Earth County 55.0%
  • Minnesota 56.6%

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

  • Here 15.9
  • Blue Earth County 9.6
  • State 11.6

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

  • Here 14.0
  • Blue Earth County 8.6
  • State 10.3

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

  • St. Clair 0.7
  • Blue Earth County 0.4
  • Minnesota 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • St. Clair 86.3%
  • County 83.3%
  • Minnesota 83.3%

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

Eleven percent of households in St. Clair 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 (%)

  • Here 10.9%
  • Blue Earth County 9.3%
  • State 9.7%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • St. Clair 3.6%
  • County 4.2%
  • State 4.3%

St. Clair 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 6.7
  • County 6.9
  • Minnesota 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 34.1%
  • County 27.4%
  • Minnesota 32.0%

Sixty eight percent of St. Clair residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • St. Clair 67.5%
  • Blue Earth County 48.8%
  • State 52.5%

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

Twenty five percent of St. Clair 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 seven 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 four 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 five 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 1.1 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • St. Clair 25.2%
  • Blue Earth County 24.8%
  • Minnesota 22.6%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • St. Clair 37.3%
  • County 40.0%
  • State 38.1%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 33.6%
  • County 29.5%
  • Minnesota 30.2%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • St. Clair 9.7%
  • Blue Earth County 24.5%
  • Minnesota 19.4%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 34.9%
  • County 48.9%
  • Minnesota 42.8%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • St. Clair 5.7
  • Blue Earth County 6.1
  • Minnesota 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 3.1
  • County 2.6
  • State 2.7

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 1.1
  • Blue Earth County 1.3
  • Minnesota 1.2

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

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

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Here 15.8%
  • County 10.2%
  • Minnesota 11.1%

People with anemia (%)

  • St. Clair 4.1%
  • County 2.4%
  • Minnesota 3.2%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 3.7%
  • County 4.3%
  • State 4.0%

People with overweight (%)

  • St. Clair 32.2%
  • County 29.7%
  • State 33.2%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Here 35.2%
  • Blue Earth County 16.5%
  • State 21.1%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • St. Clair 13.0%
  • Blue Earth County 9.6%
  • Minnesota 11.3%

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

  • St. Clair 23.0%
  • County 14.9%
  • State 18.6%

People with arthritis (%)

  • St. Clair 28.6%
  • County 21.2%
  • Minnesota 25.6%

People with gout (%)

  • Here 3.6%
  • Blue Earth County 2.8%
  • State 3.8%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Here 4.6%
  • Blue Earth County 2.3%
  • Minnesota 3.5%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Here 3.2%
  • County 2.7%
  • State 3.1%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 2.0%
  • Blue Earth County 2.0%
  • Minnesota 2.2%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • St. Clair 4.7%
  • Blue Earth County 3.1%
  • Minnesota 3.8%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Here 4.9%
  • County 3.2%
  • State 3.8%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Here 6.1%
  • Blue Earth County 2.4%
  • Minnesota 3.6%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 6.9%
  • County 7.8%
  • Minnesota 7.6%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Here 5.3%
  • Blue Earth County 3.2%
  • State 3.9%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Here 6.1%
  • Blue Earth County 1.9%
  • State 3.3%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • St. Clair 8.2%
  • Blue Earth County 8.3%
  • State 9.1%

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

Seventy one percent of births in St. Clair were vaginal deliveries. Twenty nine percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.5 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty five percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Forty eight percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty three percent of women in St. Clair 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). Seventy one percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Five percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Twenty percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Sixteen 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 (%)

  • St. Clair 70.8%
  • Blue Earth County 59.4%
  • State 64.5%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 29.2%
  • Blue Earth County 40.6%
  • State 35.5%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

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

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 65.3%
  • County 52.7%
  • Minnesota 59.6%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Here 47.9%
  • County 62.8%
  • State 55.7%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 22.5%
  • Blue Earth County 18.2%
  • State 21.6%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • St. Clair 12.1%
  • Blue Earth County 10.8%
  • Minnesota 11.9%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 70.8%
  • Blue Earth County 79.6%
  • State 75.4%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Here 5.3%
  • County 15.1%
  • State 8.9%

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

  • St. Clair 19.6%
  • Blue Earth County 13.7%
  • Minnesota 16.0%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • St. Clair 15.6%
  • County 18.2%
  • Minnesota 18.1%

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

People living in St. Clair 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, 41 percent of St. Clair residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Eight percent of people living in St. Clair are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 50.7%
  • Blue Earth County 59.6%
  • Minnesota 56.2%

Blood donors (%)

  • St. Clair 1.7%
  • Blue Earth County 5.7%
  • Minnesota 4.4%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 41.1%
  • County 37.6%
  • Minnesota 39.3%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 8.1%
  • Blue Earth County 8.2%
  • State 8.5%

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

People in St. Clair spend $384 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 32 percent of their income. The average family in St. Clair spends $54 on food at other stores monthly. This is four percent of their income. They spend $110 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

  • St. Clair $384
  • Blue Earth County $350
  • Minnesota $363

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

  • St. Clair 32.3%
  • Blue Earth County 21.7%
  • State 23.8%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $54
  • County $71
  • State $70

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 3.6%
  • County 4.3%
  • Minnesota 4.1%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • St. Clair $110
  • Blue Earth County $148
  • Minnesota $143

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • St. Clair 5.6%
  • County 7.7%
  • State 6.9%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Here $19
  • Blue Earth County $24
  • Minnesota $25

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • St. Clair 1.1%
  • County 1.4%
  • State 1.3%

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

People living in St. Clair report their general condition of hearing on average at 77 percent. Seventy one 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 five percent of St. Clair population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Fifty three 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. Nineteen percent of people in St. Clair had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Here 77.0%
  • County 80.1%
  • State 78.6%

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

  • St. Clair 71.4%
  • Blue Earth County 80.7%
  • State 77.3%

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

  • St. Clair 94.2%
  • Blue Earth County 95.0%
  • Minnesota 94.8%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • St. Clair 25.1%
  • Blue Earth County 17.7%
  • Minnesota 20.6%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • St. Clair 52.6%
  • Blue Earth County 43.1%
  • State 44.2%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • St. Clair 18.6%
  • County 15.7%
  • Minnesota 16.0%

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Twenty two percent of St. Clair 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 (%)

  • St. Clair 22.3%
  • County 26.6%
  • Minnesota 25.2%

Twenty seven percent of St. Clair 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 three percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Thirteen 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. Ten percent of people here have health problems that require them to use special equipment, such as a cane, wheelchair, special bed or special telephone.

Summary

People having limitations keeping them from working (%)

  • Here 27.4%
  • Blue Earth County 14.1%
  • Minnesota 18.8%

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

  • St. Clair 33.2%
  • County 20.6%
  • State 25.0%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 13.3%
  • Blue Earth County 7.3%
  • Minnesota 9.1%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • St. Clair 15.1%
  • County 7.8%
  • State 10.1%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 9.6%
  • Blue Earth County 6.4%
  • State 7.5%

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