Health and Nutrition of Victoria, AR Residents

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Fifty percent of Victoria residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 18 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 two 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 one 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 two frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Victoria 49.9%
  • County 48.4%
  • Arkansas 47.7%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Victoria 18.3
  • Mississippi County 20.2
  • Arkansas 21.6

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Here 2.4
  • Mississippi County 3.6
  • State 3.4

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

  • Here 0.6
  • County 2.0
  • Arkansas 1.9

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Here 1.6
  • Mississippi County 1.7
  • State 1.7

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 1.9
  • Mississippi County 3.4
  • State 3.8

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

The average Victoria 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). Twelve percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Twenty percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Victoria residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 31 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 four days per week. The average person living here (including children) has 16 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Victoria 2.3
  • County 2.1
  • Arkansas 2.2

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 12.4%
  • County 16.0%
  • State 17.9%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 19.9%
  • County 21.5%
  • State 22.1%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Victoria 31.0%
  • County 45.4%
  • Arkansas 43.3%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 2.0
  • County 2.8
  • Arkansas 2.6

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Victoria 3.5
  • Mississippi County 3.1
  • Arkansas 2.9

Average number of teeth

  • Victoria 15.6
  • County 23.0
  • State 21.6

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

The average height of Victoria residents 16 years and older is 65 inches. The average weight is 181 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Forty three percent of people living here are obese. Fifty seven percent have ever been obese. Twenty nine percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Here 65.3
  • County 66.8
  • Arkansas 66.8

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 180.6
  • Mississippi County 184.1
  • State 181.2

Average BMI

  • Here 29.0
  • Mississippi County 29.3
  • State 28.9

People that are obese (%)

  • Victoria 43.1%
  • Mississippi County 40.8%
  • Arkansas 38.7%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Victoria 57.3%
  • Mississippi County 52.4%
  • Arkansas 51.0%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Here 29.3%
  • County 35.7%
  • Arkansas 33.1%

Thirty percent of people living in Victoria have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Sixty nine percent of people had a blood test for high sugar or diabetes within the past three years.

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Victoria 30.5%
  • County 10.6%
  • State 11.2%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Victoria 69.4%
  • Mississippi County 48.5%
  • State 47.1%

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

Victoria residents 20 years and older on average get up to urinate two 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

  • Victoria 1.7
  • Mississippi County 1.2
  • State 1.2

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

Thirteen percent of Victoria 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. Two percent have been having problems with their ability to taste sweet, sour, salty or bitter foods and drinks. Sixty eight percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Twenty five percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Fifteen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Thirteen percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Fifteen percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Here 13.0%
  • County 10.5%
  • Arkansas 11.5%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Victoria 2.2%
  • Mississippi County 5.6%
  • State 6.3%

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

  • Victoria 68.1%
  • Mississippi County 66.9%
  • State 68.3%

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

  • Victoria 24.6%
  • County 27.7%
  • Arkansas 27.7%

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

  • Here 15.3%
  • County 16.2%
  • Arkansas 15.9%

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

  • Here 13.0%
  • County 19.8%
  • Arkansas 22.1%

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

  • Victoria 15.2%
  • Mississippi County 39.7%
  • Arkansas 40.3%

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

Eighty seven percent of people living in Victoria are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 87.0%
  • County 74.7%
  • Arkansas 73.3%

Fifty six percent of people living in Victoria have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had hypertension (also called high blood pressure). Forty five percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Seventy eight percent of people in Victoria frequently check their blood cholesterol. Fifty six percent of people have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that their blood cholesterol level was high.

Summary

Has high blood pressure (%)

  • Here 56.3%
  • County 24.7%
  • State 25.0%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 45.4%
  • Mississippi County 25.3%
  • State 26.0%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Victoria 78.2%
  • County 43.8%
  • Arkansas 42.5%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Here 55.6%
  • County 19.0%
  • Arkansas 21.0%

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

Twenty one percent of Victoria residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty one percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Forty percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Thirty seven percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Twelve percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Ten percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Twelve percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Fourteen 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. Seven 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 20.7%
  • Mississippi County 27.0%
  • Arkansas 27.1%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 20.7%
  • County 27.2%
  • State 28.0%

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

  • Victoria 40.1%
  • County 41.5%
  • Arkansas 42.0%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 36.6%
  • County 51.6%
  • State 51.5%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Victoria 11.5%
  • County 28.8%
  • State 29.3%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Victoria 9.7%
  • County 21.0%
  • Arkansas 21.9%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Victoria 11.5%
  • Mississippi County 18.9%
  • State 19.2%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Victoria 13.6%
  • County 13.4%
  • Arkansas 15.0%

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

  • Victoria 7.1%
  • County 4.3%
  • State 4.6%

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

Victoria residents on average take four prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 4.0
  • County 2.1
  • Arkansas 2.3

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

Eighty one percent of people living in Victoria have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Nine percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 3.9 days per month on average. They have 4.2 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 13 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Victoria 81.2%
  • Mississippi County 78.3%
  • State 79.2%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Here 9.4%
  • Mississippi County 11.1%
  • State 11.1%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Victoria 3.9
  • Mississippi County 5.0
  • Arkansas 4.8

Average drinks/week

  • Here 4.2
  • County 5.7
  • State 5.9

Average days/year people drink much

  • Victoria 12.7
  • Mississippi County 24.3
  • Arkansas 25.4

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

Ninety two percent of Victoria residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety two percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Sixty seven percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Thirty three percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. People in Victoria 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 20 women. People in Victoria were 19 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man.

Summary

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

  • Victoria 91.7%
  • Mississippi County 97.4%
  • Arkansas 97.4%

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

  • Here 91.7%
  • Mississippi County 94.6%
  • State 94.6%

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

  • Victoria 66.8%
  • County 85.4%
  • Arkansas 86.1%

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

  • Victoria 33.3%
  • County 47.5%
  • State 49.1%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 16.5
  • Mississippi County 16.6
  • Arkansas 16.5

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

  • Here 20.4
  • Mississippi County 31.2
  • State 29.0

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

  • Here 18.6
  • Mississippi County 19.3
  • Arkansas 20.5

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

Fourteen percent of households in Victoria 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 (%)

  • Victoria 13.9%
  • Mississippi County 11.0%
  • State 10.9%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Victoria 4.9%
  • County 4.0%
  • Arkansas 4.2%

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

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Here 6.8
  • Mississippi County 6.8
  • Arkansas 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Victoria 21.6%
  • Mississippi County 30.6%
  • Arkansas 31.9%

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

Twenty two percent of Victoria residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Victoria 22.5%
  • County 53.6%
  • State 55.3%

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

Fifteen percent of Victoria 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. Fifteen 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 seven percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. 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. 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 five 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 0.4 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Victoria 15.1%
  • Mississippi County 21.3%
  • State 22.1%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 15.1%
  • Mississippi County 39.0%
  • Arkansas 37.0%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 36.9%
  • County 30.4%
  • Arkansas 30.2%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 6.4%
  • County 19.4%
  • Arkansas 16.5%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Victoria 34.7%
  • Mississippi County 40.5%
  • Arkansas 38.8%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Victoria 5.4
  • County 6.1
  • State 6.0

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Victoria 3.0
  • Mississippi County 2.9
  • Arkansas 2.9

Average hours a day using computer

  • Victoria 0.4
  • Mississippi County 1.3
  • Arkansas 1.2

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

Nine percent of Victoria residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Seven percent of people living here has anemia, sometimes called "tired blood" or "low blood". Nine percent of people 16 years and older have ever been told by a doctor or other health care professional that they had psoriasis. Forty three 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. Seventeen percent of people living in Victoria have ever received a blood transfusion. Thirty three percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Thirty three percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Seven percent have ever been told they had gout. Nine percent have congestive heart failure. Eleven 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. Seven percent have another thyroid problem. Two percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Nine percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Victoria 8.6%
  • Mississippi County 10.4%
  • State 11.8%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 6.5%
  • Mississippi County 4.1%
  • State 3.9%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 8.5%
  • Mississippi County 3.6%
  • State 3.7%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 43.1%
  • County 35.7%
  • State 34.0%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Here 24.1%
  • County 18.1%
  • Arkansas 23.2%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Here 17.2%
  • Mississippi County 12.4%
  • State 12.6%

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

  • Victoria 32.6%
  • County 19.2%
  • State 20.6%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Victoria 32.7%
  • County 26.1%
  • Arkansas 27.8%

People with gout (%)

  • Here 6.5%
  • County 4.1%
  • Arkansas 4.1%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Victoria 8.9%
  • County 3.6%
  • Arkansas 4.2%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Victoria 10.9%
  • County 3.6%
  • State 4.4%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Here 4.4%
  • Mississippi County 3.7%
  • Arkansas 4.5%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Victoria 6.6%
  • County 7.2%
  • Arkansas 7.5%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Victoria 2.1%
  • Mississippi County 2.5%
  • State 3.6%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Victoria 8.7%
  • Mississippi County 8.2%
  • Arkansas 9.0%

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

People living in Victoria report their general health condition on average at 36 percent. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 21 percent of Victoria residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Eight percent of people living in Victoria are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 36.5%
  • County 55.0%
  • State 53.7%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 21.0%
  • Mississippi County 43.7%
  • Arkansas 40.2%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 7.9%
  • County 9.0%
  • Arkansas 8.3%

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

People in Victoria spend $358 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 25 percent of their income. The average family in Victoria spends $91 on food at other stores monthly. This is four percent of their income. They spend $111 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is five percent of their income. They also spend $23 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Victoria $358
  • County $347
  • State $356

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

  • Here 25.5%
  • Mississippi County 24.9%
  • Arkansas 25.8%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $91
  • Mississippi County $73
  • State $68

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Victoria 3.9%
  • Mississippi County 4.8%
  • State 4.2%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $111
  • Mississippi County $128
  • Arkansas $125

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Victoria 5.1%
  • County 7.4%
  • Arkansas 6.5%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Here $23
  • County $24
  • Arkansas $22

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Victoria 1.0%
  • Mississippi County 1.5%
  • State 1.3%

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

People living in Victoria report their general condition of hearing on average at 68 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. Eighty nine percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Twenty six percent of Victoria population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Seventy 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.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Here 67.8%
  • County 79.6%
  • State 77.8%

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

  • Victoria 68.1%
  • Mississippi County 80.3%
  • Arkansas 76.6%

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

  • Victoria 89.4%
  • Mississippi County 95.1%
  • State 94.4%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Victoria 26.1%
  • County 19.4%
  • Arkansas 21.5%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Victoria 73.3%
  • County 43.3%
  • State 45.4%

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

Fifty percent of Victoria 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 50.0%
  • County 26.8%
  • Arkansas 26.9%

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

Thirty one percent of Victoria residents 20 or older have limitations caused by a long-term physical, mental or emotional problems or illnesses keeping them from working at a job or business. Thirty five percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Fifteen percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Seventeen percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion. Fifteen 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 30.7%
  • County 18.5%
  • Arkansas 21.7%

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

  • Victoria 34.9%
  • Mississippi County 25.3%
  • Arkansas 27.9%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Victoria 15.3%
  • Mississippi County 9.4%
  • Arkansas 10.6%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Victoria 17.4%
  • Mississippi County 9.3%
  • Arkansas 11.3%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Victoria 15.4%
  • Mississippi County 8.5%
  • State 9.0%

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

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