Health and Nutrition of Weldon Spring, MO Residents

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Sixty three percent of Weldon Spring residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 21 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 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 (%)

  • Here 63.4%
  • St. Charles County 50.7%
  • Missouri 49.8%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Weldon Spring 21.1
  • County 21.1
  • State 21.3

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Weldon Spring 4.4
  • County 3.9
  • State 3.6

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

  • Here 1.3
  • St. Charles County 1.8
  • State 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Weldon Spring 2.0
  • St. Charles County 1.9
  • State 1.8

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 2.5
  • St. Charles County 3.8
  • State 3.7

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

The average Weldon Spring resident last visited a dentist one years ago (including all types of dentists, such as, orthodontists, oral surgeons, and all other dental specialists, as well as dental hygienists). Fourteen percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Weldon Spring residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 66 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 four days per week. They also use mouthwash or other dental rinse products to treat dental disease or dental problems an average of two days per week. The average person living here (including children) has 26 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Weldon Spring 1.0
  • County 1.8
  • Missouri 2.0

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 13.5%
  • St. Charles County 21.1%
  • State 21.1%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Weldon Spring 66.2%
  • St. Charles County 49.1%
  • State 46.9%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Weldon Spring 3.9
  • St. Charles County 3.0
  • Missouri 2.8

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 2.4
  • County 2.7
  • State 2.8

Average number of teeth

  • Here 26.4
  • St. Charles County 23.5
  • State 22.6

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

The average height of Weldon Spring residents 16 years and older is 67 inches. The average weight is 176 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 27. Twenty nine percent of people living here are obese. Thirty eight percent have ever been obese. Forty two percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Weldon Spring 67.5
  • County 67.3
  • Missouri 67.0

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 175.7
  • County 181.4
  • Missouri 180.9

Average BMI

  • Weldon Spring 27.3
  • County 28.6
  • State 28.7

People that are obese (%)

  • Weldon Spring 29.1%
  • County 35.7%
  • Missouri 37.4%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Weldon Spring 37.6%
  • County 47.4%
  • State 49.1%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Weldon Spring 42.1%
  • St. Charles County 37.8%
  • Missouri 35.4%

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

Sixty four percent of Weldon Spring residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Fourteen percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Fourteen percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. One percent have ever used heroin.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 63.9%
  • County 65.5%
  • Missouri 64.8%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Weldon Spring 14.1%
  • St. Charles County 24.3%
  • State 23.6%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Weldon Spring 13.9%
  • St. Charles County 22.2%
  • Missouri 21.5%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Here 1.3%
  • County 3.0%
  • Missouri 3.1%

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Seven percent of people living in Weldon Spring have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Fifty six percent of people had a blood test for high sugar or diabetes within the past three years. Two percent of city residents are currently taking insulin.

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Here 6.5%
  • St. Charles County 8.2%
  • Missouri 10.1%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Weldon Spring 55.5%
  • County 47.0%
  • State 47.5%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 2.2%
  • St. Charles County 2.8%
  • State 3.2%

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

Weldon Spring 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 0.9
  • St. Charles County 1.0
  • State 1.1

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Ten percent of Weldon Spring 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. Sixty eight percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Thirty eight percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Fifteen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Twenty three percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Forty eight percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Weldon Spring 10.4%
  • St. Charles County 10.8%
  • Missouri 11.4%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Here 5.9%
  • County 5.8%
  • State 5.8%

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

  • Weldon Spring 68.1%
  • St. Charles County 69.1%
  • Missouri 68.8%

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

  • Weldon Spring 38.1%
  • County 30.5%
  • Missouri 30.1%

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

  • Weldon Spring 14.9%
  • St. Charles County 17.4%
  • Missouri 16.2%

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

  • Here 22.5%
  • St. Charles County 24.1%
  • Missouri 22.1%

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

  • Weldon Spring 48.3%
  • St. Charles County 44.4%
  • Missouri 42.5%

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

Ninety two percent of people living in Weldon Spring are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Weldon Spring 91.5%
  • County 76.0%
  • State 75.7%

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

  • Weldon Spring 24.4%
  • St. Charles County 20.3%
  • Missouri 23.7%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 24.6%
  • St. Charles County 24.2%
  • State 25.4%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Weldon Spring 55.3%
  • County 42.1%
  • State 43.2%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Weldon Spring 18.4%
  • St. Charles County 16.5%
  • State 19.6%

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Fifty eight percent of people living in Weldon Spring use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 58.1%
  • St. Charles County 41.9%
  • Missouri 36.0%

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Eighteen percent of Weldon Spring residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Seventeen percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Thirty four percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Forty seven percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Sixteen percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Sixteen percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Fourteen percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Five 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. Two 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 17.7%
  • St. Charles County 25.0%
  • Missouri 25.7%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Weldon Spring 17.2%
  • St. Charles County 25.5%
  • State 26.6%

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

  • Weldon Spring 34.4%
  • St. Charles County 42.3%
  • State 41.7%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 46.7%
  • St. Charles County 51.7%
  • Missouri 51.3%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Here 15.7%
  • County 25.7%
  • State 27.4%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 16.0%
  • St. Charles County 20.5%
  • State 21.0%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Here 13.6%
  • St. Charles County 18.7%
  • State 18.8%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Here 5.3%
  • St. Charles County 12.2%
  • Missouri 13.3%

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

  • Weldon Spring 2.0%
  • St. Charles County 3.9%
  • State 4.2%

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Weldon Spring residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 2.1
  • County 2.0
  • State 2.2

Eighty eight percent of people living in Weldon Spring have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Six percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 7.5 days per month on average. They have 4.3 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 11 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Weldon Spring 87.6%
  • County 83.2%
  • Missouri 80.3%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Weldon Spring 5.9%
  • St. Charles County 8.5%
  • Missouri 10.4%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Weldon Spring 7.5
  • St. Charles County 5.3
  • State 5.1

Average drinks/week

  • Weldon Spring 4.3
  • St. Charles County 5.3
  • State 5.6

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 11.2
  • St. Charles County 21.9
  • Missouri 23.3

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

Ninety eight percent of Weldon Spring 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. Thirty four percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Nine percent of males in Weldon Spring have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Ninety seven percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Eighty nine percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Thirty four percent have ever had anal sex. Eight percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Weldon Spring were 19 years old on average when they had sex for the first time. The average man in his lifetime had any kind of sex with 14 women. He has vaginal sex with nine women. People living here were on average 25 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. In their lifetime they performed oral sex on average on three women. Males in their lifetime have anal or oral sex with 2.5 men on average. They have had 0.9 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Weldon Spring were 20 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. Three percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Weldon Spring has vaginal or anal sex 47 times a year. Fifty nine percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Weldon Spring 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with eight men on average. They have had seven male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.3 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) (%)

  • Weldon Spring 97.8%
  • St. Charles County 97.5%
  • State 97.2%

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

  • Here 95.2%
  • County 94.3%
  • State 94.3%

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

  • Weldon Spring 90.8%
  • St. Charles County 89.0%
  • State 87.1%

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

  • Weldon Spring 34.4%
  • St. Charles County 46.7%
  • State 47.3%

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

  • Weldon Spring 8.9%
  • St. Charles County 6.6%
  • State 5.9%

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

  • Weldon Spring 97.2%
  • St. Charles County 97.9%
  • State 97.3%

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

  • Weldon Spring 88.9%
  • St. Charles County 90.1%
  • State 85.3%

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

  • Here 33.6%
  • County 43.3%
  • Missouri 39.1%

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

  • Weldon Spring 8.3%
  • St. Charles County 11.5%
  • Missouri 11.7%

Average age people first had sex

  • Weldon Spring 18.6
  • St. Charles County 16.9
  • State 16.8

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

  • Here 13.5
  • County 22.4
  • State 26.4

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

  • Weldon Spring 8.8
  • St. Charles County 18.5
  • Missouri 20.6

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

  • Weldon Spring 24.6
  • St. Charles County 21.5
  • State 21.6

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

  • Here 2.6
  • County 4.9
  • Missouri 5.0

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

  • Here 2.5
  • St. Charles County 2.8
  • Missouri 2.8

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

  • Here 0.9
  • County 1.6
  • Missouri 1.6

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

  • Here 19.7
  • St. Charles County 19.6
  • State 19.9

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

  • Weldon Spring 3.0
  • St. Charles County 5.2
  • State 5.1

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 3.1%
  • County 6.0%
  • State 8.6%

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

  • Weldon Spring 47.3
  • County 62.9
  • Missouri 60.7

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 59.5%
  • County 60.6%
  • Missouri 55.1%

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

  • Here 8.5
  • County 11.1
  • Missouri 11.3

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

  • Weldon Spring 7.4
  • County 10.1
  • State 9.9

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

  • Weldon Spring 0.3
  • St. Charles County 0.5
  • Missouri 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Weldon Spring 89.1%
  • St. Charles County 85.7%
  • State 83.4%

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

Eight percent of households in Weldon Spring 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 (%)

  • Weldon Spring 7.7%
  • County 9.5%
  • State 10.2%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Here 5.2%
  • St. Charles County 4.4%
  • Missouri 4.3%

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

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Here 7.1
  • County 6.8
  • Missouri 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Weldon Spring 29.3%
  • St. Charles County 32.3%
  • State 31.9%

Twenty four percent of Weldon Spring residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Weldon Spring 23.7%
  • County 49.9%
  • State 51.3%

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Thirteen percent of Weldon Spring 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. Twenty nine 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 percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Thirty 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. Sixty two 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 1.3 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 13.4%
  • County 21.5%
  • State 21.6%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Weldon Spring 29.0%
  • St. Charles County 38.2%
  • State 37.7%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Weldon Spring 30.5%
  • St. Charles County 30.2%
  • State 29.9%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Weldon Spring 36.1%
  • County 22.8%
  • Missouri 19.9%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 62.4%
  • St. Charles County 47.7%
  • Missouri 43.0%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 7.1
  • County 6.4
  • Missouri 6.2

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Weldon Spring 2.0
  • St. Charles County 2.6
  • Missouri 2.8

Average hours a day using computer

  • Weldon Spring 1.3
  • County 1.3
  • State 1.2

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

Nine percent of Weldon Spring 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 four percent are overweight. Eight 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. Ten percent of people living in Weldon Spring have ever received a blood transfusion. Ten percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty three percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Five percent have ever been told they had gout. Two percent have coronary heart disease. One percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Two 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. One percent have ever had emphysema. Ten percent have another thyroid problem. Two percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Two percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Fifteen percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Here 8.9%
  • County 10.4%
  • State 10.9%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 2.5%
  • County 2.8%
  • Missouri 3.4%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Weldon Spring 3.8%
  • St. Charles County 4.3%
  • State 3.9%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 33.9%
  • County 34.5%
  • State 34.3%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Here 8.2%
  • County 18.5%
  • Missouri 19.7%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Weldon Spring 10.0%
  • County 10.9%
  • Missouri 11.9%

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

  • Here 10.0%
  • St. Charles County 16.6%
  • Missouri 18.5%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 22.8%
  • County 24.2%
  • State 26.5%

People with gout (%)

  • Weldon Spring 5.2%
  • County 3.8%
  • State 4.0%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Here 2.2%
  • St. Charles County 2.7%
  • State 3.3%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 1.4%
  • St. Charles County 1.9%
  • Missouri 2.3%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Weldon Spring 2.4%
  • County 3.2%
  • Missouri 3.9%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Here 2.2%
  • St. Charles County 3.0%
  • Missouri 3.9%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Weldon Spring 1.3%
  • St. Charles County 2.8%
  • Missouri 3.3%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Weldon Spring 9.9%
  • County 7.3%
  • State 7.7%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Here 1.8%
  • St. Charles County 3.7%
  • State 3.9%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Weldon Spring 1.8%
  • County 2.8%
  • State 3.0%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Weldon Spring 15.0%
  • St. Charles County 8.7%
  • State 9.4%

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Fifty seven percent of births in Weldon Spring were vaginal deliveries. Forty three percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.3 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Fifty four percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Seventy three percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty one percent of women in Weldon Spring 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). Eighty one percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Twelve percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Seven percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Twenty three 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 (%)

  • Weldon Spring 57.4%
  • County 62.5%
  • State 64.7%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Weldon Spring 42.6%
  • St. Charles County 37.5%
  • State 35.3%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Weldon Spring 99.3%
  • St. Charles County 99.4%
  • State 99.3%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 54.3%
  • St. Charles County 59.5%
  • Missouri 59.8%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Here 73.1%
  • County 60.1%
  • Missouri 54.1%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 20.7%
  • St. Charles County 21.3%
  • Missouri 22.9%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Weldon Spring 14.2%
  • County 11.4%
  • Missouri 12.3%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 80.7%
  • St. Charles County 79.6%
  • Missouri 75.5%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Weldon Spring 11.9%
  • St. Charles County 9.3%
  • State 8.3%

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

  • Weldon Spring 7.0%
  • County 17.6%
  • Missouri 16.1%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 23.1%
  • St. Charles County 18.6%
  • Missouri 19.0%

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

People living in Weldon Spring report their general health condition on average at 68 percent. Seven percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 43 percent of Weldon Spring residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Eight percent of people living in Weldon Spring are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Weldon Spring 68.1%
  • St. Charles County 58.4%
  • Missouri 56.3%

Blood donors (%)

  • Weldon Spring 7.0%
  • County 5.0%
  • Missouri 4.7%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 43.2%
  • St. Charles County 42.5%
  • State 40.3%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Weldon Spring 8.0%
  • St. Charles County 8.8%
  • Missouri 8.6%

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

People in Weldon Spring spend $404 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 13 percent of their income. The average family in Weldon Spring spends $88 on food at other stores monthly. This is two percent of their income. They spend $252 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is seven percent of their income. They also spend $40 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Weldon Spring $404
  • St. Charles County $370
  • Missouri $358

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

  • Weldon Spring 12.9%
  • St. Charles County 22.8%
  • State 23.5%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $88
  • County $73
  • State $71

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Weldon Spring 2.4%
  • St. Charles County 4.2%
  • State 4.2%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Weldon Spring $252
  • County $163
  • State $143

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 7.5%
  • County 7.5%
  • State 7.0%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Weldon Spring $40
  • County $27
  • Missouri $25

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Weldon Spring 1.0%
  • County 1.2%
  • Missouri 1.3%

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

People living in Weldon Spring report their general condition of hearing on average at 83 percent. Eighty six 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 seven percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Fourteen percent of Weldon Spring population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Twenty 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. Eleven percent of people in Weldon Spring had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Here 82.6%
  • County 80.2%
  • Missouri 78.8%

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

  • Here 86.2%
  • County 79.4%
  • State 78.4%

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

  • Weldon Spring 97.3%
  • County 95.5%
  • Missouri 94.9%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Here 14.2%
  • St. Charles County 19.8%
  • State 20.3%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Weldon Spring 22.5%
  • County 40.8%
  • Missouri 42.7%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Weldon Spring 10.7%
  • St. Charles County 16.1%
  • State 15.7%

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

Twenty eight percent of Weldon Spring 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 (%)

  • Weldon Spring 27.9%
  • County 23.9%
  • Missouri 26.6%

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

  • Here 11.1%
  • County 22.2%
  • Missouri 24.8%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Weldon Spring 4.6%
  • St. Charles County 8.0%
  • Missouri 9.4%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Weldon Spring 3.3%
  • St. Charles County 8.1%
  • State 9.6%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Weldon Spring 5.4%
  • County 6.4%
  • State 8.0%

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

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