Health and Nutrition of Wingate, IN Residents

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Sixty five percent of Wingate 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 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 65.1%
  • Montgomery County 48.2%
  • Indiana 48.5%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Wingate 22.0
  • Montgomery County 22.0
  • Indiana 21.6

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Here 3.5
  • County 3.3
  • State 3.5

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

  • Wingate 1.1
  • Montgomery County 1.8
  • Indiana 1.9

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Here 1.7
  • Montgomery County 1.6
  • State 1.7

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Wingate 2.3
  • Montgomery County 3.7
  • State 3.8

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

The average Wingate 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). Sixteen percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Wingate residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 67 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

  • Wingate 0.8
  • County 2.1
  • Indiana 2.0

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 15.7%
  • County 23.0%
  • Indiana 22.1%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Wingate 66.6%
  • Montgomery County 44.5%
  • Indiana 44.9%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Wingate 4.5
  • County 2.7
  • State 2.7

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 2.3
  • Montgomery County 2.8
  • State 2.8

Average number of teeth

  • Wingate 26.4
  • Montgomery County 21.8
  • State 22.3

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

The average height of Wingate residents 16 years and older is 65 inches. The average weight is 158 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 27. Twenty eight percent of people living here are obese. Thirty five percent have ever been obese. Forty two percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Here 65.1
  • County 66.9
  • State 66.9

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 157.7
  • Montgomery County 181.6
  • Indiana 181.0

Average BMI

  • Here 26.8
  • County 28.8
  • Indiana 28.8

People that are obese (%)

  • Wingate 28.3%
  • County 37.9%
  • Indiana 37.8%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 34.8%
  • County 50.7%
  • Indiana 49.9%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Wingate 42.2%
  • Montgomery County 33.7%
  • State 34.5%

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

Fifty seven percent of Wingate residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Nine percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Nine percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 57.0%
  • Montgomery County 67.3%
  • Indiana 65.4%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Here 9.2%
  • Montgomery County 26.5%
  • State 25.0%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 9.2%
  • Montgomery County 23.7%
  • Indiana 22.5%

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

Four percent of people living in Wingate have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Fifty seven percent of people had a blood test for high sugar or diabetes within the past three years.

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Here 4.2%
  • County 10.2%
  • Indiana 10.0%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Wingate 56.8%
  • Montgomery County 45.8%
  • State 46.2%

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

Wingate 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

  • Wingate 1.0
  • County 1.1
  • State 1.1

Eight percent of Wingate 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. Four percent have been having problems with their ability to taste sweet, sour, salty or bitter foods and drinks. Seventy one percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Thirty nine percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Twelve percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Fifteen percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Fifty one percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Here 8.4%
  • County 13.0%
  • State 11.8%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Wingate 3.5%
  • Montgomery County 6.0%
  • State 5.8%

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

  • Wingate 70.8%
  • Montgomery County 71.2%
  • Indiana 69.0%

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

  • Here 38.9%
  • Montgomery County 29.4%
  • Indiana 29.1%

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

  • Wingate 11.9%
  • County 17.1%
  • Indiana 16.5%

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

  • Here 14.6%
  • County 24.1%
  • State 22.8%

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

  • Wingate 50.9%
  • Montgomery County 41.4%
  • Indiana 42.1%

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

Ninety four percent of people living in Wingate are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Wingate 93.7%
  • County 73.3%
  • Indiana 73.5%

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

Twenty five percent of people living in Wingate 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. Fifty two percent of people in Wingate frequently check their blood cholesterol. Twenty 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 (%)

  • Wingate 25.4%
  • Montgomery County 23.4%
  • State 22.8%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 25.9%
  • Montgomery County 26.6%
  • Indiana 25.1%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 52.1%
  • County 43.0%
  • State 41.2%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Here 19.5%
  • County 19.9%
  • Indiana 19.2%

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

Sixty nine percent of people living in Wingate use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 68.8%
  • County 35.8%
  • Indiana 34.2%

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

Eighteen percent of Wingate residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Nineteen percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Thirty eight percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Fifty percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Twenty percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Seventeen percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Sixteen percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Six 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 (%)

  • Wingate 17.6%
  • County 27.5%
  • State 26.6%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 18.8%
  • County 28.8%
  • State 27.8%

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

  • Here 37.5%
  • Montgomery County 43.9%
  • Indiana 42.6%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 49.9%
  • County 53.0%
  • Indiana 51.9%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Wingate 19.6%
  • Montgomery County 28.1%
  • Indiana 28.4%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 17.4%
  • Montgomery County 22.3%
  • Indiana 21.7%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Here 15.8%
  • County 19.9%
  • Indiana 19.6%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Here 6.0%
  • Montgomery County 15.3%
  • State 14.5%

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

  • Wingate 2.3%
  • Montgomery County 5.0%
  • State 4.5%

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

Wingate residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Wingate 2.2
  • Montgomery County 2.3
  • Indiana 2.1

Eighty three percent of people living in Wingate have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Eight percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 6.6 days per month on average. They have 3.4 drinks per week.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Here 83.0%
  • Montgomery County 81.2%
  • Indiana 80.3%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Wingate 8.5%
  • County 10.0%
  • State 10.7%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 6.6
  • County 4.9
  • Indiana 4.9

Average drinks/week

  • Here 3.4
  • County 5.8
  • Indiana 5.8

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

Ninety eight percent of Wingate residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety eight percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Eighty eight percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Thirty percent have ever had anal sex. Six percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Wingate were 18 years old on average when they had sex for the first time. People living here were on average 28 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. People in Wingate 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. The average person in Wingate has vaginal or anal sex 40 times a year. Fifty one percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Wingate 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with eight men on average. They have had six male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.2 female sex partners in their lifetimes.

Summary

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

  • Here 97.7%
  • Montgomery County 97.2%
  • Indiana 97.3%

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

  • Wingate 97.7%
  • Montgomery County 97.7%
  • State 97.4%

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

  • Here 88.1%
  • Montgomery County 86.2%
  • State 85.4%

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

  • Wingate 30.2%
  • Montgomery County 42.2%
  • Indiana 39.8%

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

  • Here 6.3%
  • Montgomery County 12.5%
  • Indiana 12.3%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 18.4
  • Montgomery County 16.6
  • State 16.6

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

  • Wingate 28.4
  • Montgomery County 21.1
  • Indiana 21.3

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

  • Here 20.1
  • County 19.1
  • Indiana 19.9

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

  • Wingate 3.4
  • Montgomery County 8.9
  • State 5.6

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

  • Here 40.1
  • County 64.8
  • State 64.1

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 50.6%
  • Montgomery County 58.9%
  • Indiana 55.8%

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

  • Here 8.0
  • County 12.6
  • Indiana 11.8

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

  • Wingate 6.3
  • County 11.2
  • Indiana 10.4

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

  • Wingate 0.2
  • County 0.5
  • Indiana 0.5

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

Eight percent of households in Wingate 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 (%)

  • Here 8.2%
  • County 10.1%
  • Indiana 10.2%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Here 4.9%
  • Montgomery County 4.7%
  • Indiana 4.3%

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

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Wingate 7.3
  • County 6.8
  • Indiana 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 28.2%
  • County 32.7%
  • State 32.1%

Ten percent of Wingate 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 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 nine percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Thirty percent do any vigorous-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause large increases in breathing or heart rate like running or basketball for at least 10 minutes continuously. Fifty nine 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 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 (%)

  • Wingate 9.8%
  • Montgomery County 22.5%
  • State 22.7%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 29.7%
  • Montgomery County 38.2%
  • Indiana 38.4%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 28.8%
  • County 27.4%
  • Indiana 29.7%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Wingate 29.8%
  • Montgomery County 16.5%
  • State 18.3%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 59.0%
  • Montgomery County 43.2%
  • State 41.7%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Wingate 6.5
  • County 6.0
  • Indiana 6.0

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 1.9
  • County 2.9
  • Indiana 2.8

Average hours a day using computer

  • Wingate 1.3
  • County 1.2
  • Indiana 1.2

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

Nine percent of Wingate residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Five percent of people living here has anemia, sometimes called "tired blood" or "low blood". Three 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. Nine percent of people 60 years and older have difficulties in thinking or remembering that can make a big difference in everyday activities (this does not refer to occasionally forgetting your keys or the name of someone you recently met). This refers to things like confusion or memory loss that are happening more often or getting worse. Eleven percent of people living in Wingate have ever received a blood transfusion. Ten percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty seven percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Two percent have ever been told they had gout. One percent have coronary heart disease. One percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Three percent have ever had a heart attack, also called myocardial infarction. Three percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. Sixteen percent have another thyroid problem. Two percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. One percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Seventeen percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Wingate 8.7%
  • Montgomery County 11.1%
  • State 11.2%

People with anemia (%)

  • Wingate 4.6%
  • County 3.2%
  • State 3.4%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Wingate 3.1%
  • Montgomery County 4.0%
  • Indiana 3.9%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 35.8%
  • Montgomery County 34.1%
  • State 33.8%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Wingate 8.8%
  • County 24.2%
  • State 21.5%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Here 10.5%
  • County 13.3%
  • Indiana 11.8%

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

  • Here 9.6%
  • County 20.4%
  • Indiana 19.4%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 27.3%
  • Montgomery County 27.5%
  • State 26.1%

People with gout (%)

  • Wingate 1.8%
  • Montgomery County 4.0%
  • Indiana 3.8%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Here 1.2%
  • Montgomery County 3.8%
  • State 3.2%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 1.2%
  • County 2.5%
  • Indiana 2.3%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 2.6%
  • County 4.4%
  • Indiana 3.9%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Wingate 2.5%
  • Montgomery County 4.3%
  • State 4.0%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 15.6%
  • County 7.9%
  • State 7.6%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Here 1.9%
  • County 4.7%
  • Indiana 4.1%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Wingate 1.4%
  • Montgomery County 3.4%
  • Indiana 3.3%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Wingate 17.5%
  • Montgomery County 9.4%
  • Indiana 8.8%

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

Fifty five percent of births in Wingate were vaginal deliveries. Forty five percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.5 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Fifty two percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Seventy one percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty one percent of women in Wingate 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 four percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Twelve percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Six percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Twenty seven percent have ever used female hormones such as estrogen and progesterone, including any forms of female hormones, such as pills, cream, patch and injections, but do not include birth control methods or use for infertility.

Summary

Vaginal deliveries (%)

  • Here 55.2%
  • County 68.2%
  • State 65.6%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Wingate 44.8%
  • County 31.8%
  • Indiana 34.4%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Wingate 99.5%
  • County 99.5%
  • Indiana 99.4%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 52.4%
  • Montgomery County 62.3%
  • State 60.6%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Here 70.8%
  • County 52.8%
  • Indiana 53.0%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Wingate 21.1%
  • Montgomery County 25.1%
  • Indiana 22.6%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Wingate 14.5%
  • County 13.4%
  • State 12.2%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 84.5%
  • Montgomery County 74.0%
  • State 74.8%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Wingate 11.7%
  • County 6.6%
  • Indiana 8.1%

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

  • Here 5.8%
  • Montgomery County 16.3%
  • State 16.6%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Wingate 27.4%
  • Montgomery County 20.2%
  • Indiana 18.2%

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

People living in Wingate report their general health condition on average at 69 percent. Six percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 38 percent of Wingate residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Seven percent of people living in Wingate are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Wingate 69.2%
  • Montgomery County 55.2%
  • State 55.3%

Blood donors (%)

  • Wingate 5.7%
  • Montgomery County 3.7%
  • State 4.3%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 37.9%
  • Montgomery County 38.5%
  • Indiana 39.7%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 7.5%
  • Montgomery County 8.4%
  • State 8.5%

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

People in Wingate spend $387 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 Wingate spends $88 on food at other stores monthly. This is three percent of their income. They spend $215 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is five percent of their income. They also spend $31 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 $387
  • County $356
  • Indiana $358

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

  • Here 12.9%
  • County 25.9%
  • Indiana 24.8%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Wingate $88
  • County $64
  • State $70

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Wingate 2.7%
  • County 4.3%
  • Indiana 4.3%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Wingate $215
  • Montgomery County $125
  • Indiana $133

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 5.2%
  • Montgomery County 6.8%
  • State 6.8%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Wingate $31
  • Montgomery County $20
  • Indiana $23

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Here 0.8%
  • Montgomery County 1.2%
  • State 1.3%

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

People living in Wingate report their general condition of hearing on average at 84 percent. Eighty 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 seven percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Ten percent of Wingate population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Six percent of people in Wingate had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Wingate 84.4%
  • Montgomery County 77.3%
  • State 78.4%

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

  • Here 86.7%
  • Montgomery County 76.8%
  • State 77.3%

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

  • Wingate 96.6%
  • Montgomery County 93.9%
  • Indiana 94.6%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Here 9.7%
  • County 23.5%
  • State 21.0%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Wingate 6.2%
  • Montgomery County 16.6%
  • State 16.1%

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

Twenty seven percent of Wingate 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 (%)

  • Wingate 27.4%
  • Montgomery County 26.5%
  • Indiana 25.8%

Seven percent of Wingate 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. Twelve percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Six percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Four percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion. Seven 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 6.6%
  • County 21.3%
  • State 19.6%

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

  • Here 11.9%
  • Montgomery County 28.1%
  • State 25.9%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 6.2%
  • Montgomery County 10.9%
  • State 9.7%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Here 4.3%
  • County 11.2%
  • Indiana 10.4%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Wingate 6.6%
  • County 9.0%
  • State 8.0%

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

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