Health and Nutrition of Belle Valley, OH Residents

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Forty nine percent of Belle Valley residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 22 times per month. This includes chocolate and other flavored milks, as well as hot cocoa made with milk, and does not count small amounts of milk added to coffee or tea. People living here eat an average of three meals (breakfasts, lunches or dinners) per week that were prepared away from home in places such as restaurants, fast food places, food stands, grocery stores or from vending machines. They get two of these meals from a fast-food or pizza place. People here eat one "ready to eat" foods such as salads, soups, chicken, sandwiches and cooked vegetables per month. They also eat three frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Belle Valley 48.8%
  • County 47.1%
  • Ohio 49.6%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Here 22.0
  • County 22.6
  • Ohio 21.4

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Here 3.1
  • County 3.4
  • Ohio 3.6

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

  • Here 1.6
  • County 2.1
  • Ohio 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Here 1.4
  • County 1.7
  • Ohio 1.7

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 3.3
  • Noble County 4.2
  • Ohio 3.6

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

The average Belle Valley resident last visited a dentist two years ago (including all types of dentists, such as, orthodontists, oral surgeons, and all other dental specialists, as well as dental hygienists). Seventeen percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Twenty three percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Belle Valley residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 44 percent. People living here aged 30 years and older, aside from brushing their teeth with toothbrush, use dental floss or any other device that clean between teeth on average three days per week. They also use mouthwash or other dental rinse products to treat dental disease or dental problems an average of three days per week. The average person living here (including children) has 22 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Belle Valley 2.1
  • Noble County 2.3
  • State 2.0

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 17.4%
  • Noble County 19.7%
  • State 16.1%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Belle Valley 22.7%
  • Noble County 23.3%
  • State 21.3%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Belle Valley 44.3%
  • Noble County 40.6%
  • State 46.4%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 3.0
  • Noble County 2.6
  • Ohio 2.8

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 2.5
  • Noble County 2.6
  • Ohio 2.8

Average number of teeth

  • Here 21.9
  • County 21.4
  • Ohio 22.5

The average height of Belle Valley residents 16 years and older is 67 inches. The average weight is 183 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 30. Forty one percent of people living here are obese. Fifty three percent have ever been obese. Thirty five percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Belle Valley 66.5
  • Noble County 67.4
  • Ohio 66.9

Average weight (pounds)

  • Belle Valley 182.6
  • County 182.7
  • Ohio 181.0

Average BMI

  • Belle Valley 29.6
  • County 28.8
  • State 28.8

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 41.1%
  • Noble County 37.2%
  • State 37.7%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 53.4%
  • County 50.4%
  • Ohio 49.5%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Belle Valley 35.4%
  • County 30.4%
  • State 35.2%

Sixty two percent of Belle Valley residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty six percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Twenty four percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Four percent have ever used heroin. Fifteen percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 61.9%
  • County 66.0%
  • State 64.5%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Belle Valley 26.0%
  • Noble County 25.3%
  • State 23.9%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 24.0%
  • County 23.3%
  • Ohio 21.7%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Belle Valley 3.9%
  • Noble County 4.5%
  • Ohio 3.2%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Belle Valley 14.9%
  • County 15.5%
  • Ohio 12.8%

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

Twelve percent of people living in Belle Valley have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Forty five percent of people had a blood test for high sugar or diabetes within the past three years. Four percent of city residents are currently taking insulin.

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Here 11.6%
  • County 10.8%
  • Ohio 10.1%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 44.9%
  • Noble County 42.2%
  • Ohio 47.2%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Belle Valley 3.5%
  • Noble County 3.2%
  • State 3.2%

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

Summary

Avg. # of times urinating at night

  • Here 1.1
  • Noble County 1.2
  • State 1.1

Fourteen percent of Belle Valley 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. Sixty nine percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Thirty four percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Seventeen 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 seven percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Belle Valley 13.5%
  • County 11.0%
  • Ohio 11.5%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Belle Valley 4.4%
  • County 5.4%
  • Ohio 5.7%

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

  • Here 69.1%
  • Noble County 66.6%
  • Ohio 68.6%

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

  • Here 34.1%
  • Noble County 32.0%
  • State 29.9%

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

  • Belle Valley 16.7%
  • County 17.3%
  • Ohio 16.2%

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

  • Belle Valley 22.7%
  • County 23.4%
  • Ohio 22.1%

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

  • Belle Valley 46.9%
  • Noble County 45.4%
  • State 42.5%

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

Seventy six percent of people living in Belle Valley are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 75.8%
  • County 70.0%
  • Ohio 75.4%

Twenty four percent of people living in Belle Valley 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. Forty six percent of people in Belle Valley frequently check their blood cholesterol. Twenty three 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 (%)

  • Belle Valley 24.1%
  • County 22.6%
  • State 23.6%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 24.9%
  • County 24.0%
  • Ohio 25.3%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 45.6%
  • Noble County 38.2%
  • Ohio 43.1%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Belle Valley 22.6%
  • County 21.1%
  • Ohio 19.7%

Thirty six percent of people living in Belle Valley use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Belle Valley 35.7%
  • County 26.2%
  • State 35.5%

Twenty seven percent of Belle Valley residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Thirty three 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 three percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Twenty eight percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Twenty two percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Twenty one percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Sixteen 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. Six 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 27.3%
  • County 26.4%
  • Ohio 25.9%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 32.8%
  • Noble County 28.6%
  • State 27.0%

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

  • Here 44.5%
  • County 41.3%
  • State 41.8%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 53.2%
  • Noble County 48.8%
  • State 51.4%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Here 28.3%
  • County 28.8%
  • Ohio 27.5%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 22.1%
  • Noble County 19.5%
  • State 21.0%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Belle Valley 20.8%
  • County 19.0%
  • State 18.9%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Belle Valley 16.1%
  • County 15.3%
  • Ohio 13.6%

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

  • Here 5.9%
  • County 4.7%
  • Ohio 4.3%

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

Belle Valley residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Belle Valley 2.3
  • Noble County 2.2
  • Ohio 2.2

Seventy five percent of people living in Belle Valley have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Fourteen percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 4.8 days per month on average. They have 6.2 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 (%)

  • Here 75.3%
  • Noble County 78.2%
  • State 80.0%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Belle Valley 13.9%
  • Noble County 12.2%
  • Ohio 10.7%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Belle Valley 4.8
  • County 4.9
  • State 5.1

Average drinks/week

  • Here 6.2
  • Noble County 6.5
  • State 5.7

Average days/year people drink much

  • Belle Valley 27.4
  • Noble County 29.2
  • State 23.8

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

Ninety eight percent of Belle Valley residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety five percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Eighty nine percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Fifty one percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Seven percent of males in Belle Valley have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Ninety nine percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Eighty eight percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Thirty seven percent have ever had anal sex. Ten percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Belle Valley were 17 years old on average when they had sex for the first time. The average man in his lifetime had any kind of sex with 26 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 six women. Males in their lifetime have anal or oral sex with 8.6 men on average. They have had 5.1 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Belle Valley were 18 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on 11 men in their lifetime. Six percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Belle Valley has vaginal or anal sex 74 times a year. Fifty seven percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Belle Valley 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 10 men on average. They have had nine male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.5 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Eighty four percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Belle Valley 97.6%
  • County 98.0%
  • Ohio 97.3%

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

  • Here 95.2%
  • Noble County 94.5%
  • Ohio 94.5%

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

  • Here 88.9%
  • County 86.1%
  • State 87.1%

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

  • Belle Valley 50.9%
  • Noble County 51.1%
  • Ohio 48.1%

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

  • Here 7.3%
  • County 4.3%
  • State 5.9%

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

  • Belle Valley 98.9%
  • County 98.7%
  • State 97.4%

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

  • Here 88.4%
  • Noble County 88.0%
  • Ohio 85.3%

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

  • Here 37.3%
  • County 37.1%
  • State 38.7%

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

  • Here 9.5%
  • Noble County 9.4%
  • Ohio 11.6%

Average age people first had sex

  • Belle Valley 16.7
  • Noble County 16.0
  • State 16.7

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

  • Belle Valley 26.2
  • County 26.8
  • State 26.8

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

  • Here 24.0
  • County 22.4
  • Ohio 21.2

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

  • Belle Valley 20.6
  • Noble County 20.0
  • State 21.6

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

  • Belle Valley 5.6
  • Noble County 6.3
  • State 5.1

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

  • Here 8.6
  • Noble County 2.2
  • State 3.1

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

  • Belle Valley 5.1
  • Noble County 1.3
  • State 1.8

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

  • Here 18.5
  • Noble County 21.5
  • State 19.8

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

  • Belle Valley 10.6
  • Noble County 4.4
  • State 5.4

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 6.4%
  • County 12.0%
  • State 8.7%

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

  • Here 74.1
  • County 73.2
  • State 61.8

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 56.8%
  • Noble County 51.2%
  • Ohio 55.1%

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

  • Belle Valley 10.5
  • Noble County 10.8
  • Ohio 11.3

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

  • Belle Valley 9.4
  • County 9.9
  • State 9.9

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

  • Belle Valley 0.5
  • County 0.5
  • Ohio 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Belle Valley 84.5%
  • Noble County 81.9%
  • State 83.2%

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

Eight percent of households in Belle Valley 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 (%)

  • Belle Valley 7.9%
  • County 8.5%
  • Ohio 10.1%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Belle Valley 4.7%
  • County 3.6%
  • State 4.3%

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

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Here 6.8
  • Noble County 6.7
  • State 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 35.3%
  • County 31.3%
  • State 31.9%

Fifty three percent of Belle Valley residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 53.4%
  • Noble County 61.8%
  • State 51.9%

Twenty seven percent of Belle Valley residents' work involve vigorous-intensity activity that causes large increases in breathing or heart rate, like carrying or lifting heavy loads, digging or construction work for at least 10 minutes continuously. Forty one 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 one percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Fifteen 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 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 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 (%)

  • Belle Valley 26.6%
  • Noble County 29.7%
  • State 22.0%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 41.4%
  • County 41.5%
  • State 38.0%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Belle Valley 20.8%
  • Noble County 29.2%
  • State 29.4%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 14.9%
  • Noble County 15.9%
  • State 19.4%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 39.4%
  • County 32.4%
  • State 42.6%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Belle Valley 5.7
  • County 5.6
  • Ohio 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.9
  • County 3.0
  • Ohio 2.8

Average hours a day using computer

  • Belle Valley 1.1
  • County 1.0
  • State 1.2

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

Ten percent of Belle Valley 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". Five percent of people 16 years and older have ever been told by a doctor or other health care professional that they had psoriasis. Thirty seven percent are overweight. Sixteen 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. Twelve percent of people living in Belle Valley have ever received a blood transfusion. Nineteen percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty nine percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Four percent have ever been told they had gout. Four percent have congestive heart failure. Four percent have coronary heart disease. Three percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Four percent have ever had a heart attack, also called myocardial infarction. Four percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. Three percent have ever had emphysema. Nine percent have another thyroid problem. Five percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. 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 (%)

  • Belle Valley 9.7%
  • Noble County 11.6%
  • Ohio 10.8%

People with anemia (%)

  • Belle Valley 2.6%
  • Noble County 2.5%
  • Ohio 3.4%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Belle Valley 4.6%
  • Noble County 4.2%
  • Ohio 3.9%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 36.9%
  • County 32.5%
  • State 34.2%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Here 16.1%
  • County 18.1%
  • State 19.6%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Belle Valley 11.5%
  • County 10.1%
  • State 11.8%

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

  • Belle Valley 19.0%
  • County 18.6%
  • Ohio 18.6%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Belle Valley 29.0%
  • County 27.6%
  • State 26.5%

People with gout (%)

  • Belle Valley 3.6%
  • Noble County 3.3%
  • Ohio 3.9%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Belle Valley 3.9%
  • Noble County 4.9%
  • State 3.6%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Belle Valley 3.7%
  • Noble County 3.3%
  • State 3.2%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 3.5%
  • Noble County 2.6%
  • State 2.3%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 4.5%
  • Noble County 4.5%
  • State 3.9%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Belle Valley 4.4%
  • County 4.4%
  • State 4.0%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Here 2.9%
  • Noble County 5.1%
  • State 3.3%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Belle Valley 9.1%
  • County 7.2%
  • State 7.8%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Here 4.7%
  • Noble County 4.3%
  • State 3.9%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Here 1.7%
  • County 3.0%
  • State 2.9%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Belle Valley 9.0%
  • County 7.8%
  • State 9.2%

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

Sixty six percent of births in Belle Valley were vaginal deliveries. Thirty four percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.5 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty two percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Forty five percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty six percent of women in Belle Valley have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Fifteen percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Seventy five percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Eight percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Fourteen percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Twenty two percent have ever used female hormones such as estrogen and progesterone, including any forms of female hormones, such as pills, cream, patch and injections, but do not include birth control methods or use for infertility.

Summary

Vaginal deliveries (%)

  • Here 66.4%
  • County 65.6%
  • State 64.6%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Belle Valley 33.6%
  • County 34.4%
  • Ohio 35.4%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Here 99.5%
  • Noble County 99.4%
  • Ohio 99.3%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Belle Valley 62.5%
  • County 61.5%
  • State 59.8%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Belle Valley 45.4%
  • Noble County 46.1%
  • State 53.7%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 25.9%
  • County 25.5%
  • Ohio 23.0%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Belle Valley 14.9%
  • County 14.5%
  • State 12.4%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Belle Valley 75.4%
  • County 76.1%
  • State 75.6%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Here 8.1%
  • Noble County 9.1%
  • State 8.5%

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

  • Belle Valley 14.4%
  • County 14.6%
  • State 15.9%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Belle Valley 22.5%
  • County 21.5%
  • Ohio 18.9%

People living in Belle Valley report their general health condition on average at 55 percent. Four percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 33 percent of Belle Valley residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Eight percent of people living in Belle Valley are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 55.1%
  • Noble County 53.6%
  • Ohio 56.1%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 4.4%
  • Noble County 3.6%
  • State 4.5%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Belle Valley 32.7%
  • Noble County 36.2%
  • State 40.0%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Belle Valley 8.3%
  • County 8.5%
  • Ohio 8.6%

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

People in Belle Valley spend $342 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 24 percent of their income. The average family in Belle Valley spends $72 on food at other stores monthly. This is five percent of their income. They spend $114 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

  • Here $342
  • County $359
  • Ohio $357

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

  • Here 23.6%
  • County 27.3%
  • State 23.6%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Belle Valley $72
  • County $70
  • Ohio $71

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Belle Valley 4.9%
  • County 4.4%
  • State 4.2%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Belle Valley $114
  • County $121
  • Ohio $139

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 5.6%
  • Noble County 5.6%
  • Ohio 6.8%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Here $19
  • County $22
  • Ohio $24

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Belle Valley 1.2%
  • County 1.2%
  • Ohio 1.3%

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

People living in Belle Valley report their general condition of hearing on average at 76 percent. Seventy three 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 three percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Twenty two percent of Belle Valley population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Forty nine 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. Fourteen percent of people in Belle Valley had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Here 76.0%
  • County 76.8%
  • State 78.7%

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

  • Belle Valley 73.5%
  • Noble County 72.3%
  • Ohio 78.0%

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

  • Belle Valley 93.4%
  • Noble County 94.6%
  • State 94.8%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Here 21.9%
  • Noble County 19.9%
  • State 20.3%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 48.8%
  • County 54.5%
  • State 43.4%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Belle Valley 14.2%
  • County 17.5%
  • State 15.7%

Twenty nine percent of Belle Valley 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 29.2%
  • Noble County 27.6%
  • State 26.5%

Eighteen percent of Belle Valley residents 20 or older have limitations caused by a long-term physical, mental or emotional problems or illnesses keeping them from working at a job or business. Twenty six percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Ten percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Eleven percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion. Eight 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 (%)

  • Belle Valley 18.5%
  • County 19.8%
  • State 18.5%

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

  • Here 25.9%
  • Noble County 26.0%
  • State 25.0%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 9.8%
  • County 8.9%
  • State 9.5%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Here 10.5%
  • Noble County 11.2%
  • State 9.8%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 8.1%
  • County 7.3%
  • State 8.1%
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