Health and Nutrition of Clearfield, PA Residents

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Fifty percent of Clearfield 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 (%)

  • Clearfield 50.2%
  • Clearfield County 48.8%
  • State 49.8%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Here 21.9
  • Clearfield County 22.0
  • State 21.5

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Clearfield 3.3
  • County 3.3
  • State 3.5

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

  • Clearfield 1.6
  • Clearfield County 1.8
  • State 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Here 1.5
  • Clearfield County 1.7
  • Pennsylvania 1.7

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 3.3
  • Clearfield County 3.7
  • State 3.5

The average Clearfield 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 one percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Clearfield residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 46 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 two days per week. The average person living here (including children) has 22 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Clearfield 2.0
  • Clearfield County 2.1
  • Pennsylvania 2.0

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 16.6%
  • County 16.8%
  • Pennsylvania 15.9%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Clearfield 20.9%
  • County 22.5%
  • State 21.1%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Here 45.9%
  • County 44.5%
  • Pennsylvania 46.3%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Clearfield 3.0
  • Clearfield County 2.7
  • Pennsylvania 2.8

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Clearfield 2.5
  • County 2.7
  • State 2.8

Average number of teeth

  • Here 22.0
  • County 21.5
  • State 22.2

The average height of Clearfield residents 16 years and older is 67 inches. The average weight is 182 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Forty one percent of people living here are obese. Fifty three percent have ever been obese. Thirty seven percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Here 66.6
  • County 67.0
  • State 66.8

Average weight (pounds)

  • Clearfield 181.8
  • Clearfield County 182.0
  • State 180.1

Average BMI

  • Clearfield 29.4
  • Clearfield County 28.9
  • Pennsylvania 28.7

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 40.8%
  • Clearfield County 38.1%
  • Pennsylvania 37.5%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 52.6%
  • County 51.1%
  • Pennsylvania 49.4%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Here 37.0%
  • County 34.0%
  • State 34.6%

Sixty two percent of Clearfield 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. Three percent have ever used heroin. Fourteen percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 62.4%
  • County 66.0%
  • State 64.2%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Here 25.6%
  • County 26.5%
  • State 23.8%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Clearfield 23.5%
  • County 24.1%
  • Pennsylvania 21.6%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Clearfield 3.3%
  • County 3.5%
  • State 3.2%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Clearfield 13.8%
  • County 15.3%
  • Pennsylvania 12.8%

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

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Clearfield 11.8%
  • County 10.8%
  • State 10.6%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 46.7%
  • County 47.1%
  • Pennsylvania 47.7%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Clearfield 3.5%
  • Clearfield County 3.4%
  • State 3.3%

Clearfield 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

  • Clearfield 1.1
  • Clearfield County 1.1
  • State 1.2

Twelve percent of Clearfield 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 six percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Sixteen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Twenty one 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 (%)

  • Clearfield 12.5%
  • County 12.2%
  • State 11.7%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Clearfield 4.5%
  • County 5.8%
  • State 5.8%

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

  • Here 71.0%
  • Clearfield County 71.0%
  • State 68.9%

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

  • Clearfield 36.2%
  • Clearfield County 32.2%
  • Pennsylvania 30.2%

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

  • Here 16.1%
  • Clearfield County 18.2%
  • State 16.1%

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

  • Here 20.9%
  • County 23.4%
  • Pennsylvania 21.9%

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

  • Clearfield 47.6%
  • Clearfield County 43.1%
  • Pennsylvania 41.9%

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

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Clearfield 76.9%
  • Clearfield County 74.7%
  • Pennsylvania 75.8%

Twenty six percent of people living in Clearfield 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 five percent of people in Clearfield 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 (%)

  • Clearfield 25.7%
  • County 25.3%
  • State 24.7%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 25.1%
  • Clearfield County 27.3%
  • State 25.9%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 45.3%
  • County 44.3%
  • State 44.2%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Clearfield 22.7%
  • County 21.9%
  • Pennsylvania 20.8%

Thirty seven percent of people living in Clearfield use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 36.8%
  • County 35.6%
  • State 35.2%

Twenty five percent of Clearfield residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Thirty percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Forty three 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 one percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Twenty 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. Five percent have thoughts that they would be better off dead or of hurting themselves in some way.

Summary

People who have little interest in doing things (%)

  • Clearfield 25.1%
  • Clearfield County 27.0%
  • Pennsylvania 25.9%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 30.3%
  • Clearfield County 28.6%
  • State 27.2%

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

  • Here 43.0%
  • Clearfield County 43.4%
  • State 41.6%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Clearfield 52.7%
  • Clearfield County 52.2%
  • Pennsylvania 51.3%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Clearfield 28.0%
  • Clearfield County 27.9%
  • State 27.4%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 21.4%
  • County 21.4%
  • State 21.1%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Here 19.8%
  • Clearfield County 19.7%
  • State 18.9%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Here 14.1%
  • County 14.2%
  • State 13.7%

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

  • Clearfield 4.9%
  • Clearfield County 4.8%
  • State 4.4%

Clearfield residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Clearfield 2.4
  • County 2.4
  • Pennsylvania 2.2

Seventy five percent of people living in Clearfield 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 4.9 days per month on average. They have 5.9 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 25 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Clearfield 75.1%
  • County 80.0%
  • State 79.5%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Clearfield 14.4%
  • Clearfield County 10.8%
  • Pennsylvania 11.0%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 4.9
  • County 5.1
  • Pennsylvania 5.0

Average drinks/week

  • Here 5.9
  • Clearfield County 6.0
  • Pennsylvania 5.7

Average days/year people drink much

  • Clearfield 24.5
  • County 25.5
  • State 23.4

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

Ninety seven percent of Clearfield 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. Forty nine percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Seven percent of males in Clearfield 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. Nine percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Clearfield 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 20 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 five women. Males in their lifetime have anal or oral sex with 6.8 men on average. They have had 4.1 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Clearfield were 18 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on nine men in their lifetime. Eight percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Clearfield has vaginal or anal sex 68 times a year. Fifty four percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Clearfield 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 11 men on average. They have had 10 male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.5 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Eighty six percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Clearfield 97.5%
  • Clearfield County 97.7%
  • Pennsylvania 97.2%

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

  • Here 95.0%
  • County 95.3%
  • Pennsylvania 94.6%

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

  • Here 89.1%
  • County 88.3%
  • State 86.9%

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

  • Here 49.4%
  • County 50.8%
  • State 48.0%

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

  • Clearfield 7.2%
  • County 5.8%
  • State 5.9%

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

  • Clearfield 98.5%
  • County 98.1%
  • Pennsylvania 97.3%

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

  • Here 88.3%
  • Clearfield County 88.5%
  • Pennsylvania 84.5%

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

  • Clearfield 36.6%
  • Clearfield County 41.6%
  • State 38.1%

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

  • Here 9.4%
  • County 10.8%
  • State 11.4%

Average age people first had sex

  • Clearfield 16.8
  • Clearfield County 16.5
  • State 16.8

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

  • Clearfield 26.2
  • Clearfield County 28.3
  • State 27.0

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

  • Clearfield 20.4
  • Clearfield County 22.6
  • Pennsylvania 21.2

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

  • Here 21.0
  • Clearfield County 20.9
  • State 21.7

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

  • Clearfield 5.3
  • County 5.9
  • State 5.1

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

  • Clearfield 6.8
  • Clearfield County 4.7
  • Pennsylvania 3.5

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

  • Here 4.1
  • Clearfield County 2.8
  • State 2.0

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

  • Clearfield 18.3
  • County 19.6
  • Pennsylvania 19.9

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

  • Clearfield 9.0
  • County 7.3
  • State 5.9

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 8.1%
  • County 7.3%
  • State 8.7%

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

  • Here 68.2
  • County 62.5
  • State 60.6

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Clearfield 54.4%
  • County 56.6%
  • State 54.1%

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

  • Clearfield 11.0
  • Clearfield County 11.0
  • Pennsylvania 11.2

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

  • Here 9.9
  • Clearfield County 9.9
  • State 9.8

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

  • Clearfield 0.5
  • Clearfield County 0.5
  • Pennsylvania 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Clearfield 85.8%
  • Clearfield County 84.5%
  • Pennsylvania 82.3%

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

Nine percent of households in Clearfield use chemical products in their homes to control fleas, roaches, ants, termites or other insects. Four percent use chemical products in their lawns or gardens to kill weeds.

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Here 8.5%
  • Clearfield County 9.9%
  • Pennsylvania 10.1%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Here 4.4%
  • County 4.5%
  • State 4.4%

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Here 6.8
  • Clearfield County 6.8
  • Pennsylvania 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 36.2%
  • Clearfield County 33.7%
  • State 31.9%

Fifty two percent of Clearfield residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 51.5%
  • County 52.8%
  • Pennsylvania 50.8%

Twenty five percent of Clearfield 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 two 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 two percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Seventeen 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. Forty one 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 1.2 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 25.1%
  • County 23.8%
  • Pennsylvania 21.6%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 41.9%
  • Clearfield County 40.6%
  • Pennsylvania 37.3%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Clearfield 22.4%
  • Clearfield County 26.8%
  • State 28.8%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Clearfield 16.7%
  • County 15.4%
  • Pennsylvania 18.4%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 40.8%
  • County 40.0%
  • Pennsylvania 41.8%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Clearfield 5.9
  • County 6.0
  • Pennsylvania 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Clearfield 3.0
  • Clearfield County 2.9
  • Pennsylvania 2.8

Average hours a day using computer

  • Clearfield 1.2
  • Clearfield County 1.2
  • Pennsylvania 1.2

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

Ten percent of Clearfield 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 six 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 Clearfield have ever received a blood transfusion. Nineteen percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Thirty percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Four percent have ever been told they had gout. Five percent have congestive heart failure. Four percent have coronary heart disease. Three percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Five percent have ever had a heart attack, also called myocardial infarction. Five percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. Three percent have ever had emphysema. Nine percent have another thyroid problem. Four percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Two percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Eleven percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Clearfield 10.0%
  • County 10.4%
  • State 10.7%

People with anemia (%)

  • Clearfield 2.8%
  • County 3.1%
  • State 3.5%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 4.3%
  • Clearfield County 4.5%
  • State 3.9%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 36.0%
  • Clearfield County 35.0%
  • State 34.2%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Clearfield 16.5%
  • County 20.7%
  • State 20.2%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Clearfield 12.2%
  • County 13.3%
  • State 12.4%

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

  • Here 18.9%
  • Clearfield County 19.9%
  • State 19.2%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 30.0%
  • County 30.0%
  • State 27.5%

People with gout (%)

  • Clearfield 3.8%
  • County 4.2%
  • State 4.1%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Clearfield 4.5%
  • Clearfield County 4.4%
  • State 3.8%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Here 4.0%
  • Clearfield County 4.1%
  • Pennsylvania 3.5%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Clearfield 3.5%
  • Clearfield County 2.9%
  • Pennsylvania 2.5%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 4.5%
  • Clearfield County 4.8%
  • State 4.2%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Clearfield 4.5%
  • Clearfield County 4.5%
  • Pennsylvania 4.3%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Here 2.8%
  • County 4.0%
  • State 3.5%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 9.5%
  • County 8.6%
  • State 8.1%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Here 4.4%
  • County 4.5%
  • State 4.0%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Clearfield 1.9%
  • County 3.1%
  • State 3.0%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Clearfield 10.6%
  • County 10.1%
  • Pennsylvania 9.8%

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

Sixty seven percent of births in Clearfield were vaginal deliveries. Thirty three percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.4 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 seven percent of women in Clearfield have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Sixteen percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Seventy three percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Nine percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Thirteen 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 (%)

  • Clearfield 66.7%
  • County 67.7%
  • Pennsylvania 65.5%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 33.3%
  • County 32.3%
  • Pennsylvania 34.5%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Clearfield 99.4%
  • County 99.4%
  • Pennsylvania 99.3%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Clearfield 62.1%
  • Clearfield County 61.7%
  • State 60.1%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Clearfield 45.4%
  • Clearfield County 53.5%
  • State 53.0%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 27.2%
  • Clearfield County 26.7%
  • State 24.1%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Here 15.7%
  • County 14.4%
  • State 13.1%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 73.3%
  • Clearfield County 75.2%
  • State 74.0%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Here 9.1%
  • County 7.3%
  • Pennsylvania 7.9%

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

  • Here 13.4%
  • Clearfield County 15.0%
  • Pennsylvania 15.2%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Clearfield 22.4%
  • County 23.2%
  • Pennsylvania 19.6%

People living in Clearfield report their general health condition on average at 56 percent. Five percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 32 percent of Clearfield residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Nine percent of people living in Clearfield are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 55.6%
  • Clearfield County 54.9%
  • Pennsylvania 55.7%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 4.9%
  • County 4.1%
  • State 4.3%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Clearfield 31.9%
  • County 36.9%
  • Pennsylvania 38.7%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Clearfield 8.7%
  • County 8.7%
  • Pennsylvania 8.5%

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

People in Clearfield spend $337 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 21 percent of their income. The average family in Clearfield spends $76 on food at other stores monthly. This is five percent of their income. They spend $124 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is six percent of their income. They also spend $21 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Clearfield $337
  • County $349
  • State $356

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

  • Here 21.2%
  • County 24.0%
  • State 23.5%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $76
  • County $67
  • Pennsylvania $70

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Clearfield 4.9%
  • County 4.4%
  • State 4.1%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Clearfield $124
  • County $124
  • Pennsylvania $137

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 6.2%
  • Clearfield County 6.6%
  • Pennsylvania 6.6%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Here $21
  • Clearfield County $20
  • State $23

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Here 1.3%
  • Clearfield County 1.2%
  • Pennsylvania 1.2%

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

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Here 76.1%
  • Clearfield County 76.6%
  • Pennsylvania 78.0%

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

  • Clearfield 75.5%
  • Clearfield County 76.0%
  • Pennsylvania 77.9%

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

  • Here 93.8%
  • County 94.1%
  • Pennsylvania 94.6%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Clearfield 20.8%
  • County 22.6%
  • Pennsylvania 20.6%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 48.2%
  • Clearfield County 48.9%
  • State 43.4%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Clearfield 15.1%
  • County 17.1%
  • State 15.4%

Thirty percent of Clearfield 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 (%)

  • Clearfield 30.0%
  • County 28.1%
  • Pennsylvania 27.3%

Eighteen percent of Clearfield 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 five 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. Ten percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion. Nine 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 (%)

  • Clearfield 17.6%
  • Clearfield County 20.7%
  • Pennsylvania 19.1%

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

  • Clearfield 24.8%
  • Clearfield County 28.3%
  • Pennsylvania 25.7%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Clearfield 9.8%
  • County 10.6%
  • State 9.9%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Here 10.2%
  • Clearfield County 10.9%
  • State 10.3%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 8.6%
  • County 9.2%
  • Pennsylvania 8.6%
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