Health and Nutrition of Darlington, IN Residents

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Forty three percent of Darlington residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 20 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 five 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 two "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 (%)

  • Here 43.0%
  • County 48.2%
  • Indiana 48.5%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Darlington 20.0
  • County 22.0
  • State 21.6

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Darlington 4.9
  • County 3.3
  • State 3.5

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

  • Here 2.4
  • County 1.8
  • Indiana 1.9

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Darlington 2.0
  • County 1.6
  • State 1.7

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 2.6
  • Montgomery County 3.7
  • Indiana 3.8

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

The average Darlington resident last visited a dentist two years ago (including all types of dentists, such as, orthodontists, oral surgeons, and all other dental specialists, as well as dental hygienists). Twelve percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Twenty percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Darlington residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 50 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 four days per week. The average person living here (including children) has 27 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Darlington 1.7
  • Montgomery County 2.1
  • Indiana 2.0

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 12.3%
  • County 16.8%
  • State 17.1%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Darlington 20.5%
  • Montgomery County 23.0%
  • State 22.1%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Here 50.3%
  • County 44.5%
  • State 44.9%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Darlington 3.6
  • County 2.7
  • Indiana 2.7

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 3.5
  • Montgomery County 2.8
  • State 2.8

Average number of teeth

  • Here 27.3
  • County 21.8
  • State 22.3

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

The average height of Darlington residents 16 years and older is 61 inches. The average weight is 147 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 28. Thirty six percent of people living here are obese. Forty two percent have ever been obese. Fifty two percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Darlington 60.8
  • Montgomery County 66.9
  • Indiana 66.9

Average weight (pounds)

  • Darlington 147.1
  • Montgomery County 181.6
  • Indiana 181.0

Average BMI

  • Darlington 27.7
  • County 28.8
  • Indiana 28.8

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 36.4%
  • County 37.9%
  • Indiana 37.8%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 42.3%
  • Montgomery County 50.7%
  • State 49.9%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Darlington 51.5%
  • Montgomery County 33.7%
  • Indiana 34.5%

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

Fifty two percent of Darlington residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Fifteen 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. Six percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 52.0%
  • Montgomery County 67.3%
  • Indiana 65.4%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Darlington 14.6%
  • County 26.5%
  • State 25.0%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 13.5%
  • County 23.7%
  • Indiana 22.5%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Darlington 1.4%
  • Montgomery County 3.3%
  • State 3.4%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 6.2%
  • Montgomery County 14.8%
  • Indiana 13.8%

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

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

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Darlington 7.0%
  • Montgomery County 10.2%
  • State 10.0%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 49.2%
  • County 45.8%
  • State 46.2%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 1.3%
  • County 3.2%
  • Indiana 3.2%

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

Darlington 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

  • Darlington 1.1
  • County 1.1
  • Indiana 1.1

Six percent of Darlington 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. Sixty two percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Twelve percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Nine percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Eighteen percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Here 5.6%
  • County 13.0%
  • State 11.8%

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

  • Here 62.1%
  • County 71.2%
  • Indiana 69.0%

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

  • Darlington 12.3%
  • County 17.1%
  • Indiana 16.5%

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

  • Darlington 9.1%
  • County 24.1%
  • State 22.8%

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

  • Here 17.6%
  • County 41.4%
  • Indiana 42.1%

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

Sixty five percent of people living in Darlington are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 65.3%
  • County 73.3%
  • State 73.5%

Thirteen percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Twenty three percent of people in Darlington frequently check their blood cholesterol.

Summary

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Darlington 13.3%
  • County 26.6%
  • State 25.1%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 23.4%
  • Montgomery County 43.0%
  • Indiana 41.2%

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

Forty seven percent of people living in Darlington use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 46.8%
  • County 35.8%
  • State 34.2%

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

Thirty six percent of Darlington residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Thirty four percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Forty nine percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Sixty nine percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Thirty five 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 nine percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Eighteen 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 (%)

  • Here 36.0%
  • County 27.5%
  • State 26.6%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Darlington 34.4%
  • County 28.8%
  • State 27.8%

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

  • Here 49.0%
  • Montgomery County 43.9%
  • Indiana 42.6%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 68.9%
  • Montgomery County 53.0%
  • State 51.9%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Here 35.2%
  • County 28.1%
  • State 28.4%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 20.9%
  • County 22.3%
  • State 21.7%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Here 29.3%
  • County 19.9%
  • State 19.6%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Darlington 18.2%
  • County 15.3%
  • State 14.5%

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

  • Here 4.6%
  • County 5.0%
  • Indiana 4.5%

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

Sixty eight percent of people living in Darlington have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Sixteen percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 2.7 days per month on average. They have 5.7 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 17 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Darlington 68.2%
  • County 81.2%
  • Indiana 80.3%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Here 16.2%
  • Montgomery County 10.0%
  • State 10.7%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 2.7
  • Montgomery County 4.9
  • Indiana 4.9

Average drinks/week

  • Here 5.7
  • County 5.8
  • Indiana 5.8

Average days/year people drink much

  • Darlington 17.3
  • County 25.3
  • State 24.7

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

Ninety eight percent of Darlington 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 percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Fifty percent have ever had anal sex. Thirteen percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Darlington were 17 years old on average when they had sex for the first time. People living here were on average 19 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. People in Darlington were 19 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. Fourteen percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Darlington has vaginal or anal sex 77 times a year. Fifty one percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Darlington 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with six men on average. They have had six male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.6 female sex partners in their lifetimes.

Summary

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

  • Here 97.6%
  • Montgomery County 97.2%
  • Indiana 97.3%

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

  • Here 97.5%
  • Montgomery County 97.7%
  • Indiana 97.4%

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

  • Darlington 80.4%
  • County 86.2%
  • Indiana 85.4%

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

  • Darlington 49.7%
  • County 42.2%
  • State 39.8%

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

  • Here 13.2%
  • County 12.5%
  • Indiana 12.3%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 16.9
  • Montgomery County 16.6
  • State 16.6

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

  • Here 19.3
  • Montgomery County 21.1
  • Indiana 21.3

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

  • Here 19.0
  • County 19.1
  • Indiana 19.9

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

  • Here 2.8
  • County 8.9
  • State 5.6

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Darlington 13.6%
  • Montgomery County 6.8%
  • Indiana 8.8%

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

  • Here 76.5
  • County 64.8
  • Indiana 64.1

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 50.5%
  • County 58.9%
  • Indiana 55.8%

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

  • Here 5.7
  • County 12.6
  • Indiana 11.8

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

  • Darlington 5.6
  • Montgomery County 11.2
  • Indiana 10.4

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

  • Here 0.6
  • Montgomery County 0.5
  • State 0.5

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

Twelve percent of households in Darlington use chemical products in their homes to control fleas, roaches, ants, termites or other insects.

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Here 12.2%
  • County 10.1%
  • State 10.2%

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Darlington 7.2
  • Montgomery County 6.8
  • Indiana 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Darlington 18.4%
  • County 32.7%
  • State 32.1%

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

Forty three percent of Darlington residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Darlington 42.7%
  • County 54.0%
  • Indiana 54.2%

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

Fifteen percent of Darlington 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 seven 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 four percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Twenty 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. Forty percent do any moderate-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause a small increase in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking, bicycling, swimming or golf for at least 10 minutes continuously. People living here spend five hours sitting on a typical day (this includes sitting at work, at home, getting to and from places, or with friends, including time spent sitting at a desk, traveling in a car or bus, reading, playing cards, watching television or using a computer). They usually sit and watch TV or videos for about 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 1.6 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Darlington 15.0%
  • Montgomery County 22.5%
  • State 22.7%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 37.4%
  • County 38.2%
  • Indiana 38.4%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 34.0%
  • County 27.4%
  • Indiana 29.7%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Darlington 25.5%
  • Montgomery County 16.5%
  • Indiana 18.3%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 40.4%
  • County 43.2%
  • Indiana 41.7%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 5.0
  • County 6.0
  • Indiana 6.0

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Darlington 2.3
  • Montgomery County 2.9
  • State 2.8

Average hours a day using computer

  • Darlington 1.6
  • Montgomery County 1.2
  • State 1.2

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

Eight percent of Darlington residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Six percent of people living here has anemia, sometimes called "tired blood" or "low blood". Forty one percent are overweight. Twenty one percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Five percent have another thyroid problem.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Darlington 8.5%
  • Montgomery County 11.1%
  • State 11.2%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 6.5%
  • Montgomery County 3.2%
  • Indiana 3.4%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 40.9%
  • Montgomery County 34.1%
  • State 33.8%

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

  • Darlington 20.9%
  • Montgomery County 20.4%
  • Indiana 19.4%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 4.7%
  • County 7.9%
  • Indiana 7.6%

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

Forty nine percent of births in Darlington were vaginal deliveries. Fifty one percent of deliveries were cesarean. 97.3 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Fifty five percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Seventy nine percent of women breastfeed their children. Seventy eight percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Eight percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Twenty five percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy.

Summary

Vaginal deliveries (%)

  • Darlington 49.2%
  • County 68.2%
  • Indiana 65.6%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 50.8%
  • Montgomery County 31.8%
  • State 34.4%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Darlington 97.3%
  • Montgomery County 99.5%
  • Indiana 99.4%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 54.7%
  • County 62.3%
  • State 60.6%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Here 78.7%
  • Montgomery County 52.8%
  • Indiana 53.0%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Darlington 77.9%
  • Montgomery County 74.0%
  • State 74.8%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Darlington 8.4%
  • Montgomery County 6.6%
  • State 8.1%

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

  • Darlington 25.4%
  • Montgomery County 16.3%
  • State 16.6%

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

People living in Darlington report their general health condition on average at 50 percent. Three percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 56 percent of Darlington residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 49.6%
  • County 55.2%
  • State 55.3%

Blood donors (%)

  • Darlington 3.4%
  • Montgomery County 3.7%
  • Indiana 4.3%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 55.7%
  • Montgomery County 38.5%
  • State 39.7%

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

People in Darlington spend $437 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 31 percent of their income. The average family in Darlington spends $106 on food at other stores monthly. This is four percent of their income. They spend $169 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is 16 percent of their income. They also spend $38 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 $437
  • Montgomery County $356
  • State $358

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

  • Here 31.0%
  • Montgomery County 25.9%
  • Indiana 24.8%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $106
  • County $64
  • State $70

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Darlington 4.4%
  • Montgomery County 4.3%
  • Indiana 4.3%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $169
  • Montgomery County $125
  • State $133

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 16.2%
  • Montgomery County 6.8%
  • State 6.8%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Here $38
  • Montgomery County $20
  • State $23

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Darlington 1.2%
  • County 1.2%
  • Indiana 1.3%

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

People living in Darlington 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. Seventeen 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. Ten percent of people in Darlington had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Darlington 83.4%
  • County 77.3%
  • Indiana 78.4%

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

  • Here 86.1%
  • County 76.8%
  • State 77.3%

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

  • Darlington 97.1%
  • County 93.9%
  • Indiana 94.6%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Darlington 16.7%
  • County 46.4%
  • Indiana 45.0%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 9.7%
  • County 16.6%
  • State 16.1%

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

Seven percent of Darlington 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. Eleven percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Four percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Six percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion.

Summary

People having limitations keeping them from working (%)

  • Darlington 7.1%
  • Montgomery County 21.3%
  • State 19.6%

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

  • Here 10.9%
  • County 28.1%
  • State 25.9%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Darlington 4.4%
  • Montgomery County 10.9%
  • Indiana 9.7%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Darlington 6.4%
  • Montgomery County 11.2%
  • Indiana 10.4%

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

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