Health and Nutrition of Ellington, MO Residents

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Fifty percent of Ellington residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 21 times per month. This includes chocolate and other flavored milks, as well as hot cocoa made with milk, and does not count small amounts of milk added to coffee or tea. People living here eat an average of 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 four frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Ellington 49.8%
  • County 51.0%
  • State 49.8%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Ellington 20.9
  • Reynolds County 21.2
  • Missouri 21.3

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Ellington 4.6
  • County 3.6
  • Missouri 3.6

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

  • Here 2.2
  • County 1.6
  • State 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Ellington 2.2
  • Reynolds County 1.8
  • Missouri 1.8

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Ellington 3.6
  • Reynolds County 3.5
  • State 3.7

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

The average Ellington 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). Sixteen 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). Ellington residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 47 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 two 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 24 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Ellington 2.1
  • Reynolds County 1.9
  • State 2.0

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Ellington 16.2%
  • Reynolds County 15.7%
  • State 15.9%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 20.0%
  • Reynolds County 21.0%
  • Missouri 21.1%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Here 46.7%
  • County 48.2%
  • Missouri 46.9%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 2.4
  • Reynolds County 3.0
  • State 2.8

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 2.7
  • County 2.8
  • State 2.8

Average number of teeth

  • Here 24.0
  • County 22.2
  • Missouri 22.6

The average height of Ellington residents 16 years and older is 70 inches. The average weight is 199 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Thirty eight percent of people living here are obese. Fifty two percent have ever been obese. Twenty eight percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Here 69.8
  • Reynolds County 67.1
  • State 67.0

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 198.8
  • Reynolds County 182.2
  • State 180.9

Average BMI

  • Ellington 28.5
  • County 28.8
  • State 28.7

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 37.9%
  • County 37.3%
  • Missouri 37.4%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 52.0%
  • Reynolds County 49.7%
  • Missouri 49.1%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Here 27.8%
  • County 37.8%
  • Missouri 35.4%

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

Seventy three percent of Ellington residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Thirty percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Twenty nine percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Four percent have ever used heroin. Sixteen percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 72.9%
  • Reynolds County 66.8%
  • Missouri 64.8%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Here 29.9%
  • County 25.4%
  • State 23.6%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Ellington 28.6%
  • County 23.5%
  • State 21.5%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Ellington 3.5%
  • Reynolds County 2.8%
  • State 3.1%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 16.1%
  • Reynolds County 13.7%
  • Missouri 12.6%

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

Ten percent of people living in Ellington 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. Three percent of city residents are currently taking insulin.

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Here 9.7%
  • County 11.2%
  • Missouri 10.1%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Ellington 45.4%
  • County 50.9%
  • Missouri 47.5%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 3.3%
  • County 3.5%
  • State 3.2%

Ellington 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

  • Ellington 0.9
  • Reynolds County 1.1
  • Missouri 1.1

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

Twelve percent of Ellington 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 three percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Thirty four percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Twenty seven percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Thirty percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Forty one percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Ellington 12.4%
  • County 11.7%
  • State 11.4%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Ellington 3.5%
  • County 6.1%
  • State 5.8%

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

  • Here 73.3%
  • County 71.6%
  • State 68.8%

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

  • Here 34.4%
  • Reynolds County 35.4%
  • Missouri 30.1%

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

  • Ellington 26.7%
  • County 18.6%
  • State 16.2%

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

  • Ellington 29.6%
  • Reynolds County 23.2%
  • State 22.1%

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

  • Ellington 40.8%
  • Reynolds County 45.3%
  • Missouri 42.5%

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

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 74.3%
  • County 78.0%
  • State 75.7%

Twenty three percent of people living in Ellington have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had hypertension (also called high blood pressure). Twenty three percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Thirty seven percent of people in Ellington frequently check their blood cholesterol. Nineteen 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 (%)

  • Here 22.6%
  • County 27.1%
  • Missouri 23.7%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 23.4%
  • County 27.3%
  • State 25.4%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 37.3%
  • Reynolds County 47.8%
  • Missouri 43.2%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Here 18.7%
  • Reynolds County 22.9%
  • State 19.6%

Thirty five percent of people living in Ellington use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 34.9%
  • Reynolds County 40.4%
  • State 36.0%

Twenty four percent of Ellington residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty four percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Forty two percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Forty seven percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Twenty three percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Twenty three 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. Twelve 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 23.5%
  • Reynolds County 25.5%
  • Missouri 25.7%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 23.6%
  • County 26.8%
  • Missouri 26.6%

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

  • Ellington 42.5%
  • County 42.7%
  • Missouri 41.7%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 47.2%
  • Reynolds County 51.9%
  • State 51.3%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Here 23.2%
  • Reynolds County 26.9%
  • State 27.4%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Ellington 23.0%
  • County 20.9%
  • Missouri 21.0%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Ellington 20.9%
  • County 18.8%
  • State 18.8%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Here 11.9%
  • County 12.2%
  • Missouri 13.3%

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

  • Here 4.7%
  • County 4.2%
  • Missouri 4.2%

Ellington residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Ellington 1.9
  • County 2.4
  • State 2.2

Ninety percent of people living in Ellington have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Six percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 7.4 days per month on average. They have 8.6 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 36 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Here 90.3%
  • Reynolds County 82.1%
  • State 80.3%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Here 6.2%
  • Reynolds County 9.1%
  • Missouri 10.4%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Ellington 7.4
  • Reynolds County 5.6
  • State 5.1

Average drinks/week

  • Here 8.6
  • County 5.8
  • State 5.6

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 35.9
  • County 23.0
  • Missouri 23.3

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

Ninety six percent of Ellington residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety four percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Eighty nine percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Forty eight percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Six percent of males in Ellington have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Ninety seven percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Seventy nine percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Forty one percent have ever had anal sex. Nineteen percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Ellington 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 33 women. He has vaginal sex with 19 women. People living here were on average 18 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. In their lifetime they performed oral sex on average on 12 women. People in Ellington were 17 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. Ten percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Ellington has vaginal or anal sex 49 times a year. Fifty percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Ellington 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with eight men on average. They have had seven male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.4 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Eighty nine percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Ellington 95.7%
  • Reynolds County 97.9%
  • State 97.2%

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

  • Here 94.1%
  • County 94.9%
  • State 94.3%

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

  • Here 89.4%
  • Reynolds County 88.6%
  • State 87.1%

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

  • Ellington 48.2%
  • Reynolds County 44.8%
  • Missouri 47.3%

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

  • Here 6.2%
  • Reynolds County 6.7%
  • State 5.9%

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

  • Ellington 96.7%
  • Reynolds County 98.4%
  • Missouri 97.3%

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

  • Here 79.4%
  • County 90.2%
  • Missouri 85.3%

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

  • Here 41.3%
  • County 42.9%
  • Missouri 39.1%

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

  • Here 19.3%
  • County 10.2%
  • Missouri 11.7%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 16.8
  • County 16.9
  • Missouri 16.8

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

  • Ellington 33.3
  • County 28.2
  • Missouri 26.4

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

  • Ellington 19.0
  • Reynolds County 18.8
  • State 20.6

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

  • Here 18.4
  • Reynolds County 21.3
  • State 21.6

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

  • Here 11.7
  • County 5.4
  • State 5.0

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

  • Here 17.4
  • Reynolds County 19.6
  • State 19.9

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Ellington 10.2%
  • Reynolds County 6.6%
  • State 8.6%

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

  • Ellington 49.2
  • Reynolds County 53.0
  • Missouri 60.7

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 49.6%
  • County 56.4%
  • State 55.1%

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

  • Here 8.5
  • Reynolds County 10.0
  • Missouri 11.3

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

  • Here 7.2
  • Reynolds County 9.1
  • State 9.9

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

  • Here 0.4
  • Reynolds County 0.4
  • State 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Here 89.5%
  • Reynolds County 86.9%
  • State 83.4%

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

Eleven percent of households in Ellington 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 (%)

  • Ellington 10.6%
  • Reynolds County 10.2%
  • Missouri 10.2%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Here 4.4%
  • County 4.5%
  • State 4.3%

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Ellington 6.8
  • County 6.8
  • State 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Ellington 31.4%
  • Reynolds County 34.9%
  • Missouri 31.9%

Fifty one percent of Ellington residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Ellington 50.8%
  • Reynolds County 46.9%
  • Missouri 51.3%

Thirty three percent of Ellington 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. Fifty six 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 five 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 five 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 1.5 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 33.4%
  • County 21.4%
  • State 21.6%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 55.8%
  • Reynolds County 40.2%
  • Missouri 37.7%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Ellington 34.2%
  • Reynolds County 28.8%
  • State 29.9%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Ellington 24.9%
  • County 18.4%
  • Missouri 19.9%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 45.4%
  • County 43.8%
  • State 43.0%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 6.2
  • Reynolds County 6.3
  • State 6.2

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.7
  • Reynolds County 2.8
  • Missouri 2.8

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 1.5
  • County 1.2
  • State 1.2

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

Seven percent of Ellington residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Two 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 two percent are overweight. Eighteen percent of people 60 years and older have difficulties in thinking or remembering that can make a big difference in everyday activities (this does not refer to occasionally forgetting your keys or the name of someone you recently met). This refers to things like confusion or memory loss that are happening more often or getting worse. Ten percent of people living in Ellington have ever received a blood transfusion. Seventeen percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty three percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Five percent have ever been told they had gout. Four percent have congestive heart failure. Four percent have coronary heart disease. Two percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Four 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. Three percent have ever had emphysema. Four percent have another thyroid problem. Two percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Three percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Ten percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Ellington 7.2%
  • Reynolds County 10.2%
  • State 10.9%

People with anemia (%)

  • Ellington 1.8%
  • County 2.9%
  • State 3.4%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Ellington 3.9%
  • Reynolds County 4.4%
  • Missouri 3.9%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 31.6%
  • County 36.8%
  • State 34.3%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Ellington 17.8%
  • County 17.8%
  • Missouri 19.7%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Here 10.4%
  • County 13.8%
  • Missouri 11.9%

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

  • Ellington 17.3%
  • County 19.0%
  • Missouri 18.5%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 23.1%
  • Reynolds County 31.4%
  • State 26.5%

People with gout (%)

  • Ellington 5.4%
  • Reynolds County 5.0%
  • State 4.0%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Here 3.8%
  • Reynolds County 4.1%
  • Missouri 3.5%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Ellington 4.3%
  • Reynolds County 4.3%
  • Missouri 3.3%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 2.4%
  • County 3.1%
  • Missouri 2.3%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 3.7%
  • Reynolds County 4.7%
  • Missouri 3.9%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Here 2.6%
  • Reynolds County 4.0%
  • Missouri 3.9%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Ellington 2.6%
  • County 3.8%
  • Missouri 3.3%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 4.3%
  • Reynolds County 8.8%
  • Missouri 7.7%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Ellington 2.1%
  • Reynolds County 4.1%
  • Missouri 3.9%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Here 2.7%
  • County 3.0%
  • Missouri 3.0%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Ellington 9.9%
  • County 11.4%
  • Missouri 9.4%

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

Seventy two percent of births in Ellington were vaginal deliveries. Twenty eight percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.5 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Fifty nine percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Fifty seven percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty three percent of women in Ellington have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Seventeen percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Sixty one percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Twenty one percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Eleven 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 71.9%
  • Reynolds County 67.8%
  • Missouri 64.7%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 28.1%
  • Reynolds County 32.2%
  • Missouri 35.3%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Here 99.5%
  • Reynolds County 99.3%
  • Missouri 99.3%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Ellington 58.8%
  • Reynolds County 61.1%
  • State 59.8%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Ellington 57.5%
  • Reynolds County 56.9%
  • Missouri 54.1%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Ellington 22.7%
  • Reynolds County 26.7%
  • State 22.9%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Ellington 17.3%
  • County 14.6%
  • State 12.3%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 60.5%
  • Reynolds County 76.9%
  • Missouri 75.5%

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

  • Here 21.0%
  • County 14.8%
  • Missouri 16.1%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Ellington 11.5%
  • County 25.0%
  • Missouri 19.0%

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

People living in Ellington report their general health condition on average at 58 percent. Eight percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 38 percent of Ellington residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Eleven percent of people living in Ellington are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 57.8%
  • County 56.7%
  • State 56.3%

Blood donors (%)

  • Ellington 8.4%
  • County 5.4%
  • State 4.7%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Ellington 38.3%
  • Reynolds County 38.7%
  • Missouri 40.3%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 11.3%
  • County 8.6%
  • State 8.6%

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

People in Ellington spend $317 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 18 percent of their income. The average family in Ellington spends $80 on food at other stores monthly. This is five percent of their income. They spend $148 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is 11 percent of their income. They also spend $27 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is two percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Here $317
  • County $353
  • State $358

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

  • Ellington 17.8%
  • County 21.0%
  • Missouri 23.5%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Ellington $80
  • County $71
  • State $71

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Ellington 4.9%
  • County 4.1%
  • State 4.2%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Ellington $148
  • Reynolds County $151
  • Missouri $143

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Ellington 11.0%
  • Reynolds County 7.5%
  • Missouri 7.0%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Here $27
  • Reynolds County $24
  • State $25

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Ellington 2.5%
  • Reynolds County 1.2%
  • State 1.3%

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

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

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Here 76.0%
  • Reynolds County 77.0%
  • Missouri 78.8%

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

  • Ellington 77.6%
  • Reynolds County 76.7%
  • State 78.4%

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

  • Here 92.3%
  • Reynolds County 94.0%
  • Missouri 94.9%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Here 25.4%
  • County 22.6%
  • Missouri 20.3%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Ellington 69.7%
  • Reynolds County 44.3%
  • Missouri 42.7%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Ellington 25.4%
  • Reynolds County 16.3%
  • State 15.7%

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

Twenty eight percent of Ellington 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 28.0%
  • County 30.0%
  • Missouri 26.6%

Nineteen percent of Ellington 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. Six 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. 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 (%)

  • Ellington 19.4%
  • County 18.7%
  • State 18.4%

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

  • Here 25.9%
  • Reynolds County 26.7%
  • Missouri 24.8%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Ellington 5.8%
  • Reynolds County 9.4%
  • Missouri 9.4%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Ellington 10.3%
  • County 9.2%
  • Missouri 9.6%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 6.9%
  • Reynolds County 8.6%
  • Missouri 8.0%

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

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