Health and Nutrition of Falkville, AL Residents

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Sixty three percent of Falkville 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 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 one of these meals from a fast-food or pizza place. People here eat two "ready to eat" foods such as salads, soups, chicken, sandwiches and cooked vegetables per month. They also eat three frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Falkville 63.4%
  • Morgan County 45.8%
  • State 48.5%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Falkville 21.3
  • County 22.1
  • State 20.9

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Falkville 3.3
  • County 3.2
  • Alabama 3.5

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

  • Here 1.0
  • County 1.9
  • Alabama 1.9

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Falkville 1.8
  • County 1.6
  • Alabama 1.7

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 2.7
  • Morgan County 3.9
  • Alabama 3.5

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

The average Falkville resident last visited a dentist one years ago (including all types of dentists, such as, orthodontists, oral surgeons, and all other dental specialists, as well as dental hygienists). Fifteen percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Falkville residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 65 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 three days per week. The average person living here (including children) has 24 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Falkville 1.1
  • County 2.3
  • State 2.1

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 14.6%
  • Morgan County 23.5%
  • Alabama 21.5%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Here 64.8%
  • Morgan County 40.6%
  • State 44.8%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Falkville 4.2
  • Morgan County 2.3
  • Alabama 2.7

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Falkville 2.6
  • Morgan County 2.9
  • State 3.0

Average number of teeth

  • Here 24.4
  • County 20.8
  • State 22.2

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

The average height of Falkville residents 16 years and older is 65 inches. The average weight is 159 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 27. Twenty nine percent of people living here are obese. Thirty seven percent have ever been obese. Forty two percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Falkville 64.8
  • County 66.7
  • State 66.8

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 159.3
  • County 181.8
  • State 182.5

Average BMI

  • Here 27.1
  • County 29.0
  • State 29.0

People that are obese (%)

  • Falkville 29.3%
  • County 39.9%
  • Alabama 39.5%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Falkville 37.1%
  • Morgan County 52.6%
  • Alabama 51.3%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Here 42.1%
  • Morgan County 31.1%
  • Alabama 34.3%

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

Fifty eight percent of Falkville residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twelve percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Twelve percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Four percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 58.0%
  • County 67.2%
  • State 64.3%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Here 12.3%
  • County 26.8%
  • Alabama 22.8%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Falkville 12.2%
  • County 23.3%
  • State 20.5%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 4.2%
  • County 15.0%
  • Alabama 11.3%

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

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

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Here 7.9%
  • County 11.6%
  • State 11.0%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Falkville 57.3%
  • Morgan County 45.5%
  • Alabama 47.6%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 2.0%
  • Morgan County 3.5%
  • State 3.5%

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

Falkville 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

  • Falkville 1.1
  • County 1.2
  • Alabama 1.2

Ten percent of Falkville 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. Five percent have been having problems with their ability to taste sweet, sour, salty or bitter foods and drinks. Seventy four percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Forty four percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Eleven percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Thirteen percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Fifty percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Falkville 9.7%
  • County 12.7%
  • Alabama 11.1%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Falkville 5.0%
  • County 6.5%
  • Alabama 6.0%

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

  • Here 73.7%
  • Morgan County 69.1%
  • Alabama 66.8%

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

  • Falkville 44.0%
  • County 25.0%
  • State 26.5%

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

  • Here 11.3%
  • County 15.3%
  • Alabama 14.8%

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

  • Falkville 13.2%
  • County 23.8%
  • Alabama 20.7%

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

  • Here 49.6%
  • County 39.3%
  • State 39.3%

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

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 92.7%
  • Morgan County 70.2%
  • State 74.6%

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

Thirty one percent of people living in Falkville have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had hypertension (also called high blood pressure). Twenty eight percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Fifty five percent of people in Falkville frequently check their blood cholesterol. Twenty one 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 30.9%
  • Morgan County 24.5%
  • State 25.0%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 28.4%
  • Morgan County 26.0%
  • Alabama 25.5%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Falkville 55.4%
  • County 40.9%
  • Alabama 43.9%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Falkville 20.8%
  • County 20.8%
  • Alabama 20.0%

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

Sixty five percent of people living in Falkville use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Falkville 64.9%
  • County 28.1%
  • State 30.3%

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

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

  • Falkville 22.8%
  • Morgan County 28.3%
  • Alabama 26.6%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 21.2%
  • Morgan County 29.7%
  • State 27.3%

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

  • Falkville 35.5%
  • County 43.3%
  • State 41.1%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 50.9%
  • Morgan County 52.6%
  • State 50.8%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Falkville 20.9%
  • County 30.8%
  • Alabama 28.6%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 16.7%
  • County 24.1%
  • State 21.3%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Falkville 15.3%
  • County 20.3%
  • Alabama 18.7%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Here 7.7%
  • County 16.8%
  • State 14.4%

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

  • Falkville 2.9%
  • Morgan County 5.2%
  • Alabama 4.5%

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

Falkville residents on average take three prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 2.6
  • Morgan County 2.3
  • State 2.2

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

Eighty percent of people living in Falkville have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Eleven percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 6.2 days per month on average. They have 3.8 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on nine days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Here 79.9%
  • Morgan County 79.9%
  • Alabama 78.5%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Falkville 10.5%
  • County 10.8%
  • Alabama 11.2%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Falkville 6.2
  • County 4.5
  • State 4.8

Average drinks/week

  • Here 3.8
  • County 6.0
  • State 5.6

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 9.5
  • Morgan County 27.3
  • State 24.3

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

Ninety five percent of Falkville residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Eighty three percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Sixty two percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Thirty nine percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Seven percent of males in Falkville have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Ninety six percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Eighty five percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Twenty nine percent have ever had anal sex. Six percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Falkville were 18 years old on average when they had sex for the first time. The average man in his lifetime had any kind of sex with 57 women. He has vaginal sex with 23 women. People living here were on average 27 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. People in Falkville were 20 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on three men in their lifetime. Five percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Falkville has vaginal or anal sex 42 times a year. Forty seven percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Falkville 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with eight men on average. They have had six male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.2 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Sixty percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Here 95.3%
  • County 97.3%
  • State 97.2%

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

  • Here 83.3%
  • Morgan County 94.9%
  • State 94.4%

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

  • Falkville 62.2%
  • County 87.2%
  • Alabama 85.2%

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

  • Falkville 39.4%
  • County 50.7%
  • Alabama 46.7%

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

  • Here 6.8%
  • County 5.3%
  • State 5.6%

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

  • Falkville 95.5%
  • Morgan County 97.1%
  • State 97.1%

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

  • Here 85.0%
  • Morgan County 80.2%
  • State 80.9%

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

  • Falkville 29.0%
  • County 39.0%
  • State 37.4%

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

  • Here 6.3%
  • Morgan County 14.3%
  • Alabama 13.0%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 18.2
  • Morgan County 16.3
  • State 16.6

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

  • Falkville 57.0
  • County 28.5
  • Alabama 28.5

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

  • Falkville 23.2
  • Morgan County 23.6
  • State 22.4

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

  • Falkville 26.7
  • County 21.5
  • State 21.9

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

  • Here 19.9
  • Morgan County 20.4
  • Alabama 19.9

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

  • Here 3.0
  • County 6.7
  • Alabama 5.2

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 5.4%
  • County 9.6%
  • Alabama 10.9%

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

  • Falkville 42.3
  • Morgan County 64.2
  • Alabama 59.2

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 46.8%
  • County 55.6%
  • State 52.7%

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

  • Here 8.0
  • County 14.2
  • Alabama 12.0

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

  • Here 6.2
  • Morgan County 12.4
  • Alabama 10.2

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

  • Falkville 0.2
  • County 0.6
  • State 0.6

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Falkville 60.2%
  • County 81.7%
  • Alabama 80.7%

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

Nine percent of households in Falkville 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 (%)

  • Falkville 8.9%
  • County 11.2%
  • Alabama 11.0%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Falkville 5.0%
  • Morgan County 4.5%
  • State 4.2%

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

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Falkville 7.3
  • Morgan County 6.8
  • Alabama 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 27.8%
  • Morgan County 33.0%
  • State 30.9%

Eleven percent of Falkville 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. Twenty nine 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 six 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. Fifty seven 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 seven 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 1.2 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Falkville 11.0%
  • County 22.2%
  • State 20.7%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 28.9%
  • Morgan County 35.8%
  • Alabama 35.9%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 26.2%
  • Morgan County 29.9%
  • State 30.4%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 24.9%
  • County 14.0%
  • Alabama 18.9%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Falkville 57.1%
  • Morgan County 38.1%
  • Alabama 40.7%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 6.6
  • County 5.9
  • Alabama 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.2
  • Morgan County 3.0
  • Alabama 2.9

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 1.2
  • County 1.2
  • State 1.2

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

Eleven percent of Falkville residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Four 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 six percent are overweight. Ten 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 Falkville have ever received a blood transfusion. Thirteen percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Thirty four percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Four percent have ever been told they had gout. Two percent have congestive heart failure. Two 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. Five percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. Two percent have ever had emphysema. Seventeen percent have another thyroid problem. Three percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. One percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Eighteen percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Here 10.7%
  • County 12.9%
  • State 11.4%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 4.1%
  • County 4.0%
  • State 4.1%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 4.6%
  • County 3.5%
  • State 3.5%

People with overweight (%)

  • Falkville 35.5%
  • Morgan County 33.6%
  • State 34.4%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Falkville 9.9%
  • County 29.2%
  • Alabama 21.5%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Falkville 12.4%
  • County 13.1%
  • State 12.3%

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

  • Falkville 12.8%
  • Morgan County 22.7%
  • State 19.8%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Falkville 33.9%
  • Morgan County 27.6%
  • State 26.2%

People with gout (%)

  • Here 3.6%
  • Morgan County 4.0%
  • State 4.1%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Here 1.9%
  • Morgan County 4.1%
  • Alabama 3.6%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Falkville 2.1%
  • Morgan County 3.5%
  • Alabama 3.2%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 1.7%
  • County 2.3%
  • Alabama 2.3%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Falkville 4.0%
  • Morgan County 4.5%
  • State 3.8%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Falkville 5.1%
  • Morgan County 5.0%
  • Alabama 4.3%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Here 1.6%
  • Morgan County 4.5%
  • Alabama 3.3%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 16.7%
  • Morgan County 7.1%
  • Alabama 7.1%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Falkville 2.8%
  • County 4.9%
  • Alabama 4.1%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Falkville 1.5%
  • Morgan County 4.4%
  • State 3.1%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Falkville 18.5%
  • County 8.5%
  • Alabama 8.5%

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

Fifty seven percent of births in Falkville were vaginal deliveries. Forty three percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.4 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Fifty three percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Sixty eight percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty five percent of women in Falkville 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). Seventy five percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Twelve percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Six percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Twenty seven percent have ever used female hormones such as estrogen and progesterone, including any forms of female hormones, such as pills, cream, patch and injections, but do not include birth control methods or use for infertility.

Summary

Vaginal deliveries (%)

  • Falkville 57.4%
  • County 70.0%
  • Alabama 65.9%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 42.6%
  • Morgan County 30.0%
  • Alabama 34.1%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Falkville 99.4%
  • County 99.4%
  • Alabama 99.2%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 53.4%
  • Morgan County 63.6%
  • Alabama 60.6%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Falkville 67.9%
  • Morgan County 44.8%
  • State 49.0%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 25.5%
  • Morgan County 23.6%
  • State 23.1%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Here 16.6%
  • County 12.5%
  • Alabama 11.9%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 75.4%
  • Morgan County 70.5%
  • Alabama 73.6%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Here 12.2%
  • Morgan County 5.3%
  • State 7.0%

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

  • Falkville 5.9%
  • County 17.1%
  • Alabama 17.5%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 26.7%
  • County 15.8%
  • Alabama 16.9%

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

People living in Falkville report their general health condition on average at 65 percent. Seven percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 35 percent of Falkville residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Eight percent of people living in Falkville are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Falkville 65.4%
  • Morgan County 52.3%
  • Alabama 54.7%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 6.6%
  • Morgan County 3.0%
  • Alabama 4.1%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 34.6%
  • County 40.1%
  • State 42.5%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 7.6%
  • Morgan County 8.2%
  • Alabama 8.6%

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

People in Falkville spend $352 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 14 percent of their income. The average family in Falkville spends $74 on food at other stores monthly. This is three percent of their income. They spend $184 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is five percent of their income. They also spend $27 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 $352
  • County $360
  • Alabama $354

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

  • Here 13.6%
  • Morgan County 28.3%
  • State 25.7%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Falkville $74
  • Morgan County $62
  • Alabama $70

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 2.7%
  • County 4.1%
  • State 4.3%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $184
  • Morgan County $113
  • State $129

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 5.3%
  • Morgan County 6.1%
  • State 6.6%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Falkville $27
  • Morgan County $21
  • State $24

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

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

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

People living in Falkville report their general condition of hearing on average at 82 percent. Eighty 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 seven percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Ten percent of Falkville population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Fifteen 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. Seven percent of people in Falkville had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Here 82.1%
  • County 77.2%
  • State 79.1%

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

  • Falkville 88.4%
  • County 74.7%
  • Alabama 78.7%

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

  • Here 96.7%
  • Morgan County 93.6%
  • State 94.8%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Here 10.2%
  • County 24.2%
  • State 20.3%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Falkville 15.2%
  • County 47.0%
  • Alabama 42.2%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Falkville 7.3%
  • County 16.4%
  • State 15.6%

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

Thirty three percent of Falkville 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 (%)

  • Falkville 32.9%
  • County 24.9%
  • Alabama 26.7%

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Ten percent of Falkville 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. Nineteen percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Twelve 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. Eleven 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 (%)

  • Falkville 9.9%
  • County 25.2%
  • State 20.0%

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

  • Falkville 18.6%
  • Morgan County 30.9%
  • Alabama 26.0%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Falkville 11.5%
  • County 11.9%
  • Alabama 10.2%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Here 6.0%
  • Morgan County 13.0%
  • State 10.4%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 11.3%
  • Morgan County 9.5%
  • Alabama 8.8%

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