Health and Nutrition of Franklin, IL Residents

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Forty three percent of Franklin 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 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 three "ready to eat" foods such as salads, soups, chicken, sandwiches and cooked vegetables per month. They also eat one frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Franklin 43.1%
  • County 49.6%
  • State 48.6%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Here 19.9
  • Morgan County 22.1
  • Illinois 20.7

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Here 2.9
  • Morgan County 3.5
  • Illinois 3.6

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

  • Here 1.6
  • County 1.8
  • State 1.9

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Here 2.6
  • Morgan County 1.7
  • State 1.9

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 1.4
  • Morgan County 3.8
  • State 3.5

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

The average Franklin 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. Nineteen percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Franklin 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 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 26 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Here 1.8
  • Morgan County 2.0
  • State 2.0

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Franklin 16.1%
  • Morgan County 16.4%
  • State 16.4%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Franklin 19.5%
  • County 21.5%
  • State 21.4%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Here 47.2%
  • County 45.9%
  • State 45.7%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Franklin 3.5
  • Morgan County 2.7
  • Illinois 2.8

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Franklin 3.5
  • County 2.7
  • State 2.9

Average number of teeth

  • Franklin 26.4
  • Morgan County 22.0
  • State 22.9

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

The average height of Franklin residents 16 years and older is 62 inches. The average weight is 173 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 31. Forty seven percent of people living here are obese. Fifty nine percent have ever been obese. Forty one percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Franklin 62.1
  • Morgan County 67.1
  • Illinois 66.6

Average weight (pounds)

  • Franklin 172.6
  • Morgan County 180.2
  • Illinois 179.3

Average BMI

  • Here 30.9
  • Morgan County 28.5
  • State 28.7

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 47.3%
  • Morgan County 36.8%
  • Illinois 37.3%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Franklin 58.8%
  • County 49.1%
  • Illinois 48.8%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Here 40.5%
  • County 33.3%
  • State 34.8%

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

Forty seven percent of Franklin residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty one percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Twenty percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Four percent have ever used heroin. Ten percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Franklin 46.9%
  • County 65.7%
  • State 63.1%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Here 21.1%
  • Morgan County 24.6%
  • State 23.4%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Franklin 20.4%
  • County 22.4%
  • State 21.2%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Here 4.2%
  • Morgan County 3.5%
  • State 2.9%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 9.5%
  • County 13.8%
  • State 12.7%

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

Ten percent of people living in Franklin have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Sixty one 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 10.0%
  • Morgan County 10.3%
  • Illinois 10.0%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 61.1%
  • Morgan County 46.9%
  • Illinois 46.6%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Franklin 2.7%
  • Morgan County 3.2%
  • State 3.1%

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

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

Summary

Avg. # of times urinating at night

  • Here 1.0
  • Morgan County 1.2
  • Illinois 1.1

Twelve percent of Franklin 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. Six percent have been having problems with their ability to taste sweet, sour, salty or bitter foods and drinks. Sixty percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Fourteen percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Eighteen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Eighteen percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Twenty four percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Here 12.4%
  • County 11.6%
  • Illinois 11.3%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Here 6.4%
  • County 5.8%
  • Illinois 5.6%

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

  • Here 60.2%
  • County 69.8%
  • Illinois 66.6%

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

  • Here 13.5%
  • Morgan County 31.4%
  • Illinois 26.7%

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

  • Here 18.3%
  • County 17.2%
  • State 15.1%

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

  • Franklin 17.8%
  • County 23.2%
  • State 20.7%

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

  • Here 23.6%
  • County 43.9%
  • State 39.0%

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

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Franklin 69.0%
  • Morgan County 75.3%
  • Illinois 73.6%

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

  • Franklin 13.5%
  • Morgan County 24.6%
  • State 22.0%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 21.0%
  • Morgan County 25.8%
  • Illinois 23.9%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Franklin 38.4%
  • Morgan County 41.9%
  • State 41.2%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Here 13.3%
  • County 21.1%
  • Illinois 18.2%

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

Forty seven percent of people living in Franklin use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Franklin 47.3%
  • Morgan County 34.9%
  • Illinois 32.9%

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

Thirty four percent of Franklin 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 four percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Fifty two percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Thirty four percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Twenty two percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Twenty nine percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Nineteen 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. Four 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 33.5%
  • County 25.8%
  • Illinois 26.5%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Franklin 34.5%
  • Morgan County 27.0%
  • Illinois 27.3%

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

  • Here 44.3%
  • Morgan County 41.9%
  • State 41.4%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Franklin 52.4%
  • County 51.1%
  • State 51.2%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Here 33.8%
  • County 27.5%
  • State 28.4%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 22.4%
  • Morgan County 21.7%
  • Illinois 21.1%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Franklin 28.6%
  • Morgan County 19.1%
  • Illinois 19.2%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Here 18.5%
  • Morgan County 13.8%
  • State 14.3%

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

  • Franklin 4.1%
  • Morgan County 4.4%
  • Illinois 4.4%

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

Franklin residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 1.7
  • Morgan County 2.3
  • Illinois 2.0

Fifty nine percent of people living in Franklin have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Thirteen 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 2.7 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 11 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Franklin 59.0%
  • County 81.0%
  • State 79.3%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Here 12.8%
  • County 10.6%
  • State 11.0%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 2.7
  • Morgan County 5.3
  • Illinois 4.7

Average drinks/week

  • Franklin 2.7
  • County 6.1
  • State 5.6

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 10.7
  • Morgan County 25.6
  • State 22.9

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

Ninety nine percent of Franklin residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety eight percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Ninety four percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Sixty one percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Five percent of males in Franklin 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. Eighty four percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Forty five percent have ever had anal sex. Fifteen percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Franklin 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 79 women. People living here were on average 21 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. In their lifetime they performed oral sex on average on six women. People in Franklin were 21 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on two men in their lifetime. Six percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Franklin has vaginal or anal sex 60 times a year. Forty five percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Franklin 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 1.5 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Thirty nine percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Franklin 98.5%
  • Morgan County 97.2%
  • State 97.2%

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

  • Franklin 98.1%
  • County 94.7%
  • Illinois 93.9%

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

  • Franklin 93.9%
  • County 87.7%
  • State 85.5%

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

  • Franklin 61.5%
  • County 50.7%
  • Illinois 48.3%

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

  • Franklin 4.9%
  • Morgan County 5.0%
  • Illinois 6.1%

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

  • Here 97.2%
  • Morgan County 97.2%
  • Illinois 97.1%

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

  • Here 83.7%
  • Morgan County 85.7%
  • State 83.4%

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

  • Here 45.2%
  • County 36.9%
  • Illinois 38.9%

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

  • Franklin 14.6%
  • County 10.5%
  • State 12.5%

Average age people first had sex

  • Franklin 17.7
  • Morgan County 16.6
  • State 16.8

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

  • Franklin 78.7
  • Morgan County 29.6
  • Illinois 26.9

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

  • Here 21.0
  • County 21.4
  • Illinois 21.5

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

  • Here 5.6
  • County 6.0
  • Illinois 5.0

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

  • Here 21.1
  • County 20.5
  • State 20.0

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

  • Franklin 2.2
  • Morgan County 4.4
  • State 4.6

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Franklin 5.7%
  • Morgan County 9.0%
  • Illinois 9.8%

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

  • Here 60.4
  • Morgan County 61.1
  • State 62.1

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 45.4%
  • Morgan County 53.8%
  • Illinois 52.8%

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

  • Here 6.1
  • Morgan County 11.2
  • State 11.1

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

  • Here 6.0
  • County 9.8
  • Illinois 9.7

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

  • Here 1.5
  • Morgan County 0.5
  • State 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Franklin 39.4%
  • Morgan County 83.9%
  • State 76.6%

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

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

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Franklin 14.0%
  • Morgan County 10.1%
  • Illinois 10.3%

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

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Here 6.8
  • County 6.9
  • State 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 18.6%
  • Morgan County 32.3%
  • State 29.8%

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

Forty three percent of Franklin residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 43.1%
  • County 51.6%
  • Illinois 52.2%

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

Fifteen percent of Franklin 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. Thirty one percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Twenty two percent do any vigorous-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause large increases in breathing or heart rate like running or basketball for at least 10 minutes continuously. Thirty 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 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 0.9 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 14.7%
  • County 23.7%
  • Illinois 20.9%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 28.9%
  • Morgan County 39.3%
  • State 36.2%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 30.8%
  • Morgan County 29.6%
  • Illinois 30.9%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Franklin 21.5%
  • Morgan County 18.0%
  • Illinois 20.2%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 36.7%
  • County 40.5%
  • State 41.7%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Franklin 4.8
  • County 6.0
  • Illinois 6.0

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.2
  • County 2.8
  • State 2.8

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 0.9
  • Morgan County 1.2
  • State 1.3

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

Twelve percent of Franklin 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". Two percent of people 16 years and older have ever been told by a doctor or other health care professional that they had psoriasis. Forty five percent are overweight. Eight percent of people living in Franklin have ever received a blood transfusion. Twenty six percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty seven percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. One percent have ever had a heart attack, also called myocardial infarction. One percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. Eight percent have another thyroid problem. Five percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Three percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Three percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Franklin 11.7%
  • Morgan County 11.2%
  • State 10.5%

People with anemia (%)

  • Franklin 2.1%
  • County 3.3%
  • Illinois 3.7%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Franklin 2.3%
  • County 4.1%
  • Illinois 3.5%

People with overweight (%)

  • Franklin 44.9%
  • Morgan County 33.7%
  • State 33.2%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Here 8.2%
  • County 11.7%
  • Illinois 11.3%

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

  • Here 25.7%
  • Morgan County 18.8%
  • Illinois 19.6%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Franklin 27.1%
  • Morgan County 28.0%
  • State 24.1%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 1.4%
  • County 4.4%
  • Illinois 3.5%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Franklin 1.5%
  • Morgan County 4.3%
  • State 3.7%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 7.9%
  • County 8.3%
  • Illinois 6.9%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Franklin 4.7%
  • Morgan County 4.0%
  • Illinois 3.5%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Franklin 2.6%
  • Morgan County 3.5%
  • Illinois 3.1%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 3.3%
  • County 10.2%
  • Illinois 7.9%

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

Sixty four percent of births in Franklin were vaginal deliveries. Thirty six percent of deliveries were cesarean. 98.0 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty four percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Seventy three percent of women breastfeed their children. Seventeen percent of women in Franklin have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Seven percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Seventy eight percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Ten 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 (%)

  • Franklin 63.8%
  • County 64.5%
  • State 64.4%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 36.2%
  • County 35.5%
  • Illinois 35.6%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Here 98.0%
  • Morgan County 99.4%
  • Illinois 99.3%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 63.9%
  • County 58.8%
  • Illinois 59.7%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Here 72.9%
  • Morgan County 54.1%
  • Illinois 54.6%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 17.2%
  • County 24.1%
  • Illinois 20.8%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Here 6.8%
  • County 13.7%
  • Illinois 11.0%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Franklin 78.2%
  • Morgan County 75.5%
  • Illinois 72.6%

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

  • Franklin 10.3%
  • County 13.2%
  • State 17.4%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 11.1%
  • County 20.7%
  • Illinois 16.3%

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

People living in Franklin report their general health condition on average at 51 percent. Three percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 41 percent of Franklin residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Eight percent of people living in Franklin are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 51.0%
  • Morgan County 55.7%
  • Illinois 55.4%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 3.2%
  • County 4.8%
  • State 4.4%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Franklin 40.5%
  • Morgan County 37.8%
  • State 40.8%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 8.0%
  • County 8.6%
  • Illinois 8.2%

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

People in Franklin spend $402 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 23 percent of their income. The average family in Franklin spends $129 on food at other stores monthly. This is five percent of their income. They spend $141 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is six percent of their income. They also spend $24 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 $402
  • County $354
  • State $361

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

  • Here 23.3%
  • Morgan County 23.1%
  • Illinois 24.2%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $129
  • Morgan County $69
  • Illinois $74

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 5.1%
  • Morgan County 4.0%
  • Illinois 4.3%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Franklin $141
  • County $136
  • Illinois $139

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Franklin 6.3%
  • Morgan County 6.5%
  • Illinois 7.0%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Franklin $24
  • County $23
  • State $25

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Franklin 1.0%
  • Morgan County 1.3%
  • State 1.2%

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

People living in Franklin report their general condition of hearing on average at 84 percent. Eighty five 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 six percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Eight percent of Franklin population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Thirty nine percent of people living here have ever had a job where they were exposed to loud sounds or noise. Loud means so loud that they must speak in a raised voice to be heard.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Franklin 83.8%
  • County 77.5%
  • State 79.5%

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

  • Franklin 84.8%
  • Morgan County 76.2%
  • Illinois 79.7%

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

  • Franklin 96.4%
  • Morgan County 94.3%
  • State 95.1%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Franklin 8.1%
  • County 20.8%
  • State 19.1%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 39.1%
  • County 46.8%
  • Illinois 41.6%

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

Nine percent of Franklin 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 9.2%
  • Morgan County 27.1%
  • State 25.2%

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

Twenty percent of Franklin 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 three percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Eight 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 (%)

  • Here 19.5%
  • Morgan County 20.2%
  • State 17.9%

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

  • Franklin 22.7%
  • Morgan County 26.7%
  • Illinois 23.7%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 8.3%
  • Morgan County 9.7%
  • Illinois 9.0%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Franklin 6.0%
  • Morgan County 10.7%
  • State 9.9%

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

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