Health and Nutrition of Hinton, WV Residents

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Forty eight percent of Hinton residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 23 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 two 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 one "ready to eat" foods such as salads, soups, chicken, sandwiches and cooked vegetables per month. They also eat three frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Here 48.1%
  • County 49.7%
  • State 50.5%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Hinton 22.6
  • County 21.8
  • West Virginia 21.9

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Hinton 2.4
  • County 3.2
  • State 3.5

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

  • Here 1.3
  • Summers County 1.6
  • West Virginia 1.7

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Here 1.0
  • Summers County 1.6
  • West Virginia 1.7

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 3.2
  • Summers County 3.3
  • West Virginia 3.7

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

The average Hinton 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). Twenty 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). Hinton residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 43 percent. People living here aged 30 years and older, aside from brushing their teeth with toothbrush, use dental floss or any other device that clean between teeth on average three days per week. They also use mouthwash or other dental rinse products to treat dental disease or dental problems an average of three days per week. The average person living here (including children) has 19 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Here 2.2
  • County 2.0
  • West Virginia 1.9

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 20.2%
  • County 16.6%
  • State 15.5%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 20.0%
  • Summers County 21.7%
  • West Virginia 21.3%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Hinton 43.3%
  • Summers County 45.4%
  • State 47.3%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Hinton 2.7
  • County 2.8
  • West Virginia 2.9

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 2.7
  • Summers County 2.7
  • West Virginia 2.7

Average number of teeth

  • Hinton 19.0
  • County 21.6
  • West Virginia 22.4

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

The average height of Hinton residents 16 years and older is 64 inches. The average weight is 168 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 30. Forty four percent of people living here are obese. Fifty five percent have ever been obese. Thirty eight percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Hinton 63.9
  • County 66.8
  • West Virginia 67.0

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 168.1
  • County 183.2
  • State 180.2

Average BMI

  • Hinton 29.6
  • County 29.2
  • West Virginia 28.6

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 43.8%
  • County 40.3%
  • West Virginia 36.7%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Hinton 55.2%
  • County 53.0%
  • State 48.8%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Hinton 37.9%
  • County 35.6%
  • State 35.3%

Sixty two percent of Hinton residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty two percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Eighteen percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Three percent have ever used heroin. Eleven percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Hinton 62.0%
  • Summers County 65.5%
  • State 65.2%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Hinton 22.5%
  • County 26.4%
  • State 24.2%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Hinton 18.5%
  • Summers County 24.2%
  • State 22.2%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Hinton 3.0%
  • Summers County 3.2%
  • State 3.2%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 11.0%
  • Summers County 14.2%
  • State 13.1%

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

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

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Hinton 16.0%
  • County 12.1%
  • State 10.1%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 52.7%
  • Summers County 48.6%
  • West Virginia 47.4%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Hinton 4.3%
  • Summers County 3.8%
  • West Virginia 3.1%

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

Hinton 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

  • Hinton 1.5
  • Summers County 1.1
  • West Virginia 1.1

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

Twelve percent of Hinton 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. Seventy two percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Thirty two percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Ten percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Fourteen percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Forty eight percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Here 11.9%
  • County 13.0%
  • State 12.2%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Hinton 6.5%
  • Summers County 5.1%
  • State 5.7%

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

  • Here 72.1%
  • Summers County 72.0%
  • State 70.2%

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

  • Hinton 31.7%
  • Summers County 34.0%
  • West Virginia 32.4%

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

  • Hinton 9.9%
  • County 18.1%
  • State 17.2%

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

  • Hinton 14.4%
  • County 22.6%
  • State 23.3%

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

  • Here 47.5%
  • Summers County 44.2%
  • State 44.1%

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

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 77.3%
  • Summers County 76.5%
  • West Virginia 76.8%

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

  • Hinton 36.2%
  • Summers County 27.5%
  • West Virginia 24.1%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Hinton 29.6%
  • County 27.7%
  • State 25.9%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Hinton 51.8%
  • County 47.0%
  • West Virginia 43.9%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Hinton 27.9%
  • Summers County 23.7%
  • West Virginia 20.8%

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

Thirty four percent of people living in Hinton use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 34.2%
  • County 37.3%
  • West Virginia 38.3%

Twenty eight percent of Hinton residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Thirty three 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 seven percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Thirty six percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Twenty six percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Twenty percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Seventeen 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 27.6%
  • Summers County 27.1%
  • West Virginia 25.7%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Hinton 33.4%
  • County 29.8%
  • West Virginia 27.1%

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

  • Hinton 43.7%
  • Summers County 43.5%
  • West Virginia 42.3%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Hinton 57.1%
  • County 53.3%
  • West Virginia 51.7%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Hinton 35.8%
  • County 28.3%
  • West Virginia 26.7%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 26.0%
  • County 22.6%
  • West Virginia 21.2%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Hinton 20.1%
  • Summers County 19.9%
  • State 19.0%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Here 17.3%
  • County 14.1%
  • West Virginia 13.5%

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

  • Here 5.3%
  • Summers County 5.2%
  • State 4.4%

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

Hinton residents on average take three prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 3.1
  • County 2.5
  • West Virginia 2.3

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

Sixty six percent of people living in Hinton have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Nineteen percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 3.1 days per month on average. They have 4.1 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 18 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Here 65.5%
  • County 78.6%
  • State 81.0%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Hinton 19.2%
  • County 11.9%
  • West Virginia 10.4%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Hinton 3.1
  • County 5.2
  • State 5.4

Average drinks/week

  • Hinton 4.1
  • County 6.2
  • State 5.8

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 18.3
  • Summers County 25.7
  • West Virginia 24.3

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

Ninety seven percent of Hinton residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety one percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Seventy percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Thirty seven percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Six percent of males in Hinton 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 percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Thirty six percent have ever had anal sex. Eleven percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Hinton 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 61 women. He has vaginal sex with 46 women. People living here were on average 24 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. Males in their lifetime have anal or oral sex with 1.5 men on average. They have had 1.4 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Hinton were 20 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on five men in their lifetime. Ten percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Hinton has vaginal or anal sex 56 times a year. Fifty one percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Hinton 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 12 men on average. They have had 10 male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.5 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Fifty seven percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Hinton 97.3%
  • County 97.4%
  • State 97.1%

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

  • Here 91.1%
  • Summers County 95.4%
  • State 94.6%

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

  • Hinton 69.7%
  • Summers County 88.9%
  • West Virginia 88.0%

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

  • Hinton 36.9%
  • Summers County 47.8%
  • State 48.5%

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

  • Hinton 5.6%
  • Summers County 6.7%
  • State 6.0%

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

  • Here 97.3%
  • County 98.2%
  • West Virginia 97.4%

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

  • Hinton 80.2%
  • County 86.7%
  • State 86.8%

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

  • Hinton 35.5%
  • Summers County 39.5%
  • State 38.1%

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

  • Here 11.3%
  • Summers County 10.2%
  • West Virginia 10.5%

Average age people first had sex

  • Hinton 16.6
  • County 16.8
  • West Virginia 16.8

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

  • Here 60.6
  • County 31.5
  • State 26.8

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

  • Here 46.4
  • County 22.6
  • State 21.1

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

  • Here 24.1
  • Summers County 21.3
  • West Virginia 21.6

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

  • Here 1.5
  • County 6.7
  • State 4.0

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

  • Here 1.4
  • County 4.0
  • State 2.3

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

  • Here 19.5
  • Summers County 18.4
  • West Virginia 19.8

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

  • Hinton 5.5
  • Summers County 9.2
  • West Virginia 6.4

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Hinton 10.3%
  • County 7.1%
  • State 7.5%

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

  • Here 55.8
  • County 57.2
  • West Virginia 61.0

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 51.2%
  • County 55.7%
  • State 55.6%

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

  • Hinton 12.0
  • County 11.0
  • West Virginia 10.8

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

  • Here 10.2
  • County 9.7
  • West Virginia 9.6

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

  • Hinton 0.5
  • County 0.5
  • State 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Here 56.5%
  • Summers County 86.2%
  • State 85.1%

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

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

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Here 11.0%
  • Summers County 9.9%
  • State 9.7%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Here 3.8%
  • Summers County 4.5%
  • State 4.5%

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Hinton 6.9
  • County 6.8
  • State 6.9

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 41.0%
  • County 35.4%
  • State 32.7%

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

Fifty two percent of Hinton residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 51.7%
  • Summers County 50.4%
  • West Virginia 49.6%

Thirteen percent of Hinton 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 percent of people do moderate-intensity activities at work that cause small increases in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking or carrying light loads for at least 10 minutes continuously. Twenty two percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Eight 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 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 1.0 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 13.3%
  • County 23.0%
  • West Virginia 22.7%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 30.4%
  • Summers County 42.0%
  • State 38.8%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Hinton 22.1%
  • Summers County 25.2%
  • State 28.4%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Hinton 7.6%
  • County 15.0%
  • State 18.9%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 35.2%
  • Summers County 41.7%
  • State 43.4%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Hinton 6.0
  • Summers County 6.0
  • State 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 3.3
  • Summers County 3.0
  • West Virginia 2.8

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 1.0
  • County 1.2
  • West Virginia 1.2

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

Fifteen percent of Hinton 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". Four percent of people 16 years and older have ever been told by a doctor or other health care professional that they had psoriasis. Forty percent are overweight. Twenty six 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. Eighteen percent of people living in Hinton have ever received a blood transfusion. Twenty six percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Forty percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Five percent have ever been told they had gout. Six percent have congestive heart failure. Four percent have coronary heart disease. Four percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Five percent have ever had a heart attack, also called myocardial infarction. Seven percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. Three percent have ever had emphysema. Fourteen percent have another thyroid problem. Seven percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Four percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Twelve percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Hinton 15.4%
  • County 10.3%
  • West Virginia 10.7%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 5.6%
  • County 3.0%
  • West Virginia 3.1%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 3.5%
  • Summers County 4.4%
  • West Virginia 4.2%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 39.9%
  • County 36.6%
  • West Virginia 34.2%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Hinton 26.5%
  • County 19.6%
  • State 19.0%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Hinton 17.6%
  • Summers County 13.8%
  • State 12.0%

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

  • Here 25.7%
  • County 20.8%
  • State 18.3%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 39.8%
  • County 31.4%
  • State 27.7%

People with gout (%)

  • Here 4.9%
  • Summers County 4.6%
  • State 4.0%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Here 6.0%
  • Summers County 4.4%
  • State 3.7%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Hinton 3.7%
  • County 4.3%
  • State 3.5%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Hinton 4.4%
  • Summers County 3.4%
  • West Virginia 2.5%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Hinton 5.5%
  • County 5.0%
  • State 4.2%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Here 7.1%
  • County 4.8%
  • State 4.1%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Hinton 3.5%
  • Summers County 3.1%
  • State 3.6%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Hinton 13.5%
  • County 9.2%
  • West Virginia 8.5%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Here 6.7%
  • County 4.6%
  • State 4.0%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Here 4.0%
  • County 2.6%
  • West Virginia 2.9%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 12.1%
  • County 11.1%
  • West Virginia 10.3%

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

Seventy two percent of births in Hinton were vaginal deliveries. Twenty eight percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.5 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty three percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Forty two percent of women breastfeed their children. Thirty one percent of women in Hinton 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 eight percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Five percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Twelve percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Twenty two percent have ever used female hormones such as estrogen and progesterone, including any forms of female hormones, such as pills, cream, patch and injections, but do not include birth control methods or use for infertility.

Summary

Vaginal deliveries (%)

  • Hinton 71.8%
  • Summers County 68.6%
  • West Virginia 64.3%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 28.2%
  • Summers County 31.4%
  • West Virginia 35.7%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Hinton 99.5%
  • Summers County 99.4%
  • State 99.4%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Hinton 63.2%
  • County 62.1%
  • State 58.9%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Hinton 42.0%
  • Summers County 49.5%
  • West Virginia 55.3%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 31.0%
  • Summers County 28.1%
  • West Virginia 23.8%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Hinton 17.2%
  • Summers County 15.4%
  • State 13.5%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Hinton 68.0%
  • Summers County 74.2%
  • State 76.7%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Hinton 5.3%
  • Summers County 6.9%
  • West Virginia 9.4%

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

  • Here 12.2%
  • County 13.7%
  • State 13.7%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 22.5%
  • Summers County 23.7%
  • West Virginia 21.1%

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

People living in Hinton 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, 32 percent of Hinton residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Six percent of people living in Hinton are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 49.8%
  • Summers County 55.1%
  • State 56.8%

Blood donors (%)

  • Hinton 3.2%
  • Summers County 4.9%
  • West Virginia 4.8%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 32.2%
  • Summers County 34.9%
  • West Virginia 37.7%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Hinton 6.5%
  • Summers County 8.9%
  • West Virginia 8.6%

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

People in Hinton spend $334 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 27 percent of their income. The average family in Hinton spends $60 on food at other stores monthly. This is four percent of their income. They spend $98 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is five percent of their income. They also spend $17 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Hinton $334
  • Summers County $337
  • West Virginia $354

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

  • Here 26.5%
  • County 22.7%
  • West Virginia 22.6%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Hinton $60
  • Summers County $69
  • State $70

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 4.0%
  • Summers County 4.6%
  • West Virginia 4.1%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $98
  • County $120
  • West Virginia $141

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Hinton 5.1%
  • County 6.9%
  • State 6.7%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Here $17
  • County $19
  • State $23

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Here 1.0%
  • Summers County 1.3%
  • State 1.2%

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

People living in Hinton report their general condition of hearing on average at 75 percent. Seventy 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 four percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Twenty four percent of Hinton population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Thirty 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. Eight percent of people in Hinton had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Hinton 75.4%
  • County 75.8%
  • State 77.9%

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

  • Here 75.5%
  • Summers County 75.7%
  • State 77.0%

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

  • Hinton 93.8%
  • County 93.0%
  • State 94.2%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Here 24.2%
  • Summers County 23.8%
  • West Virginia 21.0%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Hinton 30.2%
  • Summers County 48.8%
  • West Virginia 44.5%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Hinton 8.2%
  • Summers County 16.2%
  • West Virginia 15.8%

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Thirty one percent of Hinton 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 (%)

  • Hinton 31.1%
  • Summers County 29.4%
  • West Virginia 27.6%

Twenty seven percent of Hinton 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. Thirty four percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Sixteen percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Fifteen percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion. Fourteen 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 (%)

  • Here 27.3%
  • Summers County 21.0%
  • State 18.7%

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

  • Hinton 33.9%
  • Summers County 28.9%
  • State 25.5%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Hinton 16.2%
  • Summers County 10.8%
  • State 9.4%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Hinton 14.8%
  • Summers County 10.9%
  • State 9.9%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Hinton 14.2%
  • Summers County 10.0%
  • State 8.2%

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