Health and Nutrition of Linden, IN Residents

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Forty nine percent of Linden 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 four meals (breakfasts, lunches or dinners) per week that were prepared away from home in places such as restaurants, fast food places, food stands, grocery stores or from vending machines. They get two of these meals from a fast-food or pizza place. People here eat two "ready to eat" foods such as salads, soups, chicken, sandwiches and cooked vegetables per month. They also eat three frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Linden 49.0%
  • Montgomery County 48.2%
  • State 48.5%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Linden 21.4
  • County 22.0
  • State 21.6

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Linden 3.6
  • County 3.3
  • State 3.5

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

  • Linden 1.8
  • County 1.8
  • Indiana 1.9

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Here 1.6
  • Montgomery County 1.6
  • Indiana 1.7

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 3.4
  • County 3.7
  • Indiana 3.8

The average Linden 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). Eighteen percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Twenty one percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Linden residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 45 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 23 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Here 2.0
  • Montgomery County 2.1
  • State 2.0

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 18.5%
  • County 16.8%
  • State 17.1%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 20.8%
  • Montgomery County 23.0%
  • State 22.1%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Here 45.4%
  • Montgomery County 44.5%
  • Indiana 44.9%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 2.9
  • Montgomery County 2.7
  • Indiana 2.7

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Linden 2.5
  • County 2.8
  • Indiana 2.8

Average number of teeth

  • Linden 22.7
  • County 21.8
  • Indiana 22.3

The average height of Linden residents 16 years and older is 67 inches. The average weight is 185 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 30. Forty three 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)

  • Linden 67.0
  • County 66.9
  • Indiana 66.9

Average weight (pounds)

  • Linden 184.6
  • Montgomery County 181.6
  • State 181.0

Average BMI

  • Linden 29.6
  • Montgomery County 28.8
  • Indiana 28.8

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 42.9%
  • Montgomery County 37.9%
  • Indiana 37.8%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Linden 54.5%
  • County 50.7%
  • Indiana 49.9%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Here 38.1%
  • County 33.7%
  • State 34.5%

Sixty five percent of Linden residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty eight percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Twenty five 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 65.0%
  • Montgomery County 67.3%
  • Indiana 65.4%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Here 28.0%
  • County 26.5%
  • Indiana 25.0%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Linden 24.8%
  • County 23.7%
  • Indiana 22.5%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Linden 3.6%
  • Montgomery County 3.3%
  • State 3.4%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Linden 16.5%
  • County 14.8%
  • Indiana 13.8%

Eleven percent of people living in Linden have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Forty eight 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 11.4%
  • County 10.2%
  • Indiana 10.0%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 47.6%
  • Montgomery County 45.8%
  • Indiana 46.2%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Linden 3.4%
  • County 3.2%
  • State 3.2%

Linden 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

  • Linden 1.1
  • Montgomery County 1.1
  • Indiana 1.1

Eleven percent of Linden 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. Three 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 five percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Eighteen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Twenty one percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Fifty one percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Here 11.3%
  • Montgomery County 13.0%
  • State 11.8%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Linden 3.1%
  • County 6.0%
  • Indiana 5.8%

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

  • Linden 73.0%
  • County 71.2%
  • Indiana 69.0%

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

  • Here 35.3%
  • Montgomery County 29.4%
  • Indiana 29.1%

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

  • Linden 18.0%
  • Montgomery County 17.1%
  • State 16.5%

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

  • Linden 21.2%
  • County 24.1%
  • State 22.8%

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

  • Here 50.6%
  • County 41.4%
  • State 42.1%

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

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Linden 74.4%
  • County 73.3%
  • Indiana 73.5%

Twenty four percent of people living in Linden 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. Forty one percent of people in Linden 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 (%)

  • Linden 24.2%
  • Montgomery County 23.4%
  • Indiana 22.8%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 22.6%
  • Montgomery County 26.6%
  • State 25.1%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Linden 40.8%
  • County 43.0%
  • Indiana 41.2%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Here 20.7%
  • Montgomery County 19.9%
  • State 19.2%

Thirty seven percent of people living in Linden use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 37.2%
  • Montgomery County 35.8%
  • Indiana 34.2%

Twenty six percent of Linden residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Thirty one percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Forty five percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Fifty five percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Thirty one percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Twenty four 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. Thirteen 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 (%)

  • Linden 26.2%
  • Montgomery County 27.5%
  • Indiana 26.6%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Linden 30.9%
  • Montgomery County 28.8%
  • Indiana 27.8%

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

  • Linden 44.7%
  • Montgomery County 43.9%
  • Indiana 42.6%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 54.6%
  • Montgomery County 53.0%
  • Indiana 51.9%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Here 31.0%
  • County 28.1%
  • State 28.4%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 24.2%
  • County 22.3%
  • State 21.7%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Here 21.4%
  • County 19.9%
  • Indiana 19.6%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Linden 13.0%
  • County 15.3%
  • State 14.5%

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

  • Linden 4.5%
  • County 5.0%
  • State 4.5%

Linden residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Linden 2.3
  • County 2.3
  • State 2.1

Seventy eight percent of people living in Linden 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 5.4 days per month on average. They have 6.7 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 29 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Here 77.8%
  • County 81.2%
  • Indiana 80.3%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Here 12.7%
  • Montgomery County 10.0%
  • State 10.7%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Linden 5.4
  • Montgomery County 4.9
  • Indiana 4.9

Average drinks/week

  • Here 6.7
  • Montgomery County 5.8
  • Indiana 5.8

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 28.9
  • Montgomery County 25.3
  • Indiana 24.7

Ninety seven percent of Linden residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety five percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Ninety percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Fifty percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Six percent of males in Linden have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Ninety nine percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Eighty nine percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Thirty eight percent have ever had anal sex. Ten percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Linden 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 32 women. He has vaginal sex with 20 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 Linden were 18 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. Nine percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Linden has vaginal or anal sex 64 times a year. Fifty four percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Linden 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 11 men on average. They have had 10 male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.6 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Eighty eight percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Here 97.4%
  • County 97.2%
  • State 97.3%

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

  • Here 95.2%
  • County 94.6%
  • State 94.4%

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

  • Linden 89.7%
  • Montgomery County 88.1%
  • State 87.3%

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

  • Linden 50.3%
  • County 49.8%
  • State 49.5%

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

  • Here 6.3%
  • County 6.6%
  • Indiana 5.8%

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

  • Here 98.6%
  • Montgomery County 97.7%
  • Indiana 97.4%

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

  • Here 88.9%
  • County 86.2%
  • State 85.4%

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

  • Linden 38.0%
  • Montgomery County 42.2%
  • State 39.8%

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

  • Linden 10.0%
  • County 12.5%
  • Indiana 12.3%

Average age people first had sex

  • Linden 16.7
  • Montgomery County 16.6
  • State 16.6

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

  • Linden 31.9
  • Montgomery County 25.0
  • State 26.8

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

  • Here 20.1
  • Montgomery County 21.1
  • Indiana 21.7

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

  • Linden 21.0
  • County 21.1
  • State 21.3

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

  • Linden 6.4
  • Montgomery County 5.4
  • Indiana 5.4

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

  • Here 18.2
  • Montgomery County 19.1
  • State 19.9

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

  • Linden 2.8
  • Montgomery County 8.9
  • State 5.6

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 9.3%
  • Montgomery County 6.8%
  • State 8.8%

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

  • Here 64.0
  • County 64.8
  • Indiana 64.1

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 54.5%
  • Montgomery County 58.9%
  • Indiana 55.8%

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

  • Here 10.9
  • Montgomery County 12.6
  • Indiana 11.8

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

  • Here 10.0
  • County 11.2
  • Indiana 10.4

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

  • Linden 0.6
  • County 0.5
  • State 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Linden 87.7%
  • Montgomery County 83.9%
  • State 82.5%

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

Nine percent of households in Linden 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 (%)

  • Linden 8.8%
  • County 10.1%
  • Indiana 10.2%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Here 4.0%
  • County 4.7%
  • State 4.3%

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Here 6.7
  • County 6.8
  • Indiana 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 39.0%
  • County 32.7%
  • State 32.1%

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

Fifty four percent of Linden residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 54.0%
  • Montgomery County 54.0%
  • Indiana 54.2%

Twenty seven percent of Linden 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. Forty seven percent of people do moderate-intensity activities at work that cause small increases in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking or carrying light loads for at least 10 minutes continuously. Twenty six percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Seventeen percent do any vigorous-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause large increases in breathing or heart rate like running or basketball for at least 10 minutes continuously. Forty percent do any moderate-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause a small increase in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking, bicycling, swimming or golf for at least 10 minutes continuously. People living here spend 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 1.3 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Linden 26.9%
  • County 22.5%
  • Indiana 22.7%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Linden 47.5%
  • Montgomery County 38.2%
  • State 38.4%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 26.2%
  • County 27.4%
  • State 29.7%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 17.1%
  • County 16.5%
  • State 18.3%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 40.0%
  • County 43.2%
  • Indiana 41.7%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Linden 5.9
  • County 6.0
  • State 6.0

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Linden 2.9
  • County 2.9
  • Indiana 2.8

Average hours a day using computer

  • Linden 1.3
  • Montgomery County 1.2
  • State 1.2

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

Eleven percent of Linden residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Three 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 nine percent are overweight. Sixteen 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. Eleven percent of people living in Linden have ever received a blood transfusion. Nineteen percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty nine percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Four percent have ever been told they had gout. Four percent have congestive heart failure. Three percent have coronary heart disease. Three percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Four percent have ever had a heart attack, also called myocardial infarction. Four percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. Three percent have ever had emphysema. Nine percent have another thyroid problem. Four 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 (%)

  • Here 10.9%
  • County 11.1%
  • Indiana 11.2%

People with anemia (%)

  • Linden 2.8%
  • Montgomery County 3.2%
  • State 3.4%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 4.1%
  • Montgomery County 4.0%
  • Indiana 3.9%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 38.6%
  • Montgomery County 34.1%
  • Indiana 33.8%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Here 15.7%
  • County 24.2%
  • Indiana 21.5%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Linden 10.6%
  • Montgomery County 13.3%
  • State 11.8%

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

  • Here 18.7%
  • Montgomery County 20.4%
  • Indiana 19.4%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Linden 28.9%
  • County 27.5%
  • State 26.1%

People with gout (%)

  • Linden 4.1%
  • County 4.0%
  • State 3.8%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Here 4.3%
  • Montgomery County 3.5%
  • Indiana 3.6%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Linden 2.8%
  • Montgomery County 3.8%
  • Indiana 3.2%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Linden 3.0%
  • County 2.5%
  • Indiana 2.3%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Linden 3.7%
  • County 4.4%
  • Indiana 3.9%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Linden 3.7%
  • Montgomery County 4.3%
  • State 4.0%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Linden 2.5%
  • Montgomery County 3.5%
  • State 3.5%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 9.3%
  • Montgomery County 7.9%
  • State 7.6%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Linden 3.8%
  • Montgomery County 4.7%
  • Indiana 4.1%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Here 2.9%
  • County 3.4%
  • Indiana 3.3%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 10.1%
  • County 9.4%
  • Indiana 8.8%

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

Sixty six percent of births in Linden were vaginal deliveries. Thirty four percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.3 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty two percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Forty six percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty six percent of women in Linden have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Fourteen percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Seventy seven percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Ten percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Fifteen percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Twenty 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 (%)

  • Linden 65.8%
  • Montgomery County 68.2%
  • State 65.6%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Linden 34.2%
  • Montgomery County 31.8%
  • Indiana 34.4%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Here 99.3%
  • Montgomery County 99.5%
  • State 99.4%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Linden 61.6%
  • County 62.3%
  • State 60.6%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Here 46.2%
  • County 52.8%
  • State 53.0%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 25.8%
  • County 25.1%
  • State 22.6%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Linden 14.3%
  • County 13.4%
  • State 12.2%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Linden 76.8%
  • Montgomery County 74.0%
  • Indiana 74.8%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Linden 9.6%
  • County 6.6%
  • Indiana 8.1%

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

  • Here 15.0%
  • County 16.3%
  • State 16.6%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 20.3%
  • County 20.2%
  • Indiana 18.2%

People living in Linden report their general health condition on average at 55 percent. Seven percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 35 percent of Linden residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Nine percent of people living in Linden are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Linden 55.0%
  • County 55.2%
  • State 55.3%

Blood donors (%)

  • Linden 6.9%
  • County 3.7%
  • State 4.3%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Linden 35.4%
  • Montgomery County 38.5%
  • State 39.7%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 9.4%
  • County 8.4%
  • State 8.5%

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

People in Linden spend $337 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 20 percent of their income. The average family in Linden spends $78 on food at other stores monthly. This is five percent of their income. They spend $133 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is seven percent of their income. They also spend $22 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 $337
  • County $356
  • Indiana $358

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

  • Linden 20.3%
  • County 25.9%
  • State 24.8%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Linden $78
  • Montgomery County $64
  • Indiana $70

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Linden 4.8%
  • County 4.3%
  • Indiana 4.3%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Linden $133
  • Montgomery County $125
  • State $133

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Linden 7.3%
  • County 6.8%
  • Indiana 6.8%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Linden $22
  • Montgomery County $20
  • State $23

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Linden 1.7%
  • County 1.2%
  • State 1.3%

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

People living in Linden report their general condition of hearing on average at 77 percent. Seventy four 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 three percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Twenty one percent of Linden population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Fifty one 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. Seventeen percent of people in Linden had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Here 76.8%
  • County 77.3%
  • Indiana 78.4%

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

  • Linden 73.9%
  • County 76.8%
  • Indiana 77.3%

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

  • Here 93.4%
  • County 93.9%
  • State 94.6%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Linden 21.2%
  • County 23.5%
  • Indiana 21.0%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Linden 51.1%
  • County 46.4%
  • State 45.0%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Linden 16.7%
  • Montgomery County 16.6%
  • State 16.1%

Twenty six percent of Linden 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 (%)

  • Linden 25.7%
  • County 26.5%
  • Indiana 25.8%

Nineteen percent of Linden 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. Eight 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 (%)

  • Linden 19.1%
  • County 21.3%
  • Indiana 19.6%

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

  • Linden 25.6%
  • Montgomery County 28.1%
  • State 25.9%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 8.2%
  • County 10.9%
  • Indiana 9.7%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Linden 10.1%
  • Montgomery County 11.2%
  • State 10.4%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 7.1%
  • County 9.0%
  • State 8.0%
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