Health and Nutrition of Madison, MS Residents

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Fifty two percent of Madison 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 (%)

  • Madison 51.7%
  • Madison County 49.1%
  • Mississippi 48.6%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Here 20.8
  • County 20.0
  • Mississippi 20.4

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Here 3.7
  • County 3.7
  • State 3.6

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

  • Madison 1.7
  • Madison County 1.9
  • Mississippi 2.0

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Madison 1.8
  • County 1.7
  • State 1.7

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Madison 3.4
  • Madison County 3.3
  • State 3.4

The average Madison 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). Thirteen 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). Madison residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 51 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 24 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Here 1.7
  • County 2.0
  • Mississippi 2.1

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Madison 12.7%
  • County 15.7%
  • Mississippi 16.0%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 21.3%
  • Madison County 21.2%
  • Mississippi 21.2%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Madison 50.6%
  • County 46.7%
  • Mississippi 45.3%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 3.1
  • Madison County 2.9
  • Mississippi 2.8

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 2.7
  • Madison County 3.1
  • State 3.1

Average number of teeth

  • Madison 24.1
  • Madison County 23.6
  • State 22.7

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

The average height of Madison residents 16 years and older is 67 inches. The average weight is 182 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Thirty six percent of people living here are obese. Forty eight percent have ever been obese. Thirty eight percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Here 67.3
  • County 67.0
  • Mississippi 66.9

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 182.4
  • Madison County 184.4
  • State 183.5

Average BMI

  • Here 28.6
  • Madison County 29.3
  • State 29.2

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 35.9%
  • County 40.3%
  • Mississippi 40.0%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Madison 48.0%
  • County 51.5%
  • State 51.6%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Madison 37.6%
  • Madison County 36.4%
  • State 34.6%

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

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 64.4%
  • Madison County 62.7%
  • Mississippi 63.4%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Madison 24.0%
  • County 21.4%
  • State 21.4%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 22.4%
  • County 19.4%
  • Mississippi 19.6%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Madison 3.0%
  • County 2.9%
  • Mississippi 3.2%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Madison 13.5%
  • Madison County 10.2%
  • Mississippi 10.1%

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

Seven percent of people living in Madison 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 7.5%
  • County 10.1%
  • Mississippi 10.7%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 47.6%
  • County 47.6%
  • Mississippi 48.0%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 2.7%
  • County 3.4%
  • State 3.6%

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

Madison 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
  • County 1.1
  • Mississippi 1.2

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

Eleven percent of Madison 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. Sixty nine percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Twenty seven percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Eighteen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Twenty three percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Forty three percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Here 10.5%
  • Madison County 10.3%
  • State 10.3%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Here 4.9%
  • County 5.4%
  • State 6.0%

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

  • Here 68.8%
  • Madison County 65.3%
  • State 65.4%

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

  • Here 27.3%
  • Madison County 24.3%
  • Mississippi 25.6%

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

  • Here 17.9%
  • County 13.7%
  • Mississippi 14.5%

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

  • Madison 23.5%
  • County 19.2%
  • State 19.4%

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

  • Madison 42.8%
  • Madison County 39.6%
  • Mississippi 38.1%

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

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Madison 77.1%
  • County 75.0%
  • Mississippi 74.8%

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

  • Madison 19.5%
  • Madison County 22.3%
  • Mississippi 24.8%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 24.4%
  • Madison County 23.8%
  • State 25.1%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 43.0%
  • County 43.1%
  • State 44.0%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Here 15.3%
  • County 16.6%
  • State 19.2%

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

Forty five percent of people living in Madison use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 45.0%
  • Madison County 31.3%
  • State 28.9%

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

Twenty five percent of Madison residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty five percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Forty two 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. Twenty four percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Twenty one percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Nineteen percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Twelve percent of people living here move or speak so slowly that other people could have noticed, or the opposite - being so fidgety or restless that they have been moving around a lot more than usual. 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 (%)

  • Madison 24.9%
  • County 26.2%
  • Mississippi 26.6%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Madison 25.3%
  • County 27.0%
  • State 26.8%

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

  • Here 42.4%
  • Madison County 41.0%
  • Mississippi 40.4%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 51.6%
  • County 50.8%
  • State 50.3%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Madison 24.2%
  • County 28.4%
  • Mississippi 28.5%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 20.8%
  • County 21.1%
  • State 20.7%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Here 19.1%
  • Madison County 18.9%
  • State 18.3%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Here 11.6%
  • Madison County 13.5%
  • Mississippi 14.0%

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

  • Here 4.2%
  • County 4.3%
  • State 4.3%

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

Madison residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 1.9
  • County 1.9
  • Mississippi 2.1

Eighty four percent of people living in Madison have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Eight percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 5.5 days per month on average. They have 5.4 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 22 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Madison 84.1%
  • Madison County 78.1%
  • State 77.9%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Madison 8.4%
  • Madison County 11.1%
  • State 11.3%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Madison 5.5
  • County 4.8
  • Mississippi 4.9

Average drinks/week

  • Madison 5.4
  • County 5.3
  • Mississippi 5.6

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 22.0
  • Madison County 22.5
  • Mississippi 24.1

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

Ninety eight percent of Madison residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety six percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Ninety one percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Fifty one percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Seven percent of males in Madison have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Ninety eight percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Ninety one percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Forty three percent have ever had anal sex. Ten percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Madison 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 26 women. He has vaginal sex with 22 women. People living here were on average 22 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. In their lifetime they performed oral sex on average on five women. Males in their lifetime have anal or oral sex with 3.9 men on average. They have had 2.3 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Madison were 19 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on six men in their lifetime. Five percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Madison has vaginal or anal sex 60 times a year. Sixty three percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Madison 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 0.4 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Eighty five percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Here 98.0%
  • Madison County 97.4%
  • Mississippi 97.2%

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

  • Here 96.1%
  • County 94.5%
  • Mississippi 94.3%

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

  • Madison 90.7%
  • County 85.4%
  • Mississippi 83.9%

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

  • Madison 51.5%
  • County 45.9%
  • State 45.9%

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

  • Here 6.5%
  • Madison County 6.1%
  • State 5.3%

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

  • Here 98.3%
  • Madison County 97.5%
  • State 97.1%

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

  • Here 91.2%
  • County 82.5%
  • State 80.3%

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

  • Madison 42.7%
  • County 38.4%
  • Mississippi 37.0%

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

  • Madison 10.4%
  • County 13.1%
  • Mississippi 13.1%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 17.0
  • County 16.8
  • Mississippi 16.6

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

  • Madison 25.7
  • Madison County 27.3
  • Mississippi 30.0

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

  • Madison 22.0
  • County 22.1
  • State 23.4

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

  • Here 22.1
  • Madison County 21.9
  • State 22.0

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

  • Madison 5.3
  • Madison County 4.4
  • Mississippi 4.6

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

  • Madison 3.9
  • Madison County 2.3
  • Mississippi 2.3

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

  • Here 2.3
  • County 1.3
  • State 1.4

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

  • Madison 18.9
  • County 19.1
  • Mississippi 19.9

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

  • Here 6.4
  • County 4.7
  • Mississippi 4.4

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 4.7%
  • County 10.4%
  • Mississippi 12.3%

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

  • Here 59.9
  • Madison County 59.9
  • Mississippi 57.3

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Madison 62.9%
  • County 54.9%
  • Mississippi 51.0%

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

  • Here 10.8
  • County 12.4
  • State 11.6

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

  • Here 9.8
  • Madison County 10.4
  • State 9.6

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

  • Madison 0.4
  • County 0.7
  • Mississippi 0.6

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Here 85.1%
  • Madison County 80.2%
  • State 79.1%

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

Ten percent of households in Madison 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 (%)

  • Here 9.7%
  • Madison County 11.0%
  • Mississippi 11.2%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Here 5.3%
  • Madison County 4.3%
  • State 4.0%

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

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Madison 6.8
  • County 6.7
  • Mississippi 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Madison 31.4%
  • County 30.1%
  • State 29.4%

Forty seven percent of Madison residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Madison 47.0%
  • Madison County 54.5%
  • Mississippi 54.4%

Twenty one percent of Madison 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 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 eight percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Twenty three 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 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 (%)

  • Here 21.1%
  • Madison County 19.3%
  • Mississippi 20.4%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 38.7%
  • Madison County 36.1%
  • State 36.0%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 28.5%
  • County 30.9%
  • Mississippi 31.2%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Madison 23.0%
  • Madison County 23.1%
  • Mississippi 20.0%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Madison 49.8%
  • County 43.9%
  • Mississippi 40.1%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Madison 6.3
  • County 6.2
  • Mississippi 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.5
  • County 2.8
  • Mississippi 2.9

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 1.3
  • Madison County 1.4
  • State 1.2

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

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

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Madison 8.9%
  • Madison County 10.6%
  • State 11.0%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 2.9%
  • Madison County 4.0%
  • State 4.2%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 4.5%
  • Madison County 3.3%
  • Mississippi 3.3%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 35.3%
  • County 35.0%
  • Mississippi 34.6%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Madison 16.6%
  • County 19.0%
  • State 19.5%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Madison 10.4%
  • County 11.2%
  • Mississippi 12.0%

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

  • Here 15.9%
  • County 18.4%
  • Mississippi 19.1%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Madison 22.8%
  • County 22.7%
  • Mississippi 25.2%

People with gout (%)

  • Here 3.3%
  • Madison County 3.6%
  • State 4.0%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Madison 2.2%
  • County 2.7%
  • State 3.5%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Madison 2.5%
  • County 2.4%
  • State 3.0%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Madison 1.6%
  • Madison County 1.8%
  • State 2.2%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 2.8%
  • Madison County 2.7%
  • State 3.6%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Here 2.6%
  • County 3.4%
  • Mississippi 4.0%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Here 2.2%
  • County 2.0%
  • State 2.9%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 7.6%
  • County 6.3%
  • Mississippi 6.8%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Madison 3.3%
  • Madison County 3.5%
  • Mississippi 3.8%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Madison 2.4%
  • County 2.7%
  • Mississippi 2.7%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 8.4%
  • Madison County 7.4%
  • State 7.9%

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

Fifty nine percent of births in Madison were vaginal deliveries. Forty one percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.4 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Fifty seven percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Sixty five percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty percent of women in Madison have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Eleven percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Eighty three percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Ten percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Sixteen percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Eighteen 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 (%)

  • Madison 59.4%
  • Madison County 62.6%
  • State 64.3%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 40.6%
  • County 37.4%
  • State 35.7%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Madison 99.4%
  • County 99.1%
  • Mississippi 99.0%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 56.9%
  • Madison County 58.7%
  • State 59.9%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Madison 65.4%
  • County 50.1%
  • State 50.0%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Madison 20.2%
  • County 20.5%
  • Mississippi 22.3%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Here 10.9%
  • County 9.9%
  • Mississippi 11.2%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 82.7%
  • Madison County 75.0%
  • Mississippi 74.4%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Madison 10.2%
  • Madison County 7.8%
  • State 7.3%

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

  • Here 15.5%
  • County 19.3%
  • State 18.8%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 18.1%
  • Madison County 14.3%
  • State 16.3%

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

People living in Madison report their general health condition on average at 60 percent. Five percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 45 percent of Madison residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Nine percent of people living in Madison are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 59.6%
  • County 56.1%
  • State 54.8%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 5.0%
  • County 4.7%
  • Mississippi 4.3%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 44.6%
  • Madison County 46.9%
  • Mississippi 44.5%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 9.3%
  • Madison County 9.4%
  • Mississippi 8.8%

People in Madison spend $372 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 22 percent of their income. The average family in Madison spends $76 on food at other stores monthly. This is four percent of their income. They spend $158 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is seven 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 $372
  • Madison County $357
  • Mississippi $352

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

  • Madison 21.7%
  • County 25.5%
  • State 26.1%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Madison $76
  • County $76
  • Mississippi $71

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 4.2%
  • Madison County 4.7%
  • Mississippi 4.5%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $158
  • County $140
  • State $130

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 6.6%
  • County 7.0%
  • Mississippi 6.9%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

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

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Madison 1.1%
  • Madison County 1.4%
  • State 1.3%

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

People living in Madison report their general condition of hearing on average at 81 percent. Eighty one 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. Nineteen percent of Madison population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Forty 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. Sixteen percent of people in Madison had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Madison 81.0%
  • County 81.2%
  • State 79.9%

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

  • Here 81.1%
  • Madison County 81.4%
  • Mississippi 80.2%

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

  • Madison 95.6%
  • Madison County 95.7%
  • Mississippi 95.3%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Madison 19.5%
  • Madison County 18.3%
  • Mississippi 18.8%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 41.4%
  • Madison County 38.5%
  • Mississippi 41.3%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Madison 15.8%
  • County 15.4%
  • State 15.6%

Twenty one percent of Madison 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 (%)

  • Madison 21.1%
  • County 23.8%
  • State 26.7%

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

Fifteen percent of Madison 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 one 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. Eight percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion. Six 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 15.1%
  • Madison County 17.2%
  • State 18.9%

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

  • Madison 21.5%
  • County 22.7%
  • State 25.0%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Madison 7.6%
  • County 8.9%
  • State 9.7%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Madison 7.9%
  • Madison County 8.9%
  • State 9.7%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 6.1%
  • County 7.4%
  • State 8.6%

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

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