Health and Nutrition of Massillon, OH Residents

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Forty nine percent of Massillon residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 22 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 two "ready to eat" foods such as salads, soups, chicken, sandwiches and cooked vegetables per month. They also eat four frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Massillon 48.7%
  • Stark County 51.1%
  • State 49.6%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Massillon 22.2
  • County 21.4
  • Ohio 21.4

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Massillon 3.3
  • County 3.5
  • Ohio 3.6

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

  • Here 1.8
  • County 1.6
  • Ohio 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Massillon 1.6
  • County 1.7
  • State 1.7

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Massillon 3.7
  • Stark County 3.4
  • Ohio 3.6

The average Massillon 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). Seventeen percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Twenty two percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Massillon residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 44 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 21 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Massillon 2.1
  • Stark County 1.9
  • State 2.0

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 17.2%
  • Stark County 14.7%
  • Ohio 16.1%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Massillon 22.1%
  • County 20.8%
  • State 21.3%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Here 44.0%
  • County 48.6%
  • Ohio 46.4%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Massillon 2.6
  • Stark County 3.0
  • State 2.8

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Massillon 2.8
  • Stark County 2.7
  • Ohio 2.8

Average number of teeth

  • Here 21.1
  • Stark County 22.7
  • State 22.5

The average height of Massillon residents 16 years and older is 67 inches. The average weight is 179 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Thirty seven percent of people living here are obese. Fifty percent have ever been obese. Thirty three percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Here 66.7
  • Stark County 66.9
  • State 66.9

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 179.5
  • County 181.0
  • State 181.0

Average BMI

  • Here 28.7
  • Stark County 28.8
  • State 28.8

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 37.3%
  • Stark County 37.4%
  • State 37.7%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 49.9%
  • County 49.1%
  • State 49.5%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Massillon 32.6%
  • County 36.6%
  • State 35.2%

Sixty five percent of Massillon residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty five 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. Four percent have ever used heroin. Fourteen percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Massillon 65.5%
  • Stark County 64.8%
  • Ohio 64.5%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Here 24.9%
  • Stark County 23.5%
  • State 23.9%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 22.3%
  • County 21.5%
  • Ohio 21.7%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Massillon 3.6%
  • County 2.9%
  • Ohio 3.2%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 13.8%
  • County 11.9%
  • Ohio 12.8%

Eleven percent of people living in Massillon have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Forty seven 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 11.1%
  • Stark County 10.2%
  • State 10.1%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Massillon 47.1%
  • Stark County 47.9%
  • State 47.2%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Massillon 3.3%
  • County 3.2%
  • Ohio 3.2%

Massillon 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

  • Massillon 1.2
  • County 1.1
  • Ohio 1.1

Twelve percent of Massillon 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 nine percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Twenty nine percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Sixteen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Twenty two percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Forty one percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Here 12.0%
  • County 12.3%
  • State 11.5%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Here 6.3%
  • Stark County 5.6%
  • Ohio 5.7%

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

  • Here 69.2%
  • County 69.8%
  • State 68.6%

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

  • Massillon 29.2%
  • Stark County 31.9%
  • Ohio 29.9%

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

  • Here 15.7%
  • Stark County 16.1%
  • State 16.2%

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

  • Massillon 22.5%
  • Stark County 22.5%
  • Ohio 22.1%

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

  • Massillon 41.2%
  • Stark County 43.3%
  • Ohio 42.5%

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Massillon 74.7%
  • County 77.7%
  • Ohio 75.4%

Twenty six percent of people living in Massillon have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had hypertension (also called high blood pressure). Twenty seven percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Forty four percent of people in Massillon frequently check their blood cholesterol. Twenty two percent of people have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that their blood cholesterol level was high.

Summary

Has high blood pressure (%)

  • Here 25.8%
  • Stark County 24.3%
  • State 23.6%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 27.2%
  • Stark County 25.9%
  • Ohio 25.3%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Massillon 44.0%
  • Stark County 46.3%
  • State 43.1%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Massillon 22.1%
  • Stark County 20.2%
  • Ohio 19.7%

Thirty three percent of people living in Massillon use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 32.7%
  • Stark County 39.4%
  • Ohio 35.5%

Twenty seven percent of Massillon residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty eight 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 one percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Twenty eight 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. Fifteen 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 (%)

  • Massillon 26.6%
  • County 25.5%
  • State 25.9%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Massillon 27.9%
  • County 27.0%
  • State 27.0%

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

  • Massillon 42.1%
  • County 41.8%
  • State 41.8%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 51.2%
  • Stark County 51.7%
  • State 51.4%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Here 28.2%
  • Stark County 26.1%
  • State 27.5%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 21.3%
  • County 20.9%
  • State 21.0%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Massillon 19.0%
  • Stark County 18.7%
  • Ohio 18.9%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Massillon 14.9%
  • Stark County 13.2%
  • State 13.6%

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

  • Massillon 4.7%
  • County 4.4%
  • Ohio 4.3%

Massillon residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Massillon 2.4
  • County 2.2
  • Ohio 2.2

Seventy nine percent of people living in Massillon have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Eleven percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 4.8 days per month on average. They have 5.7 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 25 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Massillon 79.2%
  • County 80.3%
  • State 80.0%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Here 11.2%
  • Stark County 10.4%
  • State 10.7%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 4.8
  • County 5.3
  • Ohio 5.1

Average drinks/week

  • Here 5.7
  • County 5.5
  • State 5.7

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 24.6
  • County 22.4
  • Ohio 23.8

Ninety seven percent of Massillon 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. Eighty seven percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Fifty percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Five percent of males in Massillon 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. Thirty eight percent have ever had anal sex. Twelve percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Massillon were 16 years old on average when they had sex for the first time. The average man in his lifetime had any kind of sex with 27 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 4.1 men on average. They have had 2.4 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Massillon were 21 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on seven men in their lifetime. Nine percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Massillon has vaginal or anal sex 63 times a year. Fifty four percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Massillon 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. Eighty three percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Massillon 97.4%
  • Stark County 97.2%
  • State 97.3%

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

  • Massillon 94.9%
  • County 94.7%
  • Ohio 94.5%

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

  • Massillon 86.9%
  • Stark County 87.9%
  • Ohio 87.1%

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

  • Massillon 50.0%
  • County 45.6%
  • State 48.1%

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

  • Here 5.3%
  • County 7.2%
  • State 5.9%

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

  • Massillon 97.2%
  • Stark County 97.6%
  • Ohio 97.4%

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

  • Massillon 83.7%
  • Stark County 86.1%
  • Ohio 85.3%

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

  • Here 37.8%
  • County 39.1%
  • State 38.7%

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

  • Massillon 11.8%
  • Stark County 11.2%
  • State 11.6%

Average age people first had sex

  • Massillon 16.5
  • County 17.0
  • State 16.7

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

  • Here 27.3
  • Stark County 23.9
  • State 26.8

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

  • Here 22.3
  • Stark County 19.4
  • Ohio 21.2

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

  • Here 21.6
  • Stark County 21.8
  • State 21.6

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

  • Here 5.0
  • County 4.6
  • State 5.1

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

  • Massillon 4.1
  • County 5.8
  • State 3.1

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

  • Massillon 2.4
  • Stark County 3.3
  • Ohio 1.8

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

  • Massillon 20.6
  • Stark County 18.9
  • Ohio 19.8

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

  • Here 6.8
  • County 8.0
  • Ohio 5.4

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 8.8%
  • Stark County 6.8%
  • State 8.7%

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

  • Here 63.0
  • Stark County 60.7
  • Ohio 61.8

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 54.1%
  • Stark County 57.3%
  • Ohio 55.1%

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

  • Here 11.9
  • County 11.3
  • Ohio 11.3

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

  • Here 10.3
  • County 9.9
  • Ohio 9.9

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

  • Massillon 0.5
  • County 0.5
  • Ohio 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Here 82.7%
  • County 84.9%
  • Ohio 83.2%

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

Ten percent of households in Massillon 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 10.3%
  • County 9.6%
  • State 10.1%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Massillon 4.4%
  • County 4.7%
  • Ohio 4.3%

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Massillon 6.8
  • Stark County 6.9
  • Ohio 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 32.2%
  • Stark County 32.5%
  • Ohio 31.9%

Fifty three percent of Massillon residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Massillon 53.4%
  • County 48.1%
  • State 51.9%

Twenty two percent of Massillon 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 six 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 nine percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Fifteen 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 nine 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 1.1 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 22.0%
  • County 20.8%
  • Ohio 22.0%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Massillon 36.3%
  • County 37.1%
  • State 38.0%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Massillon 28.6%
  • Stark County 27.4%
  • State 29.4%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Massillon 15.3%
  • County 20.3%
  • State 19.4%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 39.3%
  • County 45.6%
  • State 42.6%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Massillon 6.0
  • Stark County 6.2
  • State 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.9
  • Stark County 2.8
  • Ohio 2.8

Average hours a day using computer

  • Massillon 1.1
  • County 1.3
  • Ohio 1.2

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

Twelve percent of Massillon residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Four percent of people living here has anemia, sometimes called "tired blood" or "low blood". 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 four percent are overweight. Twenty two 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. Thirteen percent of people living in Massillon have ever received a blood transfusion. Twenty 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. Four percent have coronary heart disease. Three percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Five percent have ever had a heart attack, also called myocardial infarction. Five percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. Four percent have ever had emphysema. Eight percent have another thyroid problem. Five percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Four 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 (%)

  • Massillon 11.6%
  • Stark County 10.3%
  • State 10.8%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 3.7%
  • Stark County 3.2%
  • State 3.4%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 4.0%
  • County 4.0%
  • State 3.9%

People with overweight (%)

  • Massillon 33.6%
  • Stark County 34.8%
  • Ohio 34.2%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Here 22.4%
  • County 19.0%
  • State 19.6%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Massillon 13.1%
  • County 12.5%
  • Ohio 11.8%

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

  • Here 20.3%
  • Stark County 18.3%
  • State 18.6%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 29.0%
  • County 27.1%
  • Ohio 26.5%

People with gout (%)

  • Here 4.0%
  • Stark County 4.2%
  • State 3.9%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Here 4.3%
  • Stark County 3.2%
  • State 3.6%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Here 3.8%
  • Stark County 3.5%
  • Ohio 3.2%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 2.6%
  • Stark County 2.6%
  • Ohio 2.3%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Massillon 4.7%
  • County 4.0%
  • State 3.9%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Massillon 4.9%
  • Stark County 4.0%
  • State 4.0%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Here 4.4%
  • County 2.7%
  • State 3.3%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Massillon 8.3%
  • Stark County 8.3%
  • Ohio 7.8%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Massillon 4.6%
  • Stark County 4.0%
  • State 3.9%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Massillon 3.6%
  • County 2.5%
  • State 2.9%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Massillon 9.9%
  • Stark County 10.2%
  • Ohio 9.2%

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

Sixty seven percent of births in Massillon were vaginal deliveries. Thirty three percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.4 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty one percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Fifty one percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty five percent of women in Massillon 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 four percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Seven 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 (%)

  • Massillon 66.7%
  • Stark County 65.4%
  • Ohio 64.6%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 33.3%
  • Stark County 34.6%
  • Ohio 35.4%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Massillon 99.4%
  • Stark County 99.4%
  • State 99.3%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 60.5%
  • Stark County 60.1%
  • State 59.8%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Here 51.0%
  • County 54.0%
  • Ohio 53.7%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Massillon 25.1%
  • County 24.6%
  • State 23.0%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Here 13.8%
  • Stark County 13.4%
  • Ohio 12.4%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 73.6%
  • County 75.6%
  • State 75.6%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Massillon 7.5%
  • County 8.2%
  • State 8.5%

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

  • Here 14.6%
  • Stark County 14.9%
  • State 15.9%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 20.0%
  • Stark County 20.6%
  • Ohio 18.9%

People living in Massillon report their general health condition on average at 54 percent. Three percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 38 percent of Massillon residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Eight percent of people living in Massillon are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Massillon 54.4%
  • County 57.5%
  • Ohio 56.1%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 3.5%
  • County 4.6%
  • State 4.5%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Massillon 38.1%
  • County 38.8%
  • State 40.0%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 8.2%
  • County 8.6%
  • Ohio 8.6%

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

People in Massillon spend $357 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 25 percent of their income. The average family in Massillon spends $65 on food at other stores monthly. This is four percent of their income. They spend $125 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is six percent of their income. They also spend $21 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 $357
  • County $356
  • State $357

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

  • Massillon 25.3%
  • County 22.8%
  • Ohio 23.6%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $65
  • Stark County $70
  • Ohio $71

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 4.0%
  • County 4.2%
  • State 4.2%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $125
  • County $145
  • Ohio $139

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 5.8%
  • County 6.9%
  • Ohio 6.8%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Massillon $21
  • County $24
  • State $24

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Here 1.1%
  • Stark County 1.2%
  • State 1.3%

People living in Massillon report their general condition of hearing on average at 77 percent. Seventy six 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 two percent of Massillon population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Forty five 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 Massillon had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Massillon 77.2%
  • County 78.4%
  • Ohio 78.7%

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

  • Here 76.0%
  • Stark County 79.0%
  • Ohio 78.0%

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

  • Massillon 94.4%
  • Stark County 94.6%
  • State 94.8%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Massillon 21.9%
  • Stark County 20.9%
  • State 20.3%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 45.2%
  • County 41.2%
  • Ohio 43.4%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 15.8%
  • County 15.0%
  • Ohio 15.7%

Twenty eight percent of Massillon 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 (%)

  • Massillon 27.7%
  • County 27.8%
  • Ohio 26.5%

Twenty two percent of Massillon 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 eight percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Eleven percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Twelve percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion. Nine 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 (%)

  • Massillon 21.5%
  • County 17.5%
  • State 18.5%

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

  • Here 28.1%
  • Stark County 24.3%
  • State 25.0%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 11.2%
  • Stark County 9.7%
  • Ohio 9.5%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Massillon 11.6%
  • Stark County 9.3%
  • Ohio 9.8%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Massillon 9.5%
  • County 8.5%
  • State 8.1%
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