Health and Nutrition of Morris, MN Residents

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Fifty three percent of Morris 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 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 four frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Morris 53.4%
  • Stevens County 51.9%
  • Minnesota 49.3%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Here 21.6
  • Stevens County 21.9
  • Minnesota 21.7

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Morris 4.4
  • County 3.8
  • State 3.6

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

  • Here 1.8
  • Stevens County 1.7
  • State 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Morris 1.7
  • Stevens County 1.7
  • Minnesota 1.8

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Morris 4.2
  • Stevens County 3.7
  • Minnesota 3.9

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

The average Morris 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. Seventeen percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Morris residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 55 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 1.6
  • Stevens County 1.8
  • State 2.0

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 12.7%
  • County 13.9%
  • Minnesota 16.6%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Morris 16.8%
  • Stevens County 19.4%
  • State 21.6%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Morris 54.7%
  • County 50.5%
  • Minnesota 46.1%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Morris 3.2
  • Stevens County 3.0
  • State 2.8

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 2.5
  • Stevens County 2.5
  • Minnesota 2.7

Average number of teeth

  • Morris 24.4
  • County 23.3
  • Minnesota 22.5

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

The average height of Morris residents 16 years and older is 67 inches. The average weight is 175 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 28. Thirty one percent of people living here are obese. Forty one percent have ever been obese. Thirty nine percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Here 67.1
  • County 67.0
  • State 67.0

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 175.5
  • Stevens County 178.5
  • State 179.8

Average BMI

  • Morris 27.7
  • County 28.2
  • State 28.5

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 30.9%
  • County 34.5%
  • State 36.1%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Morris 41.2%
  • County 45.9%
  • State 48.0%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Morris 39.1%
  • Stevens County 36.3%
  • State 34.4%

Sixty four percent of Morris residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Seventeen percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Fifteen percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Two percent have ever used heroin. Eight percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 64.0%
  • County 65.3%
  • State 65.3%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Here 17.4%
  • County 22.2%
  • Minnesota 25.0%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 15.4%
  • Stevens County 20.2%
  • Minnesota 22.6%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Here 1.8%
  • Stevens County 2.4%
  • State 3.3%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 7.9%
  • Stevens County 11.0%
  • Minnesota 14.2%

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

Eight percent of people living in Morris 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 (%)

  • Morris 8.0%
  • County 9.3%
  • Minnesota 9.4%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 47.5%
  • Stevens County 47.1%
  • Minnesota 45.9%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 2.5%
  • Stevens County 2.9%
  • State 2.9%

Morris 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

  • Morris 0.9
  • Stevens County 1.0
  • Minnesota 1.1

Twelve percent of Morris 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 seven percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Fifteen 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 seven percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Morris 11.7%
  • Stevens County 12.6%
  • Minnesota 11.7%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Morris 5.8%
  • County 5.5%
  • Minnesota 5.8%

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

  • Morris 71.5%
  • Stevens County 71.4%
  • Minnesota 69.1%

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

  • Morris 37.0%
  • County 34.3%
  • Minnesota 29.8%

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

  • Morris 14.7%
  • County 16.1%
  • State 16.8%

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

  • Here 21.9%
  • County 22.9%
  • State 23.5%

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

  • Morris 46.6%
  • County 44.7%
  • State 43.1%

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

Eighty two percent of people living in Morris are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Morris 82.0%
  • County 78.5%
  • State 74.1%

Twenty percent of people living in Morris 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 percent of people in Morris 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 (%)

  • Here 20.2%
  • Stevens County 22.8%
  • Minnesota 21.9%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Morris 23.0%
  • County 25.1%
  • Minnesota 24.6%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Morris 40.0%
  • County 42.6%
  • State 40.7%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Morris 15.4%
  • Stevens County 18.8%
  • Minnesota 18.7%

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

Forty five percent of people living in Morris use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Morris 44.7%
  • County 41.1%
  • Minnesota 36.5%

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

Twenty two percent of Morris residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty two percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Forty percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Fifty 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. Seventeen 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. Three 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 21.6%
  • Stevens County 24.1%
  • Minnesota 26.0%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Morris 22.0%
  • Stevens County 25.8%
  • Minnesota 27.0%

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

  • Here 40.3%
  • Stevens County 41.8%
  • Minnesota 42.3%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 50.0%
  • Stevens County 51.9%
  • Minnesota 51.7%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Morris 24.5%
  • County 25.7%
  • Minnesota 27.4%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Morris 20.9%
  • County 21.4%
  • Minnesota 21.5%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Morris 17.4%
  • Stevens County 18.6%
  • Minnesota 19.4%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Morris 12.2%
  • County 13.3%
  • State 13.8%

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

  • Morris 2.6%
  • Stevens County 3.9%
  • Minnesota 4.3%

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

Morris residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Morris 1.9
  • Stevens County 2.1
  • Minnesota 2.1

Eighty one percent of people living in Morris 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 5.5 days per month on average. They have 4.8 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 17 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Morris 81.5%
  • Stevens County 80.9%
  • State 81.3%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Morris 11.2%
  • County 11.0%
  • Minnesota 10.1%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 5.5
  • Stevens County 5.4
  • State 5.1

Average drinks/week

  • Here 4.8
  • County 5.4
  • State 5.7

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 17.5
  • Stevens County 21.4
  • Minnesota 24.0

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

Ninety three percent of Morris residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Eighty seven percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Eighty four percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Thirty four percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Seven percent of males in Morris have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Ninety five percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Eighty five percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Thirty seven percent have ever had anal sex. Thirteen percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Morris 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 17 women. He has vaginal sex with 11 women. People living here were on average 20 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. In their lifetime they performed oral sex on average on three women. Males in their lifetime have anal or oral sex with 1.7 men on average. They have had 0.7 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Morris were 18 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on four men in their lifetime. Nine percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Morris has vaginal or anal sex 61 times a year. Fifty five percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Morris 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 0.4 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Ninety one percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Morris 93.4%
  • Stevens County 95.4%
  • State 97.2%

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

  • Here 87.3%
  • Stevens County 92.2%
  • Minnesota 94.3%

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

  • Here 84.0%
  • County 87.2%
  • Minnesota 87.8%

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

  • Morris 33.9%
  • County 43.9%
  • Minnesota 49.2%

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

  • Here 7.1%
  • Stevens County 7.3%
  • State 5.7%

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

  • Here 95.2%
  • County 95.9%
  • State 97.2%

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

  • Morris 85.5%
  • County 85.2%
  • Minnesota 86.6%

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

  • Morris 36.8%
  • Stevens County 36.3%
  • Minnesota 39.8%

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

  • Here 12.6%
  • County 11.2%
  • State 11.8%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 17.2
  • Stevens County 17.0
  • State 16.7

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

  • Here 16.7
  • Stevens County 22.5
  • State 25.7

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

  • Morris 10.8
  • Stevens County 16.7
  • Minnesota 20.8

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

  • Morris 20.4
  • Stevens County 21.0
  • State 21.3

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

  • Here 3.4
  • County 4.7
  • Minnesota 5.5

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

  • Morris 1.7
  • County 4.7
  • State 2.5

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

  • Morris 0.7
  • Stevens County 2.6
  • Minnesota 1.4

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

  • Morris 18.4
  • County 18.5
  • State 20.2

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

  • Morris 3.8
  • County 7.1
  • State 5.1

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 8.6%
  • County 7.9%
  • State 8.0%

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

  • Here 61.1
  • Stevens County 62.7
  • State 64.4

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 54.5%
  • Stevens County 55.0%
  • Minnesota 56.6%

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

  • Here 11.6
  • Stevens County 11.5
  • Minnesota 11.6

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

  • Morris 10.4
  • County 10.1
  • State 10.3

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

  • Morris 0.4
  • Stevens County 0.4
  • Minnesota 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Morris 90.6%
  • Stevens County 87.2%
  • Minnesota 83.3%

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

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

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Here 10.8%
  • County 10.0%
  • State 9.7%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Morris 3.4%
  • County 4.2%
  • Minnesota 4.3%

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

Morris 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

  • Here 7.0
  • Stevens County 6.9
  • Minnesota 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 31.1%
  • County 31.5%
  • Minnesota 32.0%

Forty four percent of Morris residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 44.4%
  • County 47.0%
  • Minnesota 52.5%

Twenty percent of Morris 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. Thirty five percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Thirty 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 two 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 seven 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 1.5 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 19.8%
  • Stevens County 21.9%
  • State 22.6%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 35.9%
  • County 38.1%
  • Minnesota 38.1%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 34.9%
  • Stevens County 29.5%
  • Minnesota 30.2%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 30.2%
  • County 22.9%
  • Minnesota 19.4%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Morris 52.3%
  • Stevens County 48.0%
  • Minnesota 42.8%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 6.7
  • Stevens County 6.3
  • Minnesota 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.7
  • Stevens County 2.7
  • Minnesota 2.7

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 1.5
  • Stevens County 1.3
  • Minnesota 1.2

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

Twelve percent of Morris 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 percent are overweight. Eighteen 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 Morris have ever received a blood transfusion. Thirteen percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty two percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Four percent have ever been told they had gout. Three 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. Ten percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Morris 11.9%
  • Stevens County 11.0%
  • Minnesota 11.1%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 2.7%
  • Stevens County 2.8%
  • Minnesota 3.2%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Morris 3.6%
  • County 3.9%
  • State 4.0%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 29.9%
  • Stevens County 32.2%
  • Minnesota 33.2%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Here 18.4%
  • County 18.9%
  • Minnesota 21.1%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Morris 10.1%
  • County 11.5%
  • State 11.3%

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

  • Morris 13.4%
  • County 16.6%
  • State 18.6%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Morris 21.7%
  • County 25.1%
  • Minnesota 25.6%

People with gout (%)

  • Morris 4.1%
  • County 4.0%
  • State 3.8%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Here 2.6%
  • Stevens County 3.1%
  • Minnesota 3.5%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Morris 2.8%
  • Stevens County 3.4%
  • Minnesota 3.1%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 2.4%
  • County 2.6%
  • State 2.2%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 3.1%
  • County 3.9%
  • Minnesota 3.8%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Morris 3.3%
  • Stevens County 4.0%
  • State 3.8%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Here 1.9%
  • County 2.5%
  • State 3.6%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Morris 7.8%
  • County 8.4%
  • State 7.6%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Here 2.8%
  • County 3.6%
  • State 3.9%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Here 2.1%
  • County 2.4%
  • State 3.3%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 10.2%
  • County 10.7%
  • State 9.1%

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

Sixty eight percent of births in Morris were vaginal deliveries. Thirty two percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.6 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Fifty five percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Fifty four percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty percent of women in Morris have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Twelve percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Seventy three percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Thirteen percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Fourteen percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Seventeen 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 (%)

  • Morris 67.8%
  • County 66.1%
  • Minnesota 64.5%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 32.2%
  • County 33.9%
  • Minnesota 35.5%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Morris 99.6%
  • County 99.5%
  • State 99.4%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Morris 55.5%
  • County 57.5%
  • Minnesota 59.6%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Here 53.7%
  • County 53.2%
  • State 55.7%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 20.2%
  • County 22.8%
  • State 21.6%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Here 11.6%
  • County 13.1%
  • State 11.9%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 73.4%
  • Stevens County 73.7%
  • Minnesota 75.4%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Here 12.9%
  • Stevens County 10.9%
  • State 8.9%

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

  • Morris 14.4%
  • County 13.2%
  • State 16.0%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Morris 17.2%
  • County 19.4%
  • State 18.1%

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

People living in Morris report their general health condition on average at 62 percent. Six percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 36 percent of Morris residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Eight percent of people living in Morris are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Morris 61.5%
  • Stevens County 58.6%
  • State 56.2%

Blood donors (%)

  • Morris 6.1%
  • Stevens County 5.3%
  • State 4.4%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Morris 36.2%
  • County 36.1%
  • State 39.3%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Morris 8.1%
  • County 8.3%
  • State 8.5%

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

People in Morris spend $347 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 Morris spends $72 on food at other stores monthly. This is four percent of their income. They spend $178 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is nine percent of their income. They also spend $29 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Morris $347
  • County $350
  • State $363

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

  • Morris 20.1%
  • County 21.5%
  • State 23.8%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $72
  • County $70
  • Minnesota $70

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Morris 3.9%
  • Stevens County 4.0%
  • State 4.1%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Morris $178
  • County $153
  • Minnesota $143

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 9.5%
  • County 7.9%
  • Minnesota 6.9%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Morris $29
  • Stevens County $25
  • State $25

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Morris 1.5%
  • Stevens County 1.4%
  • State 1.3%

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

People living in Morris report their general condition of hearing on average at 80 percent. Eighty three 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 five percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Sixteen percent of Morris population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Thirty 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. Fourteen percent of people in Morris had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Here 80.4%
  • Stevens County 78.4%
  • Minnesota 78.6%

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

  • Here 83.2%
  • County 79.9%
  • State 77.3%

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

  • Morris 95.3%
  • Stevens County 94.5%
  • State 94.8%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Morris 16.3%
  • Stevens County 19.7%
  • State 20.6%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 30.9%
  • Stevens County 40.3%
  • State 44.2%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 14.0%
  • Stevens County 14.8%
  • Minnesota 16.0%

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

Thirty percent of Morris residents 40 and older take a low-dose aspirin each day to prevent heart attacks, strokes or cancer.

Summary

Adults 40+ taking low-dose aspirin (%)

  • Here 29.5%
  • County 28.5%
  • State 25.2%

Thirteen percent of Morris 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. Nineteen 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. Seven 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 (%)

  • Here 12.8%
  • Stevens County 16.2%
  • Minnesota 18.8%

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

  • Morris 19.4%
  • Stevens County 22.9%
  • Minnesota 25.0%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 7.9%
  • County 8.9%
  • Minnesota 9.1%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Here 7.1%
  • Stevens County 8.9%
  • State 10.1%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Morris 6.9%
  • Stevens County 8.0%
  • State 7.5%

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

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