Health and Nutrition of New Paris, OH Residents

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Fifty two percent of New Paris residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 15 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 (%)

  • New Paris 51.9%
  • Preble County 49.5%
  • State 49.6%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • New Paris 14.6
  • County 21.8
  • Ohio 21.4

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Here 3.4
  • County 3.3
  • State 3.6

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

  • Here 1.6
  • Preble County 1.7
  • Ohio 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • New Paris 1.9
  • Preble County 1.6
  • State 1.7

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • New Paris 3.9
  • County 3.4
  • Ohio 3.6

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

The average New Paris resident last visited a dentist two years ago (including all types of dentists, such as, orthodontists, oral surgeons, and all other dental specialists, as well as dental hygienists). Twenty two percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Thirteen percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). New Paris residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 47 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 four days per week. The average person living here (including children) has 24 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Here 1.6
  • County 2.0
  • State 2.0

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • New Paris 22.4%
  • Preble County 15.8%
  • State 16.1%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 12.8%
  • Preble County 22.9%
  • State 21.3%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • New Paris 46.9%
  • County 46.0%
  • Ohio 46.4%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • New Paris 3.1
  • County 2.8
  • Ohio 2.8

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 4.0
  • Preble County 2.7
  • State 2.8

Average number of teeth

  • New Paris 24.2
  • Preble County 22.4
  • Ohio 22.5

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

The average height of New Paris residents 16 years and older is 65 inches. The average weight is 172 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 30. Thirty seven percent of people living here are obese. Forty four percent have ever been obese. Forty three percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • New Paris 65.5
  • Preble County 66.9
  • Ohio 66.9

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 172.3
  • Preble County 182.4
  • Ohio 181.0

Average BMI

  • Here 29.5
  • County 29.0
  • State 28.8

People that are obese (%)

  • New Paris 36.6%
  • Preble County 38.4%
  • Ohio 37.7%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 44.3%
  • County 51.0%
  • State 49.5%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • New Paris 42.7%
  • County 34.8%
  • State 35.2%

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

Fifty two percent of New Paris residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Nine percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Nine percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Two percent have ever used heroin. Five percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • New Paris 51.6%
  • Preble County 65.3%
  • Ohio 64.5%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • New Paris 9.4%
  • County 25.9%
  • State 23.9%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • New Paris 9.4%
  • Preble County 23.7%
  • Ohio 21.7%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Here 1.9%
  • County 3.2%
  • State 3.2%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 4.7%
  • County 14.3%
  • State 12.8%

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

Five percent of people living in New Paris have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Sixty two percent of people had a blood test for high sugar or diabetes within the past three years.

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • New Paris 4.7%
  • County 9.9%
  • Ohio 10.1%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • New Paris 61.9%
  • County 45.3%
  • Ohio 47.2%

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

New Paris 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

  • New Paris 1.0
  • Preble County 1.1
  • State 1.1

Nine percent of New Paris 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 three percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Twenty three percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Fifteen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Fourteen percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Forty four percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Here 9.4%
  • County 13.5%
  • Ohio 11.5%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • New Paris 4.5%
  • Preble County 4.9%
  • Ohio 5.7%

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

  • Here 63.3%
  • County 71.2%
  • Ohio 68.6%

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

  • Here 22.9%
  • County 30.7%
  • Ohio 29.9%

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

  • New Paris 15.1%
  • County 17.4%
  • State 16.2%

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

  • Here 13.7%
  • Preble County 23.9%
  • Ohio 22.1%

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

  • New Paris 43.8%
  • County 43.1%
  • Ohio 42.5%

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

Eighty three percent of people living in New Paris are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • New Paris 82.9%
  • County 75.1%
  • State 75.4%

Sixteen percent of people living in New Paris 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 New Paris frequently check their blood cholesterol. Twenty 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 15.7%
  • Preble County 22.5%
  • State 23.6%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • New Paris 27.4%
  • Preble County 25.7%
  • State 25.3%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 43.6%
  • County 43.7%
  • Ohio 43.1%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • New Paris 19.7%
  • Preble County 19.8%
  • Ohio 19.7%

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

Twenty six percent of people living in New Paris use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 25.5%
  • County 38.7%
  • State 35.5%

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

Thirty five percent of New Paris residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Thirty two percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Forty eight percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Sixty three percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Twenty eight percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Seventeen percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Twenty two percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Seventeen percent of people living here move or speak so slowly that other people could have noticed, or the opposite - being so fidgety or restless that they have been moving around a lot more than usual. Ten 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 (%)

  • New Paris 34.8%
  • Preble County 27.2%
  • Ohio 25.9%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • New Paris 32.2%
  • Preble County 29.4%
  • Ohio 27.0%

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

  • New Paris 48.5%
  • County 44.0%
  • Ohio 41.8%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • New Paris 62.7%
  • Preble County 53.2%
  • State 51.4%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Here 28.1%
  • County 27.0%
  • Ohio 27.5%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • New Paris 17.4%
  • Preble County 22.5%
  • State 21.0%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • New Paris 21.7%
  • Preble County 20.3%
  • Ohio 18.9%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • New Paris 16.8%
  • County 15.0%
  • Ohio 13.6%

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

  • Here 10.0%
  • County 5.2%
  • Ohio 4.3%

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

New Paris residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • New Paris 1.6
  • Preble County 2.2
  • Ohio 2.2

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

Seventy percent of people living in New Paris 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 3.8 days per month on average. They have 6.5 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 24 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • New Paris 70.0%
  • Preble County 80.8%
  • Ohio 80.0%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • New Paris 13.3%
  • County 10.6%
  • Ohio 10.7%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 3.8
  • County 5.2
  • Ohio 5.1

Average drinks/week

  • New Paris 6.5
  • Preble County 6.1
  • Ohio 5.7

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 24.4
  • County 26.2
  • State 23.8

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

Ninety six percent of New Paris residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety four percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Eighty three percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Forty one percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Four percent of males in New Paris 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. Ninety one percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Twenty five percent have ever had anal sex. Ten percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in New Paris 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 25 women. He has vaginal sex with 18 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 three women. People in New Paris were 19 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. Seventeen percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in New Paris has vaginal or anal sex 64 times a year. Thirty eight percent have sex without using a condom. Females in New Paris 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with nine men on average. They have had nine male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.2 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Seventy two percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Here 96.5%
  • Preble County 97.2%
  • Ohio 97.3%

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

  • Here 93.9%
  • Preble County 95.4%
  • State 94.5%

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

  • New Paris 82.5%
  • County 88.9%
  • Ohio 87.1%

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

  • Here 41.5%
  • County 50.4%
  • Ohio 48.1%

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

  • New Paris 3.7%
  • Preble County 7.1%
  • State 5.9%

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

  • New Paris 97.3%
  • Preble County 97.7%
  • Ohio 97.4%

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

  • Here 90.6%
  • Preble County 87.1%
  • Ohio 85.3%

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

  • New Paris 25.5%
  • Preble County 39.7%
  • Ohio 38.7%

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

  • Here 10.3%
  • Preble County 11.1%
  • Ohio 11.6%

Average age people first had sex

  • New Paris 17.5
  • County 16.8
  • Ohio 16.7

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

  • Here 25.3
  • Preble County 26.4
  • Ohio 26.8

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

  • Here 18.1
  • County 22.6
  • Ohio 21.2

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

  • Here 21.1
  • County 21.4
  • State 21.6

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

  • New Paris 2.7
  • County 5.7
  • Ohio 5.1

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

  • New Paris 19.5
  • County 18.1
  • State 19.8

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 17.1%
  • County 5.9%
  • Ohio 8.7%

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

  • Here 64.0
  • Preble County 65.2
  • Ohio 61.8

People having sex without condom (%)

  • New Paris 38.1%
  • Preble County 59.6%
  • State 55.1%

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

  • Here 8.9
  • County 11.9
  • Ohio 11.3

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

  • Here 8.6
  • County 10.6
  • State 9.9

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

  • Here 0.2
  • County 0.5
  • State 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Here 71.7%
  • Preble County 85.1%
  • Ohio 83.2%

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

Nine percent of households in New Paris 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 (%)

  • New Paris 8.6%
  • County 9.3%
  • Ohio 10.1%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Here 4.0%
  • Preble County 5.0%
  • Ohio 4.3%

New Paris residents 16 years and older usually get seven hours of sleep at night on weekdays or workdays. Twenty six percent of them have trouble sleeping.

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • New Paris 6.7
  • County 6.8
  • State 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 26.2%
  • Preble County 33.1%
  • State 31.9%

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

Fifty six percent of New Paris residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 56.1%
  • County 51.5%
  • Ohio 51.9%

Fifteen percent of New Paris 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 four 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. Forty three 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 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 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 two 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 (%)

  • New Paris 15.0%
  • County 23.6%
  • Ohio 22.0%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • New Paris 33.5%
  • County 40.1%
  • Ohio 38.0%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 43.1%
  • Preble County 25.4%
  • State 29.4%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • New Paris 22.8%
  • Preble County 17.3%
  • Ohio 19.4%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 52.0%
  • Preble County 44.9%
  • State 42.6%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • New Paris 6.0
  • Preble County 6.0
  • State 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • New Paris 2.5
  • County 2.8
  • State 2.8

Average hours a day using computer

  • New Paris 1.5
  • County 1.2
  • Ohio 1.2

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

Nine percent of New Paris 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". Two 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. Twenty 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. Eight percent of people living in New Paris have ever received a blood transfusion. Twenty six percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty two percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. One percent have coronary heart disease. Four percent have ever had a heart attack, also called myocardial infarction. Eight percent have another thyroid problem. Three percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Six percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • New Paris 8.8%
  • County 9.9%
  • Ohio 10.8%

People with anemia (%)

  • New Paris 3.5%
  • Preble County 2.8%
  • State 3.4%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • New Paris 1.6%
  • County 4.3%
  • State 3.9%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 35.4%
  • Preble County 34.4%
  • State 34.2%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • New Paris 19.9%
  • County 20.7%
  • State 19.6%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Here 7.9%
  • Preble County 12.2%
  • State 11.8%

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

  • Here 26.4%
  • Preble County 19.3%
  • State 18.6%

People with arthritis (%)

  • New Paris 22.5%
  • County 26.5%
  • State 26.5%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • New Paris 1.1%
  • County 3.5%
  • Ohio 3.2%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 3.9%
  • County 4.1%
  • State 3.9%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 8.4%
  • Preble County 8.3%
  • State 7.8%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Here 2.8%
  • County 4.4%
  • State 3.9%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • New Paris 6.2%
  • Preble County 9.5%
  • State 9.2%

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

Fifty two percent of births in New Paris were vaginal deliveries. Forty eight percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.3 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty two percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Sixty two percent of women breastfeed their children. Eight percent of women in New Paris have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Four percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Seventy two percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Thirteen percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy.

Summary

Vaginal deliveries (%)

  • Here 52.3%
  • Preble County 65.3%
  • Ohio 64.6%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 47.7%
  • County 34.7%
  • State 35.4%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • New Paris 99.3%
  • County 99.4%
  • Ohio 99.3%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 61.6%
  • County 60.4%
  • State 59.8%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • New Paris 61.8%
  • Preble County 54.1%
  • State 53.7%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • New Paris 7.7%
  • Preble County 23.9%
  • State 23.0%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • New Paris 4.1%
  • County 13.2%
  • Ohio 12.4%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 71.9%
  • County 76.5%
  • Ohio 75.6%

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

  • New Paris 12.8%
  • Preble County 14.8%
  • Ohio 15.9%

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

People living in New Paris report their general health condition on average at 51 percent. Six percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 32 percent of New Paris residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Six percent of people living in New Paris are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 51.0%
  • County 56.6%
  • Ohio 56.1%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 5.9%
  • County 4.3%
  • Ohio 4.5%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 32.2%
  • Preble County 37.3%
  • Ohio 40.0%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 5.8%
  • Preble County 8.9%
  • State 8.6%

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

People in New Paris spend $356 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 New Paris spends $112 on food at other stores monthly. This is six percent of their income. They spend $140 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is six percent of their income. They also spend $19 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • New Paris $356
  • County $350
  • Ohio $357

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

  • Here 22.1%
  • Preble County 24.2%
  • State 23.6%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • New Paris $112
  • Preble County $68
  • State $71

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 5.5%
  • County 4.6%
  • State 4.2%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $140
  • County $123
  • Ohio $139

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • New Paris 5.9%
  • County 6.5%
  • State 6.8%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • New Paris $19
  • County $20
  • Ohio $24

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Here 0.6%
  • Preble County 1.2%
  • State 1.3%

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

People living in New Paris report their general condition of hearing on average at 83 percent. Eighty five percent of them can usually hear and understand, without the use of a hearing aid or any other listening devices, what a person says without seeing his or her face if that person whispers to them from across a quiet room. Ninety eight percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Twenty one percent of New Paris population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Forty two 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. Twelve percent of people in New Paris had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Here 83.0%
  • Preble County 77.5%
  • State 78.7%

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

  • Here 85.0%
  • Preble County 76.9%
  • Ohio 78.0%

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

  • New Paris 97.6%
  • Preble County 93.6%
  • State 94.8%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • New Paris 21.3%
  • Preble County 22.8%
  • Ohio 20.3%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 41.8%
  • Preble County 46.8%
  • State 43.4%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • New Paris 12.3%
  • Preble County 16.2%
  • State 15.7%

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

Thirty percent of New Paris 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 (%)

  • New Paris 30.0%
  • County 26.5%
  • State 26.5%

Nineteen percent of New Paris 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 two percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Fifteen percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion.

Summary

People having limitations keeping them from working (%)

  • Here 18.6%
  • Preble County 19.5%
  • State 18.5%

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

  • Here 22.1%
  • County 26.5%
  • Ohio 25.0%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Here 15.3%
  • County 10.4%
  • State 9.8%

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

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