Health and Nutrition of New Ross, IN Residents

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Forty five percent of New Ross residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 23 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 one "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 (%)

  • Here 45.1%
  • Montgomery County 48.2%
  • Indiana 48.5%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • New Ross 23.3
  • Montgomery County 22.0
  • Indiana 21.6

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Here 3.1
  • Montgomery County 3.3
  • Indiana 3.5

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

  • Here 1.9
  • Montgomery County 1.8
  • State 1.9

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Here 1.5
  • County 1.6
  • State 1.7

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • New Ross 3.9
  • County 3.7
  • State 3.8

The average New Ross 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). Nineteen percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Twenty four percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). New Ross residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 39 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 two 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

  • Here 2.3
  • Montgomery County 2.1
  • Indiana 2.0

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

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

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 24.3%
  • County 23.0%
  • Indiana 22.1%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Here 39.4%
  • County 44.5%
  • Indiana 44.9%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 2.3
  • Montgomery County 2.7
  • Indiana 2.7

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • New Ross 2.7
  • County 2.8
  • Indiana 2.8

Average number of teeth

  • Here 21.2
  • County 21.8
  • State 22.3

The average height of New Ross residents 16 years and older is 67 inches. The average weight is 184 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Forty one percent of people living here are obese. Fifty four percent have ever been obese. Thirty one percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • New Ross 66.7
  • Montgomery County 66.9
  • State 66.9

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 183.5
  • Montgomery County 181.6
  • Indiana 181.0

Average BMI

  • Here 29.2
  • Montgomery County 28.8
  • State 28.8

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 41.5%
  • Montgomery County 37.9%
  • Indiana 37.8%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • New Ross 54.2%
  • County 50.7%
  • Indiana 49.9%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • New Ross 30.8%
  • County 33.7%
  • Indiana 34.5%

Sixty nine percent of New Ross residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Thirty one percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Twenty six percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Four percent have ever used heroin. Seventeen percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 68.9%
  • Montgomery County 67.3%
  • State 65.4%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • New Ross 30.7%
  • County 26.5%
  • State 25.0%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • New Ross 25.7%
  • Montgomery County 23.7%
  • Indiana 22.5%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Here 4.0%
  • Montgomery County 3.3%
  • State 3.4%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 16.6%
  • Montgomery County 14.8%
  • Indiana 13.8%

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

Nine percent of people living in New Ross have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Forty two 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 9.3%
  • County 10.2%
  • Indiana 10.0%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • New Ross 42.4%
  • County 45.8%
  • State 46.2%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 3.1%
  • County 3.2%
  • State 3.2%

New Ross 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 Ross 1.1
  • Montgomery County 1.1
  • Indiana 1.1

Fifteen percent of New Ross 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. Twenty five percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Fifteen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Twenty five percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Thirty nine percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Here 15.4%
  • Montgomery County 13.0%
  • Indiana 11.8%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Here 6.5%
  • Montgomery County 6.0%
  • State 5.8%

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

  • Here 71.5%
  • Montgomery County 71.2%
  • State 69.0%

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

  • Here 24.9%
  • County 29.4%
  • Indiana 29.1%

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

  • Here 14.9%
  • Montgomery County 17.1%
  • State 16.5%

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

  • New Ross 25.0%
  • County 24.1%
  • Indiana 22.8%

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

  • Here 39.4%
  • County 41.4%
  • State 42.1%

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

Sixty nine percent of people living in New Ross are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • New Ross 69.3%
  • County 73.3%
  • Indiana 73.5%

Twenty three percent of people living in New Ross 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 percent of people in New Ross frequently check their blood cholesterol. Eighteen 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 (%)

  • New Ross 23.5%
  • Montgomery County 23.4%
  • State 22.8%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • New Ross 26.9%
  • Montgomery County 26.6%
  • State 25.1%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 39.9%
  • County 43.0%
  • State 41.2%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • New Ross 17.5%
  • Montgomery County 19.9%
  • State 19.2%

Twenty nine percent of people living in New Ross use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 29.4%
  • County 35.8%
  • State 34.2%

Twenty eight percent of New Ross residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Thirty one percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Forty five percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Fifty three percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Thirty percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Twenty four percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Twenty two percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Eighteen 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. Seven 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 28.1%
  • County 27.5%
  • State 26.6%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • New Ross 30.7%
  • County 28.8%
  • Indiana 27.8%

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

  • New Ross 45.3%
  • Montgomery County 43.9%
  • State 42.6%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • New Ross 53.4%
  • Montgomery County 53.0%
  • State 51.9%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • New Ross 30.2%
  • Montgomery County 28.1%
  • State 28.4%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • New Ross 24.0%
  • Montgomery County 22.3%
  • State 21.7%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Here 22.1%
  • Montgomery County 19.9%
  • Indiana 19.6%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • New Ross 17.9%
  • Montgomery County 15.3%
  • State 14.5%

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

  • New Ross 6.7%
  • Montgomery County 5.0%
  • State 4.5%

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

New Ross residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 2.2
  • County 2.3
  • Indiana 2.1

Eighty percent of people living in New Ross 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 4.1 days per month on average. They have 5.9 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 27 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Here 79.7%
  • Montgomery County 81.2%
  • Indiana 80.3%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Here 10.9%
  • Montgomery County 10.0%
  • State 10.7%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • New Ross 4.1
  • Montgomery County 4.9
  • State 4.9

Average drinks/week

  • New Ross 5.9
  • Montgomery County 5.8
  • State 5.8

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 26.6
  • County 25.3
  • State 24.7

Ninety eight percent of New Ross residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety seven percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Ninety percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Fifty four percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Seven percent of males in New Ross 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. Eighty four percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Forty five percent have ever had anal sex. Seventeen percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in New Ross 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 24 women. He has vaginal sex with 22 women. People living here were on average 21 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. In their lifetime they performed oral sex on average on six women. Males in their lifetime have anal or oral sex with 3.8 men on average. They have had 2.3 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in New Ross were 17 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on eight men in their lifetime. Seven percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in New Ross has vaginal or anal sex 76 times a year. Sixty four percent have sex without using a condom. Females in New Ross 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 16 men on average. They have had 14 male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 1.0 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 97.8%
  • Montgomery County 97.2%
  • State 97.3%

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

  • New Ross 96.8%
  • County 94.6%
  • State 94.4%

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

  • Here 90.2%
  • County 88.1%
  • Indiana 87.3%

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

  • New Ross 54.0%
  • Montgomery County 49.8%
  • State 49.5%

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

  • New Ross 6.6%
  • County 6.6%
  • Indiana 5.8%

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

  • New Ross 97.8%
  • Montgomery County 97.7%
  • Indiana 97.4%

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

  • New Ross 83.8%
  • County 86.2%
  • Indiana 85.4%

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

  • Here 44.5%
  • County 42.2%
  • Indiana 39.8%

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

  • New Ross 16.7%
  • County 12.5%
  • Indiana 12.3%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 16.4
  • Montgomery County 16.6
  • Indiana 16.6

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

  • Here 23.6
  • Montgomery County 25.0
  • State 26.8

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

  • Here 22.4
  • Montgomery County 21.1
  • State 21.7

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

  • Here 20.8
  • Montgomery County 21.1
  • State 21.3

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

  • Here 5.8
  • County 5.4
  • State 5.4

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

  • New Ross 3.8
  • Montgomery County 5.8
  • Indiana 2.9

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

  • New Ross 2.3
  • Montgomery County 3.4
  • Indiana 1.7

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

  • New Ross 17.0
  • Montgomery County 19.1
  • State 19.9

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

  • Here 8.2
  • County 8.9
  • State 5.6

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 6.7%
  • Montgomery County 6.8%
  • Indiana 8.8%

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

  • Here 76.0
  • County 64.8
  • State 64.1

People having sex without condom (%)

  • New Ross 64.5%
  • County 58.9%
  • Indiana 55.8%

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

  • New Ross 15.7
  • Montgomery County 12.6
  • Indiana 11.8

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

  • New Ross 13.9
  • County 11.2
  • Indiana 10.4

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

  • New Ross 1.0
  • Montgomery County 0.5
  • Indiana 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Here 84.8%
  • County 83.9%
  • State 82.5%

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

Nine percent of households in New Ross 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 9.1%
  • Montgomery County 10.1%
  • Indiana 10.2%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • New Ross 4.8%
  • Montgomery County 4.7%
  • State 4.3%

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • New Ross 6.8
  • County 6.8
  • State 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 35.6%
  • Montgomery County 32.7%
  • State 32.1%

Sixty one percent of New Ross residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • New Ross 61.1%
  • Montgomery County 54.0%
  • State 54.2%

Twenty one percent of New Ross 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 five 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 four percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Sixteen percent do any vigorous-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause large increases in breathing or heart rate like running or basketball for at least 10 minutes continuously. Forty three 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 1.4 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • New Ross 21.3%
  • County 22.5%
  • State 22.7%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • New Ross 35.2%
  • Montgomery County 38.2%
  • State 38.4%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 24.1%
  • County 27.4%
  • Indiana 29.7%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • New Ross 15.7%
  • Montgomery County 16.5%
  • Indiana 18.3%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • New Ross 43.4%
  • Montgomery County 43.2%
  • State 41.7%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • New Ross 5.7
  • County 6.0
  • Indiana 6.0

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 3.0
  • County 2.9
  • State 2.8

Average hours a day using computer

  • New Ross 1.4
  • Montgomery County 1.2
  • State 1.2

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

Twelve percent of New Ross residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Five percent of people living here has anemia, sometimes called "tired blood" or "low blood". Three percent of people 16 years and older have ever been told by a doctor or other health care professional that they had psoriasis. Twenty eight percent are overweight. Thirty 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. Sixteen percent of people living in New Ross have ever received a blood transfusion. Twenty four percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty seven percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Three 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. Four 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. Three 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. Nine percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Here 11.5%
  • County 11.1%
  • State 11.2%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 4.6%
  • County 3.2%
  • State 3.4%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • New Ross 3.0%
  • Montgomery County 4.0%
  • State 3.9%

People with overweight (%)

  • New Ross 28.4%
  • County 34.1%
  • Indiana 33.8%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Here 32.2%
  • Montgomery County 24.2%
  • Indiana 21.5%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • New Ross 16.2%
  • County 13.3%
  • Indiana 11.8%

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

  • Here 24.1%
  • County 20.4%
  • State 19.4%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 26.8%
  • County 27.5%
  • Indiana 26.1%

People with gout (%)

  • New Ross 3.2%
  • Montgomery County 4.0%
  • State 3.8%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Here 3.3%
  • Montgomery County 3.5%
  • State 3.6%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • New Ross 3.4%
  • Montgomery County 3.8%
  • Indiana 3.2%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 2.3%
  • County 2.5%
  • State 2.3%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • New Ross 3.8%
  • Montgomery County 4.4%
  • State 3.9%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Here 4.6%
  • Montgomery County 4.3%
  • Indiana 4.0%

People with emphysema (%)

  • New Ross 2.7%
  • Montgomery County 3.5%
  • State 3.5%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 7.9%
  • Montgomery County 7.9%
  • Indiana 7.6%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Here 5.3%
  • Montgomery County 4.7%
  • Indiana 4.1%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Here 4.3%
  • County 3.4%
  • Indiana 3.3%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 9.0%
  • Montgomery County 9.4%
  • State 8.8%

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

Seventy four percent of births in New Ross were vaginal deliveries. Twenty six percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.6 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty five percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Fifty one percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty six percent of women in New Ross 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). Sixty five percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Four percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Twenty one 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 (%)

  • Here 73.9%
  • County 68.2%
  • State 65.6%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • New Ross 26.1%
  • Montgomery County 31.8%
  • Indiana 34.4%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • New Ross 99.6%
  • County 99.5%
  • State 99.4%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 64.6%
  • County 62.3%
  • Indiana 60.6%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • New Ross 51.1%
  • County 52.8%
  • Indiana 53.0%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 25.7%
  • Montgomery County 25.1%
  • State 22.6%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • New Ross 14.2%
  • County 13.4%
  • State 12.2%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • New Ross 65.2%
  • County 74.0%
  • Indiana 74.8%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Here 3.5%
  • Montgomery County 6.6%
  • Indiana 8.1%

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

  • New Ross 20.9%
  • County 16.3%
  • State 16.6%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • New Ross 17.7%
  • Montgomery County 20.2%
  • State 18.2%

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

People living in New Ross report their general health condition on average at 53 percent. Three percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 39 percent of New Ross residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Nine percent of people living in New Ross are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • New Ross 53.4%
  • County 55.2%
  • State 55.3%

Blood donors (%)

  • New Ross 2.5%
  • County 3.7%
  • State 4.3%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • New Ross 38.7%
  • Montgomery County 38.5%
  • Indiana 39.7%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 9.1%
  • County 8.4%
  • Indiana 8.5%

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

People in New Ross spend $344 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 31 percent of their income. The average family in New Ross spends $61 on food at other stores monthly. This is five percent of their income. They spend $97 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is six percent of their income. They also spend $16 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 Ross $344
  • County $356
  • Indiana $358

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

  • Here 30.7%
  • Montgomery County 25.9%
  • Indiana 24.8%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $61
  • County $64
  • Indiana $70

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 4.9%
  • Montgomery County 4.3%
  • Indiana 4.3%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • New Ross $97
  • County $125
  • State $133

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • New Ross 5.9%
  • County 6.8%
  • State 6.8%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Here $16
  • Montgomery County $20
  • Indiana $23

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • New Ross 1.1%
  • Montgomery County 1.2%
  • State 1.3%

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

People living in New Ross report their general condition of hearing on average at 76 percent. Seventy eight 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 six percent of New Ross population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Forty nine 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. Twenty percent of people in New Ross had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • New Ross 76.5%
  • Montgomery County 77.3%
  • Indiana 78.4%

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

  • Here 77.6%
  • Montgomery County 76.8%
  • State 77.3%

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

  • Here 93.7%
  • County 93.9%
  • State 94.6%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • New Ross 25.8%
  • Montgomery County 23.5%
  • Indiana 21.0%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 49.4%
  • County 46.4%
  • Indiana 45.0%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 20.2%
  • County 16.6%
  • State 16.1%

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

Twenty five percent of New Ross 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 Ross 25.5%
  • Montgomery County 26.5%
  • State 25.8%

Twenty six percent of New Ross 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. Thirty one percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Fifteen percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Fifteen percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion. Ten 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 25.9%
  • County 21.3%
  • State 19.6%

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

  • New Ross 31.0%
  • County 28.1%
  • State 25.9%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • New Ross 14.6%
  • Montgomery County 10.9%
  • Indiana 9.7%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Here 15.0%
  • Montgomery County 11.2%
  • Indiana 10.4%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • New Ross 10.5%
  • Montgomery County 9.0%
  • State 8.0%

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

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