Health and Nutrition of O'Fallon, MO Residents

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Fifty two percent of O'Fallon residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 21 times per month. This includes chocolate and other flavored milks, as well as hot cocoa made with milk, and does not count small amounts of milk added to coffee or tea. People living here eat an average of four meals (breakfasts, lunches or dinners) per week that were prepared away from home in places such as restaurants, fast food places, food stands, grocery stores or from vending machines. They get two of these meals from a fast-food or pizza place. People here eat two "ready to eat" foods such as salads, soups, chicken, sandwiches and cooked vegetables per month. They also eat four frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • O'Fallon 52.2%
  • County 50.7%
  • State 49.8%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • O'Fallon 20.8
  • St. Charles County 21.1
  • State 21.3

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Here 4.3
  • St. Charles County 3.9
  • Missouri 3.6

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

  • Here 1.8
  • County 1.8
  • State 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Here 2.0
  • County 1.9
  • State 1.8

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • O'Fallon 3.9
  • St. Charles County 3.8
  • State 3.7

The average O'Fallon 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). Fourteen percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Nineteen percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). O'Fallon residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 52 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 25 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Here 1.7
  • County 1.8
  • State 2.0

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • O'Fallon 13.7%
  • St. Charles County 14.9%
  • State 15.9%

People with gum disease (%)

  • O'Fallon 18.7%
  • St. Charles County 21.1%
  • Missouri 21.1%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Here 52.1%
  • St. Charles County 49.1%
  • State 46.9%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • O'Fallon 3.1
  • County 3.0
  • State 2.8

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • O'Fallon 2.6
  • County 2.7
  • Missouri 2.8

Average number of teeth

  • O'Fallon 24.7
  • County 23.5
  • State 22.6

The average height of O'Fallon residents 16 years and older is 67 inches. The average weight is 181 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 28. Thirty four percent of people living here are obese. Forty five percent have ever been obese. Thirty nine percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • O'Fallon 67.5
  • County 67.3
  • State 67.0

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 181.2
  • County 181.4
  • Missouri 180.9

Average BMI

  • O'Fallon 28.4
  • County 28.6
  • State 28.7

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 34.4%
  • St. Charles County 35.7%
  • State 37.4%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • O'Fallon 45.0%
  • County 47.4%
  • State 49.1%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • O'Fallon 39.1%
  • County 37.8%
  • State 35.4%

Sixty five percent of O'Fallon residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty three percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Twenty one percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Three percent have ever used heroin. Twelve percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 65.1%
  • St. Charles County 65.5%
  • State 64.8%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • O'Fallon 23.3%
  • St. Charles County 24.3%
  • Missouri 23.6%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 21.0%
  • County 22.2%
  • Missouri 21.5%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • O'Fallon 3.0%
  • County 3.0%
  • Missouri 3.1%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 12.5%
  • St. Charles County 13.3%
  • Missouri 12.6%

Seven percent of people living in O'Fallon have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Forty six percent of people had a blood test for high sugar or diabetes within the past three years. Two percent of city residents are currently taking insulin.

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Here 6.5%
  • St. Charles County 8.2%
  • State 10.1%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • O'Fallon 45.7%
  • St. Charles County 47.0%
  • State 47.5%

People taking insulin (%)

  • O'Fallon 2.2%
  • St. Charles County 2.8%
  • State 3.2%

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

O'Fallon residents 20 years and older on average get up to urinate one time at night (from time they go to bed at night until the time they get up in the morning).

Summary

Avg. # of times urinating at night

  • Here 0.9
  • County 1.0
  • State 1.1

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

Ten percent of O'Fallon 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 eight percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Thirty percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Sixteen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Twenty four percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Forty six percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • O'Fallon 9.6%
  • St. Charles County 10.8%
  • State 11.4%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Here 4.9%
  • County 5.8%
  • Missouri 5.8%

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

  • Here 68.4%
  • St. Charles County 69.1%
  • State 68.8%

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

  • Here 30.0%
  • St. Charles County 30.5%
  • State 30.1%

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

  • Here 16.1%
  • St. Charles County 17.4%
  • Missouri 16.2%

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

  • O'Fallon 23.6%
  • St. Charles County 24.1%
  • State 22.1%

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

  • O'Fallon 46.2%
  • County 44.4%
  • Missouri 42.5%

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 76.7%
  • St. Charles County 76.0%
  • State 75.7%

Seventeen percent of people living in O'Fallon have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had hypertension (also called high blood pressure). Twenty one percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Thirty nine percent of people in O'Fallon frequently check their blood cholesterol. Thirteen 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 16.7%
  • St. Charles County 20.3%
  • Missouri 23.7%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 21.2%
  • St. Charles County 24.2%
  • Missouri 25.4%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 38.6%
  • St. Charles County 42.1%
  • State 43.2%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • O'Fallon 12.9%
  • St. Charles County 16.5%
  • State 19.6%

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

Forty six percent of people living in O'Fallon use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 45.5%
  • County 41.9%
  • Missouri 36.0%

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

Twenty three percent of O'Fallon residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty three percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Forty one 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 four percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Twenty percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Eighteen percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Ten 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 (%)

  • O'Fallon 22.7%
  • County 25.0%
  • State 25.7%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 23.2%
  • County 25.5%
  • Missouri 26.6%

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

  • O'Fallon 40.8%
  • St. Charles County 42.3%
  • State 41.7%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 51.1%
  • St. Charles County 51.7%
  • Missouri 51.3%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • O'Fallon 24.3%
  • County 25.7%
  • Missouri 27.4%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • O'Fallon 20.3%
  • County 20.5%
  • State 21.0%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Here 18.0%
  • County 18.7%
  • Missouri 18.8%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • O'Fallon 10.3%
  • County 12.2%
  • Missouri 13.3%

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

  • Here 3.4%
  • St. Charles County 3.9%
  • State 4.2%

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

O'Fallon residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • O'Fallon 1.7
  • St. Charles County 2.0
  • Missouri 2.2

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

Eighty four percent of people living in O'Fallon have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Eight percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 5.6 days per month on average. They have 5.1 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 21 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • O'Fallon 84.4%
  • St. Charles County 83.2%
  • Missouri 80.3%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • O'Fallon 8.0%
  • St. Charles County 8.5%
  • State 10.4%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 5.6
  • St. Charles County 5.3
  • Missouri 5.1

Average drinks/week

  • O'Fallon 5.1
  • County 5.3
  • State 5.6

Average days/year people drink much

  • O'Fallon 20.8
  • St. Charles County 21.9
  • State 23.3

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

Ninety seven percent of O'Fallon 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. Ninety percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Forty five percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Seven percent of males in O'Fallon have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Ninety eight percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Ninety one percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Forty two percent have ever had anal sex. Twelve percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in O'Fallon 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 20 women. He has vaginal sex with 16 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 five women. Males in their lifetime have anal or oral sex with 1.7 men on average. They have had 0.9 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in O'Fallon were 19 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. Six percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in O'Fallon has vaginal or anal sex 65 times a year. Sixty one percent have sex without using a condom. Females in O'Fallon 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 11 men on average. They have had 10 male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.5 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Eighty seven percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Here 97.4%
  • St. Charles County 97.5%
  • Missouri 97.2%

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

  • O'Fallon 93.8%
  • County 94.3%
  • Missouri 94.3%

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

  • O'Fallon 89.6%
  • St. Charles County 89.0%
  • Missouri 87.1%

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

  • O'Fallon 44.8%
  • St. Charles County 46.7%
  • Missouri 47.3%

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

  • O'Fallon 7.0%
  • County 6.6%
  • State 5.9%

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

  • Here 97.8%
  • County 97.9%
  • State 97.3%

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

  • Here 91.0%
  • County 90.1%
  • State 85.3%

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

  • O'Fallon 42.3%
  • St. Charles County 43.3%
  • Missouri 39.1%

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

  • O'Fallon 11.6%
  • County 11.5%
  • Missouri 11.7%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 17.1
  • St. Charles County 16.9
  • State 16.8

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

  • Here 19.5
  • County 22.4
  • State 26.4

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

  • Here 15.5
  • St. Charles County 18.5
  • State 20.6

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

  • O'Fallon 21.4
  • St. Charles County 21.5
  • State 21.6

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

  • Here 4.5
  • St. Charles County 4.9
  • Missouri 5.0

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

  • O'Fallon 1.7
  • County 2.8
  • State 2.8

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

  • O'Fallon 0.9
  • St. Charles County 1.6
  • State 1.6

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

  • Here 19.3
  • County 19.6
  • State 19.9

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

  • Here 4.0
  • St. Charles County 5.2
  • State 5.1

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 5.8%
  • County 6.0%
  • Missouri 8.6%

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

  • O'Fallon 65.0
  • St. Charles County 62.9
  • Missouri 60.7

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 60.9%
  • St. Charles County 60.6%
  • Missouri 55.1%

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

  • Here 11.0
  • County 11.1
  • Missouri 11.3

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

  • Here 10.0
  • County 10.1
  • State 9.9

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

  • Here 0.5
  • St. Charles County 0.5
  • Missouri 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Here 87.1%
  • St. Charles County 85.7%
  • Missouri 83.4%

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

Nine percent of households in O'Fallon 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 8.7%
  • St. Charles County 9.5%
  • State 10.2%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • O'Fallon 4.2%
  • County 4.4%
  • State 4.3%

O'Fallon 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

  • Here 6.8
  • County 6.8
  • Missouri 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 32.0%
  • County 32.3%
  • Missouri 31.9%

Forty eight percent of O'Fallon residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 47.6%
  • St. Charles County 49.9%
  • State 51.3%

Twenty one percent of O'Fallon 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 eight 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 three percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Twenty eight 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 1.4 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • O'Fallon 20.8%
  • County 21.5%
  • State 21.6%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 38.3%
  • County 38.2%
  • State 37.7%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • O'Fallon 32.5%
  • St. Charles County 30.2%
  • Missouri 29.9%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 27.7%
  • County 22.8%
  • State 19.9%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • O'Fallon 51.7%
  • St. Charles County 47.7%
  • Missouri 43.0%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 6.5
  • St. Charles County 6.4
  • Missouri 6.2

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • O'Fallon 2.4
  • County 2.6
  • State 2.8

Average hours a day using computer

  • O'Fallon 1.4
  • St. Charles County 1.3
  • State 1.2

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

Eleven percent of O'Fallon 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 four percent are overweight. Sixteen 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. Nine percent of people living in O'Fallon have ever received a blood transfusion. Fourteen percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Three percent have ever been told they had gout. Two percent have congestive heart failure. Two percent have coronary heart disease. One percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Two percent have ever had a heart attack, also called myocardial infarction. Two percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. Two percent have ever had emphysema. Seven percent have another thyroid problem. Three percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Three percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Eight percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • O'Fallon 10.6%
  • County 10.4%
  • State 10.9%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 2.8%
  • St. Charles County 2.8%
  • Missouri 3.4%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 4.1%
  • St. Charles County 4.3%
  • Missouri 3.9%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 33.5%
  • County 34.5%
  • Missouri 34.3%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • O'Fallon 16.4%
  • County 18.5%
  • State 19.7%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • O'Fallon 9.0%
  • County 10.9%
  • Missouri 11.9%

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

  • Here 14.2%
  • County 16.6%
  • State 18.5%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 20.0%
  • County 24.2%
  • State 26.5%

People with gout (%)

  • O'Fallon 3.4%
  • St. Charles County 3.8%
  • State 4.0%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • O'Fallon 2.1%
  • St. Charles County 2.7%
  • State 3.5%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Here 1.8%
  • St. Charles County 2.7%
  • Missouri 3.3%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • O'Fallon 1.4%
  • County 1.9%
  • Missouri 2.3%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 2.3%
  • St. Charles County 3.2%
  • State 3.9%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • O'Fallon 2.2%
  • St. Charles County 3.0%
  • Missouri 3.9%

People with emphysema (%)

  • O'Fallon 1.9%
  • County 2.8%
  • State 3.3%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 6.8%
  • County 7.3%
  • Missouri 7.7%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • O'Fallon 2.9%
  • St. Charles County 3.7%
  • Missouri 3.9%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • O'Fallon 2.6%
  • St. Charles County 2.8%
  • Missouri 3.0%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 7.9%
  • County 8.7%
  • State 9.4%

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

Fifty nine percent of births in O'Fallon were vaginal deliveries. Forty one percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.5 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Fifty eight percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Sixty three percent of women breastfeed their children. Seventeen percent of women in O'Fallon have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Nine percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Eighty two percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Eleven percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Nineteen percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Fifteen 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 58.8%
  • St. Charles County 62.5%
  • State 64.7%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • O'Fallon 41.2%
  • St. Charles County 37.5%
  • Missouri 35.3%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • O'Fallon 99.5%
  • St. Charles County 99.4%
  • Missouri 99.3%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • O'Fallon 57.7%
  • St. Charles County 59.5%
  • State 59.8%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Here 62.6%
  • St. Charles County 60.1%
  • State 54.1%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • O'Fallon 17.0%
  • County 21.3%
  • Missouri 22.9%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • O'Fallon 9.2%
  • County 11.4%
  • Missouri 12.3%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 81.7%
  • County 79.6%
  • Missouri 75.5%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • O'Fallon 11.3%
  • County 9.3%
  • State 8.3%

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

  • O'Fallon 18.8%
  • County 17.6%
  • Missouri 16.1%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • O'Fallon 15.5%
  • County 18.6%
  • Missouri 19.0%

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

People living in O'Fallon report their general health condition on average at 61 percent. Six percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 45 percent of O'Fallon residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Nine percent of people living in O'Fallon are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • O'Fallon 60.8%
  • County 58.4%
  • Missouri 56.3%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 6.0%
  • St. Charles County 5.0%
  • Missouri 4.7%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • O'Fallon 44.6%
  • St. Charles County 42.5%
  • Missouri 40.3%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 8.8%
  • County 8.8%
  • Missouri 8.6%

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

People in O'Fallon spend $374 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 21 percent of their income. The average family in O'Fallon spends $77 on food at other stores monthly. This is four percent of their income. They spend $185 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is eight percent of their income. They also spend $31 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 $374
  • County $370
  • Missouri $358

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

  • O'Fallon 21.0%
  • St. Charles County 22.8%
  • Missouri 23.5%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • O'Fallon $77
  • St. Charles County $73
  • Missouri $71

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 3.9%
  • County 4.2%
  • State 4.2%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $185
  • County $163
  • State $143

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 7.6%
  • County 7.5%
  • State 7.0%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Here $31
  • County $27
  • Missouri $25

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • O'Fallon 1.4%
  • St. Charles County 1.2%
  • State 1.3%

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

People living in O'Fallon report their general condition of hearing on average at 82 percent. Eighty one percent of them can usually hear and understand, without the use of a hearing aid or any other listening devices, what a person says without seeing his or her face if that person whispers to them from across a quiet room. Ninety six percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Eighteen percent of O'Fallon population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Thirty eight 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 O'Fallon had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Here 82.3%
  • St. Charles County 80.2%
  • State 78.8%

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

  • O'Fallon 81.3%
  • County 79.4%
  • State 78.4%

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

  • Here 96.3%
  • County 95.5%
  • State 94.9%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • O'Fallon 17.6%
  • County 19.8%
  • Missouri 20.3%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • O'Fallon 37.5%
  • County 40.8%
  • Missouri 42.7%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 15.9%
  • County 16.1%
  • Missouri 15.7%

Twenty one percent of O'Fallon 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 20.8%
  • St. Charles County 23.9%
  • Missouri 26.6%

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

Thirteen percent of O'Fallon 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. Eighteen percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Six 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. Five 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%
  • St. Charles County 15.8%
  • Missouri 18.4%

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

  • O'Fallon 17.8%
  • County 22.2%
  • State 24.8%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • O'Fallon 6.2%
  • St. Charles County 8.0%
  • Missouri 9.4%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Here 6.7%
  • St. Charles County 8.1%
  • Missouri 9.6%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 4.8%
  • County 6.4%
  • State 8.0%

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

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