Health and Nutrition of Olive Hill, KY Residents

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Forty five percent of Olive Hill residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 24 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 44.7%
  • Carter County 48.2%
  • Kentucky 49.3%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Olive Hill 24.3
  • County 22.2
  • Kentucky 21.6

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Here 2.8
  • County 3.3
  • State 3.6

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

  • Here 1.8
  • Carter County 1.7
  • State 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Here 1.4
  • Carter County 1.5
  • State 1.8

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 4.2
  • Carter County 3.7
  • Kentucky 3.8

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

The average Olive Hill resident last visited a dentist three 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. Twenty four percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Olive Hill residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 37 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 18 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Olive Hill 2.6
  • Carter County 2.1
  • Kentucky 2.0

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 22.4%
  • Carter County 18.4%
  • State 16.6%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Olive Hill 23.7%
  • Carter County 22.6%
  • State 21.6%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Here 36.8%
  • County 43.9%
  • Kentucky 46.1%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 1.9
  • County 2.7
  • State 2.8

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 2.7
  • Carter County 2.6
  • Kentucky 2.8

Average number of teeth

  • Here 17.6
  • County 21.8
  • Kentucky 22.5

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

The average height of Olive Hill residents 16 years and older is 66 inches. The average weight is 177 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 28. Thirty eight percent of people living here are obese. Fifty two percent have ever been obese. Twenty six percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Olive Hill 66.4
  • County 66.8
  • Kentucky 67.0

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 177.1
  • Carter County 181.8
  • Kentucky 181.0

Average BMI

  • Here 28.5
  • County 29.1
  • Kentucky 28.7

People that are obese (%)

  • Olive Hill 38.0%
  • Carter County 39.2%
  • Kentucky 37.3%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Olive Hill 52.0%
  • County 51.5%
  • Kentucky 49.2%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Olive Hill 26.4%
  • County 35.0%
  • State 35.1%

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

Seventy percent of Olive Hill residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty eight percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Twenty four percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Five percent have ever used heroin. Sixteen percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Olive Hill 70.4%
  • County 66.0%
  • Kentucky 65.6%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Olive Hill 28.4%
  • County 25.9%
  • State 24.5%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Olive Hill 23.5%
  • County 22.7%
  • State 22.2%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Olive Hill 4.8%
  • County 3.4%
  • State 3.3%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Olive Hill 16.5%
  • Carter County 13.6%
  • Kentucky 13.4%

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

Fourteen percent of people living in Olive Hill have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Forty seven percent of people had a blood test for high sugar or diabetes within the past three years. Four percent of city residents are currently taking insulin.

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Here 14.4%
  • County 11.0%
  • State 9.8%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 47.5%
  • Carter County 44.7%
  • State 46.6%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 4.0%
  • County 3.3%
  • State 3.1%

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

Olive Hill 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

  • Olive Hill 1.4
  • County 1.1
  • Kentucky 1.1

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

Thirteen percent of Olive Hill 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. Nine percent have been having problems with their ability to taste sweet, sour, salty or bitter foods and drinks. Seventy one percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Twenty five percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Sixteen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Twenty six 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 (%)

  • Olive Hill 12.7%
  • Carter County 13.8%
  • State 11.6%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Olive Hill 8.7%
  • County 5.5%
  • State 5.9%

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

  • Here 70.8%
  • Carter County 70.6%
  • State 69.4%

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

  • Olive Hill 24.9%
  • County 30.8%
  • Kentucky 30.2%

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

  • Olive Hill 15.9%
  • County 15.3%
  • Kentucky 16.7%

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

  • Olive Hill 25.6%
  • County 24.0%
  • State 23.0%

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

  • Here 39.0%
  • Carter County 44.2%
  • State 43.3%

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

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 69.7%
  • Carter County 73.5%
  • State 74.7%

Thirty one percent of people living in Olive Hill have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had hypertension (also called high blood pressure). Thirty percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Forty three percent of people in Olive Hill frequently check their blood cholesterol. Twenty seven 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 (%)

  • Olive Hill 31.0%
  • County 22.9%
  • Kentucky 22.9%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 29.9%
  • County 24.8%
  • Kentucky 25.1%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 42.8%
  • County 42.6%
  • State 41.8%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Here 26.9%
  • County 20.3%
  • Kentucky 19.2%

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

Twenty four percent of people living in Olive Hill use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 24.0%
  • Carter County 34.8%
  • State 36.1%

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

Twenty eight percent of Olive Hill residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Thirty percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Forty four 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 two percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Twenty five percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Twenty 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. Six 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 28.4%
  • Carter County 26.7%
  • Kentucky 25.9%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 29.8%
  • County 30.3%
  • State 27.0%

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

  • Here 44.0%
  • County 43.5%
  • Kentucky 42.3%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 52.5%
  • County 53.1%
  • Kentucky 51.7%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Here 32.4%
  • County 28.9%
  • Kentucky 27.7%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Olive Hill 25.3%
  • Carter County 23.2%
  • State 21.4%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Here 19.7%
  • County 20.1%
  • Kentucky 19.2%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Olive Hill 18.1%
  • Carter County 16.2%
  • State 13.7%

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

  • Here 5.6%
  • Carter County 5.4%
  • Kentucky 4.3%

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

Olive Hill residents on average take three prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Olive Hill 2.8
  • Carter County 2.2
  • Kentucky 2.2

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

Seventy nine percent of people living in Olive Hill 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 6.1 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 29 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Here 79.0%
  • Carter County 79.1%
  • Kentucky 80.9%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Olive Hill 11.1%
  • County 11.6%
  • Kentucky 10.3%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Olive Hill 4.1
  • County 4.7
  • Kentucky 5.1

Average drinks/week

  • Here 6.1
  • County 5.8
  • State 5.7

Average days/year people drink much

  • Olive Hill 29.5
  • Carter County 25.6
  • Kentucky 24.2

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

Ninety seven percent of Olive Hill residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety five percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Eighty seven percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Fifty four percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Three percent of males in Olive Hill have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Ninety six percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Seventy seven percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Thirty six percent have ever had anal sex. Fourteen percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Olive Hill 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 30 women. He has vaginal sex with 24 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. People in Olive Hill were 23 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 Olive Hill has vaginal or anal sex 63 times a year. Fifty four percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Olive Hill 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 13 men on average. They have had 11 male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.6 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Eighty three percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Olive Hill 97.2%
  • County 97.0%
  • State 97.2%

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

  • Here 95.3%
  • Carter County 94.0%
  • State 94.2%

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

  • Olive Hill 87.1%
  • County 87.9%
  • State 87.6%

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

  • Olive Hill 53.8%
  • County 46.2%
  • State 48.3%

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

  • Here 2.7%
  • County 7.6%
  • Kentucky 5.8%

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

  • Olive Hill 96.4%
  • Carter County 97.9%
  • Kentucky 97.4%

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

  • Olive Hill 76.6%
  • County 84.5%
  • State 86.1%

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

  • Here 36.0%
  • County 39.8%
  • State 39.7%

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

  • Here 13.9%
  • Carter County 13.1%
  • Kentucky 11.8%

Average age people first had sex

  • Olive Hill 15.9
  • County 16.7
  • Kentucky 16.7

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

  • Olive Hill 30.0
  • Carter County 21.6
  • Kentucky 26.0

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

  • Here 24.0
  • Carter County 18.6
  • State 20.6

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

  • Olive Hill 21.3
  • Carter County 21.1
  • Kentucky 21.4

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

  • Olive Hill 5.6
  • Carter County 4.7
  • Kentucky 5.2

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

  • Here 22.7
  • Carter County 18.7
  • State 19.9

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

  • Here 3.8
  • Carter County 10.0
  • State 5.2

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Olive Hill 8.9%
  • County 7.1%
  • Kentucky 8.4%

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

  • Here 62.5
  • County 70.8
  • Kentucky 62.9

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Olive Hill 54.0%
  • Carter County 59.0%
  • Kentucky 56.3%

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

  • Here 13.0
  • Carter County 13.6
  • Kentucky 11.6

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

  • Here 11.4
  • County 12.2
  • Kentucky 10.2

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

  • Olive Hill 0.6
  • Carter County 0.6
  • Kentucky 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Olive Hill 83.0%
  • County 85.8%
  • State 84.1%

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

Thirteen percent of households in Olive Hill 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 (%)

  • Olive Hill 12.6%
  • Carter County 9.4%
  • State 10.0%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Olive Hill 4.1%
  • Carter County 4.4%
  • State 4.2%

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

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Olive Hill 6.8
  • Carter County 6.8
  • Kentucky 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Olive Hill 35.3%
  • County 34.9%
  • Kentucky 32.5%

Sixty one percent of Olive Hill residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 61.1%
  • Carter County 55.9%
  • State 52.7%

Twenty one percent of Olive Hill 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 two percent of people do moderate-intensity activities at work that cause small increases in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking or carrying light loads for at least 10 minutes continuously. Twenty nine percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Seven percent do any vigorous-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause large increases in breathing or heart rate like running or basketball for at least 10 minutes continuously. Thirty 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 1.0 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 21.4%
  • Carter County 22.6%
  • Kentucky 22.5%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Olive Hill 32.5%
  • Carter County 37.0%
  • State 38.4%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Olive Hill 29.3%
  • Carter County 26.2%
  • State 29.9%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Olive Hill 6.8%
  • County 17.2%
  • Kentucky 19.4%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Olive Hill 30.5%
  • County 43.5%
  • State 42.9%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Olive Hill 5.8
  • Carter County 5.9
  • State 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 3.3
  • County 2.9
  • State 2.8

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 1.0
  • Carter County 1.3
  • Kentucky 1.2

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

Fifteen percent of Olive Hill 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". 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 three percent are overweight. Thirty five 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. Seventeen percent of people living in Olive Hill have ever received a blood transfusion. Twenty six percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Thirty six percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Five percent have ever been told they had gout. Six percent have congestive heart failure. Five percent have coronary heart disease. Three percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Seven percent have ever had a heart attack, also called myocardial infarction. Seven percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. Seven percent have ever had emphysema. Eight percent have another thyroid problem. Seven percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Six 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 (%)

  • Here 15.5%
  • Carter County 12.1%
  • Kentucky 11.3%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 4.9%
  • County 3.0%
  • Kentucky 3.3%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 4.0%
  • Carter County 3.7%
  • State 4.0%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 32.7%
  • Carter County 33.9%
  • Kentucky 34.0%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Olive Hill 35.3%
  • Carter County 24.2%
  • Kentucky 20.6%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Olive Hill 16.7%
  • County 12.5%
  • State 11.7%

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

  • Olive Hill 25.7%
  • County 20.3%
  • Kentucky 18.6%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Olive Hill 35.5%
  • Carter County 26.5%
  • Kentucky 26.3%

People with gout (%)

  • Olive Hill 5.0%
  • Carter County 3.8%
  • State 3.9%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Olive Hill 6.4%
  • Carter County 3.3%
  • State 3.5%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Olive Hill 5.0%
  • Carter County 3.3%
  • Kentucky 3.1%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 3.3%
  • County 2.6%
  • State 2.3%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Olive Hill 6.6%
  • County 4.1%
  • Kentucky 3.9%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Olive Hill 6.9%
  • County 4.5%
  • Kentucky 3.9%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Olive Hill 7.4%
  • Carter County 3.2%
  • State 3.5%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 8.5%
  • County 7.9%
  • Kentucky 7.8%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Olive Hill 6.5%
  • County 4.9%
  • Kentucky 4.0%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Here 6.0%
  • Carter County 3.1%
  • Kentucky 3.2%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 10.5%
  • Carter County 9.3%
  • Kentucky 9.2%

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

Seventy six percent of births in Olive Hill were vaginal deliveries. Twenty four percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.7 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty five percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Forty two percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty nine percent of women in Olive Hill have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Sixteen percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Sixty seven percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Thirteen percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Nineteen 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 76.4%
  • Carter County 70.2%
  • State 65.0%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 23.6%
  • County 29.8%
  • State 35.0%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Olive Hill 99.7%
  • Carter County 99.5%
  • State 99.4%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Olive Hill 64.8%
  • County 63.9%
  • Kentucky 60.2%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Here 42.2%
  • County 45.0%
  • State 54.0%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 29.4%
  • County 23.8%
  • State 22.6%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Olive Hill 15.9%
  • Carter County 13.1%
  • State 12.3%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Olive Hill 67.1%
  • County 72.8%
  • State 76.0%

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

  • Here 13.4%
  • County 16.3%
  • State 16.1%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Olive Hill 19.1%
  • County 17.5%
  • Kentucky 18.9%

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

People living in Olive Hill report their general health condition on average at 48 percent. Two percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 36 percent of Olive Hill residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Seven percent of people living in Olive Hill are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 48.1%
  • Carter County 55.1%
  • State 56.1%

Blood donors (%)

  • Olive Hill 1.7%
  • Carter County 3.7%
  • State 4.6%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 35.9%
  • Carter County 36.7%
  • State 39.9%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 6.9%
  • County 8.2%
  • State 8.5%

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

People in Olive Hill spend $357 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 30 percent of their income. The average family in Olive Hill spends $50 on food at other stores monthly. This is three percent of their income. They spend $97 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is five 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

  • Here $357
  • Carter County $356
  • State $358

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

  • Here 30.2%
  • County 26.0%
  • State 24.0%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $50
  • County $66
  • Kentucky $70

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Olive Hill 3.3%
  • Carter County 4.3%
  • State 4.2%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $97
  • County $127
  • State $141

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 5.2%
  • Carter County 6.4%
  • Kentucky 6.9%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Olive Hill $16
  • Carter County $21
  • Kentucky $24

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Olive Hill 1.0%
  • County 1.2%
  • Kentucky 1.3%

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

People living in Olive Hill report their general condition of hearing on average at 74 percent. Seventy 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 three percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Twenty eight percent of Olive Hill population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Fifty 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 Olive Hill had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Olive Hill 73.6%
  • Carter County 77.1%
  • State 78.6%

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

  • Olive Hill 70.5%
  • Carter County 74.6%
  • Kentucky 77.3%

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

  • Olive Hill 92.6%
  • County 93.2%
  • State 94.6%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Olive Hill 27.9%
  • Carter County 23.3%
  • Kentucky 20.7%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 49.9%
  • County 44.3%
  • State 43.9%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 16.2%
  • Carter County 15.3%
  • State 16.1%

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

Twenty seven percent of Olive Hill 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 27.4%
  • County 27.3%
  • State 26.1%

Thirty three percent of Olive Hill 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 nine 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. Sixteen percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion. Thirteen 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 32.9%
  • County 20.9%
  • State 19.0%

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

  • Olive Hill 38.9%
  • County 27.0%
  • State 25.3%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Olive Hill 15.2%
  • Carter County 10.5%
  • State 9.4%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Olive Hill 16.2%
  • County 11.1%
  • State 9.9%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Olive Hill 12.9%
  • County 8.3%
  • State 7.8%

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

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