Health and Nutrition of Parma, OH Residents

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Fifty two percent of Parma residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 22 times per month. This includes chocolate and other flavored milks, as well as hot cocoa made with milk, and does not count small amounts of milk added to coffee or tea. People living here eat an average of four meals (breakfasts, lunches or dinners) per week that were prepared away from home in places such as restaurants, fast food places, food stands, grocery stores or from vending machines. They get two of these meals from a fast-food or pizza place. People here eat two "ready to eat" foods such as salads, soups, chicken, sandwiches and cooked vegetables per month. They also eat four frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Here 51.8%
  • County 49.9%
  • State 49.6%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Parma 21.8
  • County 20.5
  • State 21.4

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Parma 3.5
  • Cuyahoga County 3.5
  • Ohio 3.6

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

  • Parma 1.7
  • County 1.8
  • State 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Parma 1.8
  • County 1.7
  • State 1.7

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Parma 3.5
  • Cuyahoga County 3.2
  • Ohio 3.6

The average Parma 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. Twenty percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Parma residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 49 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 22 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Parma 1.9
  • Cuyahoga County 2.0
  • Ohio 2.0

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 14.2%
  • County 15.2%
  • State 16.1%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 20.3%
  • Cuyahoga County 20.6%
  • Ohio 21.3%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Parma 48.8%
  • County 46.8%
  • Ohio 46.4%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 3.0
  • Cuyahoga County 2.9
  • State 2.8

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 2.7
  • Cuyahoga County 3.0
  • Ohio 2.8

Average number of teeth

  • Parma 22.4
  • County 22.6
  • State 22.5

The average height of Parma residents 16 years and older is 67 inches. The average weight is 179 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 28. Thirty six percent of people living here are obese. Forty eight percent have ever been obese. Thirty six percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Here 67.0
  • County 66.7
  • Ohio 66.9

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 179.1
  • Cuyahoga County 181.8
  • State 181.0

Average BMI

  • Here 28.5
  • County 29.0
  • Ohio 28.8

People that are obese (%)

  • Parma 35.7%
  • Cuyahoga County 39.2%
  • Ohio 37.7%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 47.6%
  • Cuyahoga County 50.7%
  • State 49.5%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Parma 35.5%
  • Cuyahoga County 35.5%
  • State 35.2%

Sixty five percent of Parma residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty four percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Twenty two percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Three percent have ever used heroin. Fourteen percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Parma 64.6%
  • County 62.5%
  • State 64.5%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Parma 24.1%
  • County 21.9%
  • Ohio 23.9%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Parma 22.2%
  • Cuyahoga County 20.1%
  • State 21.7%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Here 3.1%
  • County 3.0%
  • State 3.2%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 13.7%
  • Cuyahoga County 10.6%
  • Ohio 12.8%

Ten percent of people living in Parma have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Forty nine 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 (%)

  • Parma 9.8%
  • County 11.0%
  • State 10.1%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 49.3%
  • County 49.0%
  • State 47.2%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 3.0%
  • Cuyahoga County 3.6%
  • State 3.2%

Parma 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 1.1
  • Cuyahoga County 1.2
  • Ohio 1.1

Eleven percent of Parma 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 one percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Thirty five percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Eighteen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Twenty two percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Forty four percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Parma 11.2%
  • Cuyahoga County 10.7%
  • State 11.5%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Parma 5.6%
  • Cuyahoga County 5.7%
  • Ohio 5.7%

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

  • Here 71.0%
  • County 66.7%
  • State 68.6%

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

  • Parma 35.1%
  • Cuyahoga County 27.8%
  • State 29.9%

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

  • Parma 17.8%
  • Cuyahoga County 14.6%
  • State 16.2%

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

  • Here 22.1%
  • County 19.2%
  • State 22.1%

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

  • Parma 44.1%
  • County 39.2%
  • State 42.5%

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Parma 78.1%
  • County 76.7%
  • State 75.4%

Twenty five percent of people living in Parma 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 six percent of people in Parma frequently check their blood cholesterol. Twenty one 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 (%)

  • Parma 25.4%
  • Cuyahoga County 25.9%
  • Ohio 23.6%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 27.4%
  • Cuyahoga County 26.0%
  • Ohio 25.3%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 45.6%
  • County 46.0%
  • State 43.1%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Here 21.4%
  • Cuyahoga County 20.3%
  • Ohio 19.7%

Forty one percent of people living in Parma use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 40.6%
  • Cuyahoga County 32.7%
  • State 35.5%

Twenty five percent of Parma residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty six percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Forty two 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 five percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Nineteen 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. Twelve percent of people living here move or speak so slowly that other people could have noticed, or the opposite - being so fidgety or restless that they have been moving around a lot more than usual. Four 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 (%)

  • Parma 24.8%
  • County 25.8%
  • State 25.9%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Parma 25.5%
  • County 26.4%
  • Ohio 27.0%

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

  • Parma 41.5%
  • Cuyahoga County 40.4%
  • Ohio 41.8%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Parma 50.8%
  • County 50.4%
  • State 51.4%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Here 25.5%
  • County 27.4%
  • State 27.5%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Parma 19.4%
  • County 20.0%
  • State 21.0%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Here 18.3%
  • Cuyahoga County 18.2%
  • State 18.9%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Parma 11.6%
  • County 12.9%
  • State 13.6%

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

  • Parma 3.9%
  • County 4.1%
  • Ohio 4.3%

Parma residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 2.4
  • County 2.2
  • State 2.2

Eighty one percent of people living in Parma have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Ten percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 5.5 days per month on average. They have 5.6 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 22 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Parma 80.6%
  • Cuyahoga County 77.7%
  • Ohio 80.0%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Here 10.4%
  • County 11.6%
  • State 10.7%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 5.5
  • County 4.9
  • Ohio 5.1

Average drinks/week

  • Here 5.6
  • Cuyahoga County 5.4
  • State 5.7

Average days/year people drink much

  • Parma 21.8
  • County 22.4
  • Ohio 23.8

Ninety eight percent of Parma 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 eight percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Forty nine percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Six percent of males in Parma 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 percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Forty percent have ever had anal sex. Nine percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Parma 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 27 women. He has vaginal sex with 20 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 2.8 men on average. They have had 1.6 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Parma were 20 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on five men in their lifetime. Seven percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Parma has vaginal or anal sex 59 times a year. Fifty five percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Parma 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with nine men on average. They have had eight male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.4 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) (%)

  • Parma 97.6%
  • County 97.3%
  • State 97.3%

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

  • Here 94.7%
  • County 94.6%
  • Ohio 94.5%

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

  • Here 88.2%
  • Cuyahoga County 85.0%
  • State 87.1%

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

  • Parma 49.3%
  • Cuyahoga County 46.3%
  • Ohio 48.1%

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

  • Parma 5.8%
  • County 5.9%
  • State 5.9%

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

  • Here 97.8%
  • Cuyahoga County 97.3%
  • State 97.4%

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

  • Parma 89.5%
  • County 81.8%
  • State 85.3%

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

  • Here 39.9%
  • Cuyahoga County 37.1%
  • State 38.7%

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

  • Here 9.5%
  • Cuyahoga County 11.9%
  • Ohio 11.6%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 16.9
  • Cuyahoga County 16.8
  • State 16.7

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

  • Here 27.0
  • County 28.9
  • State 26.8

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

  • Parma 20.0
  • County 22.1
  • Ohio 21.2

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

  • Parma 21.3
  • County 22.2
  • State 21.6

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

  • Here 5.3
  • County 4.5
  • Ohio 5.1

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

  • Here 2.8
  • Cuyahoga County 3.0
  • State 3.1

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

  • Here 1.6
  • Cuyahoga County 1.7
  • Ohio 1.8

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

  • Here 20.0
  • Cuyahoga County 19.7
  • Ohio 19.8

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

  • Here 4.7
  • County 4.9
  • Ohio 5.4

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Parma 6.9%
  • Cuyahoga County 10.5%
  • Ohio 8.7%

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

  • Parma 59.2
  • County 56.9
  • Ohio 61.8

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Parma 54.6%
  • County 51.7%
  • State 55.1%

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

  • Here 9.4
  • Cuyahoga County 11.0
  • State 11.3

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

  • Here 8.4
  • Cuyahoga County 9.2
  • State 9.9

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

  • Here 0.4
  • Cuyahoga County 0.5
  • Ohio 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Parma 85.0%
  • Cuyahoga County 79.7%
  • Ohio 83.2%

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

Ten percent of households in Parma 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 (%)

  • Parma 9.5%
  • Cuyahoga County 10.9%
  • Ohio 10.1%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Parma 4.4%
  • Cuyahoga County 4.3%
  • State 4.3%

Parma 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

  • Parma 6.9
  • County 6.8
  • Ohio 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Parma 32.4%
  • County 30.3%
  • Ohio 31.9%

Forty six percent of Parma residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Parma 46.0%
  • Cuyahoga County 50.5%
  • Ohio 51.9%

Twenty two percent of Parma 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. Forty 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 eight percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Nineteen 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 1.2 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Parma 22.0%
  • Cuyahoga County 19.8%
  • State 22.0%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Parma 39.7%
  • County 36.4%
  • State 38.0%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 28.2%
  • County 29.4%
  • State 29.4%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Parma 18.6%
  • County 19.8%
  • Ohio 19.4%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 42.8%
  • Cuyahoga County 41.6%
  • State 42.6%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 6.2
  • County 6.2
  • State 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.7
  • County 2.9
  • State 2.8

Average hours a day using computer

  • Parma 1.2
  • Cuyahoga County 1.3
  • State 1.2

Ten percent of Parma 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 five percent are overweight. Eighteen percent of people 60 years and older have difficulties in thinking or remembering that can make a big difference in everyday activities (this does not refer to occasionally forgetting your keys or the name of someone you recently met). This refers to things like confusion or memory loss that are happening more often or getting worse. Thirteen percent of people living in Parma have ever received a blood transfusion. Seventeen percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Thirty percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Four percent have ever been told they had gout. Four percent have congestive heart failure. Four percent have coronary heart disease. Three percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Five percent have ever had a heart attack, also called myocardial infarction. Four percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. Four percent have ever had emphysema. Nine percent have another thyroid problem. Four percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Three percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Eleven percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Here 9.9%
  • Cuyahoga County 10.3%
  • State 10.8%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 3.2%
  • County 4.1%
  • Ohio 3.4%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Parma 4.4%
  • Cuyahoga County 3.6%
  • Ohio 3.9%

People with overweight (%)

  • Parma 34.7%
  • Cuyahoga County 35.0%
  • Ohio 34.2%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Parma 17.6%
  • County 18.1%
  • Ohio 19.6%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Parma 13.0%
  • Cuyahoga County 12.5%
  • Ohio 11.8%

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

  • Here 17.4%
  • Cuyahoga County 19.0%
  • State 18.6%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 29.7%
  • Cuyahoga County 26.7%
  • Ohio 26.5%

People with gout (%)

  • Here 4.4%
  • Cuyahoga County 4.2%
  • Ohio 3.9%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Here 4.3%
  • County 3.7%
  • Ohio 3.6%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Here 4.1%
  • County 3.3%
  • Ohio 3.2%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Parma 2.8%
  • County 2.4%
  • Ohio 2.3%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 4.6%
  • County 3.8%
  • State 3.9%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Parma 4.0%
  • Cuyahoga County 4.1%
  • State 4.0%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Parma 3.7%
  • Cuyahoga County 2.8%
  • State 3.3%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 9.2%
  • Cuyahoga County 7.5%
  • State 7.8%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Here 3.8%
  • County 3.7%
  • State 3.9%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Here 2.6%
  • Cuyahoga County 2.6%
  • Ohio 2.9%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Parma 11.5%
  • County 9.0%
  • State 9.2%

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

Sixty four percent of births in Parma were vaginal deliveries. Thirty six percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.4 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Fifty nine percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Fifty nine percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty five percent of women in Parma 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). Seventy six percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Nine percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Fourteen percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Twenty four 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 64.4%
  • County 64.5%
  • Ohio 64.6%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 35.6%
  • Cuyahoga County 35.5%
  • State 35.4%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Parma 99.4%
  • Cuyahoga County 99.1%
  • State 99.3%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 59.1%
  • County 59.8%
  • Ohio 59.8%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Here 59.0%
  • County 52.4%
  • State 53.7%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 25.4%
  • Cuyahoga County 23.8%
  • State 23.0%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Here 14.0%
  • Cuyahoga County 12.2%
  • Ohio 12.4%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 76.0%
  • Cuyahoga County 74.0%
  • State 75.6%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Parma 8.7%
  • County 7.3%
  • Ohio 8.5%

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

  • Here 13.7%
  • County 16.7%
  • State 15.9%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Parma 24.3%
  • County 18.4%
  • Ohio 18.9%

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

People living in Parma report their general health condition on average at 57 percent. Five percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 37 percent of Parma residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Nine percent of people living in Parma are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 57.4%
  • Cuyahoga County 55.6%
  • State 56.1%

Blood donors (%)

  • Parma 5.0%
  • Cuyahoga County 4.5%
  • State 4.5%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Parma 36.8%
  • County 42.0%
  • State 40.0%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Parma 8.5%
  • Cuyahoga County 8.7%
  • State 8.6%

People in Parma spend $353 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 Parma spends $71 on food at other stores monthly. This is four percent of their income. They spend $147 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is seven percent of their income. They also spend $23 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 $353
  • County $351
  • State $357

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

  • Here 21.0%
  • Cuyahoga County 23.5%
  • State 23.6%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Parma $71
  • County $73
  • State $71

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Parma 4.0%
  • Cuyahoga County 4.3%
  • State 4.2%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Parma $147
  • County $135
  • Ohio $139

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 6.9%
  • Cuyahoga County 6.7%
  • State 6.8%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Here $23
  • County $24
  • State $24

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Here 1.2%
  • County 1.2%
  • Ohio 1.3%

People living in Parma report their general condition of hearing on average at 78 percent. Seventy nine percent of them can usually hear and understand, without the use of a hearing aid or any other listening devices, what a person says without seeing his or her face if that person whispers to them from across a quiet room. Ninety five percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Twenty percent of Parma population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Forty four 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 Parma had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Parma 77.7%
  • Cuyahoga County 79.4%
  • Ohio 78.7%

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

  • Parma 79.0%
  • County 80.7%
  • Ohio 78.0%

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

  • Here 95.3%
  • County 95.4%
  • State 94.8%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Parma 20.1%
  • Cuyahoga County 19.0%
  • State 20.3%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Parma 44.2%
  • Cuyahoga County 40.8%
  • Ohio 43.4%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Parma 16.1%
  • County 15.0%
  • State 15.7%

Twenty nine percent of Parma 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 (%)

  • Parma 29.1%
  • Cuyahoga County 27.5%
  • Ohio 26.5%

Seventeen percent of Parma 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 five percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Ten percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Nine percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion. Nine 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 (%)

  • Parma 17.3%
  • Cuyahoga County 17.9%
  • Ohio 18.5%

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

  • Parma 24.9%
  • County 24.4%
  • Ohio 25.0%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 9.7%
  • Cuyahoga County 10.0%
  • State 9.5%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Here 9.3%
  • Cuyahoga County 9.5%
  • Ohio 9.8%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Parma 9.0%
  • County 9.0%
  • Ohio 8.1%
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