Health and Nutrition of Scottsville, KY Residents

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Fifty one percent of Scottsville 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 (%)

  • Here 50.8%
  • Allen County 50.1%
  • Kentucky 49.3%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Scottsville 20.8
  • Allen County 21.9
  • State 21.6

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Scottsville 3.7
  • Allen County 3.5
  • Kentucky 3.6

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

  • Here 1.8
  • Allen County 1.7
  • State 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Scottsville 1.9
  • Allen County 1.6
  • State 1.8

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Scottsville 3.5
  • County 3.5
  • State 3.8

The average Scottsville 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 one percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Scottsville 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 23 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Here 1.8
  • Allen County 2.0
  • State 2.0

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 14.3%
  • County 15.6%
  • Kentucky 16.6%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 20.6%
  • Allen County 21.7%
  • Kentucky 21.6%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Here 49.5%
  • County 47.1%
  • Kentucky 46.1%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Scottsville 3.1
  • County 2.8
  • State 2.8

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 2.9
  • Allen County 2.6
  • Kentucky 2.8

Average number of teeth

  • Scottsville 23.4
  • County 22.7
  • State 22.5

The average height of Scottsville residents 16 years and older is 67 inches. The average weight is 183 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Thirty nine percent of people living here are obese. Fifty one percent have ever been obese. Thirty nine percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Scottsville 67.1
  • Allen County 67.0
  • State 67.0

Average weight (pounds)

  • Scottsville 182.8
  • Allen County 181.7
  • Kentucky 181.0

Average BMI

  • Here 28.9
  • County 28.7
  • State 28.7

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 38.8%
  • Allen County 37.9%
  • State 37.3%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 50.6%
  • County 50.0%
  • Kentucky 49.2%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Scottsville 38.9%
  • County 34.7%
  • State 35.1%

Sixty seven percent of Scottsville residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty six 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. Three percent have ever used heroin. Fifteen percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Scottsville 67.4%
  • Allen County 66.5%
  • State 65.6%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Scottsville 25.9%
  • County 25.3%
  • State 24.5%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Scottsville 23.7%
  • County 22.8%
  • State 22.2%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Here 2.6%
  • County 3.1%
  • State 3.3%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 14.6%
  • County 13.4%
  • State 13.4%

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

Nine percent of people living in Scottsville have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Fifty one 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%
  • Allen County 9.6%
  • Kentucky 9.8%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 51.3%
  • Allen County 46.2%
  • Kentucky 46.6%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Scottsville 3.3%
  • County 3.0%
  • State 3.1%

Scottsville 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

  • Scottsville 1.0
  • County 1.1
  • Kentucky 1.1

Eleven percent of Scottsville 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. Seventy four percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Thirty six percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Twenty one 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 five percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Here 10.9%
  • County 13.1%
  • Kentucky 11.6%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Scottsville 5.4%
  • County 5.1%
  • Kentucky 5.9%

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

  • Scottsville 74.4%
  • Allen County 71.8%
  • State 69.4%

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

  • Here 35.9%
  • County 30.5%
  • Kentucky 30.2%

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

  • Scottsville 20.7%
  • Allen County 17.1%
  • State 16.7%

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

  • Here 21.8%
  • Allen County 23.5%
  • Kentucky 23.0%

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

  • Here 45.3%
  • Allen County 42.9%
  • State 43.3%

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

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Scottsville 77.3%
  • County 75.6%
  • State 74.7%

Twenty six percent of people living in Scottsville have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had hypertension (also called high blood pressure). Twenty eight percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Forty five percent of people in Scottsville frequently check their blood cholesterol. Twenty percent of people have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that their blood cholesterol level was high.

Summary

Has high blood pressure (%)

  • Scottsville 25.9%
  • County 22.8%
  • Kentucky 22.9%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 28.2%
  • Allen County 25.4%
  • State 25.1%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Scottsville 44.9%
  • County 42.3%
  • State 41.8%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Scottsville 19.8%
  • Allen County 19.3%
  • State 19.2%

Forty four percent of people living in Scottsville use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Scottsville 43.7%
  • County 39.3%
  • State 36.1%

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

Twenty six percent of Scottsville 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 four percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Fifty four percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Twenty eight percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Twenty one 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. 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. 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 (%)

  • Scottsville 25.7%
  • Allen County 26.0%
  • Kentucky 25.9%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Scottsville 25.6%
  • Allen County 27.7%
  • State 27.0%

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

  • Here 43.9%
  • County 43.2%
  • State 42.3%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 53.7%
  • County 52.7%
  • Kentucky 51.7%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Scottsville 27.7%
  • Allen County 26.8%
  • State 27.7%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Scottsville 21.2%
  • Allen County 23.0%
  • State 21.4%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Scottsville 19.7%
  • Allen County 20.0%
  • Kentucky 19.2%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Scottsville 10.3%
  • County 14.2%
  • Kentucky 13.7%

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

  • Here 3.6%
  • Allen County 4.8%
  • Kentucky 4.3%

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

Scottsville residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Scottsville 2.4
  • County 2.2
  • State 2.2

Eighty two percent of people living in Scottsville have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Nine percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 5.7 days per month on average. They have 5.5 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 (%)

  • Here 82.2%
  • County 82.1%
  • Kentucky 80.9%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Scottsville 9.0%
  • Allen County 9.9%
  • State 10.3%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 5.7
  • Allen County 5.4
  • State 5.1

Average drinks/week

  • Here 5.5
  • Allen County 6.0
  • Kentucky 5.7

Average days/year people drink much

  • Scottsville 22.1
  • County 25.7
  • State 24.2

Ninety eight percent of Scottsville 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 nine 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 Scottsville 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 two percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Forty five percent have ever had anal sex. Ten percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Scottsville 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 32 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 six women. People in Scottsville were 18 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on two men in their lifetime. Seven percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Scottsville has vaginal or anal sex 49 times a year. Fifty seven percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Scottsville 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 eight percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Here 97.5%
  • Allen County 96.7%
  • Kentucky 97.2%

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

  • Here 94.6%
  • County 94.9%
  • Kentucky 94.2%

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

  • Here 89.4%
  • Allen County 88.7%
  • Kentucky 87.6%

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

  • Here 49.2%
  • County 49.4%
  • Kentucky 48.3%

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

  • Scottsville 6.2%
  • Allen County 6.9%
  • State 5.8%

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

  • Scottsville 98.3%
  • County 97.1%
  • Kentucky 97.4%

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

  • Scottsville 92.2%
  • Allen County 85.4%
  • State 86.1%

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

  • Scottsville 45.4%
  • Allen County 38.0%
  • State 39.7%

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

  • Here 10.1%
  • County 11.5%
  • Kentucky 11.8%

Average age people first had sex

  • Scottsville 16.8
  • County 16.8
  • State 16.7

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

  • Here 32.3
  • Allen County 27.0
  • Kentucky 26.0

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

  • Scottsville 20.4
  • County 20.8
  • Kentucky 20.6

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

  • Scottsville 21.1
  • Allen County 21.6
  • State 21.4

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

  • Here 5.9
  • Allen County 5.7
  • State 5.2

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

  • Here 18.0
  • County 18.3
  • Kentucky 19.9

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

  • Scottsville 2.4
  • County 8.5
  • Kentucky 5.2

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Scottsville 6.8%
  • Allen County 7.0%
  • State 8.4%

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

  • Here 49.0
  • County 61.4
  • State 62.9

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 57.4%
  • County 57.5%
  • State 56.3%

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

  • Here 9.0
  • County 11.9
  • State 11.6

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

  • Here 8.1
  • County 10.4
  • State 10.2

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

  • Here 0.4
  • Allen County 0.5
  • Kentucky 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Here 88.1%
  • County 86.2%
  • State 84.1%

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

Eleven percent of households in Scottsville 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 (%)

  • Scottsville 10.5%
  • Allen County 10.0%
  • Kentucky 10.0%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Scottsville 4.4%
  • County 4.7%
  • Kentucky 4.2%

Scottsville 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

  • Scottsville 6.8
  • Allen County 6.9
  • Kentucky 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 34.7%
  • County 33.0%
  • State 32.5%

Forty six percent of Scottsville residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Scottsville 46.3%
  • County 49.9%
  • State 52.7%

Twenty two percent of Scottsville 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 six 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. 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 five 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 1.3 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Scottsville 21.6%
  • County 22.5%
  • State 22.5%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Scottsville 46.2%
  • County 39.6%
  • State 38.4%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Scottsville 29.4%
  • Allen County 27.8%
  • State 29.9%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Scottsville 19.3%
  • County 18.9%
  • Kentucky 19.4%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 45.5%
  • Allen County 46.3%
  • State 42.9%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Scottsville 6.4
  • Allen County 6.1
  • State 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.7
  • Allen County 2.8
  • State 2.8

Average hours a day using computer

  • Scottsville 1.3
  • Allen County 1.3
  • Kentucky 1.2

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

Nine percent of Scottsville 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". Five percent of people 16 years and older have ever been told by a doctor or other health care professional that they had psoriasis. Thirty eight percent are overweight. Seventeen 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. Fourteen percent of people living in Scottsville have ever received a blood transfusion. Eighteen percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Thirty one percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Five 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. Four percent have ever had a heart attack, also called myocardial infarction. Three percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. Two percent have ever had emphysema. Ten percent have another thyroid problem. Three percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Two 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 9.4%
  • Allen County 10.7%
  • State 11.3%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 3.2%
  • Allen County 3.2%
  • Kentucky 3.3%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Scottsville 4.5%
  • County 3.9%
  • State 4.0%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 37.5%
  • County 33.7%
  • Kentucky 34.0%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Scottsville 17.2%
  • Allen County 21.7%
  • State 20.6%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Here 14.2%
  • County 12.1%
  • Kentucky 11.7%

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

  • Scottsville 18.0%
  • County 18.8%
  • State 18.6%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 30.8%
  • Allen County 25.8%
  • Kentucky 26.3%

People with gout (%)

  • Scottsville 5.0%
  • County 3.8%
  • State 3.9%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Scottsville 4.0%
  • County 3.0%
  • Kentucky 3.5%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Scottsville 4.0%
  • County 3.2%
  • Kentucky 3.1%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 2.9%
  • Allen County 2.4%
  • Kentucky 2.3%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

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

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Scottsville 3.2%
  • County 4.0%
  • Kentucky 3.9%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Here 2.4%
  • County 2.7%
  • State 3.5%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 9.7%
  • Allen County 8.4%
  • State 7.8%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Scottsville 3.5%
  • County 4.1%
  • State 4.0%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Here 2.5%
  • Allen County 3.0%
  • Kentucky 3.2%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 11.3%
  • County 10.1%
  • Kentucky 9.2%

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

Sixty seven percent of births in Scottsville were vaginal deliveries. Thirty three percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.3 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty one percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Sixty two percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty seven percent of women in Scottsville 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 eight percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Seven percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Sixteen percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Twenty seven 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 (%)

  • Scottsville 67.3%
  • County 65.1%
  • Kentucky 65.0%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 32.7%
  • Allen County 34.9%
  • State 35.0%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Here 99.3%
  • Allen County 99.5%
  • State 99.4%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 61.3%
  • Allen County 59.2%
  • State 60.2%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Here 62.0%
  • County 55.0%
  • State 54.0%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 26.9%
  • County 22.8%
  • State 22.6%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Here 13.7%
  • County 13.0%
  • State 12.3%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Scottsville 78.0%
  • County 75.7%
  • State 76.0%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Here 7.5%
  • Allen County 8.8%
  • State 8.6%

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

  • Scottsville 15.7%
  • Allen County 13.9%
  • Kentucky 16.1%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Scottsville 27.0%
  • Allen County 19.5%
  • State 18.9%

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

People living in Scottsville report their general health condition on average at 58 percent. Six percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 40 percent of Scottsville residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Nine percent of people living in Scottsville are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Scottsville 57.8%
  • Allen County 57.1%
  • State 56.1%

Blood donors (%)

  • Scottsville 6.4%
  • County 5.0%
  • Kentucky 4.6%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 39.6%
  • County 38.1%
  • State 39.9%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 9.4%
  • Allen County 8.8%
  • State 8.5%

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

People in Scottsville spend $335 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 20 percent of their income. The average family in Scottsville spends $71 on food at other stores monthly. This is five percent of their income. They spend $144 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is nine percent of their income. They also spend $21 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is two percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Scottsville $335
  • Allen County $349
  • Kentucky $358

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

  • Scottsville 20.4%
  • Allen County 23.4%
  • Kentucky 24.0%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Scottsville $71
  • County $69
  • Kentucky $70

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Scottsville 4.8%
  • County 4.3%
  • Kentucky 4.2%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $144
  • County $132
  • Kentucky $141

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 9.3%
  • County 7.0%
  • Kentucky 6.9%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Here $21
  • Allen County $22
  • Kentucky $24

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Scottsville 1.6%
  • County 1.4%
  • Kentucky 1.3%

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

People living in Scottsville report their general condition of hearing on average at 78 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 five percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Twenty two percent of Scottsville population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Forty six 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. Eighteen percent of people in Scottsville had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Here 78.4%
  • Allen County 78.1%
  • State 78.6%

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

  • Scottsville 81.4%
  • County 77.9%
  • State 77.3%

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

  • Scottsville 95.1%
  • Allen County 93.6%
  • State 94.6%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Here 21.8%
  • County 22.4%
  • State 20.7%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Scottsville 45.5%
  • Allen County 45.6%
  • State 43.9%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Scottsville 17.8%
  • County 16.5%
  • Kentucky 16.1%

Twenty eight percent of Scottsville 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 (%)

  • Scottsville 28.5%
  • County 26.3%
  • Kentucky 26.1%

Eighteen percent of Scottsville 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 seven percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Nine percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Eight 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 (%)

  • Scottsville 18.1%
  • Allen County 19.9%
  • State 19.0%

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

  • Here 26.9%
  • County 26.2%
  • State 25.3%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Scottsville 9.4%
  • County 9.7%
  • Kentucky 9.4%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Scottsville 8.3%
  • County 10.3%
  • State 9.9%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 9.3%
  • Allen County 8.4%
  • Kentucky 7.8%
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