Health and Nutrition of Seminary, MS Residents

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Fifty two percent of Seminary residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 18 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 two "ready to eat" foods such as salads, soups, chicken, sandwiches and cooked vegetables per month. They also eat two frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Here 52.3%
  • Covington County 50.4%
  • Mississippi 48.6%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Here 18.1
  • County 20.7
  • Mississippi 20.4

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Here 3.4
  • County 3.6
  • State 3.6

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

  • Here 1.8
  • Covington County 1.8
  • State 2.0

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Seminary 1.9
  • County 1.7
  • Mississippi 1.7

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Seminary 1.6
  • Covington County 3.4
  • State 3.4

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

The average Seminary 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. Seventeen percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Seminary residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 46 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 four days per week. The average person living here (including children) has 24 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Here 1.6
  • Covington County 2.0
  • State 2.1

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Seminary 13.9%
  • Covington County 14.6%
  • Mississippi 16.0%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 16.6%
  • County 20.4%
  • Mississippi 21.2%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Seminary 46.3%
  • County 47.1%
  • Mississippi 45.3%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 3.3
  • County 2.8
  • Mississippi 2.8

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 4.2
  • Covington County 3.0
  • Mississippi 3.1

Average number of teeth

  • Seminary 23.7
  • Covington County 22.5
  • Mississippi 22.7

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

The average height of Seminary residents 16 years and older is 67 inches. The average weight is 200 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 31. Fifty seven percent of people living here are obese. Sixty two percent have ever been obese. Forty two percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Seminary 67.2
  • Covington County 66.9
  • State 66.9

Average weight (pounds)

  • Seminary 199.8
  • Covington County 181.8
  • State 183.5

Average BMI

  • Here 31.1
  • Covington County 28.8
  • State 29.2

People that are obese (%)

  • Seminary 57.4%
  • County 38.1%
  • State 40.0%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Seminary 61.8%
  • Covington County 49.4%
  • Mississippi 51.6%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Seminary 41.8%
  • Covington County 33.2%
  • Mississippi 34.6%

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

Fifty four percent of Seminary residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Thirteen percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Thirteen percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Two percent have ever used heroin.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Seminary 54.3%
  • County 63.7%
  • State 63.4%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Here 13.2%
  • Covington County 20.0%
  • State 21.4%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 12.9%
  • County 18.4%
  • Mississippi 19.6%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Here 1.8%
  • Covington County 3.2%
  • Mississippi 3.2%

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

Eighteen percent of people living in Seminary have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Sixty six percent of people had a blood test for high sugar or diabetes within the past three years. Six percent of city residents are currently taking insulin.

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Seminary 18.5%
  • Covington County 10.6%
  • Mississippi 10.7%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Seminary 65.8%
  • County 48.5%
  • Mississippi 48.0%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Seminary 6.4%
  • Covington County 3.4%
  • State 3.6%

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

Seminary 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
  • County 1.2
  • Mississippi 1.2

Six percent of Seminary 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. Seven percent have been having problems with their ability to taste sweet, sour, salty or bitter foods and drinks. Sixty percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Sixteen percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Nine percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Eight percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Twenty four percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Here 6.3%
  • County 10.5%
  • Mississippi 10.3%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Seminary 6.8%
  • Covington County 6.5%
  • State 6.0%

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

  • Here 60.0%
  • Covington County 65.6%
  • Mississippi 65.4%

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

  • Here 15.8%
  • Covington County 26.5%
  • State 25.6%

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

  • Here 9.2%
  • Covington County 13.7%
  • Mississippi 14.5%

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

  • Here 8.2%
  • Covington County 19.8%
  • Mississippi 19.4%

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

  • Here 23.8%
  • Covington County 38.3%
  • State 38.1%

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

Eighty one percent of people living in Seminary are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Seminary 80.7%
  • County 76.9%
  • Mississippi 74.8%

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

  • Seminary 38.6%
  • Covington County 25.8%
  • Mississippi 24.8%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 36.7%
  • County 25.1%
  • State 25.1%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Seminary 66.4%
  • Covington County 45.6%
  • State 44.0%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Seminary 29.4%
  • County 20.2%
  • Mississippi 19.2%

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

Twenty one percent of people living in Seminary use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Seminary 21.1%
  • County 30.5%
  • State 28.9%

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

Twenty one percent of Seminary residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Eighteen percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Thirty five percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Forty one percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Nineteen percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Fifteen percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Ten percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Five 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. Two 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 20.7%
  • Covington County 25.7%
  • State 26.6%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 17.6%
  • County 25.6%
  • State 26.8%

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

  • Here 34.7%
  • Covington County 39.1%
  • Mississippi 40.4%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Seminary 40.9%
  • County 49.1%
  • Mississippi 50.3%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Seminary 19.5%
  • County 26.8%
  • Mississippi 28.5%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 15.4%
  • County 20.2%
  • Mississippi 20.7%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Seminary 10.1%
  • Covington County 17.5%
  • Mississippi 18.3%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Here 4.9%
  • Covington County 13.9%
  • Mississippi 14.0%

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

  • Seminary 1.6%
  • Covington County 4.2%
  • Mississippi 4.3%

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

Seminary residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Seminary 2.2
  • Covington County 2.2
  • State 2.1

Seventy four percent of people living in Seminary have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Fifteen percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 3.4 days per month on average. They have 3.6 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 15 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Seminary 73.9%
  • Covington County 79.1%
  • State 77.9%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Seminary 15.5%
  • Covington County 10.5%
  • Mississippi 11.3%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Seminary 3.4
  • Covington County 5.3
  • Mississippi 4.9

Average drinks/week

  • Seminary 3.6
  • Covington County 5.6
  • Mississippi 5.6

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 14.7
  • Covington County 24.1
  • State 24.1

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

Ninety seven percent of Seminary residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety three percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Eighty one percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Fifty percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Eight percent of males in Seminary have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Ninety five percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Sixty percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Twenty two percent have ever had anal sex. Six percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Seminary 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 18 women. He has vaginal sex with 17 women. People living here were on average 23 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. In their lifetime they performed oral sex on average on three women. Males in their lifetime have anal or oral sex with 1.1 men on average. They have had 0.9 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Seminary were 20 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. Ten percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Seminary has vaginal or anal sex 28 times a year. Forty two percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Seminary 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 10 men on average. They have had six male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Fifty nine percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Here 96.5%
  • County 97.0%
  • State 97.2%

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

  • Here 93.4%
  • Covington County 94.0%
  • State 94.3%

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

  • Seminary 81.2%
  • County 83.1%
  • Mississippi 83.9%

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

  • Seminary 49.9%
  • County 43.6%
  • Mississippi 45.9%

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

  • Seminary 8.2%
  • County 5.4%
  • Mississippi 5.3%

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

  • Seminary 95.3%
  • County 96.7%
  • State 97.1%

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

  • Here 60.3%
  • Covington County 78.7%
  • Mississippi 80.3%

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

  • Seminary 22.5%
  • County 33.9%
  • State 37.0%

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

  • Here 5.6%
  • Covington County 12.5%
  • State 13.1%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 17.1
  • County 16.8
  • Mississippi 16.6

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

  • Seminary 18.0
  • County 29.3
  • Mississippi 30.0

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

  • Seminary 17.3
  • County 22.7
  • State 23.4

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

  • Here 22.7
  • County 22.5
  • Mississippi 22.0

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

  • Here 3.4
  • Covington County 4.2
  • Mississippi 4.6

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

  • Here 1.1
  • Covington County 2.8
  • State 2.3

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

  • Here 0.9
  • Covington County 1.6
  • State 1.4

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

  • Here 20.5
  • County 20.4
  • Mississippi 19.9

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

  • Here 1.9
  • Covington County 4.6
  • Mississippi 4.4

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 10.5%
  • County 12.2%
  • State 12.3%

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

  • Seminary 28.2
  • Covington County 56.2
  • State 57.3

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Seminary 42.2%
  • County 49.7%
  • Mississippi 51.0%

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

  • Seminary 10.4
  • Covington County 11.7
  • State 11.6

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

  • Here 5.6
  • Covington County 9.3
  • State 9.6

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Here 59.0%
  • Covington County 78.4%
  • Mississippi 79.1%

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

Fourteen percent of households in Seminary use chemical products in their homes to control fleas, roaches, ants, termites or other insects. Five percent use chemical products in their lawns or gardens to kill weeds.

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Here 14.2%
  • County 10.9%
  • Mississippi 11.2%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Here 5.1%
  • County 4.1%
  • State 4.0%

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

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Seminary 6.2
  • County 6.8
  • State 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Seminary 31.6%
  • County 28.6%
  • State 29.4%

Forty nine percent of Seminary residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Seminary 48.6%
  • County 50.3%
  • Mississippi 54.4%

Thirteen percent of Seminary 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. Twenty nine 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. Thirty four 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 seven 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 1.5 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Seminary 12.7%
  • Covington County 19.3%
  • State 20.4%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 29.3%
  • Covington County 32.8%
  • State 36.0%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Seminary 28.9%
  • County 31.4%
  • State 31.2%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 33.8%
  • County 20.4%
  • State 20.0%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Seminary 46.9%
  • Covington County 40.9%
  • State 40.1%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Seminary 6.4
  • County 6.2
  • State 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Seminary 2.9
  • County 2.9
  • Mississippi 2.9

Average hours a day using computer

  • Seminary 1.5
  • Covington County 1.2
  • Mississippi 1.2

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

Seven percent of Seminary residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Six 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. Forty four percent are overweight. Seven 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 Seminary have ever received a blood transfusion. Twenty one percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty eight percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Five percent have ever been told they had gout. Three percent have congestive heart failure. Two percent have coronary heart disease. Two percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. One 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. One percent have ever had emphysema. Five percent have another thyroid problem. Two percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Two percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Four percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Here 7.4%
  • County 11.4%
  • Mississippi 11.0%

People with anemia (%)

  • Seminary 5.7%
  • County 4.3%
  • Mississippi 4.2%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 3.8%
  • County 3.2%
  • Mississippi 3.3%

People with overweight (%)

  • Seminary 44.4%
  • County 33.6%
  • Mississippi 34.6%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Seminary 7.1%
  • Covington County 19.2%
  • Mississippi 19.5%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Seminary 13.7%
  • County 12.1%
  • State 12.0%

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

  • Here 21.0%
  • County 18.3%
  • Mississippi 19.1%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Seminary 28.5%
  • Covington County 25.4%
  • State 25.2%

People with gout (%)

  • Here 5.2%
  • County 4.0%
  • State 4.0%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Seminary 3.0%
  • Covington County 3.5%
  • Mississippi 3.5%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Here 1.6%
  • County 3.2%
  • State 3.0%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 2.2%
  • Covington County 2.1%
  • State 2.2%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 1.5%
  • Covington County 3.8%
  • State 3.6%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Here 3.7%
  • Covington County 4.3%
  • State 4.0%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Seminary 1.2%
  • County 3.3%
  • State 2.9%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 5.3%
  • County 7.0%
  • State 6.8%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Here 1.9%
  • County 3.7%
  • Mississippi 3.8%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Seminary 1.8%
  • County 2.8%
  • State 2.7%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 3.8%
  • Covington County 9.1%
  • State 7.9%

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

Seventy four percent of births in Seminary were vaginal deliveries. Twenty six percent of deliveries were cesarean. 95.5 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Fifty seven percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Forty percent of women breastfeed their children. Thirty eight percent of women in Seminary have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Thirteen percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Eighty four percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Twenty five percent have ever used female hormones such as estrogen and progesterone, including any forms of female hormones, such as pills, cream, patch and injections, but do not include birth control methods or use for infertility.

Summary

Vaginal deliveries (%)

  • Here 73.6%
  • Covington County 62.4%
  • State 64.3%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 26.4%
  • County 37.6%
  • State 35.7%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Seminary 95.5%
  • County 99.0%
  • Mississippi 99.0%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 57.4%
  • County 58.2%
  • Mississippi 59.9%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Here 40.2%
  • Covington County 51.4%
  • State 50.0%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 38.4%
  • Covington County 21.7%
  • State 22.3%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Here 12.5%
  • County 11.5%
  • Mississippi 11.2%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 83.6%
  • County 75.1%
  • Mississippi 74.4%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 25.1%
  • County 16.4%
  • Mississippi 16.3%

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

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

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 56.8%
  • Covington County 55.9%
  • Mississippi 54.8%

Blood donors (%)

  • Seminary 1.8%
  • Covington County 4.3%
  • State 4.3%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Seminary 56.8%
  • Covington County 43.8%
  • State 44.5%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 7.1%
  • County 8.5%
  • State 8.8%

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

People in Seminary spend $341 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 15 percent of their income. The average family in Seminary spends $94 on food at other stores monthly. This is four percent of their income. They spend $131 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is four 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 $341
  • Covington County $359
  • Mississippi $352

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

  • Here 15.2%
  • County 25.9%
  • State 26.1%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $94
  • Covington County $70
  • Mississippi $71

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 4.2%
  • Covington County 4.0%
  • State 4.5%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Seminary $131
  • Covington County $140
  • Mississippi $130

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 4.5%
  • Covington County 6.3%
  • State 6.9%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Here $23
  • Covington County $26
  • State $24

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Seminary 0.6%
  • Covington County 1.2%
  • State 1.3%

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

People living in Seminary report their general condition of hearing on average at 86 percent. Ninety two 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 nine percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Eleven percent of Seminary population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Thirty two 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. Ten percent of people in Seminary had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Here 85.7%
  • County 79.9%
  • State 79.9%

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

  • Here 91.9%
  • Covington County 80.0%
  • State 80.2%

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

  • Seminary 99.0%
  • Covington County 95.3%
  • State 95.3%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Seminary 10.7%
  • Covington County 18.3%
  • Mississippi 18.8%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 32.4%
  • County 38.9%
  • State 41.3%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 9.5%
  • Covington County 14.8%
  • Mississippi 15.6%

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

Thirty percent of Seminary 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 29.9%
  • Covington County 28.1%
  • Mississippi 26.7%

Fourteen percent of Seminary 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. Nineteen percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Thirteen 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. Twelve 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 14.2%
  • Covington County 18.8%
  • State 18.9%

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

  • Seminary 19.2%
  • Covington County 24.5%
  • State 25.0%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Seminary 13.3%
  • County 10.0%
  • Mississippi 9.7%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Here 7.0%
  • County 9.9%
  • Mississippi 9.7%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Seminary 11.6%
  • County 9.1%
  • State 8.6%

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

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