Health and Nutrition of Shaker Heights, OH Residents

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Fifty five percent of Shaker Heights residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 20 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 three frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Shaker Heights 55.2%
  • Cuyahoga County 49.9%
  • Ohio 49.6%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Here 19.7
  • Cuyahoga County 20.5
  • State 21.4

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Here 3.9
  • Cuyahoga County 3.5
  • State 3.6

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

  • Shaker Heights 1.6
  • County 1.8
  • State 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Here 1.9
  • County 1.7
  • Ohio 1.7

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 2.6
  • County 3.2
  • State 3.6

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

The average Shaker Heights 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). Eleven percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Eighteen percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Shaker Heights residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 55 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 24 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Shaker Heights 1.5
  • County 2.0
  • State 2.0

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Shaker Heights 10.9%
  • Cuyahoga County 15.2%
  • State 16.1%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Shaker Heights 18.1%
  • County 20.6%
  • Ohio 21.3%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Shaker Heights 54.5%
  • County 46.8%
  • State 46.4%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 3.4
  • County 2.9
  • Ohio 2.8

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Shaker Heights 3.1
  • Cuyahoga County 3.0
  • State 2.8

Average number of teeth

  • Here 24.3
  • Cuyahoga County 22.6
  • State 22.5

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

The average height of Shaker Heights residents 16 years and older is 67 inches. The average weight is 181 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Thirty seven percent of people living here are obese. Forty seven percent have ever been obese. Forty percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Here 66.9
  • Cuyahoga County 66.7
  • State 66.9

Average weight (pounds)

  • Shaker Heights 180.5
  • Cuyahoga County 181.8
  • State 181.0

Average BMI

  • Here 28.6
  • County 29.0
  • State 28.8

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 36.7%
  • Cuyahoga County 39.2%
  • Ohio 37.7%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Shaker Heights 47.0%
  • County 50.7%
  • Ohio 49.5%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Shaker Heights 39.8%
  • Cuyahoga County 35.5%
  • Ohio 35.2%

Sixty percent of Shaker Heights residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Seventeen percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Sixteen percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Two percent have ever used heroin. Six percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Shaker Heights 60.5%
  • Cuyahoga County 62.5%
  • State 64.5%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Shaker Heights 17.0%
  • Cuyahoga County 21.9%
  • Ohio 23.9%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Shaker Heights 16.1%
  • County 20.1%
  • State 21.7%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Here 2.1%
  • Cuyahoga County 3.0%
  • Ohio 3.2%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Shaker Heights 6.2%
  • Cuyahoga County 10.6%
  • State 12.8%

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

Eleven percent of people living in Shaker Heights have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Fifty three 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 (%)

  • Shaker Heights 10.8%
  • Cuyahoga County 11.0%
  • Ohio 10.1%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Shaker Heights 53.3%
  • Cuyahoga County 49.0%
  • Ohio 47.2%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 3.5%
  • County 3.6%
  • Ohio 3.2%

Shaker Heights 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

  • Shaker Heights 1.1
  • Cuyahoga County 1.2
  • State 1.1

Ten percent of Shaker Heights residents above the age of 40 have problems with their ability to smell, such as not being able to smell things or things not smelling the way they are supposed to. Five percent have been having problems with their ability to taste sweet, sour, salty or bitter foods and drinks. Sixty five percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Twenty nine percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Thirteen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Seventeen percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Forty percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Shaker Heights 9.8%
  • Cuyahoga County 10.7%
  • State 11.5%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Shaker Heights 5.4%
  • Cuyahoga County 5.7%
  • State 5.7%

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

  • Shaker Heights 65.4%
  • Cuyahoga County 66.7%
  • State 68.6%

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

  • Here 28.8%
  • County 27.8%
  • Ohio 29.9%

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

  • Here 12.8%
  • Cuyahoga County 14.6%
  • Ohio 16.2%

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

  • Here 17.5%
  • County 19.2%
  • State 22.1%

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

  • Here 40.1%
  • Cuyahoga County 39.2%
  • State 42.5%

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

Eighty four percent of people living in Shaker Heights are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 84.2%
  • Cuyahoga County 76.7%
  • State 75.4%

Twenty six percent of people living in Shaker Heights have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had hypertension (also called high blood pressure). Twenty six percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Fifty two percent of people in Shaker Heights 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 (%)

  • Shaker Heights 26.4%
  • Cuyahoga County 25.9%
  • Ohio 23.6%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 26.4%
  • Cuyahoga County 26.0%
  • State 25.3%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 52.0%
  • County 46.0%
  • State 43.1%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Shaker Heights 19.7%
  • County 20.3%
  • Ohio 19.7%

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

Forty one percent of people living in Shaker Heights use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Shaker Heights 40.9%
  • Cuyahoga County 32.7%
  • State 35.5%

Twenty two percent of Shaker Heights residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty two percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Thirty seven percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Forty eight percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Twenty three percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Eighteen percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Sixteen percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Nine percent of people living here move or speak so slowly that other people could have noticed, or the opposite - being so fidgety or restless that they have been moving around a lot more than usual. Three percent have thoughts that they would be better off dead or of hurting themselves in some way.

Summary

People who have little interest in doing things (%)

  • Shaker Heights 22.3%
  • County 25.8%
  • State 25.9%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 22.2%
  • County 26.4%
  • State 27.0%

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

  • Here 37.3%
  • County 40.4%
  • Ohio 41.8%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 47.8%
  • County 50.4%
  • State 51.4%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Shaker Heights 23.2%
  • Cuyahoga County 27.4%
  • State 27.5%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 17.7%
  • Cuyahoga County 20.0%
  • State 21.0%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Here 15.8%
  • County 18.2%
  • Ohio 18.9%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Here 9.0%
  • County 12.9%
  • Ohio 13.6%

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

  • Shaker Heights 3.1%
  • County 4.1%
  • State 4.3%

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

Shaker Heights residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Shaker Heights 2.1
  • Cuyahoga County 2.2
  • Ohio 2.2

Seventy nine percent of people living in Shaker Heights 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 4.6 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 16 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Shaker Heights 79.2%
  • County 77.7%
  • State 80.0%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Shaker Heights 10.3%
  • Cuyahoga County 11.6%
  • State 10.7%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 5.5
  • Cuyahoga County 4.9
  • Ohio 5.1

Average drinks/week

  • Shaker Heights 4.6
  • County 5.4
  • Ohio 5.7

Average days/year people drink much

  • Shaker Heights 16.2
  • Cuyahoga County 22.4
  • Ohio 23.8

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

Ninety seven percent of Shaker Heights 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 six percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Forty percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Seven percent of males in Shaker Heights have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Ninety seven percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Eighty two percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Thirty four percent have ever had anal sex. Ten percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Shaker Heights were 18 years old on average when they had sex for the first time. The average man in his lifetime had any kind of sex with 24 women. He has vaginal sex with 18 women. People living here were on average 24 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 2.3 men on average. They have had 1.2 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Shaker Heights were 20 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. Eight percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Shaker Heights has vaginal or anal sex 48 times a year. Fifty three percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Shaker Heights 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 10 men on average. They have had eight male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.3 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Eighty two percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Shaker Heights 97.4%
  • County 97.3%
  • State 97.3%

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

  • Here 95.1%
  • Cuyahoga County 94.6%
  • Ohio 94.5%

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

  • Shaker Heights 85.9%
  • County 85.0%
  • State 87.1%

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

  • Here 40.3%
  • Cuyahoga County 46.3%
  • State 48.1%

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

  • Here 7.1%
  • County 5.9%
  • Ohio 5.9%

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

  • Here 97.1%
  • Cuyahoga County 97.3%
  • State 97.4%

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

  • Here 82.2%
  • Cuyahoga County 81.8%
  • Ohio 85.3%

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

  • Shaker Heights 34.2%
  • County 37.1%
  • State 38.7%

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

  • Shaker Heights 9.9%
  • Cuyahoga County 11.9%
  • State 11.6%

Average age people first had sex

  • Shaker Heights 17.6
  • County 16.8
  • State 16.7

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

  • Shaker Heights 24.1
  • County 28.9
  • State 26.8

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

  • Shaker Heights 17.6
  • County 22.1
  • State 21.2

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

  • Here 23.6
  • Cuyahoga County 22.2
  • Ohio 21.6

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

  • Shaker Heights 3.4
  • Cuyahoga County 4.5
  • State 5.1

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

  • Shaker Heights 2.3
  • Cuyahoga County 3.0
  • State 3.1

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

  • Here 1.2
  • Cuyahoga County 1.7
  • State 1.8

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

  • Shaker Heights 19.5
  • Cuyahoga County 19.7
  • Ohio 19.8

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

  • Here 3.6
  • Cuyahoga County 4.9
  • Ohio 5.4

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Shaker Heights 7.8%
  • Cuyahoga County 10.5%
  • State 8.7%

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

  • Shaker Heights 48.0
  • Cuyahoga County 56.9
  • Ohio 61.8

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Shaker Heights 53.2%
  • Cuyahoga County 51.7%
  • State 55.1%

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

  • Here 9.7
  • County 11.0
  • State 11.3

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

  • Here 8.1
  • Cuyahoga County 9.2
  • Ohio 9.9

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

  • Here 0.3
  • County 0.5
  • Ohio 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Shaker Heights 81.5%
  • Cuyahoga County 79.7%
  • Ohio 83.2%

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

Eleven percent of households in Shaker Heights 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 11.0%
  • County 10.9%
  • State 10.1%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Here 4.7%
  • Cuyahoga County 4.3%
  • Ohio 4.3%

Shaker Heights residents 16 years and older usually get seven hours of sleep at night on weekdays or workdays. Twenty nine percent of them have trouble sleeping.

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Shaker Heights 6.8
  • Cuyahoga County 6.8
  • State 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 28.7%
  • Cuyahoga County 30.3%
  • State 31.9%

Forty percent of Shaker Heights residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 39.7%
  • County 50.5%
  • Ohio 51.9%

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

Fifteen percent of Shaker Heights 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 three percent of people do moderate-intensity activities at work that cause small increases in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking or carrying light loads for at least 10 minutes continuously. Thirty percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Twenty eight percent do any vigorous-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause large increases in breathing or heart rate like running or basketball for at least 10 minutes continuously. Fifty one 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 seven 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 1.4 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Shaker Heights 15.0%
  • County 19.8%
  • Ohio 22.0%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Shaker Heights 32.9%
  • County 36.4%
  • State 38.0%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Shaker Heights 29.9%
  • Cuyahoga County 29.4%
  • Ohio 29.4%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 28.0%
  • Cuyahoga County 19.8%
  • Ohio 19.4%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Shaker Heights 51.2%
  • Cuyahoga County 41.6%
  • State 42.6%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Shaker Heights 6.6
  • Cuyahoga County 6.2
  • Ohio 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.6
  • County 2.9
  • State 2.8

Average hours a day using computer

  • Shaker Heights 1.4
  • Cuyahoga County 1.3
  • State 1.2

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

Nine percent of Shaker Heights residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Four percent of people living here has anemia, sometimes called "tired blood" or "low blood". Three percent of people 16 years and older have ever been told by a doctor or other health care professional that they had psoriasis. Thirty six percent are overweight. Thirteen 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. Twelve percent of people living in Shaker Heights have ever received a blood transfusion. Fifteen percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty five percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Four percent have ever been told they had gout. Two percent have congestive heart failure. Three percent have coronary heart disease. Two percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Three 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. One percent have ever had emphysema. Eight percent have another thyroid problem. Three percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Two 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 (%)

  • Shaker Heights 9.2%
  • County 10.3%
  • Ohio 10.8%

People with anemia (%)

  • Shaker Heights 4.0%
  • Cuyahoga County 4.1%
  • Ohio 3.4%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Shaker Heights 3.4%
  • Cuyahoga County 3.6%
  • Ohio 3.9%

People with overweight (%)

  • Shaker Heights 35.6%
  • County 35.0%
  • State 34.2%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Shaker Heights 13.1%
  • Cuyahoga County 18.1%
  • State 19.6%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Shaker Heights 11.9%
  • Cuyahoga County 12.5%
  • Ohio 11.8%

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

  • Here 15.4%
  • County 19.0%
  • Ohio 18.6%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Shaker Heights 24.6%
  • Cuyahoga County 26.7%
  • Ohio 26.5%

People with gout (%)

  • Shaker Heights 4.5%
  • County 4.2%
  • State 3.9%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Here 2.3%
  • Cuyahoga County 3.7%
  • Ohio 3.6%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Here 2.7%
  • County 3.3%
  • State 3.2%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 2.0%
  • Cuyahoga County 2.4%
  • State 2.3%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 2.7%
  • Cuyahoga County 3.8%
  • State 3.9%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Here 3.4%
  • Cuyahoga County 4.1%
  • Ohio 4.0%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Here 1.5%
  • County 2.8%
  • State 3.3%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Shaker Heights 7.7%
  • County 7.5%
  • State 7.8%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Here 2.7%
  • County 3.7%
  • State 3.9%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Shaker Heights 2.2%
  • Cuyahoga County 2.6%
  • State 2.9%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 10.5%
  • County 9.0%
  • State 9.2%

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

Sixty percent of births in Shaker Heights were vaginal deliveries. Forty percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.0 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Fifty six percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Fifty nine percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty three percent of women in Shaker Heights have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Twelve percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Seventy seven percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Nine percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Twelve 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 (%)

  • Shaker Heights 59.8%
  • County 64.5%
  • State 64.6%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 40.2%
  • Cuyahoga County 35.5%
  • Ohio 35.4%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Here 99.0%
  • County 99.1%
  • Ohio 99.3%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 55.6%
  • Cuyahoga County 59.8%
  • Ohio 59.8%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Shaker Heights 58.7%
  • County 52.4%
  • State 53.7%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 22.7%
  • County 23.8%
  • State 23.0%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Here 12.0%
  • County 12.2%
  • State 12.4%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 77.3%
  • Cuyahoga County 74.0%
  • State 75.6%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Here 8.8%
  • Cuyahoga County 7.3%
  • Ohio 8.5%

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

  • Shaker Heights 12.4%
  • County 16.7%
  • Ohio 15.9%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Shaker Heights 19.3%
  • County 18.4%
  • Ohio 18.9%

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

People living in Shaker Heights report their general health condition on average at 60 percent. Six percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 46 percent of Shaker Heights residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Nine percent of people living in Shaker Heights are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 60.5%
  • Cuyahoga County 55.6%
  • Ohio 56.1%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 5.6%
  • County 4.5%
  • Ohio 4.5%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 45.7%
  • Cuyahoga County 42.0%
  • Ohio 40.0%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Shaker Heights 8.9%
  • Cuyahoga County 8.7%
  • State 8.6%

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

People in Shaker Heights spend $362 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 18 percent of their income. The average family in Shaker Heights spends $82 on food at other stores monthly. This is four percent of their income. They spend $175 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is seven percent of their income. They also spend $30 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 $362
  • County $351
  • Ohio $357

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

  • Here 18.2%
  • County 23.5%
  • Ohio 23.6%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $82
  • Cuyahoga County $73
  • State $71

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 3.6%
  • County 4.3%
  • State 4.2%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $175
  • County $135
  • State $139

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Shaker Heights 6.5%
  • Cuyahoga County 6.7%
  • Ohio 6.8%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Shaker Heights $30
  • Cuyahoga County $24
  • Ohio $24

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Shaker Heights 1.1%
  • Cuyahoga County 1.2%
  • Ohio 1.3%

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

People living in Shaker Heights report their general condition of hearing on average at 82 percent. Eighty five 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 seven percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Sixteen percent of Shaker Heights population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Thirty 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. Twelve percent of people in Shaker Heights had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Shaker Heights 82.0%
  • Cuyahoga County 79.4%
  • Ohio 78.7%

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

  • Here 85.4%
  • County 80.7%
  • Ohio 78.0%

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

  • Shaker Heights 96.5%
  • County 95.4%
  • Ohio 94.8%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Here 16.1%
  • Cuyahoga County 19.0%
  • Ohio 20.3%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Shaker Heights 30.0%
  • Cuyahoga County 40.8%
  • State 43.4%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 12.3%
  • County 15.0%
  • Ohio 15.7%

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

Twenty seven percent of Shaker Heights 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 27.5%
  • Ohio 26.5%

Twelve percent of Shaker Heights residents 20 or older have limitations caused by a long-term physical, mental or emotional problems or illnesses keeping them from working at a job or business. Eighteen percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Eight percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Six percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion. Eight 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 (%)

  • Shaker Heights 12.1%
  • Cuyahoga County 17.9%
  • State 18.5%

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

  • Here 17.9%
  • Cuyahoga County 24.4%
  • Ohio 25.0%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Shaker Heights 8.0%
  • County 10.0%
  • State 9.5%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Shaker Heights 6.2%
  • County 9.5%
  • Ohio 9.8%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Shaker Heights 7.8%
  • Cuyahoga County 9.0%
  • Ohio 8.1%

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

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