Health and Nutrition of Shipman, IL Residents

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Forty five percent of Shipman residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 23 times per month. This includes chocolate and other flavored milks, as well as hot cocoa made with milk, and does not count small amounts of milk added to coffee or tea. People living here eat an average of three meals (breakfasts, lunches or dinners) per week that were prepared away from home in places such as restaurants, fast food places, food stands, grocery stores or from vending machines. They get two of these meals from a fast-food or pizza place. People here eat one "ready to eat" foods such as salads, soups, chicken, sandwiches and cooked vegetables per month. They also eat four frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Shipman 45.4%
  • Macoupin County 50.7%
  • State 48.6%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Shipman 23.0
  • County 21.6
  • Illinois 20.7

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Shipman 3.1
  • County 3.6
  • Illinois 3.6

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

  • Shipman 1.8
  • County 1.7
  • State 1.9

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Here 1.5
  • County 1.7
  • Illinois 1.9

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 3.9
  • Macoupin County 3.5
  • State 3.5

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

The average Shipman 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). Twenty one percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Twenty four percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Shipman residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 40 percent. People living here aged 30 years and older, aside from brushing their teeth with toothbrush, use dental floss or any other device that clean between teeth on average two days per week. They also use mouthwash or other dental rinse products to treat dental disease or dental problems an average of three days per week. The average person living here (including children) has 20 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Shipman 2.4
  • County 1.9
  • Illinois 2.0

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Shipman 20.6%
  • County 15.4%
  • State 16.4%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Shipman 24.4%
  • County 20.7%
  • State 21.4%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Shipman 39.6%
  • County 48.0%
  • Illinois 45.7%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 2.2
  • County 2.9
  • Illinois 2.8

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Shipman 2.7
  • Macoupin County 2.7
  • State 2.9

Average number of teeth

  • Here 20.3
  • Macoupin County 22.6
  • Illinois 22.9

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

The average height of Shipman residents 16 years and older is 67 inches. The average weight is 182 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Thirty nine percent of people living here are obese. Fifty three percent have ever been obese. Thirty percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Shipman 66.8
  • Macoupin County 67.1
  • State 66.6

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 182.1
  • County 182.1
  • Illinois 179.3

Average BMI

  • Shipman 28.9
  • County 28.8
  • State 28.7

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 39.4%
  • Macoupin County 38.2%
  • State 37.3%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 52.8%
  • Macoupin County 50.3%
  • Illinois 48.8%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Shipman 29.9%
  • Macoupin County 36.2%
  • State 34.8%

Sixty nine percent of Shipman residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty nine percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Twenty five percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Four percent have ever used heroin. Sixteen percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 69.4%
  • Macoupin County 66.9%
  • State 63.1%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Shipman 29.3%
  • County 26.0%
  • Illinois 23.4%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 24.5%
  • County 23.6%
  • State 21.2%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Here 4.2%
  • County 3.0%
  • State 2.9%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 16.1%
  • County 14.5%
  • Illinois 12.7%

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

Twelve percent of people living in Shipman have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Forty four 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 (%)

  • Shipman 11.7%
  • County 10.2%
  • State 10.0%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 43.9%
  • Macoupin County 49.3%
  • Illinois 46.6%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 3.6%
  • County 3.3%
  • Illinois 3.1%

Shipman 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

  • Shipman 1.2
  • County 1.1
  • State 1.1

Fifteen percent of Shipman 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. Seventy two percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Twenty six percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Sixteen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Twenty six percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Thirty nine percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Here 14.7%
  • Macoupin County 11.7%
  • State 11.3%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Here 6.8%
  • County 5.3%
  • State 5.6%

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

  • Here 71.9%
  • County 72.8%
  • State 66.6%

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

  • Here 25.5%
  • Macoupin County 33.9%
  • Illinois 26.7%

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

  • Shipman 15.9%
  • Macoupin County 18.8%
  • Illinois 15.1%

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

  • Shipman 25.7%
  • Macoupin County 22.9%
  • Illinois 20.7%

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

  • Here 39.4%
  • County 44.9%
  • State 39.0%

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

Sixty nine percent of people living in Shipman are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 68.5%
  • Macoupin County 76.8%
  • State 73.6%

Twenty four percent of people living in Shipman 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 percent of people in Shipman 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 (%)

  • Shipman 24.3%
  • County 25.5%
  • Illinois 22.0%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Shipman 26.6%
  • Macoupin County 26.9%
  • Illinois 23.9%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Shipman 39.7%
  • County 44.3%
  • Illinois 41.2%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Here 21.0%
  • County 20.8%
  • Illinois 18.2%

Thirty percent of people living in Shipman use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Shipman 29.7%
  • County 40.8%
  • State 32.9%

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

Summary

People who have little interest in doing things (%)

  • Here 27.9%
  • Macoupin County 25.6%
  • Illinois 26.5%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 30.3%
  • County 26.7%
  • Illinois 27.3%

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

  • Shipman 44.8%
  • Macoupin County 43.1%
  • Illinois 41.4%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Shipman 53.6%
  • County 52.7%
  • Illinois 51.2%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Shipman 31.1%
  • Macoupin County 27.2%
  • State 28.4%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 25.7%
  • County 22.1%
  • State 21.1%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Shipman 21.2%
  • County 19.6%
  • State 19.2%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Shipman 17.7%
  • Macoupin County 12.3%
  • State 14.3%

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

  • Shipman 5.8%
  • Macoupin County 4.2%
  • Illinois 4.4%

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

Shipman residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Shipman 2.3
  • County 2.3
  • State 2.0

Eighty one percent of people living in Shipman 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 4.5 days per month on average. They have 6.1 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 28 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Shipman 81.2%
  • County 81.7%
  • State 79.3%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Shipman 10.4%
  • County 9.9%
  • Illinois 11.0%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 4.5
  • Macoupin County 5.6
  • Illinois 4.7

Average drinks/week

  • Shipman 6.1
  • Macoupin County 5.9
  • State 5.6

Average days/year people drink much

  • Shipman 28.2
  • Macoupin County 24.1
  • State 22.9

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

Ninety seven percent of Shipman residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety four percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Eighty eight percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Fifty one percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Six percent of males in Shipman 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 one percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Forty percent have ever had anal sex. Fifteen percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Shipman were 16 years old on average when they had sex for the first time. The average man in his lifetime had any kind of sex with 26 women. He has vaginal sex with 22 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. Males in their lifetime have anal or oral sex with 5.1 men on average. They have had 3.0 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Shipman were 19 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on nine men in their lifetime. Eight percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Shipman has vaginal or anal sex 68 times a year. Sixty percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Shipman 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 14 men on average. They have had 13 male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.6 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) (%)

  • Shipman 96.9%
  • County 97.3%
  • Illinois 97.2%

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

  • Here 94.3%
  • Macoupin County 95.0%
  • Illinois 93.9%

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

  • Shipman 87.9%
  • Macoupin County 89.5%
  • Illinois 85.5%

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

  • Here 51.0%
  • County 49.1%
  • State 48.3%

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

  • Shipman 6.4%
  • Macoupin County 6.1%
  • Illinois 6.1%

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

  • Here 97.4%
  • County 97.9%
  • State 97.1%

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

  • Shipman 81.0%
  • County 88.7%
  • State 83.4%

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

  • Here 39.6%
  • Macoupin County 40.8%
  • Illinois 38.9%

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

  • Here 15.3%
  • County 10.6%
  • Illinois 12.5%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 16.3
  • Macoupin County 16.8
  • Illinois 16.8

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

  • Shipman 26.3
  • County 30.8
  • State 26.9

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

  • Shipman 22.1
  • County 20.8
  • State 21.7

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

  • Shipman 21.2
  • Macoupin County 21.3
  • State 21.5

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

  • Here 5.8
  • Macoupin County 6.2
  • Illinois 5.0

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

  • Here 5.1
  • Macoupin County 2.3
  • State 2.4

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

  • Shipman 3.0
  • Macoupin County 1.3
  • Illinois 1.4

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

  • Shipman 19.1
  • Macoupin County 18.8
  • Illinois 20.0

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

  • Here 9.0
  • County 4.7
  • Illinois 4.6

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 7.7%
  • County 7.1%
  • Illinois 9.8%

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

  • Shipman 68.2
  • County 55.8
  • State 62.1

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 59.7%
  • Macoupin County 56.8%
  • State 52.8%

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

  • Shipman 14.4
  • County 10.8
  • Illinois 11.1

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

  • Here 12.6
  • County 9.6
  • State 9.7

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

  • Here 0.6
  • Macoupin County 0.4
  • Illinois 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Shipman 85.1%
  • Macoupin County 87.3%
  • State 76.6%

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

Eleven percent of households in Shipman 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 11.1%
  • County 10.2%
  • State 10.3%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Here 4.6%
  • County 4.5%
  • State 4.3%

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Shipman 6.8
  • Macoupin County 6.9
  • Illinois 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Shipman 34.4%
  • County 34.4%
  • Illinois 29.8%

Sixty percent of Shipman residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 60.1%
  • County 48.0%
  • State 52.2%

Twenty two percent of Shipman 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 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 eight percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Twelve 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 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 (%)

  • Here 22.2%
  • County 22.3%
  • State 20.9%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 36.3%
  • County 42.3%
  • Illinois 36.2%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Shipman 27.9%
  • County 28.6%
  • Illinois 30.9%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 12.3%
  • Macoupin County 18.3%
  • State 20.2%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 40.1%
  • Macoupin County 44.4%
  • State 41.7%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Shipman 5.8
  • Macoupin County 6.2
  • State 6.0

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 3.1
  • Macoupin County 2.8
  • Illinois 2.8

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 1.3
  • Macoupin County 1.3
  • State 1.3

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

Thirteen percent of Shipman 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". 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 two percent are overweight. Thirty two 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. Fifteen percent of people living in Shipman have ever received a blood transfusion. Twenty three percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty eight 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. Two percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Five percent have ever had a heart attack, also called myocardial infarction. Five percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. Four percent have ever had emphysema. Seven percent have another thyroid problem. Five percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Four percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Nine percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Here 13.2%
  • Macoupin County 10.3%
  • State 10.5%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 3.9%
  • Macoupin County 3.2%
  • State 3.7%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Shipman 3.5%
  • County 4.3%
  • State 3.5%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 31.9%
  • County 35.9%
  • State 33.2%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Shipman 32.0%
  • Macoupin County 19.1%
  • State 20.7%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Shipman 14.6%
  • Macoupin County 13.0%
  • State 11.3%

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

  • Here 23.3%
  • County 18.7%
  • State 19.6%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 27.7%
  • County 29.4%
  • State 24.1%

People with gout (%)

  • Shipman 4.0%
  • Macoupin County 4.6%
  • Illinois 3.6%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Shipman 3.8%
  • Macoupin County 4.0%
  • Illinois 3.2%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Shipman 3.8%
  • Macoupin County 3.8%
  • Illinois 2.9%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Shipman 2.5%
  • Macoupin County 2.8%
  • State 2.1%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 4.7%
  • County 4.3%
  • Illinois 3.5%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Shipman 5.2%
  • County 3.9%
  • Illinois 3.7%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Here 4.1%
  • Macoupin County 3.1%
  • Illinois 2.9%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Shipman 7.2%
  • Macoupin County 9.0%
  • Illinois 6.9%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Here 5.3%
  • Macoupin County 3.8%
  • State 3.5%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Here 4.3%
  • Macoupin County 3.0%
  • State 3.1%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Shipman 9.1%
  • Macoupin County 11.4%
  • State 7.9%

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

Seventy five percent of births in Shipman were vaginal deliveries. Twenty five percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.6 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty six percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Forty four percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty four percent of women in Shipman 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). Sixty nine percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Four percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Sixteen percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Sixteen 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 (%)

  • Shipman 74.7%
  • County 65.8%
  • State 64.4%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Shipman 25.3%
  • County 34.2%
  • State 35.6%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Here 99.6%
  • Macoupin County 99.4%
  • Illinois 99.3%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 65.6%
  • County 60.2%
  • State 59.7%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Shipman 44.0%
  • County 56.6%
  • State 54.6%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Shipman 24.4%
  • Macoupin County 25.6%
  • Illinois 20.8%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Here 13.1%
  • Macoupin County 13.9%
  • State 11.0%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Shipman 68.6%
  • Macoupin County 76.3%
  • State 72.6%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Here 3.6%
  • Macoupin County 8.3%
  • State 7.4%

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

  • Shipman 16.2%
  • County 14.4%
  • Illinois 17.4%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Shipman 16.5%
  • Macoupin County 22.8%
  • State 16.3%

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

People living in Shipman report their general health condition on average at 52 percent. Three percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 37 percent of Shipman residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Eight percent of people living in Shipman are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 52.2%
  • Macoupin County 56.9%
  • State 55.4%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 2.6%
  • County 5.7%
  • Illinois 4.4%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 36.8%
  • Macoupin County 38.1%
  • State 40.8%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Shipman 7.9%
  • Macoupin County 9.1%
  • State 8.2%

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

People in Shipman spend $354 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 29 percent of their income. The average family in Shipman spends $58 on food at other stores monthly. This is four percent of their income. They spend $103 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is six percent of their income. They also spend $17 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 $354
  • County $346
  • Illinois $361

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

  • Shipman 29.5%
  • County 21.5%
  • State 24.2%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $58
  • Macoupin County $71
  • Illinois $74

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 4.3%
  • Macoupin County 4.3%
  • Illinois 4.3%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Shipman $103
  • County $141
  • Illinois $139

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Shipman 6.5%
  • Macoupin County 7.7%
  • Illinois 7.0%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Shipman $17
  • Macoupin County $23
  • Illinois $25

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Shipman 1.4%
  • County 1.4%
  • State 1.2%

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

People living in Shipman report their general condition of hearing on average at 76 percent. Seventy four 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 two percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Twenty seven percent of Shipman population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Forty nine 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. Seventeen percent of people in Shipman had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Here 76.3%
  • Macoupin County 77.5%
  • State 79.5%

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

  • Shipman 74.1%
  • Macoupin County 78.2%
  • Illinois 79.7%

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

  • Here 92.4%
  • Macoupin County 94.2%
  • State 95.1%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Here 26.6%
  • Macoupin County 22.1%
  • State 19.1%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Shipman 48.8%
  • County 46.4%
  • State 41.6%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Shipman 16.6%
  • County 16.9%
  • Illinois 14.9%

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Twenty six percent of Shipman 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 (%)

  • Shipman 25.6%
  • Macoupin County 27.4%
  • Illinois 25.2%

Twenty seven percent of Shipman residents 20 or older have limitations caused by a long-term physical, mental or emotional problems or illnesses keeping them from working at a job or business. Thirty three percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Twelve percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Fourteen percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion. Ten 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 26.9%
  • County 19.4%
  • Illinois 17.9%

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

  • Here 33.3%
  • County 26.8%
  • State 23.7%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 12.5%
  • County 9.7%
  • Illinois 9.0%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Shipman 13.5%
  • County 9.8%
  • Illinois 9.9%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 10.2%
  • County 8.9%
  • Illinois 7.5%

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