Health and Nutrition of Smithland, KY Residents

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Sixty five percent of Smithland residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 22 times per month. This includes chocolate and other flavored milks, as well as hot cocoa made with milk, and does not count small amounts of milk added to coffee or tea. People living here eat an average of four meals (breakfasts, lunches or dinners) per week that were prepared away from home in places such as restaurants, fast food places, food stands, grocery stores or from vending machines. They get one 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 (%)

  • Smithland 64.8%
  • Livingston County 48.3%
  • State 49.3%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Here 22.0
  • County 22.1
  • Kentucky 21.6

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Here 3.5
  • County 3.5
  • Kentucky 3.6

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

  • Here 1.1
  • Livingston County 1.8
  • Kentucky 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Smithland 1.7
  • County 1.7
  • State 1.8

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 2.3
  • County 3.7
  • Kentucky 3.8

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

The average Smithland resident last visited a dentist one years ago (including all types of dentists, such as, orthodontists, oral surgeons, and all other dental specialists, as well as dental hygienists). Fifteen percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Smithland residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 67 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 five days per week. They also use mouthwash or other dental rinse products to treat dental disease or dental problems an average of two days per week. The average person living here (including children) has 26 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Smithland 0.9
  • County 2.1
  • State 2.0

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 14.8%
  • Livingston County 21.9%
  • Kentucky 21.6%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Smithland 66.7%
  • County 44.0%
  • State 46.1%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 4.5
  • County 2.6
  • State 2.8

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Smithland 2.3
  • Livingston County 2.7
  • Kentucky 2.8

Average number of teeth

  • Here 26.1
  • County 21.6
  • Kentucky 22.5

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

The average height of Smithland residents 16 years and older is 65 inches. The average weight is 158 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 27. Twenty nine percent of people living here are obese. Thirty six percent have ever been obese. Forty four percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Here 65.0
  • Livingston County 67.1
  • Kentucky 67.0

Average weight (pounds)

  • Smithland 158.0
  • Livingston County 183.3
  • Kentucky 181.0

Average BMI

  • Here 26.9
  • County 28.9
  • Kentucky 28.7

People that are obese (%)

  • Smithland 28.9%
  • Livingston County 40.3%
  • Kentucky 37.3%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Smithland 36.5%
  • County 52.9%
  • State 49.2%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Here 43.9%
  • County 33.9%
  • Kentucky 35.1%

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

Sixty percent of Smithland residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Ten percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Ten percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Smithland 59.9%
  • Livingston County 68.7%
  • State 65.6%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Smithland 10.4%
  • Livingston County 28.5%
  • State 24.5%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 10.3%
  • Livingston County 25.3%
  • State 22.2%

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

Five percent of people living in Smithland have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Fifty six percent of people had a blood test for high sugar or diabetes within the past three years.

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Here 4.6%
  • Livingston County 11.5%
  • Kentucky 9.8%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 55.6%
  • Livingston County 48.2%
  • Kentucky 46.6%

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

Smithland 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

  • Smithland 1.0
  • Livingston County 1.2
  • Kentucky 1.1

Ten percent of Smithland 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. Forty five percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Twelve percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Fifteen percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Fifty four percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Here 10.2%
  • County 12.2%
  • Kentucky 11.6%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Smithland 4.7%
  • County 5.5%
  • State 5.9%

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

  • Smithland 73.5%
  • Livingston County 72.8%
  • Kentucky 69.4%

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

  • Here 44.7%
  • Livingston County 31.2%
  • State 30.2%

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

  • Here 11.9%
  • County 18.6%
  • Kentucky 16.7%

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

  • Here 15.0%
  • Livingston County 24.0%
  • Kentucky 23.0%

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

  • Here 54.1%
  • Livingston County 45.0%
  • Kentucky 43.3%

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

Ninety three percent of people living in Smithland are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 93.0%
  • County 73.2%
  • Kentucky 74.7%

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

Twenty six percent of people living in Smithland 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. Fifty three percent of people in Smithland frequently check their blood cholesterol. Nineteen 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 (%)

  • Here 26.2%
  • Livingston County 26.1%
  • Kentucky 22.9%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Smithland 27.1%
  • Livingston County 26.1%
  • Kentucky 25.1%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 53.5%
  • Livingston County 41.7%
  • State 41.8%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Here 18.9%
  • Livingston County 22.0%
  • State 19.2%

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

Sixty six percent of people living in Smithland use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Smithland 66.4%
  • County 35.4%
  • State 36.1%

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

Twenty percent of Smithland residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Thirty six percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Fifty percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Twenty percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Seventeen 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. Six 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 (%)

  • Smithland 20.3%
  • County 26.9%
  • Kentucky 25.9%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Smithland 20.4%
  • County 28.6%
  • Kentucky 27.0%

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

  • Smithland 36.3%
  • Livingston County 44.4%
  • State 42.3%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Smithland 50.3%
  • Livingston County 53.5%
  • State 51.7%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Smithland 20.2%
  • County 29.9%
  • Kentucky 27.7%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Smithland 17.3%
  • County 24.9%
  • Kentucky 21.4%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Here 15.5%
  • County 20.7%
  • State 19.2%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Smithland 6.0%
  • County 14.0%
  • Kentucky 13.7%

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

  • Here 2.9%
  • County 4.7%
  • Kentucky 4.3%

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

Smithland residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Smithland 2.3
  • County 2.4
  • State 2.2

Eighty three percent of people living in Smithland 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 6.8 days per month on average. They have 3.7 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on nine days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Here 82.7%
  • Livingston County 81.7%
  • State 80.9%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Here 8.9%
  • Livingston County 10.0%
  • State 10.3%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 6.8
  • County 5.4
  • Kentucky 5.1

Average drinks/week

  • Here 3.7
  • County 6.4
  • State 5.7

Average days/year people drink much

  • Smithland 8.9
  • Livingston County 28.0
  • State 24.2

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

Ninety seven percent of Smithland residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Eighty seven percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Seventy two percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Thirty one percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Seven percent of males in Smithland 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 eight percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Thirty one percent have ever had anal sex. Seven percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Smithland 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 21 women. People living here were on average 28 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. Males in their lifetime have anal or oral sex with 2.2 men on average. They have had 1.0 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Smithland were 20 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on three men in their lifetime. Four percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Smithland has vaginal or anal sex 41 times a year. Fifty two percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Smithland 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with eight men on average. They have had seven male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.3 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Sixty eight percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Smithland 97.3%
  • Livingston County 97.3%
  • State 97.2%

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

  • Smithland 86.6%
  • County 95.2%
  • State 94.2%

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

  • Here 71.6%
  • Livingston County 89.9%
  • Kentucky 87.6%

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

  • Smithland 30.8%
  • Livingston County 50.9%
  • State 48.3%

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

  • Here 6.9%
  • County 5.6%
  • Kentucky 5.8%

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

  • Smithland 97.3%
  • Livingston County 97.7%
  • State 97.4%

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

  • Here 88.2%
  • County 84.7%
  • Kentucky 86.1%

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

  • Here 31.1%
  • County 39.4%
  • State 39.7%

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

  • Smithland 7.2%
  • Livingston County 11.8%
  • Kentucky 11.8%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 18.3
  • Livingston County 16.5
  • State 16.7

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

  • Here 21.0
  • County 33.4
  • Kentucky 26.0

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

  • Smithland 27.7
  • County 21.3
  • State 21.4

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

  • Smithland 2.2
  • Livingston County 0.4
  • State 2.7

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

  • Smithland 1.0
  • County 0.2
  • State 1.5

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

  • Here 20.1
  • County 19.5
  • State 19.9

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

  • Here 3.5
  • County 3.4
  • State 5.2

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 4.3%
  • County 8.4%
  • State 8.4%

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

  • Smithland 41.1
  • Livingston County 56.8
  • State 62.9

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Smithland 52.2%
  • County 56.5%
  • State 56.3%

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

  • Here 8.2
  • Livingston County 12.7
  • Kentucky 11.6

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

  • Smithland 6.8
  • County 11.3
  • State 10.2

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

  • Smithland 0.3
  • Livingston County 0.5
  • Kentucky 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Here 67.5%
  • County 87.5%
  • Kentucky 84.1%

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

Seven percent of households in Smithland 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 (%)

  • Smithland 7.4%
  • County 10.9%
  • State 10.0%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Smithland 5.4%
  • Livingston County 4.4%
  • Kentucky 4.2%

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

Smithland 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

  • Here 7.4
  • County 6.8
  • State 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 29.2%
  • County 36.5%
  • State 32.5%

Twenty percent of Smithland residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 19.6%
  • Livingston County 53.8%
  • State 52.7%

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

Ten percent of Smithland 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 eight 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. Sixty 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 two hours per day. They use a computer or play computer games (including Playstation, Nintendo DS, or other portable video games) outside of work or school for 1.2 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Smithland 10.4%
  • County 23.6%
  • Kentucky 22.5%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 28.8%
  • Livingston County 42.2%
  • State 38.4%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 27.7%
  • County 29.7%
  • Kentucky 29.9%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 28.3%
  • Livingston County 15.1%
  • State 19.4%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Smithland 60.3%
  • County 41.0%
  • Kentucky 42.9%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 6.6
  • County 6.0
  • Kentucky 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.0
  • County 2.9
  • Kentucky 2.8

Average hours a day using computer

  • Smithland 1.2
  • Livingston County 1.2
  • State 1.2

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

Ten percent of Smithland 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 seven percent are overweight. Eight 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. Ten percent of people living in Smithland have ever received a blood transfusion. Eleven percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty nine percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Two percent have ever been told they had gout. One percent have coronary heart disease. One 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. Seventeen percent have another thyroid problem. Three percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Two percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Nineteen percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Smithland 9.8%
  • Livingston County 12.0%
  • State 11.3%

People with anemia (%)

  • Smithland 4.2%
  • County 3.5%
  • State 3.3%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Smithland 3.9%
  • Livingston County 4.1%
  • State 4.0%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 37.1%
  • County 36.0%
  • State 34.0%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Smithland 7.7%
  • County 23.5%
  • Kentucky 20.6%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Here 10.4%
  • Livingston County 12.9%
  • Kentucky 11.7%

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

  • Here 10.8%
  • Livingston County 21.2%
  • Kentucky 18.6%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 29.3%
  • Livingston County 30.1%
  • Kentucky 26.3%

People with gout (%)

  • Here 2.4%
  • Livingston County 4.6%
  • Kentucky 3.9%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Here 1.4%
  • Livingston County 3.7%
  • State 3.1%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 1.1%
  • County 2.8%
  • Kentucky 2.3%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Smithland 2.9%
  • County 4.4%
  • Kentucky 3.9%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Smithland 3.0%
  • Livingston County 4.5%
  • State 3.9%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Here 1.3%
  • Livingston County 4.0%
  • State 3.5%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Smithland 17.2%
  • Livingston County 8.5%
  • State 7.8%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Smithland 2.5%
  • Livingston County 4.4%
  • Kentucky 4.0%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Smithland 1.7%
  • Livingston County 4.1%
  • Kentucky 3.2%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 18.9%
  • Livingston County 10.9%
  • State 9.2%

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

Fifty five percent of births in Smithland were vaginal deliveries. Forty five percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.4 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Fifty four percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Seventy one percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty four percent of women in Smithland have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Sixteen percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Seventy nine percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Twelve percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Six percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Twenty eight 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 54.9%
  • County 68.0%
  • State 65.0%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Smithland 45.1%
  • Livingston County 32.0%
  • State 35.0%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Smithland 99.4%
  • County 99.5%
  • Kentucky 99.4%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Smithland 53.9%
  • County 62.0%
  • State 60.2%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Smithland 70.6%
  • Livingston County 49.3%
  • Kentucky 54.0%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 23.8%
  • Livingston County 25.4%
  • State 22.6%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Smithland 16.1%
  • County 14.0%
  • Kentucky 12.3%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 79.4%
  • Livingston County 74.2%
  • State 76.0%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Smithland 11.5%
  • County 7.0%
  • Kentucky 8.6%

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

  • Smithland 6.4%
  • Livingston County 14.5%
  • Kentucky 16.1%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 27.7%
  • County 20.0%
  • State 18.9%

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

People living in Smithland report their general health condition on average at 69 percent. Six percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 37 percent of Smithland residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Seven percent of people living in Smithland are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 68.6%
  • County 54.1%
  • Kentucky 56.1%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 6.3%
  • Livingston County 5.4%
  • Kentucky 4.6%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 37.2%
  • Livingston County 38.4%
  • State 39.9%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Smithland 7.5%
  • Livingston County 8.9%
  • Kentucky 8.5%

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

People in Smithland spend $376 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 13 percent of their income. The average family in Smithland spends $82 on food at other stores monthly. This is three percent of their income. They spend $206 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is five 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

  • Smithland $376
  • County $346
  • State $358

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

  • Smithland 13.1%
  • County 23.4%
  • State 24.0%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Smithland $82
  • County $68
  • State $70

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Smithland 2.8%
  • County 4.1%
  • Kentucky 4.2%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Smithland $206
  • Livingston County $128
  • State $141

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 5.4%
  • Livingston County 7.2%
  • State 6.9%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Smithland $30
  • County $21
  • Kentucky $24

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Here 0.8%
  • Livingston County 1.6%
  • State 1.3%

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

People living in Smithland report their general condition of hearing on average at 83 percent. Eighty eight 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. Ten percent of Smithland population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Seven percent of people in Smithland had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Here 83.1%
  • County 76.4%
  • Kentucky 78.6%

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

  • Here 87.6%
  • Livingston County 74.2%
  • Kentucky 77.3%

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

  • Smithland 97.0%
  • Livingston County 93.1%
  • State 94.6%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Smithland 10.2%
  • Livingston County 24.5%
  • State 20.7%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 6.7%
  • Livingston County 17.8%
  • State 16.1%

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

Twenty eight percent of Smithland 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 28.5%
  • County 25.7%
  • Kentucky 26.1%

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

  • Smithland 7.8%
  • County 24.1%
  • State 19.0%

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

  • Here 14.7%
  • County 30.6%
  • Kentucky 25.3%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Smithland 7.4%
  • County 10.6%
  • Kentucky 9.4%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Smithland 4.2%
  • Livingston County 12.1%
  • Kentucky 9.9%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 7.6%
  • Livingston County 9.2%
  • Kentucky 7.8%

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