Health and Nutrition of Snow Hill, NC Residents

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Forty seven percent of Snow Hill 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 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 three frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Snow Hill 47.1%
  • County 46.1%
  • State 48.1%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Snow Hill 20.4
  • Greene County 20.0
  • State 20.9

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Snow Hill 3.2
  • County 3.5
  • State 3.6

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

  • Here 1.9
  • Greene County 2.1
  • State 1.9

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Snow Hill 1.6
  • County 1.7
  • State 1.8

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Snow Hill 3.2
  • County 3.5
  • North Carolina 3.7

The average Snow Hill 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). Seventeen percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Twenty one percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Snow Hill residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 42 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

  • Here 2.4
  • County 2.3
  • State 2.1

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 17.1%
  • Greene County 18.2%
  • State 17.0%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Snow Hill 20.6%
  • County 22.4%
  • State 21.8%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Snow Hill 41.5%
  • County 41.4%
  • North Carolina 44.6%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 2.4
  • County 2.4
  • North Carolina 2.7

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 3.4
  • Greene County 3.3
  • State 3.0

Average number of teeth

  • Snow Hill 20.1
  • County 21.8
  • North Carolina 22.5

The average height of Snow Hill residents 16 years and older is 66 inches. The average weight is 180 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Forty 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)

  • Snow Hill 66.2
  • Greene County 66.7
  • State 66.9

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 180.4
  • County 183.7
  • North Carolina 181.5

Average BMI

  • Here 29.0
  • County 29.1
  • North Carolina 28.8

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 40.0%
  • County 40.4%
  • North Carolina 38.4%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 53.2%
  • County 52.6%
  • North Carolina 50.1%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Snow Hill 29.9%
  • Greene County 30.4%
  • North Carolina 34.0%

Sixty five percent of Snow Hill residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty two percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Twenty percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Three percent have ever used heroin. Ten percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 64.6%
  • Greene County 65.2%
  • North Carolina 64.6%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Snow Hill 22.1%
  • County 23.5%
  • State 23.5%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Snow Hill 20.2%
  • County 21.2%
  • State 21.2%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Here 3.4%
  • Greene County 3.4%
  • State 3.3%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 10.0%
  • Greene County 11.7%
  • State 12.5%

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

Fifteen percent of people living in Snow Hill have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Fifty percent of people had a blood test for high sugar or diabetes within the past three years. Five percent of city residents are currently taking insulin.

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Here 15.5%
  • Greene County 11.7%
  • State 10.4%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Snow Hill 50.2%
  • County 46.3%
  • North Carolina 46.7%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 5.0%
  • Greene County 3.8%
  • State 3.3%

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

Snow Hill 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 1.4
  • Greene County 1.3
  • North Carolina 1.2

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

Eleven percent of Snow Hill 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 five percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Twenty two percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Twelve percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Sixteen percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Thirty four percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Here 10.5%
  • Greene County 10.1%
  • State 11.0%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Snow Hill 7.3%
  • Greene County 6.7%
  • North Carolina 6.1%

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

  • Here 65.1%
  • Greene County 63.4%
  • North Carolina 66.6%

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

  • Snow Hill 21.6%
  • Greene County 21.0%
  • North Carolina 26.3%

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

  • Snow Hill 11.8%
  • Greene County 13.3%
  • State 15.1%

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

  • Snow Hill 16.1%
  • Greene County 19.1%
  • State 21.1%

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

  • Here 33.5%
  • Greene County 34.2%
  • State 39.5%

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

Seventy five percent of people living in Snow Hill are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 75.3%
  • County 69.9%
  • State 73.4%

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

  • Snow Hill 33.8%
  • Greene County 25.5%
  • North Carolina 23.3%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 28.5%
  • Greene County 24.5%
  • State 24.8%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 48.7%
  • County 42.1%
  • North Carolina 41.7%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Snow Hill 25.3%
  • Greene County 19.7%
  • North Carolina 18.9%

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

Twenty one percent of people living in Snow Hill use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 20.8%
  • County 22.0%
  • State 30.6%

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

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

Summary

People who have little interest in doing things (%)

  • Here 28.4%
  • County 28.6%
  • North Carolina 26.6%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 27.3%
  • Greene County 28.2%
  • State 27.2%

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

  • Here 39.0%
  • Greene County 40.2%
  • North Carolina 41.3%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Snow Hill 49.0%
  • Greene County 49.9%
  • State 50.8%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Here 30.8%
  • County 31.0%
  • North Carolina 28.8%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 20.8%
  • Greene County 22.0%
  • North Carolina 21.2%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Snow Hill 18.1%
  • County 18.6%
  • North Carolina 18.9%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Snow Hill 16.1%
  • County 16.4%
  • State 14.4%

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

  • Snow Hill 4.5%
  • County 4.6%
  • North Carolina 4.4%

Snow Hill residents on average take three prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Snow Hill 2.6
  • County 2.1
  • North Carolina 2.1

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

Seventy four percent of people living in Snow Hill have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Fourteen percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 4.1 days per month on average. They have 5.5 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 23 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Here 73.5%
  • County 78.0%
  • North Carolina 79.4%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Here 13.5%
  • County 11.1%
  • North Carolina 10.8%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 4.1
  • County 4.7
  • North Carolina 4.8

Average drinks/week

  • Snow Hill 5.5
  • Greene County 6.2
  • State 5.7

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 23.0
  • Greene County 27.5
  • State 24.4

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

Ninety seven percent of Snow Hill 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 percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Forty six percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Four percent of males in Snow Hill 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. Seventy percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Thirty two percent have ever had anal sex. Fourteen percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Snow Hill 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 36 women. He has vaginal sex with 26 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 four women. People in Snow Hill were 21 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. Fifteen percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Snow Hill has vaginal or anal sex 52 times a year. Forty four percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Snow Hill 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 13 men on average. They have had nine male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.6 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Seventy two percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Snow Hill 97.2%
  • Greene County 97.4%
  • North Carolina 97.4%

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

  • Snow Hill 94.0%
  • County 94.1%
  • North Carolina 94.1%

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

  • Snow Hill 80.4%
  • Greene County 81.6%
  • North Carolina 85.3%

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

  • Snow Hill 45.8%
  • Greene County 46.3%
  • North Carolina 48.1%

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

  • Here 4.2%
  • Greene County 4.4%
  • North Carolina 5.5%

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

  • Snow Hill 96.6%
  • Greene County 97.0%
  • State 97.2%

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

  • Here 70.0%
  • Greene County 75.6%
  • North Carolina 82.5%

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

  • Snow Hill 32.1%
  • Greene County 36.9%
  • State 38.4%

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

  • Here 13.9%
  • Greene County 15.2%
  • North Carolina 12.9%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 16.3
  • Greene County 16.2
  • North Carolina 16.6

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

  • Snow Hill 35.7
  • Greene County 33.6
  • North Carolina 28.0

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

  • Snow Hill 26.1
  • County 26.6
  • State 22.3

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

  • Here 22.6
  • County 21.9
  • North Carolina 21.6

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

  • Here 4.2
  • County 5.0
  • North Carolina 5.0

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

  • Here 21.2
  • Greene County 20.7
  • State 20.3

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

  • Here 2.4
  • Greene County 3.5
  • North Carolina 4.4

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Snow Hill 15.0%
  • County 14.9%
  • State 10.6%

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

  • Snow Hill 51.7
  • County 57.7
  • North Carolina 61.2

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 43.9%
  • County 47.9%
  • North Carolina 53.0%

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

  • Here 13.1
  • Greene County 13.2
  • North Carolina 11.8

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

  • Snow Hill 8.9
  • County 10.6
  • North Carolina 10.1

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

  • Here 0.6
  • County 0.7
  • North Carolina 0.6

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Here 72.1%
  • Greene County 72.9%
  • North Carolina 79.2%

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

Thirteen percent of households in Snow Hill use chemical products in their homes to control fleas, roaches, ants, termites or other insects. Four percent use chemical products in their lawns or gardens to kill weeds.

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Here 12.7%
  • Greene County 11.5%
  • North Carolina 10.7%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Snow Hill 4.2%
  • Greene County 4.3%
  • North Carolina 4.2%

Snow Hill 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

  • Snow Hill 6.7
  • Greene County 6.7
  • State 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 29.3%
  • County 27.9%
  • North Carolina 30.3%

Fifty three percent of Snow Hill residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 53.4%
  • Greene County 58.6%
  • North Carolina 54.8%

Seventeen percent of Snow Hill 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 one 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 one percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Fourteen 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. Thirty two 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 1.1 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 17.2%
  • County 20.8%
  • North Carolina 21.4%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Snow Hill 31.1%
  • County 33.8%
  • State 36.4%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Snow Hill 31.0%
  • Greene County 33.0%
  • State 31.2%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Snow Hill 14.1%
  • County 17.2%
  • State 19.4%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Snow Hill 32.4%
  • County 34.3%
  • State 40.6%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Snow Hill 6.0
  • Greene County 5.9
  • North Carolina 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Snow Hill 3.1
  • Greene County 3.0
  • State 2.9

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 1.1
  • County 1.2
  • State 1.3

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

Twelve percent of Snow Hill residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Five 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 three percent are overweight. Twenty 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. Sixteen percent of people living in Snow Hill have ever received a blood transfusion. Twenty four percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Thirty two percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Five percent have ever been told they had gout. Five percent have congestive heart failure. Four percent have coronary heart disease. Three percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Five percent have ever had a heart attack, also called myocardial infarction. Six 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. Four 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 11.6%
  • Greene County 11.7%
  • North Carolina 11.3%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 5.4%
  • County 4.7%
  • State 3.9%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Snow Hill 2.8%
  • County 2.7%
  • North Carolina 3.5%

People with overweight (%)

  • Snow Hill 33.3%
  • Greene County 33.1%
  • North Carolina 33.6%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Here 21.9%
  • County 24.1%
  • North Carolina 21.6%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Here 16.2%
  • Greene County 12.4%
  • North Carolina 11.7%

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

  • Here 23.9%
  • Greene County 22.1%
  • State 19.6%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Snow Hill 32.1%
  • Greene County 25.2%
  • State 25.1%

People with gout (%)

  • Snow Hill 5.0%
  • County 3.9%
  • North Carolina 3.8%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Here 5.4%
  • County 4.0%
  • North Carolina 3.6%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Snow Hill 3.7%
  • County 3.0%
  • North Carolina 3.0%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 2.7%
  • County 2.0%
  • State 2.1%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Snow Hill 4.6%
  • County 3.7%
  • State 3.7%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Snow Hill 6.3%
  • Greene County 4.6%
  • State 4.0%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Snow Hill 3.7%
  • Greene County 3.6%
  • North Carolina 3.4%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 7.0%
  • Greene County 5.7%
  • State 6.9%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Here 4.2%
  • County 4.0%
  • North Carolina 3.9%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Here 3.6%
  • County 3.6%
  • North Carolina 3.3%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Snow Hill 9.3%
  • County 6.8%
  • State 8.1%

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

Seventy percent of births in Snow Hill were vaginal deliveries. Thirty percent of deliveries were cesarean. 98.8 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty two percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Forty three percent of women breastfeed their children. Thirty one percent of women in Snow Hill have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Fifteen percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Sixty seven percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Four percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Fifteen percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Seventeen 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 (%)

  • Snow Hill 70.4%
  • County 67.5%
  • North Carolina 65.2%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 29.6%
  • Greene County 32.5%
  • North Carolina 34.8%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Snow Hill 98.8%
  • Greene County 98.9%
  • North Carolina 99.2%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 61.9%
  • Greene County 62.4%
  • State 60.1%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Snow Hill 43.2%
  • Greene County 44.4%
  • North Carolina 51.5%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Snow Hill 30.8%
  • Greene County 23.5%
  • State 21.9%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Snow Hill 14.9%
  • Greene County 11.3%
  • State 11.4%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Snow Hill 66.9%
  • Greene County 70.6%
  • North Carolina 73.8%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Here 3.7%
  • Greene County 5.0%
  • State 7.3%

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

  • Here 14.9%
  • Greene County 19.4%
  • State 17.7%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Snow Hill 17.1%
  • Greene County 14.0%
  • State 16.6%

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

People living in Snow Hill report their general health condition on average at 50 percent. Three percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 42 percent of Snow Hill residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Eight percent of people living in Snow Hill are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Snow Hill 50.4%
  • Greene County 52.1%
  • State 54.9%

Blood donors (%)

  • Snow Hill 3.0%
  • County 3.2%
  • State 4.2%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 41.9%
  • Greene County 45.5%
  • State 42.3%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 8.2%
  • County 8.6%
  • State 8.4%

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

People in Snow Hill spend $337 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 26 percent of their income. The average family in Snow Hill spends $62 on food at other stores monthly. This is four percent of their income. They spend $107 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is six percent of their income. They also spend $21 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 $337
  • Greene County $353
  • State $358

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

  • Snow Hill 26.4%
  • Greene County 28.8%
  • State 25.4%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Snow Hill $62
  • County $67
  • North Carolina $71

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Snow Hill 3.8%
  • Greene County 4.3%
  • State 4.3%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $107
  • Greene County $117
  • North Carolina $133

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Snow Hill 5.8%
  • Greene County 6.6%
  • State 6.7%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Here $21
  • Greene County $23
  • North Carolina $24

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Snow Hill 1.1%
  • Greene County 1.3%
  • State 1.3%

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

People living in Snow Hill report their general condition of hearing on average at 78 percent. Eighty percent of them can usually hear and understand, without the use of a hearing aid or any other listening devices, what a person says without seeing his or her face if that person whispers to them from across a quiet room. Ninety five percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Twenty percent of Snow Hill population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Forty 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. Fourteen percent of people in Snow Hill had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Snow Hill 77.8%
  • Greene County 79.5%
  • State 79.3%

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

  • Snow Hill 80.2%
  • Greene County 79.1%
  • State 78.6%

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

  • Here 95.2%
  • County 95.1%
  • North Carolina 95.0%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Here 20.5%
  • Greene County 19.7%
  • North Carolina 19.8%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Snow Hill 41.6%
  • Greene County 43.7%
  • North Carolina 42.8%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Snow Hill 13.9%
  • County 15.6%
  • North Carolina 15.7%

Thirty two percent of Snow Hill 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 31.7%
  • Greene County 25.9%
  • North Carolina 25.8%

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

Twenty three percent of Snow Hill 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 percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Fifteen 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. Fourteen 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 (%)

  • Snow Hill 23.3%
  • County 22.0%
  • North Carolina 19.3%

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

  • Snow Hill 29.6%
  • Greene County 27.6%
  • State 25.2%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 14.8%
  • Greene County 10.8%
  • State 9.6%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Here 13.6%
  • Greene County 11.8%
  • State 10.2%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 13.7%
  • County 9.5%
  • North Carolina 8.1%

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

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