Health and Nutrition of Terry, MS Residents

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Forty eight percent of Terry residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 19 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 (%)

  • Terry 48.4%
  • Hinds County 49.4%
  • Mississippi 48.6%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Terry 19.3
  • Hinds County 19.2
  • State 20.4

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Terry 3.8
  • County 3.7
  • State 3.6

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

  • Terry 2.3
  • County 2.1
  • Mississippi 2.0

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Terry 1.8
  • Hinds County 1.8
  • State 1.7

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 2.9
  • Hinds County 3.1
  • Mississippi 3.4

The average Terry resident last visited a dentist two years ago (including all types of dentists, such as, orthodontists, oral surgeons, and all other dental specialists, as well as dental hygienists). Fourteen percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Twenty one percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Terry residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 45 percent. People living here aged 30 years and older, aside from brushing their teeth with toothbrush, use dental floss or any other device that clean between teeth on average three days per week. They also use mouthwash or other dental rinse products to treat dental disease or dental problems an average of four days per week. The average person living here (including children) has 23 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Terry 2.1
  • County 2.0
  • Mississippi 2.1

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Terry 13.7%
  • Hinds County 14.3%
  • Mississippi 16.0%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Terry 20.9%
  • Hinds County 20.3%
  • Mississippi 21.2%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Terry 45.1%
  • Hinds County 47.1%
  • State 45.3%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 2.7
  • County 2.9
  • State 2.8

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 3.6
  • County 3.5
  • Mississippi 3.1

Average number of teeth

  • Here 23.3
  • County 23.7
  • State 22.7

The average height of Terry residents 16 years and older is 68 inches. The average weight is 193 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 three percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Terry 68.1
  • County 66.9
  • State 66.9

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 193.0
  • County 184.9
  • Mississippi 183.5

Average BMI

  • Here 29.5
  • County 29.4
  • Mississippi 29.2

People that are obese (%)

  • Terry 40.4%
  • County 41.1%
  • Mississippi 40.0%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Terry 52.7%
  • County 51.8%
  • State 51.6%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Here 32.9%
  • County 35.9%
  • State 34.6%

Fifty nine percent of Terry residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Seventeen percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Seventeen percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Three percent have ever used heroin. Seven percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 59.0%
  • County 60.4%
  • State 63.4%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Terry 17.1%
  • Hinds County 16.7%
  • Mississippi 21.4%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Terry 16.6%
  • Hinds County 15.7%
  • Mississippi 19.6%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Terry 3.2%
  • County 2.8%
  • State 3.2%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Terry 6.6%
  • Hinds County 6.1%
  • Mississippi 10.1%

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

Eleven percent of people living in Terry have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Forty nine 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 (%)

  • Here 11.5%
  • Hinds County 10.6%
  • State 10.7%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 48.5%
  • County 49.4%
  • State 48.0%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 3.9%
  • County 3.6%
  • State 3.6%

Terry 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 1.2
  • Hinds County 1.2
  • Mississippi 1.2

Ten percent of Terry 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. Six percent have been having problems with their ability to taste sweet, sour, salty or bitter foods and drinks. Fifty five percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Seventeen percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Thirteen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Eighteen percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Twenty eight percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Here 9.5%
  • County 8.8%
  • State 10.3%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Here 5.7%
  • Hinds County 6.1%
  • State 6.0%

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

  • Terry 55.2%
  • County 60.9%
  • Mississippi 65.4%

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

  • Terry 17.3%
  • County 22.7%
  • State 25.6%

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

  • Terry 13.3%
  • County 12.2%
  • State 14.5%

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

  • Terry 17.8%
  • County 15.9%
  • State 19.4%

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

  • Here 27.9%
  • County 35.0%
  • State 38.1%

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

Seventy seven percent of people living in Terry are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 77.2%
  • County 76.8%
  • Mississippi 74.8%

Twenty four percent of people living in Terry 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. Forty seven percent of people in Terry 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 24.3%
  • County 24.9%
  • State 24.8%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 26.2%
  • County 24.6%
  • Mississippi 25.1%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 47.1%
  • Hinds County 46.2%
  • Mississippi 44.0%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Here 19.0%
  • County 17.9%
  • Mississippi 19.2%

Twenty percent of people living in Terry use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 20.0%
  • County 24.9%
  • Mississippi 28.9%

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

Twenty six percent of Terry residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty five percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Thirty six percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Forty five percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Twenty six 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. Thirteen 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 26.2%
  • County 26.0%
  • Mississippi 26.6%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 25.1%
  • County 25.4%
  • State 26.8%

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

  • Terry 36.3%
  • Hinds County 38.1%
  • State 40.4%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 45.1%
  • County 48.5%
  • Mississippi 50.3%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Here 25.9%
  • Hinds County 28.1%
  • Mississippi 28.5%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Terry 17.2%
  • County 18.7%
  • Mississippi 20.7%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Here 15.9%
  • Hinds County 16.8%
  • State 18.3%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Here 12.9%
  • Hinds County 12.9%
  • State 14.0%

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

  • Terry 4.1%
  • County 3.9%
  • Mississippi 4.3%

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

Terry residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 1.8
  • County 1.9
  • Mississippi 2.1

Seventy eight percent of people living in Terry have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Eleven percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 5.1 days per month on average. They have 6.1 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 25 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Here 78.4%
  • Hinds County 75.9%
  • State 77.9%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Terry 11.3%
  • County 11.9%
  • Mississippi 11.3%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Terry 5.1
  • Hinds County 4.9
  • Mississippi 4.9

Average drinks/week

  • Terry 6.1
  • County 5.2
  • Mississippi 5.6

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 25.2
  • Hinds County 21.7
  • State 24.1

Ninety eight percent of Terry residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety six percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Eighty five percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Forty seven percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Five percent of males in Terry 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 seven percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Thirty five percent have ever had anal sex. Thirteen percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Terry were 17 years old on average when they had sex for the first time. The average man in his lifetime had any kind of sex with 31 women. He has vaginal sex with 26 women. People living here were on average 22 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. In their lifetime they performed oral sex on average on five women. Males in their lifetime have anal or oral sex with 3.6 men on average. They have had 2.1 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Terry were 21 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on six men in their lifetime. Fourteen percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Terry has vaginal or anal sex 55 times a year. Forty nine percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Terry 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 10 men on average. They have had nine male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.4 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Eighty percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Terry 97.8%
  • Hinds County 97.2%
  • Mississippi 97.2%

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

  • Terry 96.0%
  • County 94.1%
  • Mississippi 94.3%

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

  • Terry 84.7%
  • Hinds County 81.2%
  • State 83.9%

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

  • Here 47.3%
  • Hinds County 43.0%
  • Mississippi 45.9%

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

  • Terry 5.0%
  • Hinds County 5.0%
  • State 5.3%

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

  • Terry 97.2%
  • Hinds County 96.7%
  • Mississippi 97.1%

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

  • Here 77.0%
  • Hinds County 77.8%
  • State 80.3%

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

  • Terry 35.3%
  • County 34.9%
  • State 37.0%

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

  • Terry 13.4%
  • County 13.4%
  • State 13.1%

Average age people first had sex

  • Terry 16.5
  • Hinds County 16.7
  • Mississippi 16.6

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

  • Here 31.0
  • Hinds County 30.7
  • State 30.0

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

  • Terry 26.1
  • Hinds County 24.5
  • State 23.4

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

  • Here 22.4
  • Hinds County 22.7
  • State 22.0

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

  • Here 5.4
  • Hinds County 3.6
  • Mississippi 4.6

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

  • Here 3.6
  • Hinds County 1.5
  • Mississippi 2.3

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

  • Terry 2.1
  • Hinds County 0.9
  • Mississippi 1.4

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

  • Terry 20.8
  • County 20.1
  • Mississippi 19.9

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

  • Terry 5.7
  • Hinds County 3.1
  • State 4.4

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Terry 13.6%
  • Hinds County 14.8%
  • Mississippi 12.3%

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

  • Here 55.3
  • County 53.0
  • Mississippi 57.3

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Terry 49.4%
  • County 47.7%
  • Mississippi 51.0%

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

  • Here 10.3
  • County 10.9
  • State 11.6

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

  • Terry 9.4
  • County 8.9
  • State 9.6

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

  • Here 0.4
  • Hinds County 0.6
  • State 0.6

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Terry 79.9%
  • County 75.8%
  • State 79.1%

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

Thirteen percent of households in Terry 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 (%)

  • Terry 13.5%
  • County 11.9%
  • Mississippi 11.2%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Terry 4.1%
  • County 3.7%
  • Mississippi 4.0%

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

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Terry 6.6
  • Hinds County 6.7
  • Mississippi 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Terry 22.7%
  • County 26.1%
  • State 29.4%

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

Fifty eight percent of Terry residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Terry 58.4%
  • Hinds County 54.0%
  • Mississippi 54.4%

Twenty two percent of Terry 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. Thirty two percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Twenty seven 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 nine 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 21.6%
  • Hinds County 17.8%
  • State 20.4%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Terry 35.6%
  • Hinds County 33.4%
  • Mississippi 36.0%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 31.7%
  • Hinds County 32.9%
  • Mississippi 31.2%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Terry 26.7%
  • Hinds County 24.0%
  • Mississippi 20.0%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Terry 38.9%
  • County 40.1%
  • Mississippi 40.1%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 6.2
  • Hinds County 6.3
  • Mississippi 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Terry 2.9
  • Hinds County 2.9
  • State 2.9

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 1.3
  • County 1.3
  • State 1.2

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

Eight percent of Terry 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 four percent are overweight. Nineteen 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 Terry have ever received a blood transfusion. Eighteen percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Four percent have ever been told they had gout. Four 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. Four percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. Three percent have ever had emphysema. Four percent have another thyroid problem. Three percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Two percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Six percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Here 8.3%
  • Hinds County 10.4%
  • Mississippi 11.0%

People with anemia (%)

  • Terry 4.7%
  • Hinds County 4.9%
  • State 4.2%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 2.9%
  • County 2.9%
  • State 3.3%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 33.8%
  • County 35.1%
  • State 34.6%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Terry 19.0%
  • Hinds County 16.0%
  • State 19.5%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Terry 10.4%
  • County 11.5%
  • State 12.0%

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

  • Terry 18.2%
  • Hinds County 17.9%
  • State 19.1%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Terry 20.0%
  • Hinds County 22.7%
  • State 25.2%

People with gout (%)

  • Here 4.1%
  • County 3.8%
  • Mississippi 4.0%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Terry 3.6%
  • County 3.2%
  • Mississippi 3.5%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Here 3.3%
  • Hinds County 2.5%
  • Mississippi 3.0%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Terry 1.8%
  • Hinds County 1.9%
  • State 2.2%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 3.4%
  • Hinds County 2.9%
  • State 3.6%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Terry 4.0%
  • County 3.6%
  • State 4.0%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Here 3.2%
  • Hinds County 2.2%
  • Mississippi 2.9%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Terry 3.9%
  • Hinds County 5.9%
  • State 6.8%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Terry 3.0%
  • Hinds County 3.2%
  • Mississippi 3.8%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Terry 2.2%
  • County 2.1%
  • Mississippi 2.7%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 5.8%
  • Hinds County 6.9%
  • State 7.9%

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

Fifty four percent of births in Terry were vaginal deliveries. Forty six percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.2 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Fifty two percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Forty nine percent of women breastfeed their children. Fourteen percent of women in Terry have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Six percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Seventy eight percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Eight percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Twenty percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Seven 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 54.4%
  • County 61.1%
  • Mississippi 64.3%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 45.6%
  • County 38.9%
  • State 35.7%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Here 99.2%
  • County 98.8%
  • Mississippi 99.0%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Terry 52.5%
  • County 57.4%
  • State 59.9%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Terry 48.8%
  • Hinds County 49.1%
  • State 50.0%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Terry 13.9%
  • Hinds County 20.3%
  • Mississippi 22.3%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Here 5.8%
  • County 9.7%
  • State 11.2%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Terry 77.9%
  • County 74.8%
  • Mississippi 74.4%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Here 7.7%
  • Hinds County 7.7%
  • Mississippi 7.3%

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

  • Terry 20.3%
  • Hinds County 20.4%
  • Mississippi 18.8%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Terry 7.3%
  • Hinds County 14.2%
  • Mississippi 16.3%

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

People living in Terry report their general health condition on average at 55 percent. Four percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 54 percent of Terry residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Ten percent of people living in Terry are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Terry 55.2%
  • County 55.5%
  • State 54.8%

Blood donors (%)

  • Terry 4.1%
  • County 4.5%
  • Mississippi 4.3%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 53.6%
  • Hinds County 49.8%
  • Mississippi 44.5%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Terry 9.7%
  • County 9.3%
  • Mississippi 8.8%

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

People in Terry spend $346 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 23 percent of their income. The average family in Terry spends $83 on food at other stores monthly. This is five percent of their income. They spend $125 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is six percent of their income. They also spend $25 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 $346
  • County $351
  • Mississippi $352

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

  • Terry 23.2%
  • County 26.2%
  • Mississippi 26.1%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Terry $83
  • County $77
  • State $71

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 4.6%
  • Hinds County 4.8%
  • Mississippi 4.5%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $125
  • Hinds County $134
  • State $130

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Terry 5.6%
  • County 6.8%
  • State 6.9%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Terry $25
  • County $26
  • Mississippi $24

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Here 1.2%
  • Hinds County 1.3%
  • State 1.3%

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

People living in Terry report their general condition of hearing on average at 81 percent. Eighty 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 six percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Sixteen percent of Terry population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Forty three 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 Terry had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Terry 80.8%
  • County 82.1%
  • State 79.9%

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

  • Terry 83.9%
  • County 84.0%
  • State 80.2%

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

  • Terry 95.9%
  • County 96.5%
  • Mississippi 95.3%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Terry 15.8%
  • County 15.5%
  • Mississippi 18.8%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Terry 43.0%
  • Hinds County 35.6%
  • Mississippi 41.3%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Terry 17.0%
  • County 14.7%
  • State 15.6%

Twenty three percent of Terry 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 (%)

  • Terry 23.4%
  • Hinds County 26.6%
  • Mississippi 26.7%

Fifteen percent of Terry 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. Twenty one 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. Eight percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion. Seven 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 (%)

  • Terry 15.2%
  • County 16.0%
  • Mississippi 18.9%

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

  • Here 20.7%
  • Hinds County 21.7%
  • State 25.0%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Terry 7.3%
  • Hinds County 8.7%
  • State 9.7%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Here 7.9%
  • County 8.1%
  • State 9.7%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 6.9%
  • Hinds County 8.1%
  • Mississippi 8.6%

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

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