Health and Nutrition of Trenton, TN Residents

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Forty eight percent of Trenton residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 21 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 four frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Trenton 48.2%
  • County 50.8%
  • State 48.2%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Trenton 21.1
  • Gibson County 21.1
  • State 21.4

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Here 3.4
  • County 3.5
  • State 3.5

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

  • Trenton 2.0
  • County 1.8
  • Tennessee 1.9

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Here 1.8
  • Gibson County 1.7
  • Tennessee 1.7

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 3.7
  • County 3.3
  • Tennessee 3.8

The average Trenton 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). Fifteen percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Twenty two percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Trenton residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 44 percent. People living here aged 30 years and older, aside from brushing their teeth with toothbrush, use dental floss or any other device that clean between teeth on average three days per week. They also use mouthwash or other dental rinse products to treat dental disease or dental problems an average of three days per week. The average person living here (including children) has 21 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Trenton 2.1
  • Gibson County 2.0
  • State 2.1

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Trenton 15.4%
  • County 14.5%
  • Tennessee 17.4%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Trenton 21.9%
  • County 20.3%
  • Tennessee 22.0%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Here 44.5%
  • County 47.9%
  • State 44.4%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 2.8
  • Gibson County 2.9
  • Tennessee 2.7

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Trenton 3.3
  • Gibson County 2.9
  • State 2.9

Average number of teeth

  • Trenton 21.5
  • Gibson County 22.4
  • Tennessee 22.1

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

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Trenton 66.8
  • Gibson County 66.9
  • State 66.9

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 181.3
  • County 181.3
  • State 181.6

Average BMI

  • Here 28.9
  • Gibson County 28.8
  • State 28.9

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 38.5%
  • County 38.2%
  • State 38.5%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Trenton 50.8%
  • County 49.9%
  • State 50.4%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Trenton 34.2%
  • County 34.9%
  • State 34.0%

Sixty three percent of Trenton 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. Eleven percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 63.0%
  • Gibson County 64.6%
  • State 65.2%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Trenton 21.6%
  • County 22.3%
  • Tennessee 24.2%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Trenton 20.0%
  • Gibson County 20.5%
  • State 21.7%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Trenton 3.2%
  • County 3.0%
  • Tennessee 3.4%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Trenton 11.3%
  • County 11.0%
  • State 13.0%

Eleven percent of people living in Trenton have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Fifty one 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 11.3%
  • County 10.7%
  • Tennessee 10.5%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 50.7%
  • County 49.6%
  • State 46.8%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Trenton 3.9%
  • Gibson County 3.4%
  • Tennessee 3.3%

Trenton 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

  • Trenton 1.3
  • County 1.2
  • Tennessee 1.2

Ten percent of Trenton 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 seven percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Twenty nine percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Seventeen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Twenty 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 (%)

  • Trenton 9.8%
  • County 11.1%
  • Tennessee 11.4%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Trenton 7.3%
  • County 5.8%
  • State 6.1%

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

  • Trenton 66.6%
  • County 68.8%
  • State 67.9%

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

  • Trenton 28.6%
  • Gibson County 30.5%
  • State 27.7%

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

  • Here 16.9%
  • County 15.9%
  • State 15.7%

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

  • Here 20.1%
  • Gibson County 20.8%
  • State 22.2%

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

  • Here 38.6%
  • County 41.1%
  • State 41.0%

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 76.2%
  • County 77.8%
  • State 73.6%

Twenty eight percent of people living in Trenton 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 seven percent of people in Trenton frequently check their blood cholesterol. Twenty three 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 28.3%
  • Gibson County 26.8%
  • Tennessee 23.8%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 29.2%
  • Gibson County 26.9%
  • Tennessee 25.3%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Trenton 46.7%
  • County 46.5%
  • State 42.1%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Trenton 22.6%
  • County 21.5%
  • State 19.7%

Twenty eight percent of people living in Trenton use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 28.0%
  • Gibson County 35.2%
  • Tennessee 31.8%

Twenty seven percent of Trenton residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty six percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Forty one 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. Twenty nine percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Nineteen 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. 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 (%)

  • Trenton 27.0%
  • Gibson County 25.5%
  • State 26.6%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Trenton 25.9%
  • Gibson County 25.8%
  • State 27.5%

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

  • Trenton 40.7%
  • Gibson County 40.6%
  • Tennessee 41.9%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 49.4%
  • County 50.5%
  • State 51.3%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Here 28.5%
  • County 26.7%
  • Tennessee 28.8%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 18.8%
  • County 20.5%
  • State 21.7%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Here 17.5%
  • Gibson County 18.1%
  • State 19.1%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Here 12.8%
  • Gibson County 12.7%
  • State 14.5%

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

  • Trenton 3.9%
  • County 4.1%
  • State 4.5%

Trenton residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 2.4
  • Gibson County 2.3
  • Tennessee 2.2

Seventy eight percent of people living in Trenton 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 4.9 days per month on average. They have 5.3 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 22 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Trenton 78.3%
  • County 79.9%
  • State 79.7%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Trenton 10.7%
  • County 10.4%
  • State 10.8%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 4.9
  • County 5.4
  • Tennessee 4.9

Average drinks/week

  • Here 5.3
  • County 5.7
  • Tennessee 5.7

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 21.7
  • County 23.1
  • Tennessee 24.9

Ninety eight percent of Trenton residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety five percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Eighty three percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Fifty percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Three percent of males in Trenton have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Ninety eight percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Eighty five percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Forty one percent have ever had anal sex. Eleven percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Trenton 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 31 women. He has vaginal sex with 24 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. People in Trenton were 22 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. Twelve percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Trenton has vaginal or anal sex 53 times a year. Fifty percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Trenton 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 10 men on average. They have had eight male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.5 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Seventy nine percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Trenton 98.2%
  • Gibson County 97.2%
  • State 97.3%

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

  • Trenton 94.7%
  • Gibson County 94.8%
  • State 94.4%

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

  • Trenton 83.4%
  • County 86.1%
  • State 86.4%

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

  • Trenton 49.5%
  • Gibson County 47.0%
  • State 48.4%

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

  • Trenton 3.2%
  • Gibson County 5.7%
  • State 5.4%

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

  • Here 97.9%
  • County 97.2%
  • Tennessee 97.3%

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

  • Trenton 85.5%
  • Gibson County 82.9%
  • Tennessee 83.3%

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

  • Here 40.9%
  • County 36.3%
  • State 38.9%

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

  • Trenton 11.4%
  • County 11.1%
  • Tennessee 12.7%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 16.3
  • County 16.8
  • State 16.5

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

  • Here 30.8
  • County 30.0
  • Tennessee 27.7

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

  • Trenton 24.4
  • County 22.1
  • State 22.1

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

  • Here 21.6
  • Gibson County 22.2
  • Tennessee 21.6

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

  • Here 4.7
  • Gibson County 5.0
  • Tennessee 5.1

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

  • Here 21.7
  • Gibson County 19.7
  • Tennessee 20.3

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

  • Here 2.0
  • County 5.0
  • State 4.9

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Trenton 11.7%
  • County 9.8%
  • Tennessee 9.9%

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

  • Here 52.7
  • County 54.2
  • Tennessee 61.8

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 49.6%
  • Gibson County 51.8%
  • Tennessee 54.4%

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

  • Here 9.9
  • Gibson County 10.8
  • Tennessee 12.0

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

  • Here 8.0
  • County 9.0
  • Tennessee 10.5

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

  • Here 0.5
  • Gibson County 0.5
  • Tennessee 0.6

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Trenton 78.8%
  • County 82.3%
  • Tennessee 81.9%

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

Twelve percent of households in Trenton 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 (%)

  • Trenton 11.9%
  • Gibson County 10.7%
  • State 10.6%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Here 4.0%
  • County 4.4%
  • Tennessee 4.2%

Trenton 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

  • Trenton 6.7
  • Gibson County 6.9
  • State 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 29.4%
  • Gibson County 30.9%
  • Tennessee 31.8%

Fifty three percent of Trenton residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 53.3%
  • County 48.1%
  • Tennessee 55.0%

Twenty one percent of Trenton 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 seven 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. Seventeen 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 six 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 20.6%
  • County 20.4%
  • Tennessee 21.9%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 37.0%
  • Gibson County 37.2%
  • State 37.0%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Trenton 31.5%
  • Gibson County 29.5%
  • Tennessee 30.5%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 16.8%
  • Gibson County 19.2%
  • State 18.2%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 35.7%
  • County 42.4%
  • Tennessee 40.6%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 6.2
  • County 6.2
  • Tennessee 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Trenton 3.0
  • County 2.8
  • State 2.9

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 1.1
  • County 1.2
  • Tennessee 1.2

Ten percent of Trenton 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 five 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. Fifteen percent of people living in Trenton have ever received a blood transfusion. Twenty percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Thirty one 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. Four percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. Five percent have ever had emphysema. Eight percent have another thyroid problem. Four percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Three 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 (%)

  • Trenton 10.5%
  • Gibson County 10.5%
  • Tennessee 11.6%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 4.3%
  • County 3.9%
  • State 3.8%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 4.1%
  • Gibson County 3.8%
  • State 3.7%

People with overweight (%)

  • Trenton 35.5%
  • Gibson County 35.0%
  • State 33.9%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Here 19.2%
  • County 18.3%
  • State 22.3%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Here 14.7%
  • County 12.9%
  • Tennessee 12.0%

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

  • Here 19.8%
  • Gibson County 18.5%
  • State 19.7%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 31.2%
  • County 28.3%
  • Tennessee 26.3%

People with gout (%)

  • Here 4.8%
  • County 4.4%
  • State 3.9%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Here 5.1%
  • County 3.8%
  • State 3.7%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Trenton 4.3%
  • Gibson County 3.6%
  • State 3.2%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 2.9%
  • Gibson County 2.5%
  • Tennessee 2.3%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 4.7%
  • County 4.2%
  • Tennessee 3.9%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Here 4.4%
  • Gibson County 4.3%
  • State 4.2%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Trenton 4.8%
  • Gibson County 3.2%
  • Tennessee 3.7%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 7.9%
  • Gibson County 8.4%
  • Tennessee 7.3%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Trenton 4.0%
  • County 3.8%
  • Tennessee 4.1%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Trenton 3.0%
  • County 2.8%
  • Tennessee 3.5%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 9.3%
  • County 10.5%
  • Tennessee 8.7%

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

Sixty six percent of births in Trenton were vaginal deliveries. Thirty four percent of deliveries were cesarean. 98.9 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty one percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Fifty six percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty six percent of women in Trenton 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). Seventy six percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Seven percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Seventeen percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Twenty four 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 (%)

  • Trenton 66.5%
  • Gibson County 64.1%
  • Tennessee 65.9%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Trenton 33.5%
  • County 35.9%
  • Tennessee 34.1%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Trenton 98.9%
  • County 99.2%
  • State 99.3%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Trenton 60.7%
  • County 58.9%
  • State 60.7%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Trenton 56.5%
  • Gibson County 54.4%
  • Tennessee 50.8%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 26.5%
  • County 24.9%
  • Tennessee 22.6%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Here 12.7%
  • County 13.5%
  • State 12.0%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 75.7%
  • Gibson County 75.4%
  • Tennessee 74.2%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Here 6.5%
  • Gibson County 8.0%
  • Tennessee 7.5%

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

  • Trenton 17.0%
  • County 14.5%
  • State 17.0%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 23.9%
  • County 21.1%
  • State 17.4%

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

People living in Trenton report their general health condition on average at 54 percent. Four percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 43 percent of Trenton residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Eight percent of people living in Trenton are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Trenton 53.8%
  • Gibson County 56.4%
  • Tennessee 54.7%

Blood donors (%)

  • Trenton 3.5%
  • Gibson County 4.8%
  • State 4.1%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Trenton 43.2%
  • County 40.4%
  • Tennessee 41.3%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 8.4%
  • County 8.7%
  • Tennessee 8.5%

People in Trenton spend $349 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 25 percent of their income. The average family in Trenton spends $67 on food at other stores monthly. This is four percent of their income. They spend $126 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is seven percent of their income. They also spend $22 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 $349
  • Gibson County $350
  • State $358

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

  • Trenton 24.6%
  • County 22.8%
  • State 25.4%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Trenton $67
  • Gibson County $70
  • State $69

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 4.3%
  • County 4.1%
  • Tennessee 4.2%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Trenton $126
  • County $138
  • State $132

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 6.7%
  • County 6.7%
  • Tennessee 6.6%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Trenton $22
  • County $24
  • State $23

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Here 1.1%
  • Gibson County 1.3%
  • Tennessee 1.3%

People living in Trenton report their general condition of hearing on average at 79 percent. Seventy nine 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. Nineteen percent of Trenton 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. Sixteen percent of people in Trenton had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Trenton 78.5%
  • County 78.6%
  • Tennessee 78.6%

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

  • Trenton 79.4%
  • County 79.7%
  • Tennessee 77.2%

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

  • Trenton 96.0%
  • County 94.9%
  • State 94.6%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Trenton 19.4%
  • Gibson County 20.0%
  • Tennessee 20.8%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 42.8%
  • Gibson County 42.2%
  • State 43.8%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 16.2%
  • Gibson County 15.5%
  • Tennessee 16.0%

Thirty percent of Trenton 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 (%)

  • Trenton 30.1%
  • County 28.5%
  • State 25.9%

Twenty percent of Trenton 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 eight percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Eleven percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Ten 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 (%)

  • Trenton 20.2%
  • Gibson County 18.8%
  • State 20.3%

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

  • Here 28.4%
  • County 25.5%
  • State 26.4%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 11.1%
  • Gibson County 10.2%
  • Tennessee 10.0%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Trenton 9.8%
  • County 9.7%
  • Tennessee 10.6%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 10.1%
  • Gibson County 9.4%
  • Tennessee 8.3%

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

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