Health and Nutrition of Waveland, IN Residents

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Forty five percent of Waveland residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 25 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 three of these meals from a fast-food or pizza place. People here eat three "ready to eat" foods such as salads, soups, chicken, sandwiches and cooked vegetables per month. They also eat five frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Waveland 44.8%
  • Montgomery County 48.2%
  • Indiana 48.5%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Here 24.5
  • Montgomery County 22.0
  • Indiana 21.6

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Here 3.8
  • Montgomery County 3.3
  • State 3.5

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

  • Here 2.6
  • Montgomery County 1.8
  • State 1.9

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Waveland 2.5
  • Montgomery County 1.6
  • State 1.7

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 4.9
  • Montgomery County 3.7
  • State 3.8

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

The average Waveland resident last visited a dentist three years ago (including all types of dentists, such as, orthodontists, oral surgeons, and all other dental specialists, as well as dental hygienists). Twenty percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Twenty five percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Waveland residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 34 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 18 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Here 2.6
  • County 2.1
  • Indiana 2.0

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 19.6%
  • County 16.8%
  • Indiana 17.1%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Waveland 25.3%
  • County 23.0%
  • Indiana 22.1%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Waveland 34.5%
  • Montgomery County 44.5%
  • Indiana 44.9%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Waveland 1.6
  • County 2.7
  • Indiana 2.7

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Waveland 2.7
  • Montgomery County 2.8
  • State 2.8

Average number of teeth

  • Waveland 18.3
  • County 21.8
  • State 22.3

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

The average height of Waveland residents 16 years and older is 70 inches. The average weight is 191 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 28. Thirty one percent of people living here are obese. Forty six percent have ever been obese. Sixteen percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Here 69.9
  • Montgomery County 66.9
  • State 66.9

Average weight (pounds)

  • Waveland 191.2
  • County 181.6
  • State 181.0

Average BMI

  • Waveland 27.5
  • Montgomery County 28.8
  • Indiana 28.8

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 30.9%
  • Montgomery County 37.9%
  • State 37.8%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 46.5%
  • Montgomery County 50.7%
  • State 49.9%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Here 15.8%
  • Montgomery County 33.7%
  • Indiana 34.5%

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

Seventy two percent of Waveland residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Thirty one percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Twenty nine percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Six percent have ever used heroin. Twenty one percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Waveland 71.7%
  • Montgomery County 67.3%
  • Indiana 65.4%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Waveland 30.8%
  • Montgomery County 26.5%
  • State 25.0%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 29.2%
  • Montgomery County 23.7%
  • Indiana 22.5%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Here 5.8%
  • Montgomery County 3.3%
  • State 3.4%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Waveland 20.7%
  • County 14.8%
  • State 13.8%

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

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

  • Waveland 11.3%
  • County 10.2%
  • Indiana 10.0%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Waveland 41.2%
  • County 45.8%
  • State 46.2%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Waveland 3.6%
  • County 3.2%
  • State 3.2%

Waveland 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 1.3
  • County 1.1
  • State 1.1

Ten percent of Waveland 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. Nine 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 six percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Twenty four percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Thirty four percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Thirty three percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Waveland 9.8%
  • Montgomery County 13.0%
  • State 11.8%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Here 8.6%
  • Montgomery County 6.0%
  • State 5.8%

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

  • Waveland 64.6%
  • County 71.2%
  • Indiana 69.0%

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

  • Here 26.2%
  • Montgomery County 29.4%
  • Indiana 29.1%

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

  • Here 24.1%
  • Montgomery County 17.1%
  • State 16.5%

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

  • Here 34.2%
  • County 24.1%
  • State 22.8%

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

  • Here 33.0%
  • County 41.4%
  • State 42.1%

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

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 65.4%
  • Montgomery County 73.3%
  • Indiana 73.5%

Twenty four percent of people living in Waveland 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. Thirty six percent of people in Waveland frequently check their blood cholesterol. Twenty six 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 (%)

  • Waveland 23.9%
  • County 23.4%
  • Indiana 22.8%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Waveland 29.2%
  • Montgomery County 26.6%
  • State 25.1%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 35.7%
  • County 43.0%
  • State 41.2%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Waveland 25.9%
  • Montgomery County 19.9%
  • State 19.2%

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

Sixteen percent of people living in Waveland use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 16.1%
  • Montgomery County 35.8%
  • Indiana 34.2%

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

Twenty six percent of Waveland residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty two percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Forty percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Forty percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Twenty four percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Sixteen 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. Fourteen 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 27.5%
  • State 26.6%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Waveland 22.3%
  • County 28.8%
  • State 27.8%

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

  • Waveland 39.9%
  • County 43.9%
  • Indiana 42.6%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 39.9%
  • Montgomery County 53.0%
  • Indiana 51.9%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Here 23.8%
  • County 28.1%
  • Indiana 28.4%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 15.8%
  • Montgomery County 22.3%
  • Indiana 21.7%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Waveland 15.8%
  • Montgomery County 19.9%
  • State 19.6%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Here 14.1%
  • Montgomery County 15.3%
  • State 14.5%

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

  • Waveland 4.0%
  • County 5.0%
  • State 4.5%

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

Waveland residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 2.2
  • Montgomery County 2.3
  • State 2.1

Eighty eight percent of people living in Waveland have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Eight percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 6.3 days per month on average. They have 8.7 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 38 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Here 88.2%
  • Montgomery County 81.2%
  • State 80.3%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Here 7.6%
  • Montgomery County 10.0%
  • Indiana 10.7%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Waveland 6.3
  • County 4.9
  • State 4.9

Average drinks/week

  • Here 8.7
  • County 5.8
  • State 5.8

Average days/year people drink much

  • Waveland 38.1
  • County 25.3
  • State 24.7

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

Ninety eight percent of Waveland 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 six percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Fifty two percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Three percent of males in Waveland have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Eighty nine percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Seventy nine percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Thirty eight percent have ever had anal sex. Eight percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Waveland were 15 years old on average when they had sex for the first time. The average man in his lifetime had any kind of sex with 28 women. He has vaginal sex with 21 women. People living here were on average 18 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. In their lifetime they performed oral sex on average on 11 women. People in Waveland were 26 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. Twelve percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Waveland has vaginal or anal sex 73 times a year. Forty five percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Waveland 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with five men on average. They have had five male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Eighty four percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Here 98.3%
  • Montgomery County 97.2%
  • Indiana 97.3%

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

  • Here 93.9%
  • Montgomery County 94.6%
  • State 94.4%

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

  • Waveland 85.9%
  • Montgomery County 88.1%
  • State 87.3%

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

  • Here 51.9%
  • Montgomery County 49.8%
  • State 49.5%

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

  • Here 2.8%
  • Montgomery County 6.6%
  • State 5.8%

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

  • Here 88.5%
  • County 97.7%
  • Indiana 97.4%

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

  • Here 78.6%
  • Montgomery County 86.2%
  • Indiana 85.4%

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

  • Here 37.6%
  • Montgomery County 42.2%
  • Indiana 39.8%

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

  • Here 7.9%
  • County 12.5%
  • State 12.3%

Average age people first had sex

  • Waveland 15.3
  • Montgomery County 16.6
  • State 16.6

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

  • Waveland 27.8
  • Montgomery County 25.0
  • State 26.8

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

  • Here 21.5
  • Montgomery County 21.1
  • State 21.7

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

  • Here 17.7
  • County 21.1
  • Indiana 21.3

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

  • Waveland 10.8
  • County 5.4
  • Indiana 5.4

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

  • Here 25.7
  • County 19.1
  • State 19.9

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Waveland 12.2%
  • County 6.8%
  • Indiana 8.8%

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

  • Waveland 72.9
  • Montgomery County 64.8
  • Indiana 64.1

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Waveland 44.6%
  • County 58.9%
  • Indiana 55.8%

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

  • Here 5.0
  • Montgomery County 12.6
  • State 11.8

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

  • Here 4.9
  • Montgomery County 11.2
  • Indiana 10.4

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Waveland 83.9%
  • County 83.9%
  • State 82.5%

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

Eleven percent of households in Waveland 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 10.8%
  • County 10.1%
  • Indiana 10.2%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Waveland 4.4%
  • Montgomery County 4.7%
  • Indiana 4.3%

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Waveland 6.7
  • County 6.8
  • Indiana 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 24.1%
  • County 32.7%
  • State 32.1%

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

Sixty five percent of Waveland residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Waveland 64.9%
  • County 54.0%
  • Indiana 54.2%

Thirty eight percent of Waveland 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. Forty four 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. Forty percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Nine 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. Twenty three 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 0.8 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 38.4%
  • County 22.5%
  • Indiana 22.7%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Waveland 44.1%
  • Montgomery County 38.2%
  • State 38.4%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 39.7%
  • Montgomery County 27.4%
  • State 29.7%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 9.2%
  • Montgomery County 16.5%
  • Indiana 18.3%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Waveland 23.1%
  • County 43.2%
  • State 41.7%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 5.6
  • County 6.0
  • Indiana 6.0

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Waveland 3.0
  • County 2.9
  • Indiana 2.8

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 0.8
  • Montgomery County 1.2
  • State 1.2

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

Ten percent of Waveland residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Two percent of people living here has anemia, sometimes called "tired blood" or "low blood". Five percent of people 16 years and older have ever been told by a doctor or other health care professional that they had psoriasis. Twenty six percent are overweight. Twenty four 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. Eleven percent of people living in Waveland have ever received a blood transfusion. Eighteen percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty eight percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Four percent have ever been told they had gout. Seven percent have congestive heart failure. Six percent have coronary heart disease. Two percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Seven percent have ever had a heart attack, also called myocardial infarction. Five percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. Ten percent have ever had emphysema. Three percent have another thyroid problem. Four percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Five percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Eight percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Here 10.2%
  • Montgomery County 11.1%
  • Indiana 11.2%

People with anemia (%)

  • Waveland 2.4%
  • Montgomery County 3.2%
  • Indiana 3.4%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Waveland 4.8%
  • County 4.0%
  • Indiana 3.9%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 26.2%
  • Montgomery County 34.1%
  • Indiana 33.8%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Here 24.2%
  • County 24.2%
  • Indiana 21.5%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Waveland 11.0%
  • Montgomery County 13.3%
  • State 11.8%

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

  • Here 17.6%
  • Montgomery County 20.4%
  • Indiana 19.4%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 27.9%
  • Montgomery County 27.5%
  • State 26.1%

People with gout (%)

  • Waveland 4.1%
  • Montgomery County 4.0%
  • Indiana 3.8%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Here 7.2%
  • Montgomery County 3.5%
  • State 3.6%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Waveland 5.8%
  • County 3.8%
  • State 3.2%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Waveland 2.2%
  • Montgomery County 2.5%
  • Indiana 2.3%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 6.9%
  • Montgomery County 4.4%
  • Indiana 3.9%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Waveland 5.4%
  • County 4.3%
  • Indiana 4.0%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Waveland 10.3%
  • County 3.5%
  • Indiana 3.5%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 3.0%
  • County 7.9%
  • Indiana 7.6%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Here 4.1%
  • Montgomery County 4.7%
  • State 4.1%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Waveland 5.2%
  • Montgomery County 3.4%
  • Indiana 3.3%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 8.2%
  • County 9.4%
  • Indiana 8.8%

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

Forty two percent of births in Waveland were vaginal deliveries. Fifty eight percent of deliveries were cesarean. 100.0 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Fifty seven percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Seventy eight percent of women breastfeed their children. Sixty eight percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Sixteen percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Forty eight percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy.

Summary

Vaginal deliveries (%)

  • Here 42.0%
  • County 68.2%
  • State 65.6%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 58.0%
  • Montgomery County 31.8%
  • State 34.4%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Here 100.0%
  • County 99.5%
  • Indiana 99.4%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 56.6%
  • County 62.3%
  • State 60.6%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Here 77.8%
  • County 52.8%
  • State 53.0%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 68.0%
  • County 74.0%
  • Indiana 74.8%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Here 15.9%
  • Montgomery County 6.6%
  • State 8.1%

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

  • Here 47.9%
  • Montgomery County 16.3%
  • Indiana 16.6%

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

People living in Waveland report their general health condition on average at 52 percent. Two percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 38 percent of Waveland residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Eight percent of people living in Waveland are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 51.6%
  • County 55.2%
  • State 55.3%

Blood donors (%)

  • Waveland 1.9%
  • County 3.7%
  • Indiana 4.3%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 38.2%
  • Montgomery County 38.5%
  • State 39.7%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Waveland 8.1%
  • County 8.4%
  • Indiana 8.5%

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

People in Waveland spend $366 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 27 percent of their income. The average family in Waveland spends $63 on food at other stores monthly. This is three percent of their income. They spend $115 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is four percent of their income. They also spend $19 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 $366
  • County $356
  • State $358

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

  • Waveland 26.8%
  • County 25.9%
  • State 24.8%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Waveland $63
  • Montgomery County $64
  • State $70

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Waveland 3.4%
  • County 4.3%
  • Indiana 4.3%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $115
  • County $125
  • State $133

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Waveland 4.4%
  • Montgomery County 6.8%
  • State 6.8%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Here $19
  • Montgomery County $20
  • Indiana $23

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Here 0.9%
  • Montgomery County 1.2%
  • State 1.3%

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

People living in Waveland report their general condition of hearing on average at 73 percent. Sixty six 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 four percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Twenty four percent of Waveland population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Seventy five 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. Twenty four percent of people in Waveland had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Here 73.2%
  • County 77.3%
  • State 78.4%

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

  • Waveland 66.0%
  • County 76.8%
  • State 77.3%

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

  • Here 94.4%
  • Montgomery County 93.9%
  • State 94.6%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Here 24.4%
  • County 23.5%
  • Indiana 21.0%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Waveland 74.9%
  • Montgomery County 46.4%
  • Indiana 45.0%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 23.9%
  • Montgomery County 16.6%
  • Indiana 16.1%

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

Twenty nine percent of Waveland 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 (%)

  • Waveland 29.3%
  • County 26.5%
  • State 25.8%

Twenty five percent of Waveland 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 one percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Ten 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. 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 (%)

  • Waveland 25.3%
  • Montgomery County 21.3%
  • State 19.6%

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

  • Waveland 31.3%
  • County 28.1%
  • State 25.9%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 10.0%
  • Montgomery County 10.9%
  • Indiana 9.7%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Here 13.5%
  • Montgomery County 11.2%
  • State 10.4%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 8.5%
  • County 9.0%
  • State 8.0%

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

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