Health and Nutrition of Ohio, IL Residents

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Forty seven percent of Ohio residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 23 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 (%)

  • Ohio 47.5%
  • County 48.0%
  • State 48.6%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Ohio 22.9
  • County 22.6
  • State 20.7

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Here 3.2
  • Bureau County 3.2
  • State 3.6

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

  • Ohio 1.9
  • Bureau County 1.8
  • Illinois 1.9

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Here 1.6
  • Bureau County 1.6
  • State 1.9

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 3.9
  • Bureau County 3.8
  • State 3.5

The average Ohio 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). Twenty percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Twenty three percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Ohio residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 41 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 20 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Ohio 2.2
  • Bureau County 2.2
  • Illinois 2.0

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 19.6%
  • Bureau County 18.2%
  • Illinois 16.4%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Ohio 23.1%
  • County 22.4%
  • State 21.4%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Here 41.0%
  • Bureau County 43.0%
  • Illinois 45.7%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 2.7
  • Bureau County 2.5
  • State 2.8

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Ohio 2.6
  • Bureau County 2.7
  • State 2.9

Average number of teeth

  • Ohio 20.4
  • Bureau County 20.4
  • State 22.9

The average height of Ohio residents 16 years and older is 67 inches. The average weight is 179 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Thirty nine percent of people living here are obese. Fifty two percent have ever been obese. Thirty four percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Here 66.6
  • Bureau County 66.7
  • Illinois 66.6

Average weight (pounds)

  • Ohio 179.2
  • County 179.3
  • Illinois 179.3

Average BMI

  • Ohio 29.0
  • Bureau County 28.7
  • Illinois 28.7

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 39.1%
  • Bureau County 37.7%
  • Illinois 37.3%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 51.8%
  • County 50.8%
  • Illinois 48.8%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Ohio 33.7%
  • County 31.8%
  • Illinois 34.8%

Sixty three percent of Ohio residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty seven percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Twenty five percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Four percent have ever used heroin. Sixteen percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 63.4%
  • Bureau County 66.3%
  • State 63.1%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Here 27.0%
  • County 26.8%
  • Illinois 23.4%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 24.5%
  • County 23.8%
  • Illinois 21.2%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Ohio 4.4%
  • County 3.7%
  • State 2.9%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 16.5%
  • Bureau County 15.5%
  • Illinois 12.7%

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

Twelve percent of people living in Ohio have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Forty six percent of people had a blood test for high sugar or diabetes within the past three years. Three percent of city residents are currently taking insulin.

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Ohio 12.2%
  • Bureau County 11.9%
  • State 10.0%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 45.7%
  • County 47.8%
  • State 46.6%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Ohio 3.4%
  • Bureau County 3.5%
  • Illinois 3.1%

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

Ohio 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

  • Ohio 1.2
  • County 1.2
  • Illinois 1.1

Twelve percent of Ohio 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. Sixty nine percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Thirty four percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Seventeen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Twenty three percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Forty seven percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Ohio 11.9%
  • County 12.4%
  • State 11.3%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Ohio 5.5%
  • Bureau County 6.7%
  • State 5.6%

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

  • Here 69.4%
  • Bureau County 70.4%
  • State 66.6%

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

  • Ohio 34.1%
  • Bureau County 30.1%
  • State 26.7%

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

  • Ohio 16.8%
  • County 16.9%
  • State 15.1%

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

  • Ohio 23.0%
  • Bureau County 23.8%
  • Illinois 20.7%

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

  • Here 47.1%
  • County 41.7%
  • Illinois 39.0%

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

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 73.2%
  • County 73.8%
  • State 73.6%

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

  • Ohio 25.4%
  • Bureau County 27.1%
  • State 22.0%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 25.2%
  • Bureau County 27.7%
  • Illinois 23.9%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 41.9%
  • Bureau County 44.2%
  • State 41.2%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Here 24.0%
  • County 23.8%
  • Illinois 18.2%

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

Thirty percent of people living in Ohio use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Ohio 30.2%
  • Bureau County 32.5%
  • State 32.9%

Twenty seven percent of Ohio residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Thirty one percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Forty four percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Fifty two percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Thirty 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. Twenty percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Fifteen 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. Five 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 (%)

  • Ohio 27.1%
  • Bureau County 27.2%
  • State 26.5%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 30.8%
  • County 28.8%
  • Illinois 27.3%

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

  • Here 43.8%
  • County 43.1%
  • Illinois 41.4%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Ohio 51.7%
  • County 52.1%
  • Illinois 51.2%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Here 30.2%
  • County 28.9%
  • State 28.4%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Ohio 21.0%
  • Bureau County 22.4%
  • State 21.1%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Ohio 19.9%
  • County 19.7%
  • Illinois 19.2%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Here 15.2%
  • Bureau County 15.2%
  • State 14.3%

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

  • Ohio 4.9%
  • Bureau County 4.8%
  • Illinois 4.4%

Ohio residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Ohio 2.4
  • Bureau County 2.5
  • State 2.0

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

Seventy six percent of people living in Ohio 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 4.7 days per month on average. They have 6.3 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 28 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Here 76.0%
  • County 79.9%
  • State 79.3%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Ohio 13.8%
  • County 10.9%
  • State 11.0%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 4.7
  • Bureau County 4.8
  • Illinois 4.7

Average drinks/week

  • Ohio 6.3
  • Bureau County 5.9
  • Illinois 5.6

Average days/year people drink much

  • Ohio 28.5
  • County 25.5
  • State 22.9

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

Ninety eight percent of Ohio 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 seven percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Fifty two percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Four percent of males in Ohio 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 eight percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Thirty eight percent have ever had anal sex. Ten percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Ohio 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 27 women. He has vaginal sex with 22 women. People living here were on average 21 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. In their lifetime they performed oral sex on average on six women. Males in their lifetime have anal or oral sex with 3.1 men on average. They have had 1.8 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Ohio 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. Nine percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Ohio has vaginal or anal sex 74 times a year. Fifty two percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Ohio 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 11 men on average. They have had 10 male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.5 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Eighty three percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Here 98.1%
  • County 97.6%
  • Illinois 97.2%

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

  • Here 94.8%
  • County 95.2%
  • Illinois 93.9%

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

  • Ohio 87.0%
  • County 88.1%
  • State 85.5%

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

  • Here 52.4%
  • Bureau County 51.1%
  • State 48.3%

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

  • Here 4.5%
  • County 5.0%
  • State 6.1%

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

  • Here 98.4%
  • County 97.6%
  • State 97.1%

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

  • Here 88.4%
  • County 84.6%
  • Illinois 83.4%

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

  • Ohio 38.1%
  • Bureau County 39.4%
  • State 38.9%

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

  • Here 9.5%
  • Bureau County 11.5%
  • Illinois 12.5%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 16.2
  • County 16.4
  • State 16.8

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

  • Ohio 27.2
  • County 28.9
  • Illinois 26.9

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

  • Here 22.4
  • County 22.9
  • State 21.7

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

  • Ohio 21.0
  • County 21.2
  • State 21.5

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

  • Here 5.6
  • Bureau County 5.8
  • Illinois 5.0

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

  • Ohio 3.1
  • County 2.8
  • Illinois 2.4

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

  • Here 1.8
  • County 1.6
  • State 1.4

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

  • Here 21.5
  • County 21.2
  • State 20.0

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

  • Ohio 5.8
  • County 5.8
  • Illinois 4.6

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Ohio 9.4%
  • Bureau County 8.0%
  • State 9.8%

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

  • Here 73.5
  • County 61.9
  • Illinois 62.1

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 52.4%
  • Bureau County 54.8%
  • State 52.8%

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

  • Here 11.3
  • County 12.2
  • Illinois 11.1

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

  • Ohio 10.5
  • County 10.8
  • State 9.7

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

  • Here 0.5
  • Bureau County 0.5
  • State 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Ohio 82.9%
  • Bureau County 82.5%
  • Illinois 76.6%

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

Nine percent of households in Ohio 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 (%)

  • Ohio 9.1%
  • County 10.6%
  • Illinois 10.3%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Here 3.9%
  • Bureau County 4.5%
  • Illinois 4.3%

Ohio residents 16 years and older usually get seven hours of sleep at night on weekdays or workdays. Thirty five percent of them have trouble sleeping.

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Ohio 6.8
  • Bureau County 6.8
  • Illinois 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 35.1%
  • Bureau County 33.8%
  • Illinois 29.8%

Fifty eight percent of Ohio residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 58.5%
  • County 53.5%
  • Illinois 52.2%

Twenty eight percent of Ohio 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 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. Twenty five percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Twelve 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 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 1.0 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Ohio 28.0%
  • Bureau County 22.6%
  • Illinois 20.9%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Ohio 40.9%
  • Bureau County 37.2%
  • State 36.2%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Ohio 25.5%
  • County 28.2%
  • State 30.9%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Ohio 12.4%
  • County 13.3%
  • Illinois 20.2%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Ohio 33.1%
  • County 37.2%
  • State 41.7%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 5.7
  • Bureau County 6.0
  • State 6.0

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Ohio 3.0
  • County 3.0
  • State 2.8

Average hours a day using computer

  • Ohio 1.0
  • County 1.1
  • Illinois 1.3

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

Twelve percent of Ohio residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Three 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. Twelve percent of people living in Ohio 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. Four percent have ever been told they had gout. Six 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. Five percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. Five percent have ever had emphysema. Nine percent have another thyroid problem. Five percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Three percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Ten percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Here 11.6%
  • County 11.8%
  • State 10.5%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 3.3%
  • County 3.6%
  • State 3.7%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 4.4%
  • Bureau County 4.2%
  • State 3.5%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 35.0%
  • County 34.3%
  • State 33.2%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Here 18.6%
  • Bureau County 24.6%
  • State 20.7%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Here 11.9%
  • Bureau County 14.0%
  • Illinois 11.3%

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

  • Ohio 19.6%
  • Bureau County 21.8%
  • Illinois 19.6%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 31.4%
  • Bureau County 31.4%
  • Illinois 24.1%

People with gout (%)

  • Here 3.6%
  • Bureau County 4.4%
  • Illinois 3.6%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Ohio 5.6%
  • County 5.1%
  • State 3.2%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Here 3.8%
  • Bureau County 4.4%
  • State 2.9%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 3.1%
  • Bureau County 2.9%
  • Illinois 2.1%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 5.1%
  • County 5.3%
  • State 3.5%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Here 5.2%
  • Bureau County 5.2%
  • State 3.7%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Ohio 5.4%
  • County 5.2%
  • State 2.9%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 8.7%
  • County 8.4%
  • State 6.9%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Ohio 4.9%
  • County 4.8%
  • State 3.5%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Ohio 3.2%
  • County 4.2%
  • State 3.1%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 9.6%
  • Bureau County 10.7%
  • State 7.9%

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

Sixty six percent of births in Ohio were vaginal deliveries. Thirty four percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.3 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty two percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Forty seven percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty seven percent of women in Ohio 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). Seventy five percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Ten percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Fourteen percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Twenty one 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 66.2%
  • Bureau County 68.8%
  • State 64.4%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 33.8%
  • County 31.2%
  • State 35.6%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Here 99.3%
  • Bureau County 99.5%
  • Illinois 99.3%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 61.7%
  • County 62.1%
  • State 59.7%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Here 46.8%
  • County 50.4%
  • State 54.6%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 26.7%
  • County 26.7%
  • Illinois 20.8%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Here 15.1%
  • Bureau County 14.5%
  • State 11.0%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Ohio 74.6%
  • County 71.8%
  • Illinois 72.6%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Ohio 10.1%
  • Bureau County 6.5%
  • Illinois 7.4%

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

  • Ohio 14.0%
  • County 14.3%
  • State 17.4%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 21.2%
  • County 20.8%
  • Illinois 16.3%

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

People living in Ohio report their general health condition on average at 53 percent. Four percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 34 percent of Ohio residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Eight percent of people living in Ohio are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Ohio 52.6%
  • County 53.0%
  • State 55.4%

Blood donors (%)

  • Ohio 3.8%
  • Bureau County 3.5%
  • State 4.4%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 33.7%
  • Bureau County 36.3%
  • State 40.8%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Ohio 8.0%
  • County 8.2%
  • Illinois 8.2%

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

People in Ohio spend $354 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 24 percent of their income. The average family in Ohio spends $71 on food at other stores monthly. This is four percent of their income. They spend $117 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is five percent of their income. They also spend $20 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Ohio $354
  • Bureau County $359
  • Illinois $361

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

  • Here 23.8%
  • Bureau County 25.0%
  • State 24.2%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $71
  • County $63
  • State $74

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Ohio 4.3%
  • Bureau County 3.8%
  • Illinois 4.3%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Ohio $117
  • County $124
  • Illinois $139

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Ohio 5.0%
  • County 6.1%
  • Illinois 7.0%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Here $20
  • County $20
  • State $25

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Here 1.1%
  • County 1.1%
  • Illinois 1.2%

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

People living in Ohio report their general condition of hearing on average at 75 percent. Seventy 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 one percent of Ohio population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Fifty 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. Sixteen percent of people in Ohio had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Ohio 75.4%
  • Bureau County 75.6%
  • State 79.5%

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

  • Here 70.4%
  • Bureau County 74.4%
  • Illinois 79.7%

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

  • Here 93.7%
  • County 93.8%
  • State 95.1%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Here 21.1%
  • Bureau County 23.7%
  • Illinois 19.1%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 52.1%
  • Bureau County 48.2%
  • Illinois 41.6%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Ohio 16.1%
  • Bureau County 16.4%
  • Illinois 14.9%

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

Twenty nine percent of Ohio 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 (%)

  • Ohio 29.4%
  • County 27.9%
  • Illinois 25.2%

Twenty one percent of Ohio 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. Ten percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Twelve 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 (%)

  • Ohio 20.8%
  • County 23.8%
  • State 17.9%

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

  • Ohio 27.6%
  • County 30.7%
  • State 23.7%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 10.4%
  • Bureau County 12.0%
  • Illinois 9.0%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Here 11.6%
  • County 12.6%
  • State 9.9%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 8.2%
  • County 10.2%
  • State 7.5%
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