Health and Nutrition of Toledo, OH Residents

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Forty eight percent of Toledo 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 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 four frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Toledo 47.9%
  • County 48.9%
  • State 49.6%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Toledo 21.0
  • County 21.2
  • Ohio 21.4

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Toledo 3.5
  • Lucas County 3.5
  • State 3.6

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

  • Toledo 2.0
  • County 1.9
  • Ohio 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Toledo 1.8
  • Lucas County 1.8
  • Ohio 1.7

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 3.7
  • Lucas County 3.7
  • Ohio 3.6

The average Toledo resident last visited a dentist two years ago (including all types of dentists, such as, orthodontists, oral surgeons, and all other dental specialists, as well as dental hygienists). Seventeen percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Twenty two percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Toledo 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 22 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Toledo 2.1
  • County 2.0
  • State 2.0

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Toledo 17.0%
  • County 16.3%
  • State 16.1%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Toledo 21.6%
  • County 21.7%
  • Ohio 21.3%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Here 44.1%
  • Lucas County 45.4%
  • Ohio 46.4%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 2.7
  • Lucas County 2.8
  • Ohio 2.8

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 3.0
  • County 2.9
  • State 2.8

Average number of teeth

  • Here 22.5
  • County 22.5
  • Ohio 22.5

The average height of Toledo 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 five percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Here 66.7
  • County 66.8
  • Ohio 66.9

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 181.2
  • Lucas County 180.5
  • State 181.0

Average BMI

  • Toledo 29.0
  • Lucas County 28.8
  • Ohio 28.8

People that are obese (%)

  • Toledo 39.0%
  • County 37.9%
  • Ohio 37.7%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Toledo 50.6%
  • County 49.7%
  • Ohio 49.5%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Toledo 34.6%
  • County 34.6%
  • Ohio 35.2%

Sixty four percent of Toledo residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty three percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Twenty one percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Three percent have ever used heroin. Twelve percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Toledo 64.1%
  • Lucas County 64.0%
  • Ohio 64.5%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Toledo 23.3%
  • County 23.4%
  • State 23.9%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 21.2%
  • County 21.5%
  • State 21.7%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Toledo 3.3%
  • County 3.2%
  • State 3.2%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 12.3%
  • County 12.6%
  • State 12.8%

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

  • Here 10.5%
  • Lucas County 10.1%
  • Ohio 10.1%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Toledo 46.7%
  • Lucas County 46.8%
  • State 47.2%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 3.3%
  • Lucas County 3.2%
  • State 3.2%

Toledo 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

  • Toledo 1.2
  • County 1.2
  • State 1.1

Eleven percent of Toledo 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 six percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Twenty seven percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Fifteen 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 (%)

  • Toledo 10.9%
  • Lucas County 11.3%
  • State 11.5%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Toledo 5.9%
  • Lucas County 5.8%
  • Ohio 5.7%

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

  • Here 66.4%
  • County 67.4%
  • State 68.6%

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

  • Here 26.9%
  • County 28.2%
  • Ohio 29.9%

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

  • Here 15.1%
  • County 15.8%
  • Ohio 16.2%

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

  • Here 20.2%
  • Lucas County 21.4%
  • State 22.1%

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

  • Toledo 39.1%
  • County 40.6%
  • State 42.5%

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 73.2%
  • Lucas County 74.5%
  • Ohio 75.4%

Twenty four percent of people living in Toledo 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 Toledo 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 (%)

  • Toledo 23.5%
  • Lucas County 23.3%
  • Ohio 23.6%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Toledo 25.1%
  • Lucas County 25.2%
  • Ohio 25.3%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Toledo 41.6%
  • Lucas County 42.3%
  • State 43.1%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Toledo 18.9%
  • County 19.3%
  • State 19.7%

Thirty percent of people living in Toledo use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 30.1%
  • County 33.0%
  • Ohio 35.5%

Twenty seven percent of Toledo residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty seven percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Forty one percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Fifty one percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Twenty nine percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Twenty percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Nineteen 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 26.7%
  • County 26.4%
  • Ohio 25.9%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 27.2%
  • County 27.2%
  • Ohio 27.0%

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

  • Toledo 41.2%
  • County 41.6%
  • Ohio 41.8%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 51.1%
  • Lucas County 51.3%
  • Ohio 51.4%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Here 29.2%
  • Lucas County 28.1%
  • State 27.5%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Toledo 20.5%
  • County 20.6%
  • Ohio 21.0%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Toledo 18.9%
  • Lucas County 18.9%
  • State 18.9%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Toledo 14.4%
  • Lucas County 14.1%
  • Ohio 13.6%

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

  • Here 4.3%
  • County 4.4%
  • State 4.3%

Toledo residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 2.1
  • County 2.1
  • State 2.2

Seventy eight percent of people living in Toledo have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Twelve percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 4.6 days per month on average. They have 5.6 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 24 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Here 78.0%
  • Lucas County 79.3%
  • Ohio 80.0%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Toledo 11.8%
  • Lucas County 11.1%
  • State 10.7%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Toledo 4.6
  • Lucas County 4.9
  • State 5.1

Average drinks/week

  • Toledo 5.6
  • County 5.7
  • Ohio 5.7

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 23.8
  • Lucas County 24.0
  • Ohio 23.8

Ninety seven percent of Toledo 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 five percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Forty eight percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Five percent of males in Toledo 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. Eighty three percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Thirty nine percent have ever had anal sex. Thirteen percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Toledo 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 28 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 five women. Males in their lifetime have anal or oral sex with 2.2 men on average. They have had 1.3 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Toledo were 20 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on five men in their lifetime. Twelve percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Toledo has vaginal or anal sex 63 times a year. Fifty two percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Toledo 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 0.6 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) (%)

  • Here 97.3%
  • Lucas County 97.3%
  • Ohio 97.3%

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

  • Toledo 94.1%
  • Lucas County 94.5%
  • Ohio 94.5%

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

  • Here 85.1%
  • County 86.1%
  • Ohio 87.1%

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

  • Toledo 48.2%
  • County 49.0%
  • Ohio 48.1%

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

  • Toledo 5.2%
  • County 5.4%
  • Ohio 5.9%

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

  • Here 97.2%
  • Lucas County 97.2%
  • Ohio 97.4%

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

  • Toledo 82.9%
  • Lucas County 84.2%
  • Ohio 85.3%

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

  • Here 38.9%
  • County 38.2%
  • Ohio 38.7%

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

  • Toledo 13.2%
  • County 12.0%
  • State 11.6%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 16.5
  • County 16.6
  • State 16.7

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

  • Here 28.1
  • Lucas County 28.0
  • Ohio 26.8

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

  • Toledo 22.3
  • Lucas County 22.7
  • State 21.2

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

  • Here 21.5
  • County 21.6
  • State 21.6

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

  • Here 4.7
  • Lucas County 5.0
  • Ohio 5.1

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

  • Here 2.2
  • County 2.9
  • State 3.1

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

  • Toledo 1.3
  • County 1.7
  • State 1.8

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

  • Here 20.0
  • County 20.1
  • Ohio 19.8

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

  • Toledo 4.5
  • Lucas County 5.2
  • State 5.4

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Toledo 11.7%
  • Lucas County 10.1%
  • Ohio 8.7%

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

  • Here 63.0
  • County 62.3
  • Ohio 61.8

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Toledo 52.0%
  • County 53.3%
  • State 55.1%

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

  • Here 11.3
  • Lucas County 11.1
  • State 11.3

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

  • Here 9.7
  • Lucas County 9.6
  • State 9.9

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

  • Toledo 0.6
  • Lucas County 0.5
  • Ohio 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Toledo 79.6%
  • County 80.6%
  • Ohio 83.2%

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

Eleven percent of households in Toledo 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 (%)

  • Toledo 10.6%
  • County 10.3%
  • Ohio 10.1%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Toledo 4.0%
  • Lucas County 4.2%
  • State 4.3%

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Toledo 6.8
  • County 6.8
  • Ohio 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 30.1%
  • County 30.6%
  • State 31.9%

Fifty five percent of Toledo residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Toledo 55.4%
  • Lucas County 53.1%
  • Ohio 51.9%

Twenty two percent of Toledo 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. Nineteen 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. Forty 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 1.2 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Toledo 21.6%
  • County 22.0%
  • State 22.0%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Toledo 37.2%
  • County 37.4%
  • State 38.0%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 30.9%
  • Lucas County 30.0%
  • State 29.4%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 18.6%
  • County 18.8%
  • State 19.4%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 39.8%
  • County 41.0%
  • State 42.6%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Toledo 6.0
  • County 6.0
  • Ohio 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Toledo 2.9
  • County 2.8
  • State 2.8

Average hours a day using computer

  • Toledo 1.2
  • County 1.2
  • Ohio 1.2

Eleven percent of Toledo 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". 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. Twenty 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 Toledo have ever received a blood transfusion. Twenty percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty five 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. Four 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. Seven percent have another thyroid problem. Four percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Three 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 11.1%
  • County 10.8%
  • State 10.8%

People with anemia (%)

  • Toledo 4.0%
  • Lucas County 3.7%
  • State 3.4%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 3.5%
  • County 3.8%
  • Ohio 3.9%

People with overweight (%)

  • Toledo 33.5%
  • Lucas County 33.6%
  • Ohio 34.2%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Toledo 20.2%
  • County 19.5%
  • Ohio 19.6%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Here 11.9%
  • Lucas County 11.7%
  • State 11.8%

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

  • Here 19.6%
  • County 19.1%
  • Ohio 18.6%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 25.5%
  • Lucas County 25.8%
  • State 26.5%

People with gout (%)

  • Here 3.7%
  • Lucas County 3.7%
  • State 3.9%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Toledo 3.7%
  • Lucas County 3.6%
  • State 3.6%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Here 3.1%
  • Lucas County 3.1%
  • Ohio 3.2%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 2.2%
  • County 2.2%
  • State 2.3%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 3.7%
  • County 3.8%
  • Ohio 3.9%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Toledo 4.0%
  • County 4.0%
  • State 4.0%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Here 3.1%
  • Lucas County 3.3%
  • Ohio 3.3%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Toledo 7.1%
  • Lucas County 7.5%
  • State 7.8%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Here 3.9%
  • County 3.8%
  • Ohio 3.9%

People with any liver condition (%)

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

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Toledo 7.9%
  • County 8.5%
  • Ohio 9.2%

Sixty five percent of births in Toledo were vaginal deliveries. Thirty five percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.2 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty one percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Fifty two percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty two percent of women in Toledo have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Eleven percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Seventy three percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Seven percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Nineteen percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Seventeen percent have ever used female hormones such as estrogen and progesterone, including any forms of female hormones, such as pills, cream, patch and injections, but do not include birth control methods or use for infertility.

Summary

Vaginal deliveries (%)

  • Toledo 65.4%
  • County 63.9%
  • Ohio 64.6%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Toledo 34.6%
  • Lucas County 36.1%
  • Ohio 35.4%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Toledo 99.2%
  • County 99.3%
  • Ohio 99.3%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Toledo 60.7%
  • County 59.4%
  • Ohio 59.8%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Toledo 51.7%
  • Lucas County 54.0%
  • Ohio 53.7%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 22.0%
  • Lucas County 22.1%
  • Ohio 23.0%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Here 11.4%
  • County 11.8%
  • State 12.4%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Toledo 73.2%
  • County 74.9%
  • Ohio 75.6%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Toledo 7.4%
  • Lucas County 8.5%
  • State 8.5%

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

  • Here 18.8%
  • Lucas County 16.8%
  • State 15.9%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Toledo 16.8%
  • Lucas County 17.8%
  • State 18.9%

People living in Toledo 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, 42 percent of Toledo residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Eight percent of people living in Toledo are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Toledo 54.5%
  • County 55.4%
  • Ohio 56.1%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 4.0%
  • County 4.2%
  • Ohio 4.5%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 41.6%
  • Lucas County 40.5%
  • State 40.0%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 8.4%
  • Lucas County 8.5%
  • State 8.6%

People in Toledo spend $354 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 26 percent of their income. The average family in Toledo spends $72 on food at other stores monthly. This is five percent of their income. They spend $127 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is seven percent of their income. They also spend $23 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Toledo $354
  • Lucas County $357
  • Ohio $357

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

  • Toledo 25.6%
  • County 24.5%
  • State 23.6%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Toledo $72
  • Lucas County $72
  • Ohio $71

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 4.6%
  • County 4.3%
  • State 4.2%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Toledo $127
  • County $133
  • Ohio $139

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 6.8%
  • County 6.6%
  • State 6.8%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Here $23
  • County $24
  • State $24

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Here 1.3%
  • Lucas County 1.2%
  • State 1.3%

People living in Toledo 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 five percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Nineteen percent of Toledo population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Forty four 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 Toledo had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Toledo 79.2%
  • County 79.0%
  • Ohio 78.7%

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

  • Toledo 79.2%
  • County 78.6%
  • State 78.0%

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

  • Here 95.2%
  • County 95.0%
  • Ohio 94.8%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Here 19.3%
  • County 19.6%
  • State 20.3%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Toledo 43.6%
  • County 43.7%
  • State 43.4%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 15.7%
  • Lucas County 15.6%
  • Ohio 15.7%

Twenty seven percent of Toledo residents 40 and older take a low-dose aspirin each day to prevent heart attacks, strokes or cancer.

Summary

Adults 40+ taking low-dose aspirin (%)

  • Here 26.8%
  • Lucas County 26.4%
  • Ohio 26.5%

Nineteen percent of Toledo 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 five 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. Ten 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 (%)

  • Here 18.7%
  • Lucas County 18.6%
  • Ohio 18.5%

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

  • Toledo 24.9%
  • County 24.9%
  • Ohio 25.0%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Toledo 9.8%
  • County 9.6%
  • Ohio 9.5%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Toledo 10.1%
  • Lucas County 10.0%
  • Ohio 9.8%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 8.3%
  • County 8.1%
  • State 8.1%
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