Butler County adults eat more fast food, more likely to be diagnosed with severe allergies than Greater Cincinnati adults

The Greater Cincinnati Community Health Status Survey’s (GCCHSS) analysis of health data from an oversample of Butler County found that Butler County adults are more likely to eat fast food at least weekly. Just over two-thirds of Butler County adults (67 percent) reported that they eat fast food at least once a week, compared to 60 percent of all adults in Greater Cincinnati. The survey also found that about 1 in 4 Butler County adults (24 percent) have been told they had severe allergies, compared to about 1 in 6 Greater Cincinnati adults (16 percent). Butler County adults were also more likely to report that poor physical or mental health limited their daily activities. The GCCHSS is sponsored by The Health Foundation of Greater Cincinnati.

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