Health and Nutrition of Andersonville, GA Residents

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Forty six percent of Andersonville residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 16 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 one "ready to eat" foods such as salads, soups, chicken, sandwiches and cooked vegetables per month. They also eat two frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Here 46.0%
  • Sumter County 47.7%
  • State 48.0%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Here 15.7
  • County 19.9
  • State 20.4

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Andersonville 2.8
  • Sumter County 3.5
  • Georgia 3.7

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

  • Andersonville 1.7
  • County 2.0
  • State 2.0

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Andersonville 1.1
  • County 1.6
  • State 1.8

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 2.5
  • Sumter County 3.3
  • State 3.6

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

The average Andersonville 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). Fifteen percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Twenty one percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Andersonville residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 39 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 four days per week. The average person living here (including children) has 21 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Here 2.9
  • Sumter County 2.2
  • State 2.0

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Andersonville 14.7%
  • County 16.4%
  • Georgia 16.7%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 20.7%
  • County 20.9%
  • State 21.7%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Here 38.9%
  • Sumter County 43.8%
  • Georgia 44.9%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Andersonville 2.1
  • Sumter County 2.6
  • State 2.7

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Andersonville 3.7
  • Sumter County 3.3
  • Georgia 3.1

Average number of teeth

  • Here 21.1
  • Sumter County 22.5
  • Georgia 23.1

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

The average height of Andersonville residents 16 years and older is 66 inches. The average weight is 194 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 31. Fifty percent of people living here are obese. Sixty one percent have ever been obese. Twenty five percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Here 65.8
  • Sumter County 66.6
  • State 66.9

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 194.5
  • Sumter County 183.4
  • Georgia 182.3

Average BMI

  • Andersonville 31.2
  • County 29.4
  • State 29.0

People that are obese (%)

  • Andersonville 49.9%
  • Sumter County 41.5%
  • State 39.0%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 61.1%
  • County 52.8%
  • Georgia 50.3%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Andersonville 25.0%
  • County 33.6%
  • State 34.7%

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

Fifty seven percent of Andersonville residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Seventeen percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Seventeen percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Four percent have ever used heroin.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Andersonville 57.1%
  • County 62.1%
  • State 63.2%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Andersonville 17.4%
  • County 20.1%
  • Georgia 22.3%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 16.8%
  • County 18.3%
  • Georgia 20.1%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Andersonville 3.6%
  • Sumter County 3.3%
  • State 3.2%

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

Sixteen percent of people living in Andersonville have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Fifty two percent of people had a blood test for high sugar or diabetes within the past three years. Six percent of city residents are currently taking insulin.

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Here 15.9%
  • Sumter County 11.2%
  • State 9.9%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 52.2%
  • County 47.9%
  • State 46.3%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 6.0%
  • County 3.7%
  • State 3.2%

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

Andersonville residents 20 years and older on average get up to urinate two 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

  • Andersonville 1.8
  • County 1.3
  • Georgia 1.2

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

Six percent of Andersonville 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. Fifty six percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Ten percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Six percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Twenty six percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Andersonville 5.9%
  • County 10.0%
  • State 10.5%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Here 8.6%
  • Sumter County 6.4%
  • State 5.8%

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

  • Andersonville 56.0%
  • County 63.4%
  • State 64.8%

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

  • Andersonville 10.3%
  • County 22.9%
  • State 24.7%

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

  • Here 5.6%
  • County 12.8%
  • Georgia 14.5%

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

  • Here 26.4%
  • Sumter County 35.6%
  • State 38.5%

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

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Andersonville 74.4%
  • Sumter County 73.9%
  • State 73.0%

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

  • Andersonville 39.0%
  • County 25.7%
  • Georgia 21.9%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Andersonville 24.3%
  • County 24.0%
  • Georgia 23.7%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 53.2%
  • County 44.5%
  • State 40.9%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Andersonville 21.9%
  • Sumter County 19.2%
  • State 17.3%

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

Thirty three percent of Andersonville residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Thirty one percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Thirty eight percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Fifty percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Thirty five percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Twenty three percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Twenty two percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Twenty three 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 (%)

  • Here 32.9%
  • Sumter County 27.2%
  • Georgia 26.5%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Andersonville 31.4%
  • County 27.5%
  • Georgia 26.9%

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

  • Here 37.6%
  • County 39.4%
  • Georgia 40.8%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Andersonville 50.3%
  • County 50.2%
  • State 50.5%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Andersonville 34.7%
  • County 29.9%
  • Georgia 28.7%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 23.4%
  • County 20.9%
  • State 20.8%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Andersonville 21.5%
  • County 18.2%
  • Georgia 18.6%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Here 23.4%
  • Sumter County 15.2%
  • Georgia 14.0%

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

  • Here 5.4%
  • Sumter County 4.6%
  • Georgia 4.3%

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

Andersonville residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 2.5
  • Sumter County 2.1
  • State 1.9

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

Sixty eight percent of people living in Andersonville 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 4.6 days per month on average. They have 6.0 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 30 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Andersonville 67.6%
  • County 75.2%
  • Georgia 78.8%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Here 14.4%
  • Sumter County 12.5%
  • State 11.0%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 4.6
  • County 4.7
  • Georgia 4.8

Average drinks/week

  • Here 6.0
  • County 5.5
  • Georgia 5.6

Average days/year people drink much

  • Andersonville 30.3
  • County 24.5
  • Georgia 23.9

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

Ninety seven percent of Andersonville residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Eighty nine percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Sixty three percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Twenty eight percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Four percent of males in Andersonville 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. Fifty three percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Twenty six percent have ever had anal sex. Fourteen percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Andersonville were 17 years old on average when they had sex for the first time. The average man in his lifetime had any kind of sex with 51 women. He has vaginal sex with 27 women. People living here were on average 23 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. In their lifetime they performed oral sex on average on two women. Males in their lifetime have anal or oral sex with 1.4 men on average. They have had 1.4 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Andersonville were 19 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. Twenty four percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Andersonville has vaginal or anal sex 39 times a year. Thirty three percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Andersonville 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 13 men on average. They have had six male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.6 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Fifty one percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Here 96.6%
  • County 97.2%
  • Georgia 97.3%

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

  • Andersonville 88.7%
  • County 93.6%
  • Georgia 94.0%

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

  • Andersonville 62.7%
  • County 81.0%
  • Georgia 84.8%

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

  • Andersonville 27.6%
  • County 43.8%
  • Georgia 47.7%

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

  • Andersonville 4.0%
  • County 5.1%
  • Georgia 5.5%

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

  • Andersonville 97.6%
  • County 96.8%
  • Georgia 97.0%

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

  • Here 52.6%
  • County 75.9%
  • Georgia 82.0%

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

  • Here 25.7%
  • Sumter County 35.0%
  • Georgia 38.5%

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

  • Andersonville 14.5%
  • County 14.6%
  • State 13.2%

Average age people first had sex

  • Andersonville 16.5
  • Sumter County 16.5
  • Georgia 16.6

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

  • Andersonville 51.4
  • Sumter County 31.8
  • State 27.6

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

  • Here 27.1
  • County 24.7
  • State 22.6

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

  • Here 23.0
  • County 22.3
  • Georgia 21.8

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

  • Here 2.2
  • Sumter County 4.0
  • Georgia 4.8

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

  • Andersonville 1.4
  • Sumter County 2.0
  • State 1.8

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

  • Andersonville 1.4
  • Sumter County 1.2
  • State 1.0

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

  • Here 18.8
  • Sumter County 20.0
  • State 20.2

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Andersonville 23.8%
  • County 15.4%
  • State 11.3%

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

  • Andersonville 38.7
  • Sumter County 56.3
  • Georgia 61.5

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Andersonville 32.7%
  • Sumter County 47.7%
  • Georgia 52.9%

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

  • Andersonville 13.0
  • Sumter County 12.0
  • Georgia 11.6

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

  • Here 6.3
  • Sumter County 9.5
  • Georgia 10.1

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

  • Andersonville 0.6
  • Sumter County 0.8
  • Georgia 0.6

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Here 51.0%
  • Sumter County 74.5%
  • Georgia 78.2%

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

Thirteen percent of households in Andersonville use chemical products in their homes to control fleas, roaches, ants, termites or other insects. Five percent use chemical products in their lawns or gardens to kill weeds.

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Andersonville 12.5%
  • Sumter County 11.5%
  • State 10.8%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Here 5.0%
  • Sumter County 3.7%
  • Georgia 3.9%

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

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Here 6.6
  • Sumter County 6.7
  • Georgia 6.7

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Andersonville 25.5%
  • Sumter County 28.3%
  • State 29.3%

Fifty eight percent of Andersonville residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 57.6%
  • County 56.2%
  • Georgia 55.7%

Eleven percent of Andersonville 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. Twenty 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. Twenty nine percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Eleven 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 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 0.9 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Andersonville 11.3%
  • County 19.1%
  • Georgia 21.2%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Andersonville 26.5%
  • County 33.3%
  • Georgia 36.2%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 29.1%
  • County 31.8%
  • Georgia 31.9%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Andersonville 11.2%
  • Sumter County 19.1%
  • State 21.1%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Andersonville 26.2%
  • County 37.1%
  • Georgia 41.1%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 6.1
  • County 6.1
  • Georgia 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Andersonville 3.4
  • County 3.0
  • Georgia 2.8

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 0.9
  • County 1.2
  • State 1.3

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

Thirteen percent of Andersonville residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Eight percent of people living here has anemia, sometimes called "tired blood" or "low blood". One percent of people 16 years and older have ever been told by a doctor or other health care professional that they had psoriasis. Forty one percent are overweight. Fourteen 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. Seventeen percent of people living in Andersonville have ever received a blood transfusion. Twenty four percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Thirty percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Six percent have ever been told they had gout. Five percent have congestive heart failure. Four 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. Six percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. Four percent have another thyroid problem. Three percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Six percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Andersonville 12.9%
  • Sumter County 11.5%
  • State 11.0%

People with anemia (%)

  • Andersonville 7.5%
  • County 4.9%
  • State 4.0%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Andersonville 1.2%
  • Sumter County 2.8%
  • Georgia 3.3%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 40.7%
  • Sumter County 34.4%
  • Georgia 33.6%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Here 13.9%
  • County 20.1%
  • State 20.6%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Andersonville 17.2%
  • Sumter County 12.2%
  • Georgia 10.9%

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

  • Here 23.9%
  • County 20.1%
  • State 19.0%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Andersonville 29.9%
  • Sumter County 24.7%
  • Georgia 23.1%

People with gout (%)

  • Here 5.9%
  • Sumter County 4.0%
  • Georgia 3.5%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Andersonville 4.5%
  • Sumter County 3.7%
  • Georgia 3.2%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Here 4.1%
  • Sumter County 2.9%
  • State 2.6%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 2.3%
  • Sumter County 2.1%
  • Georgia 1.9%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Andersonville 4.0%
  • County 3.5%
  • Georgia 3.2%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Andersonville 5.8%
  • County 4.2%
  • Georgia 3.6%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Andersonville 4.2%
  • Sumter County 6.2%
  • State 6.3%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Here 3.3%
  • County 3.8%
  • Georgia 3.6%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Andersonville 5.8%
  • Sumter County 7.2%
  • Georgia 7.1%

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

Sixty seven percent of births in Andersonville were vaginal deliveries. Thirty three percent of deliveries were cesarean. 95.1 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty eight percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Thirty five percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty eight percent of women in Andersonville have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Eight 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. Three percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Twenty four percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Seven 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 66.8%
  • Sumter County 65.2%
  • State 63.6%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Andersonville 33.2%
  • County 34.8%
  • State 36.4%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Here 95.1%
  • County 98.8%
  • State 99.2%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 68.2%
  • Sumter County 61.1%
  • Georgia 59.6%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Andersonville 34.8%
  • Sumter County 45.5%
  • Georgia 51.7%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 27.7%
  • Sumter County 22.1%
  • Georgia 20.1%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Here 7.6%
  • County 10.6%
  • Georgia 10.2%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 74.7%
  • County 71.7%
  • Georgia 74.2%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Here 3.4%
  • County 6.3%
  • Georgia 7.6%

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

  • Here 24.0%
  • Sumter County 20.9%
  • State 19.2%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 6.9%
  • County 13.9%
  • Georgia 14.8%

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

People living in Andersonville report their general health condition on average at 46 percent. Three percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 53 percent of Andersonville residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Ten percent of people living in Andersonville are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 46.1%
  • County 53.3%
  • State 55.2%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 3.3%
  • County 3.9%
  • State 4.3%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 52.9%
  • County 45.3%
  • Georgia 44.4%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Andersonville 9.7%
  • County 8.6%
  • State 8.6%

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

People in Andersonville spend $336 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 35 percent of their income. The average family in Andersonville spends $64 on food at other stores monthly. This is five percent of their income. They spend $94 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is seven percent of their income. They also spend $25 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is two percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Andersonville $336
  • Sumter County $351
  • State $360

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

  • Andersonville 34.8%
  • Sumter County 28.4%
  • Georgia 25.6%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Andersonville $64
  • Sumter County $71
  • Georgia $74

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 5.3%
  • County 4.6%
  • Georgia 4.5%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Andersonville $94
  • Sumter County $122
  • Georgia $135

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Andersonville 6.6%
  • Sumter County 6.7%
  • Georgia 6.8%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Andersonville $25
  • County $24
  • Georgia $25

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Andersonville 1.6%
  • Sumter County 1.4%
  • State 1.3%

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

People living in Andersonville report their general condition of hearing on average at 82 percent. Eighty three 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 seven percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Sixteen percent of Andersonville population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Thirty nine 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. Thirteen percent of people in Andersonville had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Here 82.0%
  • County 80.2%
  • State 80.4%

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

  • Andersonville 83.4%
  • County 80.9%
  • Georgia 79.8%

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

  • Andersonville 97.0%
  • Sumter County 95.5%
  • Georgia 95.4%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Andersonville 16.1%
  • County 17.9%
  • Georgia 18.5%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Andersonville 39.3%
  • County 39.5%
  • Georgia 41.4%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Andersonville 13.0%
  • Sumter County 15.0%
  • Georgia 15.6%

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Thirty one percent of Andersonville 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 31.2%
  • County 27.6%
  • Georgia 24.4%

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Twenty six percent of Andersonville 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 three percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Seventeen 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. Seventeen 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 26.0%
  • Sumter County 19.7%
  • Georgia 18.1%

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

  • Andersonville 33.1%
  • County 25.6%
  • Georgia 23.6%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 16.7%
  • Sumter County 10.4%
  • Georgia 8.8%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Here 14.0%
  • Sumter County 10.3%
  • Georgia 9.5%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 17.4%
  • County 9.3%
  • State 7.3%

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

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