Health and Nutrition of Carrington, ND Residents

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Forty nine percent of Carrington residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 22 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 three frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Here 49.5%
  • Foster County 49.5%
  • North Dakota 50.2%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Here 22.1
  • County 22.1
  • North Dakota 21.9

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Carrington 3.4
  • Foster County 3.3
  • North Dakota 3.6

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

  • Here 1.7
  • Foster County 1.6
  • State 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Here 1.5
  • Foster County 1.5
  • North Dakota 1.8

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 3.4
  • County 3.3
  • State 3.9

The average Carrington 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). Eighteen percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Nineteen percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Carrington residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 45 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 21 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Here 2.1
  • Foster County 2.1
  • State 2.0

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Carrington 18.0%
  • Foster County 18.1%
  • North Dakota 15.7%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Carrington 19.3%
  • Foster County 19.8%
  • North Dakota 21.3%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Here 45.5%
  • County 45.3%
  • North Dakota 47.1%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 2.7
  • County 2.7
  • State 2.9

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 2.6
  • County 2.5
  • State 2.6

Average number of teeth

  • Carrington 21.5
  • County 21.4
  • North Dakota 22.5

The average height of Carrington residents 16 years and older is 67 inches. The average weight is 183 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Forty two percent of people living here are obese. Fifty four percent have ever been obese. Thirty four percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Here 66.7
  • Foster County 66.9
  • North Dakota 67.0

Average weight (pounds)

  • Carrington 183.2
  • Foster County 184.3
  • State 179.7

Average BMI

  • Here 29.2
  • County 29.3
  • State 28.5

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 41.7%
  • Foster County 42.1%
  • North Dakota 36.0%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 53.8%
  • Foster County 54.4%
  • North Dakota 48.1%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Here 34.5%
  • County 34.3%
  • North Dakota 34.6%

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

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 66.5%
  • Foster County 66.8%
  • North Dakota 65.5%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Here 27.4%
  • Foster County 27.8%
  • State 24.7%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 23.8%
  • County 24.4%
  • North Dakota 22.7%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Carrington 3.4%
  • Foster County 3.3%
  • North Dakota 3.2%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Carrington 15.9%
  • Foster County 16.1%
  • North Dakota 13.7%

Thirteen percent of people living in Carrington have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Fifty 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 (%)

  • Here 12.9%
  • County 13.2%
  • North Dakota 9.6%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Carrington 50.0%
  • Foster County 50.2%
  • North Dakota 45.9%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 3.9%
  • County 4.0%
  • North Dakota 2.9%

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

Carrington 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

  • Carrington 1.2
  • County 1.2
  • State 1.1

Twelve percent of Carrington 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. Five percent have been having problems with their ability to taste sweet, sour, salty or bitter foods and drinks. Seventy four percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Thirty four percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Eighteen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Twenty one 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 (%)

  • Carrington 11.7%
  • Foster County 12.0%
  • State 12.3%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Carrington 4.6%
  • County 4.5%
  • State 5.4%

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

  • Carrington 74.3%
  • County 74.0%
  • State 69.8%

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

  • Here 34.2%
  • Foster County 34.3%
  • State 31.8%

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

  • Here 17.5%
  • Foster County 18.0%
  • North Dakota 17.1%

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

  • Carrington 21.1%
  • Foster County 21.6%
  • State 23.5%

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

  • Here 46.6%
  • County 46.7%
  • State 44.0%

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Carrington 76.0%
  • County 75.8%
  • State 75.8%

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

  • Carrington 29.5%
  • Foster County 29.8%
  • North Dakota 22.4%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Carrington 26.8%
  • Foster County 26.9%
  • North Dakota 25.1%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Carrington 45.1%
  • County 45.6%
  • State 41.8%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Here 23.9%
  • Foster County 24.4%
  • North Dakota 19.8%

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

Thirty six percent of people living in Carrington use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Carrington 36.4%
  • Foster County 36.4%
  • State 37.8%

Twenty five percent of Carrington residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty nine percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Forty three percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Fifty three percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Thirty percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Twenty four 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. Thirteen 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 (%)

  • Carrington 25.2%
  • Foster County 25.7%
  • North Dakota 25.7%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 28.9%
  • Foster County 29.1%
  • North Dakota 27.2%

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

  • Here 43.1%
  • County 43.2%
  • North Dakota 42.5%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 53.0%
  • County 53.2%
  • State 51.8%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Carrington 29.7%
  • County 29.7%
  • State 26.8%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Carrington 24.4%
  • Foster County 24.7%
  • State 21.1%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Carrington 19.9%
  • Foster County 20.0%
  • State 19.4%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Here 13.4%
  • Foster County 13.4%
  • State 14.2%

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

  • Carrington 4.6%
  • Foster County 4.7%
  • North Dakota 4.4%

Carrington residents on average take three prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 2.6
  • County 2.6
  • State 2.2

Seventy seven percent of people living in Carrington have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Thirteen percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 5.3 days per month on average. They have 6.2 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 26 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Here 77.3%
  • County 78.3%
  • North Dakota 81.1%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Here 13.1%
  • County 12.4%
  • State 10.7%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 5.3
  • County 5.5
  • North Dakota 5.2

Average drinks/week

  • Carrington 6.2
  • County 6.4
  • State 5.9

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 25.8
  • Foster County 26.7
  • North Dakota 24.3

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

Ninety seven percent of Carrington 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. Ninety percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Fifty percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Six percent of males in Carrington 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 four percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Thirty seven percent have ever had anal sex. Eleven percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Carrington 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 35 women. He has vaginal sex with 19 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. People in Carrington were 18 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on three men in their lifetime. Nine percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Carrington has vaginal or anal sex 57 times a year. Fifty three percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Carrington 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 12 men on average. They have had 11 male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.6 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Eighty eight percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Here 97.2%
  • County 97.3%
  • North Dakota 97.0%

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

  • Carrington 95.3%
  • Foster County 95.6%
  • State 94.3%

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

  • Here 90.2%
  • Foster County 90.5%
  • State 87.9%

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

  • Here 50.1%
  • Foster County 49.8%
  • State 49.6%

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

  • Carrington 6.4%
  • County 6.2%
  • North Dakota 6.1%

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

  • Carrington 98.0%
  • Foster County 98.1%
  • North Dakota 97.3%

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

  • Here 84.1%
  • Foster County 83.8%
  • North Dakota 87.1%

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

  • Carrington 36.9%
  • Foster County 36.5%
  • State 37.7%

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

  • Here 11.1%
  • County 10.6%
  • North Dakota 11.0%

Average age people first had sex

  • Carrington 16.7
  • County 16.7
  • State 16.7

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

  • Here 35.0
  • Foster County 36.9
  • State 26.0

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

  • Carrington 19.5
  • Foster County 20.3
  • North Dakota 20.9

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

  • Carrington 20.7
  • County 20.9
  • North Dakota 21.2

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

  • Carrington 6.1
  • County 6.8
  • North Dakota 5.5

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

  • Carrington 18.2
  • Foster County 18.2
  • North Dakota 19.7

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

  • Here 3.3
  • County 3.2
  • State 6.6

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 8.8%
  • County 8.4%
  • State 7.8%

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

  • Carrington 57.5
  • Foster County 55.3
  • State 65.2

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 52.8%
  • County 53.1%
  • State 55.3%

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

  • Carrington 12.4
  • Foster County 12.4
  • State 11.0

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

  • Here 10.8
  • Foster County 10.8
  • North Dakota 9.8

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

  • Carrington 0.6
  • Foster County 0.5
  • North Dakota 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Carrington 88.4%
  • County 88.4%
  • North Dakota 84.8%

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

Ten percent of households in Carrington 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 9.9%
  • Foster County 10.2%
  • State 9.5%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Carrington 4.2%
  • Foster County 4.3%
  • State 4.5%

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Here 6.8
  • Foster County 6.8
  • State 6.9

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 37.5%
  • County 37.7%
  • State 31.9%

Fifty one percent of Carrington residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Carrington 50.7%
  • Foster County 50.9%
  • State 50.9%

Twenty three percent of Carrington 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. Twenty six percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Fourteen 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 (%)

  • Carrington 23.2%
  • County 23.7%
  • State 23.6%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 44.1%
  • Foster County 44.6%
  • North Dakota 39.2%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Carrington 26.0%
  • County 26.2%
  • State 28.6%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 14.2%
  • County 13.9%
  • North Dakota 19.6%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 40.1%
  • Foster County 40.1%
  • North Dakota 43.7%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 6.0
  • Foster County 6.0
  • North Dakota 6.0

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 3.0
  • Foster County 3.0
  • North Dakota 2.8

Average hours a day using computer

  • Carrington 1.2
  • County 1.2
  • North Dakota 1.2

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

Eleven percent of Carrington 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 seven percent are overweight. Twenty one 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. Fourteen percent of people living in Carrington have ever received a blood transfusion. Twenty percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Thirty two percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Five percent have ever been told they had gout. Six percent have congestive heart failure. Four percent have coronary heart disease. Four 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. Three percent have ever had emphysema. Ten percent have another thyroid problem. Four percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Four percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Twelve percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Here 11.1%
  • Foster County 11.0%
  • North Dakota 10.7%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 3.5%
  • Foster County 3.4%
  • North Dakota 3.0%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 4.1%
  • County 4.1%
  • North Dakota 4.1%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 36.6%
  • County 37.1%
  • State 33.2%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Here 21.1%
  • Foster County 21.2%
  • State 19.1%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Carrington 14.1%
  • Foster County 14.0%
  • State 11.3%

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

  • Carrington 20.4%
  • County 20.9%
  • North Dakota 18.2%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Carrington 32.2%
  • Foster County 32.5%
  • State 26.4%

People with gout (%)

  • Here 5.2%
  • County 5.4%
  • North Dakota 3.7%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Here 5.5%
  • County 5.4%
  • State 3.5%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Here 4.4%
  • County 4.4%
  • North Dakota 3.5%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Carrington 3.6%
  • Foster County 3.7%
  • North Dakota 2.4%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Carrington 5.0%
  • County 5.0%
  • North Dakota 4.1%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Carrington 4.8%
  • County 4.9%
  • State 4.0%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Here 3.2%
  • Foster County 3.3%
  • North Dakota 3.5%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 9.7%
  • Foster County 9.5%
  • North Dakota 8.2%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Here 4.2%
  • Foster County 4.2%
  • North Dakota 3.8%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Carrington 3.5%
  • Foster County 3.6%
  • North Dakota 2.8%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 12.4%
  • County 12.4%
  • State 9.8%

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

Seventy percent of births in Carrington were vaginal deliveries. Thirty percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.6 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty three percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Forty four percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty nine percent of women in Carrington have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Sixteen percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Seventy percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Six percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Fourteen percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Twenty two 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 (%)

  • Carrington 69.7%
  • Foster County 69.0%
  • State 64.1%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Carrington 30.3%
  • Foster County 31.0%
  • State 35.9%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Here 99.6%
  • County 99.5%
  • North Dakota 99.5%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 63.3%
  • County 62.9%
  • North Dakota 58.3%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Carrington 44.3%
  • Foster County 43.6%
  • State 55.9%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Carrington 28.8%
  • County 29.1%
  • State 22.4%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Carrington 15.9%
  • County 16.1%
  • State 12.7%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 70.0%
  • Foster County 70.8%
  • State 76.2%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Here 6.4%
  • County 6.4%
  • State 9.9%

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

  • Here 14.3%
  • County 13.9%
  • State 14.2%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 22.3%
  • Foster County 22.3%
  • North Dakota 20.0%

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

People living in Carrington report their general health condition on average at 54 percent. Six percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 34 percent of Carrington residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Nine percent of people living in Carrington are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Carrington 54.3%
  • County 54.2%
  • State 56.8%

Blood donors (%)

  • Carrington 5.9%
  • Foster County 6.0%
  • North Dakota 4.7%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Carrington 34.4%
  • Foster County 34.9%
  • North Dakota 37.0%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 9.1%
  • County 9.4%
  • North Dakota 8.4%

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

People in Carrington spend $330 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 22 percent of their income. The average family in Carrington spends $69 on food at other stores monthly. This is four percent of their income. They spend $122 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is seven percent of their income. They also spend $22 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is two percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Carrington $330
  • Foster County $331
  • State $357

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

  • Carrington 21.5%
  • Foster County 21.4%
  • State 22.8%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Carrington $69
  • Foster County $71
  • North Dakota $71

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 4.2%
  • County 4.2%
  • State 4.1%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $122
  • Foster County $123
  • North Dakota $140

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Carrington 7.0%
  • Foster County 6.9%
  • North Dakota 6.7%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Here $22
  • County $21
  • North Dakota $27

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Here 1.6%
  • County 1.6%
  • North Dakota 1.3%

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

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

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Carrington 75.2%
  • Foster County 75.0%
  • State 78.0%

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

  • Here 75.8%
  • Foster County 74.8%
  • North Dakota 77.3%

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

  • Here 93.6%
  • County 93.2%
  • State 94.5%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Here 23.9%
  • County 24.7%
  • North Dakota 20.8%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Carrington 50.6%
  • Foster County 52.1%
  • State 45.6%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Carrington 16.6%
  • County 16.8%
  • North Dakota 16.0%

Twenty nine percent of Carrington 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 29.1%
  • Foster County 28.5%
  • State 27.2%

Twenty three percent of Carrington 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 percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Eleven 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. Ten 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 23.0%
  • Foster County 23.5%
  • North Dakota 18.1%

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

  • Carrington 29.6%
  • Foster County 30.1%
  • State 24.6%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 11.2%
  • County 10.9%
  • North Dakota 9.1%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Here 12.3%
  • County 12.3%
  • State 9.9%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 10.3%
  • Foster County 10.2%
  • North Dakota 7.8%

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

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