Health and Nutrition of Duryea, PA Residents

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Fifty one percent of Duryea 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 four frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Duryea 50.6%
  • Luzerne County 49.8%
  • Pennsylvania 49.8%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Here 21.5
  • County 22.4
  • State 21.5

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Duryea 3.4
  • County 3.3
  • State 3.5

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

  • Here 1.7
  • County 1.7
  • Pennsylvania 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Duryea 1.8
  • Luzerne County 1.6
  • Pennsylvania 1.7

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 3.5
  • County 3.6
  • Pennsylvania 3.5

The average Duryea 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). Fourteen 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). Duryea residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 48 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

  • Here 1.9
  • Luzerne County 2.1
  • Pennsylvania 2.0

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 14.5%
  • County 16.4%
  • State 15.9%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 21.9%
  • Luzerne County 21.3%
  • State 21.1%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Duryea 47.6%
  • Luzerne County 45.7%
  • State 46.3%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 3.0
  • County 2.7
  • Pennsylvania 2.8

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Duryea 2.8
  • County 2.7
  • State 2.8

Average number of teeth

  • Here 22.1
  • County 21.2
  • State 22.2

The average height of Duryea residents 16 years and older is 67 inches. The average weight is 182 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Thirty seven percent of people living here are obese. Fifty percent have ever been obese. Thirty six percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Here 67.0
  • County 66.8
  • Pennsylvania 66.8

Average weight (pounds)

  • Duryea 181.6
  • Luzerne County 179.7
  • Pennsylvania 180.1

Average BMI

  • Duryea 28.8
  • County 28.6
  • Pennsylvania 28.7

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 37.1%
  • County 37.1%
  • State 37.5%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Duryea 50.2%
  • Luzerne County 49.7%
  • State 49.4%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Duryea 36.5%
  • County 33.0%
  • State 34.6%

Sixty seven percent of Duryea residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty six 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. Three percent have ever used heroin. Fifteen percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 67.0%
  • County 66.6%
  • State 64.2%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Here 26.4%
  • Luzerne County 25.3%
  • State 23.8%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Duryea 24.5%
  • County 22.5%
  • State 21.6%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Duryea 3.0%
  • County 3.4%
  • State 3.2%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Duryea 15.3%
  • Luzerne County 13.8%
  • Pennsylvania 12.8%

Ten percent of people living in Duryea have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Fifty one 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 9.9%
  • Luzerne County 11.3%
  • Pennsylvania 10.6%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 51.1%
  • County 48.0%
  • State 47.7%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Duryea 3.4%
  • County 3.4%
  • State 3.3%

Duryea 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

  • Here 1.1
  • County 1.2
  • Pennsylvania 1.2

Twelve percent of Duryea 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. Seventy three percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Thirty six percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Twenty one 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 four percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Duryea 11.9%
  • Luzerne County 12.6%
  • State 11.7%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Here 6.1%
  • Luzerne County 6.3%
  • State 5.8%

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

  • Here 73.4%
  • County 71.0%
  • State 68.9%

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

  • Duryea 35.8%
  • Luzerne County 31.6%
  • Pennsylvania 30.2%

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

  • Here 20.6%
  • Luzerne County 16.5%
  • Pennsylvania 16.1%

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

  • Here 23.2%
  • County 23.2%
  • Pennsylvania 21.9%

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

  • Duryea 43.7%
  • County 42.5%
  • State 41.9%

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

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 77.7%
  • Luzerne County 76.0%
  • Pennsylvania 75.8%

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

  • Duryea 27.1%
  • County 26.9%
  • Pennsylvania 24.7%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Duryea 30.2%
  • Luzerne County 27.6%
  • State 25.9%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Duryea 47.6%
  • Luzerne County 45.6%
  • Pennsylvania 44.2%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Here 22.4%
  • Luzerne County 22.8%
  • State 20.8%

Forty two percent of people living in Duryea use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 41.7%
  • County 35.6%
  • State 35.2%

Twenty seven percent of Duryea 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 four 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. Twenty seven 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. Twelve 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 26.8%
  • County 26.1%
  • Pennsylvania 25.9%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Duryea 26.7%
  • County 27.6%
  • Pennsylvania 27.2%

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

  • Duryea 44.1%
  • Luzerne County 42.4%
  • State 41.6%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 52.8%
  • County 51.8%
  • Pennsylvania 51.3%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Here 26.6%
  • Luzerne County 27.5%
  • Pennsylvania 27.4%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 20.1%
  • Luzerne County 22.0%
  • State 21.1%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Duryea 19.3%
  • Luzerne County 19.1%
  • State 18.9%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Here 11.7%
  • Luzerne County 14.3%
  • State 13.7%

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

  • Here 4.2%
  • Luzerne County 4.6%
  • State 4.4%

Duryea residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Duryea 2.5
  • County 2.5
  • State 2.2

Eighty two percent of people living in Duryea have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Nine percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 5.5 days per month on average. They have 5.7 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 23 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Duryea 81.7%
  • Luzerne County 79.9%
  • Pennsylvania 79.5%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Duryea 9.2%
  • Luzerne County 10.9%
  • State 11.0%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 5.5
  • Luzerne County 5.1
  • Pennsylvania 5.0

Average drinks/week

  • Here 5.7
  • Luzerne County 5.8
  • State 5.7

Average days/year people drink much

  • Duryea 22.7
  • County 24.1
  • State 23.4

Ninety eight percent of Duryea 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 nine percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Fifty one percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Six percent of males in Duryea have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Ninety nine percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Ninety three percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Forty six percent have ever had anal sex. Ten percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Duryea 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 31 women. He has vaginal sex with 23 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 3.9 men on average. They have had 2.3 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Duryea were 19 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. Six percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Duryea has vaginal or anal sex 53 times a year. Fifty eight percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Duryea 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with nine men on average. They have had eight male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.4 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Eighty six percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Duryea 98.0%
  • Luzerne County 97.2%
  • Pennsylvania 97.2%

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

  • Here 95.5%
  • County 94.9%
  • State 94.6%

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

  • Here 89.2%
  • County 88.1%
  • Pennsylvania 86.9%

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

  • Here 50.6%
  • Luzerne County 48.6%
  • Pennsylvania 48.0%

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

  • Duryea 6.0%
  • Luzerne County 6.1%
  • Pennsylvania 5.9%

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

  • Duryea 98.7%
  • Luzerne County 97.3%
  • Pennsylvania 97.3%

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

  • Here 93.4%
  • County 84.3%
  • Pennsylvania 84.5%

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

  • Duryea 46.0%
  • Luzerne County 38.1%
  • State 38.1%

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

  • Here 9.6%
  • Luzerne County 11.4%
  • State 11.4%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 16.7
  • County 16.7
  • Pennsylvania 16.8

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

  • Here 30.6
  • Luzerne County 26.8
  • Pennsylvania 27.0

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

  • Here 22.5
  • County 20.9
  • Pennsylvania 21.2

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

  • Duryea 20.9
  • Luzerne County 21.4
  • State 21.7

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

  • Here 6.1
  • Luzerne County 5.4
  • State 5.1

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

  • Duryea 3.9
  • County 4.4
  • Pennsylvania 3.5

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

  • Here 2.3
  • Luzerne County 2.5
  • State 2.0

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

  • Here 19.1
  • Luzerne County 19.9
  • State 19.9

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

  • Duryea 5.8
  • Luzerne County 7.1
  • State 5.9

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 5.6%
  • County 7.4%
  • Pennsylvania 8.7%

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

  • Duryea 52.9
  • County 60.3
  • Pennsylvania 60.6

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 58.4%
  • County 55.2%
  • Pennsylvania 54.1%

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

  • Duryea 9.1
  • Luzerne County 11.9
  • Pennsylvania 11.2

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

  • Duryea 8.3
  • County 10.4
  • State 9.8

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

  • Here 0.4
  • Luzerne County 0.5
  • State 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Here 86.2%
  • Luzerne County 84.8%
  • State 82.3%

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

Ten percent of households in Duryea 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 (%)

  • Here 10.3%
  • Luzerne County 10.2%
  • State 10.1%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Duryea 4.6%
  • County 4.5%
  • Pennsylvania 4.4%

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Here 6.9
  • Luzerne County 6.9
  • State 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Duryea 34.1%
  • Luzerne County 33.4%
  • Pennsylvania 31.9%

Forty seven percent of Duryea residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 46.5%
  • County 50.3%
  • State 50.8%

Twenty two percent of Duryea 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 three 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 seven percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Sixteen 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 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 1.2 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Duryea 21.7%
  • Luzerne County 21.5%
  • State 21.6%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 43.1%
  • Luzerne County 37.1%
  • State 37.3%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 27.3%
  • County 27.6%
  • Pennsylvania 28.8%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 15.9%
  • County 16.1%
  • State 18.4%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 42.7%
  • County 40.9%
  • Pennsylvania 41.8%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 6.3
  • Luzerne County 6.1
  • State 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.8
  • Luzerne County 2.9
  • State 2.8

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 1.2
  • Luzerne County 1.2
  • State 1.2

Nine percent of Duryea 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". Five percent of people 16 years and older have ever been told by a doctor or other health care professional that they had psoriasis. Thirty six percent are overweight. Eighteen 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. Fifteen percent of people living in Duryea have ever received a blood transfusion. Nineteen percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Thirty three percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Five percent have ever been told they had gout. Four percent have congestive heart failure. Five 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. Four percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. Four percent have ever had emphysema. Ten percent have another thyroid problem. Four percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Three 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 (%)

  • Duryea 9.0%
  • Luzerne County 11.3%
  • State 10.7%

People with anemia (%)

  • Duryea 3.2%
  • County 3.5%
  • State 3.5%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 4.9%
  • County 4.1%
  • State 3.9%

People with overweight (%)

  • Duryea 36.4%
  • County 34.0%
  • Pennsylvania 34.2%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Here 18.3%
  • Luzerne County 22.8%
  • Pennsylvania 20.2%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Here 15.3%
  • County 13.9%
  • State 12.4%

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

  • Duryea 19.3%
  • Luzerne County 20.4%
  • State 19.2%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Duryea 32.8%
  • County 30.3%
  • Pennsylvania 27.5%

People with gout (%)

  • Here 5.0%
  • Luzerne County 4.5%
  • State 4.1%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Duryea 4.5%
  • County 4.4%
  • Pennsylvania 3.8%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Here 4.8%
  • Luzerne County 4.2%
  • Pennsylvania 3.5%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 3.2%
  • County 2.9%
  • State 2.5%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 5.0%
  • County 5.0%
  • State 4.2%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Duryea 4.0%
  • Luzerne County 4.9%
  • Pennsylvania 4.3%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Here 3.6%
  • County 4.1%
  • Pennsylvania 3.5%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Duryea 9.8%
  • County 8.8%
  • Pennsylvania 8.1%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Duryea 4.0%
  • County 4.6%
  • State 4.0%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Duryea 2.5%
  • Luzerne County 3.5%
  • State 3.0%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 11.7%
  • Luzerne County 11.2%
  • Pennsylvania 9.8%

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

Sixty nine percent of births in Duryea were vaginal deliveries. Thirty one percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.4 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty one percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Sixty two percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty nine percent of women in Duryea 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 eight percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Seven percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Fourteen percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Twenty nine 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 (%)

  • Duryea 68.9%
  • County 68.6%
  • Pennsylvania 65.5%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 31.1%
  • County 31.4%
  • Pennsylvania 34.5%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Duryea 99.4%
  • Luzerne County 99.5%
  • Pennsylvania 99.3%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 60.9%
  • County 61.3%
  • Pennsylvania 60.1%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Duryea 62.2%
  • County 50.8%
  • State 53.0%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Duryea 28.9%
  • County 27.3%
  • Pennsylvania 24.1%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Duryea 14.7%
  • County 15.0%
  • Pennsylvania 13.1%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 77.5%
  • Luzerne County 72.0%
  • State 74.0%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Duryea 6.6%
  • County 6.8%
  • State 7.9%

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

  • Here 14.4%
  • Luzerne County 13.3%
  • Pennsylvania 15.2%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Duryea 28.9%
  • Luzerne County 22.0%
  • State 19.6%

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

People living in Duryea report their general health condition on average at 57 percent. Five percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 38 percent of Duryea residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Nine percent of people living in Duryea are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 56.6%
  • County 55.0%
  • Pennsylvania 55.7%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 4.8%
  • County 4.0%
  • Pennsylvania 4.3%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 37.8%
  • Luzerne County 36.3%
  • Pennsylvania 38.7%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 9.1%
  • Luzerne County 8.4%
  • Pennsylvania 8.5%

People in Duryea spend $342 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 Duryea spends $67 on food at other stores monthly. This is four percent of their income. They spend $133 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is eight percent of their income. They also spend $19 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Here $342
  • County $353
  • State $356

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

  • Here 21.7%
  • Luzerne County 24.0%
  • State 23.5%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $67
  • County $65
  • Pennsylvania $70

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 4.5%
  • Luzerne County 3.9%
  • State 4.1%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Duryea $133
  • Luzerne County $131
  • Pennsylvania $137

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Duryea 7.7%
  • Luzerne County 6.4%
  • State 6.6%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Duryea $19
  • County $21
  • State $23

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Duryea 1.2%
  • County 1.2%
  • Pennsylvania 1.2%

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

People living in Duryea report their general condition of hearing on average at 77 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. Twenty three percent of Duryea population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Forty seven 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. Eighteen percent of people in Duryea had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Duryea 76.9%
  • County 76.4%
  • Pennsylvania 78.0%

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

  • Here 79.2%
  • Luzerne County 76.6%
  • State 77.9%

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

  • Here 94.8%
  • County 94.1%
  • State 94.6%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Here 22.8%
  • County 23.0%
  • State 20.6%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 47.4%
  • Luzerne County 45.3%
  • Pennsylvania 43.4%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Duryea 18.0%
  • Luzerne County 15.9%
  • State 15.4%

Thirty percent of Duryea 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 29.7%
  • Luzerne County 28.5%
  • Pennsylvania 27.3%

Nineteen percent of Duryea 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 nine 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. Nine 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 19.3%
  • Luzerne County 21.7%
  • State 19.1%

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

  • Here 28.9%
  • County 28.6%
  • State 25.7%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Duryea 10.7%
  • County 11.4%
  • State 9.9%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Duryea 9.4%
  • County 11.6%
  • State 10.3%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 10.2%
  • County 10.0%
  • State 8.6%
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