Health and Nutrition of Edmonston, MD Residents

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Forty six percent of Edmonston residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 19 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 (%)

  • Here 46.4%
  • Prince George's County 48.2%
  • State 49.9%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Here 19.3
  • County 18.5
  • Maryland 20.3

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Edmonston 3.6
  • Prince George's County 3.8
  • Maryland 3.7

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

  • Here 2.0
  • County 2.1
  • Maryland 1.9

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Edmonston 1.9
  • County 1.9
  • State 1.8

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Edmonston 3.8
  • Prince George's County 2.9
  • Maryland 3.3

The average Edmonston 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). Edmonston 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 24 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Here 2.1
  • Prince George's County 2.0
  • Maryland 1.9

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 17.1%
  • Prince George's County 15.1%
  • State 15.2%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 22.1%
  • Prince George's County 20.4%
  • State 20.7%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Here 43.8%
  • Prince George's County 46.3%
  • State 47.3%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Edmonston 2.8
  • County 2.9
  • Maryland 2.9

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Edmonston 3.3
  • Prince George's County 3.7
  • State 3.1

Average number of teeth

  • Here 23.6
  • County 24.0
  • State 23.2

The average height of Edmonston residents 16 years and older is 66 inches. The average weight is 184 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 30. Forty three percent of people living here are obese. Fifty four percent have ever been obese. Thirty six percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Edmonston 66.2
  • Prince George's County 66.7
  • State 66.8

Average weight (pounds)

  • Edmonston 183.9
  • Prince George's County 184.5
  • Maryland 181.1

Average BMI

  • Edmonston 29.6
  • Prince George's County 29.4
  • Maryland 28.8

People that are obese (%)

  • Edmonston 42.5%
  • Prince George's County 41.5%
  • Maryland 38.0%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Edmonston 54.5%
  • County 51.7%
  • State 49.1%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Edmonston 36.2%
  • Prince George's County 37.1%
  • State 35.7%

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

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Edmonston 59.7%
  • Prince George's County 58.1%
  • State 61.5%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Here 22.3%
  • Prince George's County 16.7%
  • State 21.0%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 20.5%
  • Prince George's County 15.5%
  • State 19.1%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Here 2.8%
  • Prince George's County 2.6%
  • State 2.9%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Edmonston 10.6%
  • County 6.6%
  • State 10.3%

Eleven percent of people living in Edmonston have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Forty eight 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 (%)

  • Edmonston 10.7%
  • County 10.8%
  • Maryland 10.2%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 48.1%
  • County 49.0%
  • Maryland 48.1%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 3.2%
  • County 3.5%
  • State 3.3%

Edmonston 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

  • Edmonston 1.2
  • Prince George's County 1.2
  • State 1.2

Ten percent of Edmonston 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. Fifty nine percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Nineteen percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Thirteen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Eighteen percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Thirty three percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Here 9.7%
  • County 8.5%
  • State 10.4%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Here 5.5%
  • Prince George's County 5.4%
  • State 5.6%

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

  • Here 59.2%
  • Prince George's County 57.7%
  • State 64.8%

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

  • Edmonston 19.3%
  • County 17.6%
  • State 25.3%

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

  • Edmonston 13.3%
  • Prince George's County 10.7%
  • Maryland 14.1%

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

  • Edmonston 17.8%
  • County 14.3%
  • State 19.4%

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

  • Here 33.4%
  • Prince George's County 31.1%
  • State 38.3%

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

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 70.8%
  • County 75.6%
  • Maryland 76.0%

Twenty two percent of people living in Edmonston have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had hypertension (also called high blood pressure). Twenty two percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Forty one percent of people in Edmonston frequently check their blood cholesterol. Eighteen 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 (%)

  • Edmonston 21.9%
  • Prince George's County 23.0%
  • State 23.3%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 22.4%
  • County 23.9%
  • Maryland 24.6%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 41.4%
  • Prince George's County 44.7%
  • Maryland 44.1%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Here 17.5%
  • County 16.7%
  • Maryland 18.5%

Twenty six percent of people living in Edmonston use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Edmonston 25.6%
  • Prince George's County 23.8%
  • Maryland 32.4%

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

Twenty eight percent of Edmonston residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty eight 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 percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Thirty one percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Twenty one 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. Fifteen 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 27.8%
  • Prince George's County 26.1%
  • State 25.5%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 27.9%
  • County 25.8%
  • State 26.0%

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

  • Here 40.8%
  • County 38.2%
  • State 40.0%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 50.2%
  • County 48.4%
  • Maryland 50.0%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Here 30.7%
  • County 29.0%
  • State 27.3%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Edmonston 21.2%
  • Prince George's County 19.1%
  • Maryland 20.2%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Edmonston 18.9%
  • Prince George's County 16.9%
  • Maryland 18.0%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Edmonston 15.4%
  • Prince George's County 13.0%
  • Maryland 12.9%

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

  • Edmonston 4.6%
  • Prince George's County 3.9%
  • State 4.1%

Edmonston residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 1.8
  • County 1.7
  • State 2.0

Seventy seven percent of people living in Edmonston 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 4.2 days per month on average. They have 5.8 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 25 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Edmonston 77.4%
  • County 74.9%
  • State 78.5%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Here 12.2%
  • County 12.8%
  • Maryland 11.2%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Edmonston 4.2
  • County 4.4
  • State 4.9

Average drinks/week

  • Here 5.8
  • County 5.1
  • State 5.4

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 24.5
  • County 20.6
  • Maryland 22.0

Ninety eight percent of Edmonston residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety six percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Eighty six percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Fifty percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Five percent of males in Edmonston 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. Seventy nine percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Thirty eight percent have ever had anal sex. Thirteen percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Edmonston 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 30 women. People living here were on average 22 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 1.9 men on average. They have had 1.2 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Edmonston were 20 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on four men in their lifetime. Twelve percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Edmonston has vaginal or anal sex 61 times a year. Fifty percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Edmonston 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. Seventy one percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Here 97.9%
  • County 97.2%
  • Maryland 97.2%

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

  • Here 96.1%
  • County 94.3%
  • State 94.4%

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

  • Here 85.7%
  • County 81.3%
  • State 84.9%

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

  • Here 50.1%
  • County 44.8%
  • State 46.1%

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

  • Edmonston 5.4%
  • County 5.2%
  • Maryland 5.7%

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

  • Here 97.3%
  • County 96.4%
  • State 96.8%

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

  • Here 78.8%
  • Prince George's County 76.7%
  • Maryland 81.7%

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

  • Here 37.7%
  • Prince George's County 35.4%
  • Maryland 37.0%

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

  • Here 13.5%
  • County 13.6%
  • State 12.0%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 16.6
  • Prince George's County 16.8
  • State 16.9

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

  • Edmonston 35.4
  • Prince George's County 29.7
  • State 27.4

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

  • Edmonston 29.8
  • Prince George's County 24.5
  • State 22.0

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

  • Here 21.9
  • County 23.1
  • State 22.4

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

  • Here 5.2
  • Prince George's County 3.7
  • State 4.6

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

  • Here 1.9
  • County 1.0
  • Maryland 2.0

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

  • Edmonston 1.2
  • County 0.6
  • State 1.1

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

  • Here 20.2
  • County 20.2
  • State 20.1

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

  • Edmonston 3.9
  • Prince George's County 2.8
  • State 4.1

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 12.5%
  • County 14.0%
  • Maryland 10.3%

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

  • Edmonston 60.5
  • County 54.0
  • Maryland 57.5

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 49.8%
  • County 48.3%
  • Maryland 52.5%

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

  • Here 11.1
  • Prince George's County 10.8
  • State 11.1

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

  • Here 9.5
  • Prince George's County 9.3
  • Maryland 9.5

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

  • Edmonston 0.6
  • Prince George's County 0.5
  • State 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Edmonston 70.9%
  • Prince George's County 72.4%
  • Maryland 78.6%

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

Twelve percent of households in Edmonston 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 (%)

  • Edmonston 12.5%
  • Prince George's County 12.6%
  • State 10.9%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Here 4.7%
  • County 3.8%
  • State 4.2%

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Here 6.7
  • County 6.6
  • Maryland 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Edmonston 26.9%
  • County 24.8%
  • State 29.1%

Fifty six percent of Edmonston residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Edmonston 56.3%
  • County 55.8%
  • State 51.3%

Twenty one percent of Edmonston 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 two percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Twenty two 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 1.3 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 21.3%
  • County 17.2%
  • Maryland 19.5%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Edmonston 36.6%
  • County 32.7%
  • State 35.1%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 31.6%
  • Prince George's County 33.4%
  • Maryland 31.2%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Edmonston 21.8%
  • Prince George's County 25.8%
  • Maryland 22.3%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 39.6%
  • County 41.2%
  • State 42.9%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Edmonston 5.9
  • Prince George's County 6.2
  • State 6.2

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.9
  • County 2.9
  • State 2.8

Average hours a day using computer

  • Edmonston 1.3
  • County 1.4
  • Maryland 1.3

Ten percent of Edmonston residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Five 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 six percent are overweight. Twenty two 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. Eleven percent of people living in Edmonston have ever received a blood transfusion. Twenty two percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty two percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Three percent have ever been told they had gout. Three percent have congestive heart failure. Three percent have coronary heart disease. Two percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Three 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. Five percent have another thyroid problem. Three percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Three percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Five percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Here 10.2%
  • Prince George's County 9.8%
  • State 10.4%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 4.6%
  • County 5.2%
  • State 4.0%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Edmonston 2.8%
  • Prince George's County 2.5%
  • Maryland 3.4%

People with overweight (%)

  • Edmonston 35.8%
  • Prince George's County 34.8%
  • Maryland 34.1%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Edmonston 21.5%
  • County 17.7%
  • Maryland 18.9%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Here 10.8%
  • County 10.5%
  • Maryland 11.2%

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

  • Here 21.5%
  • Prince George's County 18.9%
  • State 18.5%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Edmonston 21.9%
  • Prince George's County 19.7%
  • Maryland 23.7%

People with gout (%)

  • Here 3.1%
  • Prince George's County 3.5%
  • Maryland 3.8%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Edmonston 2.8%
  • County 2.7%
  • State 3.1%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Here 2.6%
  • County 2.0%
  • Maryland 2.8%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Edmonston 1.8%
  • Prince George's County 1.6%
  • State 2.0%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 3.2%
  • Prince George's County 2.3%
  • Maryland 3.3%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Edmonston 3.6%
  • Prince George's County 3.3%
  • State 3.6%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Here 2.7%
  • County 1.8%
  • State 2.8%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 5.2%
  • County 5.0%
  • Maryland 6.8%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Edmonston 3.1%
  • County 2.9%
  • Maryland 3.4%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Here 2.8%
  • County 2.4%
  • State 2.8%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 5.5%
  • County 5.2%
  • Maryland 8.0%

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

Sixty two percent of births in Edmonston were vaginal deliveries. Thirty eight percent of deliveries were cesarean. 98.8 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Fifty three percent of women breastfeed their children. Eighteen percent of women in Edmonston 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 four percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Six percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Twenty three percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Eleven 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 (%)

  • Edmonston 62.1%
  • County 60.6%
  • Maryland 62.7%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Edmonston 37.9%
  • County 39.4%
  • State 37.3%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Here 98.8%
  • County 99.0%
  • Maryland 99.2%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 60.1%
  • County 56.9%
  • State 58.5%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Edmonston 52.5%
  • County 49.1%
  • State 53.8%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 17.6%
  • Prince George's County 17.7%
  • Maryland 20.7%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Here 8.0%
  • County 8.2%
  • State 10.7%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 73.9%
  • County 73.1%
  • State 74.2%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Edmonston 6.2%
  • County 6.6%
  • State 7.8%

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

  • Here 22.6%
  • Prince George's County 20.3%
  • Maryland 16.9%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 10.9%
  • Prince George's County 10.9%
  • State 15.8%

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

People living in Edmonston report their general health condition on average at 53 percent. Four percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 47 percent of Edmonston residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Eight percent of people living in Edmonston are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 53.3%
  • County 55.1%
  • State 56.2%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 4.2%
  • County 4.5%
  • State 4.5%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 47.2%
  • County 51.5%
  • State 44.1%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Edmonston 8.4%
  • County 8.9%
  • State 8.7%

People in Edmonston spend $369 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 Edmonston spends $83 on food at other stores monthly. This is five percent of their income. They spend $126 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is seven percent of their income. They also spend $35 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 $369
  • County $352
  • Maryland $361

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

  • Edmonston 26.2%
  • County 24.3%
  • Maryland 23.4%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $83
  • Prince George's County $83
  • State $76

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 4.8%
  • Prince George's County 4.7%
  • Maryland 4.2%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $126
  • County $133
  • Maryland $144

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Edmonston 6.9%
  • County 6.6%
  • State 6.6%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Here $35
  • Prince George's County $27
  • Maryland $26

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Here 1.3%
  • Prince George's County 1.2%
  • Maryland 1.2%

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

People living in Edmonston report their general condition of hearing on average at 81 percent. Eighty one 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 six percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Eighteen percent of Edmonston population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Forty two 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. Fifteen percent of people in Edmonston had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Edmonston 81.2%
  • County 82.9%
  • Maryland 80.5%

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

  • Edmonston 81.4%
  • County 85.1%
  • State 81.0%

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

  • Here 95.7%
  • County 96.4%
  • Maryland 95.5%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Here 17.9%
  • Prince George's County 14.8%
  • State 18.1%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 42.0%
  • Prince George's County 34.2%
  • Maryland 38.7%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 15.2%
  • County 13.6%
  • Maryland 14.7%

Twenty three percent of Edmonston 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 22.6%
  • County 23.0%
  • State 24.9%

Eighteen percent of Edmonston 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 three percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Nine 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. Seven 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 (%)

  • Edmonston 18.0%
  • Prince George's County 15.1%
  • Maryland 17.1%

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

  • Here 23.0%
  • County 19.7%
  • Maryland 22.7%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 8.6%
  • County 7.7%
  • Maryland 8.7%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Here 9.2%
  • County 7.6%
  • Maryland 9.0%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Edmonston 7.1%
  • Prince George's County 6.7%
  • Maryland 7.5%
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