Health and Nutrition of Farmville, NC Residents

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Forty nine percent of Farmville 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 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 (%)

  • Farmville 48.8%
  • Pitt County 47.7%
  • North Carolina 48.1%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Here 19.3
  • County 20.4
  • North Carolina 20.9

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Here 3.3
  • Pitt County 3.8
  • North Carolina 3.6

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

  • Farmville 1.8
  • County 2.1
  • North Carolina 1.9

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Farmville 1.6
  • Pitt County 1.9
  • North Carolina 1.8

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 3.0
  • County 3.9
  • State 3.7

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

The average Farmville 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). Fifteen percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Twenty percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Farmville 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 22 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Farmville 2.2
  • County 2.1
  • North Carolina 2.1

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Farmville 15.1%
  • County 16.5%
  • State 17.0%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Farmville 20.1%
  • County 21.2%
  • State 21.8%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Here 45.0%
  • Pitt County 45.2%
  • North Carolina 44.6%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 2.8
  • Pitt County 2.7
  • North Carolina 2.7

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 3.4
  • Pitt County 3.2
  • State 3.0

Average number of teeth

  • Farmville 21.8
  • Pitt County 23.6
  • State 22.5

The average height of Farmville 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 five percent have ever been obese. Thirty five percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Farmville 66.4
  • Pitt County 66.9
  • State 66.9

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 183.8
  • County 182.3
  • North Carolina 181.5

Average BMI

  • Farmville 29.7
  • County 28.9
  • State 28.8

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 43.2%
  • County 38.8%
  • State 38.4%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 55.0%
  • County 49.8%
  • North Carolina 50.1%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Here 34.7%
  • Pitt County 35.5%
  • State 34.0%

Sixty one percent of Farmville residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty one 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. Eight percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Farmville 61.4%
  • County 64.0%
  • North Carolina 64.6%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Here 21.4%
  • Pitt County 21.3%
  • North Carolina 23.5%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Farmville 20.0%
  • County 19.3%
  • State 21.2%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Farmville 3.2%
  • Pitt County 3.0%
  • State 3.3%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 8.3%
  • Pitt County 10.2%
  • North Carolina 12.5%

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

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

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Here 13.0%
  • Pitt County 9.3%
  • State 10.4%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 53.0%
  • Pitt County 45.8%
  • North Carolina 46.7%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Farmville 4.6%
  • Pitt County 3.2%
  • State 3.3%

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

Farmville 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

  • Farmville 1.4
  • County 1.1
  • North Carolina 1.2

Nine percent of Farmville 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. Sixty six percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Twenty seven percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Fourteen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Sixteen percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Thirty seven percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Here 9.4%
  • County 10.2%
  • State 11.0%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

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

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

  • Here 66.0%
  • Pitt County 65.0%
  • State 66.6%

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

  • Here 26.6%
  • County 24.0%
  • State 26.3%

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

  • Farmville 14.4%
  • Pitt County 14.1%
  • North Carolina 15.1%

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

  • Farmville 16.2%
  • County 19.2%
  • North Carolina 21.1%

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

  • Here 36.8%
  • County 37.7%
  • State 39.5%

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

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 77.9%
  • Pitt County 73.4%
  • North Carolina 73.4%

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

  • Here 32.7%
  • County 21.2%
  • North Carolina 23.3%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 27.5%
  • Pitt County 23.4%
  • North Carolina 24.8%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 50.8%
  • County 39.1%
  • State 41.7%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Farmville 23.7%
  • County 15.9%
  • State 18.9%

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

Twenty six percent of people living in Farmville use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Farmville 26.1%
  • County 29.6%
  • State 30.6%

Twenty seven percent of Farmville residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty six percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Thirty nine 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. Twenty nine 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. Eighteen 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. 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 27.3%
  • Pitt County 26.2%
  • State 26.6%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Farmville 26.4%
  • Pitt County 26.1%
  • State 27.2%

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

  • Farmville 39.4%
  • Pitt County 40.5%
  • North Carolina 41.3%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Farmville 50.3%
  • County 50.6%
  • North Carolina 50.8%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Farmville 29.1%
  • County 29.1%
  • State 28.8%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Farmville 19.9%
  • County 20.9%
  • State 21.2%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Here 17.8%
  • County 18.8%
  • State 18.9%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Farmville 13.4%
  • County 14.4%
  • State 14.4%

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

  • Farmville 4.2%
  • County 4.0%
  • State 4.4%

Farmville residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Farmville 2.5
  • County 1.8
  • State 2.1

Seventy four percent of people living in Farmville 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 4.9 days per month on average. They have 5.4 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 (%)

  • Here 74.1%
  • Pitt County 78.4%
  • North Carolina 79.4%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Farmville 12.6%
  • County 11.5%
  • North Carolina 10.8%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Farmville 4.9
  • Pitt County 4.7
  • State 4.8

Average drinks/week

  • Farmville 5.4
  • County 5.4
  • State 5.7

Average days/year people drink much

  • Farmville 22.6
  • Pitt County 23.2
  • State 24.4

Ninety eight percent of Farmville residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety four percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Eighty one percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Forty four percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Five percent of males in Farmville 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. Seventy six percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Thirty four percent have ever had anal sex. Twelve percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Farmville 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 41 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 four women. People in Farmville were 20 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on two men in their lifetime. Fifteen percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Farmville has vaginal or anal sex 45 times a year. Forty five percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Farmville 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 11 men on average. They have had eight male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.7 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Seventy three percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Here 97.7%
  • Pitt County 96.7%
  • State 97.4%

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

  • Farmville 94.4%
  • County 93.1%
  • State 94.1%

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

  • Here 81.0%
  • County 83.8%
  • North Carolina 85.3%

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

  • Here 43.8%
  • Pitt County 46.5%
  • North Carolina 48.1%

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

  • Farmville 4.8%
  • County 5.4%
  • State 5.5%

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

  • Here 97.6%
  • Pitt County 96.6%
  • North Carolina 97.2%

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

  • Here 75.5%
  • County 81.3%
  • North Carolina 82.5%

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

  • Farmville 34.5%
  • Pitt County 38.5%
  • State 38.4%

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

  • Farmville 12.3%
  • County 14.6%
  • State 12.9%

Average age people first had sex

  • Farmville 16.6
  • Pitt County 16.5
  • State 16.6

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

  • Here 40.6
  • County 27.6
  • North Carolina 28.0

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

  • Farmville 26.8
  • County 21.9
  • State 22.3

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

  • Farmville 23.0
  • County 21.6
  • State 21.6

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

  • Here 4.4
  • County 4.4
  • State 5.0

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

  • Farmville 19.9
  • County 19.5
  • North Carolina 20.3

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

  • Farmville 2.0
  • Pitt County 3.8
  • State 4.4

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 15.5%
  • County 12.9%
  • North Carolina 10.6%

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

  • Farmville 45.2
  • Pitt County 62.1
  • North Carolina 61.2

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 45.5%
  • Pitt County 52.4%
  • North Carolina 53.0%

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

  • Here 11.4
  • Pitt County 11.6
  • State 11.8

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

  • Farmville 8.1
  • County 9.9
  • State 10.1

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

  • Farmville 0.7
  • Pitt County 0.6
  • State 0.6

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Farmville 73.4%
  • Pitt County 79.7%
  • North Carolina 79.2%

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

Twelve percent of households in Farmville 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 12.4%
  • County 11.2%
  • State 10.7%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Farmville 3.9%
  • County 3.8%
  • North Carolina 4.2%

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Here 6.8
  • Pitt County 6.8
  • State 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 30.1%
  • County 28.8%
  • State 30.3%

Fifty percent of Farmville residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Farmville 49.9%
  • County 56.6%
  • State 54.8%

Eighteen percent of Farmville 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 five 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 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. Thirty 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 1.1 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 17.7%
  • County 21.0%
  • North Carolina 21.4%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 35.3%
  • County 36.6%
  • State 36.4%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Farmville 29.8%
  • Pitt County 33.4%
  • State 31.2%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 15.8%
  • County 22.3%
  • North Carolina 19.4%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 36.1%
  • County 42.2%
  • North Carolina 40.6%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 6.2
  • Pitt County 6.1
  • North Carolina 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Farmville 3.1
  • County 2.9
  • State 2.9

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 1.1
  • County 1.3
  • North Carolina 1.3

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

Eleven percent of Farmville 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 eight percent are overweight. Sixteen 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 Farmville have ever received a blood transfusion. Twenty one 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. Five percent have congestive heart failure. Four percent have coronary heart disease. Three percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Four 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. Eight percent have another thyroid problem. Four percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Two percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Ten percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Here 10.6%
  • Pitt County 11.6%
  • State 11.3%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 5.3%
  • Pitt County 4.2%
  • North Carolina 3.9%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Farmville 3.2%
  • Pitt County 3.0%
  • North Carolina 3.5%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 37.5%
  • Pitt County 32.7%
  • State 33.6%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Here 16.3%
  • County 20.1%
  • North Carolina 21.6%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Here 15.1%
  • County 10.6%
  • North Carolina 11.7%

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

  • Farmville 21.2%
  • Pitt County 18.1%
  • State 19.6%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 31.5%
  • Pitt County 21.6%
  • State 25.1%

People with gout (%)

  • Here 5.4%
  • County 3.4%
  • State 3.8%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Farmville 4.7%
  • Pitt County 2.8%
  • North Carolina 3.6%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Farmville 3.7%
  • County 2.3%
  • State 3.0%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Farmville 2.8%
  • Pitt County 1.8%
  • State 2.1%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 4.1%
  • County 2.8%
  • North Carolina 3.7%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Here 4.8%
  • County 3.4%
  • State 4.0%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Here 2.7%
  • Pitt County 2.3%
  • North Carolina 3.4%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Farmville 7.7%
  • Pitt County 6.1%
  • State 6.9%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Here 3.6%
  • County 3.4%
  • State 3.9%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Here 2.1%
  • County 2.7%
  • North Carolina 3.3%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 9.5%
  • Pitt County 6.7%
  • North Carolina 8.1%

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

Sixty seven percent of births in Farmville were vaginal deliveries. Thirty three percent of deliveries were cesarean. 98.5 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty two percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Forty eight percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty eight percent of women in Farmville have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Thirteen percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Seventy three percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Five percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Eighteen percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Nineteen 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 (%)

  • Farmville 66.8%
  • County 64.4%
  • North Carolina 65.2%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 33.2%
  • Pitt County 35.6%
  • North Carolina 34.8%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Farmville 98.5%
  • Pitt County 99.2%
  • North Carolina 99.2%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 62.2%
  • Pitt County 59.4%
  • State 60.1%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Farmville 48.1%
  • Pitt County 50.8%
  • State 51.5%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Farmville 27.9%
  • Pitt County 18.9%
  • North Carolina 21.9%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Here 13.1%
  • County 9.5%
  • State 11.4%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 72.7%
  • Pitt County 73.8%
  • State 73.8%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Farmville 5.1%
  • County 8.3%
  • North Carolina 7.3%

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

  • Here 17.7%
  • Pitt County 20.5%
  • North Carolina 17.7%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 19.5%
  • County 13.4%
  • North Carolina 16.6%

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

People living in Farmville 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, 44 percent of Farmville residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Nine percent of people living in Farmville are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Farmville 52.9%
  • County 55.4%
  • State 54.9%

Blood donors (%)

  • Farmville 4.4%
  • County 4.7%
  • State 4.2%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Farmville 43.7%
  • County 44.9%
  • State 42.3%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Farmville 8.9%
  • Pitt County 8.5%
  • North Carolina 8.4%

People in Farmville spend $337 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 25 percent of their income. The average family in Farmville spends $72 on food at other stores monthly. This is four percent of their income. They spend $121 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 one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Here $337
  • County $352
  • State $358

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

  • Here 24.7%
  • County 26.6%
  • North Carolina 25.4%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Farmville $72
  • County $72
  • State $71

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Farmville 4.4%
  • Pitt County 4.7%
  • North Carolina 4.3%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Farmville $121
  • Pitt County $132
  • North Carolina $133

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Farmville 6.7%
  • County 7.8%
  • State 6.7%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Farmville $22
  • Pitt County $25
  • State $24

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Here 1.3%
  • Pitt County 1.5%
  • State 1.3%

People living in Farmville report their general condition of hearing on average at 79 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. Nineteen percent of Farmville population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Forty 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 Farmville had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Farmville 79.2%
  • County 81.2%
  • State 79.3%

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

  • Farmville 81.4%
  • Pitt County 81.4%
  • North Carolina 78.6%

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

  • Farmville 95.6%
  • County 95.6%
  • North Carolina 95.0%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Farmville 18.6%
  • County 17.6%
  • State 19.8%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 40.5%
  • County 40.0%
  • State 42.8%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 15.0%
  • County 15.4%
  • State 15.7%

Thirty one percent of Farmville 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 30.5%
  • Pitt County 24.8%
  • North Carolina 25.8%

Twenty one percent of Farmville 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 eight percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Twelve percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Ten percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion. Twelve 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 (%)

  • Farmville 20.6%
  • Pitt County 17.2%
  • North Carolina 19.3%

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

  • Here 28.1%
  • County 22.9%
  • North Carolina 25.2%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Farmville 12.4%
  • County 8.7%
  • North Carolina 9.6%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Farmville 10.3%
  • County 9.0%
  • State 10.2%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 12.1%
  • County 7.3%
  • State 8.1%

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

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