Health and Nutrition of Frankfort, NY Residents

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Forty nine percent of Frankfort 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 (%)

  • Frankfort 48.6%
  • Herkimer County 51.3%
  • New York 49.5%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Frankfort 22.5
  • Herkimer County 22.1
  • New York 20.3

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Here 3.0
  • County 3.5
  • New York 3.6

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

  • Here 1.6
  • County 1.7
  • State 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Here 1.6
  • Herkimer County 1.7
  • New York 1.9

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 3.7
  • Herkimer County 3.4
  • State 3.3

The average Frankfort 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). Sixteen 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). Frankfort 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 21 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Frankfort 2.1
  • Herkimer County 1.9
  • State 1.9

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Frankfort 16.1%
  • County 15.1%
  • State 15.4%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Frankfort 22.3%
  • Herkimer County 20.7%
  • New York 20.5%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Frankfort 44.1%
  • County 48.2%
  • State 47.0%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Frankfort 2.7
  • Herkimer County 2.9
  • State 2.9

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 2.8
  • Herkimer County 2.6
  • State 3.0

Average number of teeth

  • Frankfort 21.0
  • Herkimer County 22.4
  • New York 23.2

The average height of Frankfort residents 16 years and older is 67 inches. The average weight is 180 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 three percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Frankfort 66.6
  • County 67.0
  • New York 66.4

Average weight (pounds)

  • Frankfort 179.6
  • Herkimer County 180.4
  • New York 177.7

Average BMI

  • Here 28.8
  • County 28.6
  • State 28.6

People that are obese (%)

  • Frankfort 37.0%
  • Herkimer County 37.2%
  • State 36.8%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Frankfort 50.2%
  • Herkimer County 49.2%
  • State 48.0%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Frankfort 32.8%
  • County 34.5%
  • State 35.5%

Sixty seven percent of Frankfort 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. Fifteen percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Frankfort 67.0%
  • Herkimer County 65.8%
  • State 61.1%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Here 26.5%
  • Herkimer County 25.0%
  • New York 22.0%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 23.9%
  • Herkimer County 22.8%
  • State 20.1%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Here 3.2%
  • Herkimer County 3.2%
  • State 2.6%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Frankfort 14.9%
  • Herkimer County 13.7%
  • New York 11.6%

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

Ten percent of people living in Frankfort 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 (%)

  • Frankfort 10.4%
  • Herkimer County 10.2%
  • State 10.1%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Frankfort 47.5%
  • County 47.7%
  • State 47.5%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Frankfort 3.3%
  • County 3.1%
  • State 3.0%

Frankfort 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
  • Herkimer County 1.1
  • New York 1.1

Fourteen percent of Frankfort 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. Seven percent have been having problems with their ability to taste sweet, sour, salty or bitter foods and drinks. Seventy two percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Thirty one percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Seventeen 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 percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Here 13.8%
  • Herkimer County 12.5%
  • New York 11.0%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Frankfort 6.8%
  • County 5.2%
  • New York 5.3%

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

  • Here 72.0%
  • Herkimer County 71.6%
  • New York 65.6%

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

  • Here 31.3%
  • County 33.0%
  • State 26.2%

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

  • Here 17.3%
  • County 17.4%
  • New York 14.5%

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

  • Frankfort 23.3%
  • County 23.1%
  • State 19.3%

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

  • Here 40.5%
  • Herkimer County 44.7%
  • State 37.7%

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

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Frankfort 75.1%
  • Herkimer County 77.3%
  • New York 74.6%

Twenty six percent of people living in Frankfort 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 six percent of people in Frankfort 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 (%)

  • Here 26.5%
  • County 24.9%
  • New York 22.0%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 29.8%
  • Herkimer County 26.0%
  • State 23.6%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 46.1%
  • County 44.1%
  • New York 42.3%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Frankfort 22.3%
  • County 21.2%
  • New York 18.4%

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

Thirty six percent of people living in Frankfort use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 36.3%
  • Herkimer County 39.8%
  • New York 34.0%

Twenty eight percent of Frankfort 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 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 eight 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. Twenty 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%
  • County 25.6%
  • New York 26.2%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Frankfort 28.8%
  • Herkimer County 27.2%
  • State 27.0%

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

  • Frankfort 43.9%
  • County 42.4%
  • State 40.8%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 53.4%
  • Herkimer County 52.2%
  • State 51.0%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Frankfort 27.9%
  • Herkimer County 26.4%
  • New York 27.9%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 21.4%
  • County 22.3%
  • New York 20.8%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Here 19.9%
  • Herkimer County 19.5%
  • New York 19.1%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Frankfort 15.0%
  • County 13.2%
  • State 14.1%

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

  • Here 5.1%
  • Herkimer County 4.6%
  • State 4.4%

Frankfort residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 2.5
  • Herkimer County 2.3
  • State 2.0

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

Seventy nine percent of people living in Frankfort have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Eleven percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 4.7 days per month on average. They have 5.5 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 79.4%
  • County 81.4%
  • New York 78.5%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Here 11.0%
  • County 10.4%
  • State 11.3%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 4.7
  • Herkimer County 5.6
  • New York 4.7

Average drinks/week

  • Frankfort 5.5
  • Herkimer County 6.0
  • State 5.4

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 22.9
  • County 24.9
  • State 21.4

Ninety eight percent of Frankfort 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 eight percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Fifty one percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Seven percent of males in Frankfort 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 eight percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Forty four percent have ever had anal sex. Thirteen percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Frankfort 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 25 women. He has vaginal sex with 22 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 five women. People in Frankfort were 19 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on 10 men in their lifetime. Six percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Frankfort has vaginal or anal sex 64 times a year. Sixty percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Frankfort 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 0.5 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Eighty four percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Frankfort 97.6%
  • Herkimer County 97.0%
  • State 97.0%

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

  • Here 95.3%
  • Herkimer County 95.1%
  • State 93.8%

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

  • Frankfort 88.2%
  • County 89.2%
  • State 84.5%

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

  • Frankfort 50.9%
  • Herkimer County 49.8%
  • New York 47.0%

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

  • Here 6.6%
  • County 6.3%
  • State 6.2%

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

  • Here 97.8%
  • County 97.3%
  • State 96.6%

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

  • Here 87.7%
  • Herkimer County 86.2%
  • New York 82.4%

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

  • Here 43.8%
  • County 36.6%
  • New York 37.6%

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

  • Here 12.7%
  • County 10.2%
  • New York 11.8%

Average age people first had sex

  • Frankfort 16.5
  • Herkimer County 16.9
  • State 17.0

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

  • Here 25.5
  • Herkimer County 29.4
  • State 26.7

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

  • Here 22.4
  • County 21.9
  • New York 21.2

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

  • Frankfort 21.1
  • Herkimer County 21.7
  • New York 21.8

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

  • Frankfort 5.0
  • Herkimer County 6.1
  • State 4.7

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

  • Here 18.9
  • Herkimer County 19.1
  • New York 19.9

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

  • Frankfort 10.3
  • Herkimer County 6.5
  • New York 4.2

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Frankfort 5.8%
  • Herkimer County 7.2%
  • New York 9.9%

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

  • Here 64.0
  • Herkimer County 59.4
  • New York 59.3

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Frankfort 59.6%
  • Herkimer County 55.9%
  • State 50.6%

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

  • Here 11.2
  • Herkimer County 11.2
  • State 10.3

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

  • Frankfort 10.0
  • Herkimer County 9.8
  • New York 8.8

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

  • Here 0.5
  • Herkimer County 0.5
  • New York 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Frankfort 83.8%
  • County 86.1%
  • State 74.6%

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

Ten percent of households in Frankfort 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 10.2%
  • Herkimer County 9.7%
  • New York 10.3%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Frankfort 4.8%
  • County 4.7%
  • New York 4.4%

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Frankfort 6.9
  • Herkimer County 6.9
  • New York 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Frankfort 33.1%
  • County 33.3%
  • State 29.0%

Fifty one percent of Frankfort residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 51.3%
  • County 47.4%
  • New York 49.1%

Twenty one percent of Frankfort 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 eight 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 five 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 one 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 (%)

  • Frankfort 20.7%
  • County 22.6%
  • New York 19.6%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Frankfort 37.6%
  • Herkimer County 39.8%
  • State 35.0%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 25.4%
  • County 27.7%
  • State 31.2%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Frankfort 14.0%
  • Herkimer County 18.4%
  • State 21.0%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Frankfort 40.9%
  • Herkimer County 44.3%
  • New York 42.3%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Frankfort 6.1
  • Herkimer County 6.1
  • New York 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Frankfort 2.9
  • County 2.8
  • State 2.7

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 1.2
  • Herkimer County 1.2
  • New York 1.3

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

Ten percent of Frankfort residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Four 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 three percent are overweight. Twenty four 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 Frankfort have ever received a blood transfusion. Twenty two percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Thirty one percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Four 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. Five percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. Four percent have ever had emphysema. Nine percent have another thyroid problem. Five percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Three percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Eleven percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Here 10.2%
  • Herkimer County 10.4%
  • State 10.0%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 3.7%
  • County 3.2%
  • State 3.6%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Frankfort 4.3%
  • Herkimer County 4.1%
  • New York 3.4%

People with overweight (%)

  • Frankfort 33.3%
  • County 34.4%
  • State 33.3%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Frankfort 24.2%
  • County 19.4%
  • New York 19.4%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Here 15.5%
  • County 12.2%
  • State 11.2%

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

  • Frankfort 21.6%
  • Herkimer County 18.6%
  • State 19.4%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Frankfort 31.1%
  • Herkimer County 28.2%
  • New York 23.8%

People with gout (%)

  • Frankfort 4.2%
  • Herkimer County 4.1%
  • State 3.6%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Frankfort 4.3%
  • Herkimer County 3.7%
  • State 3.0%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Here 4.8%
  • Herkimer County 3.7%
  • State 2.9%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Frankfort 3.0%
  • Herkimer County 2.6%
  • State 2.0%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 5.2%
  • Herkimer County 4.3%
  • New York 3.4%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Frankfort 5.0%
  • Herkimer County 4.3%
  • New York 3.6%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Frankfort 3.6%
  • Herkimer County 3.3%
  • New York 2.6%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 9.0%
  • Herkimer County 9.1%
  • State 7.1%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Frankfort 4.9%
  • County 3.9%
  • State 3.2%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Here 2.9%
  • Herkimer County 3.0%
  • State 2.8%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Frankfort 10.6%
  • Herkimer County 11.5%
  • State 7.9%

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

Seventy percent of births in Frankfort were vaginal deliveries. Thirty percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.5 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty two percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Fifty five percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty eight percent of women in Frankfort have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Fourteen percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Seventy one percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Six percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Fifteen percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Twenty three percent have ever used female hormones such as estrogen and progesterone, including any forms of female hormones, such as pills, cream, patch and injections, but do not include birth control methods or use for infertility.

Summary

Vaginal deliveries (%)

  • Here 70.5%
  • County 63.8%
  • State 63.9%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 29.5%
  • Herkimer County 36.2%
  • New York 36.1%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Here 99.5%
  • Herkimer County 99.4%
  • State 99.2%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Frankfort 62.2%
  • Herkimer County 58.5%
  • State 59.2%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Here 55.1%
  • Herkimer County 55.2%
  • State 56.9%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Frankfort 27.7%
  • County 24.3%
  • State 20.1%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Here 14.3%
  • Herkimer County 14.2%
  • State 10.6%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 71.5%
  • County 75.5%
  • New York 71.8%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Here 5.8%
  • Herkimer County 9.4%
  • New York 7.2%

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

  • Here 15.5%
  • County 12.2%
  • State 17.0%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Frankfort 22.9%
  • County 21.2%
  • New York 16.2%

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

People living in Frankfort report their general health condition on average at 54 percent. Three percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 36 percent of Frankfort residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Eight percent of people living in Frankfort are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 54.5%
  • County 57.1%
  • New York 55.7%

Blood donors (%)

  • Frankfort 3.0%
  • County 5.3%
  • State 4.5%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 35.9%
  • Herkimer County 36.7%
  • New York 40.5%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Frankfort 8.5%
  • County 8.8%
  • State 8.1%

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

People in Frankfort spend $348 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 Frankfort spends $60 on food at other stores monthly. This is four percent of their income. They spend $113 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is seven percent of their income. They also spend $17 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Frankfort $348
  • County $350
  • New York $365

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

  • Frankfort 26.0%
  • County 21.6%
  • New York 23.3%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $60
  • Herkimer County $70
  • State $78

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Frankfort 4.4%
  • County 4.0%
  • State 4.3%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $113
  • Herkimer County $139
  • New York $143

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Frankfort 6.6%
  • Herkimer County 6.7%
  • New York 7.1%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Here $17
  • Herkimer County $22
  • State $26

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Frankfort 1.0%
  • County 1.3%
  • New York 1.2%

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

People living in Frankfort report their general condition of hearing on average at 76 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 four percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Twenty four percent of Frankfort population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Forty six 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 Frankfort had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Frankfort 76.0%
  • Herkimer County 77.3%
  • New York 79.9%

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

  • Frankfort 78.6%
  • Herkimer County 77.3%
  • State 81.1%

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

  • Here 94.4%
  • Herkimer County 93.9%
  • New York 95.3%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Frankfort 24.0%
  • Herkimer County 21.7%
  • State 18.3%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Frankfort 46.4%
  • Herkimer County 45.8%
  • New York 39.4%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Frankfort 16.9%
  • Herkimer County 16.0%
  • State 14.0%

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Thirty percent of Frankfort 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 29.6%
  • Herkimer County 27.3%
  • New York 25.5%

Twenty two percent of Frankfort 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. Thirteen 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. Eleven 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 22.0%
  • County 19.4%
  • State 17.0%

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

  • Here 30.3%
  • Herkimer County 26.1%
  • New York 22.7%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Frankfort 12.7%
  • Herkimer County 9.7%
  • New York 8.6%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Frankfort 12.0%
  • County 10.5%
  • New York 9.6%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 11.3%
  • Herkimer County 8.7%
  • State 7.4%

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