Health and Nutrition of Fruitvale, TX Residents

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Forty nine percent of Fruitvale 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 (%)

  • Fruitvale 48.8%
  • County 47.9%
  • State 48.0%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Fruitvale 22.3
  • Van Zandt County 22.1
  • Texas 20.0

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Fruitvale 3.3
  • Van Zandt County 3.2
  • Texas 3.7

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

  • Here 1.7
  • County 1.7
  • Texas 1.9

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Fruitvale 1.5
  • Van Zandt County 1.6
  • State 2.0

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 3.5
  • County 3.5
  • State 3.3

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

The average Fruitvale 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 one percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Fruitvale residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 45 percent. People living here aged 30 years and older, aside from brushing their teeth with toothbrush, use dental floss or any other device that clean between teeth on average three days per week. They also use mouthwash or other dental rinse products to treat dental disease or dental problems an average of three days per week. The average person living here (including children) has 21 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Here 2.1
  • Van Zandt County 2.2
  • Texas 1.9

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Fruitvale 17.1%
  • County 18.4%
  • State 16.1%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 21.5%
  • Van Zandt County 22.4%
  • Texas 21.0%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Fruitvale 44.5%
  • County 43.0%
  • State 46.4%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Fruitvale 2.7
  • Van Zandt County 2.5
  • Texas 2.9

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Fruitvale 2.6
  • County 2.7
  • State 3.0

Average number of teeth

  • Fruitvale 21.3
  • County 20.6
  • Texas 23.7

The average height of Fruitvale residents 16 years and older is 67 inches. The average weight is 181 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Forty percent of people living here are obese. Fifty one percent have ever been obese. Thirty five percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Here 66.5
  • County 66.6
  • State 66.2

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 180.8
  • County 180.4
  • State 177.4

Average BMI

  • Fruitvale 29.2
  • Van Zandt County 28.9
  • State 28.5

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 39.5%
  • County 39.3%
  • Texas 37.2%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Fruitvale 50.8%
  • Van Zandt County 52.2%
  • State 48.3%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Fruitvale 34.7%
  • County 32.5%
  • State 36.0%

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

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Fruitvale 64.5%
  • Van Zandt County 65.4%
  • Texas 61.8%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Here 25.3%
  • Van Zandt County 26.2%
  • State 22.8%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 22.8%
  • County 23.4%
  • State 20.9%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Here 3.4%
  • County 3.5%
  • Texas 2.3%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 14.3%
  • County 14.6%
  • Texas 12.5%

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

Twelve percent of people living in Fruitvale have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Forty six 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 (%)

  • Fruitvale 11.9%
  • County 12.6%
  • Texas 9.3%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 45.9%
  • County 47.5%
  • State 46.4%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 3.3%
  • County 3.6%
  • Texas 2.8%

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

Fruitvale 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

  • Fruitvale 1.2
  • Van Zandt County 1.2
  • State 1.1

Thirteen percent of Fruitvale 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 one percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Thirty three percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Fifteen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Twenty two 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 (%)

  • Fruitvale 12.7%
  • Van Zandt County 12.8%
  • State 11.2%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Fruitvale 5.6%
  • Van Zandt County 6.1%
  • State 5.0%

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

  • Here 70.8%
  • Van Zandt County 69.9%
  • State 65.0%

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

  • Here 33.2%
  • County 29.4%
  • Texas 25.0%

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

  • Fruitvale 14.9%
  • Van Zandt County 16.4%
  • Texas 14.8%

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

  • Here 22.1%
  • County 23.0%
  • Texas 19.8%

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

  • Here 44.4%
  • County 41.2%
  • State 36.0%

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

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 74.4%
  • Van Zandt County 73.5%
  • State 72.1%

Twenty six percent of people living in Fruitvale have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had hypertension (also called high blood pressure). Twenty six percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Forty four percent of people in Fruitvale frequently check their blood cholesterol. Twenty three 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 25.7%
  • County 27.0%
  • State 19.4%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Fruitvale 25.8%
  • Van Zandt County 26.8%
  • State 21.7%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 44.3%
  • Van Zandt County 44.6%
  • State 39.0%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Fruitvale 23.0%
  • Van Zandt County 24.2%
  • State 16.3%

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

Thirty four percent of people living in Fruitvale use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Fruitvale 33.8%
  • County 31.6%
  • State 33.4%

Twenty five percent of Fruitvale 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 two percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Fifty one 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. Eighteen percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Fourteen 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 (%)

  • Fruitvale 25.2%
  • Van Zandt County 27.4%
  • State 26.8%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 29.3%
  • Van Zandt County 29.8%
  • Texas 27.6%

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

  • Fruitvale 41.6%
  • County 43.0%
  • State 41.2%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 51.5%
  • County 52.4%
  • State 51.3%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Here 27.8%
  • County 29.3%
  • Texas 28.6%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 21.3%
  • County 23.1%
  • Texas 21.2%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Fruitvale 18.1%
  • County 19.7%
  • Texas 19.7%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Here 14.3%
  • County 15.8%
  • Texas 14.9%

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

  • Fruitvale 4.8%
  • Van Zandt County 5.1%
  • Texas 4.5%

Fruitvale residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Fruitvale 2.3
  • Van Zandt County 2.5
  • State 1.8

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

Seventy seven percent of people living in Fruitvale 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 4.6 days per month on average. They have 6.1 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 (%)

  • Fruitvale 76.9%
  • Van Zandt County 79.2%
  • State 79.9%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Fruitvale 13.0%
  • Van Zandt County 11.3%
  • State 10.4%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Fruitvale 4.6
  • Van Zandt County 4.8
  • Texas 4.6

Average drinks/week

  • Here 6.1
  • County 6.1
  • State 5.4

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 25.4
  • County 26.8
  • State 21.6

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

Ninety seven percent of Fruitvale 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. Forty six percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Seven percent of males in Fruitvale 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 six percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Thirty nine percent have ever had anal sex. Eleven percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Fruitvale 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 23 women. He has vaginal sex with 19 women. People living here were on average 21 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. In their lifetime they performed oral sex on average on five women. People in Fruitvale were 20 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on nine men in their lifetime. Eight percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Fruitvale has vaginal or anal sex 68 times a year. Fifty five percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Fruitvale 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 12 men on average. They have had 11 male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.6 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Eighty three percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Fruitvale 97.5%
  • Van Zandt County 97.4%
  • Texas 97.5%

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

  • Fruitvale 94.7%
  • County 95.2%
  • State 93.4%

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

  • Fruitvale 87.7%
  • County 87.1%
  • Texas 85.2%

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

  • Here 46.2%
  • Van Zandt County 49.5%
  • Texas 49.5%

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

  • Here 6.6%
  • County 5.6%
  • State 6.9%

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

  • Here 98.1%
  • Van Zandt County 97.4%
  • Texas 97.0%

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

  • Fruitvale 85.6%
  • County 82.3%
  • Texas 83.7%

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

  • Fruitvale 38.5%
  • County 37.4%
  • Texas 39.9%

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

  • Here 11.4%
  • County 11.5%
  • State 12.4%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 16.7
  • County 16.5
  • State 16.8

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

  • Here 23.3
  • County 30.0
  • State 26.6

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

  • Fruitvale 19.2
  • County 23.2
  • Texas 21.8

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

  • Here 20.8
  • County 21.4
  • State 21.2

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

  • Fruitvale 5.3
  • Van Zandt County 5.7
  • Texas 5.0

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

  • Here 19.6
  • Van Zandt County 20.4
  • State 19.9

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

  • Fruitvale 9.3
  • County 7.0
  • State 3.8

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 7.8%
  • County 8.6%
  • Texas 10.2%

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

  • Here 67.8
  • County 60.4
  • State 62.9

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 55.4%
  • County 52.9%
  • State 50.7%

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

  • Fruitvale 12.3
  • County 12.1
  • Texas 10.0

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

  • Fruitvale 11.1
  • Van Zandt County 10.6
  • Texas 8.9

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

  • Fruitvale 0.6
  • County 0.5
  • State 0.6

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Here 83.2%
  • Van Zandt County 80.4%
  • Texas 70.3%

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

Nine percent of households in Fruitvale use chemical products in their homes to control fleas, roaches, ants, termites or other insects. Four percent use chemical products in their lawns or gardens to kill weeds.

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Here 9.1%
  • County 10.7%
  • State 10.3%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Fruitvale 3.9%
  • Van Zandt County 4.5%
  • State 4.3%

Fruitvale 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
  • County 6.8
  • State 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 33.8%
  • Van Zandt County 33.7%
  • State 27.8%

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

Fifty three percent of Fruitvale residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 52.8%
  • County 53.6%
  • State 49.8%

Twenty four percent of Fruitvale 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 six 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 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 (%)

  • Fruitvale 23.7%
  • Van Zandt County 22.7%
  • State 20.3%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 37.6%
  • County 37.3%
  • Texas 35.2%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Fruitvale 25.7%
  • Van Zandt County 27.6%
  • Texas 32.3%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 16.1%
  • Van Zandt County 13.8%
  • State 21.8%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 39.7%
  • Van Zandt County 37.8%
  • Texas 42.1%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 5.9
  • County 5.9
  • Texas 5.9

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 3.0
  • County 3.0
  • State 2.6

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 1.1
  • County 1.1
  • State 1.3

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

Twelve percent of Fruitvale residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Three percent of people living here has anemia, sometimes called "tired blood" or "low blood". Four percent of people 16 years and older have ever been told by a doctor or other health care professional that they had psoriasis. Thirty four percent are overweight. Twenty 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. Thirteen percent of people living in Fruitvale have ever received a blood transfusion. Nineteen percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty nine percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Four percent have ever been told they had gout. Four percent have congestive heart failure. Four 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. Ten percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Here 11.7%
  • County 11.7%
  • Texas 9.7%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 2.9%
  • Van Zandt County 3.6%
  • Texas 3.5%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 3.7%
  • County 4.0%
  • State 3.2%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 34.5%
  • County 35.0%
  • Texas 33.0%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Fruitvale 20.2%
  • County 24.1%
  • Texas 20.4%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Here 12.8%
  • County 13.5%
  • State 10.2%

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

  • Here 19.5%
  • Van Zandt County 22.1%
  • Texas 20.0%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Fruitvale 28.8%
  • County 30.7%
  • State 21.6%

People with gout (%)

  • Fruitvale 4.0%
  • Van Zandt County 4.4%
  • Texas 3.0%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Fruitvale 4.2%
  • Van Zandt County 4.7%
  • State 2.6%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Fruitvale 3.8%
  • Van Zandt County 4.2%
  • State 2.6%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Fruitvale 3.2%
  • Van Zandt County 3.0%
  • State 1.7%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Fruitvale 4.8%
  • County 5.2%
  • Texas 3.0%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Here 5.0%
  • Van Zandt County 5.3%
  • State 3.2%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Here 4.0%
  • Van Zandt County 4.7%
  • Texas 2.3%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Fruitvale 8.5%
  • Van Zandt County 8.2%
  • Texas 6.4%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Fruitvale 4.7%
  • Van Zandt County 4.8%
  • Texas 2.8%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Here 3.5%
  • County 3.9%
  • State 3.0%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Fruitvale 10.2%
  • County 10.2%
  • Texas 6.7%

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

Sixty nine percent of births in Fruitvale were vaginal deliveries. Thirty one percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.6 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty three percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Forty five percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty six percent of women in Fruitvale 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 two percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Seven percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Fifteen percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Twenty 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 69.0%
  • Van Zandt County 69.1%
  • Texas 62.8%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Fruitvale 31.0%
  • Van Zandt County 30.9%
  • Texas 37.2%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Here 99.6%
  • Van Zandt County 99.4%
  • Texas 99.2%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 63.4%
  • County 62.2%
  • State 59.4%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Fruitvale 45.3%
  • Van Zandt County 47.4%
  • State 59.5%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 25.6%
  • County 26.2%
  • State 17.6%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Here 14.3%
  • Van Zandt County 14.4%
  • Texas 9.2%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 71.7%
  • County 72.1%
  • State 71.7%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Here 7.1%
  • County 6.2%
  • State 6.9%

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

  • Here 14.7%
  • Van Zandt County 14.3%
  • State 19.0%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 20.0%
  • County 20.0%
  • Texas 14.4%

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

People living in Fruitvale report their general health condition on average at 55 percent. Four percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 35 percent of Fruitvale residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Eight percent of people living in Fruitvale are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Fruitvale 55.0%
  • Van Zandt County 52.9%
  • State 55.5%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 4.3%
  • County 3.8%
  • Texas 4.7%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Fruitvale 34.9%
  • County 36.1%
  • State 41.2%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 8.0%
  • Van Zandt County 8.0%
  • Texas 7.8%

People in Fruitvale spend $352 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 24 percent of their income. The average family in Fruitvale spends $69 on food at other stores monthly. This is four percent of their income. They spend $131 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is six percent of their income. They also spend $21 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 $352
  • County $353
  • Texas $370

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

  • Fruitvale 24.0%
  • Van Zandt County 24.9%
  • Texas 23.7%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $69
  • Van Zandt County $66
  • State $82

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Fruitvale 4.3%
  • Van Zandt County 4.0%
  • State 4.5%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $131
  • Van Zandt County $120
  • Texas $146

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Fruitvale 5.9%
  • County 6.1%
  • Texas 7.7%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Fruitvale $21
  • County $21
  • Texas $27

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Fruitvale 1.1%
  • Van Zandt County 1.2%
  • State 1.2%

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

People living in Fruitvale report their general condition of hearing on average at 76 percent. Seventy four 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 one percent of Fruitvale population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Forty five 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 Fruitvale had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Here 76.1%
  • County 75.8%
  • State 80.4%

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

  • Here 73.8%
  • Van Zandt County 74.2%
  • State 81.7%

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

  • Here 93.6%
  • County 93.2%
  • State 95.5%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Fruitvale 21.2%
  • Van Zandt County 23.8%
  • Texas 17.6%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Fruitvale 45.3%
  • County 47.8%
  • State 39.9%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Fruitvale 14.6%
  • Van Zandt County 15.7%
  • State 14.1%

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Thirty one percent of Fruitvale 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 30.9%
  • County 28.1%
  • Texas 23.8%

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Nineteen percent of Fruitvale 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 six 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. Eleven percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion. Nine 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 (%)

  • Fruitvale 19.1%
  • County 23.8%
  • Texas 16.0%

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

  • Here 25.6%
  • Van Zandt County 30.2%
  • Texas 21.3%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Fruitvale 10.7%
  • County 11.5%
  • State 7.7%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Here 10.5%
  • Van Zandt County 12.3%
  • Texas 9.3%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 8.8%
  • County 9.9%
  • Texas 6.4%

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