Health and Nutrition of Granite, UT Residents

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Forty nine percent of Granite 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 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 three frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Here 49.1%
  • County 47.8%
  • Utah 48.1%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Here 22.0
  • County 21.2
  • Utah 21.4

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Here 3.6
  • County 3.8
  • State 3.8

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

  • Granite 1.9
  • Salt Lake County 2.0
  • State 2.0

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Granite 1.9
  • Salt Lake County 2.0
  • State 2.0

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 3.4
  • Salt Lake County 4.2
  • Utah 4.2

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

The average Granite 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). Twelve percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Twenty six percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Granite 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 two 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 23 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Here 2.2
  • County 2.0
  • State 2.0

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 11.6%
  • County 17.4%
  • Utah 17.2%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Granite 26.5%
  • County 22.0%
  • Utah 21.8%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Here 43.9%
  • Salt Lake County 45.1%
  • State 45.5%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Granite 2.5
  • Salt Lake County 2.8
  • Utah 2.8

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 2.7
  • County 2.7
  • Utah 2.7

Average number of teeth

  • Granite 22.9
  • Salt Lake County 23.6
  • Utah 23.5

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

The average height of Granite residents 16 years and older is 69 inches. The average weight is 196 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Thirty five percent of people living here are obese. Fifty one percent have ever been obese. Twenty six percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Granite 69.3
  • County 66.8
  • Utah 66.9

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 195.8
  • Salt Lake County 178.8
  • State 179.2

Average BMI

  • Granite 28.7
  • Salt Lake County 28.4
  • State 28.4

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 34.9%
  • County 35.8%
  • Utah 35.9%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Granite 50.7%
  • County 47.1%
  • State 47.3%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Granite 26.0%
  • County 35.1%
  • State 35.6%

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

Sixty six percent of Granite residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty eight percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Twenty eight percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Four percent have ever used heroin. Fifteen percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 65.9%
  • Salt Lake County 65.4%
  • Utah 65.7%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Here 28.4%
  • Salt Lake County 25.5%
  • State 25.1%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Granite 28.3%
  • Salt Lake County 23.1%
  • State 22.7%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Here 4.2%
  • County 3.0%
  • State 3.0%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Granite 15.2%
  • Salt Lake County 14.8%
  • Utah 14.3%

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

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

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Here 9.1%
  • Salt Lake County 8.2%
  • State 8.3%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Granite 39.1%
  • Salt Lake County 43.5%
  • Utah 43.8%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Granite 3.6%
  • Salt Lake County 2.5%
  • State 2.6%

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

Granite 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

  • Granite 0.9
  • County 1.0
  • State 1.0

Sixteen percent of Granite 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. Four percent have been having problems with their ability to taste sweet, sour, salty or bitter foods and drinks. Sixty five percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Twenty eight percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Twenty three percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Thirty four percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Thirty four percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Granite 16.0%
  • Salt Lake County 11.9%
  • State 11.9%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Here 3.7%
  • Salt Lake County 5.2%
  • State 5.3%

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

  • Here 65.2%
  • County 68.1%
  • Utah 68.8%

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

  • Granite 27.9%
  • County 27.8%
  • State 28.9%

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

  • Here 22.9%
  • Salt Lake County 16.5%
  • State 16.8%

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

  • Here 33.9%
  • County 23.0%
  • State 23.1%

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

  • Here 33.6%
  • Salt Lake County 41.6%
  • State 42.3%

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

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Granite 73.3%
  • County 71.2%
  • Utah 72.0%

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

  • Granite 17.4%
  • Salt Lake County 17.6%
  • State 18.1%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 24.6%
  • County 22.0%
  • State 22.5%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 45.0%
  • Salt Lake County 35.3%
  • Utah 35.7%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Granite 19.7%
  • Salt Lake County 15.1%
  • State 15.5%

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

Thirty one percent of people living in Granite use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 31.4%
  • County 35.3%
  • Utah 36.0%

Thirty percent of Granite residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Thirty one 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 percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Twenty two 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. Eighteen 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. Seven 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 30.4%
  • Salt Lake County 26.3%
  • Utah 26.0%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Granite 31.2%
  • County 27.2%
  • State 27.1%

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

  • Here 44.1%
  • County 42.6%
  • State 42.6%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 49.6%
  • Salt Lake County 52.4%
  • State 52.4%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Here 22.0%
  • County 28.9%
  • State 28.7%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 20.6%
  • County 21.6%
  • State 21.5%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Here 19.2%
  • County 20.2%
  • State 20.1%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Granite 18.3%
  • County 15.0%
  • State 14.8%

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

  • Granite 7.0%
  • County 4.3%
  • Utah 4.2%

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

Granite residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Granite 1.7
  • County 1.8
  • Utah 1.8

Eighty seven percent of people living in Granite have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Eight percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 6.7 days per month on average. They have 9.0 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 40 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Granite 86.7%
  • County 81.4%
  • State 81.3%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Granite 8.4%
  • Salt Lake County 10.4%
  • Utah 10.5%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 6.7
  • County 4.8
  • State 4.8

Average drinks/week

  • Granite 9.0
  • County 5.8
  • Utah 5.7

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 40.0
  • County 24.1
  • Utah 24.0

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

Ninety six percent of Granite 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 eight percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Seven percent of males in Granite have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Ninety five percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Eighty two percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Thirty four percent have ever had anal sex. Six percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Granite 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 27 women. He has vaginal sex with 25 women. People living here were on average 19 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. In their lifetime they performed oral sex on average on 11 women. People in Granite were 18 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on 14 men in their lifetime. Five percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Granite has vaginal or anal sex 70 times a year. Fifty eight percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Granite 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with six men on average. They have had five male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.3 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) (%)

  • Here 95.6%
  • County 97.0%
  • State 96.8%

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

  • Here 94.5%
  • Salt Lake County 93.1%
  • State 93.0%

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

  • Granite 87.9%
  • Salt Lake County 86.8%
  • Utah 86.9%

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

  • Here 48.2%
  • Salt Lake County 50.6%
  • Utah 49.8%

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

  • Here 7.0%
  • County 6.2%
  • State 6.2%

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

  • Granite 94.7%
  • County 97.0%
  • State 96.9%

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

  • Granite 82.3%
  • County 87.4%
  • Utah 87.5%

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

  • Here 33.6%
  • Salt Lake County 41.5%
  • State 41.5%

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

  • Here 6.0%
  • County 13.2%
  • State 13.1%

Average age people first had sex

  • Granite 16.9
  • County 16.6
  • State 16.6

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

  • Here 26.8
  • County 24.5
  • State 24.1

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

  • Granite 25.0
  • County 20.3
  • State 19.5

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

  • Here 18.9
  • Salt Lake County 20.7
  • Utah 20.6

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

  • Here 11.1
  • Salt Lake County 5.5
  • Utah 5.3

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

  • Granite 18.4
  • County 19.6
  • Utah 19.4

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

  • Granite 13.9
  • County 4.4
  • State 4.7

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Granite 4.7%
  • Salt Lake County 9.4%
  • State 9.3%

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

  • Granite 70.1
  • County 69.7
  • State 69.4

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Granite 58.4%
  • Salt Lake County 55.9%
  • Utah 56.1%

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

  • Here 5.9
  • County 11.2
  • Utah 11.2

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

  • Here 5.0
  • County 10.1
  • State 10.2

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

  • Granite 0.3
  • County 0.6
  • State 0.6

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Granite 83.5%
  • County 79.4%
  • State 81.3%

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

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

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Granite 8.0%
  • County 9.5%
  • State 9.6%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Granite 6.1%
  • County 4.1%
  • State 4.0%

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

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Here 6.8
  • Salt Lake County 6.8
  • State 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Granite 23.6%
  • County 30.6%
  • State 31.0%

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

Fifty four percent of Granite residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Granite 54.2%
  • County 54.7%
  • State 54.6%

Thirty three percent of Granite residents' work involve vigorous-intensity activity that causes large increases in breathing or heart rate, like carrying or lifting heavy loads, digging or construction work for at least 10 minutes continuously. Forty four 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. Twenty one 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 five 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 (%)

  • Granite 33.1%
  • Salt Lake County 23.4%
  • Utah 23.6%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 44.0%
  • Salt Lake County 39.0%
  • Utah 39.5%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Granite 25.2%
  • Salt Lake County 32.3%
  • State 32.0%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 20.9%
  • Salt Lake County 21.3%
  • State 21.4%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 44.8%
  • Salt Lake County 44.0%
  • Utah 44.5%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 5.7
  • Salt Lake County 5.9
  • Utah 6.0

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.7
  • County 2.7
  • State 2.7

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 1.2
  • County 1.3
  • Utah 1.3

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

Six percent of Granite residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Five percent of people 16 years and older have ever been told by a doctor or other health care professional that they had psoriasis. Twenty eight percent are overweight. Seventeen 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 Granite have ever received a blood transfusion. Eighteen percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Nineteen percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Four percent have ever been told they had gout. Two percent have congestive heart failure. Four percent have coronary heart disease. Two percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Four percent have ever had a heart attack, also called myocardial infarction. Three percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. Three percent have ever had emphysema. Four percent have another thyroid problem. Three percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. One 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 (%)

  • Granite 5.6%
  • County 11.0%
  • State 11.3%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 5.1%
  • Salt Lake County 3.6%
  • State 3.6%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 28.3%
  • County 31.3%
  • State 31.6%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Granite 16.9%
  • Salt Lake County 21.7%
  • State 21.4%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Granite 10.7%
  • Salt Lake County 9.7%
  • Utah 9.9%

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

  • Here 17.7%
  • County 18.5%
  • Utah 18.1%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Granite 18.6%
  • Salt Lake County 21.5%
  • State 22.1%

People with gout (%)

  • Here 3.7%
  • County 2.9%
  • Utah 3.1%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Here 2.1%
  • Salt Lake County 2.6%
  • State 2.8%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Granite 3.9%
  • County 2.4%
  • State 2.6%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 2.0%
  • Salt Lake County 1.7%
  • Utah 1.8%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 4.4%
  • County 3.0%
  • Utah 3.2%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Here 3.3%
  • County 3.1%
  • State 3.2%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Here 2.8%
  • Salt Lake County 2.7%
  • State 2.8%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 3.5%
  • County 6.7%
  • State 6.9%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Here 3.0%
  • County 3.3%
  • State 3.4%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Here 1.1%
  • County 3.2%
  • Utah 3.0%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Granite 5.3%
  • County 7.1%
  • State 7.4%

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

Fifty nine percent of births in Granite were vaginal deliveries. Forty one percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.4 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Seventy four percent of women breastfeed their children. Twelve percent of women in Granite have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Six percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Sixty nine percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Five percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Fourteen percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Thirteen 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 59.0%
  • Salt Lake County 64.2%
  • State 64.6%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 41.0%
  • Salt Lake County 35.8%
  • Utah 35.4%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Here 99.4%
  • Salt Lake County 99.5%
  • State 99.5%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Granite 59.8%
  • Salt Lake County 59.5%
  • State 59.8%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Granite 74.1%
  • Salt Lake County 57.8%
  • Utah 57.2%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Granite 11.8%
  • County 17.6%
  • Utah 18.1%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Here 5.6%
  • Salt Lake County 9.6%
  • State 9.9%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 68.7%
  • County 74.2%
  • State 74.7%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Granite 4.9%
  • Salt Lake County 9.1%
  • Utah 9.5%

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

  • Here 14.4%
  • County 18.7%
  • State 18.6%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Granite 13.0%
  • County 14.9%
  • State 15.5%

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

People living in Granite report their general health condition on average at 58 percent. Three percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 35 percent of Granite residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Ten percent of people living in Granite are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 58.3%
  • County 56.3%
  • State 56.4%

Blood donors (%)

  • Granite 3.2%
  • Salt Lake County 4.9%
  • State 5.0%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Granite 35.3%
  • Salt Lake County 39.7%
  • State 39.2%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 10.0%
  • Salt Lake County 8.0%
  • State 8.0%

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

People in Granite spend $346 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 Granite spends $59 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 six percent of their income. They also spend $19 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Here $346
  • County $363
  • Utah $361

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

  • Granite 24.2%
  • County 24.6%
  • Utah 24.5%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $59
  • Salt Lake County $75
  • Utah $74

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Granite 4.0%
  • County 4.5%
  • State 4.5%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $113
  • County $142
  • State $142

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Granite 6.2%
  • County 7.7%
  • State 7.9%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Here $19
  • County $25
  • State $25

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Granite 1.3%
  • County 1.4%
  • State 1.4%

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

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

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Here 75.7%
  • Salt Lake County 79.9%
  • Utah 79.7%

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

  • Granite 75.5%
  • County 78.9%
  • Utah 78.7%

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

  • Granite 91.5%
  • Salt Lake County 95.1%
  • Utah 95.1%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Here 26.5%
  • County 19.0%
  • Utah 19.2%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 64.0%
  • County 44.1%
  • State 44.2%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 20.1%
  • County 16.0%
  • State 16.1%

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

Twenty eight percent of Granite 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 (%)

  • Granite 27.9%
  • Salt Lake County 23.3%
  • Utah 24.3%

Eighteen percent of Granite 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 five percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Eight 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. 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 (%)

  • Here 17.9%
  • Salt Lake County 16.9%
  • Utah 16.9%

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

  • Granite 25.3%
  • County 22.5%
  • State 22.7%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 8.2%
  • Salt Lake County 7.9%
  • Utah 8.1%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Here 10.0%
  • Salt Lake County 9.5%
  • Utah 9.4%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Granite 7.0%
  • Salt Lake County 6.1%
  • Utah 6.3%
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