Health and Nutrition of Greater Carrollwood, FL Residents

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Fifty two percent of Greater Carrollwood residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 21 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 51.5%
  • Hillsborough County 49.7%
  • Florida 50.9%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Greater Carrollwood 20.5
  • Hillsborough County 20.4
  • Florida 20.8

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Here 3.8
  • Hillsborough County 3.7
  • Florida 3.5

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

  • Greater Carrollwood 1.7
  • County 1.8
  • State 1.7

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Here 2.0
  • Hillsborough County 1.9
  • State 1.8

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Greater Carrollwood 3.2
  • Hillsborough County 3.3
  • State 3.1

The average Greater Carrollwood 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). Thirteen 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). Greater Carrollwood residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 51 percent. People living here aged 30 years and older, aside from brushing their teeth with toothbrush, use dental floss or any other device that clean between teeth on average three days per week. They also use mouthwash or other dental rinse products to treat dental disease or dental problems an average of three days per week. The average person living here (including children) has 24 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Greater Carrollwood 1.7
  • County 1.9
  • Florida 1.9

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 13.4%
  • County 15.0%
  • State 14.1%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Greater Carrollwood 19.6%
  • County 20.5%
  • Florida 19.9%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Here 50.7%
  • Hillsborough County 47.8%
  • State 48.5%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Greater Carrollwood 3.1
  • County 3.0
  • Florida 3.0

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Greater Carrollwood 2.8
  • County 2.9
  • Florida 2.9

Average number of teeth

  • Greater Carrollwood 24.1
  • Hillsborough County 23.6
  • State 22.9

The average height of Greater Carrollwood residents 16 years and older is 67 inches. The average weight is 178 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 28. Thirty six percent of people living here are obese. Forty seven percent have ever been obese. Thirty nine percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Greater Carrollwood 66.5
  • Hillsborough County 66.5
  • Florida 66.4

Average weight (pounds)

  • Greater Carrollwood 177.9
  • Hillsborough County 179.4
  • Florida 179.0

Average BMI

  • Here 28.5
  • County 28.7
  • State 28.7

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 36.4%
  • County 37.7%
  • Florida 37.8%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Greater Carrollwood 47.0%
  • Hillsborough County 48.7%
  • State 49.0%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Here 38.5%
  • County 36.9%
  • State 36.1%

Sixty one percent of Greater Carrollwood 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. Two percent have ever used heroin. Eleven percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 61.3%
  • County 61.8%
  • State 61.5%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Here 21.4%
  • County 22.0%
  • State 21.2%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 19.9%
  • Hillsborough County 20.2%
  • Florida 19.5%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Greater Carrollwood 2.3%
  • Hillsborough County 2.6%
  • Florida 2.5%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Greater Carrollwood 11.0%
  • Hillsborough County 11.3%
  • State 10.4%

Nine percent of people living in Greater Carrollwood 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 (%)

  • Greater Carrollwood 8.7%
  • County 9.5%
  • Florida 10.7%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Greater Carrollwood 48.3%
  • Hillsborough County 47.5%
  • Florida 49.6%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 2.7%
  • Hillsborough County 3.0%
  • State 3.2%

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

Greater Carrollwood 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

  • Greater Carrollwood 1.0
  • Hillsborough County 1.1
  • State 1.1

Eleven percent of Greater Carrollwood 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. Five percent have been having problems with their ability to taste sweet, sour, salty or bitter foods and drinks. Sixty seven percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Twenty nine percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Sixteen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Twenty one percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Forty one percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Greater Carrollwood 11.1%
  • County 11.2%
  • State 11.3%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Greater Carrollwood 5.1%
  • Hillsborough County 5.2%
  • State 5.5%

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

  • Here 67.1%
  • County 66.4%
  • Florida 67.4%

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

  • Here 29.4%
  • Hillsborough County 27.5%
  • State 29.7%

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

  • Here 16.0%
  • Hillsborough County 15.2%
  • Florida 15.1%

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

  • Here 20.8%
  • Hillsborough County 20.2%
  • Florida 19.8%

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

  • Greater Carrollwood 40.7%
  • Hillsborough County 38.6%
  • State 38.2%

Seventy seven percent of people living in Greater Carrollwood are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 76.6%
  • Hillsborough County 74.8%
  • Florida 76.8%

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

  • Greater Carrollwood 20.7%
  • County 21.4%
  • Florida 25.1%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 22.7%
  • County 23.2%
  • State 25.3%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 42.6%
  • County 42.1%
  • State 46.0%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Here 17.1%
  • Hillsborough County 17.5%
  • State 20.7%

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

Forty one percent of people living in Greater Carrollwood use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Greater Carrollwood 41.3%
  • County 35.6%
  • State 35.8%

Twenty five percent of Greater Carrollwood residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty six percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Forty one percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Fifty one percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Twenty five 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. Nineteen percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Twelve 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 24.8%
  • Hillsborough County 25.5%
  • State 25.2%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 25.6%
  • County 26.4%
  • Florida 26.1%

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

  • Here 40.8%
  • Hillsborough County 40.7%
  • State 39.8%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 50.6%
  • County 50.7%
  • State 49.9%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Greater Carrollwood 25.5%
  • County 27.0%
  • State 26.2%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 20.2%
  • County 20.3%
  • Florida 19.9%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Here 18.6%
  • Hillsborough County 18.8%
  • State 18.1%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Here 12.0%
  • Hillsborough County 13.1%
  • State 12.7%

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

  • Here 3.9%
  • Hillsborough County 4.2%
  • State 4.1%

Greater Carrollwood residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Greater Carrollwood 1.9
  • Hillsborough County 1.9
  • State 2.1

Eighty one percent of people living in Greater Carrollwood have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Ten percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 5.2 days per month on average. They have 5.3 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 21 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Here 80.7%
  • County 79.4%
  • Florida 78.9%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Greater Carrollwood 10.1%
  • County 10.8%
  • Florida 11.0%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 5.2
  • Hillsborough County 4.9
  • Florida 5.0

Average drinks/week

  • Here 5.3
  • Hillsborough County 5.3
  • Florida 5.3

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 20.5
  • Hillsborough County 21.5
  • Florida 20.8

Ninety seven percent of Greater Carrollwood 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 seven percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Forty seven percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Seven percent of males in Greater Carrollwood have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Ninety seven percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Eighty six percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Thirty nine percent have ever had anal sex. Ten percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Greater Carrollwood 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 20 women. People living here were on average 22 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. In their lifetime they performed oral sex on average on five women. Males in their lifetime have anal or oral sex with 2.5 men on average. They have had 1.4 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Greater Carrollwood were 20 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on four men in their lifetime. Eight percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Greater Carrollwood has vaginal or anal sex 59 times a year. Fifty four percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Greater Carrollwood 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with nine men on average. They have had eight male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.5 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Seventy seven percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Here 97.3%
  • County 97.3%
  • State 97.3%

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

  • Greater Carrollwood 94.1%
  • Hillsborough County 93.9%
  • Florida 94.3%

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

  • Greater Carrollwood 87.1%
  • Hillsborough County 86.0%
  • Florida 85.7%

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

  • Here 47.4%
  • County 47.9%
  • State 46.6%

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

  • Greater Carrollwood 7.2%
  • Hillsborough County 6.9%
  • State 6.9%

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

  • Greater Carrollwood 97.0%
  • Hillsborough County 97.1%
  • State 97.1%

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

  • Greater Carrollwood 86.2%
  • Hillsborough County 84.2%
  • Florida 83.0%

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

  • Greater Carrollwood 39.0%
  • County 38.8%
  • Florida 37.2%

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

  • Here 10.1%
  • Hillsborough County 11.5%
  • Florida 10.5%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 17.2
  • Hillsborough County 16.9
  • State 17.0

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

  • Greater Carrollwood 25.0
  • Hillsborough County 25.7
  • Florida 27.3

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

  • Greater Carrollwood 19.9
  • County 20.7
  • Florida 20.6

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

  • Greater Carrollwood 21.9
  • County 21.6
  • Florida 21.7

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

  • Here 4.7
  • Hillsborough County 4.7
  • State 4.6

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

  • Greater Carrollwood 2.5
  • County 2.6
  • State 3.4

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

  • Here 1.4
  • Hillsborough County 1.5
  • State 1.9

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

  • Here 19.5
  • Hillsborough County 19.6
  • State 19.7

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

  • Greater Carrollwood 4.2
  • County 4.5
  • Florida 5.0

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 7.5%
  • County 9.5%
  • State 9.5%

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

  • Greater Carrollwood 59.3
  • County 60.7
  • State 55.9

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 54.0%
  • Hillsborough County 52.4%
  • State 49.9%

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

  • Greater Carrollwood 9.3
  • County 10.1
  • Florida 9.7

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

  • Here 8.4
  • Hillsborough County 8.9
  • State 8.3

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

  • Greater Carrollwood 0.5
  • Hillsborough County 0.5
  • Florida 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Here 77.4%
  • County 75.9%
  • Florida 75.4%

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

Ten percent of households in Greater Carrollwood 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 9.7%
  • Hillsborough County 10.3%
  • Florida 10.5%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Greater Carrollwood 4.3%
  • County 4.2%
  • Florida 4.2%

Greater Carrollwood 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
  • Hillsborough County 6.8
  • State 6.9

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Greater Carrollwood 29.8%
  • Hillsborough County 29.3%
  • State 29.4%

Forty five percent of Greater Carrollwood residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Greater Carrollwood 44.5%
  • Hillsborough County 48.8%
  • State 45.5%

Twenty percent of Greater Carrollwood 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 six 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 one percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Twenty four 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 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 1.3 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Greater Carrollwood 19.8%
  • Hillsborough County 20.4%
  • State 19.6%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 36.3%
  • Hillsborough County 36.3%
  • State 35.7%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 30.7%
  • County 30.8%
  • Florida 29.5%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 23.7%
  • Hillsborough County 22.2%
  • State 20.5%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 46.5%
  • Hillsborough County 43.6%
  • State 42.4%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 6.2
  • Hillsborough County 6.1
  • Florida 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.5
  • County 2.7
  • State 2.7

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 1.3
  • County 1.3
  • Florida 1.3

Ten percent of Greater Carrollwood 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 five 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. Ten percent of people living in Greater Carrollwood have ever received a blood transfusion. Seventeen percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty three percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Three percent have ever been told they had gout. Two percent have congestive heart failure. Three percent have coronary heart disease. Two percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Three percent have ever had a heart attack, also called myocardial infarction. Three percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. Two percent have ever had emphysema. Eight percent have another thyroid problem. Three percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Three percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Nine percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Here 9.6%
  • Hillsborough County 9.9%
  • State 9.8%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 3.1%
  • County 3.5%
  • State 3.6%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Greater Carrollwood 3.7%
  • Hillsborough County 3.5%
  • State 3.6%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 34.7%
  • Hillsborough County 34.0%
  • Florida 34.8%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Greater Carrollwood 16.5%
  • County 18.5%
  • Florida 18.4%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Here 10.2%
  • County 10.8%
  • Florida 12.3%

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

  • Greater Carrollwood 17.1%
  • County 18.5%
  • State 18.9%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 23.0%
  • Hillsborough County 23.3%
  • Florida 26.6%

People with gout (%)

  • Here 3.4%
  • County 3.5%
  • Florida 4.1%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Here 2.4%
  • Hillsborough County 2.8%
  • State 3.4%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Greater Carrollwood 2.6%
  • Hillsborough County 2.8%
  • Florida 3.6%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Greater Carrollwood 1.9%
  • County 2.0%
  • Florida 2.4%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Greater Carrollwood 3.0%
  • County 3.3%
  • State 4.1%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Here 2.9%
  • Hillsborough County 3.3%
  • State 3.9%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Here 2.1%
  • County 2.3%
  • State 2.8%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 7.7%
  • County 7.1%
  • Florida 7.9%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Here 2.9%
  • Hillsborough County 3.2%
  • State 3.4%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Greater Carrollwood 2.5%
  • County 2.6%
  • State 2.6%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 8.6%
  • Hillsborough County 7.9%
  • Florida 9.8%

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

Sixty percent of births in Greater Carrollwood were vaginal deliveries. Forty percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.1 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Fifty eight percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Sixty four percent of women breastfeed their children. Nineteen percent of women in Greater Carrollwood have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Eleven percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Seventy seven percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Nine percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Sixteen percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Eighteen 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 (%)

  • Greater Carrollwood 60.5%
  • Hillsborough County 62.5%
  • State 63.8%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 39.5%
  • County 37.5%
  • State 36.2%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Here 99.1%
  • County 99.2%
  • State 99.2%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Greater Carrollwood 57.7%
  • County 59.3%
  • State 59.7%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Here 63.8%
  • Hillsborough County 58.3%
  • State 57.4%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 19.1%
  • Hillsborough County 19.7%
  • State 22.8%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Greater Carrollwood 10.6%
  • County 10.4%
  • State 12.3%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 76.6%
  • County 74.1%
  • Florida 73.1%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Greater Carrollwood 9.2%
  • County 7.9%
  • State 7.0%

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

  • Here 15.8%
  • Hillsborough County 17.7%
  • State 15.6%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Greater Carrollwood 17.7%
  • County 16.7%
  • Florida 19.9%

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

People living in Greater Carrollwood report their general health condition on average at 58 percent. Six percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 41 percent of Greater Carrollwood residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Eight percent of people living in Greater Carrollwood are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 58.4%
  • Hillsborough County 56.5%
  • Florida 56.4%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 5.6%
  • Hillsborough County 4.9%
  • Florida 4.9%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 41.3%
  • Hillsborough County 41.3%
  • Florida 39.3%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Greater Carrollwood 8.4%
  • County 8.3%
  • Florida 8.2%

People in Greater Carrollwood spend $371 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 21 percent of their income. The average family in Greater Carrollwood spends $82 on food at other stores monthly. This is four percent of their income. They spend $162 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is seven percent of their income. They also spend $29 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Greater Carrollwood $371
  • Hillsborough County $365
  • Florida $361

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

  • Greater Carrollwood 21.0%
  • Hillsborough County 23.1%
  • State 22.3%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $82
  • Hillsborough County $80
  • Florida $77

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Greater Carrollwood 4.3%
  • Hillsborough County 4.5%
  • State 4.2%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Greater Carrollwood $162
  • Hillsborough County $149
  • Florida $146

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 7.4%
  • Hillsborough County 7.3%
  • State 6.9%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Greater Carrollwood $29
  • County $27
  • Florida $26

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Here 1.2%
  • County 1.3%
  • Florida 1.2%

People living in Greater Carrollwood report their general condition of hearing on average at 81 percent. Eighty two 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 five percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Seventeen percent of Greater Carrollwood population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Thirty eight 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. Fourteen percent of people in Greater Carrollwood had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Greater Carrollwood 80.7%
  • County 80.2%
  • Florida 78.9%

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

  • Greater Carrollwood 81.6%
  • Hillsborough County 81.4%
  • State 81.2%

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

  • Greater Carrollwood 95.5%
  • Hillsborough County 95.5%
  • Florida 95.3%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Here 17.4%
  • Hillsborough County 17.9%
  • Florida 18.5%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 37.5%
  • Hillsborough County 39.7%
  • Florida 39.9%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Greater Carrollwood 14.1%
  • County 14.6%
  • Florida 14.3%

Twenty five percent of Greater Carrollwood 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 (%)

  • Greater Carrollwood 24.5%
  • County 25.3%
  • State 28.1%

Fifteen percent of Greater Carrollwood 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 percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Seven percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Eight percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion. Six 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 14.5%
  • County 15.9%
  • State 16.9%

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

  • Greater Carrollwood 20.2%
  • County 21.7%
  • Florida 23.1%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 7.2%
  • County 8.2%
  • Florida 9.3%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Here 7.9%
  • County 8.8%
  • Florida 9.2%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Greater Carrollwood 6.3%
  • Hillsborough County 7.0%
  • State 8.6%

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

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