Health and Nutrition of Grundy, VA Residents

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Sixty four percent of Grundy 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 one 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 63.5%
  • Buchanan County 49.6%
  • State 50.2%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Here 21.9
  • County 22.3
  • Virginia 20.5

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Grundy 3.5
  • County 3.4
  • Virginia 3.7

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

  • Here 1.1
  • County 1.9
  • Virginia 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Here 1.8
  • County 1.7
  • Virginia 1.8

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Grundy 2.5
  • County 3.9
  • Virginia 3.5

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

The average Grundy resident last visited a dentist one years ago (including all types of dentists, such as, orthodontists, oral surgeons, and all other dental specialists, as well as dental hygienists). Fifteen percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Grundy residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 67 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 four days per week. They also use mouthwash or other dental rinse products to treat dental disease or dental problems an average of two days per week. The average person living here (including children) has 26 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Here 0.8
  • Buchanan County 2.0
  • Virginia 1.9

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 15.3%
  • Buchanan County 22.7%
  • Virginia 20.8%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Grundy 66.8%
  • County 45.2%
  • Virginia 47.8%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 4.5
  • Buchanan County 2.9
  • Virginia 2.9

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Grundy 2.3
  • County 2.5
  • Virginia 2.9

Average number of teeth

  • Here 26.4
  • County 21.9
  • State 23.4

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

The average height of Grundy residents 16 years and older is 65 inches. The average weight is 159 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 27. Twenty nine percent of people living here are obese. Thirty seven percent have ever been obese. Forty four percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Grundy 65.1
  • County 67.1
  • State 66.9

Average weight (pounds)

  • Grundy 158.9
  • County 179.9
  • State 180.7

Average BMI

  • Here 27.0
  • Buchanan County 28.6
  • State 28.7

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 29.4%
  • County 35.9%
  • Virginia 37.1%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Grundy 36.7%
  • Buchanan County 48.5%
  • Virginia 48.2%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Here 43.8%
  • Buchanan County 33.3%
  • Virginia 36.0%

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

Fifty eight percent of Grundy residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Ten percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Ten percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. One percent have ever used heroin. Four percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 58.4%
  • County 63.4%
  • State 62.6%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Grundy 10.2%
  • Buchanan County 24.2%
  • Virginia 21.9%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Grundy 10.2%
  • County 22.7%
  • State 20.0%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Grundy 1.0%
  • Buchanan County 4.0%
  • Virginia 2.9%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Grundy 4.3%
  • Buchanan County 14.4%
  • State 11.1%

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

Four percent of people living in Grundy have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Fifty five percent of people had a blood test for high sugar or diabetes within the past three years.

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Grundy 4.1%
  • Buchanan County 9.7%
  • State 9.6%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 55.3%
  • Buchanan County 44.5%
  • State 47.3%

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

Grundy 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

  • Grundy 1.0
  • Buchanan County 1.2
  • State 1.1

Ten percent of Grundy 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. Seventy two percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Forty one percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Twelve percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Sixteen percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Fifty three percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Here 10.0%
  • Buchanan County 12.1%
  • State 10.7%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Grundy 4.4%
  • Buchanan County 5.4%
  • Virginia 5.5%

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

  • Here 72.2%
  • County 67.9%
  • Virginia 66.2%

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

  • Here 40.5%
  • County 32.2%
  • State 27.3%

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

  • Grundy 11.9%
  • Buchanan County 17.8%
  • Virginia 15.2%

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

  • Here 15.5%
  • Buchanan County 24.4%
  • State 20.6%

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

  • Here 52.8%
  • Buchanan County 46.3%
  • State 40.2%

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

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 92.5%
  • Buchanan County 75.5%
  • State 75.8%

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

Twenty four percent of people living in Grundy 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. Fifty one percent of people in Grundy frequently check their blood cholesterol. Eighteen 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 (%)

  • Grundy 24.2%
  • Buchanan County 22.4%
  • Virginia 22.1%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Grundy 25.7%
  • Buchanan County 23.9%
  • Virginia 24.0%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Grundy 50.8%
  • County 41.1%
  • State 42.8%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Here 18.3%
  • Buchanan County 21.0%
  • Virginia 17.9%

Sixty six percent of people living in Grundy use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Grundy 66.3%
  • Buchanan County 35.1%
  • Virginia 35.0%

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

Twenty percent of Grundy residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Thirty eight 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 percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Eighteen percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Sixteen percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Six 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. Three 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 (%)

  • Grundy 19.9%
  • County 26.5%
  • State 25.3%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Grundy 20.0%
  • County 29.0%
  • Virginia 25.8%

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

  • Grundy 38.3%
  • Buchanan County 42.8%
  • State 40.6%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 50.6%
  • County 50.7%
  • Virginia 50.5%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Grundy 20.4%
  • Buchanan County 26.8%
  • Virginia 26.8%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Grundy 18.2%
  • County 20.8%
  • State 20.3%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Grundy 16.1%
  • County 19.4%
  • State 18.3%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Here 6.5%
  • Buchanan County 14.5%
  • State 12.8%

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

  • Grundy 2.5%
  • County 5.0%
  • Virginia 4.0%

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

Grundy residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 2.3
  • County 2.2
  • State 2.0

Eighty three percent of people living in Grundy have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Nine 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 3.7 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on nine days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Grundy 83.4%
  • County 80.8%
  • Virginia 79.6%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Grundy 8.7%
  • County 10.9%
  • State 10.7%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 6.7
  • County 5.4
  • State 5.1

Average drinks/week

  • Here 3.7
  • Buchanan County 6.5
  • State 5.5

Average days/year people drink much

  • Grundy 9.4
  • Buchanan County 28.5
  • Virginia 22.6

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

Ninety seven percent of Grundy residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety two percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Seventy eight percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Forty percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Five percent of males in Grundy 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 eight percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Thirty one percent have ever had anal sex. Seven percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Grundy were 18 years old on average when they had sex for the first time. The average man in his lifetime had any kind of sex with 30 women. He has vaginal sex with 20 women. People living here were on average 28 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. Males in their lifetime have anal or oral sex with 1.2 men on average. They have had 1.2 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Grundy were 20 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on three men in their lifetime. Four percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Grundy has vaginal or anal sex 42 times a year. Fifty three percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Grundy 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with eight men on average. They have had seven male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.2 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Fifty one percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Grundy 96.9%
  • Buchanan County 97.6%
  • Virginia 97.0%

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

  • Grundy 91.6%
  • Buchanan County 95.2%
  • State 93.9%

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

  • Grundy 77.7%
  • County 87.9%
  • State 85.5%

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

  • Here 40.4%
  • Buchanan County 52.2%
  • State 46.2%

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

  • Here 4.8%
  • County 4.8%
  • State 6.0%

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

  • Here 96.9%
  • Buchanan County 97.7%
  • State 96.9%

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

  • Grundy 87.7%
  • County 88.6%
  • State 83.6%

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

  • Grundy 30.9%
  • Buchanan County 35.7%
  • State 37.8%

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

  • Here 7.2%
  • County 8.7%
  • Virginia 11.6%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 18.3
  • Buchanan County 16.5
  • Virginia 17.0

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

  • Grundy 29.7
  • County 28.4
  • Virginia 26.3

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

  • Grundy 20.1
  • County 24.7
  • State 20.9

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

  • Grundy 27.7
  • County 21.4
  • Virginia 21.9

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

  • Grundy 1.2
  • County 3.4
  • Virginia 2.2

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

  • Here 1.2
  • County 2.0
  • Virginia 1.3

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

  • Grundy 20.2
  • County 21.5
  • Virginia 19.8

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

  • Grundy 3.5
  • County 5.6
  • State 4.3

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Grundy 4.2%
  • County 8.2%
  • Virginia 9.6%

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

  • Grundy 42.3
  • Buchanan County 68.1
  • Virginia 59.3

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 52.6%
  • County 54.1%
  • Virginia 53.7%

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

  • Here 8.1
  • Buchanan County 9.9
  • State 10.8

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

  • Grundy 6.7
  • County 9.1
  • State 9.3

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

  • Grundy 0.2
  • County 0.4
  • State 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Here 50.9%
  • County 83.0%
  • Virginia 79.9%

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

Eight percent of households in Grundy 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 8.0%
  • County 8.7%
  • Virginia 10.3%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Here 5.2%
  • County 4.2%
  • Virginia 4.2%

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

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Grundy 7.3
  • Buchanan County 6.8
  • Virginia 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 29.2%
  • Buchanan County 32.1%
  • Virginia 29.8%

Twenty percent of Grundy residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 19.9%
  • Buchanan County 53.7%
  • Virginia 50.5%

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

Eleven percent of Grundy 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 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 eight percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Thirty 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. Sixty 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 seven 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 two 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 (%)

  • Grundy 10.6%
  • County 26.7%
  • State 20.5%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Grundy 29.6%
  • Buchanan County 40.0%
  • Virginia 36.5%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 27.8%
  • Buchanan County 27.6%
  • State 31.1%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Grundy 29.7%
  • Buchanan County 17.4%
  • State 22.6%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Grundy 60.4%
  • County 38.7%
  • State 44.1%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 6.6
  • County 5.8
  • Virginia 6.2

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.0
  • Buchanan County 2.8
  • Virginia 2.7

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 1.3
  • Buchanan County 1.1
  • Virginia 1.3

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

Ten percent of Grundy 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 seven percent are overweight. Eight 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 Grundy have ever received a blood transfusion. Ten percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty seven percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Two percent have ever been told they had gout. One percent have coronary heart disease. One percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Two 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. One percent have ever had emphysema. Sixteen percent have another thyroid problem. Two percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Two percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Seventeen percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Grundy 9.7%
  • County 10.5%
  • Virginia 10.3%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 4.2%
  • County 2.8%
  • State 3.6%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 3.9%
  • Buchanan County 4.5%
  • Virginia 3.6%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 36.6%
  • County 33.4%
  • State 33.7%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Grundy 7.9%
  • County 15.9%
  • Virginia 18.2%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Here 9.7%
  • Buchanan County 10.0%
  • State 10.8%

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

  • Grundy 9.9%
  • Buchanan County 17.5%
  • Virginia 17.8%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 26.7%
  • Buchanan County 27.0%
  • Virginia 23.6%

People with gout (%)

  • Here 2.2%
  • County 3.3%
  • State 3.8%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Here 1.1%
  • Buchanan County 3.1%
  • State 2.7%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 1.3%
  • Buchanan County 2.3%
  • State 2.0%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 2.3%
  • County 4.3%
  • Virginia 3.2%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Here 2.7%
  • County 4.2%
  • Virginia 3.4%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Grundy 1.0%
  • County 4.8%
  • State 2.6%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 16.0%
  • County 8.2%
  • Virginia 7.0%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Here 2.0%
  • Buchanan County 3.9%
  • State 3.3%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Grundy 1.8%
  • County 3.0%
  • State 2.7%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 17.2%
  • County 9.1%
  • Virginia 8.2%

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

Fifty five percent of births in Grundy were vaginal deliveries. Forty five percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.3 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Fifty one percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Seventy percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty one percent of women in Grundy have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Fifteen percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Eighty two percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Thirteen percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Seven percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Twenty six 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 55.4%
  • County 60.3%
  • Virginia 62.8%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Grundy 44.6%
  • County 39.7%
  • Virginia 37.2%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Grundy 99.3%
  • Buchanan County 99.3%
  • Virginia 99.2%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 51.5%
  • County 56.2%
  • Virginia 58.5%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Grundy 70.4%
  • County 56.3%
  • State 55.8%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 21.4%
  • Buchanan County 21.9%
  • Virginia 20.7%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Grundy 14.5%
  • Buchanan County 13.1%
  • Virginia 10.9%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 82.4%
  • Buchanan County 80.7%
  • Virginia 75.2%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Here 12.8%
  • Buchanan County 12.0%
  • Virginia 8.6%

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

  • Here 6.8%
  • County 12.3%
  • Virginia 16.7%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 25.9%
  • Buchanan County 20.6%
  • Virginia 16.8%

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

People living in Grundy report their general health condition on average at 69 percent. Seven percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 38 percent of Grundy residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Eight percent of people living in Grundy are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Grundy 68.5%
  • Buchanan County 56.0%
  • State 56.9%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 6.9%
  • County 4.4%
  • State 4.8%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 38.4%
  • County 36.8%
  • State 42.5%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 7.8%
  • Buchanan County 8.7%
  • Virginia 8.6%

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

People in Grundy spend $381 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 13 percent of their income. The average family in Grundy spends $84 on food at other stores monthly. This is three percent of their income. They spend $208 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is five percent of their income. They also spend $32 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Grundy $381
  • Buchanan County $362
  • State $361

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

  • Here 13.5%
  • County 23.0%
  • State 23.1%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $84
  • Buchanan County $71
  • Virginia $75

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Grundy 2.7%
  • Buchanan County 4.0%
  • Virginia 4.2%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Grundy $208
  • Buchanan County $138
  • Virginia $148

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 5.3%
  • County 5.4%
  • State 7.0%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Grundy $32
  • Buchanan County $24
  • Virginia $26

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Here 0.8%
  • Buchanan County 1.1%
  • State 1.3%

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

People living in Grundy report their general condition of hearing on average at 84 percent. Eighty seven 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 seven percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Ten percent of Grundy population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Six percent of people in Grundy had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Here 84.3%
  • County 77.6%
  • Virginia 80.3%

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

  • Here 86.8%
  • County 73.0%
  • Virginia 80.5%

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

  • Grundy 96.8%
  • County 94.0%
  • State 95.4%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Here 10.2%
  • County 19.8%
  • State 18.3%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Grundy 6.5%
  • County 16.1%
  • Virginia 15.1%

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

Twenty six percent of Grundy 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 (%)

  • Grundy 26.4%
  • Buchanan County 26.5%
  • State 25.1%

Eight percent of Grundy 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. Fourteen percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Six percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Four 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 7.6%
  • County 18.7%
  • Virginia 16.5%

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

  • Here 13.7%
  • Buchanan County 25.2%
  • State 22.3%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Grundy 6.1%
  • County 8.3%
  • Virginia 8.3%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Here 4.5%
  • County 10.4%
  • Virginia 8.7%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Grundy 6.9%
  • Buchanan County 6.7%
  • Virginia 7.2%

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

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