Health and Nutrition of Kenilworth, NJ Residents

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Fifty one percent of Kenilworth 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 three frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Here 51.2%
  • Union County 49.3%
  • New Jersey 49.9%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Kenilworth 21.5
  • Union County 20.0
  • New Jersey 20.5

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Here 3.5
  • Union County 3.6
  • New Jersey 3.6

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

  • Here 1.6
  • Union County 1.8
  • State 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Kenilworth 1.8
  • Union County 1.9
  • State 1.9

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Kenilworth 3.2
  • Union County 3.1
  • New Jersey 3.2

The average Kenilworth 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). Fourteen 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). Kenilworth residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 48 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 23 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Here 1.9
  • Union County 1.9
  • State 1.9

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Kenilworth 14.3%
  • County 15.0%
  • State 15.1%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 20.4%
  • Union County 20.2%
  • State 20.7%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Kenilworth 48.4%
  • Union County 47.3%
  • State 47.4%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Kenilworth 3.0
  • County 2.9
  • State 2.9

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Kenilworth 2.7
  • Union County 3.1
  • State 2.9

Average number of teeth

  • Here 22.7
  • Union County 23.2
  • State 23.1

The average height of Kenilworth residents 16 years and older is 67 inches. The average weight is 179 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Thirty seven percent of people living here are obese. Forty nine percent have ever been obese. Thirty six percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Here 66.6
  • Union County 66.2
  • State 66.5

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 178.9
  • Union County 178.5
  • State 178.1

Average BMI

  • Kenilworth 28.6
  • Union County 28.8
  • New Jersey 28.6

People that are obese (%)

  • Kenilworth 37.2%
  • County 38.3%
  • State 36.9%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 48.8%
  • Union County 49.4%
  • State 48.1%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Here 36.1%
  • Union County 36.1%
  • New Jersey 35.7%

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

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Kenilworth 62.9%
  • County 60.2%
  • New Jersey 60.9%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Here 23.4%
  • County 21.3%
  • New Jersey 22.1%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 21.3%
  • Union County 19.5%
  • New Jersey 20.2%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Here 2.8%
  • Union County 2.4%
  • New Jersey 2.6%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Kenilworth 12.7%
  • County 10.9%
  • New Jersey 11.8%

Ten percent of people living in Kenilworth have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Forty nine 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 (%)

  • Kenilworth 9.9%
  • County 10.3%
  • New Jersey 10.0%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Kenilworth 48.6%
  • County 48.4%
  • State 47.6%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Kenilworth 3.0%
  • County 3.2%
  • New Jersey 3.0%

Kenilworth residents 20 years and older on average get up to urinate one time at night (from time they go to bed at night until the time they get up in the morning).

Summary

Avg. # of times urinating at night

  • Here 1.1
  • County 1.1
  • State 1.1

Twelve percent of Kenilworth 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. Seventy percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Thirty two percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Seventeen 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 two percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Kenilworth 11.8%
  • Union County 10.8%
  • New Jersey 11.1%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Kenilworth 5.4%
  • County 5.2%
  • New Jersey 5.2%

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

  • Here 69.6%
  • County 64.8%
  • New Jersey 66.2%

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

  • Here 32.3%
  • Union County 25.9%
  • State 27.2%

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

  • Kenilworth 16.6%
  • County 14.1%
  • State 14.9%

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

  • Here 21.4%
  • Union County 18.5%
  • New Jersey 19.9%

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

  • Here 41.7%
  • County 36.5%
  • New Jersey 38.7%

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 76.8%
  • Union County 75.3%
  • State 75.3%

Twenty four percent of people living in Kenilworth 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 five percent of people in Kenilworth 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 (%)

  • Here 24.3%
  • Union County 22.9%
  • State 22.3%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 25.8%
  • Union County 23.7%
  • New Jersey 23.9%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 45.1%
  • County 43.6%
  • New Jersey 43.2%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Here 20.4%
  • County 18.6%
  • State 18.7%

Thirty nine percent of people living in Kenilworth use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Kenilworth 39.1%
  • Union County 32.9%
  • New Jersey 34.9%

Twenty five percent of Kenilworth residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty seven 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 six 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. Thirteen 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 (%)

  • Kenilworth 25.4%
  • Union County 26.0%
  • New Jersey 25.8%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Kenilworth 26.8%
  • County 26.8%
  • New Jersey 26.7%

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

  • Here 41.4%
  • County 40.1%
  • State 40.5%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Kenilworth 51.3%
  • Union County 50.4%
  • New Jersey 50.8%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Here 26.1%
  • County 27.8%
  • New Jersey 27.2%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 20.2%
  • Union County 20.2%
  • State 20.4%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Kenilworth 18.8%
  • Union County 18.6%
  • New Jersey 18.8%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Kenilworth 12.8%
  • Union County 13.8%
  • State 13.5%

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

  • Here 4.4%
  • Union County 4.4%
  • New Jersey 4.3%

Kenilworth residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 2.2
  • County 1.9
  • State 2.0

Eighty percent of people living in Kenilworth have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Eleven percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 5.2 days per month on average. They have 5.5 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 22 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Kenilworth 79.8%
  • Union County 77.9%
  • New Jersey 78.8%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Here 10.8%
  • County 11.4%
  • New Jersey 11.3%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Kenilworth 5.2
  • Union County 4.7
  • State 4.8

Average drinks/week

  • Kenilworth 5.5
  • County 5.3
  • State 5.4

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 21.9
  • Union County 20.8
  • State 21.6

Ninety seven percent of Kenilworth 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 seven 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 Kenilworth 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 seven 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 Kenilworth 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 26 women. He has vaginal sex with 21 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. Males in their lifetime have anal or oral sex with 4.5 men on average. They have had 2.6 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Kenilworth were 19 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on six men in their lifetime. Eight percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Kenilworth has vaginal or anal sex 61 times a year. Fifty five percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Kenilworth 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 10 men on average. They have had nine male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.4 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Eighty one percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Here 97.4%
  • County 97.5%
  • State 97.2%

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

  • Kenilworth 94.9%
  • County 94.1%
  • State 94.0%

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

  • Here 87.5%
  • Union County 84.6%
  • New Jersey 85.3%

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

  • Kenilworth 47.8%
  • County 47.6%
  • State 47.2%

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

  • Kenilworth 6.5%
  • County 6.7%
  • State 6.3%

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

  • Here 97.7%
  • Union County 97.2%
  • State 96.9%

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

  • Here 87.1%
  • County 82.2%
  • State 83.3%

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

  • Here 39.3%
  • County 37.6%
  • State 37.8%

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

  • Here 10.0%
  • County 11.7%
  • New Jersey 11.3%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 17.0
  • Union County 16.9
  • State 17.0

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

  • Here 26.0
  • Union County 27.2
  • New Jersey 26.5

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

  • Kenilworth 20.5
  • County 21.9
  • New Jersey 21.1

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

  • Here 21.5
  • County 22.0
  • New Jersey 21.9

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

  • Here 5.1
  • Union County 4.6
  • New Jersey 4.8

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

  • Kenilworth 4.5
  • Union County 2.6
  • State 2.7

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

  • Here 2.6
  • County 1.5
  • New Jersey 1.6

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

  • Here 19.2
  • County 19.8
  • New Jersey 19.9

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

  • Kenilworth 6.5
  • Union County 4.3
  • New Jersey 4.7

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Kenilworth 7.6%
  • County 10.5%
  • New Jersey 9.5%

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

  • Here 60.8
  • Union County 58.9
  • State 59.3

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 54.6%
  • Union County 49.8%
  • New Jersey 51.8%

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

  • Kenilworth 9.9
  • County 10.1
  • State 10.3

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

  • Kenilworth 8.7
  • County 8.6
  • State 8.9

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

  • Kenilworth 0.4
  • Union County 0.5
  • State 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Kenilworth 80.6%
  • Union County 72.1%
  • New Jersey 75.5%

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

Ten percent of households in Kenilworth 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 9.6%
  • Union County 10.6%
  • New Jersey 10.1%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Here 4.5%
  • County 4.4%
  • New Jersey 4.4%

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Kenilworth 6.9
  • Union County 6.8
  • New Jersey 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Kenilworth 31.7%
  • County 28.2%
  • State 29.3%

Forty six percent of Kenilworth residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 46.4%
  • County 48.4%
  • New Jersey 48.7%

Twenty one percent of Kenilworth 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 seven percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Nineteen 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 four 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 (%)

  • Kenilworth 21.4%
  • Union County 19.2%
  • New Jersey 20.0%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Kenilworth 38.3%
  • Union County 34.4%
  • New Jersey 35.4%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Kenilworth 27.3%
  • Union County 30.4%
  • State 30.3%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Kenilworth 19.4%
  • Union County 21.2%
  • State 21.0%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Kenilworth 43.9%
  • Union County 41.9%
  • New Jersey 42.8%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Kenilworth 6.1
  • County 6.1
  • State 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.7
  • Union County 2.7
  • New Jersey 2.7

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 1.2
  • County 1.3
  • New Jersey 1.3

Ten percent of Kenilworth 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. Eighteen 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. Twelve percent of people living in Kenilworth have ever received a blood transfusion. Eighteen percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty seven 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. Four percent have ever had a heart attack, also called myocardial infarction. Four percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. Three percent have ever had emphysema. Nine percent have another thyroid problem. Four percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Two 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 9.7%
  • County 9.5%
  • State 9.8%

People with anemia (%)

  • Kenilworth 3.2%
  • Union County 3.8%
  • State 3.5%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Kenilworth 4.0%
  • Union County 3.3%
  • State 3.5%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 34.6%
  • County 34.3%
  • State 33.6%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Here 18.4%
  • Union County 18.4%
  • State 18.9%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Here 12.4%
  • County 11.3%
  • New Jersey 11.2%

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

  • Kenilworth 18.5%
  • County 19.6%
  • State 19.0%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 27.5%
  • Union County 23.9%
  • New Jersey 24.3%

People with gout (%)

  • Here 4.0%
  • Union County 3.6%
  • New Jersey 3.7%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Kenilworth 3.6%
  • County 3.1%
  • State 3.1%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Kenilworth 3.8%
  • Union County 3.0%
  • State 3.0%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Kenilworth 2.6%
  • County 2.1%
  • State 2.1%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 4.3%
  • Union County 3.4%
  • New Jersey 3.5%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Here 4.0%
  • Union County 3.6%
  • New Jersey 3.6%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Here 2.9%
  • Union County 2.4%
  • State 2.7%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Kenilworth 8.6%
  • County 7.0%
  • State 7.3%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Here 3.7%
  • County 3.1%
  • New Jersey 3.3%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Here 2.5%
  • Union County 2.6%
  • New Jersey 2.8%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 10.4%
  • County 7.8%
  • New Jersey 8.3%

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

Sixty five percent of births in Kenilworth were vaginal deliveries. Thirty five percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.4 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Fifty eight percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty four percent of women in Kenilworth have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Thirteen percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Seventy four percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Eight percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Fifteen percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Twenty two 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 (%)

  • Kenilworth 64.5%
  • County 63.2%
  • New Jersey 63.4%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 35.5%
  • County 36.8%
  • State 36.6%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Kenilworth 99.4%
  • County 99.1%
  • State 99.2%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Kenilworth 60.0%
  • Union County 59.5%
  • New Jersey 59.2%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Here 58.1%
  • County 56.5%
  • State 57.2%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Kenilworth 24.3%
  • Union County 20.8%
  • State 21.0%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Kenilworth 13.4%
  • Union County 10.8%
  • State 11.2%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Kenilworth 74.3%
  • County 71.8%
  • New Jersey 72.5%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Here 8.1%
  • Union County 6.6%
  • New Jersey 7.4%

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

  • Kenilworth 14.7%
  • Union County 17.6%
  • New Jersey 16.4%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Kenilworth 21.7%
  • Union County 16.2%
  • State 17.1%

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

People living in Kenilworth report their general health condition on average at 57 percent. Five percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 37 percent of Kenilworth residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Eight percent of people living in Kenilworth are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Kenilworth 57.0%
  • County 55.6%
  • New Jersey 56.2%

Blood donors (%)

  • Kenilworth 4.7%
  • Union County 4.6%
  • New Jersey 4.5%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 36.7%
  • County 41.3%
  • New Jersey 40.1%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Kenilworth 8.3%
  • County 8.1%
  • State 8.2%

People in Kenilworth spend $359 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 22 percent of their income. The average family in Kenilworth spends $75 on food at other stores monthly. This is four percent of their income. They spend $142 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is seven percent of their income. They also spend $23 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 $359
  • Union County $365
  • State $365

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

  • Kenilworth 21.8%
  • County 22.9%
  • New Jersey 22.7%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $75
  • County $81
  • New Jersey $78

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 4.3%
  • Union County 4.4%
  • New Jersey 4.2%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Kenilworth $142
  • Union County $143
  • State $146

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Kenilworth 6.8%
  • Union County 7.0%
  • New Jersey 6.9%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Kenilworth $23
  • Union County $26
  • State $26

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Here 1.2%
  • Union County 1.2%
  • State 1.2%

People living in Kenilworth report their general condition of hearing on average at 78 percent. Eighty 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. Twenty percent of Kenilworth population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Forty three 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 Kenilworth had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Kenilworth 78.0%
  • Union County 80.0%
  • New Jersey 79.7%

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

  • Kenilworth 79.9%
  • County 82.1%
  • State 80.7%

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

  • Here 95.0%
  • County 95.6%
  • State 95.3%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Here 19.9%
  • County 17.5%
  • State 18.4%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 43.2%
  • County 38.8%
  • New Jersey 39.8%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 15.1%
  • Union County 13.7%
  • New Jersey 14.1%

Twenty eight percent of Kenilworth 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 (%)

  • Kenilworth 28.0%
  • County 25.7%
  • State 25.4%

Seventeen percent of Kenilworth 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 four percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Ten percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Nine 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 (%)

  • Here 17.3%
  • County 16.4%
  • New Jersey 16.9%

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

  • Here 24.1%
  • Union County 22.1%
  • State 22.7%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Kenilworth 9.6%
  • Union County 8.6%
  • New Jersey 8.6%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Here 9.5%
  • Union County 9.2%
  • New Jersey 9.3%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 8.7%
  • Union County 7.6%
  • New Jersey 7.4%
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