Health and Nutrition of Lincolnwood, IL Residents

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Fifty eight percent of Lincolnwood 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 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 58.0%
  • Cook County 48.6%
  • State 48.6%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Lincolnwood 20.8
  • Cook County 19.6
  • State 20.7

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Lincolnwood 3.5
  • County 3.7
  • State 3.6

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

  • Here 1.3
  • Cook County 1.9
  • Illinois 1.9

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Here 1.8
  • Cook County 2.0
  • State 1.9

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 2.6
  • County 3.2
  • State 3.5

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

The average Lincolnwood 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). Ten percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Eighteen percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Lincolnwood residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 55 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 three days per week. The average person living here (including children) has 24 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Lincolnwood 1.5
  • County 1.9
  • Illinois 2.0

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 9.6%
  • Cook County 15.6%
  • Illinois 16.4%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 17.9%
  • County 20.7%
  • State 21.4%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Lincolnwood 55.1%
  • County 46.6%
  • Illinois 45.7%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Lincolnwood 3.5
  • County 2.9
  • State 2.8

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 2.6
  • County 3.1
  • Illinois 2.9

Average number of teeth

  • Here 23.7
  • Cook County 23.5
  • State 22.9

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

The average height of Lincolnwood residents 16 years and older is 66 inches. The average weight is 171 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 27. Thirty percent of people living here are obese. Thirty nine percent have ever been obese. Thirty seven percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Here 66.3
  • County 66.4
  • State 66.6

Average weight (pounds)

  • Lincolnwood 170.6
  • County 178.5
  • Illinois 179.3

Average BMI

  • Lincolnwood 27.4
  • County 28.7
  • Illinois 28.7

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 29.9%
  • Cook County 37.5%
  • State 37.3%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 39.4%
  • Cook County 48.3%
  • State 48.8%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Lincolnwood 36.7%
  • County 35.6%
  • State 34.8%

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

Fifty four percent of Lincolnwood residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Seventeen percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Sixteen percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Two percent have ever used heroin. Eight percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 54.1%
  • Cook County 61.2%
  • State 63.1%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Here 16.8%
  • County 21.3%
  • State 23.4%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 15.8%
  • Cook County 19.5%
  • State 21.2%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Lincolnwood 1.5%
  • Cook County 2.4%
  • State 2.9%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Lincolnwood 7.8%
  • Cook County 11.0%
  • Illinois 12.7%

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

Ten percent of people living in Lincolnwood have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Fifty three 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 (%)

  • Lincolnwood 10.5%
  • Cook County 10.0%
  • State 10.0%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 53.1%
  • Cook County 47.1%
  • Illinois 46.6%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 2.9%
  • County 3.1%
  • State 3.1%

Lincolnwood 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

  • Lincolnwood 1.1
  • Cook County 1.1
  • State 1.1

Eleven percent of Lincolnwood 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 eight percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Thirty four percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Fifteen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Eighteen percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Thirty nine percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Lincolnwood 10.8%
  • County 10.6%
  • Illinois 11.3%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Here 4.9%
  • County 5.3%
  • State 5.6%

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

  • Here 68.4%
  • Cook County 64.0%
  • State 66.6%

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

  • Lincolnwood 34.1%
  • Cook County 24.2%
  • State 26.7%

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

  • Lincolnwood 14.6%
  • County 13.4%
  • State 15.1%

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

  • Here 17.7%
  • Cook County 18.0%
  • State 20.7%

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

  • Here 39.1%
  • Cook County 35.6%
  • Illinois 39.0%

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

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Lincolnwood 84.4%
  • County 74.2%
  • State 73.6%

Twenty seven percent of people living in Lincolnwood have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had hypertension (also called high blood pressure). Twenty eight percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Fifty three percent of people in Lincolnwood frequently check their blood cholesterol. Twenty three percent of people have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that their blood cholesterol level was high.

Summary

Has high blood pressure (%)

  • Lincolnwood 27.3%
  • Cook County 21.4%
  • Illinois 22.0%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 28.2%
  • County 22.9%
  • Illinois 23.9%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Lincolnwood 53.2%
  • County 41.5%
  • Illinois 41.2%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Here 23.4%
  • County 17.1%
  • Illinois 18.2%

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

Forty five percent of people living in Lincolnwood use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Lincolnwood 45.3%
  • Cook County 31.2%
  • Illinois 32.9%

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

Twenty two percent of Lincolnwood residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty one percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Thirty six percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Forty seven percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Twenty one percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Seventeen 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. Eight 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 (%)

  • Here 21.7%
  • Cook County 26.3%
  • Illinois 26.5%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Lincolnwood 21.5%
  • Cook County 26.6%
  • State 27.3%

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

  • Here 36.2%
  • Cook County 40.3%
  • State 41.4%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Lincolnwood 47.2%
  • County 50.4%
  • Illinois 51.2%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Here 20.8%
  • County 28.4%
  • Illinois 28.4%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 16.8%
  • Cook County 20.2%
  • Illinois 21.1%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Here 15.7%
  • Cook County 18.8%
  • State 19.2%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Lincolnwood 8.3%
  • County 14.1%
  • Illinois 14.3%

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

  • Lincolnwood 3.2%
  • Cook County 4.3%
  • Illinois 4.4%

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

Lincolnwood residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Lincolnwood 2.3
  • County 1.8
  • Illinois 2.0

Seventy seven percent of people living in Lincolnwood have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Twelve percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 5.8 days per month on average. They have 4.7 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 15 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Lincolnwood 76.9%
  • Cook County 78.0%
  • Illinois 79.3%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Here 12.3%
  • County 11.4%
  • State 11.0%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Lincolnwood 5.8
  • County 4.6
  • State 4.7

Average drinks/week

  • Lincolnwood 4.7
  • Cook County 5.4
  • Illinois 5.6

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 14.7
  • Cook County 21.2
  • State 22.9

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

Ninety six percent of Lincolnwood residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety three percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Eighty two percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Thirty seven percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Seven percent of males in Lincolnwood 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 two percent have ever had anal sex. Seven percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Lincolnwood were 19 years old on average when they had sex for the first time. The average man in his lifetime had any kind of sex with 24 women. He has vaginal sex with 14 women. People living here were on average 23 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. In their lifetime they performed oral sex on average on four women. Males in their lifetime have anal or oral sex with 2.7 men on average. They have had 1.2 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Lincolnwood 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. Seven percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Lincolnwood has vaginal or anal sex 43 times a year. Forty seven percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Lincolnwood 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with eight men on average. They have had six male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.3 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Seventy five percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Lincolnwood 95.7%
  • County 97.2%
  • State 97.2%

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

  • Here 92.9%
  • Cook County 93.1%
  • State 93.9%

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

  • Here 82.3%
  • County 83.3%
  • State 85.5%

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

  • Lincolnwood 36.7%
  • County 47.0%
  • State 48.3%

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

  • Lincolnwood 6.6%
  • County 6.7%
  • Illinois 6.1%

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

  • Lincolnwood 95.4%
  • County 96.7%
  • State 97.1%

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

  • Here 81.8%
  • County 81.3%
  • Illinois 83.4%

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

  • Lincolnwood 31.7%
  • County 37.9%
  • State 38.9%

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

  • Lincolnwood 6.8%
  • Cook County 12.8%
  • State 12.5%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 18.6
  • Cook County 16.9
  • State 16.8

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

  • Here 23.7
  • County 26.7
  • State 26.9

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

  • Lincolnwood 13.9
  • Cook County 21.3
  • State 21.7

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

  • Here 23.3
  • Cook County 21.8
  • Illinois 21.5

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

  • Here 3.8
  • County 4.5
  • Illinois 5.0

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

  • Lincolnwood 2.7
  • County 2.1
  • Illinois 2.4

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

  • Here 1.2
  • Cook County 1.2
  • State 1.4

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

  • Lincolnwood 19.8
  • County 19.8
  • Illinois 20.0

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

  • Here 3.4
  • County 3.8
  • Illinois 4.6

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Lincolnwood 6.9%
  • Cook County 11.1%
  • State 9.8%

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

  • Lincolnwood 42.8
  • Cook County 60.1
  • Illinois 62.1

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 46.8%
  • County 49.6%
  • State 52.8%

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

  • Lincolnwood 7.5
  • Cook County 10.4
  • Illinois 11.1

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

  • Lincolnwood 6.2
  • Cook County 8.8
  • Illinois 9.7

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

  • Lincolnwood 0.3
  • County 0.6
  • Illinois 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Here 75.3%
  • County 71.6%
  • Illinois 76.6%

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

Nine percent of households in Lincolnwood 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 9.5%
  • County 10.5%
  • Illinois 10.3%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Here 4.8%
  • Cook County 4.3%
  • Illinois 4.3%

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Here 7.0
  • Cook County 6.7
  • Illinois 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 28.1%
  • Cook County 27.6%
  • State 29.8%

Thirty two percent of Lincolnwood residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Lincolnwood 31.9%
  • Cook County 50.6%
  • Illinois 52.2%

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

Sixteen percent of Lincolnwood 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 three 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 nine percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Twenty three 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 nine 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 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 (%)

  • Lincolnwood 15.7%
  • Cook County 19.0%
  • Illinois 20.9%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 33.2%
  • County 34.0%
  • State 36.2%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Lincolnwood 29.0%
  • Cook County 32.0%
  • State 30.9%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Lincolnwood 23.2%
  • Cook County 22.1%
  • State 20.2%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Lincolnwood 48.5%
  • County 42.0%
  • Illinois 41.7%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Lincolnwood 6.5
  • Cook County 6.1
  • Illinois 6.0

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.5
  • County 2.7
  • Illinois 2.8

Average hours a day using computer

  • Lincolnwood 1.3
  • Cook County 1.3
  • State 1.3

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

Eight percent of Lincolnwood 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 two percent are overweight. Fourteen percent of people 60 years and older have difficulties in thinking or remembering that can make a big difference in everyday activities (this does not refer to occasionally forgetting your keys or the name of someone you recently met). This refers to things like confusion or memory loss that are happening more often or getting worse. Thirteen percent of people living in Lincolnwood have ever received a blood transfusion. Sixteen percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty eight percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Five percent have ever been told they had gout. Three 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. Two percent have ever had emphysema. Ten percent have another thyroid problem. Three percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Two percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Fourteen percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Lincolnwood 8.4%
  • County 9.8%
  • State 10.5%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 3.1%
  • Cook County 4.0%
  • State 3.7%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 3.8%
  • Cook County 3.0%
  • State 3.5%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 32.1%
  • County 32.9%
  • State 33.2%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Here 14.4%
  • Cook County 19.1%
  • Illinois 20.7%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Lincolnwood 12.7%
  • County 10.9%
  • Illinois 11.3%

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

  • Lincolnwood 15.8%
  • County 19.5%
  • Illinois 19.6%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Lincolnwood 27.7%
  • County 22.2%
  • Illinois 24.1%

People with gout (%)

  • Lincolnwood 5.2%
  • County 3.3%
  • Illinois 3.6%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Here 3.1%
  • Cook County 2.8%
  • Illinois 3.2%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Here 4.3%
  • County 2.6%
  • Illinois 2.9%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Lincolnwood 2.6%
  • Cook County 1.9%
  • State 2.1%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Lincolnwood 4.3%
  • County 3.0%
  • State 3.5%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Lincolnwood 3.5%
  • County 3.4%
  • Illinois 3.7%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Lincolnwood 2.5%
  • Cook County 2.2%
  • Illinois 2.9%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 9.9%
  • County 6.4%
  • State 6.9%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Lincolnwood 2.7%
  • County 3.0%
  • Illinois 3.5%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Here 2.2%
  • Cook County 2.8%
  • State 3.1%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 13.5%
  • County 6.9%
  • Illinois 7.9%

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

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

  • Lincolnwood 62.8%
  • County 63.3%
  • State 64.4%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 37.2%
  • Cook County 36.7%
  • State 35.6%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Lincolnwood 99.4%
  • Cook County 99.1%
  • State 99.3%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Lincolnwood 57.4%
  • County 58.9%
  • State 59.7%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Lincolnwood 65.7%
  • County 55.5%
  • Illinois 54.6%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 23.9%
  • Cook County 19.2%
  • Illinois 20.8%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Here 14.1%
  • Cook County 9.8%
  • Illinois 11.0%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Lincolnwood 68.6%
  • Cook County 71.1%
  • Illinois 72.6%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Here 7.5%
  • Cook County 6.7%
  • State 7.4%

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

  • Here 8.6%
  • Cook County 18.7%
  • State 17.4%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 24.4%
  • Cook County 14.4%
  • State 16.3%

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

People living in Lincolnwood report their general health condition on average at 61 percent. Five percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 33 percent of Lincolnwood residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Eight percent of people living in Lincolnwood are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Lincolnwood 60.7%
  • Cook County 55.5%
  • State 55.4%

Blood donors (%)

  • Lincolnwood 5.1%
  • Cook County 4.5%
  • State 4.4%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 33.2%
  • County 42.5%
  • Illinois 40.8%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 8.1%
  • Cook County 8.0%
  • State 8.2%

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

People in Lincolnwood spend $370 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 17 percent of their income. The average family in Lincolnwood spends $79 on food at other stores monthly. This is three percent of their income. They spend $181 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is seven percent of their income. They also spend $25 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Lincolnwood $370
  • Cook County $361
  • Illinois $361

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

  • Here 16.6%
  • County 23.8%
  • Illinois 24.2%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Lincolnwood $79
  • County $80
  • State $74

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 3.3%
  • Cook County 4.5%
  • Illinois 4.3%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Lincolnwood $181
  • Cook County $142
  • Illinois $139

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 6.8%
  • County 7.4%
  • State 7.0%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Here $25
  • County $26
  • State $25

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Here 0.9%
  • Cook County 1.2%
  • State 1.2%

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

People living in Lincolnwood report their general condition of hearing on average at 79 percent. Eighty three 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 six percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Seventeen percent of Lincolnwood population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Thirty two 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. Eleven percent of people in Lincolnwood had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Lincolnwood 78.9%
  • Cook County 80.7%
  • Illinois 79.5%

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

  • Here 83.3%
  • Cook County 82.5%
  • State 79.7%

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

  • Here 95.5%
  • County 95.7%
  • Illinois 95.1%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Here 16.9%
  • Cook County 17.1%
  • State 19.1%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Lincolnwood 31.7%
  • County 38.0%
  • Illinois 41.6%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 11.4%
  • Cook County 13.8%
  • State 14.9%

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Thirty percent of Lincolnwood residents 40 and older take a low-dose aspirin each day to prevent heart attacks, strokes or cancer.

Summary

Adults 40+ taking low-dose aspirin (%)

  • Here 29.7%
  • Cook County 25.2%
  • Illinois 25.2%

Thirteen percent of Lincolnwood 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. Nine 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. 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 (%)

  • Lincolnwood 13.4%
  • Cook County 16.1%
  • State 17.9%

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

  • Lincolnwood 20.2%
  • County 21.5%
  • State 23.7%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 8.5%
  • Cook County 8.3%
  • State 9.0%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Here 7.5%
  • County 9.2%
  • State 9.9%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 8.5%
  • Cook County 7.2%
  • State 7.5%

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