Health and Nutrition of Lugoff, SC Residents

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Forty nine percent of Lugoff 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 (%)

  • Lugoff 49.2%
  • County 48.1%
  • State 48.5%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Here 20.8
  • County 20.8
  • South Carolina 20.6

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Lugoff 3.6
  • Kershaw County 3.3
  • State 3.5

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

  • Lugoff 1.8
  • Kershaw County 1.9
  • South Carolina 1.9

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Lugoff 1.7
  • County 1.6
  • South Carolina 1.7

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 3.3
  • County 3.4
  • State 3.5

The average Lugoff 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). Seventeen percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Twenty one percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Lugoff residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 47 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

  • Lugoff 2.0
  • County 2.1
  • State 2.1

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Lugoff 16.7%
  • Kershaw County 17.0%
  • South Carolina 16.4%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 21.4%
  • Kershaw County 22.2%
  • State 21.4%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Lugoff 46.7%
  • County 43.8%
  • South Carolina 45.1%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Lugoff 2.9
  • Kershaw County 2.7
  • South Carolina 2.7

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 2.8
  • Kershaw County 3.1
  • South Carolina 3.1

Average number of teeth

  • Lugoff 23.4
  • Kershaw County 21.8
  • South Carolina 22.5

The average height of Lugoff residents 16 years and older is 67 inches. The average weight is 184 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Forty one percent of people living here are obese. Fifty three percent have ever been obese. Thirty seven percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Here 67.0
  • Kershaw County 66.8
  • South Carolina 66.9

Average weight (pounds)

  • Lugoff 184.5
  • Kershaw County 183.3
  • State 182.7

Average BMI

  • Here 29.2
  • Kershaw County 29.3
  • State 29.1

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 41.2%
  • County 40.4%
  • State 39.5%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Lugoff 52.7%
  • Kershaw County 52.7%
  • State 51.1%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Here 37.1%
  • County 34.2%
  • South Carolina 34.4%

Sixty five percent of Lugoff residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty five percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Twenty three 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 (%)

  • Here 65.0%
  • Kershaw County 63.3%
  • State 63.7%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Here 25.3%
  • County 23.7%
  • State 22.3%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 22.5%
  • County 21.6%
  • State 20.3%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Here 3.3%
  • County 3.5%
  • South Carolina 3.3%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Lugoff 13.4%
  • County 12.1%
  • South Carolina 11.0%

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

Ten percent of people living in Lugoff 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 (%)

  • Here 10.1%
  • County 11.6%
  • State 10.7%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 47.6%
  • County 47.7%
  • State 47.5%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Lugoff 3.3%
  • Kershaw County 3.7%
  • State 3.5%

Lugoff 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
  • Kershaw County 1.2
  • State 1.2

Eleven percent of Lugoff 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. Twenty eight percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Seventeen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Twenty two percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Forty four percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Lugoff 11.5%
  • County 10.9%
  • South Carolina 10.6%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Lugoff 4.5%
  • County 5.8%
  • State 6.0%

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

  • Lugoff 69.9%
  • Kershaw County 66.2%
  • South Carolina 65.9%

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

  • Here 28.5%
  • Kershaw County 26.5%
  • State 26.0%

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

  • Lugoff 17.0%
  • County 15.2%
  • South Carolina 14.8%

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

  • Here 21.6%
  • Kershaw County 20.4%
  • State 20.2%

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

  • Here 43.7%
  • Kershaw County 39.4%
  • State 38.8%

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

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 74.3%
  • County 74.6%
  • South Carolina 74.6%

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

  • Lugoff 22.6%
  • Kershaw County 25.9%
  • South Carolina 24.6%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 23.9%
  • Kershaw County 25.9%
  • State 25.1%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Lugoff 41.3%
  • County 45.0%
  • State 43.5%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Lugoff 18.0%
  • Kershaw County 21.3%
  • South Carolina 19.5%

Thirty seven percent of people living in Lugoff use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 36.9%
  • Kershaw County 29.7%
  • State 29.9%

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

Twenty six percent of Lugoff residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty eight percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Forty three percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Fifty three percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Twenty nine percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Twenty four percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Twenty 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. Five 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 26.2%
  • County 27.3%
  • South Carolina 26.5%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 27.9%
  • County 28.6%
  • State 27.0%

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

  • Here 43.3%
  • Kershaw County 41.6%
  • South Carolina 40.7%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 53.1%
  • County 50.9%
  • South Carolina 50.4%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Here 29.0%
  • Kershaw County 29.0%
  • State 28.5%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 23.7%
  • Kershaw County 21.2%
  • South Carolina 20.8%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Here 20.3%
  • Kershaw County 19.0%
  • South Carolina 18.4%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Lugoff 12.9%
  • Kershaw County 14.7%
  • South Carolina 14.1%

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

  • Here 4.6%
  • Kershaw County 4.7%
  • State 4.3%

Lugoff residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 2.1
  • Kershaw County 2.2
  • State 2.1

Eighty percent of people living in Lugoff 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 5.3 days per month on average. They have 6.0 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 26 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Here 80.5%
  • Kershaw County 77.6%
  • State 78.4%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Lugoff 10.6%
  • County 11.8%
  • State 11.2%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 5.3
  • County 4.8
  • State 4.9

Average drinks/week

  • Here 6.0
  • Kershaw County 5.8
  • South Carolina 5.7

Average days/year people drink much

  • Lugoff 25.8
  • Kershaw County 25.4
  • State 24.4

Ninety seven percent of Lugoff residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety six percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Eighty nine percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Fifty percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Six percent of males in Lugoff 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 five percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Thirty eight percent have ever had anal sex. Twelve percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Lugoff 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 32 women. He has vaginal sex with 23 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 six women. Males in their lifetime have anal or oral sex with 1.8 men on average. They have had 1.1 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Lugoff were 18 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on five men in their lifetime. Nine percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Lugoff has vaginal or anal sex 58 times a year. Fifty eight percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Lugoff 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 12 men on average. They have had 11 male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.5 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Eighty five 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 97.6%
  • State 97.3%

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

  • Here 95.5%
  • County 95.2%
  • State 94.3%

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

  • Lugoff 89.2%
  • County 85.4%
  • South Carolina 84.6%

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

  • Lugoff 50.3%
  • County 48.0%
  • South Carolina 46.9%

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

  • Here 6.4%
  • County 5.3%
  • South Carolina 5.4%

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

  • Lugoff 97.5%
  • County 97.7%
  • South Carolina 97.1%

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

  • Lugoff 84.7%
  • County 81.9%
  • South Carolina 80.9%

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

  • Here 38.4%
  • Kershaw County 37.5%
  • State 37.2%

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

  • Lugoff 11.9%
  • Kershaw County 12.1%
  • State 12.7%

Average age people first had sex

  • Lugoff 16.8
  • Kershaw County 16.5
  • South Carolina 16.6

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

  • Lugoff 31.7
  • County 30.7
  • South Carolina 29.2

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

  • Lugoff 23.1
  • County 24.6
  • South Carolina 23.0

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

  • Here 22.0
  • Kershaw County 22.1
  • State 22.0

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

  • Here 6.1
  • Kershaw County 5.0
  • South Carolina 4.8

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

  • Lugoff 1.8
  • County 3.5
  • South Carolina 2.3

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

  • Here 1.1
  • County 2.1
  • State 1.3

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

  • Lugoff 18.5
  • County 20.2
  • State 20.1

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

  • Lugoff 4.6
  • Kershaw County 5.8
  • South Carolina 4.5

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Lugoff 8.6%
  • County 10.6%
  • South Carolina 11.5%

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

  • Lugoff 58.1
  • County 59.8
  • State 58.7

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Lugoff 57.6%
  • Kershaw County 52.5%
  • South Carolina 51.9%

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

  • Lugoff 11.8
  • Kershaw County 11.7
  • South Carolina 11.6

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

  • Lugoff 10.5
  • County 9.9
  • State 9.8

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

  • Lugoff 0.5
  • County 0.5
  • State 0.6

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Here 85.5%
  • Kershaw County 79.8%
  • South Carolina 79.4%

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

Eleven percent of households in Lugoff 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 (%)

  • Lugoff 10.8%
  • County 10.9%
  • State 11.0%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Lugoff 4.3%
  • County 4.3%
  • State 4.1%

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Lugoff 6.8
  • County 6.7
  • State 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 34.1%
  • County 31.4%
  • South Carolina 30.0%

Fifty two percent of Lugoff residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Lugoff 52.4%
  • County 55.2%
  • State 54.3%

Twenty two percent of Lugoff residents' work involve vigorous-intensity activity that causes large increases in breathing or heart rate, like carrying or lifting heavy loads, digging or construction work for at least 10 minutes continuously. Forty one 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 percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Twenty percent do any vigorous-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause large increases in breathing or heart rate like running or basketball for at least 10 minutes continuously. Forty five percent do any moderate-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause a small increase in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking, bicycling, swimming or golf for at least 10 minutes continuously. People living here spend six hours sitting on a typical day (this includes sitting at work, at home, getting to and from places, or with friends, including time spent sitting at a desk, traveling in a car or bus, reading, playing cards, watching television or using a computer). They usually sit and watch TV or videos for about three hours per day. They use a computer or play computer games (including Playstation, Nintendo DS, or other portable video games) outside of work or school for 1.3 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Lugoff 22.1%
  • County 21.8%
  • South Carolina 20.9%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Lugoff 41.4%
  • Kershaw County 37.1%
  • State 36.1%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Lugoff 29.6%
  • County 28.8%
  • State 30.9%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 20.0%
  • Kershaw County 17.0%
  • State 19.5%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Lugoff 45.0%
  • Kershaw County 38.8%
  • South Carolina 40.4%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Lugoff 6.1
  • Kershaw County 6.0
  • South Carolina 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.8
  • Kershaw County 2.9
  • State 2.9

Average hours a day using computer

  • Lugoff 1.3
  • Kershaw County 1.2
  • State 1.2

Eleven percent of Lugoff 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. Twenty percent of people 60 years and older have difficulties in thinking or remembering that can make a big difference in everyday activities (this does not refer to occasionally forgetting your keys or the name of someone you recently met). This refers to things like confusion or memory loss that are happening more often or getting worse. Eleven percent of people living in Lugoff have ever received a blood transfusion. Nineteen percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty five percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Four percent have ever been told they had gout. Three 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. Four 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 11.0%
  • County 10.8%
  • State 11.1%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 3.7%
  • Kershaw County 4.0%
  • South Carolina 4.1%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 3.7%
  • County 3.7%
  • State 3.4%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 36.6%
  • Kershaw County 35.5%
  • South Carolina 34.4%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Lugoff 19.7%
  • County 19.4%
  • State 20.0%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Here 11.0%
  • County 12.3%
  • South Carolina 11.9%

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

  • Here 19.1%
  • County 20.2%
  • State 19.3%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Lugoff 24.8%
  • County 27.4%
  • State 25.5%

People with gout (%)

  • Lugoff 3.8%
  • County 4.0%
  • State 3.9%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Here 2.8%
  • County 3.9%
  • South Carolina 3.6%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Lugoff 2.5%
  • Kershaw County 3.3%
  • State 3.0%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 2.2%
  • County 2.4%
  • South Carolina 2.2%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 3.0%
  • Kershaw County 4.0%
  • South Carolina 3.7%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Lugoff 3.4%
  • County 4.5%
  • State 4.1%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Lugoff 2.2%
  • County 3.5%
  • State 3.2%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Lugoff 7.7%
  • Kershaw County 7.2%
  • State 6.9%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Lugoff 3.7%
  • Kershaw County 4.2%
  • South Carolina 3.8%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Lugoff 3.1%
  • Kershaw County 2.9%
  • State 2.9%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 8.9%
  • Kershaw County 8.3%
  • State 8.1%

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

Sixty three percent of births in Lugoff were vaginal deliveries. Thirty seven percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.3 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Fifty nine percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Fifty three percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty one percent of women in Lugoff 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 eight percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Nine percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Seventeen percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Seventeen 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 63.2%
  • Kershaw County 65.3%
  • State 64.6%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 36.8%
  • Kershaw County 34.7%
  • South Carolina 35.4%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Lugoff 99.3%
  • Kershaw County 99.1%
  • State 99.1%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Lugoff 59.1%
  • Kershaw County 60.8%
  • State 60.0%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Here 52.7%
  • County 49.0%
  • State 50.2%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 20.6%
  • Kershaw County 24.1%
  • South Carolina 22.4%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Lugoff 11.1%
  • Kershaw County 12.3%
  • State 11.5%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Lugoff 77.5%
  • County 75.4%
  • State 74.5%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Lugoff 8.8%
  • County 7.1%
  • South Carolina 7.4%

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

  • Here 16.8%
  • County 17.0%
  • State 17.8%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 16.6%
  • Kershaw County 17.7%
  • State 16.6%

People living in Lugoff report their general health condition on average at 56 percent. Six percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 43 percent of Lugoff residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Nine percent of people living in Lugoff are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 56.3%
  • Kershaw County 54.0%
  • State 54.9%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 5.9%
  • Kershaw County 3.9%
  • State 4.3%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Lugoff 42.8%
  • Kershaw County 41.9%
  • State 43.3%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 9.4%
  • Kershaw County 8.8%
  • State 8.7%

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

People in Lugoff spend $348 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 23 percent of their income. The average family in Lugoff spends $75 on food at other stores monthly. This is four percent of their income. They spend $134 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is seven percent of their income. They also spend $24 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is two percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Here $348
  • Kershaw County $352
  • South Carolina $354

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

  • Here 22.8%
  • Kershaw County 25.2%
  • South Carolina 25.4%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Lugoff $75
  • Kershaw County $70
  • State $71

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Lugoff 4.5%
  • Kershaw County 4.4%
  • State 4.3%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Lugoff $134
  • Kershaw County $123
  • State $131

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 7.1%
  • County 6.2%
  • State 6.7%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Lugoff $24
  • County $23
  • South Carolina $24

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Here 1.6%
  • County 1.2%
  • State 1.3%

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

People living in Lugoff report their general condition of hearing on average at 79 percent. Seventy eight 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 four percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Twenty one percent of Lugoff population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Forty four percent of people living here have ever had a job where they were exposed to loud sounds or noise. Loud means so loud that they must speak in a raised voice to be heard. Sixteen percent of people in Lugoff had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Here 79.5%
  • Kershaw County 78.6%
  • State 79.5%

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

  • Here 78.0%
  • Kershaw County 77.3%
  • South Carolina 79.2%

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

  • Here 94.0%
  • Kershaw County 94.6%
  • South Carolina 95.0%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Lugoff 20.8%
  • County 20.4%
  • South Carolina 19.3%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 44.2%
  • Kershaw County 44.4%
  • South Carolina 42.1%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 16.4%
  • County 15.6%
  • State 15.6%

Twenty three percent of Lugoff 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 (%)

  • Lugoff 23.1%
  • County 26.8%
  • State 26.4%

Nineteen percent of Lugoff residents 20 or older have limitations caused by a long-term physical, mental or emotional problems or illnesses keeping them from working at a job or business. Twenty five percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Eight percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Ten percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion. Seven percent of people here have health problems that require them to use special equipment, such as a cane, wheelchair, special bed or special telephone.

Summary

People having limitations keeping them from working (%)

  • Here 19.3%
  • Kershaw County 20.2%
  • South Carolina 19.2%

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

  • Lugoff 25.1%
  • Kershaw County 26.6%
  • South Carolina 25.2%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 8.4%
  • County 10.4%
  • South Carolina 9.7%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Lugoff 9.5%
  • County 10.5%
  • South Carolina 9.9%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 7.2%
  • County 8.9%
  • State 8.4%
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