Health and Nutrition of Needville, TX Residents

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Forty seven percent of Needville 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 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 47.1%
  • Fort Bend County 49.8%
  • State 48.0%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Needville 20.8
  • County 19.2
  • State 20.0

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Here 3.4
  • Fort Bend County 3.9
  • Texas 3.7

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

  • Here 1.9
  • County 1.9
  • Texas 1.9

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Needville 1.9
  • Fort Bend County 2.0
  • State 2.0

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 3.3
  • Fort Bend County 3.1
  • Texas 3.3

The average Needville 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). Sixteen 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). Needville residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 44 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 2.1
  • Fort Bend County 1.7
  • Texas 1.9

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Needville 15.9%
  • County 14.7%
  • Texas 16.1%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 21.2%
  • Fort Bend County 20.5%
  • Texas 21.0%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Here 44.3%
  • Fort Bend County 48.6%
  • State 46.4%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Needville 2.8
  • County 3.0
  • State 2.9

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Needville 3.1
  • County 3.0
  • Texas 3.0

Average number of teeth

  • Here 22.9
  • County 24.4
  • Texas 23.7

The average height of Needville residents 16 years and older is 66 inches. The average weight is 179 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Forty percent of people living here are obese. Fifty two percent have ever been obese. Thirty six percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Here 66.0
  • Fort Bend County 66.5
  • State 66.2

Average weight (pounds)

  • Needville 179.3
  • Fort Bend County 177.4
  • State 177.4

Average BMI

  • Needville 29.0
  • Fort Bend County 28.4
  • Texas 28.5

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 40.4%
  • Fort Bend County 35.7%
  • State 37.2%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 52.1%
  • Fort Bend County 46.2%
  • Texas 48.3%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Here 35.5%
  • Fort Bend County 37.2%
  • State 36.0%

Sixty two percent of Needville residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty four percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Twenty two 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 (%)

  • Needville 62.0%
  • County 57.9%
  • State 61.8%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Needville 24.3%
  • Fort Bend County 20.7%
  • State 22.8%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 21.9%
  • Fort Bend County 19.0%
  • State 20.9%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Needville 2.6%
  • Fort Bend County 2.1%
  • Texas 2.3%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 13.1%
  • County 11.1%
  • State 12.5%

Ten percent of people living in Needville 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 9.7%
  • County 9.1%
  • Texas 9.3%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Needville 48.1%
  • County 47.3%
  • Texas 46.4%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Needville 3.1%
  • Fort Bend County 2.8%
  • Texas 2.8%

Needville 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
  • Fort Bend County 1.1
  • Texas 1.1

Ten percent of Needville 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. Six percent have been having problems with their ability to taste sweet, sour, salty or bitter foods and drinks. Sixty five percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Twenty five percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Fifteen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Nineteen percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Thirty six percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Needville 10.4%
  • County 10.2%
  • Texas 11.2%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Here 5.5%
  • Fort Bend County 4.6%
  • Texas 5.0%

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

  • Needville 65.1%
  • County 61.9%
  • Texas 65.0%

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

  • Needville 24.7%
  • Fort Bend County 21.9%
  • Texas 25.0%

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

  • Needville 15.4%
  • County 13.5%
  • Texas 14.8%

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

  • Needville 19.3%
  • Fort Bend County 18.1%
  • Texas 19.8%

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

  • Here 35.5%
  • Fort Bend County 35.2%
  • State 36.0%

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Needville 71.6%
  • Fort Bend County 75.0%
  • Texas 72.1%

Twenty two percent of people living in Needville 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 percent of people in Needville 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 (%)

  • Here 22.0%
  • County 18.4%
  • Texas 19.4%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Needville 23.6%
  • County 21.7%
  • State 21.7%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Needville 40.1%
  • Fort Bend County 41.1%
  • Texas 39.0%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Here 17.7%
  • Fort Bend County 15.1%
  • Texas 16.3%

Thirty two percent of people living in Needville use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 31.8%
  • Fort Bend County 34.8%
  • Texas 33.4%

Twenty eight percent of Needville residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty nine percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Forty two 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. Thirty percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Twenty three 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. Seventeen 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 (%)

  • Needville 28.3%
  • County 25.8%
  • Texas 26.8%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 29.4%
  • County 26.1%
  • State 27.6%

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

  • Here 42.4%
  • Fort Bend County 40.0%
  • Texas 41.2%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 52.8%
  • Fort Bend County 50.4%
  • State 51.3%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Here 30.2%
  • Fort Bend County 27.0%
  • State 28.6%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Needville 22.7%
  • Fort Bend County 20.2%
  • Texas 21.2%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Here 20.4%
  • County 18.9%
  • Texas 19.7%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Needville 16.5%
  • County 13.0%
  • State 14.9%

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

  • Here 5.1%
  • Fort Bend County 4.1%
  • Texas 4.5%

Needville residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 2.0
  • County 1.6
  • Texas 1.8

Seventy nine percent of people living in Needville 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 4.4 days per month on average. They have 5.4 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 (%)

  • Needville 79.4%
  • County 78.6%
  • State 79.9%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Needville 10.8%
  • Fort Bend County 11.2%
  • State 10.4%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 4.4
  • Fort Bend County 4.6
  • Texas 4.6

Average drinks/week

  • Needville 5.4
  • County 5.1
  • State 5.4

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 22.4
  • Fort Bend County 19.4
  • Texas 21.6

Ninety eight percent of Needville 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 five percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Forty eight percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Five percent of males in Needville 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 three percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Forty one percent have ever had anal sex. Thirteen percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Needville 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 29 women. He has vaginal sex with 22 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 3.0 men on average. They have had 1.8 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Needville were 20 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. Eleven percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Needville has vaginal or anal sex 63 times a year. Fifty percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Needville 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 11 men on average. They have had nine male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.7 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Seventy two percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Needville 97.6%
  • County 97.1%
  • State 97.5%

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

  • Here 95.0%
  • County 93.7%
  • State 93.4%

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

  • Here 84.6%
  • Fort Bend County 84.7%
  • Texas 85.2%

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

  • Needville 48.4%
  • County 46.7%
  • State 49.5%

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

  • Here 5.3%
  • County 6.7%
  • Texas 6.9%

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

  • Needville 97.4%
  • County 96.5%
  • Texas 97.0%

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

  • Here 83.2%
  • Fort Bend County 83.3%
  • State 83.7%

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

  • Needville 40.6%
  • Fort Bend County 38.5%
  • Texas 39.9%

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

  • Needville 13.0%
  • Fort Bend County 11.4%
  • Texas 12.4%

Average age people first had sex

  • Needville 16.6
  • Fort Bend County 17.3
  • Texas 16.8

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

  • Here 28.5
  • County 24.9
  • State 26.6

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

  • Here 22.5
  • Fort Bend County 21.1
  • State 21.8

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

  • Needville 21.2
  • Fort Bend County 22.2
  • Texas 21.2

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

  • Needville 4.8
  • County 4.7
  • Texas 5.0

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

  • Here 3.0
  • Fort Bend County 1.3
  • Texas 2.0

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

  • Here 1.8
  • County 0.7
  • Texas 1.1

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

  • Here 19.5
  • County 20.2
  • State 19.9

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

  • Needville 5.1
  • Fort Bend County 3.2
  • Texas 3.8

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 11.2%
  • County 8.8%
  • State 10.2%

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

  • Needville 62.6
  • County 59.5
  • State 62.9

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Needville 50.2%
  • Fort Bend County 52.8%
  • Texas 50.7%

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

  • Needville 10.8
  • County 10.1
  • Texas 10.0

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

  • Here 8.9
  • County 9.0
  • Texas 8.9

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

  • Here 0.7
  • Fort Bend County 0.5
  • State 0.6

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Needville 72.3%
  • County 71.1%
  • Texas 70.3%

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

Eleven percent of households in Needville 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 (%)

  • Needville 11.0%
  • Fort Bend County 10.3%
  • Texas 10.3%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Needville 4.6%
  • Fort Bend County 4.5%
  • Texas 4.3%

Needville 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

  • Needville 6.8
  • County 6.7
  • Texas 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 29.0%
  • County 27.1%
  • State 27.8%

Fifty three percent of Needville residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Needville 53.2%
  • Fort Bend County 48.3%
  • State 49.8%

Twenty one percent of Needville 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 seven percent of people do moderate-intensity activities at work that cause small increases in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking or carrying light loads for at least 10 minutes continuously. Thirty one percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Eighteen 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 one 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 (%)

  • Needville 21.1%
  • Fort Bend County 18.2%
  • State 20.3%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 36.8%
  • Fort Bend County 33.5%
  • Texas 35.2%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 30.9%
  • Fort Bend County 32.5%
  • State 32.3%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Needville 18.0%
  • Fort Bend County 25.2%
  • Texas 21.8%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 40.8%
  • County 44.7%
  • Texas 42.1%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 5.8
  • County 6.2
  • State 5.9

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Needville 2.7
  • County 2.5
  • Texas 2.6

Average hours a day using computer

  • Needville 1.2
  • Fort Bend County 1.4
  • Texas 1.3

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

Ten percent of Needville 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". Three 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. Twenty one 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 Needville have ever received a blood transfusion. Twenty one percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty four percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Three 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. Four 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. Seven percent have another thyroid problem. Three percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Three percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Seven percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Here 10.0%
  • County 9.0%
  • Texas 9.7%

People with anemia (%)

  • Needville 3.7%
  • County 3.5%
  • Texas 3.5%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 3.3%
  • Fort Bend County 3.3%
  • Texas 3.2%

People with overweight (%)

  • Needville 35.0%
  • County 33.0%
  • State 33.0%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Here 20.9%
  • County 17.9%
  • State 20.4%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Needville 11.7%
  • County 9.4%
  • Texas 10.2%

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

  • Here 21.3%
  • Fort Bend County 18.6%
  • Texas 20.0%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 24.3%
  • County 19.1%
  • Texas 21.6%

People with gout (%)

  • Needville 3.3%
  • Fort Bend County 3.1%
  • Texas 3.0%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Needville 3.2%
  • Fort Bend County 2.0%
  • State 2.6%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Here 3.1%
  • County 2.0%
  • Texas 2.6%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Needville 2.0%
  • Fort Bend County 1.4%
  • Texas 1.7%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Needville 3.6%
  • Fort Bend County 2.3%
  • State 3.0%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Here 3.5%
  • County 2.6%
  • Texas 3.2%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Needville 2.4%
  • County 1.9%
  • State 2.3%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Needville 7.1%
  • County 5.9%
  • State 6.4%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Here 3.5%
  • County 2.4%
  • State 2.8%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Needville 2.7%
  • Fort Bend County 2.9%
  • State 3.0%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Needville 7.5%
  • County 5.9%
  • Texas 6.7%

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

Sixty five percent of births in Needville were vaginal deliveries. Thirty five percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.0 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty one percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Fifty seven percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty percent of women in Needville have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Ten percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Seventy two percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Six percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Twenty percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Sixteen 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 (%)

  • Needville 65.3%
  • Fort Bend County 60.0%
  • Texas 62.8%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 34.7%
  • Fort Bend County 40.0%
  • State 37.2%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Here 99.0%
  • Fort Bend County 99.2%
  • Texas 99.2%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Needville 61.1%
  • Fort Bend County 57.9%
  • Texas 59.4%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Here 56.7%
  • Fort Bend County 61.5%
  • State 59.5%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 20.3%
  • Fort Bend County 15.6%
  • Texas 17.6%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Here 10.2%
  • County 7.9%
  • State 9.2%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 72.2%
  • Fort Bend County 72.2%
  • State 71.7%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Here 6.2%
  • Fort Bend County 7.4%
  • State 6.9%

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

  • Here 19.6%
  • County 17.8%
  • Texas 19.0%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 15.7%
  • Fort Bend County 12.0%
  • Texas 14.4%

People living in Needville report their general health condition on average at 54 percent. Four percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 40 percent of Needville residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Eight percent of people living in Needville are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Needville 54.0%
  • County 57.1%
  • Texas 55.5%

Blood donors (%)

  • Needville 4.2%
  • County 4.8%
  • Texas 4.7%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Needville 40.1%
  • County 44.5%
  • Texas 41.2%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Needville 7.8%
  • Fort Bend County 8.2%
  • Texas 7.8%

People in Needville spend $367 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 25 percent of their income. The average family in Needville spends $77 on food at other stores monthly. This is five percent of their income. They spend $127 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is seven percent of their income. They also spend $21 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 $367
  • Fort Bend County $380
  • State $370

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

  • Needville 24.8%
  • County 21.7%
  • State 23.7%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Needville $77
  • County $88
  • State $82

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 4.7%
  • County 4.3%
  • Texas 4.5%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Needville $127
  • County $162
  • Texas $146

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Needville 7.0%
  • Fort Bend County 7.2%
  • Texas 7.7%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Needville $21
  • County $29
  • State $27

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Here 1.3%
  • Fort Bend County 1.1%
  • State 1.2%

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

People living in Needville report their general condition of hearing on average at 79 percent. Eighty one 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. Nineteen percent of Needville population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Forty five 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 Needville had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Here 79.3%
  • Fort Bend County 82.1%
  • State 80.4%

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

  • Here 80.7%
  • Fort Bend County 83.1%
  • Texas 81.7%

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

  • Here 95.3%
  • County 95.9%
  • State 95.5%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Needville 19.3%
  • County 16.1%
  • Texas 17.6%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 44.7%
  • Fort Bend County 35.3%
  • Texas 39.9%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Needville 14.9%
  • Fort Bend County 13.0%
  • State 14.1%

Twenty five percent of Needville 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 25.2%
  • County 19.9%
  • State 23.8%

Nineteen percent of Needville 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. Ten percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion. Eight 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 (%)

  • Needville 18.7%
  • County 14.2%
  • State 16.0%

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

  • Needville 24.4%
  • County 18.9%
  • State 21.3%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Needville 9.6%
  • Fort Bend County 6.5%
  • State 7.7%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Needville 10.4%
  • County 8.0%
  • Texas 9.3%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 8.1%
  • County 5.1%
  • State 6.4%

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

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