Health and Nutrition of New Berlin, TX Residents

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Fifty one percent of New Berlin 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 (%)

  • New Berlin 51.1%
  • County 48.5%
  • State 48.0%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Here 21.1
  • Guadalupe County 20.3
  • State 20.0

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • New Berlin 3.8
  • Guadalupe County 3.6
  • Texas 3.7

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

  • Here 1.7
  • County 1.8
  • State 1.9

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Here 1.8
  • Guadalupe County 1.9
  • Texas 2.0

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • New Berlin 3.2
  • Guadalupe County 3.3
  • State 3.3

The average New Berlin 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). Fifteen 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). New Berlin residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 49 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

  • New Berlin 1.8
  • County 1.9
  • Texas 1.9

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • New Berlin 15.3%
  • County 16.5%
  • State 16.1%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 20.7%
  • Guadalupe County 20.7%
  • State 21.0%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • New Berlin 49.1%
  • County 46.3%
  • State 46.4%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • New Berlin 3.1
  • County 2.9
  • Texas 2.9

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 2.6
  • Guadalupe County 2.9
  • State 3.0

Average number of teeth

  • Here 23.3
  • Guadalupe County 23.3
  • State 23.7

The average height of New Berlin residents 16 years and older is 67 inches. The average weight is 182 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Thirty nine percent of people living here are obese. Fifty percent have ever been obese. Thirty eight percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • New Berlin 67.0
  • County 66.1
  • Texas 66.2

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 182.4
  • County 178.2
  • Texas 177.4

Average BMI

  • New Berlin 29.0
  • Guadalupe County 28.8
  • Texas 28.5

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 38.5%
  • County 38.6%
  • Texas 37.2%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • New Berlin 49.9%
  • Guadalupe County 50.1%
  • State 48.3%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • New Berlin 38.2%
  • County 36.6%
  • Texas 36.0%

Sixty three percent of New Berlin 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 (%)

  • Here 62.9%
  • County 61.8%
  • State 61.8%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • New Berlin 24.2%
  • Guadalupe County 24.6%
  • Texas 22.8%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 22.0%
  • Guadalupe County 22.6%
  • State 20.9%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Here 2.7%
  • Guadalupe County 2.5%
  • State 2.3%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 13.1%
  • Guadalupe County 13.6%
  • State 12.5%

Ten percent of people living in New Berlin 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 (%)

  • Here 10.4%
  • County 10.3%
  • Texas 9.3%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • New Berlin 48.7%
  • County 47.6%
  • State 46.4%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 3.3%
  • County 3.0%
  • State 2.8%

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

New Berlin 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

  • New Berlin 1.1
  • Guadalupe County 1.1
  • Texas 1.1

Eleven percent of New Berlin residents above the age of 40 have problems with their ability to smell, such as not being able to smell things or things not smelling the way they are supposed to. Four percent have been having problems with their ability to taste sweet, sour, salty or bitter foods and drinks. Seventy percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Thirty four 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 seven percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • New Berlin 11.1%
  • County 11.8%
  • State 11.2%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Here 4.4%
  • County 4.8%
  • State 5.0%

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

  • Here 69.6%
  • County 65.9%
  • State 65.0%

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

  • Here 33.5%
  • County 26.3%
  • State 25.0%

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

  • New Berlin 16.8%
  • Guadalupe County 15.5%
  • Texas 14.8%

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

  • New Berlin 22.2%
  • Guadalupe County 20.6%
  • Texas 19.8%

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

  • Here 46.8%
  • Guadalupe County 37.4%
  • State 36.0%

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

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • New Berlin 76.8%
  • Guadalupe County 72.2%
  • State 72.1%

Twenty three percent of people living in New Berlin 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 five percent of people in New Berlin 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 (%)

  • New Berlin 23.3%
  • Guadalupe County 21.0%
  • State 19.4%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • New Berlin 23.6%
  • Guadalupe County 22.6%
  • State 21.7%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • New Berlin 44.9%
  • County 40.7%
  • State 39.0%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Here 20.0%
  • Guadalupe County 18.3%
  • State 16.3%

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

Forty two percent of people living in New Berlin use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • New Berlin 42.0%
  • County 34.9%
  • State 33.4%

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

Twenty five percent of New Berlin 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 two 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. Twelve 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 (%)

  • Here 24.7%
  • County 26.6%
  • Texas 26.8%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • New Berlin 26.9%
  • County 28.0%
  • State 27.6%

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

  • New Berlin 41.3%
  • County 41.6%
  • State 41.2%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • New Berlin 51.0%
  • County 51.9%
  • State 51.3%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • New Berlin 25.9%
  • Guadalupe County 28.7%
  • Texas 28.6%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • New Berlin 21.8%
  • Guadalupe County 21.6%
  • State 21.2%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • New Berlin 19.1%
  • Guadalupe County 19.9%
  • Texas 19.7%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Here 11.9%
  • Guadalupe County 15.1%
  • State 14.9%

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

  • New Berlin 4.1%
  • Guadalupe County 4.6%
  • Texas 4.5%

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

New Berlin residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • New Berlin 2.2
  • County 1.9
  • State 1.8

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

Eighty one percent of people living in New Berlin have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Ten percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 5.5 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 (%)

  • New Berlin 80.7%
  • County 80.1%
  • State 79.9%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • New Berlin 10.3%
  • County 10.5%
  • State 10.4%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 5.5
  • County 4.6
  • State 4.6

Average drinks/week

  • Here 5.5
  • Guadalupe County 5.6
  • State 5.4

Average days/year people drink much

  • New Berlin 22.0
  • Guadalupe County 22.7
  • Texas 21.6

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

Ninety eight percent of New Berlin 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. Ninety one percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Forty seven percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Seven percent of males in New Berlin 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 eight 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 New Berlin 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 27 women. He has vaginal sex with 19 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 3.4 men on average. They have had 1.8 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in New Berlin were 19 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. Six percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in New Berlin has vaginal or anal sex 60 times a year. Fifty six percent have sex without using a condom. Females in New Berlin 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 11 men on average. They have had 10 male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.6 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Eighty four percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • New Berlin 98.0%
  • Guadalupe County 97.8%
  • State 97.5%

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

  • New Berlin 95.6%
  • County 94.5%
  • State 93.4%

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

  • New Berlin 90.6%
  • Guadalupe County 87.1%
  • State 85.2%

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

  • Here 46.5%
  • County 50.8%
  • Texas 49.5%

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

  • Here 7.2%
  • County 7.1%
  • State 6.9%

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

  • New Berlin 98.5%
  • Guadalupe County 97.5%
  • Texas 97.0%

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

  • Here 87.9%
  • County 84.6%
  • State 83.7%

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

  • New Berlin 38.7%
  • County 39.3%
  • Texas 39.9%

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

  • New Berlin 10.1%
  • Guadalupe County 11.3%
  • State 12.4%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 17.1
  • County 16.8
  • Texas 16.8

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

  • Here 26.7
  • Guadalupe County 29.1
  • Texas 26.6

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

  • Here 18.6
  • County 23.3
  • Texas 21.8

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

  • Here 21.4
  • County 21.1
  • Texas 21.2

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

  • New Berlin 5.4
  • Guadalupe County 5.4
  • State 5.0

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

  • Here 3.4
  • County 2.2
  • Texas 2.0

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

  • New Berlin 1.8
  • County 1.3
  • Texas 1.1

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

  • Here 19.2
  • County 19.9
  • Texas 19.9

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

  • Here 5.2
  • Guadalupe County 4.1
  • State 3.8

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • New Berlin 6.3%
  • Guadalupe County 9.7%
  • Texas 10.2%

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

  • New Berlin 60.2
  • County 62.2
  • Texas 62.9

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 56.2%
  • County 51.0%
  • Texas 50.7%

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

  • New Berlin 10.7
  • County 9.8
  • State 10.0

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

  • New Berlin 9.7
  • Guadalupe County 8.7
  • State 8.9

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

  • New Berlin 0.6
  • County 0.6
  • Texas 0.6

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • New Berlin 84.3%
  • County 71.7%
  • State 70.3%

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

Nine percent of households in New Berlin 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 8.9%
  • Guadalupe County 10.4%
  • State 10.3%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Here 4.2%
  • County 4.2%
  • Texas 4.3%

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Here 6.8
  • County 6.8
  • Texas 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • New Berlin 35.1%
  • County 29.4%
  • Texas 27.8%

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

Forty eight percent of New Berlin residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 48.3%
  • Guadalupe County 48.5%
  • State 49.8%

Twenty three percent of New Berlin 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. Twenty seven percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Twenty one 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 1.2 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • New Berlin 23.4%
  • County 21.0%
  • Texas 20.3%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 40.8%
  • Guadalupe County 37.0%
  • Texas 35.2%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • New Berlin 27.5%
  • County 31.2%
  • State 32.3%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • New Berlin 20.8%
  • Guadalupe County 20.1%
  • State 21.8%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • New Berlin 45.0%
  • Guadalupe County 42.5%
  • State 42.1%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • New Berlin 6.2
  • Guadalupe County 5.9
  • Texas 5.9

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • New Berlin 2.7
  • County 2.7
  • Texas 2.6

Average hours a day using computer

  • New Berlin 1.2
  • County 1.3
  • State 1.3

Ten percent of New Berlin residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Two 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. Sixteen 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 New Berlin have ever received a blood transfusion. Seventeen 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. Three percent have congestive heart failure. Three 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. Three percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. Three 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. Ten percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • New Berlin 10.3%
  • Guadalupe County 9.7%
  • State 9.7%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 2.4%
  • County 3.3%
  • State 3.5%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 4.4%
  • County 3.5%
  • State 3.2%

People with overweight (%)

  • New Berlin 37.0%
  • Guadalupe County 34.4%
  • Texas 33.0%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Here 15.6%
  • Guadalupe County 20.1%
  • State 20.4%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Here 10.9%
  • Guadalupe County 10.5%
  • Texas 10.2%

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

  • New Berlin 17.2%
  • Guadalupe County 20.7%
  • Texas 20.0%

People with arthritis (%)

  • New Berlin 26.8%
  • Guadalupe County 23.9%
  • Texas 21.6%

People with gout (%)

  • New Berlin 4.3%
  • County 3.3%
  • Texas 3.0%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Here 3.2%
  • County 2.9%
  • Texas 2.6%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • New Berlin 3.0%
  • County 3.1%
  • State 2.6%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • New Berlin 2.6%
  • County 2.0%
  • Texas 1.7%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 3.7%
  • Guadalupe County 3.5%
  • State 3.0%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Here 3.3%
  • County 3.4%
  • State 3.2%

People with emphysema (%)

  • New Berlin 2.6%
  • County 2.6%
  • Texas 2.3%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 8.2%
  • Guadalupe County 6.8%
  • State 6.4%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Here 3.6%
  • Guadalupe County 3.0%
  • State 2.8%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • New Berlin 2.7%
  • County 3.1%
  • Texas 3.0%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • New Berlin 10.2%
  • County 7.6%
  • State 6.7%

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

Sixty three percent of births in New Berlin were vaginal deliveries. Thirty seven percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.3 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Fifty five percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty four percent of women in New Berlin 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 nine percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Eight percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Seventeen percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Twenty 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 62.8%
  • County 63.6%
  • State 62.8%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 37.2%
  • Guadalupe County 36.4%
  • Texas 37.2%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • New Berlin 99.3%
  • County 99.2%
  • State 99.2%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • New Berlin 60.4%
  • County 59.9%
  • State 59.4%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • New Berlin 54.6%
  • County 60.1%
  • Texas 59.5%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 23.6%
  • County 18.8%
  • Texas 17.6%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • New Berlin 12.9%
  • Guadalupe County 10.0%
  • Texas 9.2%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 78.5%
  • County 72.5%
  • State 71.7%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Here 8.4%
  • Guadalupe County 6.6%
  • Texas 6.9%

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

  • New Berlin 16.7%
  • County 18.4%
  • State 19.0%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • New Berlin 20.2%
  • County 15.9%
  • Texas 14.4%

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

People living in New Berlin report their general health condition on average at 58 percent. Six percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 39 percent of New Berlin residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Nine percent of people living in New Berlin are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 57.5%
  • County 55.0%
  • State 55.5%

Blood donors (%)

  • New Berlin 5.9%
  • County 4.9%
  • State 4.7%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 39.4%
  • Guadalupe County 40.0%
  • State 41.2%

Left-handed people (%)

  • New Berlin 9.0%
  • Guadalupe County 7.9%
  • Texas 7.8%

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

People in New Berlin spend $365 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 20 percent of their income. The average family in New Berlin spends $79 on food at other stores monthly. This is four percent of their income. They spend $165 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is seven percent of their income. They also spend $26 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • New Berlin $365
  • Guadalupe County $373
  • State $370

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

  • Here 20.4%
  • County 23.0%
  • Texas 23.7%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $79
  • County $83
  • State $82

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • New Berlin 4.1%
  • Guadalupe County 4.5%
  • Texas 4.5%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • New Berlin $165
  • County $143
  • Texas $146

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 7.3%
  • Guadalupe County 7.2%
  • State 7.7%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Here $26
  • County $29
  • State $27

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Here 1.4%
  • Guadalupe County 1.2%
  • Texas 1.2%

People living in New Berlin report their general condition of hearing on average at 78 percent. Seventy six 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 one percent of New Berlin 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 New Berlin had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • New Berlin 78.4%
  • County 79.4%
  • Texas 80.4%

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

  • Here 76.4%
  • Guadalupe County 80.4%
  • Texas 81.7%

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

  • New Berlin 94.5%
  • County 95.1%
  • Texas 95.5%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • New Berlin 20.6%
  • Guadalupe County 19.0%
  • Texas 17.6%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 42.8%
  • Guadalupe County 42.5%
  • State 39.9%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • New Berlin 14.6%
  • Guadalupe County 14.8%
  • State 14.1%

Twenty five percent of New Berlin 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 25.0%
  • Guadalupe County 24.4%
  • Texas 23.8%

Sixteen percent of New Berlin 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 two 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. Eight percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion. Six 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 (%)

  • New Berlin 16.2%
  • County 17.1%
  • Texas 16.0%

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

  • New Berlin 22.1%
  • County 22.5%
  • State 21.3%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 7.5%
  • County 8.3%
  • State 7.7%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Here 8.4%
  • Guadalupe County 9.6%
  • State 9.3%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 6.4%
  • Guadalupe County 6.8%
  • Texas 6.4%
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