Health and Nutrition of North Aurora, IL Residents

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Forty nine percent of North Aurora 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 four frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • North Aurora 49.4%
  • Kane County 46.2%
  • Illinois 48.6%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • North Aurora 21.1
  • Kane County 20.6
  • Illinois 20.7

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Here 3.7
  • Kane County 3.7
  • State 3.6

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

  • North Aurora 1.9
  • County 2.0
  • Illinois 1.9

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • North Aurora 1.9
  • Kane County 2.0
  • State 1.9

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 3.6
  • Kane County 3.8
  • Illinois 3.5

The average North Aurora 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 two percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). North Aurora 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 24 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • North Aurora 1.9
  • County 2.0
  • Illinois 2.0

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • North Aurora 15.7%
  • Kane County 18.3%
  • Illinois 16.4%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 21.6%
  • Kane County 22.6%
  • Illinois 21.4%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • North Aurora 47.0%
  • County 43.8%
  • Illinois 45.7%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • North Aurora 2.9
  • Kane County 2.6
  • Illinois 2.8

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • North Aurora 2.8
  • Kane County 2.9
  • State 2.9

Average number of teeth

  • Here 23.5
  • Kane County 22.9
  • Illinois 22.9

The average height of North Aurora residents 16 years and older is 67 inches. The average weight is 180 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Thirty six percent of people living here are obese. Forty eight percent have ever been obese. Thirty six percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • North Aurora 66.9
  • County 66.5
  • Illinois 66.6

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 180.4
  • County 178.2
  • Illinois 179.3

Average BMI

  • North Aurora 28.6
  • Kane County 28.5
  • State 28.7

People that are obese (%)

  • North Aurora 36.5%
  • County 37.0%
  • State 37.3%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • North Aurora 48.0%
  • Kane County 48.7%
  • Illinois 48.8%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Here 36.1%
  • Kane County 33.5%
  • Illinois 34.8%

Sixty four percent of North Aurora 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. Fourteen percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • North Aurora 64.0%
  • Kane County 65.2%
  • State 63.1%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Here 24.4%
  • Kane County 26.4%
  • Illinois 23.4%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • North Aurora 22.1%
  • Kane County 23.7%
  • State 21.2%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Here 3.2%
  • County 3.0%
  • State 2.9%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • North Aurora 14.0%
  • Kane County 16.0%
  • State 12.7%

Eight percent of people living in North Aurora have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Forty five 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 8.2%
  • Kane County 9.1%
  • State 10.0%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 45.1%
  • County 44.6%
  • Illinois 46.6%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 2.6%
  • Kane County 2.7%
  • Illinois 3.1%

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

North Aurora 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

  • North Aurora 1.0
  • County 1.1
  • Illinois 1.1

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

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Here 11.4%
  • Kane County 11.8%
  • Illinois 11.3%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Here 5.2%
  • County 5.5%
  • State 5.6%

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

  • North Aurora 67.8%
  • Kane County 66.9%
  • Illinois 66.6%

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

  • Here 28.8%
  • Kane County 25.4%
  • State 26.7%

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

  • North Aurora 16.7%
  • Kane County 15.8%
  • Illinois 15.1%

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

  • Here 22.9%
  • Kane County 22.7%
  • Illinois 20.7%

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

  • Here 41.8%
  • Kane County 39.2%
  • State 39.0%

Seventy three percent of people living in North Aurora are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 73.4%
  • County 69.7%
  • Illinois 73.6%

Nineteen percent of people living in North Aurora have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had hypertension (also called high blood pressure). Twenty three percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Thirty nine percent of people in North Aurora frequently check their blood cholesterol. Sixteen 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 (%)

  • North Aurora 19.0%
  • County 19.0%
  • Illinois 22.0%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • North Aurora 22.7%
  • Kane County 21.8%
  • State 23.9%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 39.4%
  • County 36.6%
  • Illinois 41.2%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • North Aurora 15.8%
  • County 16.3%
  • Illinois 18.2%

Thirty eight percent of people living in North Aurora use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 38.1%
  • County 31.9%
  • Illinois 32.9%

Twenty five percent of North Aurora residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty six 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 one percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Twenty seven percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Twenty percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Nineteen percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Thirteen percent of people living here move or speak so slowly that other people could have noticed, or the opposite - being so fidgety or restless that they have been moving around a lot more than usual. Four percent have thoughts that they would be better off dead or of hurting themselves in some way.

Summary

People who have little interest in doing things (%)

  • Here 25.4%
  • Kane County 28.2%
  • Illinois 26.5%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 26.4%
  • County 29.1%
  • State 27.3%

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

  • Here 42.0%
  • Kane County 43.4%
  • Illinois 41.4%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • North Aurora 51.2%
  • Kane County 52.7%
  • Illinois 51.2%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • North Aurora 26.5%
  • County 30.3%
  • Illinois 28.4%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • North Aurora 20.4%
  • County 23.0%
  • State 21.1%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • North Aurora 19.3%
  • Kane County 20.9%
  • Illinois 19.2%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Here 12.9%
  • Kane County 16.3%
  • Illinois 14.3%

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

  • North Aurora 4.3%
  • Kane County 4.9%
  • Illinois 4.4%

North Aurora residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 1.9
  • County 1.8
  • State 2.0

Eighty one percent of people living in North Aurora 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 5.0 days per month on average. They have 5.6 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 23 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • North Aurora 81.4%
  • Kane County 81.7%
  • Illinois 79.3%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Here 9.9%
  • Kane County 9.5%
  • State 11.0%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • North Aurora 5.0
  • Kane County 4.6
  • State 4.7

Average drinks/week

  • North Aurora 5.6
  • County 5.9
  • Illinois 5.6

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 23.4
  • County 24.4
  • Illinois 22.9

Ninety eight percent of North Aurora 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 eight percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Fifty percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Six percent of males in North Aurora 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. Forty one percent have ever had anal sex. Eleven percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in North Aurora 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 25 women. He has vaginal sex with 21 women. People living here were on average 21 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. In their lifetime they performed oral sex on average on five women. Males in their lifetime have anal or oral sex with 2.9 men on average. They have had 1.7 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in North Aurora 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. Eight percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in North Aurora has vaginal or anal sex 67 times a year. Fifty eight percent have sex without using a condom. Females in North Aurora 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 10 men on average. They have had 10 male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.5 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Eighty one percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • North Aurora 97.7%
  • Kane County 97.8%
  • Illinois 97.2%

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

  • North Aurora 94.6%
  • County 93.7%
  • State 93.9%

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

  • Here 88.2%
  • Kane County 86.7%
  • State 85.5%

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

  • North Aurora 50.5%
  • Kane County 52.0%
  • State 48.3%

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

  • Here 6.5%
  • County 6.4%
  • State 6.1%

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

  • Here 97.7%
  • Kane County 97.6%
  • Illinois 97.1%

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

  • Here 88.1%
  • County 85.3%
  • Illinois 83.4%

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

  • North Aurora 41.1%
  • County 42.0%
  • Illinois 38.9%

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

  • Here 11.5%
  • County 14.0%
  • Illinois 12.5%

Average age people first had sex

  • North Aurora 16.8
  • Kane County 16.4
  • State 16.8

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

  • Here 24.7
  • Kane County 27.6
  • Illinois 26.9

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

  • Here 20.8
  • Kane County 23.3
  • State 21.7

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

  • Here 21.2
  • Kane County 21.1
  • Illinois 21.5

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

  • Here 5.2
  • County 5.8
  • Illinois 5.0

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

  • North Aurora 2.9
  • Kane County 1.8
  • State 2.4

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

  • North Aurora 1.7
  • County 1.0
  • State 1.4

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

  • Here 19.6
  • County 20.4
  • State 20.0

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

  • North Aurora 5.2
  • Kane County 4.4
  • State 4.6

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • North Aurora 7.5%
  • Kane County 9.1%
  • Illinois 9.8%

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

  • Here 67.3
  • Kane County 67.3
  • Illinois 62.1

People having sex without condom (%)

  • North Aurora 57.6%
  • County 54.3%
  • Illinois 52.8%

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

  • Here 10.5
  • County 12.0
  • State 11.1

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

  • North Aurora 9.5
  • Kane County 10.7
  • Illinois 9.7

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

  • North Aurora 0.5
  • County 0.6
  • Illinois 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • North Aurora 80.8%
  • Kane County 73.6%
  • State 76.6%

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

Nine percent of households in North Aurora use chemical products in their homes to control fleas, roaches, ants, termites or other insects. Four percent use chemical products in their lawns or gardens to kill weeds.

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Here 9.3%
  • Kane County 9.7%
  • Illinois 10.3%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Here 4.3%
  • County 4.7%
  • State 4.3%

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Here 6.8
  • County 6.7
  • Illinois 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 30.8%
  • County 29.9%
  • Illinois 29.8%

Fifty one percent of North Aurora residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • North Aurora 51.4%
  • County 54.9%
  • State 52.2%

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

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 22.6%
  • County 22.2%
  • State 20.9%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 38.3%
  • Kane County 36.1%
  • Illinois 36.2%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 29.7%
  • County 31.9%
  • Illinois 30.9%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • North Aurora 21.6%
  • Kane County 18.7%
  • Illinois 20.2%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 44.5%
  • Kane County 40.0%
  • Illinois 41.7%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 6.1
  • County 5.9
  • Illinois 6.0

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.6
  • Kane County 2.7
  • State 2.8

Average hours a day using computer

  • North Aurora 1.3
  • Kane County 1.3
  • State 1.3

Ten percent of North Aurora 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 three percent are overweight. Nineteen 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. Ten percent of people living in North Aurora have ever received a blood transfusion. Seventeen percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty three 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. 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. Three 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. Eight percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • North Aurora 10.2%
  • Kane County 10.6%
  • Illinois 10.5%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 3.1%
  • Kane County 3.6%
  • Illinois 3.7%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • North Aurora 3.9%
  • County 3.4%
  • State 3.5%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 33.3%
  • County 32.4%
  • Illinois 33.2%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Here 19.3%
  • County 24.2%
  • Illinois 20.7%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Here 10.2%
  • Kane County 10.5%
  • Illinois 11.3%

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

  • North Aurora 17.5%
  • Kane County 21.2%
  • State 19.6%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 22.9%
  • Kane County 22.5%
  • State 24.1%

People with gout (%)

  • North Aurora 3.3%
  • Kane County 3.0%
  • Illinois 3.6%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Here 2.7%
  • Kane County 3.0%
  • Illinois 3.2%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Here 2.6%
  • Kane County 2.6%
  • State 2.9%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • North Aurora 1.9%
  • Kane County 1.7%
  • Illinois 2.1%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 3.2%
  • County 3.3%
  • Illinois 3.5%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • North Aurora 3.1%
  • Kane County 3.5%
  • State 3.7%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Here 2.7%
  • County 3.3%
  • State 2.9%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 7.1%
  • Kane County 6.4%
  • Illinois 6.9%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Here 3.5%
  • County 3.4%
  • Illinois 3.5%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • North Aurora 2.7%
  • County 3.9%
  • Illinois 3.1%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • North Aurora 7.7%
  • County 6.9%
  • Illinois 7.9%

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

Sixty two percent of births in North Aurora were vaginal deliveries. Thirty eight percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.4 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Fifty nine percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Sixty percent of women breastfeed their children. Nineteen percent of women in North Aurora 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 seven percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Nine percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Eighteen 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 61.9%
  • County 64.3%
  • Illinois 64.4%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 38.1%
  • Kane County 35.7%
  • Illinois 35.6%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • North Aurora 99.4%
  • County 99.3%
  • Illinois 99.3%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 58.9%
  • County 60.5%
  • State 59.7%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • North Aurora 60.1%
  • Kane County 54.9%
  • State 54.6%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 18.9%
  • Kane County 18.4%
  • Illinois 20.8%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Here 10.2%
  • County 9.8%
  • Illinois 11.0%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • North Aurora 77.2%
  • Kane County 71.6%
  • State 72.6%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Here 9.1%
  • Kane County 7.0%
  • State 7.4%

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

  • North Aurora 18.0%
  • County 19.1%
  • Illinois 17.4%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 16.8%
  • County 13.8%
  • Illinois 16.3%

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

People living in North Aurora report their general health condition on average at 57 percent. Five percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 41 percent of North Aurora residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Eight percent of people living in North Aurora are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • North Aurora 57.3%
  • County 54.4%
  • Illinois 55.4%

Blood donors (%)

  • North Aurora 4.8%
  • Kane County 4.2%
  • State 4.4%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • North Aurora 41.2%
  • County 40.8%
  • State 40.8%

Left-handed people (%)

  • North Aurora 8.4%
  • Kane County 8.1%
  • Illinois 8.2%

People in North Aurora spend $367 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 24 percent of their income. The average family in North Aurora spends $77 on food at other stores monthly. This is four percent of their income. They spend $148 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

  • Here $367
  • Kane County $369
  • State $361

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

  • North Aurora 23.6%
  • County 25.3%
  • State 24.2%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $77
  • County $74
  • Illinois $74

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 4.5%
  • County 4.3%
  • Illinois 4.3%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $148
  • Kane County $137
  • State $139

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • North Aurora 7.0%
  • Kane County 7.4%
  • Illinois 7.0%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Here $26
  • Kane County $24
  • State $25

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Here 1.2%
  • County 1.2%
  • Illinois 1.2%

People living in North Aurora report their general condition of hearing on average at 80 percent. Eighty percent of them can usually hear and understand, without the use of a hearing aid or any other listening devices, what a person says without seeing his or her face if that person whispers to them from across a quiet room. Ninety five percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Nineteen percent of North Aurora 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. Sixteen percent of people in North Aurora had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Here 80.1%
  • County 79.4%
  • Illinois 79.5%

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

  • North Aurora 79.6%
  • Kane County 78.3%
  • State 79.7%

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

  • Here 95.4%
  • County 94.8%
  • State 95.1%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Here 19.0%
  • County 19.7%
  • Illinois 19.1%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • North Aurora 42.8%
  • Kane County 43.8%
  • Illinois 41.6%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • North Aurora 16.0%
  • Kane County 15.2%
  • Illinois 14.9%

Twenty four percent of North Aurora 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 23.8%
  • County 22.4%
  • State 25.2%

Sixteen percent of North Aurora 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. Nine 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 (%)

  • North Aurora 16.2%
  • County 18.9%
  • Illinois 17.9%

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

  • North Aurora 22.0%
  • County 24.4%
  • Illinois 23.7%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 7.8%
  • Kane County 8.5%
  • State 9.0%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Here 9.0%
  • County 11.0%
  • Illinois 9.9%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • North Aurora 6.3%
  • Kane County 6.6%
  • Illinois 7.5%
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