Health and Nutrition of Pasadena, CA Residents

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Fifty percent of Pasadena residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 19 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 (%)

  • Pasadena 50.2%
  • Los Angeles County 48.6%
  • State 48.8%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Pasadena 19.1
  • County 18.8
  • California 19.6

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Pasadena 3.9
  • Los Angeles County 3.8
  • State 3.7

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

  • Pasadena 1.8
  • County 1.9
  • State 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Here 2.2
  • County 2.2
  • California 2.1

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Pasadena 3.2
  • County 3.2
  • California 3.3

The average Pasadena 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). Fourteen percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Twenty percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Pasadena residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 50 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

  • Here 1.7
  • County 1.8
  • State 1.8

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Pasadena 14.1%
  • County 15.1%
  • California 15.6%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Pasadena 19.7%
  • County 19.9%
  • State 20.6%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Pasadena 49.6%
  • Los Angeles County 47.8%
  • State 47.1%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Pasadena 3.1
  • County 3.0
  • California 2.9

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Pasadena 3.0
  • County 3.1
  • California 3.0

Average number of teeth

  • Pasadena 24.3
  • Los Angeles County 24.3
  • State 23.8

The average height of Pasadena residents 16 years and older is 66 inches. The average weight is 174 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 28. Thirty four percent of people living here are obese. Forty four percent have ever been obese. Thirty seven percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Here 66.2
  • County 65.8
  • California 66.1

Average weight (pounds)

  • Pasadena 174.5
  • Los Angeles County 172.4
  • State 174.2

Average BMI

  • Here 28.1
  • County 28.0
  • State 28.1

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 34.1%
  • County 33.8%
  • California 34.4%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Pasadena 44.4%
  • County 44.3%
  • State 45.3%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Here 37.2%
  • County 35.8%
  • California 35.3%

Fifty nine percent of Pasadena residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Nineteen percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Two percent have ever used heroin. Eleven percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Pasadena 59.3%
  • Los Angeles County 58.7%
  • State 60.0%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Pasadena 20.1%
  • Los Angeles County 21.8%
  • California 22.8%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Pasadena 18.5%
  • County 20.2%
  • California 20.9%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Pasadena 1.8%
  • County 1.6%
  • State 2.0%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Pasadena 10.7%
  • County 12.7%
  • State 13.1%

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

Nine percent of people living in Pasadena have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Forty seven 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 (%)

  • Pasadena 9.2%
  • County 8.9%
  • State 9.3%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Pasadena 46.8%
  • Los Angeles County 46.0%
  • California 45.8%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 2.7%
  • Los Angeles County 2.5%
  • California 2.6%

Pasadena 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

  • Pasadena 1.0
  • Los Angeles County 1.0
  • California 1.1

Eleven percent of Pasadena 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 four percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Twenty four percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Thirteen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Seventeen percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Thirty five percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Pasadena 10.8%
  • County 10.8%
  • California 11.1%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

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

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

  • Here 64.1%
  • Los Angeles County 62.1%
  • California 64.0%

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

  • Here 24.4%
  • Los Angeles County 21.9%
  • California 23.8%

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

  • Here 13.4%
  • Los Angeles County 13.1%
  • California 14.2%

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

  • Pasadena 17.3%
  • Los Angeles County 16.7%
  • California 18.7%

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

  • Here 34.6%
  • Los Angeles County 31.8%
  • State 34.5%

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 76.6%
  • County 72.6%
  • California 72.4%

Nineteen percent of people living in Pasadena have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had hypertension (also called high blood pressure). Twenty two percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Forty one percent of people in Pasadena frequently check their blood cholesterol. Fifteen 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 18.8%
  • Los Angeles County 16.9%
  • State 18.4%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 21.6%
  • County 20.1%
  • California 21.5%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 41.2%
  • County 38.0%
  • State 38.8%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Here 15.2%
  • County 15.0%
  • State 16.3%

Thirty six percent of people living in Pasadena use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 36.4%
  • Los Angeles County 33.9%
  • California 34.3%

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

  • Pasadena 24.7%
  • Los Angeles County 26.9%
  • State 26.7%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Pasadena 24.6%
  • Los Angeles County 27.2%
  • State 27.1%

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

  • Pasadena 39.7%
  • County 40.6%
  • State 40.9%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Pasadena 50.0%
  • Los Angeles County 51.2%
  • California 51.3%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Pasadena 26.5%
  • Los Angeles County 28.6%
  • California 28.2%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Pasadena 18.5%
  • County 20.7%
  • State 20.9%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Here 18.6%
  • Los Angeles County 20.1%
  • California 19.8%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Pasadena 12.4%
  • County 15.3%
  • State 14.8%

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

  • Here 3.6%
  • Los Angeles County 4.5%
  • State 4.4%

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

Pasadena residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 1.7
  • County 1.5
  • California 1.7

Seventy eight percent of people living in Pasadena 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 4.6 days per month on average. They have 4.9 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 18 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Pasadena 78.1%
  • County 78.2%
  • State 78.7%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Here 11.1%
  • Los Angeles County 11.3%
  • California 11.4%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Pasadena 4.6
  • Los Angeles County 4.3
  • California 4.5

Average drinks/week

  • Here 4.9
  • Los Angeles County 5.3
  • California 5.4

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 18.0
  • Los Angeles County 18.8
  • California 20.4

Ninety seven percent of Pasadena residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety two percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Eighty three percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Forty seven percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Eight percent of males in Pasadena 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 four percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Thirty eight percent have ever had anal sex. Eleven percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Pasadena 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 23 women. He has vaginal sex with 18 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 four women. Males in their lifetime have anal or oral sex with 1.7 men on average. They have had 0.9 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Pasadena were 20 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on three men in their lifetime. Nine percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Pasadena has vaginal or anal sex 60 times a year. Fifty percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Pasadena 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with nine men on average. They have had eight male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.5 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Sixty eight percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Pasadena 97.3%
  • Los Angeles County 97.0%
  • California 96.9%

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

  • Here 91.8%
  • County 92.2%
  • California 92.8%

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

  • Pasadena 83.4%
  • County 82.6%
  • State 83.7%

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

  • Pasadena 47.0%
  • Los Angeles County 48.3%
  • California 48.3%

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

  • Pasadena 8.2%
  • County 7.5%
  • State 6.8%

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

  • Pasadena 96.6%
  • Los Angeles County 95.9%
  • California 96.0%

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

  • Here 83.8%
  • County 82.2%
  • State 82.7%

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

  • Pasadena 38.4%
  • Los Angeles County 38.8%
  • State 38.9%

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

  • Pasadena 11.2%
  • County 12.7%
  • California 12.2%

Average age people first had sex

  • Pasadena 17.3
  • Los Angeles County 17.2
  • State 17.1

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

  • Pasadena 22.7
  • County 25.1
  • State 25.6

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

  • Pasadena 18.2
  • Los Angeles County 20.5
  • State 20.9

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

  • Pasadena 21.7
  • Los Angeles County 21.4
  • California 21.3

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

  • Pasadena 4.3
  • County 4.7
  • California 5.0

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

  • Pasadena 1.7
  • Los Angeles County 1.5
  • State 1.8

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

  • Here 0.9
  • County 0.8
  • State 1.0

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

  • Pasadena 19.8
  • Los Angeles County 19.9
  • State 20.0

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

  • Here 3.0
  • Los Angeles County 2.8
  • California 3.4

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 9.2%
  • County 10.1%
  • State 9.6%

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

  • Pasadena 59.8
  • County 62.3
  • State 62.3

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Pasadena 49.8%
  • County 47.0%
  • California 49.2%

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

  • Pasadena 8.9
  • County 8.8
  • California 9.4

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

  • Pasadena 7.7
  • County 7.7
  • California 8.3

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

  • Here 0.5
  • Los Angeles County 0.6
  • State 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Here 68.2%
  • County 64.1%
  • California 68.4%

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

Ten percent of households in Pasadena 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 (%)

  • Pasadena 10.1%
  • Los Angeles County 9.6%
  • California 9.7%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Here 4.4%
  • County 4.7%
  • California 4.6%

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Here 6.8
  • County 6.7
  • State 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 26.4%
  • County 25.2%
  • State 26.9%

Forty five percent of Pasadena residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 45.1%
  • County 46.2%
  • State 47.9%

Seventeen percent of Pasadena 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 two 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 two percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Twenty six 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 two hours per day. They use a computer or play computer games (including Playstation, Nintendo DS, or other portable video games) outside of work or school for 1.5 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 16.9%
  • Los Angeles County 17.7%
  • California 19.2%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 32.5%
  • County 32.1%
  • California 34.1%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 32.5%
  • County 33.8%
  • California 32.8%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Pasadena 25.8%
  • County 23.6%
  • California 22.4%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Pasadena 45.2%
  • County 42.5%
  • California 42.4%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Pasadena 6.3
  • County 6.0
  • California 6.0

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.5
  • Los Angeles County 2.5
  • California 2.6

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 1.5
  • Los Angeles County 1.4
  • State 1.4

Nine percent of Pasadena 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". 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 two percent are overweight. Eighteen 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 Pasadena have ever received a blood transfusion. Eighteen percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Three percent have ever been told they had gout. Two 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. Six percent have another thyroid problem. Two percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Three percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Six percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Pasadena 9.1%
  • Los Angeles County 8.5%
  • State 9.2%

People with anemia (%)

  • Pasadena 3.5%
  • Los Angeles County 3.6%
  • California 3.5%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 3.1%
  • County 2.8%
  • California 3.1%

People with overweight (%)

  • Pasadena 32.0%
  • Los Angeles County 30.7%
  • California 31.3%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Pasadena 17.9%
  • County 19.3%
  • California 20.3%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Pasadena 9.9%
  • County 9.4%
  • California 9.9%

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

  • Here 18.1%
  • Los Angeles County 20.2%
  • California 20.0%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 20.3%
  • County 18.7%
  • State 20.7%

People with gout (%)

  • Here 3.1%
  • Los Angeles County 2.7%
  • California 3.0%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Pasadena 2.3%
  • County 2.0%
  • California 2.4%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Pasadena 2.6%
  • Los Angeles County 2.3%
  • State 2.7%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 1.7%
  • County 1.5%
  • California 1.7%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Pasadena 2.6%
  • Los Angeles County 2.5%
  • State 2.9%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Pasadena 2.8%
  • County 2.7%
  • State 3.1%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Pasadena 1.7%
  • Los Angeles County 1.6%
  • State 2.2%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 6.3%
  • County 6.0%
  • State 6.4%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Pasadena 2.3%
  • County 2.1%
  • California 2.5%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Pasadena 2.6%
  • Los Angeles County 2.9%
  • California 3.0%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Pasadena 6.4%
  • Los Angeles County 5.5%
  • California 6.4%

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

Sixty one percent of births in Pasadena were vaginal deliveries. Thirty nine percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.2 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Fifty eight percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Sixty four percent of women breastfeed their children. Seventeen percent of women in Pasadena have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Eight percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Seventy percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Seven percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Seventeen percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Fourteen 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 (%)

  • Pasadena 61.4%
  • Los Angeles County 62.8%
  • State 63.8%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Pasadena 38.6%
  • Los Angeles County 37.2%
  • California 36.2%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Here 99.2%
  • County 99.2%
  • State 99.3%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 57.6%
  • County 58.0%
  • State 58.6%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Here 64.5%
  • County 63.7%
  • State 61.9%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 16.5%
  • County 14.3%
  • California 16.5%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Pasadena 8.4%
  • Los Angeles County 7.5%
  • California 8.7%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 70.0%
  • Los Angeles County 66.4%
  • California 68.1%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Pasadena 6.6%
  • Los Angeles County 5.8%
  • State 6.3%

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

  • Here 17.4%
  • Los Angeles County 18.9%
  • California 17.9%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Pasadena 14.5%
  • Los Angeles County 11.9%
  • California 13.8%

People living in Pasadena report their general health condition on average at 58 percent. Five percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 41 percent of Pasadena residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Eight percent of people living in Pasadena are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Pasadena 57.6%
  • Los Angeles County 55.8%
  • State 55.7%

Blood donors (%)

  • Pasadena 5.3%
  • Los Angeles County 4.8%
  • State 4.7%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Pasadena 41.5%
  • Los Angeles County 40.2%
  • California 39.3%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Pasadena 7.6%
  • Los Angeles County 7.2%
  • California 7.5%

People in Pasadena spend $370 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 21 percent of their income. The average family in Pasadena spends $89 on food at other stores monthly. This is four percent of their income. They spend $162 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is eight percent of their income. They also spend $32 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Pasadena $370
  • Los Angeles County $374
  • California $372

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

  • Here 21.4%
  • Los Angeles County 22.2%
  • State 22.6%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Pasadena $89
  • Los Angeles County $89
  • California $83

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Pasadena 4.3%
  • County 4.5%
  • State 4.4%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Pasadena $162
  • County $153
  • State $148

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Pasadena 8.0%
  • Los Angeles County 8.1%
  • California 7.6%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Pasadena $32
  • County $30
  • California $29

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Here 1.1%
  • County 1.1%
  • California 1.1%

People living in Pasadena report their general condition of hearing on average at 82 percent. Eighty five percent of them can usually hear and understand, without the use of a hearing aid or any other listening devices, what a person says without seeing his or her face if that person whispers to them from across a quiet room. Ninety six percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Sixteen percent of Pasadena population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Thirty 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. Thirteen percent of people in Pasadena had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Here 81.8%
  • County 81.5%
  • California 80.6%

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

  • Pasadena 85.2%
  • Los Angeles County 84.5%
  • California 82.6%

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

  • Pasadena 96.4%
  • County 95.9%
  • California 95.6%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Pasadena 15.6%
  • Los Angeles County 15.7%
  • State 17.2%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 33.5%
  • Los Angeles County 35.5%
  • California 38.3%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Pasadena 12.6%
  • Los Angeles County 12.1%
  • California 13.3%

Twenty four percent of Pasadena 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 24.2%
  • County 22.7%
  • California 23.4%

Thirteen percent of Pasadena 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. Nineteen percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Seven 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 (%)

  • Pasadena 13.3%
  • Los Angeles County 13.7%
  • State 15.3%

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

  • Here 18.6%
  • Los Angeles County 18.4%
  • State 20.4%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Pasadena 6.9%
  • Los Angeles County 6.5%
  • State 7.3%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Pasadena 7.7%
  • County 9.0%
  • California 9.3%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Pasadena 6.1%
  • County 5.5%
  • State 6.1%

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

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