Health and Nutrition of Paxton, FL Residents

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Forty eight percent of Paxton residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 17 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 nine frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Here 47.6%
  • County 48.8%
  • Florida 50.9%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Here 17.2
  • County 21.8
  • State 20.8

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Here 3.4
  • County 3.4
  • Florida 3.5

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

  • Paxton 1.6
  • Walton County 1.8
  • Florida 1.7

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Paxton 2.5
  • County 1.7
  • State 1.8

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Paxton 8.9
  • County 3.6
  • State 3.1

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

The average Paxton 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). Eighteen percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Fifteen percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Paxton 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 27 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Paxton 1.7
  • Walton County 2.1
  • Florida 1.9

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 18.2%
  • Walton County 17.6%
  • State 14.1%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 15.5%
  • County 22.0%
  • Florida 19.9%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Paxton 48.7%
  • County 44.2%
  • Florida 48.5%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Paxton 3.2
  • Walton County 2.6
  • State 3.0

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 2.9
  • Walton County 2.7
  • Florida 2.9

Average number of teeth

  • Here 27.1
  • Walton County 21.1
  • Florida 22.9

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

The average height of Paxton residents 16 years and older is 65 inches. The average weight is 188 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 31. Forty one percent of people living here are obese. Fifty four percent have ever been obese. Forty five percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Here 64.9
  • Walton County 67.0
  • Florida 66.4

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 187.5
  • County 181.5
  • Florida 179.0

Average BMI

  • Paxton 31.0
  • County 28.8
  • State 28.7

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 40.9%
  • County 38.0%
  • State 37.8%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 54.0%
  • Walton County 50.7%
  • Florida 49.0%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Here 45.0%
  • County 32.7%
  • State 36.1%

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

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

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 58.7%
  • Walton County 66.1%
  • Florida 61.5%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Paxton 28.0%
  • County 25.1%
  • State 21.2%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 26.7%
  • Walton County 22.7%
  • State 19.5%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Paxton 14.0%
  • County 13.8%
  • State 10.4%

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

Twelve percent of people living in Paxton have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Thirty seven percent of people had a blood test for high sugar or diabetes within the past three years.

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Here 11.7%
  • County 11.9%
  • State 10.7%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 36.7%
  • County 48.1%
  • Florida 49.6%

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

Paxton 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

  • Paxton 1.0
  • County 1.2
  • State 1.1

Twelve percent of Paxton 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. Forty eight percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Sixteen percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Fourteen 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. Twenty seven percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Here 12.0%
  • Walton County 11.6%
  • State 11.3%

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

  • Paxton 47.9%
  • Walton County 69.2%
  • State 67.4%

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

  • Here 15.6%
  • Walton County 29.8%
  • State 29.7%

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

  • Here 14.4%
  • Walton County 16.8%
  • Florida 15.1%

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

  • Paxton 17.3%
  • Walton County 23.1%
  • State 19.8%

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

  • Paxton 26.5%
  • County 41.7%
  • State 38.2%

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

Fifty six percent of people living in Paxton are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Paxton 56.3%
  • County 74.7%
  • State 76.8%

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Thirteen percent of people living in Paxton have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had hypertension (also called high blood pressure). Eleven percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Thirty five percent of people in Paxton frequently check their blood cholesterol.

Summary

Has high blood pressure (%)

  • Paxton 13.0%
  • County 26.5%
  • Florida 25.1%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Paxton 11.4%
  • County 26.8%
  • Florida 25.3%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Paxton 35.3%
  • Walton County 44.7%
  • State 46.0%

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

Thirty five percent of people living in Paxton use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Paxton 35.1%
  • County 32.4%
  • State 35.8%

Eighteen percent of Paxton residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Eighteen percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Thirty seven percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Thirty eight percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Nineteen percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Sixteen percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Seventeen percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Eight 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. Two 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 (%)

  • Paxton 17.8%
  • Walton County 26.7%
  • Florida 25.2%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Paxton 17.5%
  • Walton County 28.0%
  • Florida 26.1%

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

  • Paxton 36.6%
  • County 42.2%
  • Florida 39.8%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 37.8%
  • Walton County 51.0%
  • Florida 49.9%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Here 19.0%
  • Walton County 28.3%
  • State 26.2%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 15.5%
  • County 22.0%
  • State 19.9%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Paxton 16.7%
  • County 19.1%
  • Florida 18.1%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Paxton 7.8%
  • Walton County 14.6%
  • Florida 12.7%

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

  • Paxton 2.3%
  • County 4.6%
  • State 4.1%

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

Paxton residents on average take one prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 1.0
  • County 2.4
  • State 2.1

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Seventy two percent of people living in Paxton have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Eighteen percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 3.4 days per month on average. They have 8.3 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 40 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Here 72.2%
  • Walton County 80.8%
  • State 78.9%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Here 18.4%
  • County 10.2%
  • Florida 11.0%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Paxton 3.4
  • Walton County 5.2
  • Florida 5.0

Average drinks/week

  • Paxton 8.3
  • Walton County 6.2
  • Florida 5.3

Average days/year people drink much

  • Paxton 40.1
  • County 26.5
  • Florida 20.8

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

Ninety eight percent of Paxton residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety eight percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Ninety two percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Seventy four percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Eleven percent of males in Paxton have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Ninety six percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Seventy four percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Forty six percent have ever had anal sex. Fourteen percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Paxton 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 59 women. He has vaginal sex with 50 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 eight women. People in Paxton were 19 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. Nine percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Paxton has vaginal or anal sex 75 times a year. Forty one percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Paxton 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with seven men on average. They have had seven male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.9 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Fifty nine percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Here 97.8%
  • Walton County 97.5%
  • Florida 97.3%

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

  • Here 97.5%
  • Walton County 95.0%
  • State 94.3%

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

  • Paxton 92.4%
  • County 86.5%
  • Florida 85.7%

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

  • Here 74.2%
  • County 48.3%
  • State 46.6%

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

  • Here 11.0%
  • Walton County 5.2%
  • State 6.9%

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

  • Paxton 95.8%
  • Walton County 97.4%
  • Florida 97.1%

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

  • Paxton 73.7%
  • Walton County 83.5%
  • State 83.0%

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

  • Paxton 46.2%
  • County 37.9%
  • State 37.2%

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

  • Paxton 14.4%
  • Walton County 11.0%
  • State 10.5%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 16.7
  • Walton County 16.5
  • Florida 17.0

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

  • Paxton 59.3
  • Walton County 30.0
  • Florida 27.3

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

  • Here 50.1
  • County 22.5
  • State 20.6

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

  • Paxton 20.6
  • County 21.4
  • Florida 21.7

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

  • Here 8.3
  • Walton County 5.7
  • State 4.6

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

  • Paxton 18.5
  • Walton County 20.9
  • Florida 19.7

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 8.7%
  • Walton County 9.0%
  • State 9.5%

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

  • Paxton 74.8
  • Walton County 57.6
  • State 55.9

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 40.8%
  • Walton County 52.5%
  • Florida 49.9%

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

  • Here 7.3
  • County 11.6
  • State 9.7

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

  • Here 7.2
  • County 10.1
  • Florida 8.3

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

  • Paxton 0.9
  • Walton County 0.5
  • State 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Here 59.0%
  • County 81.8%
  • Florida 75.4%

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

Twelve percent of households in Paxton use chemical products in their homes to control fleas, roaches, ants, termites or other insects. Six percent use chemical products in their lawns or gardens to kill weeds.

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Here 12.1%
  • Walton County 10.7%
  • State 10.5%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Here 6.0%
  • County 4.5%
  • Florida 4.2%

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

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Here 6.9
  • County 6.8
  • State 6.9

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Paxton 17.6%
  • Walton County 33.2%
  • Florida 29.4%

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

Sixty percent of Paxton residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 60.2%
  • Walton County 52.6%
  • Florida 45.5%

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Twenty eight percent of Paxton 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 three 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 nine 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 five 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 (%)

  • Paxton 27.7%
  • Walton County 22.6%
  • State 19.6%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 43.2%
  • Walton County 37.5%
  • State 35.7%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Paxton 30.0%
  • County 29.4%
  • State 29.5%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 29.4%
  • County 15.8%
  • Florida 20.5%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 43.9%
  • Walton County 38.6%
  • State 42.4%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 5.4
  • Walton County 6.0
  • Florida 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.6
  • County 2.9
  • State 2.7

Average hours a day using computer

  • Paxton 1.3
  • County 1.2
  • State 1.3

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

Four percent of Paxton 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. Five percent of people living in Paxton have ever received a blood transfusion. Twenty percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Three percent have coronary heart disease. Two percent have ever had a heart attack, also called myocardial infarction. Two percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. One percent of people had any kind of liver condition.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Here 4.2%
  • Walton County 11.6%
  • State 9.8%

People with anemia (%)

  • Paxton 3.0%
  • Walton County 3.4%
  • Florida 3.6%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Paxton 2.6%
  • County 4.0%
  • Florida 3.6%

People with overweight (%)

  • Paxton 32.5%
  • Walton County 34.9%
  • State 34.8%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Here 4.7%
  • County 12.9%
  • State 12.3%

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

  • Paxton 19.8%
  • Walton County 20.6%
  • State 18.9%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 19.5%
  • County 30.0%
  • State 26.6%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Paxton 3.5%
  • County 4.0%
  • State 3.6%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 2.0%
  • County 4.9%
  • Florida 4.1%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Paxton 2.4%
  • Walton County 4.9%
  • State 3.9%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Paxton 1.1%
  • County 3.9%
  • State 2.6%

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

Fifty nine percent of births in Paxton were vaginal deliveries. Forty one percent of deliveries were cesarean. 98.9 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Fifty eight percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Eighty one percent of women breastfeed their children. Eight percent of women in Paxton have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Eighty percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Four percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Thirty four 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 (%)

  • Paxton 59.0%
  • County 67.5%
  • State 63.8%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 41.0%
  • Walton County 32.5%
  • Florida 36.2%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Paxton 98.9%
  • Walton County 99.4%
  • Florida 99.2%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 58.1%
  • County 61.2%
  • Florida 59.7%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Here 81.4%
  • County 50.6%
  • Florida 57.4%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Paxton 8.2%
  • County 25.2%
  • State 22.8%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Paxton 79.7%
  • Walton County 74.5%
  • State 73.1%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Here 3.5%
  • County 6.8%
  • Florida 7.0%

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

  • Here 33.9%
  • Walton County 14.3%
  • State 15.6%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Paxton 17.2%
  • County 20.8%
  • Florida 19.9%

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

People living in Paxton report their general health condition on average at 53 percent. Nine percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 49 percent of Paxton residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Seven percent of people living in Paxton are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Paxton 52.9%
  • Walton County 54.1%
  • Florida 56.4%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 8.6%
  • Walton County 4.1%
  • State 4.9%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 48.9%
  • County 38.6%
  • Florida 39.3%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Paxton 6.7%
  • County 8.4%
  • State 8.2%

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

People in Paxton spend $382 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 27 percent of their income. The average family in Paxton spends $88 on food at other stores monthly. This is five percent of their income. They spend $122 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is six percent of their income. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Here $382
  • County $357
  • Florida $361

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

  • Here 27.2%
  • County 24.4%
  • State 22.3%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $88
  • County $67
  • Florida $77

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Paxton 4.6%
  • County 3.8%
  • State 4.2%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Paxton $122
  • County $132
  • State $146

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Paxton 6.3%
  • Walton County 6.3%
  • Florida 6.9%

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Paxton 1.1%
  • County 1.2%
  • State 1.2%

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

People living in Paxton report their general condition of hearing on average at 85 percent. Eighty nine 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 nine percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Fourteen percent of Paxton population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Forty two 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. Twenty three percent of people in Paxton had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Paxton 84.9%
  • Walton County 76.8%
  • State 78.9%

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

  • Paxton 89.3%
  • County 74.8%
  • Florida 81.2%

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

  • Here 98.8%
  • County 93.9%
  • State 95.3%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Here 13.7%
  • Walton County 22.8%
  • Florida 18.5%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 42.4%
  • County 46.9%
  • State 39.9%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 22.8%
  • Walton County 16.3%
  • Florida 14.3%

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

Twenty three percent of Paxton 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 22.8%
  • Walton County 27.8%
  • Florida 28.1%

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

Ten percent of Paxton 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. Ten percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Four percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Four percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion. Three 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 (%)

  • Paxton 9.6%
  • County 22.7%
  • Florida 16.9%

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

  • Here 9.6%
  • Walton County 29.2%
  • Florida 23.1%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Paxton 4.1%
  • County 10.7%
  • State 9.3%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Paxton 4.5%
  • County 11.5%
  • State 9.2%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Paxton 3.1%
  • Walton County 9.3%
  • State 8.6%

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

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