Health and Nutrition of Pemberton Heights, NJ Residents

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Forty nine percent of Pemberton Heights 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 (%)

  • Pemberton Heights 49.4%
  • County 51.3%
  • New Jersey 49.9%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Pemberton Heights 19.3
  • County 20.6
  • State 20.5

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Pemberton Heights 3.6
  • Burlington County 3.7
  • New Jersey 3.6

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

  • Here 1.9
  • Burlington County 1.8
  • State 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Here 1.8
  • Burlington County 1.8
  • New Jersey 1.9

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 3.0
  • Burlington County 3.3
  • State 3.2

The average Pemberton Heights 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 percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Pemberton Heights residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 46 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

  • Pemberton Heights 2.0
  • Burlington County 1.8
  • New Jersey 1.9

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 14.7%
  • Burlington County 14.0%
  • New Jersey 15.1%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 20.2%
  • Burlington County 20.4%
  • State 20.7%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Pemberton Heights 45.5%
  • Burlington County 49.4%
  • State 47.4%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 2.8
  • County 3.0
  • New Jersey 2.9

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 3.4
  • County 2.9
  • New Jersey 2.9

Average number of teeth

  • Pemberton Heights 22.9
  • County 23.6
  • New Jersey 23.1

The average height of Pemberton Heights residents 16 years and older is 66 inches. The average weight is 182 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Forty percent of people living here are obese. Fifty one percent have ever been obese. Thirty five percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Pemberton Heights 66.5
  • Burlington County 67.0
  • New Jersey 66.5

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 182.0
  • County 181.3
  • New Jersey 178.1

Average BMI

  • Here 29.1
  • Burlington County 28.7
  • New Jersey 28.6

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 40.0%
  • County 37.1%
  • State 36.9%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 50.9%
  • County 48.4%
  • State 48.1%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Here 35.0%
  • County 36.5%
  • State 35.7%

Fifty nine percent of Pemberton Heights residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Eighteen percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Three percent have ever used heroin. Eight percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 59.0%
  • Burlington County 63.2%
  • New Jersey 60.9%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Pemberton Heights 19.5%
  • Burlington County 22.2%
  • New Jersey 22.1%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 18.3%
  • Burlington County 20.4%
  • New Jersey 20.2%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Here 3.0%
  • Burlington County 2.7%
  • New Jersey 2.6%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Pemberton Heights 7.9%
  • Burlington County 11.4%
  • State 11.8%

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

Thirteen percent of people living in Pemberton Heights have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Fifty percent of people had a blood test for high sugar or diabetes within the past three years. Four percent of city residents are currently taking insulin.

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Here 12.6%
  • Burlington County 9.4%
  • New Jersey 10.0%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Pemberton Heights 49.6%
  • Burlington County 48.0%
  • New Jersey 47.6%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 4.0%
  • County 3.0%
  • State 3.0%

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

Pemberton Heights residents 20 years and older on average get up to urinate one time at night (from time they go to bed at night until the time they get up in the morning).

Summary

Avg. # of times urinating at night

  • Here 1.2
  • Burlington County 1.1
  • New Jersey 1.1

Nine percent of Pemberton Heights residents above the age of 40 have problems with their ability to smell, such as not being able to smell things or things not smelling the way they are supposed to. Six percent have been having problems with their ability to taste sweet, sour, salty or bitter foods and drinks. Sixty two percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Twenty percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Twelve percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Fifteen percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Thirty two percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Here 9.3%
  • County 11.0%
  • New Jersey 11.1%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Here 5.6%
  • Burlington County 5.1%
  • New Jersey 5.2%

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

  • Pemberton Heights 61.5%
  • County 67.8%
  • New Jersey 66.2%

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

  • Pemberton Heights 20.0%
  • County 28.6%
  • State 27.2%

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

  • Pemberton Heights 12.1%
  • Burlington County 15.9%
  • New Jersey 14.9%

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

  • Here 15.3%
  • Burlington County 21.0%
  • State 19.9%

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

  • Here 32.1%
  • County 41.1%
  • State 38.7%

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

Seventy five percent of people living in Pemberton Heights are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 75.0%
  • Burlington County 77.0%
  • State 75.3%

Twenty seven percent of people living in Pemberton Heights have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had hypertension (also called high blood pressure). Twenty six percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Forty six percent of people in Pemberton Heights frequently check their blood cholesterol. Twenty one 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 26.7%
  • County 22.5%
  • New Jersey 22.3%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 25.7%
  • County 24.8%
  • New Jersey 23.9%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Pemberton Heights 46.0%
  • Burlington County 44.0%
  • State 43.2%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Pemberton Heights 20.8%
  • Burlington County 18.1%
  • State 18.7%

Twenty seven percent of people living in Pemberton Heights use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 27.4%
  • County 38.2%
  • New Jersey 34.9%

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

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

  • Pemberton Heights 25.6%
  • County 24.8%
  • State 25.8%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Pemberton Heights 25.5%
  • County 25.4%
  • New Jersey 26.7%

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

  • Here 38.2%
  • County 40.8%
  • State 40.5%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 47.8%
  • County 50.4%
  • State 50.8%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Pemberton Heights 27.3%
  • County 25.7%
  • State 27.2%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Pemberton Heights 19.0%
  • Burlington County 20.4%
  • State 20.4%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Here 17.0%
  • Burlington County 18.3%
  • State 18.8%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Pemberton Heights 12.9%
  • Burlington County 12.0%
  • New Jersey 13.5%

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

  • Pemberton Heights 4.3%
  • County 4.0%
  • New Jersey 4.3%

Pemberton Heights residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 2.0
  • County 2.0
  • New Jersey 2.0

Seventy five percent of people living in Pemberton Heights have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Thirteen percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 4.3 days per month on average. They have 5.2 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 (%)

  • Pemberton Heights 74.8%
  • County 80.8%
  • State 78.8%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Here 13.4%
  • County 10.1%
  • State 11.3%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Pemberton Heights 4.3
  • Burlington County 5.3
  • State 4.8

Average drinks/week

  • Here 5.2
  • County 5.5
  • State 5.4

Average days/year people drink much

  • Pemberton Heights 21.6
  • Burlington County 22.1
  • New Jersey 21.6

Ninety seven percent of Pemberton Heights residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety four percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Eighty one percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Forty five percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Five percent of males in Pemberton Heights have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Ninety five percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Seventy two percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Thirty two percent have ever had anal sex. Twelve percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Pemberton Heights 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 30 women. He has vaginal sex with 21 women. People living here were on average 23 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. In their lifetime they performed oral sex on average on four women. People in Pemberton Heights were 20 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on two men in their lifetime. Thirteen percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Pemberton Heights has vaginal or anal sex 49 times a year. Forty three percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Pemberton Heights 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 10 men on average. They have had seven male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.6 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Seventy three percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Pemberton Heights 96.6%
  • County 97.2%
  • New Jersey 97.2%

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

  • Pemberton Heights 94.4%
  • Burlington County 94.6%
  • State 94.0%

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

  • Here 81.1%
  • County 86.9%
  • State 85.3%

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

  • Here 44.8%
  • County 47.4%
  • New Jersey 47.2%

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

  • Pemberton Heights 4.9%
  • County 6.5%
  • State 6.3%

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

  • Here 95.2%
  • County 97.2%
  • New Jersey 96.9%

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

  • Here 72.0%
  • Burlington County 85.3%
  • New Jersey 83.3%

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

  • Pemberton Heights 31.8%
  • Burlington County 38.1%
  • New Jersey 37.8%

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

  • Here 11.7%
  • Burlington County 10.7%
  • State 11.3%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 16.8
  • Burlington County 17.1
  • State 17.0

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

  • Pemberton Heights 30.0
  • Burlington County 26.6
  • State 26.5

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

  • Pemberton Heights 21.5
  • County 20.9
  • New Jersey 21.1

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

  • Pemberton Heights 22.9
  • Burlington County 22.1
  • State 21.9

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

  • Pemberton Heights 3.9
  • Burlington County 5.0
  • New Jersey 4.8

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

  • Here 20.0
  • County 19.1
  • New Jersey 19.9

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

  • Pemberton Heights 2.0
  • County 5.1
  • New Jersey 4.7

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Pemberton Heights 13.3%
  • County 8.1%
  • State 9.5%

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

  • Pemberton Heights 49.3
  • Burlington County 57.3
  • State 59.3

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Pemberton Heights 42.7%
  • County 55.1%
  • New Jersey 51.8%

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

  • Pemberton Heights 10.5
  • County 10.6
  • New Jersey 10.3

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

  • Here 7.2
  • Burlington County 9.3
  • State 8.9

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

  • Here 0.6
  • County 0.4
  • New Jersey 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Pemberton Heights 73.3%
  • County 81.4%
  • State 75.5%

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

Thirteen percent of households in Pemberton Heights 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 12.6%
  • Burlington County 10.2%
  • New Jersey 10.1%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Pemberton Heights 3.7%
  • Burlington County 4.5%
  • New Jersey 4.4%

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

Pemberton Heights 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

  • Pemberton Heights 6.7
  • County 6.8
  • State 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 25.8%
  • County 30.3%
  • State 29.3%

Fifty percent of Pemberton Heights residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 50.0%
  • Burlington County 47.8%
  • New Jersey 48.7%

Nineteen percent of Pemberton Heights 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 five 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 three 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 one percent do any moderate-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause a small increase in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking, bicycling, swimming or golf for at least 10 minutes continuously. People living here spend six hours sitting on a typical day (this includes sitting at work, at home, getting to and from places, or with friends, including time spent sitting at a desk, traveling in a car or bus, reading, playing cards, watching television or using a computer). They usually sit and watch TV or videos for about three hours per day. They use a computer or play computer games (including Playstation, Nintendo DS, or other portable video games) outside of work or school for 1.2 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 19.3%
  • Burlington County 20.6%
  • New Jersey 20.0%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Pemberton Heights 35.1%
  • Burlington County 37.7%
  • State 35.4%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 32.9%
  • Burlington County 29.9%
  • New Jersey 30.3%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Pemberton Heights 22.0%
  • County 23.1%
  • New Jersey 21.0%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Pemberton Heights 40.6%
  • Burlington County 46.3%
  • New Jersey 42.8%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Pemberton Heights 6.0
  • County 6.2
  • State 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.8
  • Burlington County 2.7
  • State 2.7

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 1.2
  • Burlington County 1.3
  • State 1.3

Ten percent of Pemberton Heights residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Five 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 four percent are overweight. Fifteen 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 Pemberton Heights have ever received a blood transfusion. Nineteen percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty four 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. Two percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Three percent have ever had a heart attack, also called myocardial infarction. Four 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. Three percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Two percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Seven percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Here 9.7%
  • County 9.6%
  • State 9.8%

People with anemia (%)

  • Pemberton Heights 4.7%
  • Burlington County 3.4%
  • New Jersey 3.5%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Pemberton Heights 2.8%
  • Burlington County 3.8%
  • State 3.5%

People with overweight (%)

  • Pemberton Heights 34.1%
  • Burlington County 34.3%
  • State 33.6%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Pemberton Heights 15.4%
  • Burlington County 17.5%
  • New Jersey 18.9%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Here 11.3%
  • County 11.1%
  • New Jersey 11.2%

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

  • Here 18.8%
  • County 17.3%
  • State 19.0%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Pemberton Heights 24.2%
  • Burlington County 24.2%
  • New Jersey 24.3%

People with gout (%)

  • Pemberton Heights 4.0%
  • Burlington County 3.9%
  • State 3.7%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Here 3.0%
  • Burlington County 2.8%
  • New Jersey 3.1%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Pemberton Heights 2.8%
  • Burlington County 2.9%
  • New Jersey 3.0%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 1.7%
  • Burlington County 2.1%
  • New Jersey 2.1%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Pemberton Heights 3.1%
  • Burlington County 3.3%
  • State 3.5%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Pemberton Heights 3.7%
  • Burlington County 3.4%
  • New Jersey 3.6%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Pemberton Heights 2.0%
  • County 2.3%
  • New Jersey 2.7%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Pemberton Heights 5.7%
  • Burlington County 7.6%
  • New Jersey 7.3%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Here 2.8%
  • Burlington County 3.2%
  • State 3.3%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Here 2.5%
  • County 2.6%
  • New Jersey 2.8%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 7.1%
  • Burlington County 9.1%
  • State 8.3%

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

Sixty four percent of births in Pemberton Heights were vaginal deliveries. Thirty six percent of deliveries were cesarean. 98.6 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Fifty nine percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Fifty one percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty two percent of women in Pemberton Heights have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Eleven percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Seventy three percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Six percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Eighteen percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Sixteen percent have ever used female hormones such as estrogen and progesterone, including any forms of female hormones, such as pills, cream, patch and injections, but do not include birth control methods or use for infertility.

Summary

Vaginal deliveries (%)

  • Here 63.6%
  • County 62.2%
  • New Jersey 63.4%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Pemberton Heights 36.4%
  • County 37.8%
  • New Jersey 36.6%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Here 98.6%
  • Burlington County 99.3%
  • State 99.2%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 59.2%
  • County 58.0%
  • New Jersey 59.2%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Pemberton Heights 51.4%
  • County 58.3%
  • State 57.2%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Pemberton Heights 21.9%
  • Burlington County 21.8%
  • State 21.0%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Pemberton Heights 10.7%
  • County 11.9%
  • State 11.2%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 73.1%
  • County 76.6%
  • State 72.5%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Pemberton Heights 6.3%
  • County 8.7%
  • State 7.4%

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

  • Here 17.7%
  • Burlington County 14.9%
  • New Jersey 16.4%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 15.6%
  • County 18.9%
  • State 17.1%

People living in Pemberton Heights report their general health condition on average at 55 percent. Four percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 44 percent of Pemberton Heights residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Eight percent of people living in Pemberton Heights are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Pemberton Heights 54.7%
  • Burlington County 58.0%
  • State 56.2%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 4.5%
  • Burlington County 5.1%
  • New Jersey 4.5%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 44.4%
  • Burlington County 42.1%
  • State 40.1%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Pemberton Heights 8.5%
  • County 8.9%
  • State 8.2%

People in Pemberton Heights spend $349 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 Pemberton Heights spends $75 on food at other stores monthly. This is four percent of their income. They spend $127 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is six percent of their income. They also spend $29 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Pemberton Heights $349
  • Burlington County $358
  • State $365

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

  • Pemberton Heights 23.7%
  • County 21.7%
  • New Jersey 22.7%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $75
  • Burlington County $76
  • State $78

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 4.4%
  • County 4.2%
  • State 4.2%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $127
  • Burlington County $150
  • State $146

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Pemberton Heights 6.3%
  • Burlington County 7.0%
  • State 6.9%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Here $29
  • Burlington County $26
  • New Jersey $26

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Pemberton Heights 1.3%
  • Burlington County 1.3%
  • State 1.2%

People living in Pemberton Heights report their general condition of hearing on average at 81 percent. Eighty two 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 Pemberton Heights population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Thirty nine 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. Fourteen percent of people in Pemberton Heights had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Here 81.4%
  • Burlington County 80.2%
  • State 79.7%

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

  • Here 82.1%
  • Burlington County 81.2%
  • New Jersey 80.7%

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

  • Pemberton Heights 95.7%
  • County 95.3%
  • New Jersey 95.3%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Pemberton Heights 16.5%
  • County 18.8%
  • New Jersey 18.4%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 39.4%
  • County 40.3%
  • New Jersey 39.8%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Pemberton Heights 14.1%
  • County 15.3%
  • State 14.1%

Twenty seven percent of Pemberton Heights 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 27.4%
  • Burlington County 25.1%
  • State 25.4%

Seventeen percent of Pemberton Heights 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. Nine 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. Eight percent of people here have health problems that require them to use special equipment, such as a cane, wheelchair, special bed or special telephone.

Summary

People having limitations keeping them from working (%)

  • Pemberton Heights 16.8%
  • County 16.1%
  • New Jersey 16.9%

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

  • Here 22.3%
  • County 22.2%
  • State 22.7%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Pemberton Heights 9.4%
  • County 8.3%
  • State 8.6%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Pemberton Heights 8.9%
  • Burlington County 8.4%
  • State 9.3%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 8.4%
  • Burlington County 7.3%
  • State 7.4%
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