Health and Nutrition of Pine Grove, PA Residents

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Fifty one percent of Pine Grove 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 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 three frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Pine Grove 50.5%
  • County 49.6%
  • Pennsylvania 49.8%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Here 21.4
  • County 22.3
  • Pennsylvania 21.5

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Here 3.2
  • Schuylkill County 3.3
  • State 3.5

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

  • Pine Grove 1.6
  • County 1.7
  • Pennsylvania 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Pine Grove 1.7
  • County 1.6
  • State 1.7

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Pine Grove 3.4
  • Schuylkill County 3.6
  • State 3.5

The average Pine Grove 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). Thirteen percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Twenty three percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Pine Grove residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 48 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

  • Pine Grove 1.9
  • County 2.1
  • Pennsylvania 2.0

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 13.1%
  • Schuylkill County 16.4%
  • Pennsylvania 15.9%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 22.9%
  • County 21.5%
  • State 21.1%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Here 47.8%
  • County 45.3%
  • State 46.3%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Pine Grove 3.1
  • County 2.7
  • State 2.8

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Pine Grove 2.8
  • Schuylkill County 2.7
  • State 2.8

Average number of teeth

  • Pine Grove 22.6
  • County 21.3
  • State 22.2

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

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

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Pine Grove 66.9
  • Schuylkill County 66.9
  • State 66.8

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 181.8
  • County 180.7
  • Pennsylvania 180.1

Average BMI

  • Here 28.9
  • County 28.7
  • State 28.7

People that are obese (%)

  • Pine Grove 36.2%
  • County 37.5%
  • Pennsylvania 37.5%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Pine Grove 49.3%
  • County 50.2%
  • State 49.4%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Pine Grove 36.4%
  • County 32.8%
  • Pennsylvania 34.6%

Sixty five percent of Pine Grove residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty five percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Twenty four 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 (%)

  • Pine Grove 65.2%
  • County 66.4%
  • State 64.2%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Pine Grove 25.2%
  • County 25.6%
  • Pennsylvania 23.8%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Pine Grove 23.8%
  • Schuylkill County 23.2%
  • Pennsylvania 21.6%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Here 2.6%
  • County 3.5%
  • State 3.2%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 14.2%
  • Schuylkill County 14.4%
  • Pennsylvania 12.8%

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

Nine percent of people living in Pine Grove 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 (%)

  • Pine Grove 8.8%
  • Schuylkill County 11.2%
  • State 10.6%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Pine Grove 47.4%
  • Schuylkill County 47.8%
  • State 47.7%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Pine Grove 3.0%
  • County 3.4%
  • State 3.3%

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

Pine Grove 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 1.0
  • Schuylkill County 1.2
  • Pennsylvania 1.2

Thirteen percent of Pine Grove 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. Seventy two percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Thirty five percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Nineteen 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 one percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Pine Grove 13.1%
  • Schuylkill County 12.2%
  • Pennsylvania 11.7%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Here 5.8%
  • County 6.0%
  • State 5.8%

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

  • Here 72.3%
  • County 70.8%
  • Pennsylvania 68.9%

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

  • Here 34.6%
  • Schuylkill County 32.2%
  • Pennsylvania 30.2%

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

  • Pine Grove 19.2%
  • County 17.3%
  • State 16.1%

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

  • Here 23.2%
  • Schuylkill County 23.2%
  • State 21.9%

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

  • Pine Grove 41.3%
  • County 42.8%
  • Pennsylvania 41.9%

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 77.4%
  • County 75.5%
  • State 75.8%

Twenty four percent of people living in Pine Grove have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had hypertension (also called high blood pressure). Twenty nine percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Forty seven percent of people in Pine Grove frequently check their blood cholesterol. Twenty percent of people have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that their blood cholesterol level was high.

Summary

Has high blood pressure (%)

  • Here 23.6%
  • County 26.6%
  • Pennsylvania 24.7%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Pine Grove 28.8%
  • Schuylkill County 27.5%
  • State 25.9%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Pine Grove 47.3%
  • County 44.8%
  • State 44.2%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Here 20.1%
  • Schuylkill County 22.8%
  • State 20.8%

Forty two percent of people living in Pine Grove use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Pine Grove 42.0%
  • Schuylkill County 34.7%
  • State 35.2%

Twenty seven percent of Pine Grove residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty eight percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Forty four percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Fifty three percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Twenty five 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. 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. Five 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 (%)

  • Pine Grove 27.3%
  • County 26.1%
  • State 25.9%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 27.7%
  • Schuylkill County 27.6%
  • Pennsylvania 27.2%

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

  • Here 44.3%
  • County 42.3%
  • State 41.6%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Pine Grove 53.4%
  • County 51.3%
  • Pennsylvania 51.3%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Pine Grove 25.3%
  • Schuylkill County 27.4%
  • State 27.4%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 19.1%
  • County 21.5%
  • State 21.1%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Pine Grove 19.4%
  • Schuylkill County 19.2%
  • State 18.9%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Pine Grove 12.8%
  • Schuylkill County 13.9%
  • Pennsylvania 13.7%

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

  • Here 4.8%
  • Schuylkill County 4.6%
  • State 4.4%

Pine Grove residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 2.3
  • Schuylkill County 2.4
  • State 2.2

Eighty one percent of people living in Pine Grove 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 5.2 days per month on average. They have 5.5 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 22 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Pine Grove 80.9%
  • County 80.1%
  • Pennsylvania 79.5%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Here 9.8%
  • County 10.9%
  • Pennsylvania 11.0%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Pine Grove 5.2
  • Schuylkill County 5.2
  • State 5.0

Average drinks/week

  • Here 5.5
  • Schuylkill County 6.0
  • Pennsylvania 5.7

Average days/year people drink much

  • Pine Grove 22.4
  • Schuylkill County 25.1
  • Pennsylvania 23.4

Ninety eight percent of Pine Grove 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 one percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Seven percent of males in Pine Grove 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. Ninety three percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Forty six percent have ever had anal sex. Eleven percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Pine Grove 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 24 women. He has vaginal sex with 22 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 9.1 men on average. They have had 5.4 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Pine Grove were 18 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on 11 men in their lifetime. Four percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Pine Grove has vaginal or anal sex 64 times a year. Sixty one percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Pine Grove 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 0.4 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Eighty five percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Here 97.5%
  • County 97.4%
  • State 97.2%

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

  • Here 95.3%
  • Schuylkill County 95.1%
  • State 94.6%

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

  • Pine Grove 88.3%
  • County 87.9%
  • State 86.9%

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

  • Here 50.7%
  • County 50.2%
  • Pennsylvania 48.0%

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

  • Pine Grove 7.5%
  • Schuylkill County 5.6%
  • State 5.9%

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

  • Pine Grove 98.2%
  • County 97.6%
  • State 97.3%

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

  • Pine Grove 93.2%
  • County 85.9%
  • Pennsylvania 84.5%

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

  • Pine Grove 46.5%
  • County 38.2%
  • State 38.1%

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

  • Pine Grove 10.6%
  • County 10.6%
  • State 11.4%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 16.8
  • Schuylkill County 16.6
  • State 16.8

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

  • Here 23.9
  • Schuylkill County 29.0
  • State 27.0

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

  • Here 21.7
  • Schuylkill County 22.2
  • Pennsylvania 21.2

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

  • Pine Grove 20.8
  • Schuylkill County 21.2
  • State 21.7

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

  • Here 5.1
  • Schuylkill County 5.9
  • State 5.1

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

  • Here 9.1
  • County 3.7
  • State 3.5

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

  • Pine Grove 5.4
  • Schuylkill County 2.2
  • State 2.0

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

  • Pine Grove 17.6
  • Schuylkill County 20.0
  • Pennsylvania 19.9

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

  • Here 11.2
  • Schuylkill County 6.3
  • Pennsylvania 5.9

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Pine Grove 4.1%
  • County 8.1%
  • Pennsylvania 8.7%

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

  • Pine Grove 63.6
  • County 60.2
  • State 60.6

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Pine Grove 61.2%
  • County 53.9%
  • State 54.1%

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

  • Here 9.1
  • County 11.3
  • State 11.2

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

  • Pine Grove 8.3
  • County 9.8
  • State 9.8

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

  • Pine Grove 0.4
  • Schuylkill County 0.5
  • State 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Here 84.6%
  • County 84.1%
  • State 82.3%

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

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

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Here 9.5%
  • Schuylkill County 10.1%
  • State 10.1%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Pine Grove 5.1%
  • Schuylkill County 4.5%
  • Pennsylvania 4.4%

Pine Grove 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

  • Pine Grove 6.9
  • Schuylkill County 6.9
  • State 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 31.3%
  • Schuylkill County 33.2%
  • Pennsylvania 31.9%

Forty eight percent of Pine Grove residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Pine Grove 48.0%
  • County 50.9%
  • State 50.8%

Twenty two percent of Pine Grove residents' work involve vigorous-intensity activity that causes large increases in breathing or heart rate, like carrying or lifting heavy loads, digging or construction work for at least 10 minutes continuously. Forty one percent of people do moderate-intensity activities at work that cause small increases in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking or carrying light loads for at least 10 minutes continuously. Twenty four percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Seventeen percent do any vigorous-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause large increases in breathing or heart rate like running or basketball for at least 10 minutes continuously. Forty five percent do any moderate-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause a small increase in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking, bicycling, swimming or golf for at least 10 minutes continuously. People living here spend six hours sitting on a typical day (this includes sitting at work, at home, getting to and from places, or with friends, including time spent sitting at a desk, traveling in a car or bus, reading, playing cards, watching television or using a computer). They usually sit and watch TV or videos for about three hours per day. They use a computer or play computer games (including Playstation, Nintendo DS, or other portable video games) outside of work or school for 1.2 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 22.2%
  • County 23.0%
  • Pennsylvania 21.6%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Pine Grove 41.3%
  • County 39.0%
  • Pennsylvania 37.3%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 23.9%
  • County 27.6%
  • State 28.8%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Pine Grove 17.5%
  • Schuylkill County 15.9%
  • Pennsylvania 18.4%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Pine Grove 45.1%
  • Schuylkill County 39.7%
  • Pennsylvania 41.8%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Pine Grove 6.2
  • County 6.0
  • State 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Pine Grove 2.8
  • Schuylkill County 2.9
  • Pennsylvania 2.8

Average hours a day using computer

  • Pine Grove 1.2
  • Schuylkill County 1.2
  • State 1.2

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

Eight percent of Pine Grove 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". Five 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. 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. Fifteen percent of people living in Pine Grove have ever received a blood transfusion. Eighteen percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty nine percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Four percent have ever been told they had gout. Three percent have congestive heart failure. Four percent have coronary heart disease. Three percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Five 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. Nine percent have another thyroid problem. Four percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. One percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Ten percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Here 8.0%
  • County 10.8%
  • Pennsylvania 10.7%

People with anemia (%)

  • Pine Grove 2.7%
  • County 3.4%
  • Pennsylvania 3.5%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 4.7%
  • Schuylkill County 4.2%
  • Pennsylvania 3.9%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 34.3%
  • Schuylkill County 34.3%
  • State 34.2%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Here 18.6%
  • County 21.3%
  • Pennsylvania 20.2%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Here 14.5%
  • Schuylkill County 13.4%
  • State 12.4%

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

  • Here 18.4%
  • County 20.0%
  • State 19.2%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 29.1%
  • Schuylkill County 30.4%
  • Pennsylvania 27.5%

People with gout (%)

  • Here 4.1%
  • County 4.4%
  • Pennsylvania 4.1%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Here 3.4%
  • County 4.7%
  • Pennsylvania 3.8%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Here 4.5%
  • County 4.2%
  • Pennsylvania 3.5%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Pine Grove 2.9%
  • Schuylkill County 2.9%
  • State 2.5%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 4.6%
  • Schuylkill County 5.0%
  • State 4.2%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Pine Grove 3.8%
  • County 4.8%
  • Pennsylvania 4.3%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Here 2.5%
  • Schuylkill County 4.3%
  • Pennsylvania 3.5%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 9.0%
  • County 8.9%
  • State 8.1%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Pine Grove 4.3%
  • County 4.4%
  • State 4.0%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Pine Grove 1.4%
  • County 3.4%
  • State 3.0%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Pine Grove 9.8%
  • County 11.1%
  • Pennsylvania 9.8%

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

Sixty seven percent of births in Pine Grove were vaginal deliveries. Thirty three percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.4 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty one percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Sixty three percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty seven percent of women in Pine Grove have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Fourteen 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. Seven percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Sixteen percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Twenty seven 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 67.2%
  • County 67.4%
  • Pennsylvania 65.5%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Pine Grove 32.8%
  • County 32.6%
  • State 34.5%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Pine Grove 99.4%
  • County 99.5%
  • Pennsylvania 99.3%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Pine Grove 60.8%
  • Schuylkill County 60.9%
  • State 60.1%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Pine Grove 62.6%
  • County 51.9%
  • State 53.0%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Pine Grove 26.8%
  • Schuylkill County 27.4%
  • State 24.1%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Here 13.5%
  • Schuylkill County 15.2%
  • State 13.1%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Pine Grove 76.7%
  • Schuylkill County 73.2%
  • Pennsylvania 74.0%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Pine Grove 7.3%
  • Schuylkill County 7.3%
  • Pennsylvania 7.9%

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

  • Here 16.1%
  • Schuylkill County 13.0%
  • State 15.2%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 26.5%
  • Schuylkill County 23.1%
  • State 19.6%

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

People living in Pine Grove report their general health condition on average at 58 percent. Four percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 37 percent of Pine Grove residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Nine percent of people living in Pine Grove are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 57.7%
  • Schuylkill County 55.0%
  • Pennsylvania 55.7%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 3.9%
  • County 4.2%
  • Pennsylvania 4.3%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 37.1%
  • County 36.2%
  • Pennsylvania 38.7%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 9.0%
  • Schuylkill County 8.5%
  • State 8.5%

People in Pine Grove spend $344 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 23 percent of their income. The average family in Pine Grove spends $67 on food at other stores monthly. This is five percent of their income. They spend $126 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is seven percent of their income. They also spend $18 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 $344
  • County $350
  • State $356

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

  • Here 23.1%
  • County 23.5%
  • State 23.5%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $67
  • Schuylkill County $66
  • State $70

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 4.9%
  • County 4.0%
  • Pennsylvania 4.1%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $126
  • County $128
  • State $137

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 7.3%
  • Schuylkill County 6.3%
  • Pennsylvania 6.6%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Here $18
  • County $21
  • State $23

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Here 1.0%
  • Schuylkill County 1.2%
  • State 1.2%

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

People living in Pine Grove report their general condition of hearing on average at 78 percent. Eighty one percent of them can usually hear and understand, without the use of a hearing aid or any other listening devices, what a person says without seeing his or her face if that person whispers to them from across a quiet room. Ninety five percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Twenty two percent of Pine Grove population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Forty six 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. Eighteen percent of people in Pine Grove had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Here 77.5%
  • Schuylkill County 76.3%
  • Pennsylvania 78.0%

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

  • Pine Grove 81.3%
  • County 76.3%
  • State 77.9%

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

  • Here 95.0%
  • County 94.1%
  • State 94.6%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Pine Grove 22.2%
  • Schuylkill County 22.5%
  • Pennsylvania 20.6%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 46.1%
  • County 48.0%
  • Pennsylvania 43.4%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 17.5%
  • Schuylkill County 16.7%
  • Pennsylvania 15.4%

Thirty percent of Pine Grove 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 (%)

  • Pine Grove 30.1%
  • County 28.6%
  • State 27.3%

Seventeen percent of Pine Grove 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 six percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Ten 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. Ten 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 (%)

  • Here 16.8%
  • County 21.4%
  • Pennsylvania 19.1%

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

  • Here 25.9%
  • County 28.5%
  • State 25.7%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Pine Grove 10.3%
  • Schuylkill County 11.0%
  • State 9.9%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Pine Grove 8.7%
  • County 11.5%
  • Pennsylvania 10.3%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Pine Grove 9.6%
  • County 9.7%
  • State 8.6%
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