Health and Nutrition of Santa Fe, NM Residents

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Fifty one percent of Santa Fe residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 20 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 (%)

  • Here 50.8%
  • County 49.4%
  • State 48.7%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Here 19.5
  • County 19.4
  • State 19.7

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Here 3.8
  • County 3.7
  • State 3.6

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

  • Santa Fe 1.6
  • County 1.7
  • New Mexico 1.7

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Here 2.2
  • County 2.2
  • New Mexico 2.2

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Santa Fe 2.9
  • County 2.9
  • State 3.2

The average Santa Fe 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. Nineteen percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Santa Fe residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 51 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

  • Santa Fe 1.6
  • County 1.7
  • New Mexico 1.8

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 14.0%
  • County 15.2%
  • State 16.0%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 18.7%
  • County 19.7%
  • State 19.9%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Here 51.2%
  • County 49.5%
  • State 47.6%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 3.1
  • Santa Fe County 3.1
  • New Mexico 3.0

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 2.8
  • Santa Fe County 2.9
  • State 3.0

Average number of teeth

  • Santa Fe 24.1
  • County 24.0
  • State 23.7

The average height of Santa Fe residents 16 years and older is 66 inches. The average weight is 175 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 28. Thirty seven percent of people living here are obese. Forty eight percent have ever been obese. Forty percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Santa Fe 66.1
  • County 66.1
  • State 65.9

Average weight (pounds)

  • Santa Fe 175.2
  • Santa Fe County 175.4
  • State 175.8

Average BMI

  • Santa Fe 28.4
  • Santa Fe County 28.5
  • State 28.6

People that are obese (%)

  • Santa Fe 37.2%
  • County 37.7%
  • State 37.8%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Santa Fe 47.5%
  • County 48.4%
  • State 49.0%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Santa Fe 39.9%
  • County 38.9%
  • State 37.5%

Sixty one percent of Santa Fe residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty one 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. Ten percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Santa Fe 60.8%
  • County 61.2%
  • State 61.5%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Here 20.5%
  • County 21.9%
  • New Mexico 23.3%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Santa Fe 19.1%
  • Santa Fe County 20.3%
  • State 21.6%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Santa Fe 1.6%
  • County 1.7%
  • New Mexico 1.8%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 10.3%
  • County 11.7%
  • New Mexico 13.0%

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

Ten percent of people living in Santa Fe have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Forty nine 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 (%)

  • Santa Fe 9.7%
  • Santa Fe County 9.7%
  • State 10.1%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Santa Fe 49.4%
  • Santa Fe County 48.7%
  • State 48.0%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 3.0%
  • Santa Fe County 2.9%
  • New Mexico 2.7%

Santa Fe 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 1.1
  • County 1.1
  • State 1.1

Twelve percent of Santa Fe 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 seven percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Twenty nine percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Fourteen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Nineteen percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Thirty seven percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Santa Fe 12.0%
  • Santa Fe County 11.9%
  • State 11.8%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Santa Fe 4.6%
  • Santa Fe County 4.5%
  • State 4.5%

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

  • Here 66.8%
  • Santa Fe County 65.7%
  • State 65.0%

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

  • Here 29.1%
  • Santa Fe County 27.1%
  • New Mexico 25.7%

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

  • Here 14.3%
  • County 14.8%
  • State 14.9%

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

  • Here 19.1%
  • Santa Fe County 19.6%
  • New Mexico 19.3%

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

  • Santa Fe 37.4%
  • Santa Fe County 36.7%
  • New Mexico 35.5%

Seventy eight percent of people living in Santa Fe are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 78.2%
  • County 76.0%
  • New Mexico 73.1%

Twenty one percent of people living in Santa Fe 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 four percent of people in Santa Fe frequently check their blood cholesterol. Seventeen 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 20.8%
  • Santa Fe County 19.6%
  • State 19.7%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Santa Fe 22.2%
  • Santa Fe County 21.4%
  • State 21.9%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 44.1%
  • Santa Fe County 42.0%
  • State 40.5%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Here 17.3%
  • Santa Fe County 16.7%
  • State 17.6%

Forty percent of people living in Santa Fe use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 40.3%
  • Santa Fe County 38.3%
  • New Mexico 35.9%

Twenty four percent of Santa Fe residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty six percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Forty percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Fifty one percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Twenty six 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. Four percent have thoughts that they would be better off dead or of hurting themselves in some way.

Summary

People who have little interest in doing things (%)

  • Here 24.4%
  • Santa Fe County 25.9%
  • New Mexico 26.9%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 25.7%
  • County 27.4%
  • State 28.3%

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

  • Here 40.0%
  • County 41.0%
  • New Mexico 41.7%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 50.7%
  • County 51.7%
  • New Mexico 52.3%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Here 25.7%
  • Santa Fe County 27.2%
  • New Mexico 28.5%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Santa Fe 19.1%
  • County 20.4%
  • New Mexico 21.1%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Santa Fe 18.7%
  • County 19.8%
  • New Mexico 20.5%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Santa Fe 12.5%
  • Santa Fe County 14.2%
  • New Mexico 15.6%

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

  • Santa Fe 3.6%
  • County 4.1%
  • State 4.5%

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

Santa Fe residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 1.8
  • County 1.8
  • New Mexico 1.8

Eighty percent of people living in Santa Fe have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Nine percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 4.9 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 (%)

  • Santa Fe 80.1%
  • County 80.7%
  • New Mexico 80.2%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Santa Fe 9.3%
  • County 9.1%
  • New Mexico 10.3%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 4.9
  • Santa Fe County 4.7
  • State 4.5

Average drinks/week

  • Santa Fe 4.9
  • County 5.1
  • State 5.5

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 17.7
  • Santa Fe County 19.0
  • New Mexico 20.6

Ninety eight percent of Santa Fe residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety three percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Eighty six percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Forty nine percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Ten percent of males in Santa Fe have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Ninety eight percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Eighty seven percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Thirty nine percent have ever had anal sex. Nine percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Santa Fe 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 2.7 men on average. They have had 1.4 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Santa Fe were 19 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on four men in their lifetime. Eight percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Santa Fe has vaginal or anal sex 57 times a year. Fifty percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Santa Fe 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 seven percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Santa Fe 98.1%
  • Santa Fe County 98.2%
  • New Mexico 97.9%

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

  • Santa Fe 92.8%
  • Santa Fe County 93.7%
  • State 94.1%

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

  • Santa Fe 86.0%
  • Santa Fe County 86.1%
  • State 85.8%

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

  • Santa Fe 48.7%
  • Santa Fe County 49.4%
  • State 49.7%

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

  • Here 10.1%
  • County 8.8%
  • New Mexico 7.7%

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

  • Here 97.8%
  • Santa Fe County 98.0%
  • New Mexico 97.4%

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

  • Santa Fe 87.1%
  • County 87.1%
  • New Mexico 85.4%

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

  • Here 38.6%
  • Santa Fe County 39.3%
  • State 39.0%

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

  • Santa Fe 9.3%
  • County 10.1%
  • State 11.3%

Average age people first had sex

  • Santa Fe 17.2
  • County 17.1
  • State 16.9

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

  • Santa Fe 22.8
  • County 24.3
  • New Mexico 27.5

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

  • Santa Fe 18.2
  • County 19.9
  • New Mexico 22.1

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

  • Here 21.9
  • County 21.8
  • New Mexico 21.1

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

  • Santa Fe 4.3
  • Santa Fe County 4.7
  • New Mexico 4.9

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

  • Here 2.7
  • Santa Fe County 2.5
  • State 2.4

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

  • Santa Fe 1.4
  • County 1.3
  • New Mexico 1.3

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

  • Here 19.5
  • County 19.8
  • State 19.7

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

  • Here 3.9
  • Santa Fe County 3.8
  • New Mexico 3.9

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 8.0%
  • County 8.6%
  • State 9.8%

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

  • Here 57.0
  • County 59.1
  • State 61.1

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 50.2%
  • County 50.3%
  • New Mexico 48.5%

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

  • Here 8.6
  • Santa Fe County 8.9
  • New Mexico 8.8

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

  • Here 7.5
  • Santa Fe County 8.0
  • State 7.8

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

  • Here 0.5
  • Santa Fe County 0.5
  • State 0.6

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Santa Fe 67.5%
  • Santa Fe County 66.5%
  • State 67.8%

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

Ten percent of households in Santa Fe 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 10.3%
  • Santa Fe County 10.3%
  • New Mexico 10.4%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Santa Fe 4.3%
  • County 4.5%
  • New Mexico 4.4%

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Here 6.8
  • Santa Fe County 6.8
  • New Mexico 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Santa Fe 28.7%
  • County 28.8%
  • State 28.2%

Forty percent of Santa Fe residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Santa Fe 40.3%
  • Santa Fe County 43.0%
  • New Mexico 45.9%

Seventeen percent of Santa Fe 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 one percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Twenty four 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 six 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 17.1%
  • County 18.1%
  • State 19.4%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Santa Fe 32.5%
  • Santa Fe County 32.9%
  • State 35.0%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Santa Fe 30.8%
  • Santa Fe County 31.3%
  • State 32.2%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 23.7%
  • County 22.7%
  • State 21.8%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 45.5%
  • Santa Fe County 44.3%
  • State 43.2%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 6.3
  • County 6.1
  • New Mexico 5.9

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.5
  • Santa Fe County 2.5
  • State 2.6

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 1.5
  • County 1.4
  • State 1.4

Nine percent of Santa Fe 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 five percent are overweight. Seventeen 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 Santa Fe have ever received a blood transfusion. Nineteen percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty three percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Three percent have ever been told they had gout. 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. Eight percent have another thyroid problem. Three percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Two percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Eight percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Here 9.4%
  • County 9.3%
  • State 9.3%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 2.8%
  • Santa Fe County 2.8%
  • State 3.2%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Santa Fe 3.5%
  • Santa Fe County 3.5%
  • State 3.3%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 35.3%
  • Santa Fe County 35.4%
  • State 34.5%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Santa Fe 16.7%
  • Santa Fe County 17.5%
  • State 18.8%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Santa Fe 10.7%
  • County 10.2%
  • New Mexico 10.5%

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

  • Santa Fe 19.2%
  • County 20.5%
  • State 21.3%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Santa Fe 23.2%
  • Santa Fe County 22.3%
  • State 22.9%

People with gout (%)

  • Here 3.5%
  • County 3.2%
  • State 3.0%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Santa Fe 2.2%
  • County 2.2%
  • State 2.4%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Here 2.9%
  • Santa Fe County 2.8%
  • New Mexico 3.1%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 2.0%
  • County 1.8%
  • New Mexico 1.8%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 3.1%
  • County 3.1%
  • State 3.4%

People who ever had stroke (%)

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

People with emphysema (%)

  • Here 1.6%
  • County 1.7%
  • State 2.0%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 7.8%
  • County 7.3%
  • State 6.9%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Here 2.5%
  • County 2.6%
  • New Mexico 2.5%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Here 2.4%
  • Santa Fe County 2.6%
  • New Mexico 2.7%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Santa Fe 8.0%
  • Santa Fe County 7.1%
  • State 7.0%

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

Sixty one percent of births in Santa Fe were vaginal deliveries. Thirty nine percent of deliveries were cesarean. 98.9 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Sixty six percent of women breastfeed their children. Eighteen percent of women in Santa Fe have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Ten percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Seventy four 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. Eighteen 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 60.6%
  • County 61.1%
  • State 63.3%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 39.4%
  • County 38.9%
  • State 36.7%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Santa Fe 98.9%
  • County 98.9%
  • State 99.2%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Santa Fe 59.5%
  • Santa Fe County 59.3%
  • State 59.2%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Here 66.2%
  • Santa Fe County 65.5%
  • State 64.4%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 18.3%
  • County 17.1%
  • New Mexico 17.0%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Santa Fe 10.0%
  • Santa Fe County 9.2%
  • State 9.1%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 73.7%
  • County 73.9%
  • State 71.7%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Santa Fe 6.9%
  • County 6.6%
  • State 6.1%

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

  • Santa Fe 16.1%
  • County 17.4%
  • State 18.3%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Santa Fe 18.2%
  • Santa Fe County 16.1%
  • New Mexico 15.8%

People living in Santa Fe report their general health condition on average at 58 percent. Six percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 39 percent of Santa Fe residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Eight percent of people living in Santa Fe are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Santa Fe 57.8%
  • Santa Fe County 56.8%
  • New Mexico 55.5%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 5.7%
  • Santa Fe County 5.4%
  • State 4.9%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 39.0%
  • Santa Fe County 39.7%
  • New Mexico 39.1%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 7.5%
  • Santa Fe County 7.3%
  • New Mexico 7.3%

People in Santa Fe spend $379 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 Santa Fe spends $96 on food at other stores monthly. This is five percent of their income. They spend $169 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is eight percent of their income. They also spend $31 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 $379
  • Santa Fe County $383
  • New Mexico $378

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

  • Here 20.8%
  • Santa Fe County 21.7%
  • State 22.7%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $96
  • County $96
  • State $90

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 4.5%
  • Santa Fe County 4.6%
  • State 4.6%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Santa Fe $169
  • County $163
  • New Mexico $148

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Santa Fe 8.2%
  • Santa Fe County 8.1%
  • State 7.8%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Santa Fe $31
  • County $32
  • State $35

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Here 1.1%
  • Santa Fe County 1.1%
  • State 1.1%

People living in Santa Fe report their general condition of hearing on average at 81 percent. Eighty four 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. Seventeen percent of Santa Fe 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. Twelve percent of people in Santa Fe had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Santa Fe 80.7%
  • Santa Fe County 80.6%
  • State 80.1%

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

  • Santa Fe 84.3%
  • Santa Fe County 83.4%
  • State 82.8%

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

  • Santa Fe 95.8%
  • County 95.5%
  • State 95.5%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Santa Fe 16.5%
  • County 17.3%
  • New Mexico 18.4%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Santa Fe 34.3%
  • Santa Fe County 36.8%
  • New Mexico 40.3%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 12.1%
  • County 12.4%
  • New Mexico 13.6%

Twenty six percent of Santa Fe 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 26.0%
  • Santa Fe County 24.4%
  • State 25.4%

Fourteen percent of Santa Fe 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 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 (%)

  • Here 13.7%
  • Santa Fe County 14.7%
  • State 15.6%

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

  • Santa Fe 19.8%
  • County 20.4%
  • State 21.1%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 7.2%
  • Santa Fe County 7.1%
  • New Mexico 7.7%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Here 7.9%
  • County 8.6%
  • New Mexico 9.3%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Santa Fe 6.4%
  • Santa Fe County 6.0%
  • New Mexico 6.4%
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