Health and Nutrition of Scottdale, PA Residents

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Fifty one percent of Scottdale 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 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 (%)

  • Scottdale 50.6%
  • County 53.5%
  • Pennsylvania 49.8%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Here 21.3
  • County 21.5
  • State 21.5

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Here 4.2
  • County 3.7
  • Pennsylvania 3.5

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

  • Scottdale 2.0
  • County 1.6
  • Pennsylvania 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Scottdale 2.0
  • County 1.7
  • State 1.7

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 3.3
  • Westmoreland County 3.3
  • Pennsylvania 3.5

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

The average Scottdale resident last visited a dentist two years ago (including all types of dentists, such as, orthodontists, oral surgeons, and all other dental specialists, as well as dental hygienists). Fourteen percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Twenty one percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Scottdale 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 two 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

  • Here 2.1
  • Westmoreland County 1.7
  • State 2.0

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Scottdale 14.3%
  • Westmoreland County 13.2%
  • Pennsylvania 15.9%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Scottdale 20.9%
  • Westmoreland County 19.5%
  • State 21.1%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Scottdale 46.3%
  • County 51.5%
  • State 46.3%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Scottdale 2.4
  • County 3.2
  • Pennsylvania 2.8

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 2.7
  • County 2.6
  • Pennsylvania 2.8

Average number of teeth

  • Scottdale 23.4
  • County 23.0
  • State 22.2

The average height of Scottdale residents 16 years and older is 70 inches. The average weight is 200 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Thirty eight percent of people living here are obese. Fifty two percent have ever been obese. Twenty eight percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Here 69.8
  • County 67.0
  • Pennsylvania 66.8

Average weight (pounds)

  • Scottdale 199.9
  • Westmoreland County 180.0
  • State 180.1

Average BMI

  • Scottdale 28.7
  • County 28.6
  • State 28.7

People that are obese (%)

  • Scottdale 38.4%
  • County 36.0%
  • State 37.5%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Scottdale 52.3%
  • Westmoreland County 47.4%
  • State 49.4%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Here 28.0%
  • County 37.4%
  • Pennsylvania 34.6%

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

Seventy two percent of Scottdale residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Thirty percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Twenty nine percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Four percent have ever used heroin. Sixteen percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Scottdale 71.7%
  • Westmoreland County 64.6%
  • Pennsylvania 64.2%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Scottdale 30.4%
  • County 22.8%
  • State 23.8%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Scottdale 29.1%
  • Westmoreland County 21.1%
  • State 21.6%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Scottdale 3.8%
  • Westmoreland County 2.7%
  • State 3.2%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Scottdale 16.5%
  • County 11.7%
  • State 12.8%

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

Ten percent of people living in Scottdale have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Forty six 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 10.2%
  • County 10.0%
  • Pennsylvania 10.6%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 45.5%
  • Westmoreland County 49.9%
  • State 47.7%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 3.8%
  • County 3.1%
  • Pennsylvania 3.3%

Scottdale 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

  • Scottdale 0.9
  • Westmoreland County 1.1
  • State 1.2

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

Thirteen percent of Scottdale 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. Four 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 two percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Twenty five percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Thirty percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Thirty eight percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Scottdale 12.6%
  • County 11.7%
  • Pennsylvania 11.7%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Here 4.4%
  • Westmoreland County 5.4%
  • State 5.8%

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

  • Here 72.0%
  • Westmoreland County 70.6%
  • Pennsylvania 68.9%

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

  • Here 32.0%
  • County 35.9%
  • Pennsylvania 30.2%

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

  • Here 25.1%
  • Westmoreland County 16.9%
  • State 16.1%

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

  • Scottdale 30.4%
  • Westmoreland County 22.4%
  • Pennsylvania 21.9%

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

  • Scottdale 38.1%
  • County 46.0%
  • State 41.9%

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

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Scottdale 74.8%
  • Westmoreland County 80.6%
  • Pennsylvania 75.8%

Twenty three percent of people living in Scottdale have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had hypertension (also called high blood pressure). Twenty five percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Forty one percent of people in Scottdale 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 (%)

  • Scottdale 23.4%
  • Westmoreland County 25.7%
  • Pennsylvania 24.7%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Scottdale 25.4%
  • County 26.3%
  • Pennsylvania 25.9%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 41.0%
  • Westmoreland County 48.2%
  • State 44.2%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Scottdale 20.5%
  • County 21.4%
  • Pennsylvania 20.8%

Thirty four percent of people living in Scottdale use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Scottdale 33.9%
  • County 43.5%
  • Pennsylvania 35.2%

Twenty five percent of Scottdale residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty four percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Forty two percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Forty nine percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Twenty two percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Twenty two percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Twenty percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Twelve percent of people living here move or speak so slowly that other people could have noticed, or the opposite - being so fidgety or restless that they have been moving around a lot more than usual. Four percent have thoughts that they would be better off dead or of hurting themselves in some way.

Summary

People who have little interest in doing things (%)

  • Here 24.9%
  • Westmoreland County 24.0%
  • State 25.9%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Scottdale 24.5%
  • Westmoreland County 25.4%
  • Pennsylvania 27.2%

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

  • Scottdale 41.7%
  • Westmoreland County 40.9%
  • Pennsylvania 41.6%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 48.6%
  • Westmoreland County 50.8%
  • Pennsylvania 51.3%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Here 22.3%
  • County 24.4%
  • Pennsylvania 27.4%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 21.8%
  • County 19.8%
  • State 21.1%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Scottdale 19.7%
  • County 17.9%
  • State 18.9%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Here 11.8%
  • Westmoreland County 11.3%
  • Pennsylvania 13.7%

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

  • Scottdale 4.4%
  • Westmoreland County 4.0%
  • Pennsylvania 4.4%

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

Scottdale residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 2.0
  • County 2.3
  • State 2.2

Ninety percent of people living in Scottdale have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Six percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 7.3 days per month on average. They have 8.6 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 35 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Scottdale 89.6%
  • County 81.4%
  • State 79.5%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Scottdale 6.3%
  • County 9.8%
  • State 11.0%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Scottdale 7.3
  • County 5.8
  • Pennsylvania 5.0

Average drinks/week

  • Here 8.6
  • Westmoreland County 5.5
  • State 5.7

Average days/year people drink much

  • Scottdale 35.5
  • County 21.1
  • Pennsylvania 23.4

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

Ninety six percent of Scottdale 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. Ninety percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Forty nine percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Six percent of males in Scottdale 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 two percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Twenty six percent have ever had anal sex. Ten percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Scottdale 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 32 women. He has vaginal sex with 21 women. People living here were on average 18 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. In their lifetime they performed oral sex on average on 12 women. Males in their lifetime have anal or oral sex with 2.8 men on average. They have had 1.7 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Scottdale were 17 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on five men in their lifetime. Nine percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Scottdale has vaginal or anal sex 54 times a year. Fifty four percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Scottdale 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with seven men on average. They have had six male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.3 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Eighty eight percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Here 96.3%
  • County 97.5%
  • Pennsylvania 97.2%

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

  • Scottdale 95.2%
  • County 94.8%
  • State 94.6%

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

  • Here 89.9%
  • County 88.9%
  • State 86.9%

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

  • Scottdale 49.5%
  • Westmoreland County 45.0%
  • State 48.0%

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

  • Scottdale 6.3%
  • Westmoreland County 7.2%
  • Pennsylvania 5.9%

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

  • Here 96.2%
  • Westmoreland County 97.9%
  • State 97.3%

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

  • Here 72.2%
  • Westmoreland County 88.6%
  • State 84.5%

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

  • Scottdale 26.0%
  • County 38.0%
  • State 38.1%

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

  • Scottdale 10.1%
  • Westmoreland County 9.2%
  • State 11.4%

Average age people first had sex

  • Scottdale 16.8
  • Westmoreland County 17.2
  • State 16.8

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

  • Here 31.7
  • County 24.8
  • State 27.0

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

  • Here 21.1
  • County 18.4
  • Pennsylvania 21.2

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

  • Here 18.5
  • Westmoreland County 21.9
  • State 21.7

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

  • Scottdale 12.4
  • Westmoreland County 4.9
  • State 5.1

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

  • Here 2.8
  • County 4.5
  • State 3.5

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

  • Here 1.7
  • County 2.5
  • Pennsylvania 2.0

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

  • Scottdale 17.1
  • County 19.3
  • State 19.9

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

  • Here 5.2
  • Westmoreland County 6.1
  • Pennsylvania 5.9

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Scottdale 8.6%
  • County 6.0%
  • State 8.7%

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

  • Scottdale 54.0
  • Westmoreland County 56.7
  • Pennsylvania 60.6

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 53.7%
  • Westmoreland County 56.0%
  • State 54.1%

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

  • Scottdale 7.3
  • County 9.9
  • Pennsylvania 11.2

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

  • Here 5.6
  • County 8.8
  • Pennsylvania 9.8

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

  • Scottdale 0.3
  • County 0.4
  • Pennsylvania 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Scottdale 87.8%
  • Westmoreland County 86.6%
  • State 82.3%

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

Eleven percent of households in Scottdale 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 10.7%
  • Westmoreland County 9.2%
  • State 10.1%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

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

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Here 6.8
  • County 6.9
  • Pennsylvania 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 30.4%
  • Westmoreland County 33.1%
  • Pennsylvania 31.9%

Forty nine percent of Scottdale residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 49.3%
  • County 43.0%
  • State 50.8%

Thirty two percent of Scottdale 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. Fifty 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 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 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 1.4 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Scottdale 31.8%
  • County 20.9%
  • State 21.6%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Scottdale 52.4%
  • County 38.0%
  • Pennsylvania 37.3%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Scottdale 31.4%
  • County 27.3%
  • Pennsylvania 28.8%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 21.9%
  • Westmoreland County 21.5%
  • State 18.4%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Scottdale 44.7%
  • Westmoreland County 46.6%
  • Pennsylvania 41.8%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Scottdale 6.1
  • County 6.4
  • State 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.8
  • Westmoreland County 2.7
  • Pennsylvania 2.8

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 1.4
  • County 1.2
  • Pennsylvania 1.2

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

Seven percent of Scottdale residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. One percent of people living here has anemia, sometimes called "tired blood" or "low blood". Four percent of people 16 years and older have ever been told by a doctor or other health care professional that they had psoriasis. Thirty two percent are overweight. Eighteen percent of people 60 years and older have difficulties in thinking or remembering that can make a big difference in everyday activities (this does not refer to occasionally forgetting your keys or the name of someone you recently met). This refers to things like confusion or memory loss that are happening more often or getting worse. Eleven percent of people living in Scottdale have ever received a blood transfusion. Seventeen percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty four percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Five percent have ever been told they had gout. Four percent have congestive heart failure. Five percent have coronary heart disease. Two percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Five 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. Three percent have ever had emphysema. Five percent have another thyroid problem. Two percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Three percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Eleven percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Scottdale 6.7%
  • Westmoreland County 9.7%
  • State 10.7%

People with anemia (%)

  • Scottdale 1.5%
  • Westmoreland County 3.0%
  • Pennsylvania 3.5%

People with psoriasis (%)

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

People with overweight (%)

  • Scottdale 31.6%
  • County 35.5%
  • State 34.2%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Scottdale 17.7%
  • County 15.9%
  • State 20.2%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Scottdale 10.9%
  • Westmoreland County 12.4%
  • Pennsylvania 12.4%

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

  • Scottdale 17.1%
  • Westmoreland County 16.7%
  • Pennsylvania 19.2%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Scottdale 23.9%
  • County 28.8%
  • Pennsylvania 27.5%

People with gout (%)

  • Here 5.5%
  • County 4.6%
  • State 4.1%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Here 3.8%
  • Westmoreland County 3.5%
  • Pennsylvania 3.8%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Here 5.0%
  • Westmoreland County 3.7%
  • Pennsylvania 3.5%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 2.4%
  • Westmoreland County 2.7%
  • State 2.5%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 4.6%
  • County 4.2%
  • Pennsylvania 4.2%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Here 3.3%
  • Westmoreland County 3.8%
  • Pennsylvania 4.3%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Here 2.9%
  • Westmoreland County 3.0%
  • Pennsylvania 3.5%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Scottdale 4.7%
  • Westmoreland County 9.3%
  • Pennsylvania 8.1%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Scottdale 2.5%
  • Westmoreland County 3.7%
  • State 4.0%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Here 2.6%
  • Westmoreland County 2.3%
  • Pennsylvania 3.0%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 10.7%
  • Westmoreland County 12.0%
  • State 9.8%

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

Sixty percent of births in Scottdale were vaginal deliveries. Forty percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.0 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Fifty eight percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Fifty eight percent of women breastfeed their children. Eighteen percent of women in Scottdale have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Eight percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Sixty five percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Five percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Twenty one percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Eleven 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 (%)

  • Scottdale 59.9%
  • Westmoreland County 63.6%
  • State 65.5%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Scottdale 40.1%
  • Westmoreland County 36.4%
  • Pennsylvania 34.5%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Here 99.0%
  • Westmoreland County 99.4%
  • Pennsylvania 99.3%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 58.0%
  • County 58.6%
  • State 60.1%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Here 57.7%
  • County 57.4%
  • State 53.0%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 18.4%
  • County 25.6%
  • State 24.1%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Scottdale 8.0%
  • Westmoreland County 14.6%
  • State 13.1%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Scottdale 65.3%
  • County 77.2%
  • Pennsylvania 74.0%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Here 4.9%
  • County 9.2%
  • State 7.9%

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

  • Here 21.0%
  • County 12.5%
  • Pennsylvania 15.2%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 10.6%
  • County 23.9%
  • State 19.6%

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

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

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 57.9%
  • Westmoreland County 59.0%
  • Pennsylvania 55.7%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 7.4%
  • Westmoreland County 5.5%
  • Pennsylvania 4.3%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Scottdale 37.1%
  • Westmoreland County 37.5%
  • State 38.7%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Scottdale 11.5%
  • Westmoreland County 8.7%
  • State 8.5%

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

People in Scottdale spend $324 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 19 percent of their income. The average family in Scottdale spends $77 on food at other stores monthly. This is five percent of their income. They spend $138 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is nine percent of their income. They also spend $22 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is two percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Here $324
  • Westmoreland County $357
  • State $356

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

  • Scottdale 18.6%
  • County 19.8%
  • Pennsylvania 23.5%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Scottdale $77
  • Westmoreland County $73
  • Pennsylvania $70

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 4.7%
  • Westmoreland County 3.8%
  • State 4.1%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $138
  • County $162
  • State $137

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 9.1%
  • Westmoreland County 6.9%
  • Pennsylvania 6.6%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Here $22
  • Westmoreland County $26
  • State $23

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Scottdale 2.1%
  • Westmoreland County 1.2%
  • Pennsylvania 1.2%

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

People living in Scottdale report their general condition of hearing on average at 75 percent. Seventy eight 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 three percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Twenty five percent of Scottdale population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Seventy 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 five percent of people in Scottdale had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Here 75.2%
  • County 78.2%
  • State 78.0%

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

  • Here 78.1%
  • Westmoreland County 79.1%
  • State 77.9%

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

  • Scottdale 92.8%
  • Westmoreland County 94.9%
  • Pennsylvania 94.6%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Here 24.8%
  • County 19.9%
  • Pennsylvania 20.6%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 69.6%
  • Westmoreland County 40.5%
  • Pennsylvania 43.4%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Scottdale 25.1%
  • Westmoreland County 14.8%
  • State 15.4%

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Twenty eight percent of Scottdale 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 (%)

  • Scottdale 27.6%
  • County 28.9%
  • Pennsylvania 27.3%

Twenty percent of Scottdale 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. Seven percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Eleven 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 (%)

  • Here 19.8%
  • Westmoreland County 15.8%
  • State 19.1%

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

  • Here 26.1%
  • County 22.9%
  • Pennsylvania 25.7%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Scottdale 7.4%
  • County 8.9%
  • Pennsylvania 9.9%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Here 10.5%
  • County 8.4%
  • State 10.3%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 8.0%
  • County 8.3%
  • State 8.6%

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