Health and Nutrition of Short Pump, VA Residents

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Fifty one percent of Short Pump residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 22 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 four frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Here 51.4%
  • Henrico County 49.1%
  • State 50.2%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Short Pump 21.8
  • Henrico County 20.6
  • Virginia 20.5

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Here 3.5
  • County 3.6
  • Virginia 3.7

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

  • Here 1.6
  • County 1.9
  • Virginia 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Short Pump 1.8
  • Henrico County 1.8
  • Virginia 1.8

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 3.5
  • County 3.4
  • Virginia 3.5

The average Short Pump 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 percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Short Pump residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 50 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

  • Here 1.9
  • County 2.0
  • Virginia 1.9

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Short Pump 12.8%
  • County 16.0%
  • Virginia 15.1%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 20.0%
  • Henrico County 21.2%
  • State 20.8%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Short Pump 49.8%
  • Henrico County 46.0%
  • Virginia 47.8%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 3.0
  • Henrico County 2.9
  • Virginia 2.9

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Short Pump 2.7
  • Henrico County 3.0
  • Virginia 2.9

Average number of teeth

  • Here 22.7
  • County 22.9
  • State 23.4

The average height of Short Pump 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 eight percent have ever been obese. Thirty four percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Here 67.1
  • County 66.8
  • Virginia 66.9

Average weight (pounds)

  • Short Pump 181.5
  • Henrico County 181.5
  • State 180.7

Average BMI

  • Here 28.6
  • County 29.0
  • State 28.7

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 35.8%
  • County 39.0%
  • Virginia 37.1%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Short Pump 47.9%
  • County 50.2%
  • Virginia 48.2%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Here 34.2%
  • Henrico County 35.6%
  • Virginia 36.0%

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

  • Short Pump 65.3%
  • Henrico County 62.1%
  • Virginia 62.6%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Short Pump 25.5%
  • County 22.2%
  • Virginia 21.9%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Short Pump 23.0%
  • Henrico County 20.1%
  • State 20.0%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Short Pump 3.0%
  • Henrico County 3.1%
  • Virginia 2.9%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Short Pump 14.4%
  • County 11.3%
  • State 11.1%

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

Nine percent of people living in Short Pump 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. Three percent of city residents are currently taking insulin.

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Short Pump 9.0%
  • County 10.2%
  • State 9.6%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Short Pump 46.4%
  • County 47.3%
  • State 47.3%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 3.0%
  • County 3.3%
  • State 3.1%

Short Pump 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

  • Short Pump 1.0
  • County 1.2
  • State 1.1

Fourteen percent of Short Pump 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. Seventy percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Thirty one percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Sixteen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Twenty two 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 (%)

  • Here 13.5%
  • County 10.7%
  • Virginia 10.7%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Short Pump 5.3%
  • Henrico County 5.5%
  • State 5.5%

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

  • Here 69.6%
  • Henrico County 66.1%
  • State 66.2%

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

  • Here 30.6%
  • Henrico County 26.6%
  • Virginia 27.3%

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

  • Here 15.6%
  • Henrico County 14.7%
  • State 15.2%

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

  • Short Pump 22.2%
  • Henrico County 19.8%
  • Virginia 20.6%

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

  • Short Pump 40.9%
  • Henrico County 39.8%
  • State 40.2%

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

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Short Pump 77.9%
  • County 74.9%
  • State 75.8%

Twenty two percent of people living in Short Pump 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 five percent of people in Short Pump frequently check their blood cholesterol. Eighteen 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 (%)

  • Short Pump 22.4%
  • County 23.3%
  • State 22.1%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Short Pump 25.7%
  • Henrico County 24.7%
  • State 24.0%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Short Pump 44.7%
  • County 43.3%
  • State 42.8%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Here 18.3%
  • County 18.5%
  • Virginia 17.9%

Forty one percent of people living in Short Pump use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Short Pump 41.1%
  • Henrico County 32.2%
  • State 35.0%

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

  • Short Pump 25.6%
  • Henrico County 26.1%
  • Virginia 25.3%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 27.3%
  • Henrico County 26.9%
  • Virginia 25.8%

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

  • Here 42.2%
  • County 41.0%
  • Virginia 40.6%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Short Pump 51.6%
  • County 50.9%
  • State 50.5%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Here 25.1%
  • County 28.0%
  • Virginia 26.8%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 21.5%
  • Henrico County 20.6%
  • Virginia 20.3%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Here 20.0%
  • Henrico County 18.6%
  • State 18.3%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Here 13.8%
  • County 13.2%
  • State 12.8%

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

  • Short Pump 4.8%
  • County 4.2%
  • Virginia 4.0%

Short Pump residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 2.2
  • Henrico County 2.0
  • State 2.0

Eighty two percent of people living in Short Pump 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 5.3 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 (%)

  • Short Pump 82.0%
  • County 77.7%
  • Virginia 79.6%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Short Pump 9.6%
  • County 11.8%
  • State 10.7%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Short Pump 5.3
  • County 4.8
  • Virginia 5.1

Average drinks/week

  • Short Pump 5.5
  • County 5.4
  • State 5.5

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 21.9
  • Henrico County 22.8
  • Virginia 22.6

Ninety seven percent of Short Pump 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 nine percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Forty eight percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Eight percent of males in Short Pump have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Ninety nine percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Ninety percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Forty two percent have ever had anal sex. Thirteen percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Short Pump 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 22 women. He has vaginal sex with 19 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 6.0 men on average. They have had 3.4 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Short Pump were 18 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on nine men in their lifetime. Six percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Short Pump has vaginal or anal sex 69 times a year. Sixty percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Short Pump 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 14 men on average. They have had 12 male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.6 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Eighty six percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Short Pump 97.4%
  • County 97.3%
  • State 97.0%

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

  • Short Pump 94.5%
  • County 94.4%
  • State 93.9%

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

  • Short Pump 89.2%
  • Henrico County 85.4%
  • Virginia 85.5%

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

  • Short Pump 47.9%
  • County 47.4%
  • Virginia 46.2%

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

  • Here 7.9%
  • County 5.7%
  • Virginia 6.0%

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

  • Here 98.6%
  • Henrico County 97.2%
  • Virginia 96.9%

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

  • Short Pump 89.9%
  • County 82.7%
  • State 83.6%

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

  • Short Pump 41.6%
  • Henrico County 37.8%
  • Virginia 37.8%

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

  • Here 13.3%
  • Henrico County 12.3%
  • State 11.6%

Average age people first had sex

  • Short Pump 16.9
  • County 16.8
  • State 17.0

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

  • Short Pump 22.2
  • County 27.3
  • State 26.3

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

  • Short Pump 19.1
  • Henrico County 22.0
  • Virginia 20.9

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

  • Short Pump 21.3
  • County 22.1
  • State 21.9

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

  • Short Pump 5.4
  • Henrico County 4.6
  • Virginia 4.8

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

  • Short Pump 6.0
  • Henrico County 2.5
  • Virginia 2.2

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

  • Short Pump 3.4
  • County 1.5
  • Virginia 1.3

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

  • Here 18.0
  • Henrico County 19.8
  • State 19.8

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

  • Short Pump 9.1
  • County 4.8
  • State 4.3

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Short Pump 5.6%
  • County 10.3%
  • Virginia 9.6%

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

  • Short Pump 68.8
  • County 60.4
  • State 59.3

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Short Pump 59.7%
  • County 53.5%
  • State 53.7%

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

  • Here 13.6
  • Henrico County 11.3
  • State 10.8

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

  • Here 12.0
  • Henrico County 9.8
  • Virginia 9.3

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

  • Here 0.6
  • County 0.6
  • Virginia 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Short Pump 85.6%
  • County 79.9%
  • State 79.9%

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

Nine percent of households in Short Pump 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 8.7%
  • Henrico County 10.5%
  • Virginia 10.3%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Short Pump 5.2%
  • County 4.1%
  • State 4.2%

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

Short Pump 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

  • Here 6.9
  • County 6.8
  • Virginia 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Short Pump 31.0%
  • County 30.4%
  • State 29.8%

Forty eight percent of Short Pump residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Short Pump 47.7%
  • Henrico County 53.3%
  • Virginia 50.5%

Twenty one percent of Short Pump 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 six 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 six percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Twenty one 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 three hours per day. They use a computer or play computer games (including Playstation, Nintendo DS, or other portable video games) outside of work or school for 1.3 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Short Pump 20.9%
  • Henrico County 20.5%
  • Virginia 20.5%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Short Pump 36.2%
  • County 36.7%
  • Virginia 36.5%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 26.1%
  • County 30.0%
  • Virginia 31.1%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 20.7%
  • Henrico County 20.5%
  • Virginia 22.6%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 45.9%
  • County 41.9%
  • Virginia 44.1%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 6.2
  • Henrico County 6.1
  • State 6.2

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.7
  • County 2.8
  • State 2.7

Average hours a day using computer

  • Short Pump 1.3
  • County 1.3
  • Virginia 1.3

Nine percent of Short Pump 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". 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 three 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. Thirteen percent of people living in Short Pump have ever received a blood transfusion. Eighteen percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty five 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. Two percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Four 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. Eight percent have another thyroid problem. Three 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 (%)

  • Short Pump 9.2%
  • County 10.6%
  • Virginia 10.3%

People with anemia (%)

  • Short Pump 3.1%
  • County 4.0%
  • Virginia 3.6%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 3.5%
  • Henrico County 3.5%
  • Virginia 3.6%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 32.8%
  • Henrico County 34.4%
  • Virginia 33.7%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Short Pump 19.1%
  • Henrico County 19.3%
  • Virginia 18.2%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Short Pump 12.9%
  • County 11.5%
  • State 10.8%

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

  • Short Pump 17.7%
  • Henrico County 18.8%
  • Virginia 17.8%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 24.7%
  • Henrico County 24.6%
  • Virginia 23.6%

People with gout (%)

  • Here 4.1%
  • County 3.7%
  • State 3.8%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Short Pump 3.1%
  • County 3.3%
  • Virginia 3.0%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Here 3.9%
  • Henrico County 2.9%
  • State 2.7%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Short Pump 2.2%
  • County 2.1%
  • State 2.0%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Short Pump 4.1%
  • County 3.4%
  • State 3.2%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Here 3.9%
  • County 3.7%
  • Virginia 3.4%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Here 2.5%
  • County 2.7%
  • State 2.6%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 7.9%
  • County 7.2%
  • State 7.0%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Short Pump 3.5%
  • County 3.7%
  • Virginia 3.3%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Here 2.5%
  • Henrico County 2.7%
  • Virginia 2.7%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Short Pump 10.7%
  • Henrico County 8.1%
  • State 8.2%

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

Sixty four percent of births in Short Pump were vaginal deliveries. Thirty six percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.5 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty one percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Fifty six percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty three percent of women in Short Pump have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Twelve percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Seventy five percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Nine percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Seventeen 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 63.5%
  • County 63.5%
  • Virginia 62.8%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 36.5%
  • County 36.5%
  • Virginia 37.2%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Short Pump 99.5%
  • Henrico County 99.2%
  • Virginia 99.2%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Short Pump 60.6%
  • Henrico County 59.5%
  • State 58.5%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Short Pump 55.8%
  • Henrico County 52.2%
  • Virginia 55.8%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 22.9%
  • Henrico County 21.7%
  • State 20.7%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Here 12.1%
  • Henrico County 11.2%
  • State 10.9%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 74.8%
  • Henrico County 74.3%
  • Virginia 75.2%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Here 8.7%
  • Henrico County 7.8%
  • State 8.6%

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

  • Here 16.6%
  • Henrico County 17.7%
  • Virginia 16.7%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Short Pump 17.7%
  • Henrico County 16.4%
  • Virginia 16.8%

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

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 57.9%
  • Henrico County 55.6%
  • Virginia 56.9%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 4.5%
  • County 4.4%
  • Virginia 4.8%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Short Pump 39.2%
  • Henrico County 42.7%
  • State 42.5%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 8.7%
  • County 8.7%
  • Virginia 8.6%

People in Short Pump spend $363 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 Short Pump spends $73 on food at other stores monthly. This is four percent of their income. They spend $147 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is six percent of their income. They also spend $23 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Short Pump $363
  • County $356
  • State $361

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

  • Short Pump 22.5%
  • County 24.2%
  • Virginia 23.1%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Short Pump $73
  • County $74
  • State $75

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Short Pump 4.2%
  • Henrico County 4.4%
  • Virginia 4.2%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Short Pump $147
  • County $135
  • Virginia $148

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Short Pump 6.5%
  • County 6.6%
  • Virginia 7.0%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Short Pump $23
  • County $25
  • Virginia $26

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Short Pump 1.1%
  • Henrico County 1.3%
  • Virginia 1.3%

People living in Short Pump report their general condition of hearing on average at 78 percent. Eighty 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 one percent of Short Pump population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Forty three 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. Fifteen percent of people in Short Pump had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Short Pump 77.8%
  • County 79.9%
  • State 80.3%

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

  • Here 80.3%
  • Henrico County 80.0%
  • State 80.5%

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

  • Here 95.0%
  • Henrico County 95.3%
  • Virginia 95.4%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Short Pump 20.9%
  • Henrico County 18.8%
  • State 18.3%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Short Pump 42.7%
  • Henrico County 40.7%
  • State 39.8%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Short Pump 15.4%
  • County 15.2%
  • State 15.1%

Twenty six percent of Short Pump 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 (%)

  • Short Pump 25.8%
  • County 25.2%
  • Virginia 25.1%

Seventeen percent of Short Pump 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 three 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. Ten 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 16.8%
  • County 17.8%
  • State 16.5%

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

  • Short Pump 23.4%
  • County 23.8%
  • Virginia 22.3%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 10.0%
  • Henrico County 9.2%
  • State 8.3%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Here 9.9%
  • County 9.4%
  • Virginia 8.7%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 8.4%
  • Henrico County 7.8%
  • Virginia 7.2%
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