Health and Nutrition of Solana, FL Residents

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Fifty percent of Solana 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 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 (%)

  • Solana 50.0%
  • County 54.1%
  • State 50.9%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Solana 21.5
  • Charlotte County 22.1
  • State 20.8

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Solana 3.2
  • County 3.1
  • State 3.5

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

  • Here 1.7
  • Charlotte County 1.3
  • State 1.7

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Here 1.7
  • Charlotte County 1.5
  • State 1.8

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 2.9
  • Charlotte County 2.8
  • Florida 3.1

The average Solana 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). Twelve percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Twenty two percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Solana residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 44 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 21 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Solana 2.3
  • Charlotte County 1.9
  • Florida 1.9

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 12.4%
  • County 12.7%
  • Florida 14.1%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 22.3%
  • County 19.0%
  • Florida 19.9%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Here 43.9%
  • Charlotte County 50.2%
  • Florida 48.5%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Solana 2.4
  • County 3.0
  • Florida 3.0

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 2.8
  • County 2.7
  • Florida 2.9

Average number of teeth

  • Here 21.3
  • Charlotte County 20.6
  • Florida 22.9

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

The average height of Solana residents 16 years and older is 69 inches. The average weight is 195 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Thirty five percent of people living here are obese. Fifty percent have ever been obese. Twenty five percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Solana 68.9
  • Charlotte County 66.6
  • State 66.4

Average weight (pounds)

  • Solana 194.7
  • County 178.4
  • Florida 179.0

Average BMI

  • Solana 28.8
  • Charlotte County 28.7
  • Florida 28.7

People that are obese (%)

  • Solana 35.2%
  • County 36.9%
  • Florida 37.8%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 50.4%
  • Charlotte County 49.1%
  • State 49.0%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Here 25.0%
  • County 34.5%
  • State 36.1%

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

Sixty six percent of Solana residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty six percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Twenty six percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Three percent have ever used heroin. Twelve percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 66.0%
  • County 63.1%
  • State 61.5%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Here 26.3%
  • Charlotte County 21.3%
  • State 21.2%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 26.1%
  • Charlotte County 19.8%
  • State 19.5%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Solana 3.4%
  • County 2.5%
  • State 2.5%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Solana 12.4%
  • Charlotte County 10.3%
  • Florida 10.4%

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

Eleven percent of people living in Solana have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Forty one 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 (%)

  • Here 11.0%
  • Charlotte County 13.9%
  • Florida 10.7%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Solana 40.8%
  • County 54.4%
  • Florida 49.6%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 3.3%
  • Charlotte County 3.9%
  • State 3.2%

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

Solana 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
  • Charlotte County 1.3
  • Florida 1.1

Fifteen percent of Solana 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 nine percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Twenty eight percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Twenty percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Twenty eight percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Twenty eight percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Solana 15.2%
  • Charlotte County 12.3%
  • State 11.3%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Solana 5.1%
  • County 6.1%
  • Florida 5.5%

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

  • Solana 68.6%
  • Charlotte County 72.0%
  • Florida 67.4%

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

  • Solana 28.2%
  • County 38.1%
  • State 29.7%

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

  • Here 20.0%
  • County 16.0%
  • State 15.1%

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

  • Here 27.8%
  • Charlotte County 19.9%
  • State 19.8%

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

  • Solana 27.8%
  • County 41.5%
  • Florida 38.2%

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

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Solana 75.6%
  • Charlotte County 84.0%
  • State 76.8%

Twenty three percent of people living in Solana have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had hypertension (also called high blood pressure). Twenty seven percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Forty seven percent of people in Solana frequently check their blood cholesterol. Twenty four 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 23.3%
  • Charlotte County 35.0%
  • Florida 25.1%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 27.4%
  • County 32.2%
  • Florida 25.3%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Solana 47.5%
  • Charlotte County 57.0%
  • State 46.0%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Solana 24.1%
  • County 30.3%
  • State 20.7%

Twenty nine percent of people living in Solana use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 28.8%
  • Charlotte County 39.2%
  • Florida 35.8%

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

Twenty seven percent of Solana residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty eight percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Thirty nine percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Forty seven percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Nineteen percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Seventeen percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Seventeen percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Fifteen 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. Six 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 (%)

  • Solana 26.7%
  • County 24.1%
  • Florida 25.2%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 27.6%
  • County 25.9%
  • Florida 26.1%

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

  • Solana 39.2%
  • County 39.1%
  • State 39.8%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Solana 47.2%
  • County 49.0%
  • State 49.9%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Here 18.9%
  • Charlotte County 24.0%
  • Florida 26.2%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Solana 17.3%
  • Charlotte County 18.4%
  • State 19.9%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Solana 17.1%
  • Charlotte County 16.8%
  • Florida 18.1%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Here 15.1%
  • Charlotte County 11.4%
  • Florida 12.7%

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

  • Solana 5.7%
  • Charlotte County 4.1%
  • State 4.1%

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

Solana residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Solana 2.0
  • Charlotte County 2.9
  • Florida 2.1

Eighty four percent of people living in Solana 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 5.9 days per month on average. They have 7.8 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 33 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Solana 83.9%
  • Charlotte County 78.1%
  • State 78.9%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Here 9.4%
  • Charlotte County 11.5%
  • State 11.0%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Solana 5.9
  • Charlotte County 5.7
  • State 5.0

Average drinks/week

  • Solana 7.8
  • Charlotte County 5.5
  • Florida 5.3

Average days/year people drink much

  • Solana 32.5
  • County 19.4
  • Florida 20.8

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

Ninety six percent of Solana 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 six percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Forty six percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Eight percent of males in Solana 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. Sixty six percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Thirty one percent have ever had anal sex. Fourteen percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Solana 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 26 women. He has vaginal sex with 21 women. People living here were on average 19 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. In their lifetime they performed oral sex on average on eight women. People in Solana were 18 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. Eight percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Solana has vaginal or anal sex 65 times a year. Fifty percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Solana 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 0.9 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Eighty one percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Here 96.3%
  • Charlotte County 97.9%
  • State 97.3%

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

  • Here 94.9%
  • County 95.7%
  • Florida 94.3%

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

  • Solana 86.3%
  • Charlotte County 85.8%
  • Florida 85.7%

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

  • Here 46.2%
  • Charlotte County 42.4%
  • Florida 46.6%

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

  • Solana 8.3%
  • County 7.3%
  • Florida 6.9%

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

  • Here 96.2%
  • County 98.0%
  • Florida 97.1%

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

  • Here 65.8%
  • Charlotte County 84.7%
  • State 83.0%

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

  • Solana 30.8%
  • County 34.9%
  • Florida 37.2%

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

  • Solana 13.6%
  • County 7.4%
  • Florida 10.5%

Average age people first had sex

  • Solana 16.8
  • County 17.2
  • Florida 17.0

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

  • Solana 25.7
  • Charlotte County 29.5
  • Florida 27.3

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

  • Here 21.5
  • Charlotte County 17.9
  • State 20.6

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

  • Solana 19.1
  • County 22.3
  • Florida 21.7

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

  • Solana 8.5
  • County 4.3
  • State 4.6

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

  • Here 17.6
  • Charlotte County 19.9
  • State 19.7

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 8.2%
  • Charlotte County 6.5%
  • Florida 9.5%

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

  • Solana 65.5
  • Charlotte County 44.5
  • State 55.9

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Solana 49.8%
  • Charlotte County 45.7%
  • State 49.9%

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

  • Here 7.2
  • County 8.9
  • Florida 9.7

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

  • Here 6.5
  • Charlotte County 7.2
  • State 8.3

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

  • Solana 0.9
  • County 0.3
  • Florida 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Solana 81.2%
  • Charlotte County 82.9%
  • Florida 75.4%

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

Nine percent of households in Solana 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 (%)

  • Solana 9.3%
  • Charlotte County 10.2%
  • Florida 10.5%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Here 5.1%
  • Charlotte County 4.9%
  • Florida 4.2%

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Here 6.9
  • County 7.0
  • State 6.9

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Solana 23.3%
  • Charlotte County 32.7%
  • State 29.4%

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

Fifty one percent of Solana residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 50.5%
  • County 38.1%
  • State 45.5%

Thirty percent of Solana 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 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. Twenty four percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Eighteen percent do any vigorous-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause large increases in breathing or heart rate like running or basketball for at least 10 minutes continuously. Forty one percent do any moderate-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause a small increase in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking, bicycling, swimming or golf for at least 10 minutes continuously. People living here spend six hours sitting on a typical day (this includes sitting at work, at home, getting to and from places, or with friends, including time spent sitting at a desk, traveling in a car or bus, reading, playing cards, watching television or using a computer). They usually sit and watch TV or videos for about three hours per day. They use a computer or play computer games (including Playstation, Nintendo DS, or other portable video games) outside of work or school for 1.1 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 30.3%
  • Charlotte County 18.6%
  • Florida 19.6%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Solana 42.3%
  • Charlotte County 35.7%
  • State 35.7%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 23.8%
  • County 24.2%
  • State 29.5%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 17.5%
  • Charlotte County 14.8%
  • State 20.5%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 41.0%
  • Charlotte County 40.3%
  • State 42.4%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Solana 5.8
  • Charlotte County 6.3
  • State 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Solana 2.9
  • County 3.0
  • State 2.7

Average hours a day using computer

  • Solana 1.1
  • Charlotte County 1.1
  • Florida 1.3

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

Five percent of Solana 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 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 Solana 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. Four percent have ever been told they had gout. Three percent have congestive heart failure. Six percent have coronary heart disease. Three percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Seven percent have ever had a heart attack, also called myocardial infarction. Five percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. Four percent have ever had emphysema. Four percent have another thyroid problem. Four percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. One percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Nine percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Here 5.4%
  • County 9.5%
  • Florida 9.8%

People with anemia (%)

  • Solana 1.5%
  • County 3.6%
  • Florida 3.6%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Solana 4.3%
  • County 4.2%
  • State 3.6%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 29.5%
  • County 37.0%
  • Florida 34.8%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Solana 17.2%
  • Charlotte County 17.4%
  • State 18.4%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Solana 10.9%
  • County 16.7%
  • Florida 12.3%

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

  • Solana 19.0%
  • County 19.4%
  • Florida 18.9%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 23.0%
  • Charlotte County 37.3%
  • Florida 26.6%

People with gout (%)

  • Solana 3.7%
  • Charlotte County 5.8%
  • Florida 4.1%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Here 3.1%
  • Charlotte County 5.7%
  • Florida 3.4%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Solana 6.3%
  • Charlotte County 6.2%
  • Florida 3.6%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Solana 3.0%
  • Charlotte County 4.1%
  • Florida 2.4%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Solana 6.9%
  • Charlotte County 6.7%
  • State 4.1%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Solana 5.2%
  • County 5.9%
  • Florida 3.9%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Solana 3.5%
  • County 4.7%
  • State 2.8%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 4.5%
  • County 10.8%
  • State 7.9%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Here 4.1%
  • Charlotte County 4.5%
  • Florida 3.4%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Here 1.2%
  • County 2.7%
  • State 2.6%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Solana 9.1%
  • County 15.7%
  • State 9.8%

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

Sixty nine percent of births in Solana were vaginal deliveries. Thirty one percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.2 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty four percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Forty five percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty four percent of women in Solana 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 percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Three percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Twenty two percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy.

Summary

Vaginal deliveries (%)

  • Here 69.1%
  • County 68.5%
  • State 63.8%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Solana 30.9%
  • Charlotte County 31.5%
  • Florida 36.2%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Here 99.2%
  • Charlotte County 99.3%
  • Florida 99.2%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Solana 63.7%
  • County 60.3%
  • Florida 59.7%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Here 44.9%
  • Charlotte County 52.7%
  • Florida 57.4%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 24.0%
  • County 31.6%
  • State 22.8%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Here 8.2%
  • Charlotte County 18.2%
  • State 12.3%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Solana 59.6%
  • County 71.6%
  • Florida 73.1%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Here 2.9%
  • County 5.5%
  • State 7.0%

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

  • Here 21.8%
  • County 9.2%
  • State 15.6%

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

People living in Solana report their general health condition on average at 57 percent. Three percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 32 percent of Solana residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Ten percent of people living in Solana are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 56.6%
  • Charlotte County 56.5%
  • Florida 56.4%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 3.1%
  • County 4.6%
  • State 4.9%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Solana 32.4%
  • County 31.5%
  • Florida 39.3%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Solana 9.8%
  • Charlotte County 8.1%
  • State 8.2%

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

People in Solana spend $332 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 24 percent of their income. The average family in Solana spends $66 on food at other stores monthly. This is five percent of their income. They spend $106 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is six percent of their income. They also spend $17 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Solana $332
  • County $341
  • State $361

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

  • Solana 23.6%
  • Charlotte County 19.5%
  • State 22.3%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Solana $66
  • Charlotte County $67
  • Florida $77

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Solana 4.6%
  • County 3.5%
  • Florida 4.2%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $106
  • County $138
  • State $146

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 6.2%
  • County 6.0%
  • State 6.9%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Solana $17
  • Charlotte County $21
  • Florida $26

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Solana 1.2%
  • Charlotte County 0.9%
  • State 1.2%

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

People living in Solana report their general condition of hearing on average at 74 percent. Seventy six 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 two percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Twenty three percent of Solana population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Sixty five 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 two percent of people in Solana had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Here 74.3%
  • Charlotte County 74.4%
  • State 78.9%

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

  • Solana 76.3%
  • Charlotte County 78.0%
  • Florida 81.2%

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

  • Solana 92.0%
  • County 93.9%
  • State 95.3%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Solana 22.6%
  • Charlotte County 22.2%
  • Florida 18.5%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 65.4%
  • Charlotte County 42.4%
  • Florida 39.9%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Solana 22.0%
  • County 13.8%
  • State 14.3%

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

Thirty two percent of Solana 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 (%)

  • Solana 32.1%
  • County 35.7%
  • Florida 28.1%

Seventeen percent of Solana 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 four percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Nine percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Ten 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 (%)

  • Solana 17.1%
  • Charlotte County 19.3%
  • Florida 16.9%

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

  • Here 23.9%
  • County 28.0%
  • Florida 23.1%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 8.9%
  • Charlotte County 12.3%
  • Florida 9.3%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Solana 10.4%
  • Charlotte County 10.4%
  • State 9.2%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Solana 9.9%
  • County 12.6%
  • State 8.6%
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