Health and Nutrition of Sunset Valley, TX Residents

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Fifty nine percent of Sunset Valley 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 one 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 (%)

  • Sunset Valley 58.9%
  • County 48.5%
  • State 48.0%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Sunset Valley 20.8
  • Travis County 19.6
  • State 20.0

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Sunset Valley 4.1
  • Travis County 4.1
  • State 3.7

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

  • Here 1.3
  • County 2.0
  • State 1.9

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Here 2.0
  • Travis County 2.3
  • State 2.0

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Sunset Valley 2.7
  • Travis County 3.7
  • Texas 3.3

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

The average Sunset Valley resident last visited a dentist one years ago (including all types of dentists, such as, orthodontists, oral surgeons, and all other dental specialists, as well as dental hygienists). Nine percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Seventeen percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Sunset Valley residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 60 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 four 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 25 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Sunset Valley 1.2
  • County 1.8
  • Texas 1.9

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 9.2%
  • County 15.4%
  • Texas 16.1%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 17.0%
  • Travis County 20.6%
  • State 21.0%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Here 59.7%
  • County 48.4%
  • State 46.4%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 3.7
  • County 2.9
  • Texas 2.9

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 2.6
  • Travis County 2.9
  • Texas 3.0

Average number of teeth

  • Here 25.1
  • Travis County 24.9
  • State 23.7

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

The average height of Sunset Valley residents 16 years and older is 67 inches. The average weight is 176 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 28. Thirty two percent of people living here are obese. Forty two percent have ever been obese. Forty two percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Sunset Valley 67.0
  • County 66.8
  • State 66.2

Average weight (pounds)

  • Sunset Valley 176.0
  • County 176.6
  • Texas 177.4

Average BMI

  • Sunset Valley 27.8
  • County 28.1
  • State 28.5

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 32.4%
  • County 34.2%
  • State 37.2%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Sunset Valley 41.7%
  • County 44.5%
  • State 48.3%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Here 42.1%
  • Travis County 36.9%
  • Texas 36.0%

Sixty three percent of Sunset Valley residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Seventeen percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Sixteen percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. One percent have ever used heroin. Seven percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 63.3%
  • Travis County 63.6%
  • State 61.8%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Sunset Valley 17.3%
  • Travis County 22.1%
  • State 22.8%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 16.4%
  • Travis County 20.3%
  • State 20.9%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Here 1.3%
  • County 2.1%
  • Texas 2.3%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Sunset Valley 6.6%
  • County 12.2%
  • State 12.5%

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

Eight percent of people living in Sunset Valley have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Fifty five 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 (%)

  • Sunset Valley 8.5%
  • Travis County 7.1%
  • Texas 9.3%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Sunset Valley 54.9%
  • County 43.6%
  • State 46.4%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Sunset Valley 3.0%
  • Travis County 2.3%
  • State 2.8%

Sunset Valley 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

  • Sunset Valley 1.0
  • County 1.0
  • State 1.1

Twelve percent of Sunset Valley residents above the age of 40 have problems with their ability to smell, such as not being able to smell things or things not smelling the way they are supposed to. Six percent have been having problems with their ability to taste sweet, sour, salty or bitter foods and drinks. Sixty nine percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Thirty seven 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 five percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Here 11.9%
  • Travis County 11.1%
  • State 11.2%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Sunset Valley 6.1%
  • County 4.7%
  • State 5.0%

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

  • Sunset Valley 69.5%
  • Travis County 64.7%
  • State 65.0%

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

  • Sunset Valley 37.1%
  • Travis County 25.0%
  • State 25.0%

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

  • Here 16.4%
  • County 14.8%
  • State 14.8%

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

  • Sunset Valley 22.0%
  • Travis County 20.7%
  • State 19.8%

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

  • Here 44.9%
  • County 38.0%
  • Texas 36.0%

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

Eighty seven percent of people living in Sunset Valley are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Sunset Valley 87.3%
  • County 73.4%
  • State 72.1%

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

Twenty five percent of people living in Sunset Valley 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. Fifty four percent of people in Sunset Valley frequently check their blood cholesterol. Twenty percent of people have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that their blood cholesterol level was high.

Summary

Has high blood pressure (%)

  • Here 25.0%
  • Travis County 14.8%
  • State 19.4%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Sunset Valley 24.9%
  • Travis County 19.3%
  • State 21.7%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 54.4%
  • Travis County 35.1%
  • Texas 39.0%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Sunset Valley 19.9%
  • Travis County 12.0%
  • Texas 16.3%

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

Fifty three percent of people living in Sunset Valley use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 53.0%
  • Travis County 35.7%
  • State 33.4%

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

Twenty one percent of Sunset Valley residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Thirty seven percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Forty eight 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. Fifteen percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Seven 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. Three 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 (%)

  • Sunset Valley 20.5%
  • Travis County 25.2%
  • State 26.8%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 20.2%
  • County 25.5%
  • Texas 27.6%

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

  • Sunset Valley 37.0%
  • County 41.2%
  • State 41.2%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 47.9%
  • Travis County 51.3%
  • Texas 51.3%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Here 19.4%
  • Travis County 27.5%
  • State 28.6%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 16.9%
  • Travis County 19.9%
  • Texas 21.2%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Here 15.0%
  • County 19.5%
  • State 19.7%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Sunset Valley 7.1%
  • Travis County 13.7%
  • State 14.9%

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

  • Here 2.6%
  • Travis County 3.8%
  • State 4.5%

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

Sunset Valley residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 2.2
  • Travis County 1.5
  • State 1.8

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

Eighty five percent of people living in Sunset Valley have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Seven percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 6.7 days per month on average. They have 4.5 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 13 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Here 84.9%
  • County 81.9%
  • State 79.9%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Sunset Valley 6.6%
  • County 9.4%
  • Texas 10.4%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 6.7
  • Travis County 4.9
  • State 4.6

Average drinks/week

  • Sunset Valley 4.5
  • Travis County 5.4
  • Texas 5.4

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 13.0
  • Travis County 20.9
  • Texas 21.6

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

Ninety eight percent of Sunset Valley 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. Thirty eight percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Nine percent of males in Sunset Valley 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 nine 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 Sunset Valley were 18 years old on average when they had sex for the first time. The average man in his lifetime had any kind of sex with 16 women. He has vaginal sex with 11 women. People living here were on average 24 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. In their lifetime they performed oral sex on average on three women. Males in their lifetime have anal or oral sex with 4.1 men on average. They have had 1.8 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Sunset Valley were 20 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. Four percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Sunset Valley has vaginal or anal sex 47 times a year. Fifty eight percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Sunset Valley 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with nine men on average. They have had eight male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.4 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Eighty five percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Here 98.1%
  • Travis County 97.1%
  • State 97.5%

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

  • Sunset Valley 95.3%
  • Travis County 91.2%
  • Texas 93.4%

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

  • Here 89.6%
  • County 84.3%
  • State 85.2%

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

  • Sunset Valley 38.0%
  • Travis County 48.6%
  • Texas 49.5%

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

  • Here 8.9%
  • County 8.1%
  • State 6.9%

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

  • Here 98.1%
  • Travis County 96.7%
  • State 97.0%

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

  • Sunset Valley 88.6%
  • Travis County 86.6%
  • Texas 83.7%

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

  • Here 38.6%
  • County 41.0%
  • Texas 39.9%

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

  • Here 8.9%
  • County 13.0%
  • State 12.4%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 18.3
  • Travis County 16.9
  • State 16.8

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

  • Sunset Valley 16.2
  • County 21.8
  • State 26.6

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

  • Sunset Valley 11.0
  • County 18.4
  • State 21.8

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

  • Sunset Valley 24.0
  • County 21.1
  • Texas 21.2

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

  • Sunset Valley 3.1
  • County 4.7
  • Texas 5.0

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

  • Sunset Valley 4.1
  • Travis County 1.7
  • State 2.0

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

  • Here 1.8
  • County 1.0
  • State 1.1

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

  • Here 19.7
  • Travis County 19.4
  • State 19.9

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

  • Here 4.4
  • County 3.5
  • Texas 3.8

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Sunset Valley 4.3%
  • County 9.6%
  • State 10.2%

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

  • Here 47.5
  • Travis County 66.9
  • State 62.9

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 58.4%
  • County 53.1%
  • State 50.7%

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

  • Here 9.0
  • County 10.0
  • State 10.0

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

  • Sunset Valley 8.1
  • County 9.0
  • State 8.9

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

  • Here 0.4
  • Travis County 0.5
  • State 0.6

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Here 85.2%
  • Travis County 72.5%
  • State 70.3%

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

Nine percent of households in Sunset Valley 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 8.6%
  • Travis County 9.4%
  • State 10.3%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Sunset Valley 4.9%
  • County 4.0%
  • Texas 4.3%

Sunset Valley 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 7.0
  • County 6.8
  • Texas 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Sunset Valley 30.7%
  • County 27.2%
  • Texas 27.8%

Twenty nine percent of Sunset Valley residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 28.5%
  • Travis County 50.7%
  • Texas 49.8%

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

Fourteen percent of Sunset Valley 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 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 nine percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Thirty 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. Fifty 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 seven 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 1.3 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 13.7%
  • Travis County 20.3%
  • Texas 20.3%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Sunset Valley 30.4%
  • Travis County 35.0%
  • State 35.2%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 29.3%
  • County 34.4%
  • State 32.3%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 29.7%
  • Travis County 26.4%
  • Texas 21.8%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 56.2%
  • Travis County 46.4%
  • Texas 42.1%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 6.9
  • County 6.2
  • State 5.9

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.3
  • Travis County 2.5
  • State 2.6

Average hours a day using computer

  • Sunset Valley 1.3
  • County 1.5
  • Texas 1.3

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

Nine percent of Sunset Valley 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 six percent are overweight. Twelve 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 Sunset Valley have ever received a blood transfusion. Fourteen percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty six percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Six percent have ever been told they had gout. One 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. Ten percent have another thyroid problem. Two percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Two percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Fourteen percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Here 8.9%
  • Travis County 9.7%
  • State 9.7%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 2.6%
  • Travis County 3.1%
  • Texas 3.5%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 3.7%
  • Travis County 3.1%
  • State 3.2%

People with overweight (%)

  • Sunset Valley 35.5%
  • Travis County 30.8%
  • State 33.0%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Here 12.2%
  • Travis County 19.0%
  • Texas 20.4%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Here 11.4%
  • Travis County 8.3%
  • State 10.2%

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

  • Sunset Valley 14.1%
  • County 17.5%
  • Texas 20.0%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 25.6%
  • Travis County 17.3%
  • State 21.6%

People with gout (%)

  • Sunset Valley 5.7%
  • County 2.5%
  • State 3.0%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Sunset Valley 1.4%
  • Travis County 1.8%
  • Texas 2.6%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Here 3.0%
  • County 1.8%
  • State 2.6%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 2.0%
  • County 1.3%
  • State 1.7%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 3.1%
  • Travis County 2.2%
  • State 3.0%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Here 2.7%
  • Travis County 2.3%
  • Texas 3.2%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Here 1.7%
  • Travis County 1.7%
  • Texas 2.3%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 9.5%
  • Travis County 5.8%
  • State 6.4%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Sunset Valley 2.4%
  • Travis County 2.4%
  • Texas 2.8%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Sunset Valley 2.1%
  • Travis County 2.7%
  • State 3.0%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Sunset Valley 13.7%
  • Travis County 5.5%
  • State 6.7%

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

Sixty percent of births in Sunset Valley were vaginal deliveries. Forty percent of deliveries were cesarean. 98.8 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Fifty seven percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Seventy one percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty two percent of women in Sunset Valley have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Fourteen percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Seventy eight percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Nine percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Ten percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Twenty four 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 (%)

  • Sunset Valley 59.7%
  • County 60.6%
  • State 62.8%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 40.3%
  • County 39.4%
  • Texas 37.2%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Sunset Valley 98.8%
  • Travis County 99.3%
  • Texas 99.2%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 56.9%
  • County 57.2%
  • Texas 59.4%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Sunset Valley 70.5%
  • Travis County 62.0%
  • State 59.5%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 22.4%
  • County 14.1%
  • State 17.6%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Here 13.7%
  • Travis County 7.5%
  • Texas 9.2%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 78.0%
  • Travis County 73.0%
  • Texas 71.7%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Sunset Valley 8.6%
  • Travis County 9.0%
  • State 6.9%

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

  • Sunset Valley 9.5%
  • Travis County 20.1%
  • State 19.0%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 23.5%
  • County 12.1%
  • Texas 14.4%

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

People living in Sunset Valley report their general health condition on average at 64 percent. Seven percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 42 percent of Sunset Valley residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Eight percent of people living in Sunset Valley are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 64.1%
  • County 58.0%
  • State 55.5%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 6.8%
  • Travis County 5.5%
  • State 4.7%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Sunset Valley 41.7%
  • Travis County 42.0%
  • State 41.2%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 8.3%
  • Travis County 7.6%
  • State 7.8%

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

People in Sunset Valley spend $392 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 16 percent of their income. The average family in Sunset Valley spends $91 on food at other stores monthly. This is three percent of their income. They spend $223 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is seven percent of their income. They also spend $36 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 $392
  • Travis County $367
  • State $370

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

  • Sunset Valley 15.7%
  • Travis County 23.3%
  • Texas 23.7%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Sunset Valley $91
  • Travis County $84
  • State $82

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Sunset Valley 3.2%
  • County 4.5%
  • Texas 4.5%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $223
  • County $160
  • State $146

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Sunset Valley 7.3%
  • County 8.9%
  • State 7.7%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Sunset Valley $36
  • Travis County $28
  • State $27

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Here 1.0%
  • Travis County 1.3%
  • State 1.2%

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

People living in Sunset Valley report their general condition of hearing on average at 81 percent. Eighty five 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 seven percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Seventeen percent of Sunset Valley population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Twenty seven 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. Eleven percent of people in Sunset Valley had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Here 80.9%
  • County 82.1%
  • Texas 80.4%

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

  • Here 84.7%
  • County 83.5%
  • State 81.7%

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

  • Here 96.6%
  • Travis County 96.2%
  • State 95.5%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Sunset Valley 16.8%
  • County 15.7%
  • State 17.6%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Sunset Valley 26.9%
  • County 37.4%
  • State 39.9%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 11.5%
  • Travis County 14.2%
  • Texas 14.1%

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Thirty percent of Sunset Valley 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 (%)

  • Sunset Valley 29.6%
  • Travis County 21.6%
  • State 23.8%

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Ten percent of Sunset Valley 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. Sixteen percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Six percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Five percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion. Seven 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 9.7%
  • Travis County 13.1%
  • State 16.0%

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

  • Sunset Valley 15.6%
  • County 18.2%
  • State 21.3%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 6.5%
  • Travis County 6.0%
  • Texas 7.7%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Here 5.1%
  • Travis County 7.8%
  • State 9.3%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Sunset Valley 6.7%
  • Travis County 4.8%
  • Texas 6.4%

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