Health and Nutrition of Trooper, PA Residents

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Forty nine percent of Trooper 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 four frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Trooper 49.1%
  • County 52.8%
  • State 49.8%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Trooper 21.7
  • Montgomery County 21.4
  • State 21.5

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Here 3.4
  • Montgomery County 3.7
  • Pennsylvania 3.5

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

  • Trooper 1.7
  • County 1.7
  • State 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Trooper 1.6
  • County 1.8
  • State 1.7

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Trooper 3.5
  • Montgomery County 3.4
  • Pennsylvania 3.5

The average Trooper 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). Eighteen 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). Trooper 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 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 21 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Here 2.1
  • County 1.8
  • State 2.0

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 18.3%
  • Montgomery County 13.5%
  • State 15.9%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 21.9%
  • Montgomery County 19.7%
  • Pennsylvania 21.1%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Trooper 44.4%
  • Montgomery County 50.6%
  • State 46.3%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Trooper 2.8
  • Montgomery County 3.0
  • State 2.8

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 2.6
  • County 2.7
  • Pennsylvania 2.8

Average number of teeth

  • Trooper 21.4
  • County 23.1
  • State 22.2

The average height of Trooper residents 16 years and older is 67 inches. The average weight is 179 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Thirty seven percent of people living here are obese. Fifty percent have ever been obese. Thirty four percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Trooper 66.7
  • Montgomery County 67.0
  • Pennsylvania 66.8

Average weight (pounds)

  • Trooper 179.2
  • Montgomery County 178.1
  • Pennsylvania 180.1

Average BMI

  • Trooper 28.9
  • County 28.2
  • State 28.7

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 37.4%
  • Montgomery County 34.5%
  • State 37.5%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Trooper 49.5%
  • County 45.6%
  • State 49.4%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Here 34.1%
  • Montgomery County 35.8%
  • Pennsylvania 34.6%

Sixty one percent of Trooper residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty five percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Twenty two percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Four percent have ever used heroin. Fifteen percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Trooper 61.3%
  • Montgomery County 62.9%
  • Pennsylvania 64.2%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Here 25.1%
  • County 21.4%
  • State 23.8%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 22.4%
  • Montgomery County 19.6%
  • Pennsylvania 21.6%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Here 3.6%
  • Montgomery County 2.8%
  • Pennsylvania 3.2%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 14.5%
  • County 11.0%
  • State 12.8%

Twelve percent of people living in Trooper 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 (%)

  • Trooper 11.5%
  • County 9.4%
  • Pennsylvania 10.6%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 45.7%
  • County 48.2%
  • State 47.7%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Trooper 3.5%
  • County 2.9%
  • State 3.3%

Trooper 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

  • Trooper 1.2
  • County 1.1
  • Pennsylvania 1.2

Twelve percent of Trooper 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 eight percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Thirty one percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Fifteen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Twenty three 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%
  • County 11.2%
  • State 11.7%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Trooper 5.0%
  • County 5.6%
  • State 5.8%

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

  • Trooper 67.6%
  • County 68.2%
  • State 68.9%

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

  • Here 30.7%
  • Montgomery County 31.1%
  • Pennsylvania 30.2%

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

  • Here 15.4%
  • County 15.4%
  • Pennsylvania 16.1%

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

  • Trooper 22.6%
  • County 21.8%
  • State 21.9%

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

  • Trooper 45.3%
  • County 42.7%
  • State 41.9%

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Trooper 74.9%
  • County 79.0%
  • Pennsylvania 75.8%

Twenty four percent of people living in Trooper 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 four percent of people in Trooper frequently check their blood cholesterol. Twenty two 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 24.0%
  • Montgomery County 23.4%
  • State 24.7%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 24.5%
  • County 25.1%
  • State 25.9%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 44.2%
  • County 45.3%
  • Pennsylvania 44.2%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Trooper 22.1%
  • County 19.5%
  • State 20.8%

Thirty five percent of people living in Trooper use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 34.8%
  • Montgomery County 40.3%
  • State 35.2%

Twenty six percent of Trooper residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty nine 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 one percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Twenty seven 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 (%)

  • Here 26.3%
  • County 23.8%
  • Pennsylvania 25.9%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 29.3%
  • Montgomery County 24.5%
  • State 27.2%

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

  • Trooper 41.6%
  • Montgomery County 39.8%
  • State 41.6%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 51.2%
  • Montgomery County 49.7%
  • Pennsylvania 51.3%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Trooper 27.0%
  • County 24.4%
  • Pennsylvania 27.4%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 21.7%
  • Montgomery County 19.6%
  • Pennsylvania 21.1%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Trooper 19.7%
  • County 17.6%
  • Pennsylvania 18.9%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Here 14.4%
  • Montgomery County 11.5%
  • State 13.7%

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

  • Here 4.9%
  • County 3.8%
  • State 4.4%

Trooper residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 2.3
  • County 2.1
  • State 2.2

Seventy seven percent of people living in Trooper have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Twelve percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 4.7 days per month on average. They have 5.5 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 24 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Here 77.4%
  • County 81.1%
  • Pennsylvania 79.5%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Trooper 12.2%
  • Montgomery County 10.1%
  • Pennsylvania 11.0%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 4.7
  • Montgomery County 5.5
  • Pennsylvania 5.0

Average drinks/week

  • Trooper 5.5
  • County 5.4
  • Pennsylvania 5.7

Average days/year people drink much

  • Trooper 24.0
  • Montgomery County 21.0
  • State 23.4

Ninety eight percent of Trooper 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 eight percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Forty seven percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Six percent of males in Trooper 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 five percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Thirty seven percent have ever had anal sex. Ten percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Trooper 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 24 women. He has vaginal sex with 20 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 4.1 men on average. They have had 2.3 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Trooper were 21 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on seven men in their lifetime. Seven percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Trooper has vaginal or anal sex 68 times a year. Fifty six percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Trooper 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 12 men on average. They have had 11 male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.6 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Eighty four percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Trooper 97.7%
  • Montgomery County 97.0%
  • State 97.2%

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

  • Here 95.4%
  • County 94.3%
  • Pennsylvania 94.6%

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

  • Here 88.4%
  • Montgomery County 87.0%
  • Pennsylvania 86.9%

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

  • Trooper 47.4%
  • County 45.3%
  • State 48.0%

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

  • Trooper 5.9%
  • County 6.3%
  • State 5.9%

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

  • Here 97.9%
  • County 96.8%
  • Pennsylvania 97.3%

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

  • Trooper 84.5%
  • Montgomery County 85.5%
  • Pennsylvania 84.5%

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

  • Trooper 36.5%
  • County 36.4%
  • State 38.1%

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

  • Here 10.4%
  • Montgomery County 10.0%
  • Pennsylvania 11.4%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 16.9
  • County 17.2
  • Pennsylvania 16.8

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

  • Trooper 24.2
  • County 23.9
  • State 27.0

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

  • Here 20.2
  • Montgomery County 18.8
  • Pennsylvania 21.2

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

  • Trooper 21.4
  • County 22.2
  • Pennsylvania 21.7

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

  • Trooper 5.1
  • Montgomery County 4.6
  • State 5.1

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

  • Here 4.1
  • Montgomery County 3.1
  • Pennsylvania 3.5

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

  • Here 2.3
  • Montgomery County 1.7
  • Pennsylvania 2.0

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

  • Here 20.8
  • Montgomery County 20.1
  • State 19.9

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

  • Here 6.7
  • Montgomery County 5.1
  • Pennsylvania 5.9

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Trooper 6.9%
  • Montgomery County 7.3%
  • State 8.7%

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

  • Trooper 67.6
  • County 58.2
  • Pennsylvania 60.6

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Trooper 56.0%
  • Montgomery County 54.8%
  • State 54.1%

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

  • Here 11.8
  • Montgomery County 10.5
  • State 11.2

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

  • Trooper 10.5
  • Montgomery County 9.1
  • State 9.8

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

  • Here 0.6
  • Montgomery County 0.4
  • State 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Trooper 83.5%
  • Montgomery County 82.7%
  • Pennsylvania 82.3%

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

Nine percent of households in Trooper use chemical products in their homes to control fleas, roaches, ants, termites or other insects. Four percent use chemical products in their lawns or gardens to kill weeds.

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Trooper 8.8%
  • Montgomery County 9.5%
  • Pennsylvania 10.1%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Trooper 4.3%
  • Montgomery County 4.5%
  • State 4.4%

Trooper residents 16 years and older usually get seven hours of sleep at night on weekdays or workdays. Thirty four 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 (%)

  • Trooper 34.4%
  • Montgomery County 30.5%
  • State 31.9%

Fifty five percent of Trooper residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Trooper 54.6%
  • Montgomery County 45.0%
  • Pennsylvania 50.8%

Twenty four percent of Trooper 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 eight 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. Sixteen 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. Thirty nine 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 24.5%
  • County 20.0%
  • Pennsylvania 21.6%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Trooper 37.7%
  • Montgomery County 35.2%
  • State 37.3%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 26.0%
  • County 29.9%
  • Pennsylvania 28.8%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 16.4%
  • Montgomery County 22.8%
  • State 18.4%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Trooper 38.8%
  • Montgomery County 46.2%
  • Pennsylvania 41.8%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Trooper 5.9
  • Montgomery County 6.3
  • Pennsylvania 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Trooper 2.8
  • Montgomery County 2.6
  • State 2.8

Average hours a day using computer

  • Trooper 1.1
  • Montgomery County 1.3
  • Pennsylvania 1.2

Eleven percent of Trooper 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 five percent are overweight. Twenty 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 Trooper have ever received a blood transfusion. Twenty percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty eight percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Four percent have ever been told they had gout. Four percent have congestive heart failure. Three percent have coronary heart disease. Three 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. Four percent have ever had emphysema. Eight percent have another thyroid problem. Five percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Three 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 (%)

  • Trooper 11.0%
  • County 10.2%
  • Pennsylvania 10.7%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 2.9%
  • County 3.3%
  • State 3.5%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Trooper 4.4%
  • Montgomery County 3.9%
  • Pennsylvania 3.9%

People with overweight (%)

  • Trooper 34.8%
  • County 33.3%
  • State 34.2%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Trooper 20.0%
  • Montgomery County 17.7%
  • State 20.2%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Here 11.1%
  • Montgomery County 11.3%
  • State 12.4%

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

  • Trooper 19.5%
  • Montgomery County 16.7%
  • Pennsylvania 19.2%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Trooper 28.2%
  • County 25.4%
  • State 27.5%

People with gout (%)

  • Here 4.2%
  • Montgomery County 4.0%
  • Pennsylvania 4.1%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Here 4.0%
  • Montgomery County 3.1%
  • State 3.8%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Trooper 3.3%
  • Montgomery County 3.1%
  • Pennsylvania 3.5%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 2.7%
  • Montgomery County 2.2%
  • State 2.5%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Trooper 4.3%
  • Montgomery County 3.7%
  • Pennsylvania 4.2%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Trooper 4.4%
  • County 3.7%
  • State 4.3%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Here 4.1%
  • Montgomery County 3.1%
  • State 3.5%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Trooper 7.8%
  • Montgomery County 8.2%
  • Pennsylvania 8.1%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Here 4.6%
  • Montgomery County 3.4%
  • State 4.0%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Trooper 3.2%
  • Montgomery County 2.8%
  • Pennsylvania 3.0%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Trooper 9.2%
  • County 10.4%
  • Pennsylvania 9.8%

Sixty five percent of births in Trooper were vaginal deliveries. Thirty five percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.4 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty two percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Forty eight percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty four percent of women in Trooper have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Thirteen percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Seventy four percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Eight percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Sixteen percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Eighteen percent have ever used female hormones such as estrogen and progesterone, including any forms of female hormones, such as pills, cream, patch and injections, but do not include birth control methods or use for infertility.

Summary

Vaginal deliveries (%)

  • Here 65.1%
  • Montgomery County 61.6%
  • State 65.5%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Trooper 34.9%
  • County 38.4%
  • Pennsylvania 34.5%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Here 99.4%
  • County 99.4%
  • State 99.3%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 61.9%
  • County 57.3%
  • State 60.1%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Here 48.0%
  • Montgomery County 58.9%
  • Pennsylvania 53.0%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Trooper 24.0%
  • County 22.0%
  • Pennsylvania 24.1%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Trooper 13.0%
  • County 12.6%
  • State 13.1%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Trooper 74.0%
  • County 75.9%
  • State 74.0%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Here 7.8%
  • Montgomery County 9.7%
  • State 7.9%

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

  • Trooper 16.2%
  • County 13.0%
  • Pennsylvania 15.2%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Trooper 18.5%
  • County 19.7%
  • State 19.6%

People living in Trooper report their general health condition on average at 54 percent. Four percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 36 percent of Trooper residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Eight percent of people living in Trooper are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Trooper 54.5%
  • Montgomery County 58.7%
  • Pennsylvania 55.7%

Blood donors (%)

  • Trooper 3.8%
  • Montgomery County 4.9%
  • Pennsylvania 4.3%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 36.3%
  • County 39.6%
  • Pennsylvania 38.7%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 8.2%
  • Montgomery County 8.5%
  • Pennsylvania 8.5%

People in Trooper spend $370 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 Trooper spends $71 on food at other stores monthly. This is four percent of their income. They spend $143 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is six percent of their income. They also spend $24 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Trooper $370
  • County $366
  • State $356

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

  • Trooper 23.7%
  • County 21.0%
  • State 23.5%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $71
  • Montgomery County $73
  • State $70

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Trooper 3.7%
  • County 3.7%
  • Pennsylvania 4.1%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Trooper $143
  • Montgomery County $163
  • State $137

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 5.9%
  • Montgomery County 6.5%
  • Pennsylvania 6.6%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Trooper $24
  • Montgomery County $27
  • Pennsylvania $23

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Trooper 1.1%
  • County 1.1%
  • Pennsylvania 1.2%

People living in Trooper report their general condition of hearing on average at 77 percent. Seventy three 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 four percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Twenty one percent of Trooper population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Forty 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. Fourteen percent of people in Trooper had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Trooper 77.0%
  • County 79.5%
  • State 78.0%

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

  • Here 73.1%
  • Montgomery County 80.0%
  • Pennsylvania 77.9%

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

  • Trooper 94.2%
  • Montgomery County 95.4%
  • Pennsylvania 94.6%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Trooper 21.5%
  • Montgomery County 18.6%
  • State 20.6%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 44.6%
  • County 38.4%
  • State 43.4%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Trooper 14.3%
  • Montgomery County 14.4%
  • State 15.4%

Twenty five percent of Trooper residents 40 and older take a low-dose aspirin each day to prevent heart attacks, strokes or cancer.

Summary

Adults 40+ taking low-dose aspirin (%)

  • Here 25.3%
  • County 26.5%
  • Pennsylvania 27.3%

Twenty percent of Trooper 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. Ten 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 19.9%
  • County 16.0%
  • Pennsylvania 19.1%

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

  • Here 25.6%
  • Montgomery County 22.0%
  • Pennsylvania 25.7%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 9.5%
  • Montgomery County 8.6%
  • State 9.9%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Trooper 10.9%
  • Montgomery County 8.7%
  • Pennsylvania 10.3%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Trooper 7.5%
  • Montgomery County 7.6%
  • State 8.6%
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