Health and Nutrition of Tuckahoe, VA Residents

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Fifty percent of Tuckahoe 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 (%)

  • Here 49.5%
  • Henrico County 49.1%
  • State 50.2%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Here 22.0
  • County 20.6
  • State 20.5

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Here 3.4
  • Henrico County 3.6
  • State 3.7

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

  • Here 1.7
  • County 1.9
  • Virginia 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Tuckahoe 1.7
  • Henrico County 1.8
  • Virginia 1.8

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Tuckahoe 3.6
  • County 3.4
  • Virginia 3.5

The average Tuckahoe 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). Seventeen percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Twenty one percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Tuckahoe residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 46 percent. People living here aged 30 years and older, aside from brushing their teeth with toothbrush, use dental floss or any other device that clean between teeth on average 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

  • Tuckahoe 2.1
  • Henrico County 2.0
  • Virginia 1.9

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 17.1%
  • Henrico County 16.0%
  • State 15.1%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Tuckahoe 21.2%
  • County 21.2%
  • Virginia 20.8%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Tuckahoe 45.6%
  • Henrico County 46.0%
  • State 47.8%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 2.7
  • Henrico County 2.9
  • Virginia 2.9

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 2.8
  • Henrico County 3.0
  • Virginia 2.9

Average number of teeth

  • Here 21.3
  • County 22.9
  • Virginia 23.4

The average height of Tuckahoe 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. Forty nine percent have ever been obese. Thirty three percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Here 66.7
  • County 66.8
  • State 66.9

Average weight (pounds)

  • Tuckahoe 178.6
  • County 181.5
  • Virginia 180.7

Average BMI

  • Here 28.6
  • County 29.0
  • Virginia 28.7

People that are obese (%)

  • Tuckahoe 37.2%
  • Henrico County 39.0%
  • State 37.1%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Tuckahoe 49.3%
  • Henrico County 50.2%
  • State 48.2%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Here 33.4%
  • Henrico County 35.6%
  • Virginia 36.0%

Sixty six percent of Tuckahoe residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty four 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. Three percent have ever used heroin. Thirteen percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 65.8%
  • Henrico County 62.1%
  • Virginia 62.6%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Here 24.5%
  • County 22.2%
  • Virginia 21.9%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 21.6%
  • County 20.1%
  • State 20.0%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Tuckahoe 3.0%
  • County 3.1%
  • State 2.9%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Tuckahoe 13.1%
  • County 11.3%
  • State 11.1%

Twelve percent of people living in Tuckahoe have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Forty nine 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 11.6%
  • Henrico County 10.2%
  • Virginia 9.6%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 49.1%
  • Henrico County 47.3%
  • Virginia 47.3%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 3.5%
  • County 3.3%
  • Virginia 3.1%

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

Tuckahoe 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 1.2
  • County 1.2
  • Virginia 1.1

Twelve percent of Tuckahoe 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. Seven 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. Twenty nine 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 12.1%
  • Henrico County 10.7%
  • Virginia 10.7%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Tuckahoe 6.7%
  • Henrico County 5.5%
  • Virginia 5.5%

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

  • Tuckahoe 70.2%
  • Henrico County 66.1%
  • Virginia 66.2%

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

  • Here 29.3%
  • Henrico County 26.6%
  • Virginia 27.3%

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

  • Tuckahoe 15.8%
  • Henrico County 14.7%
  • Virginia 15.2%

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

  • Here 22.5%
  • County 19.8%
  • Virginia 20.6%

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

  • Here 41.1%
  • Henrico County 39.8%
  • Virginia 40.2%

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

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 75.3%
  • County 74.9%
  • Virginia 75.8%

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

  • Tuckahoe 26.9%
  • Henrico County 23.3%
  • Virginia 22.1%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Tuckahoe 27.7%
  • County 24.7%
  • State 24.0%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 45.4%
  • County 43.3%
  • State 42.8%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Tuckahoe 22.4%
  • County 18.5%
  • State 17.9%

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

Thirty five percent of people living in Tuckahoe use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Tuckahoe 34.6%
  • County 32.2%
  • State 35.0%

Twenty six percent of Tuckahoe 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 eight 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. Nineteen 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. Four percent have thoughts that they would be better off dead or of hurting themselves in some way.

Summary

People who have little interest in doing things (%)

  • Here 26.1%
  • Henrico County 26.1%
  • Virginia 25.3%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 26.9%
  • County 26.9%
  • State 25.8%

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

  • Tuckahoe 41.8%
  • Henrico County 41.0%
  • Virginia 40.6%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Tuckahoe 51.7%
  • Henrico County 50.9%
  • Virginia 50.5%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Tuckahoe 28.2%
  • County 28.0%
  • Virginia 26.8%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 22.1%
  • Henrico County 20.6%
  • Virginia 20.3%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Tuckahoe 18.9%
  • Henrico County 18.6%
  • Virginia 18.3%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Tuckahoe 13.7%
  • County 13.2%
  • Virginia 12.8%

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

  • Tuckahoe 4.2%
  • County 4.2%
  • Virginia 4.0%

Tuckahoe residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Tuckahoe 2.4
  • Henrico County 2.0
  • State 2.0

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

Eighty percent of people living in Tuckahoe have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Eleven percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 4.9 days per month on average. They have 5.4 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 (%)

  • Tuckahoe 79.7%
  • County 77.7%
  • State 79.6%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Here 10.6%
  • Henrico County 11.8%
  • State 10.7%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Tuckahoe 4.9
  • County 4.8
  • Virginia 5.1

Average drinks/week

  • Here 5.4
  • Henrico County 5.4
  • State 5.5

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 22.4
  • Henrico County 22.8
  • Virginia 22.6

Ninety seven percent of Tuckahoe residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety four percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Eighty seven 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 Tuckahoe have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Ninety seven percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Eighty two percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Thirty eight percent have ever had anal sex. Twelve percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Tuckahoe 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 27 women. He has vaginal sex with 20 women. People living here were on average 22 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 2.0 men on average. They have had 1.0 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Tuckahoe were 20 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on five men in their lifetime. Eight percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Tuckahoe has vaginal or anal sex 57 times a year. Fifty four percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Tuckahoe 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 0.5 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Eighty three percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Tuckahoe 97.1%
  • County 97.3%
  • State 97.0%

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

  • Here 94.4%
  • Henrico County 94.4%
  • State 93.9%

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

  • Here 87.0%
  • Henrico County 85.4%
  • Virginia 85.5%

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

  • Tuckahoe 47.4%
  • County 47.4%
  • Virginia 46.2%

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

  • Here 5.6%
  • County 5.7%
  • Virginia 6.0%

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

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

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

  • Here 82.4%
  • County 82.7%
  • Virginia 83.6%

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

  • Tuckahoe 38.3%
  • Henrico County 37.8%
  • Virginia 37.8%

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

  • Here 12.0%
  • County 12.3%
  • State 11.6%

Average age people first had sex

  • Tuckahoe 16.8
  • Henrico County 16.8
  • State 17.0

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

  • Tuckahoe 26.9
  • Henrico County 27.3
  • Virginia 26.3

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

  • Here 19.9
  • County 22.0
  • State 20.9

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

  • Here 21.9
  • Henrico County 22.1
  • Virginia 21.9

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

  • Here 5.0
  • County 4.6
  • Virginia 4.8

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

  • Tuckahoe 2.0
  • Henrico County 2.5
  • State 2.2

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

  • Here 1.0
  • Henrico County 1.5
  • State 1.3

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

  • Tuckahoe 20.4
  • County 19.8
  • State 19.8

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

  • Here 4.8
  • Henrico County 4.8
  • State 4.3

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Tuckahoe 7.9%
  • County 10.3%
  • State 9.6%

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

  • Tuckahoe 56.6
  • County 60.4
  • Virginia 59.3

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 54.3%
  • County 53.5%
  • Virginia 53.7%

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

  • Tuckahoe 12.4
  • Henrico County 11.3
  • State 10.8

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

  • Tuckahoe 10.8
  • County 9.8
  • Virginia 9.3

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

  • Tuckahoe 0.5
  • County 0.6
  • Virginia 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Tuckahoe 83.2%
  • Henrico County 79.9%
  • State 79.9%

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

Eleven percent of households in Tuckahoe 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 (%)

  • Here 10.9%
  • Henrico County 10.5%
  • Virginia 10.3%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Here 4.5%
  • County 4.1%
  • Virginia 4.2%

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Tuckahoe 6.8
  • County 6.8
  • State 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 33.1%
  • Henrico County 30.4%
  • Virginia 29.8%

Fifty one percent of Tuckahoe residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Tuckahoe 50.6%
  • Henrico County 53.3%
  • State 50.5%

Nineteen percent of Tuckahoe 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 five percent of people do moderate-intensity activities at work that cause small increases in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking or carrying light loads for at least 10 minutes continuously. Thirty percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Seventeen 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 1.2 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 19.3%
  • Henrico County 20.5%
  • State 20.5%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 35.3%
  • County 36.7%
  • State 36.5%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Tuckahoe 29.9%
  • Henrico County 30.0%
  • State 31.1%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Tuckahoe 16.6%
  • Henrico County 20.5%
  • State 22.6%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Tuckahoe 40.9%
  • Henrico County 41.9%
  • Virginia 44.1%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Tuckahoe 6.2
  • Henrico County 6.1
  • State 6.2

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Tuckahoe 2.9
  • County 2.8
  • Virginia 2.7

Average hours a day using computer

  • Tuckahoe 1.2
  • Henrico County 1.3
  • Virginia 1.3

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

Twelve percent of Tuckahoe residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Four 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 four percent are overweight. Twenty five 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. Fourteen percent of people living in Tuckahoe have ever received a blood transfusion. Twenty one percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Thirty percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Five percent have ever been told they had gout. Four percent have congestive heart failure. Four percent have coronary heart disease. Three percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Five 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. Eight percent have another thyroid problem. Five percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Four 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 (%)

  • Tuckahoe 11.8%
  • County 10.6%
  • Virginia 10.3%

People with anemia (%)

  • Tuckahoe 3.9%
  • County 4.0%
  • State 3.6%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Tuckahoe 3.9%
  • Henrico County 3.5%
  • State 3.6%

People with overweight (%)

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

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Here 24.9%
  • County 19.3%
  • State 18.2%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Here 13.9%
  • Henrico County 11.5%
  • State 10.8%

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

  • Here 21.0%
  • County 18.8%
  • State 17.8%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Tuckahoe 29.7%
  • County 24.6%
  • Virginia 23.6%

People with gout (%)

  • Tuckahoe 4.8%
  • Henrico County 3.7%
  • Virginia 3.8%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Tuckahoe 4.3%
  • Henrico County 3.3%
  • Virginia 3.0%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Tuckahoe 4.0%
  • County 2.9%
  • Virginia 2.7%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 2.6%
  • Henrico County 2.1%
  • State 2.0%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 4.7%
  • Henrico County 3.4%
  • Virginia 3.2%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Tuckahoe 4.8%
  • County 3.7%
  • State 3.4%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Tuckahoe 4.2%
  • Henrico County 2.7%
  • Virginia 2.6%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 8.4%
  • Henrico County 7.2%
  • State 7.0%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Tuckahoe 4.5%
  • Henrico County 3.7%
  • Virginia 3.3%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Tuckahoe 4.1%
  • County 2.7%
  • Virginia 2.7%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Tuckahoe 11.0%
  • County 8.1%
  • State 8.2%

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

Sixty eight percent of births in Tuckahoe were vaginal deliveries. Thirty two percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.4 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty one percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Fifty one percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty six percent of women in Tuckahoe 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 one percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Six percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Fourteen percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Twenty 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 (%)

  • Tuckahoe 68.0%
  • Henrico County 63.5%
  • Virginia 62.8%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Tuckahoe 32.0%
  • Henrico County 36.5%
  • State 37.2%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Here 99.4%
  • County 99.2%
  • Virginia 99.2%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 61.5%
  • County 59.5%
  • Virginia 58.5%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Here 50.8%
  • Henrico County 52.2%
  • State 55.8%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 25.7%
  • Henrico County 21.7%
  • State 20.7%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Tuckahoe 13.7%
  • County 11.2%
  • State 10.9%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Tuckahoe 71.2%
  • County 74.3%
  • State 75.2%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Tuckahoe 6.2%
  • Henrico County 7.8%
  • State 8.6%

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

  • Here 14.4%
  • Henrico County 17.7%
  • State 16.7%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 19.5%
  • Henrico County 16.4%
  • Virginia 16.8%

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

People living in Tuckahoe report their general health condition on average at 55 percent. Four percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 39 percent of Tuckahoe residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Eight percent of people living in Tuckahoe are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Tuckahoe 54.5%
  • County 55.6%
  • Virginia 56.9%

Blood donors (%)

  • Tuckahoe 3.9%
  • County 4.4%
  • Virginia 4.8%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Tuckahoe 38.8%
  • Henrico County 42.7%
  • Virginia 42.5%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 8.3%
  • Henrico County 8.7%
  • State 8.6%

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

People in Tuckahoe spend $360 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 Tuckahoe spends $66 on food at other stores monthly. This is four percent of their income. They spend $137 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is seven percent of their income. They also spend $22 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 $360
  • Henrico County $356
  • State $361

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

  • Tuckahoe 24.4%
  • Henrico County 24.2%
  • State 23.1%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $66
  • County $74
  • State $75

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 3.8%
  • Henrico County 4.4%
  • Virginia 4.2%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Tuckahoe $137
  • County $135
  • Virginia $148

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 6.7%
  • County 6.6%
  • State 7.0%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Here $22
  • County $25
  • State $26

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Tuckahoe 1.2%
  • Henrico County 1.3%
  • Virginia 1.3%

People living in Tuckahoe report their general condition of hearing on average at 77 percent. Seventy seven 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 three percent of Tuckahoe population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Forty two 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 Tuckahoe had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Here 77.2%
  • Henrico County 79.9%
  • State 80.3%

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

  • Tuckahoe 77.2%
  • Henrico County 80.0%
  • State 80.5%

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

  • Tuckahoe 94.4%
  • Henrico County 95.3%
  • State 95.4%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Tuckahoe 22.8%
  • County 18.8%
  • State 18.3%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 41.9%
  • Henrico County 40.7%
  • State 39.8%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Tuckahoe 15.4%
  • Henrico County 15.2%
  • Virginia 15.1%

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

Twenty seven percent of Tuckahoe 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 (%)

  • Tuckahoe 27.0%
  • County 25.2%
  • Virginia 25.1%

Twenty two percent of Tuckahoe 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 nine percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Eleven percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Twelve 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 (%)

  • Here 22.4%
  • Henrico County 17.8%
  • State 16.5%

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

  • Tuckahoe 28.8%
  • County 23.8%
  • Virginia 22.3%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Tuckahoe 11.4%
  • County 9.2%
  • State 8.3%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Tuckahoe 11.6%
  • County 9.4%
  • Virginia 8.7%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 9.9%
  • Henrico County 7.8%
  • State 7.2%

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

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