Health and Nutrition of Wallace, NC Residents

Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2016 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram

Forty eight percent of Wallace residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 20 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 (%)

  • Here 47.7%
  • County 45.5%
  • North Carolina 48.1%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Wallace 20.1
  • County 20.3
  • State 20.9

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Wallace 3.4
  • County 3.5
  • State 3.6

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

  • Wallace 1.9
  • County 2.1
  • North Carolina 1.9

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Wallace 1.8
  • County 1.8
  • State 1.8

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 3.1
  • Duplin County 3.5
  • North Carolina 3.7

The average Wallace 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). Fifteen 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). Wallace residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 45 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 22 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Wallace 2.1
  • Duplin County 2.2
  • North Carolina 2.1

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 15.3%
  • County 18.3%
  • State 17.0%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 20.9%
  • County 22.8%
  • North Carolina 21.8%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Wallace 44.8%
  • Duplin County 41.6%
  • State 44.6%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 2.7
  • County 2.4
  • State 2.7

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Wallace 3.2
  • County 3.2
  • State 3.0

Average number of teeth

  • Here 22.3
  • County 21.9
  • State 22.5

The average height of Wallace residents 16 years and older is 66 inches. The average weight is 177 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Thirty eight percent of people living here are obese. Forty nine percent have ever been obese. Thirty two percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Here 65.8
  • County 66.3
  • State 66.9

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 177.1
  • County 180.8
  • State 181.5

Average BMI

  • Wallace 28.5
  • County 28.9
  • North Carolina 28.8

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 37.6%
  • County 39.7%
  • North Carolina 38.4%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Wallace 49.3%
  • County 51.8%
  • State 50.1%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Wallace 32.3%
  • County 31.4%
  • North Carolina 34.0%

Sixty four percent of Wallace 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. Two percent have ever used heroin. Thirteen percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 64.4%
  • County 65.1%
  • State 64.6%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Here 23.7%
  • County 25.4%
  • State 23.5%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 21.9%
  • County 23.0%
  • State 21.2%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Here 2.5%
  • Duplin County 3.2%
  • North Carolina 3.3%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 13.3%
  • Duplin County 14.1%
  • State 12.5%

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

Eleven percent of people living in Wallace 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 (%)

  • Wallace 11.1%
  • County 11.4%
  • State 10.4%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Wallace 49.5%
  • County 46.1%
  • State 46.7%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Wallace 3.1%
  • Duplin County 3.5%
  • State 3.3%

Wallace 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

  • Wallace 1.2
  • Duplin County 1.3
  • State 1.2

Eleven percent of Wallace 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 six percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Twenty five percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Fourteen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Nineteen percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Thirty five percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Wallace 11.2%
  • County 10.9%
  • State 11.0%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Wallace 6.1%
  • County 6.5%
  • State 6.1%

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

  • Wallace 66.1%
  • County 64.9%
  • State 66.6%

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

  • Wallace 25.1%
  • County 22.5%
  • State 26.3%

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

  • Here 13.6%
  • County 13.8%
  • North Carolina 15.1%

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

  • Wallace 18.8%
  • Duplin County 19.9%
  • State 21.1%

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

  • Wallace 34.9%
  • County 35.4%
  • North Carolina 39.5%

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 72.8%
  • County 69.3%
  • North Carolina 73.4%

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

  • Wallace 25.0%
  • Duplin County 24.1%
  • State 23.3%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Wallace 24.4%
  • Duplin County 24.1%
  • State 24.8%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 43.5%
  • Duplin County 40.5%
  • North Carolina 41.7%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Here 20.3%
  • County 19.5%
  • State 18.9%

Twenty eight percent of people living in Wallace use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Wallace 27.8%
  • Duplin County 24.7%
  • State 30.6%

Thirty percent of Wallace residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Thirty 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. Thirty one percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Twenty three 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. Seventeen 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 (%)

  • Wallace 29.6%
  • Duplin County 29.2%
  • State 26.6%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 29.7%
  • Duplin County 29.5%
  • State 27.2%

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

  • Here 42.2%
  • Duplin County 41.8%
  • North Carolina 41.3%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 52.0%
  • County 51.4%
  • State 50.8%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Here 30.8%
  • Duplin County 31.4%
  • North Carolina 28.8%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Wallace 23.2%
  • Duplin County 22.6%
  • North Carolina 21.2%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Here 19.6%
  • County 19.5%
  • North Carolina 18.9%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Here 17.3%
  • Duplin County 16.9%
  • State 14.4%

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

  • Wallace 5.0%
  • Duplin County 4.9%
  • State 4.4%

Wallace residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 2.1
  • Duplin County 2.0
  • State 2.1

Seventy nine percent of people living in Wallace 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 4.7 days per month on average. They have 6.1 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 78.7%
  • Duplin County 78.5%
  • State 79.4%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Here 10.8%
  • Duplin County 11.1%
  • North Carolina 10.8%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 4.7
  • Duplin County 4.4
  • North Carolina 4.8

Average drinks/week

  • Here 6.1
  • County 6.2
  • State 5.7

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 23.8
  • County 26.3
  • North Carolina 24.4

Ninety seven percent of Wallace 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 two percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Forty eight percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Five percent of males in Wallace 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. Seventy seven percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Thirty eight percent have ever had anal sex. Sixteen percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Wallace 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 32 women. He has vaginal sex with 24 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 2.8 men on average. They have had 1.7 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Wallace 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. Thirteen percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Wallace has vaginal or anal sex 56 times a year. Forty six percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Wallace 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 11 men on average. They have had nine male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.6 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Sixty nine percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Here 97.0%
  • County 97.4%
  • North Carolina 97.4%

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

  • Here 94.0%
  • Duplin County 94.3%
  • North Carolina 94.1%

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

  • Wallace 82.3%
  • County 83.1%
  • North Carolina 85.3%

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

  • Wallace 48.0%
  • County 49.1%
  • North Carolina 48.1%

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

  • Wallace 5.1%
  • Duplin County 4.6%
  • North Carolina 5.5%

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

  • Wallace 96.3%
  • County 97.0%
  • State 97.2%

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

  • Here 77.2%
  • County 77.7%
  • North Carolina 82.5%

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

  • Wallace 37.6%
  • County 38.5%
  • North Carolina 38.4%

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

  • Wallace 15.9%
  • County 15.3%
  • North Carolina 12.9%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 16.5
  • Duplin County 16.2
  • State 16.6

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

  • Wallace 32.0
  • County 31.8
  • State 28.0

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

  • Here 24.3
  • Duplin County 25.5
  • North Carolina 22.3

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

  • Wallace 22.0
  • Duplin County 21.6
  • North Carolina 21.6

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

  • Wallace 4.8
  • Duplin County 5.4
  • State 5.0

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

  • Wallace 2.8
  • Duplin County 1.7
  • State 2.1

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

  • Wallace 1.7
  • Duplin County 1.1
  • State 1.2

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

  • Here 20.3
  • County 20.7
  • North Carolina 20.3

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

  • Here 4.5
  • Duplin County 4.1
  • North Carolina 4.4

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Wallace 12.6%
  • County 12.9%
  • North Carolina 10.6%

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

  • Here 55.9
  • Duplin County 61.2
  • State 61.2

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Wallace 46.1%
  • County 49.3%
  • State 53.0%

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

  • Wallace 10.9
  • County 12.5
  • State 11.8

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

  • Wallace 9.2
  • County 10.3
  • North Carolina 10.1

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

  • Wallace 0.6
  • County 0.7
  • North Carolina 0.6

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Here 68.7%
  • County 71.9%
  • North Carolina 79.2%

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

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

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Wallace 10.6%
  • Duplin County 11.1%
  • North Carolina 10.7%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Here 5.8%
  • Duplin County 4.7%
  • State 4.2%

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

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Wallace 6.8
  • County 6.7
  • North Carolina 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 27.5%
  • County 28.5%
  • State 30.3%

Fifty one percent of Wallace residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 51.3%
  • Duplin County 57.2%
  • North Carolina 54.8%

Nineteen percent of Wallace 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 three 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 one 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. Thirty seven 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 18.8%
  • County 21.3%
  • State 21.4%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 32.8%
  • County 34.5%
  • State 36.4%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 30.9%
  • County 31.5%
  • North Carolina 31.2%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 17.5%
  • Duplin County 16.8%
  • North Carolina 19.4%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 37.4%
  • Duplin County 35.5%
  • State 40.6%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 5.9
  • Duplin County 5.8
  • State 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Wallace 2.8
  • Duplin County 3.0
  • State 2.9

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 1.2
  • Duplin County 1.2
  • North Carolina 1.3

Ten percent of Wallace residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Five percent of people living here has anemia, sometimes called "tired blood" or "low blood". Three percent of people 16 years and older have ever been told by a doctor or other health care professional that they had psoriasis. Thirty three percent are overweight. Twenty two percent of people 60 years and older have difficulties in thinking or remembering that can make a big difference in everyday activities (this does not refer to occasionally forgetting your keys or the name of someone you recently met). This refers to things like confusion or memory loss that are happening more often or getting worse. Thirteen percent of people living in Wallace have ever received a blood transfusion. Twenty two percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty six 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. Two percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Four 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. Three percent have ever had emphysema. Seven percent have another thyroid problem. Four 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 (%)

  • Wallace 9.9%
  • County 11.2%
  • North Carolina 11.3%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 4.9%
  • Duplin County 4.6%
  • North Carolina 3.9%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Wallace 2.8%
  • County 2.9%
  • State 3.5%

People with overweight (%)

  • Wallace 32.8%
  • Duplin County 32.7%
  • North Carolina 33.6%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Here 22.3%
  • County 23.7%
  • State 21.6%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Wallace 13.0%
  • Duplin County 12.3%
  • State 11.7%

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

  • Wallace 22.2%
  • Duplin County 22.5%
  • State 19.6%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 25.6%
  • County 25.1%
  • State 25.1%

People with gout (%)

  • Here 3.8%
  • Duplin County 3.6%
  • State 3.8%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Here 3.7%
  • County 3.8%
  • North Carolina 3.6%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Here 3.1%
  • Duplin County 3.0%
  • State 3.0%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 2.1%
  • County 2.0%
  • State 2.1%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 4.0%
  • County 3.8%
  • State 3.7%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Here 4.6%
  • Duplin County 4.5%
  • State 4.0%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Wallace 3.2%
  • Duplin County 3.6%
  • State 3.4%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 7.3%
  • Duplin County 6.1%
  • State 6.9%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Wallace 3.7%
  • Duplin County 3.8%
  • State 3.9%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Wallace 3.5%
  • County 3.9%
  • North Carolina 3.3%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Wallace 8.6%
  • County 7.0%
  • State 8.1%

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

Sixty seven percent of births in Wallace were vaginal deliveries. Thirty three percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.1 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Fifty nine percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Fifty one percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty four percent of women in Wallace 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). Sixty nine percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Five percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Fifteen 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 (%)

  • Wallace 66.9%
  • Duplin County 67.8%
  • State 65.2%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 33.1%
  • County 32.2%
  • State 34.8%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Wallace 99.1%
  • County 99.1%
  • State 99.2%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 58.6%
  • Duplin County 61.5%
  • North Carolina 60.1%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Here 50.5%
  • County 47.4%
  • North Carolina 51.5%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 24.1%
  • County 22.9%
  • State 21.9%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Here 12.8%
  • County 11.5%
  • State 11.4%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 68.6%
  • County 69.9%
  • State 73.8%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Here 5.1%
  • County 5.1%
  • State 7.3%

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

  • Here 15.3%
  • County 18.8%
  • North Carolina 17.7%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 17.6%
  • Duplin County 14.7%
  • North Carolina 16.6%

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

People living in Wallace report their general health condition on average at 53 percent. Four percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 40 percent of Wallace residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Eight percent of people living in Wallace are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Wallace 53.0%
  • Duplin County 52.2%
  • State 54.9%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 3.7%
  • County 3.4%
  • State 4.2%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 40.3%
  • County 42.4%
  • State 42.3%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Wallace 8.1%
  • County 8.0%
  • State 8.4%

People in Wallace spend $350 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 Wallace spends $70 on food at other stores monthly. This is four percent of their income. They spend $125 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is seven percent of their income. They also spend $21 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Wallace $350
  • Duplin County $355
  • State $358

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

  • Here 24.5%
  • Duplin County 27.0%
  • State 25.4%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $70
  • County $68
  • North Carolina $71

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Wallace 4.3%
  • Duplin County 4.3%
  • State 4.3%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $125
  • County $118
  • State $133

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Wallace 6.7%
  • County 6.6%
  • State 6.7%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Wallace $21
  • County $22
  • State $24

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Wallace 1.2%
  • Duplin County 1.3%
  • North Carolina 1.3%

People living in Wallace report their general condition of hearing on average at 78 percent. Eighty one percent of them can usually hear and understand, without the use of a hearing aid or any other listening devices, what a person says without seeing his or her face if that person whispers to them from across a quiet room. Ninety five percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Nineteen percent of Wallace population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Forty 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. Thirteen percent of people in Wallace had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Wallace 78.5%
  • Duplin County 78.9%
  • North Carolina 79.3%

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

  • Here 81.0%
  • Duplin County 78.8%
  • State 78.6%

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

  • Here 95.1%
  • Duplin County 94.9%
  • North Carolina 95.0%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Here 19.3%
  • Duplin County 19.8%
  • North Carolina 19.8%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 40.2%
  • Duplin County 44.4%
  • North Carolina 42.8%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 13.1%
  • Duplin County 14.8%
  • State 15.7%

Twenty eight percent of Wallace 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 27.8%
  • County 26.1%
  • State 25.8%

Nineteen percent of Wallace 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 five 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. Twelve percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion. Nine 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 19.1%
  • Duplin County 20.9%
  • State 19.3%

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

  • Wallace 25.0%
  • County 26.4%
  • North Carolina 25.2%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Wallace 10.0%
  • Duplin County 10.6%
  • State 9.6%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Wallace 11.5%
  • County 11.7%
  • State 10.2%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 9.3%
  • Duplin County 9.0%
  • State 8.1%
Table of Contents