Health and Nutrition of Westwood Lakes, FL Residents

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Forty nine percent of Westwood Lakes 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 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 two frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Here 49.4%
  • Miami-Dade County 49.7%
  • Florida 50.9%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Westwood Lakes 20.5
  • Miami-Dade County 19.2
  • State 20.8

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Here 3.3
  • County 3.6
  • State 3.5

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

  • Here 1.6
  • County 1.8
  • Florida 1.7

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Westwood Lakes 2.1
  • Miami-Dade County 2.2
  • Florida 1.8

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 2.2
  • County 2.5
  • Florida 3.1

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

The average Westwood Lakes 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). Thirteen percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Nineteen percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Westwood Lakes residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 48 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 24 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Here 1.8
  • County 1.7
  • State 1.9

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Westwood Lakes 12.9%
  • Miami-Dade County 12.7%
  • State 14.1%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Westwood Lakes 19.4%
  • County 18.2%
  • State 19.9%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Here 47.6%
  • County 49.8%
  • Florida 48.5%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Westwood Lakes 3.1
  • County 3.1
  • Florida 3.0

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Westwood Lakes 3.2
  • County 3.2
  • Florida 2.9

Average number of teeth

  • Here 23.7
  • Miami-Dade County 24.3
  • State 22.9

The average height of Westwood Lakes residents 16 years and older is 64 inches. The average weight is 172 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Forty percent of people living here are obese. Fifty one percent have ever been obese. Thirty nine percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Here 64.1
  • Miami-Dade County 65.2
  • Florida 66.4

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 172.3
  • County 175.7
  • Florida 179.0

Average BMI

  • Westwood Lakes 28.7
  • Miami-Dade County 28.8
  • State 28.7

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 40.5%
  • Miami-Dade County 39.8%
  • State 37.8%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 50.5%
  • Miami-Dade County 49.7%
  • State 49.0%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Here 39.3%
  • Miami-Dade County 38.9%
  • State 36.1%

Fifty one percent of Westwood Lakes 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. Eight percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 51.3%
  • Miami-Dade County 55.3%
  • Florida 61.5%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Westwood Lakes 17.4%
  • Miami-Dade County 16.8%
  • Florida 21.2%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Westwood Lakes 16.1%
  • County 15.6%
  • State 19.5%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Here 1.4%
  • County 1.5%
  • State 2.5%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Westwood Lakes 7.5%
  • County 6.8%
  • State 10.4%

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

Eleven percent of people living in Westwood Lakes have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Fifty three 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 10.7%
  • County 9.9%
  • State 10.7%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 53.2%
  • Miami-Dade County 50.7%
  • State 49.6%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Westwood Lakes 3.1%
  • County 3.2%
  • Florida 3.2%

Westwood Lakes 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

  • Westwood Lakes 1.1
  • County 1.1
  • State 1.1

Twelve percent of Westwood Lakes 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 four percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Twenty three percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Thirteen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Sixteen percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Twenty four percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Westwood Lakes 11.7%
  • County 10.4%
  • State 11.3%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Here 4.8%
  • Miami-Dade County 4.7%
  • State 5.5%

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

  • Westwood Lakes 64.1%
  • County 63.2%
  • State 67.4%

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

  • Here 22.5%
  • Miami-Dade County 23.2%
  • Florida 29.7%

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

  • Here 13.1%
  • Miami-Dade County 12.3%
  • Florida 15.1%

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

  • Here 16.2%
  • County 15.3%
  • Florida 19.8%

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

  • Westwood Lakes 24.0%
  • County 28.1%
  • State 38.2%

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

Seventy one percent of people living in Westwood Lakes are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 71.4%
  • Miami-Dade County 75.4%
  • Florida 76.8%

Twenty four percent of people living in Westwood Lakes have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had hypertension (also called high blood pressure). Twenty three percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Forty five percent of people in Westwood Lakes frequently check their blood cholesterol. Twenty one 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 24.5%
  • Miami-Dade County 22.1%
  • State 25.1%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Westwood Lakes 22.9%
  • County 21.9%
  • State 25.3%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Westwood Lakes 44.6%
  • County 44.0%
  • State 46.0%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Westwood Lakes 21.1%
  • County 16.9%
  • State 20.7%

Thirty seven percent of people living in Westwood Lakes use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Westwood Lakes 37.0%
  • County 35.1%
  • State 35.8%

Twenty six percent of Westwood Lakes residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty eight percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Thirty eight 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. Twenty six percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Twenty 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. Thirteen 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 (%)

  • Westwood Lakes 26.3%
  • Miami-Dade County 24.8%
  • State 25.2%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 28.3%
  • Miami-Dade County 25.4%
  • State 26.1%

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

  • Westwood Lakes 37.8%
  • County 37.3%
  • Florida 39.8%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Westwood Lakes 48.4%
  • Miami-Dade County 48.2%
  • State 49.9%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Westwood Lakes 26.4%
  • County 25.6%
  • Florida 26.2%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Westwood Lakes 20.2%
  • Miami-Dade County 18.5%
  • Florida 19.9%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Here 19.1%
  • County 18.0%
  • State 18.1%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Here 13.4%
  • County 12.4%
  • State 12.7%

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

  • Westwood Lakes 4.9%
  • Miami-Dade County 3.7%
  • State 4.1%

Westwood Lakes residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 1.8
  • County 1.7
  • Florida 2.1

Seventy seven percent of people living in Westwood Lakes 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 3.7 days per month on average. They have 4.2 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 16 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Westwood Lakes 76.6%
  • Miami-Dade County 76.4%
  • Florida 78.9%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Westwood Lakes 12.4%
  • Miami-Dade County 11.0%
  • State 11.0%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Westwood Lakes 3.7
  • County 4.2
  • Florida 5.0

Average drinks/week

  • Here 4.2
  • County 4.3
  • State 5.3

Average days/year people drink much

  • Westwood Lakes 16.1
  • Miami-Dade County 16.2
  • State 20.8

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

Ninety seven percent of Westwood Lakes 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 five percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Fifty percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Eight percent of males in Westwood Lakes 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 nine percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Thirty eight percent have ever had anal sex. Eight percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Westwood Lakes were 17 years old on average when they had sex for the first time. The average man in his lifetime had any kind of sex with 26 women. He has vaginal sex with 22 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 four women. Males in their lifetime have anal or oral sex with 1.7 men on average. They have had 1.0 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Westwood Lakes were 20 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on three men in their lifetime. Ten percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Westwood Lakes has vaginal or anal sex 54 times a year. Forty one percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Westwood Lakes 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with six men on average. They have had six male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.7 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Fifty one percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Westwood Lakes 97.1%
  • Miami-Dade County 97.5%
  • State 97.3%

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

  • Here 94.1%
  • Miami-Dade County 93.0%
  • State 94.3%

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

  • Here 85.1%
  • County 83.6%
  • Florida 85.7%

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

  • Westwood Lakes 49.8%
  • Miami-Dade County 48.8%
  • Florida 46.6%

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

  • Westwood Lakes 8.1%
  • County 9.2%
  • State 6.9%

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

  • Here 96.3%
  • Miami-Dade County 96.9%
  • Florida 97.1%

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

  • Westwood Lakes 79.4%
  • County 80.9%
  • Florida 83.0%

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

  • Westwood Lakes 37.9%
  • Miami-Dade County 37.0%
  • State 37.2%

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

  • Here 8.2%
  • Miami-Dade County 9.5%
  • Florida 10.5%

Average age people first had sex

  • Westwood Lakes 17.4
  • Miami-Dade County 17.2
  • State 17.0

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

  • Westwood Lakes 26.3
  • County 24.8
  • State 27.3

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

  • Here 22.0
  • Miami-Dade County 20.1
  • State 20.6

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

  • Westwood Lakes 20.6
  • Miami-Dade County 21.9
  • Florida 21.7

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

  • Westwood Lakes 4.0
  • County 3.7
  • State 4.6

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

  • Here 1.7
  • County 1.6
  • State 3.4

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

  • Here 1.0
  • County 0.9
  • Florida 1.9

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

  • Westwood Lakes 20.0
  • Miami-Dade County 19.8
  • Florida 19.7

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

  • Westwood Lakes 2.8
  • County 2.6
  • Florida 5.0

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 9.9%
  • Miami-Dade County 11.1%
  • Florida 9.5%

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

  • Westwood Lakes 53.9
  • Miami-Dade County 55.1
  • Florida 55.9

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Westwood Lakes 41.1%
  • County 43.9%
  • Florida 49.9%

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

  • Westwood Lakes 6.4
  • Miami-Dade County 8.1
  • Florida 9.7

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

  • Westwood Lakes 5.6
  • County 6.6
  • State 8.3

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

  • Westwood Lakes 0.7
  • County 0.6
  • State 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Here 51.2%
  • County 57.8%
  • State 75.4%

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

Twelve percent of households in Westwood Lakes 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 (%)

  • Westwood Lakes 12.2%
  • Miami-Dade County 11.6%
  • State 10.5%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Here 3.7%
  • County 3.8%
  • State 4.2%

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Westwood Lakes 6.9
  • Miami-Dade County 6.8
  • Florida 6.9

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 23.9%
  • County 24.0%
  • Florida 29.4%

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

Thirty eight percent of Westwood Lakes residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 37.6%
  • County 40.3%
  • State 45.5%

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

Eighteen percent of Westwood Lakes 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. Nineteen 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 1.2 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 17.9%
  • County 16.1%
  • State 19.6%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 32.6%
  • County 30.2%
  • Florida 35.7%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 30.8%
  • Miami-Dade County 31.9%
  • State 29.5%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Westwood Lakes 19.5%
  • Miami-Dade County 23.0%
  • Florida 20.5%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Westwood Lakes 39.2%
  • Miami-Dade County 41.0%
  • Florida 42.4%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 5.6
  • Miami-Dade County 6.0
  • Florida 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Westwood Lakes 2.5
  • County 2.5
  • State 2.7

Average hours a day using computer

  • Westwood Lakes 1.2
  • Miami-Dade County 1.4
  • State 1.3

Eight percent of Westwood Lakes 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". 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 six 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. Twelve percent of people living in Westwood Lakes have ever received a blood transfusion. Twenty two percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty four percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Three percent have ever been told they had gout. Two 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. Three percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. One percent have ever had emphysema. Seven percent have another thyroid problem. Two percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Three percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Seven percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Westwood Lakes 8.3%
  • County 9.1%
  • Florida 9.8%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 3.6%
  • County 3.6%
  • Florida 3.6%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Westwood Lakes 3.1%
  • County 3.0%
  • Florida 3.6%

People with overweight (%)

  • Westwood Lakes 36.0%
  • Miami-Dade County 35.6%
  • State 34.8%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Westwood Lakes 20.0%
  • County 16.9%
  • Florida 18.4%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Westwood Lakes 11.7%
  • County 11.0%
  • State 12.3%

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

  • Westwood Lakes 21.6%
  • County 19.4%
  • State 18.9%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 24.1%
  • Miami-Dade County 21.1%
  • Florida 26.6%

People with gout (%)

  • Here 2.8%
  • County 2.9%
  • Florida 4.1%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Westwood Lakes 1.9%
  • County 2.0%
  • Florida 3.4%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Westwood Lakes 2.7%
  • County 2.4%
  • State 3.6%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 1.9%
  • County 1.8%
  • Florida 2.4%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 3.9%
  • Miami-Dade County 2.8%
  • Florida 4.1%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Here 3.3%
  • Miami-Dade County 2.8%
  • Florida 3.9%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Here 1.3%
  • Miami-Dade County 1.0%
  • Florida 2.8%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 7.4%
  • County 6.8%
  • Florida 7.9%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Westwood Lakes 2.1%
  • Miami-Dade County 2.1%
  • Florida 3.4%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Here 2.9%
  • Miami-Dade County 2.4%
  • Florida 2.6%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Westwood Lakes 6.7%
  • County 6.5%
  • State 9.8%

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

Sixty percent of births in Westwood Lakes were vaginal deliveries. Forty percent of deliveries were cesarean. 98.8 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty three percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Seventy one percent of women breastfeed their children. Eighteen percent of women in Westwood Lakes have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Ten percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Sixty eight percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Four 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 60.4%
  • County 58.0%
  • Florida 63.8%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Westwood Lakes 39.6%
  • County 42.0%
  • State 36.2%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Westwood Lakes 98.8%
  • Miami-Dade County 98.6%
  • Florida 99.2%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Westwood Lakes 63.1%
  • Miami-Dade County 61.3%
  • State 59.7%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Westwood Lakes 71.2%
  • Miami-Dade County 67.3%
  • State 57.4%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 18.1%
  • Miami-Dade County 16.6%
  • Florida 22.8%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Westwood Lakes 10.1%
  • County 8.1%
  • Florida 12.3%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 67.8%
  • Miami-Dade County 71.0%
  • State 73.1%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Here 4.2%
  • Miami-Dade County 5.5%
  • Florida 7.0%

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

  • Here 16.0%
  • Miami-Dade County 18.6%
  • Florida 15.6%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Westwood Lakes 17.8%
  • County 15.1%
  • Florida 19.9%

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

People living in Westwood Lakes report their general health condition on average at 54 percent. Five percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 37 percent of Westwood Lakes residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Seven percent of people living in Westwood Lakes are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 53.7%
  • County 55.9%
  • Florida 56.4%

Blood donors (%)

  • Westwood Lakes 4.6%
  • County 5.2%
  • Florida 4.9%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Westwood Lakes 37.2%
  • County 42.0%
  • State 39.3%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 6.8%
  • Miami-Dade County 7.7%
  • State 8.2%

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

People in Westwood Lakes spend $395 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 22 percent of their income. The average family in Westwood Lakes spends $94 on food at other stores monthly. This is five percent of their income. They spend $148 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is seven percent of their income. They also spend $23 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Westwood Lakes $395
  • Miami-Dade County $383
  • Florida $361

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

  • Westwood Lakes 22.1%
  • County 22.6%
  • State 22.3%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Westwood Lakes $94
  • Miami-Dade County $98
  • State $77

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Westwood Lakes 4.9%
  • Miami-Dade County 5.0%
  • Florida 4.2%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $148
  • Miami-Dade County $157
  • State $146

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Westwood Lakes 7.1%
  • County 7.9%
  • State 6.9%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Westwood Lakes $23
  • Miami-Dade County $27
  • State $26

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Westwood Lakes 1.1%
  • County 1.1%
  • Florida 1.2%

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

People living in Westwood Lakes report their general condition of hearing on average at 80 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 six percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Fifteen percent of Westwood Lakes population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Thirty 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 Westwood Lakes had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Westwood Lakes 80.3%
  • County 81.8%
  • Florida 78.9%

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

  • Here 85.1%
  • Miami-Dade County 87.0%
  • Florida 81.2%

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

  • Westwood Lakes 95.6%
  • County 96.4%
  • State 95.3%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Westwood Lakes 15.4%
  • County 13.5%
  • State 18.5%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 37.3%
  • Miami-Dade County 32.4%
  • Florida 39.9%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 11.0%
  • County 11.3%
  • Florida 14.3%

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

Twenty six percent of Westwood Lakes 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 26.3%
  • Miami-Dade County 25.0%
  • Florida 28.1%

Fifteen percent of Westwood Lakes 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 percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Nine percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Ten percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion. 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 15.0%
  • County 13.4%
  • Florida 16.9%

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

  • Westwood Lakes 19.6%
  • Miami-Dade County 18.7%
  • State 23.1%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 9.0%
  • Miami-Dade County 7.6%
  • State 9.3%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Here 10.1%
  • County 8.2%
  • State 9.2%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 8.0%
  • Miami-Dade County 7.0%
  • State 8.6%
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