Health and Nutrition of Worthington Springs, FL Residents

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Forty four percent of Worthington Springs residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 23 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 one "ready to eat" foods such as salads, soups, chicken, sandwiches and cooked vegetables per month. They also eat five frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Worthington Springs 44.1%
  • County 47.6%
  • State 50.9%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Here 23.4
  • County 20.4
  • State 20.8

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Worthington Springs 3.0
  • Union County 3.7
  • Florida 3.5

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

  • Worthington Springs 2.0
  • Union County 2.2
  • Florida 1.7

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Worthington Springs 1.4
  • County 1.8
  • State 1.8

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Worthington Springs 4.7
  • County 3.8
  • Florida 3.1

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

The average Worthington Springs resident last visited a dentist three years ago (including all types of dentists, such as, orthodontists, oral surgeons, and all other dental specialists, as well as dental hygienists). Twenty two percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Twenty three percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Worthington Springs residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 38 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 two 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 19 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Worthington Springs 2.5
  • Union County 2.2
  • State 1.9

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 22.0%
  • Union County 16.7%
  • State 14.1%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 23.5%
  • County 23.4%
  • State 19.9%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Worthington Springs 37.7%
  • Union County 42.4%
  • State 48.5%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Worthington Springs 2.2
  • County 2.4
  • Florida 3.0

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Worthington Springs 2.7
  • County 3.0
  • Florida 2.9

Average number of teeth

  • Here 19.5
  • Union County 23.0
  • State 22.9

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

The average height of Worthington Springs residents 16 years and older is 67 inches. The average weight is 180 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Thirty eight percent of people living here are obese. Fifty three percent have ever been obese. Thirty one percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Here 66.8
  • Union County 68.0
  • Florida 66.4

Average weight (pounds)

  • Worthington Springs 179.6
  • County 188.6
  • Florida 179.0

Average BMI

  • Worthington Springs 28.8
  • Union County 28.7
  • Florida 28.7

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 38.3%
  • County 37.3%
  • Florida 37.8%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 52.6%
  • Union County 50.4%
  • State 49.0%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Here 31.4%
  • Union County 28.8%
  • Florida 36.1%

Sixty six percent of Worthington Springs residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty seven percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Twenty three percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Four percent have ever used heroin. Sixteen percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 65.9%
  • Union County 67.8%
  • State 61.5%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Worthington Springs 26.8%
  • Union County 24.9%
  • Florida 21.2%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 22.9%
  • Union County 23.1%
  • State 19.5%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Here 4.5%
  • County 3.9%
  • Florida 2.5%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Worthington Springs 16.1%
  • County 13.5%
  • Florida 10.4%

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

Twelve percent of people living in Worthington Springs 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. Three percent of city residents are currently taking insulin.

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Here 12.2%
  • County 8.9%
  • Florida 10.7%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 46.4%
  • County 41.9%
  • State 49.6%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Worthington Springs 3.4%
  • Union County 3.0%
  • Florida 3.2%

Worthington Springs 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

  • Worthington Springs 1.4
  • Union County 1.1
  • State 1.1

Eleven percent of Worthington Springs 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. Sixty eight percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Twenty eight percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Seventeen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Twenty five percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Forty two percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Here 10.8%
  • County 10.0%
  • Florida 11.3%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Here 6.5%
  • Union County 5.5%
  • Florida 5.5%

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

  • Worthington Springs 68.4%
  • County 62.9%
  • State 67.4%

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

  • Here 28.1%
  • Union County 22.6%
  • State 29.7%

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

  • Here 16.8%
  • County 16.9%
  • Florida 15.1%

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

  • Here 24.7%
  • Union County 23.2%
  • Florida 19.8%

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

  • Here 42.4%
  • Union County 35.2%
  • State 38.2%

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

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Worthington Springs 70.6%
  • Union County 67.5%
  • Florida 76.8%

Twenty six percent of people living in Worthington Springs have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had hypertension (also called high blood pressure). Twenty seven percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Thirty seven percent of people in Worthington Springs frequently check their blood cholesterol. Twenty three 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 (%)

  • Worthington Springs 26.1%
  • Union County 19.9%
  • Florida 25.1%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 26.6%
  • County 23.1%
  • Florida 25.3%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Worthington Springs 37.3%
  • Union County 37.2%
  • State 46.0%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Here 23.3%
  • Union County 16.0%
  • Florida 20.7%

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

Twenty five percent of people living in Worthington Springs use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Worthington Springs 24.9%
  • Union County 26.0%
  • State 35.8%

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

Twenty seven percent of Worthington Springs residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Thirty percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Forty three 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 two 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 (%)

  • Here 27.2%
  • County 26.8%
  • Florida 25.2%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Worthington Springs 29.8%
  • County 26.1%
  • State 26.1%

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

  • Worthington Springs 42.6%
  • County 39.9%
  • Florida 39.8%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 51.9%
  • County 47.3%
  • Florida 49.9%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Worthington Springs 31.5%
  • County 27.7%
  • Florida 26.2%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Worthington Springs 22.7%
  • Union County 20.1%
  • State 19.9%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Worthington Springs 20.2%
  • Union County 18.7%
  • Florida 18.1%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Worthington Springs 17.1%
  • County 15.3%
  • State 12.7%

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

  • Worthington Springs 5.1%
  • Union County 4.1%
  • State 4.1%

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

Worthington Springs residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Worthington Springs 2.4
  • County 1.8
  • State 2.1

Seventy eight percent of people living in Worthington Springs 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 4.0 days per month on average. They have 5.8 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 27 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Here 78.4%
  • Union County 83.2%
  • Florida 78.9%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Here 11.8%
  • Union County 9.0%
  • State 11.0%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 4.0
  • Union County 5.7
  • Florida 5.0

Average drinks/week

  • Here 5.8
  • Union County 7.2
  • State 5.3

Average days/year people drink much

  • Worthington Springs 26.9
  • Union County 32.2
  • Florida 20.8

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

Ninety eight percent of Worthington Springs residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety six percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Eighty eight percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Fifty five percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Ninety eight percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Eighty two percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Thirty nine percent have ever had anal sex. Fourteen percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Worthington Springs were 16 years old on average when they had sex for the first time. The average man in his lifetime had any kind of sex with 31 women. He has vaginal sex with 24 women. People living here were on average 20 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. In their lifetime they performed oral sex on average on six women. People in Worthington Springs were 23 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on four men in their lifetime. Ten percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Worthington Springs has vaginal or anal sex 69 times a year. Fifty four percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Worthington Springs 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 15 men on average. They have had 13 male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.7 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) (%)

  • Here 97.8%
  • County 97.5%
  • Florida 97.3%

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

  • Worthington Springs 96.4%
  • County 94.7%
  • State 94.3%

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

  • Here 87.9%
  • County 84.6%
  • Florida 85.7%

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

  • Here 54.9%
  • County 48.5%
  • State 46.6%

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

  • Worthington Springs 97.5%
  • Union County 97.5%
  • Florida 97.1%

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

  • Here 81.7%
  • Union County 84.5%
  • State 83.0%

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

  • Worthington Springs 39.2%
  • County 40.2%
  • Florida 37.2%

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

  • Here 13.9%
  • Union County 12.6%
  • State 10.5%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 16.0
  • Union County 16.2
  • Florida 17.0

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

  • Here 31.0
  • County 31.9
  • Florida 27.3

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

  • Here 24.1
  • Union County 27.0
  • Florida 20.6

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

  • Worthington Springs 20.4
  • Union County 20.7
  • Florida 21.7

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

  • Worthington Springs 6.2
  • County 7.2
  • State 4.6

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

  • Worthington Springs 23.1
  • County 20.0
  • State 19.7

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

  • Here 3.9
  • Union County 3.5
  • State 5.0

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Worthington Springs 10.3%
  • County 13.3%
  • State 9.5%

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

  • Here 69.4
  • County 64.1
  • State 55.9

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 54.0%
  • County 52.4%
  • State 49.9%

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

  • Worthington Springs 14.6
  • Union County 12.1
  • Florida 9.7

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

  • Worthington Springs 12.6
  • County 10.4
  • Florida 8.3

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

  • Here 0.7
  • County 0.6
  • Florida 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Here 84.4%
  • County 76.9%
  • Florida 75.4%

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

Eleven percent of households in Worthington Springs 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 11.4%
  • Union County 10.1%
  • Florida 10.5%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Worthington Springs 4.0%
  • Union County 4.1%
  • Florida 4.2%

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Worthington Springs 6.8
  • Union County 6.7
  • State 6.9

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 34.7%
  • County 26.8%
  • State 29.4%

Sixty four percent of Worthington Springs residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Worthington Springs 63.9%
  • Union County 58.9%
  • Florida 45.5%

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

Twenty five percent of Worthington Springs 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 seven 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. Ten 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 two 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 1.0 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Worthington Springs 25.0%
  • County 26.7%
  • Florida 19.6%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 36.7%
  • County 39.4%
  • Florida 35.7%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 29.7%
  • County 33.1%
  • State 29.5%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 9.6%
  • Union County 21.3%
  • Florida 20.5%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Worthington Springs 32.0%
  • Union County 37.9%
  • Florida 42.4%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Worthington Springs 5.7
  • Union County 5.7
  • State 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 3.2
  • County 2.8
  • State 2.7

Average hours a day using computer

  • Worthington Springs 1.0
  • County 1.2
  • State 1.3

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

Fifteen percent of Worthington Springs 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 five percent are overweight. Twenty seven 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 Worthington Springs have ever received a blood transfusion. Twenty three percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Thirty one percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Four percent have ever been told they had gout. Five percent have congestive heart failure. Four percent have coronary heart disease. Two 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. Seven percent have ever had emphysema. Seven percent have another thyroid problem. Five percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Five 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 (%)

  • Worthington Springs 15.1%
  • County 10.3%
  • Florida 9.8%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 3.6%
  • Union County 2.6%
  • State 3.6%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Worthington Springs 4.1%
  • County 3.3%
  • Florida 3.6%

People with overweight (%)

  • Worthington Springs 34.7%
  • Union County 30.5%
  • State 34.8%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Worthington Springs 26.9%
  • Union County 20.8%
  • State 18.4%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Here 12.2%
  • County 9.2%
  • State 12.3%

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

  • Here 22.7%
  • County 18.4%
  • State 18.9%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Worthington Springs 30.9%
  • Union County 21.4%
  • Florida 26.6%

People with gout (%)

  • Here 4.0%
  • County 3.4%
  • Florida 4.1%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Here 5.4%
  • County 3.3%
  • State 3.4%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Worthington Springs 3.5%
  • Union County 2.6%
  • State 3.6%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 2.5%
  • County 1.6%
  • State 2.4%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 5.0%
  • County 3.4%
  • Florida 4.1%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Here 5.1%
  • County 3.3%
  • State 3.9%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Worthington Springs 7.2%
  • County 3.3%
  • Florida 2.8%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Worthington Springs 7.0%
  • Union County 5.1%
  • State 7.9%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Here 5.5%
  • Union County 3.4%
  • Florida 3.4%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Here 5.3%
  • County 3.2%
  • State 2.6%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 8.7%
  • County 5.9%
  • Florida 9.8%

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

Seventy percent of births in Worthington Springs were vaginal deliveries. Thirty percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.5 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty four percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Forty four percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty two percent of women in Worthington Springs have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Twelve 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. Seven percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Eighteen percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Seventeen 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 (%)

  • Worthington Springs 70.5%
  • Union County 64.4%
  • Florida 63.8%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 29.5%
  • Union County 35.6%
  • State 36.2%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Here 99.5%
  • Union County 99.2%
  • State 99.2%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Worthington Springs 64.4%
  • Union County 60.7%
  • Florida 59.7%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Worthington Springs 44.4%
  • County 53.6%
  • State 57.4%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 22.2%
  • County 21.5%
  • State 22.8%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Worthington Springs 12.0%
  • Union County 11.2%
  • State 12.3%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 74.1%
  • Union County 76.8%
  • State 73.1%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Worthington Springs 7.1%
  • Union County 8.3%
  • Florida 7.0%

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

  • Worthington Springs 18.2%
  • County 18.1%
  • State 15.6%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 16.5%
  • Union County 17.1%
  • State 19.9%

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

People living in Worthington Springs report their general health condition on average at 50 percent. Three percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 37 percent of Worthington Springs residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Seven percent of people living in Worthington Springs are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 49.8%
  • County 55.2%
  • Florida 56.4%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 2.7%
  • Union County 3.8%
  • State 4.9%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Worthington Springs 36.6%
  • County 44.9%
  • Florida 39.3%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 7.3%
  • County 9.9%
  • State 8.2%

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

People in Worthington Springs spend $369 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 28 percent of their income. The average family in Worthington Springs spends $56 on food at other stores monthly. This is three percent of their income. They spend $113 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is five percent of their income. They also spend $20 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Worthington Springs $369
  • County $361
  • Florida $361

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

  • Here 28.2%
  • Union County 28.0%
  • State 22.3%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $56
  • Union County $71
  • Florida $77

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 3.3%
  • Union County 4.5%
  • State 4.2%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $113
  • County $131
  • State $146

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 5.1%
  • County 7.0%
  • State 6.9%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Worthington Springs $20
  • Union County $24
  • Florida $26

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Here 1.2%
  • Union County 1.4%
  • Florida 1.2%

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

People living in Worthington Springs report their general condition of hearing on average at 75 percent. Sixty nine 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 three percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Twenty three percent of Worthington Springs population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Fifty 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. Seventeen percent of people in Worthington Springs had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Here 75.4%
  • Union County 80.3%
  • Florida 78.9%

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

  • Here 69.0%
  • Union County 79.1%
  • Florida 81.2%

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

  • Here 93.4%
  • County 95.5%
  • State 95.3%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Here 22.9%
  • County 18.9%
  • State 18.5%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 50.1%
  • Union County 52.0%
  • State 39.9%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 16.5%
  • County 19.3%
  • State 14.3%

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Twenty six percent of Worthington Springs 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 (%)

  • Worthington Springs 25.6%
  • County 23.0%
  • Florida 28.1%

Twenty seven percent of Worthington Springs 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. Thirty three 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. Thirteen 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 (%)

  • Worthington Springs 26.6%
  • Union County 19.3%
  • Florida 16.9%

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

  • Here 32.9%
  • Union County 25.1%
  • State 23.1%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Worthington Springs 11.4%
  • County 8.3%
  • Florida 9.3%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Here 13.4%
  • Union County 10.6%
  • Florida 9.2%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Worthington Springs 8.9%
  • County 7.0%
  • Florida 8.6%

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