Health and Nutrition of Home Gardens, CA Residents

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Forty six percent of Home Gardens residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 18 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 four 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 45.6%
  • Riverside County 48.0%
  • State 48.8%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Here 18.5
  • Riverside County 19.9
  • State 19.6

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Home Gardens 4.0
  • Riverside County 3.6
  • California 3.7

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

  • Home Gardens 2.0
  • Riverside County 1.8
  • State 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Here 2.3
  • Riverside County 2.0
  • State 2.1

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 3.3
  • Riverside County 3.3
  • California 3.3

The average Home Gardens resident last visited a dentist two years ago (including all types of dentists, such as, orthodontists, oral surgeons, and all other dental specialists, as well as dental hygienists). Eighteen percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Twenty one percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Home Gardens 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 25 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Home Gardens 1.8
  • County 1.9
  • State 1.8

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 17.8%
  • County 16.2%
  • State 15.6%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 21.3%
  • County 20.8%
  • State 20.6%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Home Gardens 44.9%
  • County 46.2%
  • State 47.1%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Home Gardens 2.8
  • County 2.8
  • State 2.9

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 3.2
  • Riverside County 3.0
  • State 3.0

Average number of teeth

  • Home Gardens 24.7
  • County 23.3
  • State 23.8

The average height of Home Gardens residents 16 years and older is 65 inches. The average weight is 173 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 28. Thirty four percent of people living here are obese. Forty six percent have ever been obese. Thirty four percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Home Gardens 65.3
  • County 66.0
  • California 66.1

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 172.8
  • Riverside County 176.1
  • California 174.2

Average BMI

  • Home Gardens 28.1
  • County 28.5
  • California 28.1

People that are obese (%)

  • Home Gardens 34.3%
  • Riverside County 36.7%
  • State 34.4%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 46.1%
  • Riverside County 48.3%
  • State 45.3%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Here 34.3%
  • Riverside County 35.2%
  • California 35.3%

Sixty one percent of Home Gardens residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty seven percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Twenty six percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Two percent have ever used heroin. Seventeen percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 61.3%
  • Riverside County 61.8%
  • State 60.0%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Home Gardens 27.2%
  • Riverside County 24.4%
  • California 22.8%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 25.5%
  • County 22.4%
  • State 20.9%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Here 1.5%
  • Riverside County 2.1%
  • California 2.0%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 17.5%
  • Riverside County 14.2%
  • State 13.1%

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

Nine percent of people living in Home Gardens have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Forty four percent of people had a blood test for high sugar or diabetes within the past three years. Two percent of city residents are currently taking insulin.

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Home Gardens 8.8%
  • County 10.0%
  • State 9.3%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 44.5%
  • Riverside County 47.0%
  • California 45.8%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Home Gardens 1.9%
  • Riverside County 2.7%
  • California 2.6%

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

Home Gardens 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

  • Home Gardens 1.1
  • County 1.1
  • State 1.1

Twelve percent of Home Gardens 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. Four percent have been having problems with their ability to taste sweet, sour, salty or bitter foods and drinks. Sixty one percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Twenty one percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Fourteen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Eighteen percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Thirty one percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Home Gardens 12.1%
  • County 11.6%
  • California 11.1%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Home Gardens 3.8%
  • Riverside County 4.8%
  • State 4.7%

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

  • Home Gardens 60.6%
  • County 65.1%
  • State 64.0%

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

  • Here 20.7%
  • Riverside County 25.5%
  • State 23.8%

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

  • Home Gardens 13.7%
  • County 14.8%
  • State 14.2%

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

  • Here 17.8%
  • County 19.6%
  • California 18.7%

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

  • Here 30.9%
  • Riverside County 35.5%
  • State 34.5%

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

Sixty five percent of people living in Home Gardens are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Home Gardens 64.6%
  • County 71.6%
  • State 72.4%

Fourteen percent of people living in Home Gardens have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had hypertension (also called high blood pressure). Eighteen percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Thirty three percent of people in Home Gardens frequently check their blood cholesterol. Fourteen 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 14.0%
  • County 20.2%
  • California 18.4%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Home Gardens 17.8%
  • County 22.4%
  • California 21.5%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 32.8%
  • Riverside County 39.7%
  • State 38.8%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Here 13.9%
  • Riverside County 17.8%
  • California 16.3%

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

Thirty one percent of people living in Home Gardens use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 31.4%
  • Riverside County 33.5%
  • California 34.3%

Thirty one percent of Home Gardens residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Thirty two 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 five percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Thirty three percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Twenty five percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Twenty three percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Twenty 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. Six 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 (%)

  • Home Gardens 30.6%
  • County 27.5%
  • State 26.7%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 31.8%
  • Riverside County 28.5%
  • California 27.1%

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

  • Home Gardens 43.4%
  • County 41.7%
  • State 40.9%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 54.5%
  • County 52.1%
  • State 51.3%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Here 32.8%
  • County 29.3%
  • State 28.2%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 24.7%
  • County 21.8%
  • California 20.9%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Home Gardens 23.2%
  • County 20.3%
  • State 19.8%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Here 20.1%
  • Riverside County 15.9%
  • State 14.8%

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

  • Here 6.1%
  • County 4.7%
  • State 4.4%

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

Home Gardens residents on average take one prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Home Gardens 1.3
  • Riverside County 1.8
  • California 1.7

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

Eighty two percent of people living in Home Gardens have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Nine percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 3.9 days per month on average. They have 6.0 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 (%)

  • Here 82.1%
  • Riverside County 79.8%
  • State 78.7%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Here 9.2%
  • Riverside County 10.8%
  • State 11.4%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 3.9
  • County 4.4
  • California 4.5

Average drinks/week

  • Here 6.0
  • County 5.6
  • California 5.4

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 21.9
  • Riverside County 21.5
  • State 20.4

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

Ninety eight percent of Home Gardens residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety five percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Eighty six percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Fifty three percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Five percent of males in Home Gardens 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 four percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Forty two percent have ever had anal sex. Sixteen percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Home Gardens 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 31 women. He has vaginal sex with 26 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. Males in their lifetime have anal or oral sex with 1.2 men on average. They have had 0.7 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Home Gardens were 20 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on two men in their lifetime. Eleven percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Home Gardens has vaginal or anal sex 66 times a year. Forty seven percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Home Gardens 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with nine men on average. They have had eight male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.7 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Fifty nine percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Here 97.5%
  • Riverside County 97.5%
  • State 96.9%

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

  • Home Gardens 94.6%
  • County 94.1%
  • California 92.8%

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

  • Here 86.0%
  • Riverside County 85.6%
  • California 83.7%

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

  • Here 53.0%
  • Riverside County 50.3%
  • California 48.3%

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

  • Here 5.4%
  • Riverside County 6.5%
  • California 6.8%

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

  • Here 96.5%
  • County 96.9%
  • California 96.0%

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

  • Home Gardens 84.1%
  • Riverside County 83.6%
  • State 82.7%

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

  • Home Gardens 42.3%
  • Riverside County 39.7%
  • California 38.9%

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

  • Here 15.6%
  • County 12.6%
  • State 12.2%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 16.6
  • County 16.8
  • State 17.1

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

  • Here 31.5
  • Riverside County 28.5
  • State 25.6

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

  • Here 26.2
  • Riverside County 22.8
  • State 20.9

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

  • Here 20.4
  • County 21.0
  • California 21.3

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

  • Home Gardens 6.1
  • Riverside County 5.3
  • State 5.0

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

  • Here 1.2
  • Riverside County 2.3
  • California 1.8

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

  • Here 0.7
  • Riverside County 1.3
  • State 1.0

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

  • Here 20.1
  • Riverside County 20.0
  • State 20.0

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

  • Here 2.4
  • Riverside County 4.0
  • State 3.4

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 10.9%
  • Riverside County 9.8%
  • State 9.6%

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

  • Home Gardens 66.0
  • Riverside County 62.6
  • State 62.3

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 46.7%
  • County 49.1%
  • California 49.2%

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

  • Here 8.7
  • County 9.6
  • State 9.4

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

  • Home Gardens 8.0
  • Riverside County 8.5
  • State 8.3

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

  • Here 0.7
  • Riverside County 0.6
  • California 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Here 59.4%
  • County 69.0%
  • State 68.4%

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

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

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Home Gardens 9.1%
  • Riverside County 10.1%
  • State 9.7%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Here 5.3%
  • County 4.6%
  • California 4.6%

Home Gardens 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

  • Home Gardens 6.7
  • County 6.8
  • California 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 24.3%
  • County 27.8%
  • California 26.9%

Forty eight percent of Home Gardens residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 47.9%
  • Riverside County 48.4%
  • California 47.9%

Twenty one percent of Home Gardens 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 four 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 five percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Twenty three 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 five 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 two 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 1.3 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Home Gardens 20.6%
  • Riverside County 20.2%
  • State 19.2%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Home Gardens 34.4%
  • Riverside County 35.5%
  • California 34.1%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Home Gardens 35.2%
  • County 31.7%
  • State 32.8%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Home Gardens 22.5%
  • County 20.6%
  • California 22.4%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Home Gardens 38.6%
  • County 41.0%
  • California 42.4%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 5.5
  • Riverside County 5.9
  • State 6.0

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.5
  • County 2.6
  • State 2.6

Average hours a day using computer

  • Home Gardens 1.3
  • Riverside County 1.3
  • State 1.4

Seven percent of Home Gardens 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". Two percent of people 16 years and older have ever been told by a doctor or other health care professional that they had psoriasis. Twenty nine percent are overweight. Twenty three 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. Ten percent of people living in Home Gardens have ever received a blood transfusion. Twenty four percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Eighteen percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Two percent have ever been told they had gout. Two percent have congestive heart failure. Two percent have coronary heart disease. One percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Two 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. Five percent have another thyroid problem. Two percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Four percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Five percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Here 7.5%
  • Riverside County 9.3%
  • State 9.2%

People with anemia (%)

  • Home Gardens 3.7%
  • County 3.6%
  • California 3.5%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 2.4%
  • County 3.2%
  • California 3.1%

People with overweight (%)

  • Home Gardens 28.9%
  • Riverside County 32.8%
  • State 31.3%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Home Gardens 22.6%
  • Riverside County 20.9%
  • State 20.3%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Here 9.6%
  • Riverside County 10.8%
  • California 9.9%

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

  • Here 24.1%
  • Riverside County 21.2%
  • State 20.0%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Home Gardens 17.5%
  • Riverside County 23.0%
  • State 20.7%

People with gout (%)

  • Here 2.0%
  • County 3.2%
  • State 3.0%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Home Gardens 1.6%
  • County 2.9%
  • California 2.4%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Here 2.0%
  • County 3.1%
  • California 2.7%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Home Gardens 1.1%
  • County 1.9%
  • State 1.7%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Home Gardens 2.2%
  • Riverside County 3.5%
  • State 2.9%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Home Gardens 2.5%
  • Riverside County 3.5%
  • California 3.1%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Here 1.4%
  • County 2.5%
  • California 2.2%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Home Gardens 5.2%
  • Riverside County 6.7%
  • State 6.4%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Home Gardens 1.6%
  • Riverside County 2.8%
  • California 2.5%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Home Gardens 3.6%
  • County 3.2%
  • California 3.0%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 4.7%
  • County 7.3%
  • State 6.4%

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

Sixty four percent of births in Home Gardens were vaginal deliveries. Thirty six percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.2 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Fifty eight percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Sixty three percent of women breastfeed their children. Twelve percent of women in Home Gardens have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Seven percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Sixty five percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Five percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Twenty one percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Ten 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 (%)

  • Home Gardens 64.1%
  • County 65.0%
  • California 63.8%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Home Gardens 35.9%
  • Riverside County 35.0%
  • California 36.2%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Here 99.2%
  • Riverside County 99.3%
  • State 99.3%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 57.9%
  • Riverside County 59.2%
  • California 58.6%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Home Gardens 62.9%
  • County 59.8%
  • California 61.9%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 12.0%
  • County 18.5%
  • State 16.5%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Here 6.6%
  • County 9.8%
  • California 8.7%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Home Gardens 65.0%
  • County 69.6%
  • State 68.1%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Here 5.1%
  • Riverside County 5.9%
  • State 6.3%

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

  • Home Gardens 20.9%
  • Riverside County 18.4%
  • California 17.9%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 9.8%
  • Riverside County 15.5%
  • State 13.8%

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

People living in Home Gardens 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, 41 percent of Home Gardens residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Seven percent of people living in Home Gardens are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Home Gardens 53.8%
  • Riverside County 54.8%
  • State 55.7%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 4.5%
  • Riverside County 4.7%
  • State 4.7%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 40.8%
  • Riverside County 39.2%
  • State 39.3%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 7.0%
  • Riverside County 7.5%
  • State 7.5%

People in Home Gardens spend $371 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 23 percent of their income. The average family in Home Gardens spends $87 on food at other stores monthly. This is five percent of their income. They spend $144 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is eight percent of their income. They also spend $27 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Home Gardens $371
  • County $369
  • California $372

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

  • Here 22.7%
  • County 22.8%
  • California 22.6%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Home Gardens $87
  • County $82
  • California $83

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 4.8%
  • County 4.4%
  • State 4.4%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $144
  • County $141
  • California $148

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Home Gardens 8.4%
  • Riverside County 7.3%
  • State 7.6%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Here $27
  • County $29
  • State $29

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Here 1.1%
  • County 1.2%
  • California 1.1%

People living in Home Gardens report their general condition of hearing on average at 81 percent. Eighty four 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. Seventeen percent of Home Gardens population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Forty one 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 Home Gardens had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Home Gardens 80.9%
  • County 79.5%
  • State 80.6%

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

  • Here 83.5%
  • County 81.7%
  • State 82.6%

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

  • Here 95.1%
  • Riverside County 95.4%
  • California 95.6%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Here 17.0%
  • County 18.3%
  • State 17.2%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 41.2%
  • County 41.4%
  • State 38.3%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Home Gardens 12.6%
  • Riverside County 13.9%
  • State 13.3%

Twenty one percent of Home Gardens 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 21.3%
  • Riverside County 24.9%
  • California 23.4%

Fourteen percent of Home Gardens 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. Eighteen percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Six percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Eleven percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion. Four 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 (%)

  • Home Gardens 13.8%
  • Riverside County 16.5%
  • State 15.3%

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

  • Home Gardens 17.9%
  • Riverside County 21.8%
  • State 20.4%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Home Gardens 5.7%
  • Riverside County 8.1%
  • California 7.3%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Home Gardens 10.6%
  • County 9.9%
  • State 9.3%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Home Gardens 4.4%
  • County 6.9%
  • State 6.1%

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

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