Health and Nutrition of Lenox, GA Residents

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Fifty one percent of Lenox residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 20 times per month. This includes chocolate and other flavored milks, as well as hot cocoa made with milk, and does not count small amounts of milk added to coffee or tea. People living here eat an average of three meals (breakfasts, lunches or dinners) per week that were prepared away from home in places such as restaurants, fast food places, food stands, grocery stores or from vending machines. They get two of these meals from a fast-food or pizza place. People here eat two "ready to eat" foods such as salads, soups, chicken, sandwiches and cooked vegetables per month. They also eat three frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Lenox 50.6%
  • County 47.5%
  • Georgia 48.0%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Lenox 20.0
  • County 20.7
  • State 20.4

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Lenox 3.4
  • Cook County 3.5
  • State 3.7

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

  • Here 1.7
  • County 1.9
  • State 2.0

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Here 1.7
  • County 1.6
  • Georgia 1.8

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 2.8
  • Cook County 3.5
  • Georgia 3.6

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

The average Lenox 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). Fourteen 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). Lenox residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 47 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 23 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Here 2.0
  • Cook County 2.2
  • State 2.0

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 14.4%
  • County 17.5%
  • Georgia 16.7%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 20.7%
  • County 21.5%
  • State 21.7%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Lenox 46.9%
  • Cook County 43.5%
  • Georgia 44.9%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Lenox 2.8
  • County 2.6
  • Georgia 2.7

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 3.2
  • County 3.1
  • Georgia 3.1

Average number of teeth

  • Lenox 22.5
  • Cook County 22.1
  • Georgia 23.1

The average height of Lenox residents 16 years and older is 67 inches. The average weight is 182 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 three percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Here 66.7
  • County 66.7
  • Georgia 66.9

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 182.4
  • County 183.4
  • Georgia 182.3

Average BMI

  • Lenox 29.0
  • County 29.3
  • State 29.0

People that are obese (%)

  • Lenox 40.0%
  • County 41.0%
  • State 39.0%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 51.2%
  • Cook County 52.6%
  • State 50.3%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Lenox 33.3%
  • County 33.7%
  • Georgia 34.7%

Sixty three percent of Lenox residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty one percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Nineteen percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Three percent have ever used heroin. Eight percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 63.2%
  • Cook County 64.8%
  • State 63.2%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Lenox 20.6%
  • Cook County 23.7%
  • State 22.3%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 19.3%
  • Cook County 21.2%
  • Georgia 20.1%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Lenox 3.2%
  • Cook County 3.4%
  • State 3.2%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Lenox 7.9%
  • Cook County 11.5%
  • State 11.4%

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

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

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Lenox 10.9%
  • Cook County 11.6%
  • Georgia 9.9%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 48.9%
  • County 47.7%
  • Georgia 46.3%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 3.8%
  • County 3.8%
  • Georgia 3.2%

Lenox 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

  • Lenox 1.2
  • Cook County 1.2
  • State 1.2

Eleven percent of Lenox residents above the age of 40 have problems with their ability to smell, such as not being able to smell things or things not smelling the way they are supposed to. Six percent have been having problems with their ability to taste sweet, sour, salty or bitter foods and drinks. Sixty seven percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Twenty six 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 six percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Here 11.2%
  • County 11.1%
  • State 10.5%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Here 5.8%
  • Cook County 6.1%
  • Georgia 5.8%

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

  • Lenox 66.8%
  • County 66.8%
  • State 64.8%

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

  • Lenox 26.0%
  • County 26.1%
  • State 24.7%

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

  • Here 14.0%
  • Cook County 14.6%
  • State 14.5%

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

  • Here 18.3%
  • County 20.1%
  • Georgia 20.3%

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

  • Here 35.7%
  • County 38.9%
  • Georgia 38.5%

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 76.7%
  • Cook County 73.4%
  • State 73.0%

Twenty eight percent of people living in Lenox have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had hypertension (also called high blood pressure). Twenty six percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Forty seven percent of people in Lenox frequently check their blood cholesterol. Twenty two percent of people have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that their blood cholesterol level was high.

Summary

Has high blood pressure (%)

  • Lenox 27.7%
  • Cook County 25.9%
  • Georgia 21.9%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Lenox 25.9%
  • Cook County 25.1%
  • Georgia 23.7%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Lenox 47.1%
  • Cook County 43.8%
  • State 40.9%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Here 21.6%
  • Cook County 20.4%
  • State 17.3%

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

Thirty one percent of people living in Lenox use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 31.0%
  • Cook County 28.3%
  • State 29.6%

Twenty seven percent of Lenox residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty six percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Forty percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Fifty percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Twenty seven 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. Eighteen percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Fourteen percent of people living here move or speak so slowly that other people could have noticed, or the opposite - being so fidgety or restless that they have been moving around a lot more than usual. Four percent have thoughts that they would be better off dead or of hurting themselves in some way.

Summary

People who have little interest in doing things (%)

  • Lenox 26.5%
  • County 27.2%
  • Georgia 26.5%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Lenox 25.7%
  • County 28.3%
  • State 26.9%

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

  • Here 39.5%
  • Cook County 41.3%
  • Georgia 40.8%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Lenox 49.9%
  • County 51.5%
  • State 50.5%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Here 27.0%
  • County 29.9%
  • State 28.7%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 20.5%
  • Cook County 22.4%
  • Georgia 20.8%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Here 17.7%
  • County 19.0%
  • State 18.6%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Here 14.0%
  • Cook County 15.1%
  • State 14.0%

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

  • Lenox 4.4%
  • Cook County 4.7%
  • Georgia 4.3%

Lenox residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Lenox 2.2
  • County 2.2
  • State 1.9

Seventy eight percent of people living in Lenox have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Eleven percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 5.4 days per month on average. They have 6.0 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 26 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Here 78.3%
  • Cook County 77.7%
  • Georgia 78.8%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Lenox 10.9%
  • Cook County 11.5%
  • Georgia 11.0%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Lenox 5.4
  • Cook County 4.8
  • Georgia 4.8

Average drinks/week

  • Here 6.0
  • Cook County 5.8
  • State 5.6

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 26.0
  • Cook County 25.5
  • Georgia 23.9

Ninety six percent of Lenox residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety three percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Eighty percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Forty two percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Six percent of males in Lenox 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 six percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Thirty two percent have ever had anal sex. Twelve percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Lenox 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 38 women. He has vaginal sex with 28 women. People living here were on average 23 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. In their lifetime they performed oral sex on average on five women. Males in their lifetime have anal or oral sex with 3.5 men on average. They have had 2.1 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Lenox were 19 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on five men in their lifetime. Fourteen percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Lenox has vaginal or anal sex 50 times a year. Forty eight percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Lenox 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 11 men on average. They have had nine male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.5 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Seventy four percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Lenox 96.2%
  • Cook County 97.2%
  • Georgia 97.3%

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

  • Lenox 93.4%
  • Cook County 94.2%
  • Georgia 94.0%

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

  • Here 80.5%
  • County 84.5%
  • Georgia 84.8%

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

  • Lenox 41.9%
  • Cook County 45.9%
  • State 47.7%

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

  • Lenox 5.7%
  • Cook County 5.6%
  • State 5.5%

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

  • Lenox 95.9%
  • Cook County 97.3%
  • Georgia 97.0%

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

  • Lenox 75.5%
  • County 78.8%
  • State 82.0%

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

  • Here 31.9%
  • County 37.6%
  • State 38.5%

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

  • Lenox 11.7%
  • Cook County 14.2%
  • State 13.2%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 16.9
  • County 16.5
  • Georgia 16.6

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

  • Lenox 37.6
  • Cook County 30.0
  • State 27.6

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

  • Lenox 27.8
  • Cook County 22.6
  • State 22.6

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

  • Here 23.2
  • County 21.9
  • State 21.8

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

  • Here 4.5
  • Cook County 4.8
  • State 4.8

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

  • Here 3.5
  • County 2.3
  • State 1.8

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

  • Lenox 2.1
  • Cook County 1.3
  • Georgia 1.0

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

  • Here 19.1
  • Cook County 19.6
  • State 20.2

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

  • Here 5.3
  • County 4.7
  • State 4.1

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Lenox 14.2%
  • Cook County 12.3%
  • State 11.3%

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

  • Here 50.1
  • County 58.3
  • Georgia 61.5

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Lenox 48.4%
  • Cook County 51.6%
  • Georgia 52.9%

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

  • Here 10.9
  • County 12.6
  • State 11.6

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

  • Lenox 8.8
  • County 10.4
  • State 10.1

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

  • Lenox 0.5
  • County 0.7
  • Georgia 0.6

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Lenox 73.6%
  • Cook County 79.4%
  • Georgia 78.2%

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

Eleven percent of households in Lenox 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 (%)

  • Lenox 11.2%
  • Cook County 11.2%
  • Georgia 10.8%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Lenox 4.1%
  • Cook County 4.1%
  • State 3.9%

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Lenox 6.9
  • County 6.8
  • State 6.7

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Lenox 28.0%
  • County 31.6%
  • Georgia 29.3%

Forty nine percent of Lenox residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 49.2%
  • County 55.6%
  • Georgia 55.7%

Nineteen percent of Lenox residents' work involve vigorous-intensity activity that causes large increases in breathing or heart rate, like carrying or lifting heavy loads, digging or construction work for at least 10 minutes continuously. Thirty five percent of people do moderate-intensity activities at work that cause small increases in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking or carrying light loads for at least 10 minutes continuously. Thirty percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. 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. Forty 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 1.2 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 18.7%
  • County 20.8%
  • State 21.2%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Lenox 34.5%
  • Cook County 36.1%
  • State 36.2%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 30.0%
  • County 30.2%
  • State 31.9%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Lenox 19.2%
  • County 17.6%
  • Georgia 21.1%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Lenox 42.2%
  • County 38.9%
  • Georgia 41.1%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Lenox 6.1
  • Cook County 6.1
  • State 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.9
  • Cook County 3.0
  • State 2.8

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 1.2
  • County 1.2
  • State 1.3

Ten percent of Lenox 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 four percent are overweight. Eighteen 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 Lenox have ever received a blood transfusion. Nineteen percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty six percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Four percent have ever been told they had gout. Three percent have congestive heart failure. Three percent have coronary heart disease. Two percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Four percent have ever had a heart attack, also called myocardial infarction. Five percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. Two percent have ever had emphysema. Seven percent have another thyroid problem. Three percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Two 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 (%)

  • Lenox 10.5%
  • County 11.7%
  • Georgia 11.0%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 4.5%
  • Cook County 4.3%
  • State 4.0%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Lenox 2.9%
  • Cook County 3.2%
  • State 3.3%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 34.0%
  • County 34.7%
  • State 33.6%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Here 18.0%
  • Cook County 22.4%
  • State 20.6%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Here 12.4%
  • Cook County 12.8%
  • State 10.9%

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

  • Here 19.1%
  • County 20.7%
  • Georgia 19.0%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Lenox 25.7%
  • Cook County 26.7%
  • State 23.1%

People with gout (%)

  • Here 4.2%
  • County 4.3%
  • State 3.5%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Here 3.2%
  • County 3.8%
  • State 3.2%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Lenox 2.9%
  • Cook County 3.2%
  • Georgia 2.6%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 2.0%
  • County 2.4%
  • Georgia 1.9%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 3.7%
  • Cook County 3.9%
  • Georgia 3.2%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Here 4.6%
  • County 4.4%
  • Georgia 3.6%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Here 2.2%
  • Cook County 3.1%
  • State 3.0%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Lenox 7.1%
  • County 7.0%
  • State 6.3%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Here 3.4%
  • County 4.2%
  • Georgia 3.6%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Here 2.2%
  • Cook County 3.1%
  • Georgia 3.0%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 9.3%
  • Cook County 8.4%
  • Georgia 7.1%

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

Sixty three percent of births in Lenox were vaginal deliveries. Thirty seven percent of deliveries were cesarean. 98.9 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Fifty eight percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Fifty two percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty three percent of women in Lenox have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Thirteen percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Seventy six percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Eight percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Fifteen 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 (%)

  • Here 63.4%
  • County 68.1%
  • Georgia 63.6%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 36.6%
  • County 31.9%
  • Georgia 36.4%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Lenox 98.9%
  • Cook County 99.1%
  • State 99.2%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Lenox 57.8%
  • County 62.8%
  • Georgia 59.6%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Lenox 51.7%
  • County 45.6%
  • State 51.7%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 23.4%
  • County 24.0%
  • State 20.1%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Lenox 12.5%
  • County 12.2%
  • Georgia 10.2%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 75.5%
  • Cook County 71.6%
  • Georgia 74.2%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Here 7.7%
  • Cook County 5.8%
  • Georgia 7.6%

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

  • Here 15.1%
  • County 18.8%
  • Georgia 19.2%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 17.2%
  • Cook County 16.3%
  • State 14.8%

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

People living in Lenox report their general health condition on average at 56 percent. Five percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 42 percent of Lenox residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Nine percent of people living in Lenox are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 55.6%
  • County 53.6%
  • State 55.2%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 4.6%
  • County 4.1%
  • State 4.3%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 41.9%
  • County 42.3%
  • Georgia 44.4%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Lenox 8.6%
  • Cook County 8.5%
  • State 8.6%

People in Lenox spend $343 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 25 percent of their income. The average family in Lenox spends $70 on food at other stores monthly. This is four percent of their income. They spend $125 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is seven percent of their income. They also spend $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

  • Here $343
  • Cook County $349
  • State $360

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

  • Here 24.6%
  • County 26.4%
  • Georgia 25.6%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $70
  • Cook County $69
  • Georgia $74

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Lenox 4.1%
  • County 4.4%
  • Georgia 4.5%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $125
  • Cook County $123
  • State $135

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 6.7%
  • County 6.8%
  • Georgia 6.8%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Here $23
  • Cook County $22
  • State $25

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Lenox 1.3%
  • County 1.4%
  • Georgia 1.3%

People living in Lenox report their general condition of hearing on average at 80 percent. Eighty two percent of them can usually hear and understand, without the use of a hearing aid or any other listening devices, what a person says without seeing his or her face if that person whispers to them from across a quiet room. Ninety five percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Nineteen percent of Lenox population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Thirty nine 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. Fourteen percent of people in Lenox had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Here 79.6%
  • Cook County 78.7%
  • Georgia 80.4%

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

  • Here 81.6%
  • County 78.2%
  • Georgia 79.8%

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

  • Lenox 94.9%
  • Cook County 94.5%
  • State 95.4%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Here 18.6%
  • Cook County 20.8%
  • Georgia 18.5%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Lenox 39.4%
  • County 43.1%
  • State 41.4%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 14.4%
  • County 15.5%
  • Georgia 15.6%

Twenty nine percent of Lenox 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 (%)

  • Lenox 28.9%
  • Cook County 27.2%
  • State 24.4%

Nineteen percent of Lenox 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 six 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. Ten percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion. Ten percent of people here have health problems that require them to use special equipment, such as a cane, wheelchair, special bed or special telephone.

Summary

People having limitations keeping them from working (%)

  • Here 19.3%
  • Cook County 21.3%
  • State 18.1%

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

  • Here 25.6%
  • County 27.4%
  • State 23.6%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 10.8%
  • County 10.7%
  • Georgia 8.8%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Lenox 9.8%
  • Cook County 10.9%
  • Georgia 9.5%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 10.4%
  • County 9.4%
  • Georgia 7.3%

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

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