Health and Nutrition of Opa-locka, FL Residents

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Forty seven percent of Opa-locka 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 two frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Opa-locka 47.0%
  • Miami-Dade County 49.7%
  • Florida 50.9%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Here 17.6
  • Miami-Dade County 19.2
  • Florida 20.8

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Opa-locka 3.5
  • Miami-Dade County 3.6
  • State 3.5

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

  • Here 2.0
  • County 1.8
  • State 1.7

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Opa-locka 1.8
  • Miami-Dade County 2.2
  • Florida 1.8

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 2.5
  • County 2.5
  • State 3.1

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

The average Opa-locka resident last visited a dentist two years ago (including all types of dentists, such as, orthodontists, oral surgeons, and all other dental specialists, as well as dental hygienists). Fifteen percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Twenty percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Opa-locka 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 four days per week. The average person living here (including children) has 24 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Here 2.1
  • County 1.7
  • Florida 1.9

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 15.1%
  • Miami-Dade County 12.7%
  • State 14.1%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 19.5%
  • County 18.2%
  • State 19.9%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Here 44.6%
  • Miami-Dade County 49.8%
  • Florida 48.5%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Opa-locka 2.8
  • County 3.1
  • Florida 3.0

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 3.8
  • Miami-Dade County 3.2
  • State 2.9

Average number of teeth

  • Here 24.0
  • County 24.3
  • Florida 22.9

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

The average height of Opa-locka residents 16 years and older is 65 inches. The average weight is 182 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 30. Forty four percent of people living here are obese. Fifty five percent have ever been obese. Thirty five percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Opa-locka 65.0
  • County 65.2
  • Florida 66.4

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 182.0
  • Miami-Dade County 175.7
  • State 179.0

Average BMI

  • Here 29.8
  • Miami-Dade County 28.8
  • State 28.7

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 44.3%
  • County 39.8%
  • State 37.8%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 54.7%
  • Miami-Dade County 49.7%
  • State 49.0%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Here 35.4%
  • Miami-Dade County 38.9%
  • State 36.1%

Fifty five percent of Opa-locka residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Fifteen percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Fourteen percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Two percent have ever used heroin. Four percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Opa-locka 54.7%
  • County 55.3%
  • Florida 61.5%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Opa-locka 15.3%
  • Miami-Dade County 16.8%
  • Florida 21.2%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Opa-locka 14.5%
  • County 15.6%
  • State 19.5%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Opa-locka 2.1%
  • Miami-Dade County 1.5%
  • State 2.5%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 4.5%
  • County 6.8%
  • State 10.4%

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

Twelve percent of people living in Opa-locka have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Fifty one 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 (%)

  • Opa-locka 11.5%
  • Miami-Dade County 9.9%
  • Florida 10.7%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 50.7%
  • County 50.7%
  • Florida 49.6%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 3.8%
  • Miami-Dade County 3.2%
  • Florida 3.2%

Opa-locka 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

  • Here 1.3
  • Miami-Dade County 1.1
  • State 1.1

Nine percent of Opa-locka 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. Fifty eight percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Sixteen percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Ten percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Eleven percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Twenty five percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Here 8.7%
  • County 10.4%
  • Florida 11.3%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Opa-locka 5.5%
  • Miami-Dade County 4.7%
  • State 5.5%

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

  • Here 57.6%
  • Miami-Dade County 63.2%
  • Florida 67.4%

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

  • Opa-locka 15.9%
  • County 23.2%
  • State 29.7%

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

  • Opa-locka 9.6%
  • County 12.3%
  • State 15.1%

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

  • Opa-locka 11.3%
  • Miami-Dade County 15.3%
  • Florida 19.8%

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

  • Opa-locka 24.8%
  • County 28.1%
  • State 38.2%

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

Seventy two percent of people living in Opa-locka are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Opa-locka 71.7%
  • Miami-Dade County 75.4%
  • Florida 76.8%

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

  • Opa-locka 24.4%
  • Miami-Dade County 22.1%
  • Florida 25.1%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 21.4%
  • Miami-Dade County 21.9%
  • Florida 25.3%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Opa-locka 44.6%
  • Miami-Dade County 44.0%
  • Florida 46.0%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Here 17.3%
  • Miami-Dade County 16.9%
  • State 20.7%

Twenty one percent of people living in Opa-locka use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Opa-locka 21.0%
  • Miami-Dade County 35.1%
  • Florida 35.8%

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

Twenty eight percent of Opa-locka residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty nine percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Thirty eight 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 nine percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Twenty one 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. Sixteen 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 (%)

  • Opa-locka 28.5%
  • County 24.8%
  • Florida 25.2%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 28.8%
  • Miami-Dade County 25.4%
  • Florida 26.1%

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

  • Opa-locka 37.8%
  • County 37.3%
  • State 39.8%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 49.7%
  • Miami-Dade County 48.2%
  • Florida 49.9%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Here 29.4%
  • Miami-Dade County 25.6%
  • State 26.2%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 20.6%
  • County 18.5%
  • State 19.9%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Opa-locka 18.4%
  • Miami-Dade County 18.0%
  • State 18.1%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Opa-locka 15.8%
  • County 12.4%
  • State 12.7%

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

  • Here 5.1%
  • County 3.7%
  • Florida 4.1%

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

Opa-locka residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 1.7
  • Miami-Dade County 1.7
  • Florida 2.1

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

Seventy two percent of people living in Opa-locka have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Fourteen 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 4.7 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 20 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Opa-locka 71.8%
  • Miami-Dade County 76.4%
  • Florida 78.9%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Opa-locka 13.8%
  • County 11.0%
  • Florida 11.0%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 3.9
  • County 4.2
  • State 5.0

Average drinks/week

  • Here 4.7
  • County 4.3
  • State 5.3

Average days/year people drink much

  • Opa-locka 19.8
  • County 16.2
  • Florida 20.8

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

Ninety seven percent of Opa-locka 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. Seventy nine percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Forty three percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Seven percent of males in Opa-locka have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Ninety five percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Sixty nine percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Thirty three percent have ever had anal sex. Fifteen percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Opa-locka 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 33 women. He has vaginal sex with 25 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 three women. People in Opa-locka 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. Eighteen percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Opa-locka has vaginal or anal sex 50 times a year. Forty percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Opa-locka 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 10 men on average. They have had eight male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 1.0 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 96.9%
  • Miami-Dade County 97.5%
  • State 97.3%

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

  • Here 93.6%
  • Miami-Dade County 93.0%
  • Florida 94.3%

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

  • Here 79.0%
  • Miami-Dade County 83.6%
  • Florida 85.7%

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

  • Opa-locka 43.2%
  • Miami-Dade County 48.8%
  • State 46.6%

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

  • Here 6.8%
  • Miami-Dade County 9.2%
  • State 6.9%

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

  • Opa-locka 94.8%
  • County 96.9%
  • Florida 97.1%

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

  • Opa-locka 69.0%
  • County 80.9%
  • State 83.0%

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

  • Here 32.6%
  • Miami-Dade County 37.0%
  • State 37.2%

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

  • Opa-locka 15.1%
  • Miami-Dade County 9.5%
  • Florida 10.5%

Average age people first had sex

  • Opa-locka 16.7
  • County 17.2
  • Florida 17.0

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

  • Opa-locka 32.8
  • Miami-Dade County 24.8
  • State 27.3

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

  • Here 25.4
  • County 20.1
  • State 20.6

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

  • Here 22.5
  • Miami-Dade County 21.9
  • Florida 21.7

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

  • Here 3.2
  • Miami-Dade County 3.7
  • State 4.6

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

  • Here 19.8
  • Miami-Dade County 19.8
  • Florida 19.7

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

  • Here 1.9
  • Miami-Dade County 2.6
  • Florida 5.0

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 17.9%
  • Miami-Dade County 11.1%
  • State 9.5%

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

  • Opa-locka 50.4
  • Miami-Dade County 55.1
  • Florida 55.9

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 40.4%
  • County 43.9%
  • Florida 49.9%

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

  • Here 10.3
  • Miami-Dade County 8.1
  • Florida 9.7

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

  • Here 7.8
  • Miami-Dade County 6.6
  • Florida 8.3

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

  • Here 1.0
  • County 0.6
  • Florida 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Opa-locka 58.5%
  • County 57.8%
  • Florida 75.4%

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

Twelve percent of households in Opa-locka use chemical products in their homes to control fleas, roaches, ants, termites or other insects. Three percent use chemical products in their lawns or gardens to kill weeds.

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Here 12.2%
  • County 11.6%
  • Florida 10.5%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Opa-locka 3.4%
  • County 3.8%
  • State 4.2%

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

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Opa-locka 6.7
  • County 6.8
  • Florida 6.9

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Opa-locka 22.6%
  • County 24.0%
  • Florida 29.4%

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

Fifty two percent of Opa-locka residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 51.8%
  • Miami-Dade County 40.3%
  • State 45.5%

Fifteen percent of Opa-locka 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. Twenty nine 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 one 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 five 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 1.3 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Opa-locka 15.3%
  • County 16.1%
  • Florida 19.6%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Opa-locka 28.9%
  • County 30.2%
  • State 35.7%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 35.2%
  • Miami-Dade County 31.9%
  • Florida 29.5%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 21.4%
  • County 23.0%
  • State 20.5%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 35.4%
  • Miami-Dade County 41.0%
  • Florida 42.4%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 5.9
  • Miami-Dade County 6.0
  • State 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Opa-locka 2.8
  • County 2.5
  • State 2.7

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 1.3
  • Miami-Dade County 1.4
  • State 1.3

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

Nine percent of Opa-locka residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Six 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. Thirty six percent are overweight. Sixteen 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 Opa-locka have ever received a blood transfusion. Twenty one percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Three percent have ever been told they had gout. Three 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. Five percent have another thyroid problem. Two percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Two 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 (%)

  • Opa-locka 9.4%
  • Miami-Dade County 9.1%
  • State 9.8%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 5.8%
  • Miami-Dade County 3.6%
  • State 3.6%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Opa-locka 2.1%
  • County 3.0%
  • State 3.6%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 36.0%
  • County 35.6%
  • Florida 34.8%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Here 16.2%
  • County 16.9%
  • State 18.4%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Opa-locka 11.9%
  • County 11.0%
  • Florida 12.3%

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

  • Here 21.4%
  • Miami-Dade County 19.4%
  • Florida 18.9%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 20.1%
  • County 21.1%
  • State 26.6%

People with gout (%)

  • Opa-locka 3.1%
  • County 2.9%
  • State 4.1%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Here 2.5%
  • County 2.0%
  • State 3.4%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Opa-locka 2.1%
  • Miami-Dade County 2.4%
  • State 3.6%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Opa-locka 1.5%
  • County 1.8%
  • State 2.4%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 2.3%
  • Miami-Dade County 2.8%
  • State 4.1%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Opa-locka 3.2%
  • County 2.8%
  • Florida 3.9%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Opa-locka 4.9%
  • County 6.8%
  • Florida 7.9%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Opa-locka 2.4%
  • County 2.1%
  • State 3.4%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Opa-locka 2.0%
  • Miami-Dade County 2.4%
  • Florida 2.6%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Opa-locka 4.9%
  • Miami-Dade County 6.5%
  • State 9.8%

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

Sixty two percent of births in Opa-locka were vaginal deliveries. Thirty eight percent of deliveries were cesarean. 98.4 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty two percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Fifty one percent of women breastfeed their children. Seventeen percent of women in Opa-locka 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 nine percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Five percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Twenty six percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Eight 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 61.7%
  • County 58.0%
  • State 63.8%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 38.3%
  • County 42.0%
  • State 36.2%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Here 98.4%
  • County 98.6%
  • Florida 99.2%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Opa-locka 61.8%
  • County 61.3%
  • State 59.7%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Opa-locka 51.1%
  • County 67.3%
  • Florida 57.4%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 16.9%
  • County 16.6%
  • Florida 22.8%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Here 6.9%
  • Miami-Dade County 8.1%
  • Florida 12.3%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Opa-locka 68.9%
  • Miami-Dade County 71.0%
  • State 73.1%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Opa-locka 5.0%
  • County 5.5%
  • State 7.0%

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

  • Here 25.5%
  • County 18.6%
  • State 15.6%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 8.4%
  • County 15.1%
  • Florida 19.9%

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

People living in Opa-locka report their general health condition on average at 52 percent. Four percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 50 percent of Opa-locka residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Nine percent of people living in Opa-locka are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 52.1%
  • County 55.9%
  • Florida 56.4%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 4.4%
  • Miami-Dade County 5.2%
  • State 4.9%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 49.5%
  • Miami-Dade County 42.0%
  • Florida 39.3%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 8.5%
  • County 7.7%
  • Florida 8.2%

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

People in Opa-locka spend $370 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 29 percent of their income. The average family in Opa-locka spends $84 on food at other stores monthly. This is five percent of their income. They spend $128 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is seven 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

  • Here $370
  • Miami-Dade County $383
  • Florida $361

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

  • Here 28.8%
  • Miami-Dade County 22.6%
  • State 22.3%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $84
  • County $98
  • State $77

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 5.4%
  • Miami-Dade County 5.0%
  • State 4.2%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $128
  • County $157
  • State $146

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 7.4%
  • Miami-Dade County 7.9%
  • Florida 6.9%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Here $27
  • County $27
  • Florida $26

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Opa-locka 1.5%
  • County 1.1%
  • Florida 1.2%

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

People living in Opa-locka report their general condition of hearing on average at 83 percent. Eighty seven 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. Fourteen percent of Opa-locka population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Thirty three 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 Opa-locka had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Opa-locka 82.8%
  • Miami-Dade County 81.8%
  • Florida 78.9%

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

  • Here 86.7%
  • County 87.0%
  • Florida 81.2%

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

  • Here 96.1%
  • Miami-Dade County 96.4%
  • State 95.3%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Opa-locka 14.4%
  • County 13.5%
  • State 18.5%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 32.8%
  • County 32.4%
  • State 39.9%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Opa-locka 12.6%
  • County 11.3%
  • Florida 14.3%

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

Twenty six percent of Opa-locka 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 (%)

  • Opa-locka 25.6%
  • County 25.0%
  • State 28.1%

Sixteen percent of Opa-locka 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 one 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 16.2%
  • Miami-Dade County 13.4%
  • Florida 16.9%

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

  • Opa-locka 20.6%
  • County 18.7%
  • Florida 23.1%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 8.8%
  • Miami-Dade County 7.6%
  • Florida 9.3%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Opa-locka 9.5%
  • Miami-Dade County 8.2%
  • State 9.2%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Opa-locka 8.0%
  • County 7.0%
  • Florida 8.6%
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