Health and Nutrition of Setauket-East Setauket, NY Residents

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Fifty four percent of Setauket-East Setauket residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 21 times per month. This includes chocolate and other flavored milks, as well as hot cocoa made with milk, and does not count small amounts of milk added to coffee or tea. People living here eat an average of 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 (%)

  • Setauket-East Setauket 54.4%
  • Suffolk County 49.2%
  • New York 49.5%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Here 20.7
  • County 21.0
  • New York 20.3

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Setauket-East Setauket 4.0
  • County 3.6
  • New York 3.6

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

  • Setauket-East Setauket 1.6
  • County 1.8
  • State 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Here 1.9
  • County 1.8
  • New York 1.9

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 3.1
  • Suffolk County 3.5
  • State 3.3

The average Setauket-East Setauket 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). Twelve percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Nineteen percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Setauket-East Setauket residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 54 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

  • Here 1.6
  • Suffolk County 1.9
  • State 1.9

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 12.5%
  • County 16.3%
  • New York 15.4%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Setauket-East Setauket 19.0%
  • Suffolk County 21.4%
  • New York 20.5%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Setauket-East Setauket 53.5%
  • Suffolk County 46.4%
  • New York 47.0%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Setauket-East Setauket 3.2
  • County 2.8
  • State 2.9

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 2.5
  • Suffolk County 2.8
  • State 3.0

Average number of teeth

  • Setauket-East Setauket 24.6
  • County 22.8
  • New York 23.2

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

The average height of Setauket-East Setauket residents 16 years and older is 67 inches. The average weight is 178 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 28. Thirty four percent of people living here are obese. Forty four percent have ever been obese. Thirty nine percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Setauket-East Setauket 67.0
  • Suffolk County 66.7
  • State 66.4

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 177.6
  • Suffolk County 179.6
  • New York 177.7

Average BMI

  • Setauket-East Setauket 28.1
  • Suffolk County 28.7
  • New York 28.6

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 33.9%
  • County 37.4%
  • State 36.8%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Setauket-East Setauket 43.8%
  • County 49.2%
  • State 48.0%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Setauket-East Setauket 38.7%
  • County 35.3%
  • State 35.5%

Sixty two percent of Setauket-East Setauket 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. Two percent have ever used heroin. Ten percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 61.8%
  • County 63.5%
  • State 61.1%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Here 20.7%
  • Suffolk County 24.4%
  • State 22.0%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Setauket-East Setauket 19.2%
  • County 22.2%
  • New York 20.1%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Setauket-East Setauket 2.2%
  • County 3.0%
  • State 2.6%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Setauket-East Setauket 10.1%
  • County 13.8%
  • New York 11.6%

Nine percent of people living in Setauket-East Setauket have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Forty eight 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 (%)

  • Setauket-East Setauket 8.5%
  • Suffolk County 9.9%
  • New York 10.1%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Setauket-East Setauket 48.1%
  • County 46.9%
  • State 47.5%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 2.8%
  • County 3.0%
  • New York 3.0%

Setauket-East Setauket 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 1.0
  • County 1.1
  • New York 1.1

Eleven percent of Setauket-East Setauket residents above the age of 40 have problems with their ability to smell, such as not being able to smell things or things not smelling the way they are supposed to. Five percent have been having problems with their ability to taste sweet, sour, salty or bitter foods and drinks. Sixty nine percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Thirty two percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Sixteen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Twenty two percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Forty six percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Setauket-East Setauket 11.4%
  • Suffolk County 11.5%
  • New York 11.0%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Setauket-East Setauket 4.8%
  • Suffolk County 5.3%
  • New York 5.3%

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

  • Here 69.0%
  • County 68.0%
  • State 65.6%

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

  • Setauket-East Setauket 32.0%
  • Suffolk County 28.7%
  • State 26.2%

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

  • Setauket-East Setauket 16.4%
  • County 16.2%
  • State 14.5%

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

  • Setauket-East Setauket 22.4%
  • County 22.0%
  • New York 19.3%

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

  • Here 45.8%
  • County 41.6%
  • New York 37.7%

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

Eighty percent of people living in Setauket-East Setauket are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 79.8%
  • Suffolk County 74.1%
  • New York 74.6%

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

  • Setauket-East Setauket 20.7%
  • County 22.1%
  • New York 22.0%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Setauket-East Setauket 22.6%
  • Suffolk County 23.9%
  • New York 23.6%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 44.4%
  • County 41.8%
  • New York 42.3%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Setauket-East Setauket 17.7%
  • County 18.9%
  • New York 18.4%

Forty five percent of people living in Setauket-East Setauket use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Setauket-East Setauket 45.4%
  • Suffolk County 36.1%
  • State 34.0%

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

Twenty three percent of Setauket-East Setauket residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty four percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Forty one percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Fifty one percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Twenty four 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. Ten 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 (%)

  • Here 23.4%
  • County 26.3%
  • New York 26.2%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 24.3%
  • Suffolk County 27.7%
  • State 27.0%

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

  • Setauket-East Setauket 40.6%
  • County 42.1%
  • New York 40.8%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Setauket-East Setauket 51.1%
  • County 51.7%
  • State 51.0%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Setauket-East Setauket 23.6%
  • County 27.8%
  • State 27.9%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Setauket-East Setauket 20.8%
  • Suffolk County 21.6%
  • State 20.8%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Setauket-East Setauket 18.3%
  • Suffolk County 19.6%
  • State 19.1%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Setauket-East Setauket 10.4%
  • County 14.0%
  • New York 14.1%

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

  • Setauket-East Setauket 3.7%
  • County 4.6%
  • State 4.4%

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

Setauket-East Setauket residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 2.0
  • Suffolk County 2.1
  • State 2.0

Eighty two percent of people living in Setauket-East Setauket have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Ten percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 5.9 days per month on average. They have 5.5 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 (%)

  • Here 82.2%
  • County 80.5%
  • New York 78.5%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Setauket-East Setauket 9.5%
  • Suffolk County 10.3%
  • New York 11.3%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Setauket-East Setauket 5.9
  • County 5.0
  • State 4.7

Average drinks/week

  • Here 5.5
  • County 5.7
  • New York 5.4

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 20.0
  • Suffolk County 23.7
  • New York 21.4

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

Ninety six percent of Setauket-East Setauket residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety four percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Eighty seven percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Forty two percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Seven percent of males in Setauket-East Setauket 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 seven percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Thirty seven percent have ever had anal sex. Nine percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Setauket-East Setauket were 18 years old on average when they had sex for the first time. The average man in his lifetime had any kind of sex with 22 women. He has vaginal sex with 16 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 2.3 men on average. They have had 1.2 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Setauket-East Setauket were 19 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. Six percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Setauket-East Setauket has vaginal or anal sex 56 times a year. Fifty seven percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Setauket-East Setauket 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 10 men on average. They have had nine male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.4 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Eighty two percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Setauket-East Setauket 96.4%
  • County 97.4%
  • State 97.0%

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

  • Setauket-East Setauket 93.6%
  • Suffolk County 94.5%
  • State 93.8%

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

  • Setauket-East Setauket 87.1%
  • County 87.4%
  • State 84.5%

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

  • Here 41.6%
  • Suffolk County 49.5%
  • New York 47.0%

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

  • Here 6.7%
  • Suffolk County 6.2%
  • State 6.2%

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

  • Setauket-East Setauket 96.7%
  • Suffolk County 97.4%
  • New York 96.6%

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

  • Here 86.6%
  • Suffolk County 85.5%
  • New York 82.4%

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

  • Here 36.6%
  • County 39.3%
  • State 37.6%

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

  • Setauket-East Setauket 9.4%
  • Suffolk County 11.4%
  • State 11.8%

Average age people first had sex

  • Setauket-East Setauket 17.7
  • County 16.8
  • State 17.0

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

  • Here 21.9
  • County 27.2
  • New York 26.7

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

  • Setauket-East Setauket 16.0
  • County 21.8
  • New York 21.2

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

  • Here 22.6
  • Suffolk County 21.6
  • New York 21.8

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

  • Setauket-East Setauket 4.8
  • County 5.4
  • State 4.7

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

  • Setauket-East Setauket 2.3
  • County 2.7
  • State 2.3

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

  • Here 1.2
  • County 1.6
  • New York 1.3

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

  • Here 19.0
  • Suffolk County 20.0
  • State 19.9

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

  • Setauket-East Setauket 4.2
  • County 5.0
  • State 4.2

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Setauket-East Setauket 6.5%
  • County 8.2%
  • New York 9.9%

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

  • Setauket-East Setauket 56.0
  • Suffolk County 62.0
  • New York 59.3

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 56.9%
  • Suffolk County 54.7%
  • State 50.6%

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

  • Setauket-East Setauket 9.9
  • County 10.9
  • State 10.3

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

  • Setauket-East Setauket 8.9
  • Suffolk County 9.7
  • State 8.8

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

  • Here 0.4
  • Suffolk County 0.5
  • New York 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Setauket-East Setauket 82.3%
  • County 79.1%
  • State 74.6%

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

Nine percent of households in Setauket-East Setauket 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 (%)

  • Setauket-East Setauket 8.9%
  • County 9.8%
  • New York 10.3%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Here 4.7%
  • Suffolk County 4.5%
  • State 4.4%

Setauket-East Setauket residents 16 years and older usually get seven hours of sleep at night on weekdays or workdays. Thirty one percent of them have trouble sleeping.

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Here 6.9
  • Suffolk County 6.8
  • New York 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Setauket-East Setauket 31.5%
  • County 31.3%
  • State 29.0%

Forty three percent of Setauket-East Setauket residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 42.7%
  • Suffolk County 50.9%
  • New York 49.1%

Nineteen percent of Setauket-East Setauket 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 six percent of people do moderate-intensity activities at work that cause small increases in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking or carrying light loads for at least 10 minutes continuously. Thirty one percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Twenty seven 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. Fifty one 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 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 1.4 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Setauket-East Setauket 19.1%
  • County 22.0%
  • New York 19.6%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 36.0%
  • Suffolk County 37.5%
  • New York 35.0%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 30.7%
  • Suffolk County 29.7%
  • New York 31.2%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Setauket-East Setauket 27.0%
  • Suffolk County 19.4%
  • New York 21.0%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 50.9%
  • County 42.4%
  • New York 42.3%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Setauket-East Setauket 6.5
  • County 6.0
  • State 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Setauket-East Setauket 2.4
  • County 2.7
  • State 2.7

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 1.4
  • County 1.2
  • State 1.3

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

Ten percent of Setauket-East Setauket residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Three 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 four percent are overweight. Fifteen 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 Setauket-East Setauket have ever received a blood transfusion. Fifteen percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty two percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Four percent have ever been told they had gout. Two percent have congestive heart failure. Two percent have coronary heart disease. Two percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Three 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. Two percent have ever had emphysema. Eight percent have another thyroid problem. Three percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Three percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Ten percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Setauket-East Setauket 9.7%
  • Suffolk County 10.3%
  • State 10.0%

People with anemia (%)

  • Setauket-East Setauket 2.7%
  • Suffolk County 3.3%
  • New York 3.6%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 3.8%
  • Suffolk County 3.8%
  • New York 3.4%

People with overweight (%)

  • Setauket-East Setauket 33.7%
  • County 34.3%
  • New York 33.3%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Here 15.2%
  • Suffolk County 19.9%
  • New York 19.4%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Here 9.6%
  • County 11.2%
  • New York 11.2%

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

  • Here 15.3%
  • Suffolk County 19.2%
  • New York 19.4%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Setauket-East Setauket 22.3%
  • County 25.3%
  • New York 23.8%

People with gout (%)

  • Here 4.1%
  • Suffolk County 3.6%
  • State 3.6%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Here 2.1%
  • County 3.3%
  • New York 3.0%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Setauket-East Setauket 2.3%
  • Suffolk County 3.0%
  • New York 2.9%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 2.0%
  • Suffolk County 2.2%
  • State 2.0%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 2.7%
  • County 3.7%
  • New York 3.4%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Here 2.8%
  • County 3.7%
  • New York 3.6%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Setauket-East Setauket 1.8%
  • County 3.1%
  • State 2.6%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 7.9%
  • County 7.5%
  • State 7.1%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Setauket-East Setauket 2.8%
  • Suffolk County 3.6%
  • State 3.2%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Here 2.5%
  • County 3.2%
  • State 2.8%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Setauket-East Setauket 10.0%
  • County 8.6%
  • New York 7.9%

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

Sixty percent of births in Setauket-East Setauket were vaginal deliveries. Forty percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.3 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Fifty five percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Sixty two percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty percent of women in Setauket-East Setauket 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 eight percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Eleven percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Twelve percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Eighteen percent have ever used female hormones such as estrogen and progesterone, including any forms of female hormones, such as pills, cream, patch and injections, but do not include birth control methods or use for infertility.

Summary

Vaginal deliveries (%)

  • Here 60.2%
  • County 63.9%
  • State 63.9%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Setauket-East Setauket 39.8%
  • Suffolk County 36.1%
  • State 36.1%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

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

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 55.2%
  • Suffolk County 59.7%
  • State 59.2%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Setauket-East Setauket 61.9%
  • Suffolk County 56.1%
  • State 56.9%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 19.6%
  • County 21.4%
  • State 20.1%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Setauket-East Setauket 11.5%
  • County 11.6%
  • State 10.6%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 77.5%
  • County 75.0%
  • New York 71.8%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Here 11.1%
  • Suffolk County 7.9%
  • New York 7.2%

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

  • Setauket-East Setauket 12.2%
  • Suffolk County 16.4%
  • New York 17.0%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 18.0%
  • Suffolk County 17.8%
  • State 16.2%

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

People living in Setauket-East Setauket report their general health condition on average at 61 percent. Six percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 40 percent of Setauket-East Setauket residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Nine percent of people living in Setauket-East Setauket are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 60.7%
  • Suffolk County 55.9%
  • New York 55.7%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 6.2%
  • County 4.6%
  • State 4.5%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 39.8%
  • Suffolk County 39.9%
  • New York 40.5%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 8.7%
  • Suffolk County 8.4%
  • New York 8.1%

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People in Setauket-East Setauket spend $369 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 19 percent of their income. The average family in Setauket-East Setauket spends $79 on food at other stores monthly. This is four percent of their income. They spend $182 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is eight percent of their income. They also spend $29 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Setauket-East Setauket $369
  • County $364
  • State $365

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

  • Here 18.6%
  • County 23.2%
  • State 23.3%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $79
  • County $75
  • State $78

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Setauket-East Setauket 3.7%
  • Suffolk County 4.2%
  • State 4.3%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $182
  • Suffolk County $143
  • State $143

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Setauket-East Setauket 7.5%
  • County 6.9%
  • State 7.1%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Setauket-East Setauket $29
  • County $25
  • New York $26

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Here 1.3%
  • Suffolk County 1.2%
  • State 1.2%

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People living in Setauket-East Setauket report their general condition of hearing on average at 81 percent. Eighty 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. Eighteen percent of Setauket-East Setauket population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Thirty five 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 Setauket-East Setauket had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Setauket-East Setauket 80.7%
  • Suffolk County 79.0%
  • New York 79.9%

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

  • Setauket-East Setauket 80.5%
  • Suffolk County 78.2%
  • New York 81.1%

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

  • Setauket-East Setauket 95.0%
  • Suffolk County 94.7%
  • New York 95.3%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Setauket-East Setauket 17.8%
  • County 19.9%
  • State 18.3%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Setauket-East Setauket 34.8%
  • Suffolk County 43.0%
  • State 39.4%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Setauket-East Setauket 13.1%
  • County 15.2%
  • State 14.0%

Twenty four percent of Setauket-East Setauket 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 (%)

  • Setauket-East Setauket 24.3%
  • County 24.9%
  • State 25.5%

Fourteen percent of Setauket-East Setauket 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. Nineteen 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. Seven percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion. Six 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 (%)

  • Setauket-East Setauket 13.7%
  • Suffolk County 18.2%
  • New York 17.0%

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

  • Here 19.0%
  • County 24.1%
  • State 22.7%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Setauket-East Setauket 6.3%
  • County 8.7%
  • New York 8.6%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Setauket-East Setauket 7.1%
  • Suffolk County 9.9%
  • New York 9.6%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 5.7%
  • County 7.3%
  • State 7.4%

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