Ever wonder what your neighbors are up to when you aren't looking? Here's some statistics detailing what Dorechesterites did today:
91.8% of the working age population actively in the job market did exactly what they wanted: they went to work.
8,376 medical appointments were kept today, including chiropractors, dentists, physical therapists, mental health sessions and blood pressure checkups with nurse practitioners, as well as medical doctor visits. 787 appointments were rescheduled. Only 82 appointments went empty without a follow up call either from the patient or the provider. No one reported to any of the neighborhood health clinics or to Carney Hospital with symptoms of H1N1 influenza infection.
As of 4:30PM, America's Food Basket in the Field's Corner Shopping Center sold 425 pounds of yams, 315 pounds of chicken, 334 pounds of pork, and seven boxes of Cinnamon Toast Crunch.
The Sugar Bowl in the Polish Triangle sold 188 cups of coffee by 10:10AM. Anna's Donuts in Savin Hill sold 338 cups of coffee by 10:20AM. The Mud House in Neponset sold 228 cups of coffee by 10:35AM. Flat Black in Fields Corner sold 788 cups of coffee by 10:45AM. Flat Black in Lower Mills sold 448 cups of coffee by 11:04AM. The Dunkin' Donuts in Lower Mills sold 1874 cups of coffee by 11:10AM. Dorchester drinks a lot of coffee.
98.6% of all registered public school students under the age of 16 attended class. 93.2% of registered public school students over the age of 16 attended class. 99% of registered public school students over the age of 18 attended class. These figures don't include UMASS Boston or LaBouree College of Nursing students, only those schools under city administration.