Health and Nutrition of Hewlett, NY Residents

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Fifty percent of Hewlett 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 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 (%)

  • Here 50.4%
  • County 50.5%
  • State 49.5%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Hewlett 21.4
  • County 20.9
  • State 20.3

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Here 3.2
  • County 3.5
  • State 3.6

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

  • Hewlett 1.6
  • Nassau County 1.7
  • State 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Hewlett 1.6
  • Nassau County 1.8
  • State 1.9

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Hewlett 3.1
  • County 3.3
  • New York 3.3

The average Hewlett 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). Sixteen 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). Hewlett 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 22 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Here 1.9
  • County 1.9
  • New York 1.9

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 15.6%
  • Nassau County 15.0%
  • State 15.4%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 21.1%
  • Nassau County 20.6%
  • State 20.5%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Hewlett 47.2%
  • County 47.9%
  • State 47.0%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Hewlett 2.9
  • County 2.9
  • State 2.9

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 2.7
  • County 2.8
  • New York 3.0

Average number of teeth

  • Hewlett 22.1
  • County 22.6
  • New York 23.2

The average height of Hewlett residents 16 years and older is 66 inches. The average weight is 179 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Thirty eight percent of people living here are obese. Fifty percent have ever been obese. Thirty five percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Hewlett 66.4
  • County 66.6
  • State 66.4

Average weight (pounds)

  • Hewlett 178.8
  • County 178.1
  • New York 177.7

Average BMI

  • Here 28.7
  • County 28.5
  • New York 28.6

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 38.0%
  • County 36.4%
  • State 36.8%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 49.9%
  • County 48.0%
  • New York 48.0%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Here 35.2%
  • County 35.2%
  • State 35.5%

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

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Hewlett 62.9%
  • County 62.1%
  • New York 61.1%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Hewlett 24.2%
  • County 22.6%
  • State 22.0%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Hewlett 21.8%
  • County 20.6%
  • State 20.1%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Hewlett 2.7%
  • Nassau County 2.7%
  • New York 2.6%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Hewlett 13.0%
  • Nassau County 12.2%
  • State 11.6%

Eleven percent of people living in Hewlett 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 (%)

  • Here 11.1%
  • County 10.4%
  • New York 10.1%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 48.3%
  • County 48.6%
  • State 47.5%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 3.4%
  • Nassau County 3.1%
  • State 3.0%

Hewlett 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

  • Hewlett 1.1
  • County 1.1
  • State 1.1

Thirteen percent of Hewlett 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. Seventy percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Thirty 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 one percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Here 12.8%
  • Nassau County 11.3%
  • State 11.0%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Hewlett 5.2%
  • Nassau County 5.5%
  • New York 5.3%

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

  • Hewlett 70.0%
  • County 67.6%
  • State 65.6%

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

  • Hewlett 30.0%
  • Nassau County 28.9%
  • New York 26.2%

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

  • Here 16.1%
  • County 15.5%
  • New York 14.5%

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

  • Hewlett 21.7%
  • Nassau County 20.7%
  • State 19.3%

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

  • Here 40.5%
  • Nassau County 40.0%
  • State 37.7%

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 76.5%
  • County 76.6%
  • New York 74.6%

Twenty five percent of people living in Hewlett 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 Hewlett 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 (%)

  • Hewlett 24.8%
  • Nassau County 24.0%
  • State 22.0%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Hewlett 26.1%
  • Nassau County 25.3%
  • State 23.6%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Hewlett 46.7%
  • County 44.8%
  • New York 42.3%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Hewlett 21.7%
  • County 20.3%
  • State 18.4%

Thirty nine percent of people living in Hewlett use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Hewlett 38.6%
  • Nassau County 36.3%
  • New York 34.0%

Twenty seven percent of Hewlett residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty eight percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Forty two percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Fifty two percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Twenty seven percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Twenty two percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Nineteen 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. 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 (%)

  • Hewlett 26.6%
  • Nassau County 25.7%
  • State 26.2%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 28.2%
  • Nassau County 26.6%
  • New York 27.0%

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

  • Here 42.1%
  • County 40.9%
  • State 40.8%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 52.5%
  • County 50.8%
  • State 51.0%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Hewlett 27.4%
  • Nassau County 26.8%
  • State 27.9%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 22.2%
  • Nassau County 20.6%
  • State 20.8%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Hewlett 19.3%
  • County 18.8%
  • State 19.1%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Here 14.1%
  • Nassau County 13.2%
  • New York 14.1%

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

  • Hewlett 4.8%
  • Nassau County 4.3%
  • State 4.4%

Hewlett residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Hewlett 2.3
  • County 2.2
  • New York 2.0

Seventy nine percent of people living in Hewlett 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 5.0 days per month on average. They have 5.6 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 23 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Hewlett 79.0%
  • County 79.4%
  • State 78.5%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Here 11.1%
  • County 10.8%
  • New York 11.3%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 5.0
  • County 5.0
  • New York 4.7

Average drinks/week

  • Here 5.6
  • Nassau County 5.4
  • New York 5.4

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 23.0
  • County 21.5
  • New York 21.4

Ninety seven percent of Hewlett residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety five percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Eighty seven percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Forty seven percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Eight percent of males in Hewlett have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Ninety seven percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Eighty four percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Thirty eight percent have ever had anal sex. Ten percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Hewlett 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 27 women. He has vaginal sex with 21 women. People living here were on average 22 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. In their lifetime they performed oral sex on average on five women. People in Hewlett were 19 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on 10 men in their lifetime. Seven percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Hewlett has vaginal or anal sex 57 times a year. Fifty five percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Hewlett 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 11 men on average. They have had 10 male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.4 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Eighty percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Here 97.1%
  • Nassau County 97.3%
  • State 97.0%

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

  • Here 94.6%
  • County 94.4%
  • State 93.8%

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

  • Here 87.3%
  • County 86.2%
  • State 84.5%

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

  • Here 46.5%
  • County 47.7%
  • State 47.0%

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

  • Hewlett 7.7%
  • Nassau County 6.2%
  • New York 6.2%

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

  • Here 97.1%
  • Nassau County 97.1%
  • State 96.6%

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

  • Here 83.7%
  • Nassau County 84.0%
  • State 82.4%

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

  • Hewlett 38.0%
  • Nassau County 37.5%
  • State 37.6%

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

  • Hewlett 10.5%
  • County 10.7%
  • State 11.8%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 17.1
  • Nassau County 17.0
  • State 17.0

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

  • Here 26.9
  • County 27.1
  • New York 26.7

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

  • Here 21.0
  • Nassau County 21.1
  • State 21.2

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

  • Hewlett 22.1
  • County 22.0
  • State 21.8

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

  • Here 5.0
  • Nassau County 5.0
  • New York 4.7

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

  • Hewlett 18.7
  • County 20.2
  • New York 19.9

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

  • Here 9.6
  • County 4.9
  • New York 4.2

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 6.5%
  • County 8.3%
  • New York 9.9%

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

  • Hewlett 56.9
  • County 57.4
  • State 59.3

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 55.1%
  • Nassau County 52.3%
  • State 50.6%

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

  • Hewlett 11.3
  • County 10.4
  • State 10.3

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

  • Here 9.9
  • Nassau County 9.0
  • New York 8.8

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

  • Hewlett 0.4
  • County 0.5
  • New York 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Hewlett 80.1%
  • Nassau County 77.6%
  • New York 74.6%

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

Ten percent of households in Hewlett 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 (%)

  • Hewlett 9.8%
  • County 10.1%
  • New York 10.3%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Here 4.9%
  • County 4.6%
  • New York 4.4%

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Hewlett 6.9
  • Nassau County 6.8
  • New York 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 32.2%
  • Nassau County 30.4%
  • State 29.0%

Forty seven percent of Hewlett residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 47.5%
  • Nassau County 47.4%
  • New York 49.1%

Twenty percent of Hewlett 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 seven 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. Twenty seven percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Seventeen 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 four 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 (%)

  • Hewlett 20.3%
  • Nassau County 19.9%
  • New York 19.6%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Hewlett 37.1%
  • County 35.6%
  • New York 35.0%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 26.9%
  • County 29.6%
  • New York 31.2%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 16.9%
  • County 19.9%
  • New York 21.0%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 44.0%
  • County 42.5%
  • New York 42.3%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 6.1
  • Nassau County 6.2
  • State 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Hewlett 2.8
  • County 2.7
  • State 2.7

Average hours a day using computer

  • Hewlett 1.3
  • Nassau County 1.2
  • State 1.3

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

Ten percent of Hewlett 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 five percent are overweight. Twenty two 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. Thirteen percent of people living in Hewlett have ever received a blood transfusion. Twenty one percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty eight percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Four percent have ever been told they had gout. Three percent have congestive heart failure. Four percent have coronary heart disease. Three percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Four percent have ever had a heart attack, also called myocardial infarction. Four percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. Three percent have ever had emphysema. Nine percent have another thyroid problem. Four 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 (%)

  • Here 10.0%
  • County 10.0%
  • New York 10.0%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 3.2%
  • Nassau County 3.5%
  • New York 3.6%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 4.0%
  • Nassau County 3.8%
  • New York 3.4%

People with overweight (%)

  • Hewlett 35.2%
  • Nassau County 34.2%
  • State 33.3%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Here 21.9%
  • County 19.4%
  • State 19.4%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Hewlett 12.9%
  • Nassau County 12.0%
  • State 11.2%

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

  • Here 20.5%
  • County 19.1%
  • State 19.4%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 27.9%
  • County 26.3%
  • New York 23.8%

People with gout (%)

  • Hewlett 4.2%
  • Nassau County 4.0%
  • State 3.6%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Hewlett 3.4%
  • County 3.5%
  • State 3.0%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Here 3.9%
  • County 3.4%
  • State 2.9%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 2.8%
  • County 2.3%
  • State 2.0%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Hewlett 4.5%
  • County 3.9%
  • State 3.4%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Hewlett 4.5%
  • Nassau County 4.0%
  • State 3.6%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Here 2.8%
  • Nassau County 3.2%
  • New York 2.6%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Hewlett 8.6%
  • County 7.9%
  • State 7.1%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Here 4.2%
  • County 3.6%
  • State 3.2%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Here 2.9%
  • County 3.1%
  • New York 2.8%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 10.2%
  • Nassau County 9.5%
  • New York 7.9%

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

Sixty seven percent of births in Hewlett were vaginal deliveries. Thirty three percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.3 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty one percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Fifty four percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty five percent of women in Hewlett have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Fourteen percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Seventy two percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Six percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Thirteen percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Twenty 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 66.7%
  • County 63.9%
  • New York 63.9%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Hewlett 33.3%
  • County 36.1%
  • State 36.1%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Hewlett 99.3%
  • County 99.3%
  • State 99.2%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 61.2%
  • Nassau County 59.1%
  • New York 59.2%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Here 53.8%
  • Nassau County 56.8%
  • New York 56.9%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 25.0%
  • County 22.6%
  • State 20.1%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Hewlett 13.5%
  • Nassau County 12.3%
  • State 10.6%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Hewlett 72.4%
  • Nassau County 73.4%
  • New York 71.8%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Here 6.3%
  • Nassau County 7.5%
  • State 7.2%

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

  • Hewlett 13.5%
  • County 14.6%
  • New York 17.0%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 20.2%
  • County 19.1%
  • State 16.2%

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

People living in Hewlett report their general health condition on average at 56 percent. Four percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 36 percent of Hewlett residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Eight percent of people living in Hewlett are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Hewlett 56.0%
  • County 56.2%
  • State 55.7%

Blood donors (%)

  • Hewlett 4.4%
  • Nassau County 4.5%
  • New York 4.5%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Hewlett 36.3%
  • County 39.2%
  • New York 40.5%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 8.4%
  • County 8.3%
  • New York 8.1%

People in Hewlett spend $356 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 23 percent of their income. The average family in Hewlett spends $72 on food at other stores monthly. This is four percent of their income. They spend $131 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is seven percent of their income. They also spend $20 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Hewlett $356
  • County $363
  • State $365

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

  • Hewlett 22.8%
  • Nassau County 22.2%
  • State 23.3%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $72
  • Nassau County $75
  • New York $78

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 4.2%
  • County 4.0%
  • State 4.3%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $131
  • Nassau County $147
  • New York $143

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Hewlett 6.6%
  • Nassau County 6.8%
  • New York 7.1%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Hewlett $20
  • Nassau County $25
  • New York $26

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Here 1.2%
  • County 1.1%
  • State 1.2%

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

People living in Hewlett report their general condition of hearing on average at 77 percent. Seventy eight 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 four percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Twenty two percent of Hewlett population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Forty two 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 Hewlett had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Here 77.4%
  • County 78.8%
  • New York 79.9%

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

  • Here 78.0%
  • County 79.6%
  • State 81.1%

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

  • Here 93.7%
  • County 95.0%
  • State 95.3%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Hewlett 22.3%
  • Nassau County 19.4%
  • State 18.3%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 42.4%
  • Nassau County 40.3%
  • New York 39.4%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 14.0%
  • County 14.3%
  • New York 14.0%

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

Twenty six percent of Hewlett 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 (%)

  • Hewlett 26.5%
  • Nassau County 26.2%
  • New York 25.5%

Twenty percent of Hewlett 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 seven percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Ten 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. Nine 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 20.0%
  • Nassau County 17.9%
  • State 17.0%

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

  • Here 26.7%
  • Nassau County 24.0%
  • New York 22.7%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 10.2%
  • County 9.1%
  • State 8.6%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Here 10.3%
  • Nassau County 9.7%
  • State 9.6%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Hewlett 9.2%
  • Nassau County 8.0%
  • New York 7.4%

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

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