Health and Nutrition of Lime Village, AK Residents

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Forty two percent of Lime Village 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 two 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 (%)

  • Lime Village 41.7%
  • County 47.0%
  • Alaska 49.9%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Lime Village 20.7
  • Bethel Census Area 17.2
  • Alaska 19.7

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Lime Village 2.0
  • Bethel Census Area 3.8
  • State 3.9

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

  • Lime Village 1.7
  • County 1.7
  • Alaska 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Here 2.0
  • Bethel Census Area 2.3
  • State 2.0

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Lime Village 2.2
  • County 3.8
  • State 3.6

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

The average Lime Village resident last visited a dentist three years ago (including all types of dentists, such as, orthodontists, oral surgeons, and all other dental specialists, as well as dental hygienists). Seventeen percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Lime Village residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 46 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 five days per week. They also use mouthwash or other dental rinse products to treat dental disease or dental problems an average of five days per week. The average person living here (including children) has 27 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Here 2.6
  • County 1.9
  • Alaska 1.8

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 16.7%
  • Bethel Census Area 17.6%
  • State 20.8%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Lime Village 45.8%
  • County 45.7%
  • Alaska 48.3%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 4.8
  • Bethel Census Area 2.6
  • Alaska 3.0

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Lime Village 4.5
  • Bethel Census Area 3.1
  • Alaska 2.8

Average number of teeth

  • Here 26.7
  • County 24.2
  • Alaska 24.4

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

The average height of Lime Village residents 16 years and older is 64 inches. The average weight is 162 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 34. Fifty percent of people living here are obese. Sixty seven percent have ever been obese. Sixty percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Lime Village 63.8
  • Bethel Census Area 66.6
  • State 67.1

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 162.0
  • Bethel Census Area 176.6
  • Alaska 180.9

Average BMI

  • Here 34.0
  • Bethel Census Area 29.0
  • Alaska 28.7

People that are obese (%)

  • Lime Village 50.0%
  • Bethel Census Area 39.3%
  • State 36.8%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 66.7%
  • Bethel Census Area 51.0%
  • Alaska 48.3%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Lime Village 60.0%
  • Bethel Census Area 35.9%
  • Alaska 37.9%

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

Fifty percent of Lime Village residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Thirty three percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Thirty three percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Seventeen percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 50.0%
  • County 69.2%
  • State 64.1%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Lime Village 33.3%
  • Bethel Census Area 31.4%
  • Alaska 25.2%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 33.3%
  • County 29.6%
  • State 23.5%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 16.7%
  • County 22.4%
  • State 14.5%

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

Seventeen percent of people living in Lime Village have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Twenty percent of people had a blood test for high sugar or diabetes within the past three years.

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Here 16.7%
  • Bethel Census Area 10.7%
  • State 8.5%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 20.0%
  • County 45.0%
  • Alaska 45.1%

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

Lime Village 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

  • Lime Village 1.0
  • Bethel Census Area 1.1
  • State 1.0

Twenty percent of Lime Village 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. Forty percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Forty percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Forty percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Forty percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Lime Village 20.0%
  • County 10.3%
  • Alaska 11.1%

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

  • Here 40.0%
  • Bethel Census Area 57.0%
  • Alaska 65.4%

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

  • Here 40.0%
  • County 12.9%
  • Alaska 17.0%

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

  • Lime Village 40.0%
  • Bethel Census Area 16.7%
  • Alaska 22.3%

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

  • Lime Village 40.0%
  • County 38.6%
  • State 42.6%

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

Sixty seven percent of people living in Lime Village are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Lime Village 66.7%
  • County 70.6%
  • State 73.6%

Seventeen percent of people living in Lime Village have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had hypertension (also called high blood pressure). Seventeen percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Seventeen percent of people in Lime Village frequently check their blood cholesterol.

Summary

Has high blood pressure (%)

  • Here 16.7%
  • Bethel Census Area 12.8%
  • Alaska 16.7%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Lime Village 16.7%
  • Bethel Census Area 19.6%
  • Alaska 21.3%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Lime Village 16.7%
  • County 33.3%
  • Alaska 38.1%

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

Forty two percent of people living in Lime Village use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Lime Village 41.7%
  • County 29.5%
  • Alaska 38.8%

Thirty three percent of Lime Village residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Thirty three percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Fifty 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. Seventeen percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Thirty three percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Seventeen percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV.

Summary

People who have little interest in doing things (%)

  • Here 33.3%
  • Bethel Census Area 30.9%
  • State 26.3%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 33.3%
  • Bethel Census Area 33.6%
  • Alaska 27.3%

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

  • Here 50.0%
  • County 45.1%
  • State 43.0%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Lime Village 50.0%
  • County 60.4%
  • Alaska 53.2%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Here 16.7%
  • County 37.6%
  • Alaska 27.8%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Lime Village 33.3%
  • County 24.9%
  • State 21.6%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Here 16.7%
  • Bethel Census Area 25.2%
  • Alaska 20.5%

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

Lime Village residents on average take one prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Lime Village 1.2
  • County 1.4
  • State 1.7

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

Sixty seven percent of people living in Lime Village have at least one alcoholic drink per month. They have 4.2 drinks per week.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Here 66.7%
  • Bethel Census Area 85.1%
  • State 82.2%

Average drinks/week

  • Here 4.2
  • County 7.7
  • State 6.1

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

Hundred percent of Lime Village residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Hundred percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Fifty percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Fifty percent have ever had anal sex. People in Lime Village were 19 years old on average when they had sex for the first time. People living here were on average 22 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. People in Lime Village were 17 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. The average person in Lime Village has vaginal or anal sex 42 times a year. Thirty eight percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Lime Village 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with eight men on average. They have had eight male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes.

Summary

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

  • Here 100.0%
  • County 98.8%
  • Alaska 97.2%

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

  • Lime Village 100.0%
  • County 98.5%
  • Alaska 97.1%

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

  • Here 50.0%
  • Bethel Census Area 90.9%
  • Alaska 88.3%

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

  • Lime Village 50.0%
  • County 34.3%
  • Alaska 39.4%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 19.2
  • County 16.3
  • State 16.9

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

  • Lime Village 21.7
  • County 20.9
  • State 21.3

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

  • Here 17.3
  • Bethel Census Area 18.1
  • State 18.8

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

  • Here 2.0
  • County 1.6
  • Alaska 3.7

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

  • Here 42.0
  • County 68.4
  • State 64.3

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 37.5%
  • County 43.0%
  • State 55.7%

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

  • Lime Village 8.2
  • County 8.8
  • Alaska 9.8

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

  • Lime Village 8.0
  • Bethel Census Area 7.5
  • Alaska 9.0

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

Seventeen percent of households in Lime Village use chemical products in their homes to control fleas, roaches, ants, termites or other insects.

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Lime Village 16.7%
  • Bethel Census Area 10.6%
  • State 9.6%

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

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Lime Village 7.2
  • County 6.7
  • State 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Lime Village 33.3%
  • Bethel Census Area 28.8%
  • Alaska 30.9%

Fifty percent of Lime Village residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 50.0%
  • Bethel Census Area 53.4%
  • State 51.0%

Seventeen 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 three percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Fifty 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. Sixty seven 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 seven 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 four 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 1.7 hours per day.

Summary

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 16.7%
  • County 35.3%
  • Alaska 40.0%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Lime Village 33.3%
  • County 39.3%
  • Alaska 32.2%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 50.0%
  • Bethel Census Area 24.5%
  • Alaska 24.6%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Lime Village 66.7%
  • Bethel Census Area 49.4%
  • Alaska 48.0%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Lime Village 6.8
  • County 5.7
  • State 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 3.7
  • County 2.4
  • Alaska 2.5

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 1.7
  • County 1.5
  • Alaska 1.4

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

Seventeen percent of Lime Village residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Thirty three percent are overweight. Seventeen percent of people living in Lime Village have ever received a blood transfusion. Thirty three percent of people 20 and older have arthritis.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Lime Village 16.7%
  • Bethel Census Area 9.2%
  • Alaska 9.5%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 33.3%
  • Bethel Census Area 33.9%
  • State 33.9%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Here 16.7%
  • Bethel Census Area 8.2%
  • Alaska 8.6%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Lime Village 33.3%
  • Bethel Census Area 18.1%
  • State 20.8%

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

Sixty nine percent of births in Lime Village were vaginal deliveries. Thirty one percent of deliveries were cesarean. 100.0 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Fifty two percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Sixty percent of women breastfeed their children. Seventeen percent of women in Lime Village have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Eighty three percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Thirty three percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Seventeen percent have ever used female hormones such as estrogen and progesterone, including any forms of female hormones, such as pills, cream, patch and injections, but do not include birth control methods or use for infertility.

Summary

Vaginal deliveries (%)

  • Here 69.4%
  • Bethel Census Area 70.2%
  • State 62.4%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Lime Village 30.6%
  • Bethel Census Area 29.8%
  • State 37.6%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Here 100.0%
  • County 99.9%
  • Alaska 99.4%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 51.7%
  • Bethel Census Area 52.5%
  • Alaska 56.8%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Here 60.0%
  • Bethel Census Area 63.1%
  • Alaska 62.8%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 16.7%
  • County 8.5%
  • State 16.6%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Lime Village 83.3%
  • County 66.1%
  • Alaska 77.2%

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

  • Lime Village 33.3%
  • County 25.0%
  • State 19.1%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 16.7%
  • County 8.1%
  • State 14.6%

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

People living in Lime Village report their general health condition on average at 58 percent. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 50 percent of Lime Village residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Lime Village 58.3%
  • County 54.6%
  • State 57.7%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 50.0%
  • Bethel Census Area 38.3%
  • State 41.2%

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

People in Lime Village spend $394 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. The average family in Lime Village spends $73 on food at other stores monthly. This is three percent of their income. This is five percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Lime Village $394
  • County $385
  • State $369

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Lime Village $73
  • County $102
  • Alaska $84

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 3.0%
  • Bethel Census Area 4.8%
  • Alaska 4.6%

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 5.4%
  • County 7.2%
  • State 7.6%

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

People living in Lime Village report their general condition of hearing on average at 87 percent. Hundred 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. Hundred percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Thirty three percent of Lime Village 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. Thirty three percent of people in Lime Village had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Here 86.7%
  • Bethel Census Area 81.0%
  • Alaska 80.9%

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

  • Here 100.0%
  • County 84.6%
  • State 81.0%

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

  • Lime Village 100.0%
  • Bethel Census Area 96.1%
  • Alaska 95.5%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Lime Village 33.3%
  • Bethel Census Area 22.4%
  • State 19.4%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Lime Village 33.3%
  • Bethel Census Area 49.7%
  • Alaska 43.9%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Lime Village 33.3%
  • Bethel Census Area 15.3%
  • Alaska 16.2%

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

Twenty percent of Lime Village 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 (%)

  • Here 20.0%
  • Bethel Census Area 26.9%
  • State 22.5%

Thirty three percent of Lime Village 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. Thirty three percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Seventeen percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Seventeen percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion.

Summary

People having limitations keeping them from working (%)

  • Here 33.3%
  • County 15.6%
  • Alaska 15.0%

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

  • Here 33.3%
  • County 19.9%
  • State 20.4%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 16.7%
  • Bethel Census Area 5.7%
  • Alaska 6.4%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Lime Village 16.7%
  • County 11.0%
  • State 8.1%

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

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