Health and Nutrition of Napaskiak, AK Residents

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Forty five percent of Napaskiak residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 16 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 five frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Napaskiak 44.6%
  • County 47.0%
  • State 49.9%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Here 16.0
  • Bethel Census Area 17.2
  • State 19.7

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Here 3.5
  • County 3.8
  • Alaska 3.9

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

  • Here 1.9
  • Bethel Census Area 1.7
  • State 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Napaskiak 2.1
  • Bethel Census Area 2.3
  • Alaska 2.0

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Napaskiak 4.8
  • County 3.8
  • State 3.6

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

The average Napaskiak 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). Twenty five percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Fifteen percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Napaskiak residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 43 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 two 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 23 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Napaskiak 2.0
  • Bethel Census Area 1.9
  • Alaska 1.8

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Napaskiak 25.4%
  • Bethel Census Area 20.8%
  • Alaska 15.9%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 14.7%
  • Bethel Census Area 17.6%
  • Alaska 20.8%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Napaskiak 42.9%
  • County 45.7%
  • State 48.3%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Napaskiak 2.5
  • County 2.6
  • State 3.0

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 3.5
  • Bethel Census Area 3.1
  • Alaska 2.8

Average number of teeth

  • Napaskiak 23.1
  • Bethel Census Area 24.2
  • Alaska 24.4

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

The average height of Napaskiak residents 16 years and older is 66 inches. The average weight is 176 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)

  • Here 66.1
  • Bethel Census Area 66.6
  • State 67.1

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 175.8
  • Bethel Census Area 176.6
  • State 180.9

Average BMI

  • Napaskiak 29.1
  • County 29.0
  • State 28.7

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 37.7%
  • Bethel Census Area 39.3%
  • Alaska 36.8%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 50.2%
  • County 51.0%
  • State 48.3%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Napaskiak 35.0%
  • County 35.9%
  • Alaska 37.9%

Seventy percent of Napaskiak residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Thirty three percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Thirty two percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Twenty five percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 69.8%
  • Bethel Census Area 69.2%
  • Alaska 64.1%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Here 33.3%
  • Bethel Census Area 31.4%
  • Alaska 25.2%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Napaskiak 31.7%
  • Bethel Census Area 29.6%
  • State 23.5%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 25.1%
  • County 22.4%
  • State 14.5%

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

Twelve percent of people living in Napaskiak have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Forty seven percent of people had a blood test for high sugar or diabetes within the past three years. Two percent of city residents are currently taking insulin.

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Napaskiak 11.7%
  • Bethel Census Area 10.7%
  • Alaska 8.5%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Napaskiak 47.0%
  • Bethel Census Area 45.0%
  • Alaska 45.1%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 1.8%
  • Bethel Census Area 1.6%
  • Alaska 2.5%

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

Napaskiak 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 1.1
  • Bethel Census Area 1.1
  • Alaska 1.0

Nine percent of Napaskiak 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. Three percent have been having problems with their ability to taste sweet, sour, salty or bitter foods and drinks. Fifty six percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Sixteen percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Thirteen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Thirteen 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 (%)

  • Napaskiak 9.1%
  • County 10.3%
  • State 11.1%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Napaskiak 3.4%
  • County 3.1%
  • Alaska 4.3%

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

  • Napaskiak 56.2%
  • County 57.0%
  • Alaska 65.4%

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

  • Napaskiak 15.9%
  • Bethel Census Area 17.4%
  • State 26.2%

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

  • Napaskiak 12.5%
  • County 12.9%
  • State 17.0%

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

  • Here 13.2%
  • Bethel Census Area 16.7%
  • Alaska 22.3%

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

  • Here 39.7%
  • Bethel Census Area 38.6%
  • State 42.6%

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

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 73.8%
  • County 70.6%
  • State 73.6%

Fourteen percent of people living in Napaskiak have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had hypertension (also called high blood pressure). Nineteen percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Thirty two percent of people in Napaskiak 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 (%)

  • Napaskiak 13.9%
  • Bethel Census Area 12.8%
  • Alaska 16.7%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 18.8%
  • Bethel Census Area 19.6%
  • Alaska 21.3%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 32.5%
  • Bethel Census Area 33.3%
  • State 38.1%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Napaskiak 17.8%
  • Bethel Census Area 15.8%
  • Alaska 15.1%

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

Twenty four percent of people living in Napaskiak use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 24.2%
  • Bethel Census Area 29.5%
  • State 38.8%

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

Thirty five percent of Napaskiak residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Forty percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Forty nine percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Sixty three percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Forty three percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Thirty percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Thirty percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Thirty three 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. Nine 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 35.5%
  • County 30.9%
  • Alaska 26.3%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 40.0%
  • County 33.6%
  • State 27.3%

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

  • Napaskiak 48.7%
  • Bethel Census Area 45.1%
  • Alaska 43.0%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 63.0%
  • Bethel Census Area 60.4%
  • State 53.2%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Napaskiak 43.3%
  • Bethel Census Area 37.6%
  • State 27.8%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Napaskiak 30.0%
  • Bethel Census Area 24.9%
  • Alaska 21.6%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Here 29.8%
  • County 25.2%
  • Alaska 20.5%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Napaskiak 33.1%
  • Bethel Census Area 26.3%
  • State 14.6%

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

  • Napaskiak 8.6%
  • Bethel Census Area 5.3%
  • Alaska 4.2%

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

Napaskiak residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 1.5
  • County 1.4
  • Alaska 1.7

Eighty four percent of people living in Napaskiak 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 4.1 days per month on average. They have 8.2 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 24 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Here 83.7%
  • Bethel Census Area 85.1%
  • State 82.2%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Here 11.5%
  • County 9.6%
  • Alaska 10.0%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 4.1
  • County 4.4
  • Alaska 5.1

Average drinks/week

  • Napaskiak 8.2
  • County 7.7
  • State 6.1

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 23.8
  • County 26.2
  • Alaska 24.4

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

Ninety nine percent of Napaskiak residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety seven percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Eighty one percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Forty eight percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Three percent of males in Napaskiak have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Ninety nine percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Ninety two percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Forty percent have ever had anal sex. Twenty six percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Napaskiak were 16 years old on average when they had sex for the first time. The average man in his lifetime had any kind of sex with 26 women. He has vaginal sex with 20 women. People living here were on average 21 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 Napaskiak were 18 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on one men in their lifetime. Fourteen percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Napaskiak has vaginal or anal sex 74 times a year. Thirty seven percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Napaskiak 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 0.6 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Seventy three percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Napaskiak 99.2%
  • Bethel Census Area 98.8%
  • Alaska 97.2%

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

  • Napaskiak 97.0%
  • Bethel Census Area 96.3%
  • Alaska 94.5%

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

  • Napaskiak 80.8%
  • County 83.3%
  • State 86.9%

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

  • Napaskiak 47.8%
  • Bethel Census Area 46.2%
  • State 48.0%

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

  • Napaskiak 2.7%
  • Bethel Census Area 4.5%
  • Alaska 6.1%

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

  • Napaskiak 99.1%
  • County 98.5%
  • State 97.1%

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

  • Here 91.7%
  • Bethel Census Area 90.9%
  • State 88.3%

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

  • Napaskiak 40.3%
  • County 34.3%
  • State 39.4%

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

  • Napaskiak 25.8%
  • County 17.7%
  • State 12.0%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 16.0
  • County 16.3
  • State 16.9

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

  • Napaskiak 26.3
  • Bethel Census Area 31.5
  • State 26.3

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

  • Here 20.1
  • Bethel Census Area 24.2
  • State 21.6

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

  • Here 20.7
  • Bethel Census Area 20.9
  • Alaska 21.3

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

  • Here 4.8
  • Bethel Census Area 5.9
  • Alaska 5.7

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

  • Napaskiak 17.9
  • Bethel Census Area 18.1
  • Alaska 18.8

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

  • Napaskiak 1.4
  • Bethel Census Area 1.6
  • Alaska 3.7

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 14.2%
  • County 15.5%
  • State 8.7%

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

  • Here 74.3
  • County 68.4
  • Alaska 64.3

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 36.9%
  • County 43.0%
  • Alaska 55.7%

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

  • Here 9.9
  • Bethel Census Area 8.8
  • State 9.8

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

  • Napaskiak 8.6
  • Bethel Census Area 7.5
  • Alaska 9.0

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

  • Here 0.6
  • Bethel Census Area 0.4
  • Alaska 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Napaskiak 72.9%
  • County 75.6%
  • Alaska 81.4%

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

Nine percent of households in Napaskiak use chemical products in their homes to control fleas, roaches, ants, termites or other insects. Eight percent use chemical products in their lawns or gardens to kill weeds.

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Napaskiak 9.0%
  • County 10.6%
  • State 9.6%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Napaskiak 8.4%
  • County 6.1%
  • State 4.5%

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

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Here 6.6
  • Bethel Census Area 6.7
  • State 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 28.3%
  • County 28.8%
  • State 30.9%

Sixty percent of Napaskiak residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Napaskiak 59.8%
  • Bethel Census Area 53.4%
  • Alaska 51.0%

Eighteen percent of Napaskiak 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 two 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. Forty 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. Forty 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 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 1.4 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Napaskiak 18.3%
  • Bethel Census Area 19.5%
  • State 22.6%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 31.8%
  • County 35.3%
  • Alaska 40.0%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 39.7%
  • County 39.3%
  • State 32.2%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 21.3%
  • County 24.5%
  • Alaska 24.6%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Napaskiak 47.5%
  • County 49.4%
  • Alaska 48.0%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 5.5
  • County 5.7
  • Alaska 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.5
  • Bethel Census Area 2.4
  • Alaska 2.5

Average hours a day using computer

  • Napaskiak 1.4
  • County 1.5
  • State 1.4

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

Eight percent of Napaskiak residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Four 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 four percent are overweight. Eighteen 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. Nine percent of people living in Napaskiak have ever received a blood transfusion. Twenty nine percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Seventeen percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. One percent have ever been told they had gout. Three percent have congestive heart failure. Four percent have coronary heart disease. Four 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. One percent have ever had emphysema. Six percent have another thyroid problem. Two percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Two percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Four percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Here 8.3%
  • County 9.2%
  • State 9.5%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 3.9%
  • Bethel Census Area 3.2%
  • Alaska 2.7%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Napaskiak 1.5%
  • County 2.1%
  • Alaska 3.7%

People with overweight (%)

  • Napaskiak 33.8%
  • Bethel Census Area 33.9%
  • State 33.9%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Napaskiak 18.4%
  • Bethel Census Area 16.4%
  • Alaska 15.9%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Napaskiak 9.1%
  • Bethel Census Area 8.2%
  • Alaska 8.6%

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

  • Here 29.3%
  • County 26.4%
  • Alaska 18.2%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Napaskiak 16.5%
  • Bethel Census Area 18.1%
  • Alaska 20.8%

People with gout (%)

  • Napaskiak 1.5%
  • Bethel Census Area 1.8%
  • State 3.1%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Napaskiak 2.5%
  • County 1.9%
  • Alaska 2.0%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Napaskiak 4.0%
  • County 3.5%
  • Alaska 2.4%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 3.7%
  • Bethel Census Area 3.5%
  • State 2.7%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Here 2.9%
  • Bethel Census Area 2.6%
  • Alaska 2.4%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Here 1.3%
  • County 1.0%
  • State 1.7%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Napaskiak 5.7%
  • County 5.5%
  • Alaska 6.5%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Here 1.8%
  • Bethel Census Area 1.5%
  • State 2.8%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Napaskiak 1.8%
  • Bethel Census Area 2.1%
  • Alaska 2.2%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 4.4%
  • County 4.1%
  • Alaska 6.5%

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

Seventy six percent of births in Napaskiak were vaginal deliveries. Twenty four percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.9 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Fifty two percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Fifty six percent of women breastfeed their children. Eight percent of women in Napaskiak have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Six percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Fifty six percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Twenty five percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Six 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 (%)

  • Napaskiak 75.8%
  • County 70.2%
  • Alaska 62.4%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 24.2%
  • County 29.8%
  • State 37.6%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Napaskiak 99.9%
  • County 99.9%
  • State 99.4%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 51.9%
  • Bethel Census Area 52.5%
  • State 56.8%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Here 55.9%
  • Bethel Census Area 63.1%
  • Alaska 62.8%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Napaskiak 8.5%
  • Bethel Census Area 8.5%
  • State 16.6%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Napaskiak 5.7%
  • County 4.9%
  • State 8.8%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 55.9%
  • County 66.1%
  • Alaska 77.2%

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

  • Here 25.3%
  • County 25.0%
  • Alaska 19.1%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Napaskiak 6.1%
  • County 8.1%
  • Alaska 14.6%

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

People living in Napaskiak report their general health condition on average at 51 percent. Five percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 36 percent of Napaskiak residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Six percent of people living in Napaskiak are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 50.8%
  • County 54.6%
  • Alaska 57.7%

Blood donors (%)

  • Napaskiak 5.2%
  • Bethel Census Area 4.8%
  • Alaska 5.5%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Napaskiak 36.5%
  • Bethel Census Area 38.3%
  • State 41.2%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 5.6%
  • County 6.0%
  • Alaska 8.4%

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

People in Napaskiak spend $382 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 22 percent of their income. The average family in Napaskiak spends $101 on food at other stores monthly. This is five percent of their income. They spend $115 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is seven percent of their income. They also spend $55 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 $382
  • Bethel Census Area $385
  • State $369

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

  • Napaskiak 22.2%
  • County 21.9%
  • Alaska 22.1%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Napaskiak $101
  • Bethel Census Area $102
  • State $84

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Napaskiak 5.2%
  • County 4.8%
  • State 4.6%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Napaskiak $115
  • Bethel Census Area $125
  • Alaska $152

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Napaskiak 7.4%
  • Bethel Census Area 7.2%
  • State 7.6%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Napaskiak $55
  • County $56
  • Alaska $36

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Napaskiak 1.3%
  • County 1.3%
  • Alaska 1.4%

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

People living in Napaskiak report their general condition of hearing on average at 79 percent. Eighty four 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. Twenty three percent of Napaskiak population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Forty nine 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 Napaskiak had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Napaskiak 79.1%
  • Bethel Census Area 81.0%
  • State 80.9%

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

  • Napaskiak 83.6%
  • County 84.6%
  • Alaska 81.0%

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

  • Here 96.2%
  • County 96.1%
  • State 95.5%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Napaskiak 22.6%
  • Bethel Census Area 22.4%
  • Alaska 19.4%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 49.1%
  • County 49.7%
  • Alaska 43.9%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 14.5%
  • County 15.3%
  • Alaska 16.2%

Thirty two percent of Napaskiak 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 (%)

  • Napaskiak 32.2%
  • County 26.9%
  • State 22.5%

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Sixteen percent of Napaskiak 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. Seven percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Fourteen percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion. Four 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 15.9%
  • Bethel Census Area 15.6%
  • State 15.0%

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

  • Here 21.2%
  • Bethel Census Area 19.9%
  • State 20.4%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Napaskiak 7.0%
  • County 5.7%
  • State 6.4%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Napaskiak 14.5%
  • Bethel Census Area 11.0%
  • State 8.1%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 4.3%
  • County 4.0%
  • Alaska 4.9%

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