Health and Nutrition of Russian Mission, AK Residents

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Forty five percent of Russian Mission residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 17 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 (%)

  • Russian Mission 45.3%
  • County 44.5%
  • Alaska 49.9%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Russian Mission 17.1
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 17.1
  • State 19.7

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Here 3.5
  • County 3.6
  • Alaska 3.9

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

  • Russian Mission 2.0
  • County 1.9
  • State 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Here 2.4
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 2.2
  • Alaska 2.0

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 4.7
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 4.2
  • Alaska 3.6

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

The average Russian Mission 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 one percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Seventeen percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Russian Mission residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 45 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 four days per week. The average person living here (including children) has 24 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Russian Mission 2.2
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 2.1
  • State 1.8

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Russian Mission 20.7%
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 23.4%
  • Alaska 15.9%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 16.7%
  • County 18.4%
  • Alaska 20.8%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Russian Mission 45.0%
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 42.4%
  • Alaska 48.3%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Russian Mission 2.7
  • County 2.4
  • Alaska 3.0

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Russian Mission 3.8
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 3.4
  • Alaska 2.8

Average number of teeth

  • Here 23.7
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 23.2
  • Alaska 24.4

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

The average height of Russian Mission residents 16 years and older is 66 inches. The average weight is 177 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 30. Forty two percent of people living here are obese. Fifty three percent have ever been obese. Forty percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Here 66.3
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 66.4
  • State 67.1

Average weight (pounds)

  • Russian Mission 176.7
  • County 175.9
  • Alaska 180.9

Average BMI

  • Here 29.8
  • County 29.3
  • Alaska 28.7

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 42.4%
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 40.7%
  • Alaska 36.8%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 52.8%
  • County 52.7%
  • State 48.3%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Russian Mission 40.4%
  • County 34.6%
  • Alaska 37.9%

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

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Russian Mission 69.8%
  • County 70.7%
  • State 64.1%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Russian Mission 30.5%
  • County 33.1%
  • State 25.2%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 28.5%
  • County 30.8%
  • Alaska 23.5%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Russian Mission 21.6%
  • County 24.5%
  • State 14.5%

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

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

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Russian Mission 10.1%
  • County 11.3%
  • State 8.5%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Russian Mission 48.6%
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 45.7%
  • State 45.1%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 1.3%
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 1.4%
  • State 2.5%

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

Russian Mission 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

  • Russian Mission 1.1
  • County 1.1
  • State 1.0

Nine percent of Russian Mission 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 eight percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Seventeen percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Sixteen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Fifteen percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Thirty nine percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Russian Mission 9.3%
  • County 9.9%
  • Alaska 11.1%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Here 3.4%
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 3.5%
  • Alaska 4.3%

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

  • Here 57.6%
  • County 55.5%
  • Alaska 65.4%

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

  • Russian Mission 17.2%
  • County 16.0%
  • Alaska 26.2%

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

  • Russian Mission 15.9%
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 12.0%
  • State 17.0%

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

  • Here 15.0%
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 15.5%
  • Alaska 22.3%

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

  • Here 38.8%
  • County 37.2%
  • State 42.6%

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

Seventy three percent of people living in Russian Mission are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Russian Mission 72.8%
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 69.7%
  • State 73.6%

Fourteen percent of people living in Russian Mission 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. Thirty one percent of people in Russian Mission frequently check their blood cholesterol. Fifteen 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 (%)

  • Russian Mission 13.9%
  • County 13.4%
  • State 16.7%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 17.3%
  • County 19.4%
  • Alaska 21.3%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Russian Mission 31.0%
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 31.9%
  • Alaska 38.1%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Here 15.0%
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 16.7%
  • State 15.1%

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

Twenty seven percent of people living in Russian Mission use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Russian Mission 26.7%
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 23.8%
  • State 38.8%

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

Thirty seven percent of Russian Mission residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Thirty nine percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Fifty two percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Sixty one percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Forty one percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Twenty seven 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 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. Seven 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 (%)

  • Russian Mission 36.6%
  • County 34.2%
  • Alaska 26.3%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Russian Mission 38.5%
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 37.9%
  • State 27.3%

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

  • Russian Mission 52.3%
  • County 47.7%
  • Alaska 43.0%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 61.2%
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 62.1%
  • State 53.2%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Russian Mission 41.0%
  • County 41.6%
  • Alaska 27.8%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Russian Mission 27.4%
  • County 27.1%
  • State 21.6%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Russian Mission 30.4%
  • County 27.6%
  • State 20.5%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Here 30.2%
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 30.9%
  • State 14.6%

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

  • Here 6.6%
  • County 6.5%
  • State 4.2%

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

Russian Mission residents on average take one prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 1.5
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 1.5
  • Alaska 1.7

Seventy nine percent of people living in Russian Mission have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Fifteen 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 7.4 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 26 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Russian Mission 79.2%
  • County 84.4%
  • Alaska 82.2%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Here 14.6%
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 10.4%
  • State 10.0%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Russian Mission 4.1
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 4.0
  • State 5.1

Average drinks/week

  • Here 7.4
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 7.9
  • Alaska 6.1

Average days/year people drink much

  • Russian Mission 25.6
  • County 27.0
  • Alaska 24.4

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

Hundred percent of Russian Mission 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. Seventy seven percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Forty two percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Five percent of males in Russian Mission have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Hundred percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Eighty nine percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Forty three percent have ever had anal sex. Twenty eight percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Russian Mission 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 28 women. He has vaginal sex with 22 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 three women. People in Russian Mission 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. Fifteen percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Russian Mission has vaginal or anal sex 86 times a year. Thirty nine percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Russian Mission 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 10 men on average. They have had 10 male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.6 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Seventy five percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Here 99.7%
  • County 99.3%
  • State 97.2%

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

  • Russian Mission 97.1%
  • County 96.6%
  • Alaska 94.5%

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

  • Russian Mission 77.2%
  • County 81.6%
  • Alaska 86.9%

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

  • Here 41.6%
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 45.9%
  • State 48.0%

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

  • Russian Mission 5.2%
  • County 4.0%
  • Alaska 6.1%

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

  • Russian Mission 99.5%
  • County 99.1%
  • State 97.1%

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

  • Here 89.0%
  • County 90.8%
  • Alaska 88.3%

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

  • Here 43.1%
  • County 37.1%
  • Alaska 39.4%

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

  • Here 27.8%
  • County 21.9%
  • Alaska 12.0%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 16.1
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 15.9
  • Alaska 16.9

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

  • Here 28.0
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 31.4
  • Alaska 26.3

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

  • Here 22.0
  • County 24.2
  • State 21.6

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

  • Russian Mission 20.7
  • County 20.6
  • State 21.3

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

  • Here 3.1
  • County 5.3
  • State 5.7

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

  • Here 17.6
  • County 18.8
  • Alaska 18.8

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

  • Russian Mission 1.4
  • County 1.6
  • Alaska 3.7

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 14.5%
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 16.7%
  • Alaska 8.7%

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

  • Here 86.2
  • County 75.4
  • State 64.3

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Russian Mission 38.8%
  • County 39.6%
  • Alaska 55.7%

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

  • Russian Mission 10.4
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 9.9
  • State 9.8

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

  • Russian Mission 9.6
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 8.5
  • Alaska 9.0

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

  • Russian Mission 0.6
  • County 0.5
  • Alaska 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Russian Mission 75.4%
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 74.9%
  • State 81.4%

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

Eleven percent of households in Russian Mission use chemical products in their homes to control fleas, roaches, ants, termites or other insects. Ten percent use chemical products in their lawns or gardens to kill weeds.

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Here 10.8%
  • County 11.1%
  • Alaska 9.6%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Russian Mission 9.8%
  • County 7.2%
  • Alaska 4.5%

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

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Here 6.7
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 6.6
  • Alaska 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 30.1%
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 29.5%
  • State 30.9%

Sixty five percent of Russian Mission residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Russian Mission 64.5%
  • County 59.9%
  • State 51.0%

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

Eighteen percent of Russian Mission 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. Thirty seven percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Twenty four 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 eight 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 1.6 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Russian Mission 18.5%
  • County 19.4%
  • Alaska 22.6%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 36.7%
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 33.8%
  • State 40.0%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Russian Mission 37.1%
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 39.3%
  • Alaska 32.2%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 24.4%
  • County 21.5%
  • State 24.6%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 48.3%
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 46.8%
  • State 48.0%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 5.6
  • County 5.4
  • Alaska 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Russian Mission 2.6
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 2.6
  • Alaska 2.5

Average hours a day using computer

  • Russian Mission 1.6
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 1.5
  • Alaska 1.4

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

Fourteen percent of Russian Mission residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Five 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. Forty one percent are overweight. Sixteen 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. Eight percent of people living in Russian Mission have ever received a blood transfusion. Twenty seven percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. One percent have ever been told they had gout. Two 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. Four percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Here 13.7%
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 10.1%
  • Alaska 9.5%

People with anemia (%)

  • Russian Mission 4.9%
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 3.8%
  • State 2.7%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Russian Mission 1.7%
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 1.8%
  • State 3.7%

People with overweight (%)

  • Russian Mission 41.3%
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 35.4%
  • Alaska 33.9%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Here 15.6%
  • County 20.4%
  • State 15.9%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Russian Mission 7.5%
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 8.7%
  • Alaska 8.6%

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

  • Here 26.9%
  • County 29.2%
  • State 18.2%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 20.1%
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 19.2%
  • Alaska 20.8%

People with gout (%)

  • Russian Mission 1.4%
  • County 1.5%
  • Alaska 3.1%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Russian Mission 1.9%
  • County 2.3%
  • Alaska 2.0%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Here 3.8%
  • County 3.8%
  • Alaska 2.4%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Russian Mission 4.1%
  • County 4.2%
  • Alaska 2.7%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Here 2.6%
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 2.9%
  • Alaska 2.4%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Russian Mission 1.4%
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 1.6%
  • Alaska 1.7%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Russian Mission 5.9%
  • County 5.6%
  • Alaska 6.5%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Russian Mission 1.7%
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 1.8%
  • State 2.8%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 4.5%
  • County 3.9%
  • State 6.5%

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

Seventy five percent of births in Russian Mission were vaginal deliveries. Twenty five percent of deliveries were cesarean. 100.0 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Fifty two percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Sixty one percent of women breastfeed their children. Nine percent of women in Russian Mission have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Four percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Sixty three percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Twenty seven percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Ten 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 (%)

  • Russian Mission 75.0%
  • County 74.2%
  • Alaska 62.4%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 25.0%
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 25.8%
  • State 37.6%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Russian Mission 100.0%
  • County 99.9%
  • Alaska 99.4%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Russian Mission 51.7%
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 53.3%
  • State 56.8%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Here 61.3%
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 57.7%
  • State 62.8%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Russian Mission 8.6%
  • County 8.5%
  • State 16.6%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Here 4.0%
  • County 5.1%
  • State 8.8%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 62.5%
  • County 60.4%
  • State 77.2%

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

  • Here 27.0%
  • County 26.6%
  • Alaska 19.1%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 10.5%
  • County 6.9%
  • State 14.6%

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

People living in Russian Mission report their general health condition on average at 51 percent. Four percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 40 percent of Russian Mission residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Five percent of people living in Russian Mission are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Russian Mission 50.6%
  • County 51.6%
  • State 57.7%

Blood donors (%)

  • Russian Mission 4.0%
  • County 3.8%
  • State 5.5%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 40.1%
  • County 38.0%
  • Alaska 41.2%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 5.1%
  • County 5.3%
  • State 8.4%

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

People in Russian Mission spend $387 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 25 percent of their income. The average family in Russian Mission spends $102 on food at other stores monthly. This is six percent of their income. They spend $98 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is seven percent of their income. They also spend $93 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is two percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Here $387
  • Wade Hampton Census Area $387
  • Alaska $369

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

  • Russian Mission 25.4%
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 23.7%
  • State 22.1%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $102
  • County $101
  • State $84

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Russian Mission 5.6%
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 5.0%
  • Alaska 4.6%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $98
  • Wade Hampton Census Area $108
  • Alaska $152

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 7.4%
  • County 6.9%
  • Alaska 7.6%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Russian Mission $93
  • County $54
  • Alaska $36

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Russian Mission 1.5%
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 1.2%
  • State 1.4%

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

People living in Russian Mission report their general condition of hearing on average at 81 percent. Eighty six 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 eight percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Twenty six percent of Russian Mission 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. Seventeen percent of people in Russian Mission had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Here 80.9%
  • County 80.0%
  • Alaska 80.9%

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

  • Russian Mission 85.8%
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 83.2%
  • Alaska 81.0%

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

  • Russian Mission 98.4%
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 95.9%
  • State 95.5%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Here 26.0%
  • County 24.8%
  • State 19.4%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Russian Mission 48.9%
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 51.8%
  • Alaska 43.9%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Russian Mission 17.2%
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 15.4%
  • State 16.2%

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Thirty three percent of Russian Mission 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 (%)

  • Russian Mission 33.4%
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 29.4%
  • State 22.5%

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Sixteen percent of Russian Mission 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. Twelve percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion. Five 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 (%)

  • Russian Mission 16.0%
  • County 17.8%
  • Alaska 15.0%

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

  • Russian Mission 21.2%
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 22.2%
  • State 20.4%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 7.0%
  • County 6.6%
  • State 6.4%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Here 12.1%
  • Wade Hampton Census Area 13.3%
  • Alaska 8.1%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 5.1%
  • County 4.4%
  • State 4.9%

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

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