Health and Nutrition of Anvik, AK Residents

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Forty seven percent of Anvik 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 four 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 (%)

  • Anvik 46.7%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 46.6%
  • State 49.9%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Here 15.6
  • County 17.7
  • State 19.7

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Anvik 3.7
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 3.6
  • State 3.9

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

  • Here 1.6
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 1.7
  • Alaska 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Here 2.4
  • County 2.1
  • State 2.0

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 3.3
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 3.6
  • Alaska 3.6

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

The average Anvik 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 two percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Nineteen percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Anvik residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 44 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

  • Anvik 2.1
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 2.1
  • Alaska 1.8

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Anvik 21.8%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 21.9%
  • Alaska 15.9%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Anvik 19.0%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 19.8%
  • State 20.8%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Anvik 44.0%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 43.4%
  • Alaska 48.3%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Anvik 2.3
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 2.5
  • Alaska 3.0

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Anvik 3.0
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 3.0
  • State 2.8

Average number of teeth

  • Here 22.7
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 22.6
  • Alaska 24.4

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

The average height of Anvik residents 16 years and older is 66 inches. The average weight is 177 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Thirty nine percent of people living here are obese. Fifty four percent have ever been obese. Thirty five percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Anvik 65.6
  • County 66.7
  • State 67.1

Average weight (pounds)

  • Anvik 176.9
  • County 179.0
  • Alaska 180.9

Average BMI

  • Here 29.5
  • County 29.4
  • State 28.7

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 39.2%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 39.6%
  • Alaska 36.8%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 53.7%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 53.2%
  • Alaska 48.3%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Here 35.4%
  • County 35.5%
  • Alaska 37.9%

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

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Anvik 70.3%
  • County 69.0%
  • State 64.1%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Here 31.1%
  • County 29.9%
  • State 25.2%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 30.5%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 28.4%
  • Alaska 23.5%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Anvik 1.2%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 1.9%
  • Alaska 2.5%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 23.2%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 20.4%
  • State 14.5%

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

Thirteen percent of people living in Anvik have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Forty five 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 (%)

  • Here 13.3%
  • County 12.7%
  • Alaska 8.5%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Anvik 45.1%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 45.7%
  • State 45.1%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Anvik 2.2%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 1.9%
  • Alaska 2.5%

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

Anvik 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

  • Anvik 1.2
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 1.2
  • Alaska 1.0

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

Twelve percent of Anvik 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. Sixty percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Eighteen percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Thirteen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Eighteen 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 (%)

  • Anvik 11.9%
  • County 11.4%
  • Alaska 11.1%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Here 2.9%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 4.2%
  • Alaska 4.3%

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

  • Anvik 59.8%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 60.6%
  • State 65.4%

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

  • Anvik 18.0%
  • County 20.1%
  • State 26.2%

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

  • Anvik 12.7%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 15.1%
  • State 17.0%

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

  • Anvik 17.6%
  • County 19.1%
  • State 22.3%

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

  • Anvik 39.0%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 38.8%
  • Alaska 42.6%

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

Sixty eight percent of people living in Anvik are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Anvik 67.7%
  • County 69.3%
  • Alaska 73.6%

Sixteen percent of people living in Anvik have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had hypertension (also called high blood pressure). Twenty one percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Thirty six percent of people in Anvik frequently check their blood cholesterol. Nineteen 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 (%)

  • Here 16.1%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 17.4%
  • State 16.7%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Anvik 21.4%
  • County 22.8%
  • Alaska 21.3%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 36.0%
  • County 36.3%
  • State 38.1%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Here 19.1%
  • County 19.9%
  • Alaska 15.1%

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

Twenty eight percent of people living in Anvik use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Anvik 28.1%
  • County 29.0%
  • State 38.8%

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

Thirty three percent of Anvik residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Thirty four percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Forty eight percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Sixty two 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. Twenty nine percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Twenty eight 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 (%)

  • Anvik 33.2%
  • County 31.3%
  • State 26.3%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 34.2%
  • County 34.1%
  • Alaska 27.3%

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

  • Here 48.3%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 46.6%
  • Alaska 43.0%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 61.6%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 58.0%
  • Alaska 53.2%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Here 40.6%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 35.6%
  • Alaska 27.8%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Anvik 26.8%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 24.4%
  • State 21.6%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Here 28.6%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 25.4%
  • Alaska 20.5%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Anvik 27.6%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 24.8%
  • State 14.6%

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

  • Anvik 7.0%
  • County 5.8%
  • State 4.2%

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

Anvik residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 1.7
  • County 1.8
  • Alaska 1.7

Eighty percent of people living in Anvik have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Thirteen percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 3.6 days per month on average. They have 7.2 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 (%)

  • Here 80.0%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 82.0%
  • State 82.2%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Here 12.5%
  • County 10.8%
  • State 10.0%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 3.6
  • County 4.2
  • State 5.1

Average drinks/week

  • Here 7.2
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 7.5
  • State 6.1

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 23.4
  • County 27.3
  • State 24.4

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

Ninety nine percent of Anvik 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 four percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Forty six percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Four percent of males in Anvik 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 percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Forty percent have ever had anal sex. Twenty four percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Anvik 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 38 women. He has vaginal sex with 27 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 six women. Males in their lifetime have anal or oral sex with 0.8 men on average. People in Anvik 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. Thirteen percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Anvik has vaginal or anal sex 67 times a year. Forty percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Anvik 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 0.5 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Seventy two percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Anvik 99.3%
  • County 98.9%
  • State 97.2%

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

  • Here 97.0%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 96.6%
  • State 94.5%

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

  • Here 84.2%
  • County 83.9%
  • State 86.9%

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

  • Here 46.2%
  • County 46.0%
  • Alaska 48.0%

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

  • Anvik 4.3%
  • County 4.4%
  • Alaska 6.1%

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

  • Anvik 99.2%
  • County 98.7%
  • State 97.1%

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

  • Anvik 89.8%
  • County 88.5%
  • Alaska 88.3%

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

  • Anvik 40.0%
  • County 35.4%
  • State 39.4%

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

  • Here 23.8%
  • County 14.9%
  • Alaska 12.0%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 15.9
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 16.1
  • Alaska 16.9

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

  • Anvik 38.1
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 34.1
  • State 26.3

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

  • Here 26.8
  • County 26.0
  • State 21.6

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

  • Here 20.7
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 20.7
  • State 21.3

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

  • Anvik 6.1
  • County 6.2
  • State 5.7

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

  • Here 0.8
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 0.9
  • State 1.8

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

  • Anvik 18.1
  • County 19.8
  • State 18.8

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

  • Here 1.4
  • County 2.2
  • State 3.7

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Anvik 12.8%
  • County 13.9%
  • State 8.7%

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

  • Here 67.3
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 65.0
  • Alaska 64.3

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 40.0%
  • County 44.4%
  • Alaska 55.7%

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

  • Here 9.9
  • County 9.2
  • Alaska 9.8

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

  • Here 9.3
  • County 8.1
  • State 9.0

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

  • Anvik 0.5
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 0.4
  • Alaska 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Here 71.5%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 74.4%
  • State 81.4%

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

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

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Anvik 9.8%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 11.4%
  • Alaska 9.6%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Here 6.7%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 5.4%
  • State 4.5%

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

Anvik 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

  • Anvik 6.7
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 6.7
  • Alaska 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Anvik 30.5%
  • County 31.4%
  • State 30.9%

Fifty six percent of Anvik residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Anvik 55.6%
  • County 55.4%
  • Alaska 51.0%

Seventeen percent of Anvik 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 three 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 six percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Twenty three 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 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 (%)

  • Here 17.0%
  • County 21.0%
  • Alaska 22.6%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 33.1%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 36.8%
  • State 40.0%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 35.9%
  • County 35.6%
  • Alaska 32.2%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Anvik 22.5%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 21.0%
  • Alaska 24.6%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Anvik 40.4%
  • County 43.0%
  • State 48.0%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Anvik 5.7
  • County 5.6
  • Alaska 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.6
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 2.6
  • State 2.5

Average hours a day using computer

  • Anvik 1.4
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 1.4
  • State 1.4

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

Eleven percent of Anvik 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 six 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. Ten percent of people living in Anvik have ever received a blood transfusion. Thirty percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty five percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Three percent have ever been told they had gout. Four percent have congestive heart failure. Five percent have coronary heart disease. Five 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. One percent have ever had emphysema. Five percent have another thyroid problem. Two percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Two percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Five percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Here 11.2%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 10.6%
  • Alaska 9.5%

People with anemia (%)

  • Anvik 3.6%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 2.8%
  • State 2.7%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 2.1%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 2.6%
  • Alaska 3.7%

People with overweight (%)

  • Anvik 35.8%
  • County 36.4%
  • Alaska 33.9%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Anvik 16.4%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 17.5%
  • Alaska 15.9%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Here 10.2%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 10.1%
  • State 8.6%

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

  • Anvik 29.7%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 26.9%
  • State 18.2%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 24.9%
  • County 24.6%
  • Alaska 20.8%

People with gout (%)

  • Anvik 3.2%
  • County 2.3%
  • State 3.1%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Anvik 3.8%
  • County 2.8%
  • Alaska 2.0%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Here 5.5%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 4.3%
  • Alaska 2.4%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 4.8%
  • County 4.8%
  • State 2.7%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Anvik 4.0%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 3.5%
  • Alaska 2.4%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Here 1.3%
  • County 2.4%
  • Alaska 1.7%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Anvik 5.1%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 5.8%
  • State 6.5%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Here 2.0%
  • County 2.7%
  • Alaska 2.8%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Here 1.9%
  • County 2.4%
  • Alaska 2.2%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Anvik 5.1%
  • County 5.1%
  • State 6.5%

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

Seventy six percent of births in Anvik were vaginal deliveries. Twenty four percent of deliveries were cesarean. 100.0 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Fifty four percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Sixty percent of women breastfeed their children. Eleven percent of women in Anvik 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 two percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Twenty one percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Eleven 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 75.8%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 70.5%
  • Alaska 62.4%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Anvik 24.2%
  • County 29.5%
  • Alaska 37.6%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Anvik 100.0%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 99.7%
  • Alaska 99.4%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Anvik 54.5%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 56.5%
  • Alaska 56.8%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Here 59.5%
  • County 61.0%
  • State 62.8%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Anvik 11.1%
  • County 13.9%
  • Alaska 16.6%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Anvik 4.0%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 7.3%
  • State 8.8%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Anvik 62.4%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 70.1%
  • Alaska 77.2%

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

  • Anvik 21.1%
  • County 21.7%
  • Alaska 19.1%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 10.8%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 11.9%
  • Alaska 14.6%

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

People living in Anvik report their general health condition on average at 52 percent. Three percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 36 percent of Anvik residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Eight percent of people living in Anvik are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 51.8%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 52.9%
  • Alaska 57.7%

Blood donors (%)

  • Anvik 3.2%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 4.0%
  • State 5.5%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 36.1%
  • County 36.9%
  • State 41.2%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Anvik 7.8%
  • County 6.4%
  • State 8.4%

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

People in Anvik spend $372 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 Anvik spends $109 on food at other stores monthly. This is five percent of their income. They spend $114 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is seven percent of their income. They also spend $78 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Anvik $372
  • County $376
  • State $369

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

  • Here 22.7%
  • County 24.2%
  • Alaska 22.1%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $109
  • County $96
  • Alaska $84

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Anvik 5.0%
  • County 4.7%
  • Alaska 4.6%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $114
  • County $118
  • Alaska $152

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Anvik 6.8%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 6.9%
  • Alaska 7.6%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Here $78
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area $65
  • State $36

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Anvik 1.1%
  • County 1.2%
  • State 1.4%

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

People living in Anvik report their general condition of hearing on average at 80 percent. Eighty three 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 six percent of Anvik population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Fifty 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. Sixteen percent of people in Anvik had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Anvik 80.4%
  • County 79.6%
  • Alaska 80.9%

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

  • Here 83.5%
  • County 80.8%
  • Alaska 81.0%

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

  • Anvik 95.9%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 94.9%
  • State 95.5%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Anvik 25.9%
  • County 25.5%
  • State 19.4%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 52.0%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 52.4%
  • Alaska 43.9%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Anvik 16.2%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 16.6%
  • Alaska 16.2%

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Thirty one percent of Anvik 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 31.2%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 29.5%
  • State 22.5%

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Eighteen percent of Anvik 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 five percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Eight percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Thirteen 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 (%)

  • Anvik 18.5%
  • County 20.2%
  • State 15.0%

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

  • Here 24.9%
  • County 25.4%
  • Alaska 20.4%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 8.2%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 8.0%
  • Alaska 6.4%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Here 13.0%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 12.3%
  • State 8.1%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 5.5%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 5.5%
  • State 4.9%

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

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