Health and Nutrition of Chignik Lagoon, AK Residents

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Forty four percent of Chignik Lagoon 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 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 three "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 (%)

  • Chignik Lagoon 44.0%
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 48.4%
  • Alaska 49.9%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Here 17.4
  • County 17.4
  • State 19.7

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Chignik Lagoon 4.2
  • County 3.5
  • Alaska 3.9

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

  • Here 1.7
  • County 1.6
  • State 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Chignik Lagoon 3.0
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 2.3
  • State 2.0

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Chignik Lagoon 4.8
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 3.4
  • Alaska 3.6

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

The average Chignik Lagoon 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). Nineteen 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). Chignik Lagoon 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 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 24 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Here 2.0
  • County 2.0
  • State 1.8

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Chignik Lagoon 19.4%
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 20.2%
  • Alaska 15.9%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 17.4%
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 17.7%
  • Alaska 20.8%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Chignik Lagoon 44.7%
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 45.8%
  • Alaska 48.3%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 2.0
  • County 2.7
  • State 3.0

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 3.0
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 2.9
  • State 2.8

Average number of teeth

  • Here 24.4
  • County 23.9
  • Alaska 24.4

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

The average height of Chignik Lagoon residents 16 years and older is 67 inches. The average weight is 180 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Thirty seven percent of people living here are obese. Fifty three percent have ever been obese. Thirty two percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Here 67.2
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 66.8
  • State 67.1

Average weight (pounds)

  • Chignik Lagoon 180.5
  • County 180.9
  • State 180.9

Average BMI

  • Here 29.0
  • County 29.6
  • Alaska 28.7

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 37.5%
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 41.1%
  • State 36.8%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Chignik Lagoon 53.0%
  • County 54.0%
  • State 48.3%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Here 31.7%
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 36.8%
  • Alaska 37.9%

Seventy eight percent of Chignik Lagoon 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 four percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Chignik Lagoon 77.6%
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 68.9%
  • State 64.1%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Chignik Lagoon 33.1%
  • County 30.4%
  • State 25.2%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 31.8%
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 29.0%
  • Alaska 23.5%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 23.8%
  • County 20.8%
  • State 14.5%

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

Eleven percent of people living in Chignik Lagoon have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Forty 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 (%)

  • Chignik Lagoon 10.8%
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 11.5%
  • Alaska 8.5%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Chignik Lagoon 39.9%
  • County 44.9%
  • State 45.1%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 1.2%
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 2.0%
  • Alaska 2.5%

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

Chignik Lagoon 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
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 1.1
  • Alaska 1.0

Twelve percent of Chignik Lagoon 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. Fifty three percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Eighteen percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Seven percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Sixteen percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Thirty four percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Chignik Lagoon 12.4%
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 11.2%
  • Alaska 11.1%

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

  • Here 53.4%
  • County 59.4%
  • State 65.4%

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

  • Here 17.7%
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 17.8%
  • State 26.2%

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

  • Here 7.4%
  • County 14.6%
  • State 17.0%

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

  • Chignik Lagoon 15.5%
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 18.4%
  • State 22.3%

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

  • Here 33.6%
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 38.6%
  • State 42.6%

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

Sixty four percent of people living in Chignik Lagoon are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Chignik Lagoon 63.8%
  • County 69.1%
  • State 73.6%

Ten percent of people living in Chignik Lagoon have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had hypertension (also called high blood pressure). Sixteen percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Twenty nine percent of people in Chignik Lagoon 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 (%)

  • Here 10.4%
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 15.9%
  • State 16.7%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Chignik Lagoon 15.8%
  • County 21.8%
  • State 21.3%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 28.7%
  • County 35.7%
  • State 38.1%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Here 14.8%
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 18.6%
  • Alaska 15.1%

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

Twenty three percent of people living in Chignik Lagoon use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Chignik Lagoon 23.4%
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 32.3%
  • Alaska 38.8%

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

Thirty three percent of Chignik Lagoon residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Thirty seven percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Fifty five 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 nine 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 nine 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. Six 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 33.1%
  • County 29.5%
  • State 26.3%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Chignik Lagoon 37.1%
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 31.1%
  • Alaska 27.3%

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

  • Here 54.5%
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 45.4%
  • State 43.0%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Chignik Lagoon 62.5%
  • County 58.2%
  • Alaska 53.2%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Chignik Lagoon 41.0%
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 34.9%
  • State 27.8%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Chignik Lagoon 28.5%
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 24.6%
  • State 21.6%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Here 29.4%
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 24.0%
  • Alaska 20.5%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Chignik Lagoon 29.2%
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 23.4%
  • State 14.6%

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

  • Here 6.5%
  • County 4.9%
  • State 4.2%

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

Chignik Lagoon residents on average take one prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 1.4
  • County 1.7
  • State 1.7

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

Eighty six percent of people living in Chignik Lagoon have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Ten 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 8.7 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 30 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Chignik Lagoon 85.6%
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 83.5%
  • State 82.2%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Here 9.6%
  • County 10.1%
  • Alaska 10.0%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 4.1
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 4.4
  • Alaska 5.1

Average drinks/week

  • Chignik Lagoon 8.7
  • County 7.5
  • Alaska 6.1

Average days/year people drink much

  • Chignik Lagoon 30.1
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 26.2
  • State 24.4

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

Ninety nine percent of Chignik Lagoon 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 seven percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Fifty two percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Four percent of males in Chignik Lagoon have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Ninety six percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Ninety percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Thirty seven percent have ever had anal sex. Twenty one percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Chignik Lagoon 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 28 women. People living here were on average 20 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. In their lifetime they performed oral sex on average on seven women. People in Chignik Lagoon 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 Chignik Lagoon has vaginal or anal sex 79 times a year. Forty two percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Chignik Lagoon 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with nine men on average. They have had eight male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.5 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Seventy eight percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Here 99.1%
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 98.9%
  • Alaska 97.2%

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

  • Here 96.5%
  • County 96.8%
  • Alaska 94.5%

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

  • Chignik Lagoon 86.7%
  • County 84.1%
  • Alaska 86.9%

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

  • Here 52.0%
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 46.8%
  • State 48.0%

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

  • Here 4.1%
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 5.0%
  • State 6.1%

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

  • Chignik Lagoon 96.5%
  • County 98.8%
  • Alaska 97.1%

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

  • Here 89.6%
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 89.2%
  • State 88.3%

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

  • Chignik Lagoon 36.8%
  • County 33.6%
  • Alaska 39.4%

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

  • Chignik Lagoon 21.1%
  • County 14.7%
  • Alaska 12.0%

Average age people first had sex

  • Chignik Lagoon 15.8
  • County 16.3
  • Alaska 16.9

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

  • Chignik Lagoon 37.7
  • County 34.9
  • Alaska 26.3

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

  • Here 27.8
  • County 26.8
  • State 21.6

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

  • Here 19.8
  • County 21.1
  • Alaska 21.3

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

  • Chignik Lagoon 7.0
  • County 6.7
  • Alaska 5.7

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

  • Chignik Lagoon 17.6
  • County 17.9
  • State 18.8

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

  • Here 1.4
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 1.6
  • Alaska 3.7

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Chignik Lagoon 12.8%
  • County 13.9%
  • Alaska 8.7%

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

  • Chignik Lagoon 78.8
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 65.2
  • State 64.3

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 42.3%
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 45.5%
  • Alaska 55.7%

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

  • Chignik Lagoon 9.2
  • County 9.0
  • State 9.8

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

  • Here 8.0
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 7.8
  • State 9.0

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

  • Chignik Lagoon 0.5
  • County 0.3
  • State 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Here 78.1%
  • County 74.5%
  • State 81.4%

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

Eight percent of households in Chignik Lagoon 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 (%)

  • Chignik Lagoon 8.2%
  • County 11.9%
  • State 9.6%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Chignik Lagoon 6.9%
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 5.2%
  • State 4.5%

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

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Chignik Lagoon 6.5
  • County 6.7
  • State 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Chignik Lagoon 31.7%
  • County 30.7%
  • Alaska 30.9%

Sixty three percent of Chignik Lagoon residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 62.8%
  • County 53.7%
  • State 51.0%

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

Twenty one percent of Chignik Lagoon 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 five 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 eight 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 two 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 1.7 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 21.2%
  • County 21.1%
  • State 22.6%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Chignik Lagoon 35.4%
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 38.7%
  • Alaska 40.0%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 37.4%
  • County 37.8%
  • State 32.2%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Chignik Lagoon 27.6%
  • County 24.1%
  • State 24.6%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Chignik Lagoon 42.3%
  • County 48.1%
  • State 48.0%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Chignik Lagoon 5.7
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 5.7
  • State 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Chignik Lagoon 2.5
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 2.6
  • Alaska 2.5

Average hours a day using computer

  • Chignik Lagoon 1.7
  • County 1.4
  • State 1.4

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

Ten percent of Chignik Lagoon residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Three percent of people living here has anemia, sometimes called "tired blood" or "low blood". Thirty six percent are overweight. Thirty 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 Chignik Lagoon have ever received a blood transfusion. Twenty seven percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Nineteen percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Two percent have ever been told they had gout. One percent have congestive heart failure. Three percent have coronary heart disease. One percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Four percent have ever had a heart attack, also called myocardial infarction. Two percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. Two percent have ever had emphysema. Five percent have another thyroid problem. 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 9.6%
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 9.8%
  • State 9.5%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 3.4%
  • County 3.2%
  • State 2.7%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 35.7%
  • County 36.8%
  • Alaska 33.9%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Here 30.0%
  • County 15.0%
  • Alaska 15.9%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Here 8.7%
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 8.8%
  • State 8.6%

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

  • Chignik Lagoon 26.7%
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 26.3%
  • State 18.2%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Chignik Lagoon 19.3%
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 21.9%
  • State 20.8%

People with gout (%)

  • Here 1.6%
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 2.3%
  • State 3.1%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Chignik Lagoon 0.8%
  • County 2.4%
  • Alaska 2.0%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Chignik Lagoon 3.3%
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 4.5%
  • Alaska 2.4%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 0.9%
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 0.8%
  • State 1.4%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Chignik Lagoon 4.3%
  • County 4.5%
  • Alaska 2.7%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Here 2.4%
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 3.0%
  • State 2.4%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Here 1.6%
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 1.5%
  • State 1.7%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 5.5%
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 5.5%
  • Alaska 6.5%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Chignik Lagoon 2.0%
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 2.0%
  • State 2.2%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Chignik Lagoon 4.4%
  • County 4.9%
  • State 6.5%

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

Seventy three percent of births in Chignik Lagoon were vaginal deliveries. Twenty seven percent of deliveries were cesarean. 100.0 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Fifty six percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Fifty five percent of women breastfeed their children. Nine percent of women in Chignik Lagoon have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Seven percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Sixty one percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Four percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Twenty three 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 (%)

  • Chignik Lagoon 73.3%
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 69.1%
  • Alaska 62.4%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Chignik Lagoon 26.7%
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 30.9%
  • Alaska 37.6%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Chignik Lagoon 100.0%
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 99.8%
  • Alaska 99.4%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Chignik Lagoon 55.8%
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 54.8%
  • State 56.8%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Chignik Lagoon 54.7%
  • County 64.7%
  • Alaska 62.8%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Chignik Lagoon 8.8%
  • County 11.4%
  • Alaska 16.6%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Here 6.9%
  • County 5.8%
  • Alaska 8.8%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Chignik Lagoon 61.0%
  • County 71.7%
  • State 77.2%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Here 3.8%
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 5.0%
  • State 9.5%

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

  • Here 22.9%
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 22.7%
  • Alaska 19.1%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Chignik Lagoon 6.0%
  • County 10.6%
  • Alaska 14.6%

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

People living in Chignik Lagoon report their general health condition on average at 52 percent. Five percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 38 percent of Chignik Lagoon residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Seven percent of people living in Chignik Lagoon are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Chignik Lagoon 52.5%
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 54.7%
  • State 57.7%

Blood donors (%)

  • Chignik Lagoon 5.5%
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 4.9%
  • Alaska 5.5%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 37.8%
  • County 38.6%
  • State 41.2%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Chignik Lagoon 7.3%
  • County 7.0%
  • Alaska 8.4%

People in Chignik Lagoon spend $354 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 Chignik Lagoon spends $92 on food at other stores monthly. This is six percent of their income. They spend $114 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is nine percent of their income. They also spend $52 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is two percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Chignik Lagoon $354
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough $379
  • Alaska $369

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

  • Here 22.2%
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 22.7%
  • State 22.1%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $92
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough $104
  • Alaska $84

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 5.6%
  • County 4.6%
  • State 4.6%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Chignik Lagoon $114
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough $123
  • Alaska $152

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Chignik Lagoon 9.1%
  • County 6.7%
  • State 7.6%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Chignik Lagoon $52
  • County $70
  • Alaska $36

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Here 1.8%
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 1.1%
  • Alaska 1.4%

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People living in Chignik Lagoon report their general condition of hearing on average at 81 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 five percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Twenty six percent of Chignik Lagoon population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Fifty five 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. Fifteen percent of people in Chignik Lagoon had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Chignik Lagoon 81.0%
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 81.0%
  • Alaska 80.9%

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

  • Chignik Lagoon 83.4%
  • County 83.3%
  • State 81.0%

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

  • Chignik Lagoon 94.8%
  • County 96.2%
  • State 95.5%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Chignik Lagoon 26.5%
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 23.8%
  • Alaska 19.4%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 55.4%
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 51.8%
  • Alaska 43.9%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 15.3%
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 17.5%
  • State 16.2%

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Twenty eight percent of Chignik Lagoon 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 28.0%
  • County 27.3%
  • Alaska 22.5%

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Nineteen percent of Chignik Lagoon 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 two percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Five 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 (%)

  • Here 18.7%
  • County 18.1%
  • Alaska 15.0%

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

  • Chignik Lagoon 21.5%
  • County 23.1%
  • Alaska 20.4%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 5.5%
  • Lake and Peninsula Borough 7.3%
  • State 6.4%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Chignik Lagoon 13.3%
  • County 10.6%
  • Alaska 8.1%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 5.1%
  • County 5.0%
  • Alaska 4.9%

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