Health and Nutrition of Funny River, AK Residents

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Fifty percent of Funny River residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 15 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 one of these meals from a fast-food or pizza place. People here eat two "ready to eat" foods such as salads, soups, chicken, sandwiches and cooked vegetables per month. They also eat two frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Here 50.2%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 49.1%
  • Alaska 49.9%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Funny River 15.1
  • County 20.6
  • State 19.7

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Funny River 3.1
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 3.5
  • State 3.9

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

  • Funny River 1.3
  • County 1.8
  • State 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Funny River 2.3
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 1.9
  • State 2.0

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Funny River 2.3
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 3.6
  • State 3.6

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

The average Funny River 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). Fifteen percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Twenty percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Funny River residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 49 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 three days per week. The average person living here (including children) has 25 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Funny River 2.1
  • County 1.9
  • Alaska 1.8

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 14.7%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 15.4%
  • Alaska 15.9%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Funny River 20.1%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 22.9%
  • Alaska 20.8%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Here 49.4%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 46.6%
  • State 48.3%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 3.3
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 2.9
  • State 3.0

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 3.3
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 2.8
  • Alaska 2.8

Average number of teeth

  • Funny River 25.2
  • County 23.5
  • State 24.4

The average height of Funny River residents 16 years and older is 66 inches. The average weight is 180 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 31. Forty percent of people living here are obese. Fifty six percent have ever been obese. Sixty one percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Funny River 66.1
  • County 67.2
  • State 67.1

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 180.1
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 184.1
  • State 180.9

Average BMI

  • Funny River 30.8
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 29.1
  • State 28.7

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 40.1%
  • County 38.1%
  • State 36.8%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Funny River 56.2%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 51.2%
  • State 48.3%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Here 61.4%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 37.2%
  • Alaska 37.9%

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

Sixty one percent of Funny River residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty four percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Twenty three percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Two percent have ever used heroin. Seventeen percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 61.2%
  • County 65.7%
  • Alaska 64.1%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Here 23.7%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 27.0%
  • Alaska 25.2%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Funny River 23.4%
  • County 25.4%
  • Alaska 23.5%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Funny River 1.7%
  • County 3.0%
  • Alaska 2.5%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 16.5%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 15.6%
  • State 14.5%

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

Seven percent of people living in Funny River have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Fifty two percent of people had a blood test for high sugar or diabetes within the past three years.

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Here 6.8%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 8.9%
  • Alaska 8.5%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 51.7%
  • County 46.3%
  • Alaska 45.1%

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

Funny River 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

  • Funny River 1.1
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 1.0
  • State 1.0

Eight percent of Funny River 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. Four percent have been having problems with their ability to taste sweet, sour, salty or bitter foods and drinks. Fifty seven percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Nineteen percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Fourteen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Fourteen percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Thirty percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Funny River 7.7%
  • County 12.1%
  • Alaska 11.1%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Funny River 3.6%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 4.9%
  • Alaska 4.3%

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

  • Here 57.4%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 68.2%
  • State 65.4%

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

  • Funny River 19.2%
  • County 27.9%
  • State 26.2%

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

  • Funny River 13.9%
  • County 19.0%
  • State 17.0%

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

  • Funny River 13.7%
  • County 24.8%
  • Alaska 22.3%

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

  • Here 29.9%
  • County 42.3%
  • Alaska 42.6%

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

Fifty seven percent of people living in Funny River are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Funny River 57.4%
  • County 73.5%
  • Alaska 73.6%

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

Sixteen percent of people living in Funny River 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 seven percent of people in Funny River frequently check their blood cholesterol. Twenty two 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 15.9%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 19.5%
  • Alaska 16.7%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Funny River 21.2%
  • County 24.3%
  • State 21.3%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Funny River 37.0%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 42.0%
  • Alaska 38.1%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Funny River 22.2%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 17.2%
  • Alaska 15.1%

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

Thirty four percent of people living in Funny River use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Funny River 33.6%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 39.9%
  • State 38.8%

Twenty four percent of Funny River residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty two percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Forty eight percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Forty nine percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Twenty five percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Twenty percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Eighteen percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Fourteen 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. Four 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 (%)

  • Funny River 23.6%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 27.9%
  • Alaska 26.3%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 22.0%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 28.8%
  • Alaska 27.3%

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

  • Here 48.1%
  • County 44.9%
  • Alaska 43.0%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 49.1%
  • County 53.3%
  • Alaska 53.2%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Funny River 25.2%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 27.4%
  • Alaska 27.8%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Funny River 20.0%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 22.0%
  • Alaska 21.6%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Funny River 18.1%
  • County 20.6%
  • Alaska 20.5%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Funny River 13.9%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 14.9%
  • Alaska 14.6%

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

  • Funny River 3.7%
  • County 4.9%
  • Alaska 4.2%

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

Funny River residents on average take one prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Funny River 1.4
  • County 2.0
  • State 1.7

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

Sixty two percent of people living in Funny River have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Twenty percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 3.8 days per month on average. They have 8.9 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 48 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Here 62.4%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 83.0%
  • State 82.2%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Here 19.6%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 9.2%
  • State 10.0%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 3.8
  • County 5.3
  • Alaska 5.1

Average drinks/week

  • Funny River 8.9
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 6.3
  • State 6.1

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 48.2
  • County 26.5
  • State 24.4

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

Ninety nine percent of Funny River residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety four percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Eighty eight percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Fifty six percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Hundred percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Sixty four percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Thirty five percent have ever had anal sex. Eight percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Funny River were 17 years old on average when they had sex for the first time. People living here were on average 22 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. In their lifetime they performed oral sex on average on nine women. They have had 0.5 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Funny River were 19 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. Nine percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Funny River has vaginal or anal sex 66 times a year. Thirty two percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Funny River 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with six men on average. They have had six male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.2 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Seventy three percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Funny River 99.2%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 97.7%
  • Alaska 97.2%

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

  • Funny River 94.2%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 95.7%
  • Alaska 94.5%

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

  • Funny River 87.6%
  • County 88.9%
  • State 86.9%

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

  • Funny River 56.5%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 50.8%
  • Alaska 48.0%

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

  • Here 99.8%
  • County 98.2%
  • Alaska 97.1%

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

  • Funny River 63.6%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 90.6%
  • State 88.3%

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

  • Here 35.0%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 43.7%
  • State 39.4%

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

  • Here 8.1%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 11.3%
  • Alaska 12.0%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 17.4
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 16.8
  • State 16.9

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

  • Here 21.6
  • County 21.2
  • Alaska 21.3

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

  • Here 8.9
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 6.4
  • Alaska 5.7

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

  • Here 0.5
  • County 2.5
  • Alaska 1.0

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

  • Funny River 19.2
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 18.6
  • State 18.8

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Funny River 9.2%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 6.3%
  • State 8.7%

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

  • Here 65.7
  • County 62.5
  • Alaska 64.3

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Funny River 32.4%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 60.7%
  • State 55.7%

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

  • Funny River 6.5
  • County 10.5
  • Alaska 9.8

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

  • Funny River 5.9
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 9.6
  • State 9.0

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

  • Here 0.2
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 0.5
  • State 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Funny River 72.9%
  • County 83.5%
  • Alaska 81.4%

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

Sixteen percent of households in Funny River use chemical products in their homes to control fleas, roaches, ants, termites or other insects. Four percent use chemical products in their lawns or gardens to kill weeds.

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Here 16.1%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 9.9%
  • State 9.6%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Here 3.8%
  • County 5.2%
  • Alaska 4.5%

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

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Funny River 6.6
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 6.8
  • Alaska 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 22.3%
  • County 32.1%
  • Alaska 30.9%

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

Fifty seven percent of Funny River residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 56.8%
  • County 51.8%
  • Alaska 51.0%

Nineteen percent of Funny River 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 eight 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. Twenty seven percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Twenty five 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 one 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 five 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 1.5 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 19.1%
  • County 23.8%
  • Alaska 22.6%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 37.6%
  • County 41.4%
  • Alaska 40.0%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 27.4%
  • County 28.3%
  • State 32.2%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Funny River 24.8%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 20.1%
  • State 24.6%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 40.8%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 46.8%
  • State 48.0%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Funny River 5.5
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 6.1
  • State 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Funny River 2.9
  • County 2.6
  • State 2.5

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 1.5
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 1.3
  • Alaska 1.4

Thirteen percent of Funny River residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Eight 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 seven percent are overweight. Four percent of people living in Funny River have ever received a blood transfusion. Twenty eight percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Forty three percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Five percent have coronary heart disease. Two percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Three percent have ever had a heart attack, also called myocardial infarction. Five 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. Three percent have ever had chronic bronchitis.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Here 12.8%
  • County 9.0%
  • State 9.5%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 7.6%
  • County 2.5%
  • Alaska 2.7%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 2.4%
  • County 4.5%
  • State 3.7%

People with overweight (%)

  • Funny River 47.0%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 35.8%
  • Alaska 33.9%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Funny River 4.0%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 10.5%
  • Alaska 8.6%

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

  • Here 28.5%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 19.0%
  • Alaska 18.2%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Funny River 42.9%
  • County 24.6%
  • Alaska 20.8%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Funny River 5.5%
  • County 3.2%
  • Alaska 2.4%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 2.3%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 1.9%
  • State 1.4%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 3.4%
  • County 3.5%
  • State 2.7%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Funny River 4.7%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 2.8%
  • Alaska 2.4%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Funny River 1.0%
  • County 2.3%
  • Alaska 1.7%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Funny River 5.7%
  • County 7.2%
  • Alaska 6.5%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Funny River 3.5%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 3.6%
  • Alaska 2.8%

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

Seventy three percent of births in Funny River were vaginal deliveries. Twenty seven percent of deliveries were cesarean. 100.0 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Fifty seven percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Fifty percent of women breastfeed their children. Ten percent of women in Funny River have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Sixty three percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Fifteen percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Twelve 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 (%)

  • Funny River 73.0%
  • County 63.7%
  • State 62.4%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 27.0%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 36.3%
  • State 37.6%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Here 100.0%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 99.4%
  • Alaska 99.4%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 57.3%
  • County 59.0%
  • Alaska 56.8%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Funny River 50.3%
  • County 62.9%
  • State 62.8%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 10.4%
  • County 21.7%
  • Alaska 16.6%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Funny River 63.4%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 80.1%
  • State 77.2%

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

  • Here 15.3%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 17.5%
  • Alaska 19.1%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 11.7%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 19.1%
  • State 14.6%

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

People living in Funny River report their general health condition on average at 50 percent. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 42 percent of Funny River residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Four percent of people living in Funny River are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 50.1%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 57.1%
  • State 57.7%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Funny River 41.6%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 41.0%
  • Alaska 41.2%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 4.3%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 9.1%
  • Alaska 8.4%

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

People in Funny River spend $337 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 31 percent of their income. The average family in Funny River spends $86 on food at other stores monthly. This is three percent of their income. They spend $120 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is seven percent of their income. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Funny River $337
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough $362
  • Alaska $369

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

  • Here 31.1%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 23.7%
  • State 22.1%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Funny River $86
  • County $75
  • Alaska $84

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 3.3%
  • County 4.6%
  • State 4.6%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $120
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough $134
  • Alaska $152

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Funny River 7.1%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 7.0%
  • State 7.6%

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Here 0.6%
  • County 1.2%
  • State 1.4%

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

People living in Funny River report their general condition of hearing on average at 89 percent. Eighty nine percent of them can usually hear and understand, without the use of a hearing aid or any other listening devices, what a person says without seeing his or her face if that person whispers to them from across a quiet room. Hundred percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Twenty eight percent of Funny River 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. Twenty two percent of people in Funny River had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Funny River 88.6%
  • County 79.3%
  • State 80.9%

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

  • Here 89.3%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 78.9%
  • State 81.0%

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

  • Funny River 100.0%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 94.6%
  • State 95.5%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Here 28.2%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 22.2%
  • Alaska 19.4%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Funny River 52.2%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 47.6%
  • Alaska 43.9%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 21.7%
  • County 16.9%
  • State 16.2%

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

Thirty four percent of Funny River 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 33.9%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 23.8%
  • State 22.5%

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

Nineteen percent of Funny River 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. Seven 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 (%)

  • Funny River 18.9%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 17.6%
  • State 15.0%

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

  • Funny River 21.6%
  • County 24.8%
  • State 20.4%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 5.5%
  • County 8.3%
  • Alaska 6.4%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Here 6.8%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 9.0%
  • Alaska 8.1%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 5.5%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 6.6%
  • Alaska 4.9%

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

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