Health and Nutrition of Hydaburg, AK Residents

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Forty nine percent of Hydaburg residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 16 times per month. This includes chocolate and other flavored milks, as well as hot cocoa made with milk, and does not count small amounts of milk added to coffee or tea. People living here eat an average of three meals (breakfasts, lunches or dinners) per week that were prepared away from home in places such as restaurants, fast food places, food stands, grocery stores or from vending machines. They get 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 49.2%
  • Alaska 49.9%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Here 15.8
  • State 19.7

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Here 3.1
  • State 3.9

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

  • Here 1.4
  • State 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Here 2.0
  • State 2.0

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 2.4
  • Alaska 3.6

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

The average Hydaburg 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. Eighteen percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Hydaburg 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 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 22 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Hydaburg 2.3
  • Alaska 1.8

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Hydaburg 21.8%
  • Alaska 15.9%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Hydaburg 18.4%
  • State 20.8%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Hydaburg 44.4%
  • State 48.3%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 2.6
  • State 3.0

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Hydaburg 3.3
  • State 2.8

Average number of teeth

  • Hydaburg 22.3
  • State 24.4

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

The average height of Hydaburg residents 16 years and older is 66 inches. The average weight is 173 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 30. Forty six percent of people living here are obese. Fifty three percent have ever been obese. Thirty eight percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Here 66.1
  • Alaska 67.1

Average weight (pounds)

  • Hydaburg 173.3
  • Alaska 180.9

Average BMI

  • Hydaburg 29.9
  • Alaska 28.7

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 45.6%
  • Alaska 36.8%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 52.8%
  • State 48.3%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Hydaburg 37.8%
  • State 37.9%

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

Sixty seven percent of Hydaburg residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty five 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. One percent have ever used heroin. Seventeen percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Hydaburg 66.6%
  • Alaska 64.1%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Hydaburg 24.7%
  • Alaska 25.2%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 23.2%
  • State 23.5%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Hydaburg 0.8%
  • State 2.5%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 17.2%
  • Alaska 14.5%

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

Fourteen percent of people living in Hydaburg have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Forty six 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 (%)

  • Hydaburg 14.4%
  • State 8.5%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 46.5%
  • State 45.1%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 1.1%
  • State 2.5%

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

Hydaburg 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 1.2
  • State 1.0

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

Eight percent of Hydaburg 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. Five 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. Twelve percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Fourteen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Thirteen percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Thirty four percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Here 7.8%
  • State 11.1%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Hydaburg 5.5%
  • Alaska 4.3%

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

  • Hydaburg 57.8%
  • Alaska 65.4%

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

  • Here 12.4%
  • Alaska 26.2%

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

  • Hydaburg 13.6%
  • State 17.0%

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

  • Hydaburg 13.0%
  • Alaska 22.3%

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

  • Hydaburg 34.3%
  • Alaska 42.6%

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

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Hydaburg 71.9%
  • Alaska 73.6%

Eighteen percent of people living in Hydaburg have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had hypertension (also called high blood pressure). Twenty six percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Thirty seven percent of people in Hydaburg frequently check their blood cholesterol. Twenty one 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 18.3%
  • Alaska 16.7%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 25.6%
  • State 21.3%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Hydaburg 37.3%
  • State 38.1%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Here 20.7%
  • Alaska 15.1%

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

Twenty five percent of people living in Hydaburg use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 24.5%
  • Alaska 38.8%

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

Thirty one percent of Hydaburg 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 one percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Fifty nine percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Thirty five percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Twenty one percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Twenty four 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. Three 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 30.8%
  • State 26.3%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 34.1%
  • Alaska 27.3%

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

  • Hydaburg 41.3%
  • State 43.0%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Hydaburg 59.4%
  • State 53.2%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Here 35.2%
  • Alaska 27.8%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 21.4%
  • Alaska 21.6%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Here 23.8%
  • Alaska 20.5%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Hydaburg 28.1%
  • Alaska 14.6%

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

  • Hydaburg 3.1%
  • State 4.2%

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

Hydaburg residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 1.8
  • State 1.7

Eighty one percent of people living in Hydaburg have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Twelve percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 3.7 days per month on average. They have 7.0 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 22 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Hydaburg 80.5%
  • Alaska 82.2%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Hydaburg 11.7%
  • Alaska 10.0%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Hydaburg 3.7
  • Alaska 5.1

Average drinks/week

  • Hydaburg 7.0
  • Alaska 6.1

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 22.2
  • State 24.4

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

Ninety nine percent of Hydaburg residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety eight percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Seventy one percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Thirty one percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Two percent of males in Hydaburg 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. Thirty two percent have ever had anal sex. Seventeen percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Hydaburg 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 24 women. He has vaginal sex with 15 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. Males in their lifetime have anal or oral sex with 0.6 men on average. People in Hydaburg 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. Twenty four percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Hydaburg has vaginal or anal sex 66 times a year. Thirty four percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Hydaburg 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with eight men on average. They have had seven male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.3 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Sixty three percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Here 99.3%
  • Alaska 97.2%

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

  • Hydaburg 98.1%
  • State 94.5%

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

  • Here 71.2%
  • Alaska 86.9%

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

  • Hydaburg 31.1%
  • State 48.0%

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

  • Here 2.3%
  • State 6.1%

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

  • Here 99.3%
  • State 97.1%

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

  • Here 90.1%
  • Alaska 88.3%

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

  • Hydaburg 31.6%
  • State 39.4%

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

  • Here 16.8%
  • Alaska 12.0%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 16.2
  • State 16.9

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

  • Here 23.7
  • State 26.3

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

  • Here 15.3
  • State 21.6

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

  • Hydaburg 21.0
  • Alaska 21.3

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

  • Hydaburg 2.9
  • State 5.7

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

  • Hydaburg 0.6
  • Alaska 1.8

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

  • Hydaburg 18.5
  • State 18.8

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

  • Hydaburg 1.5
  • Alaska 3.7

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 24.1%
  • Alaska 8.7%

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

  • Hydaburg 65.5
  • State 64.3

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Hydaburg 34.3%
  • Alaska 55.7%

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

  • Here 8.2
  • State 9.8

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

  • Here 6.7
  • State 9.0

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

  • Here 0.3
  • State 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Here 62.8%
  • State 81.4%

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

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

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Here 12.7%
  • State 9.6%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Hydaburg 6.4%
  • State 4.5%

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

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Hydaburg 6.7
  • State 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 30.6%
  • Alaska 30.9%

Fifty four percent of Hydaburg residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Hydaburg 54.0%
  • Alaska 51.0%

Seventeen percent of Hydaburg 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 four percent of people do moderate-intensity activities at work that cause small increases in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking or carrying light loads for at least 10 minutes continuously. Forty one percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Twenty percent do any vigorous-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause large increases in breathing or heart rate like running or basketball for at least 10 minutes continuously. Forty seven percent do any moderate-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause a small increase in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking, bicycling, swimming or golf for at least 10 minutes continuously. People living here spend six hours sitting on a typical day (this includes sitting at work, at home, getting to and from places, or with friends, including time spent sitting at a desk, traveling in a car or bus, reading, playing cards, watching television or using a computer). They usually sit and watch TV or videos for about three hours per day. They use a computer or play computer games (including Playstation, Nintendo DS, or other portable video games) outside of work or school for 1.4 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Hydaburg 17.4%
  • State 22.6%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 34.4%
  • State 40.0%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Hydaburg 40.9%
  • Alaska 32.2%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 20.5%
  • Alaska 24.6%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Hydaburg 47.1%
  • Alaska 48.0%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Hydaburg 5.7
  • State 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.7
  • Alaska 2.5

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 1.4
  • State 1.4

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

Fifteen percent of Hydaburg residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Two percent of people living here has anemia, sometimes called "tired blood" or "low blood". One percent of people 16 years and older have ever been told by a doctor or other health care professional that they had psoriasis. Thirty nine percent are overweight. Fourteen 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 Hydaburg have ever received a blood transfusion. Thirty percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty two percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Two percent have ever been told they had gout. Four percent have congestive heart failure. Six percent have coronary heart disease. Seven 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. Four percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. One 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 14.6%
  • State 9.5%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 2.2%
  • Alaska 2.7%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 1.3%
  • State 3.7%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 38.8%
  • Alaska 33.9%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Hydaburg 14.4%
  • Alaska 15.9%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Here 8.9%
  • State 8.6%

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

  • Hydaburg 29.5%
  • Alaska 18.2%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Hydaburg 21.8%
  • Alaska 20.8%

People with gout (%)

  • Here 2.0%
  • State 3.1%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Here 4.2%
  • State 2.0%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Hydaburg 5.7%
  • State 2.4%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 7.0%
  • Alaska 2.7%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Hydaburg 3.7%
  • Alaska 2.4%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Here 0.6%
  • State 1.7%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 4.9%
  • Alaska 6.5%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Here 3.8%
  • State 2.8%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Hydaburg 0.8%
  • State 2.2%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 4.1%
  • State 6.5%

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

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

  • Hydaburg 71.2%
  • State 62.4%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Hydaburg 28.8%
  • State 37.6%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Hydaburg 100.0%
  • Alaska 99.4%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 52.4%
  • Alaska 56.8%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Here 68.0%
  • Alaska 62.8%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Hydaburg 8.0%
  • State 16.6%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Here 3.4%
  • Alaska 8.8%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Hydaburg 66.6%
  • Alaska 77.2%

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

  • Hydaburg 29.1%
  • State 19.1%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Hydaburg 9.2%
  • Alaska 14.6%

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

People living in Hydaburg report their general health condition on average at 54 percent. Three percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 35 percent of Hydaburg residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Three percent of people living in Hydaburg are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Hydaburg 54.5%
  • State 57.7%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 2.9%
  • State 5.5%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Hydaburg 34.6%
  • Alaska 41.2%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 2.8%
  • Alaska 8.4%

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

People in Hydaburg spend $401 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 Hydaburg spends $123 on food at other stores monthly. This is five percent of their income. They spend $98 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is six percent of their income. They also spend $68 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Here $401
  • State $369

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

  • Hydaburg 23.3%
  • State 22.1%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Hydaburg $123
  • State $84

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Hydaburg 4.8%
  • Alaska 4.6%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Hydaburg $98
  • Alaska $152

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Hydaburg 5.8%
  • Alaska 7.6%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Here $68
  • Alaska $36

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Hydaburg 1.0%
  • State 1.4%

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

People living in Hydaburg report their general condition of hearing on average at 80 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 seven percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Twenty five percent of Hydaburg population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Fifty one 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 Hydaburg had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Here 79.7%
  • Alaska 80.9%

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

  • Here 86.4%
  • State 81.0%

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

  • Here 97.4%
  • Alaska 95.5%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Hydaburg 25.4%
  • Alaska 19.4%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 51.0%
  • Alaska 43.9%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 17.4%
  • Alaska 16.2%

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

Thirty eight percent of Hydaburg 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 38.5%
  • State 22.5%

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

Twenty two percent of Hydaburg 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 six percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Twelve percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Ten percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion. Eight 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 (%)

  • Hydaburg 22.0%
  • Alaska 15.0%

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

  • Hydaburg 26.1%
  • Alaska 20.4%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Hydaburg 12.1%
  • Alaska 6.4%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Hydaburg 9.7%
  • State 8.1%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 8.5%
  • State 4.9%

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

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