Health and Nutrition of King Salmon, AK Residents

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Fifty percent of King Salmon residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 19 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 four frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • King Salmon 50.4%
  • County 48.1%
  • Alaska 49.9%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • King Salmon 18.6
  • County 18.5
  • Alaska 19.7

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • King Salmon 4.3
  • County 3.7
  • Alaska 3.9

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

  • King Salmon 1.7
  • County 1.7
  • State 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • King Salmon 2.4
  • County 2.2
  • Alaska 2.0

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 3.9
  • Bristol Bay Borough 3.7
  • Alaska 3.6

The average King Salmon 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). Seventeen 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). King Salmon residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 50 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

  • King Salmon 1.7
  • Bristol Bay Borough 2.0
  • State 1.8

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 17.5%
  • County 19.3%
  • State 15.9%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 18.5%
  • County 21.0%
  • Alaska 20.8%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Here 49.6%
  • County 45.3%
  • State 48.3%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • King Salmon 2.8
  • Bristol Bay Borough 2.8
  • Alaska 3.0

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 2.6
  • County 2.7
  • State 2.8

Average number of teeth

  • King Salmon 24.9
  • County 24.2
  • Alaska 24.4

The average height of King Salmon residents 16 years and older is 68 inches. The average weight is 187 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Thirty eight percent of people living here are obese. Fifty one percent have ever been obese. Forty two percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • King Salmon 67.8
  • Bristol Bay Borough 67.3
  • Alaska 67.1

Average weight (pounds)

  • King Salmon 187.3
  • Bristol Bay Borough 186.9
  • Alaska 180.9

Average BMI

  • King Salmon 29.1
  • County 29.8
  • Alaska 28.7

People that are obese (%)

  • King Salmon 37.9%
  • County 40.8%
  • Alaska 36.8%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • King Salmon 50.5%
  • County 54.4%
  • Alaska 48.3%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • King Salmon 41.9%
  • Bristol Bay Borough 38.9%
  • Alaska 37.9%

Sixty eight percent of King Salmon residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Thirty percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Twenty eight percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Two percent have ever used heroin. Seventeen percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • King Salmon 68.0%
  • County 67.9%
  • Alaska 64.1%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • King Salmon 29.5%
  • Bristol Bay Borough 30.8%
  • State 25.2%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 27.8%
  • Bristol Bay Borough 29.1%
  • State 23.5%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • King Salmon 2.1%
  • Bristol Bay Borough 2.6%
  • Alaska 2.5%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • King Salmon 16.9%
  • Bristol Bay Borough 19.1%
  • State 14.5%

Nine percent of people living in King Salmon have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Forty eight percent of people had a blood test for high sugar or diabetes within the past three years. Three percent of city residents are currently taking insulin.

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Here 8.8%
  • County 10.5%
  • State 8.5%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 48.2%
  • County 44.0%
  • State 45.1%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 2.9%
  • Bristol Bay Borough 2.5%
  • Alaska 2.5%

King Salmon 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

  • King Salmon 1.0
  • County 1.0
  • State 1.0

Eleven percent of King Salmon 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. Sixty five percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Twenty nine percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Eighteen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Twenty four percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Forty nine percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • King Salmon 11.1%
  • Bristol Bay Borough 12.8%
  • State 11.1%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • King Salmon 4.0%
  • County 3.1%
  • Alaska 4.3%

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

  • Here 64.9%
  • Bristol Bay Borough 64.6%
  • Alaska 65.4%

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

  • King Salmon 29.5%
  • Bristol Bay Borough 24.1%
  • Alaska 26.2%

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

  • Here 17.5%
  • County 17.6%
  • Alaska 17.0%

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

  • King Salmon 24.5%
  • County 23.8%
  • Alaska 22.3%

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

  • King Salmon 48.9%
  • Bristol Bay Borough 44.4%
  • Alaska 42.6%

Seventy four percent of people living in King Salmon are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • King Salmon 74.5%
  • County 69.2%
  • State 73.6%

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

  • King Salmon 16.2%
  • County 16.1%
  • Alaska 16.7%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • King Salmon 19.5%
  • Bristol Bay Borough 20.5%
  • State 21.3%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 41.4%
  • County 37.9%
  • Alaska 38.1%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • King Salmon 16.0%
  • Bristol Bay Borough 16.8%
  • Alaska 15.1%

Forty one percent of people living in King Salmon use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 40.5%
  • Bristol Bay Borough 37.2%
  • Alaska 38.8%

Twenty five percent of King Salmon residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty six percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Forty six percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Fifty six percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Twenty nine percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Twenty four percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Twenty one 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. Five 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 (%)

  • King Salmon 25.1%
  • County 27.9%
  • State 26.3%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • King Salmon 26.2%
  • Bristol Bay Borough 29.4%
  • Alaska 27.3%

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

  • Here 45.6%
  • Bristol Bay Borough 45.4%
  • Alaska 43.0%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 55.5%
  • Bristol Bay Borough 54.9%
  • State 53.2%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Here 28.8%
  • Bristol Bay Borough 30.8%
  • State 27.8%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 23.6%
  • County 23.5%
  • Alaska 21.6%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • King Salmon 21.4%
  • County 22.7%
  • State 20.5%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Here 14.2%
  • Bristol Bay Borough 17.5%
  • Alaska 14.6%

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

  • Here 4.5%
  • County 4.8%
  • State 4.2%

King Salmon residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 1.7
  • Bristol Bay Borough 1.7
  • State 1.7

Eighty six percent of people living in King Salmon have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Seven percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 5.5 days per month on average. They have 6.3 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 25 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Here 85.6%
  • Bristol Bay Borough 81.1%
  • Alaska 82.2%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Here 7.3%
  • Bristol Bay Borough 10.6%
  • State 10.0%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 5.5
  • Bristol Bay Borough 4.9
  • State 5.1

Average drinks/week

  • Here 6.3
  • Bristol Bay Borough 7.2
  • Alaska 6.1

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 24.7
  • Bristol Bay Borough 28.7
  • Alaska 24.4

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

Ninety nine percent of King Salmon residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety six percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Ninety two percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Fifty percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Seven percent of males in King Salmon 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 two percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Forty three percent have ever had anal sex. Fourteen percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in King Salmon were 17 years old on average when they had sex for the first time. The average man in his lifetime had any kind of sex with 28 women. He has vaginal sex with 23 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 eight women. Males in their lifetime have anal or oral sex with 0.9 men on average. They have had 0.4 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in King Salmon were 18 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on two men in their lifetime. Seven percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in King Salmon has vaginal or anal sex 62 times a year. Sixty one percent have sex without using a condom. Females in King Salmon 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 11 men on average. They have had 10 male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.6 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Eighty seven percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Here 98.6%
  • County 98.6%
  • State 97.2%

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

  • Here 95.8%
  • County 96.1%
  • State 94.5%

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

  • Here 92.3%
  • County 89.9%
  • Alaska 86.9%

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

  • King Salmon 49.8%
  • Bristol Bay Borough 52.0%
  • State 48.0%

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

  • King Salmon 6.9%
  • County 6.8%
  • State 6.1%

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

  • King Salmon 99.0%
  • County 98.9%
  • Alaska 97.1%

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

  • King Salmon 91.5%
  • County 87.9%
  • State 88.3%

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

  • Here 43.4%
  • Bristol Bay Borough 39.2%
  • State 39.4%

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

  • Here 13.9%
  • County 13.4%
  • Alaska 12.0%

Average age people first had sex

  • King Salmon 17.0
  • Bristol Bay Borough 16.6
  • Alaska 16.9

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

  • King Salmon 28.4
  • County 33.5
  • State 26.3

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

  • Here 23.4
  • County 27.4
  • Alaska 21.6

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

  • Here 21.2
  • Bristol Bay Borough 20.9
  • Alaska 21.3

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

  • King Salmon 7.7
  • County 7.4
  • State 5.7

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

  • Here 0.9
  • Bristol Bay Borough 1.5
  • State 1.8

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

  • Here 0.4
  • County 0.8
  • Alaska 1.0

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

  • Here 18.1
  • Bristol Bay Borough 17.9
  • State 18.8

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

  • King Salmon 2.4
  • Bristol Bay Borough 3.1
  • State 3.7

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 7.0%
  • County 8.9%
  • State 8.7%

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

  • Here 62.3
  • Bristol Bay Borough 66.5
  • State 64.3

People having sex without condom (%)

  • King Salmon 61.0%
  • County 56.5%
  • State 55.7%

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

  • King Salmon 10.6
  • Bristol Bay Borough 10.2
  • State 9.8

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

  • Here 9.9
  • Bristol Bay Borough 9.4
  • Alaska 9.0

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

  • Here 0.6
  • County 0.5
  • Alaska 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Here 86.9%
  • Bristol Bay Borough 82.7%
  • State 81.4%

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

Nine percent of households in King Salmon use chemical products in their homes to control fleas, roaches, ants, termites or other insects. Five percent use chemical products in their lawns or gardens to kill weeds.

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Here 9.5%
  • Bristol Bay Borough 10.9%
  • Alaska 9.6%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Here 4.6%
  • Bristol Bay Borough 4.6%
  • State 4.5%

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • King Salmon 6.7
  • Bristol Bay Borough 6.6
  • State 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • King Salmon 35.9%
  • County 33.3%
  • State 30.9%

Fifty two percent of King Salmon residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • King Salmon 52.1%
  • Bristol Bay Borough 56.6%
  • Alaska 51.0%

Twenty three percent of King Salmon 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. Forty 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 two 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. Fifty 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 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 two 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 23.0%
  • Bristol Bay Borough 24.7%
  • Alaska 22.6%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 42.6%
  • County 43.3%
  • State 40.0%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 32.1%
  • County 31.4%
  • Alaska 32.2%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 27.6%
  • County 23.7%
  • State 24.6%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 51.2%
  • Bristol Bay Borough 46.8%
  • Alaska 48.0%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • King Salmon 6.3
  • Bristol Bay Borough 5.8
  • Alaska 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.4
  • County 2.6
  • State 2.5

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 1.4
  • County 1.4
  • Alaska 1.4

Nine percent of King Salmon 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". Four percent of people 16 years and older have ever been told by a doctor or other health care professional that they had psoriasis. Thirty five 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. Eight percent of people living in King Salmon have ever received a blood transfusion. Nineteen percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty three percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Four percent have ever been told they had gout. One percent have congestive heart failure. Two percent have coronary heart disease. One percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Two 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. One percent have ever had emphysema. Six percent have another thyroid problem. Two percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Two percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Seven percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Here 8.8%
  • Bristol Bay Borough 9.9%
  • State 9.5%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 1.8%
  • Bristol Bay Borough 2.5%
  • Alaska 2.7%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • King Salmon 3.5%
  • Bristol Bay Borough 3.6%
  • Alaska 3.7%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 35.3%
  • County 36.8%
  • Alaska 33.9%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Here 14.1%
  • Bristol Bay Borough 15.7%
  • State 15.9%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Here 8.1%
  • County 8.3%
  • State 8.6%

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

  • Here 18.5%
  • Bristol Bay Borough 21.8%
  • State 18.2%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 22.6%
  • County 23.9%
  • State 20.8%

People with gout (%)

  • King Salmon 4.4%
  • County 3.1%
  • Alaska 3.1%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Here 1.4%
  • County 1.7%
  • State 2.0%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Here 2.0%
  • Bristol Bay Borough 3.3%
  • State 2.4%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • King Salmon 1.2%
  • County 1.1%
  • Alaska 1.4%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • King Salmon 2.4%
  • County 3.3%
  • Alaska 2.7%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • King Salmon 1.7%
  • Bristol Bay Borough 2.6%
  • State 2.4%

People with emphysema (%)

  • King Salmon 1.1%
  • Bristol Bay Borough 1.5%
  • Alaska 1.7%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 6.1%
  • Bristol Bay Borough 5.6%
  • Alaska 6.5%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • King Salmon 2.5%
  • Bristol Bay Borough 2.8%
  • Alaska 2.8%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Here 2.2%
  • County 1.9%
  • State 2.2%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 6.9%
  • County 5.2%
  • State 6.5%

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

Sixty six percent of births in King Salmon were vaginal deliveries. Thirty four percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.4 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Fifty nine percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Fifty nine percent of women breastfeed their children. Eighteen percent of women in King Salmon have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Nine percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Eighty one percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Eight percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Twenty three percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Fourteen 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 (%)

  • King Salmon 65.6%
  • Bristol Bay Borough 66.4%
  • State 62.4%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • King Salmon 34.4%
  • County 33.6%
  • Alaska 37.6%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Here 99.4%
  • County 99.5%
  • Alaska 99.4%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 58.6%
  • County 58.3%
  • State 56.8%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Here 58.7%
  • County 60.0%
  • Alaska 62.8%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • King Salmon 18.5%
  • County 17.5%
  • Alaska 16.6%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • King Salmon 9.5%
  • Bristol Bay Borough 8.1%
  • State 8.8%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 80.8%
  • Bristol Bay Borough 78.9%
  • State 77.2%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Here 8.2%
  • Bristol Bay Borough 6.4%
  • State 9.5%

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

  • King Salmon 22.8%
  • Bristol Bay Borough 23.1%
  • Alaska 19.1%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • King Salmon 14.2%
  • County 13.4%
  • State 14.6%

People living in King Salmon report their general health condition on average at 58 percent. Seven percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 46 percent of King Salmon residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Nine percent of people living in King Salmon are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • King Salmon 57.5%
  • County 55.3%
  • Alaska 57.7%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 7.3%
  • County 5.6%
  • Alaska 5.5%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • King Salmon 45.7%
  • Bristol Bay Borough 42.0%
  • State 41.2%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 9.4%
  • Bristol Bay Borough 9.0%
  • Alaska 8.4%

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

People in King Salmon spend $384 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 20 percent of their income. The average family in King Salmon spends $96 on food at other stores monthly. This is five percent of their income. They spend $184 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is eight percent of their income. They also spend $38 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • King Salmon $384
  • County $373
  • Alaska $369

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

  • King Salmon 20.3%
  • Bristol Bay Borough 24.6%
  • State 22.1%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • King Salmon $96
  • Bristol Bay Borough $93
  • Alaska $84

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 4.6%
  • County 4.7%
  • Alaska 4.6%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $184
  • County $139
  • Alaska $152

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 8.5%
  • Bristol Bay Borough 7.2%
  • State 7.6%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • King Salmon $38
  • County $64
  • State $36

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • King Salmon 1.5%
  • County 1.3%
  • Alaska 1.4%

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

People living in King Salmon report their general condition of hearing on average at 81 percent. Seventy 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. Ninety six percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Twenty one percent of King Salmon population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Forty 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. Seventeen percent of people in King Salmon had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • King Salmon 81.0%
  • Bristol Bay Borough 80.7%
  • Alaska 80.9%

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

  • King Salmon 79.1%
  • County 79.0%
  • Alaska 81.0%

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

  • Here 95.9%
  • County 95.5%
  • State 95.5%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • King Salmon 21.0%
  • County 23.6%
  • State 19.4%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • King Salmon 45.0%
  • Bristol Bay Borough 50.1%
  • State 43.9%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • King Salmon 17.1%
  • Bristol Bay Borough 18.1%
  • Alaska 16.2%

Twenty percent of King Salmon 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 19.7%
  • Bristol Bay Borough 22.2%
  • State 22.5%

Fifteen percent of King Salmon 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 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. Four 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 14.6%
  • County 16.9%
  • State 15.0%

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

  • King Salmon 19.8%
  • County 22.4%
  • Alaska 20.4%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • King Salmon 5.1%
  • County 6.3%
  • State 6.4%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • King Salmon 6.9%
  • County 8.8%
  • State 8.1%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • King Salmon 3.8%
  • County 4.1%
  • Alaska 4.9%

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

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