Health and Nutrition of Klukwan, AK Residents

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Forty seven percent of Klukwan residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 16 times per month. This includes chocolate and other flavored milks, as well as hot cocoa made with milk, and does not count small amounts of milk added to coffee or tea. People living here eat an average of four meals (breakfasts, lunches or dinners) per week that were prepared away from home in places such as restaurants, fast food places, food stands, grocery stores or from vending machines. They get two of these meals from a fast-food or pizza place. People here eat two "ready to eat" foods such as salads, soups, chicken, sandwiches and cooked vegetables per month. They also eat six frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Klukwan 46.6%
  • County 51.2%
  • State 49.9%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Here 15.9
  • County 20.7
  • Alaska 19.7

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Klukwan 4.3
  • Haines Borough 3.7
  • Alaska 3.9

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

  • Here 1.6
  • County 1.6
  • State 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Here 2.2
  • Haines Borough 1.8
  • State 2.0

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Klukwan 5.7
  • Haines Borough 3.5
  • State 3.6

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

The average Klukwan 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 three percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Sixteen percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Klukwan 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 23 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Here 1.8
  • County 1.9
  • State 1.8

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 23.2%
  • County 17.4%
  • Alaska 15.9%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 16.3%
  • Haines Borough 19.7%
  • State 20.8%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Here 45.0%
  • County 48.0%
  • Alaska 48.3%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 2.4
  • County 3.0
  • State 3.0

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 2.8
  • County 2.6
  • State 2.8

Average number of teeth

  • Klukwan 23.4
  • Haines Borough 22.6
  • State 24.4

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

The average height of Klukwan residents 16 years and older is 67 inches. The average weight is 181 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 30. Thirty seven percent of people living here are obese. Fifty two percent have ever been obese. Forty one percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Here 66.8
  • Haines Borough 67.0
  • Alaska 67.1

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 181.1
  • County 180.0
  • Alaska 180.9

Average BMI

  • Here 29.8
  • Haines Borough 28.9
  • State 28.7

People that are obese (%)

  • Klukwan 37.1%
  • Haines Borough 36.8%
  • Alaska 36.8%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 51.6%
  • Haines Borough 48.8%
  • Alaska 48.3%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Klukwan 41.0%
  • County 38.0%
  • Alaska 37.9%

Seventy two percent of Klukwan residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Thirty percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Twenty nine percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Two percent have ever used heroin. Nineteen percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Klukwan 71.5%
  • County 63.8%
  • Alaska 64.1%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Here 30.1%
  • County 25.8%
  • Alaska 25.2%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Klukwan 29.0%
  • Haines Borough 24.1%
  • Alaska 23.5%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Klukwan 1.5%
  • County 3.0%
  • Alaska 2.5%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Klukwan 19.3%
  • County 14.3%
  • State 14.5%

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

Twelve percent of people living in Klukwan 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. Two percent of city residents are currently taking insulin.

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Klukwan 12.3%
  • County 11.3%
  • State 8.5%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Klukwan 48.1%
  • Haines Borough 47.6%
  • Alaska 45.1%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 2.4%
  • County 3.4%
  • Alaska 2.5%

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

Klukwan 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
  • County 1.2
  • State 1.0

Fourteen percent of Klukwan 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. Two percent have been having problems with their ability to taste sweet, sour, salty or bitter foods and drinks. Sixty two percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Twenty three percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Eleven 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. Forty three percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Here 13.8%
  • Haines Borough 12.1%
  • Alaska 11.1%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Here 2.0%
  • Haines Borough 4.9%
  • Alaska 4.3%

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

  • Klukwan 61.5%
  • County 65.9%
  • State 65.4%

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

  • Here 22.9%
  • County 31.5%
  • State 26.2%

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

  • Klukwan 11.4%
  • Haines Borough 16.0%
  • Alaska 17.0%

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

  • Klukwan 15.8%
  • Haines Borough 23.4%
  • State 22.3%

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

  • Klukwan 43.4%
  • County 48.2%
  • Alaska 42.6%

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

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 66.1%
  • County 77.3%
  • Alaska 73.6%

Twelve percent of people living in Klukwan have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had hypertension (also called high blood pressure). Nineteen percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Thirty five percent of people in Klukwan frequently check their blood cholesterol. Seventeen 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 12.4%
  • Haines Borough 22.4%
  • State 16.7%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Klukwan 18.7%
  • County 23.4%
  • State 21.3%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Klukwan 34.7%
  • Haines Borough 45.6%
  • State 38.1%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Here 16.6%
  • County 22.2%
  • Alaska 15.1%

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

Twenty seven percent of people living in Klukwan use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Klukwan 26.7%
  • County 38.0%
  • State 38.8%

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

Twenty nine percent of Klukwan residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Thirty one percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Fifty one percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Sixty one percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Thirty four 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 one 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 (%)

  • Here 29.4%
  • County 24.8%
  • Alaska 26.3%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Klukwan 31.2%
  • County 27.6%
  • State 27.3%

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

  • Here 51.3%
  • Haines Borough 40.6%
  • Alaska 43.0%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Klukwan 60.6%
  • County 52.6%
  • Alaska 53.2%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Klukwan 33.5%
  • County 26.9%
  • Alaska 27.8%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Klukwan 21.2%
  • County 20.7%
  • State 21.6%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Klukwan 23.8%
  • Haines Borough 19.5%
  • Alaska 20.5%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Here 21.1%
  • Haines Borough 14.9%
  • State 14.6%

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

  • Here 5.3%
  • Haines Borough 4.3%
  • Alaska 4.2%

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

Klukwan residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Klukwan 1.5
  • County 2.2
  • State 1.7

Seventy eight percent of people living in Klukwan 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 4.2 days per month on average. They have 9.2 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 40 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Klukwan 78.2%
  • Haines Borough 82.0%
  • State 82.2%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Here 11.9%
  • County 9.4%
  • State 10.0%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 4.2
  • Haines Borough 5.3
  • Alaska 5.1

Average drinks/week

  • Klukwan 9.2
  • County 5.9
  • Alaska 6.1

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 40.1
  • Haines Borough 23.8
  • Alaska 24.4

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

Ninety nine percent of Klukwan 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. Eighty six percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Fifty three percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Nine percent of males in Klukwan have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Ninety eight 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. Fourteen percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Klukwan 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 54 women. He has vaginal sex with 42 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 eight women. People in Klukwan 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. Fourteen percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Klukwan has vaginal or anal sex 69 times a year. Forty two percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Klukwan 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 0.4 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Seventy four percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Here 99.2%
  • County 98.2%
  • Alaska 97.2%

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

  • Klukwan 96.2%
  • County 95.5%
  • State 94.5%

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

  • Here 86.4%
  • Haines Borough 89.5%
  • Alaska 86.9%

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

  • Klukwan 53.0%
  • County 45.7%
  • Alaska 48.0%

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

  • Here 9.3%
  • County 7.0%
  • Alaska 6.1%

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

  • Here 97.9%
  • Haines Borough 98.3%
  • Alaska 97.1%

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

  • Here 90.1%
  • Haines Borough 88.7%
  • Alaska 88.3%

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

  • Here 32.5%
  • Haines Borough 35.2%
  • State 39.4%

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

  • Here 14.2%
  • Haines Borough 9.8%
  • State 12.0%

Average age people first had sex

  • Klukwan 15.9
  • Haines Borough 16.9
  • Alaska 16.9

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

  • Klukwan 54.3
  • Haines Borough 26.8
  • Alaska 26.3

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

  • Klukwan 41.5
  • County 21.3
  • Alaska 21.6

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

  • Here 20.3
  • Haines Borough 22.0
  • Alaska 21.3

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

  • Here 7.7
  • Haines Borough 5.2
  • Alaska 5.7

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

  • Here 17.8
  • County 20.7
  • State 18.8

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

  • Klukwan 1.6
  • Haines Borough 4.6
  • Alaska 3.7

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 13.5%
  • Haines Borough 8.6%
  • Alaska 8.7%

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

  • Klukwan 69.2
  • County 62.5
  • State 64.3

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 42.0%
  • County 53.7%
  • State 55.7%

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

  • Here 8.4
  • County 10.4
  • Alaska 9.8

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

  • Klukwan 7.4
  • County 9.4
  • State 9.0

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

  • Here 0.4
  • County 0.5
  • Alaska 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Here 74.1%
  • Haines Borough 84.7%
  • Alaska 81.4%

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

Twelve percent of households in Klukwan 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 11.6%
  • County 9.0%
  • State 9.6%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Klukwan 5.7%
  • Haines Borough 4.3%
  • State 4.5%

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

Klukwan 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

  • Klukwan 6.5
  • Haines Borough 6.8
  • Alaska 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 31.5%
  • County 34.1%
  • Alaska 30.9%

Sixty percent of Klukwan residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Klukwan 59.9%
  • County 49.2%
  • State 51.0%

Twenty three percent of Klukwan 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 one percent of people do moderate-intensity activities at work that cause small increases in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking or carrying light loads for at least 10 minutes continuously. Thirty six percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Twenty four 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 three 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 1.6 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 23.0%
  • Haines Borough 22.6%
  • State 22.6%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Klukwan 40.6%
  • County 37.7%
  • Alaska 40.0%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Klukwan 35.5%
  • Haines Borough 29.4%
  • State 32.2%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 23.7%
  • Haines Borough 21.4%
  • Alaska 24.6%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 42.6%
  • Haines Borough 44.8%
  • State 48.0%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 5.7
  • County 6.1
  • State 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.7
  • County 2.6
  • State 2.5

Average hours a day using computer

  • Klukwan 1.6
  • Haines Borough 1.2
  • State 1.4

Nine percent of Klukwan 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". Two percent of people 16 years and older have ever been told by a doctor or other health care professional that they had psoriasis. Thirty eight percent are overweight. Sixteen percent of people 60 years and older have difficulties in thinking or remembering that can make a big difference in everyday activities (this does not refer to occasionally forgetting your keys or the name of someone you recently met). This refers to things like confusion or memory loss that are happening more often or getting worse. Nine percent of people living in Klukwan have ever received a blood transfusion. Twenty five percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty six percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Two percent have ever been told they had gout. Two 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. Three 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 have ever had chronic bronchitis. One percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Five percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Klukwan 9.2%
  • County 10.2%
  • State 9.5%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 3.3%
  • County 2.6%
  • State 2.7%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Klukwan 2.0%
  • County 4.0%
  • Alaska 3.7%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 37.9%
  • Haines Borough 35.2%
  • State 33.9%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Klukwan 16.3%
  • County 15.5%
  • Alaska 15.9%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Here 9.2%
  • Haines Borough 9.7%
  • State 8.6%

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

  • Here 24.8%
  • Haines Borough 19.0%
  • Alaska 18.2%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 26.4%
  • County 26.9%
  • Alaska 20.8%

People with gout (%)

  • Here 2.3%
  • County 4.3%
  • Alaska 3.1%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Here 1.8%
  • Haines Borough 3.6%
  • Alaska 2.0%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Here 3.4%
  • County 3.2%
  • State 2.4%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 0.7%
  • Haines Borough 2.0%
  • State 1.4%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 4.3%
  • County 4.0%
  • Alaska 2.7%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Klukwan 2.7%
  • County 3.9%
  • State 2.4%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Klukwan 2.0%
  • County 3.8%
  • Alaska 1.7%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 5.0%
  • Haines Borough 7.4%
  • Alaska 6.5%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Klukwan 1.6%
  • County 3.7%
  • State 2.8%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Here 1.2%
  • Haines Borough 2.7%
  • Alaska 2.2%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Klukwan 4.7%
  • County 9.4%
  • State 6.5%

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

Sixty eight percent of births in Klukwan were vaginal deliveries. Thirty two percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.5 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Fifty eight percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Fifty nine percent of women breastfeed their children. Twelve percent of women in Klukwan have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Six percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Seventy percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Four percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Twenty 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 (%)

  • Klukwan 67.6%
  • County 63.0%
  • State 62.4%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Klukwan 32.4%
  • Haines Borough 37.0%
  • Alaska 37.6%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Klukwan 99.5%
  • County 99.3%
  • Alaska 99.4%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Klukwan 58.5%
  • Haines Borough 57.9%
  • Alaska 56.8%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Here 59.0%
  • Haines Borough 54.5%
  • Alaska 62.8%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Klukwan 12.2%
  • Haines Borough 21.1%
  • Alaska 16.6%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Klukwan 6.0%
  • Haines Borough 11.8%
  • Alaska 8.8%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Klukwan 70.4%
  • County 77.4%
  • Alaska 77.2%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Here 4.4%
  • County 9.6%
  • Alaska 9.5%

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

  • Klukwan 19.6%
  • Haines Borough 16.6%
  • Alaska 19.1%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 8.9%
  • Haines Borough 16.9%
  • State 14.6%

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

People living in Klukwan report their general health condition on average at 51 percent. Six percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 39 percent of Klukwan residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Six percent of people living in Klukwan are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Klukwan 51.2%
  • Haines Borough 56.6%
  • State 57.7%

Blood donors (%)

  • Klukwan 6.3%
  • County 4.8%
  • Alaska 5.5%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 39.4%
  • Haines Borough 38.1%
  • State 41.2%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 6.1%
  • County 8.1%
  • State 8.4%

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

People in Klukwan spend $342 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 Klukwan spends $99 on food at other stores monthly. This is six percent of their income. They spend $123 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is eight percent of their income. They also spend $57 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 $342
  • Haines Borough $383
  • Alaska $369

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

  • Here 23.0%
  • Haines Borough 21.3%
  • Alaska 22.1%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Klukwan $99
  • County $83
  • State $84

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 5.6%
  • County 3.7%
  • Alaska 4.6%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $123
  • Haines Borough $166
  • State $152

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Klukwan 8.1%
  • County 6.8%
  • State 7.6%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Klukwan $57
  • County $32
  • Alaska $36

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Here 1.4%
  • Haines Borough 1.2%
  • State 1.4%

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

People living in Klukwan report their general condition of hearing on average at 82 percent. Eighty three percent of them can usually hear and understand, without the use of a hearing aid or any other listening devices, what a person says without seeing his or her face if that person whispers to them from across a quiet room. Ninety six percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Twenty six percent of Klukwan population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Fifty three 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 percent of people in Klukwan had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Klukwan 81.5%
  • County 78.2%
  • State 80.9%

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

  • Klukwan 82.7%
  • County 75.3%
  • State 81.0%

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

  • Here 95.6%
  • County 94.7%
  • Alaska 95.5%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Klukwan 26.2%
  • County 20.9%
  • State 19.4%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Klukwan 53.1%
  • County 43.1%
  • Alaska 43.9%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 19.9%
  • Haines Borough 14.8%
  • State 16.2%

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Thirty percent of Klukwan 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 (%)

  • Klukwan 30.4%
  • Haines Borough 26.3%
  • Alaska 22.5%

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

  • Klukwan 18.4%
  • Haines Borough 16.7%
  • Alaska 15.0%

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

  • Here 23.9%
  • Haines Borough 22.4%
  • State 20.4%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 6.4%
  • County 7.8%
  • State 6.4%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Here 11.6%
  • Haines Borough 8.8%
  • State 8.1%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 3.6%
  • Haines Borough 5.9%
  • Alaska 4.9%

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