Health and Nutrition of Manokotak, AK Residents

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Forty six percent of Manokotak residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 17 times per month. This includes chocolate and other flavored milks, as well as hot cocoa made with milk, and does not count small amounts of milk added to coffee or tea. People living here eat an average of four meals (breakfasts, lunches or dinners) per week that were prepared away from home in places such as restaurants, fast food places, food stands, grocery stores or from vending machines. They get two of these meals from a fast-food or pizza place. People here eat 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 (%)

  • Manokotak 45.8%
  • County 47.3%
  • Alaska 49.9%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Here 17.0
  • County 17.9
  • State 19.7

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Manokotak 3.6
  • County 3.7
  • Alaska 3.9

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

  • Here 1.8
  • County 1.7
  • Alaska 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Here 2.3
  • County 2.2
  • State 2.0

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Manokotak 3.6
  • County 3.6
  • Alaska 3.6

The average Manokotak 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. Eighteen percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Manokotak residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 43 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 2.1
  • Dillingham Census Area 2.0
  • State 1.8

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 22.5%
  • Dillingham Census Area 20.0%
  • Alaska 15.9%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 18.5%
  • County 20.0%
  • State 20.8%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Manokotak 42.7%
  • County 45.0%
  • Alaska 48.3%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 2.5
  • Dillingham Census Area 2.6
  • Alaska 3.0

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Manokotak 3.5
  • Dillingham Census Area 3.0
  • State 2.8

Average number of teeth

  • Manokotak 23.1
  • Dillingham Census Area 23.6
  • State 24.4

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

The average height of Manokotak residents 16 years and older is 66 inches. The average weight is 176 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Thirty nine percent of people living here are obese. Fifty three percent have ever been obese. Thirty four percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Manokotak 66.5
  • County 66.6
  • State 67.1

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 176.4
  • Dillingham Census Area 178.7
  • Alaska 180.9

Average BMI

  • Manokotak 29.2
  • Dillingham Census Area 29.3
  • Alaska 28.7

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 38.9%
  • County 39.4%
  • Alaska 36.8%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 53.4%
  • Dillingham Census Area 52.6%
  • State 48.3%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Here 33.7%
  • Dillingham Census Area 36.4%
  • Alaska 37.9%

Seventy percent of Manokotak residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Thirty three percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Thirty one percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. One percent have ever used heroin. Twenty four percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 70.3%
  • Dillingham Census Area 68.1%
  • Alaska 64.1%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Manokotak 32.9%
  • County 29.3%
  • Alaska 25.2%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 30.9%
  • Dillingham Census Area 27.8%
  • Alaska 23.5%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Here 1.0%
  • County 1.7%
  • State 2.5%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Manokotak 23.6%
  • Dillingham Census Area 19.7%
  • Alaska 14.5%

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

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

  • Manokotak 11.0%
  • Dillingham Census Area 11.3%
  • Alaska 8.5%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 45.0%
  • Dillingham Census Area 44.5%
  • State 45.1%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Manokotak 1.2%
  • Dillingham Census Area 1.9%
  • State 2.5%

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

Manokotak residents 20 years and older on average get up to urinate one time at night (from time they go to bed at night until the time they get up in the morning).

Summary

Avg. # of times urinating at night

  • Here 1.1
  • Dillingham Census Area 1.1
  • State 1.0

Ten percent of Manokotak 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. Three percent have been having problems with their ability to taste sweet, sour, salty or bitter foods and drinks. Fifty nine percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Seventeen percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Fourteen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Sixteen percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Thirty eight percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Manokotak 10.3%
  • County 12.1%
  • Alaska 11.1%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Here 3.3%
  • County 3.5%
  • Alaska 4.3%

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

  • Here 58.9%
  • County 60.8%
  • State 65.4%

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

  • Here 16.7%
  • County 19.4%
  • Alaska 26.2%

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

  • Manokotak 14.1%
  • Dillingham Census Area 14.5%
  • State 17.0%

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

  • Manokotak 15.7%
  • Dillingham Census Area 19.4%
  • Alaska 22.3%

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

  • Manokotak 38.0%
  • County 39.3%
  • Alaska 42.6%

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

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 67.0%
  • Dillingham Census Area 69.6%
  • Alaska 73.6%

Fourteen percent of people living in Manokotak 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 one percent of people in Manokotak frequently check their blood cholesterol. Nineteen 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 14.4%
  • Dillingham Census Area 15.1%
  • Alaska 16.7%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 18.8%
  • County 21.1%
  • Alaska 21.3%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 31.5%
  • Dillingham Census Area 36.1%
  • State 38.1%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Manokotak 18.8%
  • County 17.6%
  • State 15.1%

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

Twenty seven percent of people living in Manokotak use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Manokotak 26.5%
  • Dillingham Census Area 32.8%
  • State 38.8%

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

Thirty five percent of Manokotak residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Thirty nine percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Fifty percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Sixty two percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Forty two percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Twenty nine percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Thirty one percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Thirty two 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. Eight 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 35.0%
  • Dillingham Census Area 30.6%
  • State 26.3%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 38.8%
  • Dillingham Census Area 32.7%
  • Alaska 27.3%

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

  • Manokotak 49.9%
  • County 46.4%
  • State 43.0%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 61.5%
  • Dillingham Census Area 57.4%
  • Alaska 53.2%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Here 42.4%
  • County 34.7%
  • Alaska 27.8%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Manokotak 28.8%
  • Dillingham Census Area 24.1%
  • State 21.6%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Manokotak 30.8%
  • County 25.1%
  • State 20.5%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Here 31.6%
  • Dillingham Census Area 23.3%
  • State 14.6%

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

  • Manokotak 7.9%
  • Dillingham Census Area 5.6%
  • Alaska 4.2%

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

Manokotak residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Manokotak 1.5
  • Dillingham Census Area 1.6
  • State 1.7

Eighty four percent of people living in Manokotak have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Ten percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 3.9 days per month on average. They have 7.4 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 24 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Here 83.7%
  • County 82.4%
  • State 82.2%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Here 10.1%
  • Dillingham Census Area 10.6%
  • Alaska 10.0%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Manokotak 3.9
  • Dillingham Census Area 4.3
  • Alaska 5.1

Average drinks/week

  • Manokotak 7.4
  • County 7.1
  • State 6.1

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 24.3
  • County 25.3
  • Alaska 24.4

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

Ninety nine percent of Manokotak 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. Seventy nine percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Forty one percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Four percent of males in Manokotak 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. Eighty seven percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Thirty five percent have ever had anal sex. Twenty one percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Manokotak 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 29 women. He has vaginal sex with 22 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 five women. People in Manokotak were 17 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. Fourteen percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Manokotak has vaginal or anal sex 71 times a year. Thirty nine percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Manokotak 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 10 men on average. They have had nine male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.5 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) (%)

  • Manokotak 99.2%
  • County 98.9%
  • State 97.2%

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

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

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

  • Manokotak 79.2%
  • Dillingham Census Area 84.8%
  • State 86.9%

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

  • Manokotak 41.3%
  • County 47.2%
  • State 48.0%

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

  • Here 4.2%
  • Dillingham Census Area 5.5%
  • Alaska 6.1%

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

  • Here 99.0%
  • County 98.5%
  • State 97.1%

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

  • Here 87.2%
  • Dillingham Census Area 87.8%
  • Alaska 88.3%

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

  • Here 35.3%
  • Dillingham Census Area 36.8%
  • Alaska 39.4%

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

  • Manokotak 21.1%
  • Dillingham Census Area 15.9%
  • Alaska 12.0%

Average age people first had sex

  • Manokotak 16.0
  • County 16.4
  • Alaska 16.9

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

  • Manokotak 29.1
  • Dillingham Census Area 33.3
  • State 26.3

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

  • Here 22.1
  • Dillingham Census Area 26.2
  • Alaska 21.6

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

  • Manokotak 20.5
  • County 21.1
  • State 21.3

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

  • Manokotak 5.3
  • Dillingham Census Area 5.7
  • State 5.7

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

  • Manokotak 17.5
  • Dillingham Census Area 18.5
  • Alaska 18.8

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

  • Manokotak 1.4
  • Dillingham Census Area 2.8
  • Alaska 3.7

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 13.7%
  • Dillingham Census Area 11.7%
  • Alaska 8.7%

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

  • Here 70.9
  • County 66.9
  • State 64.3

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 39.5%
  • County 47.7%
  • State 55.7%

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

  • Here 10.1
  • Dillingham Census Area 9.7
  • Alaska 9.8

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

  • Here 8.8
  • Dillingham Census Area 8.6
  • State 9.0

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

  • Here 0.5
  • Dillingham Census Area 0.4
  • State 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Manokotak 72.9%
  • Dillingham Census Area 75.6%
  • State 81.4%

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

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

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Here 11.4%
  • Dillingham Census Area 10.8%
  • State 9.6%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Manokotak 7.2%
  • Dillingham Census Area 5.7%
  • Alaska 4.5%

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

Manokotak 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

  • Manokotak 6.6
  • Dillingham Census Area 6.7
  • State 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Manokotak 30.7%
  • County 31.0%
  • Alaska 30.9%

Fifty nine percent of Manokotak residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Manokotak 58.9%
  • Dillingham Census Area 54.4%
  • State 51.0%

Twenty percent of Manokotak residents' work involve vigorous-intensity activity that causes large increases in breathing or heart rate, like carrying or lifting heavy loads, digging or construction work for at least 10 minutes continuously. Thirty five percent of people do moderate-intensity activities at work that cause small increases in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking or carrying light loads for at least 10 minutes continuously. Thirty eight 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 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 (%)

  • Manokotak 20.1%
  • Dillingham Census Area 20.4%
  • State 22.6%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 35.0%
  • Dillingham Census Area 36.8%
  • State 40.0%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 38.2%
  • County 34.9%
  • State 32.2%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 23.6%
  • Dillingham Census Area 23.9%
  • State 24.6%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 43.2%
  • County 45.7%
  • State 48.0%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 5.5
  • Dillingham Census Area 5.7
  • Alaska 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Manokotak 2.6
  • County 2.6
  • State 2.5

Average hours a day using computer

  • Manokotak 1.5
  • Dillingham Census Area 1.4
  • State 1.4

Twelve percent of Manokotak residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Four 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 seven percent are overweight. Eighteen 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. Ten percent of people living in Manokotak have ever received a blood transfusion. Twenty nine percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty one percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Two percent have ever been told they had gout. Two percent have congestive heart failure. Five 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. 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. Four percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Manokotak 11.7%
  • Dillingham Census Area 10.5%
  • State 9.5%

People with anemia (%)

  • Manokotak 3.6%
  • Dillingham Census Area 3.1%
  • State 2.7%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 1.6%
  • Dillingham Census Area 2.5%
  • Alaska 3.7%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 36.8%
  • Dillingham Census Area 35.5%
  • Alaska 33.9%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Here 18.0%
  • County 17.9%
  • State 15.9%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Manokotak 9.9%
  • Dillingham Census Area 9.6%
  • State 8.6%

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

  • Here 28.7%
  • Dillingham Census Area 25.4%
  • State 18.2%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Manokotak 21.3%
  • Dillingham Census Area 22.8%
  • State 20.8%

People with gout (%)

  • Manokotak 1.6%
  • County 2.1%
  • Alaska 3.1%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Here 2.3%
  • Dillingham Census Area 2.0%
  • Alaska 2.0%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Manokotak 4.6%
  • County 4.0%
  • State 2.4%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Manokotak 0.5%
  • Dillingham Census Area 0.9%
  • Alaska 1.4%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 4.4%
  • County 3.8%
  • State 2.7%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Manokotak 3.4%
  • Dillingham Census Area 3.2%
  • State 2.4%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Here 1.2%
  • County 1.6%
  • Alaska 1.7%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Manokotak 6.0%
  • County 5.8%
  • Alaska 6.5%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Manokotak 1.9%
  • County 2.3%
  • Alaska 2.8%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Here 1.6%
  • County 2.0%
  • Alaska 2.2%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Manokotak 3.9%
  • Dillingham Census Area 4.5%
  • State 6.5%

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

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

  • Manokotak 76.6%
  • County 69.8%
  • Alaska 62.4%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Manokotak 23.4%
  • County 30.2%
  • State 37.6%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Here 100.0%
  • County 99.7%
  • Alaska 99.4%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 55.2%
  • Dillingham Census Area 56.0%
  • Alaska 56.8%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Manokotak 54.6%
  • County 62.1%
  • State 62.8%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Manokotak 11.2%
  • County 12.7%
  • State 16.6%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Manokotak 6.6%
  • County 6.6%
  • Alaska 8.8%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 61.2%
  • Dillingham Census Area 70.9%
  • State 77.2%

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

  • Manokotak 22.7%
  • Dillingham Census Area 21.9%
  • State 19.1%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Manokotak 8.3%
  • County 11.9%
  • State 14.6%

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

People living in Manokotak report their general health condition on average at 52 percent. Three percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 37 percent of Manokotak residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Six percent of people living in Manokotak are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 52.1%
  • Dillingham Census Area 54.6%
  • State 57.7%

Blood donors (%)

  • Manokotak 3.3%
  • Dillingham Census Area 4.1%
  • Alaska 5.5%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Manokotak 36.8%
  • County 39.1%
  • Alaska 41.2%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Manokotak 5.9%
  • County 6.7%
  • Alaska 8.4%

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

People in Manokotak spend $377 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 25 percent of their income. The average family in Manokotak spends $102 on food at other stores monthly. This is five percent of their income. They spend $112 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is eight percent of their income. They also spend $73 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 $377
  • County $380
  • State $369

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

  • Manokotak 24.5%
  • Dillingham Census Area 24.8%
  • Alaska 22.1%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $102
  • County $96
  • State $84

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Manokotak 5.3%
  • County 4.8%
  • Alaska 4.6%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $112
  • Dillingham Census Area $124
  • State $152

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 8.0%
  • Dillingham Census Area 6.9%
  • State 7.6%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Here $73
  • Dillingham Census Area $70
  • State $36

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Manokotak 1.5%
  • County 1.1%
  • State 1.4%

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People living in Manokotak report their general condition of hearing on average at 80 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 seven percent of Manokotak 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. Sixteen percent of people in Manokotak had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Manokotak 80.4%
  • County 81.1%
  • State 80.9%

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

  • Here 83.3%
  • Dillingham Census Area 82.9%
  • State 81.0%

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

  • Manokotak 95.8%
  • Dillingham Census Area 95.7%
  • State 95.5%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Manokotak 27.4%
  • Dillingham Census Area 24.8%
  • Alaska 19.4%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 51.6%
  • Dillingham Census Area 48.4%
  • Alaska 43.9%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 16.0%
  • County 15.7%
  • State 16.2%

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Thirty three percent of Manokotak 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 32.6%
  • Dillingham Census Area 27.8%
  • Alaska 22.5%

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Eighteen percent of Manokotak 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 three percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Eight percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Thirteen percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion. Five percent of people here have health problems that require them to use special equipment, such as a cane, wheelchair, special bed or special telephone.

Summary

People having limitations keeping them from working (%)

  • Here 17.9%
  • County 17.9%
  • Alaska 15.0%

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

  • Here 22.7%
  • County 22.9%
  • State 20.4%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Manokotak 7.7%
  • County 7.7%
  • State 6.4%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Manokotak 13.0%
  • County 11.1%
  • State 8.1%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Manokotak 4.9%
  • County 5.1%
  • Alaska 4.9%

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

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