Health and Nutrition of Mosquito Lake, AK Residents

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Forty eight percent of Mosquito Lake residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 20 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 two of these meals from a fast-food or pizza place. People here eat one "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 (%)

  • Here 48.0%
  • County 51.2%
  • State 49.9%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Here 19.9
  • Haines Borough 20.7
  • State 19.7

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Mosquito Lake 2.9
  • County 3.7
  • Alaska 3.9

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

  • Here 1.6
  • Haines Borough 1.6
  • State 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Here 1.2
  • County 1.8
  • Alaska 2.0

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Mosquito Lake 3.5
  • Haines Borough 3.5
  • State 3.6

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

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

  • Mosquito Lake 1.9
  • County 1.9
  • State 1.8

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Mosquito Lake 20.4%
  • Haines Borough 17.4%
  • Alaska 15.9%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 24.3%
  • Haines Borough 19.7%
  • Alaska 20.8%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Here 44.4%
  • County 48.0%
  • State 48.3%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Mosquito Lake 3.3
  • Haines Borough 3.0
  • Alaska 3.0

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Mosquito Lake 2.5
  • County 2.6
  • State 2.8

Average number of teeth

  • Here 22.1
  • County 22.6
  • State 24.4

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

The average height of Mosquito Lake residents 16 years and older is 64 inches. The average weight is 170 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 31. Forty six percent of people living here are obese. Fifty six percent have ever been obese. Fifty five percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Mosquito Lake 64.1
  • County 67.0
  • Alaska 67.1

Average weight (pounds)

  • Mosquito Lake 169.8
  • County 180.0
  • Alaska 180.9

Average BMI

  • Here 30.6
  • Haines Borough 28.9
  • State 28.7

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 46.2%
  • County 36.8%
  • Alaska 36.8%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Mosquito Lake 56.0%
  • Haines Borough 48.8%
  • State 48.3%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Mosquito Lake 54.7%
  • Haines Borough 38.0%
  • Alaska 37.9%

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

Sixty three percent of Mosquito Lake residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty seven percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Twenty five percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Four percent have ever used heroin. Fourteen percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Mosquito Lake 62.7%
  • Haines Borough 63.8%
  • Alaska 64.1%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Mosquito Lake 27.3%
  • Haines Borough 25.8%
  • Alaska 25.2%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Mosquito Lake 24.6%
  • County 24.1%
  • Alaska 23.5%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Mosquito Lake 3.6%
  • County 3.0%
  • State 2.5%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 14.0%
  • 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 Mosquito Lake have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Forty three 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 (%)

  • Mosquito Lake 12.3%
  • County 11.3%
  • Alaska 8.5%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Mosquito Lake 43.2%
  • County 47.6%
  • Alaska 45.1%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Mosquito Lake 1.6%
  • Haines Borough 3.4%
  • Alaska 2.5%

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

Mosquito Lake 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

  • Mosquito Lake 1.3
  • Haines Borough 1.2
  • Alaska 1.0

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

Twelve percent of Mosquito Lake 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. Seventy three percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Thirty seven percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Twelve percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Seventeen percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Sixty three percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Mosquito Lake 12.1%
  • Haines Borough 12.1%
  • Alaska 11.1%

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

  • Here 72.8%
  • County 65.9%
  • Alaska 65.4%

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

  • Mosquito Lake 36.6%
  • Haines Borough 31.5%
  • Alaska 26.2%

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

  • Mosquito Lake 12.4%
  • County 16.0%
  • Alaska 17.0%

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

  • Mosquito Lake 17.5%
  • County 23.4%
  • Alaska 22.3%

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

  • Here 62.5%
  • County 48.2%
  • State 42.6%

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

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

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Mosquito Lake 71.9%
  • Haines Borough 77.3%
  • State 73.6%

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

  • Mosquito Lake 20.1%
  • County 22.4%
  • State 16.7%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Mosquito Lake 16.2%
  • County 23.4%
  • State 21.3%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 37.3%
  • County 45.6%
  • State 38.1%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Here 20.2%
  • County 22.2%
  • State 15.1%

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

Forty two percent of people living in Mosquito Lake use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Mosquito Lake 42.3%
  • Haines Borough 38.0%
  • Alaska 38.8%

Thirty one percent of Mosquito Lake residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Forty one percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Fifty 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. Forty three percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Twenty five percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Twenty seven percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Sixteen 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 (%)

  • Mosquito Lake 30.9%
  • County 24.8%
  • State 26.3%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 41.3%
  • County 27.6%
  • State 27.3%

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

  • Here 50.3%
  • County 40.6%
  • State 43.0%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 60.8%
  • Haines Borough 52.6%
  • State 53.2%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Here 43.0%
  • Haines Borough 26.9%
  • State 27.8%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 24.8%
  • County 20.7%
  • State 21.6%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Here 27.4%
  • County 19.5%
  • State 20.5%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Here 15.6%
  • County 14.9%
  • Alaska 14.6%

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

  • Mosquito Lake 5.0%
  • Haines Borough 4.3%
  • State 4.2%

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

Mosquito Lake residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 2.5
  • County 2.2
  • Alaska 1.7

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

Seventy percent of people living in Mosquito Lake have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Sixteen percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 3.3 days per month on average. They have 4.6 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 70.2%
  • County 82.0%
  • Alaska 82.2%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Mosquito Lake 16.2%
  • County 9.4%
  • State 10.0%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 3.3
  • Haines Borough 5.3
  • State 5.1

Average drinks/week

  • Mosquito Lake 4.6
  • County 5.9
  • Alaska 6.1

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 24.6
  • County 23.8
  • Alaska 24.4

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

Ninety eight percent of Mosquito Lake residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Hundred percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Hundred percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Ninety eight percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Ninety two percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Forty one percent have ever had anal sex. Ten percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Mosquito Lake were 16 years old on average when they had sex for the first time. People living here were on average 28 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. People in Mosquito Lake were 19 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on seven men in their lifetime. Nine percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Mosquito Lake has vaginal or anal sex 72 times a year. Fifty four percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Mosquito Lake 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 12 men on average. They have had 11 male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.5 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Fifty six percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Mosquito Lake 97.9%
  • County 98.2%
  • State 97.2%

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

  • Mosquito Lake 100.0%
  • Haines Borough 95.5%
  • Alaska 94.5%

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

  • Mosquito Lake 100.0%
  • County 89.5%
  • State 86.9%

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

  • Here 97.9%
  • County 98.3%
  • State 97.1%

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

  • Here 91.7%
  • Haines Borough 88.7%
  • Alaska 88.3%

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

  • Here 40.9%
  • County 35.2%
  • State 39.4%

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

  • Mosquito Lake 10.4%
  • Haines Borough 9.8%
  • Alaska 12.0%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 16.3
  • Haines Borough 16.9
  • Alaska 16.9

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

  • Here 27.7
  • County 22.0
  • State 21.3

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

  • Here 18.9
  • Haines Borough 20.7
  • Alaska 18.8

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

  • Mosquito Lake 6.8
  • County 4.6
  • Alaska 3.7

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Mosquito Lake 8.9%
  • Haines Borough 8.6%
  • State 8.7%

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

  • Here 72.0
  • Haines Borough 62.5
  • State 64.3

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 54.3%
  • County 53.7%
  • State 55.7%

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

  • Mosquito Lake 11.9
  • County 10.4
  • State 9.8

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

  • Mosquito Lake 11.1
  • Haines Borough 9.4
  • Alaska 9.0

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

  • Mosquito Lake 0.5
  • Haines Borough 0.5
  • Alaska 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Mosquito Lake 55.9%
  • County 84.7%
  • Alaska 81.4%

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

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

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Here 7.0%
  • County 9.0%
  • State 9.6%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Here 3.9%
  • County 4.3%
  • Alaska 4.5%

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

Mosquito Lake residents 16 years and older usually get seven hours of sleep at night on weekdays or workdays. Forty nine percent of them have trouble sleeping.

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Here 6.6
  • County 6.8
  • State 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 48.5%
  • County 34.1%
  • State 30.9%

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

Sixty four percent of Mosquito Lake residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Mosquito Lake 64.2%
  • Haines Borough 49.2%
  • Alaska 51.0%

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

Twenty three percent of Mosquito Lake 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 two percent of people do moderate-intensity activities at work that cause small increases in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking or carrying light loads for at least 10 minutes continuously. Twenty percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Sixteen 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. Thirty eight 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 1.2 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Mosquito Lake 22.7%
  • Haines Borough 22.6%
  • Alaska 22.6%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Mosquito Lake 42.4%
  • Haines Borough 37.7%
  • Alaska 40.0%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 19.7%
  • County 29.4%
  • Alaska 32.2%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 16.5%
  • County 21.4%
  • State 24.6%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Mosquito Lake 38.0%
  • Haines Borough 44.8%
  • Alaska 48.0%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 5.4
  • County 6.1
  • Alaska 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.9
  • Haines Borough 2.6
  • State 2.5

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 1.2
  • County 1.2
  • Alaska 1.4

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

Fifteen percent of Mosquito Lake 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". Three percent of people 16 years and older have ever been told by a doctor or other health care professional that they had psoriasis. Forty four 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. Ten percent of people living in Mosquito Lake have ever received a blood transfusion. Twenty four percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Thirty three percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Three percent have ever been told they had gout. Five percent have congestive heart failure. One percent have coronary heart disease. Two percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Three percent have ever had a heart attack, also called myocardial infarction. Seven percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. One percent have ever had emphysema. Fourteen percent have another thyroid problem. Six percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Two percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Nine percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Mosquito Lake 15.3%
  • Haines Borough 10.2%
  • Alaska 9.5%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 4.2%
  • Haines Borough 2.6%
  • Alaska 2.7%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 2.8%
  • Haines Borough 4.0%
  • Alaska 3.7%

People with overweight (%)

  • Mosquito Lake 44.1%
  • Haines Borough 35.2%
  • Alaska 33.9%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Here 13.5%
  • County 15.5%
  • State 15.9%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Here 9.7%
  • County 9.7%
  • Alaska 8.6%

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

  • Mosquito Lake 24.2%
  • Haines Borough 19.0%
  • Alaska 18.2%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 33.4%
  • County 26.9%
  • Alaska 20.8%

People with gout (%)

  • Here 2.5%
  • Haines Borough 4.3%
  • State 3.1%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Mosquito Lake 5.1%
  • County 3.6%
  • Alaska 2.0%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Here 0.9%
  • County 3.2%
  • State 2.4%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 1.7%
  • Haines Borough 2.0%
  • Alaska 1.4%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 3.1%
  • Haines Borough 4.0%
  • State 2.7%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Mosquito Lake 6.7%
  • Haines Borough 3.9%
  • Alaska 2.4%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Mosquito Lake 0.6%
  • Haines Borough 3.8%
  • State 1.7%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 13.7%
  • Haines Borough 7.4%
  • Alaska 6.5%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Here 5.8%
  • County 3.7%
  • Alaska 2.8%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Mosquito Lake 2.1%
  • Haines Borough 2.7%
  • Alaska 2.2%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 8.9%
  • County 9.4%
  • State 6.5%

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

Sixty six percent of births in Mosquito Lake were vaginal deliveries. Thirty four percent of deliveries were cesarean. 98.5 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Fifty eight percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Fifty percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty six percent of women in Mosquito Lake have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Fifteen percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Eighty seven percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Fifteen percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Thirteen percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Nineteen 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 (%)

  • Mosquito Lake 65.7%
  • Haines Borough 63.0%
  • Alaska 62.4%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 34.3%
  • County 37.0%
  • State 37.6%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Mosquito Lake 98.5%
  • County 99.3%
  • State 99.4%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 57.6%
  • County 57.9%
  • State 56.8%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Mosquito Lake 49.6%
  • Haines Borough 54.5%
  • State 62.8%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Mosquito Lake 26.4%
  • County 21.1%
  • Alaska 16.6%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Mosquito Lake 14.9%
  • County 11.8%
  • Alaska 8.8%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 87.0%
  • Haines Borough 77.4%
  • Alaska 77.2%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Here 15.3%
  • Haines Borough 9.6%
  • State 9.5%

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

  • Mosquito Lake 13.0%
  • County 16.6%
  • State 19.1%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 18.8%
  • Haines Borough 16.9%
  • Alaska 14.6%

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

People living in Mosquito Lake report their general health condition on average at 53 percent. Six percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 35 percent of Mosquito Lake residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Eight percent of people living in Mosquito Lake are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Mosquito Lake 52.8%
  • Haines Borough 56.6%
  • State 57.7%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 5.8%
  • County 4.8%
  • State 5.5%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Mosquito Lake 35.5%
  • County 38.1%
  • State 41.2%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Mosquito Lake 7.9%
  • Haines Borough 8.1%
  • State 8.4%

People in Mosquito Lake spend $379 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 Mosquito Lake spends $99 on food at other stores monthly. This is six percent of their income. They spend $136 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is five percent of their income. They also spend $29 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 $379
  • Haines Borough $383
  • Alaska $369

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

  • Here 23.1%
  • Haines Borough 21.3%
  • State 22.1%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $99
  • Haines Borough $83
  • State $84

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Mosquito Lake 6.1%
  • Haines Borough 3.7%
  • Alaska 4.6%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $136
  • Haines Borough $166
  • State $152

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 5.1%
  • County 6.8%
  • State 7.6%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Here $29
  • Haines Borough $32
  • State $36

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Here 1.3%
  • Haines Borough 1.2%
  • State 1.4%

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

People living in Mosquito Lake report their general condition of hearing on average at 78 percent. Sixty 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 two percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Eighteen percent of Mosquito Lake population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Thirty 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. Seven percent of people in Mosquito Lake had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Mosquito Lake 78.5%
  • County 78.2%
  • Alaska 80.9%

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

  • Mosquito Lake 68.6%
  • County 75.3%
  • Alaska 81.0%

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

  • Mosquito Lake 91.6%
  • Haines Borough 94.7%
  • State 95.5%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Mosquito Lake 17.8%
  • County 20.9%
  • Alaska 19.4%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 30.2%
  • County 43.1%
  • State 43.9%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Mosquito Lake 7.1%
  • Haines Borough 14.8%
  • State 16.2%

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

Twenty percent of Mosquito Lake 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 (%)

  • Mosquito Lake 19.9%
  • Haines Borough 26.3%
  • State 22.5%

Eighteen percent of Mosquito Lake 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. Ten percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Eight percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion. Three 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 17.8%
  • County 16.7%
  • State 15.0%

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

  • Mosquito Lake 23.6%
  • Haines Borough 22.4%
  • State 20.4%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 10.0%
  • Haines Borough 7.8%
  • Alaska 6.4%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Here 8.3%
  • County 8.8%
  • State 8.1%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 3.5%
  • Haines Borough 5.9%
  • State 4.9%

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

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