Health and Nutrition of New Allakaket, AK Residents

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Forty seven percent of New Allakaket 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 four frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • New Allakaket 47.3%
  • County 46.6%
  • State 49.9%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Here 16.3
  • County 17.7
  • State 19.7

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • New Allakaket 3.6
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 3.6
  • Alaska 3.9

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

  • New Allakaket 1.7
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 1.7
  • Alaska 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • New Allakaket 1.8
  • County 2.1
  • Alaska 2.0

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 4.3
  • County 3.6
  • Alaska 3.6

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

The average New Allakaket 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 nine percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Eleven percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). New Allakaket residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 41 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 four days per week. The average person living here (including children) has 21 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Here 2.2
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 2.1
  • Alaska 1.8

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • New Allakaket 28.6%
  • County 21.9%
  • State 15.9%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 11.3%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 19.8%
  • State 20.8%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Here 41.3%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 43.4%
  • State 48.3%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 2.7
  • County 2.5
  • Alaska 3.0

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 3.6
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 3.0
  • State 2.8

Average number of teeth

  • Here 21.2
  • County 22.6
  • Alaska 24.4

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

The average height of New Allakaket residents 16 years and older is 66 inches. The average weight is 175 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 30. Thirty five percent of people living here are obese. Forty nine percent have ever been obese. Thirty eight percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Here 66.0
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 66.7
  • Alaska 67.1

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 175.0
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 179.0
  • Alaska 180.9

Average BMI

  • Here 29.5
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 29.4
  • State 28.7

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 35.0%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 39.6%
  • State 36.8%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 48.8%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 53.2%
  • State 48.3%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Here 37.5%
  • County 35.5%
  • Alaska 37.9%

Sixty five percent of New Allakaket residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty eight percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Twenty seven percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Two percent have ever used heroin. Twenty one percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 64.6%
  • County 69.0%
  • State 64.1%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • New Allakaket 28.5%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 29.9%
  • State 25.2%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • New Allakaket 27.2%
  • County 28.4%
  • Alaska 23.5%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Here 1.5%
  • County 1.9%
  • State 2.5%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • New Allakaket 20.8%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 20.4%
  • State 14.5%

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

Fourteen percent of people living in New Allakaket 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. One percent of city residents are currently taking insulin.

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Here 14.0%
  • County 12.7%
  • Alaska 8.5%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • New Allakaket 47.7%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 45.7%
  • Alaska 45.1%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 0.9%
  • County 1.9%
  • State 2.5%

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

New Allakaket 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
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 1.2
  • State 1.0

Twelve percent of New Allakaket residents above the age of 40 have problems with their ability to smell, such as not being able to smell things or things not smelling the way they are supposed to. Five percent have been having problems with their ability to taste sweet, sour, salty or bitter foods and drinks. Sixty seven percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Fourteen percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Twenty percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Fifteen 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 (%)

  • Here 11.5%
  • County 11.4%
  • Alaska 11.1%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • New Allakaket 4.8%
  • County 4.2%
  • Alaska 4.3%

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

  • Here 67.2%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 60.6%
  • State 65.4%

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

  • New Allakaket 13.5%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 20.1%
  • State 26.2%

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

  • New Allakaket 19.7%
  • County 15.1%
  • Alaska 17.0%

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

  • New Allakaket 14.7%
  • County 19.1%
  • State 22.3%

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

  • Here 38.4%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 38.8%
  • Alaska 42.6%

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

Seventy one percent of people living in New Allakaket are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 70.9%
  • County 69.3%
  • State 73.6%

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

  • New Allakaket 20.7%
  • County 17.4%
  • State 16.7%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • New Allakaket 22.5%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 22.8%
  • Alaska 21.3%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • New Allakaket 29.8%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 36.3%
  • Alaska 38.1%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Here 28.0%
  • County 19.9%
  • State 15.1%

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

Twenty nine percent of people living in New Allakaket use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 28.6%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 29.0%
  • Alaska 38.8%

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

Forty one percent of New Allakaket residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Forty two percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Fifty four percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Sixty percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Forty one percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Thirty two 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 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. Twelve 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 (%)

  • New Allakaket 40.7%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 31.3%
  • State 26.3%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 42.3%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 34.1%
  • State 27.3%

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

  • Here 53.8%
  • County 46.6%
  • Alaska 43.0%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • New Allakaket 60.5%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 58.0%
  • State 53.2%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Here 40.9%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 35.6%
  • State 27.8%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 31.6%
  • County 24.4%
  • State 21.6%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • New Allakaket 31.1%
  • County 25.4%
  • Alaska 20.5%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • New Allakaket 31.1%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 24.8%
  • Alaska 14.6%

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

  • Here 12.1%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 5.8%
  • State 4.2%

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

New Allakaket residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 2.0
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 1.8
  • State 1.7

Seventy nine percent of people living in New Allakaket have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Thirteen percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 3.4 days per month on average. They have 7.9 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 20 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • New Allakaket 78.9%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 82.0%
  • Alaska 82.2%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Here 13.2%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 10.8%
  • State 10.0%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 3.4
  • County 4.2
  • State 5.1

Average drinks/week

  • New Allakaket 7.9
  • County 7.5
  • State 6.1

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 19.9
  • County 27.3
  • State 24.4

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

Ninety nine percent of New Allakaket residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety seven percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Seventy five percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Thirty eight percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Two percent of males in New Allakaket 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 two percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Thirty three percent have ever had anal sex. Seventeen percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in New Allakaket were 16 years old on average when they had sex for the first time. The average man in his lifetime had any kind of sex with 24 women. He has vaginal sex with 19 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 four women. People in New Allakaket were 18 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on one men in their lifetime. Seven percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in New Allakaket has vaginal or anal sex 63 times a year. Thirty six percent have sex without using a condom. Females in New Allakaket 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with nine 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. Sixty one percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • New Allakaket 99.1%
  • County 98.9%
  • Alaska 97.2%

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

  • Here 97.4%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 96.6%
  • Alaska 94.5%

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

  • New Allakaket 75.2%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 83.9%
  • State 86.9%

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

  • New Allakaket 37.8%
  • County 46.0%
  • State 48.0%

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

  • Here 2.1%
  • County 4.4%
  • Alaska 6.1%

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

  • Here 98.9%
  • County 98.7%
  • State 97.1%

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

  • New Allakaket 81.9%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 88.5%
  • State 88.3%

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

  • Here 33.5%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 35.4%
  • Alaska 39.4%

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

  • Here 16.6%
  • County 14.9%
  • State 12.0%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 16.2
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 16.1
  • Alaska 16.9

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

  • New Allakaket 24.2
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 34.1
  • State 26.3

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

  • Here 19.3
  • County 26.0
  • Alaska 21.6

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

  • New Allakaket 20.4
  • County 20.7
  • Alaska 21.3

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

  • Here 4.4
  • County 6.2
  • State 5.7

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

  • Here 17.6
  • County 19.8
  • State 18.8

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

  • Here 1.4
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 2.2
  • Alaska 3.7

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 7.5%
  • County 13.9%
  • State 8.7%

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

  • New Allakaket 63.1
  • County 65.0
  • Alaska 64.3

People having sex without condom (%)

  • New Allakaket 36.1%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 44.4%
  • Alaska 55.7%

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

  • Here 9.5
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 9.2
  • State 9.8

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

  • Here 8.6
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 8.1
  • State 9.0

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

  • Here 0.5
  • County 0.4
  • State 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • New Allakaket 61.4%
  • County 74.4%
  • Alaska 81.4%

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

Eight percent of households in New Allakaket 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 8.3%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 11.4%
  • State 9.6%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Here 6.3%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 5.4%
  • Alaska 4.5%

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

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Here 6.7
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 6.7
  • Alaska 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 29.9%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 31.4%
  • Alaska 30.9%

Sixty one percent of New Allakaket residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 60.6%
  • County 55.4%
  • State 51.0%

Twenty two percent of New Allakaket residents' work involve vigorous-intensity activity that causes large increases in breathing or heart rate, like carrying or lifting heavy loads, digging or construction work for at least 10 minutes continuously. Thirty four percent of people do moderate-intensity activities at work that cause small increases in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking or carrying light loads for at least 10 minutes continuously. Forty three percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Twenty one 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 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 three hours per day. They use a computer or play computer games (including Playstation, Nintendo DS, or other portable video games) outside of work or school for 1.4 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 22.1%
  • County 21.0%
  • Alaska 22.6%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • New Allakaket 33.7%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 36.8%
  • State 40.0%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • New Allakaket 42.7%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 35.6%
  • State 32.2%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • New Allakaket 21.3%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 21.0%
  • State 24.6%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 41.2%
  • County 43.0%
  • Alaska 48.0%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • New Allakaket 5.9
  • County 5.6
  • Alaska 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.9
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 2.6
  • State 2.5

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 1.4
  • County 1.4
  • State 1.4

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

Ten percent of New Allakaket residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Five 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 percent are overweight. Twenty one 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. Fifteen percent of people living in New Allakaket have ever received a blood transfusion. Thirty four percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty two percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Two percent have congestive heart failure. Seven percent have coronary heart disease. Two percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Six percent have ever had a heart attack, also called myocardial infarction. One percent have ever had emphysema. Seven percent have another thyroid problem. Three percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Two 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 (%)

  • Here 9.9%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 10.6%
  • State 9.5%

People with anemia (%)

  • New Allakaket 4.7%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 2.8%
  • Alaska 2.7%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 2.0%
  • County 2.6%
  • Alaska 3.7%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 29.7%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 36.4%
  • State 33.9%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • New Allakaket 21.4%
  • County 17.5%
  • Alaska 15.9%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Here 14.6%
  • County 10.1%
  • Alaska 8.6%

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

  • Here 33.6%
  • County 26.9%
  • State 18.2%

People with arthritis (%)

  • New Allakaket 21.6%
  • County 24.6%
  • Alaska 20.8%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Here 2.3%
  • County 2.8%
  • Alaska 2.0%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • New Allakaket 6.9%
  • County 4.3%
  • State 2.4%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • New Allakaket 1.8%
  • County 1.1%
  • Alaska 1.4%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • New Allakaket 5.7%
  • County 4.8%
  • State 2.7%

People with emphysema (%)

  • New Allakaket 1.5%
  • County 2.4%
  • Alaska 1.7%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 7.5%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 5.8%
  • State 6.5%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Here 3.3%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 2.7%
  • Alaska 2.8%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • New Allakaket 2.0%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 2.4%
  • Alaska 2.2%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 4.8%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 5.1%
  • Alaska 6.5%

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

Seventy six percent of births in New Allakaket were vaginal deliveries. Twenty four percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.9 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Fifty eight percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Fifty one percent of women breastfeed their children. Fourteen percent of women in New Allakaket have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Eight percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Sixty seven percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Eighteen percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Seven 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 (%)

  • Here 76.2%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 70.5%
  • State 62.4%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • New Allakaket 23.8%
  • County 29.5%
  • Alaska 37.6%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • New Allakaket 99.9%
  • County 99.7%
  • Alaska 99.4%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 58.3%
  • County 56.5%
  • State 56.8%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • New Allakaket 50.7%
  • County 61.0%
  • State 62.8%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 14.2%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 13.9%
  • Alaska 16.6%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Here 8.2%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 7.3%
  • Alaska 8.8%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • New Allakaket 66.9%
  • County 70.1%
  • State 77.2%

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

  • Here 17.7%
  • County 21.7%
  • State 19.1%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 6.9%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 11.9%
  • State 14.6%

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

People living in New Allakaket report their general health condition on average at 49 percent. Six percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 32 percent of New Allakaket residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Seven percent of people living in New Allakaket are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 49.3%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 52.9%
  • State 57.7%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 6.4%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 4.0%
  • Alaska 5.5%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • New Allakaket 32.2%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 36.9%
  • Alaska 41.2%

Left-handed people (%)

  • New Allakaket 6.6%
  • County 6.4%
  • Alaska 8.4%

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

People in New Allakaket spend $355 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 29 percent of their income. The average family in New Allakaket spends $93 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 seven percent of their income. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Here $355
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area $376
  • State $369

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

  • New Allakaket 29.2%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 24.2%
  • Alaska 22.1%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $93
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area $96
  • State $84

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • New Allakaket 5.4%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 4.7%
  • Alaska 4.6%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • New Allakaket $112
  • County $118
  • State $152

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • New Allakaket 7.3%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 6.9%
  • Alaska 7.6%

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • New Allakaket 0.8%
  • County 1.2%
  • Alaska 1.4%

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People living in New Allakaket report their general condition of hearing on average at 79 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 five percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Twenty four percent of New Allakaket population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Forty nine 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 New Allakaket had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Here 79.3%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 79.6%
  • Alaska 80.9%

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

  • New Allakaket 79.3%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 80.8%
  • Alaska 81.0%

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

  • New Allakaket 95.2%
  • County 94.9%
  • State 95.5%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • New Allakaket 23.7%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 25.5%
  • State 19.4%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • New Allakaket 48.6%
  • County 52.4%
  • State 43.9%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 17.1%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 16.6%
  • State 16.2%

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Forty one percent of New Allakaket 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 (%)

  • New Allakaket 41.2%
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 29.5%
  • State 22.5%

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Twenty two percent of New Allakaket 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 seven percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Thirteen percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Nineteen percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion. Six 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 (%)

  • New Allakaket 21.6%
  • County 20.2%
  • Alaska 15.0%

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

  • New Allakaket 27.4%
  • County 25.4%
  • Alaska 20.4%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 12.8%
  • County 8.0%
  • Alaska 6.4%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Here 18.8%
  • County 12.3%
  • Alaska 8.1%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • New Allakaket 6.5%
  • County 5.5%
  • State 4.9%

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

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