Health and Nutrition of Nikolaevsk, AK Residents

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Forty eight percent of Nikolaevsk residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 23 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 one frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Nikolaevsk 47.5%
  • County 49.1%
  • Alaska 49.9%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Here 22.8
  • County 20.6
  • Alaska 19.7

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Nikolaevsk 3.0
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 3.5
  • Alaska 3.9

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

  • Here 1.8
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 1.8
  • State 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Nikolaevsk 1.2
  • County 1.9
  • State 2.0

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 1.4
  • County 3.6
  • Alaska 3.6

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

The average Nikolaevsk resident last visited a dentist three years ago (including all types of dentists, such as, orthodontists, oral surgeons, and all other dental specialists, as well as dental hygienists). Nikolaevsk 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 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 28 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Nikolaevsk 2.8
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 1.9
  • State 1.8

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Here 44.5%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 46.6%
  • State 48.3%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 2.7
  • County 2.9
  • Alaska 3.0

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 3.1
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 2.8
  • State 2.8

Average number of teeth

  • Nikolaevsk 27.6
  • County 23.5
  • Alaska 24.4

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

The average height of Nikolaevsk residents 16 years and older is 65 inches. The average weight is 204 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 33. Sixty five percent of people living here are obese. Seventy one percent have ever been obese. Sixty one percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Nikolaevsk 64.6
  • County 67.2
  • State 67.1

Average weight (pounds)

  • Nikolaevsk 204.3
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 184.1
  • State 180.9

Average BMI

  • Here 32.9
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 29.1
  • Alaska 28.7

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 65.0%
  • County 38.1%
  • Alaska 36.8%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Nikolaevsk 70.7%
  • County 51.2%
  • Alaska 48.3%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Nikolaevsk 60.8%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 37.2%
  • State 37.9%

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

Forty seven percent of Nikolaevsk residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Thirteen percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Thirteen percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Six percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 46.8%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 65.7%
  • Alaska 64.1%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Here 12.8%
  • County 27.0%
  • State 25.2%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 12.8%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 25.4%
  • Alaska 23.5%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Nikolaevsk 6.1%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 15.6%
  • Alaska 14.5%

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

Eighteen percent of people living in Nikolaevsk have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Twenty three 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 18.2%
  • County 8.9%
  • State 8.5%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 22.9%
  • County 46.3%
  • State 45.1%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 1.2%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 3.0%
  • State 2.5%

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

Nikolaevsk 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
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 1.0
  • State 1.0

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

Ten percent of Nikolaevsk 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. Six percent have been having problems with their ability to taste sweet, sour, salty or bitter foods and drinks. Forty six percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Thirteen percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Eighteen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Twenty nine percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Nineteen percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Here 10.0%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 12.1%
  • Alaska 11.1%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Here 5.5%
  • County 4.9%
  • Alaska 4.3%

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

  • Here 46.1%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 68.2%
  • State 65.4%

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

  • Nikolaevsk 12.9%
  • County 27.9%
  • State 26.2%

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

  • Nikolaevsk 17.7%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 19.0%
  • State 17.0%

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

  • Nikolaevsk 29.3%
  • County 24.8%
  • Alaska 22.3%

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

  • Here 19.4%
  • County 42.3%
  • Alaska 42.6%

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

Fifty one percent of people living in Nikolaevsk are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 51.4%
  • County 73.5%
  • Alaska 73.6%

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

Twenty one percent of people living in Nikolaevsk have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had hypertension (also called high blood pressure). Twenty one percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Forty three percent of people in Nikolaevsk frequently check their blood cholesterol. Six 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 20.5%
  • County 19.5%
  • State 16.7%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 20.6%
  • County 24.3%
  • Alaska 21.3%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 42.8%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 42.0%
  • State 38.1%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Nikolaevsk 5.6%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 17.2%
  • State 15.1%

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

Fifty six percent of people living in Nikolaevsk use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 55.8%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 39.9%
  • Alaska 38.8%

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

Thirteen percent of Nikolaevsk residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Eleven percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Nineteen percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Twenty two percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Ten percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Thirty five percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Five 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.

Summary

People who have little interest in doing things (%)

  • Here 13.0%
  • County 27.9%
  • State 26.3%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 11.0%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 28.8%
  • Alaska 27.3%

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

  • Nikolaevsk 19.5%
  • County 44.9%
  • State 43.0%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 21.9%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 53.3%
  • State 53.2%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Nikolaevsk 10.4%
  • County 22.0%
  • State 21.6%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Here 35.0%
  • County 20.6%
  • State 20.5%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Here 4.9%
  • County 14.9%
  • Alaska 14.6%

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

Nikolaevsk residents on average take one prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Nikolaevsk 1.4
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 2.0
  • State 1.7

Sixty eight percent of people living in Nikolaevsk have at least one alcoholic drink per month. They have 2.1 drinks per week.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Here 67.8%
  • County 83.0%
  • Alaska 82.2%

Average drinks/week

  • Here 2.1
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 6.3
  • State 6.1

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

Hundred percent of Nikolaevsk residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety nine percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Ninety seven percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Sixty four percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Five percent of males in Nikolaevsk have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Hundred percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Eighty eight percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Fifty percent have ever had anal sex. People in Nikolaevsk were 16 years old on average when they had sex for the first time. People living here were on average 22 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 Nikolaevsk were 20 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. The average person in Nikolaevsk has vaginal or anal sex 93 times a year. Fifty percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Nikolaevsk 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 11 men on average. They have had 11 male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.4 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Forty percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Here 99.7%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 97.7%
  • Alaska 97.2%

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

  • Nikolaevsk 99.2%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 95.7%
  • Alaska 94.5%

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

  • Here 97.1%
  • County 88.9%
  • State 86.9%

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

  • Here 64.3%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 50.8%
  • State 48.0%

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

  • Here 4.5%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 6.4%
  • Alaska 6.1%

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

  • Nikolaevsk 100.0%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 98.2%
  • Alaska 97.1%

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

  • Here 87.5%
  • County 90.6%
  • Alaska 88.3%

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

  • Here 50.0%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 43.7%
  • Alaska 39.4%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 16.1
  • County 16.8
  • State 16.9

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

  • Here 22.5
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 21.2
  • State 21.3

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

  • Here 8.2
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 6.4
  • State 5.7

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

  • Here 19.9
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 18.6
  • Alaska 18.8

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

  • Nikolaevsk 1.3
  • County 6.7
  • State 3.7

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

  • Nikolaevsk 92.7
  • County 62.5
  • State 64.3

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Nikolaevsk 50.4%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 60.7%
  • Alaska 55.7%

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

  • Here 11.4
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 10.5
  • Alaska 9.8

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

  • Here 11.4
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 9.6
  • State 9.0

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

  • Nikolaevsk 0.4
  • County 0.5
  • State 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Nikolaevsk 40.0%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 83.5%
  • State 81.4%

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

Seven percent of households in Nikolaevsk use chemical products in their homes to control fleas, roaches, ants, termites or other insects.

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Nikolaevsk 6.7%
  • County 9.9%
  • Alaska 9.6%

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

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

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Nikolaevsk 7.3
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 6.8
  • Alaska 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 37.1%
  • County 32.1%
  • State 30.9%

Forty six percent of Nikolaevsk residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 45.5%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 51.8%
  • Alaska 51.0%

Thirteen percent of Nikolaevsk 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. Sixty 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. Twenty nine percent do any vigorous-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause large increases in breathing or heart rate like running or basketball for at least 10 minutes continuously. Fifty one percent do any moderate-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause a small increase in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking, bicycling, swimming or golf for at least 10 minutes continuously. People living here spend 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 two hours per day. They use a computer or play computer games (including Playstation, Nintendo DS, or other portable video games) outside of work or school for 1.7 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Nikolaevsk 12.7%
  • County 23.8%
  • State 22.6%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Nikolaevsk 64.7%
  • County 41.4%
  • State 40.0%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 28.7%
  • County 20.1%
  • Alaska 24.6%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 51.3%
  • County 46.8%
  • Alaska 48.0%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 5.0
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 6.1
  • State 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.2
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 2.6
  • Alaska 2.5

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 1.7
  • County 1.3
  • Alaska 1.4

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

Fifty nine percent are overweight. Thirty five percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. One percent have ever had a heart attack, also called myocardial infarction. Two percent of people had any kind of liver condition.

Summary

People with overweight (%)

  • Nikolaevsk 59.5%
  • County 35.8%
  • State 33.9%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 35.3%
  • County 24.6%
  • Alaska 20.8%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Nikolaevsk 1.0%
  • County 3.5%
  • Alaska 2.7%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Nikolaevsk 2.1%
  • County 2.2%
  • Alaska 2.2%

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

Sixty seven percent of births in Nikolaevsk were vaginal deliveries. Thirty three percent of deliveries were cesarean. 100.0 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Fifty one percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Ninety percent of women breastfeed their children. Ninety six percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Forty six percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Forty two 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 66.5%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 63.7%
  • State 62.4%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 33.5%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 36.3%
  • Alaska 37.6%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Here 100.0%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 99.4%
  • State 99.4%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 50.7%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 59.0%
  • Alaska 56.8%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Nikolaevsk 90.0%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 62.9%
  • Alaska 62.8%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 95.8%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 80.1%
  • State 77.2%

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

  • Nikolaevsk 45.8%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 17.5%
  • State 19.1%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Nikolaevsk 41.7%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 19.1%
  • State 14.6%

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

People living in Nikolaevsk report their general health condition on average at 54 percent. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 48 percent of Nikolaevsk residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Nikolaevsk 53.8%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 57.1%
  • State 57.7%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 47.6%
  • County 41.0%
  • State 41.2%

People in Nikolaevsk spend $553 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 17 percent of their income. The average family in Nikolaevsk spends $93 on food at other stores monthly. This is three percent of their income. They spend $119 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is five percent of their income. They also spend $13 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is zero percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Nikolaevsk $553
  • County $362
  • Alaska $369

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

  • Here 16.9%
  • County 23.7%
  • Alaska 22.1%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Nikolaevsk $93
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough $75
  • Alaska $84

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 3.0%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 4.6%
  • Alaska 4.6%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $119
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough $134
  • Alaska $152

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 4.5%
  • County 7.0%
  • Alaska 7.6%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Nikolaevsk $13
  • County $29
  • Alaska $36

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Nikolaevsk 0.5%
  • County 1.2%
  • State 1.4%

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

People living in Nikolaevsk report their general condition of hearing on average at 84 percent. Ninety four 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 eight percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Thirty seven percent of Nikolaevsk population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Twenty one 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.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Nikolaevsk 84.4%
  • County 79.3%
  • State 80.9%

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

  • Here 94.3%
  • County 78.9%
  • State 81.0%

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

  • Here 98.3%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 94.6%
  • State 95.5%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Here 37.3%
  • County 22.2%
  • State 19.4%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Nikolaevsk 21.2%
  • County 47.6%
  • Alaska 43.9%

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

Eight percent of Nikolaevsk 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 (%)

  • Nikolaevsk 8.5%
  • County 23.8%
  • State 22.5%

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

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