Health and Nutrition of Port Graham, AK Residents

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Forty nine percent of Port Graham 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 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 one 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 two frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Here 49.4%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 49.1%
  • State 49.9%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Port Graham 17.1
  • County 20.6
  • State 19.7

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Here 3.1
  • County 3.5
  • State 3.9

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

  • Here 1.2
  • County 1.8
  • Alaska 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Port Graham 2.1
  • County 1.9
  • State 2.0

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 2.3
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 3.6
  • State 3.6

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

The average Port Graham 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 four percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Fourteen percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Port Graham 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 24 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Port Graham 1.7
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 1.9
  • State 1.8

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 23.5%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 15.4%
  • State 15.9%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 13.7%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 22.9%
  • Alaska 20.8%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Port Graham 45.3%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 46.6%
  • State 48.3%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Port Graham 2.7
  • County 2.9
  • State 3.0

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Port Graham 2.6
  • County 2.8
  • State 2.8

Average number of teeth

  • Port Graham 23.6
  • County 23.5
  • Alaska 24.4

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

The average height of Port Graham residents 16 years and older is 66 inches. The average weight is 175 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Forty three percent of people living here are obese. Fifty one percent have ever been obese. Thirty three percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Port Graham 66.2
  • County 67.2
  • Alaska 67.1

Average weight (pounds)

  • Port Graham 175.3
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 184.1
  • State 180.9

Average BMI

  • Port Graham 29.4
  • County 29.1
  • State 28.7

People that are obese (%)

  • Port Graham 42.8%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 38.1%
  • Alaska 36.8%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Port Graham 51.0%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 51.2%
  • Alaska 48.3%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Port Graham 33.4%
  • County 37.2%
  • Alaska 37.9%

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

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 70.0%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 65.7%
  • Alaska 64.1%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Here 34.2%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 27.0%
  • State 25.2%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 33.2%
  • County 25.4%
  • State 23.5%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Port Graham 22.1%
  • County 15.6%
  • Alaska 14.5%

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

Seventeen percent of people living in Port Graham 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. Two percent of city residents are currently taking insulin.

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Port Graham 16.9%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 8.9%
  • Alaska 8.5%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Port Graham 44.6%
  • County 46.3%
  • State 45.1%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 2.3%
  • County 3.0%
  • State 2.5%

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

Port Graham 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.

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

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Here 8.9%
  • County 12.1%
  • Alaska 11.1%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Port Graham 3.5%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 4.9%
  • Alaska 4.3%

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

  • Port Graham 54.2%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 68.2%
  • Alaska 65.4%

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

  • Port Graham 15.1%
  • County 27.9%
  • Alaska 26.2%

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

  • Here 9.6%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 19.0%
  • Alaska 17.0%

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

  • Here 14.1%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 24.8%
  • State 22.3%

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

  • Port Graham 36.3%
  • County 42.3%
  • Alaska 42.6%

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

Seventy five percent of people living in Port Graham are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 74.9%
  • County 73.5%
  • State 73.6%

Sixteen percent of people living in Port Graham have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had hypertension (also called high blood pressure). Twenty five percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Forty four percent of people in Port Graham frequently check their blood cholesterol. Twenty four 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 16.2%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 19.5%
  • State 16.7%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Port Graham 25.5%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 24.3%
  • Alaska 21.3%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Port Graham 44.2%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 42.0%
  • State 38.1%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Port Graham 24.3%
  • County 17.2%
  • State 15.1%

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

Twenty seven percent of people living in Port Graham use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Port Graham 27.5%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 39.9%
  • State 38.8%

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

Twenty percent of Port Graham residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty seven percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Thirty one percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Fifty six percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Thirty two percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Twenty percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Twenty percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Twenty seven 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. Two 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 20.5%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 27.9%
  • Alaska 26.3%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Port Graham 26.9%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 28.8%
  • Alaska 27.3%

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

  • Here 30.7%
  • County 44.9%
  • State 43.0%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Port Graham 55.5%
  • County 53.3%
  • Alaska 53.2%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Here 31.8%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 27.4%
  • State 27.8%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Port Graham 20.0%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 22.0%
  • Alaska 21.6%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Here 19.6%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 20.6%
  • State 20.5%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Port Graham 27.4%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 14.9%
  • State 14.6%

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

  • Here 1.7%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 4.9%
  • Alaska 4.2%

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

Port Graham residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 1.6
  • County 2.0
  • State 1.7

Eighty eight percent of people living in Port Graham have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Eight percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 4.4 days per month on average. They have 7.7 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 87.7%
  • County 83.0%
  • Alaska 82.2%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Port Graham 7.6%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 9.2%
  • State 10.0%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 4.4
  • County 5.3
  • Alaska 5.1

Average drinks/week

  • Here 7.7
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 6.3
  • State 6.1

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 24.8
  • County 26.5
  • Alaska 24.4

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

Ninety nine percent of Port Graham residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety six percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Eighty three percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Forty two percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Five percent of males in Port Graham 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. Ninety two percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Twenty three percent have ever had anal sex. Eight percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Port Graham 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 20 women. 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 five women. Males in their lifetime have anal or oral sex with 1.4 men on average. They have had 0.5 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Port Graham were 19 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on two men in their lifetime. Twenty three percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Port Graham has vaginal or anal sex 46 times a year. Thirty six percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Port Graham 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with eight men on average. They have had five male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Sixty nine percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

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

  • Here 99.2%
  • County 97.7%
  • State 97.2%

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

  • Port Graham 96.4%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 95.7%
  • Alaska 94.5%

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

  • Here 82.5%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 88.9%
  • Alaska 86.9%

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

  • Port Graham 42.1%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 50.8%
  • State 48.0%

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

  • Here 5.0%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 6.4%
  • State 6.1%

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

  • Port Graham 99.3%
  • County 98.2%
  • State 97.1%

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

  • Here 92.2%
  • County 90.6%
  • Alaska 88.3%

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

  • Here 23.4%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 43.7%
  • State 39.4%

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

  • Here 8.3%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 11.3%
  • Alaska 12.0%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 16.5
  • County 16.8
  • State 16.9

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

  • Port Graham 28.9
  • County 29.0
  • State 26.3

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

  • Here 19.8
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 25.0
  • State 21.6

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

  • Port Graham 21.7
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 21.2
  • Alaska 21.3

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

  • Port Graham 4.7
  • County 6.4
  • Alaska 5.7

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

  • Port Graham 1.4
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 4.3
  • State 1.8

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

  • Here 0.5
  • County 2.5
  • State 1.0

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

  • Port Graham 18.6
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 18.6
  • State 18.8

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

  • Here 2.1
  • County 6.7
  • State 3.7

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Port Graham 23.0%
  • County 6.3%
  • State 8.7%

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

  • Here 46.4
  • County 62.5
  • Alaska 64.3

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Port Graham 36.0%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 60.7%
  • State 55.7%

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

  • Port Graham 7.7
  • County 10.5
  • State 9.8

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

  • Port Graham 4.8
  • County 9.6
  • State 9.0

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Here 68.8%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 83.5%
  • Alaska 81.4%

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

Fourteen percent of households in Port Graham use chemical products in their homes to control fleas, roaches, ants, termites or other insects. Three percent use chemical products in their lawns or gardens to kill weeds.

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Port Graham 13.7%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 9.9%
  • Alaska 9.6%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Here 2.6%
  • County 5.2%
  • Alaska 4.5%

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

Port Graham residents 16 years and older usually get seven hours of sleep at night on weekdays or workdays. Twenty eight percent of them have trouble sleeping.

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Here 6.7
  • County 6.8
  • Alaska 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Port Graham 28.5%
  • County 32.1%
  • State 30.9%

Thirty eight percent of Port Graham residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Port Graham 38.1%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 51.8%
  • State 51.0%

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

Seventeen percent of Port Graham 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 one percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Twenty two 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 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 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 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 1.3 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 17.4%
  • County 23.8%
  • Alaska 22.6%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 33.9%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 41.4%
  • State 40.0%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Port Graham 40.6%
  • County 28.3%
  • Alaska 32.2%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Port Graham 22.4%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 20.1%
  • Alaska 24.6%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 57.9%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 46.8%
  • State 48.0%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 5.6
  • County 6.1
  • Alaska 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Port Graham 2.3
  • County 2.6
  • State 2.5

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 1.3
  • County 1.3
  • Alaska 1.4

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

Seven percent of Port Graham residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. One percent of people living here has anemia, sometimes called "tired blood" or "low blood". Thirty four percent are overweight. Twelve 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. Eight percent of people living in Port Graham have ever received a blood transfusion. Twenty six percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Seventeen percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Two percent have ever been told they had gout. Three 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. Four 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 (%)

  • Here 7.4%
  • County 9.0%
  • State 9.5%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 1.5%
  • County 2.5%
  • Alaska 2.7%

People with overweight (%)

  • Port Graham 33.7%
  • County 35.8%
  • State 33.9%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Port Graham 11.6%
  • County 17.9%
  • State 15.9%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Port Graham 7.9%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 10.5%
  • Alaska 8.6%

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

  • Port Graham 26.4%
  • County 19.0%
  • State 18.2%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Port Graham 16.8%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 24.6%
  • State 20.8%

People with gout (%)

  • Port Graham 1.8%
  • County 3.3%
  • Alaska 3.1%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Here 3.0%
  • County 2.3%
  • State 2.0%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Here 5.1%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 3.2%
  • Alaska 2.4%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 0.7%
  • County 1.9%
  • State 1.4%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 4.3%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 3.5%
  • Alaska 2.7%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Here 3.4%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 2.8%
  • Alaska 2.4%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Port Graham 1.3%
  • County 2.3%
  • Alaska 1.7%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 3.9%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 7.2%
  • Alaska 6.5%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Port Graham 1.9%
  • County 3.6%
  • State 2.8%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Port Graham 2.1%
  • County 2.2%
  • State 2.2%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Port Graham 4.1%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 7.5%
  • State 6.5%

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

Seventy one percent of births in Port Graham were vaginal deliveries. Twenty nine percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.9 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Fifty five percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Seventy three percent of women breastfeed their children. Sixty seven percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Thirty three percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Six 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 70.9%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 63.7%
  • State 62.4%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Port Graham 29.1%
  • County 36.3%
  • State 37.6%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Port Graham 99.9%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 99.4%
  • State 99.4%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Port Graham 54.9%
  • County 59.0%
  • Alaska 56.8%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Port Graham 72.9%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 62.9%
  • State 62.8%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Port Graham 66.7%
  • County 80.1%
  • Alaska 77.2%

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

  • Here 33.1%
  • County 17.5%
  • State 19.1%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 6.3%
  • County 19.1%
  • Alaska 14.6%

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

People living in Port Graham report their general health condition on average at 58 percent. Five percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 36 percent of Port Graham residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Five percent of people living in Port Graham are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Port Graham 57.8%
  • County 57.1%
  • Alaska 57.7%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 5.0%
  • County 4.7%
  • State 5.5%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Port Graham 36.1%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 41.0%
  • State 41.2%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 5.0%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 9.1%
  • Alaska 8.4%

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

People in Port Graham spend $416 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 22 percent of their income. The average family in Port Graham spends $117 on food at other stores monthly. This is four percent of their income. They spend $121 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is six percent of their income. They also spend $48 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Port Graham $416
  • County $362
  • State $369

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

  • Here 22.3%
  • County 23.7%
  • Alaska 22.1%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Port Graham $117
  • County $75
  • State $84

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 4.2%
  • County 4.6%
  • State 4.6%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $121
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough $134
  • State $152

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 6.3%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 7.0%
  • State 7.6%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Here $48
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough $29
  • Alaska $36

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Here 0.8%
  • County 1.2%
  • State 1.4%

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

People living in Port Graham report their general condition of hearing on average at 80 percent. Eighty six 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 seven percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Twenty three percent of Port Graham population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Forty eight 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. Thirteen percent of people in Port Graham had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Here 79.7%
  • County 79.3%
  • State 80.9%

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

  • Here 85.8%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 78.9%
  • State 81.0%

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

  • Port Graham 96.9%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 94.6%
  • State 95.5%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Here 22.6%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 22.2%
  • State 19.4%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Port Graham 48.2%
  • County 47.6%
  • State 43.9%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Port Graham 13.2%
  • County 16.9%
  • Alaska 16.2%

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Thirty one percent of Port Graham 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 (%)

  • Port Graham 31.2%
  • County 23.8%
  • Alaska 22.5%

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Thirteen percent of Port Graham 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. Seventeen 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. Seven 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 12.8%
  • County 17.6%
  • Alaska 15.0%

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

  • Here 17.3%
  • County 24.8%
  • State 20.4%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Port Graham 7.5%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 8.3%
  • Alaska 6.4%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Port Graham 6.5%
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough 9.0%
  • State 8.1%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 5.2%
  • County 6.6%
  • State 4.9%

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

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