Alaska

In Alaska, if 5% more people attended some college and 4% more had an income higher than twice the federal poverty level we could expect to save 246 lives, prevent 1,500 cases of diabetes, and eliminate $9.1 Million in diabetes costs every year.

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Education

Percent of adults with some college education

Education Level

The percentage​ of adults (age 25 and older) in selected area with education beyond high school (included those who did not graduate with college degrees). Data source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2006-2008

63%
63%

Income

Percent of adults with an income twice the federal poverty level

Income Level

Percent of individuals in the selected area with a household income in 2005-2007 that was at least twice the federal poverty level (greater than approximately $41,000 for a family of four with two related children) Data source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2005-2007.

76%
76%
Accurate projections can not be calculated for these values.
Accurate projections can not be calculated for these values.
Current Values Adjusted Values
Deaths 2,200 2,200
Death Rate 334 334
Mortality Rank 30 30
Deaths Averted 0
% Deaths Averted 0%
Diabetes Cases 33,100 33,100
Diabetes Cases Averted 0
Diabetes Care Costs $203 Million $203 Million
Diabetes Care Costs Saved $0
Comparisons Alaska
Education
Some High School 9%
High School 28%
Some College 36%
College 26%
Income-to-Poverty Ratio
< 50% 4%
50% - 100% 5%
100% - 200% 15%
200% + 76%
Population
% White 73%
% Black 5%
% Hispanic 6%
Median Household Income $66,700