Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Ketchikan Gateway2

2011-2013
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 75 180.7 188.2 1 131.0 168.1
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 51 122.8 131.4 2 97.9 137.7
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 22 53.0 55.9 3 50.4 54.4
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 15 36.1* 44.6* 4 26.4 39.4
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 12 28.9* 33.8* 5 24.8 40.4
TOTAL DEATHS   271 652.8 720.0   537.1 725.9
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Borough or Census Area
3 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
4 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
**Rates based on fewer than 6 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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Last updated: 01/21/15



Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Ketchikan Gateway2

2010-2012
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 82 199.3 209.2 1 126.4 170.9
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 55 133.7 143.6 2 99.2 144.1
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 17 41.3* 44.7* 3 51.5 56.4
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 16 38.9* 50.1* 4 25.8 40.9
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 12 29.2* 36.8* 5 24.2 40.7
TOTAL DEATHS   295 717.1 792.7   531.3 745.0
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Borough or Census Area
3 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
4 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
**Rates based on fewer than 6 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Ketchikan Gateway2

2009-2011
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 81 199.5 217.7 1 127.0 178.0
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 57 140.4 160.4 2 101.0 152.6
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 3 18 44.3* 54.7* 4 26.5 44.1
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 15 36.9* 37.2* 6 20.9 20.7
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 4 15 36.9* 38.8* 3 51.0 56.3
TOTAL DEATHS   290 714.1 807.6   525.5 761.4
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Borough or Census Area
3 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
4 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
**Rates based on fewer than 6 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Ketchikan Gateway2

2008-2010
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 80 199.3 214.1 1 125.4 180.4
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 55 137.0 159.1 2 97.5 153.2
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 3 18 44.8* 55.9* 4 26.4 45.6
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 15 37.4* 39.3* 6 22.4 22.1
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 5 13 32.4* 34.5* 3 49.4 55.3
TOTAL DEATHS   291 724.9 823.7   517.5 770.0
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Borough or Census Area
3 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
4 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
**Rates based on fewer than 6 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Ketchikan Gateway2

2007-2009
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 81 202.4 226.4 1 125.1 183.2
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 52 130.0 161.9 2 94.2 154.0
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 3 16 40.0* 47.8* 4 26.6 47.0
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 14 35.0* 45.4* 5 23.6 44.2
Diabetes (E10-E14) 4 14 35.0* 49.0* 7 13.6 21.5
TOTAL DEATHS   292 729.7 862.1   512.4 774.3
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Borough or Census Area
3 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
4 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
**Rates based on fewer than 6 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Ketchikan Gateway2

2006-2008
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 70 174.7 207.6 1 121.2 181.3
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 48 119.8 155.6 2 91.4 157.0
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 3 16 39.9* 51.2* 4 24.4 46.2
Diabetes (E10-E14) 3 16 39.9* 54.6* 7 15.0 24.2
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 16 39.9* 43.9* 3 48.9 54.2
TOTAL DEATHS   275 686.2 842.6   505.6 783.0
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Borough or Census Area
3 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
4 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
**Rates based on fewer than 6 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Ketchikan Gateway2

2005-2007
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 69 172.0 214.3 1 115.8 178.3
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 53 132.1 168.7 2 91.7 162.3
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 3 15 37.4* 48.2* 5 23.1 42.1
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 4 14 34.9* 36.8* 3 48.4 53.1
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 12 29.9* 36.7* 4 25.0 49.7
TOTAL DEATHS   253 630.6 778.1   494.1 784.5
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Borough or Census Area
3 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
4 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
**Rates based on fewer than 6 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Ketchikan Gateway2

2004-2006
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 69 172.4 218.3 1 111.3 178.8
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 47 117.5 150.7 2 91.3 164.0
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 3 15 37.5* 51.8* 5 21.6 40.3
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 4 13 32.5* 34.6* 3 47.1 52.3
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 9 22.5* 26.8* 4 26.1 51.8
TOTAL DEATHS   235 587.3 735.5   478.3 776.2
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Borough or Census Area
3 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
4 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
**Rates based on fewer than 6 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Ketchikan Gateway2

2003-2005
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 70 174.0 220.2 1 110.2 182.4
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 61 151.7 200.5 2 94.7 172.9
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 3 14 34.8* 51.3* 5 22.3 43.3
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 4 12 29.8* 30.7* 3 48.0 53.4
Diabetes (E10-E14) 5 10 24.9* 37.1* 7 14.6 24.4
TOTAL DEATHS   250 621.5 800.8   475.9 790.8
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Borough or Census Area
3 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
4 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
**Rates based on fewer than 6 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Ketchikan Gateway2

2002-2004
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 63 155.0 200.9 1 111.1 189.1
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 56 137.7 189.9 2 94.4 176.3
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 18 44.3* 46.3* 3 50.4 56.4
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 13 32.0* 45.3* 5 21.8 44.9
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 11 27.1* 40.6* 4 26.2 56.7
TOTAL DEATHS   251 617.4 812.0   475.5 803.1
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Borough or Census Area
3 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
4 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
**Rates based on fewer than 6 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Ketchikan Gateway2

2001-2003
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 1 77 186.8 271.2 2 99.8 193.2
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 2 60 145.6 200.3 1 110.4 191.6
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 27 65.5 69.3 3 52.7 58.4
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 16 38.8* 57.3* 5 22.7 48.5
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 13 31.5* 49.1* 4 26.0 58.8
TOTAL DEATHS   275 667.3 905.3   479.0 832.0
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Borough or Census Area
3 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
4 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
**Rates based on fewer than 6 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Ketchikan Gateway2

2000-2002
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 66 158.6 229.6 1 110.4 197.9
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 65 156.2 220.2 2 97.6 197.7
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 33 79.3 87.1 3 54.3 61.1
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 23 55.3 81.9 5 22.1 48.7
Diabetes (E10-E14) 5 10 24.0* 31.3* 7 13.3 23.8
TOTAL DEATHS   281 675.1 925.9   470.9 839.4
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Borough or Census Area
3 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
4 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
**Rates based on fewer than 6 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Ketchikan Gateway2

1999-2001
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 77 184.1 267.5 1 106.8 198.2
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 59 141.1 205.0 2 97.2 209.0
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 31 74.1 85.8 3 52.2 60.7
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 24 57.4 87.1 5 22.6 51.9
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 12 28.7* 49.8* 4 26.7 66.4
TOTAL DEATHS   300 717.3 1025.2   457.9 860.3
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Borough or Census Area
3 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
4 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
**Rates based on fewer than 6 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Ketchikan Gateway2

1998-2000
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 76 180.2 254.6 1 106.1 201.7
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 54 128.1 178.9 2 92.6 212.8
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 3 22 52.2 75.0 5 20.8 49.8
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 4 20 47.4 59.7 3 47.6 57.2
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 15 35.6* 65.5* 4 26.5 69.7
TOTAL DEATHS   289 685.3 1006.9   440.4 868.1
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Borough or Census Area
3 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
4 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
**Rates based on fewer than 6 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Ketchikan Gateway2

1997-1999
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 67 157.3 212.8 1 102.0 197.7
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 49 115.0 184.2 2 90.2 220.1
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 3 17 39.9* 53.6* 5 20.3 51.7
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 15 35.2* 72.0* 4 24.7 69.6
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 4 15 35.2* 72.0* 9 7.9 24.4
TOTAL DEATHS   274 643.1 984.2   426.2 879.2
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Borough or Census Area
3 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
4 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
**Rates based on fewer than 6 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Ketchikan Gateway2

1996-1998
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 1 64 147.8 250.6 2 89.1 227.6
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 52 120.1 162.4 1 104.5 207.3
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 3 17 39.3* 43.2* 3 46.0 54.3
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 4 14 32.3* 46.1* 6 18.9 49.1
Influenza and Pneumonia (480-487) 5 11 25.4* 54.5* 10 7.5 23.6
TOTAL DEATHS   256 591.3 909.6   426.0 897.0
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Borough or Census Area
3 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
4 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
**Rates based on fewer than 6 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Ketchikan Gateway2

1995-1997
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 1 60 136.6 244.9 2 89.2 235.7
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 51 116.1 170.6 1 101.2 207.7
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 3 17 38.7* 40.4* 3 50.6 58.6
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 4 14 31.9* 49.0* 6 18.9 50.4
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434, 436-438) 5 11 25.0* 55.5* 4 23.1 73.1
TOTAL DEATHS   250 569.2 890.7   428.4 919.6
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Borough or Census Area
3 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
4 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
**Rates based on fewer than 6 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Ketchikan Gateway2

1994-1996
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 1 68 154.0 281.7 2 88.9 239.4
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 55 124.5 201.0 1 99.0 213.2
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 3 22 49.8 51.2 3 53.8 62.8
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 4 14 31.7* 57.2* 6 17.7 47.7
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434, 436-438) 5 11 24.9* 55.1* 4 22.7 74.1
TOTAL DEATHS   255 577.3 927.1   423.9 930.8
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Borough or Census Area
3 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
4 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
**Rates based on fewer than 6 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Ketchikan Gateway2

1993-1995
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 1 60 135.7 250.7 2 87.7 244.6
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 1 60 135.7 228.6 1 94.7 213.4
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 3 21 47.5 54.3 3 52.7 60.3
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434, 436-438) 4 15 33.9* 72.5* 5 21.3 70.9
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 5 13 29.4* 48.7* 6 16.8 47.1
TOTAL DEATHS   244 551.6 917.3   413.3 926.7
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Borough or Census Area
3 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
4 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
**Rates based on fewer than 6 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Ketchikan Gateway2

1992-1994
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 1 58 131.5 245.9 2 86.7 247.8
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 56 127.0 218.3 1 92.3 219.6
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 3 28 63.5 71.7 3 54.3 62.0
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434, 436-438) 4 9 20.4* 41.4* 5 19.1 62.4
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 4 9 20.4* 38.0* 6 15.9 46.4
TOTAL DEATHS   226 512.4 863.9   402.7 920.8

1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Borough or Census Area
3 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
4 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
**Rates based on fewer than 6 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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