Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Nome2

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 61 207.0 351.6 1 131.0 168.1
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 44 149.3 280.0 2 97.9 137.7
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 3 21 71.3 75.7 6 21.9 22.1
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 4 18 61.1* 77.2* 3 50.4 54.4
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 12 40.7* 104.6* 5 24.8 40.4
TOTAL DEATHS   211 716.0 1207.3   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 Nome2

2010-2012
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 52 178.8 333.6 2 99.2 144.1
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 52 178.8 293.7 1 126.4 170.9
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 25 86.0 103.6 3 51.5 56.4
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 22 75.6 81.3 6 21.8 21.9
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 14 48.1* 125.6* 5 24.2 40.7
TOTAL DEATHS   229 787.3 1340.4   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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Last updated: 01/21/15



Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Nome2

2009-2011
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 51 177.6 330.8 2 101.0 152.6
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 2 46 160.2 264.2 1 127.0 178.0
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 31 107.9 141.4 3 51.0 56.3
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 25 87.1 93.0 6 20.9 20.7
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 14 48.7* 125.3* 5 23.4 40.7
TOTAL DEATHS   237 825.2 1426.4   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 Nome2

2008-2010
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 47 165.3 295.9 2 97.5 153.2
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 2 39 137.1 209.2 1 125.4 180.4
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 31 109.0 127.6 3 49.4 55.3
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 23 80.9 76.2 6 22.4 22.1
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 12 42.2* 117.0* 5 23.8 42.4
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 12 42.2* 110.5* 4 26.4 45.6
TOTAL DEATHS   230 808.8 1404.7   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 Nome2

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 40 140.8 251.8 1 125.1 183.2
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 37 130.3 228.8 2 94.2 154.0
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 28 98.6 119.7 3 49.6 54.6
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 16 56.3* 50.4* 6 22.1 22.0
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 11 38.7* 116.9* 5 23.6 44.2
TOTAL DEATHS   205 721.7 1329.7   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 Nome2

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 41 144.2 260.7 1 121.2 181.3
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 26 91.4 177.3 2 91.4 157.0
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 23 80.9 85.0 3 48.9 54.2
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 14 49.2* 45.2* 6 21.9 22.1
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 9 31.7* 82.1* 4 24.4 46.2
TOTAL DEATHS   185 650.7 1205.7   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 Nome2

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 33 116.1 212.9 1 115.8 178.3
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 2 30 105.5 120.1 3 48.4 53.1
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 3 24 84.4 159.9 2 91.7 162.3
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 17 59.8* 59.3* 6 20.2 20.5
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 9 31.7* 66.6* 4 25.0 49.7
TOTAL DEATHS   177 622.6 1097.0   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 Nome2

2004-2006
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 1 34 119.8 129.4 3 47.1 52.3
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 2 27 95.1 167.1 1 111.3 178.8
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 3 21 74.0 73.3 6 20.6 20.6
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 4 19 66.9* 126.6* 2 91.3 164.0
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 8 28.2* 50.1* 4 26.1 51.8
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 8 28.2* 66.6* 5 21.6 40.3
TOTAL DEATHS   177 623.6 1013.2   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 Nome2

2003-2005
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 1 35 124.1 132.1 3 48.0 53.4
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 2 30 106.4 191.6 1 110.2 182.4
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 3 26 92.2 171.8 2 94.7 172.9
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 19 67.4* 66.5* 6 20.4 20.7
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 7 24.8* 46.3* 4 26.9 56.2
TOTAL DEATHS   190 673.6 1088.9   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 Nome2

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 37 131.7 231.7 1 111.1 189.1
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 2 31 110.3 127.0 3 50.4 56.4
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 3 22 78.3 151.4 2 94.4 176.3
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 21 74.8 70.2 6 20.9 21.3
Assault (Homicide) (X85-Y09, Y87.1) 5 6 21.4* 20.8*      
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 6 21.4* 35.2* 4 26.2 56.7
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 6 21.4* 45.4* 5 21.8 44.9
TOTAL DEATHS   200 711.9 1134.4   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 Nome2

2001-2003
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 37 132.4 239.2 1 110.4 191.6
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 2 30 107.4 126.5 3 52.7 58.4
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 3 27 96.6 180.7 2 99.8 193.2
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 21 75.2 70.7 6 18.6 19.2
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 9 32.2* 52.2* 4 26.0 58.8
TOTAL DEATHS   208 744.5 1193.6   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 Nome2

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 35 125.9 228.4 1 110.4 197.9
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 2 28 100.8 126.1 3 54.3 61.1
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 3 26 93.6 181.1 2 97.6 197.7
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 23 82.8 78.5 6 19.4 19.4
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 11 39.6* 85.6* 5 22.1 48.7
TOTAL DEATHS   200 719.7 1161.3   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 Nome2

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 37 133.3 243.6 1 106.8 198.2
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 27 97.2 196.1 2 97.2 209.0
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 25 90.0 114.9 3 52.2 60.7
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 20 72.0 69.4 6 17.8 18.2
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 13 46.8* 97.9* 5 22.6 51.9
TOTAL DEATHS   190 684.3 1155.2   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 Nome2

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 46 165.2 297.2 1 106.1 201.7
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 2 30 107.7 136.2 3 47.6 57.2
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 3 22 79.0 160.4 2 92.6 212.8
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 21 75.4 74.7 6 19.4 20.3
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 13 46.7* 91.2* 5 20.8 49.8
TOTAL DEATHS   195 700.2 1156.7   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 Nome2

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 45 162.0 295.0 1 102.0 197.7
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 2 32 115.2 137.3 3 44.0 52.4
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 3 24 86.4 167.5 2 90.2 220.1
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 19 68.4* 73.1* 6 19.3 20.9
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 11 39.6* 80.9* 5 20.3 51.7
TOTAL DEATHS   197 709.4 1169.8   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 Nome2

1996-1998
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 1 39 141.6 259.6 1 104.5 207.3
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 2 34 123.5 134.9 3 46.0 54.3
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 3 28 101.7 196.4 2 89.1 227.6
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 4 16 58.1* 62.9* 5 21.2 22.6
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 5 13 47.2* 112.4* 6 18.9 49.1
TOTAL DEATHS   195 708.1 1149.7   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 Nome2

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 36 132.9 245.1 2 89.2 235.7
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 31 114.4 198.5 1 101.2 207.7
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 3 28 103.4 113.6 3 50.6 58.6
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 4 14 51.7* 55.5* 5 20.9 21.8
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 5 13 48.0* 113.0* 6 18.9 50.4
TOTAL DEATHS   175 646.0 1073.6   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 Nome2

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 38 141.4 270.5 2 88.9 239.4
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 2 33 122.8 145.2 3 53.8 62.8
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 3 27 100.5 171.3 1 99.0 213.2
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 4 17 63.3* 64.4* 5 22.0 22.7
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 5 13 48.4* 116.7* 6 17.7 47.7
TOTAL DEATHS   171 636.5 1050.3   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 Nome2

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 32 120.1 229.0 2 87.7 244.6
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 2 29 108.8 125.3 3 52.7 60.3
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 3 27 101.3 195.3 1 94.7 213.4
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 4 22 82.5 83.6 4 22.8 23.2
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 5 11 41.3* 90.3* 6 16.8 47.1
TOTAL DEATHS   161 604.1 988.3   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 Nome2

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 31 116.5 279.3 2 86.7 247.8
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 2 30 112.7 121.3 3 54.3 62.0
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 3 27 101.5 209.5 1 92.3 219.6
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 4 20 75.2 75.7 4 23.4 24.4
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 5 9 33.8* 80.6* 6 15.9 46.4
TOTAL DEATHS   164 616.4 1106.5   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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