Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for North Slope2

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 36 123.3 238.7 1 131.0 168.1
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 14 48.0* 84.7* 2 97.9 137.7
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 13 44.5* 69.7* 3 50.4 54.4
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 10 34.3* 117.3* 4 26.4 39.4
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 5 6 20.6* 21.1* 6 21.9 22.1
TOTAL DEATHS   123 421.4 891.6   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 North Slope2

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 35 121.8 233.7 1 126.4 170.9
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 16 55.7* 105.2* 2 99.2 144.1
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 13 45.2* 79.6* 3 51.5 56.4
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 9 31.3* 109.6* 4 25.8 40.9
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 5 7 24.4* 23.8* 6 21.8 21.9
TOTAL DEATHS   130 452.3 989.0   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 North Slope2

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 34 131.9 266.6 1 127.0 178.0
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 19 73.7* 146.4* 2 101.0 152.6
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 13 50.4* 84.1* 3 51.0 56.3
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 9 34.9* 94.9* 4 26.5 44.1
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 9 34.9* 32.4* 6 20.9 20.7
TOTAL DEATHS   137 531.6 1181.8   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 North Slope2

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 43 188.5 402.8 1 125.4 180.4
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 25 109.6 247.0 2 97.5 153.2
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 18 78.9* 149.4* 3 49.4 55.3
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 10 43.8* 157.0* 4 26.4 45.6
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 5 9 39.5* 36.8* 6 22.4 22.1
TOTAL DEATHS   154 675.1 1570.5   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 North Slope2

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 36 179.5 375.3 1 125.1 183.2
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 25 124.7 288.2 2 94.2 154.0
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 16 79.8* 148.0* 3 49.6 54.6
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 10 49.9* 158.5* 4 26.6 47.0
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 5 9 44.9* 41.7* 6 22.1 22.0
TOTAL DEATHS   144 718.2 1588.6   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 North Slope2

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 29 144.5 292.7 1 121.2 181.3
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 26 129.6 329.3 2 91.4 157.0
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 17 84.7* 141.6* 3 48.9 54.2
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 10 49.8* 181.5* 5 24.2 43.1
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 10 49.8* 52.3* 6 21.9 22.1
TOTAL DEATHS   137 682.8 1478.3   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 North Slope2

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 21 103.5 175.2 1 115.8 178.3
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 18 88.7* 236.0* 2 91.7 162.3
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 12 59.1* 81.6* 3 48.4 53.1
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 10 49.3* 49.5* 6 20.2 20.5
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 7 34.5* 102.7* 4 25.0 49.7
TOTAL DEATHS   109 537.3 1127.2   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 North Slope2

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 23 111.0 240.7 1 111.3 178.8
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 17 82.1* 266.8* 2 91.3 164.0
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 14 67.6* 86.6* 3 47.1 52.3
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 11 53.1* 51.3* 6 20.6 20.6
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 8 38.6* 124.4* 4 26.1 51.8
TOTAL DEATHS   112 540.6 1213.4   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 North Slope2

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 24 113.5 269.7 1 110.2 182.4
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 16 75.6* 226.2* 2 94.7 172.9
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 13 61.5* 87.6* 3 48.0 53.4
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 10 47.3* 47.1* 6 20.4 20.7
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 8 37.8* 121.8* 4 26.9 56.2
TOTAL DEATHS   111 524.7 1201.8   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 North Slope2

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 25 116.2 282.6 1 111.1 189.1
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 15 69.7* 221.5* 2 94.4 176.3
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 13 60.4* 99.2* 3 50.4 56.4
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 8 37.2* 117.7* 5 21.8 44.9
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 5 7 32.5* 30.8* 6 20.9 21.3
TOTAL DEATHS   111 515.9 1210.2   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 North Slope2

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 23 106.3 234.2 1 110.4 191.6
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 2 16 73.9* 115.3* 3 52.7 58.4
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 3 11 50.8* 124.2* 2 99.8 193.2
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 6 27.7* 55.3* 4 26.0 58.8
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 6 27.7* 26.6* 6 18.6 19.2
TOTAL DEATHS   100 462.1 936.1   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 North Slope2

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 22 100.8 213.9 1 110.4 197.9
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 2 19 87.1* 130.4* 3 54.3 61.1
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 3 11 50.4* 46.5* 6 19.4 19.4
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 4 9 41.2* 88.6* 2 97.6 197.7
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 5 ** ** 5 22.1 48.7
TOTAL DEATHS   95 435.3 866.2   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 North Slope2

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 23 104.5 247.9 1 106.8 198.2
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 2 20 90.8 125.0 3 52.2 60.7
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 3 16 72.7* 217.9* 2 97.2 209.0
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 11 50.0* 47.7* 6 17.8 18.2
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 7 31.8* 122.6* 5 22.6 51.9
TOTAL DEATHS   105 476.9 1047.6   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 North Slope2

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 22 99.7 231.0 1 106.1 201.7
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 20 90.6 243.5 2 92.6 212.8
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 3 13 58.9* 58.4* 6 19.4 20.3
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 13 58.9* 71.7* 3 47.6 57.2
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 7 31.7* 112.6* 5 20.8 49.8
TOTAL DEATHS   102 462.2 994.6   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 North Slope2

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 25 114.0 275.8 1 102.0 197.7
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 21 95.8 266.3 2 90.2 220.1
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 20 91.2 87.1 3 44.0 52.4
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 9 41.0* 42.1* 6 19.3 20.9
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 7 31.9* 107.1* 5 20.3 51.7
TOTAL DEATHS   110 501.6 1053.1   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 North Slope2

1996-1998
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 1 24 111.0 107.6 3 46.0 54.3
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 21 97.1 224.3 1 104.5 207.3
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 3 18 83.2* 172.1* 2 89.1 227.6
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 4 10 46.2* 48.5* 5 21.2 22.6
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 5 3 ** ** 6 18.9 49.1
TOTAL DEATHS   103 476.2 851.9   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 North Slope2

1995-1997
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 1 25 117.5 112.5 3 50.6 58.6
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 18 84.6* 205.5* 1 101.2 207.7
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 3 17 79.9* 183.4* 2 89.2 235.7
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 4 8 37.6* 38.6* 5 20.9 21.8
Assault (Homicide) (E960-E969) 5 4 ** ** 9 8.6 8.6
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 5 4 ** ** 6 18.9 50.4
TOTAL DEATHS   99 465.2 910.0   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 North Slope2

1994-1996
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 22 105.4 227.8 1 99.0 213.2
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 2 19 91.1* 208.4* 2 88.9 239.4
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 3 16 76.7* 72.6* 3 53.8 62.8
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 4 6 28.8* 100.0* 6 17.7 47.7
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 5 5 ** ** 5 22.0 22.7
TOTAL DEATHS   95 455.3 968.2   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 North Slope2

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 22 107.8 363.5 2 87.7 244.6
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 21 102.9 242.5 1 94.7 213.4
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 3 12 58.8* 49.2* 3 52.7 60.3
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 4 6 29.4* 109.2* 6 16.8 47.1
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 4 6 29.4* 28.5* 4 22.8 23.2
TOTAL DEATHS   95 465.6 1129.9   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 North Slope2

1992-1994
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 27 135.1 339.6 1 92.3 219.6
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 2 18 90.1* 321.5* 2 86.7 247.8
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 3 14 70.1* 63.5* 3 54.3 62.0
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 4 7 35.0* 135.6* 6 15.9 46.4
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 4 7 35.0* 33.7* 4 23.4 24.4
TOTAL DEATHS   97 485.4 1135.6   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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