Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Northwest Arctic2

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 30 129.6 213.3 1 131.0 168.1
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 20 86.4 163.4 2 97.9 137.7
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 2 20 86.4 88.7 3 50.4 54.4
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 11 47.5* 47.8* 6 21.9 22.1
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 6 25.9* 48.0* 5 24.8 40.4
TOTAL DEATHS   130 561.7 859.9   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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Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Northwest Arctic2

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 30 131.2 231.0 1 126.4 170.9
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 19 83.1* 126.1* 2 99.2 144.1
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 18 78.7* 90.1* 3 51.5 56.4
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 12 52.5* 52.1* 6 21.8 21.9
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 7 30.6* 59.9* 4 25.8 40.9
TOTAL DEATHS   134 585.9 930.8   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 Northwest Arctic2

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 25 110.6 197.0 2 101.0 152.6
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 25 110.6 185.9 1 127.0 178.0
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 21 92.9 109.7 3 51.0 56.3
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 8 35.4* 75.7* 4 26.5 44.1
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 8 35.4* 35.7* 6 20.9 20.7
TOTAL DEATHS   136 601.7 1006.4   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 Northwest Arctic2

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 29 129.4 254.0 2 97.5 153.2
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 2 27 120.5 219.7 1 125.4 180.4
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 26 116.0 138.8 3 49.4 55.3
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 13 58.0* 52.2* 6 22.4 22.1
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 5 ** ** 4 26.4 45.6
TOTAL DEATHS   144 642.5 1099.2   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 Northwest Arctic2

2007-2009
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 33 147.9 171.7 3 49.6 54.6
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 2 29 130.0 245.6 1 125.1 183.2
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 3 23 103.1 220.6 2 94.2 154.0
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 15 67.2* 63.5* 6 22.1 22.0
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 4 ** ** 4 26.6 47.0
TOTAL DEATHS   138 618.6 1047.7   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 Northwest Arctic2

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 34 152.9 285.2 1 121.2 181.3
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 2 30 134.9 148.1 3 48.9 54.2
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 3 22 98.9 205.0 2 91.4 157.0
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 21 94.4 87.6 6 21.9 22.1
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 4 ** ** 5 24.2 43.1
TOTAL DEATHS   141 634.0 1055.9   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 Northwest Arctic2

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 32 144.4 258.3 1 115.8 178.3
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 2 25 112.9 123.4 3 48.4 53.1
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 3 20 90.3 217.1 2 91.7 162.3
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 18 81.3* 77.5* 6 20.2 20.5
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 7 31.6* 81.4* 5 23.1 42.1
TOTAL DEATHS   133 600.4 1080.1   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 Northwest Arctic2

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 32 144.8 246.3 1 111.3 178.8
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 2 20 90.5 115.5 3 47.1 52.3
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 3 19 86.0* 218.1* 2 91.3 164.0
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 18 81.5* 75.2* 6 20.6 20.6
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 7 31.7* 86.4* 5 21.6 40.3
TOTAL DEATHS   130 588.4 1039.3   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 Northwest Arctic2

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 24 109.0 147.8 3 48.0 53.4
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 2 21 95.4 164.9 1 110.2 182.4
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 3 15 68.1* 63.0* 6 20.4 20.7
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 4 13 59.0* 178.2* 2 94.7 172.9
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 9 40.9* 105.1* 4 26.9 56.2
TOTAL DEATHS   121 549.4 996.6   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 Northwest Arctic2

2002-2004
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 22 100.4 133.9 3 50.4 56.4
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 2 21 95.9 191.0 1 111.1 189.1
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 3 17 77.6* 71.3* 6 20.9 21.3
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 4 13 59.3* 162.1* 2 94.4 176.3
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 8 36.5* 96.1* 4 26.2 56.7
TOTAL DEATHS   122 556.9 979.9   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 Northwest Arctic2

2001-2003
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 21 96.9 102.2 3 52.7 58.4
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 18 83.0* 222.9* 2 99.8 193.2
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 3 17 78.4* 74.4* 6 18.6 19.2
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 4 16 73.8* 160.4* 1 110.4 191.6
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 9 41.5* 119.2* 4 26.0 58.8
TOTAL DEATHS   128 590.3 1138.3   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 Northwest Arctic2

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 24 111.2 273.0 1 110.4 197.9
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 17 78.7* 212.7* 2 97.6 197.7
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 2 17 78.7* 71.8* 3 54.3 61.1
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 16 74.1* 71.4* 6 19.4 19.4
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 5 9 41.7* 141.3* 10 7.0 16.2
TOTAL DEATHS   123 569.8 1136.7   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 Northwest Arctic2

1999-2001
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 21 99.0 122.3 3 52.2 60.7
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 2 19 89.6* 224.3* 1 106.8 198.2
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 3 15 70.7* 192.8* 2 97.2 209.0
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 13 61.3* 60.8* 6 17.8 18.2
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 6 28.3* 95.7* 4 26.7 66.4
TOTAL DEATHS   115 542.0 1109.5   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 Northwest Arctic2

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 27 129.2 285.5 1 106.1 201.7
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 2 19 90.9* 118.8* 3 47.6 57.2
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 3 14 67.0* 176.4* 2 92.6 212.8
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 12 57.4* 55.2* 6 19.4 20.3
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 5 ** ** 5 20.8 49.8
TOTAL DEATHS   112 535.9 1068.2   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 Northwest Arctic2

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 21 102.9 217.1 1 102.0 197.7
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 2 16 78.4* 108.1* 3 44.0 52.4
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 3 15 73.5* 211.3* 2 90.2 220.1
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 11 53.9* 50.6* 6 19.3 20.9
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 6 29.4* 54.8* 5 20.3 51.7
TOTAL DEATHS   103 504.9 1043.5   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 Northwest Arctic2

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 27 134.5 266.6 1 104.5 207.3
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 2 20 99.6 298.2 2 89.1 227.6
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 3 15 74.7* 77.9* 5 21.2 22.6
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 4 13 64.8* 69.4* 3 46.0 54.3
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 5 6 29.9* 60.5* 6 18.9 49.1
TOTAL DEATHS   114 567.9 1160.5   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 Northwest Arctic2

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 21 105.8 361.7 2 89.2 235.7
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 18 90.7* 218.9* 1 101.2 207.7
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 3 16 80.6* 84.5* 3 50.6 58.6
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 4 15 75.6* 80.0* 5 20.9 21.8
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434, 436-438) 5 5 ** ** 4 23.1 73.1
Influenza and Pneumonia (480-487) 5 5 ** ** 10 7.7 23.3
TOTAL DEATHS   112 564.3 1261.3   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 Northwest Arctic2

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 25 126.6 403.6 2 88.9 239.4
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 24 121.6 285.8 1 99.0 213.2
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 3 18 91.2* 97.1* 5 22.0 22.7
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 3 18 91.2* 91.2* 3 53.8 62.8
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434, 436-438) 5 6 30.4* 112.9* 4 22.7 74.1
Influenza and Pneumonia (480-487) 5 6 30.4* 91.2* 10 8.0 23.8
TOTAL DEATHS   129 653.4 1431.1   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 Northwest Arctic2

1993-1995
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 23 116.5 111.1 3 52.7 60.3
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 2 22 111.4 337.9 2 87.7 244.6
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 22 111.4 262.4 1 94.7 213.4
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 4 17 86.1* 84.0* 4 22.8 23.2
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434, 436-438) 5 8 40.5* 122.9* 5 21.3 70.9
TOTAL DEATHS   131 663.5 1341.9   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 Northwest Arctic2

1992-1994
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 34 172.7 168.1 3 54.3 62.0
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 23 116.8 273.5 1 92.3 219.6
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 3 21 106.7 314.3 2 86.7 247.8
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 4 16 81.3* 80.2* 4 23.4 24.4
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434, 436-438) 5 6 30.5* 77.5* 5 19.1 62.4
TOTAL DEATHS   143 726.3 1357.5   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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