Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Aleutians West2

2009-2013
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 16 57.4* 190.2* 1 128.9 172.5
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 11 39.5* 99.0* 2 99.0 144.2
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 7 25.1* 44.4* 3 50.2 54.9
Diabetes (E10-E14) 4 4 ** ** 7 13.7 19.2
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 3 ** ** 5 24.3 40.8
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 5 3 ** ** 8 12.0 12.1
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 3 ** ** 4 26.4 41.7
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 5 3 ** ** 6 21.8 21.7
TOTAL DEATHS   68 244.0 761.0   531.0 742.2
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 Aleutians West2

2008-2012
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 13 48.7* 162.7* 1 126.3 175.2
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 10 37.4* 68.8* 2 98.1 147.8
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 3 6 22.5* 14.8* 6 21.9 21.8
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 6 22.5* 43.6* 3 50.3 55.4
Diabetes (E10-E14) 5 5 ** ** 7 13.4 19.7
TOTAL DEATHS   65 243.4 742.6   524.4 754.0
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 Aleutians West2

2007-2011
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 15 58.7* 150.3* 1 125.7 179.6
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 11 43.1* 117.8* 2 96.8 152.0
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 7 27.4* 53.0* 3 50.7 55.9
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 4 5 ** ** 8 11.2 11.5
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 4 ** ** 4 26.3 44.6
Diabetes (E10-E14) 5 4 ** ** 7 13.5 20.8
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 5 4 ** ** 6 21.8 21.7
TOTAL DEATHS   64 250.6 745.3   519.3 767.2
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 Aleutians West2

2006-2010
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 12 48.2* 141.0* 1 123.1 180.8
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 11 44.2* 115.3* 2 95.2 156.1
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 9 36.1* 62.1* 3 49.4 54.9
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 4 6 24.1* 15.8* 9 9.8 10.2
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 5 5 ** ** 6 21.8 21.7
TOTAL DEATHS   64 256.9 721.4   512.1 777.8
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 Aleutians West2

2005-2009
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 13 52.5* 166.1* 2 93.7 158.9
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 2 11 44.4* 144.9* 1 120.0 180.2
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 2 11 44.4* 111.1* 3 48.4 53.3
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 6 24.2* 59.2* 6 21.0 21.1
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 5 4 ** ** 9 9.3 10.1
TOTAL DEATHS   68 274.7 840.6   502.0 777.9
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 Aleutians West2

2004-2008
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 12 47.5* 195.1* 2 90.9 158.7
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 12 47.5* 131.6* 1 116.4 180.4
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 10 39.6* 73.9* 3 48.3 53.5
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 6 23.8* 61.9* 6 21.6 21.7
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 5 4 ** ** 9 8.0 8.8
TOTAL DEATHS   64 253.4 813.1   491.1 776.4
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 Aleutians West2

2003-2007
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 17 65.3* 280.2* 2 93.4 167.9
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 2 15 57.6* 92.7* 3 48.5 53.8
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 3 12 46.1* 92.2* 1 114.0 182.0
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 5 ** ** 6 20.6 20.9
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 5 4 ** ** 9 8.0 9.1
TOTAL DEATHS   72 276.7 851.0   487.2 790.7
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 Aleutians West2

2002-2006
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 13 49.1* 191.6* 2 93.8 172.3
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 1 13 49.1* 81.2* 3 48.8 54.2
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 3 12 45.4* 104.1* 1 111.5 183.1
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 5 ** ** 6 20.3 20.5
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 4 ** ** 4 26.2 54.3
TOTAL DEATHS   65 245.7 785.3   479.7 795.0
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 Aleutians West2

2001-2005
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 13 48.8* 247.3* 2 95.9 179.6
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 13 48.8* 113.0* 1 109.8 186.1
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 11 41.3* 74.1* 3 50.5 56.0
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 6 22.5* 176.0* 4 26.1 56.7
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 5 4 ** ** 6 19.6 19.9
TOTAL DEATHS   63 236.5 888.9   474.9 803.4
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 Aleutians West2

2000-2004
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 13 48.7* 129.2* 1 110.7 193.7
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 11 41.2* 238.8* 2 96.9 188.9
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 10 37.5* 30.9* 3 52.0 58.6
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 6 22.5* 172.9* 4 26.2 58.7
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 5 ** ** 5 22.0 46.6
TOTAL DEATHS   62 232.2 892.6   473.2 823.2
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 Aleutians West2

1999-2003
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 15 56.4* 50.9* 3 51.9 59.1
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 2 13 48.8* 176.4* 1 108.9 195.0
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 3 10 37.6* 201.7* 2 97.4 199.0
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 5 ** ** 5 22.5 50.0
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 4 ** ** 4 26.5 62.9
TOTAL DEATHS   66 248.0 889.3   467.7 845.5
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 Aleutians West2

1998-2002
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 14 52.8* 262.1* 1 107.3 197.6
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 2 11 41.5* 46.0* 3 50.3 58.1
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 3 7 26.4* 160.7* 5 21.5 49.5
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 4 6 22.6* 150.3* 2 94.7 202.6
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 3 ** ** 4 25.9 64.2
Diabetes (E10-E14) 5 3 ** ** 7 12.2 23.7
TOTAL DEATHS   58 218.6 896.6   453.7 847.3
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 Aleutians West2

1997-2001
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 15 56.1* 72.0* 3 48.3 56.5
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 2 14 52.4* 275.5* 1 105.3 199.1
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 3 9 33.7* 233.8* 5 21.1 50.4
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 4 7 26.2* 180.1* 2 94.5 215.2
Diabetes (E10-E14) 5 5 ** ** 7 12.2 25.5
TOTAL DEATHS   67 250.7 1109.6   443.8 867.1
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 Aleutians West2

1996-2000
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 18 66.3* 88.5* 3 48.0 57.0
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 2 13 47.9* 276.0* 1 105.3 204.9
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 3 8 29.5* 185.6* 5 20.2 50.6
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 3 8 29.5* 176.2* 2 90.9 219.5
Diabetes (E10-E14) 5 4 ** ** 7 11.7 25.8
TOTAL DEATHS   73 269.0 1070.6   435.8 885.4
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 Aleutians West2

1995-1999
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 19 69.5* 146.3* 3 48.0 56.7
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 2 11 40.3* 252.6* 1 101.7 203.4
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 3 9 32.9* 140.1* 2 89.7 225.7
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 6 22.0* 121.9* 6 19.6 50.8
Diabetes (E10-E14) 5 4 ** ** 7 10.8 25.3
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 5 4 ** ** 5 19.9 21.2
TOTAL DEATHS   69 252.5 961.0   427.9 897.7
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 Aleutians West2

1994-1998
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 18 64.4* 151.4* 3 49.2 57.5
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 15 53.7* 266.7* 1 100.6 207.4
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 3 12 42.9* 169.4* 2 89.4 234.5
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 4 7 25.1* 129.1* 6 18.2 47.7
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (571) 5 3 ** ** 8 8.4 11.2
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 5 3 ** ** 5 21.7 22.8
TOTAL DEATHS   73 261.2 928.0   423.2 910.0
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 Aleutians West2

1993-1997
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 17 53.1* 120.0* 3 51.0 58.7
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 2 13 40.6* 158.7* 2 87.9 239.1
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 13 40.6* 167.9* 1 98.5 211.6
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 4 5 ** ** 6 17.9 49.3
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 5 4 ** ** 4 22.2 22.9
TOTAL DEATHS   73 228.0 797.6   419.6 921.9
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 Aleutians West2

1992-1996
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 16 43.8* 197.8* 2 87.6 242.5
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 2 13 35.6* 87.5* 3 54.3 62.6
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 3 9 24.6* 92.4* 1 95.9 216.7
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 4 4 ** ** 4 22.3 23.2
Congenital Malformations (740-759) 5 3 ** **      
TOTAL DEATHS   66 180.7 634.9   413.9 924.7
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 Aleutians West2

1991-1995
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 18 44.5* 181.3* 2 86.8 246.6
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 2 14 34.6* 90.8* 3 55.4 63.9
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 3 12 29.7* 101.1* 1 91.9 215.3
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 4 3 ** ** 6 16.1 46.7
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 4 3 ** ** 4 21.9 22.5
TOTAL DEATHS   74 182.9 655.0   404.8 922.8
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 Aleutians West2

1990-1994
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 18 40.7* 192.2* 2 84.6 245.9
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 14 31.6* 130.4* 1 90.0 217.8
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 3 12 27.1* 28.4* 3 56.7 64.7
TOTAL DEATHS   76 171.7 706.8   398.9 924.1

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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