Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Sitka2

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 46 169.6 160.7 1 131.0 168.1
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 36 132.7 126.6 2 97.9 137.7
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 3 14 51.6* 50.7* 5 24.8 40.4
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 4 12 44.2* 43.2* 3 50.4 54.4
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 10 36.9* 36.8* 4 26.4 39.4
TOTAL DEATHS   189 696.9 676.7   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 Sitka2

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 40 148.3 154.0 1 126.4 170.9
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 36 133.5 128.4 2 99.2 144.1
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 17 63.0* 60.9* 3 51.5 56.4
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 12 44.5* 47.9* 5 24.2 40.7
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 10 37.1* 40.3* 4 25.8 40.9
TOTAL DEATHS   191 708.4 716.6   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 Sitka2

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 39 146.4 145.0 2 101.0 152.6
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 2 37 138.9 151.2 1 127.0 178.0
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 13 48.8* 48.6* 3 51.0 56.3
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 10 37.5* 41.1* 4 26.5 44.1
Diabetes (E10-E14) 5 7 26.3* 25.1* 7 12.9 19.4
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 5 7 26.3* 24.5* 6 20.9 20.7
TOTAL DEATHS   168 630.7 655.1   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 Sitka2

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 32 121.6 126.0 2 97.5 153.2
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 32 121.6 136.2 1 125.4 180.4
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 19 72.2* 73.8* 3 49.4 55.3
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 10 38.0* 43.1* 5 23.8 42.4
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 5 9 34.2* 31.2* 6 22.4 22.1
TOTAL DEATHS   175 665.2 710.8   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 Sitka2

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 35 134.1 144.0 1 125.1 183.2
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 25 95.8 107.5 2 94.2 154.0
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 3 18 68.9* 81.2* 5 23.6 44.2
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 4 15 57.5* 57.0* 3 49.6 54.6
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 12 46.0* 49.9* 4 26.6 47.0
TOTAL DEATHS   169 647.4 712.7   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 Sitka2

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 42 159.0 172.9 1 121.2 181.3
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 23 87.1 96.5 2 91.4 157.0
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 3 18 68.1* 86.2* 4 24.4 46.2
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 4 17 64.3* 68.8* 3 48.9 54.2
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 14 53.0* 64.6* 5 24.2 43.1
TOTAL DEATHS   187 707.8 802.6   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 Sitka2

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 43 161.0 185.3 1 115.8 178.3
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 27 101.1 122.6 2 91.7 162.3
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 3 15 56.2* 70.7* 4 25.0 49.7
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 3 15 56.2* 70.7* 5 23.1 42.1
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 5 14 52.4* 55.8* 3 48.4 53.1
TOTAL DEATHS   182 681.4 804.2   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 Sitka2

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 42 156.2 192.7 1 111.3 178.8
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 31 115.3 146.9 2 91.3 164.0
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 18 66.9* 71.3* 3 47.1 52.3
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 11 40.9* 58.9* 5 21.6 40.3
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 9 33.5* 43.2* 4 26.1 51.8
TOTAL DEATHS   172 639.6 779.2   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 Sitka2

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 38 142.0 188.7 1 110.2 182.4
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 33 123.3 168.5 2 94.7 172.9
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 17 63.5* 65.1* 3 48.0 53.4
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 10 37.4* 47.4* 4 26.9 56.2
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 8 29.9* 44.2* 5 22.3 43.3
TOTAL DEATHS   153 571.6 733.0   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 Sitka2

2002-2004
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 35 131.6 176.9 2 94.4 176.3
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 2 34 127.9 167.1 1 111.1 189.1
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 15 56.4* 62.2* 3 50.4 56.4
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 11 41.4* 57.2* 4 26.2 56.7
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 5 ** ** 5 21.8 44.9
TOTAL DEATHS   139 522.8 687.1   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 Sitka2

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 39 147.4 196.4 2 99.8 193.2
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 2 32 120.9 159.7 1 110.4 191.6
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 11 41.6* 45.9* 3 52.7 58.4
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 9 34.0* 47.1* 4 26.0 58.8
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 5 ** ** 5 22.7 48.5
TOTAL DEATHS   137 517.6 697.8   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 Sitka2

2000-2002
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 40 151.6 204.3 2 97.6 197.7
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 2 33 125.1 174.9 1 110.4 197.9
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 3 12 45.5* 70.1* 4 25.6 60.1
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 4 9 34.1* 38.0* 3 54.3 61.1
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 5 6 22.7* 23.9* 6 19.4 19.4
TOTAL DEATHS   144 545.8 753.1   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 Sitka2

1999-2001
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 38 144.7 204.6 2 97.2 209.0
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 2 35 133.3 186.6 1 106.8 198.2
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 3 15 57.1* 89.7* 4 26.7 66.4
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 8 30.5* 46.6* 5 22.6 51.9
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 4 8 30.5* 31.7* 3 52.2 60.7
TOTAL DEATHS   156 594.2 853.2   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 Sitka2

1998-2000
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 38 144.8 224.0 2 92.6 212.8
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 2 28 106.7 158.5 1 106.1 201.7
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 3 16 61.0* 100.9* 4 26.5 69.7
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 4 9 34.3* 35.5* 3 47.6 57.2
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 8 30.5* 46.4* 5 20.8 49.8
TOTAL DEATHS   150 571.7 871.6   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 Sitka2

1997-1999
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 36 137.9 223.0 2 90.2 220.1
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 2 24 91.9 125.6 1 102.0 197.7
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 3 17 65.1* 108.9* 4 24.7 69.6
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 4 13 49.8* 59.8* 3 44.0 52.4
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 5 10 38.3* 84.6* 9 7.9 24.4
TOTAL DEATHS   144 551.5 865.7   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 Sitka2

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 37 141.9 247.6 2 89.1 227.6
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 27 103.5 154.6 1 104.5 207.3
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 3 16 61.3* 71.7* 3 46.0 54.3
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434, 436-438) 4 15 57.5* 99.1* 4 23.2 68.4
Influenza and Pneumonia (480-487) 5 9 34.5* 76.4* 10 7.5 23.6
TOTAL DEATHS   145 556.0 878.3   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 Sitka2

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 38 144.9 251.3 2 89.2 235.7
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 37 141.1 210.6 1 101.2 207.7
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 3 15 57.2* 68.2* 3 50.6 58.6
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434, 436-438) 4 12 45.8* 78.7* 4 23.1 73.1
Influenza and Pneumonia (480-487) 5 7 26.7* 51.7* 10 7.7 23.3
TOTAL DEATHS   151 575.8 915.1   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 Sitka2

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 41 155.0 275.4 2 88.9 239.4
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 38 143.6 226.1 1 99.0 213.2
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 3 12 45.4* 48.5* 3 53.8 62.8
Influenza and Pneumonia (480-487) 4 8 30.2* 57.7* 10 8.0 23.8
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434, 436-438) 5 7 26.5* 48.2* 4 22.7 74.1
TOTAL DEATHS   151 570.7 930.1   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 Sitka2

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 36 133.9 235.9 2 87.7 244.6
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 31 115.3 181.8 1 94.7 213.4
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 3 13 48.3* 54.4* 3 52.7 60.3
Influenza and Pneumonia (480-487) 4 9 33.5* 64.0* 10 8.3 27.0
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 5 8 29.7* 57.8* 6 16.8 47.1
TOTAL DEATHS   143 531.8 870.7   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 Sitka2

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 33 121.8 218.7 2 86.7 247.8
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 26 96.0 162.0 1 92.3 219.6
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 3 18 66.5* 73.6* 3 54.3 62.0
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 4 10 36.9* 69.8* 6 15.9 46.4
Influenza and Pneumonia (480-487) 5 7 25.8* 54.2* 10 7.9 27.0
TOTAL DEATHS   143 528.0 861.8   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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