Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Bethel2

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 57 107.7 192.9 1 131.0 168.1
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 55 103.9 233.4 2 97.9 137.7
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 42 79.3 86.4 3 50.4 54.4
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 24 45.3 47.8 6 21.9 22.1
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 19 35.9* 94.5* 4 26.4 39.4
TOTAL DEATHS   303 572.4 1012.8   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 Bethel2

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 67 128.7 237.1 1 126.4 170.9
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 2 49 94.1 103.0 3 51.5 56.4
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 3 48 92.2 206.0 2 99.2 144.1
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 22 42.3 40.8 6 21.8 21.9
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 16 30.7* 81.7* 4 25.8 40.9
TOTAL DEATHS   316 606.9 1070.1   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 Bethel2

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 65 126.9 242.0 1 127.0 178.0
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 2 46 89.8 98.1 3 51.0 56.3
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 3 40 78.1 172.6 2 101.0 152.6
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 22 43.0 41.8 6 20.9 20.7
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 19 37.1* 89.3* 5 23.4 40.7
TOTAL DEATHS   296 578.0 1040.2   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 Bethel2

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 57 113.2 228.5 1 125.4 180.4
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 2 37 73.5 76.7 3 49.4 55.3
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 3 32 63.5 117.0 2 97.5 153.2
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 28 55.6 54.4 6 22.4 22.1
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 22 43.7 106.2 5 23.8 42.4
TOTAL DEATHS   286 567.9 991.8   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 Bethel2

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 61 122.3 225.2 1 125.1 183.2
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 2 39 78.2 79.6 3 49.6 54.6
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 3 31 62.1 112.8 2 94.2 154.0
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 30 60.1 59.5 6 22.1 22.0
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 20 40.1 96.2 5 23.6 44.2
TOTAL DEATHS   282 565.2 932.3   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 Bethel2

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 68 136.0 255.2 1 121.2 181.3
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 2 39 78.0 88.6 3 48.9 54.2
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 3 35 70.0 120.8 2 91.4 157.0
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 25 50.0 48.6 6 21.9 22.1
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 16 32.0* 77.2* 4 24.4 46.2
TOTAL DEATHS   282 564.0 934.4   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 Bethel2

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 69 137.2 257.9 1 115.8 178.3
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 2 50 99.4 110.9 3 48.4 53.1
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 3 37 73.6 156.8 2 91.7 162.3
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 19 37.8* 36.7* 6 20.2 20.5
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 17 33.8* 83.6* 4 25.0 49.7
TOTAL DEATHS   297 590.6 1077.6   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 Bethel2

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 53 105.0 203.6 1 111.3 178.8
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 2 41 81.2 98.0 3 47.1 52.3
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 3 38 75.3 169.7 2 91.3 164.0
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 24 47.5 45.9 6 20.6 20.6
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 16 31.7* 75.2* 4 26.1 51.8
TOTAL DEATHS   287 568.5 1051.0   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 Bethel2

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 49 97.4 199.7 1 110.2 182.4
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 38 75.6 185.3 2 94.7 172.9
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 37 73.6 79.7 3 48.0 53.4
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 29 57.7 54.4 6 20.4 20.7
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 16 31.8* 71.6* 4 26.9 56.2
TOTAL DEATHS   287 570.7 1068.3   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 Bethel2

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 45 90.3 189.2 1 111.1 189.1
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 43 86.3 201.3 2 94.4 176.3
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 37 74.3 87.2 3 50.4 56.4
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 26 52.2 48.4 6 20.9 21.3
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 11 22.1* 53.1* 4 26.2 56.7
TOTAL DEATHS   273 548.0 996.3   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 Bethel2

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 54 109.9 230.8 1 110.4 191.6
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 42 85.5 202.6 2 99.8 193.2
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 41 83.4 92.6 3 52.7 58.4
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 17 34.6* 31.4* 6 18.6 19.2
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 13 26.5* 65.2* 4 26.0 58.8
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 5 13 26.5* 69.8* 10 7.5 17.6
TOTAL DEATHS   275 559.6 1052.6   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 Bethel2

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 48 98.9 209.0 1 110.4 197.9
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 1 48 98.9 112.3 3 54.3 61.1
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 3 39 80.3 187.7 2 97.6 197.7
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 4 14 28.8* 73.6* 10 7.0 16.2
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 5 13 26.8* 26.7* 6 19.4 19.4
TOTAL DEATHS   258 531.4 963.3   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 Bethel2

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 52 107.7 129.9 3 52.2 60.7
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 2 50 103.6 225.5 1 106.8 198.2
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 3 31 64.2 155.7 2 97.2 209.0
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 4 12 24.9* 64.6* 9 6.8 16.5
Assault (Homicide) (X85-Y09, Y87.1) 5 11 22.8* 24.2* 10 6.7 6.5
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 5 11 22.8* 23.4* 6 17.8 18.2
TOTAL DEATHS   254 526.1 965.8   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 Bethel2

1998-2000
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 49 101.8 131.3 3 47.6 57.2
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 2 42 87.2 200.1 1 106.1 201.7
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 3 31 64.4 154.2 2 92.6 212.8
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 21 43.6 46.6 6 19.4 20.3
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 11 22.8* 57.6* 5 20.8 49.8
TOTAL DEATHS   242 502.6 933.7   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 Bethel2

1997-1999
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 45 94.3 120.0 3 44.0 52.4
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 2 41 86.0 186.5 1 102.0 197.7
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 3 32 67.1 160.5 2 90.2 220.1
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 19 39.8* 42.6* 6 19.3 20.9
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 13 27.3* 73.3* 5 20.3 51.7
TOTAL DEATHS   238 499.0 932.3   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 Bethel2

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 44 93.9 201.4 1 104.5 207.3
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 2 41 87.5 115.2 3 46.0 54.3
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 3 35 74.7 187.3 2 89.1 227.6
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 4 22 47.0 50.3 5 21.2 22.6
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434, 436-438) 5 12 25.6* 57.7* 4 23.2 68.4
TOTAL DEATHS   231 493.1 925.7   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 Bethel2

1995-1997
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 43 93.2 191.8 1 101.2 207.7
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 1 43 93.2 105.4 3 50.6 58.6
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 3 35 75.9 196.3 2 89.2 235.7
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 4 18 39.0* 39.5* 5 20.9 21.8
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434, 436-438) 5 12 26.0* 68.9* 4 23.1 73.1
TOTAL DEATHS   231 500.8 914.1   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 Bethel2

1994-1996
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 52 114.4 130.3 3 53.8 62.8
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 42 92.4 197.8 1 99.0 213.2
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 3 40 88.0 242.0 2 88.9 239.4
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 4 18 39.6* 40.3* 5 22.0 22.7
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434, 436-438) 5 12 26.4* 66.1* 4 22.7 74.1
TOTAL DEATHS   233 512.5 956.3   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 Bethel2

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 51 114.1 113.2 3 52.7 60.3
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 40 89.5 204.1 1 94.7 213.4
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 3 39 87.2 252.7 2 87.7 244.6
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 4 17 38.0* 36.8* 4 22.8 23.2
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434, 436-438) 5 11 24.6* 73.0* 5 21.3 70.9
TOTAL DEATHS   241 539.1 1058.1   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 Bethel2

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 61 139.2 141.9 3 54.3 62.0
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 40 91.3 212.9 1 92.3 219.6
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 3 38 86.7 237.4 2 86.7 247.8
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 4 16 36.5* 35.7* 4 23.4 24.4
Influenza and Pneumonia (480-487) 5 13 29.7* 67.0* 10 7.9 27.0
TOTAL DEATHS   243 554.4 1043.7   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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