Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Fairbanks Northstar2

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) 1 112 112.4 161.6 1 137.4 167.5
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 76 76.3 120.8 2 95.7 132.2
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 45 45.2 48.7 3 48.1 52.4
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 25 25.1 43.3 4 26.8 37.0
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 24 24.1 46.1 5 25.5 39.9
TOTAL DEATHS   447 448.7 681.0   542.8 712.7
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 Fairbanks Northstar2

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) 1 109 108.7 171.2 1 126.1 163.4
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 75 74.8 119.3 2 96.5 134.2
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 39 38.9 42.0 3 50.0 53.8
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 26 25.9 54.6 5 25.6 41.7
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 23 22.9 40.5 4 25.8 40.2
TOTAL DEATHS   457 455.5 709.3   535.2 722.4
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 Fairbanks Northstar2

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) 1 101 103.2 175.1 1 129.2 173.9
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 91 92.9 152.8 2 101.6 147.8
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 39 39.8 45.4 3 53.1 57.1
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 24 24.5 45.9 5 23.4 39.4
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 18 18.4* 35.7* 4 26.7 41.3
TOTAL DEATHS   424 433.1 702.7   533.3 744.6
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 Fairbanks Northstar2

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 91 93.3 168.6 1 123.9 176.1
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 81 83.0 145.1 2 99.5 151.3
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 38 38.9 47.4 3 51.5 58.5
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 21 21.5 45.8 5 23.5 40.8
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 18 18.4* 39.2* 4 24.8 41.5
TOTAL DEATHS   393 402.7 690.2   525.3 771.4
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 Fairbanks Northstar2

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) 1 109 112.8 200.1 1 127.7 184.5
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 96 99.3 182.7 2 101.7 159.2
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 37 38.3 52.1 3 48.4 53.2
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 28 29.0 65.4 4 27.9 49.9
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 14 14.5* 35.4* 5 23.2 42.1
TOTAL DEATHS   421 435.7 775.8   517.5 769.5
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 Fairbanks Northstar2

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 91 94.4 175.8 1 124.6 180.9
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 67 69.5 129.4 2 91.1 149.4
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 3 27 28.0 30.8 6 24.3 24.0
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 24 24.9 55.1 4 26.5 45.4
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 5 23 23.9 28.9 3 48.2 54.0
TOTAL DEATHS   362 375.4 686.8   509.5 768.6
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 Fairbanks Northstar2

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 83 87.0 148.1 1 123.1 184.0
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 68 71.3 134.0 2 89.5 153.6
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 45 47.2 55.8 3 52.2 56.6
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 21 22.0 51.4 4 25.4 45.4
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 5 17 17.8* 18.5* 6 21.9 22.6
TOTAL DEATHS   387 405.9 710.5   510.2 785.4
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 Fairbanks Northstar2

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 81 89.1 154.5 1 115.8 178.7
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 62 68.2 147.7 2 93.5 169.0
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 36 39.6 45.4 3 46.4 52.2
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 20 22.0 47.3 5 20.6 38.1
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 5 14 15.4* 15.0* 6 19.6 19.6
TOTAL DEATHS   363 399.1 751.6   497.0 796.6
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 Fairbanks Northstar2

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 79 87.4 156.0 1 108.4 171.7
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 67 74.1 149.1 2 92.2 164.7
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 39 43.2 47.5 3 46.6 50.3
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 22 24.3 64.2 4 26.4 54.5
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 13 14.4* 27.3* 5 23.2 42.6
TOTAL DEATHS   338 374.0 686.3   474.7 771.2
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 Fairbanks Northstar2

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) 1 101 115.4 244.8 1 109.6 186.5
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 79 90.2 173.3 2 88.1 157.9
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 32 36.5 40.8 3 48.2 54.7
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 20 22.8 60.3 4 26.2 53.2
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 17 19.4* 45.6* 6 20.9 40.2
TOTAL DEATHS   388 443.2 832.8   462.8 759.2
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 Fairbanks Northstar2

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 83 99.1 185.9 1 112.7 190.2
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 77 92.0 205.3 2 103.9 197.6
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 29 34.6 44.0 3 49.3 55.2
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 13 15.5* 36.6* 4 28.0 61.1
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 5 12 14.3* 21.0* 6 18.9 20.2
TOTAL DEATHS   355 424.1 842.3   490.6 845.7
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 Fairbanks Northstar2

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 68 79.2 170.9 1 111.0 191.2
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 49 57.1 142.4 2 91.3 174.2
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 32 37.3 35.5 3 53.8 59.0
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 17 19.8* 52.8* 5 21.8 47.5
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 14 16.3* 44.1* 4 24.5 55.8
TOTAL DEATHS   283 329.6 657.8   473.3 806.6
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 Fairbanks Northstar2

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 88 104.9 224.3 1 107.5 193.3
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 81 96.6 237.0 2 104.3 208.2
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 41 48.9 62.6 3 55.0 61.0
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 20 23.8 62.9 4 25.4 59.4
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 13 15.5* 38.9* 5 23.4 50.7
TOTAL DEATHS   367 437.6 925.5   473.0 842.7
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 Fairbanks Northstar2

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 80 96.6 259.9 2 97.1 213.1
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 2 61 73.6 160.1 1 112.9 209.6
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 44 53.1 70.5 3 54.2 63.9
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 25 30.2 93.3 4 27.0 65.6
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 11 13.3* 35.9* 6 21.1 47.6
TOTAL DEATHS   329 397.2 919.3   466.4 872.5
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 Fairbanks Northstar2

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 77 91.9 183.4 1 100.0 192.5
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 75 89.5 254.4 2 90.0 206.2
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 33 39.4 52.1 3 47.4 57.5
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 17 20.3* 20.4* 6 15.4 17.3
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 15 17.9* 55.4* 4 27.7 75.4
TOTAL DEATHS   335 399.9 909.2   433.9 873.3
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 Fairbanks Northstar2

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 66 79.5 249.9 2 90.6 219.9
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 60 72.2 160.2 1 105.2 202.3
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 3 32 38.5 52.8 3 41.0 50.1
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 4 24 28.9 30.9 5 21.2 22.7
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 5 12 14.4* 41.0* 6 18.0 43.5
TOTAL DEATHS   290 349.2 808.1   420.4 862.7
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 Fairbanks Northstar2

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 70 85.3 287.4 2 89.9 236.4
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 66 80.4 199.9 1 100.9 197.8
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 3 30 36.6 38.7 3 43.6 49.5
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434, 436-438) 4 21 25.6 117.9 4 21.5 64.2
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 5 13 15.8* 51.1* 6 19.7 52.5
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 5 13 15.8* 17.0* 5 21.3 22.5
TOTAL DEATHS   309 376.5 1039.4   424.2 902.6
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 Fairbanks Northstar2

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 71 86.7 211.8 1 107.6 222.5
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 2 60 73.3 215.6 2 86.7 226.9
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 3 25 30.5 31.5 3 53.5 63.5
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 4 18 22.0* 24.1* 5 21.1 22.2
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 5 14 17.1* 47.3* 6 19.0 51.7
TOTAL DEATHS   298 363.9 971.1   433.7 928.8
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 Fairbanks Northstar2

1995
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 66 80.9 181.5 1 95.1 203.7
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 2 60 73.6 279.6 2 91.1 244.3
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 3 25 30.7 37.4 3 54.9 63.1
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434, 436-438) 4 22 27.0 125.0 4 24.4 83.2
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 5 16 19.6* 49.0* 6 18.0 46.8
TOTAL DEATHS   291 356.8 949.3   427.2 929.2
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 Fairbanks Northstar2

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 70 85.6 281.9 2 88.9 247.9
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 1 70 85.6 222.5 1 94.2 213.6
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 3 31 37.9 43.8 3 53.1 61.6
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 4 22 26.9 27.5 4 24.6 25.2
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 5 14 17.1* 58.3* 6 16.1 44.2
TOTAL DEATHS   305 372.8 1027.9   410.6 934.8

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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