Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for North Slope

2007-2009
  Rank Deaths Crude Rate2 Age-Adjusted
Rate3
AK Rank AK Crude Rate2 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate3
All Residents Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 36 178.0 354.2 1 126.0 182.9
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 25 123.6 256.7 2 94.9 151.2
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 16 79.1* 129.1* 3 50.0 55.3
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 10 49.4* 137.6* 4 26.8 46.5
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 5 9 44.5* 43.6* 6 22.2 22.7
TOTAL DEATHS   143 707.0 1413.1   515.6 764.7
Females Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 15 153.3* 274.6* 1 117.1 161.0
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 9 92.0* 165.0* 2 77.3 120.1
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 3 6 61.3* 159.9* 4 27.1 43.7
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 4 4 ** ** 3 29.5 34.2
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 3 ** ** 5 25.3 41.5
Congenital Malformations (Q00-Q99) 5 3 ** **      
Nephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome and Nephrosis (N00-N07, N17-N19, N25-N27) 5 3 ** ** 10 7.8 12.5
TOTAL DEATHS   61 623.3 1137.9   460.3 663.0
Males Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 21 201.1 444.6 1 134.4 208.0
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 16 153.3* 364.7* 2 111.6 182.8
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 12 114.9* 233.9* 3 69.5 75.1
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 9 86.2* 84.5* 4 34.7 36.2
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 4 ** ** 5 26.5 49.6
TOTAL DEATHS   82 785.4 1734.0   568.1 865.1
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
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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Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for North Slope

2006-2008
  Rank Deaths Crude Rate2 Age-Adjusted
Rate3
AK Rank AK Crude Rate2 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate3
All Residents Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 29 143.3 273.2 1 121.9 180.7
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 26 128.5 274.1 2 92.0 154.2
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 17 84.0* 124.8* 3 49.2 54.6
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 10 49.4* 143.8* 5 24.3 42.5
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 10 49.4* 53.3* 6 22.1 22.6
TOTAL DEATHS   137 676.9 1268.0   508.4 773.6
Females Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 1 10 102.2* 194.6* 2 77.2 124.4
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 10 102.2* 154.7* 1 116.1 162.6
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 3 6 61.3* 152.3* 5 25.8 41.2
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 4 ** ** 4 26.4 44.2
Congenital Malformations (Q00-Q99) 5 3 ** **      
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 5 3 ** ** 3 26.8 31.2
TOTAL DEATHS   55 562.3 954.8   453.9 668.9
Males Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 19 181.7* 413.4* 1 127.4 202.1
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 16 153.0* 356.9* 2 106.1 184.4
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 14 133.9* 207.4* 3 70.6 77.3
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 9 86.1* 95.3* 4 34.5 36.6
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 4 ** ** 5 22.9 45.0
TOTAL DEATHS   82 784.0 1601.0   560.3 879.4
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
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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Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for North Slope

2005-2007
  Rank Deaths Crude Rate2 Age-Adjusted
Rate3
AK Rank AK Crude Rate2 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate3
All Residents Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 21 102.8 169.4 1 116.4 177.0
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 18 88.1* 187.5* 2 92.2 159.3
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 12 58.7* 73.0* 3 48.7 53.4
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 10 48.9* 51.0* 6 20.3 20.9
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 7 34.3* 78.1* 4 25.2 48.4
TOTAL DEATHS   109 533.4 959.9   496.5 773.9
Females Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 1 9 91.2* 175.8* 2 75.4 126.3
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 2 5 ** ** 4 27.3 47.2
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 2 5 ** ** 1 110.4 158.8
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 4 ** ** 5 25.4 41.3
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 4 4 ** ** 3 28.4 32.0
TOTAL DEATHS   46 466.3 803.3   443.3 667.4
Males Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 16 151.4* 271.6* 1 122.0 199.3
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 9 85.1* 190.2* 2 108.2 193.1
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 3 8 75.7* 77.8* 4 31.5 33.6
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 8 75.7* 76.8* 3 67.9 74.0
TOTAL DEATHS   63 596.0 1121.5   546.8 884.5
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
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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Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for North Slope

2004-2006
  Rank Deaths Crude Rate2 Age-Adjusted
Rate3
AK Rank AK Crude Rate2 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate3
All Residents Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 23 110.3 220.6 1 111.7 176.9
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 17 81.6* 207.9* 2 91.7 161.2
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 14 67.2* 79.1* 3 47.3 52.6
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 11 52.8* 52.9* 6 20.7 21.0
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 8 38.4* 92.9* 4 26.2 50.8
TOTAL DEATHS   112 537.4 1031.1   480.3 765.4
Females Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 1 12 119.5* 259.4* 2 73.5 124.8
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 2 6 59.8* 120.4* 3 29.2 51.2
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 2 6 59.8* 100.5* 1 104.3 155.2
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 5 ** ** 5 23.8 39.1
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 5 3 ** ** 8 9.6 9.4
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 5 3 ** ** 4 26.6 29.8
TOTAL DEATHS   47 468.1 888.2   426.2 655.1
Males Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 17 157.4* 355.1* 1 118.8 203.8
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 2 11 101.8* 95.9* 3 67.0 75.1
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 3 8 74.1* 75.6* 4 31.3 32.5
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 4 5 ** ** 2 108.9 199.7
Assault (Homicide) (X85-Y09, Y87.1) 5 3 ** ** 8 8.9 8.7
Conditions Originating in the Perinatal Period (P00-P96) 5 3 ** **      
TOTAL DEATHS   65 601.7 1107.6   531.5 882.6
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
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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Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for North Slope

2003-2005
  Rank Deaths Crude Rate2 Age-Adjusted
Rate3
AK Rank AK Crude Rate2 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate3
All Residents Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 24 112.9 245.8 1 110.6 180.2
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 16 75.3* 189.8* 2 95.0 170.0
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 13 61.2* 78.6* 3 48.2 53.6
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 10 47.0* 48.6* 6 20.5 21.0
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 8 37.6* 95.2* 4 27.0 55.1
TOTAL DEATHS   111 522.2 1047.0   477.4 779.7
Females Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 1 10 98.0* 233.2* 2 75.2 130.4
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 2 5 ** ** 3 30.7 55.6
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 2 5 ** ** 5 22.9 38.3
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 2 5 ** ** 1 100.0 151.3
TOTAL DEATHS   42 411.8 836.5   421.5 662.5
Males Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 19 171.8* 425.2* 1 120.6 216.8
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 2 11 99.5* 101.5* 3 66.7 75.1
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 3 8 72.4* 75.0* 4 31.1 32.9
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 4 6 54.3* 82.4* 2 113.7 213.9
Assault (Homicide) (X85-Y09, Y87.1) 5 3 ** ** 9 8.4 8.1
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 3 ** ** 5 23.4 53.2
TOTAL DEATHS   69 624.0 1153.4   530.3 903.9
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
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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Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for North Slope

2002-2004
  Rank Deaths Crude Rate2 Age-Adjusted
Rate3
AK Rank AK Crude Rate2 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate3
All Residents Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 25 115.8 260.0 1 111.4 186.9
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 15 69.5* 192.1* 2 94.7 174.1
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 13 60.2* 88.9* 3 50.6 56.6
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 8 37.0* 101.8* 5 21.9 44.3
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 5 7 32.4* 31.6* 6 21.0 21.5
TOTAL DEATHS   111 514.0 1083.7   476.6 794.4
Females Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 1 9 87.1* 221.8* 2 73.8 131.8
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 9 87.1* 169.6* 1 100.6 155.6
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 3 7 67.7* 158.5* 5 22.4 39.6
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 4 ** ** 3 30.3 57.1
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 5 3 ** ** 9 9.3 17.6
TOTAL DEATHS   45 435.5 907.1   417.6 671.7
Males Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 16 142.1* 377.7* 1 121.5 226.5
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 2 12 106.5* 128.9* 3 70.8 79.3
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 3 6 53.3* 82.2* 2 114.3 221.5
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 3 6 53.3* 53.7* 4 31.1 33.1
Assault (Homicide) (X85-Y09, Y87.1) 5 4 ** ** 9 8.3 7.9
TOTAL DEATHS   66 586.0 1081.9   532.1 923.0
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
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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Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for North Slope

2001-2003
  Rank Deaths Crude Rate2 Age-Adjusted
Rate3
AK Rank AK Crude Rate2 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate3
All Residents Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 23 106.0 217.7 1 110.6 189.9
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 2 16 73.7* 110.9* 3 52.7 58.5
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 3 11 50.7* 117.0* 2 100.0 191.5
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 6 27.7* 53.1* 4 26.0 58.2
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 6 27.7* 27.2* 6 18.6 19.4
TOTAL DEATHS   100 460.9 883.5   479.7 825.4
Females Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 9 87.0* 178.8* 1 101.7 160.2
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 5 ** ** 2 78.1 143.9
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 4 ** ** 3 31.1 34.8
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 3 ** ** 4 30.7 59.3
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 3 ** ** 5 23.5 42.9
TOTAL DEATHS   41 396.3 755.5   421.5 695.5
Males Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 14 123.4* 236.7* 2 119.0 228.9
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 2 12 105.7* 169.4* 3 73.1 81.7
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 3 6 52.9* 74.0* 1 120.7 248.1
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 3 6 52.9* 51.9* 4 27.9 30.2
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 3 ** ** 6 21.6 55.0
TOTAL DEATHS   59 519.9 890.9   534.4 967.7
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
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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Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for North Slope

2000-2002
  Rank Deaths Crude Rate2 Age-Adjusted
Rate3
AK Rank AK Crude Rate2 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate3
All Residents Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 22 100.7 206.7 1 110.5 196.9
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 2 19 86.9* 130.0* 3 54.4 61.2
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 3 11 50.3* 47.6* 6 19.4 19.6
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 4 9 41.2* 86.9* 2 97.6 197.0
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 5 ** ** 5 22.1 48.4
TOTAL DEATHS   95 434.7 850.1   471.1 836.1
Females Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 8 77.1* 157.5* 1 104.3 168.8
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 2 4 ** ** 3 30.9 35.3
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 3 3 ** ** 2 78.0 151.1
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 3 3 ** ** 9 7.7 15.4
TOTAL DEATHS   34 327.9 597.0   411.0 700.0
Males Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 1 15 130.6* 226.7* 3 76.4 87.1
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 2 14 121.9* 238.0* 1 116.4 234.7
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 3 9 78.4* 74.9* 4 29.5 30.1
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 4 6 52.2* 108.1* 2 116.1 250.7
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 3 ** ** 6 21.6 58.4
TOTAL DEATHS   61 531.1 1541.3   527.5 990.2
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
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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Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for North Slope

1999-2001
  Rank Deaths Crude Rate2 Age-Adjusted
Rate3
AK Rank AK Crude Rate2 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate3
All Residents Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 23 104.4 245.9 1 106.9 197.8
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 2 20 90.8 126.7 3 52.3 60.7
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 3 16 72.6* 220.3* 2 97.3 208.9
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 11 49.9* 48.3* 6 17.8 18.3
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 7 31.8* 125.6* 5 22.6 51.8
TOTAL DEATHS   105 476.6 1056.9   457.8 858.9
Females Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 7 67.1* 140.6* 1 103.3 173.2
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 6 57.5* 159.6* 2 82.1 169.7
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 5 ** ** 4 28.9 33.6
TOTAL DEATHS   37 354.8 671.9   404.6 730.7
Males Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 16 137.9* 342.1* 2 110.2 230.7
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 2 15 129.3* 199.9* 3 74.0 88.3
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 3 10 86.2* 362.1* 1 111.4 253.1
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 9 77.6* 75.4* 4 27.4 28.5
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 6 51.7* 459.2* 5 22.7 62.6
TOTAL DEATHS   68 586.2 1920.4   507.3 1002.4
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
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 North Slope

1998-2000
  Rank Deaths Crude Rate2 Age-Adjusted
Rate3
AK Rank AK Crude Rate2 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate3
All Residents Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 22 99.7 231.0 1 106.1 201.7
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 20 90.6 243.5 2 92.7 212.9
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 3 13 58.9* 58.5* 6 19.4 20.3
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 13 58.9* 71.7* 3 47.6 57.3
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 7 31.7* 112.6* 5 20.8 49.8
TOTAL DEATHS   102 462.2 994.7   440.0 867.3
Females Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 9 86.1* 168.9* 1 103.0 178.4
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 7 67.0* 170.5* 2 76.4 173.2
TOTAL DEATHS   34 325.3 620.7   387.6 749.1
Males Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 1 13 111.9* 342.6* 2 107.7 254.1
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 13 111.9* 305.2* 1 108.9 231.8
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 12 103.3* 136.5* 3 68.1 81.4
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 11 94.7* 94.4* 4 29.9 32.0
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 6 51.7* 294.9* 6 20.8 58.4
TOTAL DEATHS   68 585.4 1620.7   488.6 990.4
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
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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Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for North Slope

1997-1999
  Rank Deaths Crude Rate2 Age-Adjusted
Rate3
AK Rank AK Crude Rate2 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate3
All Residents Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 25 114.0 275.8 1 102.0 197.7
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 21 95.8 266.3 2 90.3 220.4
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 20 91.2 87.1 3 44.1 52.5
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 9 41.0* 42.1* 6 19.3 20.9
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 7 31.9* 107.1* 5 20.3 51.7
TOTAL DEATHS   110 501.6 1053.1   426.0 878.7
Females Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 12 115.2* 240.7* 1 97.9 175.2
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 2 10 96.0* 83.6* 4 23.5 30.8
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 3 8 76.8* 180.9* 2 72.8 181.4
TOTAL DEATHS   46 441.7 791.2   369.7 761.6
Males Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 1 13 112.9* 386.9* 1 106.4 257.2
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 13 112.9* 304.5* 2 105.8 225.2
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 10 86.8* 88.1* 3 63.1 72.6
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 9 78.1* 82.3* 4 29.3 32.8
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 6 52.1* 242.9* 6 20.2 59.3
TOTAL DEATHS   64 555.7 1451.6   478.0 993.2
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
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.
 
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for North Slope

1996-1998
  Rank Deaths Crude Rate2 Age-Adjusted
Rate3
AK Rank AK Crude Rate2 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate3
All Residents Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 1 24 111.0 107.6 3 46.1 54.3
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 21 97.1 224.3 1 104.5 207.3
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 3 18 83.2* 172.1* 2 89.1 227.7
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 4 10 46.2* 48.5* 5 21.2 22.6
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 5 3 ** ** 6 18.9 49.1
TOTAL DEATHS   103 476.2 851.9   425.9 896.5
Females Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 1 11 107.0* 224.9* 1 99.0 181.7
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 2 10 97.3* 80.1* 4 23.5 31.4
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 3 5 ** ** 2 70.7 184.4
TOTAL DEATHS   37 359.9 529.2   363.0 768.3
Males Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 1 14 123.4* 130.1* 3 66.9 75.0
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 2 13 114.6* 290.0* 2 106.1 269.5
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 3 10 88.1* 94.5* 4 32.7 35.8
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 3 10 88.1* 209.5* 1 109.6 238.5
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 5 3 ** ** 6 17.3 53.5
TOTAL DEATHS   66 581.6 1272.3   483.9 1022.0
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
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.
 
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for North Slope

1995-1997
  Rank Deaths Crude Rate2 Age-Adjusted
Rate3
AK Rank AK Crude Rate2 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate3
All Residents Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 1 25 117.5 112.5 3 50.6 58.6
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 18 84.6* 205.5* 1 101.2 207.7
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 3 17 79.9* 183.4* 2 89.3 235.8
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 4 8 37.6* 38.6* 5 20.9 21.8
Assault (Homicide) (E960-E969) 5 4 ** ** 9 8.6 8.6
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 5 4 ** ** 6 18.9 50.4
TOTAL DEATHS   99 465.2 910.0   428.4 919.7
Females Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 1 12 118.6* 96.9* 4 25.1 32.3
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 8 79.0* 184.1* 1 94.7 179.9
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 3 4 ** ** 2 71.1 188.8
TOTAL DEATHS   38 375.5 653.7   356.9 772.1
Males Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 1 13 116.5* 276.5* 2 106.0 283.7
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 1 13 116.5* 125.7* 3 74.1 82.3
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 3 10 89.6* 212.1* 1 107.1 241.0
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 4 8 71.7* 75.7* 4 32.6 34.5
Assault (Homicide) (E960-E969) 5 3 ** ** 7 11.4 10.8
TOTAL DEATHS   61 546.5 1251.9   494.0 1068.0
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
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.
 
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for North Slope

1994-1996
  Rank Deaths Crude Rate2 Age-Adjusted
Rate3
AK Rank AK Crude Rate2 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate3
All Residents Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 1 22 105.4 227.8 1 99.0 213.2
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 2 19 91.1* 208.4* 2 88.9 239.4
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 3 16 76.7* 72.6* 3 53.8 62.8
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 4 6 28.8* 100.0* 6 17.7 47.7
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 5 5 ** ** 5 22.0 22.7
TOTAL DEATHS   95 455.3 968.2   423.8 930.6
Females Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 1 7 70.6* 155.2* 1 91.8 180.7
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 2 6 60.5* 141.2* 2 69.3 184.2
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 3 4 ** ** 5 17.6 42.7
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 3 4 ** ** 4 25.6 33.2
TOTAL DEATHS   33 332.7 724.9   351.7 776.9
Males Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 1 15 137.0* 296.1* 2 105.6 253.4
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 2 13 118.7* 282.2* 1 106.9 300.4
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 3 12 109.6* 112.2* 3 79.6 89.8
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 4 5 ** ** 4 35.0 35.7
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434, 436-438) 5 3 ** ** 6 16.7 61.9
TOTAL DEATHS   62 566.3 1239.1   489.7 1087.6
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
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.
 
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for North Slope

1993-1995
  Rank Deaths Crude Rate2 Age-Adjusted
Rate3
AK Rank AK Crude Rate2 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate3
All Residents Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 1 22 107.8 363.5 2 87.7 244.6
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 21 102.9 242.5 1 94.7 213.4
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 3 12 58.8* 49.2* 3 52.7 60.3
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 4 6 29.4* 109.2* 6 16.8 47.1
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 4 6 29.4* 28.5* 4 22.8 23.2
TOTAL DEATHS   95 465.6 1129.9   413.2 926.4
Females Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 1 9 92.8* 271.1* 2 65.2 182.2
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 6 61.9* 136.8* 1 86.0 176.8
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 3 4 ** ** 5 16.0 39.6
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 3 4 ** ** 3 26.2 33.3
TOTAL DEATHS   37 381.6 938.6   336.6 758.9
Males Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 1 15 140.1* 376.7* 2 102.6 257.0
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 2 13 121.4* 482.3* 1 108.1 314.7
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 3 8 74.7* 63.9* 3 76.8 85.1
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 4 6 56.0* 55.0* 4 35.9 36.1
TOTAL DEATHS   58 541.7 1322.2   483.0 1105.1
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
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.
 
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for North Slope

1992-1994
  Rank Deaths Crude Rate2 Age-Adjusted
Rate3
AK Rank AK Crude Rate2 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate3
All Residents Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 1 27 135.1 339.6 1 92.3 219.6
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 2 18 90.1* 321.5* 2 86.7 247.8
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 3 14 70.1* 63.5* 3 54.3 62.0
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 4 7 35.0* 135.6* 6 15.9 46.4
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 4 7 35.0* 33.7* 4 23.4 24.4
TOTAL DEATHS   97 485.4 1135.6   402.6 920.6
Females Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 1 8 84.6* 216.9* 2 63.9 183.5
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 1 8 84.6* 191.1* 1 84.9 180.4
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 3 4 ** ** 3 26.9 33.5
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 4 3 ** ** 5 16.8 42.8
TOTAL DEATHS   32 338.6 820.4   329.3 753.6
Males Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 1 19 180.4* 550.4* 2 98.9 269.8
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 2 10 94.9* 414.5* 1 107.3 319.4
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 2 10 94.9* 84.1* 3 79.1 88.8
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 4 7 66.5* 64.2* 4 36.8 39.1
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 5 4 ** ** 6 15.1 51.7
TOTAL DEATHS   65 617.2 1473.7   469.0 1102.9

1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
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.
 
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 10/27/11