Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Northwest Arctic

2007-2009
  Rank Deaths Crude Rate2 Age-Adjusted
Rate3
AK Rank AK Crude Rate2 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate3
All Residents Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 1 33 149.0 180.4 3 50.0 55.3
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 2 29 131.0 244.6 1 126.0 182.9
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 3 23 103.9 215.0 2 94.9 151.2
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 15 67.7* 67.5* 6 22.2 22.7
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 4 ** ** 4 26.8 46.5
TOTAL DEATHS   138 623.2 1044.3   515.6 764.7
Females Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 16 148.4* 263.8* 1 117.1 161.0
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 2 10 92.7* 122.8* 3 29.5 34.2
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 3 8 74.2* 141.6* 2 77.3 120.1
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 3 ** ** 9 9.3 9.2
TOTAL DEATHS   56 519.3 863.3   460.3 663.0
Males Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 1 23 202.4 247.9 3 69.5 75.1
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 15 132.0* 303.2* 2 111.6 182.8
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 3 13 114.4* 223.5* 1 134.4 208.0
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 12 105.6* 106.3* 4 34.7 36.2
TOTAL DEATHS   82 721.8 1263.4   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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Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Northwest Arctic

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 34 153.8 281.0 1 121.9 180.7
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 2 30 135.7 155.2 3 49.2 54.6
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 3 22 99.5 198.7 2 92.0 154.2
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 21 95.0 93.0 6 22.1 22.6
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 4 ** ** 5 24.3 42.5
TOTAL DEATHS   141 637.6 1043.6   508.4 773.6
Females Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 19 175.6* 311.6* 1 116.1 162.6
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 2 6 55.5* 77.7* 3 26.8 31.2
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 3 3 ** ** 2 77.2 124.4
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 3 3 ** ** 8 9.1 8.9
TOTAL DEATHS   45 416.0 760.8   453.9 668.9
Males Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 1 24 212.5 242.2 3 70.6 77.3
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 19 168.2* 370.2* 2 106.1 184.4
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 3 18 159.3* 150.4* 4 34.5 36.6
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 4 15 132.8* 254.9* 1 127.4 202.1
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 3 ** ** 5 22.9 45.0
TOTAL DEATHS   96 849.9 1384.0   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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Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Northwest Arctic

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 32 145.2 255.4 1 116.4 177.0
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 2 25 113.4 126.2 3 48.7 53.4
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 3 20 90.7 205.3 2 92.2 159.3
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 18 81.7* 81.9* 6 20.3 20.9
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 7 31.8* 76.0* 5 23.2 41.5
TOTAL DEATHS   133 603.4 1055.4   496.5 773.9
Females Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 17 158.2* 269.5* 1 110.4 158.8
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 6 55.8* 145.1* 2 75.4 126.3
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 2 6 55.8* 62.8* 3 28.4 32.0
TOTAL DEATHS   49 456.1 815.5   443.3 667.4
Males Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 1 19 168.2* 193.3* 3 67.9 74.0
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 2 17 150.5* 146.8* 4 31.5 33.6
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 3 15 132.8* 261.1* 1 122.0 199.3
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 4 14 123.9* 295.3* 2 108.2 193.1
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 5 ** ** 6 21.2 43.0
TOTAL DEATHS   84 743.6 1343.9   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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Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Northwest Arctic

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 32 145.5 240.6 1 111.7 176.9
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 2 20 90.9 113.8 3 47.3 52.6
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 3 19 86.4* 204.4* 2 91.7 161.2
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 18 81.8* 79.4* 6 20.7 21.0
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 7 31.8* 80.8* 5 21.7 39.7
TOTAL DEATHS   130 590.9 1011.5   480.3 765.4
Females Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 15 140.5* 224.2* 1 104.3 155.2
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 6 56.2* 165.5* 2 73.5 124.8
TOTAL DEATHS   42 393.4 697.6   426.2 655.1
Males Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 1 18 159.0* 223.4* 3 67.0 75.1
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 2 17 150.2* 263.3* 1 118.8 203.8
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 3 16 141.3* 132.4* 4 31.3 32.5
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 4 13 114.8* 274.1* 2 108.9 199.7
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 5 ** ** 6 19.7 41.9
TOTAL DEATHS   88 777.2 1361.6   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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Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Northwest Arctic

2003-2005
  Rank Deaths Crude Rate2 Age-Adjusted
Rate3
AK Rank AK Crude Rate2 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate3
All Residents Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 1 24 109.3 145.9 3 48.2 53.6
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 2 21 95.7 162.5 1 110.6 180.2
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 3 15 68.3* 66.1* 6 20.5 21.0
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 4 13 59.2* 175.2* 2 95.0 170.0
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 9 41.0* 99.9* 4 27.0 55.1
TOTAL DEATHS   120 546.7 978.3   477.4 779.7
Females Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 10 94.5* 160.1* 1 100.0 151.3
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 2 5 ** ** 4 28.7 31.8
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 3 4 ** ** 3 30.7 55.6
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 3 4 ** ** 2 75.2 130.4
TOTAL DEATHS   41 387.3 733.3   421.5 662.5
Males Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 1 19 167.2* 244.1* 3 66.7 75.1
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 2 13 114.4* 110.0* 4 31.1 32.9
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 3 11 96.8* 161.7* 1 120.6 216.8
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 4 9 79.2* 236.6* 2 113.7 213.9
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 5 ** ** 5 23.4 53.2
TOTAL DEATHS   79 695.3 1261.1   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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Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Northwest Arctic

2002-2004
  Rank Deaths Crude Rate2 Age-Adjusted
Rate3
AK Rank AK Crude Rate2 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate3
All Residents Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 1 22 100.7 131.0 3 50.6 56.6
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 2 21 96.1 185.6 1 111.4 186.9
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 3 17 77.8* 74.8* 6 21.0 21.5
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 4 13 59.5* 157.0* 2 94.7 174.1
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 8 36.6* 92.6* 4 26.3 55.9
TOTAL DEATHS   121 553.8 965.5   476.6 794.4
Females Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 9 85.2* 159.7* 1 100.6 155.6
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 2 6 56.8* 68.8* 4 29.1 33.1
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 3 4 ** ** 8 10.3 9.9
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 3 ** ** 3 30.3 57.1
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 4 3 ** ** 9 9.3 17.6
TOTAL DEATHS   36 340.9 634.6   417.6 671.7
Males Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 1 16 141.7* 204.8* 3 70.8 79.3
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 2 13 115.1* 109.7* 4 31.1 33.1
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 3 12 106.3* 316.7* 2 114.3 221.5
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 3 12 106.3* 206.2* 1 121.5 226.5
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 5 ** ** 5 22.6 51.8
TOTAL DEATHS   85 752.8 1334.2   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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Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Northwest Arctic

2001-2003
  Rank Deaths Crude Rate2 Age-Adjusted
Rate3
AK Rank AK Crude Rate2 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate3
All Residents Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 1 21 97.0 104.1 3 52.7 58.5
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 18 83.2* 215.2* 2 100.0 191.5
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 3 17 78.5* 78.4* 6 18.6 19.4
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 4 16 73.9* 157.3* 1 110.6 189.9
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 9 41.6* 118.2* 4 26.0 58.2
TOTAL DEATHS   127 586.8 1122.8   479.7 825.4
Females Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 1 8 76.4* 86.2* 3 31.1 34.8
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 2 7 66.9* 140.9* 1 101.7 160.2
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 3 6 57.3* 115.1* 2 78.1 143.9
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 5 ** ** 4 30.7 59.3
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 4 5 ** ** 8 8.9 17.2
TOTAL DEATHS   50 477.5 903.1   421.5 695.5
Males Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 1 14 125.3* 124.5* 4 27.9 30.2
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 2 13 116.4* 120.2* 3 73.1 81.7
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 3 12 107.4* 351.1* 1 120.7 248.1
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 4 9 80.6* 170.4* 2 119.0 228.9
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 4 ** ** 6 21.6 55.0
TOTAL DEATHS   77 689.2 1369.2   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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Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Northwest Arctic

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 24 111.3 263.7 1 110.5 196.9
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 17 78.8* 203.4* 2 97.6 197.0
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 2 17 78.8* 73.3* 3 54.4 61.2
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 16 74.2* 74.5* 6 19.4 19.6
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 5 9 41.7* 135.9* 10 7.0 16.2
TOTAL DEATHS   123 570.3 1110.4   471.1 836.1
Females Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 14 135.6* 306.6* 1 104.3 168.8
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 7 67.8* 154.2* 2 78.0 151.1
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 3 6 58.1* 165.9* 9 7.7 15.4
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 6 58.1* 48.5* 3 30.9 35.3
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 3 ** ** 5 22.6 42.6
TOTAL DEATHS   53 513.4 1011.9   411.0 700.0
Males Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 1 14 124.5* 123.3* 4 29.5 30.1
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 2 11 97.8* 93.6* 3 76.4 87.1
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 3 10 88.9* 260.8* 2 116.1 250.7
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 3 10 88.9* 217.6* 1 116.4 234.7
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 5 3 ** ** 10 6.3 17.6
TOTAL DEATHS   70 622.6 1198.8   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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Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Northwest Arctic

1999-2001
  Rank Deaths Crude Rate2 Age-Adjusted
Rate3
AK Rank AK Crude Rate2 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate3
All Residents Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 1 21 99.0 123.3 3 52.3 60.7
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 2 19 89.6* 218.1* 1 106.9 197.8
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 3 15 70.7* 189.3* 2 97.3 208.9
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 13 61.3* 62.2* 6 17.8 18.3
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 6 28.3* 93.9* 4 26.7 66.3
TOTAL DEATHS   115 542.2 1091.0   457.8 858.9
Females Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 13 128.0* 285.8* 1 103.3 173.2
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 8 78.8* 177.4* 2 82.1 169.7
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 3 4 ** ** 8 7.5 16.0
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 4 ** ** 4 28.9 33.6
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 3 ** ** 3 31.0 66.4
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 3 ** ** 5 22.5 44.7
TOTAL DEATHS   50 492.4 1022.0   404.6 730.7
Males Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 1 17 153.8* 170.8* 3 74.0 88.3
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 2 12 108.6* 108.5* 4 27.4 28.5
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 3 7 63.3* 214.6* 1 111.4 253.1
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 4 6 54.3* 138.4* 2 110.2 230.7
Assault (Homicide) (X85-Y09, Y87.1) 5 3 ** ** 8 9.4 9.3
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 3 ** ** 5 22.7 65.8
TOTAL DEATHS   65 588.0 1134.1   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 Northwest Arctic

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 27 129.2 285.5 1 106.1 201.7
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 2 19 90.9* 119.0* 3 47.6 57.3
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 3 14 67.0* 176.4* 2 92.7 212.9
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 12 57.4* 55.7* 6 19.4 20.3
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 5 ** ** 5 20.8 49.8
TOTAL DEATHS   112 535.9 1068.7   440.0 867.3
Females Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 17 170.6* 351.4* 1 103.0 178.4
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 7 70.2* 164.4* 2 76.4 173.2
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 3 3 ** ** 5 20.7 43.6
TOTAL DEATHS   45 451.5 999.4   387.6 749.1
Males Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 1 17 155.5* 172.3* 3 68.1 81.4
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 2 11 100.6* 97.6* 4 29.9 32.0
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 3 10 91.5* 215.9* 1 108.9 231.8
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 4 7 64.0* 189.1* 2 107.7 254.1
Assault (Homicide) (X85-Y09, Y87.1) 5 3 ** ** 8 10.2 10.1
TOTAL DEATHS   67 612.9 1094.1   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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Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Northwest Arctic

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 21 102.9 217.1 1 102.0 197.7
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 2 16 78.4* 108.1* 3 44.1 52.5
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 3 15 73.5* 211.3* 2 90.3 220.4
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 11 53.9* 50.6* 6 19.3 20.9
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 6 29.4* 54.8* 5 20.3 51.7
TOTAL DEATHS   103 504.9 1043.5   426.0 878.7
Females Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 10 101.7* 205.9* 1 97.9 175.2
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 7 71.2* 180.4* 2 72.8 181.4
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 3 3 ** ** 5 20.5 46.1
TOTAL DEATHS   39 396.5 908.4   369.7 761.6
Males Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 1 15 142.0* 155.9* 3 63.1 72.6
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 2 11 104.1* 228.3* 2 105.8 225.2
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 3 9 85.2* 80.2* 4 29.3 32.8
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 4 8 75.7* 250.6* 1 106.4 257.2
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 3 ** ** 6 20.2 59.3
TOTAL DEATHS   64 605.8 1157.6   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.
 
 
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Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Northwest Arctic

1996-1998
  Rank Deaths Crude Rate2 Age-Adjusted
Rate3
AK Rank AK Crude Rate2 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate3
All Residents Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 1 27 134.5 266.6 1 104.5 207.3
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 2 20 99.6 298.2 2 89.1 227.7
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 3 15 74.7* 77.9* 5 21.2 22.6
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 4 13 64.8* 69.4* 3 46.1 54.3
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 5 6 29.9* 60.5* 6 18.9 49.1
TOTAL DEATHS   114 567.9 1160.5   425.9 896.5
Females Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 1 12 124.5* 243.6* 1 99.0 181.7
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 2 11 114.1* 344.8* 2 70.7 184.4
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 3 4 ** ** 5 20.6 46.7
TOTAL DEATHS   44 456.5 1041.8   363.0 768.3
Males Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 1 15 143.7* 290.3* 1 109.6 238.5
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 2 13 124.6* 127.8* 4 32.7 35.8
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 3 12 115.0* 121.8* 3 66.9 75.0
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 4 9 86.2* 208.9* 2 106.1 269.5
TOTAL DEATHS   70 670.8 1223.2   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.
 
 
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Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Northwest Arctic

1995-1997
  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 21 105.8 361.7 2 89.3 235.8
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 18 90.7* 218.9* 1 101.2 207.7
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 3 16 80.6* 84.5* 3 50.6 58.6
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 4 15 75.6* 80.0* 5 20.9 21.8
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434, 436-438) 5 5 ** ** 4 23.1 73.1
Influenza and Pneumonia (480-487) 5 5 ** ** 10 7.7 23.3
TOTAL DEATHS   112 564.3 1261.3   428.4 919.7
Females Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 1 9 94.6* 313.6* 2 71.1 188.8
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 7 73.6* 182.8* 1 94.7 179.9
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434, 436-438) 3 4 ** ** 3 27.7 76.7
TOTAL DEATHS   40 420.7 1061.7   356.9 772.1
Males Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 1 14 135.4* 136.1* 3 74.1 82.3
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 2 13 125.7* 129.2* 4 32.6 34.5
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 3 12 116.1* 422.1* 2 106.0 283.7
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 4 11 106.4* 240.1* 1 107.1 241.0
Influenza and Pneumonia (480-487) 5 4 ** ** 10 7.7 24.9
TOTAL DEATHS   72 696.5 1412.2   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.
 
 
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Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Northwest Arctic

1994-1996
  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 25 126.6 403.6 2 88.9 239.4
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 24 121.6 285.8 1 99.0 213.2
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 3 18 91.2* 97.1* 5 22.0 22.7
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 3 18 91.2* 91.2* 3 53.8 62.8
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434, 436-438) 5 6 30.4* 112.9* 4 22.7 74.1
Influenza and Pneumonia (480-487) 5 6 30.4* 91.2* 10 8.0 23.8
TOTAL DEATHS   129 653.4 1431.1   423.8 930.6
Females Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 1 11 117.0* 358.8* 2 69.3 184.2
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 9 95.8* 179.2* 1 91.8 180.7
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 3 5 ** ** 4 25.6 33.2
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434, 436-438) 4 4 ** ** 3 29.2 82.5
TOTAL DEATHS   45 478.8 1058.4   351.7 776.9
Males Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 1 17 164.3* 171.5* 4 35.0 35.7
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 15 145.0* 437.6* 2 105.6 253.4
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 3 14 135.3* 435.1* 1 106.9 300.4
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 4 13 125.7* 123.7* 3 79.6 89.8
Influenza and Pneumonia (480-487) 5 5 ** ** 10 8.3 26.9
TOTAL DEATHS   84 811.9 1864.2   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.
 
 
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Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Northwest Arctic

1993-1995
  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 23 116.5 111.1 3 52.7 60.3
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 2 22 111.4 337.9 2 87.7 244.6
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 22 111.4 262.4 1 94.7 213.4
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 4 17 86.1* 84.0* 4 22.8 23.2
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434, 436-438) 5 8 40.5* 122.9* 5 21.3 70.9
TOTAL DEATHS   131 663.5 1341.9   413.2 926.4
Females Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 1 8 85.8* 76.6* 3 26.2 33.3
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 2 7 75.1* 199.4* 2 65.2 182.2
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 7 75.1* 129.7* 1 86.0 176.8
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434, 436-438) 4 5 ** ** 4 25.8 75.0
Assault (Homicide) (E960-E969) 5 3 ** ** 10 5.0 5.1
Influenza and Pneumonia (480-487) 5 3 ** ** 8 8.2 23.7
TOTAL DEATHS   44 471.7 883.5   336.6 758.9
Males Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 1 16 153.6* 148.7* 4 35.9 36.1
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 2 15 144.0* 528.6* 1 108.1 314.7
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 15 144.0* 444.2* 2 102.6 257.0
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 2 15 144.0* 158.4* 3 76.8 85.1
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 5 4 ** ** 5 17.6 57.0
Influenza and Pneumonia (480-487) 5 4 ** ** 10 8.5 30.7
TOTAL DEATHS   87 835.1 1935.1   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.
 
 
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Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Northwest Arctic

1992-1994
  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 34 172.7 168.1 3 54.3 62.0
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 23 116.8 273.5 1 92.3 219.6
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 3 21 106.7 314.3 2 86.7 247.8
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 4 16 81.3* 80.2* 4 23.4 24.4
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434, 436-438) 5 6 30.5* 77.5* 5 19.1 62.4
TOTAL DEATHS   143 726.3 1357.5   402.6 920.6
Females Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 1 9 97.3* 92.6* 3 26.9 33.5
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 7 75.7* 122.4* 1 84.9 180.4
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 3 6 64.9* 178.2* 2 63.9 183.5
Assault (Homicide) (E960-E969) 4 3 ** **      
TOTAL DEATHS   42 454.3 769.4   329.3 753.6
Males Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 1 25 239.4 245.8 3 79.1 88.8
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 16 153.2* 504.6* 2 98.9 269.8
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 3 15 143.6* 485.0* 1 107.3 319.4
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 3 15 143.6* 141.4* 4 36.8 39.1
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 5 5 ** ** 6 15.1 51.7
TOTAL DEATHS   101 967.1 2112.4   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