Health Profiles for Nome1, Alaska, and the U.S.

2002-2004
  Number of Events Rate3 Alaska Events Alaska Rate U.S. Rate6
Mortality Statistics2          
All Causes 198 1068.9 9261 792.9 801.0
Cancer (C00-C97) 37 221.7 2167 186.8 184.6
Lung Cancer (C33-C34) 14 86.6* 638 55.1 52.9
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 22 143.8 1842 174.0 217.5
Coronary Heart Disease (Ischemic) (I20-I25) 12 75.9* 1225 112.7 150.5
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) (I60-I69) 6 ** 512 55.8 50.0
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (J40-J47) 6 ** 426 44.2 41.8
Diabetes (E10-E14) 3 ** 280 23.9 24.4
Homicide (U01-U02, X85-Y09, Y871) 6 ** 131 6.5 5.6
Suicide (U03, X60-X84, Y870) 21 74.9 410 21.6 10.7
Teen Suicides (15-19) 6 ** 55 34.2  
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 31 125.1 982 56.5 36.6
Motor Vehicle Accidents4 10 36.1* 346 18.9 14.8
Birth Statistics          
Births to Residents 637 22.6 30366 15.6 14.0
Fertility (15-44) 637 113.8 30366 72.1 66.3
Teen Births (15-19) 119 90.8 3193 41.1 41.2
Young Teen Births (15-17) 44 48.7 923 19.1 22.1
Prenatal Care Statistics5          
First Trimester Care 463 74.2 23270 80.6 83.9
Adequate Prenatal Care 329 52.9 17398 64.9  
Birth Outcomes5          
Pre-term Delivery 92 14.5 3160 10.5 12.5
Low Birth Weight 46 7.3 1787 5.9 8.1
Infant Statistics          
Infant Mortality 10 15.7* 194 6.4 6.8
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
3 Rates based on fewer than 10 occurrences are not reported.
4 V02-V04,V090,V092,V12-V14,V190-V192,V194-V196,V20-V79,V803-V805,V810-V811,V820-V821,V83-V86,V870-V878,V880-V888
5 Birth statistics for these outcomes are percents, not rates.
6 US year 2004 rates are preliminary.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
** Rates based on fewer than 10 occurrences are not reported.
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 07/21/06

 


Health Profiles for Nome1, Alaska, and the U.S.

2001-2003
  Number of Events Rate3 Alaska Events Alaska Rate U.S. Rate6
Mortality Statistics2          
All Causes 207 1155.1 9201 824.0 832.7
Cancer (C00-C97) 37 232.9 2124 189.8 191.5
Lung Cancer (C33-C34) 11 68.0* 606 54.0 53.9
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 27 175.6 1920 191.4 232.3
Coronary Heart Disease (Ischemic) (I20-I25) 15 96.7* 1288 126.9 162.6
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) (I60-I69) 9 ** 500 58.2 53.5
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (J40-J47) 8 ** 436 48.0 43.3
Diabetes (E10-E14) 3 ** 268 24.1 25.3
Homicide (U01-U02, X85-Y09, Y871) 4 ** 129 6.4 6.0
Suicide (U03, X60-X84, Y870) 21 75.2 358 19.4 10.8
Teen Suicides (15-19) 6 ** 49 31.0 7.3
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 30 125.5 1012 58.4 37.3
Motor Vehicle Accidents4 8 ** 331 18.4 15.0
Birth Statistics          
Births to Residents 641 22.8 30035 15.6 14.1
Fertility (15-44) 641 114.3 30035 71.5 66.1
Teen Births (15-19) 108 85.6 3173 41.7 41.7
Young Teen Births (15-17) 47 53.8 938 19.6 22.4
Prenatal Care Statistics5          
First Trimester Care 477 77.6 23139 80.5 84.1
Adequate Prenatal Care 346 56.6 17728 65.9 75.4
Birth Outcomes5          
Pre-term Delivery 83 13.1 3085 10.3 12.3
Low Birth Weight 39 6.2 1734 5.8 7.9
Infant Statistics          
Infant Mortality 8 ** 208 6.9 6.9
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
3 Rates based on fewer than 10 occurrences are not reported.
4 V02-V04,V090,V092,V12-V14,V190-V192,V194-V196,V20-V79,V803-V805,V810-V811,V820-V821,V83-V86,V870-V878,V880-V888
5 Birth statistics for these outcomes are percents, not rates.
6 US year 2004 rates are preliminary.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
** Rates based on fewer than 10 occurrences are not reported.
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 07/21/06

 


Health Profiles for Nome1, Alaska, and the U.S.

2000-2002
  Number of Events Rate3 Alaska Events Alaska Rate U.S. Rate6
Mortality Statistics2          
All Causes 198 1141.0 8943 835.3 845.3
Cancer (C00-C97) 35 226.4 2100 196.9 193.5
Lung Cancer (C33-C34) 7 ** 599 55.3 54.9
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 26 179.9 1855 196.9 240.8
Coronary Heart Disease (Ischemic) (I20-I25) 16 105.0* 1257 130.4 170.9
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) (I60-I69) 10 65.2* 487 59.8 56.2
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (J40-J47) 11 84.9* 420 48.4 43.5
Diabetes (E10-E14) 2 ** 252 23.6 25.4
Homicide (U01-U02, X85-Y09, Y871) 2 ** 118 5.9 6.1
Suicide (U03, X60-X84, Y870) 23 82.3 369 19.5 10.9
Teen Suicides (15-19) 5 ** 54 35.0 7.4
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 28 126.1 1033 61.2 36.9
Motor Vehicle Accidents4 9 ** 342 19.8 15.7
Birth Statistics          
Births to Residents 637 22.9 29929 15.8 13.9
Fertility (15-44) 637 113.7 29929 71.0 64.8
Teen Births (15-19) 109 90.1 3283 44.5 43.0
Young Teen Births (15-17) 45 53.3 998 21.1 23.2
Prenatal Care Statistics5          
First Trimester Care 497 81.3 23241 80.6 83.7
Adequate Prenatal Care 354 58.6 18248 66.4 74.6
Birth Outcomes5          
Pre-term Delivery 80 12.7 2992 10.0 12.1
Low Birth Weight 33 5.3 1700 5.7 7.8
Infant Statistics          
Infant Mortality 6 ** 205 6.8 7.0
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
3 Rates based on fewer than 10 occurrences are not reported.
4 V02-V04,V090,V092,V12-V14,V190-V192,V194-V196,V20-V79,V803-V805,V810-V811,V820-V821,V83-V86,V870-V878,V880-V888
5 Birth statistics for these outcomes are percents, not rates.
6 US year 2004 rates are preliminary.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
** Rates based on fewer than 10 occurrences are not reported.
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 07/21/06

 


Health Profiles for Nome1, Alaska, and the U.S.

1999-2001
  Number of Events Rate3 Alaska Events Alaska Rate U.S. Rate6
Mortality Statistics2          
All Causes 189 1143.3 8611 858.8 851.6
Cancer (C00-C97) 37 242.6 2010 197.8 195.6
Lung Cancer (C33-C34) 9 ** 579 56.2 55.2
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 27 195.8 1830 208.9 246.8
Coronary Heart Disease (Ischemic) (I20-I25) 17 119.5* 1225 135.6 177.1
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) (I60-I69) 10 72.9* 502 66.3 57.7
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (J40-J47) 13 97.6* 425 51.8 43.6
Diabetes (E10-E14) 0 0.0 234 24.6 25.2
Homicide (U01-U02, X85-Y09, Y871) 1 ** 127 6.5 7.1
Suicide (U03, X60-X84, Y870) 20 71.1 334 18.3 10.7
Teen Suicides (15-19) 7 ** 57 38.0 7.9
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 25 115.5 983 60.7 35.5
Motor Vehicle Accidents4 7 ** 321 18.9 15.3
Birth Statistics          
Births to Residents 639 23.0 29946 15.9 14.1
Fertility (15-44) 639 114.2 29946 71.5 65.3
Teen Births (15-19) 105 88.9 3338 46.5 45.3
Young Teen Births (15-17) 43 52.8 1076 23.3 24.7
Prenatal Care Statistics5          
First Trimester Care 470 76.2 23402 80.4 83.4
Adequate Prenatal Care 344 56.5 19159 67.9 74.5
Birth Outcomes5          
Pre-term Delivery 79 12.5 3090 10.4 11.9
Low Birth Weight 30 4.8 1695 5.7 7.7
Infant Statistics          
Infant Mortality 5 ** 205 6.8 6.8
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
3 Rates based on fewer than 10 occurrences are not reported.
4 V02-V04,V090,V092,V12-V14,V190-V192,V194-V196,V20-V79,V803-V805,V810-V811,V820-V821,V83-V86,V870-V878,V880-V888
5 Birth statistics for these outcomes are percents, not rates.
6 US year 2004 rates are preliminary.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
** Rates based on fewer than 10 occurrences are not reported.
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 07/21/06

 


Health Profiles for Nome1, Alaska, and the U.S.

1998-2000
  Number of Events Rate3 Alaska Events Alaska Rate U.S. Rate6
Mortality Statistics2          
All Causes 193 1140.3 8211 867.3 868.3
Cancer (C00-C97) 46 296.9 1979 201.7 199.6
Lung Cancer (C33-C34) 12 80.6* 578 58.0 56.1
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 22 160.4 1729 212.9 257.6
Coronary Heart Disease (Ischemic) (I20-I25) 14 98.2* 1167 135.4 186.7
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) (I60-I69) 7 ** 494 69.7 60.8
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (J40-J47) 13 91.2* 388 49.8 44.2
Diabetes (E10-E14) 0 0.0 217 25.0 25.0
Homicide (U01-U02, X85-Y09, Y871) 3 ** 135 7.1 5.9
Suicide (U03, X60-X84, Y870) 21 75.3 362 20.3 10.4
Teen Suicides (15-19) 6 ** 59 40.4 8.0
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 30 136.5 889 57.3 34.9
Motor Vehicle Accidents4 7 ** 287 16.8 15.4
Birth Statistics          
Births to Residents 612 22.0 29867 16.0 14.4
Fertility (15-44) 612 109.4 29867 71.6 65.9
Teen Births (15-19) 103 89.3 3384 48.5 47.7
Young Teen Births (15-17) 33 42.0 1161 25.8 26.9
Prenatal Care Statistics5          
First Trimester Care 438 72.9 23595 80.8 83.2
Adequate Prenatal Care 304 51.4 19688 68.4 74.2
Birth Outcomes5          
Pre-term Delivery 84 13.8 3085 10.4 11.6
Low Birth Weight 28 4.6 1721 5.8 7.6
Infant Statistics          
Infant Mortality 6 ** 184 6.1 6.9
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
3 Rates based on fewer than 10 occurrences are not reported.
4 V02-V04,V090,V092,V12-V14,V190-V192,V194-V196,V20-V79,V803-V805,V810-V811,V820-V821,V83-V86,V870-V878,V880-V888
5 Birth statistics for these outcomes are percents, not rates.
6 US year 2004 rates are preliminary.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
** Rates based on fewer than 10 occurrences are not reported.
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 07/21/06

 


Health Profiles for Nome1, Alaska, and the U.S.

1997-1999
  Number of Events Rate3 Alaska Events Alaska Rate U.S. Rate6
Mortality Statistics2          
All Causes 196 1162.9 7876 878.7 875.2
Cancer (C00-C97) 45 295.0 1886 197.7 200.8
Lung Cancer (C33-C34) 15 104.5* 563 57.3 55.5
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 24 167.5 1669 220.4 266.4
Coronary Heart Disease (Ischemic) (I20-I25) 17 119.4* 1113 137.5 194.6
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) (I60-I69) 8 ** 456 69.6 61.6
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (J40-J47) 11 80.9* 376 51.7 45.4
Diabetes (E10-E14) 0 0.0 211 26.3 25.0
Homicide (U01-U02, X85-Y09, Y871) 4 ** 153 8.3 6.0
Suicide (U03, X60-X84, Y870) 19 73.1* 357 20.9 10.5
Teen Suicides (15-19) 5 ** 47 33.0 8.0
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 32 137.3 815 52.5 35.3
Motor Vehicle Accidents4 7 ** 245 13.6 15.2
Birth Statistics          
Births to Residents 621 22.4 29851 16.1 14.2
Fertility (15-44) 621 111.8 29851 71.9 64.4
Teen Births (15-19) 108 95.2 3323 48.8 48.8
Young Teen Births (15-17) 44 57.6 1150 26.3 28.2
Prenatal Care Statistics5          
First Trimester Care 424 69.6 23731 81.0 83.2
Adequate Prenatal Care 303 50.4 20078 69.0 74.7
Birth Outcomes5          
Pre-term Delivery 97 15.7 3093 10.4 11.8
Low Birth Weight 36 5.8 1742 5.9 7.6
Infant Statistics          
Infant Mortality 9 ** 194 6.5 7.1
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
3 Rates based on fewer than 10 occurrences are not reported.
4 V02-V04,V090,V092,V12-V14,V190-V192,V194-V196,V20-V79,V803-V805,V810-V811,V820-V821,V83-V86,V870-V878,V880-V888
5 Birth statistics for these outcomes are percents, not rates.
6 US year 2004 rates are preliminary.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
** Rates based on fewer than 10 occurrences are not reported.
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 07/21/06

 


Health Profiles for Nome1, Alaska, and the U.S.

1996-1998
  Number of Events Rate3 Alaska Events Alaska Rate U.S. Rate6
Mortality Statistics2          
All Causes 194 1142.7 7803 896.5 870.1
Cancer (C00-C97) 39 259.6 1915 207.3 200.7
Lung Cancer (C33-C34) 15 97.3* 573 60.8 57.1
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 28 196.4 1633 227.7 271.3
Coronary Heart Disease (Ischemic) (I20-I25) 16 116.0* 1086 141.9 197.1
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) (I60-I69) 11 75.6* 425 68.4 59.3
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (J40-J47) 13 112.4* 346 49.1 41.8
Diabetes (E10-E14) 0 0.0 209 25.9 24.1
Homicide (U01-U02, X85-Y09, Y871) 5 ** 144 7.8 6.4
Suicide (U03, X60-X84, Y870) 16 62.9* 389 22.6 11.1
Teen Suicides (15-19) 5 ** 48 34.8 8.8
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 34 134.9 844 54.3 34.5
Motor Vehicle Accidents4 10 40.3* 260 14.6 15.8
Birth Statistics          
Births to Residents 641 23.3 29936 16.3 14.3
Fertility (15-44) 641 115.1 29936 71.7 64.3
Teen Births (15-19) 111 100.5 3298 50.0 50.3
Young Teen Births (15-17) 47 62.8 1123 26.4 29.9
Prenatal Care Statistics5          
First Trimester Care 466 73.9 23967 81.5 82.8
Adequate Prenatal Care 325 52.1 20346 69.6 74.3
Birth Outcomes5          
Pre-term Delivery 100 15.6 3019 10.1 11.6
Low Birth Weight 41 6.5 1715 5.7 7.6
Infant Statistics          
Infant Mortality 9 ** 212 7.1 7.2
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
3 Rates based on fewer than 10 occurrences are not reported.
4 V02-V04,V090,V092,V12-V14,V190-V192,V194-V196,V20-V79,V803-V805,V810-V811,V820-V821,V83-V86,V870-V878,V880-V888
5 Birth statistics for these outcomes are percents, not rates.
6 US year 2004 rates are preliminary.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
** Rates based on fewer than 10 occurrences are not reported.
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 07/21/06

 


Health Profiles for Nome1, Alaska, and the U.S.

1995-1997
  Number of Events Rate3 Alaska Events Alaska Rate U.S. Rate6
Mortality Statistics2          
All Causes 175 1073.6 7782 919.7 877.7
Cancer (C00-C97) 31 198.5 1838 207.7 203.5
Lung Cancer (C33-C34) 13 83.7* 552 61.9 57.5
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 36 245.1 1622 235.8 277.7
Coronary Heart Disease (Ischemic) (I20-I25) 24 166.3 1093 150.5 203.6
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) (I60-I69) 10 74.3* 419 73.1 61.1
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (J40-J47) 13 113.0* 343 50.4 41.1
Diabetes (E10-E14) 0 0.0 198 26.0 23.7
Homicide (U01-U02, X85-Y09, Y871) 3 ** 156 8.6 7.0
Suicide (U03, X60-X84, Y870) 14 55.5* 380 21.8 11.2
Teen Suicides (15-19) 3 ** 44 33.1 9.3
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 28 113.6 920 58.6 34.2
Motor Vehicle Accidents4 12 48.8* 305 18.1 15.9
Birth Statistics          
Births to Residents 615 22.7 30233 16.6 14.2
Fertility (15-44) 615 111.4 30233 72.0 63.6
Teen Births (15-19) 106 99.9 3328 52.4 51.3
Young Teen Births (15-17) 49 68.1 1139 27.8 31.4
Prenatal Care Statistics5          
First Trimester Care 472 77.6 24452 82.1 82.5
Adequate Prenatal Care 356 58.9 21224 71.6 74.0
Birth Outcomes5          
Pre-term Delivery 94 15.3 2929 9.7 11.4
Low Birth Weight 35 5.7 1667 5.5 7.5
Infant Statistics          
Infant Mortality 6 ** 233 7.7 7.2
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
3 Rates based on fewer than 10 occurrences are not reported.
4 V02-V04,V090,V092,V12-V14,V190-V192,V194-V196,V20-V79,V803-V805,V810-V811,V820-V821,V83-V86,V870-V878,V880-V888
5 Birth statistics for these outcomes are percents, not rates.
6 US year 2004 rates are preliminary.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
** Rates based on fewer than 10 occurrences are not reported.
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 07/21/06

 


Health Profiles for Nome1, Alaska, and the U.S.

1994-1996
  Number of Events Rate3 Alaska Events Alaska Rate U.S. Rate6
Mortality Statistics2          
All Causes 171 1050.3 7660 930.6 893.7
Cancer (C00-C97) 27 171.3 1789 213.2 206.7
Lung Cancer (C33-C34) 13 83.2* 538 64.2 57.9
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 38 270.5 1607 239.4 285.7
Coronary Heart Disease (Ischemic) (I20-I25) 25 178.4 1122 159.0 212.1
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) (I60-I69) 9 ** 410 74.1 62.5
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (J40-J47) 13 116.7* 320 47.7 40.6
Diabetes (E10-E14) 0 0.0 168 22.5 23.8
Homicide (U01-U02, X85-Y09, Y871) 2 ** 147 8.0 7.5
Suicide (U03, X60-X84, Y870) 17 64.4* 398 22.7 11.5
Teen Suicides (15-19) 7 ** 50 39.1 9.6
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 33 145.2 973 62.8 34.5
Motor Vehicle Accidents4 12 49.3* 312 19.7 16.2
Birth Statistics          
Births to Residents 615 22.9 30952 17.1 14.4
Fertility (15-44) 615 110.8 30952 73.1 64.1
Teen Births (15-19) 103 97.2 3434 56.1 53.5
Young Teen Births (15-17) 41 57.1 1194 30.3 33.3
Prenatal Care Statistics5          
First Trimester Care 472 78.1 25488 83.4 81.9
Adequate Prenatal Care 362 60.3 22374 73.7 72.9
Birth Outcomes5          
Pre-term Delivery 86 14.0 2864 9.3 11.0
Low Birth Weight 31 5.1 1674 5.4 7.4
Infant Statistics          
Infant Mortality 1 ** 238 7.7 7.3
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
3 Rates based on fewer than 10 occurrences are not reported.
4 V02-V04,V090,V092,V12-V14,V190-V192,V194-V196,V20-V79,V803-V805,V810-V811,V820-V821,V83-V86,V870-V878,V880-V888
5 Birth statistics for these outcomes are percents, not rates.
6 US year 2004 rates are preliminary.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
** Rates based on fewer than 10 occurrences are not reported.
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 07/21/06

 


Health Profiles for Nome1, Alaska, and the U.S.

1993-1995
  Number of Events Rate3 Alaska Events Alaska Rate U.S. Rate6
Mortality Statistics2          
All Causes 161 988.3 7434 926.4 909.5
Cancer (C00-C97) 27 195.3 1703 213.4 209.8
Lung Cancer (C33-C34) 10 80.9* 536 67.6 58.4
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 32 229.0 1577 244.6 293.4
Coronary Heart Disease (Ischemic) (I20-I25) 24 169.6 1141 170.0 219.7
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) (I60-I69) 8 ** 383 70.9 63.1
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (J40-J47) 11 90.3* 303 47.1 40.1
Diabetes (E10-E14) 0 0.0 165 23.5 23.2
Homicide (U01-U02, X85-Y09, Y871) 1 ** 160 8.6 8.3
Suicide (U03, X60-X84, Y870) 22 83.6 410 23.2 11.8
Teen Suicides (15-19) 6 ** 54 43.9 10.3
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 29 125.3 948 60.3 34.4
Motor Vehicle Accidents4 8 ** 332 20.1 16.3
Birth Statistics          
Births to Residents 580 21.8 31995 17.8 14.6
Fertility (15-44) 580 105.1 31995 75.0 64.6
Teen Births (15-19) 99 95.2 3518 59.8 56.0
Young Teen Births (15-17) 40 56.9 1240 32.8 35.5
Prenatal Care Statistics5          
First Trimester Care 420 74.3 26617 84.2 81.3
Adequate Prenatal Care 343 61.8 23557 75.1 72.5
Birth Outcomes5          
Pre-term Delivery 76 13.1 2896 9.1 11.0
Low Birth Weight 26 4.5 1675 5.3 7.3
Infant Statistics          
Infant Mortality 5 ** 255 8.0 7.6

1 Borough or Census Area
2 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
3 Rates based on fewer than 10 occurrences are not reported.
4 V02-V04,V090,V092,V12-V14,V190-V192,V194-V196,V20-V79,V803-V805,V810-V811,V820-V821,V83-V86,V870-V878,V880-V888
5 Birth statistics for these outcomes are percents, not rates.
6 US year 2004 rates are preliminary.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
** Rates based on fewer than 10 occurrences are not reported.
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 07/21/06