Health Profiles for Bethel1, Alaska, and the U.S.

2002-2004
  Number of Events Rate3 Alaska Events Alaska Rate U.S. Rate6
Mortality Statistics2          
All Causes 273 929.0 9261 792.9 801.0
Cancer (C00-C97) 45 179.2 2167 186.8 184.6
Lung Cancer (C33-C34) 9 ** 638 55.1 52.9
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 43 181.8 1842 174.0 217.5
Coronary Heart Disease (Ischemic) (I20-I25) 22 91.7 1225 112.7 150.5
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) (I60-I69) 11 48.1* 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) 4 ** 131 6.5 5.6
Suicide (U03, X60-X84, Y870) 26 51.0 410 21.6 10.7
Teen Suicides (15-19) 11 231.6* 55 34.2  
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 37 86.7 982 56.5 36.6
Motor Vehicle Accidents4 8 ** 346 18.9 14.8
Birth Statistics          
Births to Residents 1241 24.6 30366 15.6 14.0
Fertility (15-44) 1241 121.9 30366 72.1 66.3
Teen Births (15-19) 173 73.8 3193 41.1 41.2
Young Teen Births (15-17) 55 37.2 923 19.1 22.1
Prenatal Care Statistics5          
First Trimester Care 694 58.8 23270 80.6 83.9
Adequate Prenatal Care 354 30.5 17398 64.9  
Birth Outcomes5          
Pre-term Delivery 188 15.2 3160 10.5 12.5
Low Birth Weight 83 6.7 1787 5.9 8.1
Infant Statistics          
Infant Mortality 13 10.5* 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 Bethel1, Alaska, and the U.S.

2001-2003
  Number of Events Rate3 Alaska Events Alaska Rate U.S. Rate6
Mortality Statistics2          
All Causes 274 967.8 9201 824.0 832.7
Cancer (C00-C97) 54 217.7 2124 189.8 191.5
Lung Cancer (C33-C34) 14 64.1* 606 54.0 53.9
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 42 182.0 1920 191.4 232.3
Coronary Heart Disease (Ischemic) (I20-I25) 21 89.6 1288 126.9 162.6
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) (I60-I69) 13 57.1* 500 58.2 53.5
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (J40-J47) 7 ** 436 48.0 43.3
Diabetes (E10-E14) 2 ** 268 24.1 25.3
Homicide (U01-U02, X85-Y09, Y871) 5 ** 129 6.4 6.0
Suicide (U03, X60-X84, Y870) 17 33.0* 358 19.4 10.8
Teen Suicides (15-19) 9 ** 49 31.0 7.3
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 41 93.0 1012 58.4 37.3
Motor Vehicle Accidents4 10 24.1* 331 18.4 15.0
Birth Statistics          
Births to Residents 1274 25.7 30035 15.6 14.1
Fertility (15-44) 1274 126.2 30035 71.5 66.1
Teen Births (15-19) 174 76.2 3173 41.7 41.7
Young Teen Births (15-17) 59 40.8 938 19.6 22.4
Prenatal Care Statistics5          
First Trimester Care 752 61.2 23139 80.5 84.1
Adequate Prenatal Care 395 32.7 17728 65.9 75.4
Birth Outcomes5          
Pre-term Delivery 214 16.8 3085 10.3 12.3
Low Birth Weight 76 6 1734 5.8 7.9
Infant Statistics          
Infant Mortality 18 14.1* 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 Bethel1, Alaska, and the U.S.

2000-2002
  Number of Events Rate3 Alaska Events Alaska Rate U.S. Rate6
Mortality Statistics2          
All Causes 257 914.7 8943 835.3 845.3
Cancer (C00-C97) 48 200.5 2100 196.9 193.5
Lung Cancer (C33-C34) 13 59.1* 599 55.3 54.9
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 39 175.9 1855 196.9 240.8
Coronary Heart Disease (Ischemic) (I20-I25) 19 80.3* 1257 130.4 170.9
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) (I60-I69) 10 54.0* 487 59.8 56.2
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (J40-J47) 7 ** 420 48.4 43.5
Diabetes (E10-E14) 3 ** 252 23.6 25.4
Homicide (U01-U02, X85-Y09, Y871) 6 ** 118 5.9 6.1
Suicide (U03, X60-X84, Y870) 13 27.6* 369 19.5 10.9
Teen Suicides (15-19) 3 ** 54 35.0 7.4
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 48 112.0 1033 61.2 36.9
Motor Vehicle Accidents4 12 32.6* 342 19.8 15.7
Birth Statistics          
Births to Residents 1275 26.2 29929 15.8 13.9
Fertility (15-44) 1275 127.4 29929 71.0 64.8
Teen Births (15-19) 166 77.5 3283 44.5 43.0
Young Teen Births (15-17) 57 41.8 998 21.1 23.2
Prenatal Care Statistics5          
First Trimester Care 778 62.4 23241 80.6 83.7
Adequate Prenatal Care 415 33.8 18248 66.4 74.6
Birth Outcomes5          
Pre-term Delivery 182 14.3 2992 10.0 12.1
Low Birth Weight 70 5.5 1700 5.7 7.8
Infant Statistics          
Infant Mortality 22 17.3 205 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 Bethel1, Alaska, and the U.S.

1999-2001
  Number of Events Rate3 Alaska Events Alaska Rate U.S. Rate6
Mortality Statistics2          
All Causes 253 938.9 8611 858.8 851.6
Cancer (C00-C97) 50 220.5 2010 197.8 195.6
Lung Cancer (C33-C34) 12 54.1* 579 56.2 55.2
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 31 150.7 1830 208.9 246.8
Coronary Heart Disease (Ischemic) (I20-I25) 16 66.6* 1225 135.6 177.1
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) (I60-I69) 10 56.1* 502 66.3 57.7
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (J40-J47) 10 50.4* 425 51.8 43.6
Diabetes (E10-E14) 2 ** 234 24.6 25.2
Homicide (U01-U02, X85-Y09, Y871) 11 24.0* 127 6.5 7.1
Suicide (U03, X60-X84, Y870) 11 23.8* 334 18.3 10.7
Teen Suicides (15-19) 2 ** 57 38.0 7.9
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 52 129.7 983 60.7 35.5
Motor Vehicle Accidents4 11 30.0* 321 18.9 15.3
Birth Statistics          
Births to Residents 1311 27.2 29946 15.9 14.1
Fertility (15-44) 1311 131.9 29946 71.5 65.3
Teen Births (15-19) 185 88.2 3338 46.5 45.3
Young Teen Births (15-17) 67 50.5 1076 23.3 24.7
Prenatal Care Statistics5          
First Trimester Care 839 65.5 23402 80.4 83.4
Adequate Prenatal Care 445 35.3 19159 67.9 74.5
Birth Outcomes5          
Pre-term Delivery 186 14.2 3090 10.4 11.9
Low Birth Weight 69 5.3 1695 5.7 7.7
Infant Statistics          
Infant Mortality 21 16.0 205 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 Bethel1, Alaska, and the U.S.

1998-2000
  Number of Events Rate3 Alaska Events Alaska Rate U.S. Rate6
Mortality Statistics2          
All Causes 242 936.3 8211 867.3 868.3
Cancer (C00-C97) 42 200.8 1979 201.7 199.6
Lung Cancer (C33-C34) 10 46.5* 578 58.0 56.1
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 31 155.0 1729 212.9 257.6
Coronary Heart Disease (Ischemic) (I20-I25) 15 66.1* 1167 135.4 186.7
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) (I60-I69) 10 54.9* 494 69.7 60.8
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (J40-J47) 11 57.7* 388 49.8 44.2
Diabetes (E10-E14) 4 ** 217 25.0 25.0
Homicide (U01-U02, X85-Y09, Y871) 10 23.8* 135 7.1 5.9
Suicide (U03, X60-X84, Y870) 21 46.9 362 20.3 10.4
Teen Suicides (15-19) 3 ** 59 40.4 8.0
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 50 133.6 889 57.3 34.9
Motor Vehicle Accidents4 8 ** 287 16.8 15.4
Birth Statistics          
Births to Residents 1264 26.3 29867 16.0 14.4
Fertility (15-44) 1264 128.0 29867 71.6 65.9
Teen Births (15-19) 157 76.0 3384 48.5 47.7
Young Teen Births (15-17) 61 47.0 1161 25.8 26.9
Prenatal Care Statistics5          
First Trimester Care 869 70.2 23595 80.8 83.2
Adequate Prenatal Care 451 37.0 19688 68.4 74.2
Birth Outcomes5          
Pre-term Delivery 155 12.3 3085 10.4 11.6
Low Birth Weight 63 5 1721 5.8 7.6
Infant Statistics          
Infant Mortality 14 11.1* 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 Bethel1, Alaska, and the U.S.

1997-1999
  Number of Events Rate3 Alaska Events Alaska Rate U.S. Rate6
Mortality Statistics2          
All Causes 238 932.3 7876 878.7 875.2
Cancer (C00-C97) 41 186.5 1886 197.7 200.8
Lung Cancer (C33-C34) 10 47.5* 563 57.3 55.5
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 32 160.5 1669 220.4 266.4
Coronary Heart Disease (Ischemic) (I20-I25) 13 59.0* 1113 137.5 194.6
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) (I60-I69) 11 58.0* 456 69.6 61.6
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (J40-J47) 13 73.3* 376 51.7 45.4
Diabetes (E10-E14) 2 ** 211 26.3 25.0
Homicide (U01-U02, X85-Y09, Y871) 12 28.3* 153 8.3 6.0
Suicide (U03, X60-X84, Y870) 19 42.6* 357 20.9 10.5
Teen Suicides (15-19) 3 ** 47 33.0 8.0
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 46 122.2 815 52.5 35.3
Motor Vehicle Accidents4 5 ** 245 13.6 15.2
Birth Statistics          
Births to Residents 1263 26.5 29851 16.1 14.2
Fertility (15-44) 1263 129.5 29851 71.9 64.4
Teen Births (15-19) 156 75.3 3323 48.8 48.8
Young Teen Births (15-17) 56 43.1 1150 26.3 28.2
Prenatal Care Statistics5          
First Trimester Care 943 76.5 23731 81.0 83.2
Adequate Prenatal Care 457 37.6 20078 69.0 74.7
Birth Outcomes5          
Pre-term Delivery 166 13.2 3093 10.4 11.8
Low Birth Weight 65 5.2 1742 5.9 7.6
Infant Statistics          
Infant Mortality 12 9.5* 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 Bethel1, Alaska, and the U.S.

1996-1998
  Number of Events Rate3 Alaska Events Alaska Rate U.S. Rate6
Mortality Statistics2          
All Causes 231 925.7 7803 896.5 870.1
Cancer (C00-C97) 44 201.4 1915 207.3 200.7
Lung Cancer (C33-C34) 14 68.3* 573 60.8 57.1
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 35 187.3 1633 227.7 271.3
Coronary Heart Disease (Ischemic) (I20-I25) 16 88.2* 1086 141.9 197.1
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) (I60-I69) 12 57.7* 425 68.4 59.3
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (J40-J47) 11 67.0* 346 49.1 41.8
Diabetes (E10-E14) 2 ** 209 25.9 24.1
Homicide (U01-U02, X85-Y09, Y871) 5 ** 144 7.8 6.4
Suicide (U03, X60-X84, Y870) 22 50.3 389 22.6 11.1
Teen Suicides (15-19) 3 ** 48 34.8 8.8
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 42 117.4 844 54.3 34.5
Motor Vehicle Accidents4 5 ** 260 14.6 15.8
Birth Statistics          
Births to Residents 1215 25.9 29936 16.3 14.3
Fertility (15-44) 1215 125.6 29936 71.7 64.3
Teen Births (15-19) 131 65.9 3298 50.0 50.3
Young Teen Births (15-17) 51 40.7 1123 26.4 29.9
Prenatal Care Statistics5          
First Trimester Care 926 78.2 23967 81.5 82.8
Adequate Prenatal Care 500 42.8 20346 69.6 74.3
Birth Outcomes5          
Pre-term Delivery 156 12.9 3019 10.1 11.6
Low Birth Weight 54 4.5 1715 5.7 7.6
Infant Statistics          
Infant Mortality 10 8.2* 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 Bethel1, Alaska, and the U.S.

1995-1997
  Number of Events Rate3 Alaska Events Alaska Rate U.S. Rate6
Mortality Statistics2          
All Causes 231 914.1 7782 919.7 877.7
Cancer (C00-C97) 43 191.8 1838 207.7 203.5
Lung Cancer (C33-C34) 16 71.8* 552 61.9 57.5
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 35 196.3 1622 235.8 277.7
Coronary Heart Disease (Ischemic) (I20-I25) 17 94.1* 1093 150.5 203.6
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) (I60-I69) 12 68.9* 419 73.1 61.1
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (J40-J47) 9 ** 343 50.4 41.1
Diabetes (E10-E14) 0 0.0 198 26.0 23.7
Homicide (U01-U02, X85-Y09, Y871) 4 ** 156 8.6 7.0
Suicide (U03, X60-X84, Y870) 18 39.5* 380 21.8 11.2
Teen Suicides (15-19) 1 ** 44 33.1 9.3
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 43 105.4 920 58.6 34.2
Motor Vehicle Accidents4 6 ** 305 18.1 15.9
Birth Statistics          
Births to Residents 1189 25.8 30233 16.6 14.2
Fertility (15-44) 1189 123.9 30233 72.0 63.6
Teen Births (15-19) 129 68.9 3328 52.4 51.3
Young Teen Births (15-17) 47 39.8 1139 27.8 31.4
Prenatal Care Statistics5          
First Trimester Care 910 77.9 24452 82.1 82.5
Adequate Prenatal Care 577 49.8 21224 71.6 74.0
Birth Outcomes5          
Pre-term Delivery 162 13.7 2929 9.7 11.4
Low Birth Weight 52 4.4 1667 5.5 7.5
Infant Statistics          
Infant Mortality 13 10.9* 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 Bethel1, Alaska, and the U.S.

1994-1996
  Number of Events Rate3 Alaska Events Alaska Rate U.S. Rate6
Mortality Statistics2          
All Causes 233 956.3 7660 930.6 893.7
Cancer (C00-C97) 42 197.8 1789 213.2 206.7
Lung Cancer (C33-C34) 16 72.9* 538 64.2 57.9
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 40 242.0 1607 239.4 285.7
Coronary Heart Disease (Ischemic) (I20-I25) 22 127.1 1122 159.0 212.1
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) (I60-I69) 12 66.1* 410 74.1 62.5
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (J40-J47) 8 ** 320 47.7 40.6
Diabetes (E10-E14) 1 ** 168 22.5 23.8
Homicide (U01-U02, X85-Y09, Y871) 1 ** 147 8.0 7.5
Suicide (U03, X60-X84, Y870) 18 40.3* 398 22.7 11.5
Teen Suicides (15-19) 1 ** 50 39.1 9.6
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 52 130.3 973 62.8 34.5
Motor Vehicle Accidents4 8 ** 312 19.7 16.2
Birth Statistics          
Births to Residents 1177 25.9 30952 17.1 14.4
Fertility (15-44) 1177 123.4 30952 73.1 64.1
Teen Births (15-19) 127 72.1 3434 56.1 53.5
Young Teen Births (15-17) 40 35.9 1194 30.3 33.3
Prenatal Care Statistics5          
First Trimester Care 898 77.3 25488 83.4 81.9
Adequate Prenatal Care 689 60.1 22374 73.7 72.9
Birth Outcomes5          
Pre-term Delivery 156 13.3 2864 9.3 11.0
Low Birth Weight 45 3.8 1674 5.4 7.4
Infant Statistics          
Infant Mortality 10 8.5* 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 Bethel1, Alaska, and the U.S.

1993-1995
  Number of Events Rate3 Alaska Events Alaska Rate U.S. Rate6
Mortality Statistics2          
All Causes 241 1058.1 7434 926.4 909.5
Cancer (C00-C97) 40 204.1 1703 213.4 209.8
Lung Cancer (C33-C34) 18 100.0* 536 67.6 58.4
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 39 252.7 1577 244.6 293.4
Coronary Heart Disease (Ischemic) (I20-I25) 21 127.1 1141 170.0 219.7
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) (I60-I69) 11 73.0* 383 70.9 63.1
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (J40-J47) 8 ** 303 47.1 40.1
Diabetes (E10-E14) 1 ** 165 23.5 23.2
Homicide (U01-U02, X85-Y09, Y871) 1 ** 160 8.6 8.3
Suicide (U03, X60-X84, Y870) 17 36.8* 410 23.2 11.8
Teen Suicides (15-19) 3 ** 54 43.9 10.3
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 51 113.2 948 60.3 34.4
Motor Vehicle Accidents4 7 ** 332 20.1 16.3
Birth Statistics          
Births to Residents 1236 27.6 31995 17.8 14.6
Fertility (15-44) 1236 131.3 31995 75.0 64.6
Teen Births (15-19) 140 84.4 3518 59.8 56.0
Young Teen Births (15-17) 45 42.9 1240 32.8 35.5
Prenatal Care Statistics5          
First Trimester Care 951 77.8 26617 84.2 81.3
Adequate Prenatal Care 803 66.6 23557 75.1 72.5
Birth Outcomes5          
Pre-term Delivery 167 13.5 2896 9.1 11.0
Low Birth Weight 47 3.8 1675 5.3 7.3
Infant Statistics          
Infant Mortality 11 8.9* 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