Health Profiles for Fairbanks Northstar1, Alaska, and the U.S.

2004
  Number of Events Rate3 Alaska Events Alaska Rate U.S. Rate6
Mortality Statistics2          
All Causes 386 830.6 3051 748.6 801.0
Cancer (C00-C97) 101 243.6 723 183.9 184.6
Lung Cancer (C33-C34) 33 79.9 228 58.1 52.9
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 79 173.4 582 155.7 217.5
Coronary Heart Disease (Ischemic) (I20-I25) 50 101.6 372 94.9 150.5
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) (I60-I69) 20 60.2 173 52.3 50.0
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (J40-J47) 17 45.2* 138 39.5 41.8
Diabetes (E10-E14) 9 ** 94 22.5 24.4
Homicide (U01-U02, X85-Y09, Y871) 6 ** 41 6.1 5.6
Suicide (U03, X60-X84, Y870) 15 17.4* 155 23.4 10.7
Teen Suicides (15-19) 1 ** 22 40.5  
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 32 41.5 318 54.9 36.6
Motor Vehicle Accidents4 10 11.8* 117 18.6 14.8
Birth Statistics          
Births to Residents 1590 18.6 10336 15.7 14.0
Fertility (15-44) 1590 82.4 10336 73.4 66.3
Teen Births (15-19) 130 39.0 1076 40.9 41.2
Young Teen Births (15-17) 28 14.8 286 17.6 22.1
Prenatal Care Statistics5          
First Trimester Care 1268 81.9 7925 81.1 83.9
Adequate Prenatal Care 1013 65.8 5765 63.7  
Birth Outcomes5          
Pre-term Delivery 141 8.9 1082 10.5 12.5
Low Birth Weight 74 4.7 617 6.0 8.1
Infant Statistics          
Infant Mortality 10 6.3* 69 6.6 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 Fairbanks Northstar1, Alaska, and the U.S.

2003
  Number of Events Rate3 Alaska Events Alaska Rate U.S. Rate6
Mortality Statistics2          
All Causes 355 834.2 3180 832.9 832.7
Cancer (C00-C97) 83 183.9 732 187.7 191.5
Lung Cancer (C33-C34) 29 69.8 213 55.9 53.9
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 77 203.2 674 194.5 232.3
Coronary Heart Disease (Ischemic) (I20-I25) 46 121.2 439 126.6 162.6
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) (I60-I69) 13 36.1* 182 60.0 53.5
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (J40-J47) 11 33.7* 148 46.5 43.3
Diabetes (E10-E14) 9 ** 102 27.5 25.3
Homicide (U01-U02, X85-Y09, Y871) 8 ** 48 7.1 6.0
Suicide (U03, X60-X84, Y870) 12 21.3* 124 20.6 10.8
Teen Suicides (15-19) 2 ** 20 37.5 7.3
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 29 44.0 319 55.1 37.3
Motor Vehicle Accidents4 13 14.4* 119 19.3 15.0
Birth Statistics          
Births to Residents 1565 18.8 10085 15.6 14.1
Fertility (15-44) 1565 82.8 10085 72.0 66.1
Teen Births (15-19) 147 45.9 1050 40.7 41.7
Young Teen Births (15-17) 32 17.6 320 19.9 22.4
Prenatal Care Statistics5          
First Trimester Care 1229 80.0 7695 80.1 84.1
Adequate Prenatal Care 994 64.9 5857 66.5 75.4
Birth Outcomes5          
Pre-term Delivery 151 9.7 1105 11.1 12.3
Low Birth Weight 82 5.3 593 5.9 7.9
Infant Statistics          
Infant Mortality 14 8.9* 70 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 Fairbanks Northstar1, Alaska, and the U.S.

2002
  Number of Events Rate3 Alaska Events Alaska Rate U.S. Rate6
Mortality Statistics2          
All Causes 283 666.9 3030 799.5 845.3
Cancer (C00-C97) 68 172.8 712 189.5 193.5
Lung Cancer (C33-C34) 17 40.8* 197 51.1 54.9
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 49 144.9 586 172.8 240.8
Coronary Heart Disease (Ischemic) (I20-I25) 38 106.7 414 118.0 170.9
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) (I60-I69) 14 44.8* 157 55.3 56.2
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (J40-J47) 17 53.2* 140 47.0 43.5
Diabetes (E10-E14) 5 ** 84 21.4 25.4
Homicide (U01-U02, X85-Y09, Y871) 6 ** 42 6.2 6.1
Suicide (U03, X60-X84, Y870) 6 ** 131 20.9 10.9
Teen Suicides (15-19) 2 ** 13 24.6 7.4
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 32 36.0 345 59.2 36.9
Motor Vehicle Accidents4 9 ** 110 18.8 15.7
Birth Statistics          
Births to Residents 1515 17.9 9945 15.5 13.9
Fertility (15-44) 1515 77.6 9945 71.0 64.8
Teen Births (15-19) 145 44.9 1067 41.7 43.0
Young Teen Births (15-17) 47 25.4 317 19.8 23.2
Prenatal Care Statistics5          
First Trimester Care 1206 81.7 7650 80.5 83.7
Adequate Prenatal Care 965 65.6 5776 64.5 74.6
Birth Outcomes5          
Pre-term Delivery 137 9.1 973 9.8 12.1
Low Birth Weight 81 5.4 577 5.8 7.8
Infant Statistics          
Infant Mortality 7 ** 55 5.5 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 Fairbanks Northstar1, Alaska, and the U.S.

2001
  Number of Events Rate3 Alaska Events Alaska Rate U.S. Rate6
Mortality Statistics2          
All Causes 367 922.2 2991 839.1 851.6
Cancer (C00-C97) 88 222.2 680 192.2 195.6
Lung Cancer (C33-C34) 30 80.1 196 54.8 55.2
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 81 236.2 660 207.5 246.8
Coronary Heart Disease (Ischemic) (I20-I25) 54 163.8 435 136.6 177.1
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) (I60-I69) 20 62.9 161 59.2 57.7
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (J40-J47) 13 38.6* 148 50.5 43.6
Diabetes (E10-E14) 11 26.5* 82 23.1 25.2
Homicide (U01-U02, X85-Y09, Y871) 5 ** 39 5.8 7.1
Suicide (U03, X60-X84, Y870) 12 14.6* 103 16.5 10.7
Teen Suicides (15-19) 0 0.0 16 31.0 7.9
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 41 63.2 348 61.1 35.5
Motor Vehicle Accidents4 14 19.8* 102 17.3 15.3
Birth Statistics          
Births to Residents 1488 17.9 10005 15.8 14.1
Fertility (15-44) 1488 76.8 10005 71.4 65.3
Teen Births (15-19) 118 38.1 1056 42.7 45.3
Young Teen Births (15-17) 25 13.8 301 19.1 24.7
Prenatal Care Statistics5          
First Trimester Care 1151 79.2 7794 80.9 83.4
Adequate Prenatal Care 935 64.6 6095 66.8 74.5
Birth Outcomes5          
Pre-term Delivery 130 8.8 1007 10.1 11.9
Low Birth Weight 72 4.9 564 5.7 7.7
Infant Statistics          
Infant Mortality 7 ** 83 8.3 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 Fairbanks Northstar1, Alaska, and the U.S.

2000
  Number of Events Rate3 Alaska Events Alaska Rate U.S. Rate6
Mortality Statistics2          
All Causes 329 919.3 2922 871.8 868.3
Cancer (C00-C97) 61 160.1 708 209.6 199.6
Lung Cancer (C33-C34) 17 42.6* 206 60.2 56.1
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 80 259.9 609 213.1 257.6
Coronary Heart Disease (Ischemic) (I20-I25) 49 149.4 408 137.7 186.7
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) (I60-I69) 25 93.3 169 65.6 60.8
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (J40-J47) 11 35.9* 132 47.6 44.2
Diabetes (E10-E14) 5 ** 86 26.7 25.0
Homicide (U01-U02, X85-Y09, Y871) 3 ** 37 5.6 5.9
Suicide (U03, X60-X84, Y870) 9 ** 135 21.1 10.4
Teen Suicides (15-19) 2 ** 25 50.3 8.0
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 44 70.5 340 63.9 34.9
Motor Vehicle Accidents4 20 25.3 130 23.5 15.4
Birth Statistics          
Births to Residents 1537 18.6 9979 15.9 14.4
Fertility (15-44) 1537 78.0 9979 70.7 65.9
Teen Births (15-19) 158 51.5 1160 49.3 47.7
Young Teen Births (15-17) 52 27.7 380 24.5 26.9
Prenatal Care Statistics5          
First Trimester Care 1160 77.1 7797 80.6 83.2
Adequate Prenatal Care 960 63.9 6377 67.7 74.2
Birth Outcomes5          
Pre-term Delivery 144 9.4 1012 10.2 11.6
Low Birth Weight 94 6.1 559 5.6 7.6
Infant Statistics          
Infant Mortality 11 7.2* 67 6.7 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 Fairbanks Northstar1, Alaska, and the U.S.

1999
  Number of Events Rate3 Alaska Events Alaska Rate U.S. Rate6
Mortality Statistics2          
All Causes 335 909.2 2698 873.1 875.2
Cancer (C00-C97) 77 183.4 622 192.5 200.8
Lung Cancer (C33-C34) 21 51.9 177 53.9 55.5
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 75 254.4 561 206.7 266.4
Coronary Heart Disease (Ischemic) (I20-I25) 49 157.1 382 131.5 194.6
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) (I60-I69) 15 55.4* 172 75.4 61.6
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (J40-J47) 7 ** 145 58.6 45.4
Diabetes (E10-E14) 11 33.7* 66 24.8 25.0
Homicide (U01-U02, X85-Y09, Y871) 6 ** 51 8.2 6.0
Suicide (U03, X60-X84, Y870) 17 20.4* 96 17.3 10.5
Teen Suicides (15-19) 1 ** 16 32.8 8.0
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 33 52.1 295 57.5 35.3
Motor Vehicle Accidents4 12 16.1* 89 15.7 15.2
Birth Statistics          
Births to Residents 1415 16.9 9962 16.0 14.2
Fertility (15-44) 1415 73.0 9962 72.5 64.4
Teen Births (15-19) 144 49.5 1122 47.8 48.8
Young Teen Births (15-17) 42 25.2 395 26.5 28.2
Prenatal Care Statistics5          
First Trimester Care 1103 78.9 7811 79.9 83.2
Adequate Prenatal Care 913 65.3 6687 68.9 74.7
Birth Outcomes5          
Pre-term Delivery 150 10.6 1071 10.8 11.8
Low Birth Weight 88 6.2 572 5.8 7.6
Infant Statistics          
Infant Mortality 10 7.1* 55 5.5 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 Fairbanks Northstar1, Alaska, and the U.S.

1998
  Number of Events Rate3 Alaska Events Alaska Rate U.S. Rate6
Mortality Statistics2          
All Causes 290 808.1 2591 861.1 870.1
Cancer (C00-C97) 60 160.2 649 202.3 200.7
Lung Cancer (C33-C34) 17 51.5* 195 60.0 57.1
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 66 249.9 559 219.9 271.3
Coronary Heart Disease (Ischemic) (I20-I25) 51 166.6 377 136.2 197.1
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) (I60-I69) 10 40.6* 153 68.7 59.3
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (J40-J47) 12 41.0* 111 43.5 41.8
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 ** 65 23.9 24.1
Homicide (U01-U02, X85-Y09, Y871) 10 12.9* 47 7.7 6.4
Suicide (U03, X60-X84, Y870) 24 30.9 131 22.7 11.1
Teen Suicides (15-19) 1 ** 18 37.8 8.8
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 32 52.8 254 50.3 34.5
Motor Vehicle Accidents4 11 13.8* 68 10.7 15.8
Birth Statistics          
Births to Residents 1439 17.3 9926 16.1 14.3
Fertility (15-44) 1439 73.9 9926 71.6 64.3
Teen Births (15-19) 142 50.1 1102 48.4 50.3
Young Teen Births (15-17) 47 28.5 386 26.4 29.9
Prenatal Care Statistics5          
First Trimester Care 1070 75.1 7987 82.0 82.8
Adequate Prenatal Care 896 63.1 6624 68.5 74.3
Birth Outcomes5          
Pre-term Delivery 127 8.8 1002 10.1 11.6
Low Birth Weight 89 6.2 590 6.0 7.6
Infant Statistics          
Infant Mortality 3 ** 62 6.2 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 Fairbanks Northstar1, Alaska, and the U.S.

1997
  Number of Events Rate3 Alaska Events Alaska Rate U.S. Rate6
Mortality Statistics2          
All Causes 310 1042.4 2587 902.9 877.7
Cancer (C00-C97) 66 199.9 615 197.8 203.5
Lung Cancer (C33-C34) 20 53.9 191 58.1 57.5
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 71 290.4 549 236.8 277.7
Coronary Heart Disease (Ischemic) (I20-I25) 47 180.5 354 146.1 203.6
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) (I60-I69) 21 117.9 131 64.2 61.1
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (J40-J47) 13 51.1* 120 52.5 41.1
Diabetes (E10-E14) 9 ** 80 30.5 23.7
Homicide (U01-U02, X85-Y09, Y871) 10 11.0* 55 9.0 7.0
Suicide (U03, X60-X84, Y870) 13 17.0* 130 22.5 11.2
Teen Suicides (15-19) 0 0.0 13 28.4 9.3
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 30 38.7 266 49.5 34.2
Motor Vehicle Accidents4 15 16.3* 88 14.5 15.9
Birth Statistics          
Births to Residents 1424 17.4 9963 16.3 14.2
Fertility (15-44) 1424 73.0 9963 71.7 63.6
Teen Births (15-19) 139 50.7 1099 50.2 51.3
Young Teen Births (15-17) 34 21.3 369 26.1 31.4
Prenatal Care Statistics5          
First Trimester Care 1086 77.0 7933 81.1 82.5
Adequate Prenatal Care 945 67.1 6767 69.5 74.0
Birth Outcomes5          
Pre-term Delivery 129 9.1 1020 10.3 11.4
Low Birth Weight 83 5.8 580 5.8 7.5
Infant Statistics          
Infant Mortality 11 7.7* 77 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 Fairbanks Northstar1, Alaska, and the U.S.

1996
  Number of Events Rate3 Alaska Events Alaska Rate U.S. Rate6
Mortality Statistics2          
All Causes 298 971.1 2625 928.8 893.7
Cancer (C00-C97) 71 211.8 651 222.5 206.7
Lung Cancer (C33-C34) 16 56.0* 187 64.7 57.9
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 60 215.6 525 226.9 285.7
Coronary Heart Disease (Ischemic) (I20-I25) 41 149.4 355 143.8 212.1
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) (I60-I69) 12 63.8* 141 72.6 62.5
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (J40-J47) 14 47.3* 115 51.7 40.6
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 ** 64 23.5 23.8
Homicide (U01-U02, X85-Y09, Y871) 4 ** 42 6.8 7.5
Suicide (U03, X60-X84, Y870) 18 24.1* 128 22.2 11.5
Teen Suicides (15-19) 1 ** 17 38.2 9.6
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 25 31.5 324 63.5 34.5
Motor Vehicle Accidents4 6 ** 104 19.0 16.2
Birth Statistics          
Births to Residents 1462 17.9 10047 16.6 14.4
Fertility (15-44) 1462 74.2 10047 71.7 64.1
Teen Births (15-19) 134 48.2 1097 51.6 53.5
Young Teen Births (15-17) 31 19.2 368 26.8 33.3
Prenatal Care Statistics5          
First Trimester Care 1167 80.6 8047 81.3 81.9
Adequate Prenatal Care 1022 70.7 6955 70.6 72.9
Birth Outcomes5          
Pre-term Delivery 118 8.1 997 10.0 11.0
Low Birth Weight 74 5.1 545 5.4 7.4
Infant Statistics          
Infant Mortality 10 6.8* 73 7.3 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 Fairbanks Northstar1, Alaska, and the U.S.

1995
  Number of Events Rate3 Alaska Events Alaska Rate U.S. Rate6
Mortality Statistics2          
All Causes 291 949.3 2570 929.2 909.5
Cancer (C00-C97) 66 181.5 572 203.7 209.8
Lung Cancer (C33-C34) 23 66.5 174 63.7 58.4
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 60 279.6 548 244.3 293.4
Coronary Heart Disease (Ischemic) (I20-I25) 39 171.5 384 162.6 219.7
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) (I60-I69) 22 125.0 147 83.2 63.1
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (J40-J47) 16 49.0* 108 46.8 40.1
Diabetes (E10-E14) 4 ** 54 23.7 23.2
Homicide (U01-U02, X85-Y09, Y871) 5 ** 59 10.0 8.3
Suicide (U03, X60-X84, Y870) 11 15.1* 122 20.7 11.8
Teen Suicides (15-19) 2 ** 14 32.9 10.3
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 25 37.4 330 63.1 34.4
Motor Vehicle Accidents4 17 20.2* 113 20.9 16.3
Birth Statistics          
Births to Residents 1490 18.3 10223 17.0 14.6
Fertility (15-44) 1490 75.4 10223 72.7 64.6
Teen Births (15-19) 151 57.7 1132 55.6 56.0
Young Teen Births (15-17) 45 29.5 402 30.6 35.5
Prenatal Care Statistics5          
First Trimester Care 1198 81.0 8472 83.8 81.3
Adequate Prenatal Care 1047 71.2 7502 74.7 72.5
Birth Outcomes5          
Pre-term Delivery 131 8.8 912 8.9 11.0
Low Birth Weight 70 4.7 542 5.3 7.3
Infant Statistics          
Infant Mortality 15 10.1* 83 8.1 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