Health Profiles for Ketchikan Gateway1, Alaska, and the U.S.

2002-2004
  Number of Events Rate3 Alaska Events Alaska Rate U.S. Rate6
Mortality Statistics2          
All Causes 251 777.0 9261 792.9 801.0
Cancer (C00-C97) 63 191.4 2167 186.8 184.6
Lung Cancer (C33-C34) 18 52.7* 638 55.1 52.9
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 56 181.5 1842 174.0 217.5
Coronary Heart Disease (Ischemic) (I20-I25) 36 119.0 1225 112.7 150.5
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) (I60-I69) 11 38.3* 512 55.8 50.0
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (J40-J47) 13 42.9* 426 44.2 41.8
Diabetes (E10-E14) 9 ** 280 23.9 24.4
Homicide (U01-U02, X85-Y09, Y871) 2 ** 131 6.5 5.6
Suicide (U03, X60-X84, Y870) 4 ** 410 21.6 10.7
Teen Suicides (15-19) 0 0.0 55 34.2  
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 18 46.1* 982 56.5 36.6
Motor Vehicle Accidents4 4 ** 346 18.9 14.8
Birth Statistics          
Births to Residents 541 13.4 30366 15.6 14.0
Fertility (15-44) 541 65.8 30366 72.1 66.3
Teen Births (15-19) 51 32.7 3193 41.1 41.2
Young Teen Births (15-17) 14 14.1* 923 19.1 22.1
Prenatal Care Statistics5          
First Trimester Care 452 85.8 23270 80.6 83.9
Adequate Prenatal Care 459 89.3 17398 64.9  
Birth Outcomes5          
Pre-term Delivery 52 9.6 3160 10.5 12.5
Low Birth Weight 33 6.1 1787 5.9 8.1
Infant Statistics          
Infant Mortality 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 Ketchikan Gateway1, Alaska, and the U.S.

2001-2003
  Number of Events Rate3 Alaska Events Alaska Rate U.S. Rate6
Mortality Statistics2          
All Causes 275 869.5 9201 824.0 832.7
Cancer (C00-C97) 60 191.2 2124 189.8 191.5
Lung Cancer (C33-C34) 10 28.0* 606 54.0 53.9
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 77 260.4 1920 191.4 232.3
Coronary Heart Disease (Ischemic) (I20-I25) 52 173.8 1288 126.9 162.6
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) (I60-I69) 13 46.5* 500 58.2 53.5
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (J40-J47) 16 54.9* 436 48.0 43.3
Diabetes (E10-E14) 10 29.4* 268 24.1 25.3
Homicide (U01-U02, X85-Y09, Y871) 4 ** 129 6.4 6.0
Suicide (U03, X60-X84, Y870) 4 ** 358 19.4 10.8
Teen Suicides (15-19) 0 0.0 49 31.0 7.3
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 27 68.0 1012 58.4 37.3
Motor Vehicle Accidents4 6 ** 331 18.4 15.0
Birth Statistics          
Births to Residents 522 12.7 30035 15.6 14.1
Fertility (15-44) 522 61.1 30035 71.5 66.1
Teen Births (15-19) 58 36.1 3173 41.7 41.7
Young Teen Births (15-17) 20 19.4 938 19.6 22.4
Prenatal Care Statistics5          
First Trimester Care 431 86.5 23139 80.5 84.1
Adequate Prenatal Care 430 88.5 17728 65.9 75.4
Birth Outcomes5          
Pre-term Delivery 45 8.6 3085 10.3 12.3
Low Birth Weight 26 5 1734 5.8 7.9
Infant Statistics          
Infant Mortality 3 ** 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 Ketchikan Gateway1, Alaska, and the U.S.

2000-2002
  Number of Events Rate3 Alaska Events Alaska Rate U.S. Rate6
Mortality Statistics2          
All Causes 281 905.3 8943 835.3 845.3
Cancer (C00-C97) 66 223.5 2100 196.9 193.5
Lung Cancer (C33-C34) 10 34.8* 599 55.3 54.9
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 65 215.2 1855 196.9 240.8
Coronary Heart Disease (Ischemic) (I20-I25) 47 151.0 1257 130.4 170.9
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) (I60-I69) 8 ** 487 59.8 56.2
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (J40-J47) 23 80.0 420 48.4 43.5
Diabetes (E10-E14) 10 30.4* 252 23.6 25.4
Homicide (U01-U02, X85-Y09, Y871) 5 ** 118 5.9 6.1
Suicide (U03, X60-X84, Y870) 6 ** 369 19.5 10.9
Teen Suicides (15-19) 0 0.0 54 35.0 7.4
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 33 86.2 1033 61.2 36.9
Motor Vehicle Accidents4 7 ** 342 19.8 15.7
Birth Statistics          
Births to Residents 537 12.9 29929 15.8 13.9
Fertility (15-44) 537 61.1 29929 71.0 64.8
Teen Births (15-19) 69 43.3 3283 44.5 43.0
Young Teen Births (15-17) 21 20.1 998 21.1 23.2
Prenatal Care Statistics5          
First Trimester Care 427 85.2 23241 80.6 83.7
Adequate Prenatal Care 420 85.4 18248 66.4 74.6
Birth Outcomes5          
Pre-term Delivery 51 9.6 2992 10.0 12.1
Low Birth Weight 27 5 1700 5.7 7.8
Infant Statistics          
Infant Mortality 5 ** 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 Ketchikan Gateway1, Alaska, and the U.S.

1999-2001
  Number of Events Rate3 Alaska Events Alaska Rate U.S. Rate6
Mortality Statistics2          
All Causes 300 1014.4 8611 858.8 851.6
Cancer (C00-C97) 77 264.7 2010 197.8 195.6
Lung Cancer (C33-C34) 17 60.6* 579 56.2 55.2
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 59 203.2 1830 208.9 246.8
Coronary Heart Disease (Ischemic) (I20-I25) 41 136.3 1225 135.6 177.1
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) (I60-I69) 12 49.0* 502 66.3 57.7
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (J40-J47) 24 86.3 425 51.8 43.6
Diabetes (E10-E14) 11 35.9* 234 24.6 25.2
Homicide (U01-U02, X85-Y09, Y871) 6 ** 127 6.5 7.1
Suicide (U03, X60-X84, Y870) 7 ** 334 18.3 10.7
Teen Suicides (15-19) 0 0.0 57 38.0 7.9
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 31 85.1 983 60.7 35.5
Motor Vehicle Accidents4 6 ** 321 18.9 15.3
Birth Statistics          
Births to Residents 549 13.1 29946 15.9 14.1
Fertility (15-44) 549 61.7 29946 71.5 65.3
Teen Births (15-19) 77 48.4 3338 46.5 45.3
Young Teen Births (15-17) 29 27.6 1076 23.3 24.7
Prenatal Care Statistics5          
First Trimester Care 444 87.4 23402 80.4 83.4
Adequate Prenatal Care 417 83.6 19159 67.9 74.5
Birth Outcomes5          
Pre-term Delivery 53 9.8 3090 10.4 11.9
Low Birth Weight 20 3.6 1695 5.7 7.7
Infant Statistics          
Infant Mortality 2 ** 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 Ketchikan Gateway1, Alaska, and the U.S.

1998-2000
  Number of Events Rate3 Alaska Events Alaska Rate U.S. Rate6
Mortality Statistics2          
All Causes 289 1006.9 8211 867.3 868.3
Cancer (C00-C97) 76 254.6 1979 201.7 199.6
Lung Cancer (C33-C34) 25 86.5 578 58.0 56.1
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 54 178.9 1729 212.9 257.6
Coronary Heart Disease (Ischemic) (I20-I25) 40 137.1 1167 135.4 186.7
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) (I60-I69) 15 65.5* 494 69.7 60.8
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (J40-J47) 22 75.0 388 49.8 44.2
Diabetes (E10-E14) 10 35.1* 217 25.0 25.0
Homicide (U01-U02, X85-Y09, Y871) 3 ** 135 7.1 5.9
Suicide (U03, X60-X84, Y870) 5 ** 362 20.3 10.4
Teen Suicides (15-19) 0 0.0 59 40.4 8.0
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 20 59.7 889 57.3 34.9
Motor Vehicle Accidents4 3 ** 287 16.8 15.4
Birth Statistics          
Births to Residents 576 13.7 29867 16.0 14.4
Fertility (15-44) 576 64.1 29867 71.6 65.9
Teen Births (15-19) 75 47.9 3384 48.5 47.7
Young Teen Births (15-17) 31 29.9 1161 25.8 26.9
Prenatal Care Statistics5          
First Trimester Care 464 87.2 23595 80.8 83.2
Adequate Prenatal Care 406 77.3 19688 68.4 74.2
Birth Outcomes5          
Pre-term Delivery 56 9.9 3085 10.4 11.6
Low Birth Weight 19 3.3 1721 5.8 7.6
Infant Statistics          
Infant Mortality 2 ** 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 Ketchikan Gateway1, Alaska, and the U.S.

1997-1999
  Number of Events Rate3 Alaska Events Alaska Rate U.S. Rate6
Mortality Statistics2          
All Causes 274 984.2 7876 878.7 875.2
Cancer (C00-C97) 67 212.8 1886 197.7 200.8
Lung Cancer (C33-C34) 22 67.5 563 57.3 55.5
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 49 184.2 1669 220.4 266.4
Coronary Heart Disease (Ischemic) (I20-I25) 33 125.4 1113 137.5 194.6
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) (I60-I69) 15 72.0* 456 69.6 61.6
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (J40-J47) 17 53.6* 376 51.7 45.4
Diabetes (E10-E14) 10 35.2* 211 26.3 25.0
Homicide (U01-U02, X85-Y09, Y871) 3 ** 153 8.3 6.0
Suicide (U03, X60-X84, Y870) 3 ** 357 20.9 10.5
Teen Suicides (15-19) 0 0.0 47 33.0 8.0
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 14 37.3* 815 52.5 35.3
Motor Vehicle Accidents4 5 ** 245 13.6 15.2
Birth Statistics          
Births to Residents 578 13.6 29851 16.1 14.2
Fertility (15-44) 578 63.5 29851 71.9 64.4
Teen Births (15-19) 78 48.9 3323 48.8 48.8
Young Teen Births (15-17) 37 35.4 1150 26.3 28.2
Prenatal Care Statistics5          
First Trimester Care 468 85.4 23731 81.0 83.2
Adequate Prenatal Care 409 75.3 20078 69.0 74.7
Birth Outcomes5          
Pre-term Delivery 51 8.9 3093 10.4 11.8
Low Birth Weight 17 2.9 1742 5.9 7.6
Infant Statistics          
Infant Mortality 3 ** 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 Ketchikan Gateway1, Alaska, and the U.S.

1996-1998
  Number of Events Rate3 Alaska Events Alaska Rate U.S. Rate6
Mortality Statistics2          
All Causes 256 909.6 7803 896.5 870.1
Cancer (C00-C97) 52 162.4 1915 207.3 200.7
Lung Cancer (C33-C34) 15 43.4* 573 60.8 57.1
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 64 250.6 1633 227.7 271.3
Coronary Heart Disease (Ischemic) (I20-I25) 44 172.9 1086 141.9 197.1
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) (I60-I69) 9 ** 425 68.4 59.3
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (J40-J47) 14 46.1* 346 49.1 41.8
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 ** 209 25.9 24.1
Homicide (U01-U02, X85-Y09, Y871) 2 ** 144 7.8 6.4
Suicide (U03, X60-X84, Y870) 4 ** 389 22.6 11.1
Teen Suicides (15-19) 0 0.0 48 34.8 8.8
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 17 43.2* 844 54.3 34.5
Motor Vehicle Accidents4 5 ** 260 14.6 15.8
Birth Statistics          
Births to Residents 628 14.5 29936 16.3 14.3
Fertility (15-44) 628 66.8 29936 71.7 64.3
Teen Births (15-19) 77 49.1 3298 50.0 50.3
Young Teen Births (15-17) 34 33.0 1123 26.4 29.9
Prenatal Care Statistics5          
First Trimester Care 506 83.9 23967 81.5 82.8
Adequate Prenatal Care 453 75.5 20346 69.6 74.3
Birth Outcomes5          
Pre-term Delivery 50 8 3019 10.1 11.6
Low Birth Weight 22 3.5 1715 5.7 7.6
Infant Statistics          
Infant Mortality 6 ** 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 Ketchikan Gateway1, Alaska, and the U.S.

1995-1997
  Number of Events Rate3 Alaska Events Alaska Rate U.S. Rate6
Mortality Statistics2          
All Causes 250 890.7 7782 919.7 877.7
Cancer (C00-C97) 51 170.6 1838 207.7 203.5
Lung Cancer (C33-C34) 13 41.5* 552 61.9 57.5
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 60 244.9 1622 235.8 277.7
Coronary Heart Disease (Ischemic) (I20-I25) 38 149.8 1093 150.5 203.6
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) (I60-I69) 11 55.5* 419 73.1 61.1
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (J40-J47) 14 49.0* 343 50.4 41.1
Diabetes (E10-E14) 6 ** 198 26.0 23.7
Homicide (U01-U02, X85-Y09, Y871) 3 ** 156 8.6 7.0
Suicide (U03, X60-X84, Y870) 8 ** 380 21.8 11.2
Teen Suicides (15-19) 0 0.0 44 33.1 9.3
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 17 40.4* 920 58.6 34.2
Motor Vehicle Accidents4 5 ** 305 18.1 15.9
Birth Statistics          
Births to Residents 630 14.3 30233 16.6 14.2
Fertility (15-44) 630 65.2 30233 72.0 63.6
Teen Births (15-19) 81 52.4 3328 52.4 51.3
Young Teen Births (15-17) 32 31.5 1139 27.8 31.4
Prenatal Care Statistics5          
First Trimester Care 508 81.8 24452 82.1 82.5
Adequate Prenatal Care 496 80.4 21224 71.6 74.0
Birth Outcomes5          
Pre-term Delivery 52 8.3 2929 9.7 11.4
Low Birth Weight 25 4 1667 5.5 7.5
Infant Statistics          
Infant Mortality 7 ** 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 Ketchikan Gateway1, Alaska, and the U.S.

1994-1996
  Number of Events Rate3 Alaska Events Alaska Rate U.S. Rate6
Mortality Statistics2          
All Causes 255 927.1 7660 930.6 893.7
Cancer (C00-C97) 55 201.0 1789 213.2 206.7
Lung Cancer (C33-C34) 17 57.6* 538 64.2 57.9
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 68 281.7 1607 239.4 285.7
Coronary Heart Disease (Ischemic) (I20-I25) 45 182.6 1122 159.0 212.1
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) (I60-I69) 11 55.1* 410 74.1 62.5
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (J40-J47) 14 57.2* 320 47.7 40.6
Diabetes (E10-E14) 3 ** 168 22.5 23.8
Homicide (U01-U02, X85-Y09, Y871) 2 ** 147 8.0 7.5
Suicide (U03, X60-X84, Y870) 10 29.2* 398 22.7 11.5
Teen Suicides (15-19) 1 ** 50 39.1 9.6
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 22 51.2 973 62.8 34.5
Motor Vehicle Accidents4 3 ** 312 19.7 16.2
Birth Statistics          
Births to Residents 669 15.1 30952 17.1 14.4
Fertility (15-44) 669 68.2 30952 73.1 64.1
Teen Births (15-19) 71 48.4 3434 56.1 53.5
Young Teen Births (15-17) 23 23.9 1194 30.3 33.3
Prenatal Care Statistics5          
First Trimester Care 552 83.3 25488 83.4 81.9
Adequate Prenatal Care 531 80.9 22374 73.7 72.9
Birth Outcomes5          
Pre-term Delivery 50 7.5 2864 9.3 11.0
Low Birth Weight 25 3.7 1674 5.4 7.4
Infant Statistics          
Infant Mortality 6 ** 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 Ketchikan Gateway1, Alaska, and the U.S.

1993-1995
  Number of Events Rate3 Alaska Events Alaska Rate U.S. Rate6
Mortality Statistics2          
All Causes 244 917.3 7434 926.4 909.5
Cancer (C00-C97) 60 228.6 1703 213.4 209.8
Lung Cancer (C33-C34) 19 68.0* 536 67.6 58.4
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 60 250.7 1577 244.6 293.4
Coronary Heart Disease (Ischemic) (I20-I25) 37 150.4 1141 170.0 219.7
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) (I60-I69) 15 72.5* 383 70.9 63.1
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (J40-J47) 13 48.7* 303 47.1 40.1
Diabetes (E10-E14) 3 ** 165 23.5 23.2
Homicide (U01-U02, X85-Y09, Y871) 1 ** 160 8.6 8.3
Suicide (U03, X60-X84, Y870) 9 ** 410 23.2 11.8
Teen Suicides (15-19) 1 ** 54 43.9 10.3
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 21 54.3 948 60.3 34.4
Motor Vehicle Accidents4 1 ** 332 20.1 16.3
Birth Statistics          
Births to Residents 684 15.5 31995 17.8 14.6
Fertility (15-44) 684 69.0 31995 75.0 64.6
Teen Births (15-19) 89 62.5 3518 59.8 56.0
Young Teen Births (15-17) 32 34.2 1240 32.8 35.5
Prenatal Care Statistics5          
First Trimester Care 564 83.7 26617 84.2 81.3
Adequate Prenatal Care 535 80.5 23557 75.1 72.5
Birth Outcomes5          
Pre-term Delivery 47 6.9 2896 9.1 11.0
Low Birth Weight 29 4.2 1675 5.3 7.3
Infant Statistics          
Infant Mortality 3 ** 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