Health Profiles for North Slope1, Alaska, and the U.S.

2002-2004
  Number of Events Rate3 Alaska Events Alaska Rate U.S. Rate6
Mortality Statistics2          
All Causes 109 1029.0 9261 792.9 801.0
Cancer (C00-C97) 25 251.9 2167 186.8 184.6
Lung Cancer (C33-C34) 11 110.0* 638 55.1 52.9
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 15 185.8* 1842 174.0 217.5
Coronary Heart Disease (Ischemic) (I20-I25) 5 ** 1225 112.7 150.5
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) (I60-I69) 6 ** 512 55.8 50.0
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (J40-J47) 8 ** 426 44.2 41.8
Diabetes (E10-E14) 0 0.0 280 23.9 24.4
Homicide (U01-U02, X85-Y09, Y871) 4 ** 131 6.5 5.6
Suicide (U03, X60-X84, Y870) 8 ** 410 21.6 10.7
Teen Suicides (15-19) 2 ** 55 34.2  
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 12 83.8* 982 56.5 36.6
Motor Vehicle Accidents4 8 ** 346 18.9 14.8
Birth Statistics          
Births to Residents 499 23.0 30366 15.6 14.0
Fertility (15-44) 499 109.5 30366 72.1 66.3
Teen Births (15-19) 97 88.1 3193 41.1 41.2
Young Teen Births (15-17) 32 45.5 923 19.1 22.1
Prenatal Care Statistics5          
First Trimester Care 318 66.9 23270 80.6 83.9
Adequate Prenatal Care 165 35.3 17398 64.9  
Birth Outcomes5          
Pre-term Delivery 72 14.5 3160 10.5 12.5
Low Birth Weight 27 5.5 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 North Slope1, Alaska, and the U.S.

2001-2003
  Number of Events Rate3 Alaska Events Alaska Rate U.S. Rate6
Mortality Statistics2          
All Causes 98 835.2 9201 824.0 832.7
Cancer (C00-C97) 23 211.1 2124 189.8 191.5
Lung Cancer (C33-C34) 9 ** 606 54.0 53.9
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 11 113.4* 1920 191.4 232.3
Coronary Heart Disease (Ischemic) (I20-I25) 5 ** 1288 126.9 162.6
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) (I60-I69) 6 ** 500 58.2 53.5
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (J40-J47) 4 ** 436 48.0 43.3
Diabetes (E10-E14) 1 ** 268 24.1 25.3
Homicide (U01-U02, X85-Y09, Y871) 3 ** 129 6.4 6.0
Suicide (U03, X60-X84, Y870) 6 ** 358 19.4 10.8
Teen Suicides (15-19) 1 ** 49 31.0 7.3
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 16 108.9* 1012 58.4 37.3
Motor Vehicle Accidents4 6 ** 331 18.4 15.0
Birth Statistics          
Births to Residents 490 22.5 30035 15.6 14.1
Fertility (15-44) 490 105.4 30035 71.5 66.1
Teen Births (15-19) 98 89.9 3173 41.7 41.7
Young Teen Births (15-17) 34 48.5 938 19.6 22.4
Prenatal Care Statistics5          
First Trimester Care 324 68.8 23139 80.5 84.1
Adequate Prenatal Care 173 37.2 17728 65.9 75.4
Birth Outcomes5          
Pre-term Delivery 63 12.9 3085 10.3 12.3
Low Birth Weight 28 5.7 1734 5.8 7.9
Infant Statistics          
Infant Mortality 6 ** 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 North Slope1, Alaska, and the U.S.

2000-2002
  Number of Events Rate3 Alaska Events Alaska Rate U.S. Rate6
Mortality Statistics2          
All Causes 95 837.1 8943 835.3 845.3
Cancer (C00-C97) 22 202.8 2100 196.9 193.5
Lung Cancer (C33-C34) 11 104.0* 599 55.3 54.9
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 9 ** 1855 196.9 240.8
Coronary Heart Disease (Ischemic) (I20-I25) 6 ** 1257 130.4 170.9
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) (I60-I69) 3 ** 487 59.8 56.2
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (J40-J47) 5 ** 420 48.4 43.5
Diabetes (E10-E14) 1 ** 252 23.6 25.4
Homicide (U01-U02, X85-Y09, Y871) 2 ** 118 5.9 6.1
Suicide (U03, X60-X84, Y870) 11 47.6* 369 19.5 10.9
Teen Suicides (15-19) 4 ** 54 35.0 7.4
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 19 128.7* 1033 61.2 36.9
Motor Vehicle Accidents4 6 ** 342 19.8 15.7
Birth Statistics          
Births to Residents 486 22.2 29929 15.8 13.9
Fertility (15-44) 486 103.7 29929 71.0 64.8
Teen Births (15-19) 92 88.1 3283 44.5 43.0
Young Teen Births (15-17) 33 48.8 998 21.1 23.2
Prenatal Care Statistics5          
First Trimester Care 335 71.6 23241 80.6 83.7
Adequate Prenatal Care 208 45.0 18248 66.4 74.6
Birth Outcomes5          
Pre-term Delivery 62 12.8 2992 10.0 12.1
Low Birth Weight 32 6.6 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 North Slope1, Alaska, and the U.S.

1999-2001
  Number of Events Rate3 Alaska Events Alaska Rate U.S. Rate6
Mortality Statistics2          
All Causes 105 1048.9 8611 858.8 851.6
Cancer (C00-C97) 23 243.9 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) 16 218.4* 1830 208.9 246.8
Coronary Heart Disease (Ischemic) (I20-I25) 11 163.4* 1225 135.6 177.1
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) (I60-I69) 2 ** 502 66.3 57.7
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (J40-J47) 7 ** 425 51.8 43.6
Diabetes (E10-E14) 1 ** 234 24.6 25.2
Homicide (U01-U02, X85-Y09, Y871) 2 ** 127 6.5 7.1
Suicide (U03, X60-X84, Y870) 11 48.3* 334 18.3 10.7
Teen Suicides (15-19) 4 ** 57 38.0 7.9
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 20 126.4 983 60.7 35.5
Motor Vehicle Accidents4 7 ** 321 18.9 15.3
Birth Statistics          
Births to Residents 460 20.9 29946 15.9 14.1
Fertility (15-44) 460 98.1 29946 71.5 65.3
Teen Births (15-19) 79 79.0 3338 46.5 45.3
Young Teen Births (15-17) 31 48.9 1076 23.3 24.7
Prenatal Care Statistics5          
First Trimester Care 333 74.3 23402 80.4 83.4
Adequate Prenatal Care 203 45.8 19159 67.9 74.5
Birth Outcomes5          
Pre-term Delivery 50 10.9 3090 10.4 11.9
Low Birth Weight 25 5.5 1695 5.7 7.7
Infant Statistics          
Infant Mortality 4 ** 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 North Slope1, Alaska, and the U.S.

1998-2000
  Number of Events Rate3 Alaska Events Alaska Rate U.S. Rate6
Mortality Statistics2          
All Causes 102 994.7 8211 867.3 868.3
Cancer (C00-C97) 22 231.0 1979 201.7 199.6
Lung Cancer (C33-C34) 8 ** 578 58.0 56.1
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 20 243.5 1729 212.9 257.6
Coronary Heart Disease (Ischemic) (I20-I25) 11 160.9* 1167 135.4 186.7
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) (I60-I69) 1 ** 494 69.7 60.8
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (J40-J47) 7 ** 388 49.8 44.2
Diabetes (E10-E14) 0 0.0 217 25.0 25.0
Homicide (U01-U02, X85-Y09, Y871) 1 ** 135 7.1 5.9
Suicide (U03, X60-X84, Y870) 13 58.5* 362 20.3 10.4
Teen Suicides (15-19) 5 ** 59 40.4 8.0
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 13 71.7* 889 57.3 34.9
Motor Vehicle Accidents4 6 ** 287 16.8 15.4
Birth Statistics          
Births to Residents 445 20.2 29867 16.0 14.4
Fertility (15-44) 445 95.8 29867 71.6 65.9
Teen Births (15-19) 75 78.8 3384 48.5 47.7
Young Teen Births (15-17) 34 57.6 1161 25.8 26.9
Prenatal Care Statistics5          
First Trimester Care 336 76.9 23595 80.8 83.2
Adequate Prenatal Care 217 49.9 19688 68.4 74.2
Birth Outcomes5          
Pre-term Delivery 58 13.1 3085 10.4 11.6
Low Birth Weight 26 5.9 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 North Slope1, Alaska, and the U.S.

1997-1999
  Number of Events Rate3 Alaska Events Alaska Rate U.S. Rate6
Mortality Statistics2          
All Causes 110 1053.1 7876 878.7 875.2
Cancer (C00-C97) 25 275.8 1886 197.7 200.8
Lung Cancer (C33-C34) 8 ** 563 57.3 55.5
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 21 266.3 1669 220.4 266.4
Coronary Heart Disease (Ischemic) (I20-I25) 11 161.7* 1113 137.5 194.6
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) (I60-I69) 1 ** 456 69.6 61.6
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (J40-J47) 7 ** 376 51.7 45.4
Diabetes (E10-E14) 0 0.0 211 26.3 25.0
Homicide (U01-U02, X85-Y09, Y871) 2 ** 153 8.3 6.0
Suicide (U03, X60-X84, Y870) 9 ** 357 20.9 10.5
Teen Suicides (15-19) 4 ** 47 33.0 8.0
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 20 87.1 815 52.5 35.3
Motor Vehicle Accidents4 5 ** 245 13.6 15.2
Birth Statistics          
Births to Residents 436 19.9 29851 16.1 14.2
Fertility (15-44) 436 95.0 29851 71.9 64.4
Teen Births (15-19) 78 85.9 3323 48.8 48.8
Young Teen Births (15-17) 31 56.5 1150 26.3 28.2
Prenatal Care Statistics5          
First Trimester Care 329 76.3 23731 81.0 83.2
Adequate Prenatal Care 212 49.3 20078 69.0 74.7
Birth Outcomes5          
Pre-term Delivery 64 14.7 3093 10.4 11.8
Low Birth Weight 24 5.5 1742 5.9 7.6
Infant Statistics          
Infant Mortality 1 ** 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 North Slope1, Alaska, and the U.S.

1996-1998
  Number of Events Rate3 Alaska Events Alaska Rate U.S. Rate6
Mortality Statistics2          
All Causes 103 851.9 7803 896.5 870.1
Cancer (C00-C97) 21 224.3 1915 207.3 200.7
Lung Cancer (C33-C34) 7 ** 573 60.8 57.1
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 18 172.1* 1633 227.7 271.3
Coronary Heart Disease (Ischemic) (I20-I25) 9 ** 1086 141.9 197.1
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) (I60-I69) 2 ** 425 68.4 59.3
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (J40-J47) 3 ** 346 49.1 41.8
Diabetes (E10-E14) 0 0.0 209 25.9 24.1
Homicide (U01-U02, X85-Y09, Y871) 1 ** 144 7.8 6.4
Suicide (U03, X60-X84, Y870) 10 48.5* 389 22.6 11.1
Teen Suicides (15-19) 4 ** 48 34.8 8.8
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 24 107.6 844 54.3 34.5
Motor Vehicle Accidents4 5 ** 260 14.6 15.8
Birth Statistics          
Births to Residents 440 20.3 29936 16.3 14.3
Fertility (15-44) 440 96.8 29936 71.7 64.3
Teen Births (15-19) 85 100.4 3298 50.0 50.3
Young Teen Births (15-17) 31 60.3 1123 26.4 29.9
Prenatal Care Statistics5          
First Trimester Care 335 76.7 23967 81.5 82.8
Adequate Prenatal Care 231 53.1 20346 69.6 74.3
Birth Outcomes5          
Pre-term Delivery 68 15.5 3019 10.1 11.6
Low Birth Weight 22 5 1715 5.7 7.6
Infant Statistics          
Infant Mortality 3 ** 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 North Slope1, Alaska, and the U.S.

1995-1997
  Number of Events Rate3 Alaska Events Alaska Rate U.S. Rate6
Mortality Statistics2          
All Causes 99 910.0 7782 919.7 877.7
Cancer (C00-C97) 18 205.5* 1838 207.7 203.5
Lung Cancer (C33-C34) 7 ** 552 61.9 57.5
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 17 183.4* 1622 235.8 277.7
Coronary Heart Disease (Ischemic) (I20-I25) 11 99.6* 1093 150.5 203.6
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) (I60-I69) 2 ** 419 73.1 61.1
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (J40-J47) 4 ** 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) 8 ** 380 21.8 11.2
Teen Suicides (15-19) 3 ** 44 33.1 9.3
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 25 112.5 920 58.6 34.2
Motor Vehicle Accidents4 5 ** 305 18.1 15.9
Birth Statistics          
Births to Residents 421 19.8 30233 16.6 14.2
Fertility (15-44) 421 93.8 30233 72.0 63.6
Teen Births (15-19) 86 107.6 3328 52.4 51.3
Young Teen Births (15-17) 32 65.7 1139 27.8 31.4
Prenatal Care Statistics5          
First Trimester Care 318 76.3 24452 82.1 82.5
Adequate Prenatal Care 240 58.0 21224 71.6 74.0
Birth Outcomes5          
Pre-term Delivery 53 12.6 2929 9.7 11.4
Low Birth Weight 18 4.3 1667 5.5 7.5
Infant Statistics          
Infant Mortality 5 ** 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 North Slope1, Alaska, and the U.S.

1994-1996
  Number of Events Rate3 Alaska Events Alaska Rate U.S. Rate6
Mortality Statistics2          
All Causes 95 968.2 7660 930.6 893.7
Cancer (C00-C97) 22 227.8 1789 213.2 206.7
Lung Cancer (C33-C34) 10 123.3* 538 64.2 57.9
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 19 208.4* 1607 239.4 285.7
Coronary Heart Disease (Ischemic) (I20-I25) 15 140.6* 1122 159.0 212.1
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) (I60-I69) 4 ** 410 74.1 62.5
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (J40-J47) 6 ** 320 47.7 40.6
Diabetes (E10-E14) 0 0.0 168 22.5 23.8
Homicide (U01-U02, X85-Y09, Y871) 3 ** 147 8.0 7.5
Suicide (U03, X60-X84, Y870) 5 ** 398 22.7 11.5
Teen Suicides (15-19) 1 ** 50 39.1 9.6
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 16 72.6* 973 62.8 34.5
Motor Vehicle Accidents4 4 ** 312 19.7 16.2
Birth Statistics          
Births to Residents 396 19.0 30952 17.1 14.4
Fertility (15-44) 396 90.3 30952 73.1 64.1
Teen Births (15-19) 73 99.5 3434 56.1 53.5
Young Teen Births (15-17) 29 64.9 1194 30.3 33.3
Prenatal Care Statistics5          
First Trimester Care 317 81.3 25488 83.4 81.9
Adequate Prenatal Care 242 62.7 22374 73.7 72.9
Birth Outcomes5          
Pre-term Delivery 48 12.2 2864 9.3 11.0
Low Birth Weight 14 3.5 1674 5.4 7.4
Infant Statistics          
Infant Mortality 7 ** 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 North Slope1, Alaska, and the U.S.

1993-1995
  Number of Events Rate3 Alaska Events Alaska Rate U.S. Rate6
Mortality Statistics2          
All Causes 95 1129.9 7434 926.4 909.5
Cancer (C00-C97) 21 242.5 1703 213.4 209.8
Lung Cancer (C33-C34) 8 ** 536 67.6 58.4
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 22 363.5 1577 244.6 293.4
Coronary Heart Disease (Ischemic) (I20-I25) 16 220.2* 1141 170.0 219.7
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) (I60-I69) 3 ** 383 70.9 63.1
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (J40-J47) 6 ** 303 47.1 40.1
Diabetes (E10-E14) 2 ** 165 23.5 23.2
Homicide (U01-U02, X85-Y09, Y871) 4 ** 160 8.6 8.3
Suicide (U03, X60-X84, Y870) 6 ** 410 23.2 11.8
Teen Suicides (15-19) 2 ** 54 43.9 10.3
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 12 49.2* 948 60.3 34.4
Motor Vehicle Accidents4 4 ** 332 20.1 16.3
Birth Statistics          
Births to Residents 402 19.7 31995 17.8 14.6
Fertility (15-44) 402 93.4 31995 75.0 64.6
Teen Births (15-19) 64 92.9 3518 59.8 56.0
Young Teen Births (15-17) 30 71.4 1240 32.8 35.5
Prenatal Care Statistics5          
First Trimester Care 321 81.7 26617 84.2 81.3
Adequate Prenatal Care 250 63.9 23557 75.1 72.5
Birth Outcomes5          
Pre-term Delivery 56 14.0 2896 9.1 11.0
Low Birth Weight 19 4.7 1675 5.3 7.3
Infant Statistics          
Infant Mortality 6 ** 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