Health Profiles for Northwest Arctic1, Alaska, and the U.S.

2002-2004
  Number of Events Rate3 Alaska Events Alaska Rate U.S. Rate6
Mortality Statistics2          
All Causes 120 940.9 9261 792.9 801.0
Cancer (C00-C97) 21 178.9 2167 186.8 184.6
Lung Cancer (C33-C34) 8 ** 638 55.1 52.9
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 13 153.5* 1842 174.0 217.5
Coronary Heart Disease (Ischemic) (I20-I25) 7 ** 1225 112.7 150.5
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) (I60-I69) 8 ** 512 55.8 50.0
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (J40-J47) 2 ** 426 44.2 41.8
Diabetes (E10-E14) 0 0.0 280 23.9 24.4
Homicide (U01-U02, X85-Y09, Y871) 1 ** 131 6.5 5.6
Suicide (U03, X60-X84, Y870) 17 74.8* 410 21.6 10.7
Teen Suicides (15-19) 5 ** 55 34.2  
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 22 128.5 982 56.5 36.6
Motor Vehicle Accidents4 7 ** 346 18.9 14.8
Birth Statistics          
Births to Residents 493 22.5 30366 15.6 14.0
Fertility (15-44) 493 109.2 30366 72.1 66.3
Teen Births (15-19) 95 79.9 3193 41.1 41.2
Young Teen Births (15-17) 36 46.5 923 19.1 22.1
Prenatal Care Statistics5          
First Trimester Care 336 70.4 23270 80.6 83.9
Adequate Prenatal Care 206 43.5 17398 64.9  
Birth Outcomes5          
Pre-term Delivery 50 10.2 3160 10.5 12.5
Low Birth Weight 30 6.1 1787 5.9 8.1
Infant Statistics          
Infant Mortality 8 ** 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 Northwest Arctic1, Alaska, and the U.S.

2001-2003
  Number of Events Rate3 Alaska Events Alaska Rate U.S. Rate6
Mortality Statistics2          
All Causes 127 1091.1 9201 824.0 832.7
Cancer (C00-C97) 16 151.9* 2124 189.8 191.5
Lung Cancer (C33-C34) 6 ** 606 54.0 53.9
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 18 208.3* 1920 191.4 232.3
Coronary Heart Disease (Ischemic) (I20-I25) 12 127.6* 1288 126.9 162.6
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) (I60-I69) 9 ** 500 58.2 53.5
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (J40-J47) 4 ** 436 48.0 43.3
Diabetes (E10-E14) 0 0.0 268 24.1 25.3
Homicide (U01-U02, X85-Y09, Y871) 0 0.0 129 6.4 6.0
Suicide (U03, X60-X84, Y870) 17 78.1* 358 19.4 10.8
Teen Suicides (15-19) 7 ** 49 31.0 7.3
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 21 102.4 1012 58.4 37.3
Motor Vehicle Accidents4 8 ** 331 18.4 15.0
Birth Statistics          
Births to Residents 476 21.9 30035 15.6 14.1
Fertility (15-44) 476 107.0 30035 71.5 66.1
Teen Births (15-19) 93 83.6 3173 41.7 41.7
Young Teen Births (15-17) 32 44.0 938 19.6 22.4
Prenatal Care Statistics5          
First Trimester Care 314 68.0 23139 80.5 84.1
Adequate Prenatal Care 196 42.9 17728 65.9 75.4
Birth Outcomes5          
Pre-term Delivery 55 11.7 3085 10.3 12.3
Low Birth Weight 27 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 Northwest Arctic1, Alaska, and the U.S.

2000-2002
  Number of Events Rate3 Alaska Events Alaska Rate U.S. Rate6
Mortality Statistics2          
All Causes 123 1092.3 8943 835.3 845.3
Cancer (C00-C97) 24 258.6 2100 196.9 193.5
Lung Cancer (C33-C34) 6 ** 599 55.3 54.9
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 17 199.6* 1855 196.9 240.8
Coronary Heart Disease (Ischemic) (I20-I25) 10 104.0* 1257 130.4 170.9
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) (I60-I69) 4 ** 487 59.8 56.2
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (J40-J47) 4 ** 420 48.4 43.5
Diabetes (E10-E14) 0 0.0 252 23.6 25.4
Homicide (U01-U02, X85-Y09, Y871) 2 ** 118 5.9 6.1
Suicide (U03, X60-X84, Y870) 16 74.6* 369 19.5 10.9
Teen Suicides (15-19) 6 ** 54 35.0 7.4
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 17 72.9* 1033 61.2 36.9
Motor Vehicle Accidents4 4 ** 342 19.8 15.7
Birth Statistics          
Births to Residents 478 22.1 29929 15.8 13.9
Fertility (15-44) 478 108.6 29929 71.0 64.8
Teen Births (15-19) 97 94.0 3283 44.5 43.0
Young Teen Births (15-17) 33 49.0 998 21.1 23.2
Prenatal Care Statistics5          
First Trimester Care 329 70.9 23241 80.6 83.7
Adequate Prenatal Care 195 42.7 18248 66.4 74.6
Birth Outcomes5          
Pre-term Delivery 63 13.3 2992 10.0 12.1
Low Birth Weight 32 6.7 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 Northwest Arctic1, Alaska, and the U.S.

1999-2001
  Number of Events Rate3 Alaska Events Alaska Rate U.S. Rate6
Mortality Statistics2          
All Causes 116 1083.7 8611 858.8 851.6
Cancer (C00-C97) 19 215.8* 2010 197.8 195.6
Lung Cancer (C33-C34) 4 ** 579 56.2 55.2
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 15 186.4* 1830 208.9 246.8
Coronary Heart Disease (Ischemic) (I20-I25) 8 ** 1225 135.6 177.1
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) (I60-I69) 6 ** 502 66.3 57.7
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (J40-J47) 5 ** 425 51.8 43.6
Diabetes (E10-E14) 0 0.0 234 24.6 25.2
Homicide (U01-U02, X85-Y09, Y871) 3 ** 127 6.5 7.1
Suicide (U03, X60-X84, Y870) 13 62.3* 334 18.3 10.7
Teen Suicides (15-19) 6 ** 57 38.0 7.9
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 21 122.5 983 60.7 35.5
Motor Vehicle Accidents4 6 ** 321 18.9 15.3
Birth Statistics          
Births to Residents 497 23.4 29946 15.9 14.1
Fertility (15-44) 497 116.2 29946 71.5 65.3
Teen Births (15-19) 100 102.8 3338 46.5 45.3
Young Teen Births (15-17) 35 56.0 1076 23.3 24.7
Prenatal Care Statistics5          
First Trimester Care 355 72.7 23402 80.4 83.4
Adequate Prenatal Care 231 48.1 19159 67.9 74.5
Birth Outcomes5          
Pre-term Delivery 69 13.9 3090 10.4 11.9
Low Birth Weight 31 6.3 1695 5.7 7.7
Infant Statistics          
Infant Mortality 6 ** 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 Northwest Arctic1, Alaska, and the U.S.

1998-2000
  Number of Events Rate3 Alaska Events Alaska Rate U.S. Rate6
Mortality Statistics2          
All Causes 112 1068.7 8211 867.3 868.3
Cancer (C00-C97) 27 285.5 1979 201.7 199.6
Lung Cancer (C33-C34) 5 ** 578 58.0 56.1
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 14 176.4* 1729 212.9 257.6
Coronary Heart Disease (Ischemic) (I20-I25) 5 ** 1167 135.4 186.7
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) (I60-I69) 4 ** 494 69.7 60.8
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (J40-J47) 5 ** 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) 12 55.7* 362 20.3 10.4
Teen Suicides (15-19) 6 ** 59 40.4 8.0
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 19 119.0* 889 57.3 34.9
Motor Vehicle Accidents4 4 ** 287 16.8 15.4
Birth Statistics          
Births to Residents 518 24.8 29867 16.0 14.4
Fertility (15-44) 518 124.6 29867 71.6 65.9
Teen Births (15-19) 93 100.5 3384 48.5 47.7
Young Teen Births (15-17) 35 59.8 1161 25.8 26.9
Prenatal Care Statistics5          
First Trimester Care 378 74.6 23595 80.8 83.2
Adequate Prenatal Care 267 53.3 19688 68.4 74.2
Birth Outcomes5          
Pre-term Delivery 77 14.9 3085 10.4 11.6
Low Birth Weight 31 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 Northwest Arctic1, Alaska, and the U.S.

1997-1999
  Number of Events Rate3 Alaska Events Alaska Rate U.S. Rate6
Mortality Statistics2          
All Causes 103 1043.5 7876 878.7 875.2
Cancer (C00-C97) 21 217.1 1886 197.7 200.8
Lung Cancer (C33-C34) 3 ** 563 57.3 55.5
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 15 211.3* 1669 220.4 266.4
Coronary Heart Disease (Ischemic) (I20-I25) 7 ** 1113 137.5 194.6
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) (I60-I69) 3 ** 456 69.6 61.6
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (J40-J47) 6 ** 376 51.7 45.4
Diabetes (E10-E14) 1 ** 211 26.3 25.0
Homicide (U01-U02, X85-Y09, Y871) 2 ** 153 8.3 6.0
Suicide (U03, X60-X84, Y870) 11 50.6* 357 20.9 10.5
Teen Suicides (15-19) 5 ** 47 33.0 8.0
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 16 108.1* 815 52.5 35.3
Motor Vehicle Accidents4 5 ** 245 13.6 15.2
Birth Statistics          
Births to Residents 537 26.3 29851 16.1 14.2
Fertility (15-44) 537 133.2 29851 71.9 64.4
Teen Births (15-19) 90 100.7 3323 48.8 48.8
Young Teen Births (15-17) 38 67.7 1150 26.3 28.2
Prenatal Care Statistics5          
First Trimester Care 405 76.9 23731 81.0 83.2
Adequate Prenatal Care 292 55.9 20078 69.0 74.7
Birth Outcomes5          
Pre-term Delivery 80 14.9 3093 10.4 11.8
Low Birth Weight 32 6 1742 5.9 7.6
Infant Statistics          
Infant Mortality 4 ** 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 Northwest Arctic1, Alaska, and the U.S.

1996-1998
  Number of Events Rate3 Alaska Events Alaska Rate U.S. Rate6
Mortality Statistics2          
All Causes 114 1160.5 7803 896.5 870.1
Cancer (C00-C97) 27 266.6 1915 207.3 200.7
Lung Cancer (C33-C34) 6 ** 573 60.8 57.1
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 20 298.2 1633 227.7 271.3
Coronary Heart Disease (Ischemic) (I20-I25) 11 129.7* 1086 141.9 197.1
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) (I60-I69) 1 ** 425 68.4 59.3
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (J40-J47) 6 ** 346 49.1 41.8
Diabetes (E10-E14) 1 ** 209 25.9 24.1
Homicide (U01-U02, X85-Y09, Y871) 1 ** 144 7.8 6.4
Suicide (U03, X60-X84, Y870) 15 77.9* 389 22.6 11.1
Teen Suicides (15-19) 4 ** 48 34.8 8.8
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 13 69.4* 844 54.3 34.5
Motor Vehicle Accidents4 3 ** 260 14.6 15.8
Birth Statistics          
Births to Residents 526 26.2 29936 16.3 14.3
Fertility (15-44) 526 132.6 29936 71.7 64.3
Teen Births (15-19) 87 102.6 3298 50.0 50.3
Young Teen Births (15-17) 41 76.8 1123 26.4 29.9
Prenatal Care Statistics5          
First Trimester Care 395 76.8 23967 81.5 82.8
Adequate Prenatal Care 265 52.0 20346 69.6 74.3
Birth Outcomes5          
Pre-term Delivery 79 15.0 3019 10.1 11.6
Low Birth Weight 32 6.1 1715 5.7 7.6
Infant Statistics          
Infant Mortality 5 ** 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 Northwest Arctic1, Alaska, and the U.S.

1995-1997
  Number of Events Rate3 Alaska Events Alaska Rate U.S. Rate6
Mortality Statistics2          
All Causes 112 1261.3 7782 919.7 877.7
Cancer (C00-C97) 18 218.9* 1838 207.7 203.5
Lung Cancer (C33-C34) 5 ** 552 61.9 57.5
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 21 361.7 1622 235.8 277.7
Coronary Heart Disease (Ischemic) (I20-I25) 12 146.5* 1093 150.5 203.6
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) (I60-I69) 5 ** 419 73.1 61.1
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (J40-J47) 3 ** 343 50.4 41.1
Diabetes (E10-E14) 3 ** 198 26.0 23.7
Homicide (U01-U02, X85-Y09, Y871) 1 ** 156 8.6 7.0
Suicide (U03, X60-X84, Y870) 15 80.0* 380 21.8 11.2
Teen Suicides (15-19) 3 ** 44 33.1 9.3
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 16 84.5* 920 58.6 34.2
Motor Vehicle Accidents4 4 ** 305 18.1 15.9
Birth Statistics          
Births to Residents 467 23.5 30233 16.6 14.2
Fertility (15-44) 467 119.5 30233 72.0 63.6
Teen Births (15-19) 78 96.9 3328 52.4 51.3
Young Teen Births (15-17) 37 72.8 1139 27.8 31.4
Prenatal Care Statistics5          
First Trimester Care 352 76.5 24452 82.1 82.5
Adequate Prenatal Care 231 50.7 21224 71.6 74.0
Birth Outcomes5          
Pre-term Delivery 63 13.5 2929 9.7 11.4
Low Birth Weight 29 6.2 1667 5.5 7.5
Infant Statistics          
Infant Mortality 4 ** 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 Northwest Arctic1, Alaska, and the U.S.

1994-1996
  Number of Events Rate3 Alaska Events Alaska Rate U.S. Rate6
Mortality Statistics2          
All Causes 129 1431.1 7660 930.6 893.7
Cancer (C00-C97) 24 285.8 1789 213.2 206.7
Lung Cancer (C33-C34) 6 ** 538 64.2 57.9
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 25 403.6 1607 239.4 285.7
Coronary Heart Disease (Ischemic) (I20-I25) 15 177.9* 1122 159.0 212.1
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) (I60-I69) 6 ** 410 74.1 62.5
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (J40-J47) 4 ** 320 47.7 40.6
Diabetes (E10-E14) 2 ** 168 22.5 23.8
Homicide (U01-U02, X85-Y09, Y871) 2 ** 147 8.0 7.5
Suicide (U03, X60-X84, Y870) 18 97.1* 398 22.7 11.5
Teen Suicides (15-19) 4 ** 50 39.1 9.6
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 18 91.2* 973 62.8 34.5
Motor Vehicle Accidents4 3 ** 312 19.7 16.2
Birth Statistics          
Births to Residents 461 23.3 30952 17.1 14.4
Fertility (15-44) 461 118.5 30952 73.1 64.1
Teen Births (15-19) 72 93.9 3434 56.1 53.5
Young Teen Births (15-17) 33 68.2 1194 30.3 33.3
Prenatal Care Statistics5          
First Trimester Care 340 74.9 25488 83.4 81.9
Adequate Prenatal Care 225 49.9 22374 73.7 72.9
Birth Outcomes5          
Pre-term Delivery 54 11.7 2864 9.3 11.0
Low Birth Weight 30 6.5 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 Northwest Arctic1, Alaska, and the U.S.

1993-1995
  Number of Events Rate3 Alaska Events Alaska Rate U.S. Rate6
Mortality Statistics2          
All Causes 131 1341.9 7434 926.4 909.5
Cancer (C00-C97) 22 262.4 1703 213.4 209.8
Lung Cancer (C33-C34) 6 ** 536 67.6 58.4
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 22 337.9 1577 244.6 293.4
Coronary Heart Disease (Ischemic) (I20-I25) 12 164.1* 1141 170.0 219.7
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) (I60-I69) 8 ** 383 70.9 63.1
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (J40-J47) 4 ** 303 47.1 40.1
Diabetes (E10-E14) 3 ** 165 23.5 23.2
Homicide (U01-U02, X85-Y09, Y871) 3 ** 160 8.6 8.3
Suicide (U03, X60-X84, Y870) 17 84.0* 410 23.2 11.8
Teen Suicides (15-19) 6 ** 54 43.9 10.3
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 23 111.1 948 60.3 34.4
Motor Vehicle Accidents4 4 ** 332 20.1 16.3
Birth Statistics          
Births to Residents 464 23.5 31995 17.8 14.6
Fertility (15-44) 464 119.9 31995 75.0 64.6
Teen Births (15-19) 69 93.1 3518 59.8 56.0
Young Teen Births (15-17) 24 51.4 1240 32.8 35.5
Prenatal Care Statistics5          
First Trimester Care 346 76.0 26617 84.2 81.3
Adequate Prenatal Care 244 54.1 23557 75.1 72.5
Birth Outcomes5          
Pre-term Delivery 60 13.0 2896 9.1 11.0
Low Birth Weight 32 6.9 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