Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for North Slope2

2007-2009
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 36 178.0 354.2 1 126.0 182.9
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 25 123.6 256.7 2 94.9 151.2
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 16 79.1* 129.1* 3 50.0 55.3
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 10 49.4* 137.6* 4 26.8 46.5
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 5 9 44.5* 43.6* 6 22.2 22.7
TOTAL DEATHS   143 707.0 1413.1   515.6 764.3
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Borough or Census Area
3 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
4 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
**Rates based on fewer than 6 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for North Slope2

2006-2008
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 29 143.3 273.2 1 121.9 180.7
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 26 128.5 274.1 2 92.0 154.2
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 17 84.0* 124.8* 3 49.2 54.6
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 10 49.4* 143.8* 5 24.3 42.5
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 10 49.4* 53.3* 6 22.1 22.6
TOTAL DEATHS   137 676.9 1268.0   508.4 773.3
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Borough or Census Area
3 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
4 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
**Rates based on fewer than 6 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for North Slope2

2005-2007
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 21 102.8 169.4 1 116.4 177.0
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 18 88.1* 187.5* 2 92.2 159.3
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 12 58.7* 73.0* 3 48.7 53.4
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 10 48.9* 51.0* 6 20.3 20.9
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 7 34.3* 78.1* 4 25.2 48.4
TOTAL DEATHS   109 533.4 959.9   496.5 773.6
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Borough or Census Area
3 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
4 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
**Rates based on fewer than 6 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for North Slope2

2004-2006
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 23 110.3 220.6 1 111.7 176.9
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 17 81.6* 207.9* 2 91.7 161.2
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 14 67.2* 79.1* 3 47.3 52.6
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 11 52.8* 52.9* 6 20.7 21.0
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 8 38.4* 92.9* 4 26.2 50.8
TOTAL DEATHS   112 537.4 1031.1   480.3 765.4
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Borough or Census Area
3 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
4 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
**Rates based on fewer than 6 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for North Slope2

2003-2005
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 24 112.9 245.8 1 110.6 180.2
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 16 75.3* 189.8* 2 95.0 170.0
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 13 61.2* 78.6* 3 48.2 53.6
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 10 47.0* 48.6* 6 20.5 21.0
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 8 37.6* 95.2* 4 27.0 55.1
TOTAL DEATHS   111 522.2 1047.0   477.4 779.7
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Borough or Census Area
3 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
4 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
**Rates based on fewer than 6 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for North Slope2

2002-2004
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 25 115.8 260.0 1 111.4 186.9
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 15 69.5* 192.1* 2 94.7 174.1
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 13 60.2* 88.9* 3 50.6 56.6
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 8 37.0* 101.8* 5 21.9 44.3
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 5 7 32.4* 31.6* 6 21.0 21.5
TOTAL DEATHS   111 514.0 1083.7   476.6 794.4
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Borough or Census Area
3 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
4 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
**Rates based on fewer than 6 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for North Slope2

2001-2003
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 23 106.0 217.7 1 110.6 189.9
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 2 16 73.7* 110.9* 3 52.7 58.5
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 3 11 50.7* 117.0* 2 100.0 191.5
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 6 27.7* 53.1* 4 26.0 58.2
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 6 27.7* 27.2* 6 18.6 19.4
TOTAL DEATHS   100 460.9 883.5   479.7 825.4
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Borough or Census Area
3 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
4 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
**Rates based on fewer than 6 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for North Slope2

2000-2002
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 22 100.7 206.7 1 110.5 196.9
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 2 19 86.9* 130.0* 3 54.4 61.2
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 3 11 50.3* 47.6* 6 19.4 19.6
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 4 9 41.2* 86.9* 2 97.6 197.0
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 5 ** ** 5 22.1 48.4
TOTAL DEATHS   95 434.7 850.1   471.1 836.1
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Borough or Census Area
3 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
4 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
**Rates based on fewer than 6 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for North Slope2

1999-2001
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 23 104.4 245.9 1 106.9 197.8
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 2 20 90.8 126.7 3 52.3 60.7
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 3 16 72.6* 220.3* 2 97.3 208.9
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 11 49.9* 48.3* 6 17.8 18.3
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 7 31.8* 125.6* 5 22.6 51.8
TOTAL DEATHS   105 476.6 1056.9   457.8 858.9
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Borough or Census Area
3 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
4 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
**Rates based on fewer than 6 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for North Slope2

1998-2000
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 22 99.7 231.0 1 106.1 201.7
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 20 90.6 243.5 2 92.7 212.9
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 3 13 58.9* 58.5* 6 19.4 20.3
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 13 58.9* 71.7* 3 47.6 57.3
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 7 31.7* 112.6* 5 20.8 49.8
TOTAL DEATHS   102 462.2 994.7   440.0 867.3
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Borough or Census Area
3 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
4 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
**Rates based on fewer than 6 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for North Slope2

1997-1999
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 25 114.0 275.8 1 102.0 197.7
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 21 95.8 266.3 2 90.3 220.4
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 20 91.2 87.1 3 44.1 52.5
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 9 41.0* 42.1* 6 19.3 20.9
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 7 31.9* 107.1* 5 20.3 51.7
TOTAL DEATHS   110 501.6 1053.1   426.0 878.7
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Borough or Census Area
3 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
4 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
**Rates based on fewer than 6 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for North Slope2

1996-1998
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 1 24 111.0 107.6 3 46.1 54.3
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 21 97.1 224.3 1 104.5 207.3
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 3 18 83.2* 172.1* 2 89.1 227.7
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 4 10 46.2* 48.5* 5 21.2 22.6
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 5 3 ** ** 6 18.9 49.1
TOTAL DEATHS   103 476.2 851.9   425.9 896.5
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Borough or Census Area
3 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
4 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
**Rates based on fewer than 6 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for North Slope2

1995-1997
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 1 25 117.5 112.5 3 50.6 58.6
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 18 84.6* 205.5* 1 101.2 207.7
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 3 17 79.9* 183.4* 2 89.3 235.8
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 4 8 37.6* 38.6* 5 20.9 21.8
Assault (Homicide) (E960-E969) 5 4 ** ** 9 8.6 8.6
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 5 4 ** ** 6 18.9 50.4
TOTAL DEATHS   99 465.2 910.0   428.4 919.7
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Borough or Census Area
3 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
4 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
**Rates based on fewer than 6 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for North Slope2

1994-1996
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 1 22 105.4 227.8 1 99.0 213.2
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 2 19 91.1* 208.4* 2 88.9 239.4
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 3 16 76.7* 72.6* 3 53.8 62.8
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 4 6 28.8* 100.0* 6 17.7 47.7
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 5 5 ** ** 5 22.0 22.7
TOTAL DEATHS   95 455.3 968.2   423.8 930.6
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Borough or Census Area
3 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
4 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
**Rates based on fewer than 6 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for North Slope2

1993-1995
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 1 22 107.8 363.5 2 87.7 244.6
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 21 102.9 242.5 1 94.7 213.4
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 3 12 58.8* 49.2* 3 52.7 60.3
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 4 6 29.4* 109.2* 6 16.8 47.1
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 4 6 29.4* 28.5* 4 22.8 23.2
TOTAL DEATHS   95 465.6 1129.9   413.2 926.4
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Borough or Census Area
3 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
4 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
**Rates based on fewer than 6 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for North Slope2

1992-1994
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 1 27 135.1 339.6 1 92.3 219.6
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 2 18 90.1* 321.5* 2 86.7 247.8
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 3 14 70.1* 63.5* 3 54.3 62.0
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 4 7 35.0* 135.6* 6 15.9 46.4
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 4 7 35.0* 33.7* 4 23.4 24.4
TOTAL DEATHS   97 485.4 1135.6   402.6 920.6

1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Borough or Census Area
3 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
4 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
**Rates based on fewer than 6 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 10/27/11