Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Northwest Arctic2

2007-2009
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 1 33 149.0 180.4 3 50.0 55.3
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 2 29 131.0 244.6 1 126.0 182.9
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 3 23 103.9 215.0 2 94.9 151.2
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 15 67.7* 67.5* 6 22.2 22.7
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 4 ** ** 4 26.8 46.5
TOTAL DEATHS   138 623.2 1044.3   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 Northwest Arctic2

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 34 153.8 281.0 1 121.9 180.7
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 2 30 135.7 155.2 3 49.2 54.6
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 3 22 99.5 198.7 2 92.0 154.2
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 21 95.0 93.0 6 22.1 22.6
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 4 ** ** 5 24.3 42.5
TOTAL DEATHS   141 637.6 1043.6   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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Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Northwest Arctic2

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 32 145.2 255.4 1 116.4 177.0
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 2 25 113.4 126.2 3 48.7 53.4
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 3 20 90.7 205.3 2 92.2 159.3
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 18 81.7* 81.9* 6 20.3 20.9
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 7 31.8* 76.0* 5 23.2 41.5
TOTAL DEATHS   133 603.4 1055.4   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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Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Northwest Arctic2

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 32 145.5 240.6 1 111.7 176.9
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 2 20 90.9 113.8 3 47.3 52.6
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 3 19 86.4* 204.4* 2 91.7 161.2
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 18 81.8* 79.4* 6 20.7 21.0
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 7 31.8* 80.8* 5 21.7 39.7
TOTAL DEATHS   130 590.9 1011.5   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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Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Northwest Arctic2

2003-2005
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 1 24 109.3 145.9 3 48.2 53.6
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 2 21 95.7 162.5 1 110.6 180.2
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 3 15 68.3* 66.1* 6 20.5 21.0
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 4 13 59.2* 175.2* 2 95.0 170.0
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 9 41.0* 99.9* 4 27.0 55.1
TOTAL DEATHS   120 546.7 978.3   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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Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Northwest Arctic2

2002-2004
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 1 22 100.7 131.0 3 50.6 56.6
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 2 21 96.1 185.6 1 111.4 186.9
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 3 17 77.8* 74.8* 6 21.0 21.5
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 4 13 59.5* 157.0* 2 94.7 174.1
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 8 36.6* 92.6* 4 26.3 55.9
TOTAL DEATHS   121 553.8 965.5   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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Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Northwest Arctic2

2001-2003
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 1 21 97.0 104.1 3 52.7 58.5
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 18 83.2* 215.2* 2 100.0 191.5
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 3 17 78.5* 78.4* 6 18.6 19.4
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 4 16 73.9* 157.3* 1 110.6 189.9
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 9 41.6* 118.2* 4 26.0 58.2
TOTAL DEATHS   127 586.8 1122.8   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 Northwest Arctic2

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 24 111.3 263.7 1 110.5 196.9
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 17 78.8* 203.4* 2 97.6 197.0
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 2 17 78.8* 73.3* 3 54.4 61.2
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 16 74.2* 74.5* 6 19.4 19.6
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 5 9 41.7* 135.9* 10 7.0 16.2
TOTAL DEATHS   123 570.3 1110.4   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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Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Northwest Arctic2

1999-2001
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 1 21 99.0 123.3 3 52.3 60.7
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 2 19 89.6* 218.1* 1 106.9 197.8
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 3 15 70.7* 189.3* 2 97.3 208.9
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 13 61.3* 62.2* 6 17.8 18.3
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 6 28.3* 93.9* 4 26.7 66.3
TOTAL DEATHS   115 542.2 1091.0   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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Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Northwest Arctic2

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 27 129.2 285.5 1 106.1 201.7
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 2 19 90.9* 119.0* 3 47.6 57.3
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 3 14 67.0* 176.4* 2 92.7 212.9
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 12 57.4* 55.7* 6 19.4 20.3
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 5 ** ** 5 20.8 49.8
TOTAL DEATHS   112 535.9 1068.7   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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Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Northwest Arctic2

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 21 102.9 217.1 1 102.0 197.7
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 2 16 78.4* 108.1* 3 44.1 52.5
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 3 15 73.5* 211.3* 2 90.3 220.4
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 11 53.9* 50.6* 6 19.3 20.9
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 6 29.4* 54.8* 5 20.3 51.7
TOTAL DEATHS   103 504.9 1043.5   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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Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Northwest Arctic2

1996-1998
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 27 134.5 266.6 1 104.5 207.3
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 2 20 99.6 298.2 2 89.1 227.7
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 3 15 74.7* 77.9* 5 21.2 22.6
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 4 13 64.8* 69.4* 3 46.1 54.3
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 5 6 29.9* 60.5* 6 18.9 49.1
TOTAL DEATHS   114 567.9 1160.5   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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Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Northwest Arctic2

1995-1997
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 21 105.8 361.7 2 89.3 235.8
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 18 90.7* 218.9* 1 101.2 207.7
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 3 16 80.6* 84.5* 3 50.6 58.6
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 4 15 75.6* 80.0* 5 20.9 21.8
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434, 436-438) 5 5 ** ** 4 23.1 73.1
Influenza and Pneumonia (480-487) 5 5 ** ** 10 7.7 23.3
TOTAL DEATHS   112 564.3 1261.3   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 Northwest Arctic2

1994-1996
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 25 126.6 403.6 2 88.9 239.4
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 24 121.6 285.8 1 99.0 213.2
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 3 18 91.2* 97.1* 5 22.0 22.7
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 3 18 91.2* 91.2* 3 53.8 62.8
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434, 436-438) 5 6 30.4* 112.9* 4 22.7 74.1
Influenza and Pneumonia (480-487) 5 6 30.4* 91.2* 10 8.0 23.8
TOTAL DEATHS   129 653.4 1431.1   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 Northwest Arctic2

1993-1995
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 23 116.5 111.1 3 52.7 60.3
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 2 22 111.4 337.9 2 87.7 244.6
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 22 111.4 262.4 1 94.7 213.4
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 4 17 86.1* 84.0* 4 22.8 23.2
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434, 436-438) 5 8 40.5* 122.9* 5 21.3 70.9
TOTAL DEATHS   131 663.5 1341.9   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 Northwest Arctic2

1992-1994
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 34 172.7 168.1 3 54.3 62.0
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 23 116.8 273.5 1 92.3 219.6
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 3 21 106.7 314.3 2 86.7 247.8
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 4 16 81.3* 80.2* 4 23.4 24.4
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434, 436-438) 5 6 30.5* 77.5* 5 19.1 62.4
TOTAL DEATHS   143 726.3 1357.5   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.
 
 
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Last updated: 10/27/11