Selected Healthy Alaska 2010 Indicators
Alaska

CHAPTER/Indicator 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2010 Goals
Substance Abuse                  
__ (4.2) Cirrhosis Deaths1 10.7 9.5 10.6 8.0 8.8 6.9 11.6 9.3 6.0
__ (4.3) Drug-Induced Deaths1 11.5 12.4 13.4 13.1 12.4 12.5 10.7 19.5 4.0
Mental Health                  
__ (5.1) Suicide Deaths1 16.5 20.9 20.5 23.3 19.5 20.0 23.1 24.7 11.0
Injury Prevention                  
__ (8.1) Unintentional Injury Deaths, All Ages1 61.1 59.2 55.3 55.0 50.6 52.3 57.1 54.7 31.0
__ (8.1a) Unintentional Injury Deaths, Ages 0-192 28.0 20.3 25.8 22.3 24.6 23.1 22.5 21.5 9.9
__ (8.3) Motor Vehicle Accidents1 17.3 18.9 19.3 18.6 14.4 13.1 15.7 11.4 7.0
__ (8.15) Firearm-Related Death1 15.1 20.0 19.9 17.7 17.5 17.2 18.5 21.3 9.0
__ (8.19) Drowning Deaths1 3.9 3.9 3.2* 4.8 3.9 3.1 3.9 4.2 1.5
__ (8.22) Residential Fire Deaths1,3 2.4 2.2 1.5 1.3 1.6 2.0 2.4 2.1 1.2
__ (8.24) Deaths from Falls1 4.6 4.1 2.3* 3.5* 4.0 5.0 6.6 5.8 2.6
Violence and Abuse Prevention                  
__ (9.1) Homicide Deaths1 5.8 6.2 7.1 6.1 5.3 6.4 7.3 4.3 4.0
Maternal, Infant & Child Health                  
__ (16.2) Infant Deaths4 8.3 5.6 7.0 6.7 5.7 7.0 6.2 5.9 4.5
__ (16.3) Neonatal Infant Deaths4 3.8 2.0 3.3 3.5 3.0 3.8 3.0 2.2 2.5
__ (16.4) Postneonatal Infant Deaths4 4.5 3.6 3.8 3.2 2.8 3.2 3.3 3.7 2.3
__ (16.7a) Child Deaths Aged 1 to 4 Years2,3 49.4 45.5 42.1 42.8 39.5 31.1 23.8 31.7 34.0
__ (16.7b) Child Deaths Aged 5 to 9 Years2,3 17.3 15.2 17.4 15.0 16.3 18.7 23.5 22.5 17.0
__ (16.8a) Adolescent Deaths Aged 10 to 14 Years2,3 27.8 37.0 42.0 44.9 43.0 38.9 33.7 30.5 14.0
__ (16.8b) Adolescent Deaths Aged 15 to 19 Years2 102.6 83.1 114.5 119.9 85.6 90.2 93.7 81.6 70.0
__ (16.8c) Young Adult Deaths Aged 20 to 24 Years2 127.1 159.7 152.6 176.7 157.8 156.8 172.4 140.1 90.0
__ (16.11a) 1st Trimester Prenatal Care5 80.9 80.5 80.1 81.1 80.5 81.3 80.3 79.8 85.0
__ (16.11b) Adequate Prenatal Care5 66.5 64.2 66.2 63.3 63.9 61.9 59.7 57.4 90.0
__ (16.12a) Low Birth Weight5 5.7 5.8 5.9 6.0 6.0 5.9 5.7 6.0 4.0
__ (16.12b) Very Low Birth Weight5 1.3 0.9 0.9 1.2 0.9 1.1 0.9 1.0 0.8
__ (16.13) Pre-Term Birth (<37 weeks gestation)5 10.1 9.8 11.1 10.5 10.8 11.2 10.4 10.4 8.6
Heart Disease and Stroke                  
__ (21.1) Coronary Heart Disease1 136.6 118.1 126.7 94.7 90.8 86.9 84.2 85.1 120.0
__ (21.3) Cerebrovascular (Stroke) Deaths1 59.2 55.4 60.0 52.3 53.1 47.0 45.2 43.4 48.0
Cancer                  
__ (22.1) Cancer Deaths1 192.2 189.6 187.9 184.1 169.5 177.6 183.6 181.2 162.0
__ (22.2) Lung Cancer1 54.8 51.1 55.9 58.2 50.3 46.4 56.3 53.8 48.0
__ (22.3) Breast Cancer1 21.3 21.0 23.0 18.7 17.6 27.5 26.2 17.5 21.0
__ (22.4) Uterine Cancer1,3 2.3* 3.8 3.2* 3.4 2.0* 2.1* 1.9* 2.3* 1.0
__ (22.5) Colorectal Cancer Deaths1 22.5 18.4 18.2 16.4 15.0 17.0 19.4 17.8 12.0
__ (22.6) Oral/Pharyngeal Cancer Deaths1,3 3.9 4.0 3.8 3.2 3.2 2.5 1.9 2.0 3.0
__ (22.7) Prostate Cancer Deaths1 25.3 38.3 15.2 24.4 23.7 17.8 19.1 21.6 22.0
Diabetes                  
__ (23.1) Diabetes (any cause)1 59.3 67.5 73.0 65.6 67.1 70.8 63.0 64.1 62.0
__ (23.2) Cardiovascular Disease with Diabetes1 18.6 20.7 24.8 20.2 23.1 20.4 15.4 21.9 17.0
Respiratory Disease                  
__ (24.4) Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease1 50.5 47.0 46.6 39.5 42.0 37.5 45.1 44.6 21.7

1Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
2Age-specific rate.
3Rates are three-year averages (e.g. 2000=1998-2000).
4Number of infant deaths per 1,000 live births.
5Percent of live births.
* 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: 05/04/2010