Selected Healthy Alaska 2010 Indicators
Native

CHAPTER/Indicator 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2010 Goals
Substance Abuse                  
__ (4.2) Cirrhosis Deaths1 19.4* 12.0* 23.2* 22.4* 14.8* 9.4* 25.3 17.0* 6.0
__ (4.3) Drug-Induced Deaths1 11.0* 15.5* 19.0 17.5* 21.9 14.7* 10.1* 26.9 4.0
Mental Health                  
__ (5.1) Suicide Deaths1 28.1 35.5 34.7 50.8 43.1 34.9 37.1 40.9 11.0
Injury Prevention                  
__ (8.1) Unintentional Injury Deaths, All Ages1 116.9 103.6 79.6 91.0 104.0 94.7 106.8 95.9 31.0
__ (8.1a) Unintentional Injury Deaths, Ages 0-192 63.2 33.4* 43.9 37.7* 45.4 49.2 48.7 40.5 9.9
__ (8.3) Motor Vehicle Accidents1 17.9* 35.6 24.3 24.4 22.3 21.4 24.3 21.5 7.0
__ (8.15) Firearm-Related Death1 30.2 34.2 31.0 29.0 37.7 23.7 22.9 28.6 9.0
__ (8.19) Drowning Deaths1 14.1* 11.7* 5.7* 13.0* 16.2* 10.8* 11.3* 11.5* 1.5
__ (8.22) Residential Fire Deaths1,3 5.7* 5.5* 4.7* 2.7* 3.5* 4.4* 6.0* 4.7* 1.2
__ (8.24) Deaths from Falls1,3 2.8* 3.1* 3.3* 3.6* 3.6* 3.5* 4.4* 5.9* 2.6
Violence and Abuse Prevention                  
__ (9.1) Homicide Deaths1 18.5* 11.3* 12.3* 6.6* 8.4* 14.0* 13.2* 11.8* 4.0
Maternal, Infant & Child Health                  
__ (16.2) Infant Deaths3,4 12.2 11.4 10.7 9.4 9.3 10.0 10.3 12.0 4.5
__ (16.3) Neonatal Infant Deaths3,4 4.2 3.8 3.0 4.0 4.3 4.5 3.8 3.9 2.5
__ (16.4) Postneonatal Infant Deaths3,4 8.0 7.6 7.7 5.4 5.0 5.5 6.5 8.0 2.3
__ (16.7a) Child Deaths Aged 1 to 4 Years2,3 122.7 110.3 106.6 94.4 89.0 49.8* 51.3* 56.0* 34.0
__ (16.7b) Child Deaths Aged 5 to 9 Years2,3 34.5* 27.7* 28.8* 29.5* 32.7* 38.6* 46.8* 40.3* 17.0
__ (16.8a) Adolescent Deaths Aged 10 to 14 Years2,3 52.9 72.3 67.0 65.0 53.3 60.5 59.7 70.2 14.0
__ (16.8b) Adolescent Deaths Aged 15 to 19 Years2,3 268.5 226.7 217.4 220.8 235.0 202.0 189.5 177.3 70.0
__ (16.8c) Young Adult Deaths Aged 20 to 24 Years2,3 253.6 313.5 283.1 305.3 249.4 245.9 243.5 257.0 90.0
__ (16.11a) 1st Trimester Prenatal Care5 72.1 70.2 70.8 71.0 71.8 72.6 69.9 67.7 85.0
__ (16.11b) Adequate Prenatal Care5 50.9 46.4 48.4 41.9 47.1 45.3 40.1 40.3 90.0
__ (16.12a) Low Birth Weight5 5.9 5.9 6.1 6.1 5.1 5.0 4.8 6.6 4.0
__ (16.12b) Very Low Birth Weight5 1.4 1.2 1.1 1.2 0.7 1.0 0.9 0.9 0.8
__ (16.13) Pre-Term Birth (<37 weeks gestation)5 13.3 12.6 12.5 11.6 12.0 12.0 11.7 13.0 8.6
Heart Disease and Stroke                  
__ (21.1) Coronary Heart Disease1 132.4 127.0 121.1 109.9 89.9 84.0 91.3 87.5 120.0
__ (21.3) Cerebrovascular (Stroke) Deaths1 76.9 34.5 87.8 66.5 85.0 56.5 48.9 53.2 48.0
Cancer                  
__ (22.1) Cancer Deaths1 246.0 241.2 235.9 260.9 199.9 229.9 256.5 209.7 162.0
__ (22.2) Lung Cancer1 68.7 60.2 73.2 76.1 61.7 61.0 83.2 74.3 48.0
__ (22.3) Breast Cancer1,3 21.5 22.0 19.6 22.4 20.9 26.5 25.8 30.2 21.0
__ (22.4) Uterine Cancer1,3 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 1.0
__ (22.5) Colorectal Cancer Deaths1 35.2 44.2 22.0* 35.4* 22.9* 31.2 29.6 31.8* 12.0
__ (22.6) Oral/Pharyngeal Cancer Deaths1,3 8.4* 9.5* 10.1* 8.1* 6.7* 5.1* 4.8* 4.9* 3.0
__ (22.7) Prostate Cancer Deaths1,3 32.0* 20.5* 13.9* ** 17.3* 20.0* 20.5* 14.8* 22.0
Diabetes                  
__ (23.1) Diabetes (any cause)1 33.4 41.1 79.1 61.4 66.0 68.8 31.8 47.0 62.0
__ (23.2) Cardiovascular Disease with Diabetes1,3 20.6 18.7 17.2 20.1 24.9 24.6 22.2 19.3 17.0
Respiratory Disease                  
__ (24.4) Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease1 66.6 66.7 56.3 52.1 65.3 54.0 51.5 69.9 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