Selected Healthy Alaska 2010 Indicators
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CHAPTER/Indicator 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2010 Goals
Substance Abuse                  
__ (4.2) Cirrhosis Deaths1 10.0 9.7 9.0 5.8 8.5 6.7 10.5 8.5 6.0
__ (4.3) Drug-Induced Deaths1 12.0 12.5 13.6 12.8 11.8 13.3 12.0 19.1 4.0
Mental Health                  
__ (5.1) Suicide Deaths1 15.6 19.5 17.2 17.9 15.8 17.0 20.5 22.0 11.0
Injury Prevention                  
__ (8.1) Unintentional Injury Deaths, All Ages1 53.0 54.1 51.7 50.0 43.3 46.5 48.3 50.7 31.0
__ (8.1a) Unintentional Injury Deaths, Ages 0-192 18.6 17.1 18.4 18.2 19.6 18.1 11.8* 18.6 9.9
__ (8.3) Motor Vehicle Accidents1 18.4 16.6 18.4 18.3 14.2 12.4 13.6 10.2 7.0
__ (8.15) Firearm-Related Death1 13.2 17.8 17.2 15.1 12.5 15.5 18.0 20.1 9.0
__ (8.19) Drowning Deaths1 1.6* 2.4* 2.5* 2.9* 1.6* 1.7* 2.5* 3.0* 1.5
__ (8.22) Residential Fire Deaths1,3 1.6* 1.5* 0.8* 0.8* 1.1* 1.5 1.5 1.5* 1.2
__ (8.24) Deaths from Falls1 5.2* 4.5* 2.9* 3.4* 4.2* 5.5* 7.0 5.9* 2.6
Violence and Abuse Prevention                  
__ (9.1) Homicide Deaths1 3.5* 4.6 5.8 5.3 2.9* 3.5* 6.0 2.6* 4.0
Maternal, Infant & Child Health                  
__ (16.2) Infant Deaths4 6.3 4.6 5.8 4.9 4.5 4.7 4.2 3.1 4.5
__ (16.3) Neonatal Infant Deaths4 4.4 1.8* 3.1 2.5* 2.2* 2.7* 2.5* 1.4* 2.5
__ (16.4) Postneonatal Infant Deaths4 1.9* 2.9* 2.7* 2.5* 2.3* 2.1* 1.6* 1.7* 2.3
__ (16.7a) Child Deaths Aged 1 to 4 Years2,3 25.6 23.6* 21.7* 26.1 21.8* 19.2* 10.7* 23.6 34.0
__ (16.7b) Child Deaths Aged 5 to 9 Years2,3 14.1* 13.5* 13.8* 8.9* 8.9* 12.7* 16.3* 16.8* 17.0
__ (16.8a) Adolescent Deaths Aged 10 to 14 Years2,3 23.6 30.8 36.7 40.2 40.4 35.6 28.2 21.2 14.0
__ (16.8b) Adolescent Deaths Aged 15 to 19 Years2 73.5 66.4 71.6 84.3 48.7* 61.8 64.6 62.3 70.0
__ (16.8c) Young Adult Deaths Aged 20 to 24 Years2 114.8 107.1 112.0 161.5 135.9 131.4 137.7 118.4 90.0
__ (16.11a) 1st Trimester Prenatal Care5 84.6 84.4 84.2 85.7 85.3 84.9 85.3 85.4 85.0
__ (16.11b) Adequate Prenatal Care5 73.0 71.0 73.4 72.7 71.0 68.4 68.2 64.9 90.0
__ (16.12a) Low Birth Weight5 5.1 5.1 5.6 5.5 5.7 5.9 5.7 5.3 4.0
__ (16.12b) Very Low Birth Weight5 1.1 0.7 0.8 1.0 0.7 1.0 0.9 0.9 0.8
__ (16.13) Pre-Term Birth (<37 weeks gestation)5 8.4 8.3 10.0 9.7 9.7 10.4 9.4 8.9 8.6
Heart Disease and Stroke                  
__ (21.1) Coronary Heart Disease1 143.3 121.8 126.3 96.1 93.7 92.8 86.9 86.4 120.0
__ (21.3) Cerebrovascular (Stroke) Deaths1 55.7 57.0 51.5 50.8 47.2 44.3 44.7 40.2 48.0
Cancer                  
__ (22.1) Cancer Deaths1 185.4 183.6 184.5 174.7 165.6 175.6 173.8 180.6 162.0
__ (22.2) Lung Cancer1 53.5 50.6 56.5 56.3 47.6 46.0 51.1 53.3 48.0
__ (22.3) Breast Cancer1 22.7 21.6 23.4 16.2 19.0 28.9 28.5 16.7 21.0
__ (22.4) Uterine Cancer1,3 2.8* 4.1* 3.2* 3.2* 1.9* 2.4* 2.1* 2.5* 1.0
__ (22.5) Colorectal Cancer Deaths1 19.8 14.2 18.5 14.1 12.1 14.6 19.3 15.1 12.0
__ (22.6) Oral/Pharyngeal Cancer Deaths1,3 3.1 3.0 2.7 2.4 2.7 2.0 1.4* 1.6* 3.0
__ (22.7) Prostate Cancer Deaths1 22.9 47.9 17.8* 24.6 24.6 18.9 18.8 24.3 22.0
Diabetes                  
__ (23.1) Diabetes (any cause)1 59.9 70.9 72.1 64.0 66.6 70.1 69.5 65.1 62.0
__ (23.2) Cardiovascular Disease with Diabetes1 18.8 20.3 23.5 18.9 22.8 18.0 15.2 20.7 17.0
Respiratory Disease                  
__ (24.4) Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease1 48.6 46.1 47.4 38.7 40.4 35.1 47.5 42.8 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