4.4 Deaths from Causes Selected as Indicaters for Monitoring Progress Toward the Year 2000 Objectives


Total Cardiovascular Disease Motor Vehicle Injury Lung Cancer Female Breast Cancer Homicide Suicide All Other Causes
Total 1406 282 162 17 7 52 41 845
Ak Chin 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Colorado River 19 7 2 0 0 1 0 9
Fort Apache 71 15 8 0 0 3 2 43
Fort McDowell 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0
Gila Bend 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Gila River 98 17 12 3 1 7 1 57
Havasupai 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
Hopi 45 5 5 0 0 1 3 31
Hualapai 14 2 1 0 0 0 1 10
Kaibab 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Navajo 474 103 59 3 3 14 19 273
Salt River 23 6 1 0 0 2 1 13
San Carlos 43 5 6 1 1 0 1 29
San Xavier 13 2 0 0 0 1 1 9
Tohono O Odham 92 12 10 1 0 4 2 63
Resided off reservation 506 107 55 9 2 19 9 305
Total 1406 282 162 17 7 52 41 845


4.5 Leading Causes of Death

Total Ak Chin Colorado River Fort Apache Fort McDowell Gila Bend Gila River Havasupai Hopi Hualapai Kaibab Navajo Salt River San Carlos San Xavier Tohono O Odham Resided off reservation
Total 1406 1 19 71 3 1 98 2 45 14 1 474 23 43 13 92 506
Unintentional injury 251 0 2 9 2 0 17 1 13 2 0 94 2 8 1 14 86
Motor Vehicle-Related 162 0 2 8 2 0 12 1 5 1 0 59 1 6 0 10 55
Drowning 10 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 5
Other Injury 79 0 0 1 0 0 4 0 7 1 0 34 0 2 1 3 26
Diseases of Heart 213 0 6 12 0 0 11 0 4 0 0 79 6 5 0 8 82
Malignant Neoplasms 149 0 6 5 0 0 12 0 5 1 0 59 1 5 1 11 43
Diabetes 77 0 0 4 0 0 15 0 2 0 1 20 1 9 2 5 18
Alcoholism 102 0 2 9 0 0 6 0 3 0 0 15 1 3 2 13 48
Pneumonia/Influenza 76 0 0 3 0 0 5 0 1 2 0 37 1 2 0 3 22
Homicide/Legal-intervention 52 0 1 3 0 0 7 0 1 0 0 14 2 0 1 4 19
Suicide 41 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 3 1 0 19 1 1 1 2 9
Cerebrovascular Disease 56 0 1 3 1 0 5 0 1 2 0 17 0 0 2 4 20
Infectious & Parasitic Diseases 61 0 0 4 0 0 4 0 2 2 0 19 1 1 0 2 26
HIV Infection 17 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 1 1 0 0 10
Other Infectious Disease 44 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 2 1 0 17 0 0 0 2 16
Ill Defined Conditions 36 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 3 0 0 13 0 0 0 5 11
Congenital Anomalies 22 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 10
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 26 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 8 1 1 0 1 12
Diseases of Arteries 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3
Perinatal Conditions 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 6
Atherosclerosis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1
All Other Causes 226 1 1 11 0 1 11 0 7 4 0 63 6 8 3 20 90


4.6 Leading Causes of Death Among Males

Total Ak Chin Colorado River Fort Apache Fort McDowell Gila River Havasupai Hopi Hualapai Navajo Salt River San Carlos San Xavier Tohono O Odham Resided off reservation
Total 823 1 12 48 2 54 1 25 7 271 13 21 7 50 311
Unintentional injury 197 0 2 7 1 11 1 10 1 74 2 7 1 12 68
Motor Vehicle-Related 127 0 2 6 1 8 1 4 1 47 1 5 0 9 42
Drowning 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 4
Other Injury 62 0 0 1 0 3 0 5 0 26 0 2 1 2 22
Diseases of Heart 113 0 4 9 0 6 0 2 0 40 2 1 0 2 47
Malignant Neoplasms 75 0 2 2 0 4 0 2 1 33 1 1 0 7 22
Alcoholism 68 0 2 6 0 4 0 2 0 11 1 2 1 8 31
Pneumonia/Influenza 38 0 0 2 0 2 0 1 1 16 1 1 0 2 12
Homicide/Legal-intervention 42 0 1 3 0 6 0 1 0 11 2 0 0 2 16
Suicide 37 0 0 2 0 1 0 3 1 18 1 1 1 2 7
Diabetes 31 0 0 2 0 8 0 1 0 8 0 2 1 0 9
Infectious & Parasitic Diseases 34 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 11 1 1 0 1 17
HIV Infection 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 6
Other Infectious Disease 23 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 1 11
Ill Defined Conditions 23 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 9 0 0 0 2 8
Cerebrovascular Disease 27 0 1 3 1 3 0 1 0 7 0 0 2 1 8
Congenital Anomalies 13 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 5
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 10 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 3
Diseases of Arteries 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Perinatal Conditions 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Atherosclerosis 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
All Other Causes 108 1 0 5 0 6 0 1 2 23 1 4 1 11 53


4.7 Leading Causes of Death Among Females

Total Colorado River Fort Apache Fort McDowell Gila Bend Gila River Havasupai Hopi Hualapai Kaibab Navajo Salt River San Carlos San Xavier TohonoO Odham Resided off reservation
Total 583 7 23 1 1 44 1 20 7 1 203 10 22 6 42 195
Diseases of Heart 100 2 3 0 0 5 0 2 0 0 39 4 4 0 6 35
Unintentional injury 54 0 2 1 0 6 0 3 1 0 20 0 1 0 2 18
Motor Vehicle-Related 35 0 2 1 0 4 0 1 0 0 12 0 1 0 1 13
Drowning 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Other Injury 17 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 8 0 0 0 1 4
Malignant Neoplasms 74 4 3 0 0 8 0 3 0 0 26 0 4 1 4 21
Diabetes 46 0 2 0 0 7 0 1 0 1 12 1 7 1 5 9
Pneumonia/Influenza 38 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 21 0 1 0 1 10
Alcoholism 34 0 3 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 4 0 1 1 5 17
Cerebrovascular Disease 29 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 10 0 0 0 3 12
Infectious & Parasitic Diseases 27 0 2 0 0 4 0 2 1 0 8 0 0 0 1 9
HIV Infection 6 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Other Infectious Disease 21 0 1 0 0 3 0 2 1 0 8 0 0 0 1 5
Ill Defined Conditions 13 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 4 0 0 0 3 3
Homicide/Legal-intervention 10 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 2 3
Congenital Anomalies 9 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 5
Suicide 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
Diseases of Arteries 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 1 9
Perinatal Conditions 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3
Atherosclerosis 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
All Other Causes 118 1 6 0 1 5 0 6 2 0 40 5 4 2 9 37



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