HEC7: Non-communicable and Chronic Diseases


  • Diabetes rates
  • Cancer deaths by type
  • Leading causes of cancer death in Alaska Natives
  • Cancer rates
  • Most common cancer types
  • Leading causes of cardiovascular disease mortality
  • Percentage of residents with high blood pressure
  • Percentage of residents with high cholesterol
  • Heart disease mortality rates
  • Cerebrovascular disease mortality rates
  • Rate of COPD
  • Rate of asthma/asthma exacerbations
  • Cases of mental health disorders


  • Percentage obese or overweight
  • Leisure time physical activity
  • Physical activity levels
  • Sugar sweetened beverage consumptions
  • Television/screen time
  • Tobacco use
  • Exposure to second hand smoke
  • Drug abuse
  • Cancer screening rates
  • Preventative health screenings
  • Percent who have received dental care

Commonly used data sources