Aleutians and Pribilofs

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Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS)

Aleutians and Pribilofs Statewide
95% CI - LL 95% CI - UL 95% CI - LL 95% CI - UL
Percentage of Traditional High School Students Who Reported Ever Drinking Alcohol, Alaska YRBS
2007 ** - - 74.7 70.4 78.5
2009 ** - - 68.0 64.8 71.0
2011 ** - - 66.7 62.5 70.6
2013 ** - - 60.0 56.1 63.8
2015 ** - - 56.1 52.4 59.8
2017 ** - - 56.2 53.1 59.2
Percentage of Traditional High School Students Who Reported Drinking Alcohol Before Age 13, Alaska YRBS
2007 ** - - 20.4 17.7 23.4
2009 ** - - 16.8 15.0 18.9
2011 ** - - 17.2 14.9 19.6
2013 ** - - 13.4 11.2 16.1
2015 ** - - 13.8 11.8 16.0
2017 ** - - 12.9 11.3 14.7
Percentage of Traditional High School Students Who Reported Drinking Alcohol in the Past Month, Alaska YRBS
2007 ** - - 39.5 35.4 43.8
2009 ** - - 32.8 29.5 36.3
2011 ** - - 29.0 25.0 33.3
2013 ** - - 22.2 18.9 25.9
2015 ** - - 21.6 19.2 24.3
2017 ** - - 22.8 19.2 26.9
Percentage of Traditional High School Students Who Reported Binge Drinking (≥4 Drinks in a Row for Females, ≥5 Drinks in a Row for Males) in the Past Month, Alaska YRBS (2017 forward) - 2017 ** - - 13.8 11.5 16.5
Percentage of Traditional High School Students Who Reported Binge Drinking (≥5 Drinks in a Row) in the Past Month, Alaska YRBS (2015 and prior)
2007 ** - - 25.8 22.3 29.5
2009 ** - - 21.6 18.7 24.8
2011 ** - - 16.6 14.1 19.6
2013 ** - - 12.7 10.2 15.6
2015 ** - - 12.4 10.7 14.4
Percentage of Traditional High School Students Who Reported Ever Using Heroin, Alaska YRBS
2007 ** - - 1.6 1.1 2.5
2009 ** - - 3.3 2.4 4.5
2011 ** - - 2.4 1.7 3.4
2013 ** - - 2.2 1.4 3.6
2015 ** - - 2.2 1.3 3.5
2017 ** - - 2.2 1.4 3.5
Percentage of Traditional High School Students Who Reported Ever Using Meth, Alaska YRBS
2007 ** - - 4.6 3.5 6.0
2009 ** - - 3.6 2.8 4.5
2011 ** - - 3.1 2.2 4.4
2013 ** - - 2.6 1.7 4.0
2015 ** - - 2.6 1.7 4.1
2017 ** - - 2.9 2.0 4.4
Percentage of Traditional High School Students Who Reported Ever Using Cocaine, Alaska YRBS
2007 ** - - 7.8 6.0 9.9
2009 ** - - 7.4 5.9 9.3
2011 ** - - 4.9 3.8 6.3
2013 ** - - 5.8 4.4 7.5
2015 ** - - 4.6 3.3 6.3
2017 ** - - 4.0 2.8 5.6
Percentage of Traditional High School Students Who Reported Ever Using Ecstasy, Alaska YRBS
2007 ** - - 7.5 6.1 9.3
2009 ** - - 7.1 5.5 9.1
2011 ** - - 5.7 4.6 7.2
2013 ** - - 6.3 4.7 8.4
2015 ** - - 4.1 3.0 5.7
2017 ** - - 3.9 2.8 5.4
Percentage of Traditional High School Students Who Reported Ever Using Marijuana, Alaska YRBS
2007 ** - - 44.7 40.4 48.9
2009 ** - - 44.5 40.7 48.4
2011 ** - - 41.2 36.3 46.3
2013 ** - - 39.0 34.6 43.6
2015 ** - - 39.0 35.7 42.4
2017 ** - - 41.7 37.8 45.7
Percentage of Traditional High School Students Who Reported Using Marijuana Before Age 13, Alaska YRBS
2007 ** - - 11.9 9.7 14.6
2009 ** - - 10.0 8.2 12.0
2011 ** - - 10.4 7.7 13.8
2013 ** - - 10.4 8.3 12.9
2015 ** - - 9.9 7.9 12.4
2017 ** - - 10.8 8.8 13.1
Percentage of Traditional High School Students Who Reported Using Marijuana in the Past Month, Alaska YRBS
2007 ** - - 20.5 17.7 23.7
2009 ** - - 22.7 19.5 26.2
2011 ** - - 21.2 18.0 24.7
2013 ** - - 19.7 17.0 22.6
2015 ** - - 19.0 16.7 21.5
2017 ** - - 21.8 19.0 25.0
Percentage of Traditional High School Students Who Reported Ever Using Synthetic Marijuana (Spice), Alaska YRBS
2015 ** - - 7.5 6.0 9.3
2017 ** - - 6.2 5.0 7.7

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)

Aleutians and Pribilofs Statewide
95% CI - LL 95% CI - UL 95% CI - LL 95% CI - UL
Percentage of Adults Who Reported Drinking Alcohol in the Past Month, Alaska BRFSS
2012 49.7 32.0 67.5 56.9 54.8 58.9
2013 34.9 22.2 50.2 55.0 52.7 57.2
2014 43.2 26.2 62.1 56.3 54.1 58.4
2015 51.4 38.7 63.8 55.4 53.5 57.3
2016 40.1 22.4 60.8 57.8 55.8 59.8
2017 57.5 43.3 71.8 57.7 55.7 59.8
Percentage of Adults Who Reported Binge Drinking in the Past Month, Alaska BRFSS
2012 19.6 10.4 33.8 17.3 15.7 19.0
2013 12.8 6.9 22.6 18.5 16.8 20.4
2014 23.7 10.8 44.5 20.2 18.4 22.0
2015 24.3 15.4 36.1 19.9 18.3 21.5
2016 23.9 10.9 44.8 18.2 16.6 19.9
2017 25.4 12.1 38.6 19.3 17.6 20.9
Percentage of Adults Who Reported Using Marijuana in the Past Month, Alaska BRFSS
2015 13.4 6.1 26.9 15.7 14.3 17.2
2016 17.0 5.8 40.7 15.4 13.9 17.1
2017 4.2 1.6 6.8 18.8 17.0 20.7

Syndromic Surveillance

Aleutians and Pribilofs Statewide
Number of Alcohol-Related Emergency Department Visits, Syndromic Surveillance
July-Sept 2016 - 3687
Oct-Dec 2016 - 3322
Jan-Mar 2017 - 2971
Apr-June 2017 - 3933
July-Sept 2017 - 4102
Oct-Dec 2017 - 4135
Jan-Mar 2018 - 4287
Apr-June 2018 - 4965
July-Sept 2018 - 4424
Oct-Dec 2018 - 3840
Jan-Mar 2019 - 3201
Number of Opioid-Related Emergency Department Visits, Syndromic Surveillance
July-Sept 2016 - 71
Oct-Dec 2016 - 81
Jan-Mar 2017 - 83
Apr-June 2017 - 178
July-Sept 2017 - 124
Oct-Dec 2017 - 86
Jan-Mar 2018 - 83
Apr-June 2018 - 109
July-Sept 2018 - 118
Oct-Dec 2018 - 105
Jan-Mar 2019 - 91
Number of Heroin-Related Emergency Department Visits, Syndromic Surveillance
July-Sept 2016 - 21
Oct-Dec 2016 - 36
Jan-Mar 2017 - 33
Apr-June 2017 - 86
July-Sept 2017 - 48
Oct-Dec 2017 - 32
Jan-Mar 2018 - 35
Apr-June 2018 - 36
July-Sept 2018 - 29
Oct-Dec 2018 - 27
Jan-Mar 2019 - 27
Number of Benzodiazepine-Related Emergency Department Visits, Syndromic Surveillance
July-Sept 2016 - 34
Oct-Dec 2016 - 35
Jan-Mar 2017 - 34
Apr-June 2017 - 23
July-Sept 2017 - 27
Oct-Dec 2017 - 34
Jan-Mar 2018 - 34
Apr-June 2018 - 33
July-Sept 2018 - 29
Oct-Dec 2018 - 38
Jan-Mar 2019 - 28
Number of Meth-Related Emergency Department Visits, Syndromic Surveillance
July-Sept 2016 - 160
Oct-Dec 2016 - 228
Jan-Mar 2017 - 133
Apr-June 2017 - 220
July-Sept 2017 - 163
Oct-Dec 2017 - 152
Jan-Mar 2018 - 127
Apr-June 2018 - 205
July-Sept 2018 - 310
Oct-Dec 2018 - 280
Jan-Mar 2019 - 334
Number of Marijuana-Related Emergency Department Visits, Syndromic Surveillance
July-Sept 2016 - 398
Oct-Dec 2016 - 404
Jan-Mar 2017 - 473
Apr-June 2017 - 654
July-Sept 2017 - 749
Oct-Dec 2017 - 745
Jan-Mar 2018 - 657
Apr-June 2018 - 876
July-Sept 2018 - 812
Oct-Dec 2018 - 548
Jan-Mar 2019 - 412
Number of Spice-Related Emergency Department Visits, Syndromic Surveillance
July-Sept 2016 - 44
Oct-Dec 2016 - 35
Jan-Mar 2017 - 47
Apr-June 2017 - 90
July-Sept 2017 - 68
Oct-Dec 2017 - 64
Jan-Mar 2018 - 33
Apr-June 2018 - 45
July-Sept 2018 - 43
Oct-Dec 2018 - 20
Jan-Mar 2019 - 22

Health Facilites Data Reporting (HFDR) Program - Counts

Aleutians and Pribilofs Statewide
Number of Alcohol-Related Inpatient Hospitalizations, Alaska HFDR
2016 40 6077
2017 32 6223
Number of Alcohol-Related Outpatient Hospital Discharges, Alaska HFDR
2016 133 27202
2017 154 28571
Number of Opioid-Related Inpatient Hospitalizations, Alaska HFDR - 2016-2017 1 403
Number of Opioid-Related Outpatient Hospital Discharges, Alaska HFDR - 2016-2017 3 841
Number of Heroin-Related Inpatient Hospitalizations, Alaska HFDR - 2016-2017 0 84
Number of Heroin-Related Outpatient Hospital Discharges, Alaska HFDR - 2016-2017 1 429
Number of Inpatient Hospitalizations Related to Poisoning by Natural, Semi-Synthetic, and Synthetic Opioids, Excluding Heroin, Alaska HFDR - 2016-2017 1 228
Number of Outpatient Hospital Discharges Related to Poisoning by Natural, Semi-Synthetic, and Synthetic Opioids, Excluding Heroin, Alaska HFDR - 2016-2017 1 263
Number of Benzodiazepine-Related Inpatient Hospitalizations, Alaska HFDR - 2016-2017 1 211
Number of Benzodiazepine-Related Outpatient Hospital Discharges, Alaska HFDR - 2016-2017 0 247
Number of Amphetamine-Related Inpatient Hospitalizations, Alaska HFDR - 2016-2017 0 122
Number of Amphetamine-Related Outpatient Hospital Discharges, Alaska HFDR - 2016-2017 0 116
Number of Cocaine-Related Inpatient Hospitalizations, Alaska HFDR - 2016-2017 0 35
Number of Cocaine-Related Outpatient Hospital Discharges, Alaska HFDR - 2016-2017 0 19
Number of Marijuana-Related Inpatient Hospitalizations, Alaska HFDR
2016 5 2927
2017 8 3236
Number of Marijuana-Related Outpatient Hospital Discharges, Alaska HFDR
2016 15 5035
2017 22 6502

Health Facilites Data Reporting (HFDR) Program - Rates

Aleutians and Pribilofs Statewide
Counts Data Notes Counts Data Notes
Rate of Alcohol-Related Inpatient Hospitalizations per 100,000 persons, Alaska HFDR
2016 471.5 40 -- 821.4 6077 --
2017 384.0 32 -- 844.3 6223 --
Rate of Alcohol-Related Outpatient Hospital Discharges per 100,000 persons, Alaska HFDR
2016 1567.8 133 -- 3676.8 27202 --
2017 1847.9 154 -- 3876.2 28571 --
Rate of Opioid-Related Inpatient Hospitalizations per 100,000, Alaska HFDR - 2016-2017 ** 1 Rate not reported (count <6) 27.3 403 --
Rate of Opioid-Related Outpatient Hospital Discharges per 100,000, Alaska HFDR - 2016-2017 ** 3 Rate not reported (count <6) 56.9 841 --
Rate of Heroin-Related Inpatient Hospitalizations per 100,000 persons, Alaska HFDR - 2016-2017 0.0 0 -- 5.7 84 --
Rate of Heroin-Related Outpatient Hospital Discharges per 100,000 persons, Alaska HFDR - 2016-2017 ** 1 Rate not reported (count <6) 29.0 429 --
Rate of Inpatient Hospitalizations Related to Poisoning by Natural, Semi-Synthetic, and Synthetic Opioids, Excluding Heroin per 100,000 persons, Alaska HFDR - 2016-2017 ** 1 Rate not reported (count <5) 15.4 228 --
Rate of Outpatient Hospital Discharges Related to Poisoning by Natural, Semi-Synthetic, and Synthetic Opioids, Excluding Heroin per 100,000 persons, Alaska HFDR - 2016-2017 ** 1 Rate not reported (count <6) 17.8 263 --
Rate of Benzodiazepine-Related Inpatient Hospitalizations per 100,000 persons, Alaska HFDR - 2016-2017 ** 1 Rate not reported (count <6) 14.3 211 --
Rate of Benzodiazepine-Related Outpatient Hospital Discharges per 100,000 persons, Alaska HFDR - 2016-2017 0.0 0 -- 16.7 247 --
Rate of Amphetamine-Related Inpatient Hospitalizations per 100,000 persons, Alaska HFDR - 2016-2017 0.0 0 -- 8.3 122 --
Rate of Amphetamine-Related Outpatient Hospital Discharges per 100,000 persons, Alaska HFDR - 2016-2017 0.0 0 -- 7.9 116 --
Rate of Cocaine-Related Inpatient Hospitalizations per 100,000 persons, Alaska HFDR - 2016-2017 0.0 0 -- 2.4 35 --
Rate of Cocaine-Related Outpatient Hospital Discharges per 100,000 persons, Alaska HFDR - 2016-2017 0.0 0 -- 1.3 19 --
Rate of Marijuana-Related Inpatient Hospitalizations per 100,000 persons, Alaska HFDR
2016 ** 5 Rate not reported (count <6) 395.6 2927 --
2017 96.0 8 Statistically unreliable (count <20) 439.0 3236 --
Rate of Marijuana-Related Outpatient Hospital Discharges per 100,000 persons, Alaska HFDR
2016 176.8 15 Statistically unreliable (count <20) 680.6 5035 --
2017 264.0 22 -- 882.1 6502 --

Health Analytics and Vital Records Section (HAVRS) Mortality Data - Counts

Aleutians and Pribilofs Statewide
Data Notes Data Notes
Number of Alcohol-Induced Deaths, Alaska HAVRS
2013 0 -- 126 --
2014 ** Count not reported (<5) 139 --
2015 ** Count not reported (<5) 160 --
2016 ** Count not reported (<5) 183 --
2017 0 -- 156 --
Number of Opioid Overdose Deaths, Alaska HAVRS
2013 0 -- 69 --
2014 ** Count not reported (<5) 77 --
2015 ** Count not reported (<5) 86 --
2016 0 -- 90 --
2017 ** Count not reported (<5) 99 --
Number of Heroin Overdose Deaths, Alaska HAVRS
2013 0 -- 24 --
2014 0 -- 25 --
2015 ** Count not reported (<5) 37 --
2016 0 -- 46 --
2017 0 -- 34 --
Number of Overdose Deaths Involving Natural, Semi-Synthetic, and Synthetic Opioids, Excluding Heroin, Alaska HAVRS
2013 0 -- 50 --
2014 ** Count not reported (<5) 55 --
2015 ** Count not reported (<5) 67 --
2016 0 -- 57 --
2017 ** Count not reported (<5) 76 --
Number of Methadone Overdose Deaths, Alaska HAVRS
2013 0 -- 8 --
2014 0 -- 12 --
2015 0 -- 10 --
2016 0 -- 13 --
2017 0 -- 8 --
Number of Overdose Deaths Involving Synthetic Opioids (Excluding Methadone), Alaska HAVRS
2013 0 -- 12 --
2014 ** Count not reported (<5) 14 --
2015 0 Count not reported (<5) 14 --
2016 0 -- 8 --
2017 0 -- 37 --
Number of Benzodiazepine Overdose Deaths, Alaska HAVRS
2013 0 -- 27 --
2014 0 -- 25 --
2015 0 -- 19 --
2016 0 -- 24 --
2017 0 -- 30 --
Number of Meth Overdose Deaths, Alaska HAVRS
2013 0 -- 17 --
2014 0 -- 27 --
2015 0 -- 24 --
2016 0 -- 47 --
2017 ** Count not reported (<5) 58 --
Number of Cocaine Overdose Deaths, Alaska HAVRS
2013 0 -- 13 --
2014 0 -- 11 --
2015 0 -- 8 --
2016 0 -- 14 --
2017 0 -- 17 --

Health Analytics and Vital Records Section (HAVRS) Mortality Data - Rates

Aleutians and Pribilofs Statewide
Counts Data Notes Counts Data Notes
Age-Adjusted Rate of Alcohol-Induced Deaths per 100,000 persons, Alaska HAVRS
2009-2013 18.4 6 Statistically unreliable (count <20) 17.5 649 --
2010-2014 17.9 6 Statistically unreliable (count <20) 16.7 639 --
2011-2015 18.6 6 Statistically unreliable (count <20) 17.5 677 --
2012-2016 21.3 9 Statistically unreliable (count <20) 18.7 730 --
2013-2017 20.4 7 Statistically unreliable (count <20) 19.5 764 --
Age-Adjusted Rate of Opioid Overdose Deaths per 100,000 persons, Alaska HAVRS
2009-2013 ** 4 Rate not reported (count <6) 9.9 365 --
2010-2014 ** 5 Rate not reported (count <6) 9.6 354 --
2011-2015 ** 5 Rate not reported (count <6) 10.1 379 --
2012-2016 ** 5 Rate not reported (count <6) 10.8 403 --
2013-2017 ** 3 Rate not reported (count <6) 11.3 421 --
Age-Adjusted Rate of Heroin Overdose Deaths per 100,000 persons, Alaska HAVRS
2009-2013 0.0 0 -- 1.8 70 --
2010-2014 0.0 0 -- 2.3 88 --
2011-2015 ** ** Rate not reported (count <6). Count suppressed for confidentiality. 3.2 121 --
2012-2016 ** 1 Rate not reported (count <6) 4.1 155 --
2013-2017 ** ** Rate not reported (count <6). Count suppressed for confidentiality. 4.4 166 --
Age-Adjusted Rate of Overdose Deaths Involving Natural, Semi-Synthetic, and Synthetic Opioids, Excluding Heroin per 100,000 persons, Alaska HAVRS
2009-2013 ** 4 Rate not reported (count <6) 8.0 292 --
2010-2014 ** 5 Rate not reported (count <6) 7.3 268 --
2011-2015 ** 5 Rate not reported (count <6) 7.4 277 --
2012-2016 ** 5 Rate not reported (count <6) 7.6 282 --
2013-2017 ** 3 Rate not reported (count <6) 8.2 305 --
Age-Adjusted Rate of Methadone Overdose Deaths per 100,000 persons, Alaska HAVRS
2009-2013 0.0 0 -- 2.2 80 --
2010-2014 0.0 0 -- 1.9 71 --
2011-2015 0.0 0 -- 1.5 57 --
2012-2016 0.0 0 -- 1.4 53 --
2013-2017 0.0 0 -- 1.3 51 --
Age-Adjusted Rate of Overdose Deaths Involving Synthetic Opioids (Excluding Methadone) per 100,000 persons, Alaska HAVRS
2009-2013 0.0 0 -- 1.5 57 --
2010-2014 ** ** Rate not reported (count <6). Count suppressed for confidentiality. 1.3 49 --
2011-2015 ** 1 Rate not reported (count <6) 1.4 53 --
2012-2016 ** 1 Rate not reported (count <6) 1.5 56 --
2013-2017 ** ** Rate not reported (count <6). Count suppressed for confidentiality. 2.2 85 --
Age-Adjusted Rate of Benzodiazepine Overdose Deaths per 100,000 persons, Alaska HAVRS
2009-2013 ** 2 Rate not reported (count <6) 4.3 152 --
2010-2014 ** 2 Rate not reported (count <6) 3.7 133 --
2011-2015 ** 1 Rate not reported (count <6) 3.3 123 --
2012-2016 ** ** Rate not reported (count <6). Count suppressed for confidentiality. 3.3 119 --
2013-2017 0.0 0 -- 3.4 125 --
Age-Adjusted Rate of Meth Overdose Deaths per 100,000 persons, Alaska HAVRS
2009-2013 ** 1 Rate not reported (count <6) 1.8 64 --
2010-2014 ** ** Rate not reported (count <6). Count suppressed for confidentiality. 2.2 81 --
2011-2015 ** 1 Rate not reported (count <6) 2.8 102 --
2012-2016 ** ** Rate not reported (count <6). Count suppressed for confidentiality. 3.6 134 --
2013-2017 ** ** Rate not reported (count <6). Count suppressed for confidentiality. 4.7 173 --
Age-Adjusted Rate of Cocaine Overdose Deaths per 100,000 persons, Alaska HAVRS
2009-2013 ** 2 Rate not reported (count <6) 2.2 86 --
2010-2014 ** 2 Rate not reported (count <6) 1.9 74 --
2011-2015 ** 1 Rate not reported (count <6) 1.7 67 --
2012-2016 ** 1 Rate not reported (count <6). 1.7 68 --
2013-2017 0.0 0 Rate not reported (count <6) 1.6 63 --

Alaska Violent Death Reporting System (AKVDRS)

Aleutians and Pribilofs Statewide
Data Notes Data Notes
Number of Overdose Deaths in Which the Decedent Tested Positive for MDMA (Ecstasy), AKVDRS
2010 -- -- 2 --
2011 -- -- 0 --
2012 -- -- 0 --
2013 -- -- 3 --
2014 -- -- 0 --
2015 -- -- 0 --
2016 -- -- 0 --
Number of Overdose Deaths in Which the Decedent Tested Positive for Marijuana, AKVDRS
2011 0 -- 26 --
2012 ** Count not reported (<5) 19 --
2013 0 -- 19 --
2014 0 -- 18 --
2015 0 -- 36 --
2016 0 -- 33 --
Number of Overdose Deaths in Which the Decedent Tested Positive for Spice, AKVDRS
2010 -- -- 0 --
2011 -- -- 0 --
2012 -- -- 0 --
2013 -- -- 1 --
2014 -- -- 1 --
2015 -- -- 3 --
2016 -- -- 0 --