The Alaska Native Epidemiology Center (EpiCenter) produces health reports that provide statewide and regional level data to tribal health organizations and other entities working to improve the health of Alaska Native people.
Additionally, EpiCenter staff author manuscipts on public health topics which are published in peer-reviewed journals to inform others interested in improving Alaska Native health.
This report provides an overview of the health status of Alaska Native people living in Alaska statewide and by tribal health regions. These data can help demonstrate significant health improvements that have been achieved among Alaska Native people. 250 pages.
This report shows detailed information on the leading causes of death among Alaska Native people over time. Statistics are provided by age, gender, and by Tribal health service regions. Further information about life expectancy, years of potential life lost, excess death, and comparisons to U.S. all races mortality can be found in this report. 310 pages.
This 50-year report shows detailed information on cancer incidence and mortality by site, gender, stage, and cancer trends over time among Alaska Native people compared to US whites. Cancer incidence data are also presented by Tribal health regions in Alaska for leading cancers and cancer trends. 186 pages.
This brochure summarizes the information from the full 50 year report. It gives information on the leading cancers, how rates of these cancers vary throughout the state, and how they have changed over time.