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Unformatted text preview: sino Resort in Maricopa Hon­Dah Resort, Casino & Conference Center in Pinetop Lone Butte Casino in Chandler Mazatzal Casino in Payson Paradise Casino in Yuma Payson Lodge in Payson Prescott Resort and Conference Center in Prescott Spirit Mountain Casino in Mohave Valley The Lodge at Cliff Castle in Camp Verde Vee Quiva Casino in Laveen Wildhorse Pass Casino in Chandler. HEALTH Ten Leading Causes of Death Ten Leading Causes of Death The 10 leading causes of death for American Indians & Alaska Natives in US for 2002: Heart disease Cancer Unintentional injuries Diabetes Stroke Chronic liver disease & cirrhosis Chronic lower respiratory disease Suicide Influenza & Pneumonia Homicide Diseases Diseases (All cases are per 100,000, unless otherwise noted & (All cases are per 100,000, unless otherwise noted & age­adjusted where applicable.) Number of gonorrhea cases has steadily increased 91 incidents per 100,000 in 1995 to 142 in 2005. Number of fetal alcohol syndrome births declining, from 1.7 per 1000 live births in 1997 to 0.16 in 2005. Incidences of birth defects (Congenital anomalies) declining from 2.8/100 live births in 1995 to 1.5 in 2005. Levels of diabetes during pregnancy increasing from 55/1,000 live births in 1993 to 82.5 in 2005. Diabetes is highest among Navajo, Hopi, & Pima communities & 4 times higher than general pop estimates in US. Diabetes­related deaths increasing among tribes from 129.3/100,000 in 2000 to 138.9 in 2005. Diabetes Diabetes Breakdown of diabetes deaths in 2005: – – – 205 total, 144 were on the reservation. Reservation Tribes with highest incidents: Navajo, 52 Gila River Indian Community, 17 Pascua Yaqui, 16 San Carlos Apache Tribe, 16 Tohono O’dham, 11 Hopi, 7 White Mountain Apache, 6 – 61 deaths were off­reservation, with 31 in Maricopa County Cirrhosis & Alcoholism Cirrhosis & Alcoholism Cirrhosis­related & chronic liver­related deaths from 61.7 per 100,000 in 2000, to 51.2 per 100,000 in 2005. Alcohol­related deaths: – 1...
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