5 Cervix 130 68 5 Breast 6 Liver 105 55 6 Leukemia

5 cervix 130 68 5 breast 6 liver 105 55 6 leukemia

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Prostate 40 5.4% 5 Cervix 130 6.8% 5 Breast (Female) 37 5.0% 6 Liver 105 5.5% 6 Leukemia 35 4.8% 7 Thyroid 86 4.5% 7 Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma 26 3.5% 8 Uterus 70 3.7% 8 Pancreas 24 3.3% 9 Leukemia 68 3.6% 9 Stomach 21 2.9% 1 0 Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma 55 2.9% 1 0 Nasopharynx 19 2.6% Other Cancer Sites 426 22.3% Other Cancer Sites 162 22.0% All New Cancer Cases 1904 100.0% All Cancer Deaths 736 100.00% Source: DPHSS, Cancer Facts and Figures 2008-2012
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57 Socio-economic Consequences Alcohol-related arrests comprised 19% of all arrests in 2013 (Table 15). Table 15. Alcohol-related arrests, Guam, 2009 to 2013 Year Total Arrests DUI (% of all arrests) Liquor Laws (% of all arrests) Drunkenness (% of all arrests) Alcohol-related arrests, % of arrests 2009 3685 28.93 2.77 4.75 36.45 2010 3002 20.89 2.50 3.36 26.75 2011 2868 17.19 1.15 0 18.34 2012 3477 13.37 2.27 0.03 15.67 2013 3071 11.04 4.07 3.94 19.05 Source: Guam Police Department, Uniform Crime Report, 2013 There were 230 arrests for “Driving under the Influence” (DUI) in 2013. This represents a 17% decrease from the previous year (Table 16). DUI arrests are predominantly among males, consistent with data that show binge drinking occurs primarily among males. Table 16. Arrests for driving under the influence (DUI), Guam, 2009-2013 Year Number of Arrests Percent Change from Previous Year Rate per 1,000 population 2009 927 +47.38 5.82 2010 695 -25.03 4.36 2011 294 -57.70 1.84 2012 278 -5.44 1.74 2013 230 -17.27 1.43 Source: Guam Police Department, Uniform Crime Report, 2013 Alcohol-related offenses accounted for 7.4% of all juvenile arrests in 2013 (Table 17). Table 17. Alcohol-related arrests, juvenile offenders: Guam, 2009 to 2013 Year Total Arrests DUI (n) Liquor Laws (n) Drunkenness (n) Alcohol-related arrests, % of arrests (n) 2009 168 0 4 0 2.4 (4) 2010 320 3 14 0 5.3 (17) 2011 246 1 5 0 2.4 (6) 2012 700 2 47 1 7.4 (50) 2013 550 4 35 2 7.4 (41) Source: Guam Police Department, Uniform Crime Report, 2013 Alcohol use has been implicated in property crime and violent crime including family violence and suicide. Violent crime increased by 42% from 2012 to 2013 while property crimes increased by 2.6% from 2012 to 2013. Both crime categories have been increasing annually over the past 5 years (Table 18). No data regarding the use
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Guam State Epidemiological Profile 58 of alcohol in violent or property crime were reported in the 2013 Uniform Crime Report (UCR). Table 18. Change in violent and property crimes, Guam, 2009 to 2013 Year Violent Crime, number of cases Rate per 1000 Property crime, number of cases Rate per 1000 2009 303 1.90 2670 16.76 2010 368 2.31 2672 16.77 2011 551 3.45 3810 23.87 2012 464 2.90 4417 27.62 2013 660 4.12 4532 28.26 Source: Guam Police Department, Uniform Crime Report, 2013 There were 421 cases of family violence in 2013; of these, 2 cases involved alcohol use. The Guam Department of Public Works Office of Highway Safety reported 82 DUI crashes and 16 traffic fatalities in 2013. Alcohol was a factor in 44% of all traffic- related deaths (Table 19). Table 19. Traffic fatalities and alcohol-related fatalities, Guam, 2009-2013 Year Registered Vehicles DUI Crashes Traffic fatalities (n) Alcohol- related traffic fatalities (n) Alcohol- related fatalities (%) 2009 104,278 103 8 4 50 2010 105,727 143 15 7 47 2011 108,218 120 16 5 31 2012 109,842 87 17 6 35 2013 111,091 82 16 7 44 Source: Department of Public Works Office of Highway Safety, Territory of Guam Highway Safety Plan 2014
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59 MARIJUANA Consumption: Adults TREND AND PREVALENCE In 2013, 13% of Guam adults reported having used marijuana within the past 30 days before the survey. This was unchanged from the previous year, and lower than
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