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Alaska

State or CountyTotal PopulationPediatric AsthmaAdult AsthmaCOPDLung Cancer
Alaska 738,432 15,793 51,605 22,013 413
Aleutians East Borough 3,341 25 283 115 2
Aleutians West Census Area 5,702 55 468 187 3
Anchorage Municipality 298,695 6,271 21,084 8,706 166
Bethel Census Area 17,946 549 1,077 429 10
Bristol Bay Borough 892 14 67 31 1
Denali Borough 1,919 30 145 64 1
Dillingham Census Area 4,997 133 319 136 3
Fairbanks North Star Borough 99,631 2,045 7,139 2,756 56
Haines Borough 2,534 41 186 103 1
Hoonah-Angoon Census Area 2,133 36 155 85 1
Juneau City and Borough 32,756 612 2,372 1,060 18
Kenai Peninsula Borough 58,059 1,131 4,123 2,057 32
Ketchikan Gateway Borough 13,709 260 982 471 8
Kodiak Island Borough 13,889 310 956 403 8
Kusilvak Census Area 8,119 284 451 169 5
Lake and Peninsula Borough 1,563 38 104 44 1
Matanuska-Susitna Borough 101,095 2,326 6,857 3,008 57
Nome Census Area 9,846 292 601 242 6
North Slope Borough 9,687 215 662 266 6
Northwest Arctic Borough 7,752 235 468 186 4
Petersburg Census Area 3,177 61 227 111 2
Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area 6,341 130 441 214 4
Sitka City and Borough 8,863 169 638 302 5
Skagway Municipality 1,057 12 85 36 1
Southeast Fairbanks Census Area 6,839 148 470 224 4
Valdez-Cordova Census Area 9,362 190 654 306 5
Wrangell City and Borough 2,382 41 173 96 1
Yakutat City and Borough 613 10 45 22 0
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 5,533 129 371 183 3

*DISCLAIMER: The numbers in this publication reflect the estimated prevalence and incidence of lung disease, and not the actual number. These estimates are based on state or national incidence and prevalence estimates applied to the age-specific population of each county; no adjustments are made for any other factors that may affect the actual local prevalence. When citing this information, please be careful to ensure that the nature and limitations of these estimates are understood.

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