Year: 2014 Source: American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research : Journal of the National Center.(1997).7(3):11-33. SIEC No: 20140148

It was found that almost one-half of all Interior Alaska rural fatalities from thirty-six villages are due to unintentional and intentional injury. Drowning, motor vehicle crashes, hypothermia, fire, carbon monoxide poisoning and air transport crashes accounted for over 32% of all deaths; suicide and homicide account for over 15%. Many of these deaths are preventable.

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