Top Five Leading Causes of Death By Age Group, Alaska

1991-1993
  Rank Deaths Age-Specific
Rate
Age Group Cause of Death (ICD Codes) 1 83 48.0
00-04 Conditions Originating in the Perinatal Period (760-771.2,771.4-779)
SIDS (798.0) 2 74 42.8
Congenital Malformations (740-759) 3 60 34.7
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869,E880-E929) 4 59 34.1
Influenza and Pneumonia (480-487) 5 15 8.7*
TOTAL DEATHS   368 212.9
05-14 Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869,E880-E929) 1 57 18.4
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 8 2.6*
Assault (Homicide) (E960-E969) 3 5 **
Congenital Malformations (740-759) 4 4 **
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434,436-438) 5 2 **
Diseases of the Heart (390-398,402,404,410-429) 5 2 **
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 5 2 **
TOTAL DEATHS   96 31.0
15-24 Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869,E880-E929) 1 172 73.5
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 2 112 47.8
Assault (Homicide) (E960-E969) 3 36 15.4
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 4 8 3.4*
Diseases of the Heart (390-398,402,404,410-429) 5 4 **
TOTAL DEATHS   362 154.6
25-34 Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869,E880-E929) 1 266 79.3
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 2 103 30.7
Assault (Homicide) (E960-E969) 3 43 12.8
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Disease (042-044) 4 30 8.9
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 5 26 7.8
TOTAL DEATHS   570 170.0
35-44 Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869,E880-E929) 1 184 53.8
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 104 30.4
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 3 87 25.4
Diseases of the Heart (390-398,402,404,410-429) 4 67 19.6
Assault (Homicide) (E960-E969) 5 40 11.7
TOTAL DEATHS   652 190.6
45-54 Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 1 183 97.1
Diseases of the Heart (390-398,402,404,410-429) 2 150 79.6
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869,E880-E929) 3 109 57.8
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 4 38 20.2
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (571) 5 31 16.4
TOTAL DEATHS   671 356.0
55-64 Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 1 395 419.5
Diseases of the Heart (390-398,402,404,410-429) 2 286 303.8
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869,E880-E929) 3 60 63.7
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (571) 4 46 48.9
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494,496) 5 44 46.7
TOTAL DEATHS   1065 1131.2
65-74 Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 1 447 851.3
Diseases of the Heart (390-398,402,404,410-429) 2 409 779.0
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494,496) 3 105 200.0
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434,436-438) 4 75 142.8
Diabetes (250) 5 45 85.7
TOTAL DEATHS   1349 2569.3
75-84 Diseases of the Heart (390-398,402,404,410-429) 1 352 1837.4
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 315 1644.3
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434,436-438) 3 83 433.3
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494,496) 4 80 417.6
Diabetes (250) 5 48 250.6
TOTAL DEATHS   1186 6190.9
85+ Diseases of the Heart (390-398,402,404,410-429) 1 191 4600.2
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 91 2191.7
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434,436-438) 3 65 1565.5
Influenza and Pneumonia (480-487) 4 38 915.2
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494,496) 5 29 698.5
TOTAL DEATHS   606 14595.4
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
**Rates based on fewer than 6 occurrences are not reported.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 10/27/11