Top Ten Leading Causes of Death1 for Alaska

2009
  Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
All Residents Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 891 128.7 184.0
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 710 102.6 155.9
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 339 49.0 54.0
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 195 28.2 49.2
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 162 23.4 40.6
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 6 140 20.2 20.2
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 7 94 13.6 14.2
Diabetes (E10-E14) 8 84 12.1 18.1
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 9 67 9.7 20.4
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 10 51 7.4 12.1
TOTAL DEATHS   3611 521.2 758.4
Females Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 401 118.3 162.9
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 271 79.9 121.4
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 112 33.0 37.5
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 98 28.9 49.1
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 88 26.0 41.2
Diabetes (E10-E14) 6 44 13.0 19.5
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 7 43 12.7 13.2
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 8 40 11.8 21.2
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 9 32 9.4 9.4
Nephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome and Nephrosis (N00-N07, N17-N19, N25-N27) 10 29 8.6 13.4
TOTAL DEATHS   1599 471.6 669.7
Males Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 489 138.4 207.4
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 438 124.0 191.6
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 226 64.0 69.1
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 108 30.6 30.8
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 97 27.5 47.6
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 6 74 21.0 38.9
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 7 51 14.4 15.0
Diabetes (E10-E14) 8 40 11.3 15.8
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 9 27 7.6 18.2
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 9 27 7.6 14.9
TOTAL DEATHS   2006 567.9 843.9
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
3 Crude Rates are per 100,000 population.
4 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
**Rates based on fewer than 10 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Top Ten Leading Causes of Death1 for Alaska

2008
  Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
All Residents Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 856 125.5 180.9
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 626 91.8 146.8
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 331 48.5 54.7
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 182 26.7 44.9
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 170 24.9 43.7
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 6 167 24.5 24.7
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 93 13.6 22.3
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 8 79 11.6 25.4
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 9 59 8.7 9.3
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 10 51 7.5 12.7
TOTAL DEATHS   3497 512.8 760.2
Females Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 391 117.1 157.0
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 255 76.4 116.0
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 3 89 26.7 42.7
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 86 25.8 39.0
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 5 79 23.7 28.4
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 6 58 17.4 31.7
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 45 13.5 20.3
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 8 34 10.2 9.6
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 9 29 8.7 12.6
Nephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome and Nephrosis (N00-N07, N17-N19, N25-N27) 10 27 8.1 13.1
TOTAL DEATHS   1515 453.9 650.0
Males Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 465 133.5 208.5
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 371 106.5 179.6
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 252 72.4 80.4
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 133 38.2 39.8
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 96 27.6 52.8
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 6 81 23.3 44.7
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 48 13.8 24.6
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 8 33 9.5 10.2
Nephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome and Nephrosis (N00-N07, N17-N19, N25-N27) 9 23 6.6 13.6
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 10 22 6.3 13.6
TOTAL DEATHS   1982 569.2 871.1
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
3 Crude Rates are per 100,000 population.
4 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
**Rates based on fewer than 10 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Top Ten Leading Causes of Death1 for Alaska

2007
  Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
All Residents Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 837 123.8 183.6
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 609 90.1 150.8
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 355 52.5 57.1
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 173 25.6 45.1
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 156 23.1 45.2
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 6 149 22.0 23.1
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 104 15.4 23.6
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 8 70 10.4 11.6
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 9 65 9.6 21.6
Assault (Homicide) (X85-Y09, Y87.1) 10 50 7.4 7.3
TOTAL DEATHS   3469 512.8 776.4
Females Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 383 115.9 162.6
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 249 75.4 123.8
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 105 31.8 36.6
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 88 26.6 43.0
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 77 23.3 40.5
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 6 49 14.8 28.0
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 44 13.3 17.3
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 8 32 9.7 10.7
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 9 27 8.2 8.3
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 10 25 7.6 12.5
TOTAL DEATHS   1504 455.3 670.0
Males Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 453 131.0 208.3
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 360 104.1 175.9
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 250 72.3 75.9
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 122 35.3 38.3
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 85 24.6 48.3
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 6 79 22.9 49.6
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 60 17.4 31.7
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 8 38 11.0 12.4
Assault (Homicide) (X85-Y09, Y87.1) 9 37 10.7 10.3
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 10 21 6.1 13.0
TOTAL DEATHS   1961 567.2 881.4
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
3 Crude Rates are per 100,000 population.
4 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
**Rates based on fewer than 10 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Top Ten Leading Causes of Death1 for Alaska

2006
  Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
All Residents Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 781 116.4 177.6
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 631 94.0 165.9
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 313 46.6 52.3
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 174 25.9 47.0
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 139 20.7 37.5
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 6 132 19.7 20.0
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 109 16.2 26.0
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 8 73 10.9 25.4
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 9 49 7.3 13.6
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 10 44 6.6 6.9
Nephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome and Nephrosis (N00-N07, N17-N19, N25-N27) 10 44 6.6 12.8
TOTAL DEATHS   3353 499.6 785.8
Females Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 377 115.2 168.4
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 261 79.8 134.1
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 3 96 29.3 49.7
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 82 25.1 41.8
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 4 82 25.1 28.6
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 6 45 13.8 26.7
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 42 12.8 19.9
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 8 29 8.9 8.6
Nephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome and Nephrosis (N00-N07, N17-N19, N25-N27) 9 28 8.6 14.7
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 10 25 7.6 8.4
TOTAL DEATHS   1481 452.6 687.7
Males Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 404 117.5 189.1
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 370 107.6 199.2
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 231 67.2 76.1
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 103 29.9 31.9
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 78 22.7 42.4
Diabetes (E10-E14) 6 67 19.5 33.2
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 7 57 16.6 33.3
Assault (Homicide) (X85-Y09, Y87.1) 8 36 10.5 10.5
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 9 28 8.1 23.3
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 9 28 8.1 20.0
TOTAL DEATHS   1872 544.3 890.0
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
3 Crude Rates are per 100,000 population.
4 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
**Rates based on fewer than 10 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Top Ten Leading Causes of Death1 for Alaska

2005
  Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
All Residents Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 723 108.8 169.5
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 615 92.6 161.5
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 311 46.8 50.6
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 176 26.5 53.1
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 155 23.3 42.0
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 6 127 19.1 19.5
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 93 14.0 22.6
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 8 60 9.0 21.2
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 9 50 7.5 8.8
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 10 42 6.3 12.1
TOTAL DEATHS   3168 476.7 759.1
Females Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 323 99.9 145.1
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 230 71.1 120.5
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 3 95 29.4 51.7
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 4 92 28.4 30.5
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 79 24.4 39.1
Diabetes (E10-E14) 6 44 13.6 21.9
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 7 43 13.3 26.2
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 8 27 8.3 8.5
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 9 23 7.1 7.8
Nephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome and Nephrosis (N00-N07, N17-N19, N25-N27) 10 20 6.2 10.1
TOTAL DEATHS   1364 421.7 643.2
Males Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 400 117.3 201.1
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 385 112.9 205.8
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 219 64.2 70.1
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 100 29.3 30.4
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 81 23.8 55.3
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 6 76 22.3 47.3
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 49 14.4 22.4
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 8 27 7.9 9.9
Assault (Homicide) (X85-Y09, Y87.1) 9 24 7.0 6.7
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 9 24 7.0 17.4
TOTAL DEATHS   1802 528.6 883.9
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
3 Crude Rates are per 100,000 population.
4 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
**Rates based on fewer than 10 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Top Ten Leading Causes of Death1 for Alaska

2004
  Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
All Residents Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 723 110.0 184.1
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 581 88.4 155.6
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 319 48.5 55.0
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 173 26.3 52.3
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 5 154 23.4 23.3
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 6 138 21.0 39.5
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 94 14.3 22.5
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 8 48 7.3 17.5
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 9 46 7.0 8.0
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 10 42 6.4 14.5
TOTAL DEATHS   3052 464.2 749.5
Females Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 312 97.6 151.7
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 222 69.5 119.4
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 3 92 28.8 52.3
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 4 84 26.3 30.2
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 70 21.9 36.2
Diabetes (E10-E14) 6 39 12.2 19.1
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 7 37 11.6 11.3
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 8 35 11.0 21.9
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 9 24 7.5 14.4
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 10 19 5.9* 6.3*
TOTAL DEATHS   1290 403.7 632.6
Males Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 411 121.6 223.1
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 359 106.2 193.5
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 235 69.5 79.5
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 117 34.6 34.7
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 81 24.0 50.4
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 6 68 20.1 45.3
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 55 16.3 26.7
Assault (Homicide) (X85-Y09, Y87.1) 8 31 9.2 9.0
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 9 27 8.0 10.0
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 10 18 5.3* 14.6*
TOTAL DEATHS   1762 521.4 871.4
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
3 Crude Rates are per 100,000 population.
4 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
**Rates based on fewer than 10 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Top Ten Leading Causes of Death1 for Alaska

2003
  Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
All Residents Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 732 113.0 187.9
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 675 104.2 194.7
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 320 49.4 55.3
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 182 28.1 60.0
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 148 22.8 46.6
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 6 123 19.0 20.5
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 102 15.7 27.5
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 8 59 9.1 20.2
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 9 58 9.0 10.6
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 10 56 8.6 22.1
TOTAL DEATHS   3185 491.6 834.7
Females Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 322 102.4 157.8
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 268 85.2 152.7
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 3 107 34.0 63.4
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 4 99 31.5 34.6
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 70 22.3 39.7
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 6 44 14.0 29.4
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 38 12.1 20.2
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 8 35 11.1 20.0
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 9 25 8.0 7.6
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 10 20 6.4 6.7
TOTAL DEATHS   1381 439.2 715.4
Males Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 410 122.9 227.5
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 407 122.0 245.2
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 221 66.3 76.2
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 98 29.4 33.9
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 78 23.4 57.1
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 6 75 22.5 53.2
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 64 19.2 35.1
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 8 38 11.4 14.5
Assault (Homicide) (X85-Y09, Y87.1) 9 30 9.0 8.7
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 10 24 7.2 21.5
TOTAL DEATHS   1804 541.0 960.9
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
3 Crude Rates are per 100,000 population.
4 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
**Rates based on fewer than 10 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Top Ten Leading Causes of Death1 for Alaska

2002
  Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
All Residents Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 712 111.1 189.6
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 586 91.5 172.9
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 345 53.9 59.2
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 157 24.5 55.4
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 140 21.9 47.0
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 6 131 20.4 20.9
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 84 13.1 21.4
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 8 61 9.5 25.4
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 9 55 8.6 9.5
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 10 50 7.8 18.7
TOTAL DEATHS   3037 474.1 801.4
Females Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 316 101.7 158.2
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 207 66.6 123.2
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 92 29.6 34.6
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 87 28.0 55.7
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 72 23.2 43.2
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 6 42 13.5 29.3
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 35 11.3 18.6
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 7 35 11.3 10.9
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 9 29 9.3 18.5
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 10 22 7.1 8.0
TOTAL DEATHS   1274 410.1 668.6
Males Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 396 120.0 230.0
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 379 114.9 228.4
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 253 76.7 81.6
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 96 29.1 30.9
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 70 21.2 52.2
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 6 68 20.6 52.9
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 49 14.8 24.9
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 8 33 10.0 10.7
Assault (Homicide) (X85-Y09, Y87.1) 9 22 6.7 6.1
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 10 21 6.4 18.8
TOTAL DEATHS   1763 534.3 939.8
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
3 Crude Rates are per 100,000 population.
4 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
**Rates based on fewer than 10 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Top Ten Leading Causes of Death1 for Alaska

2001
  Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
All Residents Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 680 107.6 192.2
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 660 104.4 207.5
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 348 55.0 61.1
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 161 25.5 59.2
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 148 23.4 50.5
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 6 103 16.3 16.5
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 82 13.0 23.1
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 8 56 8.9 10.7
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 9 45 7.1 19.3
Assault (Homicide) (X85-Y09, Y87.1) 10 39 6.2 5.8
TOTAL DEATHS   2991 473.1 839.4
Females Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 309 100.9 164.6
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 252 82.3 155.8
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 99 32.3 35.5
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 92 30.0 58.7
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 77 25.1 45.7
Diabetes (E10-E14) 6 40 13.1 24.0
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 7 31 10.1 22.6
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 8 26 8.5 9.2
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 9 21 6.9 7.2
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 10 19 6.2* 12.6*
TOTAL DEATHS   1270 414.8 700.9
Males Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 1 408 125.2 271.9
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 2 371 113.8 229.0
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 249 76.4 87.5
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 82 25.2 25.3
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 71 21.8 61.3
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 6 69 21.2 60.0
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 42 12.9 20.7
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 8 30 9.2 13.1
Assault (Homicide) (X85-Y09, Y87.1) 9 26 8.0 7.6
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 10 17 5.2* 14.2*
TOTAL DEATHS   1721 527.9 1004.3
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
3 Crude Rates are per 100,000 population.
4 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
**Rates based on fewer than 10 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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Top Ten Leading Causes of Death1 for Alaska

2000
  Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
All Residents Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 708 112.9 209.6
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 609 97.1 213.1
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 340 54.2 63.9
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 169 27.0 65.6
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 5 135 21.5 21.1
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 6 132 21.1 47.6
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 86 13.7 26.7
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 8 47 7.5 21.5
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 8 47 7.5 16.5
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 10 45 7.2 9.6
TOTAL DEATHS   2922 466.1 871.8
Females Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 334 110.3 184.3
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 258 85.2 177.7
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 93 30.7 36.2
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 92 30.4 63.0
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 59 19.5 38.5
Diabetes (E10-E14) 6 40 13.2 23.6
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 7 33 10.9 26.0
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 8 24 7.9 7.6
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 9 23 7.6 9.4
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 9 23 7.6 14.6
TOTAL DEATHS   1236 408.2 734.0
Males Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 374 115.4 245.8
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 351 108.3 253.3
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 247 76.2 93.2
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 111 34.2 33.9
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 77 23.8 69.3
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 6 73 22.5 61.4
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 46 14.2 31.1
Assault (Homicide) (X85-Y09, Y87.1) 8 30 9.3 8.8
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 9 24 7.4 19.7
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 10 22 6.8 10.3
Nephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome and Nephrosis (N00-N07, N17-N19, N25-N27) 10 22 6.8 19.3
TOTAL DEATHS   1686 520.2 1032.2
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
3 Crude Rates are per 100,000 population.
4 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
**Rates based on fewer than 10 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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Top Ten Leading Causes of Death1 for Alaska

1999
  Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
All Residents Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 622 100.0 192.5
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 561 90.2 206.7
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 295 47.4 57.5
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 172 27.7 75.4
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 145 23.3 58.6
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 6 96 15.4 17.3
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 66 10.6 24.8
Assault (Homicide) (X85-Y09, Y87.1) 8 51 8.2 8.2
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 9 45 7.2 21.2
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 10 43 6.9 9.3
TOTAL DEATHS   2698 433.8 873.1
Females Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 294 98.6 173.0
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 235 78.8 179.1
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 3 97 32.5 80.0
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 4 70 23.5 29.4
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 68 22.8 52.6
Diabetes (E10-E14) 6 42 14.1 30.3
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 7 26 8.7 23.3
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 8 22 7.4 8.3
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 9 18 6.0* 7.8*
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 10 16 5.4* 15.6*
Nephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome and Nephrosis (N00-N07, N17-N19, N25-N27) 10 16 5.4* 13.0*
TOTAL DEATHS   1165 390.5 773.2
Males Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 328 101.3 216.9
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 326 100.7 232.2
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 225 69.5 84.6
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 77 23.8 65.1
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 75 23.2 68.5
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 6 74 22.9 26.6
Assault (Homicide) (X85-Y09, Y87.1) 7 36 11.1 11.6
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 8 25 7.7 11.0
Diabetes (E10-E14) 9 24 7.4 18.5
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 10 19 5.9* 17.3*
TOTAL DEATHS   1533 473.6 970.3
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
3 Crude Rates are per 100,000 population.
4 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
**Rates based on fewer than 10 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Top Ten Leading Causes of Death1 for Alaska

1998
  Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
All Residents Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 1 649 105.2 202.3
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 2 559 90.6 219.9
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 3 254 41.2 50.3
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434, 436-438) 4 153 24.8 68.7
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 5 131 21.2 22.7
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 6 111 18.0 43.5
Diabetes (250) 7 65 10.5 23.9
Influenza and Pneumonia (480-487) 8 53 8.6 26.5
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (571) 9 50 8.1 10.5
Assault (Homicide) (E960-E969) 10 47 7.6 7.7
TOTAL DEATHS   2591 419.9 861.1
Females Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 1 296 100.0 178.4
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 2 192 64.9 163.9
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434, 436-438) 3 91 30.8 79.3
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 4 66 22.3 32.8
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 5 59 19.9 41.3
Diabetes (250) 6 35 11.8 25.7
Influenza and Pneumonia (480-487) 7 30 10.1 27.8
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 8 26 8.8 8.9
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (571) 9 20 6.8 8.2
Assault (Homicide) (E960-E969) 10 14 4.7* 5.1*
TOTAL DEATHS   1076 363.6 751.4
Males Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 1 367 114.3 278.0
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 353 109.9 231.1
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 3 188 58.5 65.6
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 4 105 32.7 35.7
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434, 436-438) 5 62 19.3 52.8
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 6 52 16.2 48.1
Assault (Homicide) (E960-E969) 7 33 10.3 9.8
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (571) 8 30 9.3 12.5
Diabetes (250) 8 30 9.3 21.3
Influenza and Pneumonia (480-487) 10 23 7.2 23.7
TOTAL DEATHS   1515 471.7 965.2
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
3 Crude Rates are per 100,000 population.
4 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
**Rates based on fewer than 10 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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Top Ten Leading Causes of Death1 for Alaska

1997
  Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
All Residents Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 1 615 100.9 197.8
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 2 549 90.1 236.8
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 3 266 43.6 49.5
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434, 436-438) 4 131 21.5 64.2
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 5 130 21.3 22.5
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 6 120 19.7 52.5
Diabetes (250) 7 80 13.1 30.5
Assault (Homicide) (E960-E969) 8 55 9.0 9.0
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (571) 9 48 7.9 11.3
Influenza and Pneumonia (480-487) 9 48 7.9 25.9
TOTAL DEATHS   2587 424.3 902.9
Females Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 1 278 95.1 173.5
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 2 218 74.6 202.5
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 3 72 24.6 30.4
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434, 436-438) 4 61 20.9 56.1
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 5 55 18.8 43.7
Diabetes (250) 6 38 13.0 30.9
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 7 27 9.2 9.0
Influenza and Pneumonia (480-487) 8 22 7.5 23.7
Congenital Malformations (740-759) 9 13 4.4* 5.7*
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (571) 10 12 4.1* 5.2*
TOTAL DEATHS   1036 354.4 758.7
Males Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 1 337 106.2 227.3
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 2 331 104.3 263.9
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 3 194 61.1 66.5
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 4 103 32.5 36.0
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434, 436-438) 5 70 22.1 74.7
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 6 65 20.5 64.8
Assault (Homicide) (E960-E969) 7 44 13.9 12.7
Diabetes (250) 8 42 13.2 27.9
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (571) 9 36 11.3 17.6
Influenza and Pneumonia (480-487) 10 26 8.2 27.4
TOTAL DEATHS   1551 488.7 1048.2
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
3 Crude Rates are per 100,000 population.
4 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
**Rates based on fewer than 10 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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Top Ten Leading Causes of Death1 for Alaska

1996
  Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
All Residents Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 1 651 107.6 222.5
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 2 525 86.7 226.9
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 3 324 53.5 63.5
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434, 436-438) 4 141 23.3 72.6
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 5 128 21.1 22.2
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 6 115 19.0 51.7
Diabetes (250) 7 64 10.6 23.5
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (571) 8 55 9.1 11.5
Assault (Homicide) (E960-E969) 9 42 6.9 6.8
Influenza and Pneumonia (480-487) 10 36 5.9 18.1
TOTAL DEATHS   2625 433.7 928.8
Females Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 1 295 101.9 193.7
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 2 211 72.9 188.0
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434, 436-438) 3 89 30.7 79.9
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 4 68 23.5 30.9
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 5 67 23.1 56.0
Diabetes (250) 6 32 11.1 24.1
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 7 24 8.3 8.5
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (571) 8 23 7.9 10.4
Influenza and Pneumonia (480-487) 9 18 6.2* 17.3*
Alzheimer's Disease (331.0) 10 15 5.2* 16.1*
TOTAL DEATHS   1074 370.9 797.5
Males Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 1 356 112.8 258.1
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 2 314 99.5 266.2
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 3 256 81.1 93.4
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 4 104 33.0 35.5
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434, 436-438) 5 52 16.5 63.4
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 6 48 15.2 47.4
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (571) 7 32 10.1 12.2
Diabetes (250) 7 32 10.1 21.8
Assault (Homicide) (E960-E969) 9 28 8.9 8.9
Influenza and Pneumonia (480-487) 10 18 5.7* 19.1*
TOTAL DEATHS   1551 491.4 1056.8
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
3 Crude Rates are per 100,000 population.
4 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
**Rates based on fewer than 10 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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Top Ten Leading Causes of Death1 for Alaska

1995
  Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
All Residents Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 1 572 95.1 203.7
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 2 548 91.1 244.3
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 3 330 54.9 63.1
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434, 436-438) 4 147 24.4 83.2
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 5 122 20.3 20.7
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 6 108 18.0 46.8
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (571) 7 61 10.1 13.5
Assault (Homicide) (E960-E969) 8 59 9.8 10.0
Influenza and Pneumonia (480-487) 9 55 9.1 25.9
Diabetes (250) 10 54 9.0 23.7
TOTAL DEATHS   2570 427.2 929.2
Females Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 1 250 87.0 173.2
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 2 189 65.8 175.4
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434, 436-438) 3 91 31.7 95.5
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 4 78 27.2 35.3
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 5 40 13.9 33.5
Diabetes (250) 6 27 9.4 21.6
Influenza and Pneumonia (480-487) 7 26 9.1 23.7
Assault (Homicide) (E960-E969) 8 23 8.0 8.8
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (571) 9 21 7.3 10.1
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 10 20 7.0 7.7
TOTAL DEATHS   992 345.3 761.5
Males Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 1 359 114.2 324.5
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 322 102.4 238.5
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 3 252 80.2 87.8
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 4 102 32.5 31.8
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 5 68 21.6 63.1
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434, 436-438) 6 56 17.8 63.6
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (571) 7 40 12.7 16.6
Assault (Homicide) (E960-E969) 8 36 11.5 10.8
Influenza and Pneumonia (480-487) 9 29 9.2 28.1
Diabetes (250) 10 27 8.6 26.5
TOTAL DEATHS   1578 502.0 1101.4
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
3 Crude Rates are per 100,000 population.
4 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
**Rates based on fewer than 10 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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Top Ten Leading Causes of Death1 for Alaska

1994
  Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
All Residents Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 1 566 94.2 213.6
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 2 534 88.9 247.9
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 3 319 53.1 61.6
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 4 148 24.6 25.2
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434, 436-438) 5 122 20.3 65.7
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 6 97 16.1 44.2
Influenza and Pneumonia (480-487) 7 53 8.8 27.9
Diabetes (250) 8 50 8.3 20.1
Assault (Homicide) (E960-E969) 9 46 7.7 7.3
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (571) 10 42 7.0 9.1
TOTAL DEATHS   2465 410.4 934.2
Females Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 1 247 86.3 174.5
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 2 198 69.1 189.2
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 3 75 26.2 33.3
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434, 436-438) 4 72 25.1 71.2
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 5 45 15.7 37.6
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 6 24 8.4 9.2
Influenza and Pneumonia (480-487) 7 22 7.7 22.1
Diabetes (250) 8 20 7.0 15.6
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (571) 9 17 5.9* 6.7*
Nephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome and Nephrosis (580-589) 10 13 4.5* 13.6*
SIDS (798.0) 10 13 4.5* 3.2*
TOTAL DEATHS   970 338.7 770.3
Males Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 1 336 106.9 312.9
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 319 101.5 264.8
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 3 244 77.6 87.9
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 4 124 39.5 39.5
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 5 52 16.5 52.5
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434, 436-438) 6 50 15.9 58.0
Assault (Homicide) (E960-E969) 7 41 13.0 12.6
Influenza and Pneumonia (480-487) 8 31 9.9 34.4
Diabetes (250) 9 30 9.5 26.0
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (571) 10 25 8.0 11.4
TOTAL DEATHS   1495 475.7 1108.6
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
3 Crude Rates are per 100,000 population.
4 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
**Rates based on fewer than 10 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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Top Ten Leading Causes of Death1 for Alaska

2007-2009
  Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
All Residents Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 2584 126.0 182.9
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 1945 94.9 151.2
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 1025 50.0 55.3
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 550 26.8 46.5
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 488 23.8 43.1
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 6 456 22.2 22.7
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 281 13.7 21.3
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 8 223 10.9 11.7
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 9 211 10.3 22.4
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 10 148 7.2 12.5
TOTAL DEATHS   10577 515.6 764.7
Females Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 1175 117.1 161.0
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 775 77.3 120.1
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 296 29.5 34.2
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 272 27.1 43.7
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 254 25.3 41.5
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 6 147 14.7 26.9
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 133 13.3 19.0
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 8 101 10.1 10.8
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 9 93 9.3 9.2
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 10 78 7.8 11.6
Nephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome and Nephrosis (N00-N07, N17-N19, N25-N27) 10 78 7.8 12.5
TOTAL DEATHS   4618 460.3 663.0
Males Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 1407 134.4 208.0
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 1169 111.6 182.8
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 728 69.5 75.1
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 363 34.7 36.2
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 278 26.5 49.6
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 6 234 22.3 44.1
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 148 14.1 23.8
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 8 122 11.7 12.5
Assault (Homicide) (X85-Y09, Y87.1) 9 78 7.4 7.7
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 10 70 6.7 13.8
TOTAL DEATHS   5949 568.1 865.1
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
3 Crude Rates are per 100,000 population.
4 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
**Rates based on fewer than 10 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Top Ten Leading Causes of Death1 for Alaska

2006-2008
  Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
All Residents Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 2474 121.9 180.7
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 1866 92.0 154.2
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 999 49.2 54.6
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 500 24.6 45.2
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 494 24.3 42.5
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 6 448 22.1 22.6
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 306 15.1 23.9
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 8 217 10.7 24.1
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 9 173 8.5 9.3
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 10 146 7.2 13.0
TOTAL DEATHS   10319 508.4 773.6
Females Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 1151 116.1 162.6
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 765 77.2 124.4
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 266 26.8 31.2
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 262 26.4 44.2
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 256 25.8 41.2
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 6 152 15.3 28.9
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 131 13.2 19.2
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 8 90 9.1 8.9
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 9 83 8.4 9.1
Nephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome and Nephrosis (N00-N07, N17-N19, N25-N27) 10 77 7.8 13.0
TOTAL DEATHS   4500 453.9 668.9
Males Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 1322 127.4 202.1
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 1101 106.1 184.4
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 733 70.6 77.3
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 358 34.5 36.6
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 238 22.9 45.5
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 238 22.9 45.0
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 175 16.9 29.7
Assault (Homicide) (X85-Y09, Y87.1) 8 94 9.1 9.0
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 9 90 8.7 9.4
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 10 71 6.8 15.4
TOTAL DEATHS   5815 560.3 879.4
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
3 Crude Rates are per 100,000 population.
4 Age-Adjusted rates are per 100,000 U.S. year 2000 standard population.
* Rates based on fewer than 20 occurrences are statistically unreliable and should be used with caution.
**Rates based on fewer than 10 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Top Ten Leading Causes of Death1 for Alaska

2005-2007
  Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
All Residents Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 2341 116.4 177.0
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 1855 92.2 159.3
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 979 48.7 53.4
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 506 25.2 48.4
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 467 23.2 41.5
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 6 408 20.3 20.9
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 306 15.2 24.1
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 8 198 9.8 22.7
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 9 164 8.2 9.1
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18)