Top Five Leading Causes of Death By Age Group, Alaska

2004-2006
  Rank Deaths Age-Specific
Rate
Age Group Cause of Death (ICD Codes) 1 71 47.8
00-04 Conditions Originating in the Perinatal Period (P00-P96)
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59,Y85-Y86) 2 45 30.3
Congenital Malformations (Q00-Q99) 3 43 28.9
SIDS (R95) 4 24 16.2
Assault (Homicide) (X85-Y09,Y87.1) 5 8 5.4*
TOTAL DEATHS   246 165.6
05-14 Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59,Y85-Y86) 1 49 15.8
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84,Y87.0) 2 8 2.6*
Congenital Malformations (Q00-Q99) 3 6 1.9*
Assault (Homicide) (X85-Y09,Y87.1) 4 5 **
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 4 5 **
TOTAL DEATHS   94 30.3
15-24 Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59,Y85-Y86) 1 143 45.5
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84,Y87.0) 2 110 35.0
Assault (Homicide) (X85-Y09,Y87.1) 3 33 10.5
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 4 12 3.8*
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09,I11,I13,I20-I51) 5 9 2.9*
TOTAL DEATHS   379 120.7
25-34 Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59,Y85-Y86) 1 147 55.0
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84,Y87.0) 2 72 26.9
Assault (Homicide) (X85-Y09,Y87.1) 3 30 11.2
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09,I11,I13,I20-I51) 4 20 7.5
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 4 20 7.5
TOTAL DEATHS   363 135.7
35-44 Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59,Y85-Y86) 1 154 49.6
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84,Y87.0) 2 91 29.3
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 3 86 27.7
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09,I11,I13,I20-I51) 4 71 22.9
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70,K73-K74) 5 25 8.1
TOTAL DEATHS   674 217.0
45-54 Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 300 91.0
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09,I11,I13,I20-I51) 2 221 67.1
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59,Y85-Y86) 3 179 54.3
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84,Y87.0) 4 77 23.4
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70,K73-K74) 5 44 13.4
TOTAL DEATHS   1258 381.8
55-64 Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 478 247.6
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09,I11,I13,I20-I51) 2 303 157.0
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59,Y85-Y86) 3 94 48.7
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 75 38.9
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 69 35.7
TOTAL DEATHS   1450 751.1
65-74 Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 613 790.1
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09,I11,I13,I20-I51) 2 363 467.9
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 3 112 144.4
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 85 109.6
Diabetes (E10-E14) 5 71 91.5
TOTAL DEATHS   1654 2131.9
75-84 Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 519 1326.5
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09,I11,I13,I20-I51) 2 474 1211.5
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 3 178 454.9
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 155 396.2
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 5 72 184.0
TOTAL DEATHS   2040 5213.9
85+ Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09,I11,I13,I20-I51) 1 362 3272.5
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 2 192 1735.7
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 3 131 1184.2
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 4 87 786.5
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 59 533.4
TOTAL DEATHS   1415 12791.5
* 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: 01/20/15