Top Five Leading Causes of Death By Age Group, Alaska

1992-1994
  Rank Deaths Age-Specific
Rate
Age Group Cause of Death (ICD Codes) 1 79 45.7
00-04 Conditions Originating in the Perinatal Period (760-771.2,771.4-779)
SIDS (798.0) 2 69 39.9
Congenital Malformations (740-759) 3 62 35.8
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869,E880-E929) 3 62 35.8
Diseases of the Heart (390-398,402,404,410-429) 5 12 6.9*
TOTAL DEATHS   348 201.1
05-14 Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869,E880-E929) 1 56 17.5
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 5 **
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 3 4 **
Assault (Homicide) (E960-E969) 4 3 **
Diseases of the Heart (390-398,402,404,410-429) 4 3 **
TOTAL DEATHS   91 28.5
15-24 Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869,E880-E929) 1 162 69.7
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 2 116 49.9
Assault (Homicide) (E960-E969) 3 40 17.2
Diseases of the Heart (390-398,402,404,410-429) 4 5 **
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 4 5 **
TOTAL DEATHS   358 154.1
25-34 Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869,E880-E929) 1 247 75.1
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 2 109 33.1
Assault (Homicide) (E960-E969) 3 39 11.9
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Disease (042-044) 4 28 8.5
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 5 27 8.2
TOTAL DEATHS   547 166.3
35-44 Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869,E880-E929) 1 192 54.7
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 102 29.1
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 3 97 27.6
Diseases of the Heart (390-398,402,404,410-429) 4 69 19.7
Assault (Homicide) (E960-E969) 5 43 12.3
TOTAL DEATHS   686 195.5
45-54 Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 1 204 100.5
Diseases of the Heart (390-398,402,404,410-429) 2 157 77.3
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869,E880-E929) 3 113 55.7
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 4 51 25.1
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (571) 5 32 15.8
TOTAL DEATHS   728 358.6
55-64 Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 1 395 407.5
Diseases of the Heart (390-398,402,404,410-429) 2 284 293.0
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869,E880-E929) 3 53 54.7
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (571) 4 44 45.4
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494,496) 5 42 43.3
TOTAL DEATHS   1063 1096.5
65-74 Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 1 477 865.3
Diseases of the Heart (390-398,402,404,410-429) 2 414 751.0
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494,496) 3 110 199.6
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434,436-438) 4 89 161.5
Diabetes (250) 5 38 68.9
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869,E880-E929) 5 38 68.9
TOTAL DEATHS   1448 2626.8
75-84 Diseases of the Heart (390-398,402,404,410-429) 1 371 1809.6
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 332 1619.4
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434,436-438) 3 89 434.1
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494,496) 3 89 434.1
Diabetes (250) 5 42 204.9
TOTAL DEATHS   1227 5984.8
85+ Diseases of the Heart (390-398,402,404,410-429) 1 218 4923.2
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 98 2213.2
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434,436-438) 3 74 1671.2
Influenza and Pneumonia (480-487) 4 37 835.6
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494,496) 5 26 587.2
TOTAL DEATHS   688 15537.5
* 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: 10/27/11