Top Five Leading Causes of Death By Age Group, Alaska

1993-1995
  Rank Deaths Age-Specific
Rate
Age Group Cause of Death (ICD Codes) 1 84 49.5
00-04 Conditions Originating in the Perinatal Period (760-771.2,771.4-779)
SIDS (798.0) 2 71 41.9
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869,E880-E929) 3 65 38.3
Congenital Malformations (740-759) 4 47 27.7
Diseases of the Heart (390-398,402,404,410-429) 5 11 6.5*
TOTAL DEATHS   331 195.2
05-14 Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869,E880-E929) 1 63 19.4
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 2 5 **
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 5 **
Assault (Homicide) (E960-E969) 4 3 **
Diseases of the Heart (390-398,402,404,410-429) 4 3 **
TOTAL DEATHS   99 30.4
15-24 Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869,E880-E929) 1 129 56.3
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 2 110 48.0
Assault (Homicide) (E960-E969) 3 39 17.0
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 4 8 3.5*
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434,436-438) 5 5 **
TOTAL DEATHS   324 141.4
25-34 Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869,E880-E929) 1 227 71.3
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 2 110 34.5
Assault (Homicide) (E960-E969) 3 43 13.5
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 4 36 11.3
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Disease (042-044) 5 31 9.7
TOTAL DEATHS   533 167.4
35-44 Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869,E880-E929) 1 201 56.4
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 108 30.3
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 3 100 28.1
Diseases of the Heart (390-398,402,404,410-429) 4 72 20.2
Assault (Homicide) (E960-E969) 5 47 13.2
TOTAL DEATHS   723 202.9
45-54 Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 1 218 100.7
Diseases of the Heart (390-398,402,404,410-429) 2 156 72.1
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869,E880-E929) 3 115 53.1
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 4 47 21.7
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (571) 5 42 19.4
TOTAL DEATHS   775 358.0
55-64 Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 1 384 384.4
Diseases of the Heart (390-398,402,404,410-429) 2 279 279.3
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869,E880-E929) 3 61 61.1
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494,496) 4 46 46.0
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434,436-438) 5 44 44.0
TOTAL DEATHS   1066 1067.0
65-74 Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 1 498 867.3
Diseases of the Heart (390-398,402,404,410-429) 2 410 714.1
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494,496) 3 103 179.4
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434,436-438) 4 80 139.3
Diabetes (250) 5 48 83.6
TOTAL DEATHS   1482 2581.1
75-84 Diseases of the Heart (390-398,402,404,410-429) 1 384 1750.5
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 354 1613.7
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434,436-438) 3 109 496.9
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494,496) 4 103 469.5
Diabetes (250) 5 50 227.9
TOTAL DEATHS   1346 6135.8
85+ Diseases of the Heart (390-398,402,404,410-429) 1 246 5173.5
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434,436-438) 2 101 2124.1
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 3 90 1892.7
Influenza and Pneumonia (480-487) 4 38 799.2
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494,496) 5 27 567.8
TOTAL DEATHS   755 15878
* 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