Top Ten Leading Causes of Death1 for Alaska

2013
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Alaska Crude
Rate2
Alaska Age-Adjusted
Rate3
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 1012 137.4 167.5
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 705 95.7 132.2
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 354 48.1 52.4
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 197 26.8 37.0
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 188 25.5 39.9
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 6 171 23.2 23.4
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 112 15.2 19.6
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 8 82 11.1 11.0
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 9 71 9.6 18.5
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 10 66 9.0 13.9
TOTAL DEATHS   3997 542.8 712.7
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
3 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 6 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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Top Ten Leading Causes of Death1 for Alaska

2012
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Alaska Crude
Rate2
Alaska Age-Adjusted
Rate3
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 923 126.1 163.4
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 706 96.5 134.2
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 366 50.0 53.8
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 189 25.8 40.2
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 187 25.6 41.7
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 6 167 22.8 23.0
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 106 14.5 18.4
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 8 102 13.9 26.7
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 9 89 12.2 12.4
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 10 52 7.1 9.8
TOTAL DEATHS   3917 535.2 722.4
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
3 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 6 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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Top Ten Leading Causes of Death1 for Alaska

2011
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Alaska Crude
Rate2
Alaska Age-Adjusted
Rate3
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 935 129.2 173.9
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 735 101.6 147.8
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 384 53.1 57.1
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 193 26.7 41.3
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 169 23.4 39.4
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 6 142 19.6 19.9
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 106 14.7 20.2
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 8 98 13.5 12.9
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 9 72 10.0 20.4
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 10 58 8.0 12.6
TOTAL DEATHS   3858 533.3 744.6
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
3 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 6 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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Top Ten Leading Causes of Death1 for Alaska

2010
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Alaska Crude
Rate2
Alaska Age-Adjusted
Rate3
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 880 123.9 176.1
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 707 99.5 151.3
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 366 51.5 58.5
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 176 24.8 41.5
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 167 23.5 40.8
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 6 163 23.0 22.6
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 86 12.1 19.6
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 8 85 12.0 25.9
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 9 70 9.9 9.8
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 10 64 9.0 15.8
TOTAL DEATHS   3731 525.3 771.4
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
3 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 6 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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Top Ten Leading Causes of Death1 for Alaska

2009
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Alaska Crude
Rate2
Alaska Age-Adjusted
Rate3
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 891 127.7 184.5
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 710 101.7 159.2
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 338 48.4 53.2
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 195 27.9 49.9
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 162 23.2 42.1
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 6 140 20.1 19.6
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 7 94 13.5 13.9
Diabetes (E10-E14) 8 84 12.0 18.2
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 9 67 9.6 21.6
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 10 51 7.3 12.6
TOTAL DEATHS   3611 517.5 769.5
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
3 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 6 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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Top Ten Leading Causes of Death1 for Alaska

2008
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Alaska Crude
Rate2
Alaska Age-Adjusted
Rate3
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 856 124.6 180.9
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 626 91.1 149.4
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 331 48.2 54.0
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 182 26.5 45.4
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 169 24.6 44.2
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 6 167 24.3 24.0
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 93 13.5 22.5
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 8 79 11.5 26.6
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 9 59 8.6 9.2
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 10 51 7.4 13.3
TOTAL DEATHS   3499 509.5 768.6
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
3 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 6 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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Top Ten Leading Causes of Death1 for Alaska

2007
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Alaska Crude
Rate2
Alaska Age-Adjusted
Rate3
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 837 123.1 184.0
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 609 89.5 153.6
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 355 52.2 56.6
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 173 25.4 45.4
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 156 22.9 46.7
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 6 149 21.9 22.6
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 104 15.3 23.9
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 8 70 10.3 11.4
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 9 65 9.6 22.3
Assault (Homicide) (X85-Y09, Y87.1) 10 50 7.4 7.2
TOTAL DEATHS   3470 510.2 785.4
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
3 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 6 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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Top Ten Leading Causes of Death1 for Alaska

2006
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Alaska Crude
Rate2
Alaska Age-Adjusted
Rate3
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 781 115.8 178.7
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 631 93.5 169.0
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 313 46.4 52.2
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 174 25.8 47.8
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 139 20.6 38.1
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 6 132 19.6 19.6
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 109 16.2 26.3
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 8 73 10.8 26.4
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 9 49 7.3 14.1
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 10 44 6.5 6.8
Nephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome and Nephrosis (N00-N07, N17-N19, N25-N27) 10 44 6.5 13.1
TOTAL DEATHS   3353 497.0 796.6
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
3 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 6 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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Top Ten Leading Causes of Death1 for Alaska

2005
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Alaska Crude
Rate2
Alaska Age-Adjusted
Rate3
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 723 108.4 171.7
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 615 92.2 164.7
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 311 46.6 50.3
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 176 26.4 54.5
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 155 23.2 42.6
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 6 127 19.0 19.2
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 93 13.9 22.8
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 8 60 9.0 21.9
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 9 50 7.5 8.8
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 10 42 6.3 12.4
TOTAL DEATHS   3167 474.7 771.2
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
3 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 6 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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Top Ten Leading Causes of Death1 for Alaska

2004
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Alaska Crude
Rate2
Alaska Age-Adjusted
Rate3
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 723 109.6 186.5
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 581 88.1 157.9
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 318 48.2 54.7
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 173 26.2 53.2
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 5 154 23.3 22.9
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 6 138 20.9 40.2
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 94 14.2 22.8
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 8 48 7.3 17.9
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 9 46 7.0 7.9
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 10 42 6.4 14.8
TOTAL DEATHS   3053 462.8 759.2
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
3 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 6 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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Top Ten Leading Causes of Death1 for Alaska

2003
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Alaska Crude
Rate2
Alaska Age-Adjusted
Rate3
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 732 112.7 190.2
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 675 103.9 197.6
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 320 49.3 55.2
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 182 28.0 61.1
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 148 22.8 47.4
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 6 123 18.9 20.2
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 102 15.7 27.9
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 8 59 9.1 20.6
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 9 58 8.9 10.6
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 10 56 8.6 22.6
TOTAL DEATHS   3186 490.6 845.7
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
3 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 6 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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Top Ten Leading Causes of Death1 for Alaska

2002
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Alaska Crude
Rate2
Alaska Age-Adjusted
Rate3
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 712 111.0 191.2
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 586 91.3 174.2
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 345 53.8 59.0
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 157 24.5 55.8
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 140 21.8 47.5
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 6 131 20.4 20.7
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 84 13.1 21.6
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 8 61 9.5 25.6
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 9 55 8.6 9.5
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 10 50 7.8 18.8
TOTAL DEATHS   3037 473.3 806.6
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
3 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 6 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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Top Ten Leading Causes of Death1 for Alaska

2001
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Alaska Crude
Rate2
Alaska Age-Adjusted
Rate3
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 680 107.5 193.3
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 660 104.3 208.2
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 348 55.0 61.0
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 161 25.4 59.4
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 148 23.4 50.7
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 6 103 16.3 16.4
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 82 13.0 23.3
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   2993 473.0 842.7
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
3 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 6 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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Top Ten Leading Causes of Death1 for Alaska

2000
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Alaska Crude
Rate2
Alaska Age-Adjusted
Rate3
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   2924 466.4 872.5
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
3 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 6 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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Top Ten Leading Causes of Death1 for Alaska

1999
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Alaska Crude
Rate2
Alaska Age-Adjusted
Rate3
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 622 100.0 192.5
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 560 90.0 206.2
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   2699 433.9 873.3
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
3 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 6 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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Top Ten Leading Causes of Death1 for Alaska

1998
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Alaska Crude
Rate2
Alaska Age-Adjusted
Rate3
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) 3 253 41.0 50.1
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   2594 420.4 862.7
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
3 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 6 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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Top Ten Leading Causes of Death1 for Alaska

1997
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Alaska Crude
Rate2
Alaska Age-Adjusted
Rate3
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 1 615 100.9 197.8
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 2 548 89.9 236.4
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   2586 424.2 902.6
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
3 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 6 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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Top Ten Leading Causes of Death1 for Alaska

1996
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Alaska Crude
Rate2
Alaska Age-Adjusted
Rate3
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
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
3 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 6 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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Top Ten Leading Causes of Death1 for Alaska

1995
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Alaska Crude
Rate2
Alaska Age-Adjusted
Rate3
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
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
3 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 6 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
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Top Ten Leading Causes of Death1 for Alaska

1994
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Alaska Crude
Rate2
Alaska Age-Adjusted
Rate3
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   2466 410.6 934.8

1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
3 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 6 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 01/21/15