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) 1 891 128.7 184.0
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   3608 521.2 757.8
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

2008
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Alaska Crude
Rate2
Alaska Age-Adjusted
Rate3
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
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) 1 837 123.8 183.6
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   3467 512.8 775.8
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

2006
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Alaska Crude
Rate2
Alaska Age-Adjusted
Rate3
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
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) 1 723 108.8 169.5
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   3167 476.7 759.0
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) 1 723 110.0 184.1
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
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) 1 732 113.0 187.9
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
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) 1 712 111.1 189.6
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
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) 1 680 107.6 192.2
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
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   2922 466.1 871.8
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

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) 2 561 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
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) 3 254 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
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) 2 549 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
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   2465 410.4 934.2

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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