Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Matanuska-Susitna2

2013
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 136 141.6 165.0 1 137.4 167.5
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 84 87.4 124.5 2 95.7 132.2
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 56 58.3 67.0 3 48.1 52.4
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 31 32.3 48.5 4 26.8 37.0
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 28 29.1 45.5 5 25.5 39.9
TOTAL DEATHS   546 568.3 756.5   542.8 712.7
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Borough or Census Area
3 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
4 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 Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Matanuska-Susitna2

2012
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 135 143.9 177.5 1 126.1 163.4
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 91 97.0 137.2 2 96.5 134.2
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 49 52.2 54.8 3 50.0 53.8
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 31 33.0 54.6 4 25.8 40.2
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 20 21.3 33.7 5 25.6 41.7
TOTAL DEATHS   515 549.0 744.4   535.2 722.4
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Borough or Census Area
3 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
4 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 Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Matanuska-Susitna2

2011
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 129 140.5 190.3 1 129.2 173.9
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 88 95.8 133.5 2 101.6 147.8
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 49 53.4 60.0 3 53.1 57.1
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 25 27.2 46.9 4 26.7 41.3
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 20 21.8 39.4 5 23.4 39.4
TOTAL DEATHS   495 539.1 765.4   533.3 744.6
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Borough or Census Area
3 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
4 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 Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Matanuska-Susitna2

2010
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 124 139.3 201.4 1 123.9 176.1
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 75 84.3 135.9 2 99.5 151.3
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 55 61.8 72.7 3 51.5 58.5
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 27 30.3 47.3 4 24.8 41.5
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 5 19 21.3* 50.5* 8 12.0 25.9
TOTAL DEATHS   487 547.2 809.0   525.3 771.4
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Borough or Census Area
3 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
4 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 Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Matanuska-Susitna2

2009
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 110 127.8 170.7 1 127.7 184.5
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 72 83.6 148.7 2 101.7 159.2
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 36 41.8 40.9 3 48.4 53.2
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 22 25.6 43.0 4 27.9 49.9
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 5 17 19.8* 20.9* 6 20.1 19.6
TOTAL DEATHS   411 477.5 711.6   517.5 769.5
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Borough or Census Area
3 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
4 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 Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Matanuska-Susitna2

2008
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 95 113.5 171.8 1 124.6 180.9
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 77 92.0 149.7 2 91.1 149.4
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 42 50.2 56.8 3 48.2 54.0
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 27 32.3 49.6 4 26.5 45.4
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 5 18 21.5* 19.8* 6 24.3 24.0
TOTAL DEATHS   398 475.6 719.6   509.5 768.6
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Borough or Census Area
3 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
4 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 Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Matanuska-Susitna2

2007
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 96 118.5 165.6 1 123.1 184.0
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 84 103.7 181.6 2 89.5 153.6
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 39 48.1 50.2 3 52.2 56.6
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 24 29.6 49.0 4 25.4 45.4
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 23 28.4 63.6 5 22.9 46.7
TOTAL DEATHS   416 513.5 794.2   510.2 785.4
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Borough or Census Area
3 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
4 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 Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Matanuska-Susitna2

2006
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 93 118.9 176.8 1 115.8 178.7
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 83 106.1 189.0 2 93.5 169.0
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 36 46.0 49.6 3 46.4 52.2
Diabetes (E10-E14) 4 22 28.1 47.1 7 16.2 26.3
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 22 28.1 31.2 6 19.6 19.6
TOTAL DEATHS   411 525.4 832.5   497.0 796.6
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Borough or Census Area
3 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
4 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 Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Matanuska-Susitna2

2005
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 88 117.5 183.9 1 108.4 171.7
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 86 114.9 199.9 2 92.2 164.7
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 40 53.4 58.2 3 46.6 50.3
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 19 25.4* 47.1* 5 23.2 42.6
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 18 24.0* 54.4* 4 26.4 54.5
TOTAL DEATHS   387 516.9 831.9   474.7 771.2
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Borough or Census Area
3 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
4 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 Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Matanuska-Susitna2

2004
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 82 115.4 169.5 1 109.6 186.5
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 67 94.3 142.4 2 88.1 157.9
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 35 49.3 54.9 3 48.2 54.7
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 20 28.2 54.3 4 26.2 53.2
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 5 19 26.7* 25.3* 5 23.3 22.9
TOTAL DEATHS   334 470.2 724.7   462.8 759.2
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Borough or Census Area
3 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
4 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 Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Matanuska-Susitna2

2003
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 96 141.3 234.5 1 112.7 190.2
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 68 100.1 193.9 2 103.9 197.6
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 42 61.8 66.2 3 49.3 55.2
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 15 22.1* 40.2* 5 22.8 47.4
Diabetes (E10-E14) 5 14 20.6* 35.7* 7 15.7 27.9
TOTAL DEATHS   346 509.1 858.0   490.6 845.7
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Borough or Census Area
3 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
4 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 Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Matanuska-Susitna2

2002
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 1 63 97.5 177.9 2 91.3 174.2
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 2 53 82.0 114.3 1 111.0 191.2
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 43 66.5 69.8 3 53.8 59.0
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 15 23.2* 53.4* 4 24.5 55.8
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 15 23.2* 21.6* 6 20.4 20.7
TOTAL DEATHS   288 445.6 732.8   473.3 806.6
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Borough or Census Area
3 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
4 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 Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Matanuska-Susitna2

2001
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 67 108.2 191.1 1 107.5 193.3
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 63 101.8 191.0 2 104.3 208.2
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 42 67.8 80.4 3 55.0 61.0
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 21 33.9 74.5 5 23.4 50.7
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 16 25.8* 65.0* 4 25.4 59.4
TOTAL DEATHS   309 499.1 916.7   473.0 842.7
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Borough or Census Area
3 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
4 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 Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Matanuska-Susitna2

2000
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 90 151.7 287.7 1 112.9 209.6
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 72 121.4 286.8 2 97.1 213.1
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 31 52.3 53.8 3 54.2 63.9
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 15 25.3* 42.9* 6 21.1 47.6
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 15 25.3* 24.3* 5 21.5 21.1
TOTAL DEATHS   306 515.8 1002.3   466.4 872.5
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Borough or Census Area
3 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
4 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 Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Matanuska-Susitna2

1999
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 1 67 120.3 295.7 2 90.0 206.2
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 2 55 98.8 197.0 1 100.0 192.5
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 27 48.5 57.2 3 47.4 57.5
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 19 34.1* 78.5* 5 23.3 58.6
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 13 23.3* 73.1* 4 27.7 75.4
TOTAL DEATHS   246 441.7 971.9   433.9 873.3
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Borough or Census Area
3 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
4 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 Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Matanuska-Susitna2

1998
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 1 67 123.7 308.1 2 90.6 219.9
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 59 109.0 205.2 1 105.2 202.3
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 3 23 42.5 45.4 3 41.0 50.1
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434, 436-438) 4 13 24.0* 62.0* 4 24.8 68.7
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 5 7 12.9* 15.1* 5 21.2 22.7
TOTAL DEATHS   221 408.1 848.7   420.4 862.7
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Borough or Census Area
3 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
4 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 Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Matanuska-Susitna2

1997
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 1 56 107.4 168.2 1 100.9 197.8
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 2 51 97.8 262.5 2 89.9 236.4
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 3 15 28.8* 33.6* 5 21.3 22.5
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 4 14 26.9* 32.0* 3 43.6 49.5
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434, 436-438) 5 12 23.0* 89.9* 4 21.5 64.2
TOTAL DEATHS   220 422.1 926.0   424.2 902.6
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Borough or Census Area
3 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
4 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 Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Matanuska-Susitna2

1996
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 1 62 123.1 242.4 1 107.6 222.5
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 2 58 115.2 326.3 2 86.7 226.9
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 3 36 71.5 80.6 3 53.5 63.5
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434, 436-438) 4 15 29.8* 115.7* 4 23.3 72.6
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 5 14 27.8* 65.6* 6 19.0 51.7
TOTAL DEATHS   248 492.4 1078.1   433.7 928.8
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Borough or Census Area
3 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
4 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 Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Matanuska-Susitna2

1995
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 1 62 126.8 359.8 2 91.1 244.3
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 2 36 73.6 142.7 1 95.1 203.7
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 3 27 55.2 51.9 3 54.9 63.1
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 4 12 24.5* 66.9* 6 18.0 46.8
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434, 436-438) 5 8 16.4* 57.8* 4 24.4 83.2
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 5 8 16.4* 16.6* 5 20.3 20.7
TOTAL DEATHS   206 421.2 942.2   427.2 929.2
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Borough or Census Area
3 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
4 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 Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Matanuska-Susitna2

1994
Cause of Death (ICD-10 Codes) Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
AK Rank AK Crude Rate3 AK Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Malignant Neoplasms (140-208) 1 48 100.8 206.0 1 94.2 213.6
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 2 35 73.5 171.1 2 88.9 247.9
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 3 26 54.6 74.7 3 53.1 61.6
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 4 11 23.1* 64.0* 6 16.1 44.2
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434, 436-438) 5 8 16.8* 29.4* 5 20.3 65.7
TOTAL DEATHS   187 392.6 810.2   410.6 934.8

1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
2 Borough or Census Area
3 Crude rates are per 100,000 population.
4 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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