Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Anchorage2

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) 1 334 114.9 173.6 1 128.7 184.0
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 261 89.8 135.9 2 102.6 155.9
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 115 39.6 42.3 3 49.0 54.0
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 67 23.1 42.4 4 28.2 49.2
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 65 22.4 38.4 5 23.4 40.6
TOTAL DEATHS   1357 467.0 701.1   521.2 757.8
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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Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Anchorage2

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) 1 354 124.7 181.8 1 125.5 180.9
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 241 84.9 142.3 2 91.8 146.8
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 121 42.6 47.8 3 48.5 54.7
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 67 23.6 41.9 5 24.9 43.7
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 64 22.5 40.5 4 26.7 44.9
TOTAL DEATHS   1347 474.4 725.2   512.8 760.2
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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Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Anchorage2

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) 1 326 115.2 177.6 1 123.8 183.6
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 229 80.9 136.9 2 90.1 150.8
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 118 41.7 45.4 3 52.5 57.1
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 68 24.0 46.2 4 25.6 45.1
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 63 22.3 46.0 5 23.1 45.2
TOTAL DEATHS   1361 481.0 751.0   512.8 775.8
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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Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Anchorage2

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) 1 296 104.5 172.8 1 116.4 177.6
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 251 88.6 167.6 2 94.0 165.9
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 91 32.1 37.3 3 46.6 52.3
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 67 23.6 44.1 4 25.9 47.0
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 42 14.8 28.2 5 20.7 37.5
Diabetes (E10-E14) 5 42 14.8 25.4 7 16.2 26.0
TOTAL DEATHS   1259 444.3 743.4   499.6 785.8
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 Anchorage2

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) 1 298 107.0 164.5 1 108.8 169.5
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 260 93.4 168.0 2 92.6 161.5
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 89 32.0 35.2 3 46.8 50.6
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 69 24.8 51.0 4 26.5 53.1
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 49 17.6 34.3 5 23.3 42.0
TOTAL DEATHS   1247 447.9 734.6   476.7 759.0
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 Anchorage2

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) 1 258 92.8 162.7 1 110.0 184.1
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 223 80.3 145.8 2 88.4 155.6
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 96 34.5 36.7 3 48.5 55.0
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 72 25.9 52.7 4 26.3 52.3
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 5 53 19.1 19.2 5 23.4 23.3
TOTAL DEATHS   1129 406.3 679.4   464.2 749.5
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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Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Anchorage2

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) 1 280 102.5 172.1 1 113.0 187.9
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 254 93.0 177.3 2 104.2 194.7
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 111 40.6 46.0 3 49.4 55.3
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 75 27.5 64.1 4 28.1 60.0
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 64 23.4 47.3 5 22.8 46.6
TOTAL DEATHS   1210 443.1 769.2   491.6 834.7
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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Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Top Five Leading Causes of Death1 for Anchorage2

2002
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) 1 313 116.9 206.6 1 111.1 189.6
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 231 86.2 162.6 2 91.5 172.9
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 119 44.4 49.9 3 53.9 59.2
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 70 26.1 63.5 4 24.5 55.4
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 58 21.7 51.9 5 21.9 47.0
TOTAL DEATHS   1222 456.2 793.3   474.1 801.4
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 Anchorage2

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) 1 261 98.5 181.0 1 107.6 192.2
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 259 97.8 189.9 2 104.4 207.5
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 115 43.4 46.4 3 55.0 61.1
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 62 23.4 60.3 4 25.5 59.2
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 56 21.1 47.0 5 23.4 50.5
TOTAL DEATHS   1151 434.5 786.1   473.1 839.4
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 Anchorage2

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) 1 271 104.1 186.2 1 112.9 209.6
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 227 87.2 200.0 2 97.1 213.1
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 84 32.3 40.5 3 54.2 63.9
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 81 31.1 76.6 4 27.0 65.6
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 43 16.5 38.6 6 21.1 47.6
TOTAL DEATHS   1053 404.6 780.4   466.1 871.8
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 Anchorage2

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) 1 229 88.3 216.6 2 90.2 206.7
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 2 228 87.9 177.4 1 100.0 192.5
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 96 37.0 46.5 3 47.4 57.5
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 84 32.4 92.9 4 27.7 75.4
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 52 20.0 57.2 5 23.3 58.6
TOTAL DEATHS   1002 386.3 814.7   433.8 873.1
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 Anchorage2

1998
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) 1 245 95.2 186.5 1 105.2 202.3
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 2 216 84.0 211.5 2 90.6 219.9
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 3 83 32.3 43.6 3 41.2 50.3
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434, 436-438) 4 74 28.8 89.4 4 24.8 68.7
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 5 38 14.8 39.9 6 18.0 43.5
TOTAL DEATHS   990 384.8 840.6   419.9 861.1
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 Anchorage2

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) 1 236 92.6 182.2 1 100.9 197.8
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 2 188 73.8 217.3 2 90.1 236.8
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 3 70 27.5 31.3 3 43.6 49.5
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434, 436-438) 4 57 22.4 68.4 4 21.5 64.2
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 5 48 18.8 20.6 5 21.3 22.5
TOTAL DEATHS   950 372.9 847.6   424.3 902.9
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 Anchorage2

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) 1 273 107.8 243.4 1 107.6 222.5
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 2 179 70.7 207.9 2 86.7 226.9
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 3 91 35.9 43.7 3 53.5 63.5
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434, 436-438) 4 65 25.7 90.7 4 23.3 72.6
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 5 46 18.2 59.4 6 19.0 51.7
TOTAL DEATHS   979 386.6 909.4   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 Anchorage2

1995
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) 1 229 90.6 198.1 1 95.1 203.7
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 2 199 78.7 226.5 2 91.1 244.3
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 3 136 53.8 68.7 3 54.9 63.1
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434, 436-438) 4 59 23.3 86.3 4 24.4 83.2
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (490-494, 496) 5 41 16.2 50.1 6 18.0 46.8
TOTAL DEATHS   1028 406.8 928.8   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 Anchorage2

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) 1 225 88.8 221.2 1 94.2 213.6
Diseases of the Heart (390-398, 402, 404, 410-429) 2 198 78.1 247.1 2 88.9 247.9
Unintentional Injuries (E800-E869, E880-E929) 3 93 36.7 44.2 3 53.1 61.6
Cerebrovascular Diseases (430-434, 436-438) 4 56 22.1 88.7 5 20.3 65.7
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (E950-E959) 5 55 21.7 22.9 4 24.6 25.2
TOTAL DEATHS   940 370.8 976.1   410.4 934.2

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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Last updated: 10/27/11