Top Ten Leading Causes of Death1 for Alaska

2013
  Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Males TOTAL DEATHS   2246 589.9 810.9
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 526 138.2 183.0
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 451 118.5 174.1
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 244 64.1 68.6
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 6 81 21.3 35.8
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 96 25.2 39.5
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 136 35.7 36.4
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 74 19.4 25.2
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 10 30 7.9 11.8
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 8 44 11.6 11.7
Assault (Homicide) (X85-Y09, Y87.1) 9 34 8.9 8.5
Females TOTAL DEATHS   1749 491.8 615.2
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 486 136.6 156.3
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 254 71.4 94.7
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 108 30.4 34.3
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 107 30.1 42.3
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 101 28.4 35.6
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 10 35 9.8 9.6
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 38 10.7 13.8
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 9 36 10.1 14.6
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 7 38 10.7 10.1
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 6 44 12.4 19.3
All Residents TOTAL DEATHS   3999 542.8 713.0
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
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 188 25.5 39.9
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 197 26.8 37.0
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 6 171 23.2 23.4
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 112 15.2 19.6
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 10 66 9.0 13.9
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 8 82 11.1 11.0
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 9 71 9.6 18.5
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
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 10 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 01/21/15



Top Ten Leading Causes of Death1 for Alaska

2012
  Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Males Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 511 134.7 189.7
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 445 117.3 172.0
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 232 61.2 63.8
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 103 27.2 47.7
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 139 36.7 37.2
TOTAL DEATHS   2222 585.9 828.7
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 6 87 22.9 41.7
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 62 16.3 21.7
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 8 55 14.5 14.8
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 9 44 11.6 27.2
Assault (Homicide) (X85-Y09, Y87.1) 10 27 7.1 6.8
Females TOTAL DEATHS   1695 480.8 619.4
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 412 116.9 140.3
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 261 74.0 100.1
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 134 38.0 42.1
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 100 28.4 41.2
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 86 24.4 34.1
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 9 28 7.9 8.2
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 44 12.5 15.0
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 10 26 7.4 9.6
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 8 34 9.6 9.8
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 6 58 16.5 26.6
All Residents TOTAL DEATHS   3917 535.2 722.4
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
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 187 25.6 41.7
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 189 25.8 40.2
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 6 167 22.8 23.0
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 106 14.5 18.4
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 10 52 7.1 9.8
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 9 89 12.2 12.4
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 8 102 13.9 26.7
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
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 10 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 01/21/15



Top Ten Leading Causes of Death1 for Alaska

2011
  Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Males TOTAL DEATHS   2235 594.5 874.2
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 550 146.3 218.1
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 477 126.9 197.4
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 253 67.3 71.3
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 6 77 20.5 37.2
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 81 21.5 35.2
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 113 30.1 31.4
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 64 17.0 23.2
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 9 32 8.5 14.2
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 8 59 15.7 15.1
Assault (Homicide) (X85-Y09, Y87.1) 10 28 7.4 7.3
Females TOTAL DEATHS   1623 467.1 622.3
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 385 110.8 138.6
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 258 74.3 105.4
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 131 37.7 40.5
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 92 26.5 39.9
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 112 32.2 46.1
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 9 29 8.3 8.1
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 42 12.1 17.2
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 10 26 7.5 10.7
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 8 39 11.2 10.6
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 6 48 13.8 21.9
Nephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome and Nephrosis (N00-N07, N17-N19, N25-N27) 10 26 7.5 10.5
All Residents TOTAL DEATHS   3858 533.3 744.6
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
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 169 23.4 39.4
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 193 26.7 41.3
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 6 142 19.6 19.9
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 106 14.7 20.2
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 10 58 8.0 12.6
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 8 98 13.5 12.9
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 9 72 10.0 20.4
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
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 10 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 01/21/15



Top Ten Leading Causes of Death1 for Alaska

2010
  Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Males Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 489 132.3 210.1
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 441 119.3 197.2
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 247 66.8 76.7
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 129 34.9 35.0
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 89 24.1 45.0
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 6 78 21.1 40.5
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 49 13.3 23.0
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 8 40 10.8 11.1
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 9 36 9.7 27.5
Assault (Homicide) (X85-Y09, Y87.1) 9 36 9.7 9.5
TOTAL DEATHS   2134 577.3 913.6
Females Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 391 114.8 149.3
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 266 78.1 111.9
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 119 34.9 40.0
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 89 26.1 39.9
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 87 25.5 38.5
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 6 49 14.4 24.9
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 37 10.9 16.4
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 8 34 10.0 9.4
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 9 32 9.4 14.2
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 10 30 8.8 8.4
TOTAL DEATHS   1597 468.9 646.7
All Residents 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.
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 10 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 01/21/15



Top Ten Leading Causes of Death1 for Alaska

2009
  Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Males Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 489 135.4 210.9
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 438 121.3 200.9
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 226 62.6 67.2
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 108 29.9 29.2
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 97 26.9 48.7
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 6 74 20.5 41.7
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 7 51 14.1 14.7
Diabetes (E10-E14) 8 40 11.1 16.0
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 9 27 7.5 19.8
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 9 27 7.5 16.1
TOTAL DEATHS   2009 556.2 873.0
Females Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 401 119.1 163.0
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 271 80.5 122.1
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 111 33.0 37.3
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 98 29.1 49.3
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 88 26.1 41.7
Diabetes (E10-E14) 6 44 13.1 19.5
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 7 43 12.8 13.1
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 8 40 11.9 21.6
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 9 32 9.5 9.4
Nephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome and Nephrosis (N00-N07, N17-N19, N25-N27) 10 29 8.6 13.4
TOTAL DEATHS   1599 475.0 673.1
All Residents 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
U Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 0 1 ** **
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 0 1 ** **
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 0 1 ** **
TOTAL DEATHS   3 ** **
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
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 10 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 01/21/15



Top Ten Leading Causes of Death1 for Alaska

2008
  Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Males Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 465 130.8 210.2
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 371 104.3 185.1
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 252 70.9 78.6
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 133 37.4 38.0
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 96 27.0 54.9
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 6 81 22.8 46.7
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 48 13.5 25.5
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 8 33 9.3 9.9
Nephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome and Nephrosis (N00-N07, N17-N19, N25-N27) 9 23 6.5 14.3
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 10 22 6.2 15.3
TOTAL DEATHS   1983 557.7 889.3
Females Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 391 118.0 157.1
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 255 77.0 116.9
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 3 88 26.6 42.3
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 86 26.0 39.1
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 5 79 23.8 28.5
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 6 58 17.5 32.1
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 45 13.6 20.3
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 8 34 10.3 9.5
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 9 29 8.8 12.8
Nephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome and Nephrosis (N00-N07, N17-N19, N25-N27) 10 27 8.2 13.3
TOTAL DEATHS   1516 457.6 653.5
All Residents 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.
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 10 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 01/21/15



Top Ten Leading Causes of Death1 for Alaska

2007
  Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Males Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 453 128.7 210.6
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 360 102.2 179.8
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 250 71.0 74.2
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 122 34.7 37.5
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 85 24.1 49.4
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 6 79 22.4 52.4
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 60 17.0 32.6
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 8 38 10.8 12.3
Assault (Homicide) (X85-Y09, Y87.1) 9 37 10.5 10.0
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 10 21 6.0 13.8
TOTAL DEATHS   1963 557.5 899.7
Females Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 383 116.7 163.2
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 249 75.9 125.3
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 105 32.0 36.6
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 88 26.8 43.2
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 77 23.5 41.1
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 6 49 14.9 28.3
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 44 13.4 17.4
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 8 32 9.8 10.6
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 9 27 8.2 8.2
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 10 25 7.6 12.6
TOTAL DEATHS   1505 458.7 675.9
All Residents 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
U Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 0 1 ** **
TOTAL DEATHS   2 ** **
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
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 10 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 01/21/15



Top Ten Leading Causes of Death1 for Alaska

2006
  Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Males Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 404 115.7 191.8
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 370 106.0 205.7
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 231 66.2 75.7
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 103 29.5 31.0
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 78 22.3 43.8
Diabetes (E10-E14) 6 67 19.2 34.1
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 7 57 16.3 34.7
Assault (Homicide) (X85-Y09, Y87.1) 8 36 10.3 10.0
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 9 28 8.0 25.4
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 9 28 8.0 21.5
TOTAL DEATHS   1872 536.2 912.8
Females Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 377 115.8 169.4
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 261 80.2 135.6
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 3 96 29.5 50.0
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 82 25.2 42.3
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 4 82 25.2 28.8
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 6 45 13.8 27.1
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 42 12.9 20.0
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 8 29 8.9 8.5
Nephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome and Nephrosis (N00-N07, N17-N19, N25-N27) 9 28 8.6 14.8
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 10 25 7.7 8.4
TOTAL DEATHS   1481 455.1 694.0
All Residents 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.
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 10 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 01/21/15



Top Ten Leading Causes of Death1 for Alaska

2005
  Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Males Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 400 115.9 206.6
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 385 111.6 212.4
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 219 63.5 69.1
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 100 29.0 29.6
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 81 23.5 58.4
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 6 76 22.0 48.8
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 49 14.2 22.7
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 8 27 7.8 9.8
Assault (Homicide) (X85-Y09, Y87.1) 9 24 7.0 6.4
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 9 24 7.0 18.5
TOTAL DEATHS   1802 522.2 907.6
Females Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 323 100.3 146.3
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 230 71.4 122.0
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 3 95 29.5 52.3
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 4 92 28.6 30.6
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 79 24.5 39.5
Diabetes (E10-E14) 6 44 13.7 22.1
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 7 43 13.4 26.7
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 8 27 8.4 8.4
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 9 23 7.1 7.7
Nephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome and Nephrosis (N00-N07, N17-N19, N25-N27) 10 20 6.2 10.2
TOTAL DEATHS   1364 423.5 650.5
All Residents 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
U TOTAL DEATHS   1 ** **
1 Leading causes with less than 3 deaths are not reported.
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 10 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 01/21/15



Top Ten Leading Causes of Death1 for Alaska

2004
  Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Males Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 411 120.5 228.2
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 359 105.2 198.4
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 234 68.6 78.6
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 117 34.3 33.8
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 81 23.7 51.8
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 6 68 19.9 46.7
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 55 16.1 27.3
Assault (Homicide) (X85-Y09, Y87.1) 8 31 9.1 8.8
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 9 27 7.9 10.1
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 10 18 5.3* 15.3*
TOTAL DEATHS   1763 516.8 889.9
Females Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 312 98.0 153.0
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 222 69.7 120.3
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 3 92 28.9 52.8
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 4 84 26.4 30.3
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 70 22.0 36.6
Diabetes (E10-E14) 6 39 12.2 19.2
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 7 37 11.6 11.2
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 8 35 11.0 22.1
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 9 24 7.5 14.5
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 10 19 6.0* 6.3*
TOTAL DEATHS   1290 405.0 637.8
All Residents 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.
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 10 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 01/21/15



Top Ten Leading Causes of Death1 for Alaska

2003
  Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Males Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 410 122.1 231.7
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 407 121.2 250.5
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 221 65.8 76.0
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 98 29.2 33.6
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 78 23.2 58.6
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 6 75 22.3 54.5
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 64 19.1 35.7
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 8 38 11.3 14.6
Assault (Homicide) (X85-Y09, Y87.1) 9 30 8.9 8.5
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 10 24 7.1 22.2
TOTAL DEATHS   1805 537.4 978.3
Females Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 322 102.7 159.2
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 268 85.5 154.5
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 3 107 34.1 64.1
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 4 99 31.6 34.7
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 70 22.3 40.1
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 6 44 14.0 29.8
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 38 12.1 20.5
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 8 35 11.2 20.4
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 9 25 8.0 7.5
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 10 20 6.4 6.7
TOTAL DEATHS   1381 440.4 722.9
All Residents 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.
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 10 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 01/21/15



Top Ten Leading Causes of Death1 for Alaska

2002
  Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Males Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 396 119.3 232.5
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 379 114.2 230.4
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 253 76.2 81.1
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 96 28.9 30.5
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 70 21.1 52.8
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 6 68 20.5 53.7
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 49 14.8 25.0
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 8 33 9.9 10.7
Assault (Homicide) (X85-Y09, Y87.1) 9 22 6.6 6.0
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 10 21 6.3 18.9
TOTAL DEATHS   1763 531.2 946.6
Females Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 316 102.0 159.1
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 207 66.8 123.9
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 92 29.7 34.6
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 87 28.1 56.0
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 72 23.2 43.4
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 6 42 13.6 29.5
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 35 11.3 18.7
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 7 35 11.3 10.9
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 9 29 9.4 18.6
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 10 22 7.1 8.0
TOTAL DEATHS   1274 411.2 672.4
All Residents 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.
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 10 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 01/21/15



Top Ten Leading Causes of Death1 for Alaska

2001
  Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Males Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 1 408 124.7 272.4
Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 2 371 113.4 230.7
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 249 76.1 87.1
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 82 25.1 25.1
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 71 21.7 61.4
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 6 69 21.1 60.0
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 42 12.8 20.9
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 8 30 9.2 13.1
Assault (Homicide) (X85-Y09, Y87.1) 9 26 7.9 7.6
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 10 17 5.2* 14.1*
TOTAL DEATHS   1723 526.6 1007.1
Females Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 309 101.1 165.2
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 252 82.5 156.3
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 99 32.4 35.6
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 92 30.1 58.8
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 77 25.2 45.9
Diabetes (E10-E14) 6 40 13.1 24.0
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 7 31 10.1 22.6
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 8 26 8.5 9.2
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 9 21 6.9 7.1
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 10 19 6.2* 12.7*
TOTAL DEATHS   1270 415.7 703.4
All Residents 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.
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 10 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 01/21/15



Top Ten Leading Causes of Death1 for Alaska

2000
  Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Males Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 374 115.4 245.8
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 351 108.3 253.3
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 247 76.2 93.1
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 4 111 34.2 33.9
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 77 23.8 69.3
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 6 73 22.5 61.4
Diabetes (E10-E14) 7 46 14.2 31.1
Assault (Homicide) (X85-Y09, Y87.1) 8 30 9.3 8.9
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 9 24 7.4 19.7
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 10 22 6.8 10.3
Nephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome and Nephrosis (N00-N07, N17-N19, N25-N27) 10 22 6.8 19.3
TOTAL DEATHS   1687 520.5 1032.7
Females Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 334 110.3 184.3
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 258 85.2 177.7
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 93 30.7 36.2
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 4 92 30.4 63.0
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 59 19.5 38.5
Diabetes (E10-E14) 6 40 13.2 23.6
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 7 33 10.9 26.0
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 8 24 7.9 7.6
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 9 23 7.6 9.4
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 9 23 7.6 14.6
TOTAL DEATHS   1237 408.5 734.9
All Residents 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.
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 10 occurrences are not reported.
 
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 01/21/15



Top Ten Leading Causes of Death1 for Alaska

1999
  Rank Deaths Crude Rate3 Age-Adjusted
Rate4
Males Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 328 101.3 216.9
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 326 100.7 232.2
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 3 225 69.5 84.6
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 4 77 23.8 65.1
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 5 75 23.2 68.5
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 6 74 22.9 26.6
Assault (Homicide) (X85-Y09, Y87.1) 7 36 11.1 11.6
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 8 25 7.7 11.0
Diabetes (E10-E14) 9 24 7.4 18.5
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 10 19 5.9* 17.3*
TOTAL DEATHS   1534 473.9 970.6
Females Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97) 1 294 98.6 173.0
Diseases of the Heart (I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) 2 234 78.4 178.3
Cerebrovascular Diseases (I60-I69) 3 97 32.5 80.0
Unintentional Injuries (V01-X59, Y85-Y86) 4 70 23.5 29.4
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (J40-J47) 5 68 22.8 52.6
Diabetes (E10-E14) 6 42 14.1 30.3
Influenza and Pneumonia (J10-J18) 7 26 8.7 23.3
Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (X60-X84, Y87.0) 8 22 7.4 8.3
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (K70, K73-K74) 9 18 6.0* 7.8*
Alzheimer's Disease (G30) 10 16 5.4* 15.6*
Nephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome and Nephrosis (N00-N07, N17-N19, N25-N27) 10 16 5.4* 13.0*
TOTAL DEATHS   1165 390.5 773.2
All Residents Malignant Neoplasms (C00-C97)