Table 16
Leading Causes of Death by Selected Age Groups
2009 Resident Data
 
Age Group   Number Percent
 
Under 1 Total 180  
  Certain Conditions Originating in the Perinatal Period 68 37.8
Congenital Malformations, Deformations and Chromosomal Abnormalities 52 28.9
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome 29 16.1
All Other Diseases 9 5.0
Unintentional Injuries 9 5.0
Diseases of the Heart 4 2.2
 
1 – 4 Total 47  
  Unintentional Injuries 15 31.9
All Other Diseases 10 21.3
Congenital Malformations, Deformations and Chromosomal Abnormalities 7 14.9
Malignant Neoplasms 5 10.6
All Infective and Parasitic Diseases 2 4.3
Homicide and Legal Intervention 2 4.3
Symptoms, Signs and Abnormal Findings, Not Elsewhere Classified 2 4.3
 
5 – 14 Total 52  
  Unintentional Injuries 24 46.2
All Other Diseases 10 19.2
Malignant Neoplasms 8 15.4
Benign Neoplasms, Carcinoma in Situ, and Neoplasms of Uncertain Behavior and of Unspecified Nature 2 3.8
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases 2 3.8
Influenza and Pneumonia 2 3.8
Suicides 2 3.8
Cerebrovascular Diseases 1 1.9
Congenital Malformations, Deformations and Chromosomal Abnormalities 1 1.9
 
15 – 24 Total 229  
  Unintentional Injuries 91 39.7
Suicides 56 24.5
All Other Diseases 27 11.8
Malignant Neoplasms 16 7.0
Homicide and Legal Intervention 9 3.9
 
25 – 44 Total 926  
  Unintentional Injuries 248 26.8
Malignant Neoplasms 144 15.6
Suicides 122 13.2
Diseases of the Heart 120 13.0
All Other Diseases 98 10.6
 
45 – 54 Total 1,533  
  Malignant Neoplasms 498 32.5
Diseases of the Heart 336 21.9
All Other Diseases 167 10.9
Unintentional Injuries 136 8.9
Suicides 67 4.4
 
55 – 64 Total 2,786  
  Malignant Neoplasms 1,067 38.3
Diseases of the Heart 625 22.4
All Other Diseases 267 9.6
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases 168 6.0
Unintentional Injuries 117 4.2
 
65 – 84 Total 11,407  
  Malignant Neoplasms 3,274 28.7
Diseases of the Heart 2,675 23.5
All Other Diseases 1,556 13.6
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases 1,077 9.4
Cerebrovascular Diseases 659 5.8
 
85 and Total 10,290  
Over Diseases of the Heart 3,145 30.6
  All Other Diseases 1,807 17.6
Malignant Neoplasms 1,205 11.7
Alzheimer's Disease 860 8.4
Cerebrovascular Diseases 819 8.0