Leading Causes of Death by County, New York State, 2011

Source: Vital Statistics Data as of March, 2013
New York State Department of Health - Bureau of Biometrics and Health Statistics

County and # of Deaths #1 Cause of Death and # of Deaths
Age-adjusted Death Rate
#2 Cause of Death and # of Deaths
Age-adjusted Death Rate
#3 Cause of Death and # of Deaths
Age-adjusted Death Rate
#4 Cause of Death and # of Deaths
Age-adjusted Death Rate
#5 Cause of Death and # of Deaths
Age-adjusted Death Rate
Albany

Total: 2,693
Heart Disease
753
195 per 100,000
Cancer
662
185 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
138
36 per 100,000
Stroke
122
33 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
74
21 per 100,000
Allegany

Total: 485
Heart Disease
133
217 per 100,000
Cancer
106
183 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
37
61 per 100,000
Pneumonia and Influenza
22
35 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
21
40 per 100,000
Broome

Total: 2,108
Heart Disease
566
194 per 100,000
Cancer
438
162 per 100,000
Stroke
129
43 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
107
39 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
77
34 per 100,000
Cattaraugus

Total: 800
Heart Disease
301
294 per 100,000
Cancer
161
159 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
57
56 per 100,000
Stroke
36
35 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
35
42 per 100,000
Cayuga

Total: 739
Heart Disease
188
173 per 100,000
Cancer
167
167 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
58
57 per 100,000
Stroke
40
36 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
26
31 per 100,000
Chautauqua

Total: 1,491
Heart Disease
452
231 per 100,000
Cancer
324
176 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
114
62 per 100,000
Stroke
82
43 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
44
31 per 100,000
Chemung

Total: 937
Heart Disease
238
192 per 100,000
Cancer
212
181 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
76
64 per 100,000
Stroke
49
39 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
43
43 per 100,000
Chenango

Total: 500
Heart Disease
175
254 per 100,000
Cancer
116
168 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
23
34 per 100,000
Stroke
22
32 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
19
34 per 100,000*
Clinton

Total: 686
Cancer
169
182 per 100,000
Heart Disease
155
177 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
49
55 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
37
41 per 100,000
Stroke
24
27 per 100,000
Columbia

Total: 667
Heart Disease
200
206 per 100,000
Cancer
165
178 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
47
48 per 100,000
Stroke
21
22 per 100,000
Pneumonia and Influenza
17
17 per 100,000*
Unintentional Injury
17
25 per 100,000*
Cortland

Total: 429
Cancer
108
197 per 100,000
Heart Disease
88
159 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
41
75 per 100,000
Stroke
24
46 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
16
31 per 100,000*
Delaware

Total: 515
Heart Disease
191
256 per 100,000
Cancer
107
151 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
22
29 per 100,000
Diabetes
14
19 per 100,000*
Stroke
22
30 per 100,000
Dutchess

Total: 2,352
Heart Disease
654
189 per 100,000
Cancer
576
168 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
130
38 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
109
35 per 100,000
Stroke
90
26 per 100,000
Erie

Total: 9,576
Heart Disease
2,549
200 per 100,000
Cancer
2,110
177 per 100,000
Stroke
516
40 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
479
39 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
297
28 per 100,000
Essex

Total: 329
Cancer
82
141 per 100,000
Heart Disease
82
144 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
17
29 per 100,000*
Diabetes
16
29 per 100,000*
Unintentional Injury
16
33 per 100,000*
Franklin

Total: 496
Cancer
126
217 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
32
57 per 100,000
Diabetes
24
42 per 100,000
Stroke
22
39 per 100,000
Heart Disease
126
224 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
22
38 per 100,000
Fulton

Total: 614
Heart Disease
162
206 per 100,000
Cancer
140
190 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
54
73 per 100,000
Stroke
28
35 per 100,000
Diabetes
17
23 per 100,000*
Kidney Disease and Diseases of the Urinary Tract
17
22 per 100,000*
Pneumonia and Influenza
17
21 per 100,000*
Genesee

Total: 608
Heart Disease
163
195 per 100,000
Cancer
149
191 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
34
43 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
25
40 per 100,000
Diabetes
21
28 per 100,000
Greene

Total: 508
Cancer
157
232 per 100,000
Heart Disease
128
192 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
20
30 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
19
32 per 100,000*
Stroke
17
26 per 100,000*
Hamilton

Total: 56
Cancer
14
158 per 100,000*
Heart Disease
13
159 per 100,000*
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
4
49 per 100,000*
Stroke
3
33 per 100,000*
Liver Disease
2
26 per 100,000*
Other Diseases of the Circulatory System
2
24 per 100,000*
Pneumonia and Influenza
2
23 per 100,000*
Unintentional Injury
2
50 per 100,000*
Herkimer

Total: 632
Heart Disease
202
214 per 100,000
Cancer
130
152 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
45
53 per 100,000
Stroke
25
27 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
18
23 per 100,000*
Jefferson

Total: 893
Heart Disease
229
204 per 100,000
Cancer
185
165 per 100,000
Stroke
65
59 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
57
51 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
48
43 per 100,000
Lewis

Total: 233
Cancer
53
157 per 100,000
Stroke
20
57 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
14
42 per 100,000*
Diabetes
9
26 per 100,000*
Heart Disease
53
159 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
9
28 per 100,000*
Livingston

Total: 547
Cancer
141
183 per 100,000
Heart Disease
129
166 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
32
42 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
23
33 per 100,000
Stroke
22
29 per 100,000
Madison

Total: 580
Cancer
137
160 per 100,000
Heart Disease
135
162 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
45
55 per 100,000
Stroke
30
36 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
19
22 per 100,000*
Monroe

Total: 6,516
Cancer
1,562
177 per 100,000
Heart Disease
1,523
161 per 100,000
Stroke
323
34 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
246
27 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
226
27 per 100,000
Montgomerty

Total: 559
Heart Disease
190
237 per 100,000
Cancer
100
150 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
26
37 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
22
34 per 100,000
Stroke
17
20 per 100,000*
Nassau

Total: 10,678
Heart Disease
4,110
213 per 100,000
Cancer
2,466
142 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
437
24 per 100,000
Stroke
427
23 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
376
25 per 100,000
Niagara

Total: 2,299
Heart Disease
730
239 per 100,000
Cancer
522
182 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
148
52 per 100,000
Stroke
97
33 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
75
30 per 100,000
Oneida

Total: 2,450
Heart Disease
712
204 per 100,000
Cancer
537
173 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
124
38 per 100,000
Stroke
115
33 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
69
26 per 100,000
Onondaga

Total: 4,100
Cancer
1,008
181 per 100,000
Heart Disease
905
152 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
229
40 per 100,000
Stroke
228
37 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
163
31 per 100,000
Ontario

Total: 1,060
Heart Disease
256
177 per 100,000
Cancer
229
162 per 100,000
Stroke
61
43 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
60
42 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
44
33 per 100,000
Orange

Total: 2,525
Cancer
641
177 per 100,000
Heart Disease
630
178 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
145
43 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
126
34 per 100,000
Stroke
101
29 per 100,000
Orleans

Total: 387
Heart Disease
107
203 per 100,000
Cancer
86
171 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
31
62 per 100,000
Stroke
21
42 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
13
30 per 100,000*
Oswego

Total: 1,006
Heart Disease
275
212 per 100,000
Cancer
214
164 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
69
55 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
61
48 per 100,000
Stroke
48
38 per 100,000
Otsego

Total: 568
Heart Disease
157
176 per 100,000
Cancer
122
144 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
31
39 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
22
33 per 100,000
Stroke
21
24 per 100,000
Putnam

Total: 619
Heart Disease
190
183 per 100,000
Cancer
161
147 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
31
32 per 100,000
Stroke
30
31 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
29
28 per 100,000
Rensselaer

Total: 1,476
Heart Disease
422
226 per 100,000
Cancer
354
190 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
84
45 per 100,000
Stroke
62
33 per 100,000
Pneumonia and Influenza
35
18 per 100,000
Rockland

Total: 1,939
Heart Disease
609
171 per 100,000
Cancer
471
135 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
109
31 per 100,000
Stroke
69
19 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
63
19 per 100,000
St Lawrence

Total: 979
Heart Disease
254
201 per 100,000
Cancer
212
163 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
83
66 per 100,000
Stroke
45
35 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
39
32 per 100,000
Saratoga

Total: 1,628
Cancer
435
170 per 100,000
Heart Disease
428
165 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
85
34 per 100,000
Stroke
81
33 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
57
25 per 100,000
Schenectady

Total: 1,460
Heart Disease
419
189 per 100,000
Cancer
309
158 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
84
40 per 100,000
Stroke
82
36 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
37
20 per 100,000
Schoharie

Total: 249
Heart Disease
63
158 per 100,000
Cancer
61
147 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
16
41 per 100,000*
Stroke
12
30 per 100,000*
Unintentional Injury
10
29 per 100,000*
Schuyler

Total: 204
Cancer
52
209 per 100,000
Heart Disease
51
200 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
19
76 per 100,000*
Diabetes
10
40 per 100,000*
Stroke
10
41 per 100,000*
Seneca

Total: 299
Heart Disease
68
145 per 100,000
Cancer
54
123 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
24
51 per 100,000
Stroke
13
30 per 100,000*
Unintentional Injury
10
23 per 100,000*
Steuben

Total: 942
Heart Disease
244
189 per 100,000
Cancer
234
183 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
69
53 per 100,000
Stroke
43
33 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
38
33 per 100,000
Suffolk

Total: 11,336
Heart Disease
3,248
187 per 100,000
Cancer
2,776
162 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
642
41 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
585
35 per 100,000
Stroke
435
25 per 100,000
Sullivan

Total: 693
Heart Disease
179
205 per 100,000
Cancer
162
175 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
50
62 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
35
39 per 100,000
Stroke
25
29 per 100,000
Tioga

Total: 428
Cancer
112
172 per 100,000
Heart Disease
99
154 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
24
37 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
21
39 per 100,000
Stroke
17
26 per 100,000*
Tompkins

Total: 627
Cancer
152
154 per 100,000
Heart Disease
138
138 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
31
35 per 100,000
Stroke
27
26 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
27
27 per 100,000
Ulster

Total: 1,612
Heart Disease
425
181 per 100,000
Cancer
424
183 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
96
42 per 100,000
Stroke
61
26 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
55
29 per 100,000
Warren

Total: 622
Cancer
160
171 per 100,000
Heart Disease
153
164 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
42
46 per 100,000
Diabetes
25
27 per 100,000
Stroke
24
25 per 100,000
Washington

Total: 604
Cancer
158
200 per 100,000
Heart Disease
134
169 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
44
55 per 100,000
Stroke
28
35 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
18
26 per 100,000*
Wayne

Total: 830
Cancer
202
174 per 100,000
Heart Disease
196
173 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
51
47 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
44
46 per 100,000
Stroke
39
35 per 100,000
Westchester

Total: 6,970
Heart Disease
2,049
159 per 100,000
Cancer
1,715
146 per 100,000
Stroke
322
26 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
287
23 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
212
19 per 100,000
Wyoming

Total: 353
Heart Disease
76
161 per 100,000
Cancer
73
148 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
26
56 per 100,000
Stroke
25
56 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
21
45 per 100,000
Yates

Total: 242
Heart Disease
60
174 per 100,000
Cancer
57
173 per 100,000
Stroke
15
45 per 100,000*
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
14
43 per 100,000*
Unintentional Injury
10
36 per 100,000*
Bronx

Total: 8,906
Heart Disease
2,650
211 per 100,000
Cancer
2,018
160 per 100,000
Pneumonia and Influenza
422
34 per 100,000
Diabetes
341
27 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
335
27 per 100,000
Kings

Total: 15,824
Heart Disease
5,276
212 per 100,000
Cancer
3,858
157 per 100,000
Pneumonia and Influenza
836
34 per 100,000
Diabetes
621
25 per 100,000
Stroke
544
22 per 100,000
New York

Total: 9,734
Heart Disease
2,841
156 per 100,000
Cancer
2,492
141 per 100,000
Pneumonia and Influenza
412
23 per 100,000
Stroke
395
22 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
339
19 per 100,000
Queens

Total: 13,682
Heart Disease
4,775
191 per 100,000
Cancer
3,337
137 per 100,000
Pneumonia and Influenza
691
28 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
487
20 per 100,000
Stroke
477
19 per 100,000
Richmond

Total: 3,198
Heart Disease
1,252
250 per 100,000
Cancer
771
151 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
147
30 per 100,000
Pneumonia and Influenza
129
26 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
123
25 per 100,000
New York City

Total: 51,344
Heart Disease
16,794
196 per 100,000
Cancer
12,476
148 per 100,000
Pneumonia and Influenza
2,490
29 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
1,785
21 per 100,000
Stroke
1,778
21 per 100,000
Rest of State

Total: 95,734
Heart Disease
27,165
189 per 100,000
Cancer
22,556
165 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
5,117
37 per 100,000
Stroke
4,374
31 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
3,680
30 per 100,000
New York State

Total: 147,078
Heart Disease
43,959
191 per 100,000
Cancer
35,032
159 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
6,902
31 per 100,000
Stroke
6,152
27 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
5,246
25 per 100,000

*Rates based on fewer than 20 events in the numerator are unstable.

**Ranks based on numbers of death.