Leading Causes of Death, Ages 1-4, New York State, 2002-2011

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

Year and # of Deaths #1 Cause of Death and # of Deaths
Crude Death Rate
#2 Cause of Death and # of Deaths
Crude Death Rate
#3 Cause of Death and # of Deaths
Crude Death Rate
#4 Cause of Death and # of Deaths
Crude Death Rate
#5 Cause of Death and # of Deaths
Crude Death Rate
2011

Total: 181
Unintentional Injury
33
4 per 100,000
Birth Defects
31
3 per 100,000
Cancer
18
2 per 100,000*
Homicide and Legal Intervention
13
1 per 100,000*
Heart Disease
5
Less than 1 per 100,000*
2010

Total: 174
Unintentional Injury
36
4 per 100,000
Birth Defects
25
3 per 100,000
Cancer
24
3 per 100,000
Homicide and Legal Intervention
19
2 per 100,000*
Heart Disease
6
Less than 1 per 100,000*
2009

Total: 194
Unintentional Injury
37
4 per 100,000
Cancer
26
3 per 100,000
Birth Defects
21
2 per 100,000
Heart Disease
7
Less than 1 per 100,000*
Homicide and Legal Intervention
6
Less than 1 per 100,000*
2008

Total: 213
Birth Defects
39
4 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
37
4 per 100,000
Cancer
20
2 per 100,000
Homicide and Legal Intervention
15
2 per 100,000*
Pneumonia and Influenza
10
1 per 100,000*
2007

Total: 207
Unintentional Injury
53
6 per 100,000
Birth Defects
22
2 per 100,000
Cancer
20
2 per 100,000
Homicide and Legal Intervention
18
2 per 100,000*
Heart Disease
10
1 per 100,000*
2006

Total: 215
Unintentional Injury
42
4 per 100,000
Birth Defects
33
3 per 100,000
Homicide and Legal Intervention
21
2 per 100,000
Cancer
18
2 per 100,000*
Pneumonia and Influenza
12
1 per 100,000*
2005

Total: 221
Unintentional Injury
49
5 per 100,000
Birth Defects
35
4 per 100,000
Cancer
23
2 per 100,000
Homicide and Legal Intervention
21
2 per 100,000
Heart Disease
12
1 per 100,000*
2004

Total: 209
Unintentional Injury
53
5 per 100,000
Birth Defects
28
3 per 100,000
Cancer
20
2 per 100,000
Homicide and Legal Intervention
15
2 per 100,000*
Pneumonia and Influenza
10
1 per 100,000*
2003

Total: 217
Unintentional Injury
53
5 per 100,000
Cancer
27
3 per 100,000
Birth Defects
20
2 per 100,000
Heart Disease
19
2 per 100,000*
Homicide and Legal Intervention
18
2 per 100,000*
2002

Total: 237
Unintentional Injury
56
6 per 100,000
Birth Defects
27
3 per 100,000
Cancer
25
3 per 100,000
Homicide and Legal Intervention
21
2 per 100,000
Heart Disease
8
Less than 1 per 100,000*
Pneumonia and Influenza
8
Less than 1 per 100,000*

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

**Ranks based on numbers of death.