Leading Causes of Death, Ages 5-14, 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: 266
Cancer
64
3 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
43
2 per 100,000
Birth Defects
22
Less than 1 per 100,000
Heart Disease
17
Less than 1 per 100,000*
Homicide and Legal Intervention
13
Less than 1 per 100,000*
Suicide
13
Less than 1 per 100,000*
2010

Total: 254
Unintentional Injury
64
3 per 100,000
Cancer
59
2 per 100,000
Birth Defects
17
Less than 1 per 100,000*
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
15
Less than 1 per 100,000*
Homicide and Legal Intervention
14
Less than 1 per 100,000*
2009

Total: 276
Unintentional Injury
60
2 per 100,000
Cancer
52
2 per 100,000
Birth Defects
15
Less than 1 per 100,000*
Homicide and Legal Intervention
14
Less than 1 per 100,000*
Heart Disease
13
Less than 1 per 100,000*
2008

Total: 304
Unintentional Injury
84
4 per 100,000
Cancer
55
2 per 100,000
Birth Defects
21
Less than 1 per 100,000
Heart Disease
18
Less than 1 per 100,000*
Homicide and Legal Intervention
15
Less than 1 per 100,000*
2007

Total: 299
Unintentional Injury
72
3 per 100,000
Cancer
63
3 per 100,000
Birth Defects
26
1 per 100,000
Heart Disease
15
Less than 1 per 100,000*
Homicide and Legal Intervention
12
Less than 1 per 100,000*
2006

Total: 265
Unintentional Injury
68
3 per 100,000
Cancer
47
2 per 100,000
Heart Disease
17
Less than 1 per 100,000*
Homicide and Legal Intervention
16
Less than 1 per 100,000*
Birth Defects
12
Less than 1 per 100,000*
2005

Total: 328
Unintentional Injury
71
3 per 100,000
Cancer
64
3 per 100,000
Birth Defects
34
1 per 100,000
Heart Disease
18
Less than 1 per 100,000*
Homicide and Legal Intervention
15
Less than 1 per 100,000*
2004

Total: 347
Unintentional Injury
104
4 per 100,000
Cancer
60
2 per 100,000
Birth Defects
29
1 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
11
Less than 1 per 100,000*
Suicide
11
Less than 1 per 100,000*
2003

Total: 354
Unintentional Injury
78
3 per 100,000
Cancer
59
2 per 100,000
Birth Defects
27
1 per 100,000
Heart Disease
20
Less than 1 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
16
Less than 1 per 100,000*
Homicide and Legal Intervention
16
Less than 1 per 100,000*
2002

Total: 354
Unintentional Injury
107
4 per 100,000
Cancer
64
2 per 100,000
Birth Defects
30
1 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
15
Less than 1 per 100,000*
Homicide and Legal Intervention
14
Less than 1 per 100,000*

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

**Ranks based on numbers of death.