Leading Causes of Death, Infant Mortality, 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: 1,202
Perinatal Period Condition
688
2.87 per 1,000 live births
Birth Defects
210
0.88 per 1,000 live births
SIDS
45
0.19 per 1,000 live births
Unintentional Injury
31
0.13 per 1,000 live births
Heart Disease
23
0.10 per 1,000 live births
2010

Total: 1,227
Perinatal Period Condition
698
2.87 per 1,000 live births
Birth Defects
219
0.90 per 1,000 live births
SIDS
41
0.17 per 1,000 live births
Unintentional Injury
35
0.14 per 1,000 live births
Homicide and Legal Intervention
19
0.08 per 1,000 live births*
2009

Total: 1,296
Perinatal Period Condition
716
2.90 per 1,000 live births
Birth Defects
221
0.90 per 1,000 live births
SIDS
53
0.21 per 1,000 live births
Unintentional Injury
26
0.11 per 1,000 live births
Heart Disease
20
0.08 per 1,000 live births
2008

Total: 1,359
Perinatal Period Condition
722
2.89 per 1,000 live births
Birth Defects
260
1.04 per 1,000 live births
SIDS
74
0.30 per 1,000 live births
Unintentional Injury
34
0.14 per 1,000 live births
Gastritis, Enteritis, Colitis, Diverticulitis
23
0.09 per 1,000 live births
2007

Total: 1,382
Perinatal Period Condition
763
3.02 per 1,000 live births
Birth Defects
259
1.03 per 1,000 live births
SIDS
63
0.25 per 1,000 live births
Unintentional Injury
43
0.17 per 1,000 live births
Heart Disease
25
0.10 per 1,000 live births
2006

Total: 1,396
Perinatal Period Condition
796
3.19 per 1,000 live births
Birth Defects
269
1.08 per 1,000 live births
SIDS
65
0.26 per 1,000 live births
Unintentional Injury
38
0.15 per 1,000 live births
Homicide and Legal Intervention
16
0.06 per 1,000 live births*
2005

Total: 1,415
Perinatal Period Condition
804
3.28 per 1,000 live births
Birth Defects
256
1.04 per 1,000 live births
SIDS
56
0.23 per 1,000 live births
Unintentional Injury
35
0.14 per 1,000 live births
Heart Disease
23
0.09 per 1,000 live births
2004

Total: 1,502
Perinatal Period Condition
853
3.43 per 1,000 live births
Birth Defects
264
1.06 per 1,000 live births
Heart Disease
24
0.10 per 1,000 live births
SIDS
22
0.09 per 1,000 live births
Unintentional Injury
17
0.07 per 1,000 live births*
2003

Total: 1,518
Perinatal Period Condition
887
3.51 per 1,000 live births
Birth Defects
275
1.09 per 1,000 live births
SIDS
50
0.20 per 1,000 live births
Unintentional Injury
23
0.09 per 1,000 live births
Heart Disease
22
0.09 per 1,000 live births
2002

Total: 1,489
Perinatal Period Condition
866
3.45 per 1,000 live births
Birth Defects
283
1.13 per 1,000 live births
SIDS
56
0.22 per 1,000 live births
Unintentional Injury
25
0.10 per 1,000 live births
Heart Disease
18
0.07 per 1,000 live births*

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

**Ranks based on numbers of death.