Leading Causes of Death in New York State - Life Tables in New York State

Leading Causes Among Premature Death in New York State

While the Life Tables in New York State depict expected length of life for a given age (based on annual data), the Leading Causes of Premature Death in New York State tables are used to point to loss of life before age 75. 75 is the standard age used nationally for comparison purposes and not to be construed as life expectancy.