Leading Causes of Premature Death (Death before age 75), New York State, 2009-2011

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

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

Total: 2,874
Cancer
951
301 per 100,000
Heart Disease
589
220 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
128
47 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
118
43 per 100,000
Stroke
84
32 per 100,000
Allegany

Total: 483
Cancer
157
432 per 100,000
Heart Disease
106
229 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
39
88 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
35
84 per 100,000
Liver Disease
14
29 per 100,000*
Stroke
14
41 per 100,000*
Broome

Total: 2,157
Cancer
625
408 per 100,000
Heart Disease
476
282 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
133
79 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
112
63 per 100,000
Diabetes
78
51 per 100,000
Cattaraugus

Total: 1,054
Cancer
294
470 per 100,000
Heart Disease
277
450 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
74
100 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
61
90 per 100,000
Liver Disease
30
46 per 100,000
Cayuga

Total: 825
Cancer
271
312 per 100,000
Heart Disease
149
231 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
69
95 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
58
101 per 100,000
Suicide
28
46 per 100,000
Chautauqua

Total: 1,526
Cancer
467
409 per 100,000
Heart Disease
330
315 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
121
101 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
94
83 per 100,000
Stroke
50
42 per 100,000
Chemung

Total: 1,015
Cancer
313
339 per 100,000
Heart Disease
191
275 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
83
124 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
69
86 per 100,000
Liver Disease
30
43 per 100,000
Chenango

Total: 603
Cancer
197
480 per 100,000
Heart Disease
121
268 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
44
117 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
42
98 per 100,000
Liver Disease
29
74 per 100,000
Clinton

Total: 836
Cancer
271
370 per 100,000
Heart Disease
154
185 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
67
93 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
51
65 per 100,000
Diabetes
26
35 per 100,000
Columbia

Total: 751
Cancer
265
517 per 100,000
Heart Disease
138
269 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
44
104 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
31
62 per 100,000
Stroke
28
56 per 100,000
Cortland

Total: 515
Cancer
171
349 per 100,000
Heart Disease
92
237 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
40
115 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
29
68 per 100,000
Suicide
18
43 per 100,000*
Delaware

Total: 607
Cancer
182
469 per 100,000
Heart Disease
165
435 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
38
111 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
28
92 per 100,000
Diabetes
20
66 per 100,000
Dutchess

Total: 2,747
Cancer
905
284 per 100,000
Heart Disease
552
199 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
181
72 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
141
59 per 100,000
Suicide
79
31 per 100,000
Erie

Total: 10,590
Cancer
3,315
338 per 100,000
Heart Disease
2,148
226 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
549
69 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
446
51 per 100,000
Diabetes
375
48 per 100,000
Essex

Total: 420
Cancer
157
444 per 100,000
Heart Disease
81
267 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
25
76 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
21
87 per 100,000
Suicide
15
52 per 100,000*
Franklin

Total: 587
Cancer
173
353 per 100,000
Heart Disease
100
217 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
42
94 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
38
117 per 100,000
Diabetes
20
53 per 100,000
Suicide
20
51 per 100,000
Fulton

Total: 650
Cancer
222
475 per 100,000
Heart Disease
124
257 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
55
111 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
35
76 per 100,000
Stroke
23
53 per 100,000
Genesee

Total: 678
Cancer
235
506 per 100,000
Heart Disease
124
267 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
47
97 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
38
87 per 100,000
Diabetes
25
51 per 100,000
Greene

Total: 692
Cancer
244
600 per 100,000
Heart Disease
133
291 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
43
99 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
31
92 per 100,000
Stroke
29
69 per 100,000
Hamilton

Total: 72
Cancer
21
774 per 100,000
Heart Disease
13
472 per 100,000*
Unintentional Injury
9
283 per 100,000*
Liver Disease
6
220 per 100,000*
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
4
143 per 100,000*
Herkimer

Total: 701
Cancer
198
360 per 100,000
Heart Disease
164
294 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
44
97 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
34
64 per 100,000
Diabetes
20
44 per 100,000
Suicide
20
41 per 100,000
Jefferson

Total: 1,115
Cancer
333
324 per 100,000
Heart Disease
234
217 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
82
77 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
65
47 per 100,000
Suicide
44
39 per 100,000
Lewis

Total: 274
Cancer
106
446 per 100,000
Heart Disease
37
164 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
14
67 per 100,000*
Unintentional Injury
13
60 per 100,000*
Suicide
10
45 per 100,000*
Livingston

Total: 617
Cancer
212
405 per 100,000
Heart Disease
117
226 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
43
81 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
37
88 per 100,000
Stroke
22
52 per 100,000
Madison

Total: 660
Cancer
243
423 per 100,000
Heart Disease
108
173 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
51
87 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
38
53 per 100,000
Suicide
23
40 per 100,000
Monroe

Total: 6,827
Cancer
2,360
304 per 100,000
Heart Disease
1,234
160 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
351
53 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
241
38 per 100,000
Stroke
222
37 per 100,000
Montgomerty

Total: 558
Cancer
170
443 per 100,000
Heart Disease
133
339 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
28
70 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
26
65 per 100,000
Diabetes
24
56 per 100,000
Nassau

Total: 9,964
Cancer
3,514
229 per 100,000
Heart Disease
2,266
145 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
648
55 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
289
29 per 100,000
Stroke
262
21 per 100,000
Niagara

Total: 2,640
Cancer
791
413 per 100,000
Heart Disease
632
370 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
161
86 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
152
82 per 100,000
Diabetes
82
45 per 100,000
Oneida

Total: 2,631
Cancer
814
334 per 100,000
Heart Disease
566
271 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
133
78 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
118
55 per 100,000
Stroke
88
43 per 100,000
Onondaga

Total: 4,463
Cancer
1,530
325 per 100,000
Heart Disease
772
161 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
266
63 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
205
57 per 100,000
Stroke
146
40 per 100,000
Ontario

Total: 1,129
Cancer
355
418 per 100,000
Heart Disease
209
245 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
63
71 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
61
78 per 100,000
Stroke
51
56 per 100,000
Orange

Total: 3,294
Cancer
1,094
309 per 100,000
Heart Disease
612
172 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
233
65 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
129
40 per 100,000
Septicemia
88
25 per 100,000
Orleans

Total: 474
Cancer
165
451 per 100,000
Heart Disease
104
270 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
33
105 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
24
71 per 100,000
Suicide
13
38 per 100,000*
Oswego

Total: 1,319
Cancer
445
400 per 100,000
Heart Disease
270
241 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
105
95 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
86
76 per 100,000
Suicide
39
39 per 100,000
Otsego

Total: 638
Cancer
218
475 per 100,000
Heart Disease
135
229 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
41
71 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
36
64 per 100,000
Diabetes
21
43 per 100,000
Putnam

Total: 809
Cancer
271
340 per 100,000
Heart Disease
159
199 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
61
74 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
31
36 per 100,000
Stroke
22
27 per 100,000
Rensselaer

Total: 1,628
Cancer
572
347 per 100,000
Heart Disease
306
233 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
99
68 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
69
50 per 100,000
Diabetes
45
32 per 100,000
Liver Disease
45
33 per 100,000
Rockland

Total: 2,180
Cancer
765
243 per 100,000
Heart Disease
448
200 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
101
38 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
72
30 per 100,000
Stroke
68
30 per 100,000
St Lawrence

Total: 1,254
Cancer
402
362 per 100,000
Heart Disease
250
287 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
100
129 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
68
70 per 100,000
Diabetes
38
39 per 100,000
Suicide
38
38 per 100,000
Saratoga

Total: 1,910
Cancer
716
293 per 100,000
Heart Disease
370
152 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
118
64 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
83
40 per 100,000
Suicide
62
35 per 100,000
Schenectady

Total: 1,512
Cancer
488
362 per 100,000
Heart Disease
343
255 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
68
51 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
63
46 per 100,000
Diabetes
53
41 per 100,000
Schoharie

Total: 348
Cancer
131
469 per 100,000
Heart Disease
73
281 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
18
73 per 100,000*
Diabetes
15
56 per 100,000*
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
14
69 per 100,000*
Schuyler

Total: 229
Cancer
67
436 per 100,000
Heart Disease
43
279 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
20
155 per 100,000
Stroke
11
81 per 100,000*
Diabetes
10
80 per 100,000*
Seneca

Total: 358
Cancer
102
372 per 100,000
Heart Disease
63
226 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
22
93 per 100,000
Diabetes
14
58 per 100,000*
Unintentional Injury
22
76 per 100,000
Stroke
14
58 per 100,000*
Steuben

Total: 1,112
Cancer
349
401 per 100,000
Heart Disease
249
318 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
72
97 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
68
83 per 100,000
Suicide
35
43 per 100,000
Suffolk

Total: 13,132
Cancer
4,542
271 per 100,000
Heart Disease
2,503
148 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
1,142
83 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
498
33 per 100,000
Stroke
331
27 per 100,000
Sullivan

Total: 1,032
Cancer
299
428 per 100,000
Heart Disease
218
338 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
85
133 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
52
87 per 100,000
Diabetes
38
60 per 100,000
Tioga

Total: 483
Cancer
175
398 per 100,000
Heart Disease
78
178 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
42
105 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
33
78 per 100,000
Diabetes
14
35 per 100,000*
Stroke
14
36 per 100,000*
Tompkins

Total: 653
Cancer
215
256 per 100,000
Heart Disease
114
103 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
46
71 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
36
34 per 100,000
Suicide
33
46 per 100,000
Ulster

Total: 2,032
Cancer
727
432 per 100,000
Heart Disease
366
217 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
117
77 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
101
63 per 100,000
Suicide
63
42 per 100,000
Warren

Total: 689
Cancer
264
460 per 100,000
Heart Disease
144
259 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
46
85 per 100,000
Suicide
24
48 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
21
41 per 100,000
Washington

Total: 736
Cancer
261
452 per 100,000
Heart Disease
136
230 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
48
87 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
45
103 per 100,000
Suicide
31
59 per 100,000
Wayne

Total: 1,001
Cancer
339
398 per 100,000
Heart Disease
188
223 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
71
86 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
53
71 per 100,000
Diabetes
39
50 per 100,000
Westchester

Total: 6,789
Cancer
2,451
233 per 100,000
Heart Disease
1,322
126 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
347
40 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
215
23 per 100,000
Stroke
214
24 per 100,000
Wyoming

Total: 426
Cancer
147
386 per 100,000
Heart Disease
66
172 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
29
77 per 100,000
Suicide
20
63 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
19
68 per 100,000*
Yates

Total: 266
Cancer
97
470 per 100,000
Heart Disease
44
190 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
22
110 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
15
74 per 100,000*
Suicide
10
47 per 100,000*
Bronx

Total: 13,975
Cancer
3,672
288 per 100,000
Heart Disease
3,126
244 per 100,000
AIDS
805
61 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
685
52 per 100,000
Diabetes
579
45 per 100,000
Kings

Total: 21,777
Cancer
6,578
262 per 100,000
Heart Disease
5,404
213 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
1,012
43 per 100,000
Diabetes
875
38 per 100,000
AIDS
726
30 per 100,000
New York

Total: 12,019
Cancer
3,961
230 per 100,000
Heart Disease
2,552
153 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
562
36 per 100,000
AIDS
526
38 per 100,000
Diabetes
366
22 per 100,000
Queens

Total: 16,743
Cancer
5,336
217 per 100,000
Heart Disease
4,417
177 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
829
38 per 100,000
Diabetes
580
26 per 100,000
Stroke
480
20 per 100,000
Richmond

Total: 4,281
Cancer
1,410
266 per 100,000
Heart Disease
1,061
198 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
283
63 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
162
38 per 100,000
Diabetes
160
37 per 100,000
New York City

Total: 68,795
Cancer
20,957
246 per 100,000
Heart Disease
16,560
192 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
3,371
42 per 100,000
Diabetes
2,560
30 per 100,000
AIDS
2,394
30 per 100,000
Rest of State

Total: 105,565
Cancer
35,364
294 per 100,000
Heart Disease
21,139
176 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
6,505
65 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
4,918
38 per 100,000
Stroke
3,085
25 per 100,000
New York State

Total: 174,360
Cancer
56,321
273 per 100,000
Heart Disease
37,699
182 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
9,876
55 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
6,762
31 per 100,000
Diabetes
5,299
26 per 100,000

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

**Ranks based on numbers of death.