Leading Causes of Premature Death (Death before age 75), New York State (Excluding New York City), 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 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
2011

Total: 35,520
Cancer
11,815
95 per 100,000
Heart Disease
7,205
58 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
2,489
25 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
1,652
12 per 100,000
Suicide
1,033
11 per 100,000
2010

Total: 34,921
Cancer
11,755
96 per 100,000
Heart Disease
7,139
58 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
2,189
22 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
1,599
15 per 100,000
Stroke
1,053
9 per 100,000
2009

Total: 35,124
Cancer
11,794
97 per 100,000
Heart Disease
6,795
55 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
1,827
18 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
1,667
13 per 100,000
Stroke
1,021
8 per 100,000
2008

Total: 34,903
Cancer
11,964
99 per 100,000
Heart Disease
7,304
61 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
2,348
24 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
1,641
13 per 100,000
Stroke
984
8 per 100,000
2007

Total: 34,883
Cancer
12,016
102 per 100,000
Heart Disease
7,327
62 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
2,237
23 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
1,574
12 per 100,000
Stroke
1,070
9 per 100,000
2006

Total: 34,842
Cancer
11,912
101 per 100,000
Heart Disease
7,377
63 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
2,257
22 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
1,518
14 per 100,000
Stroke
1,113
9 per 100,000
2005

Total: 35,321
Cancer
11,847
101 per 100,000
Heart Disease
7,837
67 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
2,167
21 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
1,703
16 per 100,000
Stroke
1,115
9 per 100,000
2004

Total: 35,916
Cancer
12,288
106 per 100,000
Heart Disease
7,561
65 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
1,834
18 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
1,649
14 per 100,000
Stroke
1,100
9 per 100,000
2003

Total: 36,352
Cancer
12,163
106 per 100,000
Heart Disease
8,342
72 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
2,031
20 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
1,636
14 per 100,000
Stroke
1,166
10 per 100,000
2002

Total: 37,361
Cancer
12,610
113 per 100,000
Heart Disease
8,783
78 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
2,071
20 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
1,723
15 per 100,000
Stroke
1,276
11 per 100,000

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

**Ranks based on numbers of death.