Leading Causes of Premature Death (Death before age 75) Among Female by County, 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: 1,187
Cancer
470
339 per 100,000
Heart Disease
183
143 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
60
44 per 100,000
Stroke
38
29 per 100,000
Liver Disease
30
26 per 100,000
Allegany

Total: 200
Cancer
73
330 per 100,000
Heart Disease
37
173 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
24
143 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
7
36 per 100,000*
Kidney Disease and Diseases of the Urinary Tract
6
37 per 100,000*
Broome

Total: 893
Cancer
313
415 per 100,000
Heart Disease
161
218 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
53
59 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
43
55 per 100,000
Stroke
37
40 per 100,000
Cattaraugus

Total: 398
Cancer
114
358 per 100,000
Heart Disease
103
297 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
36
118 per 100,000
Stroke
15
44 per 100,000*
Septicemia
13
42 per 100,000*
Cayuga

Total: 314
Cancer
111
317 per 100,000
Heart Disease
50
157 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
26
93 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
19
60 per 100,000*
Stroke
11
36 per 100,000*
Chautauqua

Total: 591
Cancer
219
421 per 100,000
Heart Disease
93
188 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
57
89 per 100,000
Stroke
23
37 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
21
39 per 100,000
Chemung

Total: 410
Cancer
145
428 per 100,000
Heart Disease
66
173 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
42
129 per 100,000
Stroke
15
46 per 100,000*
Unintentional Injury
15
42 per 100,000*
Chenango

Total: 263
Cancer
94
439 per 100,000
Heart Disease
40
217 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
20
109 per 100,000
Liver Disease
13
67 per 100,000*
Stroke
12
66 per 100,000*
Unintentional Injury
12
59 per 100,000*
Clinton

Total: 326
Cancer
127
341 per 100,000
Heart Disease
43
131 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
28
80 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
19
74 per 100,000*
Diabetes
13
37 per 100,000*
Columbia

Total: 299
Cancer
128
587 per 100,000
Heart Disease
38
169 per 100,000
Stroke
17
86 per 100,000*
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
14
71 per 100,000*
Septicemia
8
37 per 100,000*
Unintentional Injury
8
35 per 100,000*
Cortland

Total: 224
Cancer
91
529 per 100,000
Heart Disease
35
147 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
25
147 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
10
49 per 100,000*
Diabetes
7
32 per 100,000*
Delaware

Total: 223
Cancer
70
367 per 100,000
Heart Disease
46
248 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
14
92 per 100,000*
Stroke
10
66 per 100,000*
Unintentional Injury
10
55 per 100,000*
Dutchess

Total: 1,117
Cancer
438
280 per 100,000
Heart Disease
179
143 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
75
54 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
54
47 per 100,000
Stroke
30
24 per 100,000
Erie

Total: 4,434
Cancer
1,591
315 per 100,000
Heart Disease
716
144 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
225
64 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
176
44 per 100,000
Stroke
172
49 per 100,000
Essex

Total: 176
Cancer
78
586 per 100,000
Heart Disease
24
169 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
12
102 per 100,000*
Unintentional Injury
9
67 per 100,000*
Diabetes
5
42 per 100,000*
Franklin

Total: 250
Cancer
80
415 per 100,000
Heart Disease
35
186 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
22
140 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
12
67 per 100,000*
Diabetes
10
59 per 100,000*
Fulton

Total: 274
Cancer
117
514 per 100,000
Heart Disease
42
175 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
26
119 per 100,000
Stroke
13
60 per 100,000*
Septicemia
9
46 per 100,000*
Unintentional Injury
9
42 per 100,000*
Genesee

Total: 285
Cancer
108
471 per 100,000
Heart Disease
41
167 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
19
89 per 100,000*
Unintentional Injury
15
68 per 100,000*
Diabetes
13
60 per 100,000*
Greene

Total: 263
Cancer
101
512 per 100,000
Heart Disease
37
186 per 100,000
Stroke
15
87 per 100,000*
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
13
79 per 100,000*
Unintentional Injury
12
67 per 100,000*
Hamilton

Total: 28
Cancer
10
821 per 100,000*
Heart Disease
3
249 per 100,000*
Unintentional Injury
3
249 per 100,000*
Liver Disease
1
74 per 100,000*
Perinatal Period Condition
1
74 per 100,000*
Pregnancy and Childbirth Related
1
74 per 100,000*
Herkimer

Total: 297
Cancer
100
369 per 100,000
Heart Disease
57
238 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
16
69 per 100,000*
High Blood Pressure and Related Kidney Disease
7
29 per 100,000*
Pneumonia and Influenza
7
31 per 100,000*
Stroke
7
31 per 100,000*
Unintentional Injury
7
28 per 100,000*
Jefferson

Total: 440
Cancer
155
306 per 100,000
Heart Disease
73
142 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
33
63 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
23
43 per 100,000
Stroke
18
34 per 100,000*
Lewis

Total: 97
Cancer
36
308 per 100,000
Heart Disease
12
117 per 100,000*
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
7
69 per 100,000*
Diabetes
3
29 per 100,000*
Liver Disease
3
27 per 100,000*
Stroke
3
29 per 100,000*
Livingston

Total: 258
Cancer
102
384 per 100,000
Heart Disease
32
130 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
25
122 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
20
81 per 100,000
Stroke
10
50 per 100,000*
Madison

Total: 267
Cancer
116
354 per 100,000
Heart Disease
34
110 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
17
69 per 100,000*
Unintentional Injury
13
46 per 100,000*
Stroke
10
40 per 100,000*
Monroe

Total: 2,875
Cancer
1,170
292 per 100,000
Heart Disease
411
120 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
130
38 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
104
30 per 100,000
Stroke
103
34 per 100,000
Montgomerty

Total: 242
Cancer
84
426 per 100,000
Heart Disease
54
257 per 100,000
Diabetes
11
57 per 100,000*
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
10
52 per 100,000*
Stroke
9
47 per 100,000*
Unintentional Injury
9
44 per 100,000*
Nassau

Total: 4,075
Cancer
1,745
224 per 100,000
Heart Disease
773
93 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
159
26 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
134
30 per 100,000
Stroke
116
24 per 100,000
Niagara

Total: 1,106
Cancer
369
379 per 100,000
Heart Disease
212
246 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
71
77 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
47
50 per 100,000
Septicemia
39
44 per 100,000
Stroke
39
45 per 100,000
Oneida

Total: 1,066
Cancer
361
365 per 100,000
Heart Disease
188
211 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
79
95 per 100,000
Stroke
42
46 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
26
28 per 100,000
Onondaga

Total: 1,793
Cancer
721
296 per 100,000
Heart Disease
250
120 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
96
45 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
83
39 per 100,000
Stroke
68
33 per 100,000
Ontario

Total: 445
Cancer
164
368 per 100,000
Heart Disease
62
137 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
28
73 per 100,000
Stroke
20
45 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
19
44 per 100,000*
Orange

Total: 1,435
Cancer
553
315 per 100,000
Heart Disease
214
131 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
80
45 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
61
35 per 100,000
Septicemia
49
27 per 100,000
Orleans

Total: 203
Cancer
84
442 per 100,000
Heart Disease
42
254 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
16
106 per 100,000*
Stroke
6
40 per 100,000*
Unintentional Injury
6
41 per 100,000*
Oswego

Total: 527
Cancer
221
424 per 100,000
Heart Disease
87
150 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
41
69 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
26
52 per 100,000
Stroke
15
26 per 100,000*
Otsego

Total: 253
Cancer
106
368 per 100,000
Heart Disease
33
130 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
22
120 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
10
47 per 100,000*
Stroke
8
43 per 100,000*
Putnam

Total: 331
Cancer
141
365 per 100,000
Heart Disease
47
114 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
21
52 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
15
37 per 100,000*
Stroke
15
37 per 100,000*
Rensselaer

Total: 660
Cancer
257
354 per 100,000
Heart Disease
106
164 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
49
69 per 100,000
Diabetes
17
25 per 100,000*
Stroke
17
26 per 100,000*
Rockland

Total: 909
Cancer
388
239 per 100,000
Heart Disease
125
106 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
42
30 per 100,000
Stroke
33
27 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
29
22 per 100,000
St Lawrence

Total: 504
Cancer
168
402 per 100,000
Heart Disease
83
204 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
47
124 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
26
57 per 100,000
Stroke
14
26 per 100,000*
Saratoga

Total: 803
Cancer
341
355 per 100,000
Heart Disease
126
132 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
62
68 per 100,000
Stroke
27
33 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
23
25 per 100,000
Schenectady

Total: 625
Cancer
222
358 per 100,000
Heart Disease
123
175 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
36
56 per 100,000
Stroke
25
40 per 100,000
Diabetes
22
37 per 100,000
Schoharie

Total: 139
Cancer
56
447 per 100,000
Heart Disease
20
158 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
7
70 per 100,000*
Unintentional Injury
6
48 per 100,000*
Diabetes
5
49 per 100,000*
Stroke
5
50 per 100,000*
Schuyler

Total: 115
Cancer
38
622 per 100,000
Heart Disease
17
325 per 100,000*
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
13
245 per 100,000*
Diabetes
5
94 per 100,000*
Unintentional Injury
5
79 per 100,000*
Seneca

Total: 137
Cancer
43
341 per 100,000
Heart Disease
17
146 per 100,000*
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
7
59 per 100,000*
Stroke
6
51 per 100,000*
Diabetes
7
61 per 100,000*
Steuben

Total: 434
Cancer
163
414 per 100,000
Heart Disease
80
186 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
38
103 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
20
49 per 100,000
Diabetes
11
30 per 100,000*
Suffolk

Total: 5,347
Cancer
2,249
267 per 100,000
Heart Disease
813
110 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
295
42 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
258
34 per 100,000
Stroke
143
23 per 100,000
Sullivan

Total: 414
Cancer
147
476 per 100,000
Heart Disease
77
248 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
29
92 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
23
79 per 100,000
Diabetes
17
53 per 100,000*
Tioga

Total: 198
Cancer
81
401 per 100,000
Heart Disease
25
117 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
12
64 per 100,000*
Stroke
8
42 per 100,000*
Septicemia
7
37 per 100,000*
Unintentional Injury
7
35 per 100,000*
Tompkins

Total: 275
Cancer
110
257 per 100,000
Heart Disease
32
66 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
17
38 per 100,000*
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
15
28 per 100,000*
Suicide
11
30 per 100,000*
Ulster

Total: 844
Cancer
368
454 per 100,000
Heart Disease
112
146 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
49
61 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
32
43 per 100,000
Diabetes
24
33 per 100,000
Warren

Total: 275
Cancer
131
456 per 100,000
Heart Disease
41
172 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
20
92 per 100,000
Diabetes
9
41 per 100,000*
Stroke
8
31 per 100,000*
Washington

Total: 292
Cancer
119
457 per 100,000
Heart Disease
43
164 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
27
129 per 100,000
Stroke
11
52 per 100,000*
Unintentional Injury
11
46 per 100,000*
Wayne

Total: 394
Cancer
135
315 per 100,000
Heart Disease
63
169 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
23
64 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
20
51 per 100,000
Stroke
18
47 per 100,000*
Westchester

Total: 2,822
Cancer
1,229
229 per 100,000
Heart Disease
443
79 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
108
30 per 100,000
Stroke
104
23 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
85
19 per 100,000
Wyoming

Total: 167
Cancer
71
444 per 100,000
Heart Disease
19
136 per 100,000*
Unintentional Injury
12
83 per 100,000*
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
10
72 per 100,000*
Diabetes
6
43 per 100,000*
Stroke
6
43 per 100,000*
Yates

Total: 111
Cancer
42
400 per 100,000
Heart Disease
13
133 per 100,000*
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
9
94 per 100,000*
Unintentional Injury
5
51 per 100,000*
Diabetes
4
38 per 100,000*
Liver Disease
4
40 per 100,000*
Stroke
4
41 per 100,000*
Bronx

Total: 5,690
Cancer
1,797
258 per 100,000
Heart Disease
1,143
162 per 100,000
AIDS
289
40 per 100,000
Diabetes
283
42 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
233
34 per 100,000
Kings

Total: 9,142
Cancer
3,276
245 per 100,000
Heart Disease
2,053
147 per 100,000
Diabetes
404
33 per 100,000
Stroke
289
24 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
272
22 per 100,000
New York

Total: 4,987
Cancer
1,945
218 per 100,000
Heart Disease
913
110 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
186
23 per 100,000
Diabetes
164
20 per 100,000
AIDS
148
21 per 100,000
Queens

Total: 6,737
Cancer
2,625
209 per 100,000
Heart Disease
1,516
116 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
220
20 per 100,000
Diabetes
219
21 per 100,000
Stroke
214
21 per 100,000
Richmond

Total: 1,834
Cancer
698
256 per 100,000
Heart Disease
411
171 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
89
39 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
71
32 per 100,000
Diabetes
71
33 per 100,000
New York City

Total: 28,390
Cancer
10,341
231 per 100,000
Heart Disease
6,036
131 per 100,000
Diabetes
1,141
25 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
949
23 per 100,000
Stroke
852
19 per 100,000
Rest of State

Total: 43,330
Cancer
17,064
281 per 100,000
Heart Disease
6,931
110 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
2,438
37 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
1,819
36 per 100,000
Stroke
1,442
23 per 100,000
New York State

Total: 71,720
Cancer
27,405
259 per 100,000
Heart Disease
12,967
118 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
3,289
29 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
2,768
30 per 100,000
Stroke
2,294
21 per 100,000

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

**Ranks based on numbers of death.