Leading Causes of Death Among Black Non-Hispanics, Ages 5-14, 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: 74
Cancer
14
4 per 100,000*
Unintentional Injury
10
3 per 100,000*
Birth Defects
6
2 per 100,000*
Homicide and Legal Intervention
5
1 per 100,000*
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
6
2 per 100,000*
2010

Total: 68
Unintentional Injury
16
4 per 100,000*
Cancer
13
3 per 100,000*
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
7
2 per 100,000*
Homicide and Legal Intervention
7
2 per 100,000*
Birth Defects
2
Less than 1 per 100,000*
Heart Disease
2
Less than 1 per 100,000*
Stroke
2
Less than 1 per 100,000*
2009

Total: 67
Unintentional Injury
12
3 per 100,000*
Cancer
9
2 per 100,000*
Homicide and Legal Intervention
5
1 per 100,000*
Birth Defects
4
Less than 1 per 100,000*
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
4
Less than 1 per 100,000*
Heart Disease
4
Less than 1 per 100,000*
2008

Total: 75
Unintentional Injury
20
5 per 100,000
Homicide and Legal Intervention
9
2 per 100,000*
Cancer
8
2 per 100,000*
Heart Disease
6
1 per 100,000*
Birth Defects
5
1 per 100,000*
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
5
1 per 100,000*
2007

Total: 78
Unintentional Injury
25
6 per 100,000
Cancer
12
3 per 100,000*
Birth Defects
6
1 per 100,000*
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
5
1 per 100,000*
Heart Disease
6
1 per 100,000*
2006

Total: 74
Unintentional Injury
16
4 per 100,000*
Cancer
9
2 per 100,000*
Homicide and Legal Intervention
7
2 per 100,000*
Birth Defects
5
1 per 100,000*
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
5
1 per 100,000*
Suicide
5
1 per 100,000*
2005

Total: 87
Unintentional Injury
16
4 per 100,000*
Homicide and Legal Intervention
11
2 per 100,000*
Birth Defects
8
2 per 100,000*
Cancer
8
2 per 100,000*
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
4
Less than 1 per 100,000*
Heart Disease
4
Less than 1 per 100,000*
Septicemia
4
Less than 1 per 100,000*
2004

Total: 95
Unintentional Injury
29
6 per 100,000
Cancer
15
3 per 100,000*
AIDS
5
1 per 100,000*
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
5
1 per 100,000*
Birth Defects
4
Less than 1 per 100,000*
Heart Disease
4
Less than 1 per 100,000*
Homicide and Legal Intervention
4
Less than 1 per 100,000*
2003

Total: 86
Cancer
10
2 per 100,000*
AIDS
9
2 per 100,000*
Birth Defects
8
2 per 100,000*
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
8
2 per 100,000*
Unintentional Injury
10
2 per 100,000*
Heart Disease
8
2 per 100,000*
Homicide and Legal Intervention
8
2 per 100,000*
2002

Total: 110
Unintentional Injury
31
6 per 100,000
Cancer
16
3 per 100,000*
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
10
2 per 100,000*
Birth Defects
6
1 per 100,000*
Homicide and Legal Intervention
10
2 per 100,000*

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

**Ranks based on numbers of death.