Leading Causes of Death Among Black Non-Hispanics, Infant Mortality, 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: 364
Perinatal Period Condition
210
Less than 0.01 per 1,000 live births
Birth Defects
42
Less than 0.01 per 1,000 live births
SIDS
14
Less than 0.01 per 1,000 live births*
Unintentional Injury
12
Less than 0.01 per 1,000 live births*
Heart Disease
8
Less than 0.01 per 1,000 live births*
2010

Total: 389
Perinatal Period Condition
222
Less than 0.01 per 1,000 live births
Birth Defects
53
Less than 0.01 per 1,000 live births
SIDS
13
Less than 0.01 per 1,000 live births*
Unintentional Injury
12
Less than 0.01 per 1,000 live births*
Homicide and Legal Intervention
7
Less than 0.01 per 1,000 live births*
2009

Total: 434
Perinatal Period Condition
252
Less than 0.01 per 1,000 live births
Birth Defects
52
Less than 0.01 per 1,000 live births
SIDS
18
Less than 0.01 per 1,000 live births*
Unintentional Injury
9
Less than 0.01 per 1,000 live births*
Heart Disease
6
Less than 0.01 per 1,000 live births*
2008

Total: 476
Perinatal Period Condition
275
Less than 0.01 per 1,000 live births
Birth Defects
58
Less than 0.01 per 1,000 live births
SIDS
24
Less than 0.01 per 1,000 live births
Unintentional Injury
15
Less than 0.01 per 1,000 live births*
Gastritis, Enteritis, Colitis, Diverticulitis
14
Less than 0.01 per 1,000 live births*
2007

Total: 450
Perinatal Period Condition
283
Less than 0.01 per 1,000 live births
Birth Defects
63
Less than 0.01 per 1,000 live births
SIDS
17
Less than 0.01 per 1,000 live births*
Unintentional Injury
14
Less than 0.01 per 1,000 live births*
Heart Disease
7
Less than 0.01 per 1,000 live births*
2006

Total: 458
Perinatal Period Condition
269
Less than 0.01 per 1,000 live births
Birth Defects
67
Less than 0.01 per 1,000 live births
SIDS
18
Less than 0.01 per 1,000 live births*
Unintentional Injury
10
Less than 0.01 per 1,000 live births*
Septicemia
8
Less than 0.01 per 1,000 live births*
2005

Total: 455
Perinatal Period Condition
275
Less than 0.01 per 1,000 live births
Birth Defects
53
Less than 0.01 per 1,000 live births
SIDS
14
Less than 0.01 per 1,000 live births*
Unintentional Injury
13
Less than 0.01 per 1,000 live births*
Homicide and Legal Intervention
9
Less than 0.01 per 1,000 live births*
2004

Total: 488
Perinatal Period Condition
281
Less than 0.01 per 1,000 live births
Birth Defects
73
Less than 0.01 per 1,000 live births
Heart Disease
9
Less than 0.01 per 1,000 live births*
Unintentional Injury
8
Less than 0.01 per 1,000 live births*
Homicide and Legal Intervention
6
Less than 0.01 per 1,000 live births*
2003

Total: 511
Perinatal Period Condition
322
Less than 0.01 per 1,000 live births
Birth Defects
62
Less than 0.01 per 1,000 live births
SIDS
25
Less than 0.01 per 1,000 live births
Homicide and Legal Intervention
8
Less than 0.01 per 1,000 live births*
Unintentional Injury
8
Less than 0.01 per 1,000 live births*
2002

Total: 445
Perinatal Period Condition
273
Less than 0.01 per 1,000 live births
Birth Defects
64
Less than 0.01 per 1,000 live births
SIDS
18
Less than 0.01 per 1,000 live births*
Homicide and Legal Intervention
9
Less than 0.01 per 1,000 live births*
Unintentional Injury
9
Less than 0.01 per 1,000 live births*

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

**Ranks based on numbers of death.