Leading Causes of Death, 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 Deaths #1 Cause of Death and # of Deaths
Age-adjusted Death Rate
#2 Cause of Death and # of Deaths
Age-adjusted Death Rate
#3 Cause of Death and # of Deaths
Age-adjusted Death Rate
#4 Cause of Death and # of Deaths
Age-adjusted Death Rate
#5 Cause of Death and # of Deaths
Age-adjusted Death Rate
2011

Total: 95,734
Heart Disease
27,165
189 per 100,000
Cancer
22,556
165 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
5,117
37 per 100,000
Stroke
4,374
31 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
3,680
30 per 100,000
2010

Total: 94,042
Heart Disease
26,884
190 per 100,000
Cancer
22,684
169 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
5,052
37 per 100,000
Stroke
4,521
32 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
3,320
27 per 100,000
2009

Total: 93,414
Heart Disease
26,596
192 per 100,000
Cancer
22,543
171 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
5,129
39 per 100,000
Stroke
4,319
31 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
2,880
24 per 100,000
2008

Total: 94,457
Heart Disease
28,069
207 per 100,000
Cancer
22,862
176 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
5,214
40 per 100,000
Stroke
4,322
32 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
3,401
28 per 100,000
2007

Total: 93,386
Heart Disease
28,138
212 per 100,000
Cancer
22,735
179 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
5,063
39 per 100,000
Stroke
4,280
32 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
3,255
28 per 100,000
2006

Total: 93,575
Heart Disease
28,580
217 per 100,000
Cancer
22,784
181 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
4,855
38 per 100,000
Stroke
4,605
35 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
3,211
27 per 100,000
2005

Total: 95,268
Heart Disease
29,572
226 per 100,000
Cancer
22,837
181 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
5,190
41 per 100,000
Stroke
4,906
37 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
3,180
27 per 100,000
2004

Total: 95,322
Heart Disease
29,680
230 per 100,000
Cancer
23,193
186 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
5,040
40 per 100,000
Stroke
5,029
39 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
2,846
24 per 100,000
2003

Total: 97,032
Heart Disease
31,489
248 per 100,000
Cancer
23,148
187 per 100,000
Stroke
5,349
42 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
4,996
40 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
3,002
26 per 100,000
2002

Total: 98,226
Heart Disease
32,213
257 per 100,000
Cancer
23,606
194 per 100,000
Stroke
5,651
45 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
5,239
42 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
3,002
26 per 100,000

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

**Ranks based on numbers of death.