Leading Causes of Death Among Females by County, New York State, 2011

Source: Vital Statistics Data as of March, 2013
New York State Department of Health - Bureau of Biometrics and Health Statistics

County 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
Albany

Total: 1,433
Heart Disease
411
162 per 100,000
Cancer
333
159 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
80
34 per 100,000
Stroke
78
33 per 100,000
Diabetes
29
13 per 100,000
Kidney Disease and Diseases of the Urinary Tract
29
11 per 100,000
Allegany

Total: 241
Heart Disease
63
175 per 100,000
Cancer
49
165 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
19
55 per 100,000*
Pneumonia and Influenza
13
35 per 100,000*
Stroke
11
29 per 100,000*
Broome

Total: 1,139
Heart Disease
280
149 per 100,000
Cancer
239
157 per 100,000
Stroke
93
49 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
53
32 per 100,000
Pneumonia and Influenza
40
20 per 100,000
Cattaraugus

Total: 362
Heart Disease
149
246 per 100,000
Cancer
62
111 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
27
47 per 100,000
Stroke
17
28 per 100,000*
High Blood Pressure and Related Kidney Disease
10
17 per 100,000*
Unintentional Injury
10
20 per 100,000*
Cayuga

Total: 374
Heart Disease
89
134 per 100,000
Cancer
80
152 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
31
54 per 100,000
Stroke
27
40 per 100,000
Pneumonia and Influenza
8
12 per 100,000*
Chautauqua

Total: 787
Heart Disease
239
190 per 100,000
Cancer
165
159 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
62
57 per 100,000
Stroke
51
43 per 100,000
Diabetes
20
16 per 100,000
Chemung

Total: 495
Heart Disease
124
161 per 100,000
Cancer
104
160 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
44
64 per 100,000
Stroke
28
36 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
14
18 per 100,000*
Chenango

Total: 248
Heart Disease
88
216 per 100,000
Cancer
57
160 per 100,000
Stroke
13
34 per 100,000*
Pneumonia and Influenza
9
24 per 100,000*
Unintentional Injury
7
25 per 100,000*
Clinton

Total: 358
Cancer
81
156 per 100,000
Heart Disease
71
136 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
23
44 per 100,000
Stroke
17
32 per 100,000*
Unintentional Injury
16
35 per 100,000*
Columbia

Total: 343
Heart Disease
113
191 per 100,000
Cancer
74
147 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
24
41 per 100,000
Stroke
17
31 per 100,000*
Pneumonia and Influenza
10
17 per 100,000*
Cortland

Total: 214
Cancer
66
218 per 100,000
Heart Disease
37
104 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
19
65 per 100,000*
Stroke
12
39 per 100,000*
Pneumonia and Influenza
8
20 per 100,000*
Delaware

Total: 250
Heart Disease
92
209 per 100,000
Cancer
45
118 per 100,000
Stroke
12
30 per 100,000*
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
10
23 per 100,000*
Diabetes
7
16 per 100,000*
Dutchess

Total: 1,160
Heart Disease
346
164 per 100,000
Cancer
266
141 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
65
33 per 100,000
Stroke
53
25 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
36
20 per 100,000
Erie

Total: 5,094
Heart Disease
1,301
157 per 100,000
Cancer
1,084
157 per 100,000
Stroke
323
38 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
262
35 per 100,000
Diabetes
136
19 per 100,000
Essex

Total: 168
Heart Disease
43
132 per 100,000
Cancer
42
134 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
9
27 per 100,000*
Diabetes
6
22 per 100,000*
Unintentional Injury
6
24 per 100,000*
Franklin

Total: 242
Cancer
55
174 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
18
56 per 100,000*
Stroke
15
46 per 100,000*
Unintentional Injury
12
41 per 100,000*
Heart Disease
55
166 per 100,000
Fulton

Total: 308
Heart Disease
74
151 per 100,000
Cancer
67
164 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
33
75 per 100,000
Stroke
21
45 per 100,000
Kidney Disease and Diseases of the Urinary Tract
9
19 per 100,000*
Genesee

Total: 313
Heart Disease
88
162 per 100,000
Cancer
69
157 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
19
41 per 100,000*
Diabetes
16
37 per 100,000*
Unintentional Injury
11
31 per 100,000*
Greene

Total: 233
Cancer
62
169 per 100,000
Heart Disease
57
150 per 100,000
Stroke
12
33 per 100,000*
Pneumonia and Influenza
8
24 per 100,000*
Unintentional Injury
8
28 per 100,000*
Hamilton

Total: 25
Heart Disease
7
154 per 100,000*
Cancer
4
81 per 100,000*
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
2
45 per 100,000*
Other Diseases of the Circulatory System
2
45 per 100,000*
Liver Disease
1
33 per 100,000*
Perinatal Period Condition
1
91 per 100,000*
Pneumonia and Influenza
1
22 per 100,000*
Herkimer

Total: 323
Heart Disease
110
188 per 100,000
Cancer
60
132 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
19
38 per 100,000*
Stroke
13
23 per 100,000*
High Blood Pressure and Related Kidney Disease
9
18 per 100,000*
Pneumonia and Influenza
9
15 per 100,000*
Jefferson

Total: 456
Heart Disease
109
161 per 100,000
Cancer
91
147 per 100,000
Stroke
45
65 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
29
45 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
14
24 per 100,000*
Lewis

Total: 120
Heart Disease
31
157 per 100,000
Cancer
25
145 per 100,000
Stroke
12
58 per 100,000*
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
4
20 per 100,000*
Diabetes
4
21 per 100,000*
Livingston

Total: 283
Cancer
73
172 per 100,000
Heart Disease
55
116 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
18
41 per 100,000*
Unintentional Injury
15
37 per 100,000*
Stroke
9
18 per 100,000*
Madison

Total: 308
Cancer
75
161 per 100,000
Heart Disease
68
138 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
20
41 per 100,000
Stroke
17
34 per 100,000*
Kidney Disease and Diseases of the Urinary Tract
11
20 per 100,000*
Monroe

Total: 3,515
Cancer
816
161 per 100,000
Heart Disease
800
134 per 100,000
Stroke
194
33 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
158
29 per 100,000
Pneumonia and Influenza
108
18 per 100,000
Montgomerty

Total: 310
Heart Disease
112
224 per 100,000
Cancer
48
127 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
12
27 per 100,000*
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
11
22 per 100,000*
Stroke
11
22 per 100,000*
Nassau

Total: 5,622
Heart Disease
2,234
182 per 100,000
Cancer
1,268
127 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
253
23 per 100,000
Stroke
247
21 per 100,000
Pneumonia and Influenza
150
13 per 100,000
Niagara

Total: 1,184
Heart Disease
373
190 per 100,000
Cancer
248
152 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
77
45 per 100,000
Stroke
60
34 per 100,000
Diabetes
31
18 per 100,000
Septicemia
31
17 per 100,000
Oneida

Total: 1,259
Heart Disease
348
157 per 100,000
Cancer
264
153 per 100,000
Stroke
71
33 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
63
33 per 100,000
Pneumonia and Influenza
31
13 per 100,000
Onondaga

Total: 2,138
Cancer
480
152 per 100,000
Heart Disease
456
120 per 100,000
Stroke
147
37 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
138
41 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
70
22 per 100,000
Ontario

Total: 509
Heart Disease
117
128 per 100,000
Cancer
109
138 per 100,000
Stroke
35
38 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
23
29 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
16
19 per 100,000*
Orange

Total: 1,322
Heart Disease
339
157 per 100,000
Cancer
320
158 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
95
47 per 100,000
Stroke
68
32 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
48
24 per 100,000
Orleans

Total: 190
Heart Disease
62
204 per 100,000
Cancer
43
156 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
15
53 per 100,000*
Stroke
12
39 per 100,000*
Septicemia
4
12 per 100,000*
Oswego

Total: 520
Heart Disease
147
190 per 100,000
Cancer
90
125 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
35
51 per 100,000
Stroke
27
35 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
24
34 per 100,000
Otsego

Total: 297
Heart Disease
79
138 per 100,000
Cancer
58
126 per 100,000
Stroke
14
28 per 100,000*
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
13
26 per 100,000*
Pneumonia and Influenza
9
14 per 100,000*
Putnam

Total: 314
Heart Disease
99
156 per 100,000
Cancer
87
139 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
18
32 per 100,000*
Stroke
17
29 per 100,000*
Unintentional Injury
8
14 per 100,000*
Rensselaer

Total: 796
Heart Disease
235
206 per 100,000
Cancer
164
158 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
49
43 per 100,000
Stroke
41
33 per 100,000
Pneumonia and Influenza
22
17 per 100,000
Rockland

Total: 1,040
Heart Disease
330
147 per 100,000
Cancer
248
125 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
63
30 per 100,000
Stroke
44
21 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
32
17 per 100,000
St Lawrence

Total: 474
Heart Disease
120
156 per 100,000
Cancer
93
131 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
42
57 per 100,000
Stroke
23
30 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
16
23 per 100,000*
Saratoga

Total: 843
Heart Disease
219
135 per 100,000
Cancer
210
149 per 100,000
Stroke
61
41 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
39
28 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
24
18 per 100,000
Schenectady

Total: 768
Heart Disease
222
154 per 100,000
Cancer
149
135 per 100,000
Stroke
51
37 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
50
41 per 100,000
Pneumonia and Influenza
16
10 per 100,000*
Schoharie

Total: 122
Cancer
29
131 per 100,000
Heart Disease
27
122 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
7
31 per 100,000*
Stroke
6
26 per 100,000*
Unintentional Injury
5
24 per 100,000*
Schuyler

Total: 105
Cancer
27
191 per 100,000
Heart Disease
24
146 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
10
69 per 100,000*
Diabetes
8
54 per 100,000*
Unintentional Injury
7
47 per 100,000*
Seneca

Total: 142
Heart Disease
31
112 per 100,000
Cancer
24
98 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
10
40 per 100,000*
Stroke
6
25 per 100,000*
Other Diseases of the Circulatory System
4
17 per 100,000*
Unintentional Injury
4
14 per 100,000*
Steuben

Total: 469
Heart Disease
129
166 per 100,000
Cancer
106
157 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
35
48 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
23
34 per 100,000
Stroke
22
28 per 100,000
Suffolk

Total: 5,881
Heart Disease
1,728
159 per 100,000
Cancer
1,453
150 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
324
32 per 100,000
Stroke
242
23 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
211
23 per 100,000
Sullivan

Total: 313
Heart Disease
83
171 per 100,000
Cancer
76
159 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
20
48 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
18
38 per 100,000*
Stroke
12
24 per 100,000*
Tioga

Total: 203
Heart Disease
53
137 per 100,000
Cancer
44
128 per 100,000
Stroke
11
28 per 100,000*
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
10
30 per 100,000*
High Blood Pressure and Related Kidney Disease
5
12 per 100,000*
Tompkins

Total: 332
Cancer
80
142 per 100,000
Heart Disease
67
105 per 100,000
Stroke
18
28 per 100,000*
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
14
25 per 100,000*
Unintentional Injury
14
23 per 100,000*
Ulster

Total: 835
Heart Disease
222
152 per 100,000
Cancer
212
166 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
55
41 per 100,000
Stroke
40
28 per 100,000
Pneumonia and Influenza
27
19 per 100,000
Warren

Total: 306
Cancer
81
153 per 100,000
Heart Disease
65
115 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
24
46 per 100,000
Stroke
18
31 per 100,000*
Diabetes
11
23 per 100,000*
Washington

Total: 277
Cancer
64
148 per 100,000
Heart Disease
60
127 per 100,000
Stroke
22
45 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
18
41 per 100,000*
Septicemia
9
22 per 100,000*
Wayne

Total: 390
Heart Disease
93
139 per 100,000
Cancer
87
140 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
30
49 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
11
22 per 100,000*
Stroke
30
48 per 100,000
Westchester

Total: 3,756
Heart Disease
1,127
132 per 100,000
Cancer
918
134 per 100,000
Stroke
198
25 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
164
21 per 100,000
Pneumonia and Influenza
97
12 per 100,000
Septicemia
97
13 per 100,000
Wyoming

Total: 171
Heart Disease
35
122 per 100,000
Cancer
33
122 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
13
47 per 100,000*
Stroke
12
46 per 100,000*
Unintentional Injury
9
38 per 100,000*
Yates

Total: 122
Heart Disease
28
140 per 100,000
Cancer
27
145 per 100,000
Stroke
9
46 per 100,000*
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
6
32 per 100,000*
Unintentional Injury
6
35 per 100,000*
Bronx

Total: 4,522
Heart Disease
1,456
180 per 100,000
Cancer
992
131 per 100,000
Pneumonia and Influenza
221
28 per 100,000
Diabetes
193
25 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
174
22 per 100,000
Kings

Total: 8,336
Heart Disease
2,915
184 per 100,000
Cancer
2,032
139 per 100,000
Pneumonia and Influenza
446
28 per 100,000
Diabetes
332
22 per 100,000
Stroke
323
21 per 100,000
New York

Total: 5,134
Heart Disease
1,525
131 per 100,000
Cancer
1,316
126 per 100,000
Stroke
238
21 per 100,000
Pneumonia and Influenza
214
18 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
180
16 per 100,000
Queens

Total: 6,992
Heart Disease
2,506
157 per 100,000
Cancer
1,692
119 per 100,000
Pneumonia and Influenza
368
23 per 100,000
Stroke
280
18 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
260
17 per 100,000
Richmond

Total: 1,688
Heart Disease
706
221 per 100,000
Cancer
398
134 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
75
25 per 100,000
Diabetes
58
19 per 100,000
Pneumonia and Influenza
54
18 per 100,000
New York City

Total: 26,672
Heart Disease
9,108
167 per 100,000
Cancer
6,430
129 per 100,000
Pneumonia and Influenza
1,303
24 per 100,000
Stroke
1,051
20 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
959
18 per 100,000
Rest of State

Total: 49,802
Heart Disease
14,164
156 per 100,000
Cancer
11,284
146 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
2,782
34 per 100,000
Stroke
2,680
30 per 100,000
Unintentional Injury
1,371
19 per 100,000
New York State

Total: 76,474
Heart Disease
23,272
160 per 100,000
Cancer
17,714
140 per 100,000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (CLRD)
3,741
28 per 100,000
Stroke
3,731
26 per 100,000
Pneumonia and Influenza
2,506
17 per 100,000

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

**Ranks based on numbers of death.