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All Injuries in New York State

The rate of deaths due to injury has remained fairly consistent, with a high of 40.3 injury-related deaths per 100,000 New Yorkers in 1995 and a low of 33.8 deaths per 100,000 New Yorkers in 1998 and 2000. In 2008, the rate of deaths due to injuries was 38.5 per 100,000 residents.

The rate of hospitalizations due to injury decreased from 798.0 injury-related hospitalizations in 1995 to a low of 684.0 hospitalizations per 100,000 in 1999. Other than a slight drop in 2001, the rate of hospitalizations has steadily increased each year since 1999, to a rate of 819.8 hospitalizations per 100,000 residents in 2008.

Emergency department visit data has only been collected since 2005. The rates of emergency department visits due to injury increased to 7,733.7 per 100,000 New Yorkers in 2008 from 7,396.1 per 100,000 New Yorkers in 2005.

All Injury-Related Deaths, Hospitalizations and Emergency Department Visits

Injury Pyramid

These charts, tables and graphs detail multi-year, statewide statistics for all injuries among New York State residents. Data is presented in annual frequency and rate per 100,000 New York State residents.

In addition to the mean annual frequency and rate per 100,000 residents of deaths, hospitalizations and emergency department visits in the state, the tables marked with an asterisk also break down the data by nine different age groups and gender. The percent of traumatic brain injury is provided. The mean charge for hospital or emergency department visit, multiple-year cumulative charges, and average length of hospital stay are also included.

  • Overview

  • All Injuries--Deaths

  • All Injuries--Hospitalizations

  • All Injuries--Deaths and Hospitalizations

  • All Injuries--Emergency Department Visits

Ten Leading Causes by Age Group

These tables show the 10 leading causes of deaths, hospitalizations and emergency department visits due injuries in residents of the state, by the mean annual frequency for each age group.

Contact Information

Center for Environmental Health
Bureau of Occupational Health and Injury Prevention
Empire State Plaza-Corning Tower, Room 1325
Albany, New York 12237
(518) 402-7900

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