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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 in 1998 and 2000. In 2012, the rate of deaths due to injuries was 40.9.

The rate, per 100,000 New Yorkers, of hospitalizations due to injury decreased from 798.0 in 1995 to a low of 684.0 in 1999. The rate of hospitalizations jumped from 717.8 in 2002 to 765.3 in 2003. Since 2011, the rate has remained steady at about 823 per 100,000 New Yorkers.

Emergency department visit data has only been collected since 2005. The rates of emergency department visits due to injury per 100,000 New Yorkers increased to 7,983.9 in 2009 to a low of 7,095.8 in 2012.

Specific Statistics for All Injuries

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.

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.

Additional Resources

Additional resources on injuries can be found on the Injury Prevention website within the specific topic areas or within the Prevention Agenda Toward the Healthiest State.

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

Email: injury@health.ny.gov

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