Vital Statistics Deaths by Region and Age-Group by Selected Cause of Death: Beginning 2003

health.data.ny.gov | Last Updated 16 Nov 2017

This dataset contains death counts by sex, age group, race/ethnicity, and selected cause of death. For more information, check out: http://www.health.ny.gov/statistics/vital_statistics/.

Tags: births-deaths-other facts, vital statistics, death, population, cause of death

This dataset has the following 6 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
YearyearnumberThe calendar year in which the deaths took place.
SexsextextMale or Female
Age Groupage_grouptextAge Group
Race or Ethnicityrace_or_ethnicitytextRace or Ethnicity
Selected Cause of Deathselected_cause_of_deathtextA high level aggregation of the cause of death of the resident. The cause of death reported in these data files is the underlying cause classified according to the tenth revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD, 10th revision) adopted by New York State in 1999.
DeathsdeathsnumberThe number of deaths among New York State residents for a calendar year.