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New York City (NYC) Deaths
By Accidental Causes
2015*

 
     
  Type Total Male Female  
  Total
1,912
1,334
578
 
  Motor Vehicle (Except Injury to Pedestrian, Pedal Cyclist, and Motorcyclist)
69
48
21
 
  Injury to Pedestrians
171
101
70
 
     Collision with motor vehicle
149
83
66
 
     Collision with railway transportation
21
17
4
 
     Other collision
1
1
-
 
  Injury to Pedal Cyclist
17
14
3
 
     Collision with motor vehicle
11
10
1
 
     Other collision
6
4
2
 
  Injury to Motorcyclist
22
18
4
 
  Water Transport Accidents
-
-
-
 
  Air and Space Transport Accidents
1
1
-
 
  Other Transport Accidents
9
6
3
 
  Sequelae (Late Effects) of Transport Accidents
15
12
3
 
  Fall
466
289
177
 
  Firearm Discharge
-
-
-
 
  Drowning and Submersion
18
11
7
 
  Smoke, Fire and Flames
47
24
23
 
  Poisoning by Noxious Substances
947
719
228
 
     Poisoning by psychoactive substances
856
646
210
 
     Poisoning by other noxious substances
91
73
18
 
  Exposure to Excessive Natural Heat
3
2
1
 
  Exposure to Excessive Natural Cold
14
11
3
 
  Suffocation
39
25
14
 
  Contact with Machinery
3
3
-
 
  Other Nontransport Accidents
55
38
17
 
  Sequelae (Late Effects) of Nontransport Accidents
16
12
4
 
     
  *Most Recent Data Available  
     
 

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Source:
NYC DOH and Mental Hygiene
Summary of Vital Statistics - Appendix A/Table M18

 
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