The numbers are not exact but the average life expectancy in the United States is approximately 79 years-of-age. According to Stat News, women tend to live longer than men. Generally speaking women live to be 79 and men live to be 73.

There are many factors that determine your longevity including genetics, exercise, eating healthy foods, etc. Where you live could also be a factor. What is the average life expectancy for New Yorkers? Here are the Top 7 Causes of Death In New York State.

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The New York City Department of Health reports that the average New Yorkers will live to be 80.7 years-of-age. With some knowledge maybe we can postpone the inevitable a little longer. Here are the Top 7 Causes of Death In New York State based on the most recent data.

518 news, top 7 causes of death in New York, Diabetes
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#7 - Diabetes - 5,387 New York deaths in 2020

Cerebrovascular Disease
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#6 - Cerebrovascular Disease - A group of conditions that affect blood flow and the blood vessels in the brain.

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#5 - Chronic Lower Raspatory Disease (CLRD) - This encompasses 4 major diseases: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), chronic bronchitis, emphysema, and asthma.

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#4 - Unintentional Injury - This could be a number of scenarios including drowning, traffic accident, poisoning, etc.

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#3 - Cancer - 32,782 New York deaths in 2020

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#2 - Covid-19 - 36,337 New York deaths in 2020

Heart disease
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#1 - Heart Disease - 48,301 New York deaths in 2020.

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