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Cabell County

Selected Causes of Deaths, 1986 - 1995

Number of Deaths
Selected
Causes of Death
1986-95
Number of Deaths
1986-95
County Crude Rate
1986-95
County Adjusted Rate***
1990
U.S. Crude Rate
Percent Differnce
From U.S



SI*


County
Rank
Total Deaths, All Causes 11,798 1,218.5 980.9 863.8 13.6 * 16
Diseases of the Heart 4,268 440.8 345.2 289.5 19.3 * 27
Malignant Neoplasms 2,669 275.6 223.1 203.2 9.8 * 15
Lung 834 86.1 70.4 56.8 23.9 * 18
Colon 241 24.9 19.6 19.6 -0.0 33
Breast 206 40.0 32.1 34.0 -5.5 16
All Other Malignant Neoplasms 1,388 143.3 116.1 109.3 6.2 * 16
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) 948 97.9 74.2 57.9 28.1 * 3
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 567 58.6 46.4 34.9 33.0 * 22
Pneumonia and Influenza 436 45.0 35.0 32.0 9.4 17
Unintentional Injuries 389 40.2 37.5 37.0 1.4 45
Motor Vehicle 155 16.0 16.0 18.8 -15.0 * 49
Non-Motor Vehicle 234 24.2 21.5 18.2 18.4 * 30
Intentional Injuries 183 18.9 19.0 22.5 -15.6 * 32
Suicide 116 12.0 11.7 12.4 -6.0 42
Homicide and Legal Intervention 67 6.9 7.3 9.9 -25.8 * 19
All Other Causes of Death 2,338 241.5 200.5 187.0 7.2 * 16


* An asterick (*) indicates a statistically significant difference from the U.S. rate.
** Number is too small for a valid comparison.
*** Adjusted rates are adjusted by age and sex to the 1990 U.S. population distribution.
Note: All rates are per 100,000 population.

Health Statistics Center
Office of Epidemiology and Health Promotion
West Virginia Bureau for Public Health Comments


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Last updated 08/06/97.