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Jackson 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 2,644 1,019.4 911.3 863.8 5.5 * 41
Diseases of the Heart 997 384.4 339.1 289.5 17.1 * 32
Malignant Neoplasms 591 227.9 200.7 203.2 -1.2 43
Lung 176 67.9 58.1 56.8 2.3 43
Colon 55 21.2 18.7 19.6 -4.8 41
Breast 40 30.2 27.4 34.0 -19.4 40
All Other Malignant Neoplasms 320 123.4 109.9 109.3 0.6 31
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) 185 71.3 63.8 57.9 10.3 15
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 127 49.0 43.3 34.9 24.1 * 29
Pneumonia and Influenza 90 34.7 31.1 32.0 -2.7 34
Unintentional Injuries 120 46.3 45.7 37.0 23.6 * 37
Motor Vehicle 71 27.4 28.0 18.8 48.7 * 31
Non-Motor Vehicle 49 18.9 17.8 18.2 -2.4 42
Intentional Injuries 38 14.7 15.1 22.5 -32.9 * 45
Suicide 29 11.2 11.1 12.4 -10.2 47
Homicide and Legal Intervention 9 3.5 4.0 9.9 ** ** 41
All Other Causes of Death 496 191.2 172.4 187.0 -7.8 44


* 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.