Jackson County

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1990b Jackson County Selected Causes of Death


Selected
Causes of Death
1985a
Number of Deaths
1990b
Number of Deaths
1985a
Adjusted Ratec
1990b
Adjusted Ratec
% Difference 1990b Ratec
From
1985a Ratec
SI*
Diseases of the Heart 930 997 362.0 339.1 -6.3
Malignant Neoplasms 516 591 195.4 200.7 2.7
Lung Cancer 161 176 59.0 58.1 -1.5
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) 162 185 65.2 63.8 -2.1
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 96 127 37.3 43.3 16.2
Unintentional Injuries 110 120 43.7 45.7 4.6
Intentional Injuries 30 38 12.1 15.1 24.8
Years of Potential Life Lost (YPLL) 10,413 10,929 4,561.1 4,937.9 8.3 *


a. 1985 represents aggregated data from 1981-90;
b. 1990 represents aggregated data from 1986-95.
c. Rate per 100,000 adjusted by age and sex to the 1990 U.S. population
* An asterisk (*) indicates a statistically significant differences between 1985 and 1990.
** Numbers are too small for a valid comparison.

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


See Introduction for explanation of tables.

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Last updated 08/06/97.