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Marion 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 7,206 1,258.7 930.1 863.8 7.7 * 34
Diseases of the Heart 2,831 494.5 353.4 289.5 22.1 * 19
Malignant Neoplasms 1,566 273.5 203.9 203.2 0.3 39
Lung 470 82.1 61.7 56.8 8.6 37
Colon 160 27.9 20.2 19.6 3.0 26
Breast 119 38.9 28.5 34.0 -16.1 31
All Other Malignant Neoplasms 817 142.7 106.8 109.3 -2.3 38
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) 423 73.9 51.2 57.9 -11.6 * 45
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 360 62.9 44.1 34.9 26.4 * 28
Pneumonia and Influenza 201 35.1 24.6 32.0 -23.2 * 51
Unintentional Injuries 252 44.0 39.8 37.0 7.6 44
Motor Vehicle 106 18.5 18.6 18.8 -1.1 45
Non-Motor Vehicle 146 25.5 21.2 18.2 16.6 34
Intentional Injuries 130 22.7 23.4 22.5 3.9 17
Suicide 81 14.1 14.2 12.4 14.4 24
Homicide and Legal Intervention 49 8.6 9.2 9.9 -7.1 13
All Other Causes of Death 1,443 252.1 189.8 187.0 1.5 24


* 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.