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Marion County

Selected Causes of Deaths, 1986 - 1995

Years of Potential Life Lost (YPLL) Before Age 65
Selected
Causes of Death


1986-95
YPLL
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 25,586 5,467.8 6,055.6 5,623.0 7.7 * 26
Malignant Neoplasms 4,202 898.0 902.8 848.6 6.4 * 33
Diseases of the Heart 4,579 978.5 965.9 632.2 52.8 * 13
Motor Vehicle Injuries 2,883 616.1 683.7 615.5 11.1 * 44
Non-Motor Vehicle Injuries 1,690 361.3 408.8 369.9 10.5 * 35
Suicide 1,612 344.5 399.3 312.0 28.0 * 20
Congenital Anomalies 1,306 279.2 370.7 306.6 20.9 * 23
Homicide and Legal Intervention 1,388 296.6 343.4 374.3 -8.3 * 11
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome 773 165.3 226.5 160.7 41.0 * 12
Cerebrovascular Disease 549 117.3 116.6 110.8 5.2 16
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis 329 70.3 72.8 103.1 -29.4 * 25
Diabetes Mellitus 328 70.1 68.4 67.0 2.1 36
Prematurity 645 137.8 188.9 203.6 -7.2 * 27
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 301 64.3 64.6 61.0 5.8 36
Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection 316 67.5 73.9 303.4 -75.7 * 19


* 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


See Introduction for explanation of tables.

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Last updated 08/06/97.