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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 2,849 1,067.2 967.5 863.8 12.0 * 22
Diseases of the Heart 1,179 441.6 398.3 289.5 37.6 * 5
Malignant Neoplasms 615 230.4 202.4 203.2 -0.4 41
Lung 178 66.7 57.0 56.8 0.4 46
Colon 70 26.2 23.1 19.6 17.8 10
Breast 55 40.0 35.2 34.0 3.7 10
All Other Malignant Neoplasms 312 116.9 104.1 109.3 -4.7 42
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) 134 50.2 45.7 57.9 -21.1 * 51
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 119 44.6 39.3 34.9 12.7 37
Pneumonia and Influenza 75 28.1 25.8 32.0 -19.4 * 47
Unintentional Injuries 126 47.2 46.3 37.0 25.1 * 35
Motor Vehicle 79 29.6 28.7 18.8 52.6 * 28
Non-Motor Vehicle 47 17.6 17.6 18.2 -3.3 45
Intentional Injuries 45 16.9 17.6 22.5 -21.8 36
Suicide 35 13.1 13.9 12.4 12.2 28
Homicide and Legal Intervention 10 3.7 3.7 9.9 ** ** 43
All Other Causes of Death 556 208.3 192.0 187.0 2.7 22


* 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.