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1990b Mineral 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 1,234 1,179 453.6 398.3 -12.2 *
Malignant Neoplasms 571 615 198.4 202.4 2.0
Lung Cancer 168 178 56.8 57.0 0.5
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) 154 134 57.4 45.7 -20.5
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 90 119 31.9 39.3 23.3
Unintentional Injuries 124 126 46.9 46.3 -1.3
Intentional Injuries 34 45 12.4 17.6 41.8
Years of Potential Life Lost (YPLL) 12,898 11,688 5,575.3 5,300.4 -4.9 *


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.