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Summers 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 7,543 6,437.5 7,402.6 5,623.0 31.6 * 2
Malignant Neoplasms 1,308 1,116.2 1,120.5 848.6 32.0 * 5
Diseases of the Heart 1,133 966.9 997.7 632.2 57.8 * 9
Motor Vehicle Injuries 1,174 1,001.9 1,252.2 615.5 103.4 * 15
Non-Motor Vehicle Injuries 544 464.2 567.9 369.9 53.5 * 19
Suicide 663 565.8 693.5 312.0 122.3 * 3
Congenital Anomalies 229 195.9 256.3 306.6 -16.4 * 44
Homicide and Legal Intervention 333 284.2 326.0 374.3 -12.9 * 10
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome 193 165.1 237.7 160.7 47.9 * 13
Cerebrovascular Disease 99 84.5 82.5 110.8 -25.6 * 40
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis 242 206.5 230.3 103.1 123.3 * 1
Diabetes Mellitus 149 127.2 132.3 67.0 97.4 * 5
Prematurity 322 275.2 399.2 203.6 96.1 * 4
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 108 92.2 75.2 61.0 23.2 30
Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection 35 29.9 42.8 303.4 -85.9 * 34


* 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.