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Tyler 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 1,118 1,141.3 938.5 863.8 8.6 * 31
Diseases of the Heart 409 417.5 338.0 289.5 16.8 * 33
Malignant Neoplasms 260 265.4 217.3 203.2 6.9 20
Lung 71 72.5 57.7 56.8 1.6 44
Colon 34 34.7 28.4 19.6 44.8 1
Breast 20 40.1 36.1 34.0 6.0 8
All Other Malignant Neoplasms 135 137.8 112.8 109.3 3.2 22
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) 89 90.9 74.1 57.9 27.9 4
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 45 45.9 35.8 34.9 2.7 46
Pneumonia and Influenza 67 68.4 54.6 32.0 70.5 * 2
Unintentional Injuries 35 35.7 33.2 37.0 -10.3 51
Motor Vehicle 14 14.3 15.4 18.8 ** ** 51
Non-Motor Vehicle 21 21.4 17.8 18.2 -2.5 44
Intentional Injuries 15 15.3 16.2 22.5 ** ** 41
Suicide 11 11.2 11.1 12.4 ** ** 48
Homicide and Legal Intervention 4 4.1 5.1 9.9 ** ** 35
All Other Causes of Death 198 202.1 169.3 187.0 -9.4 48


* 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.