Tyler County

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1990b Tyler 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 452 409 385.6 338.0 -12.3
Malignant Neoplasms 225 260 189.4 217.3 14.7
Lung Cancer 54 71 44.2 57.7 30.6
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) 98 89 86.3 74.1 -14.2
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 38 45 30.6 35.8 17.0
Unintentional Injuries 55 35 51.3 33.2 -35.3
Intentional Injuries 15 15 14.7 16.2 ** **
Years of Potential Life Lost (YPLL) 5,031 3,413 5,673.8 4,158.0 -26.7 *


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.