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Wayne 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 19,825 5,519.7 5,749.7 5,623.0 2.3 * 34
Malignant Neoplasms 3,812 1,061.3 970.9 848.6 14.4 * 18
Diseases of the Heart 3,202 891.6 825.6 632.2 30.6 * 25
Motor Vehicle Injuries 3,522 980.7 1,044.4 615.5 69.7 * 27
Non-Motor Vehicle Injuries 1,363 379.5 440.2 369.9 19.0 * 29
Suicide 848 236.1 260.5 312.0 -16.5 * 47
Congenital Anomalies 1,023 285.0 360.3 306.6 17.5 * 26
Homicide and Legal Intervention 633 176.2 190.8 374.3 -49.0 * 32
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome 387 107.7 137.8 160.7 -14.2 * 30
Cerebrovascular Disease 321 89.4 80.7 110.8 -27.1 * 41
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis 232 64.6 59.9 103.1 -41.9 * 35
Diabetes Mellitus 336 93.5 95.1 67.0 41.9 * 21
Prematurity 838 233.4 299.6 203.6 47.2 * 9
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 246 68.5 59.2 61.0 -3.0 38
Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection 69 19.2 20.5 303.4 -93.2 * 45


* 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.