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Number of Deaths by Race and Gender and County of Residence

West Virginia, 1996

Table 24

County White Black Other Total
Male Female Male Female Male Female
Barbour 84 84 2 0 2 0 172
Berkeley 296 267 12 12 0 0 587
Boone 144 133 1 3 0 1 282
Braxton 70 84 0 0 0 0 154
Brooke 123 158 0 3 0 0 284
Cabell 509 571 25 30 1 0 1,136
Calhoun 45 53 0 0 0 0 98
Clay 55 60 0 0 0 0 115
Doddridge 40 48 0 0 0 0 88
Fayette 271 299 14 27 0 0 611
Gilmer 45 51 0 0 0 0 96
Grant 52 47 0 1 0 0 100
Greenbrier 209 230 9 11 0 0 459
Hampshire 102 84 1 3 0 1 191
Hancock 181 188 2 7 1 0 379
Hardy 76 60 1 2 0 0 139
Harrison 420 465 1 5 2 0 893
Jackson 149 144 0 0 0 1 294
Jefferson 144 143 12 11 1 1 312
Kanawha 1,094 1,172 90 76 1 2 2,435
Lewis 120 128 3 0 0 0 251
Lincoln 130 102 0 0 0 0 232
Logan 223 205 13 11 0 0 452
McDowell 192 166 36 34 0 0 428
Marion 302 365 13 11 1 0 692
Marshall 218 201 0 2 0 0 421
Mason 155 163 1 1 1 0 321
Mercer 375 379 27 31 1 1 814
Mineral 144 134 3 6 1 0 288
Mingo 161 162 8 4 0 0 335
Monongalia 275 315 7 8 1 0 606
Monroe 78 62 3 4 0 0 147
Morgan 92 65 2 0 0 0 159
Nicholas 169 135 0 0 0 0 304
Ohio 278 308 11 9 0 1 607
Pendleton 52 42 1 2 0 0 97
Pleasants 27 48 0 0 0 0 75
Pocahontas 65 50 1 1 0 0 117
Preston 161 146 0 0 0 0 307
Putnam 241 204 1 2 0 0 448
Raleigh 412 396 53 44 0 1 906
Randolph 137 171 0 1 0 0 309
Ritchie 85 68 0 0 0 0 153
Roane 110 88 0 0 0 0 198
Summers 66 106 5 2 0 1 180
Taylor 83 87 2 1 0 0 173
Tucker 29 43 0 0 0 0 72
Tyler 66 65 0 0 0 0 131
Upshur 121 143 0 2 0 0 266
Wayne 220 221 0 0 0 0 441
Webster 53 63 0 0 0 1 117
Wetzel 106 97 0 0 0 0 203
Wirt 37 23 0 0 0 0 60
Wood 441 461 2 4 2 0 910
Wyoming 133 135 0 1 0 0 269
Total 9,666 9,888 362 372 15 11 20,314


West Virginia Bureau for Public Health
Health Statistics Center, 1998


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Last updated February 2, 1998.