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Leading Causes of Resident Deaths by Age Group and Gender

West Virginia, 1996

Table 31.2

Leading Causes of Death One to Four Years
Male Female Total
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Total Deaths, All Causes 23 100.0 11 100.0 34 100.0
Unintentional Injuries, All Forms 12 52.2 3 27.3 15 44.1
Malignant Neoplasms 3 13.0 2 18.2 5 14.7
Congenital Anomalies 5 21.7 0 0.0 5 14.7
Homicide 1 4.3 2 18.2 3 8.8
All Other Causes (Residual) 2 8.7 4 36.4 6 17.6


West Virginia Bureau for Public Health
Health Statistics Center, 1998


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Last updated February 2, 1998.