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Number and Rate of Resident Infant Deaths by County

West Virginia, 1992-1996

Table 39

County 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996
Number Rate* Number Rate* Number Rate* Number Rate* Number Rate*
Barbour 3 15.2 2 10.3 2 12.0 3 16.5 0 0.0
Berkeley 8 8.9 7 8.0 7 7.7 8 9.0 6 6.8
Boone 1 3.0 1 3.3 2 6.0 0 0.0 1 3.2
Braxton 3 24.6 0 0.0 1 6.8 2 14.4 0 0.0
Brooke 1 3.8 2 6.9 0 0.0 1 3.8 1 4.3
Cabell 15 12.1 18 15.7 7 5.6 10 8.5 13 11.1
Calhoun 0 0.0 2 28.2 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Clay 0 0.0 1 7.8 1 7.8 1 8.2 1 7.8
Doddridge 0 0.0 1 14.3 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Fayette 7 11.6 3 5.0 7 12.0 0 0.0 2 3.5
Gilmer 0 0.0 1 14.7 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 12.5
Grant 1 7.5 0 0.0 1 7.3 2 13.0 1 7.9
Greenbrier 3 7.4 1 2.6 2 5.2 0 0.0 3 8.1
Hampshire 1 4.1 2 9.3 2 8.8 3 13.2 1 4.5
Hancock 2 6.2 2 6.0 0 0.0 1 2.6 3 8.9
Hardy 1 7.5 1 7.7 1 6.8 1 7.0 1 7.1
Harrison 13 14.1 13 14.9 4 4.4 7 8.2 9 11.3
Jackson 1 3.3 2 5.6 3 10.4 0 0.0 6 19.2
Jefferson 5 10.0 4 8.1 3 6.3 2 4.0 1 2.0
Kanawha 19 7.3 20 7.5 14 5.5 23 9.0 17 7.1
Lewis 3 13.2 2 9.0 1 4.6 1 5.2 1 6.2
Lincoln 5 16.4 3 10.4 0 0.0 1 3.7 1 4.0
Logan 3 5.8 1 1.9 2 3.8 2 3.7 2 4.1
McDowell 4 8.9 9 21.2 5 12.9 8 22.8 2 5.7
Marion 6 8.2 6 8.8 5 8.0 1 1.7 11 17.9
Marshall 2 4.8 0 0.0 1 2.3 1 2.7 2 5.8
Mason 3 11.5 2 6.8 1 3.6 2 6.1 3 9.8
Mercer 6 7.7 3 3.7 6 7.8 6 7.3 4 4.9
Mineral 2 6.0 3 10.5 2 6.0 2 6.9 4 12.6
Mingo 6 11.7 2 4.5 0 0.0 5 11.0 3 7.8
Monongalia 11 12.2 5 5.5 5 5.9 12 14.2 5 5.6
Monroe 1 7.0 1 7.1 1 6.4 1 7.8 1 6.9
Morgan 1 7.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 7.2 2 12.3
Nicholas 0 0.0 3 9.0 1 3.5 2 6.5 2 7.1
Ohio 2 3.4 10 16.9 7 12.5 6 11.1 3 5.5
Pendleton 1 12.3 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 23.8 0 0.0
Pleasants 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 9.2 0 0.0 0 0.0
Pocahontas 2 20.6 0 0.0 1 9.0 2 20.0 1 9.5
Preston 12 33.1 3 8.6 5 13.4 3 8.8 4 11.5
Putnam 2 3.6 3 5.5 1 1.8 2 3.5 4 7.0
Raleigh 9 10.4 14 15.8 2 2.4 10 11.9 5 5.5
Randolph 2 5.2 3 9.2 1 3.4 6 19.6 3 9.3
Ritchie 0 0.0 1 8.8 0 0.0 1 8.7 1 8.7
Roane 0 0.0 2 12.7 2 12.4 0 0.0 0 0.0
Summers 1 8.5 3 21.9 2 16.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Taylor 2 10.0 1 6.0 0 0.0 5 33.1 2 12.8
Tucker 1 12.8 1 9.3 1 13.2 0 0.0 1 16.1
Tyler 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 10.5
Upshur 5 16.3 2 7.7 2 7.9 1 4.0 3 12.5
Wayne 4 7.5 3 5.9 2 4.1 6 11.8 2 4.1
Webster 3 20.4 4 29.9 0 0.0 1 9.1 3 27.8
Wetzel 1 4.5 4 17.0 4 17.7 3 14.6 1 4.9
Wirt 1 14.1 2 32.8 1 18.2 0 0.0 0 0.0
Wood 13 11.6 7 6.0 12 11.1 2 2.0 6 5.6
Wyoming 3 10.0 1 3.4 0 0.0 1 3.3 0 0.0
Total 201 9.1 187 8.6 131 6.1 160 7.6 150 7.2

* Number of infant deaths per 1,000 live births

West Virginia Bureau for Public Health
Health Statistics Center, 1998


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Last updated February 2, 1998.