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Number and Ratio of Resident Fetal Deaths by County

West Virginia, 1992-1996

Table 41

County 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996
Number Ratio* Number Ratio* Number Ratio* Number Ratio* Number Ratio*
Barbour 3 15.2 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 5.5 0 0.0
Berkeley 5 5.6 2 2.3 4 4.4 5 5.6 3 3.4
Boone 4 11.9 4 13.2 1 3.0 1 3.0 2 6.3
Braxton 1 8.2 1 6.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 23.6
Brooke 0 0.0 1 3.4 1 4.0 1 3.8 0 0.0
Cabell 6 4.9 10 8.7 10 8.0 9 7.7 7 6.0
Calhoun 1 12.5 1 14.1 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 11.9
Clay 3 20.7 1 7.8 0 0.0 1 8.2 0 0.0
Doddridge 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 28.2 0 0.0 0 0.0
Fayette 2 3.3 4 6.7 3 5.1 5 8.5 3 5.3
Gilmer 0 0.0 1 14.7 0 0.0 2 32.3 3 37.5
Grant 1 7.5 2 14.7 3 21.9 1 6.5 2 15.9
Greenbrier 3 7.4 4 10.4 5 13.0 3 7.5 1 2.7
Hampshire 0 0.0 1 4.6 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Hancock 2 6.2 1 3.0 2 5.9 2 5.2 1 3.0
Hardy 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 6.8 0 0.0 1 7.1
Harrison 5 5.4 5 5.7 1 1.1 5 5.9 7 8.8
Jackson 1 3.3 1 2.8 2 6.9 4 13.2 0 0.0
Jefferson 0 0.0 2 4.1 4 8.4 3 5.9 4 8.0
Kanawha 19 7.3 18 6.8 23 9.0 13 5.1 12 5.0
Lewis 2 8.8 1 4.5 2 9.2 1 5.2 0 0.0
Lincoln 5 16.4 0 0.0 1 3.6 3 11.0 4 16.1
Logan 7 13.6 3 5.7 6 11.4 7 12.8 5 10.1
McDowell 5 11.1 6 14.1 3 7.7 0 0.0 2 5.7
Marion 8 10.9 3 4.4 2 3.2 7 11.7 3 4.9
Marshall 1 2.4 2 4.7 0 0.0 1 2.7 3 8.7
Mason 3 11.5 2 6.8 5 18.2 2 6.1 1 3.3
Mercer 6 7.7 2 2.5 3 3.9 5 6.1 4 4.9
Mineral 0 0.0 1 3.5 1 3.0 2 6.9 1 3.1
Mingo 5 9.7 3 6.8 4 9.3 3 6.6 2 5.2
Monongalia 4 4.4 5 5.5 1 1.2 5 5.9 4 4.5
Monroe 0 0.0 4 28.6 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Morgan 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 7.0 1 7.2 2 12.3
Nicholas 2 6.5 3 9.0 1 3.5 4 13.0 2 7.1
Ohio 1 1.7 2 3.4 4 7.1 1 1.9 3 5.5
Pendleton 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Pleasants 0 0.0 1 15.9 0 0.0 1 13.2 1 11.5
Pocahontas 1 10.3 2 21.7 1 9.0 3 30.0 1 9.5
Preston 2 5.5 2 5.7 2 5.4 2 5.8 1 2.9
Putnam 0 0.0 3 5.5 4 7.0 3 5.2 2 3.5
Raleigh 10 11.5 6 6.8 11 12.9 6 7.2 11 12.1
Randolph 3 7.8 2 6.2 1 3.4 2 6.5 2 6.2
Ritchie 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 17.4 3 26.1 1 8.7
Roane 1 6.0 1 6.4 0 0.0 1 6.8 1 5.6
Summers 3 25.4 3 21.9 1 8.0 1 7.6 2 18.7
Taylor 2 10.0 0 0.0 1 6.9 4 26.5 2 12.8
Tucker 0 0.0 2 18.7 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 16.1
Tyler 2 16.8 0 0.0 1 9.9 1 8.3 1 10.5
Upshur 1 3.3 2 7.7 2 7.9 0 0.0 2 8.3
Wayne 2 3.8 3 5.9 4 8.2 6 11.8 2 4.1
Webster 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 18.2 1 9.3
Wetzel 3 13.4 1 4.3 1 4.4 2 9.7 5 24.6
Wirt 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 18.2 1 16.1 0 0.0
Wood 7 6.3 10 8.6 5 4.6 4 3.9 5 4.7
Wyoming 3 10.0 3 10.1 5 15.7 3 9.8 3 10.4
Total 145 6.5 137 6.3 138 6.5 143 6.8 130 6.3

* Fetal death ratio = (fetal deaths / live births) X 1,000 in each respective county

West Virginia Bureau for Public Health
Health Statistics Center, 1998


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Last updated February 2, 1998.