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Selected Causes of Resident Deaths: Number and Rate by County

Barbour County, 1996

Table 44

Selected Causes of Death Number Rate
Fetal Deaths 0 0.0
Total Deaths, All Causes 172 10.7
---Deaths under 1 Year 0 0.0
---Deaths under 28 Days 0 0.0
Tuberculosis 0 0.0
Septicemia 2 12.4
Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection 0 0.0
Malignant Neoplasms 43 267.1
---of Digestive Organs and Peritoneum 12 74.5
------Colon 8 49.7
------Pancreas 1 6.2
---of Respiratory and Intrathoracic Organs 13 80.7
------Trachea, Bronchus, and Lung 13 80.7
---of Female Breast 1 6.2
---of Genitourinary Organs 5 31.1
------Cervix Uteri 0 0.0
------Ovarian and Other Uterine 2 12.4
------Prostate 2 12.4
------Bladder 0 0.0
---All Other (Malignant Neoplasms) 12 74.5
Benign Neoplasms, Carcinoma in Situ, and Unspecified Neoplasms 2 12.4
Diabetes Mellitus 7 43.5
Major Cardiovascular Disease 70 434.8
---Diseases of the Heart 55 341.6
------Ischemic Heart Disease 28 173.9
---Hypertension 2 12.4
---Cerebrovascular Diseases 10 62.1
---Atherosclerosis 0 0.0
---Other Diseases of Arteries, Arterioles, and Capillaries 3 18.6
Pneumonia and Influenza 9 55.9
---Pneumonia 9 55.9
---Influenza 0 0.0
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Allied Conditions 15 93.2
Bronchitis, Emphysema, and Asthma 3 18.6
Pneumoconiosis and Other Lung Diseases Due to External Agent 3 18.6
---Coal Workers' Pneumoconiosis 2 12.4
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis 1 6.2
Nephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome, and Nephrosis 0 0.0
Congenital Anomalies 0 0.0
Symptoms, Signs, and Ill-Defined Conditions 2 12.4
Unintentional Injuries, All Forms 5 31.1
---Motor Vehicle Injuries 3 18.6
---Falls 0 0.0
---Fires and Flames 0 0.0
---Drownings 1 6.2
---All Other (Unintentional Injuries) 1 6.2
Suicide 0 0.0
Homicide 0 0.0
All Other Causes (Residual) 13 80.7


West Virginia Bureau for Public Health
Health Statistics Center, 1998


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Last updated February 2, 1998.