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Selected Causes of Resident Deaths: Number and Rate by County

Calhoun County, 1996

Table 44

Selected Causes of Death Number Rate
Fetal Deaths 1 11.9
Total Deaths, All Causes 98 12.4
---Deaths under 1 Year 0 0.0
---Deaths under 28 Days 0 0.0
Tuberculosis 0 0.0
Septicemia 2 25.3
Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection 0 0.0
Malignant Neoplasms 26 329.1
---of Digestive Organs and Peritoneum 5 63.3
------Colon 3 38.0
------Pancreas 0 0.0
---of Respiratory and Intrathoracic Organs 12 151.9
------Trachea, Bronchus, and Lung 11 139.2
---of Female Breast 2 25.3
---of Genitourinary Organs 3 38.0
------Cervix Uteri 0 0.0
------Ovarian and Other Uterine 0 0.0
------Prostate 2 25.3
------Bladder 0 0.0
---All Other (Malignant Neoplasms) 4 50.6
Benign Neoplasms, Carcinoma in Situ, and Unspecified Neoplasms 0 0.0
Diabetes Mellitus 2 25.3
Major Cardiovascular Disease 41 519.0
---Diseases of the Heart 33 417.7
------Ischemic Heart Disease 24 303.8
---Hypertension 0 0.0
---Cerebrovascular Diseases 6 75.9
---Atherosclerosis 0 0.0
---Other Diseases of Arteries, Arterioles, and Capillaries 2 25.3
Pneumonia and Influenza 1 12.7
---Pneumonia 1 12.7
---Influenza 0 0.0
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Allied Conditions 4 50.6
Bronchitis, Emphysema, and Asthma 0 0.0
Pneumoconiosis and Other Lung Diseases Due to External Agent 0 0.0
---Coal Workers' Pneumoconiosis 0 0.0
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis 2 25.3
Nephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome, and Nephrosis 1 12.7
Congenital Anomalies 1 12.7
Symptoms, Signs, and Ill-Defined Conditions 0 0.0
Unintentional Injuries, All Forms 3 38.0
---Motor Vehicle Injuries 2 25.3
---Falls 1 12.7
---Fires and Flames 0 0.0
---Drownings 0 0.0
---All Other (Unintentional Injuries) 0 0.0
Suicide 2 25.3
Homicide 1 12.7
All Other Causes (Residual) 12 151.9


West Virginia Bureau for Public Health
Health Statistics Center, 1998


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Last updated February 2, 1998.