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Selected Causes of Resident Deaths: Number and Rate by County

Jackson County, 1996

Table 44

Selected Causes of Death Number Rate
Fetal Deaths 0 0.0
Total Deaths, All Causes 294 11.0
---Deaths under 1 Year 6 19.2
---Deaths under 28 Days 4 12.8
Tuberculosis 0 0.0
Septicemia 3 11.2
Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection 1 3.7
Malignant Neoplasms 56 209.7
---of Digestive Organs and Peritoneum 9 33.7
------Colon 3 11.2
------Pancreas 1 3.7
---of Respiratory and Intrathoracic Organs 22 82.4
------Trachea, Bronchus, and Lung 22 82.4
---of Female Breast 1 3.7
---of Genitourinary Organs 9 33.7
------Cervix Uteri 0 0.0
------Ovarian and Other Uterine 2 7.5
------Prostate 2 7.5
------Bladder 3 11.2
---All Other (Malignant Neoplasms) 15 56.2
Benign Neoplasms, Carcinoma in Situ, and Unspecified Neoplasms 0 0.0
Diabetes Mellitus 6 22.5
Major Cardiovascular Disease 143 535.6
---Diseases of the Heart 108 404.5
------Ischemic Heart Disease 64 239.7
---Hypertension 0 0.0
---Cerebrovascular Diseases 31 116.1
---Atherosclerosis 1 3.7
---Other Diseases of Arteries, Arterioles, and Capillaries 3 11.2
Pneumonia and Influenza 13 48.7
---Pneumonia 13 48.7
---Influenza 0 0.0
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Allied Conditions 13 48.7
Bronchitis, Emphysema, and Asthma 1 3.7
Pneumoconiosis and Other Lung Diseases Due to External Agent 4 15.0
---Coal Workers' Pneumoconiosis 0 0.0
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis 2 7.5
Nephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome, and Nephrosis 5 18.7
Congenital Anomalies 2 7.5
Symptoms, Signs, and Ill-Defined Conditions 2 7.5
Unintentional Injuries, All Forms 8 30.0
---Motor Vehicle Injuries 3 11.2
---Falls 2 7.5
---Fires and Flames 0 0.0
---Drownings 1 3.7
---All Other (Unintentional Injuries) 2 7.5
Suicide 4 15.0
Homicide 0 0.0
All Other Causes (Residual) 32 119.9


West Virginia Bureau for Public Health
Health Statistics Center, 1998


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Last updated February 2, 1998.