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Selected Causes of Resident Deaths: Number and Rate by County

Logan County, 1996

Table 44

Selected Causes of Death Number Rate
Fetal Deaths 5 10.1
Total Deaths, All Causes 452 10.5
---Deaths under 1 Year 2 4.1
---Deaths under 28 Days 1 2.0
Tuberculosis 0 0.0
Septicemia 7 16.3
Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection 1 2.3
Malignant Neoplasms 117 272.7
---of Digestive Organs and Peritoneum 26 60.6
------Colon 11 25.6
------Pancreas 6 14.0
---of Respiratory and Intrathoracic Organs 51 118.9
------Trachea, Bronchus, and Lung 51 118.9
---of Female Breast 5 11.7
---of Genitourinary Organs 12 28.0
------Cervix Uteri 2 4.7
------Ovarian and Other Uterine 3 7.0
------Prostate 2 4.7
------Bladder 2 4.7
---All Other (Malignant Neoplasms) 23 53.6
Benign Neoplasms, Carcinoma in Situ, and Unspecified Neoplasms 3 7.0
Diabetes Mellitus 22 51.3
Major Cardiovascular Disease 183 426.6
---Diseases of the Heart 160 373.0
------Ischemic Heart Disease 124 289.0
---Hypertension 1 2.3
---Cerebrovascular Diseases 20 46.6
---Atherosclerosis 1 2.3
---Other Diseases of Arteries, Arterioles, and Capillaries 1 2.3
Pneumonia and Influenza 8 18.6
---Pneumonia 8 18.6
---Influenza 0 0.0
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Allied Conditions 24 55.9
Bronchitis, Emphysema, and Asthma 3 7.0
Pneumoconiosis and Other Lung Diseases Due to External Agent 6 14.0
---Coal Workers' Pneumoconiosis 6 14.0
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis 7 16.3
Nephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome, and Nephrosis 3 7.0
Congenital Anomalies 2 4.7
Symptoms, Signs, and Ill-Defined Conditions 2 4.7
Unintentional Injuries, All Forms 14 32.6
---Motor Vehicle Injuries 6 14.0
---Falls 3 7.0
---Fires and Flames 0 0.0
---Drownings 0 0.0
---All Other (Unintentional Injuries) 5 11.7
Suicide 11 25.6
Homicide 4 9.3
All Other Causes (Residual) 38 88.6


West Virginia Bureau for Public Health
Health Statistics Center, 1998


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Last updated February 2, 1998.