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Selected Causes of Resident Deaths: Number and Rate by County

Marion County, 1996

Table 44

Selected Causes of Death Number Rate
Fetal Deaths 3 4.9
Total Deaths, All Causes 692 11.9
---Deaths under 1 Year 11 17.9
---Deaths under 28 Days 8 13.0
Tuberculosis 0 0.0
Septicemia 10 17.2
Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection 1 1.7
Malignant Neoplasms 164 282.3
---of Digestive Organs and Peritoneum 43 74.0
------Colon 17 29.3
------Pancreas 11 18.9
---of Respiratory and Intrathoracic Organs 51 87.8
------Trachea, Bronchus, and Lung 48 82.6
---of Female Breast 19 32.7
---of Genitourinary Organs 14 24.1
------Cervix Uteri 0 0.0
------Ovarian and Other Uterine 2 3.4
------Prostate 6 10.3
------Bladder 2 3.4
---All Other (Malignant Neoplasms) 37 63.7
Benign Neoplasms, Carcinoma in Situ, and Unspecified Neoplasms 4 6.9
Diabetes Mellitus 22 37.9
Major Cardiovascular Disease 297 511.2
---Diseases of the Heart 246 423.4
------Ischemic Heart Disease 165 284.0
---Hypertension 1 1.7
---Cerebrovascular Diseases 42 72.3
---Atherosclerosis 1 1.7
---Other Diseases of Arteries, Arterioles, and Capillaries 7 12.0
Pneumonia and Influenza 23 39.6
---Pneumonia 23 39.6
---Influenza 0 0.0
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Allied Conditions 37 63.7
Bronchitis, Emphysema, and Asthma 1 1.7
Pneumoconiosis and Other Lung Diseases Due to External Agent 6 10.3
---Coal Workers' Pneumoconiosis 3 5.2
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis 7 12.0
Nephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome, and Nephrosis 11 18.9
Congenital Anomalies 8 13.8
Symptoms, Signs, and Ill-Defined Conditions 4 6.9
Unintentional Injuries, All Forms 15 25.8
---Motor Vehicle Injuries 6 10.3
---Falls 3 5.2
---Fires and Flames 1 1.7
---Drownings 0 0.0
---All Other (Unintentional Injuries) 5 8.6
Suicide 5 8.6
Homicide 1 1.7
All Other Causes (Residual) 77 132.5


West Virginia Bureau for Public Health
Health Statistics Center, 1998


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Last updated February 2, 1998.