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Selected Causes of Resident Deaths: Number and Rate by County

Mingo County, 1996

Table 44

Selected Causes of Death Number Rate
Fetal Deaths 2 5.2
Total Deaths, All Causes 335 9.9
---Deaths under 1 Year 3 7.8
---Deaths under 28 Days 1 2.6
Tuberculosis 0 0.0
Septicemia 5 14.7
Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection 0 0.0
Malignant Neoplasms 58 171.1
---of Digestive Organs and Peritoneum 19 56.0
------Colon 7 20.6
------Pancreas 5 14.7
---of Respiratory and Intrathoracic Organs 17 50.1
------Trachea, Bronchus, and Lung 17 50.1
---of Female Breast 1 2.9
---of Genitourinary Organs 8 23.6
------Cervix Uteri 0 0.0
------Ovarian and Other Uterine 1 2.9
------Prostate 2 5.9
------Bladder 1 2.9
---All Other (Malignant Neoplasms) 13 38.3
Benign Neoplasms, Carcinoma in Situ, and Unspecified Neoplasms 0 0.0
Diabetes Mellitus 12 35.4
Major Cardiovascular Disease 142 418.9
---Diseases of the Heart 127 374.6
------Ischemic Heart Disease 77 227.1
---Hypertension 0 0.0
---Cerebrovascular Diseases 11 32.4
---Atherosclerosis 1 2.9
---Other Diseases of Arteries, Arterioles, and Capillaries 3 8.8
Pneumonia and Influenza 10 29.5
---Pneumonia 10 29.5
---Influenza 0 0.0
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Allied Conditions 23 67.8
Bronchitis, Emphysema, and Asthma 6 17.7
Pneumoconiosis and Other Lung Diseases Due to External Agent 4 11.8
---Coal Workers' Pneumoconiosis 3 8.8
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis 8 23.6
Nephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome, and Nephrosis 2 5.9
Congenital Anomalies 2 5.9
Symptoms, Signs, and Ill-Defined Conditions 1 2.9
Unintentional Injuries, All Forms 20 59.0
---Motor Vehicle Injuries 14 41.3
---Falls 1 2.9
---Fires and Flames 0 0.0
---Drownings 0 0.0
---All Other (Unintentional Injuries) 5 14.7
Suicide 7 20.6
Homicide 5 14.7
All Other Causes (Residual) 36 106.2


West Virginia Bureau for Public Health
Health Statistics Center, 1998


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Last updated February 2, 1998.