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Selected Causes of Resident Deaths: Number and Rate by County

Ohio County, 1996

Table 44

Selected Causes of Death Number Rate
Fetal Deaths 3 5.5
Total Deaths, All Causes 607 12.1
---Deaths under 1 Year 3 5.5
---Deaths under 28 Days 1 1.8
Tuberculosis 0 0.0
Septicemia 2 4.0
Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection 0 0.0
Malignant Neoplasms 138 276.0
---of Digestive Organs and Peritoneum 31 62.0
------Colon 13 26.0
------Pancreas 3 6.0
---of Respiratory and Intrathoracic Organs 35 70.0
------Trachea, Bronchus, and Lung 35 70.0
---of Female Breast 11 22.0
---of Genitourinary Organs 21 42.0
------Cervix Uteri 0 0.0
------Ovarian and Other Uterine 4 8.0
------Prostate 11 22.0
------Bladder 2 4.0
---All Other (Malignant Neoplasms) 40 80.0
Benign Neoplasms, Carcinoma in Situ, and Unspecified Neoplasms 1 2.0
Diabetes Mellitus 15 30.0
Major Cardiovascular Disease 279 558.0
---Diseases of the Heart 211 422.0
------Ischemic Heart Disease 153 306.0
---Hypertension 5 10.0
---Cerebrovascular Diseases 44 88.0
---Atherosclerosis 8 16.0
---Other Diseases of Arteries, Arterioles, and Capillaries 11 22.0
Pneumonia and Influenza 28 56.0
---Pneumonia 28 56.0
---Influenza 0 0.0
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Allied Conditions 41 82.0
Bronchitis, Emphysema, and Asthma 4 8.0
Pneumoconiosis and Other Lung Diseases Due to External Agent 2 4.0
---Coal Workers' Pneumoconiosis 0 0.0
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis 2 4.0
Nephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome, and Nephrosis 3 6.0
Congenital Anomalies 3 6.0
Symptoms, Signs, and Ill-Defined Conditions 3 6.0
Unintentional Injuries, All Forms 12 24.0
---Motor Vehicle Injuries 1 2.0
---Falls 6 12.0
---Fires and Flames 1 2.0
---Drownings 2 4.0
---All Other (Unintentional Injuries) 2 4.0
Suicide 2 4.0
Homicide 1 2.0
All Other Causes (Residual) 75 150.0


West Virginia Bureau for Public Health
Health Statistics Center, 1998


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Last updated February 2, 1998.