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Selected Causes of Resident Deaths: Number and Rate by County

Randolph County, 1996

Table 44

Selected Causes of Death Number Rate
Fetal Deaths 2 6.2
Total Deaths, All Causes 309 10.8
---Deaths under 1 Year 3 9.3
---Deaths under 28 Days 2 6.2
Tuberculosis 0 0.0
Septicemia 5 17.5
Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection 1 3.5
Malignant Neoplasms 60 209.8
---of Digestive Organs and Peritoneum 12 42.0
------Colon 4 14.0
------Pancreas 5 17.5
---of Respiratory and Intrathoracic Organs 20 69.9
------Trachea, Bronchus, and Lung 18 62.9
---of Female Breast 3 10.5
---of Genitourinary Organs 6 21.0
------Cervix Uteri 2 7.0
------Ovarian and Other Uterine 1 3.5
------Prostate 3 10.5
------Bladder 0 0.0
---All Other (Malignant Neoplasms) 19 66.4
Benign Neoplasms, Carcinoma in Situ, and Unspecified Neoplasms 1 3.5
Diabetes Mellitus 15 52.4
Major Cardiovascular Disease 133 465.0
---Diseases of the Heart 99 346.2
------Ischemic Heart Disease 65 227.3
---Hypertension 5 17.5
---Cerebrovascular Diseases 24 83.9
---Atherosclerosis 2 7.0
---Other Diseases of Arteries, Arterioles, and Capillaries 3 10.5
Pneumonia and Influenza 7 24.5
---Pneumonia 7 24.5
---Influenza 0 0.0
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Allied Conditions 22 76.9
Bronchitis, Emphysema, and Asthma 4 14.0
Pneumoconiosis and Other Lung Diseases Due to External Agent 2 7.0
---Coal Workers' Pneumoconiosis 0 0.0
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis 1 3.5
Nephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome, and Nephrosis 4 14.0
Congenital Anomalies 0 0.0
Symptoms, Signs, and Ill-Defined Conditions 3 10.5
Unintentional Injuries, All Forms 11 38.5
---Motor Vehicle Injuries 4 14.0
---Falls 1 3.5
---Fires and Flames 0 0.0
---Drownings 0 0.0
---All Other (Unintentional Injuries) 6 21.0
Suicide 2 7.0
Homicide 0 0.0
All Other Causes (Residual) 42 146.9


West Virginia Bureau for Public Health
Health Statistics Center, 1998


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Last updated February 2, 1998.