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Selected Causes of Resident Deaths: Number and Rate by County

Roane County, 1996

Table 44

Selected Causes of Death Number Rate
Fetal Deaths 1 5.6
Total Deaths, All Causes 198 13.0
---Deaths under 1 Year 0 0.0
---Deaths under 28 Days 0 0.0
Tuberculosis 0 0.0
Septicemia 2 13.2
Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection 0 0.0
Malignant Neoplasms 33 217.1
---of Digestive Organs and Peritoneum 5 32.9
------Colon 2 13.2
------Pancreas 1 6.6
---of Respiratory and Intrathoracic Organs 10 65.8
------Trachea, Bronchus, and Lung 9 59.2
---of Female Breast 2 13.2
---of Genitourinary Organs 9 59.2
------Cervix Uteri 3 19.7
------Ovarian and Other Uterine 1 6.6
------Prostate 4 26.3
------Bladder 1 6.6
---All Other (Malignant Neoplasms) 7 46.1
Benign Neoplasms, Carcinoma in Situ, and Unspecified Neoplasms 0 0.0
Diabetes Mellitus 4 26.3
Major Cardiovascular Disease 101 664.5
---Diseases of the Heart 78 513.2
------Ischemic Heart Disease 61 401.3
---Hypertension 3 19.7
---Cerebrovascular Diseases 18 118.4
---Atherosclerosis 0 0.0
---Other Diseases of Arteries, Arterioles, and Capillaries 2 13.2
Pneumonia and Influenza 6 39.5
---Pneumonia 6 39.5
---Influenza 0 0.0
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Allied Conditions 15 98.7
Bronchitis, Emphysema, and Asthma 2 13.2
Pneumoconiosis and Other Lung Diseases Due to External Agent 0 0.0
---Coal Workers' Pneumoconiosis 0 0.0
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis 6 39.5
Nephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome, and Nephrosis 0 0.0
Congenital Anomalies 0 0.0
Symptoms, Signs, and Ill-Defined Conditions 0 0.0
Unintentional Injuries, All Forms 6 39.5
---Motor Vehicle Injuries 2 13.2
---Falls 1 6.6
---Fires and Flames 0 0.0
---Drownings 0 0.0
---All Other (Unintentional Injuries) 3 19.7
Suicide 8 52.6
Homicide 0 0.0
All Other Causes (Residual) 17 111.8


West Virginia Bureau for Public Health
Health Statistics Center, 1998


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Last updated February 2, 1998.