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Selected Causes of Resident Deaths: Number and Rate by County

Wayne County, 1996

Table 44

Selected Causes of Death Number Rate
Fetal Deaths 2 4.1
Total Deaths, All Causes 441 10.4
---Deaths under 1 Year 2 4.1
---Deaths under 28 Days 2 4.1
Tuberculosis 0 0.0
Septicemia 1 2.4
Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection 0 0.0
Malignant Neoplasms 112 263.5
---of Digestive Organs and Peritoneum 23 54.1
------Colon 11 25.9
------Pancreas 7 16.5
---of Respiratory and Intrathoracic Organs 42 98.8
------Trachea, Bronchus, and Lung 42 98.8
---of Female Breast 2 4.7
---of Genitourinary Organs 18 42.4
------Cervix Uteri 0 0.0
------Ovarian and Other Uterine 3 7.1
------Prostate 6 14.1
------Bladder 2 4.7
---All Other (Malignant Neoplasms) 27 63.5
Benign Neoplasms, Carcinoma in Situ, and Unspecified Neoplasms 2 4.7
Diabetes Mellitus 9 21.2
Major Cardiovascular Disease 206 484.7
---Diseases of the Heart 154 362.4
------Ischemic Heart Disease 96 225.9
---Hypertension 0 0.0
---Cerebrovascular Diseases 38 89.4
---Atherosclerosis 7 16.5
---Other Diseases of Arteries, Arterioles, and Capillaries 7 16.5
Pneumonia and Influenza 14 32.9
---Pneumonia 14 32.9
---Influenza 0 0.0
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Allied Conditions 12 28.2
Bronchitis, Emphysema, and Asthma 3 7.1
Pneumoconiosis and Other Lung Diseases Due to External Agent 3 7.1
---Coal Workers' Pneumoconiosis 1 2.4
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis 5 11.8
Nephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome, and Nephrosis 4 9.4
Congenital Anomalies 3 7.1
Symptoms, Signs, and Ill-Defined Conditions 2 4.7
Unintentional Injuries, All Forms 14 32.9
---Motor Vehicle Injuries 7 16.5
---Falls 2 4.7
---Fires and Flames 1 2.4
---Drownings 0 0.0
---All Other (Unintentional Injuries) 4 9.4
Suicide 5 11.8
Homicide 2 4.7
All Other Causes (Residual) 47 110.6


West Virginia Bureau for Public Health
Health Statistics Center, 1998


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Last updated February 2, 1998.